The acclaimed Rada approved the judicial reform. A roll-call vote
On Tuesday, October 3, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the judicial reform. For adoption of bill No. 6232 on second reading and in General voted 234 deputies out of 358 in the audience.
“We took the longest bill in the history of the Ukrainian Parliament, it was a tough three weeks of work, colleagues, but we were able to reach a positive vote …”, – said the speaker of Parliament Andriy Parubiy after the decision.
Against voted 47 deputies, 7 decided to abstain. Meanwhile not voted for a historic document 70 MPs.
We will remind, Rada approved a bill that will launch the judicial reform and provides for changes in several codes, as well as innovations that has caused a stormy debate. Some MPs in the hall were outraged by the law and stated that it is contrary to the Constitution. For a long time in the hall were heard cries of “Shame!” and just before the vote, MPs complained Paruby on “knopkodavstvo” during consideration of amendments to the document.
Before the vote, Ruslan Knyazevich from the BPP said that the Rada Committee on legal policy and justice withdrew the bill all controversial points.
The provisions of the bill provide for the introduction of e-court it is the substance of the proceedings with the use of information technology. Special attention is paid in the bill to ensure that the activities of the Supreme Court.
Previously to the draft judicial reform MPs have submitted a record number of edits – 5,5 thousand. The project of judicial reform in the presidential edition was indignant in “Homeland” and “Samopomich”. Say the judges, whose competence and engagement are often in doubt, get full power over the participants in the process. They will have the right to assign large fines and even criminal penalties for minor violations.
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