Liability for narcotic drugs use

(as of 04.03.2016) The national drug strategy till 2020 is called for humanization of anti-drug legislation, for focusing more on treatment but not on punishment for narcotic drugs use. However, this does not mean that “use” or other actions connected with narcotic, psychotropic substances or their analogues do not involve inception of juridical responsibility. According […]

Family Law. Marriage. Alimony

Family law is a branch of law governing family relations, i.e. personal and related property relations which arise between persons from a marriage, cognation, adrogation, placement in a foster family.

Obtaining registration number of the registration card of a taxpayer foreigner

Registration in the State Register – obtaining registration number of the registration card of a taxpayer foreigner Cases in which obtaining the registration number of the registration card the taxpayer (ID number), by citizen is mandatory: Employment in Ukraine; Learning in Ukraine; Obtaining residence permit in Ukraine; Registration of Ukrainian citizenship; Opening a bank account […]

A work permit

A work permit for foreign citizens in Ukraine Article 8 of the Law of Ukraine “On Legal Status of an Aliens” establishes that legal entities may employ foreign citizens only after  obtaining work permit, except  cases provided for  by the  law. Using the work of foreign citizens a permit in the manner prescribed by law […]

Obtaining permanent residence permit

Obtaining a residence permit on the territory of Ukraine offers to foreigners and stateless persons substantial advantages. One of these advantages is the fact that a foreigner or a stateless person swimmingly at any time may come to Ukraine without visa. And also there are the following advantages: The length of stay on the territory […]

Immigration Law

Immigration Law – complex of mandatory rules that set conditions and procedures for immigration to Ukraine of foreigners and stateless persons. Immigration’ shall be understood as arrival at Ukraine or stay in Ukraine of aliens and stateless individuals according to the established procedure with the purpose of the permanent residence.

Pilfreage or theft

You need to know the differences between petty theft (pilferage), which is considered as an administrative offense and theft, which entails criminal penalties. Art. 51 of the Code of Administrative Offences contains the concept of petty theft – stealing someone else’s property by theft, fraud, misappropriation or embezzlement.

Rental agreement (Tenancy)

What is necessary to know about rental agreement (tenancy)? The main provisions, governing  legal  relations  of  rental agreement (hereinafter Tenancy), are established  in Chapter 58 “ The rent” (lease),  and 59 “The rental agreement” of the Civil Code of Ukraine (hereinafter – CCU). Herewith, the requirements of the Chapter 59 of the CCU relate to […]

Consumer`s rights protection

Because of the fact that consumers (people who purchase goods and services) do not know their rights, dishonest sellers use this. To explain Your rights as a consumer and avoidance violations of Your rights, we suggest you to read the following article. According to Art.9 of the Law of Ukraine “On Protection of Consumers’” a […]