On State Regulation To Ensure The Fertility Of Agricultural Land

Original Language Title: О государственном регулировании обеспечения плодородия земель сельскохозяйственного назначения

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on State regulation of ensuring fertility of agricultural lands passed 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 from 01/10/2003 N 15-FL;
from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; from 23.07.2008 N 160-FZ;
from 30.12.2008 N 309-FZ; from 30.12.2008 N 313-FZ;
from 19/07/2011 N 248-FZ; from 28.12.2013 N 396-FZ) this federal law establishes the legal basis for State regulation of ensuring fertility of agricultural lands.
Chapter I SUBSTANTIVE PROVISIONS Article 1. Basic concepts in the present Federal law uses the following concepts: the fertility of agricultural land-soil's ability to meet the need of agricultural crops for nutrients, air, water, heat, biological and physico-chemical Wednesday and ensure harvest of agricultural crops;
State regulation of fertility of agricultural lands-the establishment of standards, norms, standards, rules and regulations in the field of fertility of agricultural lands;
reproduction fertility of agricultural land-conservation and improvement of agricultural land through the systematic carrying out agrotechnical, agrochemical, drainage, erosion control, phytosanitary and other events;
the degradation of agricultural lands-deterioration of agricultural land as a result of natural and anthropogenic impacts;
soil contamination content in soils of chemical compounds, radioactive elements, pathogens in quantities that have harmful effects on human health, the environment Wednesday, fertility of agricultural lands; (As amended by federal law N 309-FZ) agrotechnical measures-a set of scientifically cultivation techniques for reproductive fertility of agricultural lands;
agrochemical activities-a set of scientifically sound techniques of agrochemicals and pesticides for reproductive fertility of agricultural lands while providing measures for the sound management of environmental protection with a view to Wednesday; (As amended by federal law N 309-FZ) reclamation activities-design, construction, operation and reconstruction of drainage systems and separately located hydrotechnical constructions, watering pastures, creating systems of protective forest plantations, conduct kul'turtehnicheskih works to improve the physical and chemical properties of soils, the scientific and technical maintenance of the specified works;
phytosanitary activities-a set of science-based techniques to identify and eliminate contamination of soil weed plants, soil infection diseases and pests of agricultural plants;
erosion events-a set of scientifically proven techniques for protecting soil from water, wind and mechanical erosion;
agrochemical service-providing agricultural producers with agrochemicals and pesticides, peat and products of its processing, plaster, limy and organic fertilizers, technologies, techniques, and activities for the implementation of agricultural, agro-chemical, drainage, erosion control, phytosanitary and other events, research in the area of fertility of agricultural lands.
Article 2. The purpose of this federal law, the purpose of the Federal law is to establish the legal bases of State regulation of ensuring reproduction fertility of agricultural lands in the implementation of the owners, owners, users, including tenants of land business.
Article 3. Legal regulation of activity in the field of fertility of agricultural lands in the area of legal regulation of ensuring fertility of agricultural lands is carried out in accordance with the land legislation of the Russian Federation, this federal law and adopted in accordance with the laws and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation, as well as the laws and other normative legal acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation (as amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ). Article 3-1. Implementation of activities in the area of fertility of agricultural lands activities ensure the fertility of agricultural land is the spending power of the subjects of the Russian Federation.
Selected activities in the field of fertility of agricultural lands may be financed from the federal budget in the framework of the federal target programs

(art. 3-1 supplemented by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ).
CHAPTER II. The POWERS of STATE AUTHORITIES of the Russian Federation, bodies of STATE POWER of the CONSTITUENT ENTITIES of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION and bodies of local self-government in the area of LAND for AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES Article 4. The powers of State authorities of the Russian Federation in the field of fertility of agricultural lands to the powers of State authorities of the Russian Federation in the field of fertility of agricultural lands include the development, approval and implementation of federal targeted programmes ensure the fertility of agricultural land, monitor the implementation of such programmes (as amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ).
Article 5. The powers of State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the field of fertility of agricultural lands to the powers of State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the field of fertility of agricultural lands include the development and adoption of laws and other normative legal acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the field of fertility of agricultural lands, monitoring (as amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ).
Article 6. Powers of local self-government bodies in the area of fertility of agricultural land units of local self-government may be endowed with certain State powers in the area of fertility of agricultural lands with the transfer necessary for their implementation of material and financial resources (as amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ).
CHAPTER III. The rights and obligations of owners, owners, users, including TENANTS, of LAND in the area of FERTILITY of AGRICULTURAL LAND Article 7. Rights of owners, owners, users, including tenants, of land in the area of fertility of agricultural land owners, owners, users, including tenants, of land were entitled to carry out agricultural, agrochemical, reclamation, phytosanitary and anti-erosion measures on reproduction of soil fertility of agricultural lands;
receive information from the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the status of soil fertility to their land and the evolution of his condition (as amended by federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ);
have other rights if their implementation is not contrary to the laws and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation.
Article 8. Responsibilities of owners, owners, users, including tenants, of land plots to ensure the fertility of agricultural land owners, owners, users, including tenants of land must: carry out agricultural production methods that ensure reproduction fertility of agricultural lands, as well as excluding or limiting the adverse effects of such activities on the surrounding Wednesday; (As amended by federal law N 309-FZ) to comply with the standards, norms, guidelines, rules and regulations for carrying out agrotechnical, agrochemical, reclamation, phytosanitary and erosion control activities;
submit in the prescribed manner to the relevant executive authorities information about the use of agrochemicals and pesticides;
promote soil, agrochemical, phytosanitary and ecological and toxicological agricultural land surveys;
inform the relevant executive authorities about the facts of agricultural land degradation and soil contamination on the land under their possession or use;
perform other duties stipulated by laws and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation, laws and other normative legal acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as legal acts of local self-government bodies.
CHAPTER IV. STATE REGULATION of ACTIVITIES in the area of FERTILITY of AGRICULTURAL LAND Article 9. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), Article 10. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), Article 11. Ensure the fertility of agricultural lands to ensure the fertility of agricultural land is carried out in the following main areas: the development and implementation of federal targeted programmes for reproduction fertility of agricultural lands, as well as relevant regional targeted programmes;

inventories of agricultural land fertility indicators and monitoring of the fertility of agricultural land;
development of standards, norms, standards, rules and regulations in the field of fertility of agricultural lands;
development plans for agricultural, agro-chemical, reclamation, phytosanitary and erosion control activities in the area of fertility of agricultural lands;
development of plans for the rehabilitation of agricultural land contaminated with radionuclides, heavy metals and other harmful substances;
funding for activities to ensure the fertility of agricultural land;
(eighth paragraph repealed Federal Act from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ);
used in quality control to ensure the fertility of agricultural lands of agrochemicals and pesticides and control for safe handling;
(tenth paragraph of ineffective federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ);
(paragraph eleven deleted-the Federal law dated 01/10/2003 N 15-FZ);
(the paragraph twelfth ineffective federal law from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ);
establishment of data banks in the area of fertility of agricultural lands;
(fourteenth paragraph repealed Federal Act from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ).
Article 12. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) Article 13. Targeted programmes in the area of fertility of agricultural lands to ensure the fertility of agricultural land are carried out by development and implementation of federal targeted programmes ensure the fertility of agricultural land and regional targeted programmes in this area.
Federal targeted programmes to ensure the fertility of agricultural lands are formed by the Government of the Russian Federation and approved in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Regional targeted programmes to ensure the fertility of agricultural land are developed and approved in the manner prescribed by laws and other normative legal acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 14. State regulation of fertility of agricultural lands State regulation of fertility of agricultural lands is carried out in accordance with the laws and other normative legal acts of the Russian Federation, laws and other normative legal acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 15. Public accounting indicators of fertility of agricultural lands public accounting indicators of fertility of agricultural lands is conducted to ensure the bodies of State power of the Russian Federation, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self government, concerned citizens and legal persons information on the fertility of these lands.
Public accounting indicators of fertility of agricultural lands involves the collection and compilation of results of soil, agrochemical, phytosanitary and ecological and toxicological agricultural land surveys.
The order of State accounting indicators of fertility of agricultural lands is established by the Government of the Russian Federation Federal Executive authority. (As amended by federal law from 23.07.2008 N 160-FZ) Article 16. Monitoring of the fertility of agricultural land agricultural land fertility Monitoring is an integral part of the State monitoring of lands, the order which establishes the land legislation.
Article 17. Mandatory conformity attestation of agrochemicals and pesticides mandatory conformity attestation of agrochemicals and pesticides is carried out in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on technical regulation. (As amended by the Federal Act of 19/07/2011 N 248-FZ), Article 18. (Deleted-the Federal law dated 01/10/2003 N 15-FZ) Article 19. Agrochemical service 1. Agrochemical service is carried out by the organizations, irrespective of their organizational-legal forms, working in the field to ensure the fertility of agricultural land as well as citizens individual engaged in business activities in the area of fertility of agricultural lands.
2. As indicated in paragraph 1 of this article the Organization in order to coordinate their activities, protection of common interests may, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation to establish associations in the form of associations (unions).
Article 20. The main directions of agrochemical service of the basic directions of agrochemical service are:

conduct soil, agrochemical, phytosanitary and ecological and toxicological screening and monitoring of agricultural land fertility;
carrying out drainage and erosion control activities in order to ensure the replacement of the fertility of agricultural land, including conservation of severely eroded land;
providing agricultural producers with agrochemicals and pesticides, peat and products of its processing, plaster, limy and organic fertilizers;
provision of owners, owners, users, including tenants, of land for the implementation of agricultural technology, agrochemical, reclamation, phytosanitary and erosion events.
Article 21. Environmental requirements to ensure the fertility of agricultural lands to ensure the fertility of agricultural land should be subject to the environmental requirements established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Article 22. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), chap. V. State support to activities in the AREA of ENSURING FERTILITY of AGRICULTURAL LAND Article 23. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ) Article 24. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), Article 25. The logistics of agrochemical service of State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation to promote the development of agrochemical service by approval in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation, public customer purchases the following goods and services (as amended by the federal laws from 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ; 28.12.2013 N 396-FZ): production and supply of agrochemicals and pesticides for agricultural producers;
extraction of peat and manufacture products of its processing;
production equipment and machinery for the implementation of agricultural, agro-chemical, reclamation, phytosanitary and erosion events.
Article 26. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), Article 27. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), CHAP. VI. DISPUTE RESOLUTION in the field of FERTILITY of AGRICULTURAL LANDS and the RESPONSIBILITY for VIOLATION of LEGISLATION of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION in the field of AGRICULTURAL LAND FERTILITY Article 28. Dispute resolution in the field of fertility of agricultural land disputes arising in the area of fertility of agricultural land shall be settled in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Article 29. Responsibility for violation of legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of fertility of agricultural land violation of legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of fertility of agricultural lands shall entail liability in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Article 30. (Repealed-Federal Act of 22/08/2004, no. 122-FZ), chap. VII. FINAL PROVISIONS Article 31. The entry into force of this federal law 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, N July 16, 1998-101 FZ