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Name: Law No. 1798-VIII of 21 December 2016 "On the Supreme Council of Justice".
Country: Ukraine
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law; Human rights; Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-12-21
Entry into force:
ISN: UKR-2016-L-105539
Bibliography: legislation on-line legislation on-line SoyuzPravoInform, Legislation from CIS Countries (in Russian) (consulted on 2017-11-24)
Abstract/Citation: Section I: General part
Chapter 1: General provisions
Chapter 2: Staff of the Supreme Council of Justice
Chapter 3: Procedure of election (appointment) of members of the Supreme Council of Justice
Chapter 4: Status of a member of the Supreme Council of Justice
Chapter 5: Structure of the Supreme Council of Justice
Section II: Particular part
Chapter 1: Realization of competencies of the Supreme Council of Justice, and agencies thereof
Chapter 2: Participation in the formation of the corpus of judges
Chapter 3: Consideration of cases of violation of requirements for incompatibility
Chapter 4: Disciplinary proceedings in relation with judges
Chapter 5: Consideration of complaints on the decision to call a judge or a prosecutor for disciplinary liability
Chapter 6: Dismissal of judges from position
Chapter 7: Granting consent for the detention or arrest of a judge
Chapter 8: Temporary suspension of a judge from administration of justice
Chapter 9: Transfer of judges
Chapter 10: Taking measures to ensure the independence of judges and the authority of justice
Section III: Final and transitional provisions.
Repeals the previous Law "On Supreme Council of Justice" (Vedomosti Verkhovnoi Radi Ukraini, 1998, No. 25, P. 146).
Amends, inter alia, the Code of Administrative Misuses: in particular, rephrases Article 185-3 (Manifestation of disrespect for the court), Article 188-32 (Failure to comply with the lawful requirements of the Supreme Council of Justice, its body or a member of the Supreme Council of Justice).
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