The CEC stated that it did not postpone the election in OTG in Ukraine

The CEC stated that it did not postpone the election in OTG in Ukraine



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The number of views on the election in GSS is changing all the time.

The handling of the CEC to the Verkhovna Rada Committee for clarification of inconsistencies in the legislation on referendums and in the case of appointment of elections in the United territorial communities does not delay the conduct of elections in the GSS.

This was stated by Deputy Chairman of the CEC Zhanna Usenko-Black, writes UKRINFORM.

“After the decision of the constitutional court in Ukraine has changed the legal reality, the question arose about the renewal of the law “On all-Ukrainian and local referendum” (1991 ed.), in this regard, there is a right of citizens to hold individual questions for local referendums. Given that the CEC should protect the rights of citizens to participate in local referendums, that is what the Commission and asked the Committee to more deeply analyze the electoral law and the law on local referendum and make the weighed decision”, – said the Deputy Chairman of the CEC.

So, according to her, the CEC, in addition to the views of the state administration regarding the appointment of elections in the GSS, enter the addresses of citizens “against certain processes that you want local referenda on these issues,” the Commission therefore should adopt a “balanced decisions, to take into account all points of view and decide all appeals on the basis of the law.”

However, Usenko-Black has ensured that all elections in the GSS, the submission on the appointment which has already received and continues to receive the CEC will be appointed as soon as the explanation of the parliamentary Committee. Deputy CEC Chairman noted that in order to work. managed to hold elections this year on Thursday, the Commission adopted a decision according to which elections can be appointed not only on the last Sunday of April last Sunday of October and on any Sunday of December, except the last one, but on any other date.

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Usenko-Chernaya noted that the number of views for the purpose of elections to if it’s changing all the time, documents are constantly being submitted to the CEC. For example, as of 16:40 on August 16, the Commission received 120 submissions on the appointment of the first elections in the GSS, among which are the legal basis for the appointment is in 101 communities, even 23 if it is the legal basis for the appointment of additional election.

However, at the CEC session on Thursday the Deputy Chairman of the Commission Andrey Magera offered to include in the agenda the issue of the appointment of the first and additional elections in General in 111 communities and to cancel the CEC decision of 9 August about the suspension of the process of the election in GSS. The decision it was not accepted, as only 5 out of 11 attended the meeting of the CEC members voted in support of it.

Mahera is convinced that the referendum law of 1991 has no relation to those submissions received to the CEC for elections in the GSS.

We will remind that on August 9 the Central election Commission appealed to the Verkhovna Rada Committee on legal policy and justice regarding the provision of clarifications in connection with the inconsistencies of the legislation on referendums, the possibility of the appointment in the manner prescribed by law by the Central election Commission the first and additional local elections without holding a local referendum on support for the voluntary unification of territorial communities, voluntary adherence to the United territorial community.

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By the same decision, the CEC decided that the appeal of regional state administrations on the appointment of the first and additional local elections will be considered only after receipt of these clarifications.

At the same time, this decision caused a wave of criticism, in particular, Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman.


26 may 2007, 00:00

  • Ukraine
  • elections
  • CEC
  • OTG

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