Today, December 18, Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk participated in the inauguration of the Anti-Raiding Office being an accessible, effective, fast and transparent mechanism for the protection of ownership rights.
“The era of raiding has come to end in Ukraine. We are beginning a new phase of protecting the rights of business and citizens. The opening of an Anti-Raiding Office is a step towards achieving our goal. Protected business means investment flows, new jobs, the well-being of our citizens,” Oleksiy Honcharuk stressed.
According to him, the inauguration of the Office and the approval of the corresponding presidential laws are all the elements of a single strategy aimed to root out this phenomenon in Ukraine.
The Prime Minister told that a great deal of effort had been invested to protect the rights of legitimate owners and to reduce corruption risks. Among the achievements are a refresh of the composition of the Anti-Raiding Commission, substantial reducing of the period for considering the complaint to 5 days, and the opportunity to file an electronic complaint.
"We can clearly state that we have managed to eliminate systematic raiding in the short term," the Prime Minister emphasized and added in a three-months’s period 1064 out of 1404 complaints had been addressed and resolved, as well as 368 registrars with damaged reputation had had their access to registers blocked.
Oleksiy Honcharuk emphasized that the Anti-Raiding Office and the Anti-Raiding Commission would prolong the activities on suspending "black registrars", eliminating flaws in registers and laws, transfer of data into digital format and enhancing the reliability of authorization while making transactions.
Minister of Justice of Ukraine Denys Maliuska explained the Office's task was to respond to the complaints during 24 hours: "Everyone will receive necessary protection from the Ministry of Justice. In case of human rights violations, the State’s response will be prompt. A hotline of the Anti-Raiding Office is at the citizens’ disposal."