The Ministry of culture plans to establish Expert Council on protection of public morality

The Ministry of culture of Ukraine decided to develop and approve the personal composition of the Expert Council on protection of public morality with the aim of developing criteria for assigning products to one that is pornographic.

Such decision was accepted at meeting with participation of representatives of the Ministry of culture, heads of national creative unions, and also representatives of the Ministry of Finance and the State Committee for television and radio broadcasting, the press service of the Ministry.

During the meeting there were discussed issues of practical application of the provisions of the law of Ukraine «On protection of public morality» in terms of ensuring public control over observance of requirements of legislation in sphere of protection of public morality and artistic unions.

«The Ministry of culture addresses the need to develop a procedure for financing the activities of creative unions, entrusted with the exercise of this control, because requiring the implementation of this function, we have to ensure its implementation. However, unfortunately, from the state budget, we can Finance only the national unions, and this control imposed on all unions, and the issue must be addressed. It is also necessary to find out whether the unions perform the function of control over public morality and what they need mechanisms for the implementation of this function,» — said the first Deputy Minister of culture Svetlana Fomenko.

Recall, February 10, 2015 the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law «On amendments to the Law of Ukraine» On protection of public morality»(on state supervision)», which included the elimination of the National expert Committee on protection of public morality (NEC) as a state authority. On March 3, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed it into law.




The Ministry of culture plans to establish Expert Council on protection of public morality 19.01.2017

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