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UKRAINIAN GOVT ALLOWS BUILDING INDIVIDUAL HOUSING WITHOUT OBTAINING CONSTRUCTION PASSPORT FOR PERIOD OF MARTIAL LAW AND WITHIN A YEAR AFTER

The Cabinet of Ministers allowed for the period of martial law and within a year after it to build individual houses and farm buildings without obtaining a construction passport for the development of a land plot, Taras Melnychuk, a representative of the Cabinet of Ministers in the Verkhovna Rada, said on his Telegram channel.
According to him, the condition is valid for individual, garden, country housing no higher than two floors and an area of up to 500 square meters.
The construction of such houses shall be carried out in accordance with urban planning documentation at the local level, and in its absence – in accordance with the intended purpose of the land.

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BUSINESS DURING MARTIAL LAW CAN CARRY OUT ACTIVITIES WITHOUT CONCLUSION OF STATE FOOD AND CONSUMER SERVICE

During martial law, businesses can carry out economic activities on a declarative basis without obtaining the conclusion of the State Food and Consumer Service.
This was announced by the European Business Association (EBA), referring to the official response of the State Food and Consumer Service to the request of the EBA.
“This week, the Association received an official letter from the State Food and Consumer Service, which states that business entities can carry out economic activities under martial law on a declarative basis by submitting a declaration on the production of economic activities to the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine without obtaining a conclusion,” the EBA reports.
In addition, the State Food and Consumer Service confirmed that the period of validity of permits, including its conclusions, is automatically extended for the period of martial law.
The EBA notes that the introduction of martial law and hostilities on the territory of the state have significantly complicated, and in some places made it impossible for entrepreneurs to obtain a number of permits.
We are talking, for example, about the conclusions of the state sanitary and epidemiological expertise, the receipt of which was a necessary condition for the sale of many types of goods, including critical ones for consumers, such as hygiene products, baby food, detergents, cosmetics, certain food products, and equipment. , others.

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UKRAINE APPROVES POWERS OF NOTARIES WHEN CERTIFYING REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS DURING MARTIAL LAW

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the powers of notaries in certifying real estate transactions during martial law, the press service of the Ministry of Justice reported.
According to the relevant resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers, notarial certification of contracts on real estate transactions is allowed only to those notaries who were included in the relevant list of persons who are allowed to carry out notarial acts in relation to valuable property during martial law.
In addition, such actions are prohibited for notaries whose workplace is located in territories where access to unified and state registers has been terminated, in particular, in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.
It is also prohibited to sell real estate within one month from the date of state registration of ownership, as well as real estate transactions by proxy.
Certification of contracts for the sale of real estate, mortgages, trusts is allowed only at the location of the property. At the same time, in Kyiv and the Kyiv region, notarial actions with real estate are allowed only for local notaries, if the property or legal entity is located in this territory, or at the registered place of residence of an individual – one of the parties to the agreement.
Such conditions will be in effect during martial law for one month after, the Ministry of Justice notes.

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CABINET OF MINISTERS OF UKRAINE APPROVES POWERS OF NOTARIES FOR REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS DURING MARTIAL LAW

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the powers of notaries in certifying real estate transactions during martial law, the press service of the Ministry of Justice reported.
According to the relevant resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers, notarial certification of contracts on real estate transactions is allowed only to those notaries who were included in the relevant list of persons who are allowed to carry out notarial acts in relation to valuable property during martial law.
In addition, such actions are prohibited for notaries whose workplace is located in territories where access to unified and state registers has been terminated, in particular, in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.
It is also prohibited to sell real estate within one month from the date of state registration of ownership, as well as real estate transactions by proxy.
Certification of contracts for the sale of real estate, mortgages, trusts is allowed only at the location of the property. At the same time, in Kyiv and the Kyiv region, notarial actions with real estate are allowed only for local notaries, if the property or legal entity is located in this territory, or at the registered place of residence of an individual – one of the parties to the agreement.
Such conditions will be in effect during martial law for one month after, the Ministry of Justice notes.

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UKRAINIAN PARLIAMENT EXTENDS MARTIAL LAW UNTIL MAY 25

The Ukrainian parliament (Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine) has extended martial law in Ukraine for another 30 days, that is, until May 25, 2022, MP Yaroslav Zhelezniak (the Holos faction) has said.
“Parliament met again today and adopted… We voted on a number of important decisions,” Zhelezniak said on his Telegram channel on Thursday.
According to him, the extension of the martial law in Ukraine is stipulated in bill No. 7300 on approval of the presidential decree on extension of the martial law in Ukraine, for which 300 MPs voted.

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MORE THAN 10,000 VULNERABLE UKRAINIAN CHILDREN EVACUATED FROM AREAS OF ACTIVE HOSTILITIES DURING MARTIAL LAW

The Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine says that more than 10,000 children from vulnerable categories have been evacuated from areas of active hostilities during martial law.
“As of today, due to active hostilities, as a result of a large-scale military invasion of Russia in Ukraine, some 10,224 children from vulnerable categories have been evacuated. Of these, some 6,548 children are orphans, children deprived of parental care and other children who are around the clock in institutional care institutions under the jurisdiction of the Health Ministry, the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Social Policy,” the ministry’s press service said.
It is noted that another 3,676 evacuated children are children from vulnerable categories who are in family forms of education: foster families, family-type orphanages, in care, guardianship, in foster families.
According to the statement, some 4,425 children have been moved within Ukraine to safe areas, of which 3,640 are children who are in institutions of institutional care, and 785 children from vulnerable categories who are in family forms of education.
However, some 5,799 children have been relocated abroad, of which 2,908 are children in institutional care and 2,891 are children from vulnerable categories who are in family forms of upbringing.
Within Ukraine, more children have been moved to Zakarpattia, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk regions. There are also children in Dnipropetrovsk, Chernivtsi, Volyn regions.
As for evacuation abroad, most of the children from vulnerable categories were accepted by Poland, Germany, Romania, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain. There are also children in France, Austria, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Greece, Belgium, Latvia, Hungary and other countries.
“All evacuated children are safe, provided with housing, food, medical and educational services,” the ministry said.

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