The Hydrometeorological Service

Original Language Title: О гидрометеорологической службе

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on hydrometeorological service adopted by the State Duma July 3, 1998 the year approved by the Federation Council of the year July 9, 1998 (as amended by the federal laws of 25.06.2002 N 70-FZ;
from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 03.06.2005 N 57-FZ;
from 2/2/2006 N-FZ of 21; from 23.07.2008 N 160-FZ;
from 27.11.2010 N 200-FL; from 19/07/2011 N 248-FZ;
from 07 N 303-FZ; from 21 N 331-FZ) this federal law establishes the legal framework for activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas (service) and aims at ensuring the needs of States, natural persons and legal entities in hydrometeorological, geliogeofizicheskoj information, as well as information on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) Chapter i. General provisions article 1. Basic concepts for the purposes of this federal law applies the following concepts: hydrometeorological service-system functionally United of individuals as well as legal persons, including authorities, carrying out activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas (meteorology, climatology, agrometeorology, hydrology, oceanology, solar active region, impacts on weather and other geophysical processes), health monitoring and pollution Wednesday, including the ionosphere and circumterrestrial space , providing information on the State of the environment Wednesday, its pollution on natural hazards; (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 21-FZ; from 21 N 331-FZ), health monitoring and pollution of Wednesday-long-term environmental monitoring Wednesday, pollution and changes in her natural phenomena, as well as assessment and forecast of environmental pollution Wednesday; (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 21-FZ; from 21 N 331-FZ) stationary environmental monitoring point Wednesday, pollution (hereinafter referred to as the fixed point observation)-complex, which includes part of the plot or with instruments and equipment, intended to identify the characteristics of the environment Wednesday, its pollution; (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) mobile environmental monitoring point Wednesday, pollution (hereinafter referred to as mobile observation point)-complex, which includes platform (aircraft, vessel or other floating means of conveyance, other) with her instruments and equipment, intended to identify the characteristics of the environment Wednesday, its pollution; (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) observation network system of stationary and mobile observation points, including posts, stations, laboratories, centres, offices, observatories, intended for environmental monitoring Wednesday, physical and chemical processes that occur in the environment Wednesday, identifying its meteorological, climatological, oceanographic, hydrological, upper-air, geliogeofizicheskih, agro-meteorological characteristics, as well as to determine the level of air pollution, soil , water features, including hydrobiological indicators and circumterrestrial space; (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 21-FZ of 21 N 331-FZ) State observation network-monitoring network of the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields; (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), information concerning the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution-information (data) obtained by monitoring the condition and pollution of Wednesday; (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 21-FZ of 21 N 331-FZ) information products-obtained from the processing of information (data) Generalized information intended for distribution or sale;
emergency information immediately passed to storm warnings and (or) storm alerts, and immediately transmitted information on the actual and projected abrupt changes in weather and environment pollution Wednesday, which are likely to endanger the life or health of citizens and cause environmental damage Wednesday; (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) General purpose information obtained and processed in the manner prescribed by the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields provided by users (consumers) free information on actual and projected Wednesday, State-of-the-environment pollution; (As amended by the federal laws from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) specialized information-information that is made available by request of the user (consumer) and at the expense of its funds;

work of federal appointments in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas of work in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields, including research of hydrometeorological and geophysical processes in the atmosphere, on land, in the oceans, the Arctic and Antarctic, studies of the ionosphere and the Earth's magnetic field, research in circumterrestrial space in part of the study and forecasting of radiation situation, on subjects of jurisdiction of the Russian Federation; (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) of the special assignments in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas of work in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields, performed by order of individuals, legal entities, including the executive authorities of the Russian Federation and bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
Active impact-impact on weather and other geophysical processes in order to manage them and reduce the possible harm from these processes to the population and economy;
specialized organizations active impact on weather and other geophysical processes-legal persons (including legal persons created in the prescribed manner by the Government of the Russian Federation), engaged in the protection of agricultural plants against hail, precipitation control, dispersion of mists and descending snow avalanches; (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) inaccessible stations-stations that are situated at a considerable distance from urban and rural settlements in complex physical-geographical conditions and with whom there is no regular transport;
manufacturer of information products-natural or legal person carrying out the processing information (data), derived from monitoring the condition and pollution of Wednesday; (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 21-FZ of 21 N 331-FZ) Fund data on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution-a collection of information (data) and information products subject to prolonged use and storage; (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) of the regional assignments in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas of work in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, ensuring the realization of the powers of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the prevention of emergency situations intermunicipal and regional nature, natural disasters, epidemics and elimination of their consequences on organization and implementation of programmes and projects for inter-municipal environmental protection Wednesday and environmental safety on the matters of joint competence of the Russian Federation and constituent entities of the Russian Federation; (The paragraph is supplemented by Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) storm warning-information on projected dangerous natural phenomenon; (The paragraph is supplemented by Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) storm alert-information on beginning a dangerous phenomenon; (The paragraph is supplemented by Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ), dangerous natural phenomenon-hydrometeorological or geliogeofizicheskoe phenomenon on the development intensity, duration or time of emergence could pose a threat to the life or health of citizens, and may also cause significant material damage; (The paragraph is supplemented by Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) of hydrometeorological security-the State of protection of the vital interests of the individual, society and the State from the effects of natural hazards, climate change. (The paragraph is supplemented by Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ), Article 2. Legal regulation of hydrometeorological service 1. Legal regulation of hydrometeorological service is carried out by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other federal laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields, as well as regulatory legal acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation adopted within their purview. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ)
2. Relations arising in the collection, processing, storage, and dissemination of information on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution and when using them, the Hydrometeorological Service, shall be governed by the laws of the Russian Federation in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of environmental protection and natural resources management Wednesday, as well as the legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of information, information technology and information security. (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 21-FZ; 11 N 200-FZ)

3. Property relations arising in connection with the use of organizational and technical means for the collection, processing, storage and dissemination of information on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution of the hydrometeorological service activities are regulated by the civil legislation of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ)
4. relations arising on the acquisition of service weapons by employees of legal entities of the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields, shall be governed by the laws of the Russian Federation. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)
5. Relations arising in the international exchange of information in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields, shall be governed by this federal law and the laws of the Russian Federation.
6. If an international treaty of the Russian Federation stipulates other rules than those provided for in this federal law, the rules of the international treaty shall apply.
Article 3. Actors of the hydrometeorological service of the Hydrometeorological Service actors are: the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas of its territorial bodies and organizations; (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) of other federal executive bodies operating in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields;
research organizations;
Organization and observation network;
specialized organizations active impact on weather and other geophysical processes;
individuals engaged in activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas based on licenses.
Article 4. The basic principles of the Hydrometeorological Service Hydrometeorological Service operates on the basis of the following principles: globality and continuity in environmental monitoring, pollution Wednesday; (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) Unity and comparability of environmental monitoring techniques Wednesday, pollution, as well as methods of collecting, processing, storage and dissemination of the resulting observations information; (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) of active safety effects on weather and other geophysical processes;
integration monitoring the condition and pollution Wednesday with international systems and condition monitoring pollution of Wednesday; (As amended by the Federal law of 21 N 331-FZ) efficiency in the use of information on the actual and projected Wednesday, State-of-the-environment pollution; (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) to ensure the accuracy of the information on the State of the environment Wednesday, its pollution and its accessibility to users (consumers); (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) line-up of hydrometeorological service objectives of protecting public health, environmental protection and ensuring environmental and Wednesday of hydrometeorological security. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ), chap. II. STATE REGULATION of ACTIVITIES in the field of Hydrometeorology and related AREAS of Article 5. The main directions of the State regulation of activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, the main directions of the State regulation of activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas are: building and maintaining the State observation network;
provision of public authorities, the armed forces of the Russian Federation, as well as information to the public on the actual and projected state of the environment Wednesday, pollution, including emergency information. Specified support is provided by the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, in accordance with the Government of the Russian Federation approved the regulation on public services in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, monitoring of the condition and pollution of Wednesday; (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 21-FZ; from 21 N 331-FZ) defines the requirements for information products;
the definition of the statement of work federal appointments in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, the Organization and their enforcement;
formation of State information systems in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields, the creation and maintenance of a single State Fund data on Wednesday, State-of-the-environment pollution; (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 21-FZ; 11 N 200-FZ)

Unity and comparability of methods for environmental monitoring, pollution Wednesday, consistency of information products, as well as the provision of certification and standardization; (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 21-FZ; from 07 N 303-FZ) Organization and conducting of works on active effects on weather and other geophysical processes, as well as State supervision of these works throughout the territory of the Russian Federation, in accordance with the regulations on the State supervision, approved by the Government of the Russian Federation;
ensuring the safety of State observation network delivered to the remote station of valuable and dangerous goods, official correspondence and cargoes containing media information constituting a State secret, including their transportation, as well as the life and health of the employees of these stations and mobile observation points; (As amended by the Federal law of June 25, 2002 N 70-FZ), participation in the international cooperation of the Russian Federation in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields;
implementation of the licensing of activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
ensuring the uniformity of measurements in environmental monitoring and pollution control Wednesday in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on ensuring the uniformity of measurements; (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 07 N 303-FZ), implementation of the State monitoring of the condition and pollution Wednesday, is part of State environmental monitoring (State environmental monitoring Wednesday) as prescribed by the Government of the Russian Federation. (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 21 N 331-FZ), Article 6. The Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, the federal body of executive power in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, in accordance with the established procedure shall adopt a record of the work of the federal appointments in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, organizes and ensures the implementation of such works, carries out other activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, in conjunction with other federal bodies of executive power within the limits of their competence and interacts with the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
(Article in Edition 2/2/2006 Federal law N 21-FZ) Article 7. Financing of activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas 1. The hydrometeorological service activities to ensure implementation of the work of the federal appointments in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas is funded from the federal budget.
2. other work in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas could be financed from the federal budget and other not prohibited by legislation of the Russian Federation sources.
Article 8. Especially in privatization of federal property and used in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas of property under federal property, used in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas and ensuring the unity of the technological process of environmental monitoring, pollution Wednesday, as well as for the collection, processing, storage and dissemination of the resulting observations information, is not subject to privatization. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ), chap. III. LEGAL BASIS for the ACTIVITIES of the HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICE Article 9. The procedure for the conduct of activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas 1. Legal persons irrespective of their organizational-legal forms, as well as natural persons carrying out activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields, on the basis of licences issued in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
2. Release of emergency information shall be administered solely by the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas and its territorial bodies. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)
3. Specialized organizations active impact on weather and other geophysical processes may acquire, own and use funds active influence in the order, established by the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 10. Requirements for information and information products (as amended by the Federal Act of 19/07/2011 N 248-FZ)

Participants are obliged to comply with the legislation of the hydrometeorological service of the Russian Federation on ensuring the uniformity of measurements, including the requirements set out by the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, in conducting environmental monitoring, pollution Wednesday, collecting, processing, storing and disseminating information on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution, as well as having information products. (As amended by the federal laws from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 2/2/2006 N-FZ of 21; from 19/07/2011 N 248-FZ), Article 11. The activities of the hydrometeorological service in emergencies hydrometeorological service is part of the unified State system of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations and carries out its activities in emergency situations in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on protection of the population and territories from natural and man-caused emergencies.
Article 12. The activities of the hydrometeorological service to ensure the armed forces of the Russian Federation information products Activities of hydrometeorological services of the Russian Federation armed forces information products is carried out in accordance with this federal law, the Federal law "on information, information technology and protection of information" and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 11 N 200-FL) Article 13. Protection of the State observation network 1. The State observation network, including reserved under her plots and parts, refers exclusively to federal property and is under State protection.
2. the Organization of activity of stationary and mobile observation points, determining their location shall be carried out in accordance with the decision of the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas in consultation with the relevant bodies of executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the cessation of the activities of the said paragraphs of observations are carried out exclusively in accordance with the decision of the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)
3. in order to obtain reliable information on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution around the stationary points of observations in accordance with the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation, created security zones, which set restrictions on economic activity. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ)
4. On the land through which the passage or travel to stationary items observations within the State observation network, easements may be installed in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation. Article 13-1. The procedure for the acquisition and use of service and hunting firearms 1. Territorial entities of the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas have the right to acquire and use the service and hunting firearms as a service to meet the challenges associated with the protection of life and health of the employees of these bodies and organizations, ensuring protection of property, valuable and dangerous goods, special correspondence. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)
2. employees of territorial bodies and entities of the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields that perform tasks of hydrometeorological service at remote stations, have the right to possession, carrying and use of self-defence hunting firearms. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)
3. masters of research and scientific expedition ships, their assistants, and also referred to in this article, employees of territorial organisations and bodies specially authorized federal executive body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas in fulfilling their responsibilities for the protection of transported them valuable and dangerous goods, official correspondence and cargoes containing media information constituting a State secret, shall have the right to possession , bearing and use of service weapons.
4. Specified in this article, officials and workers used weapons in the manner prescribed by the Federal law "on departmental protection".
5. a list of the officials and employees who are entitled to the possession, bearing and use of service and hunting weapons, as well as types, types, models, and the number of such weapons shall be established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

6. in this article the territorial bodies and organisations are obliged to acquire, store, maintain records and issue weapons to officials and employees in accordance with the procedure established for legal entities engaged in special assignments the Federal Act "on weapons" and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation.
(Article supplemented by federal law from 25.06.2002 N 70-FZ), chap. IV. USE of INFORMATION on the State of the environment, POLLUTION and information products (as amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) Article 14. Category access to information on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution and information products (as amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ dated December 30, 2008) 1. Information about the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution and information products are open and accessible to the public, except for information related to the legislation of the Russian Federation restricted category. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ)
2. General-purpose Information refers to federal information resources in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas.
Article 15. The unified State data on the status of the Environment Fund Wednesday, pollution (as amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ dated December 30, 2008) 1. The unified State data on the status of the Environment Fund Wednesday, pollution is formed on the basis of the collection, processing, recording, storage and dissemination of documentary information about the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ)
2. Composition and structure of documented information about the State of the environment Wednesday, its pollution, its acquisition, registration, storage and use, as well as how to create and maintain a single State Fund data on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution defines authorized by the Government of the Russian Federation, the federal body of executive power. (As amended by the federal laws of 02.02.2006 N 21-FZ; from 23.07.2008 N 160-FZ) 3. Storage included in the prescribed manner a part of the archive Fund of the Russian Federation documented information about the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution is carried out in accordance with the Federal law of October 22, 2004 N 125-FZ "on archives in the Russian Federation". (As amended by the federal laws from 03.06.2005 N 57-FZ; from 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ) Article 16. The procedure for providing information on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution by legal and natural persons (as amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ dated December 30, 2008) 1. Legal persons irrespective of their organizational and legal forms and the physical persons involved in collecting information on Wednesday, its state-of-the-environment pollution are obliged to provide this information to the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas in the order established by authorized by the Government of the Russian Federation Federal Executive authority. (As amended by the federal laws from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 2/2/2006 N-FZ of 21; from 23.07.2008 N 160-FZ) 2. Legal persons irrespective of their organizational and legal forms and the physical persons involved in collecting information on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution, must, in the manner prescribed by the Government of the Russian Federation by the authorized federal body of executive power shall promptly provide to the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas of information about emergencies, man-made, which have had, have, may have a negative impact on the surrounding natural Wednesday. (As amended by the federal laws from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 2/2/2006 N-FZ of 21; from 23.07.2008 N 160-FZ) Article 17. Conditions for granting users (consumers) on Wednesday, the State-of-the-environment pollution and information products (as amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ dated December 30, 2008) 1. Information about the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution and information products available to users (consumers) as well as on the basis of agreements in accordance with this federal law and the laws of the Russian Federation on environmental protection Wednesday. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ)
2. General-purpose Information is made available to users (consumers) in the form of texts in writing, tables and charts on networks of telecommunication and postal communications, through the mass media in regular mode, messages, or at the request of users (consumers).
3. Specialized information is provided to users (users) on the basis of the treaties.
4. The Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas is obliged to inform users (consumers) on the composition of the information provided on the status of the environment Wednesday, pollution, about the forms of communicating such information and about the organizations undertaking information services users (consumers). (As amended by the federal laws from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ)

5. Procedure for providing information on the State of the environment Wednesday, its pollution of the natural and legal persons of foreign States is set by international treaties of the Russian Federation, the laws of the Russian Federation on the participation in international information exchanges in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ), chapter v. RESPONSIBILITY for VIOLATION of LEGISLATION of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION in the field of Hydrometeorology and related AREAS of Article 18. Responsibility for violation of legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas of persons guilty in violation of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas, incur criminal, administrative and other responsibility in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
CHAPTER VI. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION in the field of Hydrometeorology and related AREAS Article 19. International cooperation of the Russian Federation in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas 1. International cooperation of the Russian Federation in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields is based on international agreements of the Russian Federation.
The Russian Federation contributes to the formation and development of international monitoring networks and international exchange of information on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution. (As amended by the Federal Act of 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ)
2. The Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas protects the interests of the Russian Federation and the coordination of legal persons irrespective of their organizational and legal forms and individuals in the implementation of the international cooperation of the Russian Federation in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas. (As amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ)
3. Participation of the Federal Executive Body in the field of Hydrometeorology and related fields, as well as other federal bodies of executive power, carrying out activities in the field of Hydrometeorology and related areas in the international cooperation of the Russian Federation, including the international exchange of information on the State of the environment Wednesday, pollution and information products is determined by international treaties of the Russian Federation, this federal law , other federal laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the federal laws from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 2/2/2006 N 21-FZ), chap. VII. FINAL PROVISIONS Article 20. The entry into force of this federal law 1. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
2. invite 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, N July 19, 1998 113-FZ