President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a law on amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine concerning the documents certifying the citizenship of Ukraine aimed at liberalization from visa regime for Ukraine by the EU, according to the press service of the President.
The law №1474-VIII "On amendments to the legislative acts of Ukraine, concerning the documents certifying the citizenship of Ukraine, identity or a person's special status, aimed at liberalization from visa regime for Ukraine by the EU" was adopted by the Parliament on July 14, 2016.
"The law specifies a list of documents certifying the identity, Ukrainian citizenship or special status of the person w/o a contactless electronic chip, determines the legal status of certain categories of persons. Adoption the Act provides for amendments to the current government and departmental regulations," - the statement reads.
Expectedly, the implementation of the law, as will enable eliminating legal gaps in the legislation and bringing the Law of Ukraine "On the Unified State Register of demographic and documents that confirm the citizenship of Ukraine, person’s identity or person's special status" in line with current legislation.