Ukraine

Population Statistics

44,429,471

Total Population

6,664,421

Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

04 February 2010

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Law of Ukraine on the Election of the People's Deputies of Ukraine (2011)

Updated: June 2015

Article 37, part 3 states:

The office of an individual member of a district or precinct election commission may be terminated before the expiration of its ordinary term by a decision of the higher level commission on the grounds of …

  • (13) his or her being declared incompetent…

 

Article 60, part 1 states:

The Central Election Commission shall refuse to register MP candidate(s) in the event of:…

  • (5) the MP candidate’s being found to be incompetent…

 

Article 61, part 4 states:

The Central Election Commission shall take a decision canceling an MP candidate’s registration if:…

  • (5) the MP candidate has been found incompetent…

 

Excerpts from the Law of Ukraine on Election of the People's Deputies of Ukraine (2011)

Constitution of Ukraine (1996, last amended 2014)

Updated: June 2015

Article 81 states:

The authority of a National Deputy of Ukraine terminates prior to the expiration of the term in the event of: …

  • (3) a court declaring him or her incompetent or missing… The decision about the pre-term termination of authority of a National Deputy of Ukraine is adopted by the majority of the constitutional composition of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine…

 

Article 108 states:

The powers of the President of Ukraine terminate prior to the expiration of term in cases of: …

  • (2) inability to exercise his or her powers for reasons of health…

 

Article 110 states:

The inability of the President of Ukraine to exercise his or her powers for reasons of health shall be determined at a meeting of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and confirmed by a decision adopted by the majority of its constitutional composition on the basis of a petition of the Supreme Court of Ukraine – on the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, and a medical opinion.

 

Article 126 states:

A judge is dismissed from office by the body that elected or appointed him or her in the event of: …

  • (3) the impossibility to exercise his or her authority for reasons of health…

 

Excerpts from the Constitution of Ukraine (1996, last amended 2014)