Poroshenko signs law on introduction civil-military administrations in Donbas

President Petro Poroshenko signed the law of Ukraine "On the civil-military administrations" #1855.

This is stated on the official website of the Verkhovna Rada, Censor.NET reports.

"Returned with the signature of the President (Feb. 26, 2015)" the document status reads.

The law was adopted on Feb. 3. It was supported by 276 deputies. According to the document, the civil-military administrations are temporary government bodies, which operate in the territory of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions as part of the SBU anti-terrorist center. Their goal is to ensure the rule of the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, law enforcement, security and functioning of towns.

According to the law, such administrations may be created in those towns and villages where there are no local councils and local executive authorities.

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The civil-military administrations will employ personnel of the Ukrainian armed forces as well as employees who have concluded a contract with the Anti-terrorist center.

General management of civil-military administrations' activities lies with the heads of regional civil-military administrations. The management of the regional civil-military administrations in the field of civil order and security rests with the head of the Anti-terrorist center.

A number of amendments has been made. In particular, the law comes into force for a period of one year. The validity of the law may be extended by a decree of the President of Ukraine approved by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. The law loses force in the case of introduction of martial law or declaration of war in Ukraine or in separate areas of the legal regime.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n326337