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“This is the opinion of legal experts who work at the Prosecutor-General’s Office and my own. We have already sent a letter to this effect to the presidential staff,” he said.
“The law that was adopted earlier today and signed by the parliamentary speaker has been agreed on with the prime minister and dispatched to the presidential staff in many respects disagrees with the Constitution of Ukraine and the requirements of international legislation,” Yarema said.
According to the prosecutor-general, “the law is applicable to about one million citizens and abuses the principle of individual responsibility.”
“If it takes effect, there will be many complaints to courts and the ECHR,” he added.
On September 16, the Ukrainian parliament adopted a law on lustration or purification of the government bodies of political opponents. All public servants and representatives of local self-government bodies will be subject to lustration.
The law declares certain categories of people who will never be able to pass the lustration. They include high-ranking officials who held posts in a period from February 25, 2010 to February 22, 2014 under the rule of President Viktor Yanukovych; law enforcers, public servants and local self-government officials who caused damage to the life, health and property of Euromaidan protesters as well as persons who had occupied the leading positions at the Youth Communist League before August 19, 1991; political instructors in the Soviet armed forces and the USSR Interior Ministry; former security agents and persons “linked to political persecution of members of the Ukrainian national liberation movement during World War II and in the postwar period.