As reported by Censor.NET referring to UNIAN, this was said by Supreme Court Chairman Yaroslav Romaniuk.
"The court rulings enforcement rate did not exceed 5 percent over the past 20 years. This has been done intentionally. The courts make decisions but they are just pieces of paper," Romaniuk said.
He also stressed that the enforcement of judgments depends on the executive branch of the government. Only in 2016, the courts recognized 77 cases when the local government bodies illegally restricted social benefits to citizens in the amount of 1.8 billion hryvnia, Romaniuk said.
Romaniuk said the Constitutional Court ruled that limitations of pensions of the military personnel and judges is illegal. However, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a law that would restrict such payments as early as next year.