The association of bookmakers of Ukraine intends to appeal in the Cabinet to initiate modification of the law on a gaming ban, in particular, to legalize activity of the bookmaker organizations.
I reported about it today on a press - conferences in the UNIAN the president of association Olga ZINCHENKO.
She noted that in support of this address more than 16 thousand signatures are already collected. "Today these signatures will be transferred the prime minister - to the minister of Ukraine", - O. ZINCHENKO emphasized.
According to her, today the association reached mutual understanding almost with all parliamentary fractions. In particular, O. ZINCHENKO reported that bookmakers got support of Party of Regions in case as the author of a legislative initiative of modification of the law on a gaming ban concerning bookmakers other political force acts. Also the Association got support in Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc and hopes that she will be supported by other parliamentary forces. "There is open a question of the one who will assume for today responsibility and will submit for consideration of BP this bill … None of deputies don't want to assume such responsibility", - O. ZINCHENKO told.
According to her, the association also supports development of the new law on activity of bookmakers in Ukraine by which the provision on the direction of means from this activity on financing детско - junior sports schools will be provided.
We will remind, earlier the author of the law on a gaming ban in Ukraine, the People's Deputy (BYuT) Valery PISARENKO declared that activity of bookmakers shouldn't fall under action of this law.
As reported the UNIAN, on May 15 of this year. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law "About a Gaming Ban in Ukraine". The law forbids not only a gaming, but also participation in gamblings.
On June 4 the President of Ukraine Victor YUSHCHENKO vetoed this law and suggested parliament to finish it for the purpose of a real ban of this activity on a certain period of time before its rigid legislative settlement.
On June 11 the Verkhovna Rada overcame the veto of the President.
On June 23 Century.YUSHCHENKO signed the Law "About a Gaming Ban in Ukraine".