On The Ratification Of The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Original Language Title: О ратификации Договора о всеобъемлющем запрещении ядерных испытаний

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW On ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Adopted by the State Duma on April 21, 2000 The Council of the Federation on 17 May 2000 Article 1 Ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, signed on behalf of the Russian Federation in the city of New York on 24 September 1996 (hereinafter referred to as the Treaty). Article 2 The implementation of the Treaty is based on the following: 1) the maintenance of the combat readiness, reliability and security of the Russian Federation's nuclear arsenal at the level of national security. The Russian Federation's security; 2) the maintenance of federal nuclear centres, enterprises and organizations belonging to the nuclear weapons complex of the Russian Federation, and the implementation of programmes in the field of theoretical and applied research and technological development with a view to ensuring the Scientific, technical and industrial potential in the field of nuclear weapons, experimental and testing facilities, the level of qualification of scientists, designers, workers, employees and other specialists employed in the nuclear weapons complex of the Russian Federation The Federation, as well as the level of their social protection; 3) the maintenance and development of nuclear weapons technologies at all stages of the development and manufacture of nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons, and modernization of the technical base of nuclear weapons of the Russian Federation; 4) Maintaining the basic -Potential for resumption of nuclear test activity in the event of the withdrawal of the Russian Federation from the Treaty; maintaining in readiness for full-scale tests of the Russian Federation's Central Test Site and adapting it to conduct not prohibited by the Treaty on Nuclear Charges and Ammunition; 5) improving the capability of the national nuclear test control system abroad; 6) further improvement of the information and analysis of the means, including intelligence, to obtain Reliable and timely information on nuclear arsenals, possible clandestine nuclear weapons or other relevant nuclear weapons development activities of other countries; 7) assured and priority funding State programmes for the maintenance of the nuclear weapons complex of the Russian Federation, improvement of the national system for monitoring nuclear tests abroad, as well as other activities and activities related to the implementation of the Treaty, including Establishment and maintenance of the Russian segment of the Global The communications system of the Treaty and the National Data Centre. Article 3 In the process of implementing the Contract: 1. The President of the Russian Federation: is in the process of State regulation of the maintenance of nuclear arsenal, reliability and security of nuclear weapons; approves the structure of the state The management of nuclear weapons activities; approves federal nuclear weapons programmes and nuclear testing controls; takes other necessary decisions related to the implementation of the Treaty. 2. The Government of the Russian Federation: leads the development of appropriate programmes of work to ensure the maintenance of the nuclear arsenal, reliability and safety of nuclear weapons, as well as the work and activities related to the improvement of nuclear weapons. The national system for the control of nuclear tests abroad and the fulfilment of the obligations of the Russian Federation under the Treaty, provides assured and priority funding for these programmes, works and activities; defines functions The federal executive authority for the implementation of the Treaty; Adopts, within its competence, the signing of agreements with the authorized bodies of the Treaty Organization (pending the entry into force of the Treaty-with the Preparatory Commission) on the establishment and functioning of the Treaty OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The Treaty; submits an annual report to the President of the Russian Federation Report on the reliability and safety of the nuclear arsenal and capabilities of the Russian Federation for the reproduction of nuclear weapons without full-scale nuclear testing; Activities for the protection of information in the implementation of the Treaty; implements the annual contribution of the Russian Federation to the budget of the Treaty Organization; upon the instructions of the President of the Russian Federation Foreign policy activities related to the implementation of the Treaty. 3. The Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation: , in its annual review of the Federal Budget Act, is involved in deciding on the amount of funding required for the implementation of the Treaty; participate in the drafting of federal laws, adopt federal laws necessary to fulfill the obligations of the Russian Federation under the Treaty; consider annual information of the Government of the Russian Federation sent to under article 5 of this Federal Act; and take appropriate decisions; , where necessary, shall take the measures provided for in section V of the Federal Law on International Treaties of the Russian Federation. Article 4 Pending the entry into force of the Treaty, the Preparatory Commission established to make the necessary preparations for the effective implementation of the Treaty, as well as its staff and the delegates of the States signatories shall enjoy in the territory of the Russian Federation, respectively, such legal capacity, privileges and immunities as are necessary for the exercise by the Preparatory Commission of their functions and such privileges and immunities as are necessary for the exercise of such privileges and immunities. of independent implementation by designated staff and delegates functions in connection with the Preparatory Commission. Article 5 A year after the entry into force of the Treaty, the Government of the Russian Federation sends information to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation annually on the following issues: o of the Russian Federation's obligations under the Treaty; on the state of the national system for the control of nuclear tests abroad; on the activities of the Treaty Organization and on the participation of the Russian Federation in the activities of the of this Organization; on the fulfilment of the obligations of the Treaty by others States parties; on the implementation of the programme for the development of the nuclear weapons complex of the Russian Federation. Article 6 1. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION sovereignty to withdraw from the Treaty, the President of the Russian Federation: is taking political, diplomatic and other measures to eliminate exceptional circumstances or to neutralize their consequences; of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation The Federation, taking into account the results of such consultations, shall take decisions relating to the Treaty with the introduction, if necessary, of the proposals provided for in the Federal Law on International Treaties of the Russian Federation. 2. Each of the chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation shall, in the event that it considers that the circumstances that fall within the category of exclusive within the meaning of article IX of the Treaty, submit a proposal to the President of the Russian Federation of the Russian Federation. " In case of withdrawal of the Russian Federation from the Treaty, the conduct of nuclear tests is carried out with the approval of the President of the Russian Federation. Article 8 This Federal Law shall enter into force on the date of its official publication. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin Moscow, Kremlin 27 May 2000 N 72-FZ