How to apply to the Commissioner for Human Rights?

altHow to apply to the Commissioner for Human Rights?

1.  Application to the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeriya Lutkovska should be sent in writing to the following address: 21/8, Instytutska Str., Kyiv, 01008

2.  The application should indicate the following:

1) Full name

2) Zip Code and return address.

3) Name of the state authority, local self-government or official, who violated your rights.

4) How exactly you rights has been violated?

5) When, during what period of time there has been a violation of your rights.

Please note: "Applications shall be filed to the Commissioner in a written form within the period of one year after disclosure of the act of violation of human and citizens' rights and freedoms." (Paragraph 2 Article 17 of the Law of Ukraine "On the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights").

6.  What measures you have undertaken to renew your rights, to which bodies or officials you have applied (please attach copies of their replies).

7.  Have you applied to the court in order to protect your violated rights?

Please note: "The Commissioner will not consider applications which are under procceding in courts, shall terminate legal proceedings that have been initiated if the person concerned has filed an application, statement or complaint to the court" (Paragraph 4 Article 17 of the Law of Ukraine "On the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights ")

8.  The essence of your request.

9.  The date and signature.

10.  In case of submitting an application on behalf of a third person, please provide copies of documents certifying your authority to represent his/her interests.

Please note: "Applications, procedure of consideration of which is established by criminal procedure, civil procedure, labor legislation or legislation on protection of economic competition, are not subject to consideration" (Article 12 of the Law of Ukraine "On Citizens' Appeals")

III. Application to the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights can be sent to the following e-mail: omb@ombudsman.gov.ua

Please note: The applications sent by e-mail should be completed according to the rules envisaged for written applications

IV. Working hours of the public reception office of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights:

Mon     9.30-13.00 - 14.00-17.30                           

Tue     9.30-13.00 - 14.00-17.30                            

Wed     9.30-13.00 - 14.00-17.30  

Thu     9.30-13.00 - 14.00-17.30

Fri     9.30-13.00 - 14.00-16.45

V. The hotline is for your service twenty four hours (+  38-044-253-75-89). From 18.00 to 9.00 you can leave your message on our voicemail.