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Viche 2015 7

7, 2015

Constitutional commission: new membership, new tasks

The chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman became the head of the Constitutional Commission. It is a special intermediate authority under the President of Ukraine. The sessions of the Commission must be held not rarer than once per two months. According to Volodymyr Groysman, above all things, the changes related to the decentralization which must be accepted without delay will be examined by it, so that in autumn the elections after the new system could be carried out. According to the decree of President Petro Poroshenko, the Constitutional Commission consists of 58 people: 25 scientists, 12 folk deputies (4 deputies from faction Petro Poroshenko Block, 3 deputies from Samopomich, 2 deputies from Narodnyi Front, 2 deputies from Batkivshchyna, and one from Opposition Block), 9 judges, and others. 13 experts from the international organizations were appointed as well.