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  1. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 341-FZ of 28 November 2015 to Amend the Law "On Freedom of Conscience and Religious Associations" and Certain Legal Acts of the Russian Federation. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2015-12-09 | RUS-2015-L-102275

    Supplements para 2 of article 14 (Termination of activity of religious association, liquidation of religious organization and prohibition of activity of religious organization in case of violation of legislation) with a new paragraph, also article 25 (Implementation of supervision and control) with new paras 3-6; adds new article 25.1 (Reporting of religious organization, which received financial resources and other estate from international and foreign organizations, foreign citizens, persons without citizenship) to the law.

  2. Russian Federation - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 1273 of 28 November 2014 on the Programme of State Guarantees for Free of Charge Medical Care for Citizens for 2015 and for Planned Period of 2016 and 2017. - Legislation On-Line in Russian

    Adoption: 2014-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-13 | RUS-2014-R-98796

    Approves the programme of state guarantees for free of charge medical care for citizens for 2015 and for planned period of 2016 and 2017 as follows:
    I: General provisions
    II: List of types, forms and terms of medical care provided free of charge
    III: List of diseases and states, in case of which the provision of medical care is free of charge, also he list of categories of citizens who are provided with medical aid free of charge
    IV: Ground programme of compulsory medical insurance
    V: Financial provision of the Programme
    VI: Average norms of volume of medical care
    VII: Average norms of financial expenditures on per unit of volume of medical care, the average per capita financing norms
    VIII: Requirements to the territorial programme regarding the definition of the procedure, terms of providing medical care, criteria of accessibility and quality of medical care
    IX: Criteria of accessibility and quality of medical care.

  3. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Federal Law No.180-FZ of 2 July 2013 to Amend Article 9 of the Federal Law on Freedom of Conscience and Religious Associations. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-07-13 | Date of entry into force: 2013-07-14 | RUS-2013-L-96201

    Supplements Article 9(founding religious organizations) with a new paragraph 3 which enlists categories of subjects who have no rights to found a religious organization in the Russian Federation.

  4. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 99-FZ of 7 May 2013 to Amend Several Legal Acts of the Russian Federation in Connection with the Adoption of Federal Law "on Ratification of Convention of the European Council on the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data" and Federal Law "On Personal Data". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-05-07 | Date of entry into force: 2013-05-19 | RUS-2013-L-96084

    Amends, inter alia, Labour Code, in particular revokes article 85; rephrases para. 4 of article 86 which states that the employer has no rights to get and process information about workers with respect to certain categories of personal data. Introduces minor wording changes into article 90 (Responsibility for violation of regulations relevant to processing and protection of personal information of an employee).

  5. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 324-FZ of 21 November 2011 on Free of Charge Legal Assistance (真真真真真 真真 真真真真真 真真真真 真 21 真真真 2011 真真 324-真 " 真真真真真 真真真真真 真真真 真真真真真 真真真真") - Laws Online in Russian

    Adoption: 2011-11-21 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-15 | RUS-2011-L-90051

    In line with the Constitution the Law provides for free of charge legal assistance to the citizens of the Russian Federation, as well as defines cases and mechanisms of such assistance.

  6. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Federal Act No. 99-FZ of 24 May 1999 on State policy respecting Russian citizens abroad [Consolidated text]. (Федеральный закон Российской Федерации от 24 мая 1999 года N99-ФЗ О государственной политике Российской Федерации в отношении соотечественников за рубежом) - Legislation on-line in Russian

    Adoption: 2010-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 1999-05-25 | RUS-1999-L-84485

    Defines the concept of compatriots and provides that persons recognized as compatriots under the law have rights to rely on the Russian Federation for realization their civil, economic, political and cultural rights.

  7. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 80-FZ of 6 May 2010 to Amend article 32 of the Law on Political Parties. (Федеральный закон от 6 мая 2010 г. N 80-ФЗ "О внесении изменений в статью 32 Федерального закона "О политических партиях") - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2010-05-06 | Date of entry into force: 2010-05-06 | RUS-2010-L-87889

    Amends article 32 regulating issues related to type of support by State to political parties and provision of equal access to state owned media for political parties.

  8. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 120-FZ of 24 June 1999 concerning Prevention of Abuse and Violation of Minors Rights. (Consolidated on 13 October 2009) (Федеральный закон Российской Федерации от 24 июня 1999 года N120-ФЗ oб основах системы профилактики безнадзорности и правонарушений несовершеннолетних.) - Legislation from CIS Countries (in Russian)

    Adoption: 2009-10-13 | Date of entry into force: 2009-10-13 | RUS-2009-L-84499

    Consolidated version of the 1999 Law.

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Main Directions for the activities of the authorities concerned with the prevention of abuse and violation of the rights of minors
    Chapter III: Administration for the placement of minors not subject to penal liability in special closed educational institutions
    Chapter III.I : Examination of materials on the placement of young offendersin in temporary detention centres managed under the authority by the Ministry of Interior
    Chapter IV: Final provisions

  9. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 8-FZ of 9 February 2009 to Ensure Access to Information about Activities of State Agencies and Bodies of Local Self-Government. (Федеральный закон Российской Федерации от 9 февраля 2009 г. N 8-ФЗ "Об обеспечении доступа к информации о деятельности государственных органов и органов местного самоуправления") - Laws on-line

    Adoption: 2009-02-13 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | RUS-2009-L-84229

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Organization of the Access to Information about Activities of State Agencies and Bodies of Local Self-Government. Main Requirements to Ensure Access to Information.
    Chapter III: Provision of Information about Activities of State Agencies and Bodies of Local Self-Government.
    Chapter IV: Liability to Violate the Access Procedure for Information about Activities of State Agencies and Bodies of Local Self-Government.
    Chapter V: Final Provisions

  10. Russian Federation - Human rights - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Agreement on mutual cooperation of the Federal Service for Employment and Job Placement and the Federation of Independant Trade Unions of Russia in the field of respect of citizens' labour rights. Done at Moscow on 23 August 2006.

    Adoption: 2006-08-23 | RUS-2006-M-75935

  11. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 152-FZ of 27 July 2006 on personal data (Text No. 3451).

    Adoption: 2006-07-27 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-30 | RUS-2006-L-74423

    Chapter 1: General provisions
    Chapter 2: Principles and conditions for treatment of personal data
    Chapter 3: Rights of persons
    Chapter 4: Operators' obligations
    Chapter 5: Control on treatment of personal data, responsibility for breach of requirements of the present Act
    Chapter 6: Final provisions

  12. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 168-FZ of 20 December 2004 to amend the Act on Political Parties (Text No. 5272).

    Adoption: 2004-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2004-12-27 | RUS-2004-L-71448

    Amends Sections 3, 18, 38 and 41 relating to number of members in regional branches of the party.

  13. Russian Federation - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 1417 of 6 November 2004 on the Council attached to the Presidency of the Russian Federation for the development of institutes for civil society and human rights (Text No. 4511).

    Adoption: 2004-11-06 | RUS-2004-R-71738

  14. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 95-FZ of 11 July 2001 on Political Parties.

    Adoption: 2001-07-11 | RUS-2001-L-62727

    Recognizes political diversity and a multi-party system. The State shall guarantee the equality of political parties before the law. Provides for creation of political parties, State registration, internal structure, rights and obligations of political parties, State support and financing, participation of political parties in elections and referenda, and suspension of activity and liquidation of political parties. Repeals articles 6 and 9 (regarding political parties) of the USSR Law on Public Associations.

  15. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 99-FZ of 24 May 1999 on State policy respecting Russian citizens abroad (Text No. 2670). (Федеральный закон Российской Федерации от 24 мая 1999 года N99-ФЗ О государственной политике Российской Федерации в отношении соотечественников за рубежом)

    Adoption: 1999-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 1999-05-31 | RUS-1999-L-53357

    Provides, inter alia, for principles and goals of policy, relationships with emigrants, citizenship matters, establishment of cooperation programmes with foreign countries for the protection of fundamental human rights and liberties and against any form of discrimination. Also provides for economic and social assistance to Russian citizens abroad and assistance in the field of culture, language and education.

  16. Russian Federation - Human rights - Constitution

    Constitutional Act of 26 February 1997 on the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation (consolidation).

    Adoption: 1997-02-26 | RUS-1997-C-55045

  17. Russian Federation - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 1457 of 18 October 1996 to approve Regulations on the Committee for human rights attached to the Presidency of Russian Federation (Text No. 4886).

    Adoption: 1996-10-18 | RUS-1996-R-45531

    Provides for the creation of the Committee which will have an advising and consultative function, its main tasks and means of their realization, its rights, and its members, and organization of its activities.

  18. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 19 February 1993 on forced migrants, as amended to 1995.

    Adoption: 1995 | Date of entry into force: 1993-02-19 | RUS-1995-L-55649

  19. Russian Federation - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 458 of 10 March 1994 concerning the liability for violation of the citizens' labour rights.

    Adoption: 1994-03-10 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-12 | RUS-1994-R-36341

    The public Prosecutor's department is invited to increase the control of labour legislation and collective agreements application, mainly concerning the delay in wages payment, and to deal carefully with cases of violation of workers' rights. The same recommendations are addressed to courts.

  20. Russian Federation - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree on the creation of a federal council for freedom of speech on the State television and on the radio.

    Adoption: 1993-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-30 | RUS-1993-R-34582

    Provides for the composition and functioning of the council. Available in English.

  21. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 5242-I on freedom of movement and choice of place of residence within the Russian Federation (Text No. 1227).

    Adoption: 1993-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 1993-10-01 | RUS-1993-L-34798

    Provides that no institution (enterprise, establishment, organization,...) can oppose to the right of every citizen to move or to choose his place of residence.

  22. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 4866-I on complaints against acts and decisions violating citizens' rights and liberties.

    Adoption: 1993-04-27 | RUS-1993-L-36342

  23. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 4530-I of 19 February 1993 on forced migrants.

    Adoption: 1993-02-19 | RUS-1993-L-34216

    Contains provisions relating to legislation on forced migrants. Provides for guarantees in legal, economic and social fields. Defines the term "forced migrant". Establishes the procedure to obtain the status of forced migrant and rights and obligations of the forced migrant.

  24. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 9 December 1992 to amend and supplement the Constitution.

    Adoption: 1992-12-09 | RUS-1992-L-34217

    Establishes limits to political parties and mass movements activities, mainly prohibition to undermine the Russian Federation integrity. Contains provisions relating to the property right. Establishes the functions of the Russian Federation and of its bodies, as the territory's defence. Provides that citizens have a right to housing and must respect the laws. Contains provisions relating to the duties of governmental authorities as well as financial and jurisdictional provisions. Available in English.

  25. Russian Federation - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 3326-I on human rights in Estonia (Text No. 1806).

    Adoption: 1992-07-17 | RUS-1992-R-34982

    Provides for the settlement of questions of citizenship, citizens' rights and liberties, protection of ethnic minorities' rights, protection of human rights in the Russian Federation for the Estonian and for the Russian in Estonia. Available in English.

  26. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 3185-I on psychiatric assistance and guaranty of the rights of citizens to whom it is granted.

    Adoption: 1992-07-02 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | RUS-1992-L-31710

  27. Russian Federation - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 658 to remove from secrecy legal acts and other acts having justified mass repressions and human rights violations (Text No. 1510).

    Adoption: 1992-06-23 | RUS-1992-R-30454

    Citizens have an access to all the documentation kept before under secrecy, especially concerning forced labour and "corrective work" establishments.

  28. Russian Federation - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 2124-I of 27 December 1991 on Means of Mass Information (Text No. 300).

    Adoption: 1991-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1991-12-27 | RUS-1991-L-34985

    Establishes freedom of information, prohibits censorship and abusive use of information, defines rights and duties of journalists, registry of information means. Also contains administrative measures.

  29. Russian Federation - Human rights - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Declaration of Human Rights and Civil Liberties of 22 November 1991.

    Adoption: 1991-11-22 | RUS-1991-M-49422


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