Privacy rights in Ukraine

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Privacy rights in Ukraine are guaranteed by the constitution from 1996 with a revision in 2014.

Right to Privacy in Ukraine

CHAPTER II ARTICLE 30

Everyone is guaranteed the inviolability of his or her dwelling place.

Entry into a dwelling place or other possessions of a person, and the examination or search thereof, shall not be permitted, other than pursuant to a substantiated court decision.

In urgent cases related to the preservation of human life and property or to the direct pursuit of persons suspected of committing a crime, another procedure established by law is possible for entry into a dwelling place or other possessions of a person, and for the examination and search thereof.

CHAPTER II ARTICLE 31

Everyone is guaranteed privacy of mail, telephone conversations, telegraph and other correspondence. Exceptions shall be established only by a court in cases envisaged by law, with the purpose of preventing crime or ascertaining the truth in the course of the investigation of a criminal case, if it is not possible to obtain information by other means.

CHAPTER II ARTICLE 32

No one shall be subject to interference in his or her personal and family life, except in cases envisaged by the Constitution of Ukraine.