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8700, Horsens, Denmark
+45 2947 1278
10, Svyatoho Teodora Square
Lviv, 79019, Ukraine
+38 032 2970597

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The adoption of Law "On amendments to legislative acts of Ukraine on prevention to the occurrence and spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)" № 3219 as of 17th of March, 2020


MAIN POINTS FOR BUSINESS

Remote work and vacations for employees

It has been legalized for employees to work from home in accordance with the terms of labor contract. Also employer is able to provide vacations under employees’ consent.

Unpaid leave caused by quarantine period can be provided additionally and is not included to the 15 days period of ordinary unpaid leave according to law.

Companies and state/municipal bodies can make changes in usual working hours

It’s obligatory for the bodies and organizations which are providing public services to inform customers about such changes.

Prohibition on all scheduled inspections

It’s forbidden to carry out any scheduled inspections of business by any state authority during quarantine period.

Quarantine is recognized as “force majeure” circumstance

It is applied to the cases when quarantine impends on proper obligations fulfillment by the contractual parties. In such case “guilty” party is released from liability for non- execution or improper execution of its obligations under the contract. The time of discharging lasts till the mentioned circumstances will be eliminated.



NEW PENALTIES

A fine in the amount up to 170 000 UAH will be imposed for quarantine regime non- observance.

Criminal prosecution for violation of anti-epidemiological rules including those which have been introduced by local authorities.



FOREIGNERS’ MIGRATION ISSUE

Temporary abolishment of administrative liability for some of migration rules breaking

It’s applied for those foreigners who are unable to go outside Ukraine (for visa receiving for example) or are unable to apply to the State Migration Service of Ukraine to exchange their temporary/permanent residence permits due to quarantine period.

 

  Mentioned Law is under temporary action and will be valid for the next three months after its official publication.