Happy year extended the law on local self-government ORDA

Рада на год продлила закон о местном самоуправлении ОРДЛО

Parliament extended the act for the year

The law was adopted in 2014.

The Verkhovna Rada of the year extended the period of validity of the law on special order of local government in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, which was to lose its force on 18 October 2017. The corresponding law “On establishing the necessary conditions for the peaceful settlement of the situation in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions” as a basis and generally supported by 229 people’s deputies, Interfax-Ukraine.

The adopted law, the Parliament amended the law on special order of local government in ORDO 2014, outlining article 1 in a new wording, according to which a special procedure of local self-government in ARDLA is entered for the year. Towns and districts where will this special procedure, determined by the Verkhovna Rada.

At the same time, the document stipulates that the special order of local government in certain districts of the Donbas comes into force only “after all the conditions set forth in article 10 of the law (on special order local government – ed.), in particular regarding the withdrawal of all illegal armed groups, military equipment and militants and mercenaries from the territory of Ukraine”.

We will remind, the law on special order of local government in ORDO was adopted in September 2014 and entered into force on 18 October 2014 for a period of 3 years.

Article 10 – transitional provisions – stipulates that a special procedure of local self-government are implemented solely by local authorities, who will be elected at the extraordinary elections.

This article also spelled out the conditions without which elections in ORDA impossible. Among these conditions is the withdrawal of illegal armed formations and military equipment from Ukraine, the guarantee of free expression, election observation, including representatives of international organizations, the prevention of illegal interference in the election process, adherence to the principles of political pluralism and freedom of agitation.

According to the law from 2014, a special procedure of local self-government is that the state guarantees prevention of criminal prosecution, responsibility of participants of events on Donbass. The Cabinet of Ministers and Central authorities on the initiative of local authorities can enter into agreements regarding economic, social and cultural development IDLO.

The document provides for state support of socio-economic development IDLO, which is a special economic regime of economic and investment activities.

This law stipulates that the Executive authorities should contribute to the deepening of relations with administrative-territorial units of the Russian Federation.

In addition, according to this law, IDLO the decisions of local councils are created the people’s militia units, which should ensure public order

Also we will remind, the Verkhovna Rada took as a basis one of the presidential bills on the de-occupation and reintegratsii the occupied part of Donbass