Ukraine may ban the use of fireworks and firecrackers: a bill was submitted to the Rada
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< strong _ngcontent-sc88="">A bill on the ban on the sale and use of fireworks and firecrackers has been submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Volodymyr Zelenskyy recently instructed to consider this issue.
It is known that bill No. 7438 was registered on June 6, 2022. Its authors note that the sounds and light from pyrotechnics harm the psychological health of people during the war, because they are like explosions.
According to the bill, they can ban the use of any fireworks related to salutes and firecrackers. Also, you can not hold any events using pyrotechnics.
Which cases will be considered an exception:
- For stage pyrotechnics T1 and T2 class fireworks F1, which have a low level of danger and the noise level does not exceed 60 decibels.
- For the use of pyrotechnics by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the National Police, rescuers in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine.
The bill was submitted for consideration to the relevant committee. Only after it will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada.
It should be noted that on June 3, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to consider the possibility of banning petards and fireworks during martial law.
Latest news on the launch of salutes during the war in Ukraine
- A petition “On the ban on the use of firecrackers and fireworks. The closure of all pyrotechnics stores” appeared on the president's website. The document proposes a fine of 15,000 hryvnias for failure to comply with these requirements.
- In Kyiv, on the evening of June 5, unidentified people decided to set off fireworks on Osokorki. A cynical act during the war with Russia pretty much scared the whole area. The sounds of salutes are very similar to enemy shelling and are very frightening during the war.
- In Chernivtsi, a man also thought of launching a salute during martial law. The police quickly found him, and subsequently received a special “prize” – a summons. The 38-year-old man was found thanks to the locals: they were outraged that someone set off fireworks and filmed everything.