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In 2016, the Constitution of Ukraine was amended in the area of the judiciary. This amendment contained a thorough reorganisation of the body competent in matters related to disciplinary proceedings against judges and entitled to submit candidates for judges to the President. This amendment implemented most of the recommendations formulated by the institutions of the Council of Europe regarding the composition and operating principles of this body. The study presents the genesis, composition, competences, principles and practice of the functioning of the Supreme Council of Justice in Ukraine.