The High Council of Justice for ten months of 2020 decided to make submission to the President of Ukraine on appointing 450 judges to local general courts, 2 judges – to local commercial courts, one judge – to local administrative court.
For the same period in 2019 to the President of Ukraine was made submissions on appointing 205 judges: 144 – to local general courts; 14 – to local commercial courts; 47 – to local administrative courts.
It should be reminded that as of November 13, 2020, the actual number of judges in the courts of Ukraine is 5339 with a determined number of 7295. 4786 judges have the power to administer justice. 1956 judicial positions remain vacant.