22 September 2018, 10:15

I.Herashchenko rubs shoulders with O.Sentsov supporters nearby Russia’s embassy in Paris

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21 September 2018, 18:00

“Echo of Plenary Week”: Chair’s interview to Rada TV channel

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21 September 2018, 14:30

Morning session’s over

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21 September 2018, 09:41

Herashchenko, Klimkin at 20 September Minks platform meeting

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21 September 2018, 09:29

20 September Minsk platform meeting in Kyiv focuses on deliberations over strengthening sanctions against Russia

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20 September 2018, 18:29

Evening session's over

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20 September 2018, 16:51

Chair speaks at anti-graft conference within 8th EU-Ukraine PAC’s ongoing sitting in Kyiv

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20 September 2018, 16:09

EU Parliament delegation visits territory adjacent to line of collision in eastern Ukraine

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11 July 2016

Verkhovna Rada Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government recommends Ukrainian Parliament adopt draft law "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine" (as to voluntary unification of territorial communities) as a basis

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02 June 2016

"We return to Ukrainian right on truth". Speech of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

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30 May 2016

"The adoption of Law of Ukraine" On the Judicial System and Status of Judges" gives a chance to reach end of judicial reform" - the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrii Parubii

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22 September 2018

I.Herashchenko rubs shoulders with O.Sentsov supporters nearby Russia’s embassy in Paris

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21 September 2018

Morning session’s over

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21 September 2018

Herashchenko, Klimkin at 20 September Minks platform meeting

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21 September 2018

20 September Minsk platform meeting in Kyiv focuses on deliberations over strengthening sanctions against Russia

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20 September 2018

Evening session's over

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20 September 2018

EU Parliament delegation visits territory adjacent to line of collision in eastern Ukraine

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20 September 2018

8th EU-Ukraine PAC meeting: Final statement and recommendations

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20 September 2018

Kniazhytskyi, Rosati: PAC co-chairs’ briefing

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News

14 March 2018, 14:15

Morning plenary session is over

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

The Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy opened the session and congratulated those in attendance on the Ukrainian Volunteer Day.

 

The session’s output

 

Second reading bills taken

Draft bill No.2016

By taking the bill, there has been adopted a series of amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine on the protection of children against sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. The legislative instrument has improved the criminal law and brought it in line with international standards in the area of ??combating sexual abuse of children. By law, Article 155 is set forth in the following wording: “Article 155. Sexual intercourse with a person who has not attained the age of sixteen: 1. Natural or unnatural sexual intercourse with a person under the age of sixteen committed by an adult shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term up to five years or imprisonment for the same term. The law extended the circle of subjects of Articles 155, 156 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, by the use of the phrase "close relatives or family members" in the meaning of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine. The law also supplements Article  302 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine "Establishment or maintenance of places of lewdness and procuration" with Part 4, which provides for the responsibility for the commitment of such activities with the involvement of a minor through imposing the punishment in the form of imprisonment for a term of five to ten years.

Draft bill No.0174

Through taking the bill, there has been adopted the law "On ratification of the Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria on cooperation in the event of disasters".

The Agreement establishes the general framework for cooperation between Ukraine and Bulgaria in the field of prevention, preparedness and response to disasters, conditions and procedures for the provision of voluntary assistance in the event of disasters in the territory of both states. The Agreement defines the procedure for the provision of voluntary assistance, the procedure for crossing the border and the rules for rescue teams and experts, the procedure for crossing the border for equipment and assistance, the use of aircraft, the cost of disaster relief operations, peculiarities of reparation of damages and payment of compensations.

National Police

The parliamentarians began to review the amendments to the draft law of the Disciplinary Regulations of the National Police of Ukraine set forth under the bill No.4670. There have been reviewed 132 edits from the 223's. Further consideration of the edits will be continued at the next plenary meeting.

 

First reading bills taken

Draft bill No.6070

The draft law "On Amendments to Article 242 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine" was adopted in the first reading under the above bill. The draft bill proposes to exclude item five from Article 242 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine, which provides for the establishment of the sexual maturity of the victim in criminal proceedings concerning crimes provided for in Article 155 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

The presiding officer closed the morning session.