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Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, dated May 23, 2012 No458, an excerpt

On volumes and the procedure of import by citizens into the customs area of Ukraine of medicines and special baby food

In accordance to the Article 370 of the Customs code of Ukraine the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decides:

  1. To establish the following:
    1. citizens can import into the customs area of Ukraine medicines which are transported in hand luggage and/or in the accompanied or unaccompanied baggage of the citizen, in such volumes:
      • in the quantity which does not exceed five packs of each item per person (except for the medicines containing narcotic or psychotropic substances);
      • in the quantity which does not exceed the one specified in the recipe that the person has on such medicine issued in the name of this person and certified by the seal of the doctor and/or an institution of health care;
    2. citizens (the parents or persons replacing them and/or the person authorized by them, other family members and relatives) can import into the customs area of Ukraine products of special baby food which are not being produced (are not being realized in Ukraine) for the children sick with a fenilketonuriya or other disease demanding a special food and who transport such products in hand luggage and/or in the accompanied or unaccompanied baggage of the citizen in the following volumes:
      • in the quantity which does not exceed five packs (cans) of each item per person;
      • in the quantity which does not exceed the one specified in the recipe which the person has on a product (products) of special baby food issued in the name of the child and certified by the seal of the doctor and/or an institution of health care, under the condition of submission of documents, certifying family relations with a sick child, or other document which confirms powers of the person for such actions.