About The National Police

Original Language Title: Про Національну поліцію

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The LAW of UKRAINE on the national police of (Supreme Council (BD), 2015, no. 40-41, article 379) {For police units patrol police in Kiev this law comes into force from the day of its publication-see point 1 of chapter XI} {For police units patrol police in the cities of Odessa and Lviv this law shall come into force on 20 September 2015-see point 1 of chapter XI} {amended in accordance with the laws No. 900-VIII from 23.12.2015 , VVR, 2016, no. 3, article 31 No. 901-VIII from 23.12.2015, VVR, 2016, no. 4, article 44} this law determines the legal framework for the Organization and activities of the national police of Ukraine the status of police officers, as well as the passage of the national police service in Ukraine.

Chapter I General provisions article 1. The national police of Ukraine 1. The national police of Ukraine (hereinafter-the police) is the central body of the Executive power, which serves the society by ensuring the protection of human rights and freedoms, combating crime, maintaining public security and order.

2. The activities of the police are directed and coordinated by the Cabinet of Ministers through the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in accordance with the law.

Article 2. The task of the police 1. The tasks of the police is to provide police services in the areas of: 1) ensure public safety and order;

2) protection of human rights and freedoms, as well as the interests of society and the State;

3) combating crime;

4) within the limits laid down by law, services to help persons with personal, economic, social reasons or as a result of emergency situations requiring such assistance.

Article 3. Legal basis of activity of police 1. In its activities the police is governed by the Constitution of Ukraine, international agreements of Ukraine, consent to be bound by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, this and other laws of Ukraine, acts of the President of Ukraine and decrees of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in accordance with the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, acts of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, issued in accordance with these acts of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, other regulatory legal acts.

Article 4. International police cooperation 1. Relations in the spheres of activity of police with relevant authorities of other countries and international organizations are based on international treaties, as well as the constitutive acts and the rules of international organizations, a member of which is the Ukraine.

2. Police may be directed to international organizations, foreign countries as representatives of the police in order to ensure coordination of issues that belong to the powers of the police.

3. The police may be involved to participate in international peace and security.

Article 5. Police interaction with bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government 1. The police in the course of its activities, interacting with law enforcement authorities and other public authorities, as well as local authorities in accordance with the law and other legal acts.

Chapter II PRINCIPLES of ACTIVITY of POLICE article 6. Rule of law 1. Police in its activity is guided by the principle of the rule of law, according to which man, his rights and freedoms are recognized as the highest values and determine the content and orientation of the activities of the State.

2. The principle of the rule of law is applied with regard to the practice of the European Court of human rights.

Article 7. Observance of human rights and freedoms 1. While performing its tasks the police ensures compliance with the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, as well as international agreements of Ukraine, consent to be bound by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, and promotes their implementation.

2. the restriction of rights and freedoms is permitted only on the grounds and in the manner specified in the Constitution and the laws of Ukraine, the urgent need and to the extent necessary for the performance of the tasks of the police.

3. Implement measures restricting the rights and freedoms, shall be immediately terminated if the purpose of the application of such measures is reached or there is no need to further their application.

4. A police officer under any circumstances forbidden to promote, implement, inciting or tolerating relate to any form of torture, cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment.

If following every police officer shall immediately take all possible measures for their termination and be sure to report back directly to management about the facts of torture and intentions of their application. In the case of hiding the facts of torture or other kinds of inappropriate behavior by police chief authority within 24 hours of receiving information about such facts must initiate the conduct of the official investigation and bring the perpetrators to justice.

If following the policeman is obliged to notify the authority of the pre-trial investigation, empowered to investigate relevant offences committed by police.

5. the activities of the police prevented any privileges or restrictions on the grounds of race, colour of skin, political, religious and other beliefs, sex, ethnic and social origin, property status, place of residence, linguistic or other grounds.

Article 8. The legality of 1. The police operates solely on the basis of, within the powers and in a manner established by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine.

2. A police officer is not allowed to carry out criminal or clearly illegal orders and orders.

3. Orders and orders of higher authorities, managers, officers and officials, business, political, economic or other expediency cannot be the basis for a violation of the Constitution and a policeman the laws of Ukraine.

Article 9. Openness and transparency 1. The police carries out its activity on the principles of openness and transparency within the limits defined by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine.

2. Police provides permanent informing of organs of State power and bodies of local self-government, as well as the general public about its activities in the field of the protection and defence of human rights and freedoms, combating crime, ensuring public safety and order.

3. Police provides access to public information by the owner that it is, in the order and according to the requirements defined by the law.

4. The police can publish (disseminate) information with restricted access only in cases and in the manner determined by law.

5. Normative-legal acts that regulate the activity of the police, are published on the Web portal of the central body of the police. Normative-legal acts are published with restricted access in the cases and in the manner determined by law.

6. Projects of normative legal acts concerning the rights and freedoms of the person, be sure to pass the public discussion in the manner prescribed by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

Article 10. Political neutrality 1. Police ensures the protection of rights and freedoms regardless of their political beliefs and party affiliation.

2. Police activity is independent from decisions, statements or positions of political parties and public associations.

3. In organs and departments of the police may not use any product, on which is depicted the symbolism of political parties, and conduct political activities.

4. Police officers are not allowed to express personal attitude to the activities of political parties during the execution of the authority, as well as the use of official powers for political purposes.

Article 11. Interaction with the population on the basis of partnership 1. Police activity is carried out in close cooperation and interaction with the population, territorial communities and public associations on the basis of partnership and aims to meet their needs.

2. To determine the reasons and/or conditions učinennâ offenses of planning service activity of the bodies and units of the police is carried out taking into account the specific character of the region and the problems of local communities.

3. the level of trust to the police is the main criterion of estimation of efficiency of activity of bodies and units of the police.

4. Assessment of the level of trust to the police is carried out by independent sociological services in the order determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

Article 12. Continuity 1. Police provides continuous and complete their tasks. Everyone has the right at any time to ask for help to the police or a police officer.

2. The police has the right to refuse the inspection or to postpone consideration of the appeals with respect to ensuring human rights and freedoms, legal persons, interests of the society and the State against illegal encroachments in reference to weekend, holiday or non-working day or the end of the working day.

Section III POLICE SYSTEM and the STATUS of the POLICE Article 13. Total police system 1. Police system consists of: 1) the central administrative body by the police;

2) territorial police authorities.

2. The composition of the apparatus of the central body of the police includes organizational combined units to ensure the activity of the head of the police, as well as the execution of the tasks assigned to the police.

3. In the composition of the police function: 1) criminal police;

2) patrul′na police;

3) organs of the pre-trial investigation;

4) police protection;

5) special police;

6) police special purpose.

4. In the system of police might formed research institutions and institutions.

Article 14. The central organ of the police 1. The structure of central body of police police chief approves the agreement with Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

2. Full-time painting (State) police approved by the head of the police.

3. police Estimate approved by the head of police in consultation with the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

Article 15. Territorial police authorities 1. Territorial bodies of police formed in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, oblasts, cities of Kiev and Sebastopol, districts, cities, and districts in the cities as legal persons under public law within the limit on the number of police officers and funds identified on its content.


2. Territorial bodies of police forms, floor and reorganìzovuê the Cabinet of Ministers on the proposal of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine on the basis of the proposals of the head of the police.

3. The structure of territorial police approved by the head of police in consultation with the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

4. Staff list (State) and estimates of the territorial police approve the head of police.

5. The Heads of territorial bodies of police are appointed to Office and released from Office the head of the police in consultation with the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

6. the Deputy Heads of the territorial police assigns to the posts and dismisses from Office the head of the territorial authority of the police.

7. the Director, the Deputy Head of the regional police body can be assigned to a person who: 1) corresponds to the General conditions of entry for the service in the police force;

2) has a higher full legal education;

3) has experience in the field of law not less than five years;

4) has experience in management positions of not less than one year.

{Part 7 of article 15 shall take effect from 1 January 2017 – see subparagraph 2 of paragraph 1 of section XI of this Law} Article 16. The main powers of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in dealing with the police 1. The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine: 1) provides for the formation of State policy in the sphere of ensuring public safety and order, security and protection of human rights and freedoms, interests of society and the State, as well as the provision of police services and supervises its implementation by the police;

2) provides legal regulation of the activities of the police, negotiates and submits them for consideration to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine developed by the police and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, laws, acts of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on questions of activity of police;

3) approves the strategic program activities and identifies the priority areas of the work of the police, the way the performance of the tasks assigned to it tasks, approves the plans of its work;

4) ensures the fulfillment of international agreements of Ukraine, belonging to the spheres of activity of the police;

5) ensures the keeping and use of databases (banks) data, defines the procedure for the exchange of information between the Ministry of Internal Affairs, police and other central executive bodies, whose activities are directed and coordinated by the Cabinet of Ministers through the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine;

6) decides on the allocation of budget funds, the Chief of which is the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine;

7) performs other duties in accordance with this and other laws of Ukraine.

Article 17. COP 1. A police officer is a citizen of Ukraine, who was sworn in as police, runs the service at their respective positions in the police and which was awarded the special title of police.

2. The COP has an official identity card and a special token. Samples and order the publication of official certificates and special tokens are approved by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

Article 18. The main responsibilities of the COP 1. The policeman is obliged to: 1) strictly adhere to the provisions of the Constitution, laws and other legal acts regulating the activities of the police, and the oath of the police;

2) professionally carry out their responsibilities in accordance with the regulations, officials (functional), orders the manual;

3) to respect and not to violate human rights and freedoms;

4) provide emergency, including domedičnu and medical, assistance to persons who suffered as a result of crimes, accidents, and also to persons who find themselves in a helpless state, or condition, dangerous to life or health;

5) store information with restricted access, which has become known to him in connection with the performance of official duties;

6) inform direct leader about the circumstances that prevent his further service in the police or staying at his post.

2. A police officer on the territory of Ukraine, regardless of the position he occupies, the location and time of day in the case of appeal to him any person with the application or notification of events that threaten to personal or public safety, or in the case of direct detection of such events shall take the necessary measures in order to rescue people, helping the people who need it, and notify the nearest police authority.

3. Referring to the person, or in the case of treatment of the person to a police officer, a police officer is obliged to give her last name, post, special ranks and present its request service ID, giving the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the above-mentioned information in it, keeping it out of hand.

4. Additional duties associated with the passage of the police service in the police, may be assigned to him exclusively by law.

Article 19. Types of liability of police officers 1. In the case of committing illegal acts the police bear criminal, administrative, civil and disciplinary liability according to law.

2. The grounds and procedure for bringing police to disciplinary liability, as well as applying to police promotions are determined by the disciplinary statute of the national police of Ukraine, approved by the law.

3. the State according to law to compensate damage sustained physical or legal entity decisions, action or omission of the authority or unit of the police, a policeman during them their powers.

Article 20. Uniform police 1. The police have only one uniform. Police uniform gets free of charge.

2. the samples of subjects odnostroû police approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

3. on the uniforms of the police badge is placed with a clear indication of its special badge.

Police are forbidden to shoot with odnostroû or hide the badge, as well as in any other way interfere with pročitannû information on it or fìksuvannû it by using technical means.

The policeman who performs functions in civilian clothing, must have a badge under this part, except in cases where the presence of badge prevents the holding of neglasnoï of the (search) operation.

Police special forces unit number badge Additionally indicated on the uniforms and the helmet so that it was possible to read, or hold with the help of technical means, except when such police in accordance with the decisions of the authorized persons of the police perform tasks in secrecy.

4. Membership Rules and regulations odnostroû wearing police approved by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

5. use special ranks, insignia, odnostroû and official certificate of the police by a person who is not a police officer, is prohibited and is a consequence of responsibility according to law.

Article 21. The head and Deputy Head of the police 1. Direct management by the police carries out the head of the police.

2. The head of the police appointed and dismissed from Office by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for the submission of the Prime Minister of Ukraine in accordance with the proposals of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

3. The head of the police is the first Deputy and deputies.

4. The first Deputy and Deputy Head of police are appointed to Office and released from the post of Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine for the submission of the head of the police.

5. Head and Deputy Head of the police can be assigned to a person who: 1) corresponds to the General conditions of entry for the service in the police force;

2) has a higher full legal education;

3) has experience in the field of law not less than seven years;

4) has experience as an Executive at least five years.

{Part five article 21 shall take effect from 1 January 2017 – see subparagraph 2 of paragraph 1 of section XI of this Law} Article 22. The main powers of the head of the police 1. Chief of police: 1) is headed by the police and supervises its activities, and provides performance of tasks assigned to it;

2) within the limits of competence organizes and supervises the performance of the police of the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, acts of the President of Ukraine, the acts of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, orders of ministries, as well as the orders and instructions of the Minister of internal affairs with issues that belong to the sphere of activity of the police;

3) contributes to the consideration of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine suggestions regarding maintenance of formation of State policy in the sphere of ensuring public safety and order, security and protection of human rights and freedoms, as well as the interests of society and the State, combat crime, provision of police services;

4) presents in the established order the police in its relations with other bodies of State power, bodies of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, local authorities and other organizations in Ukraine and abroad;

5) reports to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine on the implementation of tasks assigned to police tasks and powers;

6) distributes duties among his deputies;

7) signs the orders of the police;

8) cancels fully or in a separate part of the acts of the territorial police;

9) within the powers gives the order, are obligatory for execution by police, civil servants and employees of the police;

10) approves regulations about structural subdivisions of the independent police apparatus;

11) takes on the service and exempt from service, appoints and dismisses from Office of police in accordance with the provisions of this law;

12) assigns to the posts and dismisses from Office in the manner prescribed by the law and other regulations on the civil service, civil servants of the apparatus of the central body of the police;

13) takes a job and dismisses in the manner prescribed by the legislation on labor, workers of the central body of the police;

14) takes in a specific decision about encouraging and bringing to disciplinary responsibility of police officers;

15) takes in a specific legislation on the civil service order decision on encouraging and bringing to disciplinary responsibility of civil servants of the apparatus of the central body of the police;


16) takes in a specific labor law decision on encouraging and bringing to disciplinary responsibility of the employees of the police;

17) in a specific order, makes a representation about the representation of police officers, civil servants of the apparatus main body of police and police staff to celebrate with State awards of Ukraine;

18) assigns special ranks of the police under this Act;

19) sets the ranks of civil servants according to the law on the civil service;

20) makes the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine suggestions on the formation of the territorial police, which are legal entities under public law, within the limit of the number of police officers, civil servants and employees of the police and of the funds designated for its content, as well as on their liquidation, reorganization of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine;

21) forms, floor, reorganìzovuê enterprises, establishments and institutions approved by their position (statutes), in a specific order assigns to the posts and dismisses from Office their heads, carries out other powers of the management rights of State property, belonging to the police;

22) ensures compliance with the specified Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine exchange of information between the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the police;

23) takes in a specific decision on the distribution of budget funds, of which there are the police;

24) executing the powers of the head of the civil service in the body according to the law on the civil service and carries out other powers in accordance with this law.

Section IV POLICE POWERS Article 23. The main powers of the police 1. Police in accordance with the tasks assigned to it: 1) carries out preventive and prophylactic activity aimed at preventing commit crimes;

2) detects the causes and conditions that contribute to commit criminal and administrative offences, within its competence, the measures for their elimination;

3) take measures with the aim of detecting criminal, administrative offences; stops found criminal and administrative offences;

4) take measures aimed at eliminating the threats to life and health of individuals and the public safety that have arisen as a result of učinennâ criminal misdemeanor;

5) provides a timely response to the statement and notice of criminal, administrative offences or events;

6) performs the pre-trial investigation of criminal offences within the defined pìdslìdnostì;

7) identify persons, fugitives of pre-trial investigation, an investigating judge, Court, shy away from execution of criminal punishment, missing, and other persons in cases determined by law;

8) in the cases specified by law, conducts the proceedings in cases of administrative offences, the decision on the application of administrative penalties and their implementation;

9) delivers in the cases and manner specified by law, detained persons suspected of committing criminal offences, persons who have committed administrative offences;

10) takes measures to ensure public safety and order on the streets, squares, in parks, gardens, stadiums, railway stations, at airports, sea and river ports, and other public places;

11) regulates the traffic and provides control over the observance of traffic rules among its participants and pravomìrnìstû operation of vehicles on the street and road network;

12) carries out maintenance vehicles in the cases specified by law;

13) issues according to the law permits for the movement of certain categories of vehicles; in the cases specified by law, issues and negotiates the approval documents in the field of road safety;

14) take all possible measures for emergency, in particular domedičnoï and medical assistance to persons who suffered as a result of criminal or administrative offences, accidents, and also to persons who find themselves in a situation of danger to their life or health;

15) takes measures to identify persons who are not capable due to health, age or other circumstances to report information about yourself; sets the person nevpìznanim Megatron;

16) provides security taken under the protection of persons on the grounds and in the manner determined by law;

17) within its competence defined by law, carries out the control over observance of laws and other normative legal acts concerning guardianship, custody over children-orphans and children deprived of parental care, take measures to prevent child neglect, crime among children, as well as the social patronage for children who were serving sentences in the form of deprivation of liberty;

18) takes measures to prevent and halt the violence in the family;

19) provides protection of the objects of the right of State property in cases and manner specified by law and other regulations, as well as participating in the implementation of State protection;

20) performs on the contractual basis of the protection of individuals and the rights of private and communal property;

21) carries out the control over observance of the natural and legal persons of the special rules and the order of the storage and use of firearms and special means of individual protection and active defense, ammunition, explosives and materials, other items, materials and substances, which spreads the licensing system of internal affairs bodies;

22) performs in the order established by the acceptance, storage and destruction of withdrawn voluntarily donated or found firearms, gas, cold and other weapons, ammunition, ammunition, explosive substances and devices, narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances;

23) controls within its competence defined by law, compliance with the requirements of the regime of radiation safety in the specially defined area of radioactive contamination;

24) facilitates the provision under the law of the legal regime of martial law or State of emergency, an ecological emergency situation in case of their ads on the territory of Ukraine or in separate areas;

25) performs within the limits of the competence of law enforcement requests (law enforcement) other States or international organizations to the police in accordance with the law and international agreements of Ukraine.

Article 24. Additional powers police 1. Other (additional) Authority may be entrusted to the police exclusively by law.

Article 25. The powers of the police in the field of information-analytical software 1. The police carries out the information-analytical activities exclusively for the implementation of its powers defined by this law.

2. Police in the framework of the informational and analytical activities: 1) forms the base of the (banks) of data that make up the unified information system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine;

2) uses database (banks) of the data of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and other public authorities;

3) provides information search and information-analytical work;

4) provides information to interact with other bodies of State power of Ukraine, the law enforcement bodies of foreign States and international organizations.

3. The police can create their own database, necessary to ensure the daily activity of the bodies (institutions, institutions) police in the field of employment, financial, managerial relations, workflow, and interagency information-analytical system, necessary for the execution of the tasks assigned to it.

4. the activities of the police, is connected with the protection and processing of personal data is carried out on the grounds specified in the Constitution of Ukraine, law of Ukraine "on the protection of personal data", other laws of Ukraine.

Article 26. Formation of information resources the police 1. Police fills and maintains up to date database (banks) of data that make up the unified information system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, regarding: 1) of persons for which the police carry out preventive work;

2) identified criminal and administrative offences, persons who of their population, the movement of criminal proceedings; the accused, indictment that sent to the Court;

3) wanted suspects, the accused (defendants) people who shy away from serving the punishment or sentence of a court;

4) wanted the Declaration missing;

5) sets the person unidentified bodies and people who can give themselves any information in connection with the illness or minor age;

6) registered in the internal affairs of the criminal or administrative offences, events that threaten personal or public safety, emergency situations;

7) persons detained on suspicion of committing offences (administrative detention, detention in accordance with the orders of the organs of law enforcement, detention of persons, bodies of the pre-trial investigation, arrest, house arrest);

8) persons who have committed administrative offences, proceedings which is carried out by the police;

9) registered criminal and administrative corruption offences, persons who did, and the results of consideration of these offences in the courts;

10) aliens and stateless persons detained by the police for violating certain rules of stay in Ukraine;

11) license plate stolen things, values and other property that have characteristics for identification, or things associated with učinennâm offences, according to the statements of citizens;

12) stolen (lost) documents on the appeal of citizens;

13) found, deleted items and things, including prohibited or limited in circulation, as well as documents with signs of counterfeiting, which have individual (plant);

14) stolen vehicles that support in connection with the disappearance of the bezvìsnim persons identified bezgospodarnih vehicles, as well as stolen, lost license plates;

15) issued permits in the area of road safety and permits for the movement of certain categories of vehicles;


16) that is in the possession and use of natural and legal persons who granted permission for the purchase, storage, carrying, transport of weapons;

17) stolen, lost, remote found weapons, and voluntarily surrendered weapons from one that illegally stored;

18) databases that are formed in the process of implementation of operative investigation activity in accordance with the law.

2. during the filling of bases (banks) of data defined in paragraph 7 of this article, the police ensures the collection, accumulation of multimedia information (photo, video, audio) and biometric data (daktilokartki, samples of DNA).

Article 27. The use of police information resources 1. Police have direct on-line access to information and information resources of other government bodies for the obligatory observance of the law of Ukraine "on the protection of personal data".

2. information about the access to the database (the Bank) data must be captured and stored in automated data processing system, including information about the COP who got access to, and the amount of data to which access was granted.

3. Each action of the police about getting information from information resources, articles 26, 27 of this law, is fixed in a special electronic archive, which relies on information technologies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

In an electronic archive of recorded surname, name, patronymic, and a number of special police badge, the kind of information, directory, from which the otrimuvalasâ information, time, information, and other data necessary for the identification of the policeman, who received information from registers.

Article 28. Responsibility for wrongful use of information resources 1. The police are taking all measures to prevent any violations of human rights and freedoms associated with the processing of information.

2. Police are personal disciplinary, administrative and criminal responsibility for acts they committed that led to violations of human rights and freedoms associated with the processing of information.

3. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine within the limits of competence carries out the control over observance of laws and other regulatory legal acts during the formation and use of police information database (banks) of data in the manner described in articles 26, 27 of this law.

Section V POLICE MEASURES Article 29. Requirements to police the event 1. Police event is an action or complex actions of preventive or coercive, that restricts certain rights and freedoms, and is used by the police in accordance with the law to ensure the execution of the tasks assigned to the police authority.

2. A police officer of the West applies exclusively for the execution of the powers of the police. Elected police event must be legitimate, necessary, proportionate and effective.

3. Elected police West is legitimate, if it is determined by law. Police are forbidden to use any other activities than defined by the laws of Ukraine.

4. Selected police event is necessary, if the execution of the powers of the police, it is impossible to apply a different event or its application will be ineffective, as well as if this event cause least damage as the recipient of the event and others.

5. Applied a police event is proportional to the damage, caused when protected by the law of the rights and freedoms of the person or the interests of society or the State, does not exceed the benefits, for the protection of which it is applied, or created a threat of harm.

6. the Elected police event is effective if it ensures the execution of the powers of the police.

7. Police West stops if you have reached the goal of its application, if the failure to achieve the goal of the event is obvious or if there is no necessity in the further application of this event.

Article 30. Types of police measures 1. Police are to perform the task entrusted to take measures responding to offenses defined by the Code of administrative offences and Criminal procedural code of Ukraine, on the basis and in the manner determined by law.

2. The police for the protection of human rights and freedoms, the prevention of threats to public safety and order or stop their violation applies within its competence police preventive measures and measures of coercion determined by this law.

3. Police to perform the tasks assigned to it, the task can apply other measures prescribed by separate laws.

4. If the police cannot identify the external signs, he is obliged to present the face of document proving his powers.

Article 31. Preventive police measures 1. The police can apply the following preventive measures: 1) checking the documents of the person;

2) survey person;

3) surface check and review;

4) stop the vehicle;

5) the requirement to leave the place and restrict access to a specified territory;

6) restricting the movement of persons, of the vehicle or actual possession of the thing;

7) entry into a dwelling or other possessions of a person;

8) verification of compliance with requirements of permit system of internal affairs bodies;

9) application of technical equipment and technical means, which have the function of photo-and video materials, video, photo and video materials, video;

10) verification of compliance with the restrictions established by law in respect of persons who are under administrative supervision, and other categories of persons;

11) police custody.

2. During the conduct of preventive police measures, the police is obliged to inform the person about the reasons for applying to it preventive action, as well as prove to her known normative-legal acts, on the basis of which the following measures.

Article 32. Checking the documents of the person 1. A police officer has the right to require the person presenting it documents that certify the person and/or documents confirming appropriate eligible entity, in the following cases: 1) if the person has the external signs, similar to the outward signs of a person who is wanted, or the identification of missing persons;

2) if there is sufficient reason to believe that a person has committed or intends to commit an offence;

3) if the person is in the territory or facility with a special regime or in the place of implementation of the special police control;

4) if persons are the weapon, ammunition, drugs and other things, which are limited or prohibited, or for the storage, use or transportation of which permission, if you set the following rights otherwise impossible;

5) if the person is in the place of Commission of offence or accident other emergency events;

6) if external signs of a person or vehicle or person to give sufficient reason to believe that the person involved to commit offences, a vehicle can be a tool or object of the Commission of offences.

Article 33. A survey of persons 1. A police officer may interview the person if there is sufficient reason to believe that she has information necessary for the performance of police duties.

For a survey of police may request a person to police premises.

2. provision of face information is voluntary. A person may refuse to provide information. Interviewing of minors is allowed only with the involvement of parents (one of them), other legal representative or teacher.

3. Before conducting the survey person policeman explains her reason and purpose of the application of the police action, if it does not prevent the execution of police powers conferred on it by this law.

Article 34. Surface checking 1. Surface checking as a preventive policeman event is making a Visual inspection of person, carrying on the surface of the attire of a person, a special device or tool, a Visual inspection of things or the vehicle.

2. The COP for the implementation of a surface check person can stop people and/or inspect them if there is sufficient reason to believe that the person is a thing, which is prohibited or restricted by, or that is a threat to the life or health of such person or other persons.

3. Surface inspection is carried out by a police officer of the appropriate sex. In urgent cases the surface scan can any policeman only with the use of a special instrument or tool.

4. A police officer may carry out a surface check things or vehicle: 1) if there is sufficient reason to believe that the vehicle is the offender or the person whose freedom is restricted in an illegal manner;

2) if there is sufficient reason to believe that the vehicle is, the circulation of which is prohibited or restricted by, or that is a threat to the life or health of such person or other persons;

3) if there is sufficient reason to believe that the thing or conveyance is a tool for committing offences and/or is in a place where it can be committed criminal offences, to prevent any surface you want to check.

5. Surface checking things or vehicle is carried out by Visual inspection of things and/or vehicle or a Visual inspection of the salon and the trunk of the vehicle. A police officer while performing a surface inspection has the right to open the lid of the trunk and/or the door of the cabin.

6. During surface check things or vehicle must independently show police the content of personal belongings or vehicle.

7. If during the test the surface of any traces of the offence the police ensures their safety and inspection in accordance with article 237 of the criminal procedural code of Ukraine.

Article 35. Stop the vehicle 1. A police officer may stop vehicles in case of: 1) if the driver has violated the rules of the road;

2) if there are obvious signs that indicate the technical failure of the vehicle;


3) if there is information indicating the involvement of the driver or passengers of the vehicle to commit a traffic accident, criminal or administrative offences, or if there is information that indicates that the vehicle or cargo can be an object or tool učinennâ accident, criminal or administrative offences;

4) if the vehicle is wanted;

5) If you want to make a survey of the driver or passengers about the circumstances of committing the traffic accident, criminal or administrative offences, of which they are or could be;

6) If you want to attract to the driver of the vehicle to assist other participants of traffic or police officer or as a witness during the design of protocols on administrative offences or materials accidents;

7) if the authorized body of the State authorities decided to restrict or ban traffic;

8) if securing cargo on a vehicle poses a danger to other motorists;

9) violation of the procedure definition and use on a vehicle of special lighting or sound signal devices.

2. A police officer is obliged to inform the driver about the specific cause of stopping him vehicle with detailed description of a reason to stop, defined in this article.

Article 36. The requirement to leave the place and restrict access to a specified territory 1. A police officer is authorized to demand from the person (s) leave a specific place for a specific time period or to prohibit or restrict persons access to the defined territory or, if this is necessary to ensure public safety and order, protection of health and life of people for preservation and fixation of traces.

2. Police may restrict or prohibit the movement of vehicles and pedestrians on separate parts of the streets and roads in the case of detention of persons under the law, while accidents and other emergency situations, if it is necessary to ensure public safety and order, protection of health and life of people.

Article 37. The restriction of movement of a person or vehicle or the actual possession of a thing 1. The police are authorized to detain a person on the grounds, in the manner and on the terms established by the Constitution of Ukraine, Shapoval of Ukraine and the code of Ukraine on administrative offences, as well as other laws of Ukraine.

2. The countdown hold back individuals in designated for that premises is counted from the moment of its actual detention.

3. in the cases specified in part 2 of this article, the police must immediately call health care workers to the actual location of such persons, as well as, if possible, to inform family members.

4. A police officer may temporarily limit the actual possession of the thing or the movement of the vehicle to prevent danger if there is sufficient reason to believe that a thing or the vehicle may be used by a person for the purpose of infringement on their life and health or the life or health of another person, or damage to someone else's stuff. At the request of the person the policeman is obliged to inform about the reasons for the application to him of the relevant measures.

The limitation of the actual possession of a thing is made on the grounds and in the manner specified by Shapoval of Ukraine and the code of Ukraine on administrative offences.

5. limitations of the actual possession of a thing by deleting things in its actual owner, the limitations of her transfer or transportation.

The police must in writing inform your manager about the temporary restriction of the actual possession of a thing of a person, and shall compile a Protocol on the implementation of the temporary limitations of the actual possession of a thing and to this Protocol.

6. a temporary restriction of the movement of persons and the transfer or transportation of things immediately terminated if there is no need to carry out such an event.

Article 38. Entry into a dwelling or other possessions of persons 1. The police can get into a dwelling or other possessions of a person without a substantiated court decision only in urgent cases related to: 1) rescue human lives and valuable property during emergency situations;

2) direct harassment of persons suspected of committing a crime;

3) cessation of crime that threatens the lives of persons who are in the shelter or other possession.

2. Penetration of the police to the housing or other possessions of a person may not restrict her right to use their own property.

3. The application of the specified COP of the West necessarily consists of Protocol.

Article 39. Checking compliance with the requirements of permit system of internal affairs bodies 1. Police in the manner specified by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, can look at the participation of Administration (leadership) of legal entities, natural persons (including individual entrepreneurs) or their authorized representatives of a premise where there are guns, special tools, Ammo, explosives and materials, other items, materials and substances regarding the storage and use of which is determined special rules or procedure and covered by licensing system of internal affairs bodies as well as seeing the places of storage for the purpose of verifying compliance with them and the rules for their use.

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