On Amendments And Additions To The Federal Act "on Cultural Objects Displaced In The Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics As A Result Of The Second World War And Located On The Territory Of The Russian Federation"

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений и дополнений в Федеральный закон "О культурных ценностях, перемещенных в Союз ССР в результате Второй мировой войны и находящихся на территории Российской Федерации"

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on amendments and additions to the Federal Act "on cultural objects displaced in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics as a result of the second world war and located on the territory of the Russian Federation" adopted by the State Duma April 26, 2000 year Article 1. In connection with the decision of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation dated July 20, 1999 year N 12-p "on the case about the verification of constitutionality of the Federal law of April 15, 1998" year of cultural objects displaced in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics as a result of the second world war and located on the territory of the Russian Federation "the Federal law of April 15, 1998, N 64-FZ" on cultural values displaced in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics as a result of the second world war and located on the territory of the Russian Federation "(collection of laws of the Russian Federation, 1998, no. 16, p. 1799) the following amendments and supplements: 1. Article 3 shall be amended as follows:" this federal law applies to displaced cultural property as defined in article 4 hereof, irrespective of in whose actual possession they are. "
2. Article 5 shall be amended as follows: "the composition of the displaced cultural treasures from the point of view of their former nationality includes cultural values which have the meaning specified in article 4 of this federal law, the property of the former enemy States.".
3. In article 6 the words "all displaced" were replaced by the words "1. All the displaced ";
to supplement paragraph 2 to read as follows: "2. the right of federal property does not apply to specific cultural property displaced admitted legally into the ownership of Russian individuals and legal entities, the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, municipalities, public and other organizations and associations.
4. paragraph 1 of article 8 shall be amended as follows: "1) cultural values of interested States, forcibly seized and illegally exported from their territories former country States;".
5. In article 9: paragraph 1: in the first paragraph: the words "as specified in subparagraphs 1, 2 and 3 of article 8 of this federal law and" and the words "for a period of 18 months from the date of entry into force of this federal law" should be deleted;
supplemented by the following sentence: "such a claim is accurately identified cultural values (exactly designated cultural property) can be made interested State at any time, as soon as it becomes known that these values (this value) are (is) in the territory of the Russian Federation, but not later than 18 months from the date of publication by the Federal Executive Body, to which the Government of the Russian Federation responsible for State regulation in the field of conservation of cultural property , information about these values (the values) in the source of the information provided by the Government of the Russian Federation. ";
in the second paragraph, the words "in respect of which the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics stated restorative requirements" should be deleted;
paragraph 2 shall be amended as follows: "2. The claim referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, is not claimed within the period specified in this paragraph are not considered, without prejudice to the natural and legal persons of the State concerned the right to seek satisfaction of their claims in judicially within the time limits defined by the legislation of the Russian Federation.";
supplemented by paragraph 3 to read as follows: "3. the displaced cultural treasures under article 8 hereof, not required by the State concerned, in the manner and under the conditions prescribed by this federal law, or the natural or legal persons of the State based on a valid judgement, shall be credited to the Trust Fund (roster) cultural values intended for the exchange of cultural property looted by the former Russian Federation States country during the second world war and in the territory of the State not vostrebovavshego their cultural values. Position on the Special Fund (registry) cultural values specified in this paragraph shall be approved by the Government of the Russian Federation. "
6. In article 10: in the first subparagraph of paragraph 1 the words: "within 18 months from the date of entry into force of this federal law" should be deleted;
supplemented by the following sentence: "such a claim is relatively accurately designated cultural property (designated cultural property) may be declared by the former enemy State at any time, as soon as it becomes known that these values (this value) are (is) in the territory of the Russian Federation, but not later than 18 months from the date of publication by the Federal Executive Body, to which the Government of the Russian Federation responsible for State regulation in the field of conservation of cultural property , information about these values (the values) in the source of the information provided by the Government of the Russian Federation. ";
paragraph 2 shall be amended as follows:

"2. The claim referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, is not claimed within the period specified in this paragraph are not considered, without prejudice to legal and physical persons of the former enemy States right to seek satisfaction of their claims in judicially within the time limits defined by the legislation of the Russian Federation.";
supplemented by paragraph 3 to read as follows: "3. the displaced cultural treasures, those referred to in subparagraphs 2 and 3 of article 8 hereof, not popular former country States in the manner and under the conditions stipulated by this federal law, as well as the natural persons or legal entities of those States based on a valid judgement becomes federal property that does not deprive the persons referred to in subparagraph 3 article 8 hereof , the right to claim compensation for damage in accordance with applicable laws of the former enemy States to make reparation of damage. "
7. In article 13, paragraph 1, the words "on the basis of the Federal law" were replaced by the words "in order".
8. In article 16, paragraph 2 to complement the new second paragraph to read: "taking into account the monitoring and maintenance of an electronic database of all displaced cultural property, publication of information and maintaining the register of cultural property intended for the Exchange referred to in paragraph 3 of article 9 of this federal law;";
in paragraph 3, in the third sentence, the words "or withdrawn only" should be deleted;
supplemented by the following sentence: "the Government of the Russian Federation may revoke the decision of the federal authority or suspend its execution."
9. Article 18, paragraph 1 supplemented by the following sentence: "the claim is submitted to the Government of the Russian Federation the Government of the State, saying the claim in the official language of the Russian Federation.";
paragraph 2 shall be amended as follows: "2. the transfer of State attributed the claim moved cultural value with unique character, particularly important historical, artistic, scientific or other cultural value shall be carried out on the basis of the Federal law. Draft federal law on the transmission of cultural values moved entered into the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation the Government of the Russian Federation with the consent of the body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the territory of which the regional cultural institution, exercising operational control of this cultural value. The criteria and procedure for rating of displaced cultural valuables to the cultural values that have a unique character, a particularly important historical, artistic, scientific or other cultural value or cultural values with no character and value, were approved by the Government of the Russian Federation. Transfer of State attributed the claim moved cultural value that does not have a unique character, a particularly important historical, artistic, scientific or other cultural value, is done on the basis of regulations issued by the Government of the Russian Federation, after agreeing with the organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the territory of which the regional cultural institution, exercising operational control of this cultural value, as well as after notification of the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation shall enter into force on the day of its official publication. ";
in paragraph 3, the words "federal law" were replaced by the words "federal law or regulations of the Government of the Russian Federation";
in paragraph 5, the words "federal law" were replaced by the words "federal law or regulations of the Government of the Russian Federation".
10. Article 20: in the first sentence the words "term" and "specified", replace the words "deadlines", respectively, and "certain";
in the second sentence, the words "specified period" were replaced by the words "deadlines".
Article 2. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
Article 3. 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 v. Putin in Moscow, the Kremlin May 25, 2000 N 70-FZ