Ukraine To Enforce Prison Terms, Martial Law, Forced Billeting
February 12, 2015
Evasion from mobilization or civil protection service during special period punishable by up to five years in prison – law
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted amendments to the laws regarding responsibility for evasion from the civil protection service during the special period or in case of special purpose mobilization.
A total of 238 MPs voted in favor of the bill on Thursday.
According to the law, evasion from the civil protection service during the special period (excluding the rehabilitation period) or in case of special purpose mobilization is punishable by two to five years in prison.
The law also establishes that in areas subject to martial law, if requested, private persons and legal entities must provide a place to stay for army personnel and civil protection units, as well as evacuated citizens.
The law comes into effect on the day after being posted.