From 13 October in Ukraine came into force new amendments to the law on social and legal protection of Ukrainian soldiers and their families.
From today entered into force amendments to the law on social and legal protection of servicemen and members of their families, by strengthening appropriate protections, informs Rus.Media.
The implementation of the Law will strengthen social protection of families of persons who died after dismissal from service due to injury, contusions, mutilation or disease received in connection with the defense of the Fatherland and will give them the rights to receive one-time financial assistance that are owned by family members of deceased persons to the status of a soldier.
The law provides the right to receive one-time financial assistance to family members of persons who were killed or died as a result of disease, injury, concussion, injury during their military service, or were killed or died after dismissal from service.
Also expanded the list of grounds for obtaining a lump sum to servicemen and entitled to receive one-time financial assistance to family members of foreigners and persons without citizenship who were killed or died after dismissal from service owing to disease, injury, contusion or mutilation received during military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The relevant law was published in the newspaper “Voice of Ukraine” October 12. According to final and transitional provisions of the document, the law comes into force on the day following the day of its publication.