Ukraine

Parliament

Law-making

Data on parliament’s law-making role and activities

Legislative activity

Number of laws adopted by parliament, per year
249
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Total number of laws adopted by Parliament in the previous legislature
371 (2013)
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Number of laws adopted in the previous legislature that were initiated by parliament
224 (2013)
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Number of laws adopted in the previous legislature that were initiated by the government
127 (2013)
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Dates of the previous legislature
12.12.2012 to 27.11.2014
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Executive-legislative relations

Number of times the Head of State declined to give assent to legislation, per year
0
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Consequences when the Head of State declines to give assent to legislation Consequences when the Head of State declines to give assent to legislation: Not applicable; No further action is taken. The legislation is rejected; The legislation is returned to Parliament for re-examination; The legislation is referred to the Constitutional/Supreme Court;The legislation is put to a referendum; Other (please specify)
The legislation is returned to Parliament for re-examination
Not applicable. The Head of State cannot decline to give assent to legislation adopted by parliament
No
Final decision when parliament and the Head of State do not agree Final decision when parliament and the Head of State do not agree: Not applicable; Parliament; Head of State; Constitutional/Supreme Court; Other (please specify)
Existence of a procedure to introduce emergency legislation
There is a procedure for introducing emergency legislation to parliament In some countries, the Constitution may allow the government to submit emergency legislation to parliament. The provision may, for example, allow the government to set a deadline for parliamentary debate on a piece of draft legislation.
Yes
Number of times the procedure for emergency legislation was used, per year
27
Not applicable. There is no procedure to introduce emergency legislation.
No