The Verkhovna Rada imposed fines for debts on child support payments and limited debtors access to public service.
Law No. 8296 On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts on Creating Economic Prerequisites for Strengthening the Protection of the Rights of the Child to Proper Content, 230 people's deputies voted.
For example, in the law on enforcement proceedings, fines were set at 20% of the amount of debt, if there was such for 12 months, 30% - for a debt over two years, 50% for debts exceeding the amount of payments for three years.
The law provides that an automated system of enforcement proceedings provides for administrative seizure of the debtor's funds in enforcement proceedings for recovery of alimony.
According to the law, those who are in arrears for child support payments for more than 6 months from the date of presentation of the enforcement document to enforced execution will not be eligible for public service of category "A" and "B".
Debtors-alimonychiki can not become a minister or an employee of the NABU
The debtor for child support for more than 6 months can not be appointed a member of the Cabinet of Ministers, such a debt will be the basis for dismissing an already active member of the Cabinet.
Legislators have expanded the list of grounds for dismissal of the director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau and to provide that this will be possible if he has a debt for child support payments for more than 12 months.
An obligatory condition for appointment to the post in the NABU will be the existence of an application on the absence of debt for the payment of child support for more than 6 months.
Candidates for prosecutors will also be required to file similar applications, and in the case of arrears they will not be able to be appointed to administrative positions.
According to the law, the candidates for the positions of the Prosecutor General, members of the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption, the head of the State Bureau of Investigation, should also not have debts for alimony payments to be appointed to the relevant positions.
The presence of a debt for 12 months will be the basis for the dismissal of the Prosecutor General from an administrative position.
Legislators obliged candidates for People's Deputies to submit applications to the Central Election Commission about the presence or absence of child support arrears.
In addition, a statement on the absence of debts for the payment of alimony will be a mandatory condition for the registration of candidates for elected office in local government.
For debts on alimony cars will be selected
The bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs will be obliged to refuse to re-register, remove the vehicle from the register for the purpose of alienating it at the request of a person who is included in the Unified Register of Debtors. After that, the Ministry of Internal Affairs will have to inform the body of the state executive service or private contractor indicated in the Unified Register of Debtors with indication of information about such vehicle.
The law also regulates the procedure for the debtor's appeal in court against the restriction of traveling abroad.
Banks will be obliged to notify the executive service about the opening and closing of accounts by individuals who are included in the Unified Register of Debtors.
In addition, the legislators provided for an administrative arrest of up to 10 days for those who shy away from serving an administrative penalty in the form of public works.
Criminal liability is also imposed in the form of deprivation of liberty for up to two years for malicious evasion of administrative penalties in the form of public benefit works.
Simplifies the child's departure abroad
One of the parents, for whom custody of the child is assigned, will independently decide on the child's departure abroad for up to one month for treatment, education and recreation. If the trip is planned for more than a month, the parent-guardian will be able to independently decide on the child's departure abroad if the second parent has an alimony debt.
However, the parent who resides separately from the child and has no debts for the payment of alimony will apply for permission from the second parent to leave the child abroad. In the absence of such permission, it is possible to obtain permission through the court to leave the child abroad without the permission of the parent-guardian.
The law will come into force one month after publication.
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