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PM seeks criminal liability for pressure on business

"We must once and for all put an end to the pressure by law enforcement agencies."

PM seeks criminal liability for pressure on business
Photo: Photo: Vladyslav Musienko

Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says a law must be adopted imposing a criminal liability for the excessive pressure on the business on behalf of law enforcement and controlling agencies.

The head of government announced on Monday, 9 October, that he has initiated the setting of a working group in the Cabinet that would in "two or three weeks will submit in parliament a bill that provides for liability, including criminal, for law enforcement and regulatory authorities for excessive pressure in relation to businesses."

He said his government has full political support for such a bill.

"We must once and for all put an end to the law enforcement pressure," the prime minister said.