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19 November 2018, 13:36

Elections

2nd LPR parliament passes 283 laws in four years

 

LUGANSK, November 19 (Lugansk Media Centre) - The Lugansk People’s Republic People’s Council passed 283 laws in four years, the parliament’s press service reported on Monday.

“The People’s Council reviewed and approved 283 laws, including the legislation on pensions, taxes and war veterans defending the Republic from Ukrainian aggression,” the report said.

The deputies also passed the Labour, Family,  Administrative Procedure, Criminal, Criminal Procedure, Arbitration and Civil Procedure Codes. 

Overall 608 lawbills were registered and submitted to the 2nd parliament.

It held 153 sessions including 14 extraordinary meetings.

“LPR legislators passed 961 resolutions, including the documents listing a number of organisations as terrorist and the resolution on recognizing the Republic of South Ossetia.

The 2nd LPR parliament was elected on November 2, 2014.

The latest parliamentary election took place on November 11, on the strength of the parliament’s September 7 resolution. On September 6, the LPR parliament approved the legislation to amend the Constitution and a number of laws. It extended the four-year term of office of the LPR head and lawmakers to five years starting from the next election. The LPR Head and lawmakers are elected by secret ballot.

The Central Election Commission make the arrangements and monitored the elections. It established 14 territorial election commissions and 316 electoral districts. After verification of the documents and support lists, the CEC registered four candidates for the country’s top post, as well as the parliament candidate lists of the social movements Mir Luganschine and Lugansk Economic Union (LES).

Leonid Pasechnik who gathered 68.3 percent of votes, was elected Head of the Republic. Mir Luganschine and LES won 74.12 percent and 25.16 percent of votes, respectively. The former will have 37 seats in parliament the latter 13 seats.

 

LuganskMediaCentre — 19 November — Lugansk