The Coordination Of International And Foreign Economic Relations Of The Subjects Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: О координации международных и внешнеэкономических связей субъектов Российской Федерации

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION federal law on the coordination of international and foreign economic relations of the subjects of the Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma of the year December 2, 1998 (as amended by the Federal law of 13.07.2015 N 255-FZ) this federal law in accordance with article 72 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation establishes a common procedure for the coordination of international and foreign economic relations of the subjects of the Russian Federation contains legal guarantees for the rights and legitimate interests of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation to the establishment and development of international and foreign economic relations.
Article 1. The right of subjects of the Russian Federation on implementation of the international and external economic relations 1. The constituent entities of the Russian Federation within the powers granted to them by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws and treaties between the State bodies of the Russian Federation and State Government bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the delimitation of jurisdiction and powers, are entitled to the realization of international and external economic relations with foreign entities of federal States, administrative-territorial entities of foreign States, as well as to participate in the activities of international organizations in bodies created specifically for this purpose. The constituent entities of the Russian Federation with the consent of the Government of the Russian Federation may carry out such ties with State authorities of foreign States.
2. For the purposes of this federal law under the international and external economic relations of the subjects of the Russian Federation are understood to be ongoing in trade, economic, scientific, technical, environmental, humanitarian, cultural and other areas of communication with foreign partners, referred to in paragraph 1 of this article.
Article 2. The right of bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation to negotiate and enter into agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations 1. State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation within the powers granted by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws and laws of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, have the right to negotiate with foreign partners, referred to in paragraph 1 of article 1 of this federal law, as well as the conclusion of agreements with them on the implementation of the international and external economic relations.
2. Agreement on the implementation of the international and external economic relations entered into by the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation may not contain provisions contrary to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the generally recognized principles and norms of international law, international treaties of the Russian Federation, federal laws, treaties between the State bodies of the Russian Federation and State Government bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the delimitation of jurisdiction and powers, as well as provisions prejudicial to the legitimate interests of the other constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 3. Finally, the bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the implementation of the agreements of international and foreign economic relations 1. State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation notify relevant federal executive authorities in the accession negotiations on the conclusion of the agreement for the implementation of the international and external economic relations.
2. State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall determine the procedure for concluding agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations, taking into account the need to harmonize the draft agreements.
Article 4. Harmonization of draft agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations 1. Draft agreement relating to the implementation of international and foreign economic relations concluded organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, prior to signing it subject to consultation with interested federal bodies of executive power. Draft agreement relating to the implementation of international and foreign economic relations shall be sent to the organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation the authorized federal body of executive power, which shall consider it in conjunction with other interested federal bodies of executive power. (As amended by the Federal law of 13.07.2015 N 255-FZ)
2. Authorized the President of the Russian Federation, the federal body of executive power shall inform the organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the consideration of the draft agreement for the implementation of the international and external economic relations not later than 45 days from the date of its receipt. (As amended by the Federal law of 13.07.2015 N 255-FZ)
3. In the event of disagreement between the federal authorities and the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation with regard to the draft agreement relating to the implementation of international and foreign economic relations of conciliation procedures shall be applied in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Article 5. State registration of agreements on the implementation of international and foreign economic relations of the State registration of agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations entered into by the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be as prescribed by the Government of the Russian Federation, and is a requirement for entry into force of the agreements in force for the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 13.07.2015 N 255-FZ), Article 6. Publication of agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations 1. The texts of the agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations entered into by bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be subject to publication.
2. the procedure for publication of the agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations is established by laws and other normative legal acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Article 7. Status of agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations of the agreement relating to the implementation of international and foreign economic relations entered into by the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, irrespective of the form, name and content are not international treaties.
Article 8. The responsibility of the federal authorities, on the implementation of international agreements and foreign economic relations of the Federal authorities are responsible for implementing international agreements and external economic relations concluded State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, except in cases where such agreements have been concluded with State authorities of foreign States, with the consent of the Government of the Russian Federation or by a specific agreement of the Russian Federation has formal assurances of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 9. Promotion federal organs of State power bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the implementation of international and foreign economic relations of the Federal State authorities have bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation necessary legal and expert advice in the development of international and external economic links, in the Organization and conduct of the negotiations, in the elaboration of the texts of the agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations entered into by State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in implementing these agreements, as well as to protect the rights and legitimate interests of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in foreign States.
Article 10. The right of subjects of the Russian Federation have their offices on the territory of a foreign State 1. The constituent entities of the Russian Federation in order to implement the agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation shall have the right to open offices outside the Russian Federation.
2. State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation shall have the right to give permission to open representative offices on the territory of the entity's foreign subjects of federal States and political subdivisions of foreign States.

3. The opening of offices by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the territory of a foreign State, as well as opening for foreign representative offices on the territory of the Russian Federation shall be based on an agreement between the relevant organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the competent authority the subject of a foreign competent authority a federal State or administrative territorial entity of a foreign State.
4. Representation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the territory of a foreign State, as well as foreign missions on the territory of the Russian Federation, referred to in paragraph 2 of this article shall not have the status of diplomatic missions, they cannot be charged with consular or diplomatic functions. Employees of these offices does not enjoy diplomatic privileges and immunities.
5. Representation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation outside the Russian Federation headed by citizens of the Russian Federation.
Article 11. Federal State authorities engaged in the coordination of international and foreign economic relations of the subjects of the Russian Federation 1. Coordination of international and foreign economic relations of the subjects of the Russian Federation is vested in the federal bodies of executive power in the manner to be determined by the President of the Russian Federation at the invitation of the Government of the Russian Federation.
2. The appropriate federal bodies of executive power has the right to obtain from the authorities of constituent entities of the Russian Federation information on subjects of the Russian Federation activities for the implementation of the international and external economic relations, to the State authorities of constituent entities of the Russian Federation its suggestions and recommendations.
Article 12. Dispute resolution in relation to the implementation of international agreements and international economic relations 1. In the event of disagreement between the State bodies of the Russian Federation and State Government bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as between the bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation concerning the agreements on the implementation of the international and external economic relations entered into by bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, conciliation procedures are applied in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the legislation of the Russian Federation.
2. If the agreement for the implementation of the international and external economic relations concluded organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, is contrary to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws, generally recognized principles and norms of international law and international treaties of the Russian Federation, prejudice the legitimate interests of the other constituent entities of the Russian Federation or violates the order established by this federal law, such an agreement may be challenged in the courts.
3. the validity of the agreements concerning the implementation of the international and external economic relations entered into by executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and containing provisions which contradict the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws, generally recognized principles and norms of international law and international treaties of the Russian Federation, may be, in accordance with article 85 (part 2) of the Constitution of the Russian Federation is suspended up to address this issue, the relevant court.
Article 13. On the entry into force of this federal law this federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
Article 14. Bringing of normative legal acts in accordance with this federal law, the President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation and bodies of State power of the constituent entities 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 4 January 4, 1999-FZ