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Viche 2015 6

6, 2015

Issues on Reforming the Constitution of Ukraine and National Legislation in the Context of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine

Current issues regarding Ukraines accession to the European and Euro-Atlantic structures are explored. In this context, we study the influence of the acquis communautaire (common heritage) of the European Union and supranational bodies of the EU Ukraine Association on the internal law and order of our state. It is noted that the main way of aligning the law of Ukraine and the EU is to adapt national legislation to the EU legal system. In this regard, the necessity of amending and supplementing the Constitution of Ukraine and legal acts to regulate the judiciary and the fight against corruption is grounded. It is emphasized that the national anti-corruption strategy and the process of its implementation in the existing legislation put on the agenda primarily the task of ensuring the independent functioning of the judiciary in the state.
Keywords: Constitution of Ukraine, European Union, international European standards, EU Ukraine Association Agreement, legislation, constitutionalization, legal order, legal system, judiciary, corruption.

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