18 September 2018, 18:15

Evening session's over

more
18 September 2018, 14:28

Morning session's over

more
18 September 2018, 11:00

Chairman: CEC renewal is vital for legitimacy of next elections

more
17 September 2018, 18:33

Verkhovna Rada hosts anti-Russian propaganda forum

more
17 September 2018, 12:45

Chairman A.Parubiy: Plenary week’s agenda in brief

more
17 September 2018, 09:10

Chair’s rescuer day greeting address

more
15 September 2018, 10:15

Parliament's leaders meet K.Volker, US-UA special envoy

more
14 September 2018, 19:00

A.Parubiy, D.Wilson handshaking about further sharing Atlantic Council’s expertise

more
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

more
02 June 2016

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

more
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

more
18 September 2018

Evening session's over

more
18 September 2018

Morning session's over

more
17 September 2018

Verkhovna Rada hosts anti-Russian propaganda forum

more
15 September 2018

Parliament's leaders meet K.Volker, US-UA special envoy

more
14 September 2018

Herashchenko, Alvargonzalez: Ukraine stands a chance to near NATO next week

more
14 September 2018

Frisch, Herashchenko report on long-wished-for OSCE Coordinator’s visit to Donbas

more
13 September 2018

I.Herashchenko co-opens 1968-2018 exhibit

more
13 September 2018

More language, more knowledge, more NATO

more

News

21 June 2018, 18:15

Evening session's over

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

The Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy opened the evening session.

He announced the draft bill No.8152 on currency for reviewing. Parliamentarians began to consider amendments to the bill.  Finally, the bill was passed by 228 votes in the second reading and in tote.

Afterwards, parliamentarians switched over to the next issue – a second reading draft bill No.8296 on economic preconditions for strengthening protection of the children’s right to proper care. They got through 54 amendments to the bill during the evening session. The amendment work shall continue at the next plenary session.

The presiding officer closed the meeting.

 

The Output of the Session

 

  • F i r s t  reading bills taken

None.

 

  • S e c o n d  reading bills taken

 

On currency: Draft bill No.8152

There has been taken the law of Ukraine “On currency and foreign exchange transactions”. This law defines the legal framework for conducting foreign exchange transactions, currency regulation and exchange control, the rights and obligations of subjects of foreign exchange transactions and authorized institutions, and establishes liability for currency legislation violations. The law frames the principles of the currency regulation, clarifies the related terminology by introducing among other things some new definitions.

The law also defines the content of currency legislation;  clarifies the principles of foreign exchange transactions, handling of settlements, currency trading, cross-border payments, licensing of foreign exchange transactions by the National Bank of Ukraine, setting time ceilings on export-import settlements for goods and services;  administers enforcement actions upon violators of currency legislation, etc.

The bill is to amend a range of banking-related laws of Ukraine and kills two former enactments regulating foreign exchange transactions and exchange control.