The Law of Ukraine
“On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine ‘On State Awards of Ukraine’”
Date of entry into force:
April 25, 2008
The present Law shall supplement Article 7 and Article 8 of the Law of Ukraine No. 1549-²²² “On State Awards of Ukraine” of March 16, 2000, with new provisions. These new provisions shall expand the list of state awards of Ukraine. Namely, they shall establish:
- the Order of Freedom – for marking outstanding and special merits of citizens in the strengthening of Ukraine’s sovereignty and independence, the consolidation of the Ukrainian society, the development of democracy, social-economic and political reforms, and also the defending of constitutional human and civil rights and freedoms;
- the Medal “For Saving Life” – for rewarding citizens for saving life of a human, active charitable, humanistic and other activities in the area of public healthcare and the prevention of accidents that involve humans.