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 Poroshenko signs law on public registers of movable and immovable property

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko approved the law according to which the information about movable and immovable property of citizens becomes public.

Censor.NET reports citing president's press office.

The president believes the law will strengthen public control over the government, reduce corruption and strengthen the protection of property rights. The document introduces additional measures of control over persons appointed to positions of trust in the bodies of state power and local government.

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In particular, the law provides for simplification of access to information contained in the State Register of real rights on real estate, granting free access to the State Land Cadastre and the Unified State Register maintained by the Traffic Police. The law also regulates the issues of provision of information on vehicles registered in the Unified State Register.

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The draft law envisages that the information from the State Register of Rights to be provided not only on immovable property but also on the person at law. That is, one will be able to find out what apartments, houses, plots or vehicles are owned by any citizen of Ukraine by the name of a person. The information about the property will be provided with restrictions. Thus it will be impossible to find out the street where an apartment or house is situated and its number as well as vehicle's registration plate number and the exact address of the land plot.

 
 
 
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