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The talk about military and civil service

Комитет по законодательству, правоохранительным органам, обороне, безопасности, миротворческой деятельности, защите прав и свобод граждан


Both core and non-core issues were included to the agenda of the next meeting of the Supreme Council Committee on Legislation, Defense, Security, Peacekeeping, Law Enforcement Agencies, Protection of Citizens Rights and Freedoms.

The first deputies considered the legislative initiative of President Vadim Krasnoselsky, designed to correct some of the norms of the basic law "On Universal Military Duty and Military Service." The President proposed that a citizen in reserve and having reached the age limit of being in this status or recognized as unfit for military service for health reasons should be retired by military commissariats and removed from military registration.

Along with this, numerous appeals from citizens who have reached the age limit in the reserve, but who wish to continue to participate in activities aimed at improving military skills, come to the state authorities of the republic.  

The topic of military service, linking it with the civil service, deputies of the Supreme Council Igor Buga, Andrei Safonov and Ruslan Gareev continued their legislative initiative. It was presented to the court colleagues from the responsible committee. The authors developed changes and additions for the two laws - “On the State Civil Service of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic” and “On the Universal Conscription and Military Service”. The explanatory note to the legislations noted the need to create conditions for the growth of prestige and attractiveness of military service. Much has been done for this in the legislative arena: the service life has been reduced, alternative service has been introduced, conscripts undergo it during working hours (from 8:00 to 18:00), recruitment periods have been changed, soldiers have the opportunity to serve and study in parallel. In this regard, the authors of legislative initiatives suppose that a prerequisite for a person to hold a civil servant position is the passage of fixed military service in a timely manner.

Legislative initiatives of colleagues caused a mixed opinion among some members of the Committee. The Head of the committee expressed this opinion.

Voting on these two legislations did not allow taking a final decision: the votes of the deputies were equally divided. It was decided to continue their consideration with an invitation to the meeting of the relevant committee of authors of legislative initiatives.

 The government initiative was directed to the improvement of legislation regarding the establishment of administrative responsibility for drinking beer and beverages manufactured on its basis, as well as alcoholic and alcohol-containing products in public places. Currently, there is a legal gap in the law: the actions of the relevant articles of the Administrative Code do not include acts related to drinking alcoholic and alcohol-containing beverages in public places such as trade organizations in which they are sold. In fact, it turns out that if a person purchased alcohol in a trade organization, then it can freely use it right there without fear of being brought to justice.