BP decided to legitimize the travel ban for men aged 18 to 60 during the war
At this stage, the ban is valid only on the basis of a presidential decree; there is still no corresponding law in Ukraine.
to the Verkhovna Rada imported Draft Law on Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On mobilization preparation and mobilization” and the Law of Ukraine “On the procedure for exit from Ukraine and entry into Ukraine of citizens of Ukraine”. The changes are intended to legitimize the travel ban for men aged 18 to 60 during martial law. At this stage, the ban is valid only on the basis of a presidential decree.
Exceptions to the ban, according to the bill, remain the same, that is, they can freely travel abroad during martial law (in the specified age category):
▪️ fathers of many children;
▪️ single fathers;
▪️ men recognized as disabled;
▪️students / postgraduate students / doctoral students.
The initiators of the bill are Mikhail Laba, Alexey Kuznetsov, Anatoly Ostapenko.
Recall that the Cabinet of Ministers has amended the rules for crossing the state border, allowing a number of categories of men liable for military service to leave.
Earlier it was reported that a petition to President Zelensky to lift the ban for men of military age to travel outside Ukraine gained the necessary 25,000 votes. It was published on May 18 and received the required number of signatures in three days.