MOSCOW, July 13. /TASS/. The maximum sized of claims for review in the magistrates ‘ court will increase twice – to 100 thousand roubles. On Thursday the newspaper “Izvestia” with reference to the press service of the Supreme court of the Russian Federation.
“Currently in the Supreme court of the Russian Federation work on preparation of draft Federal law on amendments to the Civil procedural code of the Russian Federation, in which the question on increase in the threshold amount, the underlying definition of jurisdiction of cases pending before justices of the peace”, – told the newspaper in a press-service of the court.
The publication explained that the bill is being developed jointly with the government on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation on the results of the state Council on the protection of consumers. In the CPS, “Izvestia” said that the increase in the maximum amount of from 50 to 100 thousand rubles have already been agreed. The justice Ministry refused from comments.
Earlier the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova expressed the view that magistrates ‘ courts are insufficiently involved in the process of consideration of cases on protection of consumer rights. “The reason is the following: the average amount of a claim today is 90 thousand RUB., and the maximum sized of claims for review in the magistrates ‘court – 50 thousand”, – she explained.