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 Law on register of persons subject to conscription enters into force

The law on creation of the Unified State Register of persons liable for military service has entered into force.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrainski Novyny, the law was published in the official newspaper of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Holos Ukrainy on Wednesday, April 19, and came into force the day after.

The Internet-based register has a unified centralized database.

The register is owned by Ukraine's Defense Ministry and run by the General Staff of the Armed Forces.

It was designed to store personal data and service records of the persons liable for military service.

The consent of holders for processing the personal data of persons subject to military draft is not required.

The personal data includes name; date and place of birth; sex; place of residence or temporary residence; names and dates of birth of parents; passport details; certificate of disability for discharge; employment information; taxpayer ID number; digital photo of a person's face; information on trips abroad; education background.

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The service records include information on performance of military duty by a conscript and his/her military occupational specialty, the list of which is determined by the Defense Ministry.

The conscript must submit reliable information about himself to the registration agency (military enlistment office).

The Central Election Committee submits information about the citizens of Ukraine aged from 18 to 60 years to create the database.

The information on citizens not liable for military service will be deleted by the registration agency.

The creation and operation of the register is funded from the state budget and other sources not prohibited by law.

The Verkhovna Rada approved creation of the Unified State Register of persons liable for military service on March 16.
 
 
 
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