On July 13, 2016 the President of Ukraine signed a new law designed to reform the Judicial System and modify the status of judges*. Previously, on June 24, 2016 the President also signed a law amending the Constitution of Ukraine**.

The new law and amendments to the Constitution introduce fundamental changes to the structure of the court system.

For more details, please see our Flash Report Issue#13 from June 6, 2016.

The new Law will come into effect on the day following the date of its publication, but not before the constitutional amendments become effective (within 3 months after publication).

*Law No 1402-VIII dated June 2, 2016
** Law № 1401-VIII dated June 2, 2016.


Camiel van der Meij, Partner & TLS Leader, camiel.van.der.meij@ua.pwc.com
Slava Vlasov, Partner, Tax and Legal Services, slava.vlasov@ua.pwc.com

Andrey Pronchenko, Partner, Tax and Legal Services, andrey.pronchenko@ua.pwc.com

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