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

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

Chapter 19. Administrative Offences against Government Procedures


Article 19.1. Arbitrariness


 Arbitrariness, that is, unauthorized exercise, contrary to a procedure established by a federal law or by any other normative legal act, of one's real or alleged right, which has not caused essential damage to citizens or legal entities -
 shall entail a warning or 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 19.2. Willful Damaging or Removing a Stamp (Seal)


 Willful damaging or removing a stamp (seal), applied by a dully authorized official, safe for the cases provided for by Part 2 of Article 11.15 and Article 16.11 of this Code -
 shall entail a warning or 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 19.3. Failure to Follow a Lawfull Order of a Militiaman, a Military Serviceman, an Officer of the Bodies for Control over the Traffic of Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances or an Officer of the Criminal Punishment System


 1. Failure to follow a lawfull order or demand of a militiaman, a military servicemen or an official of the criminal punishment system in connection with discharge of their official duties related to maintenance of public order and security, as well as impeding the discharge by them of their official duties -
 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.
 2. Failure of a citizen (except for convicts servicing their custodial sentences in penitentiary institutions and for persons suspected or accused of committing crimes and retained in custody at other institutions) to follow a lawfull order or demand of an officer of the criminal punishment system, of a military serviceman or of other person in the discharge of their official duties related to ensuring security and protection of these institutions, as well as to maintenance of the established regime, guarding and convoying convicts (suspects and accused persons) -
 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.
 3. Failure to follow a lawful order or demand of an officer of the bodies for control over the traffic of narcotics and psychotropic substances in connection with his discharging official duties -
 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 up to fifteen days.

Article 19.4. Failure to Follow the Lawful Order of an Official of a Body Exercising State Supervision (Control)


 1. Failure to follow a lawful order or demand of an official of a body exercising state supervision (control), as well as impeding the discharge by such an official of his official duties -
 shall entail a warning or 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.
 2. Failure to follow lawful demands of an official of the body, engaged in protection of the continental shelf of the Russian Federation, or the body, engaged in the protection of the economic exclusion zone of the Russian Federation, as regards stopping a vessel, as well as impeding the exercise of such a person of the authority conferred on him, including inspection of a vessel -
 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.
 3. Impeding the access of an international inspection group, exercising its activity in compliance with an international treaty of the Russian Federation, to an object subject to international control -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine 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 19.5. Failure to Follow in Due Time a Lawful Direction (Order, Proposal) of a Body (Official), Exercising State Supervision (Control)


 1. Failure to follow in due time a lawful direction (order, proposal) of a body (official), exercising state supervision (control), to eliminate violations of the law -
 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. Failure to follow within the established term a lawful direction of the federal antimonopoly body or of a territorial agency thereof -
 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 two to five thousand times the minimum wage.
 3. Failure to follow within the established term a lawful direction of the body, regulating natural monopolies or of a territorial agency thereof -
 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 two to five thousand times the minimum wage.

Article 19.6. Failure to Take Measures in Order to Eliminate Causes and Conditions Conducive to an Administrative Offence


 Failure to take measures in compliance with a decision (proposal) of a body (official), which has considered a case concerning an administrative offence, aimed at the elimination of causes and conditions, that were conducive to administrative offence, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage.

Article 19.7. Failure to Submit Data (Information)


 Failure to submit or untimely submission of data (information) to a state body (an official), of which the submission is provided for by law and is necessary for the exercise by this body (official) of its lawful activities, as well as submission to a state body (official) of such data (information) in an incomplete or distorted form, safe for the cases stipulated by Articles 19.8 and 19.19 of this Code -
 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 19.8. Failure to File Petitions, Applications and Data (information) with the Antimonopoly Body or the Body Regulating Natural Monopolies


 Failure to file petitions, applications and data (information) provided for by the antimonopoly laws with the federal antimonopoly body or to territorial agencies thereof, as well as to the body, regulating natural monopolies, or to territorial agencies thereof, or submission of wittingly false data thereto -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to fifty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from five hundred to five thousand times the minimum wage.

Article 19.9. Violating the Terms for Considering Applications (Petitions) for Allotting Land Plots or Bodies of Water


 1. Violation by an official of the terms, established by the law, for considering applications (petitions) of citizens for allotment of land plots, or concealing information about the presence of available land fund -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage.
 2. Violation by an official of the terms, established by the law, for considering applications (petitions) of citizens for providing bodies of water to them -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage.

Article 19.10. Violating the Laws on the Names of Geographical Objects


 Violating the established rules of awarding or using the names of geographical objects -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.

Article 19.1. Violating the Procedure for Making, Using, Storing and Destroying Forms, Seals or Other Articles Having the Imprint of the State Emblem of the Russian Federation


 Violating the procedure for making, using, storing and destroying forms, seals or other articles having the imprint of the State Emblem of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 19.12. Delivery or Attempted Delivery of Forbidden Articles to Persons Kept at Institutions of the Criminal Punishment System, at Interrogatory Isolation Wards or at Temporary Isolation Wards


 Delivery or attempted delivery in any way to persons, kept at institutions of the criminal punishment system, at interrogatory isolation wards or at temporary isolation wards and at other places of custody, of articles, substances or food-stuffs, the acquisition, keeping or use of which is prohibited by law -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the forbidden articles, substances or food- stuffs.

Article 19.13. Wittingly False Summons of Specialized Services


 A wittingly false summons of the fire prevention service, of the militia, of an ambulance or of other specialized services -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.

Article 19.14. Violating the Rules for Extracting, Producing, Using, Circulating, Acquiring, Registering and Storing Precious Metals, Precious Stones or Articles Containing Them


 Violating the established rules for extracting, producing, using, circulating (trading, putting in pledge, making transactions by banks with natural persons and with legal entities), acquiring, registering and storing precious metals, precious stones or articles, containing them, as well as the rules for collecting and delivering to the state fund scrap and waste of such metals, stones and articles -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials of the organisations engaged in transactions with precious metals and precious stones of all types, or with articles, containing them, 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 19.15. Residence of a Citizen of the Russian Federation without an Identification Card (Passport) of a Citizen of the Russian Federation or without Registration


 1. Residing at the place of residence or at the place of sojourn of a citizen of the Russian Federation, who is obliged to have a citizen's identification card (passport), without such, or with an invalid identification card (passport), or without registration at the place of stay or at the place of residence -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to one minimum wage.
 2. The allowing by a person, responsible for observing the rules of registration, of the residence of a Russian citizen without an identification card (passport) of a citizen thereof, or with an invalid identification card of a citizen thereof, or without registration at the place of residence or the place of stay, as well as the allowing by a citizen of the residence at the living premises, occupied or owned by them, of persons without an identification card of a citizen (passport) or without registration at the place of stay or the place of residence -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage.

Article 19.16. Willful Damage of the Identification Card of a Citizen (Passport) or Loss of an Identification Card (Passport) through Negligence


 Willful elimination or damage of the identification card of a citizen (passport) or loss of an identification card (passport) , or negligent keeping of an identification card of a citizen (passport), which has entailed the loss of the identification card of a citizen (passport) -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from half to three times the minimum wage.

Article 19.17. Unlawful Seizure by an Official of the Identification Card of a Citizen (Passport) or Accepting an Identification Card of a Citizen (Passport) as a Pledge


 1. Unlawful seizure by an official of an identification card (passport) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage.
 2. Accepting an identification card of a citizen (passport) as a pledge -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to one minimum wage.

Article 19.18. Submitting False Data to Obtain an Identification Card of a Citizen (Passport) or Other Documents Proving Identity or Citizenship


 Submitting data, known to be false, to obtain an identification card of a citizen (passport), including a foreign passport, or other documents proving identity or citizenship -
 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 five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 19.19. Failure to Meet the Obligatory Requirements of State Standards, Rules of Obligatory Certification and Requirements of Normative Documents Ensuring Uniformity of Measurements


 1. Violation of the obligatory requirements of state standards, safe for the cases provided for by Articles 6.14, 8.23, 9.4, Part 1 of Article 12.2, Part 2 of Article 13.4, Article 13.8, Part 1 of Article 14.4 and Article 20.4 of this Code, when realizing (supplying, selling), using (operating), storing, transporting or utilizing products, as well as avoidance of submitting products, documents or data necessary for exercising state control and supervision -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the subjects of the administrative offence, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the subjects of the administrative offence.
 2. Violating the obligatory certification rules, except for the cases provided for by Article 13.6, Parts 2 and 4 of Article 13.12, Part 2 of Article 14.4, Part 2 of Article 14.16, Articles 20.4 and 20.14 of this Code, that is, realizing certified products, not meeting the requirements of the normative documents under which they are certified, or realizing certified products without a conformity certificate (a conformity declaration) or without a conformity mark, or without indication in covering technical documents of data about certification or about the normative documents, which said products should comply with, as well as failure to bring this data to the knowledge of consumers (purchasers, customers), or submission of unreliable results of product tests, or an unjustified issue of a conformity certificate (conformity declaration) in respect of products subject to obligatory certification -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the subjects of the administrative offence; and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 3. Violating the rules of verifying means of measurements, failing to meet the requirements of attested methods of measurements or the requirements in respect of the conditions of standards, of established units of quantities or of metrological rules and norms in trade, as well as production, trafficing in, hiring out or use of means of measurement which are not endorsed, or use of unverified means of measurement
  -  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 19.20. Conducting Activities, Which Are Not Connected with Deriving Profits, Without a Special Permit (License)


 1. Conducting activities which are not connected with deriving profits, without a special permit, where such permit (license) is obligatory -
 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. Conducting activities, which are not connected with deriving profits, in violation of the terms and conditions of a special permit (license), where such permit (license) 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.

Article 19.21. Failure to Observe the Procedure for State Registration of Rights to Real Estate and Transactions Therewith


 Failure of an proprietor, of a leaseholder or of any other user to observe the established procedure for state registration of their rights to real estate or transactions therewith -
 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 19.22. Violating the Rules for Registration of All Types of Transport Vehicles, Mechanisms and Installations


 Violating the rules of state registration of all types of transport vehicles, mechanisms and installations, where such registration is obligatory -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount equal to half the minimum wage, on officials in the amount of from one to three times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from ten to thirty times the minimum wage.

Article 19.23. Making Forged Documents, Stamps, Seals or Forms, and Their Use, Transfer or Sale


 Making a forged document certifying the identity, confirming a person's right or relief from a duty, as well as making a forged stamp, seal and form, their use, transfer or sale -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the instruments of committing the administrative offence.

Article 19.24. Failure of a Person Released from a Place of Confinement to Discharge the Duties Imposed on Him by Court in Compliance with Federal Law


 Failure of a person released from a place of confinement to discharge the duties connected with observance of the restrictions imposed on him by court in compliance with federal law -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage or administrative arrest for a term of up to fifteen days.

Article 19.25. Failure to Discharge Military Transport Mobilization Duties


 Failure to discharge the military transport mobilization duties established by the laws of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail a warning or 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 one hundred to two hundred times the minimum wage.

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