The Law of Ukraine

On Ratification of Statute and Convention of the International Telecommunication Union

Date of Entry into Force:
August 8, 1994

The Law ratifies the Statute of the International Telecommunication Union (hereinafter the Statute) and the Convention of the International Telecommunications Union (hereinafter the Convention). Statute and Convention were signed in Geneva on December 22, 1992.

Ukraine declares in the Law that it reserves the right to take any measures which it considers necessary to protect its interests, if any member of the Union does not adhere to the provisions of Statute and Convention of the International Telecommunication Union, or if forewarnings of other states threaten work of telecommunication services in Ukraine or cause increase of Ukraine's annual contribution for covering expenses of the International Telecommunication Union.

Pursuant to the Statute, the International Telecommunication Union consists of:
  • the Plenipotentiary Conference (is the supreme body of the International Telecommunication Union);
  • the Council which acts on behalf of the Plenipotentiary Conference;
  • world conferences on international telecommunications;
  • the Radio communication Sector, including world and regional radio communication conferences, radio communication assemblies and the Radio Regulations Board;
  • the Telecommunication Standardization Sector, including world telecommunication standardization conferences;
  • the Telecommunication Development Sector, including world and regional telecommunication development conferences;
  • the General Secretariat.

The Statute determines functions and authorities of the above bodies of the International Telecommunication Union.

Official and working languages of the International Telecommunication Union shall be English, Arabian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian and French.

The seat of the International Telecommunication Union is in Geneva.

Pursuant to the Statute, members of the International Telecommunication Union recognize the right of the public to send messages by means of the international service of public correspondence. The services, the charges and the safeguards shall be the same for all users in each category of correspondence without any priority or preference.
Members of the International Telecommunication Union shall take such steps as may be necessary to limit the number of frequencies and width of used spectrum to minimum to ensure satisfactory work of necessary services. With this purpose they shall introduce the best technical achievements in the shortest possible terms.
The Convention defines the procedure for activity of bodies of the International Telecommunication Union.
   
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