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 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.

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