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 Draft amendments to constitution in terms of justice approved, - Presidential Administration

The Constitutional Commission has approved the final version of draft amendments to Ukraine's constitution in terms of justice endorsed by the Venice Commission.

Censor.NET reports citing Presidential Administration website.

Presidential Administration Deputy Head, Secretary of the Constitutional Commission Oleksii Filatov noted: "Today, we have made an important step towards the implementation of full-scale judicial reform and renewal of judicial corps, restoration of trust in judiciary, and ensuring the right of everyone to a fair trial. Draft amendments to the constitution in terms of justice are unprecedented for Ukraine, both in terms of support from international experts and consolidation of the Ukrainian society. The draft has passed several stages of discussion and approval by Ukrainian and international experts, representatives of the coalition factions, civil society activists. I am grateful to all colleagues who have been working over this fundamental issue during five months. We hope the draft law will be introduced for consideration in the parliament in the near future."

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