RUSSIAN FEDERATION federal law on subsoil plots, right of use which can be granted on conditions of production (North-Astrakhan promising plot) adopted by the State Duma April 14, 2000 year approved by the Federation Council April 19, 2000 year Article 1. Include North-Astrakhan promising plot located in the Astrakhan region, the objects, the right of use which can be granted on conditions of production.
Article 2. The object specified in article 1 hereof, belong to the subsoil areas in respect of which, starting from the date of entry into force of this federal law, can be negotiated and be looking for agreement, the exploration for and exploitation of mineral resources under the conditions of production.
Negotiation and conclusion of agreements on search, exploration and exploitation of mineral resources under the conditions of production in relation to the plot, referred to in article 1 hereof, by a joint decision of the Government of the Russian Federation and executive authority of the Astrakhan region without competitions and auctions in progress or with entities that are users of the specified plot, or created with the participation of users from the specified plot bowels of legal persons , or created with the participation of users from the specified plot subsoil associations of legal entities. Transfer of rights and obligations under agreements on search, exploration and production of mineral commodities on the terms of production sharing with third parties without the consent of the State is not allowed.
Article 3. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
The Acting President of the Russian Federation v. Putin in Moscow, the Kremlin May 4, 2000 N 60-FZ