On October 8, 2009 the legal public of Ukraine in dvenadtsyaty time during independence celebrates the professional holiday - Day of the lawyer.
As reported the UNIAN in a press - service of Ministry of Justice, the Minister of Justice of Ukraine Nikolay ONISHCHUK in the welcome speech expressed confidence that the statement of ideals of good and justice remain vital credo of all legislators of the country.
The minister wished to the Ukrainian lawyers that their professional efforts were rewarded by trust and respect of simple people, confidence of citizens of reliable and fair protection of own constitutional laws and freedoms.
For today, the minister reported, only in system of judicial authorities 23 128 persons work.
In particular, it is 1324 state and 4635 private notaries, 3765 employees of departments of civil registration, 6511 state performers. In system of the Ministry of Justice 27 offices of the Secretariat of the Governmental representative for the European Court of Human Rights, 8 institutes of judicial examinations work.
Besides, the Ministry of Justice registered 625 lawyer associations, certified 2888 judicial experts.
Thus, 73 percent of employees of judicial authorities make women. Average age of the working - 36 years. 96,5 percent of an administrative board of judicial authorities have the higher education. 80 percent of specialists of central office and territorial judicial authorities have full higher education.
It is known that Day of the lawyer in independent Ukraine is celebrated since 1998 and is established by the Decree of the President of Ukraine "About day of the lawyer".