On International Treaties Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: О международных договорах Российской Федерации

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on international treaties of the Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma of the year June 16, 1995 (text as amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ;
from Dec 25th N 254-FZ; from 12.03.2014 N 29-FZ) international treaties form the legal basis of inter-State relations, contribute to the maintenance of world peace and security, the promotion of international cooperation in accordance with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. Treaties play an important role in the protection of fundamental human rights and freedoms, to ensure the legitimate interests of States.
International treaties of the Russian Federation, together with the generally recognized principles and norms of international law are in conformity with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, an integral part of its legal system. International treaties-an essential element of the stability of the international law and Russia's relations with foreign countries, the functioning of the rule of law.
The Russian Federation is in favour of strict compliance with the Treaty and customary rules, reaffirms its commitment to the fundamental principle of international law-the principle of fulfilment in good faith of international obligations.
Section i. General provisions article 1. Objectives and scope of this federal law 1. This federal law defines the procedure for the conclusion, implementation and termination of international agreements of the Russian Federation.
International treaties of the Russian Federation are performed and terminated in accordance with the universally recognized principles and norms of international law, the provisions of the Treaty, the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law.
2. this federal law applies in respect of international treaties of the Russian Federation (inter-State, intergovernmental agreements and treaties of interagency nature) regardless of their types and names (Treaty, agreement, Convention, Protocol, exchange of letters or notes, other types and names of treaties).
3. this federal law applies to international treaties to which the Russian Federation is a party as a successor State of the USSR.
Article 2. Use of terms for the purposes of this federal law: a) "an international treaty of the Russian Federation" means an international agreement concluded by the Russian Federation with a foreign State (or States), with an international organization or other entity having the right to conclude international treaties (hereinafter referred to as the other entity), in written form and governed by international law, whether embodied in a single document or in several related documents and whatever its particular designation; (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ) b) "ratification", "approval", "acceptance" and "accession" means depending on the form of expression of consent to be bound by the Russian Federation for international treaty;
in) "signature" means any stage of conclusion of the contract or form of expression of consent to be bound by the Russian Federation for international treaty if the Treaty provides that signature shall have such force or otherwise established the agreement of the Russian Federation and the other States participating in the talks that the signing should have such force or the intention of the Russian Federation to give the signing of such a force derived from the powers of its representative or was expressed during the negotiation;
g) "imprisonment" means the consent of the Russian Federation to be bound by the international treaty;
d) "authority" means the document that originates from the competent authority of the Russian Federation and by which one person or several persons appointed to represent the Russian Federation in order to: negotiate;
adoption of the text of the Treaty or to establish its authenticity;
the Russian Federation expressed its consent to be bound by a treaty;
commit any other Act relating to the Treaty;
(e)) ' reservation ' means a unilateral statement made when signing, ratifying, accepting, approving or acceding to a treaty, whereby the expressed desire to exclude or modify the legal effect of certain provisions of the Treaty in their application to the Russian Federation;
f) "international organization" shall mean an inter-State, intergovernmental organization;
w) "depositary" means a State, international organization or its Chief Executive Officer, which shall be deposited with the original Treaty and who perform on the Treaty functions under international law;

and) "an authorized organization" means an organization authorized under federal law to submit to the President of the Russian Federation or to the Russian Government proposals for the conclusion, implementation and termination of international agreements of the Russian Federation. (Supplemented by federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ), Article 3. International treaties of the Russian Federation 1. In accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation conclude, termination and suspension of international agreements of the Russian Federation are under the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation.
2. International treaties of the Russian Federation concluded with foreign States, as well as with international organizations and other entities on behalf of the Russian Federation (international treaties), on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation (intergovernmental agreements), on behalf of the federal bodies of executive power or authorized organizations (agreements of an interdepartmental nature). (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ), Article 4. International treaties of the Russian Federation, affecting the powers of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation 1. The International Treaty of the Russian Federation, addressing issues related to the conduct of constituent entities of the Russian Federation is in agreement with public authorities interested in constituent entities of the Russian Federation responsible for the respective function.
2. the main provisions of the draft international agreement or affecting the powers of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the matters of joint competence of the Russian Federation and constituent entities of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of executive power are directed or authorized organizations concerned governmental bodies of the Russian Federation responsible for the respective function. Proposals are considered in the preparation of the draft Treaty. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)
3. in implementing the agreement on an international treaty of the Russian Federation, bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, concerned with the respective function, notified federal authorities or authorized organizations on deadlines for invitations at least two weeks. Failure to reply within the specified period of time shall not preclude the making of proposals for the conclusion of an international treaty of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)
4. The participation of representatives of bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation to prepare a draft international instrument addressing issues related to the conduct of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, or its authority on the matters of joint competence of the Russian Federation and constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as in the negotiations and the signing of dare federal authorities or authorized organizations, in agreement with public authorities interested in constituent entities of the Russian Federation responsible for the respective function. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ), Article 5. International treaties of the Russian Federation in the legal system of the Russian Federation 1. International treaties of the Russian Federation, together with the generally recognized principles and norms of international law are in conformity with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, an integral part of its legal system.
2. If an international treaty of the Russian Federation stipulates other rules than those stipulated by the law, the rules of the international treaty shall apply.
3. the provisions of officially published international treaties of the Russian Federation, which do not require the publication of domestic acts to apply, operate in the Russian Federation directly. For the implementation of other provisions of the international treaties of the Russian Federation are subject to the applicable legal acts.
Article 6. Consent of the Russian Federation to be bound by the international treaty 1. Consent of the Russian Federation to be bound by the international treaty may be expressed by: signing of the contract;
Exchange of instruments constituting a treaty;
ratification of the Treaty;
approval of the Treaty;
the adoption of the Treaty;
adherence to the Treaty;
use of any other means of expression of consent to which the Contracting Parties have agreed.
2. decisions on consent to be bound by the international treaties of the Russian Federation shall be taken by the State bodies of the Russian Federation or by authorized organizations, in accordance with their competence as established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other legislative acts of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ) Article 7. Informing the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on international treaties of the Russian Federation

1. the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation informed the Federation Council and State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation concluded on behalf of the Russian Federation, on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation, international treaties of the Russian Federation, as well as on the termination of such agreements or suspending their actions.
2. Upon request of the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation the Government of the Russian Federation provides information about preparing to sign international treaties.
SECTION II. The CONCLUSION of INTERNATIONAL TREATIES of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 8. The recommendation to conclude international treaties of the Russian Federation 1. The recommendation to conclude international treaties of the Russian Federation may be provided depending on the nature of the issues involved in the consideration of the President of the Russian Federation or the Government of the Russian Federation, each of the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, constituent entities of the Russian Federation, represented by their respective State authorities.
Such recommendations can be submitted also by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and the Commissioner for human rights on matters concerning their jurisdiction. (As amended by the Federal law of 12.03.2014 N 29-FZ)
2. The President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation or on behalf of the Federal Minister, the head of a federal body of executive power or authorized organization within one month, give the response to the recommendation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ) Article 9. Proposals for the conclusion of international agreements of the Russian Federation 1. Proposals on the conclusion of treaties on behalf of the Russian Federation shall be submitted to the President of the Russian Federation and the proposal on the conclusion of treaties on behalf of the Russian Federation on issues falling within the purview of the Government of the Russian Federation, submitted to the Government of the Russian Federation.
2. Proposals for the conclusion of treaties on behalf of the Russian Federation shall be submitted to the President of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Other federal executive authorities and authorized organizations provided the President of the Russian Federation proposal to conclude international treaties on behalf of the Russian Federation on matters within their competence, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation or in agreement with him. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ) to be submitted to the President of the Russian Federation proposal to conclude international treaties on behalf of the Russian Federation requiring prior review by the Government of the Russian Federation, are made to the Government of the Russian Federation. The decision of the Government of the Russian Federation concerning the submission of proposals to the President of the Russian Federation on the conclusion of treaties on behalf of the Russian Federation shall be taken in the form of regulations.
Proposals on the conclusion of treaties on behalf of the Russian Federation on issues within the purview of the Government of the Russian Federation, submitted in the manner prescribed by paragraph 3 of this article.
3. Proposals for the conclusion of treaties on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation shall be submitted to the Government of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Other federal executive authorities and authorized organizations provided to the Government of the Russian Federation proposal to conclude international treaties on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation on matters within their competence, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation or in agreement with him. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)
4. Proposals for the conclusion of international agreements of the Russian Federation interdepartmental nature shall be submitted to the Government of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of executive power or authorized organizations, in matters within their competence, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation or in agreement with him. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)
5. Proposals for the conclusion of international agreements of the Russian Federation prior to their submission to the President of the Russian Federation or the Government of the Russian Federation agreed with the interested federal bodies of executive power, other State bodies of the Russian Federation authorized organizations, relevant public authorities of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)

The proposal for the conclusion of an international treaty must contain a draft treaty or its main provisions, the rationale for its conclusion, determination of conformity of the draft Treaty, the legislation of the Russian Federation, as well as an assessment of possible financial-economic and other consequences of the conclusion of the contract.
6. Federal bodies of executive power and authorized organizations shall have the right to carry out in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation consultations with relevant authorities of foreign States, international organizations or other entities for the purpose of drafting international instruments for submission in the manner prescribed by paragraphs 1-5 of the present articles, proposals for their opinion of the President of the Russian Federation or to the Russian Government. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ), Article 10. The functions of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation in connection with the conclusion of international agreements of the Russian Federation 1. Proposals for the conclusion of international agreements of the Russian Federation, establishing rules other than those provided by the legislation of the Russian Federation, are submitted to the President of the Russian Federation or to the Russian Government in coordination with the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.
2. the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation provides, inter alia, if provided for by an international treaty of the Russian Federation or is a prerequisite for its entry into force, an opinion on the conformity of the provisions of the Treaty, the legislation of the Russian Federation and their legal force in the Russian Federation, as well as on other issues related to entry into force and implementation of the Treaty.
Article 11. The decision to conduct the negotiations and the signing of international treaties of the Russian Federation 1. The decision to conduct the negotiations and the signing of international treaties of the Russian Federation: a) in relation to treaties concluded on behalf of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation and, in the case of contracts concluded on behalf of the Russian Federation on issues within the purview of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation;
b) in relation to treaties concluded on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation.
2. The President of the Russian Federation decides to conduct the negotiations and the signing of treaties on matters within the purview of the Government of the Russian Federation, if it is called necessity.
3. The Government of the Russian Federation, decisions on negotiating international treaties of the Russian Federation interdepartmental nature.
Decision on the signing of the treaties of interdepartmental nature are accepted by the Federal Minister, the head of a federal body of executive power or authorized organization responsible for matters governed by such treaties, in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)
4. the Government of the Russian Federation shall take decisions on the signing of the treaties of interdepartmental nature, if the issues are important to the State interests of the Russian Federation.
Article 12. Negotiating and signing international agreements of the Russian Federation without having to produce full powers 1. The President of the Russian Federation, as the head of State represents the Russian Federation in international relations and in accordance with the Russian Constitution and international law, conduct negotiations and sign international treaties of the Russian Federation without having to produce full powers.
2. the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation as head of Government and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation by virtue of their functions and in accordance with international law, to negotiate and sign international treaties of the Russian Federation without having to produce full powers.
3. Federal Minister, head of a federal body of executive power or authorized organization within its competence has the right to negotiate and sign international treaties of the Russian Federation interdepartmental nature without having to produce full powers. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)
4. the head of the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in a foreign State or the head of Mission of the Russian Federation to the international organizations have the right to negotiate for the purpose of adopting the text of the international treaty between the Russian Federation and the host State, or within the framework of this international organization without having to produce full powers.
Article 13. Authority to negotiate and sign international agreements of the Russian Federation, the authority to negotiate and sign international agreements of the Russian Federation shall be accorded:

a) with respect to contracts entered into on behalf of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation and, in the case of contracts concluded on behalf of the Russian Federation on issues within the purview of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation. Authority to negotiate and sign these contracts are issued on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation or on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation;
b) in relation to treaties concluded on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation. Authority to negotiate and sign these contracts are issued on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation;
in) in relation to treaties of the interdepartmental nature, Federal Minister, head of a federal body of executive power or authorized organization. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ) Article 14. Ratification of international treaties of the Russian Federation in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation ratifies international treaties of the Russian Federation shall take the form of federal law.
Article 15. International treaties of the Russian Federation, subject to ratification 1. Ratification of international treaties of the Russian Federation shall be subject to: (a)) which requires changes in existing or adopting new federal laws, as well as imposing other rules than those stipulated by the law;
b) which are the subject of fundamental human and civil rights and freedoms;
the territorial delimitation) of the Russian Federation with other States, including treaties on passing the State border of the Russian Federation, as well as on the delimitation of the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf of the Russian Federation;
g) on the foundations of inter-State relations on issues affecting the defence capability of the Russian Federation, on disarmament or international arms control, on the maintenance of international peace and security as well as peace treaties and treaties on collective security;
d) on the participation of the Russian Federation in international unions, international organizations and other inter-State associations, if such treaties provide for the transfer of part of the authority of the Russian Federation or establish legal bound by the decisions of their organs of the Russian Federation.
2. Likewise, subject to the ratification of international treaties of the Russian Federation, at the conclusion of which the parties have agreed on subsequent ratification.
Article 16. The procedure for the ratification of treaties 1. International treaties, decisions about signing which were adopted by the President of the Russian Federation shall be entered in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation for ratification by the President of the Russian Federation.
International treaties, decisions on the signing of which were accepted by the Government of the Russian Federation shall be made to the State Duma for ratification by the Government of the Russian Federation.
The Government of the Russian Federation shall have the right, if necessary, to submit to the President of the Russian Federation proposal for the ratification of an international treaty, the decision on signing adopted by the Government of the Russian Federation.
2. proposals for approval and to the ratification of international instruments are represented, respectively, the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation independently or jointly with other federal bodies of executive power or authorized organizations if the Treaty concerns matters falling within their competence. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ) to be submitted to the President of the Russian Federation to introduce the ratification of international treaties, the implementation of which requires prior consideration of them by the Government of the Russian Federation, submitted to the Government of the Russian Federation.
3. The decision of the Government of the Russian Federation approving and amending the ratification of international treaties, as well as approving and the submission of the President of the Russian Federation to introduce the ratification of international treaties are accepted in the form of a resolution.
4. a proposal for the ratification of an international treaty must include a certified copy of the official text of the international treaty, the rationale for its ratification, the Treaty determine the conformity of legislation of the Russian Federation, as well as an assessment of possible financial-economic and other consequences of the ratification of the Treaty, including, if necessary, under article 104 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the conclusion of the Government of the Russian Federation.

5. In case of making to the State Duma on the basis of article 104 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation subject right of legislative initiative, not referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, the Bill on the ratification of an international treaty, which has not yet entered into force for the Russian Federation, but shall be subject to ratification in accordance with article 15 of this federal law, the State Duma sends the Bill introduced by the President of the Russian Federation for the proposals under this Bill.
Article 17. The decision on the ratification of international treaties of the Russian Federation 1. The State Duma was considering proposals for the ratification of international treaties and after a preliminary discussion in the committees and commissions of the State Duma shall take appropriate action.
Adopted by the State Duma of the federal laws on ratification of international treaties of the Russian Federation shall be in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation compulsory consideration of the Federation Council.
2. the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Federal law on the ratification of an international treaty of the Russian Federation shall be in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation for signing and promulgation.
Article 18. The signing of the instrument of ratification on the basis of the Federal law on the ratification of an international treaty of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation signed the instrument of ratification, which is sealed with his seal and signature of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Article 19. Exchange of instruments of ratification and deposit of instruments of ratification of international treaties of the Russian Federation deposited the depositaries of the exchange of instruments of ratification and deposit of instruments of ratification of international treaties of the Russian Federation deposited with the depositary shall be made, unless otherwise agreed, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation or on behalf of the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in a foreign country or mission of the Russian Federation to the international organizations.
Article 20. Adoption, adoption of treaties 1. Adoption, the adoption of international treaties, which were subject to the approval, acceptance,: a) in relation to treaties concluded on behalf of the Russian Federation on the issues referred to in paragraph 1 of article 15 of this federal law, in the form of federal law in accordance with article 17 of the present Federal law for the ratification of international treaties;
b) with respect to contracts entered into on behalf of the Russian Federation (except for contracts under subparagraph "a" of this paragraph), the President of the Russian Federation and, in the case of contracts concluded on behalf of the Russian Federation on issues within the purview of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation;
in) with respect to contracts entered into on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation.
2. The President of the Russian Federation decides on the approval, on the adoption of international agreements on matters pertaining to the Government of the Russian Federation, if it is called necessity. 3. adoption, the adoption of international treaties providing for the interdepartmental entry into force after approval, acceptance, are carried out by federal bodies of Executive VLAs or authorized organizacijamiti on whose behalf such treaties have been signed. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)
4. Proposal of approval of the adoption of international treaties in the form of the Federal Act shall be submitted in accordance with article 16 hereof, in other cases, in the manner provided for in article 9 hereof.
Article 21. The Russian Federation's accession to treaties 1. Solutions with the Russian Federation's accession to treaties are accepted: (a)) in relation to treaties, accession to which is made on behalf of the Russian Federation on the issues referred to in paragraph 1 of article 15 of this federal law, in the form of federal law in accordance with article 17 of the present Federal law for the ratification of international treaties;
b) in relation to treaties, accession to which is made on behalf of the Russian Federation (except for contracts under subparagraph "a" of this paragraph), the President of the Russian Federation, and in respect of treaties, accession to which is made on behalf of the Russian Federation on issues within the purview of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation;
in) in relation to treaties, accession to which is made on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation.
2. The President of the Russian Federation shall take a decision on accession to international treaties on matters pertaining to the Government of the Russian Federation, if it is called necessity.

3. Accession to international treaties interdepartmental is carried out in the manner prescribed by paragraphs 3 and 4 of article 11 hereof.
4. proposals for accession to treaties in the form of the Federal Act, shall be submitted in accordance with article 16 hereof, in other cases, in the manner provided for in article 9 hereof.
Article 22. A special procedure for expression of consent to be bound by the international treaties of the Russian Federation if the international treaty contains rules that require changes of separate regulations of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the decision to consent to be bound by the Russian Federation, possibly in the form of federal law only after the relevant amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation or the revision of its provisions in accordance with the established procedure.
Article 23. Provisional application of an international treaty by the Russian Federation 1. An international treaty or a part of a treaty prior to its entry into force may be applied by the Russian Federation temporarily, if it is stipulated in the contract or if an agreement was reached with the parties signatories to the Treaty.
2. The decision on the provisional application of an international treaty by the Russian Federation or its part shall be taken by the authority to adopt a decision on the signing of an international treaty in accordance with the provisions of article 11 hereof.
If an international treaty, the decision on consent to be bound by the Russian Federation shall be in accordance with this federal law enactment in the form of a federal law that provides for the provisional application of the Treaty or its part or the agreement reached with the parties or otherwise, it is submitted to the State Duma in a period not exceeding six months from the date of its provisional application. According to the decision taken in the form of the Federal Act, in accordance with article 17 of the present Federal law for the ratification of international treaties, the period of provisional application may be extended.
3. If an international treaty provides otherwise or otherwise agreed between the States concerned, for the provisional application of the Treaty by the Russian Federation or its part shall terminate upon notification of other States which temporarily apply a treaty about the intention of the Russian Federation had not become a party to the Treaty.
Article 24. Entry into force of international agreements of the Russian Federation 1. International treaties shall come into force for the Russian Federation in accordance with this federal law and in the manner and within the time limits provided for in the Treaty or agreed between the Contracting Parties.
2. Official communications of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the entry into force of international agreements of the Russian Federation concluded on behalf of the Russian Federation, on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation, are published in the manner prescribed by article 30 hereof.
Article 25. Reservations to international treaties of the Russian Federation 1. At the time of signature, ratification, approval, acceptance of international treaties of the Russian Federation or accession to treaties reservations may be made subject to conditions of the agreement and the relevant rules of international law.
2. Reservations may be withdrawn at any time (if an international treaty of the Russian Federation provide otherwise) in the same order in which they were made.
3. the adoption of another Contracting State of a reservation to a Treaty of the Russian Federation or objection to it is carried out in accordance with the terms of the Treaty and the norms of international law, authority, decide to consent to be bound by an international treaty of the Russian Federation.
Proposals for acceptance or objection to reservations in the form of the Federal Act, shall be submitted in accordance with article 16 hereof, otherwise as provided for in article 9 hereof.
SECTION III. Registration and OFFICIAL PUBLICATION of the INTERNATIONAL TREATIES of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 26. Unified State system of registration and accounting of international treaties of the Russian Federation, the unified State system of registration and accounting of international treaties of the Russian Federation is the responsibility of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Article 27. Registration of international treaties of the Russian Federation in international organizations Registering international agreements of the Russian Federation in the United Nations Secretariat and other relevant bodies of international organizations is carried out by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Article 28. Storing texts of international agreements of the Russian Federation

1. Original (certified copies, official translations) of international treaties of the Russian Federation concluded on behalf of the Russian Federation, on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation, shall be deposited in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation within two weeks from the date of their signature (from the depositary receipt certified copies of official translations), and copies of these contracts within two weeks from the date of their entry into force will be sent to the appropriate federal bodies of executive power authorized organizations and public authorities of the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)
2. The original treaties of the Russian Federation interdepartmental nature are stored in files of the appropriate federal bodies of executive power or authorized organizations and certified copies of these treaties within two weeks from the date of their signature (from the depositary receipt certified copies of official translations) shall be sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ), Article 29. Exercise of the functions of the depositary 1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation carries out the functions of the depositary of multilateral treaties, if in accordance with the terms of those treaties, such functions are vested in the Russian Federation.
2. Correspondence with the authorities of foreign States, international organizations or their Chief Executive officers, performing the functions of the depositary of multilateral treaties, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Article 30. The official publication of international treaties of the Russian Federation 1. Entered into force for the Russian Federation, international treaties, decisions about consent to be bound by that for the Russian Federation adopted in the form of federal legislation, are subject to official publication by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in the collection of laws of the Russian Federation.
2. Entered into force for the Russian Federation, international treaties (with the exception of agreements of an interdepartmental nature) officially submitted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation also officially published in the Bulletin of international agreements and posted (published) on the official Internet-portal of legal information "(www.pravo.gov.ru). (As amended by the Federal law dated 21.12.2012 N 254-FZ) 2-1. The international treaty, which provides for prior to the entry into force of the provisional application by the Russian Federation of all or part of the contract or agreement on provisional application which achieved otherwise (except for agreements of an interdepartmental nature), immediately subject to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation official publication in the Bulletin of international agreements and placement (publication) on the official Internet-portal of legal information "(www.pravo.gov.ru). (Para supplemented by federal law from Dec 25th N 254-FZ)
3. International treaties of the Russian Federation interdepartmental nature are published to address federal executive authorities or authorized organizations on whose behalf concluded such treaties, in official publications of these bodies. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ), SECT. IV. IMPLEMENTATION of INTERNATIONAL TREATIES of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 31. Implementation of international treaties of the Russian Federation 1. International treaties of the Russian Federation shall be subject to the fulfilment in good faith in accordance with the terms of the treaties themselves, the norms of international law, the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other legislative acts of the Russian Federation.
2. the Russian Federation before the entry into force of the international treaty shall refrain from taking into consideration the relevant norms of international law from acts which would defeat the object and purpose of the Treaty.
3. the international treaty shall be subject to the fulfilment by the Russian Federation since its entry into force for the Russian Federation.
Article 32. Ensuring the implementation of international treaties of the Russian Federation 1. The President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation take measures aimed at ensuring the implementation of international treaties of the Russian Federation.
2. Federal bodies of executive power and authorized organization responsible for matters governed by international treaties of the Russian Federation shall ensure the fulfilment of the obligations of the Russian side to treaties and the implementation of the rights of the Russian side, arising from these treaties, as well as monitor compliance with the other parties of their obligations. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)
3. the public authorities of the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall ensure, within the limits of their powers, implementation of international treaties of the Russian Federation.

4. the overall monitoring of the implementation of the international treaties of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Article 33. Measures to be taken in the event of a breach of an international treaty of the Russian Federation, other participants in the event of a breach of obligations under the International Treaty of the Russian Federation, other participants, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation or other federal bodies of executive power or authorized organizations, in conjunction with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation are depending on whose competence is governed by the Treaty, the President of the Russian Federation or to the Russian Government proposals for taking the necessary measures in accordance with international law and the terms of the Treaty itself. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ) Article 34. Compliance with international treaties, the Constitution of the Russian Federation 1. The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation in the manner determined by the Federal Constitutional law, allows cases on conformity with the Constitution of the Russian Federation had not entered into force for the Russian Federation, international treaties or their individual provisions, disputes about competence between the Federal State authorities, as well as between the State bodies of the Russian Federation and the State bodies of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in connection with the conclusion of international agreements of the Russian Federation.
2. Have not entered into force for the Russian Federation, international treaties recognized by the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation with the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall not be subject to enactment and use.
Section V termination and SUSPENSION of INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, article 35. Recommendation on termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation 1. Recommendation on termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation may be provided, depending on whose competence is governed by the Treaty, to the President of the Russian Federation or the Government of the Russian Federation, each of the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, constituent entities of the Russian Federation, represented by their respective State authorities.
Such recommendations can be submitted also by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and the Commissioner for human rights on matters concerning their jurisdiction. (As amended by the Federal law of 12.03.2014 N 29-FZ)
2. The President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation or on behalf of the Federal Minister, the head of a federal body of executive power or authorized organization within one month, give the response to the recommendation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ) Article 36. Proposals for the termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation 1. Proposals for the termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation concluded on behalf of the Russian Federation, on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation are presented depending on who made the decision about the consent to be bound by the Treaty to the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation or the Government of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation independently or in consultation with other federal authorities, other State bodies of the Russian Federation authorized organizations, relevant public authorities of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)
2. proposals of the termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation, decisions about consent to be bound by that for the Russian Federation have been adopted in the form of a federal law to the State Duma, the President of the Russian Federation or the Government of the Russian Federation, depending on whom the proposal was presented on the basis of which the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation gave its consent to the conclusion of an international treaty of the Russian Federation.
The President of the Russian Federation introduced, if this is caused by the necessity, in the State Duma proposal to terminate or suspend the operation of treaties of the Russian Federation, decisions about consent to be bound by that for the Russian Federation have been adopted in the form of a federal law on the basis of representations by the Government of the Russian Federation.

The Government of the Russian Federation shall have the right, if necessary, to submit to the President of the Russian Federation proposal to the State Duma proposal for termination or suspension of the operation of the International Treaty of the Russian Federation, the decision to consent to be bound by the Russian Federation was adopted in the form of the Federal law on the basis of representations by the Government of the Russian Federation.
Due to the President of the Russian Federation State Duma to amend the proposal to terminate or suspend the operation of treaties of the Russian Federation requiring prior review by the Government of the Russian Federation, submitted to the Government of the Russian Federation.
3. The proposal for the termination or suspension of the operation of the International Treaty of the Russian Federation must include a certified copy of the official text of the international treaty, the rationale for its termination or suspension, as well as an assessment of possible financial-economic and other consequences of the termination or suspension of the Treaty, including, if necessary, under article 104 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the conclusion of the Government of the Russian Federation.
4. The decision of the Government of the Russian Federation State Duma to amend the proposals regarding the termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation, as well as the submission of the President of the Russian Federation State Duma for its amendment proposals concerning the termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation shall be taken in the form of regulations.
5. In case of making to the State Duma on the basis of article 104 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation subject right of legislative initiative, not referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, a Bill concerning the termination or suspension of the operation of the International Treaty of the Russian Federation State Duma sends the Bill introduced by the President of the Russian Federation for the proposals under this Bill.
Article 37. Termination and suspension of international agreements of the Russian Federation 1. Termination (including termination) and suspension of international agreements of the Russian Federation shall be exercised in accordance with the terms of the Treaty and the norms of international law, the authority to enact the decision to consent to be bound by the International Treaty of the Russian Federation.
2. The President of the Russian Federation shall, if this is caused by the necessity of the decision on termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation, which consent to be bound for the Russian Federation has been given by the Government of the Russian Federation.
3. The State Duma was considering proposals for the termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation and after a preliminary discussion in the committees and commissions of the State Duma shall take appropriate action.
Adopted by the State Duma of the federal laws on termination (including denunciation) or the suspension of international agreements of the Russian Federation shall be in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation compulsory consideration of the Federation Council.
Adopted by the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Federal law on termination (including denunciation) or suspension of an international treaty of the Russian Federation shall be in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation for signing and promulgation.
4. An international treaty of the Russian Federation, the decision to consent to be bound by the Russian Federation taken in the form of a federal law may be suspended by the President of the Russian Federation in cases requiring urgent action, urgent compulsory informing the Federation Council and the State Duma and the State Duma a draft federal law.
In case of rejection by the State Duma of the draft federal law on the suspension of an international treaty of the Russian Federation of the Treaty shall be subject to immediate resumption.
5. termination and suspension of international agreements of the Russian Federation interdepartmental nature are produced by federal bodies of executive power or authorized organizations on whose behalf such treaties have been concluded, in agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and other interested federal bodies of executive power, the authorized organizations, relevant public authorities of constituent entities of the Russian Federation and with the permission of the Government of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ)

6. the Government of the Russian Federation shall take decisions on termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation interdepartmental nature, if the issues are important to the State interests of the Russian Federation.
7. Decision on the termination (including denunciation) and suspension of international treaties to which the Russian Federation is a party as a successor State of the USSR shall be taken by the State bodies of the Russian Federation or by authorized organizations, in accordance with their competence as established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other legislative acts of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ) making appropriate proposals and bills is carried out in relation to the order established in article 36 of this federal law.
Article 38. Consequences of termination of the International Treaty of the Russian Federation Termination of an international treaty of the Russian Federation, unless the Treaty otherwise provides, or has not otherwise agreed with other participants, frees Russian Federation from any obligation to perform the Treaty in the future and does not affect any right, obligation or legal situation of the Russian Federation, arising as a result of the execution of the Treaty prior to its termination.
Article 39. Consequences of the suspension of an international treaty of the Russian Federation 1. The suspension of an international treaty of the Russian Federation, unless the Treaty otherwise provides or does not have an arrangement with other parties, exempts from the obligation to comply with the Russian Federation during the period of suspension of the Treaty in their relations with those parties, which suspended the operation of a treaty, and does not affect the rest of the legal relationship established by the contract of the Russian Federation with other participants.
2. the period of suspension of an international treaty of the Russian Federation, governmental bodies of the Russian Federation, authorized organizations and public authorities of the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall refrain from taking actions that could hinder the resumption of the operation of the Treaty. (As amended by the Federal law of 01.12.2007 N 318-FZ) Article 40. Official notices of termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation official communications of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation concerning the termination or suspension of treaties of the Russian Federation concluded on behalf of the Russian Federation, on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation, are published in the manner prescribed by article 30 hereof.
SECTION VI. FINAL PROVISIONS Article 41. The entry into force of this federal law this federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
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