The adoption of
a Government’s draft law on countering
pressure on entrepreneurs at the legislative level puts a lid
on an ignominious
practice being used by law
enforcement agencies against business. This announced by Prime Minister
of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman on air of
TV channel 112.UA.
a resounding victory of the Parliament.
I thank the Chairman of the
Verkhovna Rada and all the
factions who supported the bill.
We have 312 votes ("for") - a constitutional majority. I am assured that
the President of Ukraine will
shortly sign the law ", stressed Volodymyr Groysman.
He emphasized his
respect for the law-enforcement officers who are
engaged in their direct activities,
inter alia preventing crimes, fighting against real crime, human
protection and defending the territorial
integrity of the state. "But I have scorn
for those who put on
badges, come to enterprises and commit injustice
there. This will go into
oblivion," the Head of Government
He drew attention
to the fact
that yearly results unveiled the number
of searches at Ukrainian enterprises
has reached 100 thousand.
will protect honest business. I congratulate entrepreneurs. We did it
together, we eradicated the lawlessness", said the Prime Minister
and stressed that the leaders
of law-enforcement bodies of Ukraine
backed the abovesaid document.
else will be able to
exert pressure on companies and
up Volodymyr Groysman.
The Verkhovna Rada
of Ukraine adopted a draft law prepared by
the Cabinet of Ministers of
Ukraine on amendments to certain
legislative acts on ensuring compliance
with the rights of participants
in criminal proceedings and other persons by
law enforcement agencies during the prejudicial inquiry (No. 7275), which encapsulates instruments for counteracting any unjustified pressure on Ukrainian enterprises,
including pressure from the law
enforcement agencies. The bill was
drafted in synergy with the
Ministry of Justice of Ukraine,
the Ministry of Internal Affairs
of Ukraine, the Secretariat of the Cabinet
of Ministers of Ukraine and
the Business Ombudsman Council.