Since Constitution Day is a national holiday across thecountry.
Ukraine is a sovereign, secular nation with a comprehensivedemocratic system of constitution. The people are given the soleauthority to decide on the major amendments that are carried out inthe parliament, confirming Ukraine as an ideal democraticnation.
Ukrainian State Basic Law was adopted on the night of June 27-28 in1996 at the 5 th session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
Yushchenko initiated a constitutional reform, which resulted inthe adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on December 8, 2004the Law of Ukraine on the Amendments to the Constitution of Ukrainethat expanded the powers of the Ukrainian Parliament. However, onSeptember 30, 2010, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine abolishedthe effect of this law and gave more power to presidentYanukovych.
Constitutional reform was renewed in February 2014. According to itthe powers of the Ukrainian Parliament will be extended.
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