Relatives of the Heavenly Hundred were equated to veterans of war

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on strengthening of social protection of families of the Heavenly Hundred. About it today, 23 October, reported the press service of the head of state.

As noted, the law aims to ensure an adequate level of social protection and guarantees to the families of the people who have given their lives, defending rights and freedoms, the European future of Ukraine.

The law amends paragraph 1 of part one of article 10 of the Law «On status of war veterans, guarantees of their social protection» regarding the provisions of this act regarding the provision of social benefits and guarantees (provision of privileges on payment of utilities, establishment of increases to pensions and the like) to family members of persons who perished or died as a result of wounds, injuries, contusions or other injuries of health received during participation in the Revolution of dignity.

However, the relevant provisions of the act will not apply to the families of police officers, people who served in law enforcement agencies of special purpose, internal troops, Armed forces of Ukraine and other military formations, who were killed or died owing to wounds, mutilations, contusions or other injuries of health received during the performance of official duties associated with the events of the Revolution of dignity.
The law shall enter into force one month from the date of its publication.

Recall, the Verkhovna Rada on 6 October passed a law «On amending article 10 of the Law of Ukraine «On status of war veterans, guarantees of their social protection» to strengthen social protection of families of the Heavenly Hundred».

November 21, 2014, the President appropriated a rank of the Hero of Ukraine 99 the heroes of Heavenly hundred.




Relatives of the Heavenly Hundred were equated to veterans of war 23.10.2015

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