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Monitoring of the Federal Legislation dated 30.06.2016

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 453 of May 23, 2016 on the endorsement of the rules for placing temporarily free resources of the capital repair fund on the account of a non-commercial organisation specialising in capital repair of common property in apartment houses

Order of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation No. 767 of April 5, 2016 on the endorsement of the form and procedure for issuance of certificate of entry of information on the tour operator in the joint federal register of tour operators

Order of the Ministry of Labour a Social Protection of the Russian Federation No. 202n of April 29, 2016 on the procedure for registration and deregistration in the territorial bodies of the Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation of insurants and parties of the same status

Order of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation No. 4092 of December 15, 2015 on the endorsement of the procedure for inclusion of technical means in the technical systems and devices with measuring functions

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 472 of May 27, 2016 on the amendments to the appendix to Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 778 of August 7, 2014 list of goods prohibited for import to the Russian Federation

the rules of maintenance of common property in an apartment house, where it pertains to the requirements for determination of the list of property intended for common use by owners of rooms in several apartment houses

Federal Law No. 178-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the amendments to Article 346.32 of Part 2 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation and Article 5 of the Federal Law on the amendments to Parts 1 and 2 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation and Article 26 of the Federal Law on the banks and banking activities uniform imputed-income tax

Federal Law No. 177-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the amendments to Articles 1 and 38 of the Federal Law on investment funds pursuant to adoption of the Federal Law on the Russian Fund of Direct Investments

Federal Law No. 175-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the amendments to Articles 26 and 154 of the Housing Code of the Russian Federation and individual legislative acts of the Russian Federation Fund of Assistance of Reformation of the Housing and Communal Sector

Federal Law No. 174-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the amendment to Article 149 of Part 2 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation paper recycling

Federal Law No. 173-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the amendments to Articles 2 and 3 of the Federal Law on the amendments to Chapter 21 of Part 2 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation and on the suspension of Paragraph 3 of Subitem 7 of Item 2 of Article 149 of Part 2 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation pertaining to services of passenger transportation by suburban railroad transport prolongation of tax exemptions

Federal Law No. 172-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the amendments to individual legislative acts of the Russian Federation qualification examinations for assessors

Federal Law No. 170-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the amendments to the Federal Law on the industrial safety of hazardous production objects gas networks

Federal Law No. 167-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the amendments to Articles 94 and 96 of the Federal Law on the contract system in the area of purchase of goods, works, services for state and municipal needs cases of population census

Federal Law No. 164-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the amendment to Article 1 of the Federal Law on the minimum amount of labour remuneration

Federal Law No. 161-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the amendments to the Code of Administrative Violations of the Russian Federation use of uncertified devices in communication networks

Federal Law No. 156-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the ratification of the Agreement on the uniform forms of vehicle certificate (chassis certificate) and certificates for self-propelled machines and other types of equipment and organisation of the system of electronic certificates

Federal Law No. 154-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the Russian Fund of Direct Investments

Federal Law No. 151-FZ of June 2, 2016 on the ratification of the Protocol on the amendments to the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Armenia on cooperation in the area of supplies of natural gas, oil products and untreated natural diamonds to the Republic of Armenia of December 2, 2013

Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 53 of March 10, 2016 on the amendments to the rules of safety of passenger and cargo transportation by the highway and urban ground electric transport endorsed by Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 7 of January 15, 2014

Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 108 of April 19, 2016 on the endorsement of the requirements for parking at night in the absence of driver transport vehicles used for regular passenger and luggage transportation by the highway and urban ground electric transport

Resolution of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission No. 39 of May 16, 2016 on the amendments to the Joint Commodity Nomenclature of Foreign Economic Activities of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Joint Customs Tariff of the Eurasian Economic Union for fully hulled long-grain rice with a length-to-width ratio equal to or greater than 3, as well as to certain resolutions of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission and the Higher Eurasian Economic Council

Resolution of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission No. 40 of May 16, 2016 on the rates of import customs duties of the Joint Customs Tariff of the Eurasian Economic Union for individual types of goods in compliance with obligations of the Russian Federation in the WTO framework

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 484 of May 30, 2016 solid communal waste

Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation No. 14-P of May 31, 2016 on the case of constitutionality of provisions of Article 31.1 of the Federal Law on the motor roads and road activities in the Russian Federation and on the amendments to individual legislative acts of the Russian Federation, Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation on the collection of payment in reimbursement of damage incurred on public-use motor roads of federal significance by vehicles with a maximum permitted weight greater than 12 tons and Article 12.21.1 of the Code of Administrative Violations of the Russian Federation pursuant to the request of the group of deputies of the State Duma

Order of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation No. 58n of May 11, 2016 on the minimum prices of purchase (other than import), supplies (other than export) and retail sale of alcoholic products stronger than 28 percent

Order of the Ministry of Public Health of the Russian Federation No. 282n of May 5, 2016 on the endorsement of the procedure for carrying out expert evaluation of proficiency and the forms of medical statements for individual types of works

Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation No. 536 of May 11, 2016 on the endorsement of the particulars of working time and leisure time regime for pedagogical workers and other workers engaged in educational activities

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 505 of June 3, 2016 on the endorsement of the rules of commercial registration of the volume and/or weight of solid communal waste

Resolution of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission No. 51 of June 2, 2016 on the rates of import customs duties of the Joint Customs Tariff of the Eurasian Economic Union for individual types of watches

Information of the Bank of Russia of June 8, 2016 on the revocation of license for bank operations and appointment of interim administration OOO Finansovy Standart

Information of the Bank of Russia of June 8, 2016 on the revocation of license for bank operations and appointment of interim administration OOO KreditAlyans

Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 73 of March 23, 2016 on the amendments to Appendix 4 to Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 180 of October 20, 2009 form of controller card

Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 72 of March 23, 2016 on the amendments to the procedure for issuance of cards used in digital control devices installed on transport vehicles endorsed by Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 145 of May 21, 2012

Order of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation No. 64n of May 16, 2016 on the amendments to the normative legal acts on accounting work

Order of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1083-r of June 2, 2016 small and medium-size businesses in Russia

Information of the Bank of Russia of June 10, 2016 on the change of normatives of obligatory reserves

Information of the Bank of Russia of June 10, 2016 on the key rate of the Bank of Russia

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 511 of June 9, 2016 establishing cost of living, per capita and for the main socio-demographic groups of Russia's populace for Quarter I of 2016

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 516 of June 9, 2016 endorsing rules for the electronic interaction of individuals and organisations with authorities, in particular local self-government and other bodies

Order of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation No. 659 of December 24, 2015 setting rules for the Federal Agency on Fisheries to provide the state service of preparing and taking decisions on grant of aquatic biological resources for use

Information of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation of June 14, 2016 on the mean prices for hydrocarbons produced at a new field in the month of May 2016

Direction of the Bank of Russia No. 4038-U of June 10, 2016 on mandatory reserve requirements

Order of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service No. 240/16 of March 15, 2016 endorsing rules for scheduled and off-schedule checks of the observance of provisions of law and other normative acts concerning state defence orders

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 544 of June 15, 2016 on the assessment of conformity of the products which are subject to provisions on atomic energy safety, including design, manufacture, construction, erection, operation, storage, transportation, sale and disposal

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 538 of June 15, 2016 concerning the Automated Information System "Compatriots"

Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 291 of June 17, 2016 scheduling election of deputies to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

Regulations of the Bank of Russia No. 545-P of May 27, 2016 setting out a procedure for transmission of electronic documents and data by banks and other credit organisations to customs bodies and vice versa in connection with the issuance of bank's guarantees for the payment of customs duties and taxes

Order of the Federal Tax Service No. MMV-7-14/333@ of May 25, 2016 adjusting the formalities required for legal entities, individual businessmen and farmers to undergo state registration

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 556 of June 17, 2016 extending until the end of 2016 the licensing of imports of crushed stone and gravel from non-EU member states

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 548 of June 17, 2016 on subsidies for legal entities for patenting Russian products abroad to partially compensate for patent fees

Federal Constitutional Law No. 5-FKZ of June 23, 2016 extending the transitional period of legal regulation in the Crimea and Sevastopol until January 1, 2019

Federal Law of June 23, 2016 No. 180-FZ on biomedical cell-based products envisaging that biological material is to be donated on a voluntary basis free of charge, while the purchase and sale thereof are prohibited. Also prohibition extends to the creation of a human embryo and the disruption of development of a human embryo or foetus for the purposes of developing, making or using a cell-based product. The making of biomedical cell-based products is subject to licensing

Federal Law No. 182-FZ of June 23, 2016 defining the basic principles and guidelines for prevention of legal offences in Russia, in particular the forms of preventive measures

Federal Law No. 184-FZ of June 23, 2016 on ratification of the protocol between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Singapore on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of tax evasion, which inter alia makes the financial and business interaction between Russia and Singapore easier

Federal Law No. 185-FZ of June 23, 2016 on ratification of the protocol between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan concerning the delineation of the northern part of the Caspian Sea floor as affecting the use of sub-soil

Federal Law No. 186-FZ of June 23, 2016 regulating the status, rights and duties of Russia's ambassadors abroad and top representatives at international organisations as well as social guarantees for them

Federal Law No. 187-FZ of June 23, 2016 granting exemption from VAT for the imports and sale of certain animal husbandry products

Federal Law No. 190-FZ of June 23, 2016 modifying the Criminal Procedural Code of the Russian Federation due to the extension of use of the jury to district courts, for instance defining the categories of crime to be tried by them. For regional and similar-level courts the number of members in the jury is cut from 12 to 8.

Federal Law No. 191-FZ of June 23, 2016 simplifies the procedure for opening accounts at credit organisations, including cases when a legal entity is being formed

Federal Law of June 23, 2016 No. 193-FZ envisaging that now land plots of the Russian Housing Development Foundation are sold at the prices stated in leases. The foundation may sell land plots for various purposes, like the construction of facilities for manufacturing of building materials, the creation of industrial parks, business incubators etc., this right may be realised by leaseholders until January 1, 2018

Federal Law No. 194-FZ of June 23, 2016 relieving the insurance medical organisations engaged only in mandatory medical insurance of the duty to undergo compulsory actuarial appraisal

Order of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation No. 1730 of May 27, 2016 opening free access to the documents elaborated and used in the national standards system

Letter of the Federal Tax Service No. SD-4-3/10770@ of June 17, 2016 providing the data required for computation of mining tax on crude oil for the month of May 2016

Federal Law No. 222-FZ of June 23, 2016 modifying the regulation of insurers' activities and the bankruptcy procedure for them

Federal Law No. 221-FZ of June 23, 2016 optimising and systematising the activities and legal environment for the operation of the unified housing sector development institute -- in which all shares are owned by Russia -- that acquires the functions of the Federal Fund for the Promotion of Housing Construction that is going to be liquidated

Federal Law No. 219-FZ of June 23, 2016 envisaging the creation of a single state register of acts of civil status

Federal Law No. 218-FZ of June 23, 2016 modifying the Forest Code of Russia as it concerns reporting, protection of woodlands, lease of forest tracts, penalties for breach of forest laws

Federal Law No. 217-FZ of June 23, 2016 setting a cap on forfeit money for default on repayment of mortgage loans

Federal Law No. 216-FZ of June 23, 2016 allowing switch to uniform agricultural tax for the certain categories of taxpayers which provide auxiliary services to commercial agricultural producers

Federal Law No. 215-FZ of June 23, 2016 obligating companies to obtain, store and provide on authorities' request information about their beneficiary owners. This duty does not extend to state bodies and corporations as well as companies with an over 50 per cent stake of international organisations etc.

Federal Law No. 213-FZ of June 23, 2016 streamlining administrative liability for breach of customs rules

Federal Law No. 212-FZ of June 23, 2016 establishing accountability for failure to make sure Russian currency gets into bank accounts when accounts are being settled for foreign trade contracts

Federal Law No. 210-FZ of June 23, 2016 postponing the due dates for elaboration of documents on strategic planning, for instance a strategy for Russia's socioeconomic development is to be prepared by January 1, 2018

Federal Law No. 208-FZ of June 23, 2016 making the owner of a news aggregator to verify information of importance for the public before placing it, and avoid being used to commit crimes, disclose state secrets, disseminate calls for terrorism, pornography etc. Only a Russian legal entity or citizen may own a news aggregator

Federal Law of June 23, 2016 No. 207-FZ allowing to correct errors committed at declaration of goods without being held liable under administrative law, however, this does not extend to strategically important goods and resources

Federal Law No. 204-FZ of June 23, 2016 allowing the multi-subject use of a radio-frequency spectrum

Federal Law of June 23, 2016 No. 203-FZ taking the purchase of precious metals and stones for replenishment of regional funds out of the area regulated by the law on contractual system

Federal Law of June 23, 2016 No. 202-FZ imposing a ban on the sale of alcoholic products in polymer bottles over 1.5 litres effective from next year

Federal Law of June 23, 2016 No. 200-FZ vesting the power to consider cases of breach of maritime navigation rules in the area of Northeast Passage in the border guard service

Federal Law of June 23, 2016 No. 198-FZ extending the list of the documents whose lack is deemed ground for refusal to issue a commissioning permit for a construction site

Federal Law of June 23, 2016 No. 196-FZ making among others consumers of electricity responsible for the observance of reliability and safety precautions

Federal Law of June 23, 2016 No. 195-FZ clarifying the circumstances in which no proceeding takes place in a case of administrative offence

Federal Law of June 23, 2016 No. 188-FZ giving concerned persons access to the information customs bodies have about the clearance of goods

Information of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation of June 24, 2016 defining the rates of export customs duties on crude oil and certain products made from it

Decision of the Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation No. 61 of May 31, 2016 on the values of basic indicators for 2017 by the type of economic activity

Reference Note endorsed by the Presidium of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on June 22, 2016 with an analysis of the practical application of the alternative dispute-settling procedure involving a mediator (mediation procedure) in Russia in 2015

Review of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation of June 22, 2016 showing how courts actually resolved cases relating to mandatory insurance of the civil liability of vehicle owners

Federal Law No. 223-FZ of June 28, 2016 allowing a medical organisation to apply to court when the legal representative of a minor or incapable individual does not agree to a required medical intervention of vital importance

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 577 of June 25, 2016 setting out rules -- applicable from November 1, 2016 -- for Russia's government to grant the right to carry out the functions of permanent arbitration institution. On a recommendation of the Council for Improvement of Private Arbitration Litigation under the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation this right may be granted to a non-governmental organisation under which a permanent arbitration institution is formed or to a foreign arbitration institution. Regulations on deposition of the rules of a permanent arbitration institution are endorsed.

Direction of the Bank of Russia No. 4052-U of June 27, 2016 raising the standard rates of mandatory reserves for credit institutions from August 1, 2016 to 5% in roubles and 7% in foreign currencies (6% for liabilities owed individuals in a foreign currency), with the averaging factor remaining unchanged

Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 584 of June 27, 2016 on the particulars of application of professional standards where it pertains to the requirements obligatory for application by state extra-budgetary funds of the Russian Federation, state or municipal institutions, state or municipal unitary enterprises, as well as the state corporations, state companies and economic companies where more than fifty percent of stocks (shares) in the registered capital is in the state or municipal property

Information of the Bank of Russia of June 29, 2016 on the revocation of license for bank operations and appointment of interim administration AO Prisco Capital Bank

Information of the Bank of Russia of June 29, 2016 on the revocation of license for bank operations and appointment of interim administration AO Intercredit

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