Thursday, May 5 2016 22:56 EEST
President Poroshenko signs Law to increase social protection of servicemen and members of their families
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The President of Ukraine has signed the Law of Ukraine No. 1079 - VIII 'On Amendments to Article 11 of the Law of Ukraine.' It’s known as 'On social and legal protection of servicemen and their families' and specifies principles of servicemen’s support during their treatment in health resorts.

The law was voted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on April 12, 2016.

The law specifies an implementation procedure for servicemen’s right to continue their treatment in health resorts, where they are provided with a free voucher after the previous inpatient treatment in hospitals.

According to the law, individuals who accompany the serviceman to a health resort for treatment also have the right to get a free voucher. It is suggested that the1st category disabled individuals or persons under 16 years cannot use this right.

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