Beneficiaries can drive a bus without limits

 It should be known, that proof of the right to use the public transport by  privileged categories, is a number of laws of Ukraine, and therefore the decision rendered by the Executive Committee LCC №115 from 03.10.2015 "On the temporary establishment of the time of validity of certificates of special categories of passengers in city vehicles" contrary to law of Ukraine and is illegal and subject to immediate cancellation!

According to Art. 8 of the Constitution of Ukraine, Ukraine recognizes  and respects the effective rule of law. The Constitution of Ukraine has the highest legal force. Laws and regulations adopted on the basis of the Constitution of Ukraine and shall conform to it. Article number 19 of the Constitution of Ukraine (hereinafter - the Constitution) provides, that public authorities and local governments and their officials are obliged to act only on the basis of within the authority and in the manner envisaged by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine.

Executive Committee LCC illegally established time limits of free travel certificates for privileged passengers travel in urban and suburban bus routes for general use, where passengers carried as normal according to the current laws of Ukraine.
Decision №115 by Lviv City Council on 03.10.2015 year is not the law (see. Art. 76 of the Constitution of Ukraine), and is arbitrarily set the rule, and hence its dwellers can not perform.

Since bus drivers have not been properly informed or deliberately violated the laws of Ukraine and representatives denied preferential categories of free travel, March 20, about 300 people gathered on the number of  beneficiaries under the walls of the Lviv City Council to conduct a full-scale demonstration near the walls of the Lviv City Council only one requirement - immediately cancel the illegal decision of the executive committee of LCC №115 "On the temporary establishment of the time of validity of certificates of special categories of passengers in city vehicles".  In a peaceful protest action the people with disabilities and their representatives took part,  militaries from ATO, persons from among the families of deceased soldiers from ATO, people with Chernobyl certificate, children and mothers with many kids and so on. Then the head of the legal department  - Payonkevych G. and the manager of  the affairs of the executive committee of the LCC -  Lytvynyuk M. assured the public, that the illegal decision on Monday, March 23, 2015 will be abolished. However, at a meeting of the executive committee of local officials led by Mayor they did not promise previously stated public position without removing illegal decision of the Executive Committee of the LCC.

Summarizing the above, it should be noted, that the right to price reductions should have in accordance with the Constitution and laws of Ukraine such types of people:
  • disabled veterans;
  • combatants;
  • a war veteran;
  • persons covered by the Law of Ukraine "On the status of war veterans, guarantees of their social protection;
  • Persons with special merits to the country and special labor Merit;
  • Victims of Nazi persecution;
  • parents of soldiers;
  • veterans of military service, veterans of internal affairs, veterans of the State Service for Special Communications, veterans of the State Fire Service, Civil Protection veterans, veterans of the State Penitentiary Service;
  • persons discharged from military service who become disabled during their military service;
  • rehabilitated citizens who have become disabled as a result of repression or pensioners;
  • liquidators of the Chernobyl accident and II categories;
  • Handicapped disease;
  • seniors who intended retirement age;
  • disabled children, children with disabilities and persons accompanying disabled group I or disabled children;
  • children of war;
  • labor veterans;
  • children from large families.
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