President Poroshenko signed a law on local elections in about 'united municipalities.
This was reported by his press office.
The law "On amendments to some laws of Ukraine concerning the organization of the first elections of deputies of local councils and village, town and city mayors " change the order of formation of united communities.
In particular, the combined local community is considered to be formed after the enactment of the decisions of councils that decided on the voluntary association, or the entry into force of the decision to support voluntary association of local communities and local referendum subject to compliance with such decisions opinion of the Ministers of Crimea, oblast administration.
The authority to appoint the first elections of the united territorial community submitted to the Central Election Commission.
Also agreed at the time the procedure union community with the electoral process at the next local elections, in particular by providing event October 25, 2015 the first local elections in municipalities combined, the decision on formation and whose purpose therein first local elections was taken after 14 August 2015 or the first local elections which were not designed.
These changes support the right of communities adjacent villages, towns, cities, voluntary associations, financial support in the form of subsidies for the formation of appropriate infrastructure in accordance with the plan of socio-economic development of such territorial communities regardless of different political ambitions forces to the adoption of this law were able to block the merger of communities in regional councils.
As you know, the law "On amendments to some laws of Ukraine concerning the organization of the first elections of deputies of local councils and village, town and city mayors " Verkhovna Rada adopted 4 September.