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  1. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. 2249-VIII of 19 December 2017 to Amend Several Legal Acts of Ukraine. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-20 | UKR-2017-L-106540

    Amends, also the Labour Code: in particular, introduces wording changes in part 2 of Article 42 (Privileged right for staying on the work position in case of release of employees from work in relation to changes in the organization of production and work) and Article 77-2 (Additional leave for certain categories of war veterans), part 1 and 6 of Article 83 (Financial compensation for not used annual leaves), in the title of Article 182-1 (Additional leave for the workers who have children or adult child with disability since childhood of sub-group A of group I). Also in all the text of the Code, replaces the words "disabled" and "disabled child" with the words "person with disability" and "child with disability", also introduces the same wording changes related with the disability in the texts of, inter alia, the Family Code, the Law "On the Principles of Social Protection of the Disabled in Ukraine", changing also the title as follows: "On the Principles of Social Protection of Persons with Disability in Ukraine", the Law "On the General Principles of Social Protection of Labour Veterans and other Citizens of Advanced Age", the Law "On Leave", the Law "On Humanitarian Aid", the Law "On Psychiatric Aid", the Law "On All-Compulsory State State Insurance in Case of Unemployment".

  2. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. 1976-VIII of 23 March 2017 "On Ukrainian Cultural Fund". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 2017-04-26 | UKR-2017-L-106564

    Establishes legal, organizational, financial grounds of the activity of Ukrainian Cultural Fund. The creation of the Fund is aimed at the development of culture and arts in the Ukraine, provision of appropriate conditions for the development of intellectual and spiritual potential of the person and society, vast access of citizens to the national cultural heritage, support of cultural variety and integration of the Ukrainian culture into the world cultural space.

  3. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. 1798-VIII of 21 December 2016 "On the Supreme Council of Justice". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-05 | UKR-2016-L-105539

    Section I: General part
    Chapter 1: General provisions
    Chapter 2: Staff of the Supreme Council of Justice
    Chapter 3: Procedure of election (appointment) of members of the Supreme Council of Justice
    Chapter 4: Status of a member of the Supreme Council of Justice
    Chapter 5: Structure of the Supreme Council of Justice
    Section II: Particular part
    Chapter 1: Realization of competencies of the Supreme Council of Justice, and agencies thereof
    Chapter 2: Participation in the formation of the corpus of judges
    Chapter 3: Consideration of cases of violation of requirements for incompatibility
    Chapter 4: Disciplinary proceedings in relation with judges
    Chapter 5: Consideration of complaints on the decision to call a judge or a prosecutor for disciplinary liability
    Chapter 6: Dismissal of judges from position
    Chapter 7: Granting consent for the detention or arrest of a judge
    Chapter 8: Temporary suspension of a judge from administration of justice
    Chapter 9: Transfer of judges
    Chapter 10: Taking measures to ensure the independence of judges and the authority of justice
    Section III: Final and transitional provisions.
    Repeals the previous Law "On Supreme Council of Justice" (Vedomosti Verkhovnoi Radi Ukraini, 1998, No. 25, P. 146).
    Amends, inter alia, the Code of Administrative Misuses: in particular, rephrases Article 185-3 (Manifestation of disrespect for the court), Article 188-32 (Failure to comply with the lawful requirements of the Supreme Council of Justice, its body or a member of the Supreme Council of Justice).

  4. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No.785-VIII of 12 November 2015 to Amend the Labour Code Regarding Harmonization of Legislation in the Sphere of Prevention of and Combating Discrimination with the Law of the European Union. - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2015-11-12 | Date of entry into force: 2015-11-26 | UKR-2015-L-102439

    Rephrases article 2-1 (Equality of labour rights of the citizens of Ukraine), which forbids any discrimination in the sphere of labour, in particular, violation of the principle of equality of rights and opportunities, direct or indirect restriction of rights of workers regarding the racial origin, color, political religious and other beliefs, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnic, social, foreign origin.

  5. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No.644-VII of 10 October 2013 to Amend Several Laws of Ukraine Regarding Reducing the Number of Documents to Benefit from State Support at the time of the Birth of a Child. - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2013-10-10 | Date of entry into force: 2013-11-02 | UKR-2013-L-96735

    Amends, inter alia, Law on State Support to Families with Children supplementing article 11 (conditions of appointment of allowance at the time of the birth of children) with four new parts concerning the procedure of application for receipt of state support at the time of childbirth; also rephrases article 10 (right to support at the time of child birth).

  6. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No.239-VII of 15 May 2013 to Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts of Ukraine Regarding Guaranteeing Equality of Rights of Single Mothers and Single Fathers. - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2013-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 2013-06-13 | UKR-2013-L-96734

    Amends Article 232, Part 2 para. 3 of the Labour Code (Labour disputes subject to direct consideration in the district, in the city or district courts) by inserting the world "fathers" after the words "single mothers".

    Also amends article 45(10) of the Housing Code, 1983.

  7. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. 5207-VI of 6 September 2012 on Measures to Prevent and Combat Discrimination in Ukraine. - Legislation from CIS Countries (in Russian)

    Adoption: 2012-09-06 | Date of entry into force: 2012-10-04 | UKR-2012-L-92813

    Part 1: General Measures on Prevention and Combating Discrimination
    Part 2: Security Mechanism to Prevent and Combat Discrimination
    Part 3: Liability for Violation of the Law on Measures to Prevent and Combat Discrimination
    Part 4: Final Provisions

    The Law also makes consequential amendments to the following texts:
    1. Replaces the word "unfair" by "all forms of" in point 7 of para 3 of Article 2 of the Administrative Procedure Code (Vedomosti Verkhovnoi Rady Ukrainy, 2005, No. 3537, p.446);
    2. Amends article 7(2) and article 8(1) and (2) of the Law on Collective Agreements and Accords by adding the words "prohibition of discrimination" (Vedomosti Verkhovnoi Rady Ukrainy, 1993, No. 361; 1997, No. 11, p.89; 2008, No. 25, p. 240);
    3. Amends article 4(1) of the Law on Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights by adding the words "by other laws of Ukraine" (Vedomosti Verkhovnoi Rady Ukrainy, 1998, No. 20, p. 99);
    4. Supplements article 5(1) of the Law on Judicial Assembly with the point 6-1 "petitioners-complaints regarding disputes related to discrimination" (Vedomosti Verkhovnoi Rady Ukrainy, 2012, No. 14, p. 87, No. 21, p. 204, No. 31, p. 393).

  8. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. 2824-VI of 21 December 2010 to Amend Several Legal Acts in Regarding the Payment of Lump Sum Vacation Leave in Relation to Child Adoption. (ЗАКОН УКРАЇНИ Про внесення змін до деяких законодавчих актів України щодо оплати одноразової відпустки у зв'язку з усиновленням дитини) - Legislation On-Line in Ukrainian

    Adoption: 2010-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2010-12-21 | UKR-2010-L-88119

    Amends article 182 of the Labour Code providing that women having adopted a child can take 56 calendar day vacation leave. In case of more than one child adoption she can take up to 70 days. The also provides for a possibility of vacation taking by the father of the child. A similar amendment is made to article 18-1 of the Law on Vacation of 1997.

  9. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. 1959-VI of 10 March 2010 amending several legal Acts strengthening social security for adoptive parents. (ЗАКОН УКРАЇНИ Про внесення змін до деяких законодавчих актів України щодо встановлення соціальних гарантій прийомним батькам) - Legislation On-Line in Ukrainian

    Adoption: 2010-03-10 | Date of entry into force: 2010-03-10 | UKR-2010-L-88111

    Introduces, inter alia, minor changes in article 186-1 of the Labour Code regulating issues related to guarantees to persons bringing up under-age children without mother.

  10. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 2866-IV of 8 September 2005 to ensure equality of rights and opportunities to women and men (Text No. 561).

    Adoption: 2005-09-08 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | UKR-2005-L-72905

    Aimed at gender equality in all spheres of life and prohibits any discrimination on gender basis.
    Provides for equality of rights and opportunities in the political sphere, in social and economic fields and in education.

  11. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 2625-IV of 2 June 2005 to amend Section 183 of the Act on State assistance to families with children (Text No. 356).

    Adoption: 2005-06-02 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | UKR-2005-L-72172

  12. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 2164-IV of 4 November 2004 to amend Sections 181 and 182 of the Act on State assistance to families with children (Text No. 79).

    Adoption: 2004-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-21 | UKR-2004-L-71101

    Amends sections relating to family benefits to single mothers.

  13. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 1773-IV of 15 June 2004 to amend the Act on basic principles of social protection of the disabled (Text No. 453).

    Adoption: 2004-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2004-09-10 | UKR-2004-L-68540

    Amends sections 7, 23, 35, 36 and 38 concerning means of communication with deaf persons, fre social and medical services, and special transport conditions.

  14. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 972-IV of 19 June 2003 to amend several acts of Ukraine on the increase of levels of lump-sums benefits after the birth of a child (Text No. 362).

    Adoption: 2003-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-01 | UKR-2003-L-65877

    Amends section 12 of the Act on State assistance to families with children and section 41 of the Act on compulsory State social insurance in relation to temporary loss of working capacity and expenses due to birth and burial.

  15. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 49-IV of 4 July 2002 to amend the Act on State assistance to families with children (Text No. 261).

    Adoption: 2002-07-04 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | UKR-2002-L-61993

    Adds to the Act a Part V-A on family benefits for single mothers.

  16. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 2334-III of 22 March 2001 to amend and supplement the Act on State assistance to families with children (Text No. 102) [consolidation].

    Adoption: 2001-03-22 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | UKR-2001-L-59444

    Consolidated text up to 2001. Contains provisions relating to types of family benefits (maternity, birth, children care) and categories of beneficiaries.

  17. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. 1192-XIV of 22 October 1999 "On Humanitarian Aid", as amended to 19 December 2017. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-10-22 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | UKR-1999-L-106566

    Establishes legal, organizational, social bases of receiving, granting, registration, distribution and control over purposeful use of humanitarian aid and promotes transparency of this process. Sets, inter alia, the reasons for carrying out humanitarian aid and its re-addressing; the special competent state bodies supervising humanitarian aid activities; dispensation from taxation of goods, services, works recognized as humanitarian aid; the procedure of import of goods for humanitarin aid; also the procedure of granting by the Ukriane of humanitarian aid.

  18. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Supreme Soviet of Ukraine No. 1063 of 17 September 1999 on the Conception of State family policy.

    Adoption: 1999-09-17 | Date of entry into force: 1999-09-17 | UKR-1999-R-61623

  19. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 1972-12 on prevention of AIDS and social protection of the population, as amended to 3 March 1998 (Text No. 235).

    Adoption: 1998-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 1998-09-16 | UKR-1998-L-51082

    Provides, inter alia, for the social protection of persons infected with AIDS virus and members of their families, and social protection of medical workers and other persons exposed to the virus during the performance of their occupational duties.

  20. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 381 of 27 March 1996 on the programme of disengagement of women from productions linked with arduous work and dangerous conditions, as well as limitation of their work at night for 1996-1998.(Text No. 277)

    Adoption: 1996-03-27 | UKR-1996-R-45737

    Provides for implementation of the action programme by all sectors and in all regions to improve security conditions, occupational hygiene and working environment. Establishes a control on legislation to be respected by employers and their responsibilities.

  21. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 2811-XII of 21 November 1992 on State assistance to families with children.

    Adoption: 1992-11-21 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | UKR-1992-L-35150

    Provides for State social protection for families with children and for the payment of social security benefits.

  22. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Supreme Soviet of Ukraine No. 2812-XII of 21 November 1992 on the entry into force of the Act on State assistance to families with children.

    Adoption: 1992-11-21 | UKR-1992-R-35165

  23. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - 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

  24. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Governmental Order No. 276 of 26 May 1992 implementing the Decree of the Supreme Soviet of 29 April 1992 on social protection of the population (Text No. 153).

    Adoption: 1992-05-26 | UKR-1992-R-32286

    Adoption of priority measures to increase salaries, unemployment benefits, employment accident benefits, disability benefits, old age benefits and fellowship.

  25. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Governmental Order No. 244 of 16 May 1992 on pensions paid to women working in the rural sector and having 5 children or more (Text No. 126).

    Adoption: 1992-05-16 | UKR-1992-R-32273

  26. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Supreme Soviet of Ukraine No. 1931-XII of 6 December 1991 on the entry into force of the Pensions Act No. 1788-XII of 5 November 1991 (Text No. 11).

    Adoption: 1991-12-06 | UKR-1991-R-35733

  27. Ukraine - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 987 of 23 April 1991 on the freedom of conscience and religious organizations, as amended to 17 December 1996 [Consolidation].

    Adoption: 1991-04-23 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-23 | UKR-1991-L-61582


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