Donetsk, Aug 14 -DAN.  The Donetsk People’s Republic parliament has approved the 1st and 2nd readings of the law on local self-rule on Monday, the parliament said in a press release received by the Donetsk News Agency. 

“The document, drawn in accordance with the Constitutions of the Russian Federation and the Donetsk People’s Republic, sets legal, territorial and financial and economic principles of the local self-rule in the Republic, ” said Alexey Sukhinin, DPR Head’s representative in parliament.

It also regulates municipal control, assessment of local government bodies’ performance and direct participation in self-rule by the population.

The law will come in force on September 10, 2023 except for its provisions effective on other dates.*jk