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Proposals of the RPR Concerning the Agenda of the
Plenary Week February 5-8, 2019

The draft law on renaming the Dnipropetrovsk Region to Sicheslavsk Region, on the one hand, is based on the request of the local community, on the other hand, it is based on a long-standing historical tradition. After all, during the 16th-17th centuries, 5 out of 8 Zaporozhian Sichs were located on the territory of modern Dnipropetrovsk Region. And the Central Rada (the Central Council of Ukraine) used the name Sicheslav for the modern city of Dnipro.

To adopt as a basis

The goal of the draft law is to ensure a high level of protection of human health, especially that of children and youth, as well as implement Ukraine’s commitments under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The objective of the draft law is to improve regulations of the laws that prohibit tobacco consumption in public places, advertising and promotion of smoking, as well as to strengthen the responsibility for such offenses.

To adopt as a basis

The draft law on renaming the Dnipropetrovsk Region to Sicheslavsk Region, on the one hand, is based on the request of the local community, on the other hand, it is based on a long-standing historical tradition. After all, during the 16th-17th centuries, 5 out of 8 Zaporozhian Sichs were located on the territory of modern Dnipropetrovsk Region. And the Central Rada (the Central Council of Ukraine) used the name Sicheslav for the modern city of Dnipro.

Will ensure increase in the efficiency of the state regulatory policy aimed at creating an effective mechanism of state regulation and supervision, reduction of expenses of financial institutions caused by excessive and ineffective state regulation, competition in the financial market, prevention of unscrupulous companies’ operation.

To adopt as a basis

The draft law aims, in particular: to overcome the undemocratic nature of establishing and organizing the activity of the bar self-government bodies at both national and regional levels; to remove unlawful restrictions that impede access to the profession of lawyer and create corruption risks; to strengthen the guarantees of legal profession and to bring ethical standards of lawyer’s activity in line with the international standards; to ensure the independent administration of the Single Register of Advocates of Ukraine.

It is proposed to delegate the authority to register civil status acts to local self-government bodies. Today, in cities of oblast subordination and in district centers, these powers are retained by the territorial bodies of the Ministry of Justice. Delegation of these powers to local self-government bodies will allow providing these administrative services more efficiently, including through the Center for the Provision of Administrative Services.

The draft law brings respective legislation in line with the Law “On Civil Service”. It provides for the unification of approaches to the civil service in all public bodies and, thus, foresees amendments to around 30 laws of Ukraine.

To adopt as a basis

The draft law aims to promote the development of charitable activities in Ukraine

To adopt in full

The draft law aims to introduce a business ombudsman institution in Ukraine on the legislative level as an independent third party assisting business entities in protecting their right to entrepreneurial activity.

Threats of the week

  • The Draft Law No. 4835-d which proposes to establish an economic incentive in the form of a "green tariff" for waste incineration, which does not comply with the EU Directives in this area