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Moratorium on increasing utility tariffs until war end - Zelensky signs the law

08/19/2022 01:08:56 pm
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President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed law No.7427, which provides for the establishment of a moratorium on increasing heat tariffs for the population, - the press service of the Ukrainian parliament reports.

The law introduces a moratorium on the increase in prices and tariffs in the natural gas market and in the field of heat supply during martial law throughout Ukraine and for six months after its termination or cancellation, according to the terms of which:

- tariffs for natural gas distribution services are not subject to increase;

- tariffs for thermal energy, services for the supply of thermal energy and services for the supply of hot water for all categories of consumers are not subject to increase;

- the price of natural gas for residential consumers is not subject to an increase in the price applied in the relationship between the supplier and residential consumers as of February 24, 2022.

As previously reported, the Verkhovna Rada prevented the reduction of pensions due to russia's war against Ukraine.