Putin submitted to the Duma a draft on the punishment for the heads of companies for abuses in the framework of the SDO


MOSCOW, September 19. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted Tuesday to the state Duma a draft law on deprivation of liberty from 4 to 8 years for heads of companies abusing their powers in the performance of defense contracts. Information about this posted in the Duma’s electronic database.

“The use by a person performing managerial functions in commercial or other organization, its powers contrary to legitimate interests of this organization and in order to extract benefits for themselves or other persons, if the offense caused substantial harm to legally protected interests of society or the state in the implementation of the SDO”, will face a fine ranging from 1 million to 3 million rubles or the salary or other income of the convicted person for a period from 1 year to 3 years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to 10 years.

Or the offender may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term of 4 to 8 years with a fine from 500 thousand to 1 million rubles or the salary or other income for a period of 3 to 4 years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to 3 years. If the offense is committed by an organized group, is set uncontested penalty of imprisonment for a period of 5 till 10 years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to 5 years.

Similar sanctions (maximum of 10 years in the Commission of a crime by an organized group) introduced for officers for the “use of official powers contrary to interests of service if this act is committed out of mercenary or other personal interest and caused a substantial violation of legally protected interests of society or of the state in the implementation of the SDO”.

In addition, additions to the criminal code, “providing for the confiscation of property obtained through the Commission of such crimes”.

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