On Introducing Changes And Additions Into The Law Of The Russian Federation On Space Activities "

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений и дополнений в Закон Российской Федерации "О космической деятельности"

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on amendments and additions to the law of the Russian Federation on space activities "adopted by the State Duma October 4, 1996 year approved by the Federation Council of the year November 13, 1996 (as amended by the federal laws of 05.03.2004 N 8-FL;
from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 13.07.2015 N 216-FZ), Article 1. To amend the law of the Russian Federation on space activities "(rossiyskaya Gazeta, October 6, 1993) the following amendments and supplements: 1. The preamble shall be amended as follows:" this law is aimed at ensuring the legal regulation of space activities for development of the economy, science and technology, strengthen the defense and security of the Russian Federation and the further expansion of international cooperation of the Russian Federation.
In the Russian Federation the exploration and use of outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies, are the first and overriding priorities of the public interest. ".
2. Article 1 shall be amended as follows: "s t a t b I 1. Legal regulation of relations in the field of space activities, relations in the field of space activities are regulated in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the generally recognized principles and norms of international law and international treaties of the Russian Federation, the present law and other federal laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation. "
3. In article 2: paragraph 1: second paragraph worded as follows: "the main directions of space activities are:";
the fourth paragraph shall be reworded as follows: "the use of space technology for communications, television and radio broadcasting:";
supplement paragraph new paragraphs eighth, ninth and tenth to read as follows: "the use of space technology, space materials and space technology in the interests of the defence and security of the Russian Federation;
monitoring objects and phenomena in outer space;
testing technology in space ";
eighth and ninth paragraphs considered the eleventh and twelfth subparagraphs accordingly;
paragraph 2 shall be amended as follows: "2. space activities include the establishment of (including the design, construction and tests), use (operation) of space technology, space materials and space technologies and the provision of other services related to outer space activities and international cooperation of the Russian Federation in the field of exploration and use of outer space.".
4. Outline of article 3-7 as follows: "t s t b I 3. Objectives the objectives of the space activities of space-related activities are: promotion of the economic development of States, the well-being of the population of the Russian Federation through the rational and efficient use of space technology, space materials and space technologies, as well as increasing their use;
consolidation and development of scientific-technical and intellectual potential of the space industry and its infrastructure;
contribute to the strengthening of the defense and security of the Russian Federation;
further improvement and acquisition of scientific knowledge about the Earth, outer space and celestial bodies;
development and expansion of international cooperation of the Russian Federation for further integration of the Russian Federation into the world economic relations and international security.
T s t b I 4. Principles of space activities 1. Space activities are carried out in accordance with the following principles: promoting the maintenance of international peace and security through the use of space science and technology;
promotion of attracting extrabudgetary resources in space activities while maintaining state control over their use and safeguard State interests of the Russian Federation;
ensuring the safety of space activities and environmental protection Wednesday;
equitable and mutually advantageous international cooperation of the Russian Federation in the field of space;
the international responsibility of the Russian Federation for space activities;
rational combination and balanced development of space technology and space-related technologies used in the scientific, socio-economic purposes, in the interests of the defence and security of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as dual-use space technology).
Space activities are not allowed, prohibited the international treaties of the Russian Federation.
2. space activities, as well as the dissemination of information regarding the space-related activities are carried out in compliance with the statutory requirements of the protection of State secrets, proprietary and trade secrets, as well as the results of intellectual activities and exclusive rights to them.
T s t b I 5. Space Administration 1. Space activities is managed by the Russian Federation.
2. General management of space activities is exercised by the President of the Russian Federation.
The President Of The Russian Federation:

review and approve the basic provisions of the State policy in the field of space activities;
sets a particularly important space projects and programmes the presidential status;
addresses the most important issues of the State policy in the field of outer space activities.
3. the Government of the Russian Federation: implements the State policy in the field of space activities in the interests of science, engineering, various branches of economy and international cooperation of the Russian Federation;
coordinates the activities of federal executive authorities and organizations involved in space activities;
ensures the operation and development of the space industry and space infrastructure;
considers and approves the Federal space program, long-term space programmes of the Russian Federation, State orders to develop, manufacture and supply of space technology and space infrastructure and the State Defence order to develop, manufacture and supply of space weapons and military equipment;
introduced in the established order the propositions on the financing of the federal space program;
provides favorable conditions for developing advanced space technology and space-based technologies and implementing a policy of State support of space-rocket industry;
coordinates the international cooperation of the Russian Federation in the field of space activities and oversees the development and implementation of international space projects in the Russian Federation;
claims within the limits of its competence, normative legal acts, regulating the design, build, test and use (operation) of space technology;
assigns State commissions on tests of space technology.
T s t b I 6. The competence of the federal body of executive power for space activities federal executive body in the field of space activities, administers the space activities in the interests of science, technology and the various sectors of the economy, as well as work on creation of space technology scientific and socio-economic and in conjunction with the Federal Executive Body in the field of defence and dual-use equipment under the federal space programme.
To this end, the authority: ensures the realization of the State policy in the field of space activities, together with the Federal Executive Body in the field of defence and other interested federal authorities and organizations involved in the development and utilization of space technology;
develops draft federal space programme;
carries out the placement of State orders to develop, manufacture and supply of space technology and space infrastructure for scientific and socio-economic purposes, including work on the international space projects of the Russian Federation;
in accordance with the established procedure (operation) of space technology in order to implement the federal space programme;
together with the Federal Executive Body in the field of Defence conducts placement of State orders to develop, manufacture and supply of dual-use space technology and space infrastructure;
organizing a system research for substantiation of basic directions of development of space technology scientific and socio-economic purposes, in conjunction with the Federal Executive Body in the field of defence and dual-use space technology;
provides, in conjunction with other interested federal bodies of executive power of scientific-research and experimental-design works on creation of space technology scientific and socio-economic destination, makes the purchase of generic space technologies and in conjunction with the Federal Executive Body in the field of defence provides its use (operation);
organizes and coordinates work on commercial space projects and assists in their implementation;
provides together with the Federal Executive Body in the field of Defense and other federal executive authorities concerned the development of space infrastructure;
organizes and carries out jointly with other interested federal bodies of executive power of the State flight testing of space technology in the scientific and socio-economic purposes;
issues licenses for space activities;
organizes certification of space technology scientific and socio-economic purposes;
provides, together with the relevant public services security space activities;
interacts with organizations of other States, as well as with international organizations for space activities in the prescribed manner, concludes international treaties concerned; (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)

carries out other functions determined by the Government of the Russian Federation. (Repealed-federal law 13.07.2015 N 216-FZ) t s t b I 7. Competence in the field of outer space activities of the federal body of executive power for the defense of the federal body of executive power for defence carries out realization of State policy in the field of outer space activities in the interests of the defence and security of the Russian Federation, as well as work on creation of space technology for military purposes and in conjunction with the Federal Executive Body in the field of space activities and space technology of dual purpose within the outer section of the federal programme for the development of creation and production of weapons and military equipment.
To this end, the authority: drafts of outer section of the federal programme for the development, creation and production of weapons and military equipment;
carries out the State Defense order placement to develop, manufacture and supply of space weapons and military equipment;
plans and implements the use (operation) of space technology in the interests of the defence and security of the Russian Federation;
provides and coordinates the implementation of scientific-research and experimental-designing works on space technology for military purposes and in conjunction with the Federal Executive Body in the field of space activities and space technology of dual purpose;
organizes and coordinates system research for substantiation of basic directions and prospects for the development of space technology for military purposes, as well as in conjunction with the Federal Executive Body in the field of space activities and space technology of dual purpose;
organizes and carries out in the prescribed manner (exploitation) space technology for military purposes;
organizes and carries out jointly with other interested federal bodies of executive power of the State tests of space technology for military purposes;
prepares proposals on State policy in the field of outer space activities in the interests of the defence and security of the Russian Federation; (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), together with other interested federal authorities involved in the implementation of international space projects and programmes of the Russian Federation;
coordinates the development of perspective directions in the field of space technology and space technology in the interests of the defence and security of the Russian Federation;
organizes certification of space technology for military purposes;
carries out other functions determined by the Government of the Russian Federation.
The Federal Executive authority on defense in the cases provided for by law, shall have the right to summon objects space infrastructure and space technology.
The Federal Executive Body in the field of defence shall have the right to transmit, in accordance with established procedure temporarily free space infrastructure objects to the Federal Executive authority for space activities to use (use) them as space activities in scientific and socio-economic purposes. ".
5. In article 8: in the first subparagraph of paragraph 1 the word "economic" was replaced by "socio-economic"; (Repealed-federal law 13.07.2015 N 216-FZ) (Repealed-federal law 13.07.2015 N 216-FZ) (Repealed-federal law 13.07.2015 N 216-FZ)
6. In the first subparagraph of article 9, the word "economic" was replaced by "socio-economic".
7. In the first subparagraph of paragraph 1 of article 10, after the words "space objects", delete the words "and other", the word "economic" was replaced by "socio-economic".
8. Article 11: paragraph 1 paragraph three should be deleted; of the ninth paragraph, delete the words "Council of Ministers"; the paragraphs in the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth, respectively, considered the third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth;
in paragraph 2 the words "the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation, the Council of Ministers-Government of the Russian Federation, the Russian space agency or other authority deciding on matters related to the implementation of space activities, forms" were replaced by the words "the Government of the Russian Federation or federal executive authorities referred to in articles 6 and 7 of this Act, the form";
in paragraph 3, the word "law" should be replaced by "legal acts".
9. Outline of article 12-16 to read as follows: "t s t b I 12. Financing of space activities 1. Funding for space activities is defined in the federal budget for the respective year.

Financing of space activities carried out in the manner provided for State Defense order, through allocations from the federal budget to the State authority in the amount of up to one percent of the gross domestic product of the Russian Federation and distributed among contractors in accordance with government contracts.
2. State the customer and the contractor work is entitled to involve extrabudgetary sources of financing, including custom tools.
3. Organizations and individuals participating in space projects, may in the prescribed manner be given State guarantees and benefits.
4. foreign investment in space activities related to the implementation of the federal space program can be guaranteed by means of the federal budget, as well as property located in the State of federal property.
Foreign investments in space-related activities of the organizations and citizens of the Russian Federation can be guaranteed by means of these organizations and citizens either intellectual or other property. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) t s t b I 14. The State order for the development, production and delivery of space technology and space infrastructure of the State order on the development, production and delivery of space technology and space infrastructure facilities for various purposes is formed and positioned under the federal space programme in accordance with the procedure established for the State Defense order.
T s t b I 15. The use of space technology (operation) 1. Use (operation) of space technology (subject to the State registration of rights to it) is managed by its owner or the person to whom the owner or authorized by the owner of the person provided in accordance with the law the right to use (operation) of space technology.
Space technology components that are public property, may be in economic management or operative administration of one or more enterprises, if it does not violate the technological mode of operation of such equipment.
Space technology components can be excluded from economic conducting or operative management of enterprises in accordance with procedures stipulated under the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.
2. space technology, discontinued operation may be transferred in accordance with established procedure the agencies, organizations, whose main activity is directed to use the results of space activities for education, science and culture.
T s t b I 16. Intellectual property legal protection of results of intellectual activity, produced by the development of space technology and space technologies, as well as the use of exclusive rights on objects of intellectual property are carried out in accordance with the procedure determined by the Civil Code of the Russian Federation and other laws of the Russian Federation in the field of intellectual property. "
10. The title of section IV shall be amended as follows: "section IV. SPACE OBJECTS. SPACE INFRASTRUCTURE. "
11. Article 18: the title of the article should read: "t s t b I 18. Space infrastructure ";
paragraph 1: the first paragraph shall be reworded as follows: "1. Space infrastructure of the Russian Federation includes:";
in the sixth paragraph, the word "processing" should be replaced by the word "processing";
in the ninth paragraph the word "touchdown" was replaced by "planting";
in the thirteenth paragraph of the words "and other" should be replaced by the word "objects";
paragraph 2: in the first paragraph, the words "and other" should be replaced by the word "objects";
in the second paragraph, the words "ground and other" should be deleted;
paragraphs 3 and 4 shall be reworded as follows: "3. the allocation of land plots and use them under objects of space and infrastructure surrounding the exclusion zone are carried out in accordance with the land legislation of the Russian Federation.
4. activities of the organizations of the Russian Federation for use (exploitation) objects of outer space infrastructure outside the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation shall be exercised in accordance with the international treaties of the Russian Federation and the present law. "
12. In article 19: the title of the article should read: "t s t b I 19. Features control of space objects;
paragraph 1 shall be amended as follows: "1. Office space objects of the Russian Federation at all stages from start to finish their flight exercise organizations responsible for use (exploitation) of these objects.";
the first paragraph of paragraph 2 shall be amended as follows: "2. The landing of space objects of the Russian Federation is carried out at the test sites landing space objects.";
in the second subparagraph of paragraph 2 and the first subparagraph of paragraph 5, delete the words "and control";

in the first subparagraph of paragraph 5, the words "the Russian space agency, together with the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation informed the" were replaced by the words "federal executive authorities referred to in articles 6 and 7 of this Act,".
13. Article 20: second paragraph of paragraph 1 shall be amended as follows: "the procedure and conditions of the competition shall be determined in accordance with the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, federal bodies of executive authorities referred to in articles 6 and 7 of this Act.";
in paragraph 2, the word "law" should be replaced by the words "laws and other normative legal acts";
in the first subparagraph of paragraph 3, the word "citizen" should be replaced by the word "astronaut-citizen".
14. Article 21: in the title and in paragraphs 1-4, delete the words "ground and other";
paragraph 5 should be deleted.
15. Article 22 shall be amended as follows: "s t a t b I am 22. Ensuring the safety of space activities 1. Any space activities are carried out in compliance with the security requirements prescribed by laws and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation.
Responsibility and overall supervision to ensure the safety of space activities are entrusted to the Federal Executive Body in the field of space activities and the Federal Executive Body in the field of defence.
Space activities should be carried out with a view to ensuring the level of allowable anthropogenic environmental load Wednesday and near-Earth space.
2. the Federal Executive Body in the field of space activities and the Federal Executive authority on defense on the demand of interested organizations and citizens are obliged to provide information on the dangers arising in the implementation of space activities.
Upon the occurrence of a threat to the security of the population and the environment Wednesday federal executive body in the field of space activities and the Federal Executive Body in the field of defence will immediately inform the relevant bodies of State authority, as well as organizations and citizens. "
16. in paragraph 1 of article 23, the word "law" should be replaced by the words "laws and other normative legal acts".
17. Article 24: in paragraph 1, delete the words "and control"; (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) in paragraph 3, the words "of the Republican budget of the Russian Federation" shall be replaced with the words "federal budget".
18. the Outline of article 25 and 26 to read as follows: "t s t b I 25. Space insurance activities 1. Organizations and individuals who use (operate) space technology or on request which create and use (operation) of space technology to produce the obligatory insurance of life and health of the astronauts, the workers of space infrastructure, as well as liability for harm caused to life, health or property of other persons, in the manner and under the conditions established by law.
2. Organizations and individuals conducting space activities can produce voluntary insurance of space technology (the risk of loss, shortage or damage of space technology). (Repealed-the Federal law dated 05.03.2004 N 8-FZ) (Repealed-the Federal law dated 05.03.2004 N 8-FZ) (Repealed-the Federal law dated 05.03.2004 N 8-FL) 19. In paragraph 3 of article 27, the words "the procedure laid down in this Law" were replaced by the words "prescribed by the Civil Code of the Russian Federation and the present law."
20. Article 30 shall be amended as follows: "s t a t b I 30. Liability for damage resulting from the implementation of space activities 1. Liability for damage caused by a space object of the Russian Federation in the implementation of space activities on the territory of the Russian Federation or outside it, except for the space, occurs irrespective of the guilt of the causer of such harm.
2. If in any place other than the surface of the Earth to a space object of the Russian Federation or property on board such an object caused harm to other space object of the Russian Federation in the implementation of space activities, recover damages in full is vested in the organization or citizen owning a space object which caused the harm, in the manner and under the conditions envisaged by the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.
3. Damage caused to the person or property of a citizen as well as the harm caused to the property of a legal person a space object of the Russian Federation in the implementation of space activities on the territory of the Russian Federation or outside, non-refundable organization or citizen zastrahovavshimi its responsibility for causing damage to the extent and in the manner prescribed by the Civil Code of the Russian Federation. "
Article 2. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
The President of the Russian Federation and to entrust the Government of the Russian Federation to bring its normative acts in compliance with this federal law.
The President of the Russian Federation, b. Yeltsin, Kremlin, Moscow

November 29, 1996 N 147-FZ