The Law of Ukraine

On Amendments to the Code on Administrative Offences of Ukraine
Regarding the Responsibility for Violations in the Area of Plant Quarantine

Date of entry into force:
June 14, 2007

The present Law shall introduce amendments to Article 105 Violations of the Requirements to the Implementation of Phyto-Sanitary Measures of the Code on Administrative Offences of Ukraine No. 8073-X of December 7, 1984. These amendments shall envisage that violations of the requirements to the implementation of phyto-sanitary measures shall entail administrative responsibility in the form of the imposition of a fine:
  • on individuals from three to ten minimum tax-free personal incomes;
  • on officials from eight to fifteen minimum tax-free personal incomes.

Amendments introduced by the present Law to Article 106 of the Code on Administrative Offences of Ukraine shall establish that imports to Ukraine, exports from Ukraine, transit through the territory of Ukraine, removal from quarantine zones, or delivery to quarantine zones of objects of regulations that have not passed phyto-sanitary inspection shall entail administrative responsibility in the form of the imposition of a fine:
  • on individuals from three to ten minimum tax-free personal incomes;
  • on officials from thirteen to eighteen minimum tax-free personal incomes.

The present Law shall supplement the Code on Administrative Offences of Ukraine with a new Article 188-26. This new Article shall envisage that the failure to fulfill legal requirements of officials of bodies of the State Plant Quarantine Service of Ukraine that carry out state oversight of how the legislation on plant quarantine is adhered to, as well as the creation of obstacles for these officials to fulfill their functions and responsibilities shall entail administrative responsibility in the form of the imposition of a fine. This fine shall be imposed:
  • on individuals from one to five minimum tax-free personal incomes;
  • on officials from three to seven minimum tax-free personal incomes.

Bodies of the State Plant Quarantine Service of Ukraine shall examine cases on administrative offences related to violations of the requirements to:
  • the implementation of phyto-sanitary measures (Article 105 of the Code on Administrative Offences of Ukraine);
  • imports to Ukraine, exports from Ukraine, transit through the territory of Ukraine, removal from quarantine zones, or delivery to quarantine zones of objects of regulations that have not passed phyto-sanitary inspection (Article 106 of the Code on Administrative Offences of Ukraine);
  • the failure to fulfill legal requirements of officials of bodies of the State Plant Quarantine Service of Ukraine (Article 188-26 of the Code on Administrative Offences of Ukraine).
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