The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine cancelled the law "About an All-Ukrainian Referendum" adopted in this year.
As the correspondent of the UNIAN reports, the President applied the veto to this law and returned the document for parliament consideration with the offers.
At the same time BP disagreed with the proposal of the head of state to reject this law. The proposal of the President was supported by 38 of 429 People's Deputies registered in a sessional hall.
Also the parliament couldn't overcome the veto of the President on this document. 155 People's Deputies voted for overcoming of the veto from 439, registered in a sessional hall.
As BP couldn't make any positive decision, the law automatically is considered cancelled.
As reported the UNIAN, on June 5 BP 296-ю voices adopted the law on an All-Ukrainian referendum.
Any questions, except for on what the referendum isn't allowed according to the Constitution of Ukraine can be a subject of an All-Ukrainian referendum.
Under the law, the All-Ukrainian referendum on a popular initiative is a way of acceptance by citizens of the decision on any question, except for what are provided by article 74 of the Constitution of Ukraine (concerning bills concerning taxes, the budget and amnesty).
The All-Ukrainian referendum is proclaimed on a popular initiative on request of not less than three million citizens of Ukraine who have the right to vote provided that signatures for purpose of a referendum are collected not less, than in two thirds of areas, and not less, than on hundred thousand signatures in each area. The All-Ukrainian referendum on a popular initiative is declared by the President of Ukraine.
On July 8 the head of state Victor YUSHCHENKO applied the veto to the law "About an All-Ukrainian Referendum" adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on June 5.