Village Headmen in the Amalgamated Communities Obtained Clear Status and Terms of Reference: the Verkhovna Rada Adopted a Relevant Law

On 9 February 2017, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted in the second reading and as a whole draft Law of Ukraine No. 4742 "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine (Regarding the Status of a Village and Town Headman)".

271 Members of the Parliament voted for that resolution (roll-call voting).

The draft law sets forth the status of a headman more precisely by determining dimensional boundaries of his/ her activity, terms of reference, grounds and procedures for the early termination of powers, guarantees of activity, etc.

In particular, the notion of "headman's circuit" is introduced in the applicable laws - one or several villages (towns) within the territory of an amalgamated community where the interests of the inhabitants are represented by the headman. By this, the ubiquity of the institute of headmen within the boundaries of an amalgamated community is introduced, thus guaranteeing the protection of rights and interests of the inhabitants of all villages and towns.

It is a reminder that the draft law was passed in the first reading on 8 September 2016.

You can find more detailed information about the institute of headmen in the amalgamated communities HERE

Tags:

Source:

Share the news:

Коментарі:

To add comment you should be authorized or sign_in
Read more:

09 April 2021

The TV competition “Our hromada“ is starting to search for development local projects

The TV competition “Our hromada“ is starting to...

“Our hromada“ competition of projects, encouraging and maintaining territorial hromadas development, has begun....

09 April 2021

42 experts were developing indicators for hromadas efficiency assessment system

42 experts were developing indicators for...

A pilot project, aimed at developing the hromadas efficiency assessment system, started by the DOBRE USAID Programme...

09 April 2021

7 hromadas have been selected for the project «Cultural Services Centres as a hromada cohesion tool»

7 hromadas have been selected for the project...

On April, 2 territorial hromadas selection for the project «Cultural Services Centres as a hromada cohesion tool»,...

09 April 2021

State financial aid for agricultural produce manufacturers as a tool of rural territories development

State financial aid for agricultural produce...

The Government has expanded the range of the budget programme, targeted to financial aid provision for agricultural...

09 April 2021