The Council Of Ministers-Government Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: О Совете Министров - Правительстве Российской Федерации

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Expired-the Federal Constitutional law of 17.12.97 N-FCL 2 w and c o n the Russian Federation to the Council of Ministers-Government of the Russian Federation i. General provisions article 1. The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the supreme body of State control of the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers-Government of the Russian Federation is the Executive authority of the Russian Federation, accountable to the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation, the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation and the President of the Russian Federation.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation is a collegiate body in charge of the system of organs of State administration and provides their concerted action.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation is empowered to decide questions of public administration, in accordance with the Constitution and laws of the Russian Federation to the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation has the right of legislative initiative.
Article 2. The legal basis for the activities of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers Russian Federation Structure, competence, order activities and relations of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation with other State organs shall be determined on the basis of the Constitution of the Russian Federation the Russian Federation law "on the Council of Ministers-Government of the Russian Federation".
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation operates on the basis of and pursuant to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this law, other laws and regulations of the Russian Federation, the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, decrees and orders of the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 3. The basic principles of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation is guided in its activities by the principles of democracy, federalism, separation of powers, legality and openness.
Article 4. The leadership of the President of the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation is the head of the Executive power in the Russian Federation-manages the Council of Ministers-Government of the Russian Federation and takes measures for the effective implementation of the Government of the Russian Federation his powers.
Article 5. The activities of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation for organizing the execution of the laws of the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers-Government of the Russian Federation organizes, within its competence, the application of the laws of the Russian Federation, other acts of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, carrying out systematic monitoring of compliance with the laws of the Russian Federation and other acts of other executive bodies of the Russian Federation, bodies of executive power of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation , the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts and the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, takes steps to rectify their violations.
Article 6. The relations of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation with public organizations and movements, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation on matters falling within its competence, interacts with the political parties, public organizations, movements and other associations and in accordance with the law provides them with the necessary assistance.
II. Composition and FORMATION of the COUNCILS of MINISTERS of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 7. The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation to the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation is composed of the President of the Council of Ministers-Government of the Russian Federation, first Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers, the Deputy President of the Council of Ministers, Ministers, Chairmen of State committees of the Russian Federation.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation consists of the Chairmen of the Government posts the republics within the Russian Federation, as well as the Chief of staff of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
Upon recommendation of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation may include in the composition of the Government of the Russian Federation to the heads of other central bodies of State administration, subordinated to the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 8. The appointment of the President of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation shall be appointed by the President of the Russian Federation with the consent of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation. The appointment of the President of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation shall be approved by the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation.

In case of disagreement of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation submitted to the President of the Russian Federation, candidate for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation or abolished its Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appoint the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation for a period of up to three months and before the expiry of that period shall submit to the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation, another candidate for the Presidency of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 9. Appointment and dismissal of the members of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, first Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the Ministers of the Russian Federation, Chairmen of the State committees of the Russian Federation are appointed and dismissed by the President of the Russian Federation, upon recommendation of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation. Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Minister of defence of the Russian Federation, the Minister of security of the Russian Federation, the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation shall be appointed by the President of the Russian Federation with the consent of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation.
Heads of other central bodies of State administration, subordinated to the Government of the Russian Federation are appointed and dismissed by the members of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation, upon recommendation of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
Article 10. The term of Office of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation the Government of the Russian Federation acts within the term of Office of the President of the Russian Federation and abrogate their powers to the newly elected President of the Russian Federation, while continuing to perform their duties until the formation of the Government of the Russian Federation of a new composition.
Article 11. The resignation of the Council of Ministers-Government of the Russian Federation, the resignation of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation was adopted by the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation or the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation by expressing confidence in the Government of the Russian Federation. The question of confidence in the Government of the Russian Federation shall be resolved by the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation by majority of votes from the total number of people's deputies of the Russian Federation or the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation by majority of votes from the total number of people's deputies of each of Chambers of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation.
The resignation of the Government of the Russian Federation on the initiative of the President of the Russian Federation was adopted by it with the consent of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation.
The Council of Ministers-Government of the Russian Federation as a whole, or members of the Government of the Russian Federation shall have the right to resign. In this case, the question of the resignation of the Government of the Russian Federation or a member of the Government of the Russian Federation is decided by the President of the Russian Federation.
The resignation of the President of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation entails the resignation of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation as a whole.
With the resignation of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation is obliged to form a new Government of the Russian Federation, entrusting the duties remain the composition of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation prior to the formation of the new Government of the Russian Federation, but for a period not exceeding three months from the date of adoption of the decision of resignation.
Article 12. Classes that are not compatible with the presence in the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the President of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, his first Deputy, deputies, Ministers, Chairmen of State committees of the Russian Federation, other members of the Government of the Russian Federation, as well as alternates may not simultaneously be a people's deputies of the Russian Federation.
Individuals belonging to the Government of the Russian Federation, may not hold any other Office in the State, commercial, public bodies and organizations, do not have the right to entrepreneurship, as well as any other paid occupation, except teaching, scientific and other creative.
III. relations between the COUNCIL of MINISTERS-GOVERNMENT of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION with the LEGISLATURE of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 13. The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation's relations with the Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation the Government of the Russian Federation drafts of major programmes of economic and social development of the Russian Federation, the draft federal budget of the Russian Federation and its changes and submit reports on their implementation to the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation.

The federal budget of the Russian Federation shall be approved by the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation on the recommendation of the President of the Russian Federation. After the approval of the federal budget bills, resulting in a reduction in federal revenues or fascination with his expenses are reviewed by the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation if the conclusions of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
The Russian Federation Supreme Council hears report annually to the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation on the activities of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, as well as reports of members of the Government of the Russian Federation on matters concerning their jurisdiction and shall take appropriate decision.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation is the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation, the Chambers, the permanent commissions of the Chambers and committees of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, upon their request, documents and other material related to his activities.
Article 14. Responses to the requests of people's deputies of the Russian Federation, permanent committees and commissions of the Chambers of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation or a member of the Government of the Russian Federation, to which the meeting of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation or the session of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation queried the people's deputies of the Russian Federation, a group of people's deputies of the Russian Federation, permanent committees and commissions of the Chambers of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation concerning the activities of the Government of the Russian Federation or its subordinate bodies of the public administration is required to give an oral or a written reply on this Congress of people's deputies or to the session of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation not later than within three days.
Article 15. Relations of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation with the permanent commissions of the Chambers and committees of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation's relations with the permanent commissions of the Chambers and committees of the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation are regulated by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation is considering the recommendations and suggestions of the standing committees and commissions of the Chambers of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation on the activities of the Government of the Russian Federation and shall take the necessary measures for their implementation. On the results of consideration of the recommendations and proposals and on the measures taken by the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation informs the respective permanent commissions and committees of the Supreme Council in their agreed term.
Article 16. Participation of members of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation in the consideration of the legislature of the Russian Federation, the members of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation shall have the right to attend and be heard at meetings of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation, the sessions of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, the meetings of the standing committees and commissions of the Chambers of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation.
In the case of people's deputies of the Russian Federation issues relating to the activities of the Government of the Russian Federation or the activities of members of the Government, Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation has the right to obtain from the people's deputies of the Russian Federation necessary clarification on these issues.
IV. relations of the COUNCIL of MINISTERS of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION with the Governments of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation and the ADMINISTRATION of the AUTONOMOUS REGION and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts and the CITIES of Moscow and St. Petersburg Article 17. The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation's relations with the Governments of the republics within the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, within the limits of its competence and in order to ensure a balance between the Russian Federation and the Republics comprising the Russian Federation in the sphere of public administration directs, and checks the work of the Councils of Ministers of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation determines, in conjunction with the Governments of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation the degree and participation in the implementation of Federal programs, projects, activities on liquidation of consequences of emergencies. The Governments of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation shall have the right to make proposals to the Government of the Russian Federation on the subjects of reference of the federal authorities which are subject to mandatory review by the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
The Council of Ministers-Government of the Russian Federation shall have the right to transmit to the Governments of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation based on agreements with them part of their authority on the matters of joint competence of the federal authorities and the State authorities of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation. The Governments of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation can transmit to the Government of the Russian Federation implementation of its responsibilities under the agreements.

The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation directs projects critical of its decisions on the matters of joint competence of the federal authorities and the State authorities of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation Governments of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation to take account of their proposals. Proposals in the form of decisions of the Governments of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation are subject to mandatory accounting in the decisions of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
In order to implement its decisions and orders throughout the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation within its competence has the right to suspend the decrees and orders of the Governments of the republics within the Russian Federation, to seek and receive information on the implementation of the outcome of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 18. The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation's relations with the administration of the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts and the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation coordinates the administration of the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg on the subjects of reference of the federal authorities, as well as on the matters of joint competence of the federal authorities and the State authorities of the autonomous authorities, autonomous okrugs, krays, oblasts cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation determines, in conjunction with the administration of the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts and the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg the order and the degree of their participation in the implementation of federal programmes and joint projects, mobilize financial and material means for emergencies.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation contributes to the administration of the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts and the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg to organization management processes contributes to the creation of conditions for the development of local self-government.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation is considering proposals for the administration of the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts and the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg on the conduct of the federal authorities, on matters of joint competence of the federal authorities and the State authorities of the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as on issues of regional importance.
The most important projects regulations of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation concerning the development of an autonomous region, autonomous districts, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg shall be sent to the administration.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation has the right to revoke decisions contradicting the administration of an autonomous region, autonomous districts, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation shall have the right to transmit under agreements the administration of an autonomous region, autonomous districts, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, implementation of some of their powers. In turn, the administration of an autonomous region, autonomous districts, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg can transmit to the Government of the Russian Federation's implementation of its responsibilities under the agreements.
Article 19. Settlement of disagreements between the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation and the bodies of the Executive power of the republics within the Russian Federation, the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St.-Petersburg Council of Ministers Russian Federation ensures compliance with the governmental authorities of the Russian Federation for the rights of the executive authorities of the republics within the Russian Federation, the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, facilitates their interaction.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation and its subordinate organs of Government shall not interfere with the competence of the executive authorities of the republics within the Russian Federation, the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Decision of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, violate their rights may be appealed to the Supreme Soviets of the republics within the Russian Federation, the Councils of people's deputies of the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, the President of the Russian Federation, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation or in the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation in accordance with their competence.

The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation resolves disputes and disagreements between the Central Government of the Russian Federation and the Governments of the Republics comprising the Russian Federation and the administration of the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts and the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, ministries, State committees and other units of the Russian Federation to the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation authorities.
On the proposal of the Governments of the republics within the Russian Federation, the administration of an autonomous region, autonomous okrugs, krays, oblasts cities Moscow and St. Petersburg, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation may consider differences between the bodies indicated in this article.
V. main ISSUES of COMPETENCE of the COUNCIL of MINISTERS of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 20. Powers of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation in the fields of economic and socio-cultural development within the limits of their powers, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation: 1. Manages the economic and socio-cultural processes, creates conditions for free enterprise based on the rational combination of all forms of ownership, demonopolization of the economy, the implementation of the legal framework for a market economy;
promotes the implementation of measures to strengthen the monetary and credit system in the Russian Federation, develops and implements measures to carry out the policy of uniform prices, ensure safeguards legislated wage and social security;
organizes elaboration and execution of the federal budget of the Russian Federation, as well as forecasts of the economic and social development of the Russian Federation and major federal programs;
in conformity with the laws of the Russian Federation and decrees of the President of the Russian Federation for the normative regulation and control bodies of the Executive power for the protection of property rights on the entire territory of the Russian Federation;
implementing measures for the advancement of science and technology, the rational use and protection of natural resources.
2. Provides support for the least socially protected groups, implementation of social guarantees;
develops lines of State social policy, takes measures to ensure the social and legal protection of citizens and their right to work, improving the social security system;
determines the main directions of development and improvement of health, public education, promotes the development of culture.
3. Implementing measures to protect the interests of the State, protection of public order, to ensure and protect the rights and freedoms of citizens;
takes measures to ensure State security and defence, the protection of the State borders of the Russian Federation.
4. Coordinates the work of public administration bodies on joint conduct environmental activities and the implementation of major environmental programs (Federal) of inter-Republican and international importance, takes measures to eliminate the consequences of major accidents and disasters as well as natural disasters.
5. Provides leadership in the area of the Russian Federation's relations with foreign States and international organizations;
provides a representation of the Russian Federation in foreign States and international organizations, conclude intergovernmental agreements, takes measures to follow up international agreements of the Russian Federation;
provides leadership in the area of external trade and other types of economic activity, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation.
Article 21. General management of ministries, State committees and other bodies subordinate to the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation Government, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation unites and guides the work of Ministers, State committees and other subordinate bodies of the public administration.
Ministries, State committees and departments of the Russian Federation are central bodies of branch and intersectoral management, subject to the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation and are responsible for the execution of the tasks assigned to them.
Ministries, State committees and departments of the Russian Federation formed, abolished the Supreme Council reorganizes and the Russian Federation on the proposal of the President of the Russian Federation.
The competence, organization and activities of ministries, State committees and other subordinated to the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, bodies of State administration are governed by the law of the Russian Federation on the central institutions of State administration in the Russian Federation.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation shall form committees if necessary, top management and other departments of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation within allocations set by the federal budget of the Russian Federation on the substance of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.

In order to implement the authority of ministries and State committees of the Russian Federation in the republics within the Russian Federation, the autonomous oblast, autonomous areas, territories, oblasts, cities and districts can create their territorial bodies.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation determines the Organization of management related to federal property for industrial, construction, agricultural enterprises, organizations, enterprises of transport and communications, as well as other government organizations and contributes to the development and consolidation of new forms of economy within the limits established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Provisions of ministries, State committees and other subordinated to the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation Government shall be approved by the President of the Russian Federation or on his behalf by the Government of the Russian Federation.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation establishes a limit on the number of employees of the Central Office of ministries, State committees and other subordinate bodies of the State administration and the size of the allocations for their content.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation appoints and dismisses Deputy Ministers and Deputy Chairmen of State committees, heads and Deputy Heads of committees, the main offices and other bodies of State administration under the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, asserted members of boards of ministries and State committees, other subordinate bodies of State administration, as well as members of the State committees.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation in case of need, can transmit the decision of the individual issues of public administration, within its competence, ministries, State committees, the Russian Federation and other Governments, its affiliates, if these issues are not related to the Constitution and the laws of the Russian Federation to the exclusive competence of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 22. List of ministries, State committees in the Russian Federation List of ministries, State committees and departments of the Russian Federation shall be approved and amended by the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation on the recommendation of the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 23. Control of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation for the activities of its subordinate bodies of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation oversees the ministries, State committees, the Russian Federation and other subordinate bodies of the public administration.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation is taking measures to ensure that the ministries, State committees and other subordinate public authorities fully used the powers granted to them to carry out their tasks and exercise their functions.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation has the right to cancel acts of ministries, State committees, the Russian Federation and other subordinate bodies of the public administration.
VI. the Organization and operating procedures of the COUNCIL of MINISTERS-GOVERNMENT of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 24. Matters on which decisions are made exclusively at the meetings of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation at meetings of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation are solved the most important questions of public administration, economic and socio-cultural development.
Exclusively on meetings of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation: discusses the preparation and execution of the federal budget of the Russian Federation, as well as the formation and use of State non-budgetary funds, administered by the Government of the Russian Federation;
projects of economic and social development programmes of the Russian Federation and its individual regions;
considering proposals on the amount of Government securities issuance and within increasing public internal and external debt of the Russian Federation;
sets the range of products, goods and services that apply fixed Government prices;
suggestions on the establishment and modification of tax rates;
projects annual programmes of privatization of State property and suggestions about the main directions of the use of funds received from privatization;
decisions on the preparation and submission of proposals to the President of the Russian Federation on education, reorganization and liquidation of ministries and State committees of the Russian Federation;
decisions on signing international treaties;
decisions on signing agreements with ministerial councils republics within the Russian Federation, the administrations of the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts and the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg on the issues stipulated by current legislation.

Article 25. The procedure for holding meetings of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation shall be held not less than once a quarter. Meeting of the Government of the Russian Federation is considered qualified if attended by at least two thirds of the members of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Meeting of the Government of the Russian Federation take place under the chairmanship of the President of the Government of the Russian Federation. In his absence the Deputy meets Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation. The President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to chair meetings of the Government of the Russian Federation.
In the meetings of the Government of the Russian Federation may participate, Vice President of the Russian Federation and the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation.
At the meetings of the Government of the Russian Federation shall be taken by a majority of members of the Government of the Russian Federation. Head of the administration of the autonomous region and autonomous areas, territories, oblasts, cities of Republican subordination may participate in the consideration of the Government of the Russian Federation with the right of deliberative vote.
The procedure for holding meetings of the Government of the Russian Federation shall be determined by the Government of the Russian Federation approved Regulations to them.
Article 26. The Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation is the head of Government of the Russian Federation.
The Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation: the President of the Russian Federation proposals on the personal composition of the Government of the Russian Federation;
organizes the work of the Government of the Russian Federation and directs its meetings;
distributes duties between the first Deputy, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Government and represents the Government of the Russian Federation in international relations;
in urgent cases, publishes on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation orders on selected issues of governance, what informs the Government of the Russian Federation.
In case of absence of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, his duties to his Deputy.
Article 27. Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, first Deputy, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation in accordance with the coordinated distribution of responsibilities the work of ministries and State committees of the Russian Federation and other subordinated to the Government of the Russian Federation Government, control their activities and give them orders, pre consider proposals and draft decisions and orders made to the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 28. The Presidency of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, as a permanent organ of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation has the Presidency of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, composed of the President of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, his first Deputy, Deputy, Minister of finance, Minister of economy, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of defence, the Minister of security, the Minister of the Interior, the President of the Russian Federation State Committee for State property management and Chief of staff of the Government of the Russian Federation. Upon recommendation of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation may include the Presidency of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation and other members of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Decision of the Presidium of the Government of the Russian Federation shall be taken by a majority vote of the total number of its members, shall be published in the form of regulations and directives of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, and must not contradict decisions taken at meetings of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation has the right to overrule any decision of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
Article 29. Permanent and temporary commissions and other working bodies of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation forms the permanent commissions and defines their tasks, functions and procedures.
To prepare proposals on selected issues of governance, the development of draft decisions and ministerial councils deal with disagreements on such a project, as well as for individual orders of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation may create permanent and temporary commissions and other working bodies of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 30. Decisions and orders of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation

The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation on the basis of and pursuant to the Constitution and laws of the Russian Federation, decisions of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation, the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation and of decrees of the President of the Russian Federation shall adopt decisions and orders, checks their execution. Decisions and orders of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation binding throughout the territory of the Russian Federation.
Decisions with normative character or the most important, are issued in the form of decrees of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation. Decisions on operational and other current issues are published in the form of orders of Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation shall be signed by the Presidents of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation or on his behalf his first Deputy, and order-Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation or by his first Deputy.
Decisions and orders of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation shall enter into force on the date of signing, unless otherwise provided for in these acts. The Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation carries out the control over execution of decisions directly or through subordinate public authorities.
Decisions and orders of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, if these decisions contradict the Constitution and laws of the Russian Federation, may be cancelled by the President of the Russian Federation.
Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation published in the collection of the acts of the President and the Government of the Russian Federation, and optionally a wide and immediate promulgation shall be made available to the public through the mass media, except for orders containing a State secret.
Article 31. Ensuring the activities of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the cost of maintaining the Government of the Russian Federation approved by the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation.
The Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, his first Deputy, deputies, as well as other individuals participating in the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, for their work wages, the amount of which shall be established by the President of the Russian Federation. The size of the salary for the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation shall be determined by the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation.
Social, domestic and other services by members of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, is required to perform their duties, shall be on the basis of the legislation of the Russian Federation, within the limits of the approved expenses of the federal budget for the upkeep of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 32. The unit of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation and its structure to ensure the activities of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation has the apparatus of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
The unit of the Council of Ministers is headed by a Director, who is appointed and dismissed by the President of the Russian Federation on the recommendation of the President of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
Rights, duties and responsibilities of the employees of the Government of the Russian Federation shall be determined in accordance with the regulations concerning the apparatus of the Government of the Russian Federation, approved by the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
The structure, staffing, wages and conditions of material welfare of the Government of the Russian Federation, as well as the cost of its content shall be determined by the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation within the federal budget expenditure on the maintenance of the Government of the Russian Federation, approved by the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation.
Leaders of the main structural subdivisions of the staff of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation are appointed and dismissed by the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation on the proposal of the head of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation.
Russian President Boris Yeltsin in Moscow, the Russian House of Soviets 4174 year N December 22, 1992-I