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Law of Ukraine of 15.05.2003 No. 755-IV On State Registration of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations

 

This Law shall govern the relations arising in the field of the state registration of legal entities, their branding (in the cases provided for by law), public organizations without the legal entities status, and individual entrepreneurs.

Section I
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 1. Definition of terms

1. For the purposes of this Law, the terms shall be used in the following meaning:

1) a transcript from the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations (hereinafter the transcript) is a document in an electronic or, in the case stipulated by this Law, in a hard-copy form which is created and updated based on registration actions and contains information about a legal entity or its separate division, individual entrepreneur (including about registration with the state statistics and State Fiscal Service authorities, issuing of licensing and permits) or public organization without the legal entity status;

(Clause 1, Part 1, Art. 1 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

2) an extract from the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations (hereinafter the extract) is a document in the hard-copy or electronic form which is created by the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations software based on the applicant-specified search criteria and contains data from the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations which are valid as of the date and time of extract building or as of the date and time, specified in the request, or information on the lack of such data in this register;

3) public organizations are political parties, structural divisions of political parties, public associations, local units of a public association with the status of a legal entity, labor unions, their associations, labor union organizations provided for by the labor union charter and their associations, creative unions, local units of creative unions, permanent reference tribunals, employers' organizations, their associations, separate divisions of foreign non-governmental organizations, representations, branches of foreign charity organizations;

4) state registration of legal entities, public organizations without the legal entity status, and individual entrepreneurs (hereinafter the state registration) is official recognition through certifying by the state of the fact of establishing or terminating a legal entity, public organization without the legal entity status, certifying the fact of availability of the relevant status of a public association, trade union, its organization or association, political party, employers' organization, associations of employers' organizations and their branding, certifying the fact of acquiring or withdrawing the entrepreneur status by a natural person, changes in the data contained in the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations about a legal entity and individual entrepreneur, as well as carrying out other registration actions provided for under this Law;

5) a state registrar of legal entities, individual entrepreneurs, and public organizations (hereinafter the state registrar) is a person in labor relations with a state registration subject, a notary;

6) the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations holder (hereinafter the Unified State Register holder) is the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, which takes logistical measures to ensure the operation of the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations;

7) the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations (hereinafter the Unified State Register) is a unified state information system which ensures gathering, accumulation, processing, protection, accounting, and provision of information on legal entities, individual entrepreneurs, and public organizations without the legal entity status;

8) applicant:

the founder (founders) or a person authorized thereby in the case of submitting documents for state registration of establishing a legal entity, public organization without the legal entity status;

head of a government agency, local government agency, or a person authorized thereby in the case of submitting documents for state registration of establishing a state agency, local government agency;

head of a termination commission or a person authorized thereby in the case of submitting documents for state registration of termination of a legal entity;

an authorized representative of a legal entity, public organization without the legal entity status in the case of submitting documents for other registration actions in relation to a legal entity, public organization without the legal entity status;

the Deposit Guarantee Fund in the case of submitting documents for state registration of a decision to terminate a bank due to a decision on withdrawal of a bank license and bank liquidation;

the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine and its territorial agencies in the case of submitting documents for state registration of a decision to terminate a political party, its structural division due to a court decision on canceling its registration or banning a political party;

the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine in the case of submitting documents for state registration of termination of a separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch or a foreign charity organization;

a natural person intending to become an entrepreneur or a person authorized thereby in the case of submitting documents for state registration of a natural person as an entrepreneur;

an individual entrepreneur or a person authorized thereby in the case of submitting documents for other registration actions in relation to an individual entrepreneur;

a state agency, relatives (husband, wife, parents, children, grandchildren, grandfather, grandmother, brothers, sisters) and heirs of an individual entrepreneur in the case of submitting documents for state registration of cessation of an individual entrepreneur's entrepreneurship due to death, recognition as missing, or declaring deceased;

9) an access code to the results of provided administrative state registration services (hereinafter the access code) is a unique numeric sequence from 6 to 12 symbols which is generated automatically and used for access to the results of document review through the electronic services portal for legal entities, individual entrepreneurs, and public organizations (hereinafter the electronic services portal);

10) personal area of a legal entity, another organization, and individual entrepreneur (hereinafter the personal area) is a personal page on the Internet of a legal entity, individual entrepreneur, and public organization without the legal entity status on the electronic services portal intended for submittal of documents in the electronic form for taking registration actions, unpaid access for legal entities, individual entrepreneurs, and public organizations without the legal entity status to the information on the results of review of these documents, documents contained in the registration brief of such persons in the electronic form, and information on these persons which is relevant as of the request moment or as of a specified date;

11) an electronic services portal is a web-site organized as a system-based multilevel combination of different resources and services to ensure maximum access to information and services in the field of state registration, licensing, and authorization in economic operation;

12) the tacit consent principle in state registration (hereinafter the tacit consent principle) is a principle under which the state registrar acquires the right for state registration and other registration actions without receiving the corresponding documents (except for court decisions and writs of execution) or information from state authorities per the procedure and in the cases stipulated by this Law provided the relevant state authorities have not submitted such documents or information to the state registrar within the time specified in this Law;

13) a registration brief is a set of documents in the hard-copy and/or electronic form which were submitted for registration actions;

14) a state registration subject:

the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine in the case of state registration of political parties, all-Ukrainian trade unions, their associations, all-Ukrainian associations of employers' organizations; separate divisions of foreign non-governmental organizations, representations, branches of foreign charity organizations, permanent reference tribunals founded by all-Ukrainian non-governmental organizations, all-Ukrainian creative unions, public organization branding;

(Para 2, Clause 14, Part 1, Art. 1 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

territorial agencies of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, regions, cities of Kyiv and Sevastopol in the case of state registration of primary, local, oblast, regional, and republican trade unions, their organizations and associations, structural divisions of political parties, regional (local) creative unions, territorial units of all-Ukrainian creative unions, local, oblast, republican of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Kyiv and Sevastopol municipal employers' organizations and their associations, permanent reference tribunals, public associations without the legal entity status, confirmation of the all-Ukrainian status of a public association;

(Para 3, Clause 14, Part 1, Art. 1 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 02.06.2016 No. 1403-VIII)

Para 4, Clause 14, Part 1, Art. 1 as excluded

(under the Law of Ukraine of 02.06.2016 No. 1403-VIII)

executive agencies of village, town, and city councils, Kyiv and Sevastopol city, district, city district in Kyiv and Sevastopol state administrations, notaries, accredited subjects in the case of state registration of other legal entities and individual entrepreneurs.

Executive agencies of village, town, and city councils (except for cities of oblast and/or republican in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea status) shall acquire competences starting with the state registration of other legal entities and individual entrepreneurs under this Law in the case of adopting such a decision by a relevant council.

An accredited subject may include a legal entity of public law which has labor relations with at least three state registrars and which, prior to commencement of competences in the state registration sphere, entered into:

a civil liability insurance agreement with a minimum insurance amount of one thousand minimum salaries established by law as of January 1 of the calendar year;

an agreement with another state registration subject and/or notary (if the accredited subject exercises powers only in relation to admitting and issuing of documents in the state registration sphere).

Accreditation of subjects and monitoring of such subjects' compliance with the accreditation requirements are exercised by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine per the procedure established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine;

15) a technical error is a writing or typing error, a grammatical or arithmetic error made by a state registrar during registration actions;

16) the Unified Register technical administrator (hereinafter the technical administrator) a state unitary enterprise identified by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine and referred to its management sphere which takes measures to develop, elaborate, and maintain the software for the Unified State Register, electronic services portal, and is responsible for their technical and technological support, preservation and protection of the data contained in the Unified State Register, grants, suspends, and cancels access to the Unified State Register and provides training on operating of the Register;

17) a legal entity's constituent document is a constituent act, charter, political party program, model charter, foundation agreement, personal application (memorandum), provision, etc.;

18) a desktop audit is an audit performed in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine offices based on the data of the Unified State Register alone.

(Part 1, Art. 1 as supplemented with Clause 18 under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

The term end beneficiary owner (controller) is used in the meaning provided in the Law of Ukraine On Preventing and Countering Legalization (Laundering) of Proceeds of Crime, Financing of Terrorism and Financing of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction.

2. Other terms shall be used in the meanings provided in the Economic, Civil Codes of Ukraine, and other legislative acts.

Article 2. Legislation in the field of state registration

1. Relations arising in the field of state registration shall be governed by the Constitution of Ukraine, this Law and regulatory and legal acts adopted in accordance with this Law.

2. If an international agreement, the binding nature of which was consented to by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, sets forth other regulations than those stipulated in Ukraine's legislation on state registration, the regulations of the international agreement shall be applied.

Article 3. Scope of the Law

1. This Law shall apply to the relations arising in the field of the state registration of legal entities, regardless of the organizational and legal form of ownership and subordination, their branding (in the cases provided for by law), public organizations without the legal entities status, and individual entrepreneurs.

(Part 1, Art. 3 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

2. The Law may set forth specific features of the state registration of public organizations.

Article 4. General framework of state registration

1. The state registration is based on the following principles:

1) mandatory nature of the state registration in the Unified State Register;

2) publicity of the state registration in the Unified State Register and documents used as its basis;

3) governing the relations related to the state registration and specifics of the state registration only under this Law;

4) state registration based on the application principle;

5) Clause 5, Part 1, Art. 4 as excluded

(under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

6) uniformity of the state registration methodology;

7) objectiveness, credibility, and completeness of the data in the Unified State Register;

8) entering information in the Unified State Register only on the basis of and in accordance with this Law;

9) openness and accessibility of the Unified State Register information.

2. The state registration shall be effected regardless of the location of a legal entity or natural person within the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, oblast, cities of Kyiv and Sevastopol, except for the state registration based on the documents submitted in an electronic form effected regardless of the location of a legal entity or natural person within Ukraine.

Pursuant to the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine decision, the state registration based on the documents submitted in a hard-copy form may be effected within several administrative-territorial units specified in Para 1 of this Part.

(Art. 4 as supplemented with a new Part 2 under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII, therefore Parts 2-8 shall become Parts 3-9 respectively)

3. Separation of legal entities shall necessitate the state registration of the legal entities established following the separation and the state registration of changes to the information contained in the Unified State Register on the legal entity from which the separation was made in relation to the successor legal entity. The separation shall be deemed completed from the date of the state registration of changes to the information contained in the Unified State Register on the legal entity from which the separation was made in relation to the successor legal entity.

4. Merging of legal entities shall necessitate the state registration of the newly established legal entity and the state registration of termination of the legal entities terminated by the merging. The merging shall be deemed completed from the date of the state registration of termination of the legal entities terminated by the merging.

(Part 4, Art. 4 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

5. Transformation of a legal entity shall necessitate the state registration of termination of a legal entity terminated by the transformation and the state registration of the newly established legal entity. Transformation shall be deemed completed from the date of the state registration of the newly established legal entity.

6. Division of legal entities shall necessitate the state registration of the newly established legal entities and the state registration of termination of the legal entity terminated by the division. The division shall be deemed completed from the date of the state registration of termination of the legal entity terminated by the division.

7. Absorption of legal entities shall necessitate the state registration of termination of the legal entities terminated by the absorption and the state registration of changes to the information contained in the Unified State Register in relation to legal succession of the absorbing legal entity. Absorption shall be deemed completed from the date of state registration of changes to the information contained in the Unified State Register in relation to legal succession of the absorbing legal entity.

8. An individual entrepreneur shall be devoid of the entrepreneur status from the date of the record in the Unified State Register on the state registration of cessation of this natural person's entrepreneurship.

9. Representations of foreign business entities shall be registered per the procedure set forth in the Law of Ukraine On Foreign Economic Activities.

Section II
STATE REGISTRATION AGENCIES

Article 5. System of state registration agencies

1. The system of agencies in the state registration sphere shall include:

1) Ministry of Justice of Ukraine;

2) other state registration subjects.

2. The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine shall have the following powers in the sphere of state registration:

1) development of the state policy in the state registration sphere;

2) regulatory and legal, methodological and information support in the state registration sphere;

3) coordination of the activities on the state registration of public organizations;

4) control over the activities in the state registration sphere, including by continuous monitoring of registration actions in the Unified State Register pursuant to this Law and adoption of binding decisions envisaged by this Law;

(Clause 4, Part 2, Art. 5 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

5) exercising powers of the Unified State Register holder;

6) determining of the technical administrator;

7) ensuring access to the Unified State Register for state registrars, authorized persons of the subjects of state registration of rights, other subjects pursuant to this Law and deciding on temporary suspension or canceling of such access in the cases stipulated by this Law;

(Clause 7, Part 2, Art. 5 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

8) review of complaints about decisions, acts or omission of state registrars, state registration subjects, territorial agencies of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, and adoption of binding decisions envisaged by this Law;

(Clause 8, Part 2, Art. 5 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

9) drawing protocols on administrative offenses in the cases provided for in the Code of Administrative Offenses of Ukraine;

10) interaction with state agencies, local government agencies, international organizations on the state registration issues;

11) state registration of political parties, all-Ukrainian trade unions, their associations, all-Ukrainian associations of employers' organizations, separate divisions of foreign non-governmental organizations, representations, branches of foreign charity organizations, permanent reference tribunals founded by all-Ukrainian non-governmental organizations, all-Ukrainian creative unions, public organization branding;

(Clause 11, Part 2, Art. 5 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

12) providing transcripts in a hard-copy format for applying apostille and application of apostilles thereto;

(Clause 12, Part 2, Art. 5 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

13) exercising other powers stipulated by this Law and other and legislative acts.

3. Other state registration subjects shall have the following powers:

1) ensuring:

admission of documents submitted for state registration;

state registration and taking other registration actions;

maintaining the Unified State Register and providing information therefrom;

compilation and storage of registration briefs;

(Para 5, Clause 1, Part 3, Art. 5 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

2) exercising other powers stipulated by this Law and other and legislative acts.

Accredited subjects may exercise all the powers specified in this Part or exercise powers on ensuring admission and issuance of documents in the state registration sphere based on an agreement with another state registration subject and/or a notary.

Article 6. State registrar

1. A citizen of Ukraine who has higher education, meets the qualification requirements set forth by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, and has labor relations with a state registration subject (except notaries), and a notary may be a state registrar.

2. The state registrar shall:

1) admit documents;

2) examine documents for grounds to stop review of the documents;

3) examine documents for grounds to reject the state registration;

4) take the registration action (including based on the tacit consent principle) in the absence of grounds for stopping review of documents and rejection of the state registration by entering a record in the Unified State Register;

5) maintain the Unified State Register;

6) maintain the registration briefs;

7) exercise other powers provided for in this Law.

3. The state registrar, when taking the state registration action on cessation of an individual entrepreneur's entrepreneurship due to his/her decease or declaring deceased, as well as during state registration of changes related to replacement of a legal entity's founders (members) due to the corresponding founder's (member's) decease or declaring deceased shall use the information from the State Civil Register by directly accessing it.

The information from the State Civil Register obtained by a state registrar shall be kept in the registration brief concerned.

The use of the State Civil Register shall be made by the state registrar which effects the corresponding state registration.

4. A state registrar shall not have the right to take registration actions in relation to the state registration subject, with which the state registrar has labor relations or the founder (member) of which s/he is. In this case the state registration shall be effected by another state registrar.

Para 1 of this Part on having labor relations does not apply to the state registrars who have labor relations with the executive authorities of village, town, city councils, Kyiv, Sevastopol municipal, district, city district in Kyiv and Sevastopol state administrations.

(Part 4, Art. 6 as supplemented with a new Para 2 under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII, therefore Para 2 shall become Para 3 respectively)

A state registrar shall not have the right to take registration actions in relation to himself/herself, her husband or his wife, her husband's (his wife's) or his/her own relatives (parents, children, grandchildren, grandfather, grandmother, brothers, sisters), or legal entities whose founder (member) s/he is. In this case, the state registration shall be effected by another state registrar of the relevant state registration subject.

5. Interference of any agencies, their officials, citizens, legal entities and public organizations without the legal entity status in the state registrar's operation during registration actions, except for the cases stipulated under this Law, shall be prohibited and shall be punishable under the law.

6. In the case of an armed conflict, temporary occupation, anti-terrorist operation, the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine may decide on temporary suspension of access to the Unified State Register of the state registrars operating in the respective territory (notarial precinct).

Section III
UNIFIED STATE REGISTER AND ELECTRONIC SERVICES PORTAL

Article 7. Unified State Register

1. The Unified State Register shall be set up to provide state authorities and local government agencies, as well as members of the civil law transactions with credible information about legal entities, public organizations without the legal entity status, and individual entrepreneurs from the Unified State Register.

2. The Unified State Register shall be maintained in the state language using the software developed in compliance with the state standards to ensure its compatibility and interaction with other information systems and networks that make up the information resources of the state.

3. The Unified State Register software shall ensure:

1) automated state registration process and other registration actions, and recreation of its procedures;

2) filling out and printing of the application for state registration;

3) identification of the applicants who submit documents for state registration electronically using a digital signature and means of identification of such applicants alternative to the electronic digital signature;

4) state registration based on the extraterritoriality principle;

5) control over completeness of the records entered into the Unified State Register;

6) finding connections between legal entities and their founders (members), end beneficiary owners (controllers), including the founder's end beneficiary owners (controllers), heads of legal entities, visualization of all the direct and indirect connections;

7) maintenance of the registration briefs in an electronic format and development of an electronic archive thereof;

8) transfer of information from the Unified State Register to government authorities in the cases stipulated in this Law;

9) informational interaction between the Unified State Register and information systems of the state authorities;

10) storing of information on legal entities, other organizations, and individual entrepreneurs for 75 years from the date of entering the record on the state registration of terminating a legal entity, another organization, or cessation of an individual entrepreneur's entrepreneurship;

11) data protection according to law;

12) full-scope performance of the Unified State Register database administrator's functions (data accumulation, analysis, data updating and processing, access rights, etc.);

13) effecting other operations specified in this Law.

4. The Unified State Register shall not include state secret information.

5. The Unified State Register and its software is the object of the state property rights.

Article 8. Electronic services portal

1. The electronic services portal shall ensure:

1) submittal of documents in an electronic form for state registration, licensing of economic operation types, issuance of permits;

2) control over completeness of filling out the application for state registration, licensing of economic operation types, issuance of permits;

3) revision of the review status of the documents submitted;

4) access to the information and documents stipulated in this Law;

5) publication of the results of administrative services provision;

6) generation and submittal of requests for provision of extracts in an electronic form;

7) review, copying, and printing of the transcript, extract, other documents and information from the Unified State Register;

8) payment of the administrative fee and payment for provision of information from the Unified State Register using payment systems through the Internet in the real-time mode;

9) operation of the personal area;

10) access of state authorities, including courts, National Police agencies, Prosecutor's Office agencies, Security Service of Ukraine agencies, as well as local government agencies and their officials to the information from the Unified State Register;

11) effecting other operations specified in this Law.

2. The operation procedure for the electronic services portal shall be determined by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

Article 9. Unified State Register information

1. Information about a legal entity, public organization without the legal entity status, and individual entrepreneur shall be entered in the Unified State Register based on the following:

1) corresponding applications for state registration;

2) documents submitted for other registration actions;

3) information obtained through informational interaction between the Unified State Register and information systems of the state authorities.

2. The Unified State Register shall contain the following information about a legal entity, except for the government authorities and local government agencies as legal entities:

1) legal entity's name, including abbreviated name (if available);

2) legal entity's identification code in the Unified State Register of Enterprises and Organizations of Ukraine (hereinafter the identification code);

3) organizational and legal form;

4) type of the public organization (political party, structural division of a political party; public association, local unit of a public association with the legal entity status; trade union, association of trade unions, trade union organization envisaged by the trade union charter, association of trade union organizations, employers' organization, association of employers' organizations; creative union, local unit of a creative union);

5) data on the status of a public organization;

6) central or local executive government agency which has the competence over the public law legal entity or which exercises functions related to management of the state corporate rights in the legal entity concerned;

7) purpose of the public organization operation;

8) list of the legal entity founders (members): surname, name, patronymic (if any), birth date, country of citizenship, place of residence, taxpayer's account card registration number (if available), passport series and number if the founder is a natural person; name, country of residence, location and identification code if the founder is a legal entity; notice on expiration of powers of the public organization founder due to state registration;

9) information on the legal entity's end beneficiary owner (controller), including its founder's end beneficiary owner (controller) if the founder is a legal entity (except for public organizations, barrister associations, chambers of commerce and industry, associations of apartment house co-owners, religious organizations, state authorities, local government agencies, their associations, state and communal enterprises, institutions, and organizations): surname, name, patronymic (if any), birth date, country of citizenship, series and number of Ukraine citizen's passport or foreigner's passport document, taxpayer's account card registration number (if available), birth date, as well as full name and identification code (for a resident) of the founder of the legal entity in which this person is the end beneficiary owner (controller). Where a legal entity has no legal entity's end beneficiary owner (controller), including its founder's end beneficiary owner (controller), if the founder is a legal entity, a notice shall be made on the reason of such absence.

Where the legal entity's founders are only natural persons who are legal entity's beneficiary owners (controllers), the information about the legal entity's end beneficiary owner (controller) shall not be submitted;

10) legal entity's location;

11) types of activities;

12) name of the legal entity's governing bodies;

13) information on the legal entity's head, and at the legal entity's discretion also on other persons authorized to take actions on behalf of the legal entity, including to sign contracts, submit documents for state registration, etc.: surname, name, patronymic, birth date, taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), data on any restrictions on representation of a legal entity;

14) information on the members of the governing bodies: surname, name, patronymic, birth date, position, contact telephone number and other means of communications for a public organization;

15) amount of the authorized (contributed) capital (mutual fund) and each founder's (member's) share size;

16) type of the constituent document (constituent act, charter, model charter, foundation agreement, personal application (memorandum), provision, etc.);

17) information on the constituent document followed by a public organization where a legal entity was established based on a constituent document of another public organization;

18) information for communication with a legal entity: telephone, e-mail address;

19) date and number of the record in the Unified State Register;

20) data on the legal entity's separate divisions:

separate division's identification code;

separate division's name;

separate division's location;

separate division's types of activities;

information on the separate division's head: surname, name, patronymic, position, birth date, appointment date, taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), any restrictions on representation of a legal entity;

information on the members of the governing bodies: surname, name, patronymic, birth date, position, contact telephone number and other means of communications for the separate division of a public organization;

information on belonging of the separate division of a legal entity terminated by merging, absorption, separation, or transformation to the successor legal entity;

information for communication with a separate division: telephone and e-mail address;

21) data on the public organization division with the legal entity status (local unit of a public association, local unit of a creative union, trade union organization);

22) data evidencing that a legal entity is a separate division of a public organization;

23) data evidencing that a legal entity is a structural division of a political party;

24) information on structural divisions of a political party:

type of the political party structural division (oblast, city, district organization, primary unit, another structural division);

territory, within which a political party's structural division operates, availability of the legal entity status;

date and number of a political party's governing body which certified the application for state registration of the political party's structural division;

information on the structural divisions of a political party with the legal entity status contained in Part 2 of this Article;

additional information on the political party's structural divisions without the legal entity status: date and number of the record in the Unified State Register, name (full, abbreviated (if applicable)), legalization (registration) date and registration number in the hard-copy Register of oblast, city, district organizations or other structural divisions envisioned by the party charter or in the account book of political parties' primary units, information on the structural division's head: surname, name, patronymic, information on the composition of the governing bodies, location, telephone number, information on cessation of a political party's structural division operation: date, methods (reorganization, liquidation (self-dissolution), prohibition of operation, canceling registration) and grounds for cessation of operation, grounds for discontinuing the review of documents, grounds for refusing state registration, information on canceling the registration actions, information on the state registration subject and state registrar, data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for state registration, storage location of the registration brief in the hard-copy form, data on provision of information from the Unified State Register, information on correction of errors made in the Unified State Register information;

25) legalization (registration) date and registration number in the hard-copy Register of Political Parties, Register of Associations of Citizens, Register of Creative Unions for public organizations legalized (registered) prior to this Law coming into effect;

26) data on the legal entity going through the termination process, including data about decisions on termination of a legal entity, information about the termination commission (liquidator, liquidation commission, etc.) and on the time period determined by the legal entity founders (members), court or the agency that decided on termination of the legal entity for the creditors to make their claims;

27) data on revoking the founders' (members') decision or decision by an agency authorized thereby on the legal entity termination;

28) data on the legal entity going through bankruptcy, rehabilitation, including information on the asset manager, rehabilitation manager;

29) data on the legal entities whose successor is a registered legal entity;

30) data on the successor legal entities;

31) date of adoption, coming into effect and number of the court decision used as a basis for the registration action;

(Clause 31, Part 2, Art. 9 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

32) information on prohibition of a public organization: canceling registration or prohibition of a political party, prohibition of a public association;

33) grounds for discontinuing the review of documents;

34) information on submittal of a notice to the law enforcement authorities if in doubt about authenticity of the submitted documents;

35) grounds for refusing state registration;

36) information on canceling the registration actions;

37) information on the state registration subject and state registrar;

38) data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for state registration;

39) storage location of the registration brief in the hard-copy form;

40) data on provision of information from the Unified State Register;

41) financial report on the legal entity's economic operation (except for budgetary institutions) as part of the balance and the profit and loss report in the electronic form obtained from the information system of central executive authorities exercising state policy on statistics;

42) information obtained through informational interaction between the Unified State Register and information systems of the state authorities;

43) information on the legal entity founder's (member's) decease, recognizing him/her missing or announcing deceased, information on the decease of the legal entity's head or a person authorized to take action on behalf of the legal entity;

44) data on the branding; type of the branding (party anthem, flag, logo, slogan, emblem, another type), branding description, branding image, date and number of the record in the Unified State Register, date of acknowledging the notice on the branding expiration, grounds for discontinuing the review of documents, grounds for refusing state registration, information on canceling the registration actions, information on the state registration subject and state registrar, data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for state registration, on provision of information from the Unified State Register, information on correction of the errors made in the Unified State Register information;

45) data on licensing of a business entity's economic activity type:

type of economic activity for which the license was issued;

name and identification code of the licensing agency that decided on issuing the license;

date and number of the licensing agency decision on issuing and refusal to issue the license (indicating the grounds for such a refusal);

information on the locations and means of pursuing the economic activity subject to licensing, submittal of which to the licensing agency is provided for by the terms of licensing;

grounds, date and number of the decision on license cancellation, effective date of the decision;

license issue date;

information on the licensing agency (name, location, and identification code) and name of the official who entered the record in the Unified State Register;

data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for licensing;

46) information on issuance of the permits:

object for which the permit has been issued;

name of the permit issued:

date and number of the decision on issuing a permit or notice on refusal to issue a permit (indicating grounds for the refusal);

permit expiration date (no expiry date of the permit);

date of permit issuance;

grounds, date and number of the decision on canceling a permit;

date of receiving the declaration on compliance of the business entity's facilities and resources with the legislation requirements;

date and number of the court decision on recognizing cancellation of the permit to be unjustified;

date of renewal of the permit canceled without justification;

information on the authorizing agency (name, location, and identification code) and name of the official who entered the record in the Unified State Register;

date of permit issuance;

data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for issuing of permits;

47) information on correction of errors made in the Unified State Register information.

3. The Unified State Register shall contain the following information about state authorities and local government agencies as legal entities:

1) legal entity's name, including abbreviated name (if available);

2) identification code;

3) organizational and legal form;

4) legal entity's location;

5) types of activities;

6) data on the executive order, on the basis of which a legal entity was established (except local councils and their executive committees);

7) information on the legal entity's head: surname, name, patronymic, position, date of appointment or of acquiring the powers, taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), data on any restrictions on representation of a legal entity;

8) information on the persons authorized to take actions on behalf of the legal entity, including to sign contracts, submit documents for state registration, etc.: surname, name, patronymic, birth date, taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), data on any restrictions on representation of a legal entity;

9) information for communication with a legal entity: telephone and e-mail address;

10) date and number of the record in the Unified State Register;

11) data on the legal entity's separate divisions:

separate division's identification code;

separate division's name;

separate division's location;

separate division's types of activities;

information on the separate division's head: surname, name, patronymic, position, appointment date, taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), any restrictions on representation of a legal entity;

information for communication with a separate division: telephone and e-mail address;

12) data on the legal entity going through the termination process, including data about decisions on termination of a legal entity, information about the termination commission (liquidator, liquidation commission, etc.) and on the time period determined by the agency that decided on termination of the legal entity for the creditors to make their claims;

13) data on canceling a decision of the agency that decided on termination of the legal entity;

14) data on the legal entities whose successor is a registered legal entity;

15) data on the successor legal entities;

16) date of adoption, coming into effect and number of the court decision used as a basis for the registration action;

(Clause 16, Part 3, Art. 9 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

17) grounds for discontinuing the review of documents;

18) information on submittal of a notice to the law enforcement authorities if in doubt about authenticity of the submitted documents;

19) grounds for refusing state registration;

20) information on canceling the registration actions;

21) information on the state registration subject and state registrar;

22) data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for state registration;

23) storage location of the registration brief in the hard-copy form;

24) data on provision of information from the Unified State Register;

25) information obtained through informational interaction between the Unified State Register and information systems of the state authorities;

26) information on correction of errors made in the Unified State Register information.

4. The Unified State Register shall contain the following information on the individual entrepreneur:

1) surname, first name, patronymic;

2) birth date;

3) taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number);

4) country of citizenship;

5) location (place of residence or another address for communication with the individual entrepreneur);

6) types of activities;

7) date and number of the record in the Unified State Register;

8) information for communication with an individual entrepreneur: telephone and e-mail address;

9) grounds for discontinuing the review of documents;

10) information on submittal of a notice to the law enforcement authorities if in doubt about authenticity of the submitted documents;

11) grounds for refusing state registration;

12) date of adoption, coming into effect and number of the court decision used as a basis for the registration action;

(Clause 12, Part 4, Art. 9 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

13) surname, name, patronymic, taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), assigned by the individual entrepreneur's property administrator;

14) information on the persons authorized to take actions on behalf of the individual entrepreneur, including to sign contracts, submit documents for state registration, etc.: surname, name, patronymic, birth date, taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), data on any restrictions on representation of an individual entrepreneur;

15) data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for state registration;

16) storage location of the registration brief in the hard-copy form;

17) information on the state registration subject and state registrar;

18) data on provision of information from the Unified State Register;

19) information obtained through informational interaction between the Unified State Register and information systems of the state authorities;

20) data on licensing of a business entity's economic activity type:

type of economic activity for which the license was issued;

name and identification code of the licensing agency that decided on issuing the license;

date and number of the licensing agency decision on issuing and refusal to issue the license (indicating the grounds for refusal);

information on the locations and means of pursuing the economic activity subject to licensing, submittal of which to the licensing agency is provided for by the terms of licensing;

grounds, date and number of the decision on license re-issuing, license cancellation, effective date of the decision;

license issue date;

information on the licensing agency (name, location, and identification code) and surname, name, patronymic of the official who entered the record in the Unified State Register;

data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for licensing;

21) information on permit issuance:

object for which the permit has been issued;

name of the permit issued;

date and number of the decision on issuing a permit or notice on refusal to issue a permit (indicating grounds for the refusal);

permit expiration (no expiry date of the permit);

date of permit issuance;

grounds, date and number of the decision on canceling a permit;

date of receiving the declaration on compliance of the business entity's facilities and resources with the legislation requirements;

date and number of the court decision on recognizing cancellation of the permit to be unjustified;

date of renewal of the permit canceled without justification;

information on the authorizing agency (name, location, and identification code) and surname, name, patronymic of the official who entered the record in the Unified State Register;

date of permit issuance;

data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for issuing of permits;

22) information on the individual entrepreneur's decease, recognizing him/her missing or announcing him/her deceased;

23) information on correction of errors made in the Unified State Register information.

5. The Unified State Register shall contain the following information on the state registration of public organizations without the legal entity status:

1) on public associations, trade union organizations, trade union organizations provided without the legal entity status envisaged by the charter:

name, including abbreviated name (if available);

date of establishing a public association, trade union organization;

date and number of the record in the Unified State Register;

list of the public association founders: surname, name, patronymic, birth date, country of citizenship, place of residence, taxpayer's account card registration number (if available), passport series and number if the founder is a natural person; name, country of residence, location and identification code if the founder is a legal entity; notice on expiration of powers of the public organization's founder due to state registration;

information on the public association head; information on the person (persons) authorized to represent the public association: surname, name, patronymic, birth date, position, appointment date for the head, taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), information for communication purposes: telephone and email address, data on restrictions on representation of a public association;

status of a trade union organization;

goals (objectives) of operation;

location of a public association, trade union organization;

information for communication purposes: telephone and e-mail address;

information on cessation of operation: date and grounds for a decision on cessation of operation;

date and number of the record in the Unified State Register;

type of the constituent document (if available);

grounds for discontinuing the review of documents;

grounds for refusing state registration;

information on canceling the registration actions;

information on the state registration subject and state registrar;

data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for state registration;

storage location of the registration brief in the hard-copy form;

data on provision of information from the Unified State Register;

information on correction of errors made in the Unified State Register information;

date of adoption, coming into effect and number of the court decision used as a basis for the registration action;

(Clause 1, Part 5, Art. 9 as supplemented with a paragraph under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

2) on separate divisions of foreign non-governmental organizations, representations, branches of foreign charity organizations:

full name of the separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization:

identification code;

type (separate division, branch, representation, etc.);

goals (objectives) of operation;

the head's surname, first name, patronymic;

location of the separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization;

information on the foreign non-governmental (charity) organization: full name, location, country of registration;

date of issuing the power of attorney in the name of the head of a separate entity of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, and power of attorney expiration date;

date of registration and number in the Register of Associations of Citizens (for separate divisions registered prior to January 1, 2013);

date and number of the record in the Unified State Register;

type of the constituent document (if available);

grounds for discontinuing the review of documents;

grounds for refusing state registration;

information on canceling the registration actions;

information on the state registration subject and state registrar;

data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for state registration;

storage location of the registration brief in the hard-copy form;

information obtained through informational interaction between the Unified State Register and information systems of the state authorities;

data on provision of information from the Unified State Register;

information on correction of errors made in the Unified State Register information;

information on cessation of operation: date of and grounds for the decision (foreign agency decision, foreign non-governmental organization governing body decision, court decision) on suspension of operation;

date of adoption, coming into effect and number of the court decision used as a basis for the registration action;

(Clause 2, Part 5, Art. 9 as supplemented with a paragraph under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

3) on permanent reference tribunals:

full name;

full name of the permanent reference tribunal's founder, its identification code.

permanent reference tribunal's location;

list of arbitrators: surname, name, patronymic, birth date, education, speciality, last place of work, general labor experience, professional occupation experience;

date of approving the provision, procedure on the permanent reference tribunal;

date of registration and registration number in the hard-copy Register of Permanent Reference Tribunals;

information on cessation of operation: date of and grounds for cessation of operation;

date and number of the record in the Unified State Register;

grounds for discontinuing the review of documents;

grounds for refusing state registration;

information on canceling the registration actions;

information on the state registrar;

data on publishing the results of review of the documents submitted for state registration;

storage location of the registration brief in the hard-copy form;

data on provision of information from the Unified State Register;

information on correction of errors made in the Unified State Register information;

date of adoption, coming into effect and number of the court decision used as a basis for the registration action.

(Clause 3, Part 5, Art. 9 as supplemented with a paragraph under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

6. The Unified State Register includes a Unified Register of Arbitration Administrators (asset managers, rehabilitation managers, liquidators) of Ukraine as its constituent which contains information about:

1) registration number of the record on the arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator);

2) taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number) of arbitration administrators (asset managers, rehabilitation managers, liquidators);

3) surname, name, patronymic of the arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator);

4) date and number of the qualifying commission's decision protocol on successful passing of the exam;

5) date and number of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine order on issuing a certificate for the right to pursue arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator) activities;

6) date of issuance and number of the certificate for the right to pursue arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator) activities;

7) location of the arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator) office (mailing address) and means of communication with the arbitration administrator (contract phone number, email address);

8) work experience (time in employment) in managerial positions (head or deputy head of a legal entity);

9) re-issuance of the certificate for the right to pursue arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator) activities indicating the issuance date and number of the re-issued certificate;

10) issuance of a copy of the certificate for the right to pursue arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator) activities indicating the date when the copy was issued;

11) results of audits for the arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator) compliance with the legislation on restoring debtor solvency or declaring a debtor bankrupt;

12) date and number of the protocol of the disciplinary commission decision and Ministry of Justice of Ukraine order on imposing disciplinary sanctions on the arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator);

13) date and number of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine order on cessation of the arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator) activities;

14) name of the arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator) self-regulating organization, whose members include the arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator);

15) arbitration administrator (asset manager, rehabilitation manager, liquidator) activities required to maintain the automated system specified by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine order;

16) surname, name, patronymic of the official who entered the data in the register, as well as the date and time of entering the data in the register, and the grounds for entering the data.

7. The Unified State Register shall contain electronic documents submitted for state registration.

Article 10. Status of documents and data entered in the Unified State Register

1. If the documents and data to be entered in the Unified State Register have been entered therein, such documents and data shall be deemed true and may be used in a dispute with a third party.

2. If the data to be entered in the Unified State Register are false and have been entered therein, a third party may refer to such details in a dispute as if they were true. A third party may not refer to them in a dispute if it knew or could know that such data were false.

3. If the data to be entered in the Unified State Register has not been entered therein, it may not be used in a dispute with a third party, unless the third party knew or could know of this data.

4. The data contained in the Unified State Register shall be used for identification of a legal entity or its separate division, public organization without the legal entity status, individual entrepreneur, including during their economic activities and opening accounts with banks and other financial institutions.

Article 11. Provision of data from the Unified State Register

1. Details contained in the Unified State Register shall be open and accessible to the general public (except for the taxpayers' account card registration numbers and passport data) and in the cases provided for in this Law; the data shall be provided for a fee.

2. The data contained in the Unified State Register shall be provided in the form of:

1) free-of-charge access through the electronic services portal to:

data from the Unified State Register relevant at the moment of inquiry and needed to issue permits and licenses, as well as on the issued permits and licenses for entering into civil law contracts, including on availability of the record on state registration of a legal entity's termination or going through termination, state registration of an individual entrepreneur's termination or going through termination, on the location, types of activities, central or local government agency which has the competence over the state enterprise or a government share in the legal entity's authorized capital, where the share is at least 25%, on the legal entities, whose legal successor is the registered legal entity, on the successor legal entities, on the legal entity's separate divisions, on the persons authorized to take actions on behalf of the entity, including data on the asset manager, rehabilitation manager, head of the termination commission, liquidator, property administrator, availability of limitations on representation, on the launch of enforcement proceedings by means of searching them by their full or short name, name, identification code, taxpayer's account card registration number, passport number and series (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), reviewing, copying, and printing out;

main data on the public organizations without the legal entity status relevant as of the inquiry moment by means of searching them by the name and type of the public organization, reviewing, copying, and printing out;

results of provision of state registration administrative services, including transcripts and constituent documents by means of searching them by the access code, reviewing, copying, and printing out;

(Para 4, Clause 1, Part 2, Art. 11 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

2) posting public information from the Unified State Register in the form of open data pursuant to the Law of Ukraine On Access to Public Information;

3) free-of-charge access through the personal area to the documents submitted by a legal entity, individual entrepreneur, and public organization without the legal entity status for registration actions, data on the results of review thereof, documents contained in the registration brief of such persons in the electronic form and data on these persons relevant at the inquiry moment and on a specified date by means of their reviewing, copying, and printing out;

4) documents in the hard-copy and electronic form contained in the registration brief;

5) transcripts in the hard-copy form for applying apostille and in the electronic form;

6) extracts in the hard-copy and electronic form, containing data relevant as of the inquiry moment or on a specified date;

7) Private Law subjects may be granted direct paid access to the Unified State Register in the electronic form in the real-time mode through contracts concluded with the technical administrator.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine may determine other forms of providing data from the Uniform State Register and the amount of payment for their provision.

3. Banks, credit history bureaus in response to their inquiry receive paid information from the Uniform State Register in the electronic form as databases, extract and/or in a different form in the real-time mode through contracts concluded with the technical administrator.

4. A transcript is formed on the basis of the registration action results.

Transcripts for applying apostille, extracts in the hard-copy form, and documents contained in the registration brief shall be provided within 24 hours after receiving the request, except for week-ends and holidays.

Electronic extracts shall be provided in the real-time mode.

5. Hard copies and electronic copies of transcripts shall be equally legally valid.

6. The procedure of submitting data from the Unified State Register, the list of additional data free-of-charge access to which is provided through the electronic services portal, the form and content for the transcript, extract shall be determined by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine in the Procedure for Provision of Data from the Unified State Register.

(Para 1, Part 6, Art. 11 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

The content of the transcript and the extract related to the data on the additionally issued licenses shall be determined by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine together with the authorized licensing agency.

7. State authorities, including courts, National Police agencies, Prosecutor's Office agencies, Security Service of Ukraine agencies, as well as local self government agencies and their officials shall receive free-of-charge information from the Unified State Register with the aim of their exercising the law-stipulated competences, only in the electronic form through the electronic services portal and per the procedure determined by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine in the Procedure for Provision of Data from the Unified State Register.

Article 12. Publication of Data from the Universal State Register

1. The results of providing state registration administrative services, including transcript (except for the taxpayers' account card registration numbers and passport data) shall be subject to mandatory free-of-charge posting on the electronic services portal pursuant to the procedure specified by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine in the Procedure for Provision of Data from the Unified State Register.

Article 13. Informational interaction between the Unified State Register and information systems of the state authorities

1. The informational interaction between the Unified State Register and the information systems of the state authorities in the cases stipulated by this Article shall be pursued through information and telecommunication means in the electronic form pursuant to the procedure determined by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine together with the relevant state authorities.

2. The technical administrator of the Unified State Register on the day of registration shall ensure transmittal to the information systems:

of the central executive authorities exercising state policy on statistics and the central executive authorities exercising unified state tax policy and state policy on administering unified social security tax information on effecting such a registration action;

of the Pension Fund of Ukraine information on effecting of a registration action related to state registration of the decision to terminate a legal entity, commencement of the summary state registration procedure to terminate a legal entity due to its liquidation, state registration of a legal entity's termination and individual entrepreneur's entrepreneurship;

of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission information on effecting of a registration action related to state registration of the decision to terminate a legal entity, commencement of the summary state registration procedure to terminate a legal entity due to its liquidation, state registration of a legal entity's termination.

The technical administrator shall submit to the central executive authorities exercising state policy on statistics and the central executive authorities exercising unified state tax policy and state policy on administering unified social security tax, together with the Unified State Register information on the state registration of establishing a legal entity and state registration of an individual entrepreneur, a copy of an application for the simplified taxation system and/or registration application for voluntary registration as a VAT payer in the electronic form, unless such applications were appended to the application for state registration.

3. Information from the Unified State Register on the state registration of establishing a legal entity or its separate division, foreign non-governmental organization separate division, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, state registration of an individual entrepreneur, reversal of the state registration of their termination shall be the grounds for their registration with the state statistics agencies, state fiscal service and/or other actions under the legislation.

4. Information from the Unified State Register on state registration of terminating a legal entity or its separate division, foreign non-governmental organization separate division, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, state registration of terminating an individual entrepreneur's entrepreneurship shall be the grounds for their deregistration with the state statistics agencies, state fiscal service, Pension Fund of Ukraine and/or other actions under the legislation.

5. The central executive authorities exercising state policy on statistics shall ensure submittal of the following information to the Unified State Register:

date of the registration record, name and identification code of the state statistics agency, where the legal entity, its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, and individual entrepreneur are registered on the day of receiving information on the state registration of establishing a legal entity and its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, state registration of an individual entrepreneur, reversal of the state registration of their termination;

date and number of the deregistration record of a legal entity, its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, and individual entrepreneur on the day of receiving information on the state registration of terminating a legal entity and its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, state registration of terminating an individual entrepreneur's entrepreneurship;

identification codes for their assigning to legal entities, their separate divisions, separate divisions of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch or a foreign charity organization by the state registration agent within five days of receiving the corresponding application;

financial report on the legal entity's operation (except for budget institutions) as part of the balance and the profit and loss report within a month of its receipt.

6. The central executive authorities exercising state policy on statistics and the central executive authorities exercising unified state tax policy and state policy on administering unified social security tax shall ensure submittal of the following information to the Unified State Register:

confirmation of assigning a taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number, indicating this number and the right to effect payments using the passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number) indicating the passport series and number on the day of receiving the request from the state registration agent;

date of the registration record, name and identification code of the state statistics agency, where the legal entity, its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, and individual entrepreneur are registered on the day of receiving information on the state registration of establishing a legal entity and its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, state registration of an individual entrepreneur, reversal of the state registration of their termination;

unified social security tax payer's registration date, name and identification code of the fiscal service agency, where the legal entity, its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, and individual entrepreneur are registered, unified social security tax payer's registration number on the day of receiving information on the state registration of establishing a legal entity and its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, state registration of an individual entrepreneur, reversal of the state registration of their termination, and on the date of their registration by a state fiscal service agency in the case of changes in their venue;

unified social security tax payer's professional production risk category in the main type of operation on the day of receiving information on the state registration of establishing a legal entity and its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, state registration of an individual entrepreneur, reversal of the state registration of their termination, and in the case of changes in the unified social security tax payer's professional production risk category;

time until which a legal entity, its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, and individual entrepreneur are registered with the state fiscal service agency at the previous registration venue on the day of receiving the information on the state registration of changes to the information contained in the Unified State Register related to changes in the venue of a legal entity, its separate division, separate division of a foreign non-governmental organization, representation, branch of a foreign charity organization, individual entrepreneur;

on absence (existence) of a debt on taxes and dues and absence (existence) of a debt on the unified social security tax on the day of receiving the inquiry from a state registration agent;

on absence (existence) of a debt on taxes and dues and absence (existence) of a debt on the unified social security tax within 30 calendar days from the day of receiving information on the registration action related to commencement of the summary procedure for state registration of a legal entity's termination due to its liquidation;

on approval of a legal entity's reorganization plan if there is a tax debt during legal entity reorganization on the day of receiving the request from a state registration agent.

7. The Pension Fund of Ukraine shall ensure submittal of the following information to the Unified State Register:

on absence (existence) of a debt on insurance payments to the Pension Fund of Ukraine and social security funds on the day of receiving the request from a state registration agent;

on absence (existence) of a debt on insurance payments to the Pension Fund of Ukraine and social security funds within 30 calendar days from the day of receiving information on the registration action related to commencement of the summary procedure for state registration of a legal entity's termination due to its liquidation.

8. The central executive agency implementing state policy on enforcement of court and other authorities' (officials') decisions shall ensure submittal of the information on the commencement and completion of the enforcement proceedings to the Unified State Register on the day of entering the information on the commencement and completion of the enforcement proceedings in the Unified State Register of Enforcement Proceedings.

9. The National Securities and Stock Market Commission shall ensure submittal of the following information to the Unified State Register:

on absence (existence) of uncanceled issues of the emitting legal entity's securities on the day of receiving the inquiry from a state registration agent;

on absence (existence) of uncanceled issues of the emitting legal entity's securities within 30 calendar days from the day of receiving information on the registration action related to commencement of the summary procedure for state registration of a legal entity's termination due to its liquidation;

on absence (existence) of uncanceled registration of emitting a joint stock company's shares on the day of receiving the request from a state registration agent;

on absence (existence) of uncanceled registration of an issue of a joint stock company's shares within 30 calendar days from the day of receiving information on the registration action related to commencement of the summary procedure for state registration of a legal entity's termination due to its liquidation.

10. The State Judicial Administration of Ukraine ensures submittal to the Unified State Register of a copy of the court decision entailing changes to the information in the Unified State Register, court decision on the arrest of corporate rights and on the prohibition (canceled prohibition) of registration actions on the day when the court decision takes effect.

11. The central executive agency implementing the state policy on preventing and countering legalization (laundering) of proceeds of crime, financing of terrorism, and financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction shall ensure transfer of information about a legal entity's end beneficiary owners (controllers) which was not provided by the applicant under this Law to the Unified State Register.

Section IV
EFFECTING STATE REGISTRATION

Article 14. Submittal of documents for state registration

1. Documents for state registration may be submitted in the hard-copy or electronic form.

Hard copies of documents shall be submitted by the applicant personally or by post.

2. If the documents are submitted personally, the applicant shall produce his/her passport of a citizen of Ukraine or a temporary certificate of a citizen of Ukraine, or a foreign passport, or a stateless person's certificate, or a permanent or temporary residence permit.

If the documents are submitted by a representative, additionally a copy of the original document (notarized copy) evidencing his/her authority shall be submitted.

3. Electronic documents shall be submitted by the applicant through the electronic services portal pursuant to the procedure specified by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine in the Procedure for State Registration of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs, and Public Organizations without the Legal Entity Status.

4. Hard copies of documents shall be accepted by the list, a copy of which on the day of their arrival shall be provided to the applicant with a stamp evidencing the date of their receipt and a code of access corresponding to the mode using which the documents were submitted.

5. Court decisions entailing changes to the information in the Unified State Register and on the prohibition (canceled prohibition) of registration actions shall be submitted within the framework of informational interaction between the Unified State Register and the Unified State Register of Court Decisions.

6. Court decisions on the registration action for enforcement purposes shall be submitted per the procedure specified in the Law of Ukraine On Enforcement Proceedings.

Article 15. Requirements for the format of the documents submitted for state registration

1. The documents submitted for state registration shall meet the following requirements:

1) the documents shall be in the state language and additionally, at the applicant's discretion, in another language (except for the application for state registration);

2) the text of the documents shall be readable (printed or typed in handwriting);

3) the documents shall be free of erasing or additions, struck out words and other corrections not stipulated therein, typos and arithmetic errors, shall be filled in pencil, and shall be free of damages which prevent their unambiguous interpretation;

4) electronic documents shall be formatted in accordance with the law-specified requirements;

5) the application for state registration shall be signed by the applicant. If the application for state registration is sent by post, the authenticity of the applicant's signature shall be notarized;

6) the legal entity's authorized governing body decision shall be formatted in compliance with the law-specified requirements and meet the legislation.

The legal entity's authorized governing body decision submitted for registration of changes to the information about the legal entity contained in the Unified State Register shall be stated in writing, stitched, numbered, and signed by the founders (members), persons authorized thereby, or head and secretary of the general assembly (if the decision was made by the general assembly). The authenticity of signatures on such a decision shall be notarized, except for cases stipulated by law.

(Clause 6, Part 1, Art. 15 as supplemented with Para 2 under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

Para 2 of this Clause in terms of notarizing the signature authenticity shall not be applicable to the state registration of changes to the information on the state authority, local government agency, public association or charity organization contained in the Unified State Register, or to the state registration of changes to the information on the legal entity entered on the basis of an executive order of a state authority, local government agency.

(Clause 6, Part 1, Art. 15 as supplemented with Para 3 under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

The authenticity of signatures on the decision submitted for state registration of changes to the information on a public association or charity organization contained in the Unified State Register shall be notarized only if such a requirement is set forth in the constituent documents of the corresponding public association or charity organization;

(Clause 6, Part 1, Art. 15 as supplemented with Para 4 under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

7) decision on a legal entity termination shall contain information on the personal composition of the termination commission (reorganization commission, liquidation commission), its head or liquidator, taxpayer's account card registration number or passport series and number (for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number, informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), on the procedure and time of creditor claims;

8) a legal entity's constituent document, provision, procedure, list of judges on the permanent reference tribunal, charters (provisions) of a public organization without the legal entity status shall contain information stipulated by law and meet the legislation;

9) the constituent document shall be in a written form, stitched, numbered, and signed by the founders (members), persons authorized thereby, or head and secretary of the general assembly (if the decision was made by the general assembly, except for cases of establishing a legal entity). The authenticity of signatures on the constituent document shall be notarized, except for cases stipulated by law.

Para 1 of this Clause in terms of notarizing the signature authenticity shall not be applicable to the state registration of establishing a legal entity (except for establishing as a result of separation, merger, transformation, division) or to the state registration of establishing a state authority, local government agency or to the state registration of changes to the information on the state authority, local government agency, public association or charity organization contained in the Unified State Register.

The authenticity of signatures on the constituent document of a public association or charity organization shall be notarized only if such a requirement is set forth in the constituent documents of the corresponding public association or charity organization;

(Clause 9, Part 1, Art. 15 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

10) constituent documents of banks, other legal entities, which under the law shall be approved (registered) by the National Bank of Ukraine or other state authorities respectively, shall be submitted with a stamp evidencing their approval by the relevant authority;

11) changes to a legal entity's constituent document, provision, procedure, list of judges on the permanent reference tribunal, charters (provisions) of a public organization without the legal entity status shall be made by formulating it in a new revision;

12) a legal entity's deed of assignment (in the case of a merger, absorption, transformation) and the distribution balance (in the case of division or separation) shall meet the requirements set forth by law. The authenticity of signatures on the legal entity's deed of assignment and distribution balance shall be notarized, except for the cases stipulated by law.

Para 1 of this Clause in terms of notarizing the signature authenticity shall not be applicable to the state registration of establishing a state authority, local government agency or to the state registration of changes to the information on the state authority, local government agency, public association or charity organization contained in the Unified State Register.

The authenticity of signatures on the deed of assignment and distribution balance of a public association or charity organization shall be notarized only if such a requirement is set forth in the constituent documents of the corresponding public association or charity organization;

(Clause 12, Part 1, Art. 15 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

13) documents issued under foreign legislation shall be duly legalized (consular legalization or apostilled), unless stipulated by international agreements otherwise;

14) a document in a foreign language shall be translated into the state language with certification of the translation from one language into the other or duly signed by the translator;

15) the branding image and description shall be formatted in compliance with the law-specified requirements and meet the legislation;

16) if the original documents required for state registration under the law remain in the briefs of the issuing state authorities, local government agencies, the applicant shall submit copies of the documents duly issued by such authorities.

(Part 15, Art. 15 as supplemented with Clause 16 under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

2. Forms of applications for state registration shall be approved by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

Article 16. Requirements for the name of a legal entity or its separate division

1. The name of a legal entity shall contain information on its organizational and legal form (except for state authorities, local government agencies, authorities of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, state, communal organizations, establishments, and institutions).

2. A legal entity's organizational and legal form shall be determined in accordance with the classification of organizational and legal forms of operation approved by the central executive authority on development and implementation of the state technical regulation policy.

3. A legal entity's name may consist of the legal entity's proper name and contain information on the purpose of operation, type, method of establishment, legal entity's dependence and other information in accordance with the requirements to naming some organizational and legal forms of legal entities set forth in the Civil, Economic Codes of Ukraine and this Law.

4. A legal entity's name may not be the same as another legal entity's name (except for local government agencies).

5. Legal entities' names shall not be allowed to use:

full or short name of state authorities or local government agencies, or derivatives therefrom, or historical state names, the list of which is set forth by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in the names of legal entities of the Private Law;

communist and/or national socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regime symbols prohibited by the Law of Ukraine On Condemnation of the Communist and National Socialist (Nazi) Totalitarian Regimes in Ukraine and Prohibition of Propaganda of Their Symbols;

terms, abbreviations, derivative terms, the use of which is prohibited by law.

6. Laws may set forth specifics of naming companies, holding companies, banks, pension funds, corporate investment funds, trade and industry chambers, educational institutions licensed to pursue insurance activities, volunteers' organizations, barrister bureaus, state lottery operators, associations of local government agencies and their voluntary associations, political parties, public associations, trade unions, their organizations and associations, employers' organizations, their associations.

7. Requirements for writing the name of a legal entity, its separate division, public association without the legal entity status, except for the trade union organization, shall be set forth by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

Article 17. Documents submitted by the applicant for state registration of a legal entity

1. The following documents shall be submitted for state registration of establishing a legal entity (including due to separation, merger, transformation, division), except for establishing a state authority, local government agency:

(Para 1, Part 1, Art. 17 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

1) application for state registration of establishing a legal entity. The application for state registration of establishing a legal entity established due to separation shall additionally provide information on the separate divisions in terms of their belonging to the successor legal entity;

2) legal entity's application for a simplified taxation system and/or registration application for voluntary registration as a VAT payer, and/or application for entering the record in the Register of Non-Profit Institutions and Organizations using the forms approved in accordance with the legislation at the applicant's discretion;

2 1) an original copy (notarized copy) of the founders' decision and, in the law-stipulated cases, of the relevant state authority decision on establishing of a legal entity;

(Part 1, Art. 17 as supplemented with Clause 2 1 under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

3) document confirming establishment of the public association, compliance with the legal entity's charters followed by the public association in its operation for state registration of a public association, which is an independent structural division within another legal entity;

4) information on the public association's governing bodies (name, date of birth of its head, members of other governing bodies, taxpayer's account card registration number (if available), position, contact phone number and other means of communication), information on the person (persons) authorized to represent the public association in effecting registration actions (name, date of birth, contract phone number and other means of communication);

5) legal entity's constituent document if a legal entity is established based on its own constituent document;

6) register of persons (citizens) who participated in the constituent congress (conference, assembly) for state registration of establishing political associations, political party;

(Clause 6, Part 1, Art. 17 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

7) political party program for state registration of establishing a political party;

8) list of citizens of Ukraine in the form set forth by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine for state registration of establishing a political party;

9) documents on effected payment of the administrative fee in the cases specified in Art. 35 of this Law;

10) document evidencing registration of a foreign entity in the country of its location (extract from a trade, bank, court register, etc.) when establishing a legal entity, whose founder (founders) is a foreign legal entity;

11) an original copy (notarized copy) of the deed of assignment when establishing a legal entity following transformation or merger;

(Clause 11, Part 1, Art. 17 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

12) an original copy (notarized copy) of the distribution balance when establishing a legal entity following division or separation;

(Clause 12, Part 1, Art. 17 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

13) documents for state registration of changes to the information on the legal entity contained in the Unified State Register set forth in Part 2 of this Article when establishing a legal entity following separation;

14) documents for state registration of a legal entity's termination following merger and division when establishing a legal entity following merger and division;

15) list of congress, conference participants, trade union constituent or general assembly members;

2. For state registration of establishing a legal entity which is a state authority, the application for state registration of establishing a legal entity shall be submitted.

For state registration of establishing, terminating a legal entity which is a local council, executive committee of a local council, as well as changes to the information about it, the application for state registration of establishing, termination of a legal entity, making changes to the information about it shall be submitted.

For state registration of establishing, terminating a legal entity which is an executive authority of a local council (except for an executive committee), as well as changes to the information about it, an application for state registration of establishing, terminating a legal entity, making changes to the information about it shall be submitted, along with a local council act on establishing, terminating an executive authority, village, town, city head act on appointing head of such an authority.

State registration during reorganization of local government agencies as legal entities after voluntary association of territorial communities shall take into account the specifics set forth in the Law of Ukraine On Voluntary Association of Territorial Communities.

3. For state registration of entering the information on a legal entity registered prior to July 1, 2004, the information on which is not contained in the Unified State Register, an application for state registration of entering the information on the legal entity in the Unified State Register shall be submitted.

4. For state registration of changes to the information on a legal entity contained in the Unified State Register, including changes to the legal entity's constituent documents, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of changes to the information on a legal entity contained in the Unified State Register;

2) an original copy (notarized copy) of the legal entity's authorized governing body decision on changes to be made to the Unified State Register, except for changes to the information on the legal entity's end beneficiary owners (controllers), including its founder's end beneficiary owners (controllers), if the founder is a legal entity, on the location and on communication with the legal entity;

3) register of persons (citizens) who participated in a legal entity's governing body meeting for changes to the information on public associations, political parties;

(Clause 3, Part 4, Art. 17 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

4) document confirming competence, pursuant to the public association charter, to pass decisions on making changes to the Unified State Register for state registration of changes to the information on the public association;

5) information on a public association's governing bodies (name, date of birth of its head, members of other governing bodies, taxpayer's account card registration number (if available), position, contact phone number and other means of communication) for changes to the composition of the governing bodies;

6) document confirming registration of a foreign entity in the country of its location (extract from a trade, bank, court register, etc.) for changes related to inclusion of a foreign legal entity among a legal entity's founders;

7) documents on effected payment of the administrative fee in the cases specified in Art. 36 of this Law;

8) a legal entity's constituent document in a new revision when making changes contained in the constituent document;

9) an original copy (notarized copy) of the deed of assignment or distribution balance for making changes related to entering data on a legal entity whose successor is a registered legal entity;

(Clause 9, Part 4, Art. 17 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

10) original copy (notarized copy) of a legal entity's authorized governing body decision on retirement as a founder (member) and/or a natural person's application for retirement as a founder (member), the authenticity of signature on which has been notarized, and/or an agreement or another document on transition or transfer of the founder's (member's) share in a legal entity's authorized (contributed) capital (mutual fund), and/or a legal entity's governing body decision on forced expulsion from a legal entity's founders (members), or a photocopy of a natural person's death certificate, court decision recognizing a natural person missing when making changes related to changing the composition of a legal entity's founders (members);

(Clause 10, Part 4, Art. 17 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

11) legal entity's application for a simplified taxation system and/or registration application for voluntary registration as a VAT payer, and/or application for adding to the Register of Non-Profit Institutions and Organizations using the forms approved in accordance with the legislation at the applicant's discretion, for changing the constituent documents in a manner affecting its taxation;

(Part 4, Art. 17 as supplemented with Clause 11 under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

5. For state registration of changes to the information on a legal entity contained in the Unified State Register due to suspension (termination) of a governing member's (except for the head) membership in a public organization, such person shall submit a copy of his/her membership suspension (termination) application to the relevant public organization's charter bodies with a stamp evidencing its acceptance.

(Part 5, Art. 17 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

6. For state registration of a legal entity's transition to operation based on a model charter, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application of state registration of transition from its own constituent document to operation based on a model charter;

2) original copy (notarized copy) of the legal entity's authorized governing body decision on transition to operation based on a model charter.

7. For state registration of a legal entity's transition from a model charter to operation based on its own constituent document, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application of state registration of transition from a model charter to operation based on its own constituent document;

2) original copy (notarized copy) of the legal entity's authorized governing body decision on transition to operation based on its own constituent document and constituent document approval.

3) legal entity's constituent document.

8. For state registration of a decision on a legal entity's separation, an original copy (notarized copy) of a decision adopted by the legal entity's members or relevant body on the legal entity's separation shall be submitted.

9. For state registration of a decision on a legal entity's termination adopted by its members or relevant body, and in the law-stipulated cases by a relevant state authority, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) an original copy (notarized copy) of the decision adopted by the legal entity's founders or the legal entity's relevant body, and in the law-stipulated cases of the relevant state authority, the relevant state authority's decision on the legal entity's termination;

2) original copy (notarized copy) of the document approving the personal composition of the termination commission (reorganization commission, liquidation commission) or liquidator, taxpayers' account card registration numbers (or information on the passport series and number for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number and informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number), time of creditor claims if the said information is absent in the legal entity members' decision, and in the law-stipulated cases in the decision of a relevant state authority on the legal entity's termination.

10. For state registration of a decision on reversal of the decision on a legal entity's termination adopted by the legal entity's members or relevant body, and in the law-stipulated cases by a relevant state authority, the submittal shall include an original copy (notarized copy) of the decision adopted by the legal entity's members or relevant body, and in the law-stipulated cases the decision adopted by a relevant state authority on cancellation of the legal entity's termination.

11. For state registration of changes in the composition of the termination commission (reorganization commission, liquidation commission), commission head or liquidator, it is necessary to submit an original copy (notarized copy) of the decision adopted by the legal entity's members or legal entity's relevant body, and in the law-stipulated cases a relevant state authority's decision on changes.

12. For state registration of a legal entity's termination due to its liquidation based on a decision on the legal entity's termination adopted by the legal entity's members or legal entity's relevant body, and in the law-stipulated cases relevant state authorities' decision or court decision on the legal entity's termination, unrelated to its bankruptcy, after completion of the termination procedure, but not earlier than the completion of creditor claims, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of a legal entity's termination due to its liquidation;

2) an archive institution certificate on acceptance of the documents which, under the law, are subject to long-term storage.

13. For state registration of a legal entity's termination due to its reorganization after completion of the termination procedure, but not earlier than the completion of creditor claims, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of a legal entity's termination due to its reorganization;

2) an original copy (notarized copy) of the distribution balance for a legal entity's termination due to division;

3) an original copy (notarized copy) of the deed of assignment for legal entity's termination due to transformation, merger, or absorption;

4) an archive institution certificate on acceptance of the documents which, under the law, are subject to long-term storage for a legal entity's termination due to division, merger, or absorption;

5) documents for state registration of establishing a legal entity specified in Part 1 of this Article for a legal entity's termination due to transformation;

6) documents for state registration of changes to the information on the legal entity contained in the Unified State Register set forth in Part 4 of this Article for a legal entity's termination due to absorption;

14. For state registration of a decision to terminate a bank due to a decision on withdrawal of a bank license and bank liquidation, the Deposit Guarantee Fund shall submit:

1) a copy of the National Bank of Ukraine decision on withdrawal of the bank license and bank liquidation;

2) a copy of the Deposit Guarantee Fund decision on appointment of the Fund's authorized person.

15. For state registration of bank termination due to a decision on withdrawal of a bank license and bank liquidation, the Deposit Guarantee Fund decision on approval of the report on completion of bank liquidation shall be submitted.

16. For state registration of establishing a legal entity's separate division, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of establishing a legal entity's separate division;

2) original copy (notarized copy) of the legal entity's authorized governing body decision on establishing a separate division.

17. For state registration of changes to the information on a legal entity's separated division contained in the Unified State Register, an application for state registration of changes to the information on the legal entity's separate division contained in the Unified State Register shall be submitted.

18. For state registration of a legal entity's separate division termination, an application for state registration of the legal entity's separate division termination shall be submitted.

19. If the documents are submitted by a representative, except for the case when the information on the authority of this representative are contained in the Unified State Register, additionally the original (notarized copy) of the document evidencing his/her authority shall be submitted.

20. If a representative of a legal entity's founder (member) takes part in the decision adopted by the legal entity's authorized governing body, additionally the original (notarized copy) of the document evidencing his/her authority shall be submitted.

Article 18. Documents submitted by the applicant for state registration of an individual entrepreneur

1. For state registration of an individual entrepreneur, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of an individual entrepreneur;

2) natural person's application for a simplified taxation system and/or registration application for voluntary registration as a VAT payer approved by the central executive authority ensuring development of the state tax and customs policy at the applicant's discretion;

3) notarized written consent of the parents (adoptive parents) or guardian, or guardianship and custodianship agency for a natural person which reached the age of sixteen and intends to pursue entrepreneurial activities but does not have full civil capacity.

2. For state registration of entering the information on an individual entrepreneur registered prior to July 1, 2004, the information on which is not contained in the Unified State Register, an application for state registration of entering the information on the individual entrepreneur in the Unified State Register shall be submitted.

3. For state registration of changes to the information on an individual entrepreneur contained in the Unified State Register, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of changes to the information on an individual entrepreneur contained in the Unified State Register;

2) documents on effected payment of the administrative fee in the cases specified in this Law;

3) copy of a certificate on the change in the account card registration number for changes related to a change in a taxpayer's account card registration number;

4) copy of the passport first page and the page with a stamp evidencing the right to effect any payments using the passport series and number for changes related to a change in the passport series and number for natural persons who, due to their religious convictions, refused to accept a taxpayer's account card registration number and informed the competent supervising authority accordingly, and have a mark in their passport evidencing the right to effect payments by their passport series and number.

4. For state registration of terminating an individual entrepreneur's entrepreneurship, one of the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of termination of the individual entrepreneur's entrepreneurship on his/her decision for state registration of terminating an individual entrepreneur's entrepreneurship on his/her decision;

2) a photocopy of a natural person's death certificate, a court decision on recognition of the natural person missing for state registration of the individual entrepreneur's entrepreneurship due to his/her decease, his/her recognition as missing or announcing him/her deceased.

5. If the documents are submitted personally, the applicant shall produce his/her passport of a citizen of Ukraine or a temporary certificate of a citizen of Ukraine, or a foreign passport, or a stateless person's certificate, or a permanent or temporary residence permit.

6. If the documents are submitted by a representative, except for the case when the information on the authority of this representative are contained in the Unified State Register, additionally the original (notarized copy) of the document evidencing his/her authority shall be submitted.

7. It shall not be allowed to require additional documents for registration actions if they are not provided for in this Article.

Article 19. Documents submitted by the applicant for state registration of a public association without the legal entity status

1. State registration of a public association without the legal entity status shall be effected by announcing the establishment of such a public association.

2. To announce the establishment of a public association without the legal entity status, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of a public association without the legal entity status;

2) original (notarized copy) of the decision on establishing a public association;

3) information on the public association founders (surname, name, patronymic, birth date, residence address, taxpayer's account card registration number (if available) for a natural person; its name, location, identification number for a legal entity);

4) information on the person (persons) authorized to represent the public association (surname, name, patronymic, birth date, taxpayer's account card registration number (if available), contact phone number and other means of communication).

3. For state registration of changes to the information on a public association without the legal entity status contained in the Unified State Register, the following shall be submitted: application for state registration of changes to the information on the public association without the legal entity status contained in the Unified State Register and an original copy (notarized copy) of the public association's authorized governing body decision on the changes to the Unified State Register.

4. For state registration of changes to the information on a public association without the legal entity status contained in the Unified State Register due to suspension (termination) of membership in the public association, the governing body member (except for the head) shall submit a copy of his/her membership suspension (termination) application to the relevant public association's charter bodies with a stamp evidencing its acceptance.

(Part 4, Art. 19 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

5. For state registration of terminating a public association without the legal entity status, an original copy (a notarized copy) of the dissolution decision by the authorized governing body of the public association without the legal entity status shall be submitted.

Article 20. Documents submitted by the applicant for state registration of a permanent reference tribunal

1. For state registration of a permanent reference tribunal, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of a permanent reference tribunal;

2) original copy (notarized copy) of the founder's authorized governing body decision on establishing a permanent reference tribunal;

3) constituent documents of the permanent reference tribunal (reference tribunal provisions, procedures);

4) list of arbitrators;

5) copy of the charter of the reference tribunal's founder.

(Clause 5, Part 1, Art. 20 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

2. For state registration of changes to the information on a permanent reference tribunal contained in the Unified State Register, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of changes to the information on the permanent reference tribunal contained in the Unified State Register;

2) original copy (notarized copy) of the decision adopted by the founder's authorized governing body decision on changes to the information on the permanent reference tribunal contained in the Unified State Register;

3) constituent documents of the permanent reference tribunal (reference tribunal's provisions, procedures) in the new revision for changes to the permanent reference tribunal's constituent documents;

4) list of arbitrators in the new revision for changes to the composition of arbitrators;

5) copy of the charter of the reference tribunal's founder.

(Clause 5, Part 2, Art. 20 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

3. For state registration of a permanent reference tribunal's termination, an original copy (notarized copy) of the decision adopted by the founder's authorized governing body on its termination shall be submitted.

Article 21. Documents submitted by the applicant for state registration of a political party's structural divisions without the legal entity status

1. State registration of a political party's structural divisions without the legal entity's status shall be possible only after state registration of the political party.

2. For state registration of a political party's structural division without the legal entity status, the following documents shall be submitted:

1) application for state registration of the political party's structural division without the legal entity status;

2) a copy of the the political party's charter;

3) an original copy (notarized copy) of the constituent assembly (conference) protocol on establishing the political party's structural division, an integral part of which shall be a list of constituent assembly (conference) participants;

(Clause 3, Part 2, Art. 21 as amended under the Law of Ukraine of 06.10.2016 No. 1666-VIII)

4) a document which confirms establishing of the political party's structural division in accordance with the political party's charter followed by it.


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