In the coming weeks, MPs are likely to work in a specialized subcommittee to prepare an agreed version of the draft law for submission to the Legal Committee. We call on MPs to make this process as open as possible so that public experts and international partners can become involved in it.
The Legal Committee members have the opportunity to correct all the shortcomings of the draft law. The main efforts should be aimed at depriving the HCJ of any influence on the competition to the HQCJ and ensuring the independence of the Selection Commission. Otherwise, there is no hope for qualitative changes in the judiciary. Read up about what else needs to be done to create a truly independent court in Ukraine in the Judicial Reform Roadmap