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Monitoring of the Federal Legislation dated 28.04.2012

Resolution of the Council of the Eurasia Economic Commission No. 8 of March 19, 2012 on the Amendments to the Joint Customs Nomenclature of Foreign Economic Activities of the Customs Union and the Joint Customs Tariff of the Customs Union for Coconut (Copra), Palm-Kernel and Babassu Oil

Introduces a new rate of import customs duty for the above items.

Federal Law No. 27-FZ of April 1, 2012 on the Amendments to Article 22.1 of the Federal Law on the State Registration of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs and Articles 331 and 351.1 of the Labour Code of the Russian Federation

Persons having a criminal history are subject to restrictions in certain areas of activities.

Federal Law No. 22-FZ of April 1, 2012 on the Ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Belarus on the Transport (Road) Control on the Outer Border of the Union State

Ratifies the above agreement.

Federal Law No. 21-FZ of April 1, 2012 on the Ratification of the Treaty on the Free Trade Zone

Ratifies the multilateral treaty of CIS countries.

Federal Law No. 20-FZ of April 1, 2012 on the Ratification of the Protocol on the Amendments to the Convention between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Italian Republic on Avoidance of Double Taxation for the Taxes on Incomes and Capital and Prevention of Evasion of Taxes of April 9, 1996

Ratifies the above protocol.

Federal Law No. 19-FZ of March 30, 2012 on the Amendments to Article 67 of Part 1 and Article 288 of Part 2 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation

The consequences of consolidation of Gazprom for the regions.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 253 of March 28, 2012 on the Requirements to Payments for Resources Necessary for Provided Communal Services

Payments to suppliers must be transferred on the following working day.

Federal Law No. 32-FZ of April 2, 2012 on the Ratification of the Agreement on Cooperation of the Member-States of the Commonwealth of Independent States in the Area of Operation of Interstate Lines of National Power Supply Systems

The agreement is expected to improve reliability of operation of interstate power supply lines.

Federal Law No. 31-FZ of April 2, 2012 on the Amendments to the Code of Administrative Violations of the Russian Federation and Article 11 of the Federal Law on the State Control over International Road Transportation and Responsibility for the Violation of Its Procedures

Increases the fines for the violation of the rules of international road transportation.

Federal Law No. 30-FZ of April 2, 2012 on the Amendments to the Code of Administrative Violations of the Russian Federation

Eliminates the administrative fine for the failure to fulfil the duty to control observance of the rules of cash operations.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 257 of March 28, 2012 on the Licensing of Mine Survey Works

Specifies the above procedure.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 255 of March 28, 2012 on the Licensing of Activities of Collection, Use, Decontamination and Placing of Waste of Classes I-IV Hazards

New rules of issuance of licenses for handling waste.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 252 of March 28, 2012 on the Amendments to Certain Acts of the Government of the Russian Federation on the Issues of Inclusion of Objects of Power Supply Networks in the Single National (All-Russia) Power Supply Network and the Keeping of the Register of Such Objects

Refines the above procedure.

Order of the Federal Tax Service No. MMV-7-11/99@ of February 20, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Form and Format for Submission of the Tax Declaration for the Transport Tax in the Electronic Form and Its Filling Procedure

Updates the form of the declaration for the transport tax and its filling procedure.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 280 of April 2, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Regulation on the Licensing of Transportation of Passengers by Vehicles Carrying More Than 8 Persons (Except for the Case When the Mentioned Activities Are Carried out to Orders or for Own Needs of the Legal Entity or Individual Entrepreneur)

Specifies the above procedure.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 278 of April 2, 2012 on the Licensing of Activities in the Area of Use of (Generating) Sources of Ionising Radiation (Except for the Case When These Sources Are Used for Medical Purposes)

Specifies the types of works requiring a license.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 258 of March 28, 2012 on the Amendments to the Rules of Fixing and Determination of Normatives of Consumption of Communal Services

Updates the procedure of fixing of the above normatives.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 249 of March 28, 2012 on the Amendments to Certain Acts of the Government of the Russian Federation on the Issues of Export Control

Refines export control procedures.

Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation No. 2805 of December 8, 2011 on the Endorsement of the Forms of the Document Confirming the Presence of the License for Educational Activities, Appendix To It and the Technical Requirements to the Mentioned Documents

A new form of license for educational activities.

Order of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation No. 204n of March 6, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Administrative Regulation for the Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation on the Provided State Service of Acceptance of Estimates of Accrued and Paid Insurance Contributions for Obligatory Social Insurance in the Cases of Temporary Disability and Maternity and for Obligatory Social Insurance Against Industrial Accidents and Occupational Diseases, As Well As Expenses to Pay out Insurance Support (Form-4 FSS)

A procedure for the Social Insurance Fund and its territorial bodies to accept Form-4 FSS.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 283 of April 5, 2012 on the State Report on the Protection of Consumer Rights in the Russian Federation

Specifies a procedure for generation of the annual report on the protection of consumer rights in the Russian Federation.

Information of the Bank of Russia of April 9, 2012 on the Rate of Refinancing and the Interest Rates for Operations of the Bank of Russia

The rate of the Central Bank of Russia remains the same making 8%.

Decision of the Plenum of the Higher Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation No. 14 of March 23, 2012 on Individual Issues of the Practice of Resolving of Disputes Challenging Bank Guarantees

The absence of signature of the chief accountant does not make the bank guarantee invalid.

Order of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 440-r of April 5, 2012

Extends the list of the types of activities permitted in the points of transfer through the state border.

Order of the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation No. 143 of March 29, 2012 on the Average Market Cost of 1 Square Meter of Total Dwelling Space in the Subjects of the Russian Federation for the II Quarter of 2012

Specifies the above figures.

Order of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation No. 157n of November 23, 2011 on the Endorsement of the Procedure for Keeping the Joint State Register of Individual Entrepreneurs and Providing Information and Documents Available in It

Endorses a new such procedure.

Order of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation No. 158n of November 23, 2011 on the Endorsement of the Procedure for Keeping the Joint State Register of Legal Entities and Providing Information and Documents Available in It

Introduces a new such procedure.

Decision of the Management Board of the Pension Fund of Russia No. 66p of March 28, 2012 on the Amendments to the Decision of the Management Board of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation No. 192p of July 31, 2006

Adjusts certain forms of documents of personal records.

Order of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation No. 71n of February 1, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Explanation on the Application of the Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1086 of December 22, 2011 on the Fixing of the Permitted Share of Foreign Workers for 2012 Used by Economic Subjects Engaged in Activities in Retail Trade and Sports on the Territory of the Russian Federation

Specifies the above particulars.

Decision of the Higher Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation No. 2111/12 of April 2, 2012

Examines the legality of certification of the signature of the head of the legal entity with the seal in the declaration for the uniform imputed-income tax.

Decision of the Higher Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation No. VAS-16112/11 of March 29, 2012

Examines the legality of explanations on the placing of state orders for construction of objects on a turnkey basis.

Decision of the Higher Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation No. VAS-15916/10 of March 13, 2012

The object repaired at the expense of resources of the regional budget appeared to be a federal one. Will there be a compensation?

Order of the Federal Tax Service No. MMV-7-6/80@ of February 13, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Forms, Procedure of Their Filling and the Formats of Documents Used in the Cases of Registration of Foreign Organisations in Tax Bodies

Introduces new such forms.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 287 of April 12, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Regulation on the Licensing of Activities of Development, Production, Sale and Purchase for the Purpose of Sale of Special Technical Means Intended for a Secret Obtaining of Information

Introduces a new such procedure.

Letter of the Federal Service for Tariff Rates No. DS-2792/5 of April 9, 2012 on the Issue of Functioning of the Calculator of Communal Payments Placed on the Internet Site of the Federal Service for Tariff Rates of Russia

Helps citizens calculate an approximate value of communal payments.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 290 of April 12, 2012 on the Federal State Fire Supervision

The fire safety inspector can suspend the work of the organisation, if there is a direct threat to the life of people in the case of fire.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 289 of April 12, 2012 on the Federal State Information System of Territorial Planning

Specifies a procedure for keeping the above system to be in operation from June 15, 2012.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 288 of April 12, 2012 on the Amendments to the Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1070 of December 29, 2088

New features in the accreditation for the right of carrying out a non-state expert evaluation of design documentation and/or results of engineering surveys.

Order of the Federal Service for Financial Markets No. 12-9/pz-n of February 29, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Regulation on the Procedure and Deadlines for Disclosing Insider Information of the Persons Specified in Items 1-4, 11 and 12 of Article 4 of the Federal Law on the Combating of Illegal Use of Insider Information and Manipulation of the Market and on the Amendments to Individual Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation

Introduces a new such procedure.

Order of the Ministry of Mass Communications of the Russian Federation No. 86 of March 21, 2012 on the Amendments to the Order of the Ministry of Information Technologies and Communication of the Russian Federation No. 14 of September 20, 2004 on the Form of the Declaration of Compliance of the Means of Communication

Introduces a new such form.

Decision of the Pension Fund and the Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation No. 32p/38 of February 14, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Form of the Act of Check of the Bank's Fulfilling the Duties Specified in the Federal Law No. 212-FZ of July 24, 2009 and the Requirements to Its Drawing up

Specifies the above form.

Information Letter of the Federal Tax Service of April 16, 2012 on the Information Necessary for the Calculation of the Tax on Extraction of Mineral Resources for Oil for March 2012

Provides the above information.

Order of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation No. 372 of April 6, 2012 on the Procedure for Inclusion of Industrial Products in the Products with a High Degree of Processing

Specifies the above criteria.

Order of the Federal Service for the Regulation of the Alcoholic Market No. 31 of February 20, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Technical Regulations in the Area of Production and Circulation of Ethyl Alcohol, Alcoholic and Alcohol-Containing Products Pertaining to the Outfit of the Main Technological Equipment for Production of Ethyl Alcohol, Alcoholic and Alcohol-Containing Products, As Well As Equipment for Registration of the Volume of Circulation and/or Use for Own Needs of Ethyl Alcohol, Alcoholic and Alcohol-Containing Products by the Technical Means of Registration and Transfer of Information on the Volume of Production and Circulation of Ethyl Alcohol, Alcoholic and Alcohol-Containing Products to the Joint State Automatic Information System of Registration of the Volume of Production and Circulation of Ethyl Alcohol, Alcoholic and Alcohol-Containing Products

Requirements to the means of registration.

Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 2 of January 11, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Types of Railroad Vehicles Used for Transportation of Passengers, Special and Hazardous Cargo That Must Be Outfit with GLONASS or GLONASS/GPS Satellite Navigation Equipment

Specifies the above railroad cars.

Order of the Federal Service for the Regulation of the Alcoholic Market No. 42 of March 6, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Procedure for Organisations to Submit Notifications in the Cases of Purchase of Ethyl Alcohol for Production of Alcoholic and Alcohol-Containing Products and/or Use for Own Needs, As Well As in the Cases of Supply and Transportation of Ethyl Alcohol (Including the Denatured One), Non-Packed Alcohol-Containing Products with Ethyl Alcohol Content Greater Than 25 Percent of the Volume of the Finished Product and the Forms of Notifications

Endorses the above form.

Order of the Federal Tax Service No. MMV-7-6/138@ of March 5, 2012 on the Endorsement of Formats of the Invoice, Logbook of Received and Put Forward Invoices, Logbook of Purchased Items and Logbook of Sales, Additional Sheets of the Logbook of Purchased Items and the Logbook of Sales in the Electronic Form

Endorses the above formats.

Decision of the Plenum of the Higher Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation No. 15 of March 23, 2012 on Certain Issues of Participation of a Prosecutor in the Arbitration Process

An arbitration dispute involving a prosecutor can also be terminated by a settlement agreement.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 317 of April 16, 2012 on the Licensing of Activities in the Area of Use of Infecting Agents for Humans and Animals (Except for the Case When the Mentioned Activities Are Carried out for Medical Purposes) and GMO of III and IV Degree Hazards Carried out in Closed Systems

Specifies the above procedures.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 294 of April 16, 2012 on the Amendments to Item 3 of the Regulation on the Procedure of Import to the Russian Federation and Export from the Russian Federation of Potent and Poisonous Substances Other Than Precursors of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

Simplifies the procedure for obtaining a permission for transborder transportation of potent substances.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 272 of March 31, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Regulation on the Organisation and Carrying out of a Non-State Expert Evaluation of Design Documentation and/or Results of Engineering Surveys

Specifies the above procedure.

Letter of the Federal Tax Service No. YeD-4-3/6289@ of April 13, 2012 on the Procedure for Application of Provisions of Item 5 of Article 174.1 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation

Particulars of filling of the declaration for the value added tax in the cases of operations carried out under the contract of investment partnership.

Regulation of the Bank of Russia No. 375-P of March 2, 2012 on the Requirements to the Rules of Internal Control in a Credit Organisation for the Purpose of Combating Legalisation (Laundering) of Incomes Obtained in a Criminal Way and Financing of Terrorism

Specifies the above requirements.

Direction of the Bank of Russia No. 2788-U of February 28, 2012 on the Amendments to Item 6.1.1 of the Direction of the Bank of Russia No. 1379-U of January 16, 2004 on the Assessment of Financial Stability of a Bank to Recognise It Sufficient for Participation in the Deposit Insurance System

Refines the procedure for disclosing information on the persons affecting significantly decisions of the management of the bank participating in the deposit insurance system.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 322 of April 16, 2012 on the Amendments to the Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 380 of June 19, 2006

Producers of perfumery must register products stronger than 25% and producers of alcohol, production capacities.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 307 of April 16, 2012 on the Procedure for Connection to Heat-Supply Systems and on the Amendments to Certain Acts of the Government of the Russian Federation

Specifies the above procedures.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 296 of April 16, 2012 on the Amendments to the List of Technological Equipment (Including Component and Spare Parts to It) Not Produced in the Russian Federation and Exempted from VAT in the Cases of Import to the Territory of the Russian Federation

Refines the above list.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 271 of March 31, 2012 on the Procedure for Certification for the Right of Preparation of Statements of Expert Evaluation of Design Documentation and/or Results of Engineering Surveys

Specifies the above procedure.

Order of the Federal Tax Service No. MMV-7-6/244@ of April 17, 2012 on the Amendments to the Order of the Federal Tax Service of Russia No. MM-7-6/730@ of December 31, 2009 on the Endorsement of the Format for Submission of Tax Declarations, Accounting Reports and Other Documents Serving As Grounds for Calculation and Payment of Taxes and Fees in the Electronic Form (on XML Basis) (Version 5)

Refines the format for submission of tax declarations in the electronic form.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 347 of April 19, 2012 on the Amendments to the Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 863 of December 28, 2004

Adjusts the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation on the rates of customs fees for customs operations.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 314 of April 16, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Regulation on the Licensing of Activities of Detection of Electronic Devices Intended for a Secret Obtaining of Information (Except for the Case When the Mentioned Activities Are Carried out for Own Needs of the Legal Entity or Individual Entrepreneur)

Specifies the above procedure.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 313 of April 16, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Regulation on the Licensing of Activities of Development, Production, Dissemination of the Means of Encryption (Cryptography), Information and Telecommunication Systems Protected Using the Means of Encryption (Cryptography), Carrying out Works, Rendering Services in the Area of Information Encoding, Technical Maintenance of the Means of Encryption Cryptography), Information and Telecommunication Systems Protected Using the Means of Encryption (Cryptography) (Except for the Case When the Technical Maintenance of the Means of Encryption (Cryptography), Information and Telecommunication Systems Protected Using the Means of Encryption (Cryptography) Is Carried out for Own Needs of the Legal Entity or Individual Entrepreneur)

Introduces a new such procedure.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 308 of April 16, 2012 on the Endorsement of the List of Objects with a High Energy Efficiency That Do Not Need Specifying the Energy Efficiency Classes

Specifies the above list.

Activities Carried out by Medical and Other Organisations Included in the Private Public Health System on the Territory of the Innovation Centre Skolkovo)

Revises the above regulation.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 270 of March 31, 2012 on the Amendments to the Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 145 of March 5, 2007

Adjusts the regulation on the state expert evaluation of design documentation and results of engineering surveys.

Order of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation No. 202n of March 6, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Administrative Regulation for the Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation on the Provided State Service of Acceptance of Documents Serving As Grounds for Calculation and Payment (Transfer) of Insurance Contributions, As Well As the Documents Confirming Correctness of Calculation and Timely Payment (Transfer) of Insurance Contributions

Specifies the above procedure.

Federal Law No. 37-FZ of April 23, 2012 on the Amendments to the Law of the Russian Federation on Consumer Cooperatives (Consumer Companies, Their Unions) in the Russian Federation

An observer may be assigned in certain cases in consumer companies.

Federal Law No. 36-FZ of April 23, 2012 on the Amendments to Individual Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation Defining the Notion of a Small Vessel

New features in the issue of state registration of water vessels.

Federal Law No. 35-FZ of April 23, 2012 on the Amendments to the Labour Code of the Russian Federation and Article 122 of the Code of Civil Procedures of the Russian Federation

Changes the New Year vacation procedures.

Federal Law No. 34-FZ of April 23, 2012 on the Amendments to Individual Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation Improving State Regulation of Activities of Transportation of Passengers and Luggage by Taxi Cars in the Russian Federation

Refines the above procedures.

Federal Law No. 33-FZ of April 23, 2012 on the Amendments to the Federal Law on the Special Economic Zone in the Kaliningrad Province and on the Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation

Changes to the procedure for checking activities of residents of the special economic zone.

Decision of the Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation No. 75 of March 30, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Average Values of the Main Figures for Calculation of Discounts and Mark-Ups to Insurance Tariff Rates for Obligatory Social Insurance Against Occupational Accidents and Diseases in 2012

Specifies the above figures.

Federal Law No. 38-FZ of April 25, 2012 on the Amendments to the Federal Law on Concession Agreements and Article 16 of the Federal Law on the State Company Russian Highways and on the Amendments to Individual Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation

New features in concession agreements in construction.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 352 of April 23, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Rates of Export Customs Duties for Raw Oil and Individual Categories of Goods of Oil Exported Outside the Territory of the Russian Federation and the Territories of the Member-States of the Customs Union Agreements

Reduces the rate of export customs duty for oil from May 1.

Order of the Federal Tax Service No. MMV-7-8/164@ of March 19, 2012 on the Amendments to the Order of the Federal Tax Service No. MMV-7-8/469@ of September 28, 2010 on the Endorsement of the Procedure for Tax Bodies to Change the Deadline of Payment of the Tax and Fee, As Well As the Penalty and Fine

Specifies the amendments for investment credits.

Order of the Federal Tax Service No. MMV-7-3/174@ of March 22, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Form and Format for Submission of the Tax Declaration for the Tax on Profits of Organisations, Its Filling Procedure

Endorses a new such form.

Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 96 of April 16, 2012 on the Amendments to the Rules of Pre-Flight and Post-Flight Inspections Endorsed by the Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 104 of July 25, 2007

Adjusts the rules of passenger and luggage inspections in airports.

Letter of the Federal Tax Service No. YeD-4-3/6166@ of April 12, 2012 "In Addition to the Letter of the Federal Tax Service of Russia No. AS-4-3/22569@ of December 29, 2011"

Provides additional explanations on the issues of registration of contracts of creation of consolidated groups of taxpayers.

Decision of the Higher Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation No. VAS-308/12 of April 11, 2012

The amount of state duty for the decision in the case challenging a patent must be the same for residents and non-residents.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 378 of April 23, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Rules of Forming and Keeping of the Register of Persons Called to Account for Administrative Responsibility for the Violation of the Antimonopoly Legislation of the Russian Federation

Specifies the above procedure.

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 369 of April 23, 2012 on the Signs of a Failure to Use the Land Plots Taking into Account the Particulars of Agricultural Production or Other Activities Pertaining to Agricultural Production in the Subjects of the Russian Federation

Specifies the list of such signs.

Order of the Federal Tax Service No. MMV-7-13/182@ of March 26, 2012 on the Endorsement of the Forms of Documents Used by the Federal Tax Service of Russia When Implementing Their Powers in Relations Regulated by the Legislation on Taxes and Fees, the Grounds and Procedure for Prolongation of the Deadline of Processing of Application for a Pricing Agreement Concluded for Taxation Purposes and the Documents Attached to It

Specifies the form of the pricing agreement.

Order of the Ministry of Communication and Mass Communication Infrastructure No. 357 of December 27, 2011 on the Endorsement of the Administrative Regulation for the Federal Service for Supervision over Communication, Information Technologies and Mass Communication Infrastructure on the Provided State Service of Licensing of Activities in the Area of Communication Services

A new procedure for licensing communication services.

Direction of the Bank of Russia No. 2803-U of April 6, 2012 on the Amendments to the Direction of the Bank of Russia No. 2005-U of April 30, 2008 on the Assessment of Economical Standing of Banks

Refines the above procedure.

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