of November 18, 2004 No. 2195-IV
About social protection of children of war
This Law establishes legal status of children of war and determines bases of their social protection and guarantees their social security by provision of privileges and the state social support.
In this Law the stated below terms are used in the following value:
the child of war - person who is citizen of Ukraine and who for the period of the end (on September 2, 1945) of World War II was less than 18 years old;
the state social guarantee - the minimum extent of the government public assistance, and also privilege established by this Law for the purpose of provision of social support to children of war.
The state social guarantees to children of war are established on purpose:
recognitions at the national level of difficult course of life of citizens of Ukraine whose childhood matched over the years World War II;
provisions to children of war of social support.
The legislation of Ukraine on social protection of children of war consists of this Law and other regulatory legal acts of Ukraine.
The state social guarantees to children of war established by this Law cannot be limited or cancelled by other regulatory legal acts.
Local government bodies, physical persons and legal entities have the right at the expense of own means and charitable receipts to establish additional guarantees of social protection of children of war.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine develops and includes in nation-wide programs relevant provisions about social protection of children of war and exercises control of their accomplishment.
Regulations on social protection of children of war shall be displayed in programs of activities of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine which are approved by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
The part three is excluded.
The following privileges are provided to children of war:
the right to preferential leaving at work when reducing number or staff of workers;
use of the next leave in time, convenient for them; receipt of additional vacation non-paid for up to two weeks a year;
payment of the help with temporary disability in the amount of 100 percent of the average salary irrespective of length of service;
first-priority assignment of the parcels of land for individual housing construction, gardening and truck farming;
the paragraph of the sixth is excluded;
the right to 25 percent discount in case of payment for use of utilities (gas, the electric power and so forth) within average regulations of consumption provided that the size of average monthly comprehensive income of family counting on one person for the last six months does not exceed the size of the income which grants the right to tax social benefit according to the procedure, determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine;
children of war who are persons with disability have the right to stationary medical care in hospitals of veterans of war and in military-medical institutions of health care (hospitals). Hospitalization is carried out in case of the corresponding indications and availability of empty seats.
To pension or monthly perpetual monetary pay or the government public assistance which is paid instead of pension increase according to the procedure and the sizes established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is paid to children of war (except on what operation of the Law of Ukraine "Expatiates on the status of veterans of war guarantees of their social protection").
To the veterans of war having the right to increase to pension or monthly perpetual monetary pay or the government public assistance which is paid instead of pension in connection therewith the Law and the Law of Ukraine "About the status of veterans of war, guarantees of their social protection" this increase it is performed at their choice according to one of the laws.
Financial provision of the state social guarantees provided by this Law is performed at the expense of means of the Government budget of Ukraine.
Children of war can create public organizations which are formed and act according to the legislation of Ukraine on consolidation of citizens. Registration and legalization of public associations of persons with disability, public organizations of children of war, and also the local centers of such organizations happens free of charge.
Supervision of observance and the correct application of this Law by all companies, organizations, the organizations, officials and citizens is provided with local public administrations.
Decisions of the companies, organizations and organizations providing privileges can be appealed in local court.
The officials and citizens guilty of violation of the law about social protection of children of war, bear responsibility according to the law.
1. This Law becomes effective since January 1, 2006.
2. Privileges are provided to persons having the right to privileges according to this Law and the Law of Ukraine "About the status of veterans of war, guarantees of their social protection" at their choice according to one of the specified laws.
3. To the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in two-month time from the date of publication of this Law:
provide to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine offers on reduction of legal acts in compliance with this Law;
bring the regulatory legal acts into accord with this Law;
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