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ELAW Bulletin 1/27/16
For more than 40 years, a Soviet-era chemical factory operated in the town of Kalush, 80 miles south of Lviv in western Ukraine. Factory discharges contaminated local lands with hexachlorobenzene (HCB), a persistent organic pollutant (POP) and potent carcinogen.
Law of Ukraine
On Environmental Protection
of June 25, 1995, No.1264-XXII, VVR
(Vistnik Verkhovnoi Rady [Herald of the Supreme Rada]), No.41. p.546
with amendments and additions introduced by the Law of Ukraine of May 5, 1993, No.31880XII, VVR 1993, No.26, p.277, of March 6, 1996,
No.81/96-VR, Holos Ukrainy (newspaper Voice of Ukraine) of April 9, 1996)
CRIMINAL CODE OF UKRAINE
(This Code enters into force on September 1, 2001)
Chapter VIII. CRIMINAL OFFENSES AGAINST ENVIRONMENT
Article 236. Violation of environmental safety rules
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CONSTITUTION OF UKRAINE
Adopted at the Fifth Session
of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
on 28 June 1996
THE LAW OF UKRAINE ON PUBLIC ASSOCIATIONS
The right of citizens on freedom of association is an inalienable human right, set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and is guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine. The State assists in the development of political and public involvement, creative initiative of citizens and provides equal opportunities for their associations` activity.
CHAPTER I. GENERAL PRINCIPLES