KSU postpones the oath of office for judges appointed by Zelensky

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KSU postponed oaths for judges appointed by Zelensky

On November 30, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine postponed the swearing-in of new judges appointed by the president's quota.

This was reported by Olga Sovgirya – the representative of the Verkhovna Rada in the Constitutional Court.

The decision to postpone until the final confirmation of vacancies the president's quota was adopted at the meeting. 11 judges of the Constitutional Court insisted on its holding.

The press service of the Constitutional Court reported that the meeting to swear in the newly appointed judges will be held after the termination of the powers of the judges, appointed in 2013-2018. This is stated in the adopted resolution.

The Constitutional Court noted that during the period 2013-2018, the president appointed six judges, whose powers have not been terminated and who have not been dismissed from office on the grounds specified in Article 149- 1 of the Constitution.

Recently, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed decrees on the appointment of two judges of the Constitutional Court. They were Oksana Grischuk and Alexander Petrishin.

Then the President's Office reported that Zelensky had fulfilled his constitutional duty and appointed judges to positions that had been vacant since March.

Judges were elected with the help of the competition, for this the president created a competition commission. 22 people took part in the competition.

After interviews, the head of state identified the two most professional judges . Oleksandr Petrishin was previously president of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, and Oksana Grishchuk was a professor at Lviv National University named after I. Ivan Franko.

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