In Ukraine will introduce severe fines for the destruction and rebuilding of architectural monuments

В Украине введут суровые штрафы за разрушение и перестройку памятников архитектуры

New changes to the legislation on the protection of cultural heritage has developed in the KSCA. Fines for improper care of historical buildings in Ukraine will increase from 1700 to million.

В Украине введут суровые штрафы за разрушение и перестройку памятников архитектуры

This year the Verkhovna Rada should adopt in the second reading the bill No. 8202 “On amendments to some laws of Ukraine concerning improvement of system of protection of cultural heritage”. Under the new amendments, the penalties will increase hundreds of times. In an interview with Delo.ua Alexander told Nikora, Director of the Department of cultural heritage protection KSCA

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The bill was developed several years the specialists of the KSCA. Last year in the first reading supported the Verkhovna Rada of the VIII convocation. New changes to the legislation on the protection of cultural heritage impose large fines for the destruction and improper care of historical monuments. So if you are fine for the destruction of old buildings is a ridiculous sum of 1700 hryvnias, that after the adoption of the amendment the owner will have to pay from 500 thousand to a million hryvnia.

“We propose to make the penalty for the destruction of not only the same for natural and legal persons, but also to increase it significantly — to the level where the owners of historic buildings will already be unprofitable to bring them to destruction in the hope of building another high-rise buildings, confining them funny for a penalty in 1700 hryvnias. Provides and implementation of several new fines. I hope that will not lower the edit about the possibility of financial sanctions, and to only the identified facilities ultraslide prirovnyat thus the houses having the status of a monument” — shared Nikora.
Who is actively working to adopt new rules. “The bill is already supported in the Committee, so we look forward to its adoption by the Verkhovna Rada in the coming months. It is very important for our country. After all, we are fighting for status in a civilized European country, without respect for the historical heritage about it can not be considered. Look at Italy, Germany, Poland. They are far from us, right? There mindlessly monuments of architecture and history is not demolished, balconies on the building and new Windows in the frame do not put”, — said the Director of the Department.

Note that in November of this year, the Builder is not waiting for the final court decision in one night tore down the historic mansion on the street Lab 9-b in the Pechersky district of the capital. It is noteworthy that the court decision regarding the building which is an architectural monument and was not appointed

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