The Committee on law enforcement activity recommends the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to enhance the criminal liability for illicit import from Ukraine of goods of anti-epidemic purposes, as the press service of the parliament reported.
The issue is about the bill #3271.
According to the law, exporting medical masks, gowns, and gloves from Ukraine is punishable by a fine in the amount of $4,800 - $7,200 with confiscation of these goods.
The same actions committed repeatedly, or by a prior conspiracy of a group of persons, by a person previously convicted of a crime stipulated by this article, by a public officer using his official position or in a large amount - shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of $7,200 to $15,000 with confiscation of these goods.
The list of the goods of the anti-epidemic purpose, whose export is banned, are determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
This law shall enter into force on the day following the day of its publication.
As we reported, the production of a drug for the treatment of COVID-19 has officially begun in Ukraine.