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09 October 2017, 18:16

Constitutional Court starts nominee selection

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

The start of a competitive candidate selection for judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, and registration of the parliamentary factions and groups’ candidate proposals for the above court

As the law of Ukraine on the Constitutional Court of Ukraine has become effective since August 3, 2017, binding to have the competitive selection for the court’s bench, the Parliament of Ukraine is today considering the two judge seats to be filled.

As per the law, one of the parliamentary committees is to be designated to administer all the selection preparations, and only one candidate may be proposed for every single bench seat from a fraction or a group of the Parliament.

The group or faction is entitled to submit its nominee accompanied with the nominee’s application and a set of papers requested under the law within thirty days from the registration date announced.

Under the law, the nominee’s application must be followed by:

1.     Autobiography,

2.     A letter of inducement, stating grounds and motives to undertake as such,

3.     A replica of the identity document, verifying the nominee’s Ukrainian citizenship,

4.     Papers to certify professional occupation in law,

5.     Declaration of a person entitled to undertake state or home rule (self-government) powers, a kinship relations declaration of the judge, a judge integrity declaration,

6.     A replica of a higher legal education credential or diploma (with the annexes) received in Ukraine, or/and the same received abroad accompanied with papers attesting its Ukrainian validation, and with documents certifying the nominee’s academic degree etc., if any.

7.     Written consent on personal data processing and its selective promulgation,

8.     Application for vetting under the law of Ukraine on government cleansing (Lustration Law) or the vetting resolution, if any,

9.     Written consent for vetting under the law of Ukraine on government cleansing,

10. Other documents needful under the law of Ukraine on prevention of corruption to undertake the special vetting.

The above proposals and papers are to be streamlined through the Parliament’s Administration to the Committee on Legal Policy and Justice until November 7, 2017 inclusive. If later – to be left unprocessed.