Legislative documents


 

Content:

 

1. General issues

2. The issues of interstate detection

3. Visa issues

4. The issues of barring entry to Ukraine

5. The issues of border crossing

6. The readmission issues

7. The issues of arrest, detention, extradition

8. The immigration issues 

9. The issues of foreigners and stateless persons stay

10. The issues of Refugee Status Determination

11. The issues of free legal aid

12. The issues of judicial protection

13. The issues of medical assistance

14. The issues of integration and social protection

15. The naturalization issues  

16. The issue of access to information

17. The issues of internally displaced persons

18. UNHCR positions and comments to legislation

19. Bills relating to refugees, deported citizens, UNHCR comments and proposals to them 

20. Comments of the EU Commission on legislation of Ukraine

  

1. General issues

Agreement between the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Government of Ukraine, 23 September 1996

The Law of Ukraine of January 10, 2002 "On Ukraine's Accession to the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees" (February 8, 2002)

The Law of Ukraine "On Ukraine's Accession to the Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons" (11.01.2013)

The Law of Ukraine "On Ukraine's Accession to the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness" (01.11.2013)

The Law of Ukraine "On International Treaties of Ukraine" (June 29, 2004)

The Decree of the President of Ukraine On Approval of the National Human Rights Strategy of Ukraine (25.08.15)

ACTION PLAN on Implementation of the National Strategy in the Area of Human Rights for the Period until 2020, approved by CoM Order 1393-r, dated 23.11.2015

The Working Group "New challenges" proposals for the Plan of Actions to operationalize the National Human Rights Strategy priorities areas. Focus on the activities, ensuring the rights of: refugees, beneficiaries of complementary protection, stateless persons, IDPs, participants of ATO, persons living in the temporarily occupied territory and in the settlements of Donetsk and Luhansk regions where state authorities temporarily do not or partially perform their duties, release of the hostages.

The Decree of the President of Ukraine No 622/2011 dated 30.05.2011 On the Concept of State Migration Policy

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Order No 1058-p dated 12.10.2011 On Approval of the Action Plan to Implement the State Migration Policy Concept

The 1992 Agreement on the issues related to the restoration of the rights of deported persons, national minorities and peoples

The Cabinet of Minsters of Ukraine Order No 605-r dated 22.08.2012 On Approval of the Action Plan on integration of refugees and persons in need of complementary protection into the Ukrainian society for the period until 2020 

Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine # 996 of 3 November 2010 "On ensuring public participation in devising and implementing state policy"

The Law of Ukraine "On Ratification of the Protocol to the Agreement on issues related to the restoration of the rights of deported persons, national minorities and peoples" (February 18, 2004)

Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 514 "On the extension of the Program resettlement of deported Crimean Tatars and other nationalities, who returned to live in Ukraine, their adaptation and integration into Ukrainian society until 2010" (6.06.2012)

Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 494/2011 "On the National Plan on Implementation of the Action Plan to Liberalize the European Union Visa Regime for Ukraine" dated 22 April 2011

Order of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine #73-r "On Approval of the Plan of priority measures for the integration of Ukraine into the European Union in 2013" dated on February 13, 2013

Presidential Decree "On Implementation of the Law of Ukraine on the National Programme for Adaptation of Ukraine's Legislation to EU Law" No. 965/2004 of 21 of August 2004

Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 405/2011 "Issues of the State Migration Service of Ukraine", 6 April 2011

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 195-p "Issues of the State Migration Service" (dated April 11, 2012)

The Law of Ukraine "On Prevention and Counteraction Corruption" (07.04.2011)

The Law of Ukraine "On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Concerning Liability for Corruption" of 7 April 2011

The Law of Ukraine "On Public Associations" (22.03.2012)

The Law of Ukraine "On Charity and Charitable Organizations" (05.07.2012)

The Law of Ukraine "On Charity and Charitable Organizations" (16.09.1997), invalid

 

The Law "On Humanitarian aid "(22.10.1992)

The Law of Ukraine "On advocacy and legal practice" (05.07.2012)

The Law of Ukraine "On Prevention and Combating Discrimination in Ukraine" (09.06.2012)

 

2. The issues of interstate detection

The Treaty of the Commonwealth of Independent States on the interstate search of persons (Moscow, 10.12.2010)

The COM Resolution N 823 "On approval of the Agreement on exchange of information in the fight against crime" (dated August 3, 2011)

The Law of Ukraine "On Operative Search Activities" dated February 18, 1992

The COM Resolution on the Interpol National Central Bureau (25.03.1993 N220)

Order of the Security Service of Ukraine / Ministry of Internal Affairs No. 169/391 of 05.03.2012 on the interaction of the Security Service of Ukraine and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the investigation of persons registered with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on May 21, 2012, No. 804/21117

 

3. Visa issues

Resolution No. 567 "On approval of Ukraine entry and transit visa processing rules" of June 1, 2011

The order of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine from July 26, 2011 of No. 196 "About approval of the Instruction about the procedure for registration to foreigners and stateless persons of visas to entry into Ukraine and transit through its territory". Registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on August 18, 2011, N 983/19 721

The order of the Security Service of Ukraine and Ministry of Foreign Affairs # 67/45 "On Approval of the Regulations on the procedure for approval of the Security Service of Ukraine visas to foreigners and stateless persons of diplomatic missions and consular offices of Ukraine abroad in the country of temporary or permanent residence" (16.02.2012)

 

4. The issues of barring entry to Ukraine

The order of Security Service of Ukraine from June 1, 2009 of No. 344 "About approval of the Instruction about the procedure for acceptance by bodies of Security service of Ukraine of decisions on prohibition of entrance to Ukraine to foreigners and stateless persons", registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on August 20, 2009, No. 785/16801

The order of Ministry of Internal Affairs of 07.07.2011 No. 410 "On approval of the Instruction on the bodies of internal affairs of Ukraine decision of banning entry to Ukraine for foreigners and stateless persons", registered in Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on July 29, 2011, No. 934/19672

Resolution # 35 of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "Procedure of providing instructions to border troops and their performance of the said instructions of Law enforcement agencies in respect of individuals crossing the state border of Ukraine" of January 22, 2001

The order of State Committee for State Border Protection Ukraine # 8 of 05/01/96 "On Approval of the Regulations on the procedure for referral to law enforcement assignments State Committee of Ukraine on people who are traveling through the state border of Ukraine, their accounting and performance", registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on January 22 1996, N 32/1057

The order of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine No. 946 from 05.12.2011 "On Approval of the Regulations on the procedure for adoption by the State Border Protection of the State Border Service of Ukraine decision of banning entry to Ukraine for foreigners and stateless persons", registered with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on December 29, 2011, No. 1564/20302

 

5. The issues of border crossing

The Law of Ukraine "On State Border of Ukraine" (4.11.1991)

The Law of Ukraine "On Border Control" (5.11.2009)

The Law of Ukraine "On Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons" (22.09.2011)

The Law of Ukraine "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine in connection with the adoption of the Law of Ukraine "On the Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons" dated 16.10.2012

The Law of Ukraine "On the liability of carriers during international passenger traffic" (10 January 2002)

The Law of Ukraine "On Trafficking in Persons" (20.09.2011)

The order of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine No. 412 of 09.06.2011 "On approval of the actions of officials of the State Border Service in case of detection at checkpoints across the state border of Ukraine the persons to whom has instructed law enforcement and intelligence agencies, and the order of interaction between the state border with law enforcement and intelligence agencies", registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on August 15, 2011, N 972/19 710

The order of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine No. 519 from 07.04.2009 "On approval of the sampling for the presence of foreigners and stateless persons sufficient financial support to stay in Ukraine", registered in the Ministry of Justice of July 31, 2009, No. 718/16734972 / 19710

The order of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine No. 407 of 06.05.2012 "On approval of the Regulations on the organization and verify the documents of citizens of Ukraine, foreigners and stateless persons who cross the border", registered in the Ministry of Justice of 27 June 2012 r.za No. 1083/21395

The order of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine No. 967 dated 14.12.2010 "On approval of decisions to deny crossing the state border of Ukraine", registered by Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on January 12, 2011, N 31/18 769

The order of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine No. 472 of 25.06.2007 "On Approval of the database Information concerning persons who have crossed the border of Ukraine", registered by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, July 5, 2007, No. 765/14032

Resolution of Cabinet of Ministers N 2031 "On approval of the Integrated Border Management" on October 27, 2010

Resolution of Cabinet of Ministers N 2 "On the approval of a plan for the implementation of the Integrated Border Management" on January 5, 2011

Resolution of Cabinet of Ministers No. 481-r "On approval of the action plan of the creation of the State Migration Service of departmental subsystems integrated interagency information-telecommunication system for the control of persons, vehicles and goods across the border, in 2012" on July 18, 2012

The order of the State Border Service of Ukraine, MI, Ministry of Interior Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, the Security Service of Ukraine, the National Public Service of Ukraine # 753/423/737/288/1283/392/30 of 12.10.2011 "On approval of the exchange of data between subjects integrated border management", registered by the Ministry of Justice of 19 October 2011, N 1209/19947

The order of the Administrarion of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine, the State Migration Service of Ukraine, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine, the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine No. 284/287/214/150/64/175/266 / 75 dated 03.04.2008 "On approval of integrated inter-agency information and telecommunications system for the control of persons, vehicles and goods crossing the border", registered by Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on May 12, 2008, No 396/15087

The order of the Administration of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine No 444 from 27.05.2008 "On Approval of the database Information about foreigners and stateless persons who overstayed Passports Registration in Ukraine ", by the Ministry of Justice of 23 June 2008, No. 549/15240

Resolution of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On Boundary Regime" (27.07.1998)

The Order of the Administration of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine No. 931 of 14.11.2012 No.On approval of the Instruction on the procedure officials (units) of the state border during the detention of suspects without approval investigating judge or a court order and subsequent interaction of (units ) of the state border with the preliminary investigation", registered by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 5 December 2012, No. 2033/22345

The order of the Administration of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine No. 494 of 30.06.2004 "On approval of the Instruction on detention of persons detained by the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine in administrative proceedings for violation of the state border of Ukraine and on suspicion of a crime", registered by the Ministry of Justice of 15 July 2004, N 886/9485

The order of the Administration of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine No. 798 dated 04.11.2004 "On approval of the Instruction on determining the order of the actions of officials of the State Border Service of Ukraine during deportation from Ukraine, foreigners and stateless persons detained within the controlled border areas during or after trying to illegally crossing the border into Ukraine", registered by the Ministry of Justice of 25 November 2004, No. 1499/10098

The order of Administration of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine from April 3, 2012 of No. 222 "About ensuring access to public information in the State Border Service of Ukraine"

Regulations on how to adopt and forwarding applications for refugee status by the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine to the migration service, as well as explanations about the causes of illegal border crossings (2004), invalid

 

6. The readmission issues

The Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Russian Federation "On Readmission" was signed on December 22, 2006, ratified on September 23, 2008, entered into force on November 21, 2008.

The agreement between Ukraine and the European Communities "On readmission of persons" was signed on June 18, 2007, ratified on January 15, 2008, entered into force of February 11, 2008

The order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs / Administration of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine N 552/862 from 12.11.2010 "On approval of the Instruction on the procedure of Internal Affairs and the State Border Protection of the implementation of the Agreement between the European Community and Ukraine on readmission of persons", registered by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 8 December 2010, No. 1226/18521

 

7. The issues of arrest, detention, extradition

The Law of Ukraine "On Ratification of the Convention on legal assistance and legal relations in civil, family and criminal cases" (from 10 November 1994)

Letter from the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on the Application of Conventions on legal assistance and legal relations in civil, family and criminal cases (from January 21, 2006)

The Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine, Chapter IX. International cooperation in criminal proceedings (effective 19.11.2012)

Code of Criminal Procedures of Ukraine, Chapter 37: "Extradition of a Person", invalid

The Law of Ukraine "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine in connection with the adoption of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine" (13.04.2012)

The Law of Ukraine "On remand", 06/30/1993

The order of the State Department of Ukraine for Enforcement of Sentences No. 135 of 05.27.2002 "On Approval of the Regulations on the procedure for informing the authorities and penal institutions regarding custody and convicted foreigners", registered by the Ministry of Justice of 1 July 2002 under number 548/6836

 

8. The immigration issues 

The Law of Ukraine "On Immigration" (from June 7, 2001)

Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine about approval of the Procedure for registration, production and issue of the type on the permanent residence and the type on the temporary residence and the technical description on their forms and modification of the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from December 26, 2002 of No. 1983

 

9. The issues of foreigners and stateless persons stay 

The Law of Ukraine "On Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons" (22.09.2011)

The Law of Ukraine "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine in connection with the adoption of the Law of Ukraine "On the Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons" dated October 16, 2012

The Law of Ukraine "On Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine on registration of residence and the place of individuals in Ukraine" (from 05.07.2012)

The Law of Ukraine of 11.12.2003 No. 1382-IV "On Freedom of Movement and Free Choice of Place of Residence in Ukraine"

The Law of Ukraine "On Trafficking in Persons" (20.09.2011)

The Law of Ukraine "On the Unified State Register of demographic and proof of citizenship of Ukraine identity or her special status" (from 20.11.2012)

Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers N 985 "On approval of samples of documents required for registration of residence in Ukraine" (from July 28, 2004)

The Law of Ukraine "On the basis of social protection of homeless persons and homeless children" (06.02.2005)

Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers N 711-p "On Approval of the Concept of the State information system registering individuals and their documentation" (17 June 2009)

The order N 895 "On approval of the registration of residence or stay homeless" (17 August 2011) invalid

The order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs No. 1077 "On approval of the registration of residence and the place of individuals in Ukraine and samples required documents" (11.22.2012)

The Order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs No. 321 "On approval of the Regulations on keeping register of residence and the place of individuals in Ukraine by the State Migration Service of Ukraine" (04.13.2012), invalid

The Law of Ukraine "On Administrative Services", from 06.09.2012

The order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs # 84 "On approval standards of administrative services divisions of the State Migration Service" from 02.02.2012

The order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 150 "On approval of the extension of stay and continue or reduce the term of temporary stay of foreigners and stateless persons in the territory of Ukraine", February 15, 2012

The order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs No. 363 "On approval of the consideration of applications for foreigners and stateless persons on extension of stay on the territory of Ukraine" (25.04.2012)

The order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 322 "On approval of the issuance, renewal of and invalidation Work Permits for Foreigners and Stateless Persons" (from 08/04/2009)

The SMEs order No. 135 of 14.03.2012 "On Approval of Technical description form permits the employment of foreigners and stateless persons in Ukraine", registered by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 30 March 2012 under the number 486/20 799

The Order No. 179 "On approval of processing the applications of foreigners and stateless persons on voluntary return" (March 7, 2012)

The order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs / the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine No. 723/435 of 29.07.2002 "On approval of the Instruction on the functioning of the law enforcement bodies and organs of the State Border of Ukraine accounting persons detained for violation of the law of Ukraine on the border and on the legal status of foreigners", registered by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on October 9, 2002, No. 819/7107

The order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs / the Administration of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine / the Security Service of Ukraine No. 353/271/150 from 04.23.2012 "On Approval of the Instruction on the forced return and forced expulsion from Ukraine of foreigners and stateless persons", registered by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 21 May 2012 p ., No. 806/21119

Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 1110 "On approval of the temporary stay of foreigners and stateless persons who are illegally residing in Ukraine" (from 17.07. 2003)

The order of the Ministry of Interior Affairs / the Ministry of Health of Ukraine / the Administration of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine N336/268/254 of 17.04.2012 "On the material welfare and medical care for foreigners and stateless persons held in temporary detention of foreigners and stateless persons who are illegally residing in Ukraine, and temporary detention and specially equipped rooms", registered by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine 11 May 2012 r.za No. 748/21061

The order of the MIA / MFA / SME /the Administration of the State Border Guards Service of Ukraine / Foreign Intelligence Service / Security Service of Ukraine N 362/156/269/463/170/261 "On Approving the Methodology of risk analysis in order to combat illegal migration" (from 30.06.2011).

Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 1074 "On the Rules of entry of foreigners and stateless persons in Ukraine, their departure from Ukraine and transit through its territory" (from December 29, 1995), ineffective

The Law of Ukraine "On the legal status of foreigner and stateless persons" (from February 4, 1994), invalid

 

10. The issues of Refugee Status Determination

The Law of Ukraine On Refugees and Persons in Need of Complementary or Temporary Protection in Ukraine (8 July 2011)

The law of Ukraine "On amendments into some legislative acts of Ukraine concerning activities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Emergency Situations, Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Housing, other central executive bodies, whose activities are directed and coordinated by the relevant ministers". (16.10.2012)

The Law of Ukraine "On the Introduction of Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Relating to Refugees and Persons in Need of Complementary protection" (18.09.2012)

  • - The order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, the Ministry of social policy of Ukraine, the Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Administration of the State Border Service of Ukraine from July 7, 2012 of No. 604/417/793/499/518 "About approval of the Instruction about interaction of executive bodies in work with children separated from the family who are not citizens of Ukraine and addressed in competent authorities with the statement for recognition by the refugee or the person needing additional protection"
  • - Regulations on Refuee Temporary Accommodation Canters (2002), invalid
  • - The Rules of Residence in Refugee Temporary Accommodation Centre (2002), invalid

The Law of Ukraine "On Refugees" (21 of June 2001), invalid

Temporary instruction on documentation necessary to resolve issues of granting, loss, deprivation of refugee status (2002), invalid

 

11. The issues of free legal aid

The Law of Ukraine "On free legal aid" (from June 2, 2011)

Clarification of the Ministry of Justice on the Law of Ukraine "On free legal aid", 09.04.2012

The order of the Ministry of Justice # 483/5 "On the approval of the establishment of free primary legal aid" (28.03.2012)

Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 1363 "On approval of the information centers of secondary legal aid on cases of detention" (from December 28, 2011)

Addresses and contact numbers of centers of free secondary legal aid

The Law of Ukraine "On the limit compensation costs for legal assistance in civil and administrative cases" (2011)

 

12. The issues of judicial protection 

The Code of Administrative Proceedings of Ukraine (2005)

The Law of Ukraine 5044-VI "On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine on participation at the court hearings through video conference regime", 4 July 2012

The Law of Ukraine "On Court Fees" (July 8, 2011)

The law of Ukraine from February 23, 2006 of No. 3477-IV "About execution of decisions and application of practice of European court on human rights"

Resolution of the Plenum of the Administrative Court of the last resort of Ukraine on June 25, 2009 No. 1 "On the case law dealing with disputes concerning refugee status and those who require additional or temporary protection, forced return and the forced deportation of a foreigner or a stateless person from Ukraine and disputes relating of stay of foreigners and stateless persons in Ukraine" (as amended on March 16, 2012)

Resolution of Higher Administrative Court of Ukraine On the case law of dispute examination in respect of the status of refugee expulsion of an alien or a stateless person from Ukraine and disputes related to stay of an alien or a stateless person in Ukraine of 25 June 2009 outdated

Resolution of the Supreme Court of Ukraine "On some questions of the law governing the procedure and length of detention (arrest) people in addressing issues related to extradition" (dated October 8, 2004)

 

13. The Issues of medical assistance

The Law of Ukraine "Basic Law of Ukraine on Health Care" (19.11.1992)

The Law of Ukraine "On emergency medical care" (05.07.2012)

The Law of Ukraine "On combating tuberculosis" (05.07.2001)

Resolution N 667 "On approval of medical assistance to foreigners and stateless persons temporarily residing in the territory of Ukraine, and ceasing to be void, some of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine" (dated June 22, 2011)

The order of the MOH No. 82 "On the Procedure for compulsory medical examinations of persons on which a decision on registration documents for resolving the issue of granting refugee status" (from 04.03.2002)

 

14. The issues of integration and social protection

Decree approving the Regulation on the refugee's certificate (14.03.2012)

Decree approving the Regulation on the travel document of a refugee (14.03.2012)

The resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from March 14, 2012 of No. 199 "About approval of the Situation on the identity certificate to which temporary protection"

Provision of document of person who was granted additional protection (03/14/2012)

Regulations on the identity person who was granted temporary protection (14 March 2012)

Order of registration, issuance and renewal of refugee certificate (2005)

The Housing Code of the Ukrainian SSR, adopted on June 30, 1983:

The procedure for forming housing funds for temporary residence (2004)

Procedure for granting and using residential premises of housing funds for temporary residence (2004)

The Law of Ukraine "On the basis of social protection of homeless persons and homeless children" (06.02.2005)

The Law of Ukraine dated 26.04.2001 # 2402-III "On Protection of Childhood"

The Law of Ukraine "On Authorities and Juvenile Services and special facilities for children" (24.01.1995)

The Law "On Ensuring Organizational and Legal Conditions for Social Protection of Orphans and Children Deprived of Parental Care" (13.01.2005)

The Law of Ukraine "On Education" (05.23.1991)

The Law of Ukraine "On General Secondary Education" of 13 May 1999

The Law of Ukraine "On Vocational Education" (02.10.1998)

The Law of Ukraine "On Higher Education" (01.17.2002)

The Law of Ukraine "On Employment" from 05.07.2012

The Law of Ukraine "On Employment" (01.03.1991), invalid

The Law of Ukraine "On the Rehabilitation of the Disabled in Ukraine" (10.06.2005)

The Law of Ukraine "On Social Services" (19.06.2003)

The Law of Ukraine "On Local Government Administrations" (09.04.1999)

The Law of Ukraine "On the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea" (16.06.2011)

The Law of Ukraine "On State Assistance to Families and Children" (21.11.1992)

The Law of Ukraine "On State Social Assistance to Persons who are Not Entitled to Pension Benefits, and Disabled" of May 18, 2004

The Procedure of Granting Refugees with Financial Aid and Pension, 6 July 1998

The Cabinet of Ministers No. 605-r "On the approved plan for the integration of refugees and persons in need of additional protection in Ukrainian society for 2020" (from August 22, 2012)

The Cabinet of Ministers Instruction N 853-p "On approval of the action plan for the integration of persons granted refugee status in Ukrainian society until 2012" (dated July 22, 2009)

The Cabinet of Ministers N 653 "On approval of the plan for the integration of migrants into Ukrainian society in 2011-2015" (dated June 15, 2011)

 

15. The naturalization issues  

The Law of Ukraine "On Citizenship of Ukraine" (from January 18, 2001)

Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 215/2001 issue of the Law of Ukraine "On Citizenship of Ukraine" (from March 27, 2001)

The Order of MIA No. 715 "On approval of samples of documents submitted to establish membership citizenship of Ukraine, the citizenship of Ukraine, processing the citizenship of Ukraine termination of citizenship of Ukraine, cancellation decisions on processing the citizenship of Ukraine and logbooks" (from 08.16.2012)

The Order of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs N 185 "On approval of samples of documents submitted to establish membership citizenship of Ukraine, the citizenship of Ukraine, registration of the citizenship of Ukraine termination of the citizenship of Ukraine, cancellation decisions on processing the citizenship of Ukraine" (15.09.2006)

The Order N 1111 "On approval of registration and issuance of a temporary certificate of citizen of Ukraine" (17 July 2003)

The Order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine N 758 of 08.09.2005 "On Approval of the Procedure for registration and issuance of a temporary certificate that confirms the identity of the citizen of Ukraine"

 

16. The issues of access to information

The Law of Ukraine "On Information" (1992.10.02)

The Law of Ukraine "On Access to Public Information" (13.01.2011)

The order of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine N 583 Execution of the Law of Ukraine "On access to public information" in the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, central and local executive authorities (25.05.2011)

The Law of Ukraine "On Protection of Personal Data" (06.01.2010)

 

17. The issues of internally displaced persons

the Law "On ensuring of rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons" (dated 20.10.14), with amendments dated 24.12.2015 

The Cabinet of Ministers Order No 8-R dated 11.01.2017 On approval of the Action Plan for the implementation of certain principles of the domestic policy regarding certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts temporarily outside the control of the government

The Actions Plan for implementation of the CoM Order No 8-R dated 11.01.2017

Government introduces emergency regime in Donetsk and Luhansk regions and high alert regime throughout Ukraine

The Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No 21 dated 30 Jan 2015, On procedure of rendering of humanitarian assistance to the population of Donetsk and Luhansk regions

The Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No 637 dated 5 Nov 2014, On welfare payments to persons displaced from the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and antiterrorist operation conduct districts

The Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No 595 dated 7 November 2014 on Some issues of financing budget institutions, paying social benefits and providing financial support to individual enterprises and organizations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions

The Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No 541 dated 16 October 2014 "On the procedure of termination of entrepreneurial activities and independent professional activities by persons, who migrated from the temporarily occupied territories, upon their decision"

The Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No 535 dated 1 October 2014 "On the approval of the Procedure on the use of funds received from individuals and legal entities to provide one-time financial assistance to affected persons and persons from temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine or anti-terrorist operation area"

The Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No 509 dated 1 October 2014 "On registration of internally displaced persons from the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and anti-terrorist operation area"

The Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No 505 dated 1 October 2014 "On providing monthly targeted financial support to internally displaced persons from the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and anti-terrorist operation area to cover livelihood, including housing and utilities"

The Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No 213 dated 25 June 2014 on temporary accommodation of families displaced from Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol

The COM Resolution No 298-r dated 1.04.2014 "Approving the plan of additional measures on the temporary accommodation of the Ukrainian citizens displaced from Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol to other regions of Ukraine"

Unofficial translation of the Law of Ukraine "On guaranteeing the rights and freedoms of citizens and on the legal regime on the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine" 15.04.2014  

Unofficial translation of the draft Law No 4490a-1 "On ensuring of rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons", registered with Parliament on 28.08.14

Unofficial translation of the draft Law "On protection of rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons" (modified), registered at the Parliament under No 4998 on 17.06.2014, vetoed by the President

 

18. UNHCR positions and comments on legislation

UNHCR proposals to the draft Law "On amending of the Law of Ukraine "On ensuring of rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons "

July 2013 Ukraine as a country of asylum. Observations on the situation of asylum-seekers and refugees in Ukraine

Aide Memoire on Ukraine's Asylum System (20 June 2012)

UNHCR comments to the Law of Ukraine "On refugees and persons in need of complementary or temporary protection in Ukraine" (12 August 2011)

UNHCR proposals to the draft Law of Ukraine "On Amending the Law of Ukraine "On refugees and persons in need of additional or temporary protection" (April 30, 2012)

 

19. Bills relating to refugees, deported citizens, UNHCR comments and suggestions to them 

The draft Law "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Prevention and Combating discrimination in Ukraine", registered in the Parliament under No. 2342 from 19.02.2013

The draft Law "On Amending the Law of Ukraine "On Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons" (to prohibit further entry into Ukraine), registered in the Parliament under No. 2304 from 14.02.2013

The draft Law of Ukraine's accession to the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, registered in the Parliament under No. 0007 from 17.12.2012

The draft Law of Ukraine's accession to the Convention "On the Reduction of Statelessness", registered in the Parliament under No. 0006 from 17.12.2012

The draft Law "On strengthening accountability for discrimination on race, ethnic and religious grounds", registered in the Parliament under No. 1042 from 12.12.2012

The draft Law "On Amending the Law of Ukraine "On Citizenship of Ukraine" (to eliminate conflicts that allow dual citizenship), registered in the Parliament under No. 0919 from 12.12.2012

The draft Law "On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Human Rights" on national preventive mechanism, registered in the parliament under No. 11073 of 09.08.2012

The draft Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine in connection with the adoption of the Law of Ukraine "On Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons", registered in the Parliament under No.11071 from 09.08.2012

The draft Law "On Employment of Population", registered in the Parliament under No.10497-1 from 22.05.2012

  • UNHCR proposals to the Draft Law "On Employment of Population", registered in Parliament under No 10497-1 of 22.5.2012 (highlighted in the text)

The draft Law "On the Unified State Register of demographic", registered in the parliament under No. 10492 of 18.05.2012

  • UNHCR comments and proposals to the draft Law of Ukraine "On the Uniform State Register of demographic and proof of citizenship of Ukraine identity or it special status" No. 10492, passed by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on October 2, 2012

The draft Law "On Prevention and Combating discrimination in Ukraine", registered in the Parliament under No. 10468 of 14.05.2012

The draft Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Refugees and persons in need of additional or temporary protection, registered in the Parliament under No. 10428 of 05.03.2012

  • UNHCR Comments to the Draft Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Refugees and persons in need of additional or temporary protection, registered in the Parliament under No. 10428 of 05.03.2012
  • UNHCR proposals to the Draft Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine in connection with the adoption of the Law of Ukraine "On refugees and persons in need of complementary or temporary protection" (in the form of amendments to the text)

The draft Law "On the Advocacy and Advocates Activity", registered in the Parliament under No. 10424 of 28.04.2012

The draft Law "On documents of Ukraine, identity, are entitled to enter Ukraine and leaving Ukraine", registered in the Parliament under No. 10381 of 23.04.2012

The draft Law "on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine in connection with the adoption of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine" registered in Parliament under No. 9700-2 from 13.04.2012

The draft Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine (regarding the activities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Housing, other central executive bodies whose activities are directed and coordinated by relevant ministers), registered in Parliament under No. 10219 of 16.03.2012

The draft Law "On emergency medical care", registered in the Parliament under No. 10155 of 07.03.2012

The draft Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on citizenship, registered in the Parliament under No. 9728-1 from 01.02.2012

The draft Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on participation in court hearing throuh the video-conference, registered in the parliament under No. 9753 from 26.01.2012

The draft of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine registered in Parliament under No. 9700 from 13.01.2012

The draft Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine in connection with the adoption of the Law of Ukraine "On free legal aid" registered in Parliament under No. 9496 from 24.11.2011

The draft Law on Amending of  the Law of Ukraine "On the Implementation and Application of the European Court of Human Rights", registered in the Parliament under No.9458 of 15.11.2011

The draft Law on Administrative Services, registered in the Parliament under No.9435 of 09.11.2011

The draft Law on Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine on registration of residence and place of individuals in Ukraine, registered in the Parliament under No. 9289 from 13.10.2011

The draft Law "On the legal status of foreigners and stateless persons", registered in Parliament under No. 8570 from 26.05.2011

The draft Law "On refugees and persons in need of additional or temporary protection", registered in Parliament under No. 7252 from 14.10.2010

The draft Law to restore the rights of persons deported on ethnic grounds, registered in the Parliament under No. 5515 from 24.02.2010

The draft Law of Ukraine On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on migration, registered in the Parliament under No.2232 of 06.04.2009

 

20. Comments of the EU Commission on legislation of Ukraine

The second report from the European Commission on the implementation of Ukraine Action Plan on visa liberalization, 09/02/2012 (extracts)