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State of Emergency in Ukraine—What the Law says

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LAW OF UKRAINE

ON LEGAL REGIME OF THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

(Vidomosti Verkhovnoyi Rady (VVR), 2000, issue 23, page 176)


This Law shall define the essence of the legal regime of the state of emergency, the procedure of the institution and termination thereof, specifics of the operation of state authorities and local self-administration bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations under circumstances of the state of emergence, the protection of human rights and freedoms of a citizen, as well as rights and legitimate interests of legal entities, and the liability for the violation of requirements or the failure to perform actions of the legal regime of the state of emergency.


Section I


GENERAL PROVISIONS


Article 1. Definition of the State of Emergency

The state of emergency shall be understood as a special legal regime instituted on a temporary basis in Ukraine or certain areas thereof in case of the emergence of extraordinary situations of the technogenic or natural origin of at least the national level, which resulted or may result in human and material losses, endanger the life and health of individuals, or in case of attempts to seize the state power or change the constitutional system of Ukraine in a violent manner; it shall provide for vesting hereunder the relevant state authorities, military command and local self-administration bodies with the authority needed to avert the threat and ensure the security and health of individuals, the proper operation of the national economy, state authorities and local self-administration bodies, the protection of the constitutional system; it shall allow for the temporary restriction of the exercise of human rights and freedoms of citizens, and rights and legitimate interests of legal entities caused by the threat with the specification of the period of validity of the said restriction.


Article 2. The objective of Instituting the State of Emergency

The objective of instituting the state of emergency is the aversion of the threat and the elimination of especially grave extraordinary situations of the technogenic or natural origin as soon as possible, the stabilization of the situation, the restoration of the lawful order in case of attempts to seize the state power or violently change the constitutional system, to reinstate constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, as well as rights and legitimate interests of legal entities, create conditions for the proper operation of state authorities, local self-administration bodies and other institutes of the civil society.


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The legal basis for instituting the state of emergency is provided by the Constitution of Ukraine (254k/96-VR), this Law, other laws of Ukraine and a Decree of the President of Ukraine instituting the state of emergency in Ukraine or certain areas thereof approved by the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine.


Section II


CONDITIONS AND PROCEDURE OF INSTITUTING AND TERMINATING THE STATE OF EMERGENCY


Article 4. Conditions of Instituting the State of Emergency

The state of emergency shall be instituted only in case of the real threat to the safety of citizens or security of the constitutional system, which cannot be averted otherwise.


The state of emergency may be instituted in case of:


1) the emergence of especially grave extraordinary situations of the technogenic and natural origin (acts of God, disasters, extensive fires, application of means of destruction, pandemics, panzootic, etc.) that endanger the life and health of significant population strata;


2) the commitment of mass acts of terrorism accompanied by the death of people or the destruction of essential infrastructure facilities;


3) the emergence of ethnic or religious conflicts, the blockade or seizure of individual essential facilities or areas endangering the safety of citizens and interfering with the proper operation of state authorities and local self-administration bodies;


4) the mass disturbances accompanied with violence or restricting rights and freedoms of citizens;


5) attempts to seize the state power or change the constitutional system of Ukraine by way of violence;


6) mass crossing of the frontier from the territory of neighbouring countries;


7) the need to reinstate the constitutional order and restore the operation of state authorities.


Article 5. The procedure of Instituting the State of Emergency

The state of emergency in Ukraine or certain areas thereof shall be instituted by a Decree of the President of Ukraine subject to approval by the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine within two days of the application of the President of Ukraine.


Before instituting the state of emergency on grounds listed in items 2 to 7 of part two of Article 4 hereof, the President of Ukraine shall require groups of individuals, organizations and institutions, who initiate or participate in actions, which may result in instituting the state of emergency, to stop their illegal actions within a time frame specified in the requisition, and announce the possibility of instituting the state of emergency via mass media or otherwise.


Under the circumstances requiring immediate action for rescuing the population or preventing the loss of human lives, the state of emergency may be instituted without announcement.


Proposals in respect of instituting the state of emergency in Ukraine or certain areas thereof shall be submitted to the President of Ukraine by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine. In case of the need to institute the state of emergency for grounds covered by item 1 of part two of Article 4 hereof, the proposals in respect of the institution thereof shall be submitted by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.


The institution of the state of emergency on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea or in certain areas thereof may be initiated by the Supreme Council (Parliament) of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.


Article 6. Decree of the President of Ukraine Instituting the State of Emergency

The Decree of the President of Ukraine instituting the state of emergency shall indicate:


1) the justification of the need to institute the state of emergency under Article 4 hereof;


2) boundaries of the area, where the state of emergency is instituted;


3) the time of the commencement of the state of emergency, and the period, for which the state of emergency is instituted;


4) the list and limits of emergency measures, the exhaustive list of constitutional rights and freedoms of a person and a citizen, which are restricted on a temporary basis due to the institution of the state of emergency, as well as a list of temporary restrictions of rights and legitimate interests of legal entities with the specification of the period of validity of the said restrictions;


5) state authorities, military command bodies and local self-administration bodies, which are instructed to take the emergency measures, and limits of their additional powers;


6) other issues arising therefrom.

Upon signing the Decree instituting the state of emergency, the President of Ukraine shall apply to the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine for the approval thereof. The application of the President of Ukraine shall be considered by the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine as a matter of urgency.


The Decree of the President of Ukraine instituting the state of emergency approved by the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine shall be announced immediately via mass media or otherwise.


Article 7. Period of the State of Emergency

The state of emergency may be instituted for not more than 30 days in Ukraine as a whole and not more than 60 days in certain areas thereof. If necessary, the President of Ukraine may prolong the state of emergency but not more than 30 days. The Decree of the President of Ukraine prolonging the state of emergency shall become valid upon its approval by the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine.


Article 8. Cancellation of the State of Emergency

The state of emergency in Ukraine or certain areas thereof may be cancelled by a Decree of the President of Ukraine prior to its deadline, provided that the circumstances, which have caused the need to institute the state of emergency, ceased to exist.


The Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine may suggest the cancellation of the state of emergency to the President of Ukraine.


The state of emergency on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea or in certain areas thereof may be cancelled on the initiative of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.


Proposals in respect of the cancellation of the state of emergency in Ukraine or certain areas thereof instituted on grounds listed in item 1 of part two of Article 4 hereof shall be submitted by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

The cancellation of the state of emergency approved by the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine shall be announced via mass media otherwise immediately after the issue of a Decree of the President of Ukraine to that effect.



Section III


ACTIVITIES OF STATE AUTHORITIES AND LOCAL SELF- ADMINISTRATION BODIES UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE STATE OF EMERGENCY


Article 9. Exercise of Powers by State Authorities and Local Self-administration Bodies under Circumstances of the State of Emergency

In case of the state of emergency, the President of Ukraine, the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, ministries and other central and local executive agencies, the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, local self-administration bodies, and the military command and agents thereof (hereinafter referred to as the 'military command'), enterprises, institutions and organizations respectively shall exercise the powers vested in them by the Constitution of Ukraine and laws of Ukraine, and ensure the implementation of measures provided for hereby.


Article 10. Military Command

The following shall be the military command vested with the right to enforce the measures of the legal regime of the state of emergency together with executive agencies, the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and local self-administration bodies within limits specified hereby:


- the Central Internal Troops Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine;


- the Security Service of Ukraine;


- the Central Civil Defense Directorate of the central executive agency for extraordinary situations and the protection of the population from the aftermath of the Chernobyl accident if the state of emergency is instituted on grounds covered by item 1 of part two of Article 4 hereof.


Article 11. Prohibition of the Divestiture of State Authorities and Local Self-administration Bodies of Their Powers under Circumstances of the State of Emergency

At the time of the state of emergency, the powers of the President of Ukraine, the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the Human Rights Ombudsman of the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine, the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, ministries, other central and local executive agencies and local self-administration bodies, as well as courts, bodies of the public prosecution of Ukraine, inquest and investigation authorities respectively may not be divested or limited.


Article 12. Activities of the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine under Circumstances of the State of Emergency

If the state of emergency is instituted in Ukraine or certain areas thereof, the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine shall decide to prolong the session or continue its activities in plenary meetings during the whole period of the state of emergency.


If the Decree of the President of Ukraine instituting the state of emergency on the whole territory of Ukraine or in certain areas thereof is issues between sessions, the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine shall assemble within two days without convocation and work in the session mode.


Heads of state authorities and local self-administration bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations of all ownership forms must support the immediate arrival of people's deputies of Ukraine to meetings of the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine and the exercise of their powers.


In case of the expiry of the term of the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine during the period of the state of emergency, its powers shall be prolonged till the day of the first meeting of the first session of the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine elected upon the cancellation of the state of emergency.


This article shall also apply to activities of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea if the state of emergency has been instituted on the whole territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea or in part thereof.


Article 13. Powers of State Authorities during the Period of the State of Emergency

In case of the state of emergency, the Decree of the President of Ukraine instituting the state of emergency and approved by a Law of Ukraine shall specify the limits of additional powers of administrative bodies in the relevant areas needed to take measures aimed at the stabilization of the situation as soon as possible, the reinstatement of the constitutional, lawful order, and to liquidate the threat to the security of individuals.


Article 14. Activities of State Authorities, Military Command and Local Self-administration Bodies under Circumstances of the State of Emergency

The exercise of actions aimed at implementing and enforcing the state of emergency hereunder shall be laid upon executive authorities, the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, local self-administration bodies and relevant military commands on the basis of a Decree of the President of Ukraine.


During the state of emergency, executive agencies, the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and local self-administration bodies in co-operation with the relevant military command shall take measures hereunder and ensure the control over the maintenance of the public order, constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, their security, the protection of state interests in relevant areas.


The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine shall coordinate activities of executive authorities, the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the military command, local self-administration bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations in case of the state of emergency to the extent not covered by the powers of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine.


In order to coordinate activities of bodies listed in part three of this article, enterprises, institutions and organizations in case of the state of emergency aimed at maintaining the lawful order and ensuring the security of individuals in certain areas, operative headquarters consisting of representatives of the Security Service of Ukraine, central executive agencies for extraordinary situations and protection of the population against the aftermath of the Chernobyl accident, internal affairs agencies, local executive agencies, and local self-administration bodies may be established on-site under the Decree of the President of Ukraine instituting the state of emergency under the chairmanship of area commandants.

Within the framework of their competence, bodies mentioned in parts one and four of this article shall have the right to issue decisions, instructions, orders and directives (including joint acts) related to the enforcement of the regime of the state of emergency and binding in relevant areas.


Article 15. Specifics of the Validity of Regulations under the State of Emergency

Regulations and legal acts of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, decisions of the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, decisions of local executive agencies and local self-administration bodies related to rights and freedoms of a person and a citizen restricted in connection with the instituted state of emergency shall temporarily cease to apply.


Section IV


EMERGENCY MEASURES ENFORCED IN CASE OF THE STATE OF EMERGENCY


Article 16. The essence of Emergency Measures

The following measures may be enforced by the Decree of the President of Ukraine instituting the state of emergency in the interests of the national security and public order in order to prevent disorders or crimes, to protect the health of individuals, or protect rights and freedoms of other people:


1) the institution of a special entry and exit regime, and the restriction of the freedom of travel on the territory, where the state of emergency is instituted;


2) the restriction of the vehicle traffic and the visual inspection thereof;


3) the reinforcement of the protection of the public order and facilities supporting the existence of the population and the national economy;


4) the prohibition of mass activities, except for those whose prohibition is subject to court decisions


5) the prohibition of strikes.


Article 17. Additional Emergency Measures in Connection with Extraordinary Situations of the Technogenic or Natural Origin

In case of the institution of the state of emergency on grounds covered by item 1 of part two of Article 4 hereof, the following measures may be enforced in addition to measures covered by Article 16 hereof:


1) the temporary or permanent evacuation of people from hazardous areas with the mandatory provision of evacuees with stationary or temporary shelter;


2) the institution of the billeting obligation for legal entities for the purposes of the temporary accommodation of the evacuated or temporarily displaced population, rescue teams and military formations involved in the elimination of extraordinary situations;


3) the temporary prohibition of the construction of new enterprises, the expansion of existing enterprises and facilities, whose activities are not related to the elimination of the extraordinary situation or the support to the population and rescue formations;


4) the institution of the quarantine and the implementation of other mandatory sanitary and counter- epidemic measures;


5) the institution of a special procedure of food and essentials rationing;


6) the mobilization and utilization of resources of enterprises, institutions and organizations regardless of their ownership forms for the aversion of the danger and the liquidation of extraordinary situations with the mandatory reimbursement for damages;


7) the alteration of working hours of enterprises, institutions and organizations of all ownership forms, the re-orientation thereof toward the manufacture of products needed under circumstances of the state of emergency, and other changes in operations required for the performance of the emergency rescue and restoration activities;


8) the temporary dismissal of managers of state enterprises, institutions and organizations, on whose operations the stabilization of the situation in the state of an emergency area depends, for the period of the state of emergency in case of the improper exercise of their duties, and the temporary vestiture of other individuals with duties of the said managers.

The special-purpose mobilization, whose scope and period must be indicated in the Decree of the President of Ukraine instituting the state of emergency, may be announced for the purposes of the elimination of acts of God and disasters in peacetime.


In exceptional cases related to the need for the performance of urgent emergency rescue activities, the transferor voluntary involvement of able-bodied individuals and vehicles owned by individuals shall be allowed for the performance of the said activities subject to a permit of the person managing the emergency rescue activities, provided that the labour safety requirements are met. The involvement of minors and pregnant women in activities, which can harm their health, shall be prohibited.


Article 18. Additional Emergency Measures in Connection with Mass Violations of the Public Order

In case of the institution of the state of emergency on grounds covered by items 2-7 of part two of Article 4 hereof, the following measures may be enforced additionally:


1) the institution of the curfew (the prohibition to stay on streets and other public places without special permits and personal identification documents at specified times);


2) the inspection of documents of individuals and, if necessary, the personal inspection, the inspection of belongings, vehicles, luggage and cargo, offices and houses;


3) the prohibition of conscripts and registrants from changing the place of residence without notifying the appropriate military registration and enlistment office;


4) the restriction or temporary prohibition of the sale of arms, poisonous and virulent chemical substances, as well as alcoholic beverages and alcohol-based substances;


5) the temporary seizure of the registered fire and cold arms and ammunition from individuals, as well as training military equipment, explosive and radioactive substances and materials, poisonous and virulent chemical substances from enterprises, institutions and organizations;


6) the prohibition of the manufacture and dissemination of information materials, which can destabilize the situation;


7) the control of operations of civil television and radio centres, the prohibition of the operation of personal and collective amateur radio transmitting and broadcasting devices;

8) the special rules of the use of communication facilities and the transmission of the information via computer networks;


9) the initiation of the prohibition of activities of political parties public organizations according to the procedure specified by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine in the interests of the national security and public order, the protection of the health of individuals, or the protection of rights and freedoms of other people.


Article 19. Support to the Enforcement of Emergency Measures

All state authorities, the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, local self-administration bodies, enterprises, institutions, political parties and public organizations, as well as individuals on the territory, where the state of emergency is instituted, must support the bodies listed in Article 14 hereof with enforcing the emergency measures.


Article 20. Involvement of Military Formations in the Enforcement of Emergency Measures

Bodies of the Ministry of Internal affairs of Ukraine, including Internal Troops, the Civil Defence Troops, the Security Service of Ukraine, shall ensure the public order protect life, health, rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of individuals in case of the state of emergency in line with their powers specified by Law.


In case of the institution of the state of emergency on grounds listed in item 1 of part two of Article 4 hereof, when the extraordinary situations of the technogenic or natural origin endanger the life and health of considerable strata of the population and require the performance of the large scope of emergency rescue and restoration activities, the military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Border Troops of Ukraine may be involved in the performance of the said activities under a Decree of the President of Ukraine instituting the state of emergency.


Military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Border Troops of Ukraine may be involved in the enforcement of emergency measures on grounds covered by item 6 of part two of Article 4 hereof according to the Decree of the President of Ukraine instituting the state of emergency.


The procedure of the co-operation of military formations involved in the enforcement of emergency measures with ministries, other central and local executive agencies, local self-administration bodies shall be specified by the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.


Section V


GUARANTEES OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OF INDIVIDUALS, AND LEGITIMATE INTERESTS OF LEGAL ENTITIES IN CASE OF THE STATE OF EMERGENCY


Article 21. Guarantees of the Rule of Law in Case of the State of Emergency

The following shall be prohibited under circumstances of the state of emergency:


- the alteration of the Constitution of Ukraine;

- the alteration of the Constitution of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea;

- the alteration of election laws;

- the elections of the President of Ukraine, the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine, the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and local self-administration bodies;

- the national and local referenda;

- the restriction of rights and powers of people's deputies of Ukraine.

The term of powers of representative local self-administration bodies, the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, and the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine shall be prolonged for the period of the state of emergency, in case of the expiry thereof.


Article 22. Legal Status and Restriction of Rights and Freedoms of Individuals, and Rights and Legitimate Interests of Legal Entities in Case of the State of Emergency

The legal status and restrictions of rights and freedoms of individuals, and rights and legitimate interests of legal entities in case of a state of emergency shall be determined according to the Constitution of Ukraine, this Law and other laws of Ukraine.

The restrictions of rights and freedoms of individuals specified herein, which may be applied in case of a state of emergency, are exhaustive and shall not be subject to the loose construction. The period of the application thereof shall not exceed the period of the state of emergency. The institution of other restrictions shall be prohibited.

The rights and freedoms of a person and a citizen listed in part two of Article 64 of the Constitution of Ukraine may not be restricted under circumstances of the state of emergency.


Article 23. Legal Status of Aliens, Stateless Individuals and Legal Entities of Foreign Countries in Case of the State of Emergency

The legal status of aliens and stateless individuals, as well as legal entities of foreign countries, staying on the territory of Ukraine during the state of emergency, shall be determined by the Constitution of Ukraine, laws of Ukraine, and international treaties of Ukraine accepted as binding by the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine.


Article 24. Prohibition of the Use of the Legal Regime of the State of Emergency for the Seizure of Power and Violation of Rights and Freedoms of Individuals, Rights and Legitimate Interests of Legal Entities

The institution of the state of emergency may not constitute the basis for the application of torture, cruel or humiliating treatment or punishment, any restriction of the right to life, the freedom of thought, conscience and religion in the interpretation of these rights and freedoms accepted in the International Pact of Civil and Political Rights, and laws of Ukraine. Any attempts to use the institution of the state of emergency for the seizure of power or the abuse of power shall result in liability by Law.


Article 25. Reimbursement for Damages Caused during the Institution of the State of Emergency

Individuals, who lost their shelter in connection with circumstances related to the state of emergency, including the activities aimed at averting or eliminating the same, shall be provided with shelter according to the Law. Individuals, who suffered from extraordinary situations, including the emergency rescue activities, shall be reimbursed for the inflicted pecuniary damages and provided with other necessary assistance on conditions and according to the procedure specified by Law.

Legal entities whose property and resources were used for the aversion or elimination of situations, which brought about the institution of the state of emergency, shall be reimbursed for the full value thereof according to the procedure specified by Law.


Article 26. Guarantees of Labour Rights of Individuals in Case of the State of Emergency

Individuals transferred temporarily to the work not covered by the labour agreement, as well as individuals involved in the elimination of extraordinary situations in cases covered hereby, shall be guaranteed the labour remuneration in accordance with the current legislation.


Article 27. Information of Other States about the Institution of the State of Emergency

According to the International Pact of Civil and Political Rights, Ukraine shall notify states being parties to the said pact of the restriction of rights and freedoms of a person and a citizen deviating from its commitments under the International Pact, the extent of such deviations and the reasons for such a decision via the UN Secretary-General immediately after the institution of the state of emergency.

The notice shall also indicate the period of the enforcement of deviations from commitments under the International Pact of Civil and Political Rights.


The same procedure shall apply to the notification by Ukraine of changes in the extent of deviations from commitments under the International Pact of Civil and Political Rights and the period of validity of the restriction of rights and freedoms.


Section VI


PARTICIPATION OF REPRESENTATIVES OF OTHER COUNTRIES IN THE ELIMINATION OF CONSEQUENCES OF EXTRAORDINARY

SITUATIONS


Article 28. Participation of Representatives of Other Countries in the Elimination of Consequences of Extraordinary Situations

If necessary, emergency rescue teams of other countries may be involved in the elimination of especially grave extraordinary situations caused by acts of God or disasters. The related issues shall be solved on the basis of agreements with governments of respective countries unless otherwise provided by an international treaty of Ukraine accepted as binding by the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine.


Section VII


LIABILITY FOR THE VIOLATION OF REQUIREMENTS OR THE FAILURE TO PERFORM EMERGENCY MEASURES


Article 29. Liability for the Violation of the Legal Regime of the State of Emergency

The violation of requirements or the failure to perform emergency measures shall entail liability by Law.


Article 30. Liability for the Excess of Jurisdiction in Case of the State of Emergency

The excess of jurisdiction by individuals participating in the enforcement of the legal regime of the state of emergency, as well as the illegitimate use of force while exercising the public order protection duties shall result in liability by Law.


Article 31. Justice under Circumstances of the State of Emergency

Only courts established under the Constitution of Ukraine shall administer justice on the territory where the state of emergency is instituted.

The institution of any summary or accelerated forms of the court process shall be prohibited.


Article 32. Control of the Compliance Herewith by the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine

The Human Rights Ombudsman of the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine shall control the maintenance of constitutional rights and freedoms of a person and a citizen under circumstances of the state of emergency.


Article 33. Control of Activities of Executive Authorities

Under circumstances of the state of emergency, the control over activities of executive authorities shall be exercised by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine.


Article 34. Control of Compliance with Laws in Case of the State of Emergency

The control of the compliance with laws of Ukraine during the period of the state of emergency shall be exercised according to the Constitution and laws of Ukraine.


Section VIII


FINAL PROVISIONS

1. This Law shall become effective on the date of its publication.

2. Upon this Law's becoming effective, the following acts shall become null and void:

- Law of Ukraine "On State of Emergency" (2501-12) (Vidomosti Verkhovnoyi Rady, 1992, issue 37, page 538; 1995, issue 38, page 284, issue 43, page 308; 1997, issue 6, page 49);

- Resolution of the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine "On Procedure of the Enforcement of the Law of Ukraine "On State of Emergency" (2502-12) (Vidomosti Verkhovnoyi Rady, 1992, issue 37, page 539).

3. Within six months, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine shall:


- prepare and submit to the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Ukraine for consideration its proposals in respect of the introduction of changes in legislative acts arising therefrom;

- bring its decisions in compliance herewith;

- cause ministries other central and local executive agencies to bring their regulations in compliance herewith.


Leonid KUCHMA, President of Ukraine

City of Kyiv, 16 March 2000,

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Fred Weigman
Fred Weigman
23 Şub 2022

So what does this mean Alex? The border to Poland from Lviv is closed or going to be closed soon on the UA side?

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Alex Pinto
Alex Pinto
25 Şub 2022
Şu kişiye cevap veriliyor:

The border to Poland is open, as also to Romania. Case is, there's a line of cars for 6+ miles waiting to cross.

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