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  1. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 2229-VIII of 7 December 2017 "On Prevention and Combat Against Domestic Violence". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-07 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-07 | UKR-2017-L-106560

    Section I: General provisions
    Section II: Subjects who take measures in the sphere of prevention and combat against domestic violence
    Section III: Prevention of domestic violence
    Section IV: Assistance and protection of a victim
    Section V: Special measures of combat against domestic violence
    Section VI: Liability in the sphere of prevention and combat against domestic violence
    Section VII: Financial provision for the measures in the sphere of prevention and combat against domestic violence
    Section VIII: Control over the compliance with the legislation in the sphere of prevention and combat against domestic violence
    Section IX: Final provisions.

  2. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 1836-VIII of 7 February, 2017 to Amend Certain Laws of Ukraine Related to Assistance for the Children of Deceased Breadwinner. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-02-07 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-05 | UKR-2017-L-106565

    Amends, inter alia, the law "On State Social Assistance to the Disabled and Persons Who Have No Right to Pension". In particular, rephrases paragraph 3 of Article 1 (Definition of terms); also rephrases part 1 of Article 2 (Right of persons to state social benefit). Also makes wording changes in part 1 of Article 4 (Terms of appointment of state social benefit for persons who have no right to pension and persons with disability). Supplements part 1 of Article 5 (Period of granting state social benefit, terms of its recalculation) with a new sentence. Rephrases paragraph 2 of Article 6 (Size of state social benefit to persons who have no right to pension and persons with disability).

  3. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 1366-VIII of 17 May 2016 "To Amend Several Legal Acts of Ukraine Related with Providing Additional Social Guarantees to Parents Raising Children". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-17 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-11 | UKR-2016-L-105507

    Amends the Labour Code, namely supplements Part 5 of Article 179 (Leave due to pregnancy, childbirth and childcare) with new words; makes wording changes in Article 186-1 (Guarantees for persons, raising small children without mother).
    Amends the Law "On Leave": namely introduces wording changes in Part 3 of Article 18 (Leave due to childcare until reaching 3 years age of the child), also in Parts 4, 5 of Article 20 (Procedure of granting social leave).

  4. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 936-VIII of 26 January 2016 "To Amend Several Legal Acts of Ukraine with the aim of Strengthening Social Protection of Children and Assistance for the Families with Children". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-26 | Date of entry into force: 2016-02-21 | UKR-2016-L-105585

    Amends, inter alia, the Family Code. In particular, rephrases Chapter 20 (Patronage over the child).
    Also amends the Law "On Protection of Children": rephrases the preamble of the Law; supplements Article 1 (Definition of terms) with a new paragraph; introduces wording changes and new words into Article 5 (Organization of children’s protection); rephrase parts 3 and 5 of Article 12 (Rights, duties and responsibility of parents for upbringing and development of children). Rephrases the title of Section V, which now reads: "Children in need of a special state protection", supplementing Section V with new Article 23-1 (Protection of rights and interests of the children in hard living conditions); rephrases parts 2, 3 of Article 24 (Maintenance and upbringing of orphans and children deprived of parental care, and street children); also rephrases Article 30 (Prohibition of participation of children in military activities and armed conflicts) and Article 32 (Protection of the child against illegal transfer). Supplements the law with new Article 30-1 (Protection of children in war zones and armed conflicts, and children affected by war and armed conflicts).
    Also amends the law "On Social Services": in particular, supplements part 3 of Article 5 (Types of social services and forms of provision) with new paragraph.
    Also amends the law "On Ensuring Organizational and Legal Conditions of Social Protection for Orphans and Children Deprived of Parental Care": makes wording changes in paragraph 3 of Article 1 (Definition of terms).
    Also amends the law "On Free Legal Aid": in particular, rephrases paragraph 2 of part 1 of Article 14 (Subjects who possess the right to free additional legal aid).
    Amends the law "On Ensuring Rights and Liberties of Internally Displaced Persons". In particular, adds a new paragraph to part 1 of Article 4 (Registration of internally displaced persons), rephrases part 4 of the same article, supplements part 7 with new words, part 8 with paragraphs 5-8. Supplements Article 11 (Competencies of central and local executive bodies, local self-government bodies in relation with ensuring rights and freedoms for internally displaced persons) with new paragraphs 12-1-12-5.

  5. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 1065 of 5 March 2009 on the State wide program 'National Action Plan Regarding the Realization of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child' for the period until 2016. (Закон от 5 марта 2009 года N1065-VI Об Общегосударственной программе "Национальный план действий относительно реализации Конвенции ООН о правах ребенка" на период до 2016 года) - Legislation from CIS Countries (in Russian) Parliament's website

    Adoption: 2009-03-05 | Date of entry into force: 2009-03-31 | UKR-2009-L-84593

    Part I: General Provisions
    Part II: The Aim and Tasks of the Program, Main Directions of its Realization
    Part III: Financial Backing of the Program
    Part IV: Monitoring, Evaluation and Expected Results of the Program

  6. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 375-VI of 4 September 2008 on child health promotion - Legislation from CIS Countries (in Russian)

    Adoption: 2008-09-04 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | UKR-2008-L-81177

    Defines the State policy towards the promotion of child health and defines the categories of children having a priority right to benefit from the State assistance.

  7. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 230-V of 5 October 2006 to amend several acts of Ukraine on social protection for orphans and children deprived of parental care (Text No. 484).

    Adoption: 2006-10-05 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | UKR-2006-L-75513

  8. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 142-V of 14 September 2006 on Child Nutrition (consolidation, 2 October 2010). (АКОН УКРАИНЫ от 14 сентября 2006 года №142-V О детском питании (В редакции Закона Украины от 02.12.2010 г. №2746-VI)) - Legislation from CIS Countries (in Russian)

    Adoption: 2006-09-14 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-01 | UKR-2006-L-88126

    Sets up legal and organizational basis for state regulation of production of child nutrition. Article 3 regulates the State policy in the sphere of provision of child nutrition providing, inter alia, for full state coverage of fees related to child nutrition for low income families.

  9. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 2457-IV of 3 March 2005 to amend the Act on State social assistance to persons disabled from birth and to disabled children (Text No. 261).

    Adoption: 2005-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | UKR-2005-L-71268

    Amends provisions relating to payment of assistance and reasons for payment termination and renewal.

  10. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 2342-IV of 13 January 2005 to ensure organisational and legal conditions of social protection for orphans and children deprived of parental care (Text No. 147).

    Adoption: 2005-01-13 | Date of entry into force: 2005-02-11 | Date of partial entry into force: 2008-02-11 | UKR-2005-L-71109

    Provides for legal and social principles and guarantees of State support to orphans and children deprived of parental care. Defines the status of the children concerned, measures of social protection to be taken (minimum income, housing, minimum medical care), financing sources and social services involved.
    Also deals with job placement (Section 23) and social-occupational rehabilitation (Section 27).

  11. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 2304-IV of 11 January 2005 to amend Section 5 of the Act on the protection of children (Text No. 144).

    Adoption: 2005-01-11 | Date of entry into force: 2005-02-11 | UKR-2005-L-71108

    Amends provisions relating to control of respect of ethical norms in relation with children in computer clubs, discotheques, video libraries and gaming rooms.

  12. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 2195-IV of 18 November 2004 on social protection of children of the war (Text No. 94).

    Adoption: 2004-11-18 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | UKR-2004-L-71784

    Defines the "children of the war" as citizens of Ukraine who were under the age of 18 by the end of the Second World War. Provides for a minimum State social assistance and special advantages for such persons.

  13. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 2203-IV of 18 November 2004 to amend the Act on promotion of social development and promotion of youth in Ukraine (Text No. 99).

    Adoption: 2004-11-18 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-28 | UKR-2004-L-71786

    Amends Sections 3 and 9.

  14. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 1281-IV of 18 November 2003 on the National Programme of Youth Support in 2004-2008 (Text No. 144).

    Adoption: 2003-11-18 | Date of entry into force: 2004-03-12 | UKR-2003-L-66973

    Defines priorities in youth policy, including initiatives and activities of young people, solutions to social problems of youth, improvement of youth regional policies, and support for youth associations.

  15. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 294-IV of 28 November 2002 to amend Section 7 of the Act on promotion of social formation and development of the youth in Ukraine (Text No. 33).

    Adoption: 2002-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-24 | UKR-2002-L-63510

    Amends section 7 relating to financing of unemployment services.

  16. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 2558-III of 21 June 2001 on social work with children and young people (Text No. 213).

    Adoption: 2001-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2001-10-19 | UKR-2001-L-59798

    Provides for activities of competent bodies, enterprises, organisations and establishments aiming at creation of social conditions for the development of children and young people, protection of their constitutional rights, liberties and legal interests. Contains provisions relating to social services and social rehabilitation.

  17. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 2402-III of 26 April 2001 on the protection of children (Text No. 142).

    Adoption: 2001-04-26 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-27 | UKR-2001-L-59695

    Provides, inter alia, for children health protection, education, and social protection. Contains provisions relating to rights and liberties of children, relations of children with their family, with the society, children in unfavourable conditions and extreme situations.

  18. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 1613-III of 23 March 2000 to amend the Act on promotion of social formation and development of the youth in Ukraine (Text No. 211).

    Adoption: 2000-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-07 | UKR-2000-L-57838

    Contains provisions relating to social service for youths, youth labour (section 7), support of entrepreneurial initiatives, assistance for the raising of living standards of youth, education and cultural development, and health care.

  19. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 1059 of 16 June 1999 on the state of realization of State youth policy.

    Adoption: 1999-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 1999-06-18 | UKR-1999-R-61630

  20. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Declaration on general principles of State policy regarding the family and women, approved by Decree No. 475-XIV of 5 March 1999.

    Adoption: 1999-03-05 | UKR-1999-M-52719

    Provides that the State shall protect maternity and childhood and shall attempt to suppress any form of discrimination against women.

  21. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 1051 of 10 July 1998 on the rate of monthly State assistance to children under 16 who are infected or ill of AIDS.

    Adoption: 1998-07-10 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-10 | UKR-1998-R-61612

  22. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the President of Ukraine No. 1129 on the National Council on the issues related to youth policy, as amended to 26 April 2000 [Consolidation].

    Adoption: 1995-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-03 | UKR-1995-R-61629

  23. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Health Protection on 31st March 1994 "To Approve the List of Heavy Works and Works with Harmful and Dangerous Working Conditions, in which the Use of the Labour Force of Persons Under the Age of 18 Years is Prohibited". (МІНІСТЕРСТВО ОХОРОНИ ЗДОРОВ'Я УКРАЇНИ НАКАЗ Про затвердження Переліку важких робіт і робіт із шкідливими і небезпечними умовами праці, на яких забороняється застосування праці неповнолітніх) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1994-07-28 | UKR-1994-R-106533

    Pursuant to the Laws of Ukraine "On Occupational Safety" (2694-12) and the Decree No. 64 of 27 January, 1993 "On Measures to Implement the Law of Ukraine "On Occupational Protection"", approves the list of heavy works and works with harmful and dangerous working conditions, in which the use of the labour of persons under the age of 18 shall be prohibited. The use of the labour of minors in the works included in the attached list shall be prohibited in all enterprises, companies and organizations irrespective of the forms of ownership and the types of their activities. Also states that admission to study in the professions enlisted in the list is allowed provided that the persons reach the age of 18 years at the time of graduation. Also establishes, that after passing the production training, persons under the age of 18 years, studying in vocational schools, can be ungagged in works included in the list not longer than for 4 hours with a strict adherence to the current sanitary, as well as occupational safety norms and rules.

  24. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order No. 470 of 23 June 1993 on income taxation of underground workers in coal and mining industries and on tax reduction for workers with large families.

    Adoption: 1993-06-23 | UKR-1993-R-35595

    This Order provides that the incomes of underground workers in coal and mining industries are subject to taxation at the rate of 10 per cent. It further stipulates that for workers with large families income tax shall be reduced by 50 per cent.

  25. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 2859 of 5 December 1992 on the Declaration on basic principles of State youth policy in Ukraine, as amended to 13 May 1999 [Consolidation].

    Adoption: 1992-12-05 | Date of entry into force: 1992-12-05 | UKR-1992-L-61627

  26. Ukraine - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Governmental Decree No. 431 of 28 July 1992 on the long-term programme for the improvement of conditions of living of women and families and on the protection of maternity and childhood (text No. 204).

    Adoption: 1992-07-28 | UKR-1992-R-32291


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