President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed the law on the suspension of the fines for the uncustomed cars with the European license plates for another 90 days as the Verkhovna Rada reported.
“September 20, 2019. Returned with the sign of the president,” according to the card of the bill #1030 “On amendments of some legislative acts of Ukraine on the delay of the application of the fines for the violation of the order of the import of vehicles to the customs territory of Ukraine”.
On September 12, 2019, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine postponed the application of the fines for the owners of the cars with the European license place for 90 days.
On July 13, 2018, Verkhovna Rada supported a bill providing for increased responsibility for breaching the rules of car import to Ukraine. The document establishes a single term for sanctions for customs rules breach, - half a year since the day of detection of the violation.
On October 22, the Supreme Court of Ukraine recognized the termless use of the cars with the EU license plates imported in the regime of transit as legal. Later, the State Fiscal Service claimed that the use of the uncustomed cars is still a violation of the law.
In August 2019, Deputy Head of the President’s Office Ruslan Ryaboshapka stated that fines for owners of the vehicles with the European car plates are postponed for another three months.
The new fines were implemented for the violation of the import of the cars under customs regimes of the temporary importation and transit starting from August 22. However, the police officers do no fine the owners yet.