Parliament strengthened the social protection of persons who care for disabled children and invalids of group I

Рада усилила соцзащиту лиц, ухаживающих за детьми-инвалидами и инвалидами I группы

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (VRU) has strengthened social protection of persons who provide care for disabled children and invalids of I group. For the corresponding bill №0933 second reading and in General voted 233 deputies.

Thus, the legislation makes a change in the part fifth of article 3 of the law of Ukraine “On state social assistance to disabled since childhood and disabled children”, according to which one of the parents, foster parents, parents-educators of family type orphanage, adoptive parents, guardian, custodian of an allowance to care for a disabled child of subgroup a, as well As a single mother (single father) allowance for caring for a disabled child is granted irrespective of the fact of work, study, service.

The adopted law shall come into force on 1 January 2017.

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