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 Prosecutors’ conference delegates received messages with instructions on voting, - Hromadske.TV

The delegates of All-Ukrainian conference of prosecutors were sent SMS with instructions regarding the support of certain candidates before the closed secret ballot on April 26.

Hromadske.TV sources taking part in the All-Ukrainian conference of prosecutors have said, Censor.NET reports.

The SMS text reads: "It is imperative to elect the following persons to the Assessment and Disciplinary Board: 1. O. Stoiko (the Kirovohrad region), 2. Y. Kravchenko (the Vinnytsia region), 3. Y. Freishyn (the Ivano-Frankivsk region), 4. O. Palinchak (the Zakarpattia region), 5. A. Melnychuk - the PGO."

According to the results of the vote count panel, 10 candidates to positions in the Assessment and Disciplinary Board of the Prosecutor General's Office have passed to the second round. Five candidates whose names have been specified in the SMS received by the delegates the day before top the list with a considerable margin.

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The Assessment and Disciplinary Board consists of 11 members including five representatives of the prosecutors' conference, three delegates of the Commissioner for Human Rights, two - from the law schools, and one representative of the Congress of Lawyers.

The Assessment and Disciplinary Board may start operating after at least nine members of its composition are appointed. The members of the board shall be elected for a non-renewable term of office of three years' duration.

The Assessment and Disciplinary Board is designed to select candidates for prosecutorial offices and involved in their reassignment to another positions. It also hears the disciplinary complaints, which may result in penalties or the dismissal of any prosecutor except the prosecutor general. He is appointed by the parliament on the proposal of the president.

The first All-Ukrainian conference of prosecutors started in Kyiv April 26. Kirovohrad region prosecutor Anatolii Kovalenko was elected chairman of the conference presidium.

 
 
 
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