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 Rada refused to consider bill allowing Lutsenko's appointment as prosecutor general

The lawmakers have refused to put the bill No. 4469, providing for appointing a candidate without prosecutorial experience as prosecutor general, on today's agenda.

The decision was supported by 177 deputies at the required minimum of 226 votes, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

Prior to this, Speaker Andrii Parubii stated that the registered bill was defined as urgent by Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko and therefore should be put on the agenda and considered.

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As reported, PPB faction suggests appointing Yurii Lutsenko prosecutor general, who in turn hasn't got either legal education or experience in the prosecution.

On April 20, the relevant parliamentary committee recommended to adopt the bill No. 4481, providing for appointing a candidate without legal education as prosecutor general, as a whole and send the bill No. 4469, providing for appointing a candidate without prosecutorial experience as prosecutor general, for revision.
 
 
 
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