The principal laws governing real estate matters in Ukraine, such as registration and protection of rights to real estate, as well as limitations of such rights, and real estate transactions, are the Civil Code of Ukraine, dated 16 January 2003, No. 435-IV (“Civil Code”) and the Commercial Code of Ukraine, dated 16 January 2003, No. 436-IV (“Commercial Code”).
This article first appeared in the 2013 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Real Estate; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London. www.iclg.co.uk.