Журнал Viche 2015 №13

№13, 2015

Amendments to the Constitution: prepared, approved and submitted to the Parliament

On July, 2, the President of Ukraine officially submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine the draft law “On Amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine (concerning the decentralization of power)”, which was registered under number 2217a. However will such decentralization be finally stated till the local expression of will in the fall of this year, taking into account amendment procedures to the Constitution stipulated by the legislation? Will amendments be originated additionally to the draft law? Answers to these and many other questions that are also related to the practical implementation of decentralization reform in Ukraine, are currently being in the plane of political compromises which are even against the will still reached by the parliamentary coalition.