Two internally displaced people regained a pension in court in Dnipro region
10:24 / 16 Feb. 2017 / 922
The Court granted two IDPs’s claims in Pavlihrad, Dnipro region, and declared illegal suspension of pension payments on the basis of the decision of the #365 Resolution of CMU.
“According to the court, the termination payment of pensions to IDPs in this case, contrary to the principles set forth in the Law of Ukraine” On Compulsory State Pension Insurance”. Any type of pensions is a form of social protection. This is determined by the content and character of the responsibilities of the State in relation to those citizens who have acquired the right to a pension “- said in a statement
According to Olga Merkulova, lawyer BF “Right to Protect”, who took the IDPs’ case, believed that change the place of residence may not be a ground for deprivation of a pensioner’s constitutional right to social protection, in this case, a pension.
The court granted the claims of both IDPs and recognized the actions of Pavlohrad Pension Fund of Ukraine illegal and ordered to resume pension payments from November 1, 2016.
Earlier, it was reported that the list of goods permitted for crossing through EECP in Donbas will be reduced.
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