Print   

The Law of Ukraine #2744-VI

on amending the Code of Administrative Offences of Ukraine regarding toughening the punishment for certain offences (2010) (excerpts)

(...)

Article 173-2 'Committing domestic violence, violation of protective order, non-participation in corrective programme'


Domestic violence, i.e. any deliberate physical, psychological, or economic actions (use of physical violence without causing physical pain and bodily injuries, threats, insulting or stalking, deprivation of housing, food, clothes, other property or money to which victim has right given to him by law, etc.) which could or have resulted in damage to physical or mental health of victim, as well as breach of restraining order by person whom this order concerns and failure to attend correctional program by person who committed domestic violence –

entails imposing a fine in the amount of three up to five personal exemptions, or public works for the period of 30 up to 40 hours, or up to one month corrective labour with 20% salary deduction, or up to 5 days of administrative arrest.

The same actions committed by person against whom administrative charges were brought for committing any type of offense mentioned above during one year –

entails imposing a fine in the amount of five up to ten personal exemptions, or public works for the period of 40 up to 60 hours, or corrective labour for the term of one up to two months with 20% salary deduction, or up to 15 days of administrative arrest.

(...)