The Central Election Commission cut a referendum about change of the status of the Crimea and Sevastopol

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The Central Election Commission refused registration of initiative group of an All-Ukrainian referendum on a popular initiative concerning change of the status of the Crimea and cancellation of the special status of Sevastopol, formed at meeting of citizens on November 26, 2008 Lviv.

As reported the UNIAN in interaction Department from mass media of the Secretariat of the Central Election Commission, such decision was made for the next meeting of the commission which was held by its chairman Vladimir SHAPOVAL.

On December 25, 2008 in the Central Election Commission representation of the acting as the Lvov city chairman of November 26, 2008 concerning registration of initiative group of an All-Ukrainian referendum on a popular initiative arrived.

Having considered representation and the documents enclosed to it, the Central Election Commission established that in the city of Lviv meeting of citizens of Ukraine for formation of initiative group of an All-Ukrainian referendum on a popular initiative in which according to the protocol 247 people took part took place on September 27, 2008. Participants of this meeting approved the offer on holding an All-Ukrainian referendum on a popular initiative and the question formulation which is offered to be submitted for an All-Ukrainian referendum is approved:

"Whether you agree to vote for adoption of law of Ukraine "About change of the autonomous status of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea on regional, cancellation of the special status of the city of Sevastopol and entering of corresponding changes into the Constitution and some acts of Ukraine" by which change of the autonomous status of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea on regional and cancellation of the special status of the city of Sevastopol is provided? ".

Participants of meeting elected initiative group as a part of 206 people to which petition of citizens under the requirement about holding an All-Ukrainian referendum for a popular initiative is charged.

Having carried out the legal analysis of the filed documents, the Central Election Commission established that they don't meet the requirements of the law of Ukraine "About All-Ukrainian and local referenda".

The Central Election Commission also takes into account that the Constitutional Court of Ukraine in the decision of October 5, 2005 in the matter of No. 6-рп (case of power implementation by the people) established that "results of national will in forms of direct democracy defined by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine are obligatory". The constitution of Ukraine and laws of Ukraine provide holding an All-Ukrainian referendum, including on a popular initiative, only as the obligations (imperative) referendum which results are obligatory for consideration and decision-making by appropriate authorities of the government in the order determined by the Constitution of Ukraine and laws of Ukraine.

Therefore the Central Electoral Commission refused registration of initiative group of an All-Ukrainian referendum on the popular initiative formed at meeting of citizens of Ukraine which took place on September 27, 2008 in the city of Lviv.

As reported the UNIAN, the initiative of purpose of an All-Ukrainian referendum of a popular initiative about change of the status of the Crimea and cancellation of the special status of Sevastopol belongs to the All-Ukrainian association "Freedom".

After a number of decisions with which the Central Election Commission refused to register initiative groups, IN "Freedom" declared, as will carry out further all necessary measures for the organization of a referendum for change of the status of the Crimea and cancellation of the specialstatus of Sevastopol, despite refusals of the Central Election Commission to register initiative groups.

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