ZELENSKY HAS SIGNED A LAW ON THE NUTRITION OF DISPLACED CHILDREN
Zelensky signed draft bill No. 0930 "On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine on the Provision of Free Meals to Children of Internally Displaced Persons".
The explanatory note to the draft bull, which was prepared back in 2015, states that, according to the Ministry of Social Policy, as at the end of October this year 1 563 530 of internally displaced persons, including 1 222 516 families, were registered. However, there are approximately 192,000 children among the internally displaced persons.
At that time it was envisaged that UAH 323 million should be required from the budget for the realization of the law.
The Law amends the Laws of Ukraine "On Preschool Education", "On Child Nutrition" and "On Ensuring the Rights and Freedoms of Internally Displaced Persons".
The Law provides for the provision of infant and second-year internally displaced children with free nutrition; and free nutrition for internally displaced children who attend preschool, general, vocational and higher educational institutions, irrespective of their subordination, type or form of ownership.