The Law of Ukraine

On Transport

Date of Entry info Force:
January 11, 1995

The Law of Ukraine “On Transport” determines legal, economic, organizational and social grounds of activity of transport. Thereto the Law shall not be applied to the transport which conducts transportations only on the territory of enterprises.

The unified transport system of Ukraine consists of:
  • public transport (railway, sea, river, automobile and aircraft as well as city electric transport and underground);
  • industrial railway transport;
  • departmental transport;
  • pipe transport;
  • public communications.

The Law determines:
  • the structure of railway transport and what lands refer to the lands of railway transport;
  • the structure of sea transport and what lands refer to the lands of sea transport;
  • the structure of river transport and what lands refer to the lands of river transport;
  • the structure of automobile transport and what lands refer to the lands of automobile transport and to road economy;
  • the structure of aircraft transport and what lands refer to the lands of aircraft transport;
  • the structure of town electric transport and what lands refer to the lands of town electric transport;
  • the structure of departmental transport.

The Law sets procedure of relations between enterprises of public transport and bodies of state power and local self-government. It also covers issues as regards to licensing of some types of activity in the sphere of transport.

The Law establishes rights and duties of transport enterprises as well as their responsibility.

State management in the sphere of transport shall be conducted by:
  • the Ministry of Transport of Ukraine;
  • local councils;
  • other specially authorized bodies.
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