LAW OF UKRAINE
May 16, 1995
Effected by Resolution of the Supreme Council #161/95 VR
Amended according to Law of Ukraine
#626/96 of December 20, 1996;
#1347-XIV of December 22, 1999;
#1869-III of July 13, 2000
This Law specifies the legal, economic, and organizational frameworks of activities in the communication sector in Ukraine and stipulates the relationships of communication enterprises, associations, institutions and organizations with the bodies of state executive authorities, local administrations and consumers of communication services, as well as peculiarities of the sector connected with the special public interests.
Article 17. Use of Languages in the Communication
The communication language within the Ukraine is Ukrainian and languages of other nationalities, unless otherwise provided for by the legislation of Ukraine.
Leonid Kuchma, President of Ukraine
City of Kyiv, May 16, 1995
Source: Unofficial translation