Activities of a religious organisation may be terminated by the court

Деятельность религиозной организации может быть прекращена по решению суда

The Ministry of culture of Ukraine States that if a religious organisation fails to comply with the requirements of the law on renaming, it can be terminated by the court.

“In accordance with part 3 of article 16 of the law of Ukraine “On freedom of conscience and religious organizations” in case of violation of religious organization that is a legal entity, the provisions of this law and other legislative acts of Ukraine it can be terminated by a court decision”, – is spoken in the reply of the Ministry on the request of the Agency “Interfax-Ukraine”, in which the question was asked about what procedure, if a religious organisation fails to comply with the requirements of the law on renaming.

Culture Ministry also notes that the court examines the case of the termination of activity of religious organizations in the proceedings under the Civil procedure code of Ukraine, on application of the body authorized to register the Charter of the specific religious organization or attorney.

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