The Cabinet will approve the law about the response to the arrest of the Russian property

The Cabinet will approve the law about the response to the arrest of the Russian property


The bill specifies the procedural rights and obligations of a foreign state and its representatives to the arrests of the Russian property abroad.

MOSCOW, 26 Nov. The Russian government will consider amendments that clarify the application of the law regarding the response to illegal arrests of the Russian property abroad, the press service of the Cabinet.

The Russian President earlier signed the law on the response to illegal arrests of the Russian property abroad that allows you to limit the immunity of a foreign state in Russia based on the principle of reciprocity.

“The bill specifies the procedural rights and obligations of a foreign state and its representatives, legislation provides uniformity by establishing in them the principle of single functional (limited) immunity of a foreign state”, — stated in the message of the government.

The document was earlier approved by the government Commission on legislative activities.

Russian legislation has so far been based on the concept of absolute immunity, according to which the presentation of Russian courts in suits against a foreign state, the seizure of its assets or compulsory execution issued against him the court decision allowed only with the consent of that state. However, in foreign countries there is a widespread conception of a limited or functional immunity.