Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska applied to the Prime minister of Ukraine concerning observance of rights of internally displaced persons for social protection

25/03/2016 17:40

 

In the apply it is said that from entry into force on 13/01/2016 of the Law of Ukraine "On amendments to some laws of Ukraine concerning strengthening of guarantees of observance of rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons" which amended  the Law of Ukraine "On ensuring the rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons" of 20/10/2014 (Law No. 1706) it was established, in particular, continuity of validity of the certificate of registration of  internally displaced person and cancellation of necessity of ticking by the State  migration service of Ukraine of a mark in the mentioned certificate of registration of the place of residence of displaced persons.

However, subordinate normative legal acts aren't brought into compliance that created prerequisites for ambiguous law-enforcement practice of norms of the legislation and led to violations while ensuring the rights of internally displaced persons.

As results of monitoring visits of representatives of the Secretariat of the Commissioner testify, for today structural subdivisions for social protection of the population of the Ministry of social policy carry out issue of certificates of registration of the internally displaced person according to Order of registration and issue of the certificate of registration of the internally displaced person approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers Ukraine of 01/10/2014 No. 509 which is considered as valid after ticking by the State migration service of Ukraine of a mark in mentioned certificate of registration of the place of residence of displaced persons.

At the same time, territorial subdivisions of the State migration service of Ukraine work according to provisions of the Law No. 1706, that is, without necessity for ticking by the State migration service of Ukraine of a mark in the mentioned certificate of registration of place of residence of displaced persons.

"I have to note that mentioned situation led to a suspension of pension and other social payments to internally displaced persons and uncertainty concerning their updating that roughly violates the right of this category of citizens for social protection and deprives of the only source of existence", - the Commissioner for Human Rights notes in the apply.

Considering mentioned, Ms.Valeriya Lutkovska applied to the Prime Minister to undertake measures for ensuring issue of certificates of registration of internally displaced persons according to provisions of the current law of Ukraine "On ensuring the rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons".