Legislationline.org provides direct access to international norms and standards relating to specific human dimension issues (see list of topics on left-hand column) as well as to domestic legislation and other documents of relevance to these issues. These data and other information available from the site are intended for lawmakers across the OSCE region.
OSCE/ODIHR has recently produced the following legal reviews:
Opinion on the Draft Law of Ukraine on Police and Police Activities (1 December 2014)
notes that this Draft Law contains many positive aspects which correspond to international standards and good practices. Certain areas, however, would benefit from improvement:
At the outset, the OSCE/ODIHR notes that the Law generally complies with international anti-corruption standards, as well as with relevant OSCE commitments. Some improvements may be considered, in particular:
ODIHR's work on regulatory reform:
OSCE/ODIHR Assessment of the Legislative Process in the Republic of Armenia (30 October 2014) recommends introducing greater flexibility and transparency in Armenian legislative process
The legislative process in the Republic of Armenia should be made more flexible and participatory, says an assessment report presented by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) in Yerevan on 30 October 2014.
The presentation, co-organized with the OSCE Office in Yerevan, was held for representatives from the Armenian National Assembly, the Government, state institutions, and international and civil society organizations. Read more.
Opinion on the Draft Law of Ukraine on Police and Police ActivitiesDate : 01 December 2014 English [0.70 MB]
Annex to the Opinion on the Draft Law of Ukraine on Police and Police ActivitiesDate : 01 December 2014 English [0.53 MB]
Opinion on the Draft Law of Ukraine on Police and Police Activities (in Ukrainian)Date : 01 December 2014 Ukrainian [0.95 MB]
Guidelines on Freedom of Association (2014)
Guidelines on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly (2nd edition) (2010)
Guidelines on Political Party Regulation (2010)
Assessment of the Legislative Process in the Republic of ArmeniaDate : 30 October 2014 English [0.57 MB]
Preliminary Assessment of the Legislative Process in the Kyrgyz RepublicDate : 30 April 2014 English [0.48 MB]
Preliminary Assessment of the Legislative Process in the Republic of ArmeniaDate : 21 November 2013 English [0.64 MB]