Council of judges
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About CJU

The Council of Judges of Ukraine, in between the Congresses of Judges of Ukraine, shall ensure the implementation of decisions of the Congress and implementation monitoring, as well as decide on the convocation of the Congress of Judges of Ukraine.

Decisions of the Council of Judges of Ukraine are mandatory for all judicial self-government  authorities.

OUR MISSION

The main task of the Council of Judges of Ukraine is to take measures to ensure the independence of judges.

    The Head of the Council of Judges of Ukraine - Valentina Simonenko, Judge of the Supreme Court of Ukraine

    Council of Judges of Ukraine Commettees 

    TitleMembersContacts
    Strategic planning commetteeHead - Cherkashsenko Mykola 
    Volkov Andriy
    Marcinkevich Anatoliy
    Arsiriy Ruslan
    Volkova Lyudmila 
    Suyarko Tetyana
    public@vgsu.arbitr.gov.ua
    Communication commettee Head - Sasevich Oleksandr
    Volkova Lyudmila
    Suyarko Tetyana
    Bagriy Taras 
    Kryvka Volodymyr  
    Mezencev Evgen 
    omsasevich@ukr.net
    pressoffice@court.gov.ua
    Judicial independence ensuaring and legal and social protection of judges commettee 
    Head - Aleynikov Grigoriy 
    Arsiriy Ruslan
    Zhuravska Elena
    Kolesnik Ivan
    Myezentsev Eugeniy
    Bahaev Games 
    Zhelik Maxim 
    Kononenko Olena
    Olenych Tatiana 
    Plahtyi Inna 
    aleynikov2002@mail.ru
    Budget and financial planning commetteeHead - Sukhovyi Valeriy
    Bgriy Taras
    Golovchak Mar'yan
    Kononenko Olena
    Kryvka Volodymyr
    Masenko Denis
    inbox@kia.arbitr.gov.ua
    Ethics CommitteeHead - Chumachenko Tetyana
    Gayduk Lyudmila
    Gurevskiy Volodymyr
    Plakhtiy Inna
    Nastavnyi Vyacheslav
    kiev-ddv@ukr.net

    Judicial self-government is one of the guarantees of the independence of courts and judges.

    Main proirities

    COUNCIL OF JUDGES OF UKRAINE:

    1) Develop and provide for the implementation of measures to ensure the independence of courts and judges, improvement of the organizational support of the activity of courts Congress of Judges of Ukraine;

    2) Consider the issues related to the legal protection of judges, social security of judges and their families, adopt respective decisions on these matters;

    3) Appoint a person authorized to present budgetary inquiries for financing of courts of general jurisdiction, other bodies and institutions of the court system during consideration of the draft Law on State Budget of Ukraine for a relevant year or any amendments thereto;

    4) Elect and dismiss the Chairman of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine and his/her deputies; 

    5) determine by the proposal of the Chairman of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine the maximum number of employees of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine, including its regional departments within the funding for the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine;

    6) Oversee the organization of activity of the courts, hear the reports on these issues of the Chairman of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine, his deputies, heads of departments and territorial departments of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine;

    7) Submit proposals on issues related to the activity of courts to state authorities and local governments;

    8) approve the sample certificates of judges, retired judges, people’s assessors, jurors;

    9) Exercise control over the compliance with legislation on the settlement of the conflict of interests in the activity of the judges of courts of general jurisdiction, the Chairman and members of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine, Chairman of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine and his deputies; adopt decisions on the settlement of an actual or potential conflict of interest in the activity of the above persons (if such a conflict can not be settled in the manner prescribed by procedural law); 

     

    Decisions of the Council of Judges of Ukraine are mandatory for all judicial self-government authorities.