In the opinion of the Board of prosecutors Rapporteur on the disciplinary case against the head of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office of Nazar Holodnitsky recommends impose on him a reprimand and not fire.
This is stated in the opinion of the Committee of prosecutors, the sources of the UE.
The automated distribution system of disciplinary complaints to address the issue about the opening of disciplinary proceedings on 30 March 2018, the complaint is distributed to the member of the qualification and disciplinary Commission of prosecutors Kovalchuk A. N.
In conclusion, the Commission notes that Holodnenkim “does not ensure compliance with the requirements of professional ethics and conduct of prosecutors, but because of his actions, a disciplinary offence”.
Member of the qualification and disciplinary Commission of prosecutors Kovalchuk A. N. came to the conclusion that there are grounds provided for in paragraphs 1, 3, 5, 6, 8 of part 1 of article 43 of the law of Ukraine “On Prosecutor’s office” to attract attorney Golodnitsky, N. I. to disciplinary action .
It is noted that the assumption of Holodnenkim misconduct “damages the credibility of the authorities and reduces the trust of citizens in the office, disregard universal moral values, hinders the formation of a principled legal and moral positions in relations with citizens.”
However, the Prosecutor recommends the dismissal of Holodnitsky.
“Thus, grounds for the involvement of Holodnitsky N. I. to disciplinary responsibility defined by part one of article 43 of the Law of Ukraine “On Prosecutor’s office” can only serve to impose on him the disciplinary sanction provided for in paragraphs 1 and 2 of article 49 of this Act (a reprimand or a ban for up to one year for appointment to the highest office in the prosecution in which the Prosecutor holds the position), and cannot be the basis for his dismissal from the post of Deputy Prosecutor General – head of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office”, – stated in the conclusion of the Commission.
Kovalchuk A. N. recommends to punish the head of the SAP reprimand.
“I propose to bring to a disciplinary responsibility of the Deputy Prosecutor General – head of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office General Prosecutor’s office of Holodnitsky Nazar Ivanovich and impose on him a disciplinary penalty of a reprimand”, – stated in the conclusion.
This document is available to the GPU, and the NAB, which filed a complaint to the Holodnitsky and asked it to dismiss.
According to UE, the meeting of the qualification and disciplinary Commission of public prosecutors could be held on July 24.