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Administrative and Civil service reforms in Ukraine
Reform of Civil Service
On May 1, 2016 came into force the Law of Ukraine “On civil service”.
The implementation of civil service reform is in process until 2019.
The main innovation is the introduction of open competitions for positions in public service, which will make special commission with participation of the public.
The law introduces the independence of officials from political activity, gradually depriving them from special pensions, but gradually increasing their wages.
On September 1 National Agency for Corruption Prevention (NACP) introduced a system of electronic income declaration for officials with the obligatory full verification of declarations.
The e-declaration is a declaration of income, real estate, vehicle, and expenses.
At the same time there are new sections such as construction in progress, intangible assets, beneficial ownership in legal entities and property, membership in public associations and their organs, part-time jobs.
The introduction of electronic declaration is one of the conditions for Ukraine to receive visa-free regime with the EU and loans from IMF.
Creation of anti-corruption institutions
Start of National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine – NABU.
Establishment of Specialized anti-corruption prosecutor’s office – SAP.
Creation of National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption – NACP.
Adoption of The Law of Ukraine “On the State Bureau of Investigation”.
Start of reform for local governments and decentralization of power
After amendments to the budget and tax legislation on fiscal decentralization were done, the inter-budgetary relations and filling of local budgets has been changed.
Adopted the Law of Ukraine “On Cooperation between Territorial Communities” and regulations that govern voluntary association of communities.
Created a mechanism for selecting and funding regional development projects.
Adopted the Law of Ukraine “On State Service”.
The Fight Against Corruption
Law of Ukraine on ” Prevention of corruption” has been passed, which lead to creation of National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) – central executive authority of Ukraine with special status, which forms and implements state anti-corruption policies.
A new stage of administrative reform
The Start of a new stage of administrative reforms is associated with changes to the Constitution of Ukraine by adopting set of new Laws of Ukraine “On the renewal of certain provisions in the Constitution of Ukraine” and bring it in the line with the main laws of the government throughout the regulatory framework.
The Law of Ukraine “On Central Executive Bodies”
The adoption of long-awaited Law of Ukraine “On Central Executive Bodies”, first time in the history of Ukrainian independence. The law defines the types of central executive bodies, their system and competence.
In 2011, the Law of Ukraine “On access to public information”, which had identified that public authorities are “stewards of public information” and had set the requirement to provide information to citizens and legal entities. A significant step was made toward improvement of the transparency in activities of executive bodies. The same law prohibits the denial of public information for the managers who refuse to provide such information.
Resolution by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine had approved the “concept of e-governance development in Ukraine”, which had defined the principles of electronic control of the system and its components, and had set the order of interaction of public authorities with citizens using ICT for the proper maintenance of the rights and freedom of citizens.
In 2012, the Law of Ukraine “On Administrative Services”, for the first time on a legislative level was adopted, which gave definition of such services, indicated clear set of procedures for their submission and the responsibility of public authorities for inadequate provision / failure to provide such services were set.
Significant changes in legislation
October 1 2010 Constitutional Court of Ukraine has announced the decision to declare the law of Ukraine “On Amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine” № 2222 of December 8, 2004 unconstitutional, which led to a number of substantial further amendments in the legislation.
October 7, 2010 Law “On the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine” was adopted.
December 9, 2010 the President of Ukraine has issued a decree “On optimization of the system of central bodies of executive power”, according to which the old system of central executive bodies, consisting of ministries, state committees and central bodies of executive power with special status, has ceased to exist.
Agencies and inspections have replaced state committee services, and the number of central bodies of executive power with special status has been reduced from twenty-nine to three. Outdated “sector” principle of classification of enforcement authorities has been changed to functional, that is more in line with global trends and current realities.
Preparation of the regulatory framework
During public session of National Council of Public Administration and Local Government under the President, concept framework about reforms in public administration was approved.
In 2006 and 2008 the Law of Ukraine ” on Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine” was passed in addition to adoption of two editions to the law of Ukraine ” on Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine”.
Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approves managing team in charge of preparation of the concept public administration reformation draft.
The Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, and Communal Living of Ukraine was actively preparing administrative-territorial reform.
Formation of the components of executive power
Introduction of new job positions of state secretaries for ministers.
The abolition of the Institute of state secretaries for ministries.
Cancellation of government committees.
Introduction of government position of vice-prime minister of administrative reform .
Restoration of government committees.
The abolition of government position of vice-prime minister of administrative reform.
Period of formation of the components of executive power and the adaptation of these elements in real conditions.
Verhovna Rada starts to design concepts of administrative reforms.
Goverment committee was created to implement administrative reforms in Ukraine.
Create methodologies and theoretical bases to implement administrative reforms.
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