President of Ukraine signed a decree establishing the Day of the assessor and his the annual celebration of the 4 July. The text of the decree number 424 of 10 June in 2009, posted on the official website of the President of Ukraine, says:
Given the importance of forensic activity in ensuring justice, human rights and freedoms of man and citizen, and in support of the civil initiative decree:
establish in Ukraine professional holiday — Day of the assessor that's just celebrate each year on July 4.
The establishment of the professional holiday was initiated by the president of Ukraine by the Coordination Council on the forensics at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine. Making a decision on the establishment of a new President of the holiday guided by the fact that a forensic expert activity is of great importance in ensuring justice and protection of the rights and freedoms of man and citizen.
What is meant by forensics?
Forensics — remedial action consisting of research and expert to provide an opinion on the issues, the resolution of which requires special knowledge in the field of science, technology, art and crafts, which are put to the expert by the court, the judge, the body of inquiry, the person making the inquiry, the investigator or prosecutor, in order to establish facts to be proved in a particular case.
Currently in Ukraine certified about 6,000 forensic experts, including 1,400 public.