Ukraina, ikke bundet av noen EU-direktiver og handelstraktater, forbyr produksjon og handel med pornografi.
President Viktor Yushchenko has signed a law on the criminal responsibility for keeping of obscene production. Information about returning of the law to parliament with presidential signature is published on the Verkhovna Rada website. At the same time, the law is absent on the presidential website, Ukrainskaya Pravda reports.
As is known, according to the law, importing to Ukraine of works, images or other obscene subjects for the purpose of production distribution or producing, keeping and transportation with this purpose, or distribution and enforcement to make it – are being punished by the fine from 50 to 100 non-taxable minimal incomes of citizens or by arrest at the term up to 6 months, or deprivation of liberty at the term up to 3 years, with confiscation of obscene objects and means of producing and distribution.
The same actions relating to movie-and video production, computer programs of obscene character, and distribution to minors of obscene works, images or other subjects, are being published by the fine from 100 to 300 non-taxable minimal incomes of citizen or by restraint of liberty at the term up to 5 years, or deprivation of liberty at the same term, with confiscation of obscene movie- and video production, means of producing and demonstration.