Ukrainian president signs law on e-communications

Ukrainian president signs law on e-communications

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed the law on electronic communications, according to the Telegram channel of the Verkhovna Rada.

According to the report, the law establishes the legal basis for activities in the field of electronic communications and the radio spectrum. It defines the powers of the state to manage and regulate these activities, as well as the rights, obligations and responsibilities of individuals and legal entities that participate in the activities or use electronic communications services.

On December 16, 2020, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, passed the law "On Electronic Communications" with the president's proposals.

Initially, the parliament adopted the law on September 30, 2020, but on October 29, the president returned the law to parliament and proposed revisions to bring its provisions into line with the Constitution, eliminate gaps and shortcomings.

On December 1, the Verkhovna Rada sent the law on electronic communications (No. 3014) to the parliament's committee on digital transformation for revision with the president's proposals.


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