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04.11.2022

Free use of the web portal of the judiciary may be restricted

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine registered the draft Law "On Amendments to Chapter XII "Final and Transitional Provisions" of the Law of Ukraine "On the Judiciary and the Status of Judges" on Ensuring the Administration of Justice in Martial Law" No. 8168 .

New clause 57 ch. XII "Final and Transitional Provisions" of the Law of Ukraine "On the Judiciary and the Status of Judges" it is proposed to temporarily establish that during the period of martial law and within 30 days after the day of its cancellation (termination) if it is impossible to form and approve the list of jurors in the manner established by Article . 64 of this Law, in territories located in the area of military (combat) operations, such a list is formed and approved by the relevant territorial administration of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine in compliance with the requirements of this Law.

In the case of impossibility of approving the list of jurors within a month in accordance with the first paragraph of this clause, the territorial department of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine shall notify the relevant district court. In such a case, the court shall summon jurors from the list of jurors, the three-year term of which has expired, for a period of no more than three months from the date of cancellation (termination) of martial law.

In addition, it is proposed to provide that during the period of martial law or state of emergency, the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine may restrict the right to freely use the official web portal of the judicial authorities of Ukraine to protect the information contained therein .

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