President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed the law “On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine Concerning Improving the Provision of Public (Electronic Public) Services”.
The document introduces changes to the definition of the principle of providing an electronic public service by default.
In particular, the law determines that such a principle cannot be applied to: state registration of rights to real estate, encumbrances of such rights; acts of civil status of citizens; legal entities, their symbols (in cases provided by law), public formations that do not have the status of a legal entity, and individuals – entrepreneurs.
Also, this principle does not apply to state registration of religious organizations and their structural subdivisions, all-Ukrainian trade unions, their associations, all-Ukrainian associations of employers’ organizations; separate subdivisions of foreign non-governmental organizations, representative offices, branches of foreign charitable organizations, symbols of public formations and print media and news agencies.
In addition, the principle of providing a public (electronic public) service by default cannot be applied to the registration of the charters of territorial communities, including the cities of Kiev and Sevastopol; registration of statutes of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and national branch academies of sciences; procedures for restoring the solvency of a debtor – a legal entity or declaring it bankrupt in order to satisfy the claims of creditors, as well as restoring the solvency of an individual, enforcement proceedings and compulsory execution of court decisions and decisions of other bodies (officials).
At the same time, the law stipulates that the list of cases in which the subject of the provision of electronic public services can provide electronic public services by default is established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
Earlier, the President signed decree to pardon 31 convicted defenders of Ukraine.