According to the Ambassador, the reform contrary to the standards of the EU and could undermine the independence of the judiciary.Temporary charge d’affaires of the EU delegation to Ukraine Annika Weidemann said that judicial reform Zelensky contrary to European standards and could undermine the independence of the judiciary. Reports about it “European truth”.”The EU has repeatedly stated its position on judicial reform. We have clearly and repeatedly expressed our concern about bill No. 1008. In particular, the provisions relating to the Supreme court, contrary to European standards and can undermine the independence of the judiciary”, – said in a statement.
According to Weidemann, the EU still maintains an appropriate broad judicial reform in accordance with European standards.
It is noted that the European Union urges Ukraine to ask the opinions of the Venice Commission before you enter law No. 1008 in action.Yesterday, October 16, the Verkhovna Rada adopted in the second reading and the whole presidential bill No. 1008 on the activities of the judicial authorities. Voted 236 deputies – 219 representatives of the “public Servants” and 17 independent.