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 20. Administrative Offenses Encroaching upon Public Order and Security


Article 20.1. Disorderly Conduct


 1. Disorderly conduct, that is, violation of public order in the form of open disrespect of the public accompanied by foul language in public places, abusive pestering of the people or destruction or damage caused to other people's property, -
 shall involve the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of five to ten minimum wages or an administrative arrest for a period up to fifteen days.
 2. The same actions in combination with noncompliance with the lawful demand of the representative of the authorities or of another person performing the duties of maintaining public order or cutting short the violation of public order, -
 shall involve the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to twenty-five minimum wages or an administrative arrest for a period of up to 15 days.

Article 20.2. Violating the Established Procedure for Arranging or Conducting a Meeting, Rally, Demonstration, Procession or Picket


 1.Violating a procedure established for arranging a meeting, rally, demonstration, procession or picket -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the organisers thereof in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.
 2. Violating the procedure established for conducting a meeting, rally, demonstration, procession or picket -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the organisers thereof in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage, and on the participants thereof in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.
 3. Arranging or conducting an authorized meeting, rally, demonstration, procession or picket in the direct vicinity of a nuclear plant, of a source of radiation or of a place of storage of nuclear material or radioactive substances, as well as active participation in such actions, where it has complicated the discharge by the personnel of said objects of their official duties or has posed a threat to the safety of population and environment -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage or administrative arrest for a term of up to fifteen days.

Article 20.2.1. Organizing the Activity of a Public or a Religious Association, with Respect to Which the Decision on the Suspension of Its Activity Is Adopted


 Organizing the activity of a public or of a religious association, with respect to which the decision on the suspension of its activity, which possesses legal power, is operating, as well as taking part in such an activity -
  -  shall entail imposition of an administrative fine upon the organizers in the amount of from ten to twenty minimum sizes of the remuneration of labour; upon the participants - from five to ten minimum sizes of the remuneration of labour.

Article 20.3. Displaying Fascist Attributes and Symbols


 Displaying fascist attributes and symbolism for the purpose of popularization of such attributes and symbolism -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage, accompanied by confiscation of the fascist attributes and symbols, or administrative arrest for a term of up to fifteen days accompanied by confiscation of the fascist attributes and symbols.

Article 20.4. Failure to Meet Fire Safety Requirements


 1. Failure to meet fire safety requirements established by standards, norms and rules, except for the cases provided for by Articles 8.32 and 11.16 of this Code -
 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, 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 committed under the conditions of a special fire prevention regimen -
 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. Failure to meet the requirements of standards, norms and rules of fire safety which has caused fire without inflicting grave or moderate bodily harm on an individual or without any other grave consequences -
 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.
 4. Issuing a conformity certificate in respect of products without a fire safety certificate, where a fire safety certificate is obligatory -
 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.
 5. Selling products or rendering services, subject to obligatory fire safety certification, without a conformity certificate -
 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.
 6. Unauthorized blocking of the access to buildings and structures established for fire engines and facilities -
 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 20.5. Failure to Meet the Demands of an Emergency State


 Failure to meet the demands of an emergency state (safe for violation of curfew rules) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage or administrative arrest for a term of up to thirty days, and on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage or administrative offence for a term of up to thirty days.

Article 20.6. Failure to Meet the Demands of Norms and Rules Regarding Prevention and Liquidation of Emergency Situations


 1. Failure to discharge the duties provided for by the laws in respect of protecting the population and territories from emergency situations of natural or technological origin, as well as failure to meet the demands of norms and rules regarding the prevention of accidents and catastrophes at industrial or social facilities -
 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.
 2. Failure to take measures in order to ensure the readiness of the forces and means intended for liquidation of emergency situations, as well as untimely sending to the area, where there is an emergency situation, of the forces and means stipulated by a plan of liquidating emergency situations, endorsed in the established procedure -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 20.7. Violating Civil Defense Rules


 Violating the rules of operating technological management systems of civil defense and civil defense objects, or the rules of using and maintaining announcing systems, individual protection means, other special equipment and civil defense property -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on officials in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 20.8. Violating the Rules for Production, Sale, Collection, Exhibition, Registration, Keeping, Carrying or Destruction of Weapons and Cartridges Therefor


 1. Violating the rules of production , sale, storage or registration of weapons and cartridges therefor -
 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.
 2. Violation by citizens of the rules of keeping, carrying or destroying weapons and cartridges therefor -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to twenty times the minimum wage accompanied by seizure of the weapons and cartridges therefor on a compensated basis, or without such.
 3. Violating the rules of collecting and exhibiting weapons and cartridges therefor -
 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 accompanied by seizure of the weapons and cartridges therefor on a compensated basis, or without such; and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage accompanied by seizure of the weapons and cartridges therefor, or without such.

Article 20.9. Attaching to a Civilian or Office Weapon a Device for Noiseless Shooting or a Night Vision Gun-sight (Sighting System)


 Attaching to a civilian or office weapon a device for noiseless shooting or a night vision gun-sight (sighting system) (except for gun-sights for hunting) the use of which is regulated by the Government of the Russian Federation -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the device for noiseless shooting or the night vision gun-sight (gun-sight system).

Article 20.10. Unlawful Production, Sale or Transfer of Pneumatic Weapons


 Unlawful production and sale of pneumatic weapons, or transfer of pneumatic weapons having a muzzle energy of more than 7.5 joules and calibre of 4.5 mm without permission of an internal affairs body -
 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 pneumatic weapons; on officials in the amount of from thirty to forty times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the pneumatic weapons, and on legal entities in the amount of from three hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the pneumatic weapons.

Article 20.11. Violating the Terms for Registration (Re-registration) of Weapons or the Terms for Applying for Registration Thereof


 1. Violation by a citizen of the established terms for registration of weapons acquired on the basis of licenses issued by internal affairs bodies, as well as of the established terms for extension (re-registration) of permits (current licenses) for keeping and carrying them, or the terms for applying for registration of weapons with internal affairs bodies, when a citizen changes the place of his permanent residence -
 shall entail a warning or the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from three to ten times the minimum wage.
 2. Violation by officials, responsible for the keeping and use of weapons, of the terms for applying for registration of weapons with internal affairs bodies, for extension (re-registration) of permits (open licenses) for keeping and carrying them -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifty times the minimum wage.

Article 20.12. Sending Weapons, or Violating the Rules of Carriage, Transportation of Use of Weapons and Cartridges Therefor


 1. Sending weapons -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from five to ten times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of weapons and cartridges therefor, or without such.
 2. Violating the rules of carriage and transportation of weapons and cartridges thereto -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.
 3. Violating the rules of using weapons and cartridges therefor -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from fifteen to twenty times the minimum wage accompanied by seizure of the weapons and cartridges therefor on a compensated basis, or without such.

Article 20.13. Shooting at Places Which Are Not Intended for It


 Shooting in populated areas and at other places which are not intended for it, as well as shooting at places which are intended for it in violation of the established rules -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of up to ten times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the weapons and cartridges therefor.

Article 20.14. Violating the Rules of Certifying Weapons and Cartridges Therefor


 Violating the certification rules, when producing or putting in circulation weapons and cartridges therefor -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage with or without confiscation of the weapons and cartridges therefor; 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 with or without confiscation of the weapons and cartridges therefor.

Article 20.15. Sale of Mechanical Sprayers, of Aerosol and Other Devices, Containing Lachrymatory or Irritating Substances, or Equipped with Electric Shock or Spark Dischargers, without Appropriate Licenses


 Sale of mechanical sprayers, of aerosol and other devices, containing lachrymatory or irritating substances, or equipped with electric shock or spark dischargers, without appropriate licenses -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the subjects of the administrative offence; on officials in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the subjects of the administrative offence; and on legal entities in the amount of from four hundred to five hundred times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the subjects of the administrative offence.

Article 20.16. Unlawful Private Detective or Guard Activities


 1. Conducting private detective or guard activities without a special permit (license) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from two hundred to three hundred times the minimum wage.
 2. Establishing a security service at an organisation without a special permit (license) - shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the head of the organisation in the amount of from forty to fifty times the minimum wage.
 3. Conducting by a non-state educational facility of activities aimed at training and raising qualifications of personnel for private detective or guard work without a special permit (license) -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on the head of the educational facility in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum labour wage.
 4. Rendering private detective or guard services, which are not stipulated by law or are rendered in violation of the requirements established by law -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on private detectives (security guards) in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage, and on heads of the organizations engaged in private detective or guarding activities in the amount of from twenty to thirty times the minimum wage.

Article 20.17. Violating Pass Procedures at an Object under Guard


 Unauthorized penetration into an object guarded in the established procedure-
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage.

Article 20.18. Blocking Transport Lines


 The organisation of the blocking, as well as an active participation in the blocking of transport lines -
 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 of up to fifteen days.

Article 20.19. Violating the Special Regime of a Closed Administrative and Territorial Formation (CATF)


 Violating the special regimen of a closed administrative and territorial formation (CATF) established by law -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to ten times the minimum wage.

Article 20.20. Drinking Alcohol and Alcohol-Containing Products, as Well as Taking Drugs or Psychotropic Substances in Public Places


 1. Drinking alcohol and alcohol-containing products in streets, stadiums, public gardens, parks, in a public transport vehicle and at other public places, safe for trade and public catering organisations, where sale of bottled alcohol products is allowed, -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage.
 2. Taking drugs and psychotropic substances without doctor's orders or taking other stupefying substances in streets, stadiums, in public gardens, parks, in a public transport vehicle and in other public places -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.
 Note. In Part 1 of this Article alcohol and alcohol-containing products mean products having a volume of ethyl alcohol of more than 12 per cent.

Article 20.21. Appearing in Public Places in a State of Alcoholic Intoxication


 Appearing in streets, stadiums, public gardens, parks, in a public transport vehicle and in other public places in a state of alcoholic intoxication offending human dignity or public morals -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from one to five times the minimum wage or administrative arrest for a term of up to fifteen days.

Article 20.22. Appearance of Minors in a State of Alcoholic Intoxication, as well as Their Drinking Alcohol and Alcohol-Containing Products or Taking Drugs and Psychotropic Substances in Public Places


 The appearance of minors of an age of less than 16 years in a state of alcoholic intoxication, as well as their drinking alcohol and alcohol-containing products, their taking drugs and psychotropic substances without doctor's orders, or other stupefying substances in streets, stadiums, in public gardens, parks, in a public transport vehicle and in other public places -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on parents or on other legal representatives of the minors in the amount of from three to five times the minimum wage.

Article 20.23. Violating the Rules of Production, Storage, Sale and Acquisition of Special Technical Means Intended for Secret Obtainment of Information


 1. Violating the rules of production, storage, sale and acquisition of special technical means intended for secret obtainment of information in the presence of a special permit (license) -
 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 rules of development, importation into the Russian Federation and exportation from the Russian Federation, as well as violating the procedure for certification, registration and taking stock of special technical means intended for secret obtainment of information -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of from twenty to twenty five times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the special technical means intended for secret obtainment of information; and on officials in the amount of from thirty to fifty times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of the special technical means intended for secret obtainment of information.

Article 20.24. Unlawful Use of Special Technical Means, Intended for Secret Obtainment of Information, for Private Detective or Guard Activities


 Using for private detective or guard activities special technical means which are intended for secret obtainment of information and which are not stipulated by the established lists thereof -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on private detectives (security guards) in the amount of up to twenty times the minimum wage accompanied by confiscation of unlawfully used special technical means; and on heads of private organisations (societies and associations) engaged in private detective or guard activities, of security services in organisations in the amount of from ten to twenty times the minimum wage.

Article 20.25. Nonpayment of the Administrative Fine or Willful Departure from the Place of Serving the Administrative Arrest


 1. Failure to pay the administrative fine within the time limit fixed by this Code, -
 shall involve the imposition of the double amount of the unpaid administrative fine or an administrative arrest for a period of up to fifteen days.
 2. Willful departure from the place of serving an administrative arrest shall involve an administrative arrest for a period of up to fifteen days.

Article 20.26. Unauthorized Termination of Work as a Means of Settling a Collective or Individual Labour Dispute


 1. Unauthorized termination of work or leaving a working place, as a means of settling a collective or individual labour dispute, by a person ensuring the safety of an appropriate type of activities for the population, where such actions (omissions) are prohibited by federal law -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from ten to fifteen times the minimum wage.
 2. Organisation of the actions (omissions), provided for by Part 1 of this Article -
 shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of from fifteen to twenty five times the minimum wage.

Article 20.27. Failure to Follow a Lawful Order of the Person Conducting an Anti-terrorist Operation in the Area of Carrying out Said Operation


 Failure to follow a lawful order or demand of the person conducting an anti-terrorist operation, or impeding the implementation of the operation conducted by this person in the area of carrying out an anti-terrorist operation , as well as unauthorized penetration or attempted unauthorized penetration into the area of carrying out an anti-terrorist operation -
 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 fifteen to thirty times the minimum wage, and on legal entities in the amount of from fifty to one hundred times the minimum wage.

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