“The introduction of brand new technologies shouldn’t be irreplaceable and compulsory. Those, who deny accepting these technologies, have to have options, - the traditional ways of one’s identification,” the message says.
Besides, it was noted that the Chamber made this decision before considering a complaint of Zhytomyr resident against the exemplary decision of the Cassation Administrative Court of the Supreme Court.
The decision of the Cassation Administrative Court did not let her refuse from ID-card due to the religious convictions and get a book passport instead.
The Chamber satisfied her complaint and canceled this decision.
Therefore, the judges obligated the State Migration Service to issue a Ukrainian passport for the citizen in the form of a book.
Earlier, in March, 2018 the Cabinet of Ministers banned to issue Ukrainian passports in a form of a book.
Earlier, the Migration Service reported 1,1 million ID-cards issued and almost 4 million biometric passports in 2017. The representatives of the service predict a complete transfer to ID-cards till 2022 in Ukraine.