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Monitoring of the Federal Legislation dated 14.01.2002

Federal Law No. 7-FZ of January 10, 2002 on the Environmental Protection

In contrast to the earlier legislation, refines the list of objects for environmental protection. Now, such objects include also the soils, ozone layer of the atmosphere and the near-Earth outer space.
The negative impact on the environment shall be a paid one. The types of negative impact on the environment shall include, in particular, the discharges into the atmospheric air of pollutants and other substances, disposal of pollutants into the water objects, pollution of the subsoil, soil, disposal of production and consumption waste, pollution with noise, heat, electromagnetic, ionizing and other types of physical interference.
The Law envisages an obligatory and voluntary ecological certification. The obligatory ecological certification is carried out according to the procedure defined by the Government of the Russian Federation.
The assessment of the environmental impact shall be carried out for intended economic and other activities that may produce a direct or indirect impact on the environment, regardless of the organizational and legal form of the property of the subjects of economic and other activities. The assessment of the environmental impact shall be carried out while developing all alternative options of predesign and design documentation substantiating intended economic and other activities involving public associations.
Pre-school educational institutions, secondary educational institutions and institutions of additional education regardless of their specialization and organizational and legal form shall include the teaching of the fundamentals of ecological knowledge.
The Federal Law is entered into force from the day of its official publication. The text of the Federal Law is published in Rossiyskaya Gazeta on January 12, 2002, No. 6.

Federal Law No. 5-FZ of January 10, 2002 on the Amendments to Article 20 of the Federal Law on Precious Metals and Precious Stones

Refines and particularizes the provisions of Article 20 specifying the legal fundamentals of control over extracted and produced precious metals and stones. In particular, excludes ambiguity in the interpretation of the mentioned Article stating that all precious metals extracted and produced on the territory of he Russian Federation must be refined at the Russian refineries, which excluded opportunities of their export before refining.
The Federal Law is entered into force from the day of its official publication. The text of the Federal Law is published in Rossiyskaya Gazeta on January 12, 2002, No. 6.

Federal Law No. 4-FZ of January 10, 2002 on the Amendments to the Federal Laws on the Entering into Force of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation and on the Entering into Force of the Criminal Execution Code of the Russian Federation

Introduction of punishments in the form of obligatory works, detention and arrest shall be implemented by separate laws as soon as the necessary conditions are created for implementation of each type of punishment.
The Federal Law is entered into force from the day of its official publication. The text of the Federal Law is published in Rossiyskaya Gazeta on January 12, 2002, No. 6.

Federal Law No. 3-FZ of January 10, 2002 on the Amendment to Article 48 of the Law of the Russian Federation on the Pension Support to Persons Having Undergone Military Service, Service in the Bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Institutions and Bodies of the Criminal Execution System and Their Families

Specifies the particulars of calculation of the pensions for the citizens having undergone service in the regions of the Far North and similar localities for at least 15 and 20 calendar years and living in the localities without the regional coefficient to the earnings or with the one less than the one at the most recent place of service of these persons in the regions of the Far North. The mentioned pensioners shall have their pensions calculated using the regional coefficient specified for the earnings of workers and employees of non-production industries at the most recent place of service of the mentioned persons in the regions of the Far North regardless of the time of applying for the pension. In this case, the maximum amount of the regional coefficient to calculate the mentioned pensions is fixed to amount to 1.5.
The Federal Law is entered into force from January 1, 2003.

Federal Law No. 2-FZ of January 10, 2002 on the Social Guarantees to the Citizens Exposed to Radiation Because of the Nuclear Tests at Semipalatinsk Testing Grounds

Specifies the guarantees of the social protection to citizens having lived in 1949-1963 in residential settlements exposed to radiation because of the nuclear tests at Semipalatinsk testing grounds with the total dose of radiation exposure of 5 roentgen equivalent man, as well as children before 18 years of age of the first and second generation of the mentioned citizens suffering diseases because of the radiation exposure of their parents. The mentioned benefits and compensations are different depending on the dose of exposure. The federal body of executive power shall issue certificates of the uniform type permitting the mentioned citizens to get the benefits and compensations from the moment of their presentation.
The Federal Law is entered into force from the day of its official publication. The text of the Federal Law is published in Rossiyskaya Gazeta on January 12, 2002, No. 6.

Federal Law No. 1-FZ of January 10, 2002 on the Electronic Digital Signature

Defines the legal terms of use of the electronic digital signature in the exchange of the electronic documents when the electronic digital signature is recognized as legally equivalent to the personal signature in a document on paper medium. The electronic digital mail is assumed to be the requisite of an electronic document intended for protection against forging obtained as a result of cryptographic transformation of information using the closed electronic signature key and permitting to identify the holder of the signature key certificate, as well as to establish the absence of information distortion in the electronic document.
The Law specifies the terms of use of the electronic digital signature, defines the status of the certification centers issuing the signature key certificates, as well as some particulars of use of the electronic digital signature.

Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 6 of January 10, 2002 on the Measures to Implement the Resolution of the UN Security Council No. 1373 of September 28, 2001.

Sets forth the legal grounds for combating international terrorism. The federal bodies of state power and the bodies of state power of the subjects of the Russian Federation are ordered to prevent the financing of the terrorist acts, including the institution of the criminal responsibility, to exclude opportunities of providing any support to organizations and persons involved in terrorist acts and to implement other measures.

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