The Ministry of Justice submitted a report of its contribution to the reforms process in Ukraine. The Minister Pavlo Petrenko spoke about the results of the work.
In 2016 registration of the real estate and business was simplified. Local authorities, notaries, and accredited persons took the registration powers. Thanks to this, Ukraine has got the higher rate in the DoingBusiness 2017 in «Rgistration of business» chapter, it moved from the 30th to the 20th place.
Also, the web site “Online Justice House” was launched. There one may pay and get reissued lost documents, register a civil organization or media, etc.
The Commission on Administration of Complaints in the sphere of state registration started to work. A half of all complaints related to business about raiding attempts has already been redressed. Also, the criminal offense of raiding was introduced for all participants of illegal acts: applicants, registration officials, and beneficiaries.
The maternity clinics have already begun to issue child birth certificates. Now every fourth certificate is being issued according to the new procedure.
The pilot project “Marriage within a day” was launched in six big cities. Previously, they had to wait no less than 30 days to apply for registration of marriage.
The Free Legal Aid Bureau are being opened across Ukraine continuously. Needy citizens can receive legal consultations and benefit from the legal representation services at these offices. The territorial justice bodies reduced the number of personnel by 34%.
And finally, the reform of the penal system and the levying execution of a judgment system started.