About Political Parties

Original Language Title: О политических партиях

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on political parties, adopted by the State Duma June 21, 2001 year approved by the Federation Council of the year June 29, 2001 (as amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ;
from 25.07.2002 N 112-FZ; from 23.06.2003 N 85-FZ;
from 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ; from Dec. 20, N 168-FZ;
dated 28.12.2004 N 183-FZ; on 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ;
from 31.12.2005. N 202-FZ; from 12.07.2006 N 106-FZ;
from Dec. 30 N 274-FZ; from 26.04.2007 N 64-FZ;
from 22.07.2008 N 144-FZ; from 23.07.2008 N 160-FZ;
from 08.11.2008 N 200-FL; from 05.04.2009 N 41-ФЗ;
from 05.04.2009 N 42-FZ; from 30.03.2009 N 75-FL;
from 12.05.2009 N 94-FZ; from 19.07.2009 N 196-FZ;
from 17.12.2009 N 319-FZ; from 06.05.2010 N 80-FZ;
from 04.06.2010 N 116-FZ; from 03.11.2010 N 289-FZ;
from 13.04.2011 N 44-FZ; from 23/07/2011 N 259-FL;
from 20 N 287-FZ; from 08 N 421-FZ;
from 04-N 28-FZ; from 2 October 2012 N 157-FZ;
from 2012 N 211-FZ; from 02.04.2013 N 30-FZ;
from 07.05.2013 N 102-ФЗ; from 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ;
from 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ; from 14.10.2014 N 300-FZ;
from 24.11.2014 N 355-FZ; from 03.02.2015 N 6-FL;
from 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ; from 02.03.2016 N 41-ФЗ) in the Russian Federation recognizes political diversity, multi-party system. On the basis of this constitutional principle, the State guarantees equality of political parties before the law, irrespective of their founding and programmatic documents ideology, goals and objectives.
The State ensures respect for the rights and legitimate interests of political parties.
Chapter i. General provisions article 1. Subject of the hereof subject hereof are public relations arising in connection with the implementation of the citizens of the Russian Federation the right to associate in political parties and the peculiarities of the establishment, operation, reorganization and liquidation of political parties in the Russian Federation.
Article 2. The right of citizens of the Russian Federation to form political parties, the right of citizens of the Russian Federation to join political parties includes the right to form political parties, on a voluntary basis in accordance with their beliefs, the right to join political parties or to refrain from joining political parties, the right to participate in the activities of political parties in accordance with their statutes, as well as the right to withdraw from the political parties.
Article 3. The concept of a political party and its structure 1. A political party is a voluntary association created in citizens of the Russian Federation to participate in the political life of the society through the formation and expression of their political will, participation in public and political actions, in elections and referendums, as well as to represent the interests of the citizens in the bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government.
A political party is a public organization as a legal form of legal entities (paragraph 3 of article 50 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation). (The paragraph is supplemented by federal law from 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ)
2. A political party must meet the following requirements: (a)), a political party must have regional offices in at least half of the subjects of the Russian Federation, in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation can be created only one regional branch of the political party; (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ) b) political party shall consist of not less than five hundred members of the political party with the requirements provided for under paragraph 6 of article 23 hereof. The Charter of political parties can be set minimum requirements for the number of members of a political party in its regional offices; (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)) and other authorities governing political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions shall be on the territory of the Russian Federation.
(Revision of the Federal law dated 28.04.2009 N 75-FZ)
3. Under the Regional Office of a political party in the present Federal law refers to a structural unit of a political party, established by a decision of its governing body Commissioner and carrying out their activity on the territory of the Russian Federation. In the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, which includes (1) Autonomous Okrug (autonomous districts) can be created on a single regional Office of a political party. Other subdivisions of a political party (local and primary branch) are created in the cases and manner prescribed by its Charter.
4. the goals and objectives of the political party are set out in its Charter and program.
The main objectives of the political party are: formation of public opinion;
political education and education of citizens;
expression of citizens on any issues of public life, bring these views to the attention of the general public and State authorities;

nomination of candidates (lists of candidates) during the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the higher officials of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation (the heads of the highest executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation), the legislative (representative) organs of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, elected officials of local self-government and in the representative bodies of municipalities, participated in these elections, as well as in the work of elected bodies. (As amended by the federal laws of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ; 02.10.2012 N 157-FZ)
5. Under the political party represented in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Federal law refers to a political party, a federal list of candidates which admitted to the distribution of seats in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal Act of 20 N 287-FZ) under the political party represented in the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the Federal law refers to a political party, whose list of candidates admitted to the distribution of seats in the legislative (representative) body of State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, or the political party slate of candidates which passed parliamentary mandate in accordance with the law of the Russian Federation referred to in paragraph 17 of article 35 of the Federal law dated June 12, 2002 N 67-FZ "on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to vote of citizens of the Russian Federation".
(Para supplemented by federal law from 04.06.2010 N 116-FZ), Article 4. The legislation of the Russian Federation concerning political parties political parties is based on the Constitution of the Russian Federation and is governed by federal constitutional laws, this federal law and other federal laws. Features of civil-law provisions of the political party as a form of social organization (paragraph 4 of article 49 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation) are determined by this federal law. (As amended by the Federal law of 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ), Article 5. The territorial scope of the activities of a political party, a political party has the right to operate on the whole territory of the Russian Federation.
Article 6. Name of political party 1. In the name of the political party as full and abbreviated names are not allowed, other existing in the Russian Federation of political parties and other public associations nationwide, names similar to the names to names or political parties that have stopped their activities owing to the cancellation in connection with violation of paragraph 1 of article 9 hereof. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ) 1-1. Political party name must contain the words "political party". Legal form of Organization (NGO) in the name of the political party. (Para supplemented by federal law from 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ)
2. In the name of a political party is not allowed to use names of bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government, as well as the name and/or surname of the citizen.
3. Regional offices and other subdivisions of a political party using the name of the political party indicating its territorial affiliation.
4. A political party can use in its name the words "Russia", "Russian Federation" and educated on their basis of words and phrases.
5. the name of a political party shall conform to the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation on the protection of intellectual property rights and/or copyrights. Do not use the name of a political party, humiliating racial, national or religious feelings.
6. legal persons that are not political parties cannot use in its name, the word "party". (As amended by the Federal law of 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ) Article 7. The symbolism of political party 1. A political party can have its logo and other symbols, the exact description that should be contained in the Statute of the political party. The symbolism of political party should not coincide with national symbols of the Russian Federation, the national symbol of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation symbols of municipalities, as well as with national symbols of foreign States.
2. The logo and other symbols of a political party may not be used in badges and other symbols of the existing political parties in the Russian Federation, as well as logos and other symbols of organizations, whose activities are prohibited in the territory of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 236-FZ)

3. the symbolism of a political party shall conform to the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation on the protection of intellectual property rights and/or copyrights. Do not use symbols, offending or disparaging the State flag of the Russian Federation, the State emblem of the Russian Federation, the national anthem of the Russian Federation, flags, armorial bearings of the subjects of the Russian Federation, municipalities, foreign States, religious symbols, and symbols that offend racial, national or religious feelings.
Article 8. Main principles of activity of political parties 1. The activities of political parties based on the principles of voluntariness, equality, self-government, legality and openness. Political parties are free to determine their internal structure, objectives, forms and methods of activity, except for restrictions imposed by this federal law.
2. the activities of political parties should not violate the rights and freedoms of man and the citizen guaranteed by the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
3. the political parties act openly, information on their statutory and policy documents is in the public domain.
4. Political parties must create men and women, citizens of the Russian Federation of different nationalities, who are members of a political party, equal opportunities for representation in the governing bodies of the political party, candidate lists and for other elective posts in the bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government.
Article 9. Restrictions on the establishment and activities of political parties 1. Prohibits the establishment and activities of political parties whose aims or actions are directed at extremist activities. (As amended by the Federal Act of 25 N 112-FZ)
2. The inclusion in the statutes and programmes of political parties the provisions on the protection of the ideas of social justice, as well as the activities of political parties, aimed at protecting social justice could not be seen as an incitement of social hatred.
3. do not allow the creation of political parties on the grounds of professional, racial, national or religious affiliation.
Under the professional traits, racial, national or religious affiliation in this federal law refers to the indication in the Statute and programme of the political party objectives protection professional, racial, national or religious interests, as well as a reflection of these targets in the name of a political party.
A political party shall not be composed of individuals of the same profession.
4. Structural units of political parties are established and operate only on a territorial basis. Can't create structural units of political parties in public authorities and bodies of local self-government, in the armed forces of the Russian Federation, law-enforcement and other State bodies, governmental and non-governmental organizations.
5. it is not allowed the activities of political parties and their structural units in the bodies of State power and local self-government bodies (with the exception of the legislative (representative) organs of State power and bodies of municipalities), in the armed forces of the Russian Federation, law-enforcement and other State bodies, in administrations of legislative (representative) bodies of State authorities, public organizations. It is forbidden the intervention of political parties in the educational process of educational institutions. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)
6. Establishment and activities in the territory of the Russian Federation of political parties of foreign States and divisions of these parties are not allowed.
7. In the case of the introduction throughout the territory of the Russian Federation or in its separate areas State of emergency or martial law the activity of political parties is carried out in accordance with the Federal Constitutional law on the State of emergency or martial law.
Article 10. The State and political parties 1. The intervention of the State authorities and their officials in the activities of political parties, as well as the intervention of political parties in the activities of State authorities and their officials shall not be permitted.
2. Matters affecting the interests of political parties shall be settled by the State authorities and local government authorities with the participation of relevant political parties or in agreement with them.

3. persons, replacement, State or municipal posts and persons performing public or community service is not entitled to take advantage of his official or service position for the political party of which they are members, or for any other political party. These persons, with the exception of the deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, deputies of the other legislative (representative) bodies of the Government and deputies of representative bodies of municipalities, cannot be bound by the decisions of the political party in the performance of their official or professional duties. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)
4. The President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to suspend its membership in a political party for the duration of their term of Office.
CHAPTER II. The CREATION of a POLITICAL PARTY Article 11. How to create a political party 1. Political party created freely without permission of public authorities and officials. A political party may be established at the founding Congress of a political party. (As amended by the Federal law of 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ)
2. A political party is considered to be established after the adoption of the Constitutive Congress of the decisions on the establishment of a political party on the formation of its regional branches in at least half of the subjects of the Russian Federation, concerning the adoption of the Charter of the political parties and the adoption of its programme, to establish guidelines and audit bodies of political parties. Delegates of the Constituent Congress of the political party are the founders of a political party. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)
3. Since the creation of the political party carries out organizational and advocacy associated with the formation of the regional offices of the political party and the political party obtaining the document confirming the fact of the record in the unified State Register of legal entities. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
4. (repealed-federal law 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ) 5. (Repealed-federal law 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ) Article 12. The Organising Committee 1. To prepare, convening and holding a founding Congress political party, citizens of the Russian Federation, have the right to be members of a political party, formed an organizing Committee consisting of at least ten people.
2. the Organizing Committee shall notify, in writing, the Federal Executive authority authorized to exercise functions in the area of registration of political parties (hereinafter referred to as the Federal authorized body), of its intention to establish a political party and indicates its intended name. Together with the notification to a specified body sent: (as amended by the federal laws, March 21. N 31-FZ; on 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) and) not less than ten members of the Organizational Committee (surname, name, patronymic, date of birth, nationality, contact phones);
b) minutes of the meeting of the Organizational Committee, which identifies the purpose of its creation, the term of Office (but not more than one year), location, how to use money and other property of the Organizing Committee, as well as information about a member of the Organizing Committee, authorized to open a current account for the formation of the Organizational Committee and the funds enter into civil contracts to ensure its activities (hereinafter person Organising Committee) (surname, name, patronymic , date of birth, place of residence, nationality, passport number, or alternate, document, phone number).
3. the Federal authorized body on the day of receipt of the notice and other documents described in paragraph 2 of this article, issue to an authorised person organizing Committee a document confirming their view. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; from 08 N 421-FZ)
4. the Organizing Committee within one month from the date of granting him a document specified in paragraph 3 of this article, shall publish in one or more periodicals nationwide information on the intention to create a political party and on presentation to the Federal authorized body of relevant documents. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) Article 13. The work of the Organising Committee 1. The Organizing Committee determines the order of their activities. During their term, the Organizing Committee holds Constituent Congress political party. To this end, the Organizing Committee: conducts organizational and advocacy aimed at the formation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation regional offices created a political party, including Assembly of supporters created a political party for the election of delegates to the founding Congress of the political party;

Opens via an authorized person of the Organizing Committee of the current account in one of the credit organizations of Russian Federation and inform the Federal authorized body. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
2. the means of organizing Committee formed from donations to political parties, which are carried out in accordance with the requirements of article 30 of the present Federal law.
3. after the founding Congress of a political party organizing Committee ceases its activities. With this money and other property of the Organizing Committee, as well as a financial report on their use, indicating the sources of money and other property are transferred to the newly created political party.
4. If the Organizing Committee during his term of Office will not be held the founding Congress political party, at the expiration of this period, the Organizing Committee shall cease its activity. The remaining funds are transferred to the contributors in proportion to the Organizing Committee made donations, other property is returned to the donors. In case of impossibility of returning the remaining money and other property of the Organising Committee shall be treated in the federal budget. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ) Article 14. The founding Congress of a political party (as amended by the Federal law of 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ dated December 30, 2008) 1. Information about the date and venue of the Constituent Congress of political party organizing Committee publishes in the Official Gazette or other nationwide periodicals not later than one month before the date of the convening of a Constituent Congress political party.
"Rossiyskaya Gazeta" owes on a non-reimbursable basis, to publish information about the date and venue of the Constituent Congress of political party within two weeks from the date of submission of the information in the publication.
(Paragraph as amended by federal law from 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ)
2. The founding Congress of a political party shall be deemed qualified if attended by delegates representing not less than one half of the subjects of the Russian Federation and mostly living in those constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The rule representation of delegates of the Constituent Congress Organizing Committee is established that each of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation should be submitted no less than two delegates. Decisions of the Constituent Congress of the political party in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 11 of this federal law, shall be taken by a majority vote of the delegates of the Constituent Congress of political party. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)
3. (repealed-federal law 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ) 4. (Repealed-the Federal law from 03.11.2010 N 289-FZ), chap. III. STATE REGISTRATION of the POLITICAL PARTY Article 15. State registration of a political party and its regional offices 1. Political party and its regional offices are subject to state registration in accordance with the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs" with this federal law given the special order of State registration of a political party and its regional offices. Political party and its regional offices to carry out their activities in full, including as legal person from the moment of State registration. Confirming the State registration of a political party or its regional office is a document confirming the registration of a political party or its regional office in the unified State Register of legal entities. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; from 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ)
2. Decision on the State registration of a political party and its regional offices was adopted accordingly the Federal authorized body and its territorial bodies (hereinafter referred to as competent authorities). Entering into the unified State Register of legal entities of information on establishment, reorganization and liquidation of a political party and its regional offices, as well as other information provided by federal laws is carried out by the authorized in accordance with article 2 of the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs" federal enforcement authority (hereinafter Registrar) based on the received the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority of the appropriate State registration. When this mode of interaction of authorized bodies with the registering body on State registration of a political party and its regional offices shall be determined by the Government of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; from 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ)

3. The documents required for the State registration of a political party represented in the Federal authorized body no later than six months from the day of its founding Congress political party. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; from 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ) 4. State registration of the political party's regional offices is carried out after the State registration of a political party, not less than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation State registration regional offices of a political party must be made no later than six months from the date of State registration of a political party. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)
5. the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority in establishing the conformity of the documents needed for the State registration of a political party or its regional offices, the requirements of this federal law shall take a decision on the State registration of a political party or its regional office and sends the registration authority the information and documents necessary for the implementation of this body functions to maintain the unified State Register of legal entities.
On the basis of the decision adopted by the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority, and they have submitted the necessary information and documents to the registering body within a period of not more than five working days after receipt of the required information and documents introduced into the unified State registry of legal persons entry on a political party or its regional office and no later than the business day following the date of making such records shall inform the body which took the decision on the State registration of a political party or its regional office.
The Federal authorized body or its territorial authority no later than three working days from the date of receipt of the registration authority information on as in the unified State Register of legal entities of the recordation of a political party or its regional office issues the authorized person of a political party or its regional office a document certifying the fact of making the appropriate entry in the unified State Register of legal entities. In case if no decision on refusal in State registration of a political party or its regional office, the document must be issued not later than one month from the date of filing of the corresponding application for the State registration, and if in accordance with paragraph 5-1 of this article the decision on suspension of the State registration of a political party or its regional office, for a specified period is interrupted. Part of that period expired, pending a decision on suspension of the State registration of a political party or its regional offices shall not be counted in the new term, during which starts from the day the re-submission of documents needed for the State registration of a political party or its regional office. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)

(Paragraph 5 as amended by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ) 5-1. In cases stipulated in points 1-1 and 2-1 article 20 of this federal law, the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority shall decide on the suspension of the State registration of a political party or its regional offices to address the reasons that caused the suspension of State registration, but not more than three months. In the event of a decision to suspend the State registration of the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority issues the authorized person of a political party or its regional office a written reasoned conclusion. In conclusion: specific provisions of this federal law, giving rise to the suspension of State registration of a political party or its regional offices;
an exhaustive list of inconsistencies the documents submitted for State registration, the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, this federal law and other federal laws. In each case, you specify a particular provision of the regulation does not comply with the paper and what is expressed by this discrepancy.
Failure reason which caused the suspension of State registration of a political party or its regional offices, within the prescribed period the decision is the basis for the adoption of the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority decision on a refusal of State registration of a political party or its regional office.
(Para supplemented by federal law from 02 N 28-FZ)

6. If a political party within one month from the date of the expiration of the time limit under paragraph 4 of this article shall not submit to the Federal authorized body copies of State registration of its regional branches in at least half of the subjects of the Russian Federation, the State registration of the political party of the Federal authorized body shall be recognized as null and void, and this political party and its regional offices to address the Federal authorized body are excluded from the unified State Register of legal persons by making appropriate entries. (As amended by the federal laws from 08 N 421-FZ; from 02 N 28-FZ)
7. The time limits provided for by paragraphs 4 and 6 of this article shall be extended if the territorial body of the Federal authorized body (hereinafter referred to as the territorial authority) decision to suspend state registration Regional Office of a political party, in accordance with paragraph 5-1 of the present article, or the decision on refusal in State registration Regional Office of political party appealed in court and on the expiry of these periods, the Court's decision did not came into force. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)
8. If the Charter of political party provides the power of a legal entity a structural unit of a political party, the State registration of such a structural unit shall be as prescribed for State registration of the Regional Office of a political party. In this case, the structural unit of a political party, subject to the requirements established by this federal law for State registration of the regional offices of the political party with the exception of sub-paragraphs a and b of paragraph 2 of article 3 of this federal law. (As amended by the Federal law dated 28.04.2009 N 75-FZ)
9. For registration of a political party and its regional branches is levied in a manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
(Second paragraph removed March 21 federal law N 31-FZ) 10. Political party not later than 15 days from the date of receipt of the instrument of its State registration under paragraph 1 of this article, is the main provisions of the programme "Russian newspaper" for publishing. "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" owes not later than 15 days from the date of submission of the political party to publish them on a pro bono basis in amounts not less than two hundred newspaper row. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.11.2010 N 289-FZ) Article 16. Documents submitted for State registration of a political party (as amended by the Federal law of 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ dated December 30, 2008) 1. For State registration of a political party in the Federal authorized body the following documents shall be presented: (as amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ) s) a statement signed by authorized persons political party, with an indication of their surnames, names, patronymic, address of residence and contact numbers;
b) Statute of the political party in triplicate, two of them bound, numbered, certified by the authorized persons of the political party, as well as the text of the Charter in machine readable form; (As amended by the Federal law dated 08 N 421-FZ)) program of a political party, certified by the authorized persons of the political parties, as well as the text of the program in machine readable form; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) g) certified authorized political party copies of the decisions of the Constituent Congress of political parties on the establishment of a political party on the adoption of the Charter of the political parties and the adoption of its programme, the establishment of regional offices of the political party on the formation of its Executive and audit bodies with indication of data on the representation of delegates at this Congress and the voting results;
d) document on State duty payment; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) e) address information (location) of the standing of the governing body of a political party for links with the political party; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) f) instance of all periodic printed publication, which published information about the place and date of the constitutive meeting of the political party;

w) certified by the authorized persons of the regional offices of the political party copies of the protocols carried out at least half of the subjects of the Russian Federation General meetings or conferences of the regional offices of political parties, with an indication of the number of members of a political party in its regional offices as at the day of the notarization under this paragraph, as well as the location of the governing bodies of the regional offices of the political party. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)
2. the Federal authorized body on the day of receipt of the documents and materials referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, issue to authorized persons political party document confirming their receipt. The Federal authorized body shall not have the right to demand from a political party to the submission of documents not required by paragraph 1 of this article for the State registration of a political party. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-ФЗ of 21.07.2005; N 93-FZ) Article 17. (Repealed-federal law 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ), Article 18. Documents submitted for State registration of the Regional Office of political party 1. Regional Office for the State registration of a political party in the territorial authority is submitted a statement signed by authorized persons political party, with an indication of their surnames, names, patronymic, address of residence and contact telephone numbers, as well as the following documents: (as amended by the federal laws from 08 N 421-FZ; from 04-N 28-FZ) and a copy of the judgment) the constitutive meeting of the political party on the establishment of the regional area offices of the political party or the copy of the decision of the authorized body of the political party on the establishment of the regional area offices of the political party; (As amended by the Federal law of 23.05.2015 N 133-FZ) b) certified by the authorized persons of the political party a copy of the document of State registration of a political party; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)) certified authorized political party copies of the Charter and the program of a political party;
g) certified by the authorized persons of the regional branch of the political party a copy of the Protocol (Conference) or General Assembly of the Regional Office of a political party, with an indication of the number of members of a political party in its regional office, as well as the location of the governing bodies of the Regional Office of a political party;
d) document on State duty payment; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) e) address information (location) of the permanent governing body of a regional Office of a political party, by which communication occurs with the Regional Office of a political party; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) f) list of members of the Regional Office of a political party. (Supplemented by federal law from Dec. 20, N 168-FZ)
2. The territorial authority on the day of receipt of the documents referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, issue to authorized persons political party document confirming their receipt. The territorial authority is not entitled to demand that the political party to the submission of documents not required by paragraph 1 of this article for the State registration of the Regional Office of a political party. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) Article 19. Information on registered political parties 1. Information on the establishment and liquidation of political parties is published in Russian periodicals.
2. Registration Authority writes about State registration of political parties and their regional offices in the unified State Register of legal entities, open to public inspection. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
3. Within two months from the date of entry into force of this federal law, the Federal authorized body opens a special site in the field of information and telecommunications network and publishes the address of this site in "rossiyskaya Gazeta". (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)

4. the Federal authorized body annually publishes a list of the political parties and their regional offices as at 1 January in Russian periodicals and puts this list, together with an indication of the date of registration of each political party and each of its regional offices, as well as the texts of statutes and programs of political parties on the special website for information and telecommunications network. In case of modification of the Statute of the political party the Federal authorized body puts on the specified site, the text of the Charter in the light of these changes, in five-day's term from the date of the State registration of changes in the Statute of the political party. On the specified site are also contacts the standing of the governing bodies of political parties and their regional offices, and other public information about political parties. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; on 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ; from 23/07/2011 N 259-FL; from 04-N 28-FZ; from 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ) 5. The competent authorities, upon request of the corresponding election commissions represent them within ten days from the date of receipt of the request lists of eligible item 2 of article 36 of this federal law, political parties and their regional offices as of the day of receipt of the request. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
6. information about members of the political party submitted to the competent authorities applies to information with restricted access. Disclosure of the information referred to in this paragraph without the consent of the members of the political party entails the responsibility established by the legislation of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
7. the Federal authorized body is the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, a certified copy of the Charter of the political parties in printed and electronic form in five-day's term from the date of State registration of a political party or change made in its Charter. (Para supplemented by federal law from 23/07/2011 N 259-FL) Article 20. Grounds for suspension of State registration of a political party or its regional offices and the refusal of State registration of a political party or its regional offices (as amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ dated December 30, 2008) 1. A political party may be denied registration if: (a)) the provisions of the Charter of the political party are contrary to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, this federal law and other federal laws;
b) name and (or) political party symbols do not comply with the requirements of articles 6 and 7 of this federal law;
in) not present the documents required in accordance with this federal law for State registration of a political party;
g) Federal authorized body established that information contained in submitted for State registration of political parties documents did not comply with the requirements of this federal law; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) d) violated federal law stipulated time limit for the submission of documents needed for the State registration of a political party;
(e)) is not eliminated reasons that caused the suspension of State registration of a political party. (Supplemented by federal law from 02 N 28-FZ) 1-1. State registration of a political party may be suspended in accordance with paragraph 5-1 article 15 hereof in the presence of grounds for refusal of registration of a political party, provided for in subparagraph "a", "b" or "d" paragraph 1 of this article. (Para supplemented by federal law from 02 N 28-FZ)
2. The Regional Office of a political party may be denied registration if: (a)) not present the documents required in accordance with this federal law for State registration of the Regional Office of a political party;
b) territorial authority found that the information contained in the submitted for State registration of a political party's Regional Office documents did not comply with the requirements of this federal law; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) in) is not eliminated reasons that caused the suspension of State registration of the Regional Office of a political party. (Supplemented by federal law from 02 N 28-FZ) 2-1. State registration of the Regional Office of a political party may be suspended in accordance with paragraph 5-1 article 15 hereof in the presence of grounds for refusal in State registration Regional Office of a political party, provided for in subparagraph b of paragraph 2 of this article. (Para supplemented by federal law from 02 N 28-FZ)

3. programme the political party is provided solely for the information of the Federal authorized body. Any error, inaccuracies in the program of a political party cannot serve as grounds for refusal in State registration of political parties, with the exception of violations of the requirements of paragraph 1 of article 9 hereof. The Federal authorized body is prohibited from requiring a political party to make any adjustments to its programme. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
4. If the competent authorities of the decision on refusal of registration of a political party or its regional offices reported to the applicant in writing within three days from the date of this decision, together with an indication of the specific provisions of the legislation of the Russian Federation, the violation of which entailed a refusal of State registration of the political party or its regional office. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)
5. A refusal of State registration or evasion of State registration of a political party or its regional offices can be appealed in court. A statement of a political party or its regional office to appeal the denial of State registration before the Court within one month from the date of submission of the application. A refusal of State registration of a political party or its regional office is not an obstacle for repeated submissions of documents to the authorized bodies for the State registration of a political party or its regional office under condition of elimination of reasons causing such a waiver. Consideration of authorized bodies of repeated document views and make decisions on them are carried out in the manner prescribed by this federal law for State registration of a political party or its regional office. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
6. the Federal authorized body shall, within one month after the entry into force of this federal law to approve and publish in the Official Gazette documents needed for the State registration of a political party and its regional office. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
7. The samples of the documents needed for the State registration of a political party and its regional office, also hosts the Federal authorized body on a special website for information and telecommunications network within one month after their adoption. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ), chap. IV. The INTERNAL STRUCTURE of POLITICAL PARTY Article 21. The Charter of political party 1. A political party, its regional offices and other structural units operate on the basis of the Charter of political parties and in accordance with it.
2. the Statute of the political party must contain provisions defining: a) the goals and objectives of the political party;
b) name of the political party, including the acronym, as well as a description of the characters (if any);
in) the conditions and procedure for the acquisition and loss of membership in a political party, the rights and obligations of its members;
g) treatment of members of a political party;
d) procedure for establishment, reorganization and liquidation of a political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions;
e) procedure for the election of governing and control and audit bodies of a political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions, term and competence of these bodies;
f) procedure for introducing amendments and additions to the Charter of political parties and its programme;
w) rights of a political party, its regional offices and other units in the area of management funds and other assets financially responsible political party, its regional offices and other departments and accountability of political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions;
and procedures for the nomination of the political party) candidates (lists of candidates) and other elected positions in State bodies and bodies of local self-government, including repeated and by-elections; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) to) the grounds and procedure for revocation of nominated by a political party, its regional office, other structural unit have the right to participate in elections, candidates, registered candidates for deputies and other elected positions in State bodies and bodies of local self-government, in order of removal had been nominated by a political party, its regional office, other structural unit have the right to participate in elections lists of candidates; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) l) (repealed-Federal Act of 2 October 2012 N 157-FZ) 3. The Charter of political parties can be held and other provisions related to its activities and does not contradict the legislation of the Russian Federation.

4. Changes to the Statute of the political party, are subject to state registration in the same manner and at the same time as the State registration of the political party, and shall be effective from the date of such registration.
For the State registration of changes in the Statute of the political party, is levied in accordance with the procedure and in the amount established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
For the State registration of changes in the Statute of the political party, the Federal authorized body may not bring a political party demands, not related to the changes made in the Charter.
(Editorial, March 21, 2002 Federal Law No. 31-FZ), Article 22. Programme 1 political party. A political party must have a programme aimed at defining the principles of a political party, its aims and objectives, as well as methods of realization of the goals and objectives.
2. The changes and additions made to the program of a political party within one month after their amendment shall be submitted to the Federal authorized body for information. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ), Article 23. Membership in a political party 1. Membership in a political party is voluntary and individual.
2. Members of a political party can be citizens of the Russian Federation who have attained the age of 18 years. May not be members of a political party, foreign citizens and stateless persons, as well as citizens of the Russian Federation recognized by a court to be incompetent.
3. admission to a political party shall be carried out on the basis of personal written statements of citizens of the Russian Federation in the order specified by the Charter of political parties.
4. the members of the political party participating in the activities of a political party, have rights and bear responsibilities in accordance with its Charter.
5. the members of the political parties have the right to elect and be elected to the governing bodies of political parties, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions, obtain information about the activities of a political party and its governing bodies, as well as to appeal against decisions and actions of these bodies in the order specified by the Charter of political parties.
6. a citizen of the Russian Federation may be a member of only one political party. A member of a political party may be in only one regional Office of this political party-according to the place of permanent or preferential accommodation.
7. it is prohibited to demand from citizens of the Russian Federation, when presenting the official details indicated membership in a political party or lack thereof.
8. a citizen of the Russian Federation's membership in a political party or lack thereof cannot serve as a basis for restricting human rights and freedoms, as well as be a condition for granting him any advantage.
9. the members of the political party not bound by the decisions of the political party in the performance of their official duties or, except for those working in management and audit bodies of political parties, its regional offices or other structural units.
10. Membership in a political party may not be restricted on the grounds of professional, social, racial, national or religious affiliation, as well as on the grounds of sex, origin, property status, place of residence. Restriction of the right to join a political party or a duty suspension of membership in a political party may be established for certain categories of citizens of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws and federal laws.
Article 24. The governing bodies of political parties and its regional offices 1. The supreme governing body of the political party is the Congress of political party.
2. The Supreme governing body of the Regional Office of a political party is the Conference or general meeting of the Regional Office of a political party.
3. election of the governing bodies of political parties should be conducted at least once every five years. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)
4. election of the governing bodies of the regional offices of a political party must be conducted at least once every five years. (As amended by the federal laws of 26.04.2007 N 64-FZ; from 02 N 28-FZ)
5. the Charter of political parties shall be peer leaders rotated the standing of the governing bodies of political parties and its regional offices. (Para supplemented by federal law from 28.04.2009 N 75-FZ), Article 25. The procedure for the adoption of the Charter, the political party programs and other important decisions

1. the adoption of the Charter and the program of a political party, the introduction of amendments and additions, the election management and audit bodies of the political party the nomination of a political party candidates (lists of candidates) and other elected positions in State bodies and bodies of local self-government, in consideration of the reorganization or liquidation of political parties are carried out at the Congress of political party, attended by delegates from the regional offices of the political party not less than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)
2. decisions on election management and audit bodies of the regional offices of the political party the nomination of regional offices of the political party candidates (lists of candidates) and for other elective posts in the bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government shall be adopted by the Conference or general meeting of the regional offices of the political party. The decision on nomination of the other structural units of the political party candidates (lists of candidates) and other elected positions in local self-government bodies shall be approved by the general meeting of the corresponding structural unit or other authority under the Charter of political parties.
3. the Charter of political parties may stipulate that the decision on the nomination of candidates to deputies of the legislative (representative) organs of State power and bodies of municipalities on repetitive and by-elections to the level accepted elections collegiate permanent management body of a political party, its regional office or other structural units.

3-1. in case of absence of the regional or local branch of the political parties Charter political party may provide that a decision on the nomination of candidates (lists of candidates) to deputies of the respective legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the representative bodies of municipalities, candidates for the other elective offices in local Government can be taken for the elections to the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation collegiate permanent management body of the political party and elections to local self-administration bodies-collegiate permanent management body of a political party or its regional office. (Para supplemented by federal law from 13.04.2011 N 44-FZ)
4. decisions on election management and audit bodies of political parties and its regional offices, as well as on the nomination of candidates (lists of candidates) and other elected positions in State bodies and local self-government bodies are taken by secret ballot.
5. in dealing with the Regional Office of the political party issues involving political party in the election of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, including the formation of a federal list of candidates that are not members of the

or a political party, in its regional office with a proposal for inclusion in the federal list of candidates and supported by not less than ten members of a political party, who are in this regional office, are subject to mandatory consideration at the Conference or general meeting of the Regional Office of a political party. When considering political party Congress relating to the nomination of a federal list of candidates, the candidate supported by the Conference or the general meeting of the Regional Office of a political party shall be subject to review on an equal basis with other candidates, proposed for inclusion in the federal list of candidates. When solving a collegial standing body of a political party, its regional office or other structural subdivision of issues related to the participation in elections of the deputies of the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the representative body of the municipality, in which seats are distributed between the lists of candidates put forward by electoral associations, which are not members of this or any other political party that had made the proposal for inclusion in the list of candidates and supported by not less than ten members of a political party (if available in the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation of the Regional Office of the political party listed ten members of a political party should be in this regional office), are subject to mandatory consideration at a meeting of the standing body of the political party, Conference or general meeting of its regional office or other structural units on an equal basis with other candidates, proposed for inclusion in the list of candidates. (As amended by federal law from 12.07.2006 N 106-FZ) 5-1. While addressing political party which, in accordance with subparagraph c of paragraph 1 and paragraph 1-1 article 26 of this federal law has created an association or Union with other public association, its regional office or other structural subdivision of issues related to the formation of the lists of candidates for election of members of representative bodies of municipalities, this political party, its regional office or another structural unit are obliged to include in their lists of candidates nominations proposed by the public association or its corresponding structural subdivision. The number of candidates included in the list of candidates on the proposal specified the public association or its structural units may not exceed 15 per cent of all candidates nominated in the composition of the list of candidates. If as a result of the application of this requirement, it appears that the number of proposed candidates who may be included in the list of candidates will be less than one, the list included one candidate.
Provided for in this paragraph, the claim concerning the maximum number of candidatures that may be included in the list of candidates on the proposal of a public association or its structural subdivision, also applies in cases where the establishment of a political party coalitions or alliances with two or more associations. However, if the list of candidates can be enabled only one candidate from among candidates proposed by the specified public associations or their structural units, this nomination is determined by putting the list of candidates, a political party, its regional office or another structural unit.

Association or its corresponding structural unit may apply to the nominating list of candidates of a political party, its regional office or another structural unit, effective on the territory of the municipality, with the proposal to include candidates for this list not later than five days from the day of promulgation (publication) of the decision on appointment of the elections. These nominations are subject to mandatory consideration accordingly at the Party Congress, Conference or general meeting of its regional offices or other relevant subdivision. The proposed candidacy with passive suffrage, is not included in the list of candidates on the grounds provided for in the agreement referred to in paragraph 1-1 article 26 hereof, and may be provided for by the Charter of political parties, as well as in case the number of proposed candidates exceeds the present item the maximum number of candidatures that may be included in the list of candidates. The lack of circulation of the public association or its corresponding structural unit of a proposal on the inclusion of candidates on the roster does not prevent the nomination of a political party, its regional office or other structural subdivision of the list of candidates, as well as inclusion in this list of members of associations that are not political parties.
(Para supplemented by federal law from 05.04.2009 N 42-FZ)
6. The decisions on issues specified in paragraphs 1-3, 5 and 5-1 of the present article, shall be adopted in accordance with the Charter of political parties, but not less than a majority vote of those present at the Convention of a political party or its regional office Conference delegates, participants of the general meeting of the Regional Office of a political party, members of the collegial standing governing body of a political party, its regional office or other structural units. (As amended by the Federal law dated 05.04.2009 N 42-FZ)
7. the Charter of political parties may be provided with additional conditions taking decisions referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article.
8. decisions on other questions of activity of a political party, its regional offices and other departments, including the education of the individual executive body, other body, except for the bodies referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article, and early termination of their powers, the amount and order of payment of members of a political party entrance and membership fees, approval of annual reports and financial statements, the appointment of the auditor organization or an individual auditor are accepted in the order specified by the Charter of political parties. (As amended by the Federal law of 02.03.2016 N 41-FZ)

9. A political party may not take a decision on the creation of a sole executive body. (Para supplemented by federal law from 02.03.2016 N 41-FZ) (Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ), chapter v. rights and obligations of POLITICAL PARTIES Article 26. Law of political party 1. A political party in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation, have the right: (as amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) a) to freely disseminate information on their activities to promote their views, aims and objectives;
b) to participate in the decision-making organs of State power and bodies of local self-government in the manner and to the extent stipulated by this federal law and other laws;
in) to participate in elections and referendums, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
g) create regional, local and primary branches, including the rights of a legal person, to take decisions on their reorganization and liquidation;
d) to organize and to hold meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches, picketing and other public events;
e) establish publishing houses, printing companies, news agencies, the media and educational institutions providing supplementary education for adults;
f) to enjoy on an equal footing by the State and municipal media;
w) form associations and alliances with other political parties and other public associations without formation(education) of the legal person;
and) to protect their rights and to represent the legal interests of its members;
k) to establish and maintain international contacts with political parties and other public associations of foreign countries to join international unions and associations;
l) carry out entrepreneurial activities in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation and the Charter of political parties.

1-1. A political party and registered in accordance with the law of other public association, not a political party, created an association or Union, the purpose of which is the joint formation of lists of candidates for election of members of representative bodies of municipalities have entered into an agreement in writing. The agreement stipulates that a political party, its regional offices and other structural units when presenting lists of candidates for these elections is included in the lists of candidates proposed by the data of the public association or its subdivisions, as well as the grounds on which a political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions is entitled not to include in a list of candidates proposed by the candidate. The agreement also provides for a procedure whereby the public association or its subdivisions, nominate for inclusion in the list of candidates, and specifies the duration of the agreement. (Para supplemented by federal law from 05.04.2009 N 42-FZ) (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
2. A political party is competent to carry out other activities, established by the legislation of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) Article 26-1. (Repealed-Federal Act of 2 October 2012 N 157-FZ) Article 26-2. The participation of political parties not represented in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation or in the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, in the plenary meetings of these bodies 1. Political parties not represented in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, shall be entitled to not less than one time per year to participate in the plenary meeting of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. The issues discussed at this plenary meeting, the procedure for their consideration, as well as modalities for participation in the plenary meeting, these political parties shall be governed by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
2. political parties not represented in the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, shall be entitled to not less than one time per year to participate in the plenary meeting of the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The issues discussed at this plenary meeting, the procedure for their consideration, as well as modalities for participation in the plenary meeting of the said political parties are determined by the law of the Russian Federation and (or) the regulations of the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
3. at the plenary meeting, referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, invited representatives of all political parties not represented in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. In plenary, referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, invited representatives of all political parties not represented in the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, irrespective of whether in the territory of the Russian Federation regional branches of political parties. Non-participation in the relevant political party plenary meeting is not a ground for an additional plenary meeting.
4. The decision on the participation of political parties not represented in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, in plenary, referred to in paragraph 1 or 2 of this article, as well as to the persons authorized to act on behalf of a political party on the appropriate plenary meeting, was adopted a collegial standing governing body of the political party. The Charter of a political party may be provided that such a decision in respect of political parties not represented in the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the regional office which acts on the territory of the Russian Federation was adopted a collegial standing governing body of the Regional Office of a political party.
(Article supplemented by federal law from 04.06.2010 N 116-FZ) Article 26-3. Suggestions of a political party on candidatures for the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) 1. If the Constitution (the Charter), the law of the Russian Federation provides for the election of the Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) by the deputies of the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation,

except in the case provided for in paragraph 15 of this article, the proposal on candidatures for the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) (hereinafter in this article-nominations) to the President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to political parties, whose candidates were admitted to the distribution of seats (which lists of candidates handed to Deputy mandates in accordance with the law of the Russian Federation referred to in paragraph 17 of article 35 of the Federal law dated June 12, 2002 N 67-FZ "on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to vote of citizens of the Russian Federation") in the day of submission of the President of the Russian Federation referred to the proposals of the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. Proposals for candidatures for the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) also may make the President of the Russian Federation, the federal political parties whose lists of candidates on the basis of officially published the results of the nearest previous elections of the deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation approved the distribution of Deputy mandates. (As amended by the Federal law of 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ)
2. political parties referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, the President of the Russian Federation made a proposal of not more than three candidates, which shall comply with the requirements referred to in paragraph 3-article 2 of the Federal Act of 18 October 6, 1999 N 184-FZ "on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the Federal law on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation").
3. the proposals of the political party nominations (hereinafter referred to as proposals for candidatures) shall be submitted to the President of the Russian Federation collegiate permanent governing body of the political party.
4. political parties referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, are obliged to hold consultations in accordance with paragraph 3-article 18 2 of the Federal law on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation ", not later than 15 days before making proposals for candidatures to the President of the Russian Federation. In the framework of those consultations, political parties do not have the right in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 3-article 18 2 of the Federal law on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation to submit to the President of the Russian Federation for the post of the highest official of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) and have registered their regional offices in the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation the right to send one or more political parties referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, his proposals on those nominations. Proposals for candidatures should be discussed at the meeting of the standing collegial body of the political party referred to in paragraph 1 of this article.
5. proposals for nominations made after consultation of the political parties mentioned in paragraph 1 of this article, with the President of the Russian Federation, which shall be held not later than ten days before proposing candidates to the President of the Russian Federation.
6. the proposal concerning the candidature made in compliance with the requirements provided for in this article and article 18 of the Federal law on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation ", the President of the Russian Federation shall not be considered.

7. proposals for nominations shall be submitted to the President of the Russian Federation not later than 40 days before polling day for the election of the Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation). If the vote on the election of the Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) should be held in the year of the election of the new composition of the deputies of the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, suggestions on candidates made by political parties, referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall be communicated to the President of the Russian Federation not later than 20 days before the elections of the deputies of the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ)
8. Together with proposals on candidates political parties represent the President of the Russian Federation for each candidate: a) a statement in writing of the person nominated on consent to the nomination of its candidate with a commitment if elected to cease activities incompatible with the status of the highest official of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation). The statement shall indicate the full name, date and place of birth, place of residence, series, number and date of issue of the passport or passport of the citizen of the name or code of the authority which issued the passport or any other document replacing passport, citizenship, education, work or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation) nominated by the person. If a person is put forward by the Deputy and performs his duties on a part-time basis, the application must include the particulars about this and the name of the corresponding representative body. The proposal, made by a person entitled to specify by declaration of belonging to a political party or not more than one other public association and its status in this political party, public association, subject to the submission, together with the statement of the document confirming the information and officially certified the permanent management body of the political party or other public association authorized by the Charter of political parties, other public associations the permanent management body of a structural unit of a political party other public association;
b) copy of passport or passport of the citizen;
in) copies of documents confirming the specified in the application information on education, the main place of work or service of Yalta (occupation), as well as that put forward by the person is the Deputy;
g) information about the amount and sources of income of the person nominated, as well as on property owned by the nominee's ownership (including co-ownership), on deposits in banks, securities;
d) information about the amount and sources of income, property, deposits in banks, securities of a spouse and minor children nominated by the person;
e) owned by the nominee, his spouse and minor children of immovable property, situated outside the territory of the Russian Federation, about sources of raising funds, which purchased the property, on the obligations of property nature outside the territory of the Russian Federation nominated by individuals, as well as information about the obligations of his spouse and minor children;
f) expense information put forward by the person, his spouse and minor children for each transaction to acquire land, other real estate, vehicles, shares of securities (shares, shares in the authorized capital of organizations, (skladochnyh)) in the past three years, if the transaction amount exceeds the total income of the nominated person and his or her spouse for three years prior to commit the transaction and on the sources of receipt of funds that deal.
9. The proposal put forward by the time a person is required to make his candidacy to the President of the Russian Federation to close accounts (deposits), stop storing cash and valuables in foreign banks outside the territory of the Russian Federation and (or) dispose of foreign financial instruments. (As amended by the Federal law of 07.05.2013 N 102-ФЗ) 10. If the nominated person of conviction in the declaration provided for in paragraph 8 of this article, you specify information about the criminal records extended person.

11. Do not have the right to be nominated as candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) Russian Federation citizens who do not have the right to be elected to the post.
12. Procedure for making proposals to the President of the Russian Federation concerning the candidatures, forms the necessary documents for consultation and consideration of proposals concerning the candidatures shall be established by the President of the Russian Federation.
13. (repealed-federal law 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ) 14. If any political party referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, not exercised its right to make proposals to the President of the Russian Federation on candidatures or made suggestions on candidates in violation of the requirements established in this article, article 18 of the Federal law on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation ", these circumstances do not constitute an obstacle to the consideration of the President of the Russian Federation proposals on candidatures made by other political parties in compliance with the requirements stipulated by the Federal law.

15. In case the Charter law Autonomous Okrug, part of the area, provides for the election of the Chief Executive Officer of the Autonomous Okrug (head of the Supreme executive body of the Autonomous Okrug) deputies of the legislative (representative) public authority Autonomous Okrug, proposals for candidatures for the post of Chief Executive Officer of the Autonomous Okrug (head of the Supreme executive body of the Autonomous Okrug) may make higher official area (head of the Supreme executive body of State authority area) that includes the autonomous region, the regional branches of political parties in the Autonomous Okrug, where candidates were admitted to distribution of Deputy mandates in the day of submission of the President of the Russian Federation referred to the proposals of the legislative (representative) public authority. Proposals for nominations also may make higher official area (head of the Supreme executive body of State power), which includes the autonomous region, the regional branches of political parties in the Autonomous Okrug, a federal list of candidates which based on the officially published the results of the next previous elections of the deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation approved the distribution of Deputy mandates. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FL) 16. Regional branches of political parties referred to in paragraph 15 of this article, make a higher official of the region (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power), which includes the Autonomous Okrug agreed with collegiate permanent governing body of the political party of the proposal of no more than three candidates, which shall comply with the requirements referred to in paragraph 3-2-1 of article 18 of the Federal law on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation ". (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ) 17. Regional branches of political parties referred to in paragraph 15 of this article, shall be obliged to undertake consultations as provided for in paragraph 3-2-1 of article 18 of the Federal law on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation ", not later than ten days prior to the highest authority of the area (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power), which includes the Autonomous Okrug, proposals for candidatures. Within the framework of these consultations, the regional branches of political parties who do not have the right in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 3-2-1 of article 18 of the Federal law on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation propose higher official area (head of the Supreme executive body of State power), which includes the autonomous prefecture shall have the right to send one or several regional offices of political parties specified in paragraph 15 of this article, his proposals on those nominations. Proposals for candidatures should be discussed at the meeting of the collegial standing body of the regional branch of the political party mentioned in paragraph 15 of this article. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ)

18. proposals for nominations are made by regional offices of political parties, referred to in paragraph 15 of this article not later than 20 days prior to proposing candidates to the President of the Russian Federation. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ) 19. Proposal for the candidacy of made in compliance with the requirements provided for in paragraphs 15-18 of this article and article 18 of the Federal law on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation ", the highest official in the field (head of the Supreme executive body of State power), which includes the autonomous prefecture shall not be counted. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ) 20. Proposals for nominations shall be submitted to the President of the Russian Federation not later than 40 days before polling day for the election of the Chief Executive Officer of the Autonomous Okrug (head of the Supreme executive body of the Autonomous Okrug), is part of the area. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ) 21. If on the second Sunday of September of the year in which the authority expires, Chief Executive Officer of the Autonomous Okrug (head of the Supreme executive body of the Autonomous Okrug), is part of the area assigned to the elections of the deputies of the legislative (representative) public authority Autonomous Okrug, part of the area, regional branches of political parties referred to in paragraph 15 of this article, make proposals on candidatures not later than 40 days before the elections of the deputies of the legislative (representative) public authority Autonomous Okrug and the highest official of the region (head of the Supreme executive body of State power), which includes the Autonomous Okrug, is directing its nominations to the President of the Russian Federation not later than 20 days before the elections of the deputies of the legislative (representative) body of State power. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ) 22. Together with proposals for candidatures regional branches of political parties represent the highest authority of the area (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power), which includes the autonomous prefecture, the documents and information referred to in paragraph 8 of this article. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ) 23. The proposal put forward by the time a person is obliged to make his candidacy to the President of the Russian Federation to close accounts (deposits), stop storing cash and valuables in foreign banks outside the territory of the Russian Federation and (or) dispose of foreign financial instruments. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FL) 24. If the nominated person of conviction in the declaration provided for in paragraph 8 of this article, you specify information about the criminal records extended person. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FL) 25. Do not have the right to be nominated as candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Autonomous Okrug (head of the Supreme executive body of the Autonomous Okrug), is part of the region, citizens of the Russian Federation who do not have the right to be elected to the post. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FL) 26. How to make the President of the Russian Federation, the highest official in the field (head of the Supreme executive body of State power), which includes the Autonomous Okrug, proposals for nominations forms of documents required and the order of consideration of proposals concerning the candidatures shall be established by the President of the Russian Federation. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ) 27. If a regional Office of a political party described in paragraph 15 of this article, not taken advantage of its right to make proposals for nominations or nominations had made proposals in violation of the requirements established in this article, article 18 of the Federal law on general principles of organization of legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation ", these circumstances do not constitute an obstacle to the consideration of the highest official of the area (head of the Supreme executive body of State authority area) composed of Autonomous Okrug, proposals for nominations made by other regional offices of political parties in compliance with the requirements stipulated by the Federal law. (Para supplemented by federal law from 03.02.2015 N 6-FZ)
(Article supplemented by federal law from 02.04.2013 N 30-FZ), Article 27. Duties of a political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions

1. Political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions shall: (a) in its activities) to abide by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, federal laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation, as well as the Charter of political parties;
b) to allow representatives of the competent authorities on the open activities (including conventions, conferences or General Assembly) held by a political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions;
in advance to notify the Electoral Commission) the appropriate level of activities related to the nomination of their candidates (lists of candidates) and other elected positions in State bodies and bodies of local self-government, and allow representatives of the Electoral Commission, at the appropriate level on the specified event.
2. A political party once every three years is in the Federal authorized body information on the continuation of its activities, with an indication of the number of members of the political party and the location of its permanent governing body, as well as information on regional offices of the political party with the indication of the number of members of a political party in these offices and locations of the standing of the governing bodies of the regional offices. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ), the Regional Office of a political party once every three years is in the territorial body of information on the continuation of its activities, with an indication of the number of members of a political party in the regional office and its permanent location of the governing body, as well as information about structural units of the political party in the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation, is not endowed with legal personality but in accordance with the Statute of the political party the right to take part in the elections and (or) referendums. Other structural unit of a political party as a legal entity (hereinafter referred to as the registered subdivision) annually submit to the territorial body of information on the continuation of its activities, with an indication of the location of its permanent governing body. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)
3. (repealed-the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ) 4. Political party and its regional offices once every three years are the Federal authorized body or its territorial body of information on the number of candidates nominated by a political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions of the registered candidates for deputies and other elected positions in State bodies and bodies of local self-government, as well as information on electoral commissions registered lists of candidates for deputies. The information is presented in the form of a copy of Protocol of election results, certified by the Election Commission at the appropriate level. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ)
5. A political party, its regional offices and other registered subdivisions are required to inform the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority, the information referred to in paragraph 1 of article 5 of the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs", except for the information on the licenses within three days from the date of such changes and within 14 days from the date such changes provide the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority the relevant documents for deciding their direction in the registering body, which brings in the unified State Register of legal persons entry about changing information about a political party, its regional office or otherwise registered structural subdivision.
The decision to send the relevant documents to the registering body accepted the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority not later than 14 working days after receipt of the documents specified in the same order as the decision on the State registration of a political party or its regional office.
(Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law dated 08 N 421-FZ) Article 28. Property of political party 1. Owned by a political party may be any property necessary to ensure its activities under this federal law and the Statute of the political party.
2. The owner of the property to a political party, including the assets of its regional offices and other structural subdivisions, is a political party in General. Members of the political party have no rights in respect of property of a political party. Regional offices and other registered subdivisions political party have the right operational asset management, assigned to them by the owner, have independent balance or estimates. (As amended by the federal laws of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ; from 08 N 421-FZ)

3. the property of a political party is used only for the realization of the goals and objectives of the Charter and the program of a political party.
4. the regional offices and other registered subdivisions political party be liable for its obligations in their disposition. In case of insufficiency of the assets in the subsidiary liability for the obligations of the regional office or a registered political party incurs structural unit of a political party.
5. the responsibility for implementation of the financial activities of a political party, its regional offices and other registered structural subdivisions bear appointed in accordance with the Statute of the political party officials.
Article 29. Funds of political party 1. Money a political party formed by: a) entrance and membership fees if their payment is stipulated by the Charter of political parties;
b) federal budget provided in accordance with this federal law;
in) donations;
g) proceeds from the activities carried out by a political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions, as well as income from entrepreneurial activity;
d) revenues from civil-legal transactions;
e) other revenues not prohibited by the law.
2. the funds of the political party are placed on accounts with credit institutions registered in the territory of the Russian Federation. A political party, its regional offices and other registered structural units may only have one account.
3. A political party and its regional offices (unless otherwise stated in the Charter of political parties) have the right to enter into loan agreements with individuals and legal entities, credit contracts with legal entities.
During the calendar year the total amount by which political party and its regional offices may be concluded loan agreements with one natural person, the person shall not exceed five times the size of paragraph 8 of article 30 of this federal law, the amount of donations received from one individual in a calendar year.
During the calendar year the total amount by which political party and its regional offices may be concluded loan agreements, credit agreements with a legal entity, shall not exceed five times the size of paragraph 8 of article 30 of this federal law, the amount of donations received from one individual in a calendar year.
If the termination of the obligations under the treaties is not as a result of the execution or performance of obligations by laying another creditor, for the amount of unsettled obligation apply under article 30 of the present Federal law provisions on donations to a political party and its regional offices, including the requirement to return the donation.
(Para supplemented by federal law from 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ) Article 30. Donations to a political party and its regional offices 1. Political party and its regional offices may accept donations in the form of money and other property from individuals and legal entities, provided that these donations are documented and specified their source.
2. Donations political party and its regional offices in the form of money carried out by bank transfer. Donations from individuals are allowed by the transfer of cash funds to a political party and its regional offices. The total amount of annual donations of cash from one individual should not exceed four thousand three hundred and thirty rubles. (As amended by the Federal law dated 22.07.2008 N 144-FZ)
3. Not allowed donations to a political party and its regional offices from: a) foreign States and foreign legal entities;
b) foreign citizens;
b) stateless persons;
g) of citizens of the Russian Federation, have not attained the age of 18 years;
d) Russian legal entities with foreign participation, if the share (deposit) foreign involvement in their Charter capital (aggregate) is greater than 30 per cent on the day of making a donation (for open joint-stock companies-date list of persons eligible to participate in the annual general meeting of shareholders for the previous financial year); (As amended by the federal laws of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ of 30.12.2006 N 274-FZ) e) of international organizations and international social movements;
f) of State bodies, other State bodies, local self-government bodies; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) w) State and municipal institutions, State and municipal unitary enterprises; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)

and) entities authorized (aggregate) capital share (deposit) of the Russian Federation, constituent entities of the Russian Federation and (or) exceeds 30 per cent of the municipalities on the day of making a donation (for open joint-stock companies-date list of persons eligible to participate in the annual general meeting of shareholders for the previous financial year); (As amended by the federal laws of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ; from Dec. 30 N 274-FZ) and-1) organizations established by public authorities and (or) local self-government bodies (with the exception of joint-stock companies established in the manner of privatization), organisations established by legal persons referred to in subparagraphs "q" and "in this paragraph, as well as from organizations authorized (aggregate) capital share (deposit) of legal entities referred to in subparagraphs" q "and" in this paragraph exceeds 30 per cent on the day of making a donation (for open joint-stock companies-date list of persons eligible to participate in the annual general meeting of shareholders for the previous financial year); (Supplemented by federal law from 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ; as amended by the Federal law of 30.12.2006 N 274-FZ) to) military units, military organizations, law enforcement agencies;
l) charities and religious organizations, as well as from established by them;
m) of anonymous donors. Under the anonymous contributor refers to a citizen who is not indicated in a payment document to make donations to any of the following information: surname, first name and patronymic, address of residence or pointed out inaccurate information or a legal person in a payment document to make donations do not specify any of the following information: tax identification number, name, bank details or specified inaccurate information; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) n) of legal entities registered in less than one year before the date of making a donation, as well as from non-profit organizations, acting as a foreign agent; (As amended by the Federal law of 24.11.2014 N 355-FZ) of) non-profit organizations received in the year preceding the day of making a donation to a political party, its regional offices, money or other property from foreign States, as well as from specified in sub-clauses "a"-"d", "e"-"z", "k"-"n" this item bodies, organizations or individuals;
Russian legal entities with foreign participation, if the share (deposit) foreign involvement in their Charter capital (aggregate) exceeded 30 per cent (exceeding) on the day of the enumeration of these funds or transfer of other property (for open joint-stock companies-date list of persons eligible to participate in the annual general meeting of shareholders for the previous financial year);
legal entities, authorized capital (aggregate) which share (deposit) of the Russian Federation, constituent entities of the Russian Federation and (or) municipalities exceeded 30 per cent (exceeding) on the day of the enumeration of these funds or transfer of other property (for open joint-stock companies-date list of persons eligible to participate in the annual general meeting of shareholders for the previous financial year);
organizations established by public authorities and (or) local self-government bodies (with the exception of joint-stock companies established in the manner of privatization);
organizations established by legal persons referred to in paragraphs 3 and 4 of this subparagraph;
organizations, authorized capital (aggregate) which share (deposit) of legal persons referred to in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the present subparagraph exceed 30 per cent of the drive (exceeded) on the day of the enumeration of these funds or transfer of other property (for open joint-stock companies-date list of persons eligible to participate in the annual general meeting of shareholders for the previous fiscal year).
(Para supplemented by federal law from 30.12.2006 N 274-FZ) 3-1. Non-profit organizations described in subparagraph "about" paragraph 3 of this article, may not make donations to political parties, its regional offices only if these non-profit organizations received funds or other assets were never returned them to remit the money or other property transferred to foreign States, bodies, organisations or individuals mentioned in paragraphs second-seventh subparagraph of paragraph 3 of this article (in case of impossibility to return have not been listed (transferred) federal budget) , before the date of making a donation to a political party, its regional offices. (Para supplemented by federal law from 30.12.2006 N 274-FZ) (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)

4. Donations referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, donations made in violation of the requirements of paragraphs 5, 6 of this article, as well as donations, enumeration (transfer) which entails exceeding the amounts referred to in paragraphs 2, 8, 9 of this article, a political party or its regional offices within one month from the date of receipt thereof, or from the date of receipt of the information on their illegality must return donors and in case of impossibility to return list (pass) in the federal budget. Political party and its regional offices have the right to return to the contributor any donation, including the offer in the prescribed manner. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
5. A legal entity when transmitting a political party or its regional office in the form of cash donation lists them at the expense of political party or its regional office in the credit of the Organization, indicating in the payment order the following information: tax identification number, name, date of registration, bank account details, mark about absence of restrictions imposed by paragraph 3 of this article. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)
6. a citizen of the Russian Federation to transfer political party or its regional office in the form of cash donation lists them at the expense of political party or its regional office in the credit of the Organization personally own money with passport or a document replacing it and indicating the payment document in either the transfer the following information about yourself: surname, name, patronymic, date of birth, address of residence , series and numbers of passport or passport of the citizen, the citizenship information. When implementing a citizen of the Russian Federation a donation by transferring political party or its regional office in cash in accordance with paragraph 2 of this article in the order receipt shall indicate the name, date of birth, place of residence, passport number or successor document, Passport information on the nationality of the donor. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)
7. If the donation is in the form of money, political party or its regional office evaluates it in monetary terms in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation and submits relevant data, including information about the contribution referred to in paragraphs 5 and 6 of this article, information about receipt and expenditure of funds to a political party, in the consolidated financial report of a political party, in accounting (financial) statements of a political party or in accounting (financial) statements of the Regional Office of a political party. (As amended by the federal laws of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ; 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
8. the amount of donations received by a political party, including its regional offices from one legal person during a calendar year shall not exceed forty-three million three hundred thousand rubles. The amount of donations received by a political party, including its regional offices from one individual in a calendar year shall not exceed four million three hundred and thirty thousand rubles. (As amended by the Federal law dated 22.07.2008 N 144-FZ)
9. total annual donations received by a political party and its regional offices, should not exceed four billion, three hundred and thirty million rubles. The amount of annual donations received by the Regional Office of a political party shall not exceed eighty-six million six hundred thousand rubles. (As amended by the Federal law dated 22.07.2008 N 144-FZ) Article 31. The economic activity of political party 1. Political party independent in tackling economic issues, including wage issues, entrepreneurship, receipt and use of funds and other property.
2. Working under an employment agreement (contract) employees of a political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions subject to the law of the Russian Federation on labour and social insurance.
A political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions may conclude with a political party apparatus employees fixed-term employment contracts (contracts) for a period not exceeding the term of Office of the governing bodies of political parties, its regional offices or other structural units.
3. in order to provide financial and material conditions for the realization of the goals and objectives of the Charter and the program of a political party, a political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions may conduct the following businesses: (a)) public information, advertising, publishing, printing and to advocate his views, aims, objectives and the results of its activities;

b) manufacture and sale of souvenirs with Symbolics and (or) the name of a political party, as well as the manufacture and sale of publishing and printing products;
in) selling and leasing the existing political party owned movable and immovable property.
4. A political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions do not have the right to carry out business activities not specified in paragraph 3 of this article.
4-1. It is not permitted to conclude a political party, its regional office and other structural unit deals with: a) foreign States and foreign legal entities;
b) foreign nationals;
b) stateless persons;
g) international organizations and international social movements;
d) non-profit organizations that perform functions of a foreign agent;
e) non-profit organizations received in the year preceding the day of conclusion of the transaction, the money or other property from foreign States, as well as from specified in sub-clauses "a"-"e" of this item bodies, organizations or individuals;
Russian legal entities with foreign participation, if the share (deposit) foreign involvement in their Charter capital (aggregate) exceeded 30 per cent (exceeding) on the day of conclusion of the transaction (open joint-stock companies-date list of persons eligible to participate in the annual general meeting of shareholders for the previous financial year), and organizations established by specified entities.
(Para supplemented by federal law from 24.11.2014 N 355-FZ)
5. Income from business activities of a political party, its regional offices and other structural units may not be redistributed among the members of a political party and must be used only for its intended use as described in its Charter.
6. the movement of funds and other assets of a political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions should be reflected in the information about receipt and expenditure of funds to a political party, consolidated financial report of a political party. Results of business activities of a political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions should be reflected in the financial statements of a political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
7. A political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions shall have the right to carry out charitable activities.
CHAPTER VI. STATE SUPPORT for political parties are concerned, article 32. Types of State support for political parties 1. The federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government shall support under equal conditions for political parties, their regional offices and other structural subdivisions by: a) ensure equal conditions and guarantees for access to State and municipal media;
b) creating equal conditions of premises and means of communication in the public and (or) municipal property, in conditions similar to their terms for State and municipal institutions;
b) ensuring equal conditions of participation in election campaigns, referendums, public and political actions.
1-1. Guaranteeing equality of political parties represented in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, in its coverage of their activities by State public tv channels and radio channels shall be effected in accordance with the Federal law of May 12, 2009 N 95-FZ on guarantees for equality of parliamentary parties when reporting on their activities by State public tv channels and radio channels "(hereinafter referred to as the Federal law" on guarantees of equality of parliamentary parties when reporting on their activities by State public tv channels and radio channels "). (Supplemented by federal law from 06.05.2010 N 80-FZ)

1-2. Guaranteeing equality of political parties represented in the legislative (representative) organs of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, in its coverage of their activities by the regional tv channels and radio channels-the media of their respective territorial bodies of the Federal Executive Body, authorized to exercise functions of registration of mass media shall be carried out in accordance with the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, which sets the safeguards. To this end, the constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be determined by one regional State tv channel and one regional State radio channel, i.e. tv channel and radio channel founders (co-founders) which are public authorities or public organizations of the Russian Federation, or a tv channel and radio channel, distributed by the State Organization of broadcasting in constituent entities of the Russian Federation, or a tv channel and radio channel established and/or distributed organizations (the Organization), in the share capital of which (which) has a proportion of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation. In the absence of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation regional public tv channel and (or) radio coverage of these political parties in the manner provided by the law of the Russian Federation, which sets the safeguards implemented in other tv and/or radio channel registered the territorial body of the federal body of executive power, authorized to exercise the registration functions of the media. (Supplemented by federal law from 06.05.2010 N 80-FZ) 1-3. The scope of the Act the subject of the Russian Federation, referred to in paragraph 2 of this article-1 shall be determined, subject to the limitations provided for in article 2 of the Federal law "on guarantees of equality of parliamentary parties when reporting on their activities by State public tv channels and radio channels", and imposed the Act the subject of the Russian Federation guarantees equality of political parties represented in the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be determined in accordance with the General principles of coverage of parliamentary parties and taking into account the requirements to cover this activity provided for in articles 3 and 4 of the specified federal law. Monitoring of such guarantees is carried out by the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation. (Supplemented by federal law from 06.05.2010 N 80-FZ)

2. State support of political parties is carried out also through public funding in accordance with article 33 of this federal law.
3. Public funding of political parties is suspended in case of suspension of its activities, as well as in case of failure of a political party with the requirements of article 34 of this federal law.
4. In case of liquidation of a political party, its regional offices and other structural units of the State support of this political party, its regional offices and other structural divisions shall cease as of the date of entry into force of the court verdict on the Elimination of political party, its regional offices and other structural units or from the date of adoption of the relevant decision by the authorized body of the political party. In the reorganization of the political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions, if this reorganization entailed the cessation of activities of a political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions, Government support of this political party, its regional offices and other structural divisions shall cease as of the date of making the appropriate entry in the unified State Register of legal entities. (As amended by federal law from 08.11.2008 N 200-FZ), chap. VII. PUBLIC FUNDING of POLITICAL parties are concerned, article 33. Federal budget funds allocated to political parties 1. State support for political parties through their State financing is carried out according to the results of the participation of political parties in the elections in order to offset the financial costs of political parties at the expense of the federal budget in the manner prescribed by this federal law.
2. Federal Budget Funds allocated for public funding of political parties, it provides a separate line in accordance with the budget classification of the Russian Federation.

3. The total amount of federal funds allocated for public funding of political parties, may not be less than twenty roubles, multiplied by the number of voters included in voter lists at the nearest previous elections of the deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation or the election of the President of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the federal laws of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ; from 22.07.2008 N 144-FZ) 4. Federal budget funds allocated for public funding of political parties shall be in accordance with the Federal law on the federal budget for the next year on the accounts of political parties annual and one-time transfers. (As amended by the Federal law dated 28.12.2004 N 183-FZ)
5. political parties are eligible to receive funds from the federal budget for one of the following cases: (a)) If a federal list of candidates nominated by a political party for the elections of the deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, received the election results not less than 3 per cent of voters who took part in voting for the federal electoral district; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) b) (repealed-Federal Act of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)) If a registered candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation, nominated by a political party, won elections not less than 3 per cent of voters who took part in voting. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)
6. Public funding of political parties participating in elections and subject to paragraph 5 of this article: (as amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) and) as a result of elections to the State Duma-annually at a rate of one hundred and ten rubles, multiplied by the number of votes received by the federal list of candidates nominated by a political party; (As amended by the federal laws on 22.07.2008. N 144-FZ; from 2012 N 211-FZ; from 14.10.2014 N 300) b) according to the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation-a lump sum in the amount of twenty roubles, multiplied by the number of votes received by the registered political party nominated a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the federal laws of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ; from 22.07.2008 N 144-FZ)
7. (repealed-Federal Act of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) 7-1. From January 1, 2006 year and before 1 January of the year following the year of the first after January 1, 2006 year of elections of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, public funding of political parties, members of the bloc and falling under paragraph 5 of this article, done annually at a rate of five rubles, multiplied by the number of votes received by the federal list of candidates put forward by the electoral bloc or candidates by the electoral bloc and elected to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on single-member constituencies in accordance with subparagraph b of paragraph 5 of this article. Federal budget provided for in this paragraph shall be allocated among political parties, the composition of the electoral bloc, in equal shares, unless it has been defined by the agreement on the establishment of an electoral bloc. (Para supplemented by federal law from 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)
8. (repealed-Federal Act of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) 9. Federal budget provided for in this article are highlighted: (as amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) and) as a result of elections to the State Duma-not later than three months from the day of official publication of the election results and subsequently annually throughout the term of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the convocation;
b) according to the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation-at a time no later than one year from the day of official publication of the election results.
10. political parties shall have the right to refuse public funding provided for in this article. In case of refusal of the political party from public financing monies allocated from the federal budget to political party based on the results of the elections, remain in the federal budget. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) 11. (Repealed-federal law 14.10.2014 N 300-FZ) Article 34. Financial statements of political party 1. A political party, its regional offices and other registered subdivisions exercise tax accounting and accounting records in accordance with the procedure and terms established by the legislation of the Russian Federation for legal entities.
2. A political party, its regional offices and other registered subdivisions carry out accounting of revenue and expenditure of the political party in accordance with paragraphs 3-7 of this article.

3. A political party represents the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and the regional office, other political subdivision registered in the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the territory of which they are registered, information about receipt and expenditure of funds to a political party. This information shall be submitted on a quarterly basis not later than 30 days from the end of the quarter.
4. A political party is obliged to annually no later than 1 April of the year following the reporting month, submit to the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation consolidated financial report of a political party during the reporting period. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
5. Information about receipt and expenditure of funds to a political party, referred to in paragraph 3 of this article shall contain information on the sources and the amount of funds transferred to the accounts of political party respectively, its regional office, a registered structural unit, the value of the property received, respectively, of a political party, its regional office, a structural unit registered as donations and donors who donate property about expenditure respectively by a political party, its regional office, any registered structural subdivision of funds to a political party.
If the cumulative size of entrance and membership fees or dues one party member during the calendar year exceeds the size of the paragraph 8 of article 30 of this federal law, the amount of donations received from one individual in a calendar year, the information about such a party member (surname, name, patronymic, the name of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation, where is his place of residence) and on the amount of contributions to be included in the submitted by a political party and its regional offices, information about receipt and expenditure of funds to a political party. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ) 5-1. Information about receipt and expenditure of funds referred to in paragraph 3 of this article shall also contain information on the prisoners, political party and its regional offices, loan agreements, credit agreements indicating the lender, particulars of contracts, the amount of the basic obligations (without interest), annual interest rate, term of the obligations laid down in the treaties to ensure the obligations of the property issued in securing commitments guarantees and warranties, as well as information on the performance of the obligations under such treaties during the reporting period. (Para supplemented by federal law from 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
6. Consolidated financial report of a political party, specified in paragraph 4 of this article shall contain information on the sources and the amount of funds transferred to the accounts of political parties, its regional offices and other registered units in the reporting period on the performance of these funds, the assets of political parties, with an indication of its value, and information about its state of registration, in respect of property received as donations also information about donors who donate in the form of property, loan contracts, loan agreements, together with an indication of the lender, particulars of contracts, the amount of the basic obligations (without interest), annual interest rate, term of the obligations laid down in the treaties to ensure the obligations of the property issued in securing commitments guarantees and warranties, as well as on performance during the reporting period. While money spent by a political party, its regional offices and other subdivisions registered in its election campaign, are counted separately. If the cumulative size of entrance and membership fees or dues of a member of the party during a calendar year exceeded the amount of article 8 paragraph 30 hereof the amount of donations received from one individual in a calendar year, a consolidated financial report of a political party must contain information about such member party (surname, name, patronymic, the name of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation, where is his place of residence) and on the amount of contributions. List of requirements provided for in this paragraph the consolidated financial report is exhaustive. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
7. form a consolidated financial report of a political party and form information about receipt and expenditure of funds in hard copy and computer readable form shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)

8. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of constituent entities of the Russian Federation represent respectively the Federal authorized body or its territorial bodies of information on political parties, on their regional offices, other registered structural units which did not comply with the requirements of paragraphs 2-6 of this article, as well as information on measures taken in regard to their responses and details of their transactions in compliance with the requirements of paragraph 4-1 article 31 hereof. (As amended by the federal laws from 08 N 421-FZ; from 24.11.2014 N 355-FZ) (article as amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) Article 35. Verification of compliance with the requirements for accounting and expenditure of political parties 1. Check the consolidated financial report of a political party shall be carried out by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Verification of the financial statements of a political party, its regional offices and other registered structural units is carried out by the Federal Executive Body, authorized to perform the functions of control and supervision in the field of taxes and fees, and its territorial bodies. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
2. Check the information about receipt and expenditure of funds to a political party, its regional offices and other registered structural divisions is carried out according to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.
3. the consolidated financial report of a political party is hosted by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on its special website for information and telecommunications network not later than two months from the date of expiration of the period for the submission of a political party for a specified report. Information about scan results consolidated financial reports of political parties are brought to the attention of relevant political parties and placed the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the specified site, as well as passed for publication in Russian periodicals. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ) 3-1. Information about receipt and expenditure of funds to a political party, its regional offices are accommodated by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on their official websites in the field of information and telecommunications network within one month from the date of expiration of the period of their submission for the relevant quarter. Information on changes in this information is subject to placement no later than one month from the date of submission of the relevant changes. The amount of hosted information is defined by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. (Para supplemented by federal law from 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
4. the registration of citizens of the Russian Federation at the place of residence and domicile within the Russian Federation, the executive authorities engaged in State registration of legal entities or authorized non-profit organizations in the area of registration, within 30 days from the date of receipt of the submission to them of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation are required to implement the gratis personnel background check indicated citizens and legal persons when making donations (enumeration) by a political party or its regional office , dealing with a political party, its regional office or other structural Division, and to report on the results of the verification of the Electoral Commission. This information shall be submitted on forms prescribed by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. This can be used by the State automated system of the Russian Federation "election". (As amended by the federal laws of 30.12.2006 N 274-FZ; from 24.11.2014 N 355-FZ) 5. When entering an order the Electoral Commission information about transferring donations in violation of the requirements of paragraph 3 of article 30 hereof the information shall be notified without delay to the political party, respectively, of its regional office.

6. annual accounting financial statements and the consolidated financial report of a political party shall be subject to mandatory audit auditing organization if: (a)) during the reporting period, the political party received public funding;
b) during the reporting period, the total amount of donations to a political party, specified in accordance with paragraph 4 of article 34 of this federal law, the consolidated financial report of a political party, amounted to sixty or more million rubles;

in) during the reporting period, the total expenditure of a political party, specified in accordance with paragraph 4 of article 34 of this federal law, the consolidated financial report of a political party, has exceeded sixty million rubles.
(Para supplemented by federal law from 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
7. If the annual accounting financial statements and the consolidated financial report of a political party shall be subject to mandatory audit, mandatory audit are also subject to annual accounting (financial) statements of regional offices, other registered structural subdivisions of this political party and information about receipt and expenditure of funds of the political party submitted to the regional offices and other subdivisions of a political party registered in electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation. The specified audit accountability for all regional offices, other structural units registered political party must be held for a period of three years beginning with the year of occurrence of the grounds referred to in paragraph 6 of this article. (Para supplemented by federal law from 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
8. A political party within ten working days from the date of the signing of the auditor's report, including with regard to its regional offices and other registered structural subdivisions, and passes an instance of the auditing report to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than within fifteen days of receipt of an instance of the audit opinion available on its official website in the field of information and telecommunications network information on the passage of a political party, its regional office and other registered structural subdivision of Audit audit audit team, as well as the auditor's report. (Para supplemented by federal law from 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
(Article in the Editorial Office of the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ), chap. VIII. The PARTICIPATION of POLITICAL PARTIES in elections and referendums Article 36. Participation of political parties in elections and referenda 1. A political party is the only kind of public association, which has the right to nominate candidates (candidates) in the MPS and other elected positions in Government. (As amended by federal law from 23.06.2003 N 85-FZ)
2. A political party, and in the cases provided for by the Charter of political parties, its regional offices and other subdivisions shall have the right to participate in elections, the official publication of the decision on appointment (holding) which took place after the submission of the political party in the authorized bodies of the documents confirming state registration of its regional branches in at least half of the subjects of the Russian Federation. Political party, which submitted to the authorized bodies documents confirming state registration of its regional offices in more than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, and in the cases provided for by the Charter of political parties, and its regional offices and other subdivisions shall have the right to participate in referendums in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation on referendums. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ; on 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ; from 04-N 28-FZ) 3. (Repealed-Federal Act of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) 3-1. A political party is not entitled to nominate candidates, including lists of candidates, and other elective positions in the organs of State power and organs of local self-government of citizens of the Russian Federation are members of other political parties. (Para supplemented by federal law from 12.07.2006 N 106-FZ)
4. When nominating (candidates) in the MPS and other elected positions in State bodies and bodies of local self-government, political party is obliged to publish his pre-election program in order and terms, which are established by the legislation of the Russian Federation on elections. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) Article 37. Recognition of a political party participating in elections 1. A political party is considered to be participating in the elections in one of the following cases the vote on elections: a) extended it and registered the federal list of candidates in deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) b) (repealed-Federal Act of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)) put forward by it and a registered candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) g) (repealed-Federal Act of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ),-1) put forward by it and registered candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Federation (the head of the Supreme executive body of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation) not less than 10 per cent of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation; (Supplemented by federal law from 02.10.2012 N 157-FZ)

d) nominated it and registered candidates (lists of candidates) to deputies of the legislative (representative) bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation not less than 20 per cent of constituent entities of the Russian Federation (as amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ) e) nominated it and registered candidates (lists of candidates) on the local elections in more than half of the subjects of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)
2. A political party is not taking over seven consecutive years of participation in the elections, in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article, shall be liquidated in accordance with article 41 of this federal law. (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ), chap. IX. The SUSPENSION of the ACTIVITIES and the Elimination of political parties are concerned, article 38. Monitor the activities of political parties 1. Monitoring compliance with political parties, their regional offices and other subdivisions of the legislation of the Russian Federation, as well as the conformity of the activities of a political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions with the provisions, aims and objectives envisaged by the statutes of political parties carry out the authorized bodies. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ), the said authorities shall have the right to: a) not more than once every three years to become acquainted with the documents of political parties and their regional offices, confirming the existence of regional offices, the number of members of a political party and the number of members of each of the regional offices of the political party;
(As amended by the federal laws on Dec. 20, N 168-FZ; from 04-N 28-FZ) b) send their representatives to participate in a political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions of the public events (including in congresses, conferences or general meetings) for the adoption of the Charter and the program of a political party, making changes and additions, the election management and audit bodies of political parties, nomination of candidates for deputies and other elected positions in State bodies and bodies of local self-government , reorganization and liquidation of a political party and its regional offices;
in) to make a political party, its regional office or another structural unit registered a written warning (indicating the specific grounds for issuing a warning) if they implement activities that contravene the provisions, aims and objectives envisaged by the Charter of political parties. The specified warning may be appealed by a political party, its regional office or other registered structural subdivision in court. In the case of issuing a warning to the regional office or another structural unit registered political party the territorial authority is required to inform the Federal authorized body and in the governing body of the political party; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ), 2011) to make a statement to the Court to suspend the activities or the Elimination of a political party, its regional office or another structural unit is registered in accordance with paragraph 3 of article 39, paragraph 3 of article 41 and article 42, paragraph 3 hereof.
1-1. (repealed-federal law N 24.11.2014 355-FZ) 2. Monitoring of sources and sizes of property received by the political parties, their regional offices and other registered structural units in the form of entrance and membership fees, donations of citizens and legal persons, as well as sources of money and other property of political parties, their regional offices and other registered structural units derived from transactions, implementing the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the corresponding Election Commission of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law of 24.11.2014 N 355-FZ) Article 39. The suspension of the activities of a political party, its regional offices and other structural units 1. In case of violation of the political party of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, this federal law and other federal laws Federal authorized body shall make a political party a written notice indicating the violations and shall fix a date to eliminate them, of not less than two months. If a political party within the prescribed time-limit the violations had not been resolved and warning the Federal authorized body was not appealed to the Court, the activities of a political party may be suspended for up to six months by decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on the basis of the application of the Federal authorized body. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)

2. in case of violation the regional office or another structural unit of a political party of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, this federal law and other federal laws corresponding to the territorial authority shall regional office or a structural unit of a political party a written notice indicating the violations and shall fix a date to eliminate them, of not less than one month. If the regional office or another structural unit of a political party within the prescribed time-limit the violations had not been resolved and warning the territorial authority was not challenged in court, the activities of the regional offices or a structural unit of a political party may be suspended for up to six months by decision of the Supreme Court of the Republic, Krai, oblast court, Court of Federal significance, autonomous oblast and autonomous court district based on the application of the relevant territorial unit. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
3. The competent authorities shall have the right to make a statement to the Court to suspend the activities of a political party, its regional office or other structural units after two written warnings pursuant to item 1 of article 38 hereof, if these warnings have not been appealed in court in accordance with the procedure established by law or if they are not recognized by the Court are not based on law. Statement of the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority in the Court to suspend the activities of a political party, its regional office or other structural units may not be placed on the Court during its review of the complaints on specific warnings. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
4. If the local or primary branch of a political party is not a juridical person established by this federal law, responsibility for the specified local or primary Office violations rests with the appropriate regional Office of a political party.
5. the activities of the political party represented in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation may not be suspended on the grounds provided for in subparagraphs "g" and "d" paragraph 3 of article 41 hereof, within five years from the date of the vote on the relevant elections. (As amended by the federal laws from 12.05.2009 N 94-FZ; from 19.07.2009 N 196-FZ; from 04.06.2010 N 116-FZ) 6. It is not permitted to suspend the activities of a political party from the day of official publication of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the elections of the President of the Russian Federation until the day of official publication of the results of the election concerned, except as provided in paragraphs 1, 4 and 5 of article 9 hereof.
7. it is not allowed the suspension of the activities of the regional offices of the political party from the day of official publication of the decision on the appointment of a (hold) elections to bodies of State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation before the day of official publication of the results of the election except as provided in paragraphs 1, 4 and 5 of article 9 hereof. (As amended by the federal laws on 05.04.2009 N 41-ФЗ; from 02.10.2012 N 157-FZ) Article 40. Consequences of the suspension of the activities of a political party, its regional offices and other structural units 1. In case of suspension of the activities of a political party, its regional office or other structural units of the time-limit fixed by the Court's decision, suspended the right of a political party, its regional office or other structural units as the founder of the media, they do not use State and municipal media, to organize and to hold meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches, picketing and other public events, participate in elections and referendums use bank deposits, excluding payments related to economic activities of a political party, its regional office or other structural units, reimbursement of caused by their actions for damages (Indemnification), payment of taxes and fines and settlements under labor contracts (contracts).
2. If within the prescribed time limit the Court decision suspending the activities of political parties, its regional office or other structural units of the breach giving rise to such suspension will be eliminated after the end of the specified period a political party, its regional office or another structural unit resumes its activities.

3. In the case of a political party, during its regional office or other structural subdivision of the violations giving rise to the suspension of their activities, the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority, made a statement to the Court to suspend the activities of a political party, its regional office or other structural units, introduced in the court statement on Elimination of this political party, its regional office or other structural units. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ), Article 41. Elimination of political party 1. A political party may be dissolved by a decision of its supreme governing body, the Congress or the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.
2. the decision of the Congress of political party about the Elimination of political parties was adopted in the manner provided for in paragraph 1 of article 25 of this federal law and the Statute of the political party.
3. A political party can be dissolved by a decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in the case: a) failure to satisfy the requirements of article 5, paragraphs 4 and 9 of this federal law; (As amended by the Federal Act of 25 N 112-FZ) b) during the term of the Court decision established abuses that gave rise to the suspension of the activities of a political party;
in) non-participation of the political party in the elections, in accordance with article 37 of this federal law;
g) inconsistencies in the number of regional offices in paragraph "a" of paragraph 2 of article 3 of this federal law; (As amended by the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ) d) lack of adequate number of members a political party under paragraph 2 of article 3 of this federal law;
e) repeated failure to submit a political party within the prescribed time-limit the Federal authorized body of up-to-date information needed to make changes in the uniform State Register of legal entities, except for the information on the licenses. (Supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ)
4. Statement on Elimination of political party is made in the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation the Federal authorized body. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
5. Political party represented in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation cannot be eliminated on grounds provided for by subparagraphs "g" and "d" paragraph 3 of this article, within a period of five years from the date of the vote on the relevant elections. (As amended by the federal laws from 12.05.2009 N 94-FZ; from 19.07.2009 N 196-FZ; from 04.06.2010 N 116-FZ) 6. It is not permitted the Elimination of political party by a decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation from the day of official publication of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the elections of the President of the Russian Federation before the day of official publication of the results of the election, except as provided by paragraph 1 of article 9 hereof.
7. the State registration of a political party in connection with the liquidation shall be carried out in the order stipulated by the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs", taking into account the peculiarities of such a register established by this federal law. (As amended by the Federal law dated 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ), Information and documents required for the State registration of the political party in connection with its liquidation, presented to the Federal authorized body.
The Federal authorized body following the adoption of the decision on the State registration of a political party in connection with liquidation sends the registration authority the information and documents necessary for the implementation of this body functions to maintain the unified State Register of legal entities.
On the basis of the decision adopted by the Federal authorized body, and presented them with the necessary information and documents to the registering body within a period of not more than five working days after receipt of the required information and documents introduced into the unified State registry of legal persons the appropriate entry and not later than the working day following the day of making the corresponding entry shall inform the Federal authorized body.
How the Federal authorized body with the registration authority on the question of State registration of a political party in connection with its liquidation shall be determined by the Government of the Russian Federation.
State registration of a political party in connection with the liquidation shall be carried out within a period of not more than ten working days from the date of submission of all decorated in accordance with the established procedure documents.
(Para supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ)
8. A political party can also be eliminated in the manner and in accordance with the Federal law "on counteracting extremist activities". (Para supplemented by federal law from 25.07.2002 N 112-FZ; item 7 as subclause 8 as amended by the Federal law dated 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ)

Article 42. Elimination of regional offices and other structural subdivisions of political party 1. The regional office and other structural unit of a political party may be liquidated by the decision of Congress political party, and in the case provided for in the Charter, and also to address collegiate permanent governing body of a political party, by the Court, as well as in case of liquidation of a political party. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)
2. Elimination of regional offices and other structural unit of a political party to address collegiate permanent governing body of political parties is carried out on the basis of and pursuant to the procedure provided for by the Charter of political parties. (As amended by the federal laws from 21.03.2002 N 31-ФЗ of 21.07.2005; N 93-FZ)
3. Elimination of regional offices and other structural subdivisions of political parties is carried out by court decision in the case: a) non-compliance items 1, 4 and 5 of article 9 hereof;
b) during the term of the Court decision established abuses that gave rise to the suspension of the activities of the regional offices and other structural subdivisions of the political party;
in) (repealed-the Federal law dated 02 N 28-FZ) g) repeated failure to the Regional Office of a political party within the prescribed time limit in the respective territorial Office updated the information necessary to make changes to the unified State Register of legal entities, except for the information on the licenses. (Supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ)
4. Statement on Elimination of regional offices and other structural unit of a political party is made in the Supreme Court of the Republic, Krai, oblast court, city of Federal significance, autonomous oblast and autonomous Court of the District of the Federal authorized body or the relevant territorial authority. (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ)
5. it is not allowed the Elimination of the Regional Office of a political party by court order from the day of official publication of the decision on appointment (hold) elections to bodies of State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and to the day of official publication of the results of the election, except as provided by paragraph 1 of article 9 hereof. (As amended by the federal laws of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ; 02.10.2012 N 157-FZ)
6. the State registration of the regional office and other structural subdivisions of the political party in connection with the liquidation shall be carried out in the order stipulated by the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs", taking into account the peculiarities of such a register established by this federal law. (As amended by the Federal law dated 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ), Information and documents required for the State registration of the regional office and other structural units for political parties in relation to their liquidation, presented to the Federal authorized body.
The Federal authorized body after the decision on the State registration of the regional office and other structural units for political parties in relation to their liquidation sends the registration authority the information and documents necessary for the implementation of this body functions to maintain the unified State Register of legal entities.
On the basis of the decision adopted by the Federal authorized body, and presented them with the necessary information and documents to the registering body within a period of not more than five working days after receipt of the required information and documents introduced into the unified State registry of legal persons the appropriate entry and not later than the working day following the day of making the corresponding entry shall inform the Federal authorized body.
How the Federal authorized body with the registration authority on the question of State registration regional office and other structural units for political parties in relation to their elimination is determined by the Government of the Russian Federation.
State registration of the regional office and other structural units for political parties in relation to their liquidation is carried out within a period of not more than ten working days from the date of submission of all decorated in accordance with the established procedure documents.
(Para supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ) Article 43. Appeal the Court decision to suspend activities or elimination of political party, its regional offices and other structural units 1. The Court's decision to suspend activities or elimination of political party, its regional offices and other structural units may be appealed in the cases and procedures stipulated by the Federal law.

2. Undo the Court's decision to suspend activities or elimination of political party, its regional offices and other structural unit entails the State reimbursement of all losses incurred by a political party in connection with the illegal suspension of its activities, the activities of the regional offices and other structural subdivisions of the political party or the liquidation of the illegal political party, its regional offices and other structural subdivisions.
Article 44. The reorganization of political parties, its regional offices and other structural units 1. The reorganization of political parties is carried out by decision of the Congress political party, adopted in the manner provided for in paragraph 1 of article 25 of this federal law and the Statute of the political party.
2. the reorganization of the regional office and other structural unit of a political party shall be by decision of the Congress of political party or in a case provided for in the Charter of political parties, a collegiate standing governing body of the political party. The Regional Office of a political party is not entitled to decide independently on its reorganization. (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2005 N 93-FZ)
3. the State registration of a political party or its regional office or another structural unit created by reorganizing, is done in the order stipulated by the Federal law "on State registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs", taking into account the peculiarities of such a register established by this federal law. (As amended by the Federal law dated 08.12.2003. N 169-FZ) documents required for the State registration of a political party or its regional office or another structural unit created by reorganization, shall be submitted to the Federal authorized body or its territorial bodies in the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation. When the list of these documents and the procedure for their submission shall be determined by the authorized federal body of executive power. (As amended by federal law from 23.07.2008 N 160-FZ) of the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority after the adoption of the decision on the State registration of a political party or its regional office or another structural unit created by reorganizing, sends the registration authority the information and documents necessary for the implementation of this body functions to maintain the unified State Register of legal entities.
On the basis of the decision adopted by the Federal authorized body or its territorial authority, and they have submitted the necessary information and documents to the registering body within a period of not more than five working days after receipt of the required information and documents introduced into the unified State registry of legal persons the appropriate entry and not later than the working day following the day of making the corresponding entry shall inform the body accepting the decision.
The procedure for cooperation with the competent authorities by the registration authority on the question of State registration of a political party or its regional office or another structural unit created by reorganizing, is determined by the Government of the Russian Federation.
State registration of a political party or its regional office, a structural unit created by the reorganization, if no decision on refusal in a specified state registration on the basis of article 20 of this federal law, shall be carried out within a period of not more than thirty working days from the date of submission of all decorated in accordance with the established procedure documents.
(Para supplemented by federal law from 21.03.2002 N 31-FZ) Article 45. Effects of liquidation and reorganization of political party 1. In case of liquidation of a political party of its property upon completion of the calculations for its obligations is passed: a) for the purposes contained in the Charter and the program of a political party, if the Elimination of political party carried out by decision of the Congress political party;
b) federal budget, if the Elimination of political party carried out by court decision. (As amended by the Federal law of 28.06.2014 N 185-FZ)
2. In case of reorganization of the political party the transfer of its assets is carried out in the manner prescribed by the Civil Code of the Russian Federation for the reorganization of legal persons.
3. cessation of activity of political parties in the event of its liquidation or reorganization will entail the termination of the activities of its regional offices and other structural subdivisions and the exclusion of a political party, its regional offices and other registered structural subdivisions from the unified State Register of legal persons according to the decision of the Federal authorized body through an amendment to the specified registry entries. (As amended by the Federal law dated 08 N 421-FZ) chap. x. Final and transitional provisions

Article 46. The entry into force of this federal law 1. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication, with the exception of article 33 and paragraph 1 of article 36. Article 33 of this federal law shall enter into force no later than January 1, 2004 year. Paragraph 1 of article 36 of this federal law shall enter into force two years from the day of official publication of this federal law.
2. Recognize not operating on the territory of the Russian Federation to maintain its force of articles 6 and 9 (part of the provisions relating to political parties) USSR Law "on public associations" (Congress of the USSR people's deputies and the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, 1990, no. 42, p. 839).
Article 47. Conversion of nationwide political associations and status of interregional, regional and local political public associations 1. All-Russia political associations that were created before the entry into force of this federal law, shall be entitled to be transformed into political parties in accordance with this federal law within two years from the date of its entry into force.
2. Before the expiry of the period specified in paragraph 1 of this article, all-Russia political public associations have the right to participate in the elections, including candidates (candidates) in the MPS and other elected positions in State bodies and bodies of local self-government in accordance with the electoral law.
3. Before the expiry of the period specified in paragraph 1 of this article, the political party formed by transformation of Russian political or public organization Russian political social movement, the right to take part in the elections, from the date of State registration of a political party.
4. Before making any changes in the legislation of the Russian Federation concerning the procedure for the participation of political parties in elections to the federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government, political parties participating in these elections in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation for nationwide political associations.
5. Upon the expiration of the period referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, which promotes political association, was not a political party, loses the status of a political public associations and acts as the all-Russian public organization or social_movement based on the Charter, which applies if they do not contradict this federal law.
6. on the expiry of the period referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, the interregional, regional and local political associations shall lose the status of political public association and act accordingly as interregional, regional or local public associations on the basis of their statutes that apply to the extent that they do not contradict this federal law.
Article 48. Bringing of normative legal acts in accordance with this federal law to propose to 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 July 11, 2001 N 95-FZ