The Prosecutor General’s office sent a submission to the Minister of agriculture Alexander Tkachev in connection with violations in the provision of public services by the Federal service for veterinary and phytosanitary surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), according to “Kommersant”.
According to the publication, the submission is due to the fact that the Ministry of agriculture delayed the adoption of rules governing inspections of producers by the Rosselkhoznadzor. As shown by the results of testing the Prosecutor General’s office, the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate institution review of feed additives without methodology for determining the cost of examination by determining the value of services arbitrarily.
In the licensing of pharmaceutical activities and production of drugs illegally, the Rosselkhoznadzor requested the manufacturers to provide documents confirming payment of state duty, the availability of premises for the production and sanitary-epidemiological conclusions, notes “Kommersant”. While the administrative regulation on issuing permits for import and export of animals, products of animal origin, feed and drugs illegally demanded the registration of entrepreneurs in the automated information system to obtain public services in electronic form. Regulations allow for the conduct of veterinary control institutions of veterinary medicine contrary to the veterinary legislation, the newspaper notes.
“Strict observance of laws in the field of business is one of the priorities in the work of the Prosecutor’s office. This applies to both entrepreneurs and government agencies that interact with commercial organizations”, — told the official representative of the Prosecutor General Aleksandr Kurennoy. He explained the Prosecutor’s intervention that the Ministry of agriculture for a long time did not take the departmental documents that were supposed to determine the order of treatments in the Rosselkhoznadzor. In addition, did not meet the requirements of the law already existing.
In a press-service of the Ministry of agriculture to “Kommersant” said that the submission of the Prosecutor General was considered. All the violations, according to representatives of agencies that were incorporated into the draft administrative regulations, about what was informed the Prosecutor General’s office.
14 April during the “Straight line” with Russian President Vladimir Putin, farmers complained of administrative barriers that they face. So the farmer Alexander Sayapin of the Kaluga region reported on electronic veterinary certification, which requires a separate certificate for each consignment. “That is two tons of products I’m writing one and a half thousand certificates per day,” Sayapin said. In response, Putin promised to look at the work of veterinary services. He noted that the General trend now is to “de-bureaucratise the scope of activities of small and medium enterprises in General and in agriculture in particular.”