Public Integrity Council: Making Integrity Checks Effective
Previous attempts at judicial reform have proven that the judicial governance bodies are not keen on assessing judicial integrity thoroughly and objectively.

In June 2016, the Ukrainian Parliament passed a new law "On the Judiciary and the Status of Judges". In order to tackle the problem of confidence in the Ukrainian judiciary and lack of effective integrity checks, the law established the Public Integrity Council (the PIC).

According to the Law Public Integrity Council assists the High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine (the HQCJ) in determining the compliance of a judge (a judicial candidate) with the criteria of professional ethics and integrity.

The brochure describes the activities and results of the PIC in the first year of operation.
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