Code Of Administrative Offences Of The Russian Federation

NO. 195-FZ OF DECEMBER 30, 2001
(with the Amendments and Additions of April 25, December 31, 2002, June 30, July 4, November 11, December 8, 2003, April 25, 2002)
Adopted by the State Duma on December 20, 2001
Endorsed by the Council of Federation on December 26, 2001
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Section I
Chapter 1
Aims and Principles of the Legislation on Administrative Offences
Chapter 2
Administrative Offence and Administrative Responsibility
Chapter 3
Administrative Penalty
Chapter 4
Imposition of an Administrative Penalty
Section II
Chapter 5
Administrative Offences Encroaching Upon Citizens' Rights
Chapter 6
Administrative Offences Endangering the Health and Sanitary-and Epidemiological Well-Being of the Population and Endangering Public Morals
Chapter 7
Administrative Offences in the Area of Property Protection
Chapter 8
Administrative Offenses Concerning Environment Protection and Wildlife Management
Chapter 9
Administrative Offenses in Industry, Construction and Energetics
Chapter 10
Administrative Offenses in Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine and Land Reclamation
Chapter 11
Administrative Offenses on Transport
Chapter 12
Road Traffic Administrative Offenses
Chapter 13
Administrative Offences in the Area of Communications and Information
Chapter 14
Administrative Offences in Business
Chapter 15
Administrative Offences Concerning Finance, Taxes and Fees, as Well as Security Market
Chapter 16
Administrative Offences in Customs Area (Violations of Customs Rules)
Chapter 17
Administrative Offences Encroaching upon State Power Institutions
Chapter 18
Administrative Offences in the Area of Safeguarding the State Borders of the Russian Federation and Treating Aliens and Stateless Persons on the Territory of the Russian Federation
Chapter 19
Administrative Offences against Government Procedures
Chapter 20
Administrative Offenses Encroaching upon Public Order and Security
Chapter 21
Administrative Offenses in Military Registration
Section III
Chapter 22
General Provisions
Chapter 23
Judges, Bodies and Officials Authorized to Try Cases Concerning Administrative Offenses
Section IV
Chapter 24
General Provisions
Chapter 25
Participants of Proceedings on Cases Concerning Administrative Offenses, Their Rights and Duties
Chapter 26
Facts in Proof. Evidence. Evaluation of Evidence
Chapter 27
Taking Measures to Secure Proceedings on Cases Concerning Administrative Offenses
Chapter 28
Initiating Proceedings on a Case Concerning an Administrative Offence
Chapter 29
Trying a Case Concerning an Administrative Offence
Chapter 30
Review of Decisions with Regard to Cases Concerning Administrative Offences
Section V
Chapter 31
General Provisions
Chapter 32
Procedure for Executing Individual Types of Administrative Penalties


SECTION I
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Chapter 1. Aims and Principles of the Legislation on Administrative Offences


Article 1.1. The Legislation on Administrative Offences


 1. The legislation on administrative offences consists of this Code and the laws on administrative offences of subjects of the Russian Federation adopted in compliance with it.
 2. This Code is based on the Constitution of the Russian Federation, generally recognized principles and norms of international law and international treaties of the Russian Federation. Where an international treaty of the Russian Federation establishes rules other than those provided for by the legislation on administrative offences, the rules of the international treaty shall apply.

Article 1.2. Aims of the Legislation on Administrative Offences


 The aims of the legislation on administrative offences shall be the protection of the person, of human and civil rights and freedoms, of citizens' health, of the sanitary-and-epidemiological well-being of the population, the defence of public morals, protection of the environment, of the established procedure for exercising state powers, of public order and security, of property, the protection of the lawful interests of natural persons and legal entities, society and the state from administrative offences, as well as the prevention of administrative offences.

Article 1.3. Scope of Jurisdiction of the Legislation on Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation


 1. Within the jurisdiction of the legislation on administrative offences of the Russian Federation there shall be the establishment:
  1)  of general provisions and principles of the legislation on administrative offences;
  2)  of a list of administrative penalties and rules of imposition thereof;
  3)  of administrative responsibility regarding matters of federal importance, including administrative responsibility for violating the rules and norms provided for by federal laws and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation;
  4)  of the order of proceedings in respect of cases concerning administrative offences, including the establishment of measures ensuring proceedings in cases concerning administrative offences;
  5)  of the procedure for enforcement of decisions to impose administrative penalties.
 2. In compliance with the legislation on the judicial system, this Code shall determine the court jurisdiction of cases concerning administrative offences.
 3. In compliance with the legislation on the protection of juvenile rights, this Code shall determine the jurisdiction in cases concerning administrative offences in respect of committees in cases involving minors and protection of their rights.
 4. In conformity with the established structure of federal executive bodies, this Code shall determine the jurisdiction in cases concerning administrative offences, provided for by this Code, in respect of federal executive bodies .

Article 1.4. Principle of Equality before Law


 1. Persons who have committed administrative offences shall be equal before the law. Natural persons shall be administratively liable, regardless of their sex, race, nationality, language, origin, property or official status, residence, attitude to religion, opinions, participation in social associations, or other circumstances. Legal entities shall be administratively liable, regardless of location, organisational-and-legal form and subordination or other circumstances.
 2. Any special conditions for taking measures aimed at ensuring proceedings in a case concerning an administrative offence or of holding administratively responsibile officials exercising certain state functions (deputies, judges, prosecutors and other persons) shall be established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation and by federal laws.

Article 1.5. Presumption of Innocence


 1. A person shall be administratively liable only for those administrative offences, in respect of which his guilt has been established.
 2. A person who is on trial for an administrative offence shall be regarded innocent until his guilt is proved in the procedure established by this Code and determined by a lawful decision of the judge, or of the body, or of the official who has considered his case.
 3. A person held administratively responsibile is not obliged to prove his innocence.
 4. Irremovable doubts in respect of the guilt of a person held administratively responsibile shall be interpreted in favour of this person.

Article 1.6. Ensuring Lawfulness, While Taking Coercive Measures in Connection with an Administrative Offence


 1. A person held administratively responsibile may not be subject to an administrative penalty and to measures for ensuring proceedings in respect of a case concerning an administrative offence otherwise than for the reasons and in the procedure established by law.
 2. An administrative penalty shall be imposed and measures for ensuring the proceedings in respect of a case concerning an administrative offence shall be taken by the authorized body or official within the scope of jurisdiction of said body or official in compliance with law.
 3. When taking administrative coercive measures, decisions or actions (failure to act) abasing human dignity shall not be allowed.

Article 1.7. Operation of the Legislation on Administrative Offences in Time and Space


 1. A person who has committed an administrative offence shall be liable under the law effective at the time and in the place of committing the administrative offence.
 2. Any law mitigating or terminating administrative responsibility for an administrative offence, or improving the position of a person who has committed an administrative offence shall be retroactive, that is, it shall also extend to persons who committed administrative offences prior to the entry of such law into force and who have not been punished pursuant to a decision concerning the imposition of an administrative penalty. A law establishing or aggravating administrative responsibility for an administrative offence or worsening the position of the person shall not be retroactive.
 3. Proceedings in respect of a case concerning an administrative offence shall be carried out under the law effective at the time of conducting the proceedings in respect of said case.

Chapter 2. Administrative Offence and Administrative Responsibility


Article 2.1. Administrative Offence


 1. A wrongful, guilty action (omission) of a natural person or legal entity which is administratively punishable under this Code or the laws on administrative offences of subjects of the Russian Federation shall be regarded as an administrative offence.
 2. A legal entity shall be found guilty of an administrative offence, if it is established that it had the opportunity to observe rules and norms whose violation is administratively punishable under this Code or under the laws of a subject of the Russian Federation, but it has not taken all the measures that were in its power in order to follow to them.
 3. Imposition of an administrative penalty on a legal entity shall not relieve the guilty natural person of administrative responsibility for the given offence, and holding a natural person to administrative or criminal responsibility shall not relieve the legal entity of administrative responsibility for the given offence.

Article 2.2. Types of Guilt


 1. An administrative offence shall be deemed willful, when the person who has committed it realized the wrongful nature of his action (omission), could foresee the harmful consequences thereof and wished these consequences, or deliberately tolerated them, or treated them indifferently.
 2. An administrative offence shall be deemed as committed through negligence, when a person who has committed it could foresee the harmful consequences of his action (omission) but self-conceitedly hoped to prevent such consequences, or did not foresee the appearance of such consequences, though he should have to or could have foreseen them.

Article 2.3. Age at which Person Becomes Administrative Liable


 1. A person who has attained the age of sixteen years old by the moment of committing an administrative offence shall be administratively liable.
 2. Subject to the specific circumstances of a case and the data about the person who has committed an administrative offence at an age from sixteen to eighteen years old, said person may be relieved of administrative responsibility for it by a committee for cases involving minors and for protection of their rights, that shall take measures to safeguard him, as provided for by the legislation on the protection of juvenile rights.

Article 2.4. Administrative Responsibility of Officials


 An official, who has committed an administrative offence in connection with his failure to discharge his official duties or improper discharge of his official duties, shall be administratively liable.
 Note. An official in this Code means a person who exercises the functions of a public officer on a constant or temporary basis, or is vested with special authority, that is, a person who is vested, in the procedure established by law, with managerial powers in respect of persons who are not officially subordinated to him, as well as a person exercising organisational-and-managerial or administrative-and-economic functions in state bodies, bodies of local self-government, governmental and municipal organisations, in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, or in other troops and military regiments of the Russian Federation. Heads and officials of other organisations, as well as persons engaged in business activity without forming a legal entity, who have committed administrative offences in connection with exercising organisational-and-managerial or administrative-and-economic functions, shall be administratively liable as officials, if not otherwise established by law.

Article 2.5. Administrative Responsibility of Military Servicemen and of Other Persons Subject to Military Discipline


 Military servicemen and citizens engaged in military refresher training shall bear responsibility for administrative offences in compliance with military disciplinary manuals. Officers of the police, of penal bodies and institutions, of the State Fire-Fighting Service, the bodies for control over the traffic of narcotics and psychotropic substances and customs bodies shall bear responsibility for administrative offences in compliance with the normative legal acts regulating service in said bodies. For violation of the laws on elections and referendums or in the area of securing the sanitary-and-epidemiological well-being of the population, of the traffic rules, of fire safety regulations outside the place of service, of the legislation on environmental protection, of customs regulations and the rules on the regime of the State Border of the Russian Federation, of the frontier regime, of the regime for checkpoints at the State Border of the Russian Federation, as well as for administrative offences in the area of taxes, fees and finances, for failure to comply with the lawful demands of a prosecutor, or an investigator, or a person holding an inquiry, or an official carrying out proceedings in respect of a case concerning an administrative offence, the persons subject to military discipline or special disciplinary regulations shall be liable on general grounds. Said persons may not be subject to administrative penalties in the form of administrative arrest, and military servicemen called up for military service may not be also subject to administrative penalties in the form of an administrative fine.

Article 2.6. Administrative Responsibility of Foreign Citizens, Stateless Persons and Foreign Legal Entities


 1. Foreign citizens, stateless persons and foreign legal entities who have committed administrative offences on the territory of the Russian Federation shall be administratively liable on general grounds.
 2. Foreign citizens, stateless persons and foreign legal entities who have committed administrative offences on the continental shelf and in the economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation, provided for by Part 2 of Article 8.16, Articles 8.17 - 8.20, Part 2 of Article 19.4 of this Code, shall be administratively liable on general grounds.
 3. The issue of the administrative responsibility of a foreign citizen, who is immune from the administrative jurisdiction of the Russian Federation in compliance with the federal laws and international treaties of the Russian Federation and who has committed an administrative offence on the territory of the Russian Federation, shall be resolved in conformity with the rules of international law.

Article 2.7. Urgent Need


 Where a person inflicts wrong against interests protected by the law in the event of urgent necessity, that is, for the prevention of a direct danger to a person, or to the rights of the given person, or of other persons, as well as to the interests of the state or society protected by the law, and where this danger could not be prevented by other means and the inflicted wrong is less than the one that has been prevented, it shall not be deemed an administrative offence.

Article 2.8. Insanity


 A natural person who, when committing wrongful actions (omission), was insane, that is, could not comprehend the actual nature and wrongfulness of his actions (omission), or could not direct them as a result of a chronic mental disorder, or a temporary mental disorder, or imbecility, or any other mental disease, shall not be administratively liable.

Article 2.9. Possible Relief from Administrative Responsibility, When an Administrative Offence Is Insignificant


 Where an administrative offence is insignificant, a judge, or a body, or an official authorized to resolve a case concerning the administrative offence, may relieve the person, who has committed the administrative offence, of administrative responsibility and limit themselves to a reprimand.

Article 2.10. Administrative Responsibility of Legal Entities


 1. Legal entities are administratively liable for committing administrative offences in the cases provided for by the articles of Section II of this Code or by the laws on administrative offences of subjects of the Russian Federation.
 2. In the event it is not indicated in the articles of Sections I, III, IV and V of this Code that the norms, established by these articles, apply only to a natural person or only to a legal entity, these norms are equally effective either in respect of a natural person or in respect of a legal entity, safe for the cases where these norms by the meaning thereof apply or may apply only to a natural person.
 3. In the event that several legal entities have merged, the newly formed legal entity shall be administratively liable.
 4. Where a legal entity has been adjoined to another legal entity, the legal entity, which has annexed another legal entity, shall be administratively liable.
 5. Where a legal entity has been divided or one or several legal entities have separated out of a legal entity, the legal entity to which, according to the separating balance, the rights and liabilities in respect of the transactions made or the property relating to a committed administrative offence have been assigned, shall be administratively liable.
 6. Where a legal entity of one type transforms into a legal entity of another type, the newly formed legal entity shall be administratively liable.
 7. In the cases, indicated in Parts from 3 to 6 of this Article, administrative responsibility shall occur, regardless of whether the legal entity held administratively responsible knew about the fact of the administrative offence prior to the completion of the reorganisation.
 8. Administrative penalties, imposed, in compliance with Items 2 to 4 of Part 1 of Article 3.2, on a legal entity for committing an administrative offence prior to the completion of the reorganisation of the legal entity, shall apply subject to the provisions of Parts 3 to 6 of this Article.

Chapter 3. Administrative Penalty


Article 3.1. Aims of an Administrative Penalty


 1. An administrative penalty is a punitive measure for committing an administrative offence, established by the state, and it shall be administered for the purpose of preventing the commitment of new offences either by the offender himself, or by other persons.
 2. An administrative penalty may not be aimed at the abasement of human dignity of the natural person who has committed an administrative offence, or at inflicting on him physical suffering, or at damaging business reputation of a legal entity.

Article 3.2. Types of Administrative Penalties


 1. The following types of administrative penalties may be established and imposed for committing administrative offences:
  1)  warning;
  2)  administrative fine;
  3)  compensated seizure of the instrument or object of an administrative offence;
  4)  confiscation of the instrument or the object of an administrative offence;
  5)  deprivation of a special right granted to a natural person;
  6)  administrative arrest;
  7)  administrative deportation from the Russian Federation of a foreign citizen or a stateless person;
  8)  disqualification.
 2. The administrative penalties enumerated in Items 1 to 4 of this Article may apply to a legal entity.
 3. The administrative penalties enumerated in Items 3 to 8 of Part 1 of this Article shall be established only by this Code.

Article 3.3. Principal and Additional Administrative Penalties


 1. A warning, an administrative fine, deprivation of a special right granted to a natural person, an administrative arrest and disqualification may be established and imposed as principal administrative penalties.
 2. Compensated seizure of the instrument or subject of an administrative offence, or confiscation of the instrument or subject of an administrative offence, as well as administrative deportation from the Russian Federation of a foreign citizen or a stateless person may be established and imposed either as a principal penalty, or as an additional one.
 3. For one administrative offence there may be imposed either a principal administrative penalty, or a principal and additional one from the number of penalties indicated in the sanctions part of an applicable article of the Given Part of this Code or of the law on administrative responsibility of a subject of the Russian Federation.

Article 3.4. Warning


 A warning is an administrative punitive measure in the form of an official censure of a natural person or of a legal entity. A warning is issued in writing.

Article 3.5. Administrative Fine


 1. An administrative fine is the recovery of monetary assets in an amount which may be equal to:
  1)  the minimum amount of labour wages (without taking into account regional coefficients) established by federal law at the moment of termination or interruption of an administrative offence (hereafter referred to as the minimum wage);
  2)  the cost of the subject of an administrative offence at the moment of termination or interruption of an administrative offence;
  3)  the amount of unpaid taxes and fees subject to payment at the moment of termination or interruption of an administrative offence, or the amount of an illegal currency transaction or in the amount of the unpaid fine;
 2. The amount of an administrative fine may not be less than one tenth the minimum wage.
 3. The amount of an administrative fine, imposed on citizens and calculated on a base coefficient times the minimum wage, may not exceed twenty five times the minimum wage, that imposed on officials may not exceed fifty times the minimum wage and that imposed on legal entities may not exceed one thousand times the minimum wage.
 An administrative fine for violation of the laws on the internal sea waters, or on the inland sea, or on the continental shelf, or on the economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation, of antitrust, customs, currency laws of the Russian Federation, as well as of the laws of the Russian Federation on natural monopolies, on advertising, on lotteries or on environmental protection, or on the state regulation of production and sale of ethyl alcohol, alcoholic products and those containing alcohol, imposed on officials and legal entities, may exceed the amounts indicated in Paragraph One of this Part, but may not exceed two hundred times the minimum wage for officials and five thousand times the minimum wage for legal entities.
 4. The amount of an administrative fine calculated on the basis of the cost the subject of an administrative offence, as well as on the basis of the amount of unpaid taxes and fees, may not exceed threefold the cost of the appropriate subject and threefold the amount of unpaid taxes and fees.
 5. An administrative fine shall be transferred in full to the budget in compliance with the laws of the Russian Federation.

Article 3.6. Conpensated Seizure of the Instrument of an Administrative Offence or the Subject of an Administrative Offence


 1. Conpensated seizure of the instrument of an administrative offence or the subject of an administrative offence shall be the compulsory seizure and subsequent realization thereof, as well as the transfer of the amount of money gained, with the deduction of the expenses connected with realization of the seized subject, to the former owner thereof. Conpensated seizure shall be imposed by a judge.
 2. Conpensated seizure of hunting weapon, ammunition and other permitted hunting and fishing equipment may not be imposed on those persons for whom fishing and hunting are the main legal sources of means of sustenance.

Article 3.7. Confiscation of the Instrument or Subject of an Administrative Offence


 1. Confiscation of the instrument or subject of an administrative offence is the compulsory transfer to federal ownership or the ownership of a subject of the Russian Federation of articles which are not withdrawn from circulation. Confiscation shall be imposed by a judge.
 2. Confiscation of hunting weapon, ammunition and other permitted hunting and fishing equipment may not be imposed on those persons for whom hunting and fishing are the main legal sources of means of sustenance.
 3. The seizure from an administrative offender who unlawfully has in his possession the following instruments or subjects of an offence shall not be deemed a confiscation:
 items subject to return to the legal owner thereof in compliance with the federal laws;
 items withdrawn from circulation or wrongfully possessed by a person who has committed an administrative offence and for that and other reasons subject to transfer to state ownership or to destruction.

Article 3.8. Deprivation of a Special Right


 1. Deprivation of a natural person, who has committed an administrative offence, of a special right granted to him before, shall be imposed for gross or systematic violation of the procedure for enjoying this right in the cases provided for by the articles of the Special Part of this Code. Deprivation of a special right shall be imposed by a judge.
 2. The term of deprivation of a special right may not be less than one month or more than two years.
 3. Deprivation of a special right in the form of the right to drive a transport vehicle may not be imposed on the person using his transport vehicle by reason of his disability, except if a person drives his transport vehicle in a state of alcoholic intoxication, or avoids a proper medical examination as regards alcoholic intoxication, or where said person leaves, in defiance of the established rules, the place of a road traffic accident of which he is a participant.
 4. Deprivation of a special right in the form of a right hunt may not be imposed on those persons for whom hunting is the main source of means of sustenance.

Article 3.9. Administrative Arrest


 1. Administrative arrest shall consist of keeping an offender isolated from society and shall be established for the term up to fifteen days, and up to 30 days for violating the demands of a state of emergency or of the regime of conducting an anti-terrorist operation. An administrative arrest shall be imposed by a judge.
 2. An administrative arrest shall only be established and imposed in exceptional cases for individual types of administrative offences, and it may not be enforced in respect of pregnant women, or women having children of fourteen years or less, or in respect of persons who have not attained the age of eighteen years, or disabled persons of Group I and II.
 3. The term of any administrative detention shall be included into the term of the administrative arrest.

Article 3.10. Administrative Deportation from the Russian Federation of a Foreign Citizen or of a Stateless Person


 1. Administrative deportation from the Russian Federation of foreign citizens or stateless persons shall consist of the compulsory and controlled transportation of said citizens and persons across the state border of the Russian Federation beyond the boundaries of the Russian Federation, and in the cases, provided for by the laws of the Russian Federation, the controlled independent exit of foreign citizens and stateless persons out of the Russian Federation.
 2. Administrative deportation from the Russian Federation as an administrative punitive measure shall be established in respect of foreign citizens and stateless persons and shall be imposed by a judge, but in the event a foreign citizen or a stateless person commits an administrative offence when entering the Russian Federation, it shall be done by appropriate officials.

Article 3.11. Disqualification


 1. Disqualification shall consist of depriving a natural person of the right to hold leading positions in an executive administrative body, or to participate in a board of directors (supervisory council), or to be engaged in business as the head of a legal entity, as well as to be engaged in management of a legal entity in other cases provided by the laws of the Russian Federation. An administrative penalty in the form of disqualification shall be imposed by a judge.
 2. Disqualification shall be imposed for a term of from six months to three years.
 3. Disqualification may apply to persons who exercise organisational-and- managerial or administrative-and-economic functions in a body of a legal entity, or to members of a board of directors, as well as to persons engaged in business without forming a legal entity, including arbitration managers.

Chapter 4. Imposition of an Administrative Penalty


Article 4.1. General Rules for Imposing an Administrative Penalty


 1. An administrative penalty for committing an administrative offence shall be imposed within the limits, established by the law stipulating the responsibility for the given administrative offence, in compliance with this Code.
 2. When imposing an administrative penalty on a natural person, the nature of the administrative offence committed by him, the personality of the culprit, his property status, the circumstances mitigating the administrative responsibility and the circumstances aggravating the administrative responsibility, shall be taken into account.
 3. When imposing an administrative penalty on a legal entity, the nature of the administrative offence committed by it, the property and financial status of the legal entity, the circumstances mitigating the administrative responsibility and the circumstances aggravating the administrative responsibility, shall be taken into account.
 4. Imposition of an administrative penalty shall not relieve a person, who has been penalized for failure to perform a duty, from carrying out this duty.
 5. No one shall bear administrative responsibility twice for the same administrative offence.

Article 4.2. Circumstances Mitigating Administrative Responsibility


 1. The following circumstances shall be deemed as mitigating administrative responsibility:
  1)  acknowledgement of an administrative offence by the person, who has committed it;
  2)  prevention by the person, who has committed an administrative offence, of harmful consequences thereof; voluntary reimbursement for damages caused, or elimination of harm inflicted thereby;
  3)  committing an administrative offence in a state of extreme excitement (in the heat of passion) or under very arduous personal or family circumstances;
  4)  committing of an administrative offence by a minor;
  5)  committing of an administrative offence by a pregnant woman or by a woman having an infant.
 2. A judge, body or official, while considering a case concerning an administrative offence, may deem as mitigating circumstances not indicated in this Code or in the laws of subjects of the Russian Federation on administrative offences.

Article 4.3. Circumstances Aggravating Administrative Responsibility


 1. The following circumstances shall be deemed as aggravating administrative responsibility:
  1)  continuation of wrongful conduct, despite the demand of authorized persons to terminate it;
  2)  repeated commitment of a similar administrative offence, in which the person has already been penalized for committing such an offence in respect of which the term, provided for by Article 4.6 of this Code, has not yet expired;
  3)  drawing minors into the commitment of an administrative offence;
  4)  committing of an administrative offence by a group of persons;
  5)  committing an administrative offence during natural disasters or under other emergency circumstances;
  6)  committing an administrative offence in a state of alcoholic intoxication.
 A judge, body or official, imposing an administrative offence, depending on the nature of the committed administrative offence, may not deem the given circumstance as aggravating.
 2. The circumstances provided for by Part 1 of this Article, may not be deemed as aggravating in the event, if said circumstances are stipulated by the appropriate rules on administrative responsibility for committing an administrative offence as qualifying indicia of the administrative offence.

Article 4.4. Imposition of Administrative Penalties for Several Administrative Offences


 1. Where a person commits two or more administrative offences, an administrative penalty shall be imposed for each administrative offence committed.
 2. Where a person has committed several administrative offences and cases concerning these offences are considered by the same body or official, the penalty shall be imposed within the limits of only one sanction.

Article 4.5. Limitation on Holding a Person Administratively Responsibile


 1. A decision in respect of a case concerning an administrative offence may not be rendered after the expiration of two months as of the date of committing the administrative offence, and in the event of violating the laws of the Russian Federation on internal sea waters, or on inland seas, or on the continental shelf, or on the economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation, of the customs, antimonopoly or currency laws of the Russian Federation, of the laws of the Russian Federation on the use of atomic power, or on taxes and fees, or on the protection of consumers' rights, or on advertising, on lotteries, such a decision may not be rendered after the expiration of one year as of the date of committing the administrative offence.
 2. In the event of a continuous administrative offence, the terms provided for by Part 1 of this Article shall be calculated beginning from the date of detecting the administrative offence.
 3. A person may be held administratively responsible for an administrative offence entailing the imposition of an administrative penalty in the form of disqualification within one year at the latest as of the date of committing the administrative offence, and if an administrative offence is continuous, this may be done within one year at the latest as of the date of detecting the administrative offence.
 4. When there is a refusal to initiate criminal proceedings, or criminal proceedings are terminated but the indicia of an administrative offence are present in the actions of an individual, the terms, provided for by Part 1 of this Article, shall be calculated starting from the date of rendering the decision about the refusal to initiate criminal proceedings or to terminate them.
 5. Where an application of a person, brought to trial for an administrative offence, for consideration of his case at the location of his residence, is allowed, the limitation for holding him administratively responsible shall be suspended from the moment of allowing this application to the moment of receipt of the case file by the judge, body, or official authorized to consider the case at the place of residence of the person brought to trial for the administrative offence.

Article 4.6. The Term within Which a Person Is Deemed to Be Administratively Penalized


 A person punishable for committing an administrative offence shall be deemed to be administratively penalized for one year as of the date of terminating the execution of the decision on imposition of the administrative penalty.

Article 4.7. Reimbursement for Material and Moral Damage Inflicted by an Administrative Offence


 1. A judge, when considering a case concerning an administrative offence, shall be entitled, in the absence of a dispute about reimbursement for material damage, to resolve the issue of reimbursement for material damage simultaneously with imposition of the administrative penalty.
 Disputes about reimbursement for material damage shall be settled in civil court proceedings.
 2. A dispute about reimbursement for material damage, that relates to a case concerning an administrative offence which is considered by other authorized body or official, shall be settled by court in civil court proceedings.
 3. Disputes concerning reimbursement for moral damage inflicted by an administrative offence shall be considered by court in civil court proceedings.

SECTION II
SPECIAL PART

Chapter 5. Administrative Offences Encroaching Upon Citizens' Rights


Article 5.1. Violation of a Citizen's Right to Familiarize Themselves with a List of Voters or of Participants of a Referendum


 Violation of a citizen's right to familiarized themselves with a list of voters or of participants of a referendum, or failure to consider within the term established by the laws an application concerning an error in the list of voters or participants of a referendum, or the refusal to issue to a citizen an answer in writing about the reason for rejecting his application for introduction of a correction to a list of voters or participants of a referendum - shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.

Article 5.3. Failure to Carry Out a Decision of an Election Committee or a Referendum Committee


 Failure to carry out a decision of an election committee or a referendum committee taken within the scope of jurisdiction thereof - shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 5.4. Violation of the Procedure for Submitting Lists of Voters, or of Referendum Participants, or Data about Voters or about Participants of a Referendum


 Violation of the procedure for submitting lists of voters or participants of a referendum, or data about voters or participants of a referendum by the official who is responsible for it under the law - shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.5. Violating the Established Procedure for Publishing Documents Connected with Preparation and Conduct of Elections and Referendums


 Violating the established procedure for publishing documents connected with preparation and conduct of elections and referendums by the mass media shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 5.6. Violating the Rights of a Member of an Election Committee or of a Referendum Committee, of an Observer, of a Foreign (International) Observer, of an Agent of a Registered Candidate, of an Election Association and of an Election Block, or of a Representative of a Mass Medium


 Violating the rights of a member of an election committee or of a referendum committee, including those having deliberative functions but no vote, of an observer, of a foreign (international) observer, of an agent of a registered candidate, of an election association and of an election block, or of a representative of a mass medium, including the right to obtain in due time information on and copies of election documents or of referendum documents provided for by law -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.7. Refusal to Allow a Person to Go on Leave to Participate in Elections or in a Referendum


 The refusal of an employer to allow a registered candidate, an agent of a registered candidate, of an election association or of an electoral block to go on leave, provided for by the law, for canvassing or exercising any other activity provided for by the law, which can conduce the election of the registered candidate or list of candidates, as well as the refusal of an employer to excuse from work, in the procedure established by the law, a member of an election committee or of a referendum committee for participation in the preparation and conduct of elections or of a referendum -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.8. Violating the Terms and Conditions of Canvassing and Campaigning during a Referendum Provided for by the Laws on Elections and Referendums


 Violating the terms and conditions, provided for by the laws on elections and referendums, in respect of canvassing and campaigning during a referendum on television and (or) via radio-broadcasting organisations and in periodicals -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 5.9. Violating the Terms and Conditions for Advertising and Other Types of Activity during an Election Campaign


 Violating the terms and conditions for advertising and other types of activity of candidates, or of registered candidates, or of election associations, or of electoral blocks, or of other persons and organisations whose advertising and other types of activity are subject to the requirements and limitations provided for by the laws on elections and referendums -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 5.10. Conduct of a Pre-Election Campaign and Canvassing during a Referendum, When and Where It Is Prohibited by the Laws


 Pre-election campaigning and canvassing during a referendum, when such campaigning or canvassing is prohibited by the laws on elections and referendums, or where the conduct thereof is prohibited by the laws on elections and referendums -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 5.11. Pre-election Campaigning and Canvassing during a Referendum by Persons Whose Participation in the Conduct Thereof Is Prohibited by Federal Law


 Pre-election campaigning and canvassing during a referendum by persons whose participation in the conduct thereof is prohibited by federal law -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 5.12. Production and Dissemination of Anonymous Agitational Material


 Production and dissemination during preparation and conduct of elections or a referendum of printed or audiovisual agitational materials which do not contain the information, provided for by federal law, regarding their circulation and date of issue, the name and address of the organisation or the family name, name, patronymic and residence of the person who produced these printed or audiovisual materials, as well as the name of the organisation or the family name, name and patronymic of the person who ordered the production of these agitational printed or audiovisual materials, as well as the production of agitational printed and audiovisual materials where said data is not correct -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 5.13. Failure to Provide an Opportunity for Promulgating a Refutation or Some Other Explanation in Defence of One's Honour, Dignity or Business Reputation


 Failure to provide an opportunity for promulgating a refutation or some other explanation in defence of the honour, dignity or business reputation of a registered candidate prior to the termination of the election campaign, in the event of promulgation (publication) in television or radio programs of the organisations, engaged in TV or radio-broadcasting, or in printed periodicals of information which may cause damage to the honour, dignity or business reputation of a registered candidate, where the provision of such an opportunity is obligatory in compliance with the federal law on elections and referendums -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 5.14. Willful Elimination or Damage of Printed Materials Relating to Elections or a Referendum


 Willful elimination or damage of informational or agitational materials put up, in compliance with the law, on buildings, or constructions, or other objects with the consent of their owner or proprietor in the course of an election campaign, of the preparation or conduct of a referendum, or making inscriptions or pictures on informational or agitational printed materials -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 5.15. Violating the Right to the Use of Premises in the Course of an Election Campaign or the Preparation and Conduct of a Referendum Established by the Laws on Elections and Referendums


 Violating the right of registered candidates, election associations, election blocks, or of initiating groups for conduct the of a referendum, established by the laws on elections and referendums, to the use on equal terms premises in the state or municipal ownership for meetings with voters or participants of a referendum -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.16. Bribery of Voters or Participants of a Referendum


 Giving voters or participants of a referendum monetary assets, or presents, or other items of material value, conducting a sale of goods at reduced prices or rendering services free of charge or under privileged conditions, as well as charitable activities in defiance of the federal laws on elections and referendums -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to five hundred times the minimum amount of labour wages.

Article 5.17. Non-Submission or Non-Publication of a Report or Data about Receiving and Spending Assets Allocated for Preparation and Conduct of Elections or a Referendum


 1. Non-submission by a candidate, or by a registered candidate, or by a person who has been a candidate or a registered candidate, as well as by a person who has been elected a deputy or into any other elective office, or by an election association, or by an electoral block, or by an initiating group for the conduct of a referendum, or by a credit organisation, within the term established by the law, of a report or data about the sources and amounts of assets (endowments) contributed to the election fund or the fund for the conduct of a referendum, as well as about all the expenses connected with the conduct of elections or a referendum, or submission, pursuant to the laws, of incomplete data of that kind, or submission of an unreliable report or data -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the candidate, or on a registered candidate, or on the person who has been a candidate or a registered candidate, or on the person who has been elected a deputy or into any other elective office, or on an authorized financial representative of an election association, or on the electoral block, or on the initiating group for the conduct of a referendum, or on an official of a credit organisation, in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage.
 2. Non-submission, or incomplete submission in compliance with the law, or untimely submission by the chairman of an election committee or a referendum committee to the mass media for publication of data about receiving and spending assets from election funds, from funds for participation in a referendum, or of the financial reports of candidates, or of registered candidates, or of election associations, or of electoral blocks -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum amount of labour wages.

Article 5.18. Unlawful Use of Monetary Assets by a Candidate, or a Registered Candidate, or an Election Association, or an Election Block, or an Initiating Group for the Conduct of a Referendum


 Use of monetary assets, apart from the assets one's own election fund, or of the fund for the participation in a referendum, as well as exceeding the maximum amount of expenditure, established by the law, from an election fund or a fund for the participation in a referendum, as well as spending monetary assets from an election fund or a fund for the participation in a referendum for purposes not provided by the law, by a candidate, or a registered candidate, or an election association, or an electoral block, or an initiating group for the conduct of a referendum, when the election campaign or the conduct of the referendum is financed, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the candidate, or on the person who has been a candidate or a registered candidate, or on the person who has been elected a deputy, as well as on the authorized financial representative of an initiating group for the conduct of a referendum in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage, on an election association or election associations which are included (were included) into an electoral block in the amount of from three hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.
 Note. An administrative fine imposed on election associations which are included (or were included) into an electoral block shall be recovered in equal shares within the amount of the fine indicated in this Article.

Article 5.19. Use of Unlawful Material Support by a Candidate, or a Registered Candidate, or an Election Association, or an Electoral Block, or an Initiating Group for the Conduct of a Referendum


 Use in the course of an election campaign or during the preparation and conduct of a referendum by a candidate, or a registered candidate, or an election association, or an electoral block, or an initiating group for the conduct of a referendum, apart from the assets of the election fund or the fund for the conduct of a referendum, of the material support rendered by citizens, or legal entities, or branches, or representation offices and other subdivisions of legal entities, as well as of anonymous material support -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the candidate, or on the registered candidate, or on the person who has been elected a deputy, or on the authorized financial representative of an initiating group for the conduct of a referendum, in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage accompanied by the confiscation of the subject of the administrative offence, and on an election association or election associations, which are included (or have been included) into an electoral block, from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage accompanied by the confiscation of the subject of the administrative offence.

Article 5.20. Financing an Election Campaign or the Conduct of a Referendum, other than from Election Funds or Funds for Participation in a Referendum, as Well as Rendering Any Other Material Support Prohibited by the Law


 Rendering financial or material support to the election campaign of a candidate, or of a registered candidate, or of an election association, or of an electoral block, to the activities of an initiating group for the conduct of a referendum, other than from their election funds, the funds for the conduct of a referendum, or carrying out works, or rendering services, or selling goods by legal entities free of charge or at unreasonably low prices -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the subject of the administrative offence.

Article 5.21. Untimely Transfer of Assets to Election Committees, or to Candidates, or to Registered Candidates, or to Election Associations, or to Electoral Blocks, or to Initiating Groups for the Conduct of Referendums


 Failure to transfer, as well as transfer in violation of the terms established by the laws, by an executive body, or by a body of local self-government authorized to transfer the assets, or by a credit organisation, post-office, election committee, or by a referendum committee, of assets to election committees, or to referendum committees, or to candidates, or to registered candidates, or to election associations, or to electotal blocks, or to initiating groups for the conduct of referendums -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.22. Unlawful Issue to a Citizen of a Ballot Paper or a Voting Paper for a Referendum


 Issue by a member of an election committee or of a referendum committee of a ballot paper or a voting paper for the referendum to a citizen for the purpose of providing him with an opportunity to vote for other persons or to vote more than once in the course of one and the same ballot, or issuing to a citizen a filled-in ballot paper or a voting paper for a referendum -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 5.23. Making an Unregistered Number of Ballot Papers or Concealment of the Remainder of Ballot Papers


 Making an unregistered number of ballot papers or voting papers for a referendum as well as concealment of the remainder of ballot papers or voting papers for a referendum -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 5.24. Violation of the Procedure Established by Law for Counting Votes


 Violation by the chairman or a member of an election committee of the procedure established by law for counting votes -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to fifteen times the minimum wage.

Article 5.25. Non-Submission of Data about the Results of Voting or the Results of Elections


 1. Non-submission or untimely submission by the chairman of a district election committee or of a referendum committee of information about the results of voting to voters, or to registered candidates, or to election associations, or to electoral blocks, or to observers, or to foreign (international) observers, or to representatives of the mass media -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 2. The same offence committed by the chairman of a territorial election committee or of a referendum committee, as well as violation by him of the terms for submitting data, or submission of incomplete data about the results of voting in the course of elections or a referendum to the mass media for publication- shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.
 3. The offence provided for by Part 1 of this Article, if committed by the chairman of a circuit election committee or of a referendum committee, as well as violation by him of the terms of submitting data, or submission of incomplete data about the results of voting or the results of a referendum to the mass media for publication -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.
 4. The offence provided for by Part 3 of this Article, if committed by the chairman of an election committee or a referendum committee of a subject of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage.
 5. The offence provided for by Part 3 of this Article, if committed by the Chairman of the Central Election Committee of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.26. Violation of the Laws on Freedom of Conscience and Freedom of Belief, as Well as on Religious Associations


 1. Obstructing the exercise of the right to freedom of conscience or freedom of belief, including the adoption of religious or other beliefs, or refusal thereof, as well as obstructing the entry into a religious association or the exit therefrom -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage and on officials in the amount of from three to eight times the minimum wage.
 2. Insulting Religious Feelings of Citizens or Desecration of Articles, Marks and Emblems Relating to the World Outlook Symbols Thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum amount of labour wages.

Article 5.27. Violating Labour Laws and Labour Protection Laws


 1. Violating labour laws and labour protection laws -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from five to fifty times the minimum wage.
 2. Violating labour laws and labour protection laws by a person who has been administratively penalized for a similar administrative offence before -
 shall entail disqualification for a term of from one year to three years.

Article 5.28. Avoidance of Participation in Talks Concerning the Conclusion of a Collective Contract or Agreement, or Violation of the Term Established for the Conclusion Thereof


 Avoidance by an employer, or by a person representing him, of participation in talks concerning the conclusion of, or introduction of amendments and additions to, a collective contract or agreement, or violation of the terms for conducting the talks established by law, as well as failure to ensure the work of a commission for conclusion of a collective contract or agreement within the terms determined by the parties -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to thirty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.29. Non-Submission of the Information Necessary for the Conduct of Collective Talks and for the Exercise of Control over the Observance of a Collective Contract or Agreement


 Non-submission by an employer, or a person representing him, of the information necessary for the conduct of collective talks or for the exercise of control over the observance of a collective contract or treaty -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to thirty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.30. Unreasonable Refusal to Conclude a Collective Contract or Agreement


 Unreasonable refusal of an employer, or of a person representing him, to conclude a collective contract or agreement -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.31. Defaulting on, or Failing to Meet, Obligations under a Collective Contract or Agreement


 Defaulting on, or failure to meet, obligations under a collective contract or agreement by an employer or by a person representing him -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.32. Avoiding Receiving Demands of Employees and of Participating in Conciliatory Procedures


 Avoidance by an employer, or by a person representing him, of the receiving of demands of employees and of participation in conciliatory procedures, including non-reservation of premises for the conduct of such meeting (conferences) of employees for the purpose of advancing demands, or obstructing the conduct of such a meeting (a conference) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to thirty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.33. Failure to Carry Out an Agreement


 Failure of an employer, or of a person representing him, to carry out the obligations under an agreement made as a result of a conciliatory procedure -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from twenty to forty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.34. Dismissal of Employees in Connection with a Collective Labour Dispute or Calling a Strike


 Dismissal of employees in connection with a collective labour dispute or calling a strike -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.35. Failure of Parents or of Other Legal Representatives of Minors to Carry Out Their Obligations as Regards the Maintenance and Upbringing of the Minors


 Failure to carry out, or improper carrying out, by parents or other legal representatives of minors of their obligations regarding maintenance, or upbringing, or training, of minors, as well as the protection of the rights and interests thereof -
 shall entail a warning or imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to five times the minimum wage.

Article 5.36. Violation of the Procedure and Terms for Submitting Data about Minors Who Are in Need of Transfer to a Family for Upbringing, or to an Institution for Children Who Are Orphans or for Children without Parental Care


 1. Violations by the head of an institution for children without parental custody, or by an official of an executive body of a subject of the Russian Federation, or of a body of local self-government, of the procedure or the terms for submission of data about a minor in need of transfer to a family for upbringing (for the purpose of adoption, or placement under guardianship or to an adoptive family) or to an institution for children who are orphans or for children without parental care, as well as the submission of data known to be unreliable -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.
 2. Commitment by the head of a institution for children without parental care, or by an official of an executive body of a subject of the Russian Federation or of a body of local self-government, of actions aimed at secreting a minor from the transfer to a family for upbringing (for the purpose of adoption, or placement under guardianship or to an adoptive family), or to an institution for children who are orphans or for children without parental care -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.37. Unlawful Actions Aimed at Adoption of a Child, or Placement Thereof under Guardianship or with an Adopting Family


 Unlawful actions aimed at the adoption of a child, or placement thereof under guardianship or with an adoptiing family -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to twenty five times the minimum wage and on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.38. Violating the Laws on Meetings, Rallies, Demonstrations, Processions and Picketing


 Obstructing the arrangements for, or the conduct of, a meeting, rally, demonstration, or a procession, or picketing held in compliance with the laws of the Russian Federation, or obstructing participation therein, as well as forcing to take part therein -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of up to one minimum wage and on officials in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage.

Article 5.39. Refusal to Make Information Available to a Citizen


 An unlawful refusal to make available to a citizen in the established procedure documents or materials which directly concern the rights and freedoms thereof, or failure to make such documents and materials available in due time, or failure to make other information available in the cases provided for by law, or making available to a citizen incomplete information, or information known to be unreliable -
 shall entail imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 5.40. Forcing Someone to Participate in a Strike or to Preventing Them from Participating Therein


 Forcing someone to participate in a strike or to preventing them from participating therein by violence or by a threat of violence, or using the dependent position of those forced -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage and on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.41. Failure to Render Burial Services Free of Charge, or Refusal to Pay Out the Social Allowance for Burial


 Failure to render free of charge the services , included in the list of guaranteed burial services, as well as refusal to pay the social allowance for burial to the spouse, a close relative, other relatives, or to a legal representative of a deceased, or to some other person who has undertaken to bury the deceased -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.42. Violation of the Rights of Disabled Persons in the Area of Job Placement and Employment


 1. The refusal of an employer to recruit a disabled person within the limits of the established quota -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.
 2. The unreasonable refusal to register a disabled person as unemployed -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.43. Failure to Meet the Requirements of the Laws Providing for the Assignment of Places in Car Parks (Stops) for the Special Transport Vehicles of Disabled Persons


 Failure to meet the requirements of the laws providing for the assignment of places in car parks (stops) for special transport vehicles of disabled persons -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 5.44. Concealment of Contingency


 Concealment by an insurant of a contingency, when the social insurance against industrial accidents and professional diseases is obligatory, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Chapter 6. Administrative Offences Endangering the Health and Sanitary-and Epidemiological Well-Being of the Population and Endangering Public Morals


Article 6.1. Concealment of a Source of HIV Infection or a Venereal Disease and of Contacts Entailing on Infection Hazard


 Concealment by a person, infected by HIV or a venereal disease, of the source of the infection, as well as of those who have had contacts with said person entailing the hazard of infecting these diseases -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum amount of labour wages

Article 6.2. Engagement in Unlawful Private Medical Practice, or in Private Pharmacy, or in Folk-Medicine (Healing)


 1. Engagement in private medical practice or in private pharmacy of a person who has no license for this type of activity -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage.
 2. Engagement in folk-medicine (healing) in defiance of the procedure established by law -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 6.3. Violation of the Law in the Area of Securing the Sanitary-and Epidemiological Well-Being of the Population


 Violation of the law in the area of securing the sanitary-and-epidemiological well-being of the population, which has manifested itself in the violation of the effective sanitary rules and hygienic normative standards, or in failure to take sanitary-and-hygienic and anti-epidemic measures -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 6.4. Failure to Meet the Sanitary-and-Epidemiological Requirements Concerning the Use of Living Quarters and Public Premises, of Buildings and Structures, as well as Concerning the Operation of Transport


 Failure to meet the sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements concerning the use of living quarters and public premises, of buildings and structures, as well as the operation of transport -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 6.5. Failure to Meet the Sanitary-and-Epidemiological Requirements Concerning Drinking Water


 Failure to meet the sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements concerning drinking water and the supply of the population with drinking water -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 6.6. Failure to Meet the Sanitary-and-Epidemiological Requirements Concerning the Organisation of Public Catering


 Failure to meet the sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements concerning the organisation of public catering in specially equipped establishments (in canteens, restaurants, cafes, bars and other places), including cooking and production of beverages, their storage and sale to the population -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 6.7. Failure to Meet the Sanitary-and-Epidemiological Requirements Concerning the Conditions for Education and Training


 Failure to meet the sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements concerning the conditions for education and training, including audiovisual and other means of education and training, furniture, as well as text-books and other printed materials -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 6.8. Illegal Traffic of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances or of Their Analogues


 The illegal acquisition, storage, transportation, manufacture, procession without the purpose of sale of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances or their analogues -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage or an administrative arrest for a period of up to 15 days.
 Note. Any person who has voluntarily returned drugs and psychotropic substances, acquired without the aim of selling thereof, as well as substances similar to them, shall be relieved of administrative responsibility for this administrative offence.

Article 6.9. Use of Drugs or Psychotropic Substances without Doctor's Orders


 Use of drugs or psychotropic substances without doctor's orders, except for the cases provided for by Part 2 of Article 20.20 and Article 20.22 of this Code -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage or administrative arrest for a term of up to fifteen days.
 Note. A person, who has voluntarily approached a treatment-and-prophylactic institution in order to take treatment in connection with the use of drugs or psychotropic substances without doctor's orders, shall be relieved of administrative responsibility for this offence. Any person recognized in the established procedure as a drug addict may be sent, with their consent, for medical and social rehabilitation to a treatment-and-prophylactic, and in view of this shall be relieved of administrative responsibility for committing offences connected with the use of drugs or psychotropic substances.

Article 6.10. Drawing Minors Into the Use of Alcoholic Drinks or Stupefying Substances


 1. Drawing minors into the use of alcoholic drinks or stupefying substances -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 2. The same actions committed by parents or by other legal representatives of minors, as well as by persons responsible for training and upbringing of minors -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 6.11. Engagement in Prostitution


 Engagement in prostitution -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 6.12. Deriving Income from Engagement in Prostitution, Where This Income Is Connected with Another Person's Engagement in Prostitution


 Deriving income from engagement in prostitution, where this income is connected with another person's engagement in prostitution, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage or administrative arrest for a term from ten to fifteen days.

Article 6.13. Promoting, or Psychotropic Substances, or Precursors Thereof


 Promoting or unlawful advertising of drugs, psychotropic substances, or of precursors thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of advertising products and the equipment, used for their production, on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of advertising products and the equipment used for their production, and on legal entities in the amount of from four hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of advertising products and the equipment used for their production.
 Note. Dissemination of information about drugs, or psychotropic substances, or precursors thereof, allowed to be used for medical purposes, through specialized printed materials for persons engaged in medicine or pharmacy, shall not be an administrative offence.

Article 6.14. Production of, or Traffic in, Ethyl Alcohol or Alcohol Products and Products Containing Ethyl Alcohol Which Do Not Meet the Requirements of State Standards, or of Sanitary Rules and Hygienic Normative Standards


 Production of, or traffic in, ethyl alcohol or alcohol products and products containing ethyl alcohol which do not meet the requirements of the state standards, or of sanitary rules and hygienic normative standards -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the ethyl alcohol or alcoholic products and products containing ethyl alcohol, and the equipment, raw materials, intermediate products or other articles used for the production of ethyl alcohol or alcohol products and products containing ethyl alcohol; on legal entities in the amount of from one thousand to two thousand times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the ethyl alcohol and alcohol products and products containing ethyl alcohol, the equipment, raw materials, intermediate products and other articles used for the production of the ethyl alcohol or the alcohol products and products containing ethyl alcohol.

Chapter 7. Administrative Offences in the Area of Property Protection


Article 7.1. Unauthorized Occupation of a Land Plot


 Unauthorized occupation of a land plot or the use of a land plot in the absence of right-establishing documents in respect of this land plot drawn up in the established procedure, and in case of necessity in the absence of documents allowing economic activity -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.2. Elimination of Special Marks


 1. Elimination of boundary marks of land plots -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Elimination or damage of wells for surveying the condition of underground waters, or survey hydrologic sections at water objects, or mine survey marks, or water management and water protection informational marks, as well as the marks determining the boundaries of coastal protective zones and protective zones of water objects, including coastal zones of internal sea waters and the inland sea of the Russian Federation, or marks of sanitary (mountain sanitary) zones and regions, of treatment-and-rehabilitation territories and resorts, of natural territories under special protection, or forest management and forest regulation marks in forestry areas and in the forests which are not included in forestry areas, as well as the marks established by users of the animal kingdom or by specially authorized state bodies in charge of the protection, control or regulation of the use of animals and the environment thereof, of buildings and other constructions under the ownership of said users or bodies -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. Elimination, damage or demolition of points of state geodetic systems or stationary points for surveying the state of environment and pollution thereof, included into the state survey system, as well as violation of the regime of protective zones of stationary points for surveying the state of environment and pollution thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.
 4. Failure of the owner, proprietor or user of the land plot, or of the building, or structure, where the points enumerated in Part 3 of this Article are situated, to notify a federal executive body in charge of geodesy, cartography, hydro-meteorology and related fields, about elimination, or damage, or demolition of these points, as well as refusal to provide access or vehicle access to these points for surveying or for other types of works -
 shall entail a warning or imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to five times the minimum wage.

Article 7.3. Using Mineral Resources without a Permit (License) or in Violation of the Conditions Provided for by the Permit (License)


 Using mineral resources without a permit (license) or in violation of the conditions provided for by the license -
 shall entail the imposition of administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.4. Unauthorized Building in Areas of Natural Mineral Deposits


 Building in areas of natural mineral deposits without a special permit, as well as failure to meet the requirements concerning the safety of buildings and structures, when using natural resources -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.5. Unauthorized Extraction of Amber


 Unauthorized extraction of amber from deposits where collection of amber is prohibited, or from places where it is industrially mined, as well as sale of illegally extracted amber either in natural form or after processing in the absence of a permit (license) therefor -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.6. Unauthorized Occupation of a Body of Water or the Use Thereof without a Permit (License)


 Unauthorized occupation of a body of water or part thereof, or their use in the absence of a permit (license), where the obtainment thereof is provided for by law, as well as in the absence of a legally made contract or in violation of the conditions stipulated by the permit (license) or the contract -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.7. Damage to a Hydro-technical, Water Management or Water Protection Structure, Device or Installation


 Damage to a hydro-technical, water management or water protection construction, device or installation, as well as to a centralized or decentralized system of drinking water supply, or of a water draining system of towns and rural settlements -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.8. Unauthorized Occupation of a Land Plot Belonging to the Coastal Protective Zone of a Body of Water, or to a Water-Protective Zone of a Body of Water, or to a Sanitary Zone (District) of Sources of Drinking Water and of Water for Economic and Domestic Needs


 1. Unauthorized occupation of a land plot belonging to the coastal protective zone of a body of water or of a land plot belonging to the water protective zone of a body of water -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Unauthorized occupation of a land plot belonging to the sanitary zone (district) of sources of drinking water and of water for economic and domestic needs -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.9. Unauthorized Occupation of a Plot that is Part of the Declared Forestry or a Plot Not Part of the Declared Forestry


 Unauthorized occupation of a plot that is part of the declared forestry or of a plot not part of the declared forestry, or the use of said plots for stubbing, or for processing of forest resources, or for arrangement of warehouses, or for erection of constructions (for building works), or for ploughing, or for other purposes in the absence of special permits regarding the use of said plots -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.10. Unauthorized Assignment of the Right to the Use of Land, or Natural Resources, or of a Plot of Declared Forestry, or of a Woodland Plot Not Part of the Declared Forestry, or of a Body of Water


 Unauthorized assignment of the right to the use of land, or natural resources, or of a plot of declared forestry, or of a woodland plot not part of the declared forestry, or of a body of water, as well as unauthorized exchange of a land plot, or of natural resources, or of a plot of declared the forestry, or of a woodland plot not part of the declared forestry, or of a body of water -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.11. Using Objects of the Animal Kingdom without a Permit (License)


 Using objects of the animal kingdom without a permit (license), where such a permit (such a license) is obligatory, or in violation of the conditions provided for by the permit (license), as well as unauthorized assignment of the right to the use of the animal kingdom, safe for the cases provided for by Part 2 of Article 8.17. of this Code, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.12. Violation of Copyright and Similar Rights, of Invention and Patent Rights


 1. Import, sale, hiring out or any other unlawful use of copies of works or phonograms for the purpose of deriving income, where the copies of works or phonograms are counterfeited under the laws of the Russian Federation on copyright and similar rights, or where the information about the manufacturers of the copies of works or phonograms, or about the places of their production, as well as about the possessors of the copyright and similar rights, indicated on these copies, is false, as well as any other violation of copyright and similar rights for the purpose of deriving income -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of counterfeited copies of works and phonograms, as well as of the materials and equipment, used for reproduction thereof, and of other instruments of committing the administrative offence; on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of counterfeited copies of works and phonograms, as well as of the materials and equipment used for reproduction thereof and of other instruments of committing the administrative offence, and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of counterfeited copies of works and phonograms, as well as of the materials and equipment used for reproduction thereof and of other instruments of committing the administrative offence.
 2. Unlawful use of an invention, an efficient model or an industrial specimen , or disclosure of the essence of an invention, of an efficient model or of an industrial specimen without the author's or applicant's consent prior to the official publication of information about them, or appropriation of inventorship and coercion to co-inventorship -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.13. Violating the Requirements Concerning Preservation, Use and Protection of Items of Cultural Heritage (Historical and Cultural Monuments) of Federal Importance, of the Territories and Protective Zones Thereof


 1. Violation of the requirements concerning preservation, use and protection of items of cultural heritage (of historical and cultural monuments) of federal importance, included into The State Register of Items of Cultural Heritage (the Register of Items of Historical and Cultural Heritage of Federal (All-Russia) Importance) and of their territories, as well as failure to observe the limitations established in the protective zones thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred time the minimum wage.
 2. The actions (omissions), provided for by Part 1 of this Article, committed in respect of especially precious items of cultural heritage of peoples of the Russian Federation, or objects of cultural heritage (historical and cultural monuments) introduced into the List of World Cultural and Natural Heritage, on their territories, or on the territories of historical-and-cultural sanctuaries (museums-sanctuaries) of federal importance, as well as in protective zones thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from four hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. Actions (omissions) provided for by Part 1 of this Article committed in respect of detected items of cultural heritage or on the territories thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.14. Carrying Out Excavation, Building and Other Works without Authorization of a State Body Responsible for Protection of Items of Cultural Heritage


 Carrying out excavation, or building, or land reclamation, or business activity and other works without authorization of a state body responsible for protection of cultural heritage objects, where such authorization is obligatory -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.15. Carrying Out Archeological Explorations or Excavations without Authorization


 Carrying out archeological explorations and excavations without permission (open sheet) in the cases where the presence of such permission (open sheet) is obligatory, or in violation of the conditions provided for by the permission (open sheet) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the articles gained as a result of the excavations, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the articles gained as a result of the excavations and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the articles gained as a result of the excavations.

Article 7.16. Unlawful Allotment of Lands of Historical-and-Cultural Purpose under Special Protection


 Unlawful allotment of lands of historical-and-cultural purpose under special protection -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 7.17. Destruction of, or Damage to, Another's Property


 Willful destruction of, or damage to, another's property, where these actions have not caused considerable damage -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage.

Article 7.18. Violating the Rules for Storage, Purchasing or Efficient Use of Grain and Grain Products, or the Rules for Producing Grain Products


 Violating the rules for storage, purchasing or efficient use of grain and grain products, or the rules for producing grain products -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage , on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.19. Unauthorized Connection and Use of Electric and Heat Power, of Oil and Gas


 Unauthorized connection to electric power circuits, or to oil pipe-lines, or to oil products pipe-lines, or to gas pipe-lines, as well as unauthorized (unregistered) use of electric and heat power, or of oil, gas and of oil products -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.20. Unauthorized Connection to Centralized Systems of Water Supply and (or) Drainage Systems of Urban or Rural Settlements


 Unauthorized connection to centralized systems of water supply and (or) drainage systems of urban or rural settlements -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.21. Violating the Rules for Using Living Quarters


 1. Damaging dwelling houses or living quarters, as well as damaging the equipment thereof, or unauthorized alteration of the equipment of dwelling houses and (or) of living quarters, or their use for an improper purpose -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.
 2. Unauthorized alteration of the lay-out of living quarters in apartment houses -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage.

Article 7.22. Violating the Rules for Maintenance and Repair of Dwelling Houses and (or) Living Quarters


 Violation by the persons, responsible for maintenance of dwelling houses and (or) living quarters, of the rules for maintenance and repair of dwelling houses and (or) of living quarters, as well as of the procedure and rules for , recognizing them as not fit for habitation and transferring them to uninhabitable premises, or alteration of the equipment of dwelling houses and (or) of living quarters without the consent of the tenant (owner), if the alteration essentially changes the conditions of using the dwelling house and (or) the living quarters -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from four hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7. 23. Violating the Normative Standards of Public Utilities for the Population


 Violating the normative level or conditions of providing the population with public utilities -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.24. Violating the Procedure for Disposal of an Object, Belonging to the Fund of Uninhabitable Premises Which Is under Federal Ownership, and for the Use of Said Object


 1. Disposal of an object belonging to the fund of uninhabitable premises which is under federal ownership without permission of a specially authorized federal executive body -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage.
 2. Use of an object belonging to the fund of uninhabitable premises which is under federal ownership without properly drawn up documents, or in violation of the established norms and rules of operation and maintenance of objects belonging to the fund of uninhabitable premises -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 7.25. Evading Gratuitous Transfer of Copies of Geodetic and Cartographic Materials and Data to the State Cartographic-and-Geodetic Fund of the Russian Federation


 Evading gratuitous transfer of copies of geodetic or cartographic materials and data to the State Cartographic-and- Geodetic Fund of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 7.26. Loss of Materials and Data of the State Cartographic-and-Geodetic Fund of the Russian Federation


 Negligent storage by a user of materials and data of the State Cartographic-and-Geodetic Fund of the Russian Federation resulting in the loss of such materials and data -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage and on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 7.27. Minor Larceny


 Minor larceny of another's property by way of stealing, or cheating, or misappropriation, or embezzlement -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to threefold the cost of the stolen property but no less than one minimum wage or an administrative arrest for a period of up to 15 days.
 Note. Larceny of another's property shall be regarded as minor, where the cost of stolen property does not exceed five times the minimum wage established by the laws of the Russian Federation.

Article 7.28. Violating the Established Procedure for Patenting Objects of Industrial Property in Foreign States


 Violating the established procedure for patenting objects of industrial property in foreign countries -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from five hundred to eight hundred times the minimum wage.

Chapter 8. Administrative Offenses Concerning Environment Protection and Wildlife Management


Article 8.1. Failure to Meet Ecological Requirements, While Carrying Out Planning Works, or Feasibility Studies, or Design Works, as well as While Placing, Erecting, Reconstructing, Putting into Operation or Operating Enterprises, Structures and Other Objects


 Failure to meet ecological requirements, while carrying out planning works, or feasibility studies, or design works, as well as while placing, erecting, reconstructing, putting into operation and operating enterprises, structures and other objects -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.2. Failure to Meet Ecological and Sanitary-and-Epidemiological Requirements, When Dealing with Industrial and Consumer Wast or with Other Dangerous Substances


 Failure to meet ecological and sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements, when collecting, storing, using, burning, processing, decontaminating, transporting, burying, or dealing in any other way with industrial and consumer wast or other dangerous substances -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.3. Violating the Rules for Dealing with Pesticides and Agrochemicals


 Violating the rules of testing, manufacturing, transporting, storing, using, or dealing in any other way with, pesticides and agrochemicals which may inflict harm on the natural environment -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.4. Violating the Laws on Ecological Expert Examinations


 1. Failing to meet the requirements of the laws on the obligatory conduct of a state ecological expert examination, as well as financing or implementing projects, programs and other documents which are subject to a state ecological expert examination and which have not gained a positive report after a state ecological expert examination -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from four hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Carrying out activities not complying with the documents which gained a positive state ecological expert examination report -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from four hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. An unlawful refusal to effect the state registration of applications for the conduct of a public ecological expert examination -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 8.5. Concealment or Distortion of Ecological Information


 Concealment, or willful distortion, or untimely supply of complete and reliable information about the state of the natural environment and of natural resources, or about sources of pollution of the natural environment and natural resources, or about other harmful influences on the natural environment and natural resources, or about a radiation hazard, as well as distortion of data about the condition of land, bodies of water and other natural environment features, by the persons who are obliged to supply such information -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.6. Land Damage


 1. Unauthorized removal or replacement of the fertile soil layer -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Elimination of the fertile soil layer, as well as land damage as a result of violating the rules for handling pesticides and agrochemicals or any other substances and industrial and consumer wast, dangerous to people's health and environment -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.7. Failure to Discharge the Obligations Related to Bringing Land to the State of Fitness for its Purpose


 Failure to discharge, or untimely discharge of, obligations related to bringing land to the state of fitness for its purpose, or related to re-cultivation thereof after completing the extraction of minerals, including commonly occuring minerals, or building, land reclamation, timber cutting, prospecting or other types of works, including those carried out for interfarm or own needs -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.8. Use of Lands for an Improper Purpose, and Failure to Take Obligatory Measures Aimed at Land Improvement and Protection


 Use of lands for an improper purpose, as well as failure to meet the established requirements and to take obligatory measures aimed at land improvement and protection of soil from wind and water erosion, as well as at preventing other processes deteriorating the quality of lands -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.9. Failure to Meet the Requirements Concerning the Protection of Mineral Resources and of Hydromineral Resources


 Failure to meet the requirements concerning the protection of mineral resources and of hydromineral resources, which may cause contamination of mineral resources and of hydromineral resources, or may bring a mineral deposit to a condition not fit for development -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.10. Failure to Meet the Requirements for Efficient Use of Mineral Resources


 1. Selective (extraordinary) development of mineral deposits causing unreasonable losses of mineral deposits, or impoverishment of mineral resources, as well as any other inefficient use of mineral deposits leading to abnormal losses, when extracting natural minerals or processing mineral raw materials -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage and, on legal entities in the amount of from six hundred to eight hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Failure to meet the requirements concerning the conduct of mine surveying works or bringing underground workings and boreholes, subject to liquidation or freezing, to a condition ensuring the safety of the population and of the natural environment, or failure to meet the requirements concerning the preservation of mineral deposits, underground workings, or boreholes for the period of their freezing -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from eight hundred to one thousand times the minimum wage.

Article 8.11. Violating the Rules, and Failure to Meet the Requirements, Concerning the Conduct of Works Relating to Geological Exploration of Mineral Resources


 Violating the rules, and failure to meet the requirements, concerning the conduct of works relating to geological exploration of mineral resources which may cause, or has caused, an unreliable assessment of proven mineral deposits or of conditions for building or operation of mining enterprises and of underground structures, which are not connected with the extraction of minerals, as well as the loss of geological documents, or duplicates of mineral samples and test cores, which are necessary for subsequent geological exploration of mineral resources and development of mineral deposits -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.12. Violating the Procedure for Allowing the Use, and the Terms and Conditions of Using, Land Plots and Forests in Water-Protection Zones and on the Shores of Bodies of Water


 1. Violating the procedure for allotment of land plots, as well as the procedure for allowing forest use in water-protection zones and on the shores of bodies of water -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage.
 2. Violating the terms and conditions of using land plots and forests in water-protection zones and on the banks of bodies of water -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.13. Violating Regulations on the Protection of Bodies of Water


 1. Violating water-protection procedures in the catchment areas of bodies of water which may entail the contamination of said objects or other harmful effects -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Failure to carry out, or untimely carrying out of, duties related to bringing bodies of water or water-protection zones and the banks thereof to a condition of fitness for use -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. Unlawful extraction of sand, gravel, clay and other commonly occurring minerals, or of peat and sapropel at water objects, or floating timber, or violation of the established procedure for making water objects clear of sunk timber and accumulations -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 4. Failure to meet the requirements concerning the protection of bodies of water, which may cause pollution, littering and (or) exhaustion thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.
 5. Pollution of glaciers, firn basins or the ice cover of bodies of water, or pollution of bodies of water containing natural curative resources or of those regarded as bodies of water under special protection, or places for tourism, sports and rest on a mass scale, by industrial and consumer wastage and (or) harmful substances, as well as burial of harmful substances (materials) in bodies of water -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage, of officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from four hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.14. Violating the Water Use Rules


 1. Violating the water use rules, when taking water, or when using water without taking it, or when discharging waste water into bodies of water -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Violating the terms and conditions of a water use permit (license), when extracting minerals, peat and sapropel at bodies of water, as well as when erecting and operating underwater and overwater structures, or food-fishing, or shipping, or installing and operating oil pipe-ducts and other all-product lines, or carrying out dredging, blasting and other works, or when building or operating dams, or port and other structures -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.15. Violating the Rules for Operating Water-Management and Water-Protection Structures and Devices


 Violating the rules of operating water-management and water-protective structures and devices -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.16. Failure to Observe the Rules for Keeping Ship's Documents


 1. Failure of the master of a sea ship, or of an inland navigation ship, or of any other vessels, to observe the rules of recording in the ship's documents operations with substances harmful to people's health or to living resources of the sea and other waters, or operations with mixtures, containing such substances in excess of the established standards, as well as entering into the ship's documents false data concerning these operations -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.
 2. Failure of the master of a ship engaged in catching (fishing) aquatic biological (living) resources of the internal sea waters, or of the territorial sea, or of the continental shelf and (or) the economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation, to carry out his duties related to keeping a fishing register, as well entering distorted data therein -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 8.17. Violating the Terms (Standards, Norms) and Conditions of a License Regulating Activities in Internal Sea Waters, or in the Territorial Sea, or on the Continental Shelf and (or) in the Economic Exclusion Zone of the Russian Federation


 1. Violating the rules (standards, norms) of safe prospecting, exploration and extraction of mineral (nonliving) resources, or of drilling works, or violating the terms and conditions of a license for water use, for regional geologic research, prospecting, exploration and extraction, as well as the rules (standards, norms) of use or protection of mineral (nonliving) resources of the internal sea waters, or the territorial sea, or the continental shelf and (or) the economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from one hundred to one hundred and fifty times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel and of other instruments of committing the administrative offence; and on legal entities in the amount of from one thousand to two thousand times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel and of other instruments of committing the administrative offence.
 2. Violating the rules of catching (fishing) aquatic biological (living) resources and of protection thereof, or the terms and conditions of a license for water use, or of a permit (license) to catch aquatic biological (living) resources of the internal sea waters, or of the territorial sea, or of the continental shelf and (or) the exclusion economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from half the cost to the full cost of aquatic biological (living) resources, which have become the subject of the administrative offence, with or without confiscation of the vessel and of other instruments of committing the administrative offence; on officials in the amount of from one to one and a half times the cost of aquatic biological (living) resources, which have become the subject of the administrative offence, with or without confiscation of the vessel and of other instruments of committing the administrative offence; and on legal entities in the amount of from twofold to threefold the cost of aquatic biological (living) resources which have become the subject of the administrative offence with or without confiscation of the vessel and of other instruments of committing the administrative offence.
 3. Unauthorized installation or bringing to the territory of the Russian Federation of underwater cables, pipelines or tunnels, as well as violation of the rules of their installation, or of bringing to the territory of the Russian Federation, or of operation in the internal sea waters, in the territorial sea, on the continental shelf and (or) in the economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from one hundred and fifty to two hundred times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel and of other instruments of committing the administrative offence; and on legal entities in the amount of from two thousand to three thousand times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel and of other instruments of committing the administrative offence.

Article 8.18. Violating the Rules for Conducting Authorized Research of the Sea and its Resources in the Internal Sea Waters, or in the Territorial Sea, or on the Continental Shelf and (or) in the Economic Exclusion Zone of the Russian Federation


 1. Violating the rules for conducting authorized research of the sea and its resources in the internal sea, or in the territorial sea, or on the continental shelf and (or) in the exclusion economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from one hundred to one hundred and fifty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one thousand to two thousand times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel, or the aircraft, or any other instruments of committing the administrative offence.
 2. Unauthorized alteration of a sea research program in the internal sea waters, or in the territorial sea, or on the continental shelf and (or) in the exclusive economic zone of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail in the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from one hundred and fifty to two hundred times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two thousand to three thousand times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel, or of the aircraft, or of other instruments of committing the administrative offence.

Article 8.19. Violating the Rules for Burying Wast and Other Materials in the internal Sea Waters, or in the Territorial Sea, or on the Continental Shelf and (or) in the Economic Exclusion Zone of the Russian Federation


 Unauthorized burial, or burial in violation of the rules, from ships or other vessels, from aircraft, artificial islands, installations and structures, of wast and of other materials in the internal sea waters, in the territorial sea, on the continental shelf and (or) in the economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from one hundred and fifty to two hundred times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel, or the aircraft, or any other instruments of committing the administrative offence; and on legal entities in the amount of from two thousand to three thousand times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel, the aircraft and other instruments of committing the administrative offence.

Article 8.20. Unlawful Transfer of Mineral and (or) Other Resources on the Continental Shelf and (or) in the Economic Exclusion Zone of the Russian Federation


 Loading, unloading or transshipment of extracted mineral and (or) living resources on the continental shelf and (or) in the economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation without authorization, where such authorization is obligatory, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from half the cost to the full cost of the mineral and (or) living resources, which have become the subject of the administrative offence, with or without confiscation of the vessel, the aircraft and other instruments used in committing the administrative offence; on officials in the amount of from the cost to one-and-a-half times the cost of the mineral and (or) living resources, which have become the subject of the administrative offence, with or without confiscation of the vessel, the aircraft and other instruments used in committing the administrative offence; and on legal entities in the amount of from twofold to threefold cost of the mineral and (or) living resources, which have become the subject of the administrative offence, with or without confiscation of the vessel, aircraft and other instruments of committing the administrative offence.

Article 8.21. Violating the Rules of Atmospheric Air Protection


 1. Exhausting harmful substances into atmospheric air, or exerting harmful physical influence on it without a special permit -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from four hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Violating the terms and conditions of a special permit to exhaust harmful substances into atmospheric air, or to exert harmful physical influence on it -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. Violation of the rules of operating, or failure to use, structures, equipment or facilities for gas purification and for controlling the exhausting of harmful substances into atmospheric air, which may cause pollution thereof, or the use of said structures, equipment or facilities, when they are faulty, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.22. Putting into Operation Mechanical Transport Vehicles Emitting Excessive Rate of Contaminating Substances or Producing Excessive Noise


 Allowing the operation of an aircraft, or of a sea ship, or of an inland cruising ship, or of a small size vessels, as well as allowing the driving of a car or any other mechanical transport vehicle, emitting excessive rates of contaminating substances or producing excessive noise, as compared to the norms established by the state standards of the Russian Federation, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 8.23. Operating Mechanical Transport Vehicles Emitting Excessive Amounts of Contaminating Substances or Producing Excessive Noise


 Operation by citizens of aircrafts and sea ships, or inland cruising ships, or small size vessels, or cars, or motorcycles, or other mechanical transport vehicles, which emit excessive amount of contaminating substances or produce excessive noise, as compared to the norms established by the state standards of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage.

Article 8.24. Violating the Procedure for Allotment of Cutting Areas, or for Inspection of Felling Places in Forests Which Are Not Included in the Forest Stock


 1. Violating the procedure for allotment of cutting areas, or for inspection of felling places, in forests which are not included in the forest stock, or for tapping and for cutting secondary forest resources in forests which are not included into the forest stock -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.
 2. Issuing a timber-felling card (order) or a forest card in violation of the forest use rules in forests which are not included in the forest stock -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.

Article 8.25. Violating the Forest Use Rules


 1. Violating the rules of stockpiling barras or secondary forest resources -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.
 2. Forest use that does not comply with the aims and do not meet the requirements provided for by a timber-felling card (order), or a forest card, or a contract in respect of lease, free use or concession of a forest stock lot -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. Violating the rules of main use felling and intermediary use felling, as well as failure to meet the forest management requirements in respect of felling technological processes -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.
 4. Violating the Rules for the Release of Standing Timber -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.26. Violating the Rules of Secondary Forest Use


 1. Haymaking, or pasturing cattle, without a forest card or on lots where it is prohibited , as well as pasturing cattle on land belonging to the forest stock, or in forests that are not included in the forest stock, without a shepherd at unfenced grasslands or without leashes, or violating the terms and norms for pasturing cattle -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.
 2. Unauthorized collection, damaging or elimination of forest litter, or moss, or lichen, or bog cover -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. Placement of hives and apiaries, or procurement of tree juices, or collection and food storing of wild fruit, nuts, mushrooms, berries, medicinal and food plants or parts thereof, and of technological raw materials at lots where it is prohibited or is only allowed on the basis of a forest card, or in unauthorized ways, or with the use of unauthorized devices, or in excess of the established volume, or in violation of the established terms, as well as collection, procurement and sale of the plants in respect of which it is prohibited -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.27. Violating the Rules in an Area of Regenerating and Improving the Condition and Tree Species of Forests, Their Productivity and Seed Farming of Forest Plants


 Violating the rules in an area of regenerating and improving the condition and tree species of forests, or their productivity, as well as in an area of seed farming of forest plants -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 8.28. Unlawful Cutting, Damaging or Digging Out of Trees, Bushes or Lianas


 Unlawful cutting, damaging or digging out of trees, bushes or lianas, or elimination and damage of forest crops, of undergrowth of natural origin, of young growth and self-seeding in forests or of seedlings and young plants in nursery forests and at plantations, or unauthorized digging out of trees, bushes or lianas, of forest crops, of undergrowth of natural origin, of young growth or self-seeding in forests or of seedlings and young plants in nursery forests and at plantations -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.29. Eliminating Animals' Dwellings


 Elimination (devastation) of anthills, nests, holes or other dwellings of animals -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage.

Article 8.30. Elimination of or Damage to Hayfields and Pastures, Land Reclamation Systems, as well as the Roads on Forest Stock Lands or in Forests Which Are Not Included into the Forest Stock


 Elimination of or damage to hayfields and pastures, land reclamation systems, as well as of the roads on forest stock lands or the forests which are not included into the forest stock -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.31. Failure to Meet the Requirements in Respect of Forest Protection


 1. Failure to meet the requirements of sanitary regulations concerning forests -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Pollution of forests by sewage, by chemical, radioactive or other harmful substances, or by industrial or household wastage or exhausts -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. The actions (omissions) provided for by Part 2 of this Article, when committed in the forests belonging to the First Group -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from four hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.32. Violating the Fire Prevention Rules in Forests


 Violating the fire prevention rules in forests -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.33. Violating the Rules on Protecting Habitats or Migration Routes of Animals


 Violating the rules on protecting habitats or migration routes of animals -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.34. Violating the Established Procedure for Creation, Use and Transportation of Biological Collections


 Violating the established procedure for creation, supplementation, storage, use, registration, sale, acquisition, transportation or sending of biological collections -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the collection objects; on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the collection; and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the collection.

Article 8.35. Eliminating Rare Species of Plants and Animals, as well as Those under the Threat of Extinction


 Eliminating rare species of plants and animals, as well as those under the threat of extinction, which have been entered into the Red Book of the Russian Federation or which are under the protection of international treaties, as well as actions (omissions) which may cause the death, or reduce the number, or damage the habitats, of these animals, or the loss of such plants, as well as gaining, collection of, keeping, acquisition of, sale of, or sending said animals and plants, or products, parts or derivatives thereof, without proper authorization or in violation of the terms and conditions provided for by such authorization, or in violation of any other established procedure -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the instruments for gaining the animals and plants, as well as of the animals or plants themselves, of their products, parts or derivatives; on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the instruments for gaining the animals and plants, as well as of the animals and plants themselves, of their products, parts or derivatives; on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the instruments for gaining the animals and plants, as well as of the animals and plants themselves, of their products, parts or derivatives.

Article 8.36. Violating the Rules of Migration, Acclimatization or Hybridization of the Animal Kingdom


 Violating the rules of migration, acclimatization or hybridization of the animal kingdom -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.37. Violating the Rules for Use of Animals


 1. Violating hunting rules -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of hunting weapons, or deprivation of the right to hunting for a term of up to two years; and on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of hunting weapons.
 2. Violating fishing rules, as well as violating the rules of catching other biological resources, apart from fish, safe for the cases provided for by Part 2 of Article 8.17 of this Code -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel and of other fishing instruments; on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel and other fishing instruments; and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the vessel and fishing instruments.
 3. Violating the rules for use of animals, safe for the case provided for by Parts 1 and 2 of this Article -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of instruments for capturing animals; on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of instruments for capturing animals; and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of instruments for capturing animals.

Article 8.38. Violating the Fish Stock Protection Rules


 Timber rafting, or the construction of bridges and dams, or transportation of timber or of other forestry products from felling areas, blasting and other works, as well as operation of water intake structures and of pumping mechanisms in violation of the rules of fish stock protection, if any one of these actions may entail the loss of fish on a mass scale or of other water animals, or elimination of feed reserves on a great scale , or any other grave consequences -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 8.39. Violating the Rules for Protecting, and Use of, Natural Resources in Areas under Special Protection


 Violating the established procedures or any other rules of protection and use of the natural environment and of natural resources on the territories of state natural reserves, or national parks, as well as on territories with nature sanctuaries, or on any other natural territories under special protection, or in the protected areas (regions) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the instruments of committing the administrative offence and products of unlawful use of natural resources; on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the instruments of committing the administrative offence and products of unlawful use of natural resources; and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the instruments of committing the administrative offence and products of unlawful use of natural resources.

Article 8.40. Failure to Meet the Requirements in Respect of Carrying out Works in the Field of Hydrometeorology, Monitoring of the Environmental Pollution and Active Influencing of Hydrometeorological and other Geophysical Processes


 1. Carrying out works in the field of hydrometeorology and monitoring of environmental pollution in violation of the terms and conditions provided for by a permit (license) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Carrying out works in the field of active influencing of hydrometeorological and other geophysical processes in violation of the terms and conditions, provided for by a permit (license) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Chapter 9. Administrative Offenses in Industry, Construction and Energetics


Article 9.1. Failure to Meet the Requirements Concerning = Industrial Safety, or the Terms and Conditions of a License for Operating in = the Area of Industrial Safety of Dangerous Production Objects


 1. Failure to meet the = requirements concerning industrial safety, or the terms and conditions of a = license for operating in the area of industrial safety of dangerous production = objects -
 shall entail the = imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to = fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty = to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount = of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Failure to meet the industrial = safety requirements concerning receipt, use, processing, storage, = transportation, elimination and registration of explosives at dangerous production = objects -
 shall entail the = imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen = to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty = to forty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of = from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 9.2. Violating the Safety Norms and Rules Concerning = Hydraulic Engineering Structures


 Violating the safety norms and rules, when designing, or building, or = formally accepting, or putting into operation, or operating, or repairing, = or reconstructing, or temporarily closing down, or putting out of = operation, a hydraulic engineering structure -
 shall entail the = imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to = fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to = thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of = from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 9.3. Violating the Rules and Norms of Operating = Tractors, Self-Propelled, Road-Building and Other Machines and = Equipment


 Violating the rules or norms, aimed at protecting human life and health and = safety, safe keeping of property and environmental protection, which = relate to the operation of tractors, self-propelled, road-building and other = machines, as well as to trailers and equipment attached thereto, whose = technical condition is inspected by the bodies exercising state supervision = over the technical condition of self-propelled machines and of other = technical equipment -
 shall entail = the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of = from one to three times the minimum wage and deprivation of the right to = operate transport vehicles for a term of from three to six months; and on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum = wage.

Article 9.4. Failure to Meet the Requirements of Building = Normative Documents


 1. Failure to meet the = obligatory requirements of state standards, or specifications, or building = code, or endorsed designs, or other construction normative documents, when conducting site engineering, designing and building-and-erection = works, as well as when manufacturing building materials, structures and = products -
 shall entail the = imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten = times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty = times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one = hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. The same actions which have entailed the loss of carrying capacity of buildings, structures or components thereof, or the decrease of = safety parameters of manufactured building materials, structures and = products -
 shall entail the = imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to = fifteen times the minimum wage, of officials in the amount of from twenty to = thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of = from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 9.5. Violating the Established Procedure for = Undertaking Construction Projects, or for Their Formal Acceptance and Putting = into Operation


 1. Unauthorized erection = of buildings and structures of industrial and non-industrial purpose, = including living quarters, as well as of individual construction = objects -
 shall entail the imposition of = an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to = five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten = times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to = one hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. = Violation of the rules of acceptance and putting into operation of construction = projects, including occupation of living quarters and use of civil = and industrial projects in the absence of documents in respect of = putting them into operation, drawn up in the established procedure -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten = times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty = times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one = hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. Violating the procedure for issuing architectural-and-planning = assignments and building permits -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in = the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 9.6. Violating the Rules for Using Nuclear Power and = of Registering Nuclear Materials and Radioactive Substances


 1. Violating the norms and rules for using nuclear power -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the = amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in = the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage, and on = legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times = the minimum wage.
 2. Violating the = established procedure for registration of nuclear materials or radioactive = substances, as well as failure to ensure control over observance of the rules = of storage and use thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the = amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in = the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage, and on = legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times = the minimum wage.

Article 9.7. Damaging Electric Power Circuits


 1. Damaging electric power = circuits which carry a voltage of up to 1000 volts (aerial, = underground and underwater electric power cables and connection and switching = devices) -
 shall entail the = imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to = fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty = to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount = of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Damaging electric power circuits = which carry a voltage over 1000 volts -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the = amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the = amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage, and on legal = entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum = wage.

Article 9.8. Violation of the Rules on Protecting Electric = Power Circuits Which Carry a Voltage of over 1000 Volts


 Violation of the rules on protecting electric power circuits carrying a = voltage of over 1000 volts, which may cause, or has caused, an interruption = of the electric power supply -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the = amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the = amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities = in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage. =

Article 9.9. Putting into operation Heat-Absorbing and = Power-Absorbing Objects without Authorization of Appropriate Bodies


 Putting into operation heat-absorbing and power-absorbing objects without authorization of the bodies exercising state supervision over said = items -
 shall entail the imposition of = an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to = twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one = hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 9.10. Damaging Heating Systems and Fuel Pipelines by Negligence


 Damaging heating systems and fuel pipelines (pneumatic pipelines, or oxygen = pipelines, or oil pipelines, or oil product pipelines, or gas = pipelines) by negligence -
 shall = entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of = from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of = from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in = the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum = wage.

Article 9.11. Violating the Fuel and Energy Consumption Rules, = or the Rules on Constructing and Operating Fuel-Absorbing and = Energy-Absorbing Installations, Heating Systems or Objects Relating to Storage, = Keeping, Sale and Transportation of Energy Carriers, Fuel and Products = Thereof


 Violating the rules for using fuel, electric and heat energy, or the rules on constructing electric power installations, or fuel-absorbing and power-absorbing installations, or heating systems, or objects relating to the storage, keeping, sale and transportation of energy carriers, fuel and products thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fine to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 9.12. Inefficient Use of Power Resources


 Inefficient use of power resources as a result of failure to meet the requirements established by state standards, or by other legal documents and standards -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 9.13. Avoidance of Meeting the Requirements Related to Making Engineering, Transport and Social Infrastructure Accessible to Disabled Persons


 Avoidance of meeting the requirements related to making objects of engineering, transport and social infrastructures accessible to disabled persons -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 9.14. Refusal to Produce General Use Transport Adapted for Disabled Persons


 Refusal to produce general use transport adapted for disabled persons -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.

Chapter 10. Administrative Offenses in Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine and Land Reclamation


Article 10.1. Violating the Quarantine Rules, Especially Concerning Items that are Dangerous and Dangerous Pests, Infecting Agents for Plants, and Weeds


 Violating the quarantine rules, especially for items that are dangerous, dangerous pests, infecting agents for plants, and for weeds -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 10.2. Violating the Procedure for Import and Export of Products Subject to Quarantine (of Materials and Cargo Subject to Quarantine)


 Violating the procedure for importation to the territory of the Russian Federation and to the areas, free of quarantine objects, as well as for exportation from the territory of the Russian Federation and from plant quarantine areas, of products subject to keeping in quarantine (of materials and cargo subject to keeping in quarantine) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 10.3. Violating the Rules of Production, Procurement, Transportation, Storage, Processing, Use and Sale of Products Subject to Quarantine (of Materials and Cargo Subject to Quarantine)


 Violating the rules of production, procurement, transportation, storage, processing, use and sale of products subject to quarantine (of materials and cargo subject to quarantine) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from two to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 10.4. Failure to Take Measures to Guard Crops, or Places of Storing and Processing the Plants Included into the List of Narcotics, Psychotropic Substances and Precursors Thereof, Subject to Control in the Russian Federation, as well as Hemp


 Failure of an official to take measures in order to ensure the established conditions for guarding crops, or places of storing and processing the plants included into the List of Narcotics, Psychotropic Substances and Precursors Thereof, Subject to Control in the Russian Federation, as well as hemp, or to take measures in order to exterminate post-harvest remains and industrial wastage containing narcotics, psychotropic substances or precursors thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage.

Article 10.5. Failure to Take Measures in Order to Exterminate Wild Plants Included into the List of Narcotics, Psychotropic Substances and Precursors Thereof, Subject to Control in the Russian Federation, as well as Wild Hemp


 Failure of a landowner or of a land user to take measures in order to exterminate wild plants included into the List of Narcotics, Psychotropic Substances and Precursors Thereof, Subject to Control in the Russian Federation, and wild hemp after the receipt of an official order of an authorized body to do so -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 10.6. Violating the Rules for Keeping Animals in Quarantine or Other Veterinary-and-Sanitary Rules


 Violating the rules for keeping animals in quarantine or other veterinary-and-sanitary rules -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 10.7. Concealing Information about a Sudden Cattle Plague or about Simultaneous Cases of Animals Falling Ill on a Mass Scale


 Concealing from bodies of the state veterinary inspectorate information about a sudden cattle plague or about simultaneous cases of animals falling ill on a mass scale, or untimely notification of said bodies about a sudden cattle plague or about simultaneous cases of animals falling ill on a mass scale, as well as failure to take measures, or failure to take measures in due time, in order to localize these cattle plague and cases of illness -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 10.8. Violating Veterinary-and-Sanitary Rules of Transportation or Slaughter of Animals, the Rules of Processing, Storage or Sale of Cattle


 Violating veterinary-and-sanitary rules of transportation or slaughter of animals, or the rules of processing, storage or sale of cattle -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 10.9. Carrying Out Land Reclamation Works in Violation of the Project Therefor


 Carrying out land reclamation works in violation of the project of the land reclamation works -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 10.10. Violating the Rules for Operation of Land Reclamation Systems, or of Separate Hydraulic Engineering Structures


 Damaging land reclamation systems
 1. Violating the rules for operation of a land reclamation system or of a separate hydraulic engineering structure -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Damaging a land reclamation system, or a protective forest stand -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. Construction or operation of communication lines, of electricity transmission lines, of pipelines, of roads or of other objects on land, which is being improved (or has been improved), without the consent of a specially authorized state land reclamation body -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 10.11. Violating the Standards and Rules of Pedigree Cattle Breeding


 1. Sale or use, for the purpose of reproduction, of bloodstock products (material) failing to meet the requirements established by the legislation on pedigree cattle breeding -
 shall entail the imposition on an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Violating the rules for state registration of pedigree animals and of pedigree cattle herds -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 10.12. Violating the Rules for Production, Procurement, Processing, Storage, Sale, Transportation and Use of Agricultural Seeds


 Violating the rules of production, procurement, processing, storage, sale, transportation and use of agricultural seeds -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 10.13. Violating the Rules of Documenting Agricultural Seeds


 Violating the rules of drawing up documents concerning agricultural seeds, or introducing unreliable data about grades and sowing properties of seeds therein -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 10.14. Violating the Procedure for Importation into the Territory of the Russian Federation of Agricultural Seeds


 Importing into the territory of the Russian Federation batches of seeds, which do not meet the requirements of state standards, in the absence of the documents attesting the grades and sowing properties of the seeds, or unpacked batches of seeds (in bulk) treated with chemical and biological preparations, or batches of seeds, allowed for use but having grades, which are not included into the State Register of Selection Achievements, except for batches of seeds intended for scientific research, state tests and production of seeds for exportation from the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage.

Chapter 11. Administrative Offenses on Transport


Article 11.1. Actions Endangering Safety on Railway Transport


 1. Damaging a railway track, or signaling and communication structures and devices, or any other transport equipment, as well as throwing on, or leaving on, railway tracks articles which may disrupt railway traffic -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.
 2. Failure to observe the established dimensions, while loading and unloading cargo -
  -  shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.
 3. Damaging protective stands, snow-fences or other railway objects -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 4. Violating the rules for crossing railway tracks by animal-drawn transport and of driving cattle across railway tracks, as well as violating the cattle pasture rules in the vicinity of railway tracks -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of up to one minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage.
 5. Passing over railway tracks, where it is not prescribed -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to one minimum wage.

Article 11.2. Violating the Safety Rules Regarding Traffic and Operation of Industrial Railway Transport


 Violating the safety rules regarding traffic and operation of industrial railway transport on access railway tracks, which are not included into the federal system of railway transport, and on their crossings -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on industrial railway transport personnel in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 11.3. Actions Endangering the Safety of Aviation


 1. Placing in the vicinity of an aerodrome signs and devices, similar to the marking signs and devices adopted for identification of aerodromes, or using pyrotechnic articles without the authorization of the administration of an airport or an aerodrome, as well as arrangement in the vicinity of an airport or an aerodrome of objects encouraging the mass concentration of birds -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 2. Failure to observe the rules of placing nighttime and daytime marking signs and devices on buildings and structures -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 3. Damaging aerodrome equipment, aerodrome signs, aircraft and equipment thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 4. Passing or driving across the territory of airports (except for airport buildings), of aerodromes, of radio communication and light signaling objects, used for flying support, without proper authorization -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage.

Article 11.4. Violating the Rules for Use of Air Space


 1. Violation by an airspace user of the federal rules for use of air space -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from twenty to forty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Violating the rules for use of air space by persons who are entitled in the established procedure to exercise activities related to use of airspace -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from four hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage.

Article 11.5. Violating the Rules for Safe Operation of Aircraft


 Violating the rules for safe operation of aircraft -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage or deprivation of the right to pilot an aircraft for a term of up to one year; on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage or deprivation of the right to pilot an aircraft for a term of up to one year.

Article 11.6. Actions Endangering Safety on Water Transport


 1. Violating the procedure for employing booms and for arranging forest harbours, or for arranging fishweirs and other fishing instalations at improper places without agreeing it in the established procedure with authorities of the regions where waterways and hydro- structures are situated, as well as carrying out diving works in port water areas without proper authorization, or failure to observe the signaling rules, while carrying out these works -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 2. Destroy or damaging structures, or communication and signaling devices on sea transport ships, inland water transport ships, floating and waterside navigation and technical equipment, or at technical means and signs showing shipping and navigational conditions, or on communication and signaling means, as well as damaging port and hydro-engineering structures, or tearing off and setting up without proper authorization (agreement) signs, structures, sources of acoustic and light signals, impeding identification of navigational signs and signals -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.
 3. Violating the rules for maintenance, and the established procedure for operation, of navigational equipment on bridges, dams and other hydro-engineering structures -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 11.7. Violating the Rules of Sailing


 1. Violating by a navigator or by any other person navigating a sea transport ship or an inland water transport ship (except for small boats) the rules of sailing and moorage, of a ship's entry to, or departure from, a port, of towing trains and rafts, of giving sound or light signals and of bearing ship's lights and signs -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage or deprivation of the right to navigate a vessel for a term of up to one year.
 2. Exceeding by a navigator, or by any other person navigating a small boat, of the established speed, or failure to meet the requirements of navigational signs, or an intentional stoppage or mooring at places where it is forbidden, as well as violating the rules of manoeuvring, of giving sound signals and of bearing ship's lights and signs -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage or deprivation of the right to navigate a small boat for a term of up to six months.
 Note. A small boat, mentioned in Articles from 11.7 to 11.13 of this Code, means a self-propelled vessel, having total displacement less than 80 register tons and 55 kw (75 horsepower) main engine, or having outboard motors, regardless of the capacity thereof, or a sailing non-self-propelled vessel, having total displacement less than 80 register tons, as well as any other non-self-propelled vessel (a rowing boat having 100 kg or more freight-carrying capacity, a canoe having 150 kg or more freight-carrying capacity and an inflatable rubber dinghy having 225 kg or more freight-carrying capacity).

Article 11.8. Violating the Rules for Operating Vessels, as Well as Navigation of a Vessel by a Person Who Is Not Authorized to Do So.


 1. Navigating a vessel (including small boats) which is not registered in the established procedure, or the technical condition of which has not been inspected (certified), or which does not have a ship's number or markings, or which has been reequipped without proper authorization, as well as a vessel which needs repairing to such an extent that operation thereof is forbidden, or where the passenger capacity standards are violated or the restrictions concerning the region and conditions of sailing are not observed -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 2. Navigation of a vessel by a person who is not authorized to navigate this vessel, or allowing a person, who is not authorized to navigate a vessel, to do so -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.

Article 11.9. Navigation of a Vessel by a Navigator or by Any Other Person in a State of Alcoholic Intoxication


 1. Navigation of a vessel (including small boats) by a navigator or any other person in a state of alcoholic intoxication, as well allowing a person in a state of alcoholic intoxication to navigate a vessel -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage or deprivation of the right to navigate a vessel for a term of from one to two years.
 2. Avoidance by a navigator or by any other person, navigating a vessel, of a medical examination in the established procedure, as regards the state of alcoholic intoxication -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage or deprivation of the right to navigate a vessel for a term of from one to two years.

Article 11.10. Violating the Passenger Safety Rules on Board Water Transport Ships, as Well as in Small Boats


 Violating passenger safety rules during embarkation, transportation and disembarkation of passengers on board water transport ships or in small boats -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 11.11. Violating the Rules of Loading and Unloading Ships


 Violation by a navigator of the rules of loading and unloading ships, including small boats -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage or deprivation of the right to navigate a vessel for a term of up to one year.

Article 11.12. Violating the Rules for Using Bases (Structures) for Small Boat Moorage


 Using bases (structures) for small boat moorage in the absence of authorization of bodies of the state small boat inspectorate, or violating the norms of small boat moorage, of terms, conditions and technical requirements regarding safe operation of bases (structures) thereof, as well as keeping at said bases (structures) small boats which are not registered in the established procedure -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the officials, who are responsible for the use of bases (structures) for small boats, in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 11.13. Violating the Rules for Permitting a Ship to Depart, or Allowing Persons, Who Do Not Have Appropriate Diplomas (Certificates, Licenses) or Who Are in a State of Alcoholic Intoxication, to Navigate a Ship


 1. Permitting a ship (except for small boats) to depart (giving a ship an order to depart) by a person, responsible for operation thereof, in the absence of the documents certifying registration of a ship, or its fitness for operation, or with an incomplete ship's crew, or when the technical condition of a ship does not comply with available documents, or in violation of the established rules of loading, norms of passenger capacity or restrictions depending on the sailing area and conditions, as well as allowing persons, who do not have appropriate diplomas (certificates, licenses) or who are in a state of alcoholic intoxication, to navigate a ship or to operate machinery and equipment thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.
 2. Permitting the departure of a small boat, which is not registered in the established procedure, or which technical condition has not been inspected (certified), or which needs repairing to such an extent that its operation is forbidden, or which is not properly equipped, or which has been reequipped without appropriate authorization, as well as allowing persons, who have no right to navigate a small boat or who are in a state of alcoholic intoxication, to navigate a small boat -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the officials responsible for operation of small boats in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 11.14. Violating the Rules of Transporting Dangerous Substances, Large-Sized or Heavy-Weight Cargo


 1. Violating the rules of transporting dangerous substances, large-sized or heavy weight cargo on air transport -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum amount of labour wages.
 2. Violating the rules of transporting dangerous substances, large-sized or heavy-weight cargo on sea and inland water transport -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 3. Violating the rules of transporting dangerous substances, large-sized and heavy-weight cargo on railway transport -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage.

Article 11.15. Damaging Property on Transport Means in General Use, Freight Carriages, or Other Equipment Intended for Transportation or Storage of Cargo on Transport


 1. Damaging property on transportation means in general use, where damage to property does not exceed one minimum wage, as well as damaging freight carriages, or vessels and other transportation means, or containers, or other equipment intended for transportation and storage of cargo on transport -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.
 2. Damaging seals or locks of freight carriages, of trucks and trailers, of containers, of holds, of cargo compartments and other cargo premises of vessels and aircrafts, or damaging individual packages or packing thereof, or packets, as well as fences of passenger platforms, or damaging premises of railway stations and terminals, or damaging fences of freight yards (terminals) of railway stations, of truck standings, of container points (grounds), of ports (wharfs, landing grounds), of locks and warehouses, used for freight transportation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.

Article 11.16. Violating the Fire Prevention Rules on Railway, Sea, Inland Water or Air Transport


 Violating the fire prevention rules on railway, sea, inland water or air transport -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, and on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 11.17. Violating the Rules of Citizens' Conduct on Railway, Air or Water Transport


 1. Embarkation or disembarkation of passengers on the move of a train, or travelling on carriage footsteps, or carriage roofs, or any other places unsuitable for passenger travel, as well as an unauthorized stoppage of a train, when it is not necessary, or unauthorized travelling in a freight train -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to one minimum wage.
 2. Throwing litter and other things on railway tracks and platforms or overboard a sea transport ship or an inward water transport ship -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to one minimum wage.
 3. Smoking in a suburban train carriage (including covered platforms thereof), or at places not intended for smoking in a local or a long-distance train, or on board a sea transport ship, or on board an inward water transport ship -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to one minimum wage.
 4. Violating the rules of photographing, video recording, filming or using radio communication means on board an aircraft -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to one minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the film.
 5. Failure of persons who are on board an aircraft, a sea transport ship or an inland water transport ship to follow rightful orders of the commanding officer (master) of the vessel -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to one minimum wage.

Article 11.18. Travelling without a Ticket


 1. Travelling without a ticket:
  1)  in a suburban train -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of one minimum wage;
  2)  in a local and long-distance train -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of two times the minimum wage;
  3)  on board a sea transport suburban ship, or on board an inland water transport suburban ship -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of half the minimum wage;
  4)  on board a sea transport long-distance (transit) ship, or on board an inland water transport long-distance (transit) ship -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of one minimum wage.
 2. Travelling by aircraft without a ticket -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of two times the minimum wage.
 3. Travelling by intercity bus without a ticket -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of half the minimum wage.
 4. Carriage of children without a ticket, whose travelling is partially payable -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine equal to half the amount of the fine which shall be imposed on adult passengers for travelling without a ticket on the appropriate transport.

Article 11.19. Violating the Rules for Carriage of Hand Luggage, Baggage and Freight


 1. Carriage of hand luggage in excess of the established standard without payment therefor on air, sea, inland water or railway transport -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine equal to half the minimum wage.
 2. Carriage of luggage without paying therefor by intercity bus -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of three tenths the minimum wage per each piece of luggage, but no more than one minimum wage.
 3. Carriage in hand luggage, in baggage or freight of the substances and articles whose transportation is forbidden, as well as delivering dangerous substances to railway baggage rooms for safe keeping -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage.
 4. Carriage of domestic animals and poultry without payment -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine equal to half the minimum wage.

Article 11.20. Violating Safety Rules, While Constructing, Operating or Repairing Main Pipelines


 Violating safety rules, while constructing, operating or repairing main pipelines, as well as putting them in operation with technical defects -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 11.21. Violating the Rules for Protecting Highway Drainage Strips


 Ploughing up land, or haymaking, or cattle pasture, or felling and damaging stands, or removing turf and excavating, or throwing out litter, snow, or discharge of industrial, melioration or sewage waters in draining structures and reserves on highway drainage strips, or laying supply lines, or installation of advertising stands and road signs, or placing road service objects without agreement with road authorities, as well as laying fires on drainage strips and at a distance less than 100 metres from wooden bridges, or smoking on bridges having wooden flooring -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to one minimum wage.

Article 11.22. Violation by Land Users of the Rules for Protecting Highways and Road Structures


 Failure of persons using land plots, adjacent to highway drainage strips within the limits of settlements on roads of federal importance, to carry our their duties regarding the arrangement, repairing and systematic cleaning of walks or foot-bridges within the limits of the plots assigned to them, or their duties concerning the technical maintenance and cleaning of exits from the land plots, assigned to them, or from access roads to highways of general use, including crossing bridges, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 11.23. Violating a Work and Rest Schedule by a Driver of a Transport Motor Vehicle, Engaged in International Motor Carriage


 1. Driving a freight motor vehicle or a bus, engaged in international motor carriage, without a controlling device (tachograph) or with a turned-off tachograph, as well as with tachograms, which are not filled in, or without keeping registration sheets showing the work and rest schedule of drivers thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to twenty five times the minimum wage.
 2. Violating the established work and rest schedule by a driver of a freight motor vehicle or of a bus engaged in international motor carriage -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 11.24. Organising a Transport Service for the Population without Making It Accessible to Disabled Persons


 Failure of the head of an organisation, or of any other official, responsible for organising a transport service for the population and for operation of transport vehicles, to meet the requirements of legislation, providing for the inclusion into the transport service for the population of transport vehicles accessible to disabled persons -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.

Article 11.25. Violating the Rules for Carrying Heavy-Weight Cargo by Motor Transport


 1. Engagement in international motor carriage without special authorization, when the maximum weight and axle load exceed those, established for highways by normative legal acts of the Russian Federation, by up to 15 per cent, as well as a deviation from the route for such carriage -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the driver in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 2. The same actions, when the maximum weight and axle load exceed the rates, established therefor, by more than 15 per cent -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the driver in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.

Article 11.26. Unlawful Use of Motor Vehicles, Registered in Other States, for Freight and (or) Passenger Carriage


 1. Using transport vehicles, which are owned by foreign carriers, for transportation of freight and (or) passengers between points, situated on the territory of the Russian Federation, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the driver in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, and on the officials, representing consignors, consignees and mediators, in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.
 2. International carriage of freight and (or) passengers without appropriate authorization by a freight motor vehicle or by a bus, registered in another state, from the territory of the Russian Federation to the territory of a foreign state, or to the territory of the Russian Federation from the territory of a foreign state, where said transport vehicle is not registered -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the driver in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 11.27. Driving a Transport Vehicle, Engaged in International Motor Carriage , Which Does Not Bear on It, and (or) on a Trailer Attached Thereto, Distinguishing State Registration Plates of the Transport Vehicle (Trailer), and Violating Other Rules of Operating a Transport Vehicle Engaged in International Motor Carriage


 Driving a transport vehicle, engaged in international motor carriage, which does not bear on it and (or) on a trailer attached thereto distinguishing state registration plates of the transport vehicle (trailer), as well as in the absence of an appropriate transport document in respect of the freight being carried, or in the absence of a list of passengers of a bus engaged in irregular passenger carriage, where it is required, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the driver in the amount of from two to five times the minimum wage.

Article 11.28. Violating the Procedure for International Motor Carriage of Large-Sized or Dangerous Freight


 International motor carriage of large-sized or dangerous freight by drivers of transport vehicles without special permits, as well as deviation from the routes, or exceeding the dimensions, indicated in special permits -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.

Article 11.29. International Motor Carriage without Authorization


 International motor carriage by drivers of transport vehicles, owned by foreign carriers, without authorization, where such authorization is obligatory -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.