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 IV
Chapter 24
General Provisions
Chapter 25
Participants of Proceedings on Cases Concerning Administrative Offenses, Their Rights and Duties
Chapter 26
Facts in Proof. Evidence. Evaluation of Evidence
Chapter 27
Taking Measures to Secure Proceedings on Cases Concerning Administrative Offenses
Chapter 28
Initiating Proceedings on a Case Concerning an Administrative Offence
Chapter 29
Trying a Case Concerning an Administrative Offence
Chapter 30
Review of Decisions with Regard to Cases Concerning Administrative Offences

Chapter 27. Taking Measures to Secure Proceedings on Cases Concerning Administrative Offenses


Article 27.1. Measures to Ensure Proceedings on a Case Concerning an Administrative Offence


 1. For the purpose of terminating an administrative offence, identifying an offender, drawing up a record of an administrative offence where it is impossible to do it at the place of detection of the administrative offence, securing timely and correct consideration of a case concerning an administrative offence and carrying out the decision rendered, an authorized person shall be entitled within the scope of his authority to take the following measures to ensure proceedings in a case concerning an administrative offence:
  1)  delivery;
  2)  administrative detention;
  3)  personal examination, examination of things, inspection of the transport vehicle a natural person has with him; inspection of premises, territories, as well as of things and documents situated therein, which are in possession of a legal entity;
  4)  seizure of things and documents;
  5)  banning from driving a transport vehicle of appropriate type;
  6)  medical examination in respect of alcoholic intoxication;
  7)  detention of a transport vehicle, prohibition on operating it;
  8)  arrest of goods, transport vehicles and other things;
  9)  forcible arrest.
 2. Damage caused by unlawful measures of ensuring proceedings in a case concerning an administrative offence shall be subject to indemnification in the procedure provided for by the civil legislation.

Article 27.2. Delivery


 1. Delivery, that is, coercive forwarding of a natural person for the purpose of drawing up a record of an administrative offence, where it is impossible to draw it up at the place of detecting the administrative offence and where it is obligatory, shall be effected by the following persons:
  1)  by officials of internal affairs bodies (the police), when detecting administrative offenses cases on which shall be tried under Article 23.3 of this Code by internal affairs bodies (the police), or when detecting administrative offenses, for which cases internal affairs bodies (police) shall draw up records of administrative offenses under Item 1 of Part 2 of Article 28.3 of this Code, as well as when detecting any administrative offenses in the event of an approach to them by the officials authorized to draw up records of appropriate administrative offenses - to the official premises of an internal affairs body (the police) or to the premises of a local self-government body of a rural settlement;
  2)  by military servicemen of the internal affairs troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, by officials of departmental security guard agencies and extra-departmental security guard agencies attached to internal affairs bodies, when detecting administrative offenses connecting with causing damage to the object or articles under their guard or with an attack on such object or articles, as well as with penetration of the area under their guard - to the official premises of an internal affairs body (the police), to the official premises of a security guard agency or to the official premises of a subdivision of a military unit or of a control body of troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation;
  3)  by military servicemen of the troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, when detecting the administrative offenses provided for by Article 19. 3, by Articles from 20.1 to 20.3, by Articles 20.5. 20.8. 20.13, by Articles from 20.17 to 20.22 of this Code - to the official premises of an internal affairs body (the police) or to the premises of a local self-government body of a rural settlement;
  4)  by officials of the bodies which are entrusted with supervision or control over observance of the rules of using transport, when detecting administrative offenses on transport - to the official premises of an internal affairs body (the police) or to any other official premises;
  5)  by officials of the military motor transport inspectorate, when detecting violations of the Traffic Regulations by the driver of a transport vehicle of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - to the premises of a commandant's office or of a military unit;
  6)  by officials who are entrusted with supervision or control over observance of the law on environmental protection, on protection of registered forestry and forests which are not included therein, of animal and fish resources , as well as over observance of fishing and hunting rules, when detecting administrative offenses in the appropriate areas - to the official premises of an internal affairs body, or to the premises of a local self-government body of a rural settlement, or to any other official premises;
  7)  by military servicemen of border guard agencies and frontier troops, by military servicemen of other troops (forces), by officials of internal affairs bodies (the police), as well as by other persons in discharge of their duties in respect of safeguarding the State Borders of the Russian Federation, when detecting administrative offenses related to protection and safeguarding of the State Borders of the Russian Federation - to the official premises of a subdivision of a military unit or of a control agency of border guard agencies and frontier troops, or of other troops (forces), to the official premises of an internal affairs body (the police) or to the premises of a local self-government body of a rural settlement;
  8)  by military servicemen of border guard agencies and frontier troops, when detecting administrative offenses in inland sea waters, in the territorial sea, on the continental shelf or in the economic exclusion area of the Russian Federation - to the official premises of a subdivision of a military unit or of a control agency border guard agencies and frontier troops, of other troops (forces); to the official premises of internal affairs bodies (the police) situated at a port on the territory of the Russian Federation. Vessels and instruments used in committing an administrative offence, used for exercising unlawful activities in the inland sea waters, in the territorial sea, on the continental shelf or in the economic exclusion area of the Russian Federation, whose ownership cannot be established by inspection, shall be subject to delivery to a port of the Russian Federation (foreign vessels shall be subject to delivery to one of the ports of the Russian Federation open to foreign vessels);
  9)  Abolished
  10)  by officials of customs agencies, when detecting violations of customs rules - to the official premises of a customs agency;
  11)  by military servicemen and personnel of criminal punishment bodies, when detecting administrative offenses provided for by Articles 19.3 and 19.12 of this Code - to the official premises of a criminal punishment body or an internal affairs body (the police);
  12)  by officials of the bodies for control over the traffic of narcotics and psychotropic substances, when detecting the administrative offences , which cases under Article 23.63 of this Code shall be tried by these bodies, or the administrative offences, with regard to which said bodies in compliance with Item 83 of Part 2 of Article 28.3 of this Code shall draw up a record of administrative offence - to the official premises of a body for control over the traffic of narcotics and psychotropic substances or of an internal affairs body (the police).
 2. Delivery shall be made within the shortest term possible.
 3. As regards a delivery, a record shall be drawn up, or an appropriate entry shall be made to a record of an administrative offence or record of an administrative detention. The copy of the report of transportation shall be handed in to the transported person at his request.

Article 27.3. Administrative Detention


 1. Administrative detention, that is, a short-term restraint on the freedom of a natural person, may be enforced in exceptional instances where it is necessary for securing correct and timely consideration of a case concerning an administrative offence and for carrying out a decision in a case concerning an administrative offence.
 The following persons shall be entitled to effect an administrative detention:
  1)  officials of internal affairs bodies (the police) - when detecting administrative offenses for which cases shall be tried under Article 23.3 of this Code by internal affairs bodies, or when detecting administrative offenses for which cases internal affairs bodies (the police) under Item 1 of Part 2 of Article 28.3 of this Code, shall draw up records of administrative offenses, as well as when detecting any other administrative offenses in the event of an approach to them of officials authorized to draw up records of appropriate administrative offenses;
  2)  a senior official of a departmental security guard agency or extra-departmental security guard agency attached to internal affairs bodies at the location of an object under guard; military servicemen of internal affairs troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation - when detecting administrative offenses connected with causing damage to an object or articles under guard or connected with an attack on such an object or articles, as well as those connected with penetration of an area under their guard;
  3)  officials of the military motor transport inspectorate - when detecting violations of the Traffic Regulations by the driver of a transport vehicle belonging to the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation;
  4)  military servicemen of border guard agencies and frontier troops, officials of internal affairs bodies (the police) - when detecting administrative offenses in protection and safeguarding of the State Borders of the Russian Federation, as well as when detecting administrative offenses in the inland sea waters, in the territorial sea, on the continental shelf or in the economic exclusion area of the Russian Federation;
  5)  Abolished
  6)  officials of customs agencies - when detecting violations of customs rules;
  7)  military servicemen and officials of criminal execution bodies when detecting the administrative offenses provided for by Articles 19.3 and 19.12 of this Code;
  8)  officials of the bodies for control over the traffic of narcotics and psychotropic substances - when detecting the administrative offences whose cases under Article 23.63 of this Code shall be tried by these bodies, or the administrative offences in respect of which said bodies in compliance with Item 83 of Part 2 of Article 28.3 of this Code shall draw up a record of an administrative offence.
 2. A list of persons, authorized to effect an administrative detention under Part 1 of this Article, shall be established by an appropriate federal executive body.
 3. At the request of a detained person his relatives, the administration at the place of his employment (training), as well as his defense counsel shall be notified about his location within the shortest term possible.
 4. Relatives or other legal representatives of a minor shall be notified without fail about his administrative detention.
 5. The rights and duties of a detainee shall be explained to him, and an appropriate entry shall be made in a record of the administrative detention about it.

Article 27.4. The Record of an Administrative Detention


 1. A record shall be drawn up of an administrative detention, specifying the date and place of drawing it up, the office, family name and initials of the person who has drawn up the record, as well as information about the detainee, about the time, place of the detention and the reasons for it.
 2. The record of an administrative detention shall be signed by the official, who has drawn it up, and by the detainee. If the detainee refuses to sign the record of the administrative offence, an appropriate entry shall be made in it. The copy of the report of an administrative detention shall be handed in to the detained person at his request.

Article 27.5. Term of an Administrative Detention


 1. The term of an administrative detention shall not exceed three hours, except for the instances provided for by Parts 2 and 3 of this Article.
 2. Any person who is on trial in connection with a case concerning an administrative offence which encroaches upon the established regime of the State Borders of the Russian Federation and the procedure for staying on the territory of the Russian Federation, or concerning an administrative offence committed in the inland sea waters, in the territorial sea, on the continental shelf and in the economic exclusion area of the Russian Federation, or concerning violations of customs rules, may be subjected to an administrative detention for a term of 48 hours at most, when it is necessary for his identification or for clarification of the circumstances of the administrative offence.
 3. Any person, who is on trial in connection with an administrative offence entailing an administrative arrest as an administrative penalty, may be subjected to an administrative detention for a term of 48 hours at most.
 4. The term of an administrative detention of a person shall be calculated as of the moment of delivery thereof in compliance with Article 27.2. of this Code, and of a person who is a state of alcoholic intoxication, as of the time of his sobering up.

Article 27.6. Place of, and Procedure for, Holding Detainees in Custody


 1. Detainees shall be held at specially assigned premises of the bodies indicated in Article 27.3 of this Code, or at special institutions set up in the established procedure by executive bodies of the subjects of the Russian Federation. Said premises should meet the sanitary requirements and exclude the possibility of unauthorized exit therefrom.
 2. The conditions for holding detainees in custody, nourishment norms and the procedure for medical treatment of such persons shall be determined by the Government of the Russian Federation.
 3. Minors, subjected to administrative detention, shall be held separately from adults.

Article 27.7. Personal Examination of a Natural Person and Examination of Personal Effects


 1. A personal examination, an examination of personal effects a natural person has with him, that is, an examination of items without destroying their structural integrity, shall be carried out, where it is necessary, for the purpose of detecting instruments or subjects of an administrative offence.
 2. A personal examination of a natural person and an examination of personal effects shall be carried out by the persons indicated in Articles 27.2 and 27.3 of this Code.
 3. A personal examination shall be carried out by a person of the same sex as that of the person being examined in the presence of two attesting witnesses of the same sex.
 An examination of the personal effects which a natural person has with him (hand luggage, baggage, hunting and fishing instruments, gained products and other articles) shall be carried out by the officials authorized to do so in the presence of two attesting witnesses.
 4. In exceptional instances, where there is sufficient reason to believe that a natural persons has weapons or other items used as arms, a personal examination of the natural person and examination of personal effects may be carried out without attesting witnesses.
 5. Where necessary, photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing material evidence shall be used.
 6. As regards a personal examination and an examination of pesonal effects, a record thereof shall be made or an appropriate entry shall be made in a record of a delivery or record of an administrative detention. A record of a personal examination and of an examination of personal effects, shall indicate the date and place of it was drawn up, the office, family name and initials of the person who drew it up, information about the natural person, subjected to the personal examination, about the type, number and other identification marks of the items, including type, trademark, model, calibre, series, number and other identification marks of weapons, about type and number of ammunition, about type and requisite elements of the documents found during the examination, which the natural person has with him.
 7. An entry shall be made in a record of a personal examination of a natural person and of an examination of personal effects about the use of photography, filming, videotape recording and of other established ways of fixing material evidence. Materials, obtained as a result of a personal examination of a natural person and an examination of personal effects by way of using photography, filming, videotape recording and other methods of fixing material evidence, shall be attached to an appropriate record.
 8. The record of a personal examination of a natural person and of an examination of personal effects shall be signed by the official who has drawn it up, by the person who is on trial in connection with the administrative offence, or by the owner of things subjected to the examination, and by attesting witnesses. If a person, who is on trial in connection with an administrative offence, or the owner of things subjected to an examination, refuse to sign such record, an appropriate entry shall be made thereto. The copy of the report of personal examination, examination of the belongings about the natural person shall be handed in to the owner of the belongings subjected to examination at his request.

Article 27.8. Inspection of Premises and Territories, as Well as of Things and Documents Situated Therein, Which Are Owned by a Legal Entity or by an Individual Businessman


 1. The inspection of premises and territories, as well as of things and documents situated therein, which are owned by a legal entity or an individual businessman and used by them for business purposes, shall be carried out by the officials authorized to draw up records of administrative offenses under Article 28.3 of this Code.
 2. An inspection of premises and territories, as well as of things and documents situated therein, shall be carried out in the presence of a representative of the legal entity, of the individual businessman or of his representative, and of two attesting witnesses.
 3. Where necessary, photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing material evidence shall be used.
 4. As regards an examination of premises and territories, as well as of things and documents situated therein, which are owned by a legal entity or an individual businessman, a record thereof shall be drawn up indicating the date and place of it was drawn up, the office, family name and initials of the person who drew up the record, information about the appropriate legal entity, as well as about the legal representative or of any other representative thereof, about an individual businessman or his representative, about inspected territories and premises, about the type, number and other identification marks of things, about the forms and requisite elements of the documents.
 5. An entry shall be made in a record of an inspection of premises and territories, as well as of things and documents situated therein, which are owned by a legal entity or an individual businessman, about using photography, filming, videotape recording or other established ways of fixing material evidence. Materials, obtained during an inspection with the use of photography, filming, videotape recording or other ways of fixing material evidence, shall be attached to an appropriate record.
 6. A record of an inspection of premise and territories, as well as of things and documents situated therein, which are owned by a legal entity or an individual businessman, shall be signed by the official who drew it up, by a lawful representative of the legal entity and by an individual businessman, or in pressing situations by any other representative of the legal entity or by a representative of the individual businessman, as well as by attesting witnesses. If a lawful representative of a legal entity or any other representative thereof, an individual businessman or his representative refuse to sign such record, an appropriate entry shall be made therein. The copy of the report of the inspection of the quarters, territories and of the belongings and documents owned by the legal entity or by the businessmen, shall be handed in to the lawful representative of the legal entity or to his another representative, to the business man or to his representative.

Article 27.9. Inspection of a Transport Vehicle


 1. An inspection of any type of a transport vehicle, that is, an examination of a transport vehicle without destroing the structural integrity thereof, shall be carried out for the purpose of detecting instruments used in committing, or subjects of, an administrative offence.
 2. An inspection of a transport vehicle shall be carried out by the persons indicated in Articles 27.2 and 27.3 of this Article in the presence of two attesting witnesses.
 3. An inspection of a transport vehicle shall be carried out in the presence of the person who is the owner thereof. In pressing situations an inspection of a transport vehicle may be carried out in the absence of said person.
 4. Where necessary, photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing material evidence shall be used.
 5. As regards an inspection of a transport vehicle, a record thereof shall be drawn up or an appropriate entry shall be made in a record of an administrative detention.
 6. A record of an inspection of a transport vehicle shall indicate the date and place of drawing up the record thereof, the office, family name and initials of the person who drew it up, information about the person who owns the inspected transport vehicle, about the type, trademark, model, state registration plates and about other identification marks of the transport vehicle, about the type, number and other identification signs of things, including type, trademark, model, calibre, series, number and other identification marks of weapons, type and number of ammunition, about type and requisite elements of the documents detected during the inspection of the transport vehicle.
 7. An entry about the use of photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing material evidence shall be made in a record of inspection of a transport vehicle. Materials, gained as a result of making an inspection with the use of photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing material evidence, shall be attached to an appropriate record.
 8. A record of an inspection of a transport vehicle shall be signed by the official who conducted it, by the person, who is on trial in connection with a case concerning an administrative offence, and (or) by the person who is the owner of the transport vehicle being inspected, as well as by attesting witnesses. If the person, who is on trial in connection with a case concerning an administrative offence, and (or) the person who is the owner of the transport vehicle being inspected, refuse to sign the record thereof, an appropriate entry shall be made therein. The copy of the report of inspection of the motor vehicle shall be handed in to the person who possesses the motor vehicle which has been inspected.

Article 27.10. Seizure of Things and Documents


 1. A seizure of things, which are instruments used in committing, or subjects of, an administrative offence, and of documents accepted as evidence in respect of a case concerning the administrative offence and detected on the scene of the administrative offence or during the conduct of a personal examination of a natural person, or their personal effects, or of a transport vehicle, shall be effected by the persons indicated in Articles 27.2, 27.3 and 28.3 of this Code in the presence of two attesting witnesses.
 2. A seizure of things which are instruments used in committing, or subjects of, an administrative offence and of documents accepted as evidence in respect to the administrative case and detected during an inspection of the territories and premises owned by a legal entity and of goods, transport vehicles and other property it has, as well as a seizure of appropriate documents, shall be effected by the persons indicated in Article 28.3 of this Code in the presence of two attesting witnesses.
 3. When committing an administrative offence which entails the deprivation of the right to drive a transport vehicle of appropriate type, a driver's license, a tractor driver-operator's license (a tractor driver's license), a navigator's license and a pilot's license shall be withdrawn from the driver, navigator or pilot, pending the issue of a decision in respect of the case concerning the administrative offence, and an interim permit to drive a transport vehicle of appropriate type shall be granted thereto, pending the entry into legal force of the decision in respect of the case concerning the administrative offence.
 4. Where necessary, photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing material evidence shall be used, when effecting a seizure of things and documents.
 5. As regards a seizure of things or documents , a record thereof shall be drawn up or an appropriate entry shall be made to a record of a delivery or in a record of an administrative detention. As regards withdrawal of a driver's license, of a tractor driver-operator's license (a tractor driver's license), of a navigator's license and of a pilot's license, an entry about it shall be made in a record of the administrative offence.
 6. A record of a seizure of articles and documents shall contain information about the type and requisite elements of seized documents, about the type, number and other identification marks of confiscated articles, including the type, trademark, model, caliber, series, number and other identification marks of weapons, about the type and quantity of ammunition.
 7. An entry about the use of photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing documents shall be made in a record of a seizure of articles and documents. Materials, gained during a seizure of articles and documents with the use of photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing material evidence, shall be attached to an appropriate record.
 8. A record of seizure of articles and documents shall be signed by the official who drew it up, by the person whose articles and documents have been confiscated, as well as by attesting witnesses. If a person, whose articles and documents have been confiscated, refuses to sign the record thereof, an appropriate entry shall be made therein. A copy of the record shall be served to the person whose articles and documents have been confiscated, or to his legal representative.
 9. Where necessary, confiscated articles and documents shall be packed and sealed at the place of seizure. Confiscated articles and documents, pending the consideration of the case concerning an administrative offence, shall be kept at the places determined by the person, who has effected the seizure of the articles and documents, in the procedure established by an appropriate federal executive body.
 10. Confiscated firearms and cartridges thereto, other weapons, as well as ammunition, shall be kept in a procedure determined by a federal executive body having authority in internal affairs.
 11. Confiscated perishables shall be delivered in the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation to appropriate organisations for sale, and where the sale thereof is impossible, they shall be destroyed.
 12. Confiscated drugs and psychotropic substances, as well as ethyl alcohol, alcohol and alcohol-containing products, which do not meet the obligatory requirements of standards, sanitary regulations and hygienic normative standards, shall be subject to processing or destruction in the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation. Samples of drugs, psychotropic substances, ethyl alcohol, of alcohol and alcohol-containing products shall be kept, pending the entry into legal force of a decision in the case concerning the administrative offence.

Article 27.11. Assessed Value of Confiscated Articles and of Other Valuables


 1. Confiscated articles shall be subject to assessment where:
 a rule of responsibility for an administrative offence provides for the imposition of an administrative penalty in the form of an administrative fine calculated as an amount divisible by the cost of confiscated articles;
 confiscated articles are perishables and are sent for sale or destruction;
 ethyl alcohol, alcohol and alcohol-containing products withdrawn from circulation under the laws of the Russian Federation are sent for processing or destruction.
 2. The value of confiscated articles shall be determined on the basis of state administered prices, where such are established. In all other instances the value of confiscated articles shall be determined on the basis of their market value. Where necessary, the value of confiscated articles shall be determined on the basis of an expert report.
 3. Conversion of foreign currency, confiscated as a subject of an administrative offence, into the currency of the Russian Federation shall be carried out at the rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation effective on the date of committing the administrative offence.

Article 27.12. Banning from Driving a Transport Vehicle and a Medical Examination in Respect of Alcoholic Intoxication


 1. A person who drives a transport vehicle of appropriate type and gives sufficient grounds to consider him intoxicated by alcohol, as well as persons who have committed the administrative offenses provided for by Part 1 of Article 12.3, by Part 2 of Article 12.5, by Parts 1 and 2 of Article 12.7 of this Code, shall be subject to be banned from driving the transport vehicle, pending the elimination of the reason for the dismissal. A person who drives a transport vehicle of appropriate type and gives sufficient grounds to consider him intoxicated by alcohol, shall be subject to a medical examination in respect of alcoholic intoxication.
 2. Banning from driving a transport vehicle of appropriate type and ordering a medical examination in respect of alcoholic intoxication shall be effected by the officials who are empowered to exercise state control and supervision over traffic safety and operation of the transport vehicle of appropriate type.
 3. In the cases of a ban from driving a transport vehicle and ordering a medical examination in respect of alcoholic intoxication, an appropriate record shall be drawn up a copy of which shall be served to the person against whom this measure of proceeding in the case, concerning the administrative offence, has been taken.
 4. A record of being banned from driving a transport vehicle of appropriate type, as well as a record of ordering a medical examination in respect of alcoholic intoxication, shall contain the date, time, place and grounds for the ban from driving the transport vehicle and for ordering a medical examination, the office, family name and initials of the person who drew up the record, information about the transport vehicle and about the person against whom this measure of proceeding in the case concerning the administrative offence has been taken.
 5. A record of being banned from driving a transport vehicle, as well as a record of ordering a medical examination in respect of alcoholic intoxication, shall be signed by the official who drew it up and by the person against whom this measure of proceeding in the case concerning the administrative offence has been taken.
 If a person, against whom this measure of proceeding in a case concerning an administrative offence has been taken, refuses to sign an appropriate record, a relevant entry shall be made therein.
 6. A medical examination in respect of alcoholic intoxication and formalization of the results thereof shall carried out in the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation.
 7. An act of a medical examination in respect of alcoholic intoxication shall be attached to an appropriate record.

Article 27.13. Detention of a Transport Vehicle and Prohibition on Operating It


 1.When violating the rules for operating a transport vehicle and of driving a transport vehicle of appropriate type provided for by Article 11.9, by Part 1 of Article 12.3, by Part 2 of Article 12.5, by Parts 1 and 2 of Article 12.7, by Part 1 of Article 12.8, by Part 4 of Article 12.19 and by Article 12.26 of this Code, the transport vehicle shall be detained, pending the elimination of reasons for detention thereof.
 2. When violating the rules for operating a transport vehicle and driving a transport vehicle provided for by Articles 9.3, 12.1 (safe for driving a transport vehicle which is not registered in the established procedure) and by Part 2 of Article 12.5 of this Code, the operation of the transport vehicle shall be prohibited; and the state registration plates thereof shall be subject to removal, pending the elimination of reasons for prohibiting the operation of the transport vehicle.
 3. Detention of a transport vehicle of appropriate type and prohibition on operating it shall be carried out by the officials authorized to draw up records of relevant administrative offenses.
 4. A relevant entry shall be made in a record of the administrative offence or a separate record shall be drawn up regarding a detention of a transport vehicle of appropriate type and prohibition on operating it. A copy of a record of detaining a transport vehicle of appropriate type and on prohibiting operation thereof shall be served to the person against whom this measure of proceeding in the case concerning the administrative offence has been taken. A record of detaining a transport vehicle impeding the traffic of other transport means, in the absence of the driver thereof, shall be drawn up in the presence of two attesting witnesses.
 5. Detention of a transport vehicle of appropriate type, placement thereof in a car park, storage of, as well as prohibition on operating, a transport vehicle shall be carried out in the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

Article 27.14. Arrest of Goods, Transport Vehicles and Other Items


 1. An arrest of goods, transport vehicles and other items, which are instruments used in committing, or subjects of, an administrative offence, shall consist of drawing up an inventory of said goods, transport vehicles and other items, accompanied by the announcement to the person, against whom this measure of proceeding in a case concerning an administrative offence has been taken, or to a legal representative thereof, about the prohibition in disposing of (and, where necessary, using) them, and shall be enforced, when it is impossible to confiscate said good, transport vehicles and other items and (or) their safekeeping may be secured without seizure thereof. Goods, transport vehicles and other items under arrest may be delivered for accountable safekeeping to other persons appointed by the official who has made the arrest thereof.
 2. An arrest of goods, transport vehicles and other items shall be effected by the persons indicated in Article 27.3 and in Part 2 of Article 28.3 of this Code in the presence of the owner of the items and of two attesting witnesses.
 In urgent situations an arrest of items may be effected in the absence of the owner thereof.
 3. Where necessary, photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing material evidence shall be used.
 4. A record shall be drawn up of an arrest of goods, transport vehicles and other items. The record of an arrest of goods, transport vehicles and other items shall indicate the date and place of drawing it up, the office, family name and initials of the person who drew it up, information about the person against whom this measure of proceeding in a case concerning an administrative offence has been taken to, and about the person who is the owner of the goods, transport vehicles and other items which are placed under arrest, their inventory and identification marks, as well as contain an entry about the use of photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing material evidence. Materials obtained, when making an arrest thereof, with the use of photography, filming, videotape recording and other established ways of fixing material evidence, shall be attached to the record thereof.
 5. Where necessary, goods, transport vehicles and other articles placed under arrest shall be packed and sealed.
 6. A copy of a record of arresting goods, transport vehicles and other items shall be served to the person against whom this measure of proceeding in a case concerning an administrative offence has been taken, or to a legal representative thereof.
 7. Where goods, transport vehicles or other items under arrest are alienated or concealed, the person, against whom this measure of securing proceedings on a case concerning an administrative offence has been taken, or the keeper thereof, shall be liable under the laws of the Russian Federation.

Article 27.15. Delivery


 1. In the events provided for by Part 3 of Article 29.4 and by Item 8 of Part 1 of Article 29.7 of this Code, the delivery of the natural person, or of a lawful representative of the legal entity, which are on trial in connection with an administrative offence, or of a lawful representative of the minor who is administratively liable, as well as of a witness, shall be enforced.
 2. The delivery shall be carried out by an internal affairs body (the police) on the basis of a ruling issued by the judge, body, or official trying a case concerning an administrative offence in the procedure established by the federal executive body having authority in the area of internal affairs.

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