|Name:||Law No. 157-FZ of 23 June 2014 to Amend the Federal Law "On Citizenship of the Russian Federation".|
|Subject(s):||Civil, commercial and family law|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
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|Bibliography:||Legislation On-Line in Russian Federation Council of the Russian Federation, Russian Federation PDF in Russian (consulted on 2015-04-20)
|Abstract/Citation:||Supplements part 2 of article 14 (Admission to the citizenship of the Russian Federation under the simplified procedure) with new paras f), g), h), i) concerning the criteria for eligibility of foreign citizens or persons without citizenship for applying for the citizenship of the Russian Federation under the simplified procedure: namely, as eligible are considered persons who have professional education based on the professional educational programmes with the RF state accreditation; who were individual entrepreneurs for at least 3 years before the year of application and with a certain amount of annual revenue; investors with a certain size of share; also persons who have been working in the RF for 3 years up to the time of application with the professions included in the list of professions of foreign citizens who have right to work in the Russian Federation. Also rephrases part 2.1 of the same article; makes minor wording changes in the articles 30, 32.
Repeals, inter alia, paragraph 6 of para 3 of article 1 of the Law No. 151-FZ of 11 November 2003 "To Amend and Supplement the Law "On Citizenship of the Russian Federation" (Sobranie zakonodatelstva Rossijskoj Federacii, 2003, No.46, p.4447).