Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine sent changes about Constitution of decentralization to Constitutional Court
People s deputy of Ukraine Alexander Gerega noted that the Constitutional Court should verify for compliance law legislation.President of Ukraine PA Poroshenko, who was present at the plenary session of Parliament with Prime Minister of Ukraine AP Yatsenyuk, members of government and other high-ranking guests, explained in detail the main features of the bill regarding the departure from the centralized model of governance in ensuring that local government and an effective system of territorial organization of power in Ukraine, taking into account the principles of subsidiarity, universality and financial sustainability of local government.
These changes relate primarily decentralization of state power in Ukraine and strengthen the constitutional and legal status of local government.
Regarding "special status" for Donbass document provides additional provisions on the peculiarities of the local government in some areas of eastern Ukraine.
"The proposed changes in the bill meets all European and international standards, taking into account the relevant findings and observations of the Venice Commission and will make it possible to ensure the ability of local governments and building an effective system of territorial organization of power in Ukraine", - said Alexander Gerega voted for him.
The hall was also attended by Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland for Europe and Eurasia, head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Ian Tombinskyy and US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey R. Pyatt, representatives of diplomatic and business circles.