The powers of the state registration of legal entities and physical persons – entrepreneurs, as well as rights in REM in immovable property within the framework of decentralization passed more than 6 thousand Ukrainian notaries, said the first Deputy Minister of justice of Ukraine Natalia Sevostianova.
“From 1 may transition (decentralization of functions to state registration – ed.) is completed and the function is completely devolved to the local level… due To the fact that such a function now exercised by notaries, today connect 5,623 thousand private and 815 notary state notary’s offices”, – she said during the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers in Kiev on Thursday.
N. Sevostyanova noted that the Ministry of justice and its territorial bodies since 1 may no longer perform the functions of registration of business and property rights, and the relevant powers have been transferred to notaries, local authorities and accredited entities. In particular, according to her, the Unified state register of legal entities and natural persons-entrepreneurs connected 662 local authorities and bodies of local self-government, of which 552 are of the district state administration (RGA) and the Executive committees of cities of regional importance, and still 70 rural and urban councils.
In addition, according to N.Sevostianova, to the state register of real rights to immovable property connected 557 RSA and 246 rural and urban councils. Also accredited by the Ministry of justice 45 of the subjects of the state registration, having in its composition 145 registrars.
“I would like to mark the areas first to react and very quickly underwent a process of connection – the Volyn, Transcarpathian, Zaporozhye, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kirovohrad, Rivne, Ternopil, Cherkasy, Kharkiv, Khmelnytsky and Chernivtsi region. Some still have questions and the process through is not completed in Dnipropetrovsk, Odessa, Donetsk and Lugansk regions, but we hope that within this month it will be completed,” – said the first Deputy Minister of justice.