The corresponding bill #1660-d "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on functioning of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau and the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption" was voted for by 247 deputies in the second reading and on the whole, Censor.NET reports.
The bill was introduced by Poroshenko Bloc faction leader Yurii Lutsenko. He noted that the bill was a result of consensus reached between the representatives of the coalition. According to Lutsenko, there was a lot of discussion regarding appointment of the head of the bureau and his resignation. Today's agreement between the members of the coalition allowed a consensus that candidates for the post of the Anti-Corruption Bureau Director will be nominated by a special nominating commission. In turn, the Ukrainian president will choose the head of the bureau from three candidates proposed by the commission.
In addition, the coalition agreed on procedure for dismissal of the head of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau. This decision can be made on the basis of the international audit verdict. According to Lutsenko, the bill provides for dismissal of the head of the Bureau to be initiated by either the president or the parliament.