Advisor to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, people's Deputy of Rada Anton Geraschenko made the initiative to submit to referendum the question Of resolution of prostitution in the country. About this He said on air of the TV channel.
According to Gerashchenko, similar questions have the opportunity to divide the society, and therefore require extensive discussion.
now in Ukraine the provision of sexual services is punishable with an administrative fine and criminal liability is incurred only for pimping.
before the idea of prostitution was supported by the head of the Kyiv police, Alexander Tereshchuk. He stated that is not a supporter of prostitution, but the legalization of this criminal activity " will help restore order in the country."
the draft law "On the regulation of prostitution and of the sex establishments" was registered in September in the Ukrainian Parliament people's Deputy from the party "Samopomich" Andriy Nemirov. As noted in the explanatory paper to the law, the legal uncertainty of the scope of prostitution and of the sex establishments is an integral part of criminal business, and the state budget does not receive income from prostitution in the form of taxes and other payments.
Nemirovsky later withdrew the Bill so as not to provoke social conflict.