Verkhovna Rada today, on 3 October, adopted a pension reform. N6614 for the bill in the second reading voted 288 deputies.
According to information on the Parliament website, from the BPP for the reform voted by 122 people, from the people’s front 75, the Opposition bloc – 0, from Self-help – 14, the Radical party of Oleh Lyashko – 17, Batkivshchyna – 0, from the will of the people – 15, Renaissance – 22, independent – 23.
The minimum pension in Ukraine from October 1 will increase to 1452 UAH, but not before 1373 UAH, as previously planned. To 5.6 million pensioners pension in an average increase by UAH 692.
Also 45% to 1 373 RS increase payments to the disabled from childhood, disabled children, pensioners, do not have the full experience and to persons who do not have pension rights.
Cancelled reducing the size of pensions for 104 thousand women who prematurely retired at 55 years old.
From 2019, the indexing of benefits will occur automatically.
Also Rada adopted in General the changes to the Budget code regarding the increase of pensions. For the bill N6617 voted 255 deputies.
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The draft law “On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine on increasing the pensions” adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on 13 July 2017 in the first reading.
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Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman said that the bill will allow from 1 October 2017 to change the pension system and to eliminate the Pension Fund deficit. The retirement age at the same time, according to the Prime Minister, remains unchanged.
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