Putin signed the law on strengthening of powers of the accounts chamber of the Russian Federation

Putin signed the law on strengthening of powers of the accounts chamber of the Russian Federation


The law establishes administrative responsibility for disobedience to the activities of officials, exercising state financial control. Violation will result in a warning or the imposition of a fine in the amount from 500 to 4 thousand roubles.

MOSCOW, 27 Jan. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a law strengthening the powers of the accounts chamber of the Russian Federation, reported on the official portal of legal information Tuesday.

In particular, the law establishes administrative liability “for disobedience and obstruction of the lawful activity of officials, exercising state (municipal) financial control”. Thus, the auditors received powers to draw up protocols on these administrative offences. It is expected that the violation will result in warning or imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount from 500 to 1 thousand rubles, for officials — from 2 to 4 thousand rubles.

To the Federal law “On the accounts chamber of the Russian Federation” imposes additional responsibilities relating to the implementation of information exchange of data on persons brought to administrative responsibility, with the Federal body of Executive power exercising functions on control and supervision in financially-budgetary sphere, in the manner prescribed by the cooperation agreement.

In addition, specify the requirements to the order of the accounts chamber, and also sets that on the action taken on the compliance with the provisions the chamber shall be notified in writing by the head of the audited entity or the person fulfilling its duties.