On Amending The Law Of The Russian Federation "on The Media"

Original Language Title: О внесении дополнения в Закон Российской Федерации "О средствах массовой информации"

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on additions to the Russian Federation law "on mass media" adopted by the State Duma on July 6, 2001 year, Article 1. Law of the Russian Federation dated December 27, 1991 the year 2124 N-I "on the media" (records of the Congress of people's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1992, no. 7, p. 300; collection of laws of the Russian Federation, 1995, no. 3, art. 169; N 24, art. 2256; N 30, art. 2870; 1996, N 1, art. 4; 1998, N 10, art. 1143; 2000, N 26, art. 2737; N 32, St. 3333) supplemented by article 19-1 as follows: "article 19-1. Restrictions associated with the establishment of tele-and video programs and organizations (legal entities) engaged in broadcasting foreign legal person, as well as a Russian legal entity with foreign participation, share (deposit) of foreign participation in the authorized capital (aggregate) which is 50 per cent or more, a citizen of the Russian Federation, having dual nationality, may not serve the founders of tele-and video programs.
Foreign citizen, stateless person and a citizen of the Russian Federation, having dual citizenship, foreign legal person, as well as a Russian legal entity with foreign participation, share (deposit) of foreign participation in the authorized capital (aggregate) which is 50 per cent or more, do not have the right to establish organizations (legal entities) engaged in television broadcasting, transmission reception area which covers half or more than half the constituent entities of the Russian Federation territory inhabited by half and more than half of the population of the Russian Federation.
Alienation of stocks (shares) the founder of tele-and video programs, including after its registration, the Organization (legal person), performing (performing) television broadcasting, reception area transmission (which) covers half or more than half the constituent entities of the Russian Federation territory inhabited by half and more than half of the population of the Russian Federation, resulting in the appearance of their authorized (aggregate) capital share (deposit) foreign participation of 50 percent or more is not allowed. ".
Article 2. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
The founders of tele-and video programs that have registered their prior to the entry into force of this federal law, as well as organizations (legal entities) engaged in television broadcasting and established before the entry into force of this federal law, shall be obliged to bring respectively registration and statutory documents in accordance with the requirements of this federal law within one year from the date of its entry into force.
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 Kremlin, Moscow August 4, 2001 N 107-FZ