On Public Associations

Original Language Title: Об общественных объединениях

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on public associations passed by the State Duma April 14, 1995 onwards (as amended by the federal laws of 17.05.97 N 78-F3;
from 19.07.98 N 112-FZ; from 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ;
from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; from 25.07.2002 N 112-FZ;
from 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ; from 06/29/2004 N 58-FZ;
from Nov 02, 2004 N 127-FZ; from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ;
from 2/2/2006 N 19-FZ; from 23.07.2008 N 160-FZ;
from 19.05.2010 N 88-FZ; from 22.07.2010 N 164-FZ;
from 01.07.2011 N 169-FZ; from 20.07.2012 N 121-FZ;
from 28.12.2013 N 396-FZ; from 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ;
by 31.12.2014 N 505-FZ; from 08.03.2015 N 43-FZ;
from 31.01.2016 N 7-FZ) Chapter i. General provisions article 1. Subject of the hereof subject hereof are public relations arising in connection with the implementation of the citizens ' right to Association, creation, activity, reorganization and (or) the liquidation of public associations. Foreign citizens and stateless persons have the same rights as citizens of the Russian Federation in the sphere of relations regulated by this federal law, except for the cases stipulated by federal laws or international treaties of the Russian Federation.
Article 2. The scope of this federal law, the effect of this federal law applies to all associations, created at the initiative of citizens, except for religious organizations, as well as commercial organizations and their non-commercial unions (associations).
(Part two lapsed federal law from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ), Article 3. The content of the citizens ' right of Association, the right of citizens of association includes the right to establish public associations on a voluntary basis to defend common interests and achieve common goals, the right to join existing public associations or to refrain from joining them, as well as the right to withdraw from the public associations.
Establishment of public associations contributes to the realization of the rights and lawful interests of citizens.
Citizens have the right to establish public associations of their choice without prior authorization from public authorities and local self-government bodies as well as the right to join such associations on condition of compliance with the standards of their charters.
Caused by public associations of citizens may be recorded in the manner prescribed by this federal law and acquire the rights of a legal person or function without State registration and acquiring the rights of a legal entity.
Article 4. Laws on public associations this federal law defines the contents of the citizens ' right of Association, the main State guarantees this right, the status of public associations, as well as the peculiarities of the legal status of public associations are legal persons. (As amended by the Federal law of 31.01.2016 N 7-FZ) features associated with creation, activity, reorganization and (or) Elimination of separate types of public associations-trade unions, charities and other kinds of public associations may be regulated by special laws enacted in accordance with this federal law. Activities of these public associations before the enactment of special laws, as well as the activities of public associations, not regulated by special laws, shall be governed by this federal law. (As amended by the federal laws of 19.07.98 N 112-FZ; from 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ), Article 5. The notion of a public association under the public association is a voluntary, self-governing, non-profit organization, created at the initiative of citizens coming together on the basis of common interests for the realization of the common objectives set out in the Charter of the public Association (hereinafter referred to as the statutory objectives).
The right of citizens to the creation of public associations is implemented either directly by combining individuals, and through the legal entities-public associations.
Article 6. The founders, members and participants of public association by the founders of the public association are natural persons and legal entities-public associations, convening the Congress (Conference) or general meeting, at which they adopt a Charter of the public association, formed his governing and control and audit bodies. The founders of the public association-natural or legal persons-have equal rights and bear equal responsibilities.
Members of the public association are natural persons and legal entities-public associations, whose interest in jointly addressing the challenges of this Association in accordance with the provisions of its statute is drawn up by the relevant individual statements or documents, which allow to take into account the number of members of the public association in order to ensure their equal rights as members of that Association. Members of the public association-natural or legal persons-have equal rights and bear equal responsibilities.

Members of public associations have the right to elect and be elected to the governing and controlling bodies of the audit of the Association, as well as to monitor the activities of the governing bodies of the public association in accordance with its Statute.
Members of the public association have rights and bear responsibilities in accordance with the requirements of the norms of the Charter of the public association and in case of failure to comply with these requirements can be excluded from the public association in the order specified in the Charter.
Participants of public association are natural persons and legal entities-public associations, expressed their support for the aims of the Association and (or) its particular shares, participating in its activities, without the mandatory clearance conditions of participation, unless otherwise provided by the Charter. Participants of public association-natural or legal persons-have equal rights and bear equal responsibilities.
Article 7. Organizational-legal forms of public associations, public associations can be created in one of the following legal forms: public organization;
social movement;
public fund;
public institution;
body of public initiative;
political party. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ)
(Part two is excluded-the Federal law dated 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ) Article 8. Public organization of a public organization is a membership-based Association, created on the basis of joint activities to protect the general interest and the achievement of the goals United citizens.
Members of the public organization in accordance with its Charter may be individuals or legal entities-public associations, unless otherwise stipulated by this federal law and the laws on separate types of public associations.
The supreme governing body of the public organization is the Congress (Conference) or general meeting. The permanent management body of a public organization is an elective collegiate body subordinated to the Congress (Conference) or the General Assembly.
In the case of State registration of public organizations of its permanent governing body exercises the rights of a legal entity on behalf of a public organization and performs its duties in conformity with the Charter.
Article 9. Social movement is a social movement composed of participants and has no mass membership association, with social, political and other public benefit goals supported by participants in the social movement.
The supreme governing body of a public movement is the Congress (Conference) or general meeting. The permanent management body of a public movement is an elective collegiate body subordinated to the Congress (Conference) or the General Assembly.
In the case of State registration of a public movement to its permanent governing body exercises the rights of a legal entity on behalf of a social movement and performs his duties in accordance with the Charter.
Article 10. Public Foundation public Foundation is a type of non-profit foundations and is not having a membership association whose purpose is to create a property on the basis of voluntary contributions, other revenues not prohibited by the law and use of the property for public benefit goals. The founders and managers of public fund assets may not use the property for its own benefit.
The governing body of the Foundation is formed by its founders and (or) by a decision of the founders of the public fund, taken in the form of recommendations or personal appointments, either by electing participants at the Congress (Conference) or general meeting.
In the case of State registration of a public fund, the Fund operates in accordance with procedures stipulated under the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.
To establish, operate, reorganize and (or) Elimination of other types of funds (private, corporate, Government, public and other) may be governed by the applicable law on foundations.
Article 11. A public institution is a public institution which has no membership association, which intended to specific types of services for the benefit of the parties and the relevant statutory goals specified by the Association.
Management of public institution and its property is carried out by persons appointed by the founder (founders).
In accordance with the founding documents in the public institution may be created by a collegial body elected by the non-founders of this institution and the users of its services. The authority can determine the content of the activities of public institutions, have the right to deliberative vote when a founder (founders), but is not entitled to dispose of the assets of public institution, unless otherwise provided by the founder (founders).

In the case of State registration of a public institution the institution operates in the manner prescribed by the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.
Article 12. Body of public initiative Body of public initiative is having no membership association whose purpose is the joint address various social problems of citizens on place of residence, work or study, aimed at meeting the needs of an unlimited circle of persons whose interests are linked to the achievement of the goals and programmes of the authority of public performances at the place of its creation.
Body of public initiative is formed on the initiative of citizens interested in addressing these problems, and builds its work on the basis of self-government in accordance with the Charter, adopted at the meeting of the founders. Body of public initiative is not over a parent bodies or organizations.
In the case of the State registration body of public initiative the Authority acquires the rights and assumes the obligations of the legal person, in accordance with the Charter.
Article 12-1. (Art. 12-1 excluded-the Federal law dated 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ) Article 12-2. List of political parties in order of establishment, operation, reorganization and (or) Elimination of political parties is regulated by special federal law. (Article supplemented by federal law from 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ) Article 13. Unions of public associations, public associations irrespective of their legal form may create unions of public associations on the basis of the founding treaties and (or) the statutes adopted by the unions (associations), forming new associations. The legal capacity of unions (associations) of public associations as legal persons arises from the moment of their State registration.
To establish, operate, reorganize and (or) Elimination of unions (associations) of public associations, including involving foreign non-profit non-governmental organizations, shall be made in accordance with the procedure stipulated by this federal law. (As amended by federal law from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ) Article 14. Territorial scope of activity of the Russian voluntary associations in the Russian Federation are established and operate all-Russian, inter-regional, regional and local associations.
Under the all-Russian public association refers to the Association which carries out its activities in accordance with the statutory objectives in the territories for more than half of the subjects of the Russian Federation and has its structural subdivisions, branches or subsidiaries and representative offices.
Under the inter-regional public association refers to the Association which carries out its activities in accordance with the statutory objectives in the territories less than half of the subjects of the Russian Federation and has its structural subdivisions, branches or subsidiaries and representative offices.
Under the regional public Association Association whose activity is understood in accordance with its statutory goals is carried out within the territory of one subject of the Russian Federation.
Under local public Association Association whose activity is understood in accordance with its statutory goals is carried out within the territory of the local authority.
Inclusion of the name of the all-Russian public associations of the name of the Russian Federation or Russia, as well as words derived from this name is allowed without a special permit issued by the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ) Article 15. Principles of creation and activity of public associations, public associations irrespective of their organizational-legal forms are equal before the law. The activities of public associations based on the principles of voluntariness, equality, self-government and the rule of law. Associations are free to determine their internal structure, objectives, forms and methods of their activities.
The activities of public associations must be characterized by transparency, and information about their constituent and policy documents-public.
Article 16. Restrictions on the establishment and activities of public associations are prohibited the creation and activities of public associations whose aims or actions are directed at extremist activities. (As amended by the Federal Act of 25 N 112-FZ) inclusion in the constituent and policy documents of public associations of the provisions on the protection of the ideas of social justice could not be seen as an incitement of social hatred.
Restrictions on creating separate types of public associations may be established only by federal law.
Article 17. State and public associations

The intervention of the State authorities and their officials in the activities of public associations, as well as the intervention of public associations in the activities of State authorities and their officials shall not be permitted, except in cases provided for in this federal law.
The State ensures respect for the rights and legitimate interests of voluntary associations, supported their activities legally regulates the provision of tax and other privileges and benefits. State support can be in the form of targeted financing of some socially useful programs of public associations on their applications (State grants); any kinds of contracts, including the execution of works and provision of services; procurement of goods, works and services for public and municipal needs in the framework of the implementation of various government programs have an unlimited circle of public associations in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation on the contract system in the area of procurement of goods, works and services for public and municipal needs. (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 19-FZ; from 28.12.2013 N 396-FZ) matters affecting the interests of voluntary associations in cases stipulated by law, are handled by bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government, with the participation of relevant public associations or in agreement with them.
Workers in the apparatus of public associations, employees, subject to the law of the Russian Federation on labour legislation of the Russian Federation on social insurance.
CHAPTER II. ESTABLISHMENT OF PUBLIC ASSOCIATIONS, THEIR reorganization and (or) Elimination of Article 18. Establishment of public associations, voluntary associations are established on the initiative of their founders-at least three individuals. The number of founders for creating separate types of public associations may be established by special laws on relevant types of public associations. (As amended by the Federal law on 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ) of the founders along with individuals may include legal entities-public associations.
Decision on the establishment of a public association, approval of its Charter and forming governing and control and audit bodies are accepted at the Congress (Conference) or general meeting. Since the adoption of the decisions of the public association is considered to be established: carries out its statutory activities, becomes law, except the rights of a legal person, and shall assume the obligations provided for in this federal law.
The legal capacity of the public association as a legal entity arises from the moment of State registration of the given Association.
Article 19. Requirements for the founders, members and participants of public associations of the founders, members and participants of public associations can be citizens over 18 years of age and legal entities-public associations, unless otherwise stipulated by this federal law, as well as laws on separate types of public associations.
Foreign nationals and stateless persons lawfully residing in the Russian Federation may be founders, members and participants of public associations, except for cases stipulated by international treaties of the Russian Federation or federal laws. Foreign citizens and stateless persons may be elected honorary members (Honorary members) of the public association without acquiring the rights and duties of this merger.
May not be the founder, a member party of the public association: 1) a foreign citizen or stateless person in respect of whom the order established by the legislation of Russian Federation decided on the undesirability of their stay (stay) in the Russian Federation;
2) a person listed in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 6 of the Federal law dated August 7, 2001 N 115-FZ "on counteracting the legalization (laundering) of money, received by criminal way and terrorism financing";
3) a public association whose activity is suspended in accordance with article 10 of the Federal law dated July 25, 2002 N 114-FZ "on counteracting extremist activities" (hereinafter referred to as the Federal law "on counteracting extremist activities");
4) a person in respect of whom an enforceable court decision found that his actions contain signs of extremist activities;
5) person held in places of deprivation of liberty by a court sentence.


A person who previously was Manager or included on the Steering Body a public or religious association or other organization, in respect of which on the grounds provided by the Federal law "on counteracting extremist activities" or the Federal law of March 6, 2006 year N 35-FZ "on counteracting terrorism", the Court adopted a decision entered into legal force on the elimination or prohibition of activities may not be the founder of the public association within ten years from the date of entry into force of a court decision. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 31.12.2014 N 505-FZ), members and participants of youth public associations can be citizens over 14 years.
Members and participants of children's public associations can be citizens over 8 years.
The conditions and procedure for the acquisition and loss of membership, including disposals from members of public associations on the basis of age, determined by the statutes of the respective associations.
The requirement of official documents for membership or participation in those or other public associations are not allowed. Membership or non-membership of citizens towards public associations cannot be grounds for restricting their rights or freedoms, the condition for providing them with any State benefits, except for the cases stipulated by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government cannot be founders, members and participants of public associations.
When you create public associations in the form of public organizations founders automatically become members of associations, acquiring the respective rights and obligations.
When you create public associations in other organizational-legal forms of the rights and obligations of the founders of such associations are specified in their statutes. (Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law dated 7/10/2006 N 18-FZ), Article 20. The Charter of the public association Charter of public association should include: 1) name, the objectives of the Association, its organizational-legal form; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ) 2) structure of a public association, guiding the audit and control bodies of the Association, the territory within which the Association operates;
3) the conditions and procedure for the acquisition and loss of membership in public association, the rights and obligations of the members of this Association (only for associations, providing membership);
4) competence and the procedure for the formation of the governing bodies of the Association, their terms of Office, the location of the permanent governing body;
5) procedure for introducing amendments and additions to the Charter of the public association;
6) sources of money and other property of the public association, rights public association and its structural subdivisions of asset management;
7) procedure for reorganization and (or) the liquidation of the public association.
(Part two is excluded-the Federal law dated 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ) If you use a public association of symbols of a public association its description should contain the Charter of a public association. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ) in the Charter may include provisions relating to the activities of a public association, is not contrary to the law. (Part of the third and fourth, respectively, considered the second and third parts as amended by federal law from 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ), Article 21. State registration of public associations to acquire rights of a legal entity public association is subject to state registration in accordance with the Federal law of August 8, 2001 N 129-ФЗ "about the State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs" (hereinafter referred to as the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs"), taking into account established by this federal law the order of State registration of public associations.
The decision on the State registration (on the refusal of State registration) the public association was adopted by the Federal Executive Body authorized in the field of State registration of public associations (hereinafter referred to as the federal body of registration by the State), or its territorial authority. Entering into the unified State Register of legal entities of information on establishment, reorganization and liquidation of public associations, as well as other information provided by federal laws is carried out by the authorized in accordance with article 2 of the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs" federal enforcement authority (hereinafter referred to as the authorized registration authority) based on accepted federal body of registration by the State or its territorial authority of the appropriate State registration.

The decision on the State registration of a public association Russian international or accepted by the federal body of registration.
The decision on the State registration of the inter-regional public association was adopted by the territorial body of the federal body of the State registration at the location of the permanently functioning governing body of the public association.
The decision on the State registration of regional or local public association was adopted by the territorial body of the federal body of State registration in the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
For State registration of a public association in the federal body State registration or its respective territorial Office the following documents: 1) statement, signed by an authorized person (hereinafter the applicant), by indicating its full name, place of residence and contact numbers;
2) the public association's statutes in triplicate;
3) extract of the minutes of the constituent session (Conference) or general meeting, containing information about how to create a public association, approval of its Charter and forming governing bodies and audit authority;
4) information about founders;
5) document on State duty payment;
6) address information (on location) the standing of the governing body of the public association for communication with public association;
7) protocols of constituent congresses (Conference) or General Assembly of structural units for international, Russian and interregional public associations;
8) when used in the name of the public association named citizen of the symbolism that is protected by the legislation of the Russian Federation on the protection of intellectual property, as well as the name of the other legal entity as part of their own names-documents proving entitlement to their use; (As amended by the federal laws on 19.05.2010 N 88-FZ; 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ) 9) statement of incorporation public association under paragraph 10 of article 13-1 January 12, 1996 federal law N 7-FZ "on non-commercial organizations" (hereinafter referred to as the Federal law "on noncommercial organizations") register of non-profit organisations, acting as a foreign agent for public associations are legal entities that receive money and other property from foreign sources referred to in paragraph 6 of article 2 of the Federal law "on noncommercial organizations" and participating in political activities carried out on the territory of the Russian Federation. (Para supplemented by federal law from 20.07.2012 N 121-FZ) specified in part six of this article documents are filed within three months from the date of the constituent session (Conference) or general meeting.
State registration of youth and children's public associations is made if these associations elected governing bodies fully capable citizens.
Changes to the statutes of voluntary associations, are subject to state registration in the same manner and at the same time as the State registration of public associations, and shall be effective from the date of such registration.
The decision on the State registration of the branch of the public association was adopted by the territorial body of the federal body of State registration in the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the basis of documents submitted by the Department of public associations in accordance with part six of this article, and certified by the central governing body of the public association. While the State registration of the branch of the public association shall be as prescribed for State registration of public associations. If a branch of the public association does not accept its statutes and acts on the basis of the Charter of the public association, also of which it is the central governing body of the Association notifies the territorial body of the federal body of State registration in the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation about the existence of the Office, its seat, reports information about its decision-making bodies. In this case, the branch acquires the rights of a legal person from the moment of its State registration. (As amended by federal law from 01.07.2011 N 169-FZ), the federal body of registration by the State or its territorial authority within thirty days from the date of filing of the application for the State registration of a public association is obliged to take a decision on the State registration of a public association or deny State registration of a public association and issue to the applicant a reasoned refusal in writing.

Federal Agency for State registration or its territorial authority after the decision on the State registration of a public association shall send to the competent registration authority the information and documents necessary for the implementation of this body functions to maintain the unified State Register of legal entities.
Based on this decision and submitted to the Federal Agency for State registration or its territorial body of information and documents to the authorized registration authority within a period of not more than five working days after receipt of the information and documents introduced into the unified State registry of legal persons the appropriate entry and no later than the business day following the date of making such records shall inform the body which took the decision on the State registration of a public association.
Federal Agency for State registration or its territorial authority not later than within three working days of receipt from an authorized registration authority information about entry into the unified State registry of legal persons record public association shall issue to the applicant a certificate of registration.
For State registration of a public association, changes to its Statute, is levied in the manner and amount prescribed by the laws of the Russian Federation on taxes and fees. (Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law dated 7/10/2006 N 18-FZ), Article 22. (Repealed-the Federal law from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ), Article 23. A refusal of State registration of a public association and its appeal to the State registration of a public association may be refused on the following grounds: 1) if the articles of association or other documents submitted for State registration of a public association are contrary to the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the legislation of the Russian Federation; (As amended by federal law from 31.12.2014 N 505-FZ) 2) if required for the State registration of the documents stipulated by this federal law, is not fully represented, either inadequate or have been submitted to a wrong body;
3) if speaking as a founder of a public association may be the founder in accordance with part 3 of article 19 of this federal law;
4) if previously registered public association of the same name operates within the same territory;
5) if it is established that the constituent documents of a public association is contained false information;
6) if the name of the public association insults morals, national and religious feelings of citizens.
A refusal of State registration of the public association on the unreasonableness of its creation is not allowed.
In case of refusal of State registration of a public association is reported to the applicant in writing, with an indication of the specific provisions of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the legislation of the Russian Federation, the violation of which entailed a refusal of State registration of the given Association.
A refusal of State registration of a public association, as well as the avoidance of such registration may be appealed to a higher authority or in court.
A refusal of State registration of a public association is not an obstacle for submitting documents for State registration under condition of elimination of reasons that caused the failure.
Re-application on State registration of a public association and make a decision on the application shall be made in accordance with the procedure stipulated by this federal law. (Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law dated 7/10/2006 N 18-FZ) Article 24. The symbolism of public associations, public associations have the right to have access to symbols: emblems, coats of arms, heraldic signs, flags and anthems.
The symbolism of the public associations should not coincide with national symbols of the Russian Federation, the national symbol of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation symbols of municipalities, federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, Russian Federation armed forces, other troops and military formations and organs in which federal law prescribes military service, symbols of foreign States, as well as symbols of international organizations. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ) as symbols of a public association cannot be used logos and other symbols, which were previously included in the Charter of an existing political party in the Russian Federation, as well as logos and other symbols of organizations, whose activities are prohibited in the territory of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ)

The symbolism of the public associations should not defame the State flag of the Russian Federation, the State emblem of the Russian Federation, the national anthem of the Russian Federation, flags, coats of arms and anthems of constituent entities of the Russian Federation and municipal entities, foreign States, religious symbols, as well as insulting racial, national or religious feelings.
(Repealed-federal law 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ) public associations may establish Awards (distinctions, medals and insignia) and other types of incentives for individual and collective merit. Awards public associations shall not have similar, similar names or resemblance with State awards of the Russian Federation, awards and insignia of the departmental authorities and award-winning bodies of local self-government.
(Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law dated 19.05.2010 N 88-FZ), Article 25. The reorganization of the public association Reorganization of a public association shall be by decision of the Congress (Conference) or general meeting. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) State registration of a public association, created through reorganization, is done in the order stipulated by the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs", taking into account the peculiarities of such a register established by this federal law. (New part two is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; changes in the wording of the Federal law dated 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ) documents required for State registration of a public association, created through reorganization, shall be submitted to the federal body of registration by the State or its territorial bodies in the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation. When the list of these documents and the procedure for their submission shall be determined by the authorized federal body of executive power. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; changes in the wording of the Federal law dated 06/29/2004 N 58-FZ; as amended by federal law from 23.07.2008 N 160-FZ), the federal body of registration by the State or its territorial authority after the decision on the State registration of a public association, created by the reorganization shall submit to the Commissioner the registration authority the information and documents necessary for the implementation of this body functions to maintain the unified State Register of legal entities. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; changes in the wording of the Federal law dated 06/29/2004 N 58-FZ), based on the decision taken by the Federal Agency for State registration or its territorial authority, and they have submitted the necessary information and documents to the authorized registration authority within a period of not more than five working days after receipt of the required information and documents introduced into the unified State registry of legal persons the appropriate entry and not later than the working day following the date of making the corresponding entry shall inform the body which took the decision. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; changes in the wording of the Federal law dated 06/29/2004 N 58-FZ) how federal State registration body and its territorial bodies authorized by the registration authority on the issue of State registration of a public association, created through reorganization, shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; changes in the wording of the Federal law dated 06/29/2004 N 58-FZ) State registration of a public association, created through reorganization, if no decision on refusal in a specified state registration on the basis of article 23 of this federal law, shall be carried out within a period of not more than thirty working days from the date of submission of all decorated in accordance with the established procedure documents. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ) property of a public association is a legal entity, goes after its reorganization to the newly arising legal persons in the manner prescribed by the Civil Code of the Russian Federation. (Part two considered part of eighth in the wording of the Federal law dated March 21, N 31-FZ) Article 26. Liquidation of the public association Liquidation of a public association shall be by decision of the Congress (Conference) or general meeting, in accordance with the Charter of the public association or by a decision of the Court on the grounds and in the manner provided for in article 44 hereof. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)

Property left as a result of the liquidation of the public association, after satisfaction of the claims of creditors shall be communicated for the purposes contained in the Charter of the public association, or, if no corresponding sections in the Charter of the public association, for purposes determined by the decision of the Congress (Conference) or general meeting about the liquidation of the public association and, in controversial cases, the Court's decision. The decision to use the remaining property is published by the liquidation Commission in the press. Remaining after satisfaction of the claims of creditors of the estate of the public association liquidated in the order and in accordance with the Federal law "on counteracting extremist activities" refers to the property of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal Act of 25 N 112-FZ) State registration of public associations in connection with its liquidation shall be carried out in the order stipulated by the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs", taking into account the peculiarities of such a register established by this federal law. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; from 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ), Information and documents required for the State registration of public associations in connection with its liquidation shall be submitted to the body that adopted the decision on the State registration of the public association when it is created. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ), the federal body of registration by the State or its territorial authority after the decision on the State registration of public associations in connection with its liquidation directs to the authorized registration authority the information and documents necessary for the implementation of this body functions to maintain the unified State Register of legal entities. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; changes in the wording of the Federal law dated 06/29/2004 N 58-FZ), based on the decision taken by the Federal Agency for State registration or its territorial authority, and they have submitted the necessary information and documents to the authorized registration authority within a period of not more than five working days after receipt of the required information and documents introduced into the unified State registry of legal persons the appropriate entry and not later than the working day following the date of making the corresponding entry shall inform the body which took the decision. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; changes in the wording of the Federal law dated 06/29/2004 N 58-FZ) how federal State registration body and its territorial bodies authorized by the registration authority on State registration of public associations in connection with liquidation shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; changes in the wording of the Federal law dated 06/29/2004 N 58-FZ) State registration of public associations in connection with its liquidation shall be carried out within a period of not more than ten working days from the date of submission of all decorated in accordance with the established procedure documents. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ), chap. III. Rights and duties of the PUBLIC ASSOCIATION Article 27. The right of the public association for the realization of statutory goals of the Association, which is a legal person shall be entitled: (as amended by the Federal Act of 25 N 112-FZ) to freely disseminate information on its activities;
to participate in the decision-making organs of State power and bodies of local self-government in the manner and to the extent prescribed by this federal law and other laws;
to hold meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches and picketing;
to establish mass media and engage in publishing activities;
to represent and defend their rights, legal interests of its members and participants, as well as other citizens in the State authorities, local self-government bodies and public associations;
to implement fully the powers under the laws on public associations;
take initiatives on various issues of public life, to make suggestions to organs of public authority;
to participate in elections and referendums in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law on 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ)
(Tenth Paragraph excluded the Federal law from 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ) for the implementation of statutory objectives civic association, which is not a legal entity, has the right to freely disseminate information on its activities;
to hold meetings, rallies and demonstrations, processions and picketing;
to represent and defend their rights, legal interests of its members and participants in government bodies, local self-government bodies and public associations;
exercise other powers in cases of direct indication of these powers in federal laws on separate types of public associations;

take initiatives on matters relevant to the implementation of their statutory purposes, to make proposals to bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government. (New part two is supplemented by federal law from 25.07.2002 N 112-FZ) enjoyment of the said rights associations established by foreign citizens and persons without citizenship, or with their participation may be limited to federal laws or international treaties of the Russian Federation.
The laws on public associations may be provided with additional rights to specific types of public associations. (Part of the second and third parts, respectively, considered the third and fourth in the wording of the Federal law dated 25 N 112-FZ), an association that included under paragraph 10 of article 13-1 of the Federal law "on noncommercial organizations" the register of non-profit organizations, acting as a foreign agent, in the event of termination of the activity of the public association as a non-profit organization, acting as a foreign agent, has the right to apply to the federal body of State registration statement for the deletion of this public association from the specified registry key. The statement shall be drawn up on the form adopted in accordance with paragraph 7-2 of article 32 of the Federal law "on noncommercial organizations". (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08.03.2015 N 43-FZ) Article 28. Rights and duties of the public association with the use of its name (as amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ) official designation of a public association must contain an indication of its organizational-legal form, territorial scope and nature of its activities. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ) in the name of the public association is not allowed to use names of bodies of State power, bodies of local self-government, the armed forces of the Russian Federation, other troops and military formations, unless otherwise prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation, or similar items with the specified names to, as well as the names of existing political party in the Russian Federation without their consent or of political parties that have stopped their activities owing to the cancellation in connection with violation of paragraph 1 of article 9 of the Federal law dated July 11, 2001 N 95-FZ "on political parties" (hereinafter referred to as the Federal law "on political parties"). In articles of associations, with the exception of the names of political parties cannot contain the word "political", "party" and educated on their basis of words and phrases. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ) Association, except political party has the right to use in his name the name of the citizen. Public Association uses the name of a citizen only with his/her written consent or with the written consent of their legal representatives. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ)
(Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law dated 19.05.2010 N 88-FZ), Article 29. Duties of the public Association Association is obliged: to comply with the legislation of the Russian Federation, universally recognized principles and norms of international law relating to the scope of its activities, as well as the provisions of its Charter and other constituent documents;
publish an annual report on the use of its assets, or to make acquaintance with the specified report;
annually inform the body which took the decision on the State registration of a public association, to continue its activities, together with an indication of the actual location of the permanent governing body, its name and data on public association leaders in a volume of information to be included in the unified State Register of legal persons; (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ) represent authority upon request a decision on the State registration of public associations, the decisions of the governing bodies and officials of the public association, as well as annual and quarterly reports on its activities in the amount of information provided to the tax authorities; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) to allow representatives of the body that takes a decision on the State registration of public associations, the public association activities; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) to assist representatives of the decision-making body of State registration of public associations, to familiarize with the activities of the public association in connection with the achievement of statutory purposes and in compliance with legislation of the Russian Federation; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)

inform federal body State registration on the amount of money and other property received from foreign sources, as indicated in paragraph 6 of article 2 of the Federal law "on noncommercial organizations" for the spending of these funds and the use of other property and on their actual expenditures and use the form and within the period prescribed the authorized federal body of executive power. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from Jan 10, 2011. N 18-FZ) (as amended by the Federal law of 20.07.2012 N 121-FZ) public association is also under an obligation to inform the authority that issued the decision on the State registration of the merger, the information referred to in paragraph 1 of article 5 of the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs", except for the information on the licenses within three days from the date of such change. The body not later than one working day from the date of receipt of the relevant information from the public association shall notify the authorized registration authority, which brings in the unified State Register of legal persons record public information Association. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; from 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ) Repeated failure to provide public association updated information within the prescribed period, the necessary changes in the uniform State Register of legal entities, is the basis for the treatment of body, which adopted the decision on the State registration of a public association, in court with an application to the recognition of this Association have ceased its activities as a legal person and to exclude it from the unified State Register of legal persons. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; changes in the wording of the Federal law dated 7/10/2006 N 18-FZ) of the repeated failure of the public association within the prescribed time-limit, the information provided herein is grounds for appeals body, which adopted the decision on the State registration of a public association, in court with an application to the recognition of this Association have ceased its activities as a legal person and to exclude it from the unified State Register of legal persons. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ) failure of a public association within the deadline stipulated in the eighth paragraph of information the first part of this article, is the basis for the treatment of body, which adopted the decision on the State registration of a public association, in court with an application to the recognition of this Association have ceased its activities as a legal person and to exclude it from the unified State Register of legal persons. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ) public association intending after the State registration to receive money and other property from foreign sources, as indicated in paragraph 6 of article 2 of the Federal law "on noncommercial organizations" and to participate in political activities carried out in the territory of the Russian Federation is obliged prior to attending the specified political activities apply to the body which took the decision on the State registration of the public association , the statement included in paragraph 10 of article 13-1 of the Federal law "on noncommercial organizations" the register of non-profit organizations, acting as a foreign agent. This public association submits to the federal body of registration information provided for the eighth paragraph of part one of this article. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 20.07.2012 N 121-FZ), chap. IV. THE PROPERTY OF A PUBLIC ASSOCIATION.
The MANAGEMENT of the PROPERTY of a PUBLIC ASSOCIATION Article 30. The property of a public association is a public association the legal person may own plots of land, buildings, structures, facilities, housing, transportation, equipment, inventory, property for cultural, educational and sanative purposes, money, stocks, other securities and other property necessary for the material support of activity of the public association specified in its Statute.
The property of a public association may also be institutions, publishers, the media created and purchased at the expense of the given public association in accordance with its statutory goals.
Federal law may establish types of property which for reasons of State and public security, or in accordance with the international treaties of the Russian Federation may not be in the ownership of the public association.
Public funds can operate on the basis of asset management.
The property of a public association is protected by law.
Article 31. Sources of the property of a public association

The property of a public association is formed on the basis of entrance and membership fees if their payment is provided for in the Charter; voluntary contributions and donations; income from conducted in accordance with the Charter of the public association lectures, exhibitions, lotteries, auctions, sporting and other events; income from entrepreneurial activity of the public association; civil-legal transactions; foreign economic activity of the public association; other revenues not prohibited by the law.
Public associations whose statutes provide for participation in elections and referendums in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation may accept donations in the form of money and other property for activities related to the preparation and conduct of elections, only in the order stipulated by the Federal law "on political parties" and the legislation of the Russian Federation on elections. (As amended by the Federal law on 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ), Article 32. Subjects of the right of ownership in public organizations, property owners are public organizations with legal personality. Each individual Member of the public organization has no ownership stake of property owned by public organizations.
In public organizations, subdivisions (departments) which operate on the basis of a single statute, property owners are public organizations in General. Subdivisions (departments) of these public organizations have the right to manage property assigned to them by the owners.
In public organizations, bringing together territorial organizations as independent actors in the Union (Association), the owner of the property, and (or) acquired for the benefit of the public organization as a whole is the Union (Association). Territorial organizations belonging to the Union (Association) as independent entities are the owners of their property.
Article 33. Subjects of the right of ownership in social movements, on behalf of the social movements of the right of the owner of the property, entering into social movements, as well as created and (or) acquired at its own expense, carry out their permanently acting governing bodies mentioned in the charters of these social movements.
Article 34. Subjects of the right of ownership in public funds on behalf of the owner of the property rights of public funds coming into the public funds, as well as created and (or) acquired at its own expense, carry out their permanently acting governing bodies mentioned in the charters of these public funds.
Article 35. Property management in public institutions public institutions created and funded by the owner (owners) with respect accorded them property shall exercise the right of operative administration of the assets.
Public institutions, which are legal entities and owning property on the right of operative Administration may be the owners of the generated and/or acquired by other lawful means property.
Public institutions are the property of the operational management of the founder (founders). In respect of the property in public institutions are right to possess, use and dispose, within the limits of the law, in accordance with their statutory goals.
Founder (founders)-owner (owners) of the assets handed over to public institutions, have the right to remove unwanted, unused or used for purposes other than as intended property and dispose of them in its sole discretion.
When transferring ownership of the property, set for public institutions, to another person these institutions retain the right of operative administration of the assets. Public institutions do not have the right to alienate or otherwise dispose of property assigned to them and the property purchased at the expense of funds allocated to them according to estimate, without the written permission of the owner.
If, in accordance with the founding documents of public institutions responsible for income-generating activities, income derived from such activities, and acquired the property income received in independent available to public institutions and are accounted for on a separate balance sheet.
Public institutions conform to their obligations under their disposal cash. Inadequate subsidized liability for the obligations of a public institution, the owner of the respective property bears.
Article 36. Subjects of the right of ownership in the organs of public initiative

Subjects of the right of ownership in the organs of public performances are public performances, which after their State registration lays down the rights of a legal person. Public performances may be property owners created and (or) acquired by other lawful means.
Article 37. The entrepreneurial activities of voluntary associations associations may carry out business activities only insofar as it contributes to the goals for which they were created, and relevant to these objectives. Business associations is carried out in accordance with the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, the Federal law "on the entry into force of the first part of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation" and other legislative acts of the Russian Federation.
Public associations can create business partnerships, societies and other economic organizations, and purchase equipment for doing business. Caused by public associations of business partnerships, societies and other economic organizations in the respective budgets are making payments in the manner and amount established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Income from business activity of public associations cannot be redistributed among the members or participants of these associations and should be used only to achieve the statutory objectives. You are allowed to use the public associations of its resources to charitable purposes, even if it is not specified in their statutes.
Article 38. Supervision and control over the activity of public associations oversee the observance of laws by public associations carries out the Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation.
Body takes a decision on the State registration of public associations, oversees the conformity of their activities statutory goals. In implementing this control the body may: 1) request the governing bodies of public associations on their administrative documents;
2) to send their representatives to participate in the associations activities;
3) no more than once a year to verify compliance of the activities of public associations, including the expenditure of funds and use of other property, their statutory goals in the manner determined by the federal executive body responsible for the normative-legal regulation in the sphere of Justice, except in the case specified in subsection 5 of this article; (As amended by the Federal law of 08.03.2015 N 43-FZ) 4) to request and receive information about financial and economic activity of public associations from State statistics bodies, the federal body of executive power, control and supervision of the Ombudsman in the field of taxes and fees, and other bodies of the State supervision and control, as well as from credit and other financial organizations;
5) in the case of violations of public associations of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the legislation of the Russian Federation or committing actions contrary to their statutory goals, decision-making body of State registration of public associations can be made to the governing bodies of the Association data written warning indicating the specific reason of warning and period correct specified violation, which shall not be less than one month. Warning issued to the decision-making body of State registration of public associations, voluntary associations may be appealed to a higher body or in court.
The federal bodies of State financial control, the federal body of executive power, control and supervision of the Ombudsman in the field of taxes and fees, establish compliance with the expenditure of funds and associations use other property statutory goals and report the results to the body which took the decision on the State registration of the public association. (As amended by the Federal law of 20.07.2012 N 121-FZ)


The Federal Executive authority authorized to exercise functions on combating the legalization (laundering) of proceeds received by criminal way and terrorism financing, and analyzes information on the operations of public associations, received on the basis of the Federal law dated August 7, 2001 N 115-FZ "on counteracting the legalization (laundering) of proceeds received by criminal way and terrorism financing", and in the presence of grounds indicating incomplete and/or authenticity of the information or that public association fails to comply with or not fully comply with the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation shall inform the authority taking the decision on the State registration of the public association, on request of that body or on its own initiative. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 20.07.2012 N 121-FZ), the federal body of State registration of a public association from declarations specified in subsection 5 of article 27 hereof, checks against this public association immediately informing prosecution authorities in the manner prescribed by part 12 of article 10 of the Federal law of December 26, 2008 year N 294-FZ "on protection of rights of legal persons and individual entrepreneurs at carrying out of State control (supervision) and municipal control." (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08.03.2015 N 43-FZ) Federal State registration body shall decide on the exclusion of the public association from the register of non-profit organizations, acting as a foreign agent: 1) in the case of termination of activity of public associations in connection with its liquidation or reorganization in the form of providing for the termination of the activities of a legal entity, or in connection with the exception of a public association which has ceased its activities as a legal entity from the unified State Register of legal entities;
2) if the results of checks carried out on the basis provided by paragraph 5 of this article, it is established that the Association during the year preceding the day of submission of the application specified in subsection 5 of article 27 hereof, does not receive money and other property from foreign sources and (or) did not participate in political activities carried out in the territory of the Russian Federation;
3) if the results of checks carried out on the basis provided by paragraph 5 of this article, in respect of a public association, earlier iskljuchavshegosja from the register of non-profit organizations, acting as a foreign agent, found that this public association within the three years preceding the day of the submission of an application specified in subsection 5 of article 27 hereof, does not receive money and other property from foreign sources and (or) did not participate in political activities carried out on the territory of the Russian Federation;
4) if the results of checks carried out on the basis provided by paragraph 5 of this article, it is established that the Association not later than three months from the date of its inclusion in the register of non-profit organizations, acting as a foreign agent, refused the receipt of money and other property from foreign sources and returned the money and other property to a foreign source from which they were obtained.
(Part is supplemented by federal law from 08.03.2015 N 43-FZ) decision to exclude the public association from the register of non-profit organizations, acting as a foreign agent, in the case provided for in paragraph 1 of part six of this article shall be adopted by the federal body of State registration no later than five days from the date of entering into the unified State registry of legal persons the appropriate entry. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08.03.2015 N 43-FZ) decision to exclude the public association from the register of non-profit organizations, acting as a foreign agent, in cases stipulated in points 2-4 paragraph six of this article, or of the refusal to exclude the public association of such a register was adopted by the federal body of State registration no later than three months from the date of receipt of the application specified in subsection 5 of article 27 of the present Federal law. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08.03.2015 N 43-FZ) the decision on refusal to exclude public association from the register of non-profit organizations, acting as a foreign agent, was adopted by the federal body of State registration in case if the results of checks carried out on the basis provided by paragraph 5 of this article, it is established that the Association has submitted inaccurate information about termination of activities as a non-profit organization, acting as a foreign agent. The decision may be appealed to the Court of public association. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08.03.2015 N 43-FZ)


(Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law dated 7/10/2006 N 18-FZ), chapter v. RESPONSIBILITY for VIOLATION of the LAWS on PUBLIC ASSOCIATIONS, Article 39. Equality grounds of responsibility of all actors in the field of relations regulated by this federal law, the State and its bodies, voluntary associations and private citizens are equally responsible for compliance with this federal law and other laws on separate types of public associations.
Public associations and citizens whose rights granted by this federal law and other laws on separate types of public associations, have been violated may apply to the claim before the judicial authorities and a statement or complaint to the administrative authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Article 40. Responsibility for violation of the laws on public associations, State bodies and local self-government bodies and their officials, causing damage to public associations as a result of the violation of those bodies and their officials of this federal law, as well as other laws on separate types of public associations bear responsibility stipulated by the criminal, civil and administrative legislation of the Russian Federation.
Article 41. Responsibility of public associations for infringement of the legislation of the Russian Federation, public associations, including non-legal person, in case of violation of the legislation of the Russian Federation shall be liable in accordance with this federal law and other laws. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) in case of violation of the legislation of the Russian Federation associations do not have the rights of a legal person responsibility for data breaches rests with individuals belonging to the governing bodies of these associations. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) when carrying out public associations, including non-juridical entity, acts punishable under criminal law, members of the governing bodies of these associations, in proving their guilt for having organized these acts can be held accountable by a court decision as leaders of criminal organizations. Other members and participants of such associations are responsible for those criminal acts in the preparation or perpetration of which they participated. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) Article 42. The suspension of the activities of public associations in the event of a breach of a public association of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, of the legislation of the Russian Federation and committing acts contrary to the statutory purpose, the President of the Russian Federation or its respective territorial authority or the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation or subordinate to him the appropriate Prosecutor writes the given Association's governing body representation on these violations and sets the term of their elimination. (As amended by the federal laws on 29.06.2004 N 58-FZ; from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ) If, within the prescribed time limit, these violations are not eliminated, authority or official making the corresponding view, entitled to its decision to suspend the activities of the public association for up to six months.
The decision to suspend the activity of a public association to the court statements of their elimination or banning its activities may be appealed in court.
Activities of a public association may also be suspended in the manner and in accordance with the Federal law "on counteracting extremist activities".
Order the suspension of the activities of public associations in the State of emergency on the territory of the Russian Federation shall be determined by the Federal Constitutional law. (Article in Edition 25 Federal law N 112-FZ) Article 43. Consequences of the suspension of the activities of the public association in the case of suspension of the activity of a public association suspended his rights as the founder of the media, it is prohibited to organize and to hold meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches, picketing and other mass rallies or public events, take part in elections, use bank deposits, except calculations for economic activity and employment contracts, damages caused by his actions, payment of taxes, fees and fines.
If, within the prescribed period, the suspension of the activities of a public association it eliminates the violation giving rise to the suspension of its activities, the Association renews its efforts to solving the organ or official, suspending this activity. If the Court does not satisfy the statement on liquidation of the public association or the prohibition of its activities, it resumes its work after the entry into force of the Court decision into legal force. (Article in Edition 25 Federal law N 112-FZ) Article 44. Liquidation of the public association and prohibition

its activities in cases of violation of the legislation of the Russian Federation the grounds for liquidation of the public association or the prohibition of its activity are: violation of the public association human and civil rights and freedoms;
repeated or gross violation of the public association of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, federal laws or other regulatory instruments or the systematic implementation of public association activities contradicting its chartered purposes; (The part in Edition 25 Federal law N 112-FZ) of a failure within the period prescribed by the federal body of registration by the State or its territorial authority, violations which warrant the suspension of the activities of the public association. (As amended by federal law from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ) structural units of the Organization branch of the public association liquidated in case of liquidation of a public association. (As amended by federal law from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ) application to the Court for the Elimination of international or Russian public association is made by the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation or federal body of registration. Statement in court about the Elimination of interregional, regional or local public association is made by the Prosecutor of the relevant constituent entity of the Russian Federation in the order stipulated by the Federal law "on the Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation" (as amended by the Federal law of November 17, 1995, N 168-FZ), or the relevant territorial authority of a federal body of registration. (As amended by federal law from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ) Liquidation of the public association on the decision of the Court means a ban on its activities irrespective of its State registration.
The procedure and grounds for liquidation of the public association, is a legal entity, by a decision of the Court of Justice shall also apply to the prohibition of activities of a public association, which is not a legal entity. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 25.07.2002 N 112-FZ) public association can be liquidated, and the activity of a public association, which is not a legal entity, can be denied in order and in accordance with the Federal law "on counteracting extremist activities". (Part is supplemented by federal law from 25.07.2002 N 112-FZ) Article 45. Appeal against a decision to suspend activities or the liquidation of the public association and the consequences of such a decision is illegal (as amended by the Federal Act of 25 N 112-FZ) decision to suspend activities or the liquidation of the public association can be appealed in the cases and pursuant to the procedure established by federal laws. (As amended by the Federal Act of 25 N 112-FZ), cancellation of the decision on the liquidation of the public association carries State reimbursement of all losses incurred by the Association in connection with its illegal.
CHAPTER VI. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS ASSOCIATIONS.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS Article 46. International relations of the Russian voluntary associations, public associations, in accordance with their statutes, may join international public associations, acquire rights and assume duties corresponding to the status of the international public associations, maintain direct international contacts and links, conclude agreements with foreign not-for-profit non-governmental organizations. (As amended by federal law from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ), Russian public associations can create their own organization, the branches or subsidiaries and representative offices in foreign countries on the basis of the universally recognized principles and norms of international law, international treaties of the Russian Federation and legislation of those States.
Article 47. The international public association Civic Association, established in the Russian Federation, recognized by the international, if, in accordance with its statute in foreign States is created and operates at least one of its Department, branch or representation and representation.
To establish, operate, reorganize and (or) Elimination of international public associations, international unions (associations) of international public associations in the Russian Federation carried out in general order prescribed for public associations of this federal law and other federal laws.
Organization offices or branches and representative offices of international public associations are established and carry out their activities in the Russian Federation in accordance with this federal law and other federal laws.

Restrictions for the founders, members and participants of public associations established by part 2 of article 19 of this federal law do not apply to structural divisions of international public associations, created and operating in foreign countries. (As amended by federal law from 10.01.2006 N 18-FZ), chap. VII. FINAL PROVISIONS Article 48. On the entry into force of this federal law this federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
Article 49. On the recognition of legal acts in connection with the entry into force of this federal law is not applicable in the Russian Federation or void recognize not working in Russian Federation: the USSR law "on public associations" (Congress of the USSR people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, 1990, no. 42, art. 839), with the exception of articles 6, 9 (part of the provisions relating to political parties);
Article 15 the USSR Law "on legal status of foreign citizens in the USSR" (Gazette of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, 1981, no. 26, p. 836);
Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR from May 20, 1974 N 6007-VIII "of the essential duties and rights of voluntary people's druzhina policing" (Gazette of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, 1974, no. 22, p. 326).
Void: a decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR of March 11, 1977 year "on approval of the regulations on friendly ships and Provisions on public councils for the work of the fellow craft" (Gazette of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1977, N 12, art. 254);
Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR of June 25, 1980 year "on approval of the regulations on public points of order in the RSFSR (Gazette of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1980, no. 27, p. 772);
Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR from October 1, 1985 year "on approval of the regulations on commissions to combat drunkenness, formed at enterprises, institutions, organizations and their structural subdivisions" (Gazette of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, 1985, no. 40, p. 1397);
the Decree of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR on December 18, 1991 2057 N-I "on registration of public associations in the RSFSR and the registration fee" (records of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1992, N 7, art. 299), with the exception of items 4, 6, and against political parties and their regional branches referred to in this paragraph of the Decree of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR-fully; (As amended by the Federal law on 12.03.2002 N 26-FZ) Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation of February 10, 1992 N 2324-(I) on the procedure for the registration of associations of educational institutions "(Gazette of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1992, no. 10, p. 487).
Article 50. On introducing changes and additions into certain legislative acts in connection with the entry into force of this federal law (part one) (repealed-the Federal law dated Nov 02, 2004 N 127-FZ) (second part repealed federal law from 22.07.2010 N 164-FZ) in the Act of the Russian Federation of Chambers of Commerce and industry in the Russian Federation "(records of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation , 1993, no. 33, art. 1309): 1) of paragraph 1 of article 1, delete the word "public";
2) from article 16 deletion of the first part; the title of the article should read: "t s t b I 16. The participation of the Chamber of Commerce and industry of the Russian Federation in preparing normative acts ".
Article 51. The voluntary associations Act, created with the participation of the State until the adoption of the federal laws on public-public and public-State associations, these associations are established and operate in accordance with normative legal acts of the public authorities.
Article 52. On State registration of public associations, created before the entry into force of this federal law, the provisions of this federal law on State registration of public associations apply to associations that were created before the entry into force of this federal law.
Charters of public associations that were created before the entry into force of this federal law shall be brought into conformity with the specified federal law from the date of its entry into force at the next Congress (Conference) or general meeting. Charters of public associations to bring them into compliance with this federal law apply only to that part which is not contrary to the law.

The State re-registration of public associations, created before the entry into force of this federal law, shall be held not later than July 1, 1999 year exemption from registration fee. These public associations does not apply the situation part of the sixth article 21 hereof on the submission of the constituent documents for State registration before the expiry of three months from the date of the constituent session (Conference) or general meeting. After expiration of the re-registration of public associations, unauthenticated, subject to elimination of judicially on demand of the authority registering public associations.
Public authorities, now engaged in registration of public associations, within three months from the date of entry into force of this federal law to pass, and registering public associations under this federal law, take all registration documents and materials previously registered public associations.
Article 53. International treaties involving the Russian Federation 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.
Article 54. Enforcement of legal acts in compliance with this federal law to propose to the President of the Russian Federation and to entrust the Government of the Russian Federation to bring its legal acts in compliance with this federal law.
Russian President Boris Yeltsin in Moscow, the Kremlin May 19, 1995 N 82-FZ