Ukrainian legislation obliges military medical commissions to determine the level of suitability of conscripts for military service to the service.
They are guided by a clear list of diseases that allow us to draw a conclusion about unfitness, said lawyer Yury Kostinyuk.
According to the Order of the Ministry of Defense No. 402 of August 14, 2008 “On the Approval of the Regulations on Military Medical Expertise in the Armed Forces of Ukraine” There is a significant list of illnesses that entitle conscripts to be dismissed from service. Such a right is granted for the following basic conditions:
The lawyer notes that the VEC does not have the right to recognize a citizen as suitable if he has such diseases, but sometimes they ignore the presence of complex diagnoses in conscripts.
" “I noticed them about their state of health, without conducting examinations, diagnostics, obtaining analyzes and conclusions of other doctors,” he emphasized. examined, copies of these documents. It is also necessary to apply orally and in writing to the doctors of the VVK, and the corresponding office is established to refer for additional examinations and tests for the relevant diseases. there is no basis for military service during mobilization in the TCC and SP,” added Yury Kostinyuk.
Prepared by: Nina Petrovych