The court satisfied the claim of Rospotrebnadzor to ban trade in alcohol at 14 sites

The court satisfied the claim of Rospotrebnadzor to ban trade in alcohol at 14 sites


MOSCOW, December 29. Oktyabrsky district court of Krasnoyarsk has fully satisfied the requirements of the CPS on the recognition of prohibited to spread on the territory of the Russian Federation information on distance selling alcoholic beverages located on 14 Internet sites.

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This is stated in the message of the Supervisory authority.

Earlier the CPS had been prepared and sent to the judiciary the lawsuits in defense of an indefinite number of persons, the report says.

Remote sale of alcohol is prohibited in Russia since 2007 to prevent illegal turnover of alcoholic products on the Internet.

However, the online shopping checkout process alcohol not as a sale but as a delivery, sale officially takes place in the premises of the retail outlet.

One of the arguments for a ban on this form of sales is the inability to establish the age of the purchaser.

Background

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In the fall of 2014, the Russian government authorized the Russian alcohol regulation Department to develop mechanisms of regulation of distance sales of alcohol.

From the business community, there have been proposals to create a registry of legitimate virtual shops alcohol.

In turn deputies of the state Duma has proposed to allow remote trade elite wines with protected geographical indication or appellation of origin.

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