The Federal Bodies For Government Communications And Information

Original Language Title: О федеральных органах правительственной связи и информации

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Overtaken by Federal Law of June 306.2003 N 86-FZ A A C O About Federal Government Communications and Information (In the wording of the Decree The President of the Russian Federation, Mr. N 2288; federal laws of 07.11.2000 N 135-FZ; dated 10.01.2003 N 15-FZ This Law defines the purpose, legal framework, organization and main directions of the activity, system, duties and rights, forces and means of federal government relations, and Information, as well as the types and procedures for monitoring their activities. SECTION I GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 1. The federal government's communications and information federal bodies are an integral part of the security forces of the Russian Federation and are part of the organ system The federal executive branch. Federal bodies of governmental communication and information are provided by the supreme organs of the State power of the Russian Federation, the bodies of the state authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, and central bodies of the federal executive branch The authorities, the Security Council of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as State bodies), organizations, enterprises, institutions of special types of communication and information, as well as organize the activities of the central organs of the federal executive branch, organizations, enterprises, cryptographic services and The technical and technical security of the encrypted communication in the Russian Federation and its institutions abroad, exercise state control over these activities. The federal bodies of government communication and information, within their competence, participate with the Russian Federation's General Directorate of Protection in organizing and providing presidential communications. Article 2. The legal basis for the activities of the federal organs governmental liaison and information The legal basis for the activities of the federal bodies of government communication and information is provided by the Constitution THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION About Security, "About Defense", "About external intelligence", this Law, other laws of the Russian Federation, and regulations of the President of the Russian Federation, and THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The activities of the federal bodies of governmental communication and information shall be carried out in accordance with international treaties and agreements concluded or recognized by the Russian Federation. The Federal Government Communications and Information Authorities issue, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, normative acts within their competence. The establishment and activities of political parties and organizations in federal bodies of government communication and information are not permitted. Article 3. The main activities of the federal government communication and information bodies The main directions of the federal government's communication and information activities are: To ensure the operation, security, development and improvement of government communications, other types of special communication and special information systems for public authorities; State secrets; organization and security The cryptographic and technical security of the encrypted communication in the Russian Federation and its institutions abroad; organization and conduct of external intelligence activities in the field of encrypted, classified and other types Special communication with the use of electronic means and methods; providing the highest authorities of the Russian Federation, central bodies of the federal executive authority, the Security Council of the Russian Federation independent of other sources of special information (external intelligence, information on the maintenance of public administration during a special period, military time and emergency situations, economic information of mobilization purposes, information the social and economic monitoring) necessary for them to make decisions in the fields of security, defense, economy, science and technology, international relations, ecology, and mobilization readiness. Article 4. The principles governing the activities of the federal governmental liaison and information bodies 1. The federal government's communication and information activities are based on the principles of: the rule of law; respect for human and civil rights and freedoms; safety of state secrets; OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2. Federal government communication and information services operate on the basis of: Unity of the federal government communication and information system; Communication and information; a combination of the linear, territorial and object principles of federal government communication and information. SECTION II PUBLIC AUTHORITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT LINK AND INFORMATION Article 5. Building a federal system of government communication and information , the Unified System of the Federal Government Communications and Information System, is: Federal Agency of Government Communications and OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION troops; educational institutions, Research organizations, enterprises. The Federal Government Communications and Information Agency shall establish structural units for financial, logistical, engineering, medical and other services. The Russian Federation's Cryptography Academy operates under the Federal Agency. Article 6. Federal Agency for Government Communications and Information under the President of the Russian Federation 1. The Federal Agency is under the direct supervision of the President of the Russian Federation and is the central organ of the federal executive branch responsible for the organization and provision of governmental communications, other types of special Communications for state bodies, organization and provision of cryptographic and engineering security of encrypted communication, organization and maintenance of intelligence activities in the sphere of encrypted, classified and other types of special communication, special information for the highest OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The Federal Agency is headed by the Director General. The Federal Agency's foreign intelligence agency, which provides for the organization and conduct of intelligence activities in the sphere of encrypted, classified and other types of special communications, forms an external intelligence agency of the Federal The agency, directed by the CEO and acting in accordance with the Russian Federation's Foreign Intelligence Act. 2. The Federal Agency implements State regulation and intersectoral coordination on matters under its authority. Normative acts, regulations of the Federal Agency for the organization, operation and security of government, encrypted and other types of special communication are obligatory for the performance of state bodies, and In addition, organizations, enterprises and institutions, regardless of their departmental affiliation and organizational and legal forms, take into account the mutually agreed requirements of departmental instructions on the organization and security of the encrypted communication. 3. The tasks, functions, organization and structure of the Federal Agency are defined by the Regulation on the Federal Agency for Government Communications and Information under the President of the Russian Federation, approved by the President of the Russian Federation in agreement with the Russian Federation. The Committee of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation on defence and security matters. by the Office of the President of the Russian Federation Decree of the President of the Russian Federation N 2288) 4. The Federal Agency organizes, directs and directly works in the direction of federal government communication and information activities, issues orders, instructions, regulations, instructions and other regulations, compulsory To be implemented in the federal system of government communication and information. Article 7. Government communication and information bodies in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation The Conference of the States parties to the Convention on the Rights of the child (article 18 of the Convention). They are directly responsible for the substantive work The activities of the federal bodies of government communication and information, organize, coordinate and control the activities of subordinate units and are responsible for providing the public authorities with special types of communication and information. The organization of the activities of governmental communication and information bodies in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation is determined by the relevant provisions approved by the Director General of the Federal Agency for Harmonization of the Regulations of the Russian Federation. officials of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.(Part Two of Article 7 is recognized as not in force and is not applicable (in terms of harmonization with the committee of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation and senior officials) of the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Federation of 24.12.93 g. N 2288) Article 8. Federal Agency of Government Communications and Information to the President of the Russian Federation Russian Federal Agency for Government Communications and Information under the President of the Russian Federation include government communications troops, parts of radio exploration and engineering units, which are being created, contained and used, including outside the Russian Federation, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. The Commander of the Federal Agency's troops is the Director General. Article 9. The interaction of federal government communications and information with other state bodies and organizations Federal government communication and information bodies The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The Directorate-General for the Protection of the Russian Federation, the State Technical Commission under the President of the Russian Federation and other State bodies and organizations. State bodies are required to provide assistance to the federal authorities in their activities to ensure the functioning of government communications, other types of special communication, and safety OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION P D E L III , DOBLIGATIONS AND RIGHTS OF THE FEDERAL BODIES OF THE GOVERNMENT OF GOVERNMENT AND INFORMATION Article 10. Federal Government Communications and Information Responsibilities Federal Government Communications and Information Authorities are obliged to: (a) provide government communication with permanent or temporary duty stations OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation The Federation; b) to participate in the limits of its competence with the Directorate General of Security of the Russian Federation in the organization and provision of presidential communications, while respecting its unity, reliability, safety and speed; " To provide governmental communications, other types of special communication to the state bodies, the supreme military leadership and command of the associations of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, as well as organizations, enterprises, banks and other institutions. The principles of the organization and use of governmental communication are determined by the Regulations on the Government Communications of the Russian Federation, approved by the President of the Russian Federation in consultation with the heads of the legislative and of the judiciary of the Russian Federation; g) to carry out intelligence activities in the sphere of encrypted, classified and other types of special connection; (d) to provide the supreme organs of the State power of the Russian Federation, Central bodies of the Federal Executive, Council OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Coordination of security activities (including through the establishment, development and operation phases) of the information and analysis networks, the databases of the databases of the highest authorities of the State and the Council the security of the Russian Federation; OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION of departmental ownership and forms of ownership in the development, production and delivery of communications equipment and special communications equipment; and) to coordinate the activities of the central executive bodies of the federal executive branch; organizations, enterprises, banks and other The cryptographic and technical security of the encrypted communication in the Russian Federation and its institutions abroad, supplying them with key documents; to participate in the protection of technical means of processing, storage and The transfer of classified information to institutions located abroad of the Russian Federation, from leakage through technical channels; l) to provide, in conjunction with the relevant services of the highest authorities of the Russian Federation, Protection of the critical areas of these bodies and their technical and Means of leaking classified information through technical channels; m) to organize activities of central authorities of the federal executive authorities, organizations, enterprises, banks and other institutions for identification in technical means Electronic information interception devices and the detection of interception of information in critical premises and equipment intended for use in the State authorities of the Russian Federation; n) develop and manufacture specialized technical systems and systems to provide the main directions of its activities; (o) to protect the integrity of the State and other specially protected secrecy; p) to ensure the availability of systems Government communication and special information for military operations and emergency situations; maintain a technical means of alert to the public authorities; (p) maintain and maintain its mobilization readiness. Article 11. The rights of the federal government communications and information Federal Government Communications and Information Authorities have the right to: (a) issue regulations, orders in the organization, and security The functioning and security of the government, encrypted and other types of special communication, as well as the security of information and analytical networks, complexes of the databases of the supreme organs of state power and the Security Council Russian Federation; b) access by established order the communications facilities, regardless of their departmental ownership and form of ownership, in which the lines or means of governmental communication are held, as well as to carry out tasks related to the tasks assigned to them. Federal government communication and information bodies; in) receive, on a priority basis, radio frequencies and radio frequency bands for the exclusive use of radio frequency radio frequencies THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION To conclude contracts for the leasing of lines and channels of communication for the operation of federal government communication and information within the allocated funds; g) to impose restrictions in agreement with the relevant authorities, radio frequency distribution and destination of radio frequencies, use of electronic means of any destination if they operate in violation of regulations and create radio interference with government communication; d) OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION In coordination with the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, central federal executive authorities to provide special communications in emergency situations; e) charge for the use of government Communications, other forms of special communication and distribution of funds in accordance with the procedure established by the President of the Russian Federation, the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation; payment of services Governments and other types of special communication shall be made by tariffs, in coordination with the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation; g) to carry out intelligence activities in the sphere of encrypted, classified and other types of special communication from the territory of the Russian Federation and beyond The use of electronic means and methods; (s) to provide information materials to the Federal Agency's foreign intelligence agency to the Russian Federation's Security Council and to the Security Council in accordance with by the President of the Russian Federation and the President of the of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation; and) to demand and receive free from the central executive bodies of the federal executive branch of the Russian Federation, the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the State bodies; enterprises, institutions located in the territory of the Russian Federation, regardless of their departmental affiliation, in accordance with the approved lists of indicators and the regulations for their submission and instructions issued by the President of the Russian Federation OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (c) to regulate in the development, production, sale, operation of cryptographic (cryptographic) facilities, as well as the provision of services in the field of encryption of information in the Russian Federation; Within the limits of their competence to certify these products and services; (In the wording of Federal Law of 10.01.2003) N 15-FZ) (l) to determine and ensure the issuance of licences for the export and import of encryption tools and regulatory and technical documents for their production and use; to participate in the definition of order and security Export and import of secure technical equipment for the transfer, processing and storage of classified information; m) to regulate the development, production, implementation, operation of systems and telecommunications facilities at the highest levels of government OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The territory of the Russian Federation of organizations, regardless of the organizational and legal forms and forms of ownership; to carry out the certification of these products and services within its competence; (In the wording of the Federal Law dated 10.01.2003 N 15-FZ n) to exercise state control over the state of cryptographic and engineering security of encrypted communication in the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, in central authorities OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Office of the President of the Security Council of the Russian Federation); (o)) to participate in the determination of the procedures for the development, production, sale and operation of technical means of processing, storing and transmitting classified information intended for use in institutions; OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (c) To regulate the detection of electronic interception of information in the technical facilities and premises of the public authorities in the Russian Federation; (as amended by the Federal Law dated 10.01.2003 N 15-FZ ) c) to monitor the implementation of recommendations to eliminate possible technical channels of leaking classified information from the most important premises of the supreme organs of the State authority of the Russian Federation; :: To monitor the security of the central executive bodies of the Federal Executive, whose protection falls within the competence of the Federal Agency; (t) to communicate and cooperate with the relevant services on the Government's International communications, intelligence activities in the sphere of encrypted, classified and other types of special communication, protection of information, organization of encrypted communication and supply of cryptographic equipment; c) conduct research, design, construction and manufacturing works independently and under contracts with organizations, enterprises; f) to make recommendations in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on applications for inventions, useful models and industrial designs in the area of cryptographic equipment, Intelligence activities in the field of encrypted, classified and other types of special communication, as well as within their competence to protect premises and equipment from information leaks; x) authorize its employees, which are members of the armed forces, the keeping and carrying of service weapons and special facilities; to ensure the protection of facilities, buildings and structures by the security forces, and, where necessary, by the units of the Federal Agency's troops, or of the Russian Federation Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in the field), with the use of available equipment; organization of the protection and maintenance of sensitive and top secret articles, goods and documents; physical and Russian forces, special means and service weapons in the manner prescribed by the general military statutes of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation; and, in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation, the structures (units and organizations) needed to meet the challenges, The federal bodies of government communication and information; h) to rent or acquire necessary premises, buildings and other properties in the territory of the Russian Federation and beyond; h) to provide assistance on a contractual basis to organizations, enterprises, institutions, irrespective of their form of ownership, in the design and implementation of measures to protect trade secrets by means of technical means, if this is not inconsistent with to the objectives and principles of the Federal Government Information. P E L IV FORCE AND MEANS OF NATIONAL FEDERAL BODIES Article 12. Employees of federal government communications and information 1. Federal Government liaison and information officers are military personnel, employees and workers. The President of the Russian Federation determines the total number of employees of federal government communications and information. 2. Citizens of the Russian Federation, capable of carrying out their personal, moral, business and professional qualities, education and state of health, are serving in the federal bodies of government communication and information. in front of these bodies. The troops of the armed forces are engaged on a voluntary basis, on contracts and on the basis of a call by the citizens of the Russian Federation for military service in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation. 3. Members of the federal Government's military liaison and information service are provided with military service on the basis of the legislation of the Russian Federation, military regulations, other laws and regulations governing military service. They and their families enjoy the rights and benefits granted to members of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and their families. Military personnel of the federal government communications and information who have been discharged from military service shall be credited to the reserve of the Ministry of Security of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation; or OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 4. Employees of the federal bodies of government communication and information are subject to mandatory state fingerprinting registration in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. class="doclink "href=" ?docbody= &prevDoc= 102021720&backlink=1 & &nd=102068182" target="contents "title=" "> dated 07.11.2000 N 135-FZ) 5. The employment of employees and working federal bodies of government communication and information is regulated by the legislation of the Russian Federation on labour and the civil service, as well as by the regulations issued in accordance with them Federal Agency. 6. The duties and rights of specific categories of employees of the federal bodies of government communication and information are determined by this Law, other laws of the Russian Federation, decrees of the President of the Russian Federation and regulations OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 7. Employees of the federal government communication and information agencies can be awarded with the badge "Honorary employee of federal government communication and information". The basis and order of the presentation of the badge are determined by the Director General of the Federal Agency. (Paragraphs 4 to 6 should be considered as paragraphs 5 to 7 of the Federal Law of 07.11.2000). N 135-FZ) Article 13. The legal position of employees of the federal government communication and information bodies 1. Employees of the Federal Government Communications and Information Service are protected by the State in the performance of their duties. No one but officials expressly authorized by law may interfere in their official work. The requirements of federal government liaison officers and information within their competence in the performance of official duties are binding on the public authorities, organizations, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2. Protection against attacks on life and health, honour and dignity, as well as the property of a member of the Federal Government Communications and Information Office and members of his or her family in the exercise of his or her official duties, shall be carried out in accordance with OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3. Administrative detention of a member of the Federal Government Communications and Information Agency, as well as body searches and inspection of his belongings, personal and used transport in the performance of his or her official duties without participation A representative of this body or without the approval of the prosecutor. 4. Upon receipt of any order or instruction from anyone contrary to the law of the Russian Federation, a member of the federal government liaison and information officer, regardless of his or her official position, is obliged to perform only requirements of the law. 5. Government liaison and information officers are prohibited from organizing and participating in strikes. 6. Members of the federal government's communications and information agencies are not entitled to engage in paid activities outside the academic, scientific and creative fields. 7. Employees and employees of the federal agencies of government communication and information have the right to form trade unions. 8. The legislative acts of the Russian Federation on labour, remuneration, pension, social and legal protection of citizens apply to employees and working federal bodies of government communication and information independently of The declaration of their enactment by the orders of the management of the Federal Agency. 9. Employees of the federal government communication and information agencies, who perform duties related to the demands of increased secrecy and special conditions of service (work), enjoy additional benefits in terms of money (salary) In the Russian Federation, the number of years of service and the number of years of service provided by the highest authorities of the State of the Russian Federation. Article 14. The responsibility of the federal authorities for government communications and information 1. Employees of the Federal Government Communications and Information Office shall act in accordance with the duties and rights established by the legislation of the Russian Federation in the exercise of their official functions. The actions of the staff members shall be appealed to the federal authorities of the Government's communication and information and to the courts. 2. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The provision of services of governmental and other types of special communication to other users without the knowledge of the persons empowered to grant these services is punishable by law. 3. Staff members are subject to disciplinary, administrative, criminal, civil liability for wrongful acts. Article 15. Social Protection of Federal Government Communications and Information Authorities 1. The State shall guarantee the social protection of employees of the federal bodies of government communication and information, as well as housing and pension provision, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. 2. Employees of the federal government communications and information sent on official business are entitled to reservations and to the reception of places at the hotel and to the purchase of travel documents for all modes of transport in order, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Social protection benefits and measures. Article 16. Special technical means of the federal government communication and information bodies Federal bodies of government communication and information, within their competence, develop, create and use special The technical means as well as their preservation in order to fulfil their assigned tasks and responsibilities. The procedure for the use of special equipment is established by normative acts of the Federal Agency in coordination with the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation. Article 17. Financial and logistics Federal Government Communications and information 1. The financial and logistical support of the federal government communication and information bodies is provided by the republican budget of the Russian Federation. 2. The annual budget of the federal government communication and information bodies is approved by the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation on the proposal of the President of the Russian Federation at the same time as the republican budget of the Russian Federation. The President of the Russian Federation, upon the proposal of the Director General of the Federal Agency, establishes the logistical arrangements for the federal government communication and information bodies. 3. The Government of the Russian Federation establishes a list of enterprises, institutions and organizations, irrespective of their institutional affiliation and organizational and legal forms, which are implemented on a priority basis within the framework of the State order. Development, production and supply of arms, military and special equipment, production and technical products for federal government communication and information. 4. The financial, logistical and technical support of the troops (except communications) is carried out by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation. The calculations for the provision of troops for all types of living in peacetime are centrally administered by the Federal Agency. In wartime, such security is carried out in accordance with the law of the Russian Federation on martial law. 5. Land, facilities, buildings, installations, facilities, equipment and other property, as well as other facilities managed by or in the operational management of federal government communications and information, are exceptional Federal property. Article 18. Protection of federal information government communications and information 1. Persons who are appointed to serve (work) in federal government communications and information which, by their own means, will have access to information constituting a state or other specially protected secret The procedure for clearance of the said information shall be carried out in accordance with the law of the Russian Federation for violation of the procedure for the preservation of this information. Employees of federal government communication and information after termination of their service (work) in these bodies are prohibited from using, releasing, disseminating, transmitting, knowledge and acquired knowledge " On state ciphers, methods of intelligence activities in the sphere of encrypted, classified and other types of special communication, containing a state or other specially protected secret, without the permission of the Federal Agency. 2. All persons who have been granted access to State ciphers, as well as information about the activities of the federal bodies of government communication and information constituting a State or other specially protected secret, are responsible for OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3. Documentary materials related to the activities of the federal government communications and information bodies are stored in the archives of these bodies. The files of the archives of the federal bodies of government communication and information of historical and scientific value and declassived in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation are submitted to the State Archival Service of the Russian Federation. THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Article 19. 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Presidential control The President of the Russian Federation monitors progress in the implementation of the main tasks assigned to the Federal Agency and approves the federal government's development programs and information, and Authorizes the activities of these bodies, which affect the vital interests of the Russian Federation. Article 21. Parliamentary control Control of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation for the activities of federal government communication and information bodies is carried out in the form of a hearing of the reports of the Director General of the Federal Agency, and OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation is responsible for the activities of the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation on matters of defence and security. People's deputies of the Russian Federation may receive legally protected information about the activities of federal bodies of government communication and information in the manner determined by the laws of the Russian Federation. Article 22. The Procurator-General of the Russian Federation and the Procurator-General of the Russian Federation are responsible for supervising the implementation of the laws of the Russian Federation by the federal bodies of governmental communication and information. Article 23. Communication of federal government communications and public information 1. The federal government communication and information authorities are informing the public about their activities through their respective services. 2. The information provided to the media on the activities of the federal government's communication and information bodies should not contain information in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation to the State and other bodies. secretly protected by law. 3. Members of the federal government's communications and information media speak in the media on the activities of these bodies only with the approval of their leaders. Materials on the activities of federal authorities of communication and information prepared for publication by or with the assistance of former officials of these bodies shall be submitted to the relevant federal organs of the Government. Communications and information to make a reasoned decision on whether or not to publish them. President of the Russian Federation B. Yeltsin , House of Soviet of the Russian Federation 19 February 1993 N 4524-I