The High Qualifications Commission of Judges has selected candidates who will compete for positions at the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court

The High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine considered applications for a competition to the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court from the candidates who submitted the documents and selected the candidates who will be admitted to the competition.

Thus, 185 candidates are applying for 39 vacant positions to the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court. That is, on average 5 admitted candidates for one post.

In particular, 95 admitted candidates directly apply for 27 vacant positions of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court. 90 admitted candidates are claiming for 12 vacant positions of the Appeals Chamber of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court.

Among the candidates for SACC judges – 44% of acting judges, 38% – lawyers, and 9% – academics. It is also interesting that 88% of the candidates for positions in the SACC are representatives of the regions of Ukraine.

It is also worth noting that 4 candidates who had previously been candidates to the Supreme Court and had a negative opinion of the Public Council of Integrity submitted and passed the examination of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges.

Recall that the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine announced on August 2, 2018 a competition for positions in the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court. Submission of documents for participation in competitions from judges, lawyers and scientists with relevant experience lasted from August 8 to September 14, 2018. As of September 24, 2018, the High Qualifications Commission of Judges received 1001 applications with document packages, of which 659 were for participation in the second contest to the Supreme Court, and 342 to the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court.