MOSCOW, February 26. The Ministry of justice of Russia, saw no contradiction of the Constitution in raising funds for the overhaul of citizens, but deems it necessary to await the decision of the constitutional court. This was reported to journalists by the Minister of justice Alexander Konovalov.
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“The position of our experts is that the provision of the Housing code in this part is not contrary to the Constitution,” the Minister said.
At the same time, he urged to await the decision of the constitutional court. “I wouldn’t want to run ahead of the engine, – said the Minister. Of course, we will wait decisions of the constitutional court”.
Earlier in the COP received two requests from groups of deputies of the state Duma, both of them addressed issues related to overhaul, therefore, were United in one production. In the first request the members are asked to declare unconstitutional a number of provisions of the Housing code, which oblige the owners to contribute funds for major repairs to the “common pot”.
The Prosecutor General’s office has prepared two reports on the case of major repairs, which will be considered at COP 3 March. According to documents, been available, the Agency suggested the unconstitutionality of the provisions of the law that homeowners are required to contribute funds for capital repairs in the “common pot”, but found no contradictions with the Basic law in the regulations, such as exempting the authorities from conducting the overhaul in the house, if it was not done before the privatization of residential premises. Under current law, funds received by the regional operator from the owners of premises in apartment buildings alone, can be used to Fund capital repair of common property in the other.
But then the Prosecutor General’s office has withdrawn its position on this case. The Agency plans to announce the final version of their review at a meeting in the constitutional court.