Document to the Ukrainian court for the first time accepted the claim about compensation of moral damage in bitcoinsSource:

The case could set a precedent in the judicial practice of Ukraine

26.03.18 104000

Boryspil district court of Kyiv region opened proceedings against employees of security Service of Ukraine, the General Prosecutor of Ukraine and the state Treasury in the case of moral damages to the claimant Dmitry, the bodies of preliminary investigation in the course of an illegal search. The amount of compensation claimed for the first time in the history of the judicial system of Ukraine installed in bitcoin is one bitcoin.

It is reported ForkLog, in possession of a copy of a court order.

As stated in the judge’s decision Zhuravsky, V. V., in February 2018 Dmitry has addressed with the statement in which asks to compensate the moral damage from the actions of law enforcement. When submitting the claim has complied with all necessary regulations, so the court found no reason to deny the plaintiff in the proceedings.

Moreover, preparatory hearing, and the court sent a copy of the order to the defendants, who within 15 calendar days have the right to submit counter-arguments to the court and to plaintiff Dmitry G. otherwise, the court will consider the case on the basis of available information.

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It should be noted that this production may become a precedent in the court practice of Ukraine, as the plaintiff first demanded compensation for moral damages in bitcoins.

We will remind, the governmental Committee supported the decision of the Council for the development of innovations in Ukraine to Supplement the classification of economic activities (KVED) paragraph about mining as activities to support the operation of distributed database and ensure its integrity, the stability and consistency by carrying out computational operations of the computing machine.