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 Constitutional Court cancels limit on lifetime payouts to judges

On Friday, June 10, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine issued its judgement on constitutional submissions by the Supreme Court regarding the constitutionality of certain provisions of the law on judicial system and status of judges of July 7, 2010 No. 2453-VI as well as the provisions of paragraph 5, section 3 of the final provisions of the law of Ukraine on amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine on retirement of March 2, 2015 No. 213-VIII.

As reported by Censor.NET citing UNIAN, the Constitutional Court abolished the limit on the maximum amount of the lifetime allowance of 10,740 hryvnia (approx. $430) of a retired judge.

As previously reported, the Supreme Court filed a request to recognize a new provision of the law on judicial system and status of judges unconstitutional. According to the provision, the maximum amount of monthly cash collateral of retired judges, including all the extra payments, can not exceed 10 subsistence minimums for people who have lost their ability to work, while in 2016, the amount can not be higher than 10,740 hryvnia.

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