“Kommersant”: the business Ombudsman Titov has criticized the bill on the reform of the Supervisory bodies


MOSCOW, July 25. /TASS/. Commissioner for the protection of the rights of entrepreneurs under the President of Russia Boris Titov believes that the adoption of the bill on the reform of control and Supervisory activities in its current wording will lead to increased administrative pressure on business. On Tuesday the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to a negative conclusion (in order of publication), addressed to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

“In fact, the adoption of the law in the proposed wording may discard practices for the management of CPV [Supervisory activities] a few years ago,” said Titov.

The draft law on state and municipal control has been developed over the last year.

This law should define the main principles, objectives and tasks of state control in various fields. He first settles all the forms of interaction between regulatory bodies and entrepreneurs, as well as to systematically describe these tools “smart” monitoring as a risk based approach and assessment of efficiency based on the OECD experience. It is expected that the bill will be submitted to the state Duma in the autumn of 2017.

Titov explains that the bill does not include critical areas of Supervisory activities: for example, the new rules will not be applied in the investigation of accidents or accidents in manufacturing, as well as in the Antimonopoly authority’s complaints procedures must be in trading. In his opinion, the bill does not adequately address the rights of entrepreneurs when exercising state control. He also stressed the need to include information about all the inspections in the unified register.

Furthermore, the Ombudsman criticized you enter the term “protected values”, the definition of which includes health and property of citizens, ensuring the defense of the state and so on. Under the bill, the newspaper, the activities of regulatory bodies will be reoriented to the protection of these values.

“De facto values means unlimited list of concepts that will enable authority control supervision to substantiate any of his claim and action against the business”, – quotes “Kommersant” the words of Boris Titov.

According to the newspaper, the business Ombudsman, together with a letter sent to the government a draft law, developed on the basis of the legislation of Kazakhstan in the field of control and supervision.

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