Ukrainian President signs law abolishing parliamentary immunity
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  • 17:33 11 September 2019

Ukrainian President signs law abolishing parliamentary immunity

President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed the law on amending the Constitution to abolish the immunity of people's deputies of Ukraine, according to the president’s press service, ONA reports citing Ukrinform.

"President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed the Law of Ukraine “On amendments to Article 80 of the Constitution of Ukraine on the immunity of people's deputies of Ukraine,” No.27-ІХ, which was approved by the Verkhovna Rada on September 3, 2019," reads the report.

The law will come into force on January 1, 2020.

As Ukrinform reported, on September 3, the Verkhovna Rada approved at the second reading Law No.7203 "On Amendments to Article 80 of the Constitution of Ukraine (regarding the immunity of people's deputies of Ukraine)". A total of 373 MPs voted in favor of the law.

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