July is here already. Ukraine, like the whole world, continues to live in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, but coronavirus is not the only thing there is.
Every month, new rules and changes come into force in the country, many of them are directly related to the daily life and well-being of Ukrainians.
Such changes will also come in July. Let's start with the main ones.
Minimum wage and pensions
From July 1, the minimum wage will once again increase in Ukraine. The situation will be as follows:
- total index per person a month – 79.6 dollars;
- for children under 6 years old – 69.8 dollars
- for children aged 6 to 18 years - 87 dollars;
- for able-bodied persons – 82.5 dollars;
- for disabled persons, - 64 dollars.
The next increase in the minimum wage is expected on December 1.
The minimum pension also increases.
As the Pension Courier agency explains, from July 1, the minimum pension in Ukraine will be 64 dollars. The social pension will also be raised to 64 dollars.
Automatic video recording of traffic rules
Deputy Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko in a recent interview with RBC-Ukraine said that starting July 1, the automatic video recording system for traffic violations in Ukraine will begin recording not only speed violations.
Now the cameras will “catch” also the driving on the red light at intersections and driving on the lane for public transport.
According to the head of the National Police Ihor Klymenko, inquiry units will start working at full capacity from July 1.
On July 1, a law that introduced a pre-trial investigation of criminal offenses in the form of a legal inquiry comes into force.
"We are starting to work, a number of measures have been taken to launch this institute, in particular the creation of full-time inquiry units. In addition, regulatory legal acts, methodological materials have been developed, and training for future investigators that will investigate more than half of all registered criminal offenses will be organized. The are over 3,700 positions for personnel of inquiry units to date.”
According to the head of the inquiry department, Oleksandr Kovtun, the most common types of criminal misconduct will be theft without qualifying signs, inflicting light bodily harm and fraud, illegal handling of drugs without a sale purpose, etc.