Today, on November 21, the XXV session of the Nikolaev regional council at which deputies the Address to the President of Ukraine and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine about payment of the social help to persons with the status "children of war" was accepted took place.
In the document it is reported that in the Nikolaev area there was an intense social situation in connection with appeals to ship instances of persons with the status "children of war" concerning surcharges to pension according to the Law of Ukraine "About social protection of children of war".
In bodies of the Pension fund of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area as it is specified in the Address, on the account more than 128 thousand citizens with the status "children of war" consist. In case of acceptance by courts of the positive decision bodies of the Pension fund of Ukraine should carry out one-time payments to each claimant for total amount about 351 million UAH. The specified payments aren't provided the Law of Ukraine "About the state budget of Ukraine for 2008 and about modification of some acts of Ukraine", the budget of the Pension fund of Ukraine for 2008.
Therefore for the purpose of removal of social tension round the matter at nation-wide level the Nikolaev city council offers in the draft of the State budget for 2009 to allocate funds for financing of the social help to citizens with the status "children of war" and debt payment for last years, and also to settle standards of the current legislation on this matter.