Pligin: the new edition of the administrative code may submit to the state Duma next week

Pligin: the new edition of the administrative code may submit to the state Duma next week


In preparing the text of the Code of administrative offences will be taken into account a number of new compositions, made in conjunction with decriminalisation, said the Chairman of the Duma Committee on constitutional legislation Vladimir Pligin.

MOSCOW, 9 Dec. The new edition of the code of administrative offences (Cao) may be introduced in the state Duma in early next week, told journalists the Chairman of the Duma Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction Vladimir Pligin.

“The working group, which met yesterday, including me, have pledged to finish by Friday… Discussion is still continuing, but will strive to make the text in the beginning of next week,” said Pligin to journalists.

According to him, the developers of the new administrative code has received a “very substantive comments on the text of academic institutions, the Commissioner for human rights, “Business Russia”, the corporations”. Each review working group members will study and make a decision, to consider whether their text, explained Pligin.

The Deputy noted that these reviews have a suggestion that now is not the time to make a new administrative code. At the same time there are others — that the text must now submit to the state Duma. “It needs to balance the many changes that were made in the text of the code and, equating these many changes, to build a logical system approach to justice and the system of sanctions”, — said Pligin.

Earlier it was reported that during the drafting process will take into account that in the future the code will appear a series of new compositions in connection with the decriminalization, which the Russian President Vladimir Putin said in the message to the Federal Assembly. According to pligina, it is that in the case of primary offences a person can be brought to administrative responsibility, and in the case of repeated violations — to criminal.

Earlier the Deputy was informed that a new version of the code is a document of almost 1600 pages.

In particular, the project strengthened the enforcement component of the procedure of administrative punishment, including the expansion of the list of measures directed on execution of administrative penalties, and increased responsibility for evasion from execution of administrative punishment.

The text will be submitted for public discussion and only after that the draft will be taken to the consideration of the lower house of Parliament. The current wording of the administrative code was implemented on 1 July 2002.