The state Duma has expanded the rights and functions of chambers of Commerce

The state Duma has expanded the rights and functions of chambers of Commerce


The law provides for an increase in the number of founders of the chamber of Commerce, introduces compulsory membership in the regional chamber of Commerce the chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation and creates a new legal form — the CCI of Russia becomes the Union.

MOSCOW, 22 Dec. The state Duma on Tuesday adopted in the third final reading of a law that extends the rights and functions of chambers of Commerce and industry (CCI) on the development of entrepreneurship, the protection and representation of interests of enterprises and entrepreneurs in government.

The act establishes a new legal form — the CCI of Russia becomes the Union. In addition, the law aims to increase the number of founders of the chamber of Commerce, introduces compulsory membership in the regional chamber of Commerce the chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation.

In particular, in the document submitted by a group of parliamentarians headed by Chairman of state Duma Committee on economic policy, innovative development and entrepreneurship Anatoly Aksakov, changes the definition of the CCI, including its establishment as a Union. Minimum number of founders increases from 15 to 30.

Becomes obligatory membership of chambers of Commerce and industry of the Russian Federation subjects in the Russian chamber of Commerce and municipalities in the CCI region. In case of withdrawal or exclusion of the chamber of Commerce of the Russian chamber of Commerce, she loses the right to operate as CCI.

CCI granted the right to participate in the formation and implementation of state policy in the area of enterprise development, including through participation in the development and implementation of programs and projects. The CCI will be able to participate in the work of commissions, Advisory councils, to provide legal, informational, consulting and other assistance on matters relating to business activities. CCI will also arrange training of personnel for entrepreneurial activity.

Clarify in the second reading

In the second reading position of the document on the state registration of the chambers of Commerce were updated in accordance with the current legislation on NGOs and on state registration of legal entities. Also take into account peculiarities of registration of the chambers of Commerce.

The amendment recognizes an exhaustive list of grounds for refusal in registration of the chamber of Commerce, also for Trading-industrial chamber of the Russian Federation a duty to exercise General control over the activities of chambers of Commerce providing her with the right to terminate or suspend the powers of the violators stated earlier Aksakov.