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Draft
Law of Ukraine

On Introduction of Changes to the Law of Ukraine
On Public Associations

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine resolved:
I. To introduce changes to the Law of Ukraine on public associations (The Official Journal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, 1992, No. 34, p. 504; 1993, No. 46, p. 427; 1998, No. 10, p. 36; 1999, No. 26, p. 220; 2001, No. 9, p. 38; No. 44, p. 232; 2003, No. 27, p. 209; No. 30, p. 247; 2005, No. 11, p. 205; No. 51, p. 550; 2006, No. 26, p. 215), in the following wording:

Law of Ukraine
On Public Organizations

This Law determines legal and organizational basis for realization of right for freedom to association guaranteed by the Constitution of Ukraine and international agreements authorized by the Verkhovna Rada, creation of favourable conditions for establishment and activity of public associations.

SECTION I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 1. Public Organization

1. Public organization is a non-profit association created on voluntary basis and on the basis of individual membership for the purposes of realization and protection of rights and freedoms, and for satisfaction of political, economic, social, cultural and common interests of individuals.
Public organizations shall have right to voluntarily unite, conclude agreements on co-operation and mutual aid for the purposes of joint fulfilment of its tasks, protection and representation of common lawful interests.
2. This Law shall apply to relations connected with establishment and activity of a public organization, association of public organizations, as well as branches and representations of non-governmental (public) organizations in Ukraine (hereinafter – public organizations).
3. This Law shall not apply to political parties, artistic unions, trade unions and their divisions, organizations of employers and their divisions, religious and cooperative organizations, as well as to other non-profit associations, the establishment and activity of which is provided by other laws.

Article 2. Restrictions for Establishment and Activity of Public Organizations.

1. Legalization is prohibited for public organizations, and activity of already existing legalized public organizations shall be prohibited by the court decision, if their purposes or actions are aimed at:
1) liquidation of Ukraine’s independence;
2) change of constitutional order through violent acts;
3) violation of sovereignty and territorial integrity of state, detriment to its security;
4) unlawful usurpation of state power;
5) popularization of war and violence;
6) kindling of ethnical, race and religious animosity;
7) violation of human rights and freedoms and public health, and
8) creation of militarized formations.

2. Activity of public organizations dissolved by a court decision shall be prohibited.

Article 3. Legislation Concerning Public Organizations.

1. Legislation on public organizations consists of the Constitution of Ukraine, the Civil Code of Ukraine, this Law and other legal acts.

SECTION II. BASIS FOR ESTABLISHMENT, ACTIVITY AND TERMINATION OF ACTIVITY OF PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS

Article 4. Principles for Establishment, Activity and Termination of Activity of Public Organizations

1. Public organizations shall be established, operate and terminate on the basis of:
Voluntary participation and secession from public organization or association of public organizations;
Equal rights of members of public organization in questions of its activity and association of public organizations (except for cases provided by this Law);
Equality of public organizations before law;
Self-governance, i.e. non-interference of other non-member persons or organizations in internal (statute) affairs of this organization;
Legitimacy, and
Publicity.
Public organizations shall be free in choice of directions and kinds of their activity.
2. Principles of establishment and termination of activity of branches and representatives of foreign non-governmental (public) organizations in Ukraine shall be determined by legislation of the country where this NGO was created.

Article 5. Basis for Relations between the State and public organizations

1. State shall create conditions for realization of rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of natural and legal persons connected with public organization’s establishment and activity, their protection from illegal infringement of rights according to national legislation on public organization’s and other laws.
2. State executive bodies and bodies of local self-governance according to rules of law shall assist legalized public organizations in realization of their right:
1) to conduct peaceful meetings;
2) to receive information necessary for realization of their purposes and tasks from state bodies, bodies of local self-governance and their officials;
3) to submit addresses (proposals, claims, inquiries) to state bodies, bodies of local self-governance and their officials and other legal persons, and to receive inquiry answer;
4) to spread freely the information concerning public organization’s activity, its concepts and purposes, which do not contradict the Constitution and Article 2 of this Law;
5) to protect other rights, freedoms and lawful interests related to realization of the right to free association
3. Any interference in activity of public organizations by state bodies and bodies of local self-governance and their officials shall be prohibited.
Any interference in activity of state bodies and bodies of local self-governance and their officials, or other public organizations by public organizations shall be prohibited.

SECTION III. THE PROCEDURE OF ESTABLISHMENT AND TERMINATION OF PUBLIC ORGANIZATION

Article 6. Founders of Public Organizations

1. Public organization can be established by:
1) citizens of Ukraine, foreigners or stateless persons with full civil capacity;
2) citizens of Ukraine, foreigners or stateless persons with partial civil capacity in cases established by law, and
3) legal persons of Ukraine or other countries.
Among founders of any public organization, except associations of public organization, there must be a natural person (or natural persons).
2. Public organizations shall be founders of associations of public organizations.
3. Legal persons – founders of a public organization – shall have the status of founders during whole period of activity of this public organization.
Legal person (as a founder) may participate in foundation meeting with right of one vote (one founder – one vote), in formation of first board management statutory bodies of public organization. Legal person (founder), participating in creation and/or activity of public organization by means of its funds and/or property, shall have right to appoint supervisory body in order to control the usage of property and funds (for the purposes determined by him). Legal person (founder) may return its funds and property in case supervisory body finds infringements of purposes and other misuse.
4. Public organizations can not be founded by:
1) bodies of state power and bodies of local self-governance, establishments and organizations fully or partially financed from state or local budgets;
2) natural persons who have no right to establish public organization;
3) public organizations prohibited by the court decision according to Articles 36, 37 of the Constitution of Ukraine and Article 2 of this Law.

Article 7. Members of public organizations

1. Members of public organizations shall be:
1) persons determined in Article 6(1) of this Law if otherwise established by the Statute of public organization;
2) minors in cases established by law.
2. The procedure of getting membership by founders of public organization and other persons shall be determined by the Statute of public organization.
Statute of public organization may provide for age, professional and other requirements for getting and secession of membership.
3. In cases determined by law or Statute, associated members (honorary members, candidates to members, etc) can participate in activity of public organization and have right of advisory vote.

Article 8. Denomination of Public Organizations

1. The full name of a public organization includes its administrative legal form and name. Public organization which includes children or under-aged persons shall contain the word “youth” or “children” in its name.
2. Public organization along with its full name may use a contracted name which shall be stated in its Statute.
3. The following shall not be used in the name:
1) Name of public organization already registered according o this Law;
2) Words or word-combinations which violate requirements of Article 2 of this Law or popularize such violations;
3) Name if such usage violates intellectual property right for commercial name, as well as mark if such usage violates intellectual property right for trademark;
4) Words “national”, “state” or their derivatives.

Article 9. Statutory Documents of Public Organizations

1. Public organizations legalized by means of state registration act on the basis of their Statutes, approved at foundation meeting of founders and members of these public organizations.
2. The decision on establishment of public organization and its branches shall be:
1) minutes on foundation meeting of founders, or authorized representatives, approving Statute, electing executive body and control body;
2) foundation agreement of association of public organizations providing for data on founder, their representatives and powers of founders on joint actions and administration of common affairs, including state  registration of association of public organizations;
3) decision of empowered body of registered public organization concerning appointment or confirmation of director of branch and approving regulations on the branch (if necessary);
4) decision of foreign non-governmental (public) organization regarding appointment or confirmation of director of branch in Ukraine as well as on approving regulations on the branch (if necessary).
3. Decision on establishment of public organization shall not be subject to notarization.
4. public organization’s Statute shall include:
1) full name;
2) purpose and tasks;
3) conditions for activity and termination of membership in this public organization;
4) conditions for announcement of general meeting of members or their representatives (limit for representation for branches, etc.), creation and activity of executive body and control body, scope of their action and procedure for decision-making;
5) competence of branches if Statute provides no regulations on branch;
6) sources of property, ownership, use and handling order for organization property;
7) procedure for introducing amendments to Statute;
8) procedure for termination of public organization and adoption of decisions with regarding its property, connected to its reorganization or liquidation.
5. Statute can provide for peculiarities of creation and activity internal and territorial structure of public organization.
6. Branches of public organization or foreign non-governmental (public) organization, except representatives, can act on the basis of regulations approved by authorized body of public organization.

Article 10. Legalization of public organizations

1. Public organizations shall be considered established after their legalization.
Legalization (official recognition) of public organizations according to the procedure established by this Law is performed with the purpose of ensuring the conditions for realization of person’s right to freedom of association only on the basis of application.
2. Legalization of public organizations shall be made by means of state registration or notice on establishment.
Legalization of branches of foreign non-governmental (public) organization registered according to legislation of other states is performed by means of their accreditation.
Specimen certificates on legalization of public organizations by way of notification on establishment and accreditation of branch of foreign non-governmental (public) organization shall be confirmed by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.
3. Ministry of Justice of Ukraine and its territorial bodies which perform state registration of public organization (hereinafter – legalization body) shall legalize public organizations.
4. Ministry of Justice of Ukraine shall perform state registration of:
1) public organizations and associations of public organizations, which provide for possibility of creation branches abroad in their foundation documents;
2) accreditation of branches of foreign non-governmental (public) organizations, registered according to the Law of other states;
3) symbols of public organizations.
5. Territorial bodies of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine legalize public organization except for those mentioned in part 4 of this Article by means of state registration or notice on their establishment according to location of public organization.
6. Branches of public organizations legalize their activity through notice on creation according to the procedure established by this Law.
7. public organizations legalized through state registration acquire status of legal person. Members of public organizations keep their status of legal persons if they were previously legalized by means of state registration.
8. Ministry of Justice of Ukraine and its territorial bodies publish lists of established public organizations in printed media.

Article 11. Public Organizations with Legal Person Status

1. Public organizations which acquired status of legal person shall be non-business associations, members of which have no right to get part of property in case of liquidation of such public organizations.
2. right to participate in public organizations shall be personal non-property right and can not be delegated to other persons.
3. In case of liquidation the property of public organization left after satisfaction of creditors’ demands shall be turned over to public organizations with similar statutory purposes. In case such public organizations are not determined or they did not accept the property offered, it becomes state property.

Article 12. State Registration of Public Organizations

1. State registration of public organizations shall be done by legalization bodies according to the Law “On State Registration of legal persons and natural persons – entrepreneurs” with regard to peculiarities established in this Law.
2. Founders or authorized by them representatives for state registration of public organizations shall submit the following to legalization body in person or send in recommended letter with the list of documents:
1) application written according to standards established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine certified by notary and containing data provided for in the Law “On the State registration of legal persons”;
2) two copies of decision on establishment of public organization.
3) Tree copies of Statute;
4) Data on founders (surname, name, middle name, date of birth, place of residence, place of work, for the founders of association – data on public organizations), head and members of executive body (name, , name, middle name, date of birth, place of residence, place of work and position in the head body);
5) Document confirming the placement of public organization
6) Document on payment of registration fee, except cases, when public organization shall be exempt from registration fee according to laws of Ukraine. Document on payment of registration fee shall be submitted after the decision on state registration of public organization.
3. Legalization body within 10 work days from the date of submission of documents provided for in part 2 of this Article shall make legal expertise of the documents, make decision on registration or refuse registration and sends a written notification regarding the decision taken.
4. Legalization body in case of absence of grounds for refusal shall enter into the General State Register of Legal Persons and Natural Persons – Entrepreneurs the data on legal person, draw up and issue certificate on state registration according to procedure provided for in the Law of Ukraine “On state registration of Legal Persons and Natural Persons – Entrepreneurs”. Together with this certificate on state registration legalization body shall return one legalized copy of Statute and one legalized copy of decision on establishment of organization (association).
5. In case of grounded refusal in state registration legalization body not later than the day following the day of taking decision shall notify in writing and send a copy of decision to a founder (founders).
6. Legalization body may prolong, but not more then for seven work days, the period for processing of documents to correct errors or inaccuracies in documents which do not infringe legislation.
7. Members of future public organization can be present (at request) during hearing concerning their case.
8. One copy of Statute and one copy of decision on establishment of organization shall be returned to the applicant with the note of legalization body together with the certificate on state registration.
9. According to the Law of Ukraine “On state registration of Legal Persons and Natural Persons – Entrepreneurs” amendments to Statute and other foundation documents of public organization shall be subject state registration.
10. Legalization body shall send information on state registration of public organization to Official Register for Public Organizations, Associations of Public Organizations and their branches (hereinafter – Official Register).

Article 13. Legalization of Public Organizations by means of Notification on Establishment

1. Founders (founders or authorized representatives) for legalization by means of notification on establishment shall submit to legislation body in person or send in recommended letter notarized application (notification on establishment0 according to the form determined for legalization procedure by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
2. Applicants submit written notification on establishment of public organization to the legalization body closest to the place of residence of any founder and on establishment of association of public organization - closest to the public organization executive body of one of the founders.
Written notification on establishment shall contain full name, purpose, date of establishment, names (official names) of founders, their identification code, names (official names) of persons authorised for performing legal acts in the name of public organisation and place of residence of such persons.
3. Legalization body within ten workdays from the day of notification on establishment conducts its legal expertise to decide whether it meets the requirements concerning the full name of public organization and provisions of Article 2 of this Law, and decides on legalization or refusal to legalize, and officially notifies the applicants about the decision taken.
4. In case of grounded refusal legalization body not later than the day following the day of taking the decision shall officially notify and send a copy of the decision to applicants.
5. Legalization body may prolong, but not more then for seven work days, the period for consideration of notification on establishment to correct errors or inaccuracies in documents which do not infringe legislation. Members of future public organization can be present (at request) during hearing concerning their case.
6. Legalization body shall send information on legalization of public organization to Official Register.
7. to get the status of legal person public organisation legalized trough official notification on establishment shall have right to ask local legalization body at any time to perform the procedure of state registration.

Article 14. Legalization of public organizations through accreditation

1. Accreditation of a branch foreign non-governmental (public) organization shall be made by the Ministry of Justice in the order established in this Article in case international agreement authorised by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
2. In order to legalise a branch of foreign NGO in Ukraine an authorized person (persons) shall submit to the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine by mail, with the list of attached documents, or in person the following documents:
1) application of form established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine;
2) copy of certificate issued by authorized body of the respective state which confirms legalization of public organization;
3) copies of foundation documents of public organization of other state;
4) decision of Statutory body of public organization on establishment of a branch or representative in Ukraine;
5) Statute (provisions) of branch or representative and power of attorney of its Head to performance of representative function, officially registered in the respective foreign country;
6) data on other persons authorized for legal actions in the name of existing branch or representative;
7) confirmation of payment for procedure of accreditation in the amount equal to registration fee;
8) confirmation of existence of permanent office of a branch and/or representative.
Documents provided for in paragraphs 2-6 of this Article shall be legalized according to the procedure established by this Law and submitted together with their notarized translations into State language.
3. The Ministry of Justice shall consider application for accreditation and supporting documents during 30 calendar days. The decision on accreditation or on refusal in accreditation of a branch of a foreign NGO is notified to applicant in writing not later then 3 days after the last day of required term for consideration of application.
4. Branches of foreign NGOs in Ukraine shall be considered legalized as of the day of their accreditation by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine. Certificate on official accreditation, according to the form established by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, shall be given to the Head of the branch of foreign NGO.
5. The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine shall include information on accreditation of a branch of a foreign NGO to Official Register.

Article 15. Refusal to Legalise Public Organization

1. Refusal in legalization shall be grounded in the following cases:
1) availability of grounds provided for in the Law of Ukraine on state registration of legal persons and natural persons – entrepreneurs;
2 availability of grounds provided for in Article 2 of this Law;
3) in case of breaching the requirements of Article 8 of this Law with regard to individual part of full name.
2. Decision on refusal to legalize shall be fully motivated and contain information about the procedure for appeal against such decision.
3. Legalization body shall publish in printed media the list of public organizations refused registration.

Article 16. State Registration of Amendments to Statutes of Public Organizations

1. Amendments to Statutes of registered public organizations shall be subject to obligatory state registration and come into force from the moment of registration by legalization authority.
The decision of authorized bodies of public organisation on amending the Statute shall be taken by the majority, not less than S votes.

2. For state registration of amendments to Statute public organization shall submit (send in recommended letter with list of attachments) to legalization body the following documents:
1) application for state registration of amendments to Statute;
2) two copies of decision on introduction of amendments to Statute;
3) copy of Statute marked as registered by state authority;
 4) three copies of amendments to Statute as separate attachments or three copies of Statute in new edition, and
5) confirmation certificate on payment of fee for state registration of amendments to Statute.
One copy of Statute in new edition and copy of decision on introduction of amendments to Statute shall be returned to applicant by the legalization body with mark on state registration of amendment to Statute.
3. In case of introduction of amendments to Statute of public organization, concerning its full name legalization body shall provide for corresponding changes to Official Register and certificate on registration of corresponding public organization.

Article 17. Official Register

1. The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine shall form the Official Register on legalized public organization in Ukraine.
2. The Official Register shall contain information on public organization legalized by means of state registration, notification on establishment, accreditation, as well as amendments to Statute concerning full name,  changing of organization’s status into “All-Ukrainian” or refusal from such change and on dissolution (liquidation) of public organization.
3. The Ministry of Justice shall adopt the standard form for Official Register.

Article 18. Procedure for Obtaining of status “All-Ukrainian” by Public Organizations and Refusal from it.

1. Public organization, legalized according to the procedure established in this Law and having branches in the majority of administrative-territorial units, mentioned in paragraph 2 of Article 133 of The Constitution of Ukraine can obtain the status of “All-Ukrainian”.
2. Public organization to get the status of “All-Ukrainian” shall submit to the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine information on its branches situated in the majority of administrative-territorial units provided for in paragraph 2 of Article 133 of the Constitution of Ukraine.
3. The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine during three workdays from the day of receiving the information shall consider the case. The decision on giving the status of “All-Ukrainian” shall be sent in writing not later than the day following the decision. Getting the status is free of charge.
4. The status of All-Ukrainian organization shall be entered in the Official Register. This procedure is free of charge.

5. Public organization to refuse from the status of All-Ukrainian shall submit an application to the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

6. Getting of or refusal from the status of All-Ukrainian shall not require introduction of any changes to Statute or re-registration of this organization.

Article 19. Secession of Public Organizations

1. Secession of public organizations shall comply with the Law of Ukraine on State Registration of Legal Persons and Natural Persons-Entrepreneurs.
Secession of public organizations may be done through merger, integration, partition, transformation or liquidation (self-liquidation, compulsory dissolution).
Public organization shall be considered ceased as of the day of entry the corresponding data in the Official Register regarding the state registration of secession of legal person.
1. Public organization shall be ceased as a result of transmission of all its property, rights and liabilities to other legal persons – assignees (merger, integration, partition or transformation), or as a result of liquidation (dissolution or compulsory dissolution).
2. Merger, integration, partition or transformation of public organizations shall comply with requirements of law and their Statutes. Legalization of their assignees shall comply with procedures established in the Law of Ukraine on State Registration of Legal Persons and Natural Persons-Entrepreneurs and this Law.
Public organizations shall not subject to reorganization into legal person – commercial undertakings or legal persons, with the purpose of receiving and sharing profit.

3. Liquidation of public organizations shall be done on the basis of decision of bodies authorized for such actions by their statutory documents or on the basis of court decision.
The decision of such authorized bodies of public organization on liquidation shall be adopted by majority not less than S votes.

Section IV. ECONOMIC ACTIVITY OF PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS

Article 20. Rights of Public Organizations
 
1. For realization of the purposes and tasks provided for in statutory documents public organizations have right to:
1) represent and protect rights and lawful interests of its members as well as other persons in state bodies;
2) act as civil law party;
3) organize mass public gatherings (meetings, mass-meetings and demonstrations, etc.);
4) give spiritual, organizational and material support of other public organizations, help to create them;
5) create establishments and organizations, realise economic activity for the purposes and tasks of public organizations;
6) establish mass media;
7) get information necessary for realization of its tasks and purposes from state bodies  and bodies of local power, and introduce proposals to bodies of state power;
8) spread information and popularize the ideas and purposes the organization seeks to achieve; and
9) participate in charitable activity.

2. Legalized public organizations enjoy other rights established by Ukrainian legislation.

Article 21. Property of Public Organizations

1. Registered public organizations shall have the right to own, enjoy and use property acquired on grounds allowed by law and statutory documents necessary for statutory activity.

Article 22. Non-commercial Economic Activity of Public Organizations

1. For the purpose of fulfilment of tasks public organizations legalized by means of state registration shall perform necessary non-profit economic activity.

2. Public organizations shall perform records management and accounting with regards to result of their work, produce statistics, provide financial accounts and statistics on its non-profit economic activity according to Law.
3. It shall be prohibited to inquire any other information or ask for statistics not provided for by law or breeching the procedure established by law.

Section V. STATE CONTROL OVER ACTIVITY OF PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS. RESPONSIBILITY FOR BREACHING LEGISLATION ON PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS

Article 23. State control over Activity of Public Organization 

1. Control over activities of public organizations shall be done by bodies of state power on the basis of, within the limits of authority and in the way provided for by laws of Ukraine.

2. The legalization body shall have right not more then once a year to monitor statutory public organizations with regard to legislation of Ukraine.
Legalization body shall monitor public organizations with regard to legislation of Ukraine according to the procedure established by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.
public organization must provide necessary documentation for the monitoring.
3. In case legislation body receives claim from a person or information from state bodies concerning legislation infringements by a public organization, representatives of legalization body shall have right to check infringements claimed by means of participation in activities of public organization, receiving necessary documents and/or explanations.
4. The decision of executive body of public organization may be reversed by a court on the basis of proposal of legalization body, a prosecutor or a member of public organization regarding alleged infringements of law or statutory documents by this decision.
5. Decisions of bodies of state power monitoring the activity can be appealed against in court according to the procedure established by law.

Article 24. Responsibility for Breaching Legislation on Public Organizations

1. Persons breaching legislation on public organizations shall bear responsibility according to laws of Ukraine.

2. Legalization body can control procedures of adoption the decision by bodies of public organization on the basis of written application of a member of corresponding organization. The ground for refusal in accepting application shall be passing of six month from the day the member got to know about or should have known about alleged infringement of his rights caused by the decision.
3. Legalization body in case of confirmed infringement of rights of the member of public organization stated in the claim, shall have right to make one of the following decisions:
 1) repeal the decision or stop actions infringing applicant’s rights;
2) officially retract the decision or information spread on its basis which impede applicant’s rights.

4. Public organisations shall be subject to the following for breaking this Law:
1) fine; or
2) compulsory dissolving of public organization.

Article 25. Fine

1. public organization shall pay fine according to a court decision at the proposal of a legalization body in case of serious or regular infringement of rights.

Article 26. Compulsory Dissolving (Liquidation) of Public Organizations

1. Court shall take a decision on compulsory dissolving (liquidation) of public organization on the territory of Ukraine at the proposal of legalization body.
2. legalization body can make such proposal in case of:
 1) activity provided for in Article 2 of this Law;
2) continuing of illegal activity after being fined according to this Law.

3. Court at the same time shall decide on cessation of public organization’s branches and printed media liquidated through compulsory dissolving.
4. legalization body within fifteen days from the day when judicial decision on compulsory dissolving (liquidation) came into power shall enter necessary changes into the Official Register  and General State Register of Legal Persons and Natural Persons – Entrepreneurs.

SECTION VI. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS

Article 27. International Relations

1. Public organizations legalized in Ukraine through state registration, according to their statutory documents can create and/or be members of foreign or international public (non-governmental) organizations, maintain direct international contacts and relations, sign corresponding agreements, and participate in activities which complies with Ukrainian legislation and statutory purposes of public organizations".

ІІ. FINAL AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

1. The Law shall enter into force on the day of its publication.

2. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine shall within six months from the day of entry into force of this Law:
1) Prepare and submit to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine its proposals concerning amendments to the laws of Ukraine in connection with the adoption of this Law;
2) adopt the normative and legal acts required by this Law and within its competence;

3) bring its normative and legal acts into conformity with this Law;
4) ensure revision and repeal by ministries and other central bodies of executive power of their normative legal acts, which contradict this Law.
3. Before other normative legal acts on public organizations and statutory documents, legalized before adoption of this Law are brought into compliance with it,  they shall be used in only in parts which do not contradict this Law.
4. Those public organizations and associations of public organizations registered before adoption of this Law and their full name or statutory documents contradict provisions of this Law during one year from the day this Law entered into force shall introduce all the necessary amendments. In this case registration fee for introduction of amendments into documents shall not be paid.