E-petition is a special kind of collective appeal (e-appeal). In the world, it works. In Ukraine, it is rapidly gaining popularity among the citizens
A competition to fill the vacancies of State Secretaries have not finished yet, but infosphere is full of an information about a ‘treacherous conduct’, ‘revenge’. etc. Even separate ministers protested against working with selected candidates.
Recertification of police officers and the campaign aimed at cleansing law enforcement agencies of crooked cops, launched last year, is at risk of falling through. Police officers who failed a recertification test are being restored to their jobs en masse via legal action.
The prosecution’s function of general oversight has been abolished ever since the relevant law has been passed. However, the Constitution still reserves this authority, although under a modified name: ‘oversight over the observance of human and citizen rights and freedoms and compliance of bodies of public administration, bodies of self-government, their officials and employees with the applicable laws’.
On the threshold on the New Year, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted in the first reading draft Law of Ukraine registered under № 3693. If it is adopted as a law, decentralization process will end up in failure.
This bill implements the imperative mandate on the local level and provides political parties with the right to recall deputies of local councils, without a possibility to challenge the lawfulness of such decisions before a court!