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President repeals Jan 16 laws, signs amnesty law

Posted by the Editor on January 31, 2014


News / 31 January 2014 | 15:12

President repeals Jan 16 laws, signs amnesty law

President repeals Jan 16 laws, signs amnesty law

President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych signed repeal of the laws, passed on January 16, as well as the amnesty law, ForUm learned from the President’s press office.  
Thus, the President signed the following laws:
732-VII “On Recognition of Several Laws of Ukraine Invalid”; 
733-VII “On amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On free legal assistance” (re postponement of coming into force the provisions of clause 6 of chapter VI “Final and Transitional Provisions”);
734-VII “On amendments to article 297 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (re responsibility for desecration or destruction of monuments erected in commemoration of those who fought against fascists during the Great Patriotic War – the Soviet military men-liberators, participants of the partisan movement, undergrounders, victims of fascist persecutions and peacekeepers)”; 
735-VII “On amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine re responsibility for denial and excuse of fascist crimes”; 
736- VII “On amendments to article 197 of the Tax Code of Ukraine re VAT exemption of importing natural gas into the customs territory of Ukraine”; 
737-VII “On eliminating negative consequences, preventing prosecution and punishing people in connection with events taking place during peaceful assemblies”.

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