On Amendments And Additions To The Federal Act "on Operational Investigative Activities"

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений и дополнений в Федеральный закон "Об оперативно-розыскной деятельности"

Read the untranslated law here: http://pravo.gov.ru/proxy/ips/?doc_itself=&infostr=x&backlink=1&fulltext=1&nd=102057486

RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on amendments and additions to the Federal Act "on operational investigative activities" adopted by the State Duma December 4, 1998 year, Article 1. To amend the Federal law "on operational investigative activities" (collection of laws of the Russian Federation, 1995, no. 33, p. 3349) the following amendments and supplements: 1. In article 5: supplement a new paragraph 1 as follows: "bodies (officials) who carry out investigative activities, at carrying out of operatively-search actions should ensure the observance of human and civil rights to inviolability of private life, personal and family privacy, the inviolability of domicile and correspondence.";
part first-the ninth count respectively parts of the second to tenth.
2. in paragraph 1 of article 6, the word "citizens" should be deleted.
3. The first paragraph of part two article 8 shall be amended as follows: "carrying out of operatively-search actions that restrict the constitutional rights of the person and citizen to the confidentiality of correspondence, telephone conversations, postal, Telegraph and other messages sent over networks of telecommunication and postal communications, as well as the right to inviolability of the home is permitted on the basis of a judicial decision and subject to the availability of information:".
4. Part four of article 12 shall be amended as follows: "-official documents reflecting the results of investigative activities shall be submitted to the Court (judge), the prosecutor supervising the legality of operatively-search activity, inquiry and the investigator in charge of the criminal case, other bodies carrying out investigative activities, in conformity with the procedure established by this federal law.
5. Article 21 shall be amended as follows: "article 21. Prosecutorial supervision of operatively-search activity of Procuracy supervision over implementation of this federal law, the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation and authorized them to prosecutors.
On demand indicated prosecutors heads of bodies which carry out investigative activities, represent them operatively-Office documents, including case records management, carrying out of operatively-search actions using operational funds, as well as accounting and registration documentation and departmental normative legal acts, regulating the carrying out of operatively-search actions.
Information about persons that are embedded in the organized criminal groups, on established covert employees of bodies which carry out investigative activities, as well as on persons assisting those bodies on a confidential basis shall be submitted by the relevant prosecutors only with the written consent of listed persons, except in cases requiring their criminal responsibility.
Prosecutors referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall protect the information contained in the submitted documents and materials.
Failure to comply with the legitimate demands of the Prosecutor, arising from its powers to oversee the operatively-search activity, entails the liability established by law. "
Article 2. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
The President of the Russian Federation, b. Yeltsin, Kremlin, Moscow, N 6 January 5, 1999-FZ