On General Principles Of Organization Of Local Self-Government In The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: Об общих принципах организации местного самоуправления в Российской Федерации

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Lost force since January 1, 2009 year-the Federal law dated 06.10.2003 N 131-FZ of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on general principles of organization of local self-government in the Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma of the year August 12, 1995 (text as amended by the federal laws of 22.04.96 N 38-FZ;
from 26.11.96 N 141-FZ; from 17.03.97 N 55-FZ;
from 04.08.2000. N 107-F3; from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ;
from 07.07.2003 N 123-F3; from 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ;
on 21.07.2005 N 97-FZ) this federal law in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation defines the role of local government in the implementation of democracy, legal, economic and financial basis of local self-government and State guarantees for its implementation, sets out the General principles of organization of local self-government in the Russian Federation.
Chapter i. General provisions article 1. Basic concepts and terms 1. In respect of this federal law concepts and terms used in the following values: municipality-urban, rural settlement, several settlements, United by a common territory, part of the settlement, a populated area, as stipulated by this federal law, within which local government, there are municipal property, the local budget and elected bodies of local self-government;
local issues-issues directly to the ability of the population of the municipality, classified as such, the Charter of municipal formation(education) in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, the laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
local referendum-vote of citizens on issues of local importance;
the local self-government bodies elected and other bodies empowered to address issues of local significance and are not included in the system of organs of State power;
the representative body of local self-government-an elected local government body, has the right to represent the interests of the population and to take decisions on its behalf, operating on the territory of the municipality;
official local government-elected or employed under contract (contract), the person in the organizational and administrative functions in local government and does not apply to categories of public servants;
elected official of local self-government-officer elected by the population directly or representative body of local self-government of the membership, in accordance with the Charter of municipal formation(education) endowed with powers to address issues of local significance;
municipal property-the property of the municipality;
local taxes and charges-taxes and fees imposed by local governments on their own;
community service-professional activities on a permanent basis in local government bodies for the execution of their mandate.
2. the terms "City" and "local" and phrases with these terms apply in respect of the local self-government bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations, the object property and other objects that are appointment which is connected with the exercise of the functions of local governments, as well as in other cases relating to the implementation of the population of the local government.
Article 2. Local self-government 1. Local self-government in the Russian Federation, recognized and guaranteed by the Constitution of the Russian Federation independent and population activities under its own responsibility, to address directly or through bodies of local self-government, local issues, proceeding from the interests of the population, its historical and other local traditions.
2. local self-administration as an expression of the power of the people is one of the foundations of the constitutional order of the Russian Federation.
Article 3. The right of citizens of the Russian Federation on implementation of local self-government 1. Citizens of the Russian Federation shall exercise their right to local self-government in urban, rural settlements and other municipalities in accordance with federal guarantees of the electoral rights of citizens through referendum, elections and other forms of direct expression, as well as through elective and other bodies of local self-government.
2. Citizens of the Russian Federation have equal right to exercise local self-government, both directly and through their representatives, irrespective of their sex, race, nationality, language, origin, property or official status, attitude to religion, convictions, membership of public associations.
3. Citizens of the Russian Federation shall have the right to elect and be elected to local self-government bodies.
4. Citizens of the Russian Federation shall have equal access to community service.
5. Citizens of the Russian Federation shall have the right to apply to the bodies of local self-government and local government officials.
6. the organs of local self-government and local government officials have an obligation to ensure that everyone has access to documents and materials directly affecting the rights and freedoms of man and citizen, as well as the possibility of receiving citizens and other complete and accurate information about the activities of the local self-government bodies, unless otherwise provided by law.
Article 4. The powers of State authorities of the Russian Federation in the field of local self-government to the powers of State authorities of the Russian Federation in the field of local self-government are: 1) the establishment and amendment of federal law on general principles of organization of local self-government, control over their observance;
2) ensuring compliance with the legislation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on local self-government of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and federal law;
3) guaranteeing the realization of the rights enshrined in the Constitution of the Russian Federation and laws of the Russian Federation State responsibilities in the field of local self-government;
4) Regulation laws order transfer of federal property to municipal ownership;
5) empowerment of local self-government bodies of the Federal law of separate powers of the Russian Federation, the transfer of material and financial resources required for the implementation of the authority, monitoring their implementation;
6) establishing national minimum social standards;
7) Regulation of relations between the federal budget and the local budgets;
8) adoption of federal programmes for the development of local self-government;
9) compensation to local self-government additional expenditures arising from the decisions taken by the Federal State authorities;
10) Regulation and protection of the rights of citizens in the implementation of local self-government;
11) providing federal guarantees for the financial autonomy of local authorities;
12) establishing federal guarantees of citizens ' voting rights in the election of local self-government bodies and officials of local self-government;
13) provide judicial protection and judicial protection of rights of local self-government;
14) Regulation and accountability of local self-government bodies and local government officials for violation of laws;
15) implementation of procuratorial oversight of respect for the rule of law in the activities of the local self-government bodies and officials of local self-government;
16) particularities of the Organization of local self-government in the border territories, closed administrative-territorial entities;
17) regulate the foundations of community service;
18) adjusting federal laws features the Organization of local self-government in cities of federal importance. (Supplemented by federal law from 04.08.2000. N 107-FZ), Article 5. The powers of the organs of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the field of local self-government to the powers of the organs of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the field of local self-government are: 1) adoption and modification of the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on local self-government, control over their observance;
2) ensuring compliance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on local self-government of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and laws of the Russian Federation;
3) regulate transfer and transfer of property of subjects of the Russian Federation to municipal ownership;
4) regulating relations between the budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local budgets;
5) balancing of minimum local budgets based on the minimum standards of fiscal security;
6) empowering local self-government bodies act separate powers of the subjects of the Russian Federation, the transfer of material and financial resources required for the implementation of the delegated authority, the monitoring of their implementation;
7) regional development programmes of local self-government;
8) protection of citizens ' rights to exercise local self-government;

9) guaranteeing the financial autonomy of local authorities;
10) ensuring national minimum social standards;
11) establishing and changing the order of formation, consolidation, conversion, or abolishing municipalities, setting and changing their boundaries and names;
12) compensation to local self-government additional expenditures arising from the decisions taken by the bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
13) Regulation laws in accordance with this federal law features the Organization of local self-government taking into account historical and other local traditions;
14) legislation on municipal service;
15) adoption and modification of the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on administrative offences on issues related to the implementation of local self-government;
16) (repealed-Federal Act of 21.07.2005 N 97-FZ), Article 6. Objects of reference of local self-government 1. Administered by municipalities are local issues, as well as certain State powers which can be granted local self-government bodies.
2. issues of local significance include: 1) adoption and modification of the statutes of municipal entities, monitoring;
2) possession, use and disposal of municipal property;
3) local finances, formation, approval and execution of the local budget, establish local taxes and fees, other financial issues of local significance;
4) integrated socio-economic development of the municipality;
5) content and use of municipal housing and non-residential premises;
6) Organization, maintenance and development of municipal institutions of pre-school, general education and vocational training; (As amended by the Federal law on 07.07.2003 N 123-FZ) 7) the Organization, maintenance and development of municipal health care institutions, ensuring the health of the population;
8) the protection of public order, organization and maintenance of municipal policing, monitoring of their activities;
9) Regulation of the planning and development of territories of municipalities;
10) creation of conditions for the housing and social-cultural construction;
11) land-use control in the territory of the municipality;
12) regulating the use of water objects of local significance, widespread deposits of minerals, as well as subsurface for construction of underground structures of local significance;
13) Organization, maintenance and development of municipal electricity, gas, heat, water and sewer systems;
14) provision of population and municipal institutions fuel;
15) municipal road construction and maintenance of roads of local significance;
16) landscaping and greening the territory of the municipality;
17), recovery and recycling of waste;
18) Organization of funeral services and burial sites content;
19) Organization and maintenance of municipal archives;
20) Organization of transport services to the population and municipal institutions for the provision of communication services;
21) creating the conditions for the provision of services, trade, public catering and consumer services;
22) creating conditions for the activities of cultural institutions in the municipality;
23) preservation of monuments of history and culture, are the property of municipalities;
24) Organization and maintenance of municipal information service;
25) creation of conditions for the activities of the class information of the municipality;
26) creation of conditions for the Organization of events and shows;
27) creating conditions for the development of physical culture and sport in the municipality;
28) social support and promote employment;
29) participate in environmental protection Wednesday on the territory of the municipality;
30) fire safety in the municipality, the municipal fire service organization.
Municipalities may take its consideration of other matters related to issues of local importance laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as questions, not excluded from their purview and not related to the conduct of other municipal entities and public authorities.
3. If within the boundaries of the territory of municipal formation(education) (excluding City) there are other municipal entities, objects of reference municipalities, objects of municipal property, income sources of local budgets delimited by the law of the Russian Federation and, in the case of inner city municipalities-City Charter.
In the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, federal cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg in order to preserve the unity of the city economy subjects of reference within their territories of municipalities, including those established by the Federal law, objects of municipal property, income sources of local budgets will be governed by the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation-Federal cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg. (New paragraph 2 is supplemented by federal law from 17.03.97 N 55-FZ) municipalities should be ensured by economic and financial autonomy in accordance with the delimitation of jurisdiction between municipal entities. Subordination of one municipality to another is not allowed.
4. empowerment of the local self-administration bodies some State authority is exercised only federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation with simultaneous necessary material and financial resources. Implementation of delegated authority regulated by the State. The conditions and procedure for monitoring the implementation of local self-government bodies of certain State powers are accordingly defined by federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 7. Local government legislative framework 1. Local self-government is exercised in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other federal laws, constitutions, statutes of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
2. Legislative regulation of subjects of the Russian Federation issues of local self-government is carried out in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the present Federal law.
3. Federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, establishing rules of municipal law cannot contradict the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the present Federal law limit guaranteed the right of local self-government.
In case of contradiction between the rules of municipal law, contained in the laws and the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law shall be governed by the provisions of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the present Federal law.
4. the provisions of this federal law applied equally to the Republic, Krai, oblast, city of Federal significance, autonomous oblast, autonomous districts.
Article 8. The Charter of municipal formation(education) 1. The municipality has a Charter that specifies: 1) border and part of the territory of the municipality;
2) local issues related to the conduct of the municipality;
3) form, order and guarantees direct participation in addressing local issues;
4) structure and local self-government bodies;
5) name and credentials of elected and other bodies of local self-government and local government officials;
6) term of authority of deputies of representative bodies of local self-government, other elected members of the local self-administration bodies, elected officials of local self-government;
7) species, order the adoption and entry into force of the normative legal acts of local self-government bodies;
8) grounds for and types of responsibility of local self-government bodies and officials of local self-government;
9) revocation order distrust populations or early termination of the powers of the elected local authorities and elected officials of local self-government;
10) status and social guarantees of Deputies, members of other local self-administration bodies elected, elected officials of local self-government, the grounds and procedure for the termination of their powers;
11) guarantees the rights of officials of local self-government;
12) the conditions and procedure for the Organization of the municipal service;
13) economic and financial framework for the implementation of local self-government, the General procedure for possession, use and disposition of community property;
14 local government organization) issues arising from compact living in territory of municipal formation(education) of national groups and communities of indigenous peoples (Aboriginal), Cossacks in view of historical and other local traditions;

15) other provisions on the Organization of local self-government, the competence and procedure for the activities of the local self-government bodies and officials of the local self-government in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
2. the Charter of municipal formation(education) municipality is being developed independently. The Charter of municipal formation(education) accepted representative body of local self-government or the population directly.
3. (repealed-Federal Act of 21.07.2005 N 97-FZ) 4. (Repealed-Federal Act of 21.07.2005 N 97-FZ)
5. the Charter of municipal formation(education) comes into force after its official publication (promulgation).
Article 9. State support for local Government Federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation create the necessary legal, organizational, material and financial conditions for the formation and development of local self-government and assist people in exercising the right to local self-government.
Article 10. Associations and unions of municipalities municipalities in order to coordinate their activities, more effective implementation of their rights and interests have the right to establish associations in the form of associations or unions, subject to registration in accordance with the Federal law on State registration of legal entities. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; from 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ), associations and unions of municipalities cannot be transferred the powers of the organs of local self-government.
Article 11. The symbolism of the municipalities municipalities have the right to have their own symbols (coats of arms, badges, and other symbols), reflecting the historical, cultural, socio-economic, national and other local traditions.
CHAPTER II. TERRITORIAL FOUNDATIONS of LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT, Article 12. The territory of the local self-government 1. Local self-government is exercised throughout the territory of the Russian Federation in urban, rural settlements and in other territories. The territory of municipalities-cities, towns, villages, districts (counties), rural districts (municipalities, village councils) and other municipalities-shall be established in accordance with federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, taking into account historical and other local traditions. (As amended by the Federal law dated 04.08.2000. N 107-FZ) for protection of the constitutional system, ensuring the defence of the country and the security of the State is permitted to limit the rights of citizens to exercise local self-government for individual Territories federal law.
Population urban, rural settlements, regardless of its size cannot be deprived of the right to exercise local self-government.
Intra-urban territories of the cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg local self-government is exercised in preserving the unity of the urban economy in accordance with the statutes and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation-Federal cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg. The population of the urban settlements are included in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation-Federal cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg, may not be deprived of the right to exercise local self-government. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 17.03.97 N 55-FZ)
2. The territory of the municipality make up Earth urban, rural settlements, adjacent public land recreation areas, land needed for the development of settlements and other lands within the boundaries of the municipality, regardless of their form of ownership and purpose.
3. Questions about education, about the conversion or merger on the abolition of inner city municipalities, establish or change their territories are solved taking into account the views of the people of the territory concerned representative body of local self-government of the town independently in accordance with the Charter of the city.
In the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, federal cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg, merging or converting the inner city municipalities, setting or changing their territories implemented laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation-Federal cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg in accordance with their statutes, and taking into account the views of the people of the Territories concerned. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 17.03.97 N 55-FZ) Article 13. Setting and changing of the boundaries of the municipality 1. Setting and changing of the boundaries of the municipality, including education, merger, transformation or abolishing municipalities, taking into account historical and other local traditions on the initiative of the people, local self-government bodies and bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
2. Alteration of the boundaries of the municipality is not allowed without taking into account the views of the people of the Territories concerned. Legislative (representative) organs of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation establishes the law ensure that the views of the people in dealing with changes to the boundaries of the territories of local self-government.
3. the procedure of formation, consolidation, conversion, or the abolition of the municipalities establishing and changing their boundaries and names shall be determined by the law of the Russian Federation.
CHAPTER III. BODIES of LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT and LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS Article 14. Bodies of local self-government 1. To local governments include: elective bodies, formed in accordance with this federal law, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, statutes of municipalities;
other bodies, formed in accordance with the charters of municipal entities.
2. the existence of elected organs of local self-government of municipalities is required. In the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, federal cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg in accordance with the statutes and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation-Federal cities of Moscow and St.-Petersburg might not be created elected urban and local self-government bodies of the cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg. (As amended by the Federal law of 17.03.97 N 55-FZ)
3. Local self-government bodies are given in accordance with the statutes of the municipalities own competence in matters of local importance.
4. the names of the local self-administration bodies are established by the statutes of the municipalities in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, taking into account the national, historical and other local traditions.
5. Local self-government bodies are not included in the system of organs of State power. Implementation of local self-government authorities and Government officials are not allowed.
6. the structure of bodies of local self-government is determined independently by the population.
Article 15. The representative body of local self-government 1. The representative body of local self-government is composed of deputies elected on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot in accordance with federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
2. Composition of the representative body of local self-government is determined by the Charter of municipal formation(education).
3. exclusive competence of representative bodies of local self-government are: 1) the adoption of generally binding rules on subjects of reference of municipal formation the Charter of municipal formation(education);
2) approval of local budget and report on its implementation;
3) adoption of municipal development plans and programmes of education, approval of reports on their implementation;
4) establishment of local taxes and fees;
5) establishing the management and disposition of community property;
6) supervision of organs of local self-government and local government officials, provided for in the statutes of the municipalities.
4. the powers of the representative bodies of local self-government shall be determined by the statutes of the municipalities.
5. Representative body of local self-government takes decisions in a collegial manner.
6. in some settlements the Charter of municipal formation(education) in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation may be capable of exercising the powers of the representative bodies of local self-government assemblies (assemblies) of citizens.
Article 16. Head of the municipality, other elected officials of local self-government 1. The Charter of municipal formation(education) may be provided as head of municipal formation-an elected official heading the work on the implementation of local self-government in the territory of the municipality, as well as other elected officials of the local government.

2. the head of the municipality is elected by the citizens residing in the territory of the municipality, on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot or a representative body of local self-government from its members in the manner prescribed by federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
3. the head of the municipal education and other elected officials of local self-government is vested in their own competence in matters of local importance in accordance with the Charter of municipal formation(education). According to the Charter of municipal formation(education), the elected head of the population of the municipality can be empowered to enter into the composition of the representative body of local self-government, to preside at meetings of the representative body of local self-government.
4. the name of the head of the municipality and other elected officials of local self-government and their terms of Office shall be determined by the Charter of municipal formation(education) in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
5. the chapter of municipal formation(education) and other elected officials of local self-government in accordance with the Charter of municipal formation(education) accountable directly to the population and representative body of local self-government.
Article 17. Other bodies of local self-government and local government officials 1. The Charter of municipal formation(education) in addition to representative bodies and elected officials of local government, referred to in articles 15 and 16 of this federal law may be introduced and other bodies of local self-government and local government officials.
2. the name of the local self-government bodies and officials of the local government, the order of the local self-government bodies, competence, terms of Office, accountability, organization and activities of the local self-government bodies and officials of local self-government shall be determined by the statutes of the municipalities in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
3. education of the local self-administration bodies, the appointment of local government officials, authorities and Government officials are not allowed.
Article 18. Status of the mp, a member of the electoral body of local self-government, an elected local government official 1. Deputy member of the electoral body of local self-government, an elected local government official guaranteed conditions for smooth and effective exercise of authority, the protection of the rights, honour and dignity.
2. the term of Office of the deputies, Member of the electoral body of local self-government, an elected local government official cannot be less than two years. Fixed term cannot be changed during the current term.
3. The powers of a Deputy, a member of the electoral body of local self-government begins from the date of his election and cease since the elected local authority new composition.
The powers of an elected local government official begins from the date of its entry into the post and shall cease on the day the newly elected official.
4. the chapter of municipal formation(education), Deputy, Member of the electoral body of local self-government, other elected officials of local self-government in accordance with the Charter of municipal formation(education) may exercise their powers on a permanent basis.
5. The statutes of the municipalities in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation may be capable of revocation of Deputies Member elected by the population of the local government, an elected local government official.
6. status of the mp, a member of the electoral body of local self-government, an elected local government official and restrictions associated with the status of these bodies and persons shall be established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federal law, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
7. the deputies, members of the elected local authorities, elected officials of local self-government in the territory of the municipality cannot be detained (except in cases of flagrante delicto), searched for the place of residence or work, arrested, prosecuted without the consent of the Prosecutor of the Russian Federation.
8. The deputies and members of the elected local authorities, exercising their powers on a permanent basis, elected officials of local self-government social guarantees associated with a stay in these positions are established by the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 19. Legal acts of local self-government bodies and officials of local self-government 1. Bodies of local self-government and local government officials on their reference take (publish) the legal acts. Name and type of legal acts of local self-government bodies, elected and other officials of the local government, the authority for the publication of the said acts, the procedure for their adoption and entry into force shall be determined by the Charter of municipal formation(education) in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
2. the normative legal acts of local self-government bodies and officials of local governments, affecting the rights, freedoms and duties of man and citizen shall enter into force after their official publication (promulgation).
Article 20. Bodies of local self-government-legal persons Elected and other bodies of local self-government are legal entities in accordance with the Charter of municipal formation(education).
Article 21. Community service 1. Persons performing service in bodies of local self-government, are municipal employees.
2. Legal regulation of municipal service, including role requirements, municipal civil servant status, the conditions and procedure for the passage of municipal service, service management, is determined by the Charter of municipal formation(education) in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the Federal law.
3. The positions in local self-government bodies counted in the length calculated to provide benefits and guarantees, in accordance with the law on public service.
CHAPTER IV. FORMS of DIRECT EXPRESSION of citizens and OTHER FORMS of LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT, Article 22. Local referendum 1. On issues of local importance may be local referendum.
2. the decision to hold a local referendum shall be adopted by a representative body of local self-government, on its own initiative or at the request of the population in accordance with the Charter of municipal formation(education).
3. In local referenda shall be entitled to participate all citizens residing in the territory of the municipality, having voting right. Citizens participate in local referenda directly and on a voluntary basis.
4. Vote in a local referendum shall be carried out secretly, monitor the expression of citizens is not allowed.
5. The decision taken at the local referendum does not need the approval of any Government, government officials or local authorities. If it requires the promulgation of a legal act, a local government agency in the jurisdiction of this matter, must take such an act. Taken in a local referendum decision and the outcome of the vote are subject to official publication (promulgation).
6. The procedures for the appointment and the conduct of local referendum, adoption of, and amendments to, the outcome of local referendum shall be established by the Charter of municipal formation(education) in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 23. 1 municipal elections. The election of Deputies, members of other local self-administration bodies elected, elected officials of local self-government are implemented on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot while securing citizens ' electoral rights prescribed by law.
2. The procedure for holding municipal elections shall be determined by laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
3. federal bodies of State power and bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation to guarantee the holding of municipal elections.
Article 24. Assembly (DNF) citizens 1. In the municipality to address local issues may be convened meetings (gatherings) of citizens.
2. the procedure for calling and holding the meeting (gathering) of citizens, adopting and modifying its decisions, the limits of its competence shall be established by the Charter of municipal formation(education) in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
In the case of an Assembly (a) citizens of the powers conferred by article 15, paragraph 6 hereof, the Assembly (DNF) citizens shall be deemed qualified to participate in it more than half the inhabitants of the municipality eligible to vote.
Article 25. The people's legislative initiative

The population in accordance with the Charter of municipal formation(education) has the right to law-making initiative in matters of local concern. Projects of legal acts on the issues of local significance, made people in bodies of local self-government, are subject to mandatory review at a public meeting with the participation of representatives of the people, and the results of the review-official publication (promulgation).
Article 26. Treatment of citizens in local self-government bodies 1. Citizens have the right to individual and collective appeals to organs of local self-government and local government officials.
2. Organs of local self-government and local government officials must give a response on the merits of applications of citizens within one month.
3. Federal law, laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation could be established administrative responsibility for violations of the terms and answer to the treatment of citizens in bodies of local self-government and local government officials.
Article 27. Territorial public self-government and other forms of popular participation in the implementation of local self-government 1. Under the territorial public self-government refers to the self-organization of citizens at their place of residence to a part of the territory of the municipality (territories of settlements, non-municipal entities, communities, neighborhoods, streets, yards and other territories) for self and responsibility for implementation of the own initiatives in matters of local concern population directly or through specially formed bodies of territorial public self-government. In accordance with the Charter of municipal formation(education) said authorities may be legal entities.
The procedure of organization and implementation of territorial public self-government is determined by the Charter of municipal formation(education) in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the normative legal acts of local self-government bodies.
2. Along with this federal law forms of popular participation in the implementation of the local government, citizens have the right to participate in the implementation of other forms of local government, do not contradict the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law and other federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Chapter v. financial and ECONOMIC BASIS of LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT, Article 28. The economic basis of local self-government and local self-government constituted the economic basis of the municipal property, local finance, assets in public ownership and control passed to the local authorities, as well as in accordance with the law, other property that serves the needs of the population of the municipality.
Article 29. Municipal property 1. The composition of municipal property includes the local budget, municipal budget funds, the assets of local self-government bodies as well as municipal land and other natural resources, which are owned by municipalities, municipal enterprises and organizations, municipalities, banks and other financial and credit institutions, the municipal housing and non-residential premises, municipal institutions of education, health, culture and sports, other movable and immovable property.
2. Local self-government bodies manage municipal property. Rights of proprietor regarding property, which is part of the municipal property, on behalf of the municipal formation exercise local self-government bodies, and in cases stipulated by the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the statutes of the municipalities, the population directly.
3. Local self-government bodies in accordance with the law is entitled to pass objects of municipal property in temporary or permanent use of natural and legal persons, lease, dispose of in accordance with the established procedure, as well as take on property located in the municipal property, other transactions, defined in treaties and agreements terms and conditions of use of privatized or transferred for use by objects.
Bodies of local self-government in accordance with the law may set conditions for the population in the use of land within the boundaries of the municipality.
4. The procedure and conditions of privatization of municipal property shall be determined by the population directly or representative bodies of local self-government shall independently.
Proceeds from the privatization of municipal property comes fully into the local budget.
5. Municipal property shall be recognized and protected by the State equally with public, private and other forms of property.
Article 30. The right of local self-government bodies in the establishment of enterprises, institutions and organizations, local self-administration bodies are entitled, in accordance with the law to create enterprises, institutions and organizations for the implementation of economic activities, to address questions of their reorganization and liquidation.
Article 31. The relationship of the local self-government bodies with enterprises, institutions and organizations in the community property 1. Local government bodies determine the purpose, conditions and procedure for the activities of enterprises, institutions and organizations, are the property of municipalities, shall carry out the regulation of prices and tariffs for their products (services), claim their statutes, to appoint and dismiss heads of enterprises, institutions and organizations, hear reports on their activities.
2. the relationship between local authorities and directors of enterprises, institutions and organizations, are the property of municipalities, are built on a contract basis in accordance with labour legislation.
Article 32. The relationship of the local self-government bodies with enterprises, institutions and organizations that are not the property of municipalities 1. On matters not within the competence of the local authorities, their relations with enterprises, institutions and organizations that are not in municipal property, as well as with individuals based on treaties.
2. Bodies of local self-government in accordance with the law has the right to coordinate the participation of enterprises, institutions and organizations in the integrated socio-economic development of the territory of the municipality.
3. Local self-government bodies may not restrict economic activity of enterprises, institutions and organizations, except for the cases stipulated by federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 33. Municipal order local self-governments are entitled to speak for the customer to perform work on the landscaping of the municipality, municipal services, construction and rehabilitation of social infrastructure, products and services needed to meet household and socio-cultural needs of the people of the territory concerned, to perform other works using the own physical and financial resources.
Article 34. Foreign trade activities of the local self-government bodies and local self-government bodies in the public interest in accordance with the law shall have the right to carry out foreign economic activities.
Article 35. Local budgets 1. To local budgets are budgets of municipalities.
2. formation, approval and execution of local budgets, monitoring carried out independently by the local self-government bodies.
3. In the local budgets may be envisaged in the cost estimates as part of separate settlements and non-municipal entities.
Article 36. Income and expenditure of local budgets 1. Local budgets income credited local taxes, fees and fines from federal taxes, deductions and taxes of constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the standards established by federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation set out on a long-term basis, the funds transferred by the public authorities and local self-government bodies for the implementation of certain State powers, revenues from privatization of property from municipal property for rent, from local loans and Lotteries part of the profit, municipal enterprises, institutions and organizations, grants, subventions, transfer payments and other income in accordance with the law and the decisions of the organs of local self-government, as well as other means, resulting from the activities of the local self-government bodies.
2. Local self-government bodies independently handled by means of local budgets. The excess income over expenditures from local budgets based on the results of the accounting year is not subject to seizure by federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

3. revenue and expenditure parts of the local budgets separately provides financing solutions to local issues and the implementation of local self-government bodies of individual federal authority, the powers of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 37. Minimum local budgets 1. The federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the law provide municipalities a minimum local budgets by holding profitable sources to cover the minimum expenses of local budgets.
2. The minimum necessary expenditures from local budgets are established by the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the basis of minimum standards of fiscal security.
3. minimum revenues of local budgets is ensured by fastening on a long-term basis by federal law, the law of the Russian Federation of profitable sources. In cases where the income part of the minimal local budget cannot be achieved at the expense of these profitable sources, federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation pass local authorities other revenue sources of the federal budget and the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, while free carry-overs local budgets of the previous year shall not be considered.
4. Local self-government bodies provide the basic necessities of the population in the areas falling within the jurisdiction of the municipalities, at a level not lower than the minimum State social standards, which the State guarantees through the establishment of local budgets income federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation deductions from federal taxes and taxes of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
5. indicators of financial and economic activity of the local authorities, municipal enterprises and organizations by State statistics bodies shall be accounted for in the prescribed manner.
Article 38. Financing for the implementation of certain State powers, the compensation of the additional costs of the local self-administration bodies 1. The financial means necessary for the implementation of local self-government bodies of certain State powers, provides annually respectively in the federal budget, the budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
2. the increase or decrease in the income of the local self-administration bodies resulting from decisions taken by the federal authorities and the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, are compensated by the authorities, had accepted the decision. The amount of compensation is determined simultaneously with the adoption of the relevant decision. The decisions of public authorities, entailing additional expenditure of local self-government bodies, bodies of local self-government are implemented within referred to them as compensation.
Article 39. Local taxes and charges 1. Local taxes, fees, as well as their benefits paid local government representative bodies shall be established independently.
2. the population directly by local referendum, at meetings (gatherings) of citizens or representative bodies of local self-government taking into account the views of the population may provide a one-time voluntary entering of residents of funding for addressing issues of local importance.
Article 40. The right to local self-government bodies to receive payments for the use of natural resources, bodies of local self-government in accordance with federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation paid, including in-kind, from users of natural resources extracted in the territory of the municipality.
Article 41. Municipal budget funds representative bodies of local self-government shall be entitled to form the trust funds in the manner and under the conditions established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Article 42. The participation of local governments in credit relationships and local self-government bodies in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation have the right to issue municipal loans and sweepstakes, receive and issue credits to create municipal banks and other financial and credit institutions.
CHAPTER VI. GUARANTEES of LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT, Article 43. Prohibition of restriction of the rights of local self-government and local self-government rights Limitation imposed by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other federal laws, is prohibited.
Article 44. Be bound by decisions taken by the direct expression of citizens, the decisions of the organs of local self-government and local government officials 1. Decisions taken by the direct expression of citizens, the decisions of the organs of local self-government and local government officials, accepted within the limits of their authority, are obligatory for execution by all located in territory of municipal formation(education) enterprises, institutions and organizations irrespective of their organizational-legal forms, as well as local authorities and citizens.
2. the decisions of the organs of local self-government and local government officials could be lifted, bodies and officials of their having accepted or declared invalid by court decision.
3. Non-fulfilment or improper fulfilment of decisions taken by the direct expression of citizens, the decisions of the organs of local self-government and local government officials accountable in accordance with the laws.
Article 45. Consideration of appeals of local self-government bodies and officials of local self-government 1. Treatment of bodies of local self-government and local government officials are subject to mandatory review by the public authorities, government officials, enterprises, institutions and organizations to which these requests are directed.
2. Representative bodies of local self-government shall have the right of legislative initiative in the legislative (representative) body of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation.
Article 46. Legal protection of local self-government of citizens residing in territory of municipal formation(education), bodies of local self-government and local government officials have the right to seek from a court or arbitral tribunal proceedings for the invalidation of infringing acts of local self-government bodies of State authorities and public officials, bodies of local self-government and local government officials, enterprises, institutions and organizations, as well as public associations.
CHAPTER VII. RESPONSIBILITY of local self-government bodies and OFFICIALS of LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT, CONTROL OVER THEIR ACTIVITY Article 47. Responsibility of local self-government bodies and officials of local self-government and local self-government bodies and local government officials are accountable to the population of the municipality, the State, individuals and legal entities in accordance with the law.
Article 48. Responsibility of bodies of local self-government and local government officials to the people Responsible organs of local self-government and local government officials before the population occur as a result of the loss of public confidence. The procedure and conditions for the liability of bodies of local self-government and local government officials as a result of the loss of public confidence are determined by statutes of municipalities.
Article 49. Responsibility of bodies of local self-government and local government officials to the State 1. Responsibility of bodies of local self-government and local government officials before the State begins in case of violation of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Constitution, the Charter of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation, federal laws, the laws of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education).
2. Organs of local self-government and local government officials responsible for the implementation of certain State powers to the extent that these powers are provided with the relevant State authorities of the material and financial means.
3. Representative body of local self-government, the head of the municipality who (who) Regulation, which is recognized by a court to be contrary to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the Constitution, the Charter, the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education), obliged in the established term of court decision to cancel the regulatory legal act or some of its provisions, as well as to publish information about the Court's decision within ten days from the date of entry into force of the Court decision.

In case a representative body of local self-government, the head of the municipality cancelled regulatory legal act or some of its provisions, which are recognized by a court to be contrary to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, Federal Constitutional law, federal law, the Constitution, the Charter, the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education) and when this resulted in court-recognized violation (diminution) of human and civil rights and freedoms or the onset of an injury, the representative body of local self-government may be dissolved , the powers of the head of the municipality can be prematurely terminated by removal from his post.
In case a representative body of local self-government, the head of the municipality cancelled regulatory legal act or some of its provisions in accordance with the decision of the Court entered into force, the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, on its own initiative or upon application of the highest official of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) writing warns representative body of local self-government and the highest official of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) writing the chapter of municipal formation(education) warns about the possibility of adopting measures in accordance with this federal law.
In case a representative body of local self-government, head of municipal formation within one month from the date of issuance (ads) written warning had not taken measures to follow up the decisions of the Court, the representative body of local self-government may be dissolved, and the head of municipal formation may be removed from Office not later than six months from the date of entry into force of the decision of the Court of Justice, which is the basis for the dissolution of the representative body of local self-government , the removal from Office of the head of the municipality.
The representative body of local self-government in the manner prescribed by this federal law, dissolved by law of the Russian Federation or federal law, and the head of the municipality would be removed from his post by Decree (Decree) of the highest official of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation), except for the heads of municipalities-capitals and administrative centres of subjects of the Russian Federation or by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation.
(Paragraph as amended by federal law from 04.08.2000. N 107-FZ)
4. If, within three months from the date of entry into force of the decision of the Court the representative body of local self-government is not cancelled regulatory legal act or some of its provisions, and legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation had not taken the measures provided for in this article, in accordance with paragraph 3 of this article, the President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to make to the State Duma a draft federal law on the dissolution of the representative body of local self-government. (Para supplemented by federal law from 04.08.2000. N 107-FZ)
5. If, within three months from the date of entry into force of a court decision by the head of the municipality cancelled regulatory legal act or some of its provisions, and the highest official of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) had not taken the measures provided for in this article, in accordance with paragraph 3 of this article, the President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to remove the chapter of municipal formation(education). (Para supplemented by federal law from 04.08.2000. N 107-FZ)
6. Simultaneously with the dissolution of the representative body of local self-government act the subject of the Russian Federation or federal law, a new election shall be appointed.
Removal from the post of head of the municipality and the simultaneous appointment of new election (when he was elected by the population of the municipality) are carried out by Decree (Decree) of the highest official of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation), or by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation. (Para supplemented by federal law from 04.08.2000. N 107-FZ)
7. In case of the removal of the head of the municipality from the highest official of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) or the President of the Russian Federation shall appoint an acting head of the municipality for the period until the inauguration of the newly elected head of the municipality, if otherwise is not regulated by the Charter of municipal formation(education). (Para supplemented by federal law from 04.08.2000. N 107-FZ)
8. proposals on impeachment of the President of the Russian Federation head of municipal formation from Office may be amended and the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the highest official of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation), the Government of the Russian Federation, General Prosecutor of the Russian Federation. (Para supplemented by federal law from 04.08.2000. N 107-FZ)
9. citizens whose rights and interests have been violated in connection with the dissolution of the representative body of local self-government, the loss of the head of the municipal education from Office, have the right to appeal against the dissolution of the representative body of local self-government, the removal from Office of the head of the municipality in the appropriate court (the Supreme Court of the Republic, Krai, oblast courts, Court of Federal significance, autonomous oblast court, the Court of Justice of the Autonomous Okrug), or the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation within ten days from the day of official publication of the law , Ordinance (the Ordinance).
The Supreme Court of the Republic, Krai, oblast courts, Court of Federal significance, autonomous oblast court, the Court of Justice of the autonomous district, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation should consider the complaint and make a decision not later than ten days from the date of its submission. (Para supplemented by federal law from 04.08.2000. N 107-FZ) Article 50. Responsibility of bodies of local self-government and local government officials before individuals and legal entities Responsibility local governments and local government officials before individuals and legal entities comes in an order stipulated by federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, statutes of municipalities.
Article 51. Prosecutorial supervision of legality in the activities of the local self-government bodies and officials of the local Government of the Russian Federation Prosecutor's Office supervises the execution of federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation and municipal charters and local self-government bodies and officials of the local government.
Article 52. Appeal to court decisions taken by direct expression of citizens, the decisions and actions of local self-government bodies and officials of local government decisions taken through direct expression of citizens, the decisions and actions (inaction) of bodies of local self-government and local government officials can be appealed in a court or arbitral tribunal, in accordance with the law.
CHAPTER VIII. Final and transitional provisions article 53. On the entry into force of this federal law this federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
Article 54. On repealing individual legal acts since the entry into force of this federal law shall be recognized as invalid: the Russian Federation law "on elections of people's deputies of local Soviets of people's deputies of the Russian Federation" (Gazette of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1989, no. 44, art. 1306; Gazette of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1992, no. 34, art. 1969);
The RSFSR Law on the relations between councils of people's deputies and executive bodies in the period of economic reform "(records of the RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1990, no. 19, p. 197);
the Decree of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR "on the implementation of the Act of the RSFSR" on the relationship of people's deputies and executive bodies in the period of economic reform "(records of the RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1990, no. 19, art. 198);
The RSFSR Law on the status of people's Deputy of the local Council of people's deputies of the RSFSR "(records of the RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1990, no. 23, p. 279);

The RSFSR Law on additional powers of local councils of people's deputies in the conditions of transition to market relations "(records of the RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1990, no. 26, p. 322);
the Decree of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR on the procedure for enacting the law of the RSFSR on the additional powers of local councils of people's deputies in the conditions of transition to market relations "(records of the RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1990, no. 26, art. 323);
Article 1-48, 77-79, 87-96 Russian Federation Law "on local self-government in the Russian Federation (RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1991, no. 29, art. 1010; Gazette of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1992, no. 46, item. 2618; 1993, N 21, art. 748);
the Decree of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR on the procedure for the introduction of the Act of the RSFSR "on local self-government in the RSFSR" (records of the RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1991, no. 29, art. 1011);
The RSFSR Law on the election of the head of administration "(records of the RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1991, no. 45, art. 1491) in relation to the election of Heads of district, city, district in the city, Township, village administration;
Decree of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation "on chapters administrations" (records of the RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1992, no. 51, item 3010);
The law of the Russian Federation "on the procedure of appointment and dismissal of the heads of fringe Theatre, regional, autonomous oblast, autonomous county, city of Federal significance, regional, city, district in the city, Township, village administration" (records of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1993, N 16, art. 561) in relation to the appointment and dismissal of the heads of district, city, district in the city, Township, village administration.
Article 55. Enforcement of legal acts in compliance with this federal law 1. The President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation, bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation to bring their legal acts in compliance with this federal law within three months from the date of its entry into force.
2. the normative legal acts of the Russian Federation to bring them into compliance with this federal law applies to the extent that they do not contradict this federal law.
Article 56. On the application of certain provisions of the law of the Russian Federation "on local self-government in the Russian Federation 1. Article 49-76 Russian Federation Law "on local self-government in the Russian Federation (RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1991, no. 29, article 1010; Gazette of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1992, no. 46, dated. 2618; 1993, N 21, art. 748) are used in the part not contradicting the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the present Federal law, prior to the adoption of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation legislation on the delimitation of jurisdiction of municipalities.
2. the powers of the organs of local self-government, under articles of the law of the Russian Federation "on local self-government in the Russian Federation", referred to in paragraph 1 of this article if they do not contradict this federal law shall be exercised by the relevant local authorities and officials of local government formed (elected, appointed) in accordance with this federal law.
3. Article 80-86 of the law of the Russian Federation "on local self-government in the Russian Federation (RSFSR Congress of people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1991, no. 29, article 1010; Gazette of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1992, no. 46. Church. 2618; 1993, N 21, art. 748) are used in the part not contradicting the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the present Federal law, prior to the adoption of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation laws on regulating the implementation of local self-government in the forms referred to in articles 24, 27 of this federal law.
Article 57. A temporary regulation to individual relationships, stipulated by this federal law 1. Until the adoption of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation laws stipulated by this federal law, matters to be regulated by the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, except for those stipulated in paragraphs 1, 2 of article 56 of this federal law, can be governed by statutes adopted by the municipalities in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the present Federal law.
2. In the case of municipal education representative body of local self-government is not created, local referendum may be appointed by the head of the local administration (head of local self-government) on the demand of the citizens in the amount of not less than 5 per cent of the number of voters of the municipality. In this case, the local referendum shall be conducted in accordance with the law of the Russian Federation, and in the absence of such a law is in accordance with the legal acts adopted by the head of the local administration (head of local self-government).
3. in order to ensure the constitutional rights of citizens of the Russian Federation to implement local government federal law may be established rules which govern the legal relationship related this federal law administered by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, and to act if the laws and other normative legal acts of the legislative (representative) organs of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, these relationships are not regulated. Temporary provisions in force before the entry into force of the rules that are established by laws and other normative legal acts of the legislative (representative) organs of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and govern the legal relationship in the field of local self-government, related to the conduct of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (Para supplemented by federal law from 26.11.96 N 141-FZ)
4. in order to ensure the constitutional rights of citizens of the Russian Federation to implement local government federal law may be established rules which govern the legal relationship related this federal law administered by the municipalities, and to act if the statutes of municipalities and adopted in accordance with the statutes of the municipalities of normative legal acts of local self-government bodies of the specified relationship unresolved. Temporary provisions in force before the entry into force of the rules which are set by statutes of municipalities and adopted in accordance with the statutes of the municipalities of normative legal acts of local self-government bodies and regulate the legal relations in the field of local self-government, related to the conduct of municipal entities. (Para supplemented by federal law from 26.11.96 N 141-FZ) Article 58. The holding of the elections of representative bodies of local self-government and local government officials and their term of Office 1. The election of representative bodies of local self-government in municipalities, as well as the election of the officers of the local Government shall be held no later than sixteen months from the date of entry into force of this federal law, in the manner provided for in articles 15 and 16 of this federal law, with the exception of bodies of local self-government and local government officials referred to in paragraph 1 of article 59 of this federal law. Membership of representative bodies of local self-government in these cases a legislative (representative) body of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 22.04.96 N 38-FZ)
2. term of authority of deputies of representative bodies of local self-government and local government elected officials in this case is calculated from the moment of occurrence of the competence of the representative body of local self-government, an elected local government official.
Article 59. On the powers of the organs of local self-government and local government officials, elected (appointed) before the entry into force of this federal law 1. Bodies of local self-government and local government officials elected by the population prior to the entry into force of this federal law, shall retain their powers until the expiration of the term for which they were elected.

2. Heads of local administrations (local self-government), appointed to the post of government officials, public authorities, and also in a different order than that provided by this federal law, shall retain their powers until the election (appointment) of an organ, an official subject to the provisions of this federal law, but not more than sixteen months from the date of entry into force of this federal law. (As amended by the Federal law of 22.04.96 N 38-FZ) Article 60. About municipal employees pending the enactment of the Federal law on municipal employees is subject to the restrictions set by federal law for public servants.
Article 61. On the formation of municipal property 1. The constituent entities of the Russian Federation passed into municipal property objects owned by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation needed to address issues of local significance, in accordance with the separation of powers between the subjects of the Russian Federation and municipal entities, as well as between municipal entities.
2. Disputes arising in connection with the transfer of State property to municipal ownership shall be settled through conciliation or judicially.
3. lack of municipal property in the territory of the municipality at the time of entry into force of this federal law is not grounds for abolition or transformation of the respective municipality or refusal of a new municipality.
Article 62. On the formation of the legal framework of local government in accordance with this federal law 1. The Government of the Russian Federation develops and submits for consideration by the State Duma not later than fourteen months after the entry into force of this federal law: (as amended by the Federal law of 22.04.96 N 38-FZ) drafts of federal laws to bring the legislation of the Russian Federation, including tax and budget, in accordance with this federal law;
draft legislation providing legal protection of local self-government bodies;
draft legislation establishing responsibility, including criminal, for obstructing the exercise of citizens ' rights to local self-government, including responsibility for violation of the established dates for the election of local self-government bodies, officials of the local government.
2. to invite the legislative (representative) bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation not later than fourteen months after the entry into force of this federal law to enact laws to ensure the right of citizens to exercise local self-government established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law. (As amended by the Federal law of 22.04.96 N 38-FZ), the President of the Russian Federation, b. Yeltsin, Kremlin, Moscow, N 154 August 28, 1995-FZ