Are there any particular requirements in relation to judges or judging for skills competitions?
No particular requirements on judges or judging for skills competitions are established by the law. According to the Civil Code of Ukraine, a winner of a skill competition shall be defined according to the criteria set out by a competition organizer in its terms and conditions.
Also, the Civil Code of Ukraine provides that the winner of the skill competition is the person who achieved the best result.
Based on results of the skill competition, the competition founder may approve a decision on the following:
- Award all prizes, provided by the terms and conditions of the competition
- Award specific prizes, if several of them were envisioned
- Refuse the awarding of prizes, if none of the entries meets the requirements of the competition, or
- Award an encouragement prize
The results of the skill competition may be disputed by an interested party in court.
No other requirements are established by the law.