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  • Ministry of Social Policy: Government strengthens social guarantees for persons with disabilities
    Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, posted 26 February 2020 12:18

    The Government has approved the amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On the basics of social protection of persons with disabilities in Ukraine".

    A draft law drafted by the Ministry of Social Policy was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers at its meeting on February 26, 2020.

    "This bill is aimed at strengthening the social guarantees of persons with disabilities," stressed the Minister of Social Policy Yulia Sokolovska.

    According to the Minister, this decision will help to further integrate people with disabilities into society and improve access to infrastructure facilities.

    The draft law, in particular, provides for the priority service at any ticket office, as well as at enterprises, institutions and organizations of all forms of ownership and subordination, which engage in the provision of any services to the population.

    The Draft Law was prepared to ensure the implementation of Presidential Decree No. 875 dated December 3, 2019, "On Improving the Effectiveness of Measures in the Field of Rights of Persons with Disabilities".