First Deputy Chairperson of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Ruslan Stefanchuk took part in the online meeting of the renewed Commission on Legal Reform chaired by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The participants of the meeting discussed the issues of working out concrete ways to overcome the constitutional crisis and restore public confidence in the judiciary.
“We need to specify the activities of the Commission on Legal Reform, in particular – to determine a clear list of bills that will be proposed for consideration by parliamentary committees, the persons responsible for their writing and the terms of its development, so that it find consolidation in the Plan of legislative work of the Parliament of Ukraine,” stressed the First Vice Speaker during his speech.
It was the first meeting of the Commission after the decision of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine on a number of provisions of anti-corruption legislation. Representatives of the Office of the President of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, law enforcement and anti-corruption bodies, and diplomatic representatives of Ukraine's partner countries joined the discussion.