RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on amendments to article 5, paragraph 4 of the code of the Merchant Navy of the Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma April 25, 2001 year, Article 1. To amend paragraph 4 of article 5 of the code of the Merchant Navy of the Russian Federation from April 30, 1999 N 81-FZ (collection of laws of the Russian Federation, 1999, no. 18, p. 2207), read as follows: "4. Navigation and hydrographic securing sea routes, with the exception of the slopes of the Northern sea route, is carried out by the Federal Executive Body in the field of defence.
Navigational and hydrographic support for the tracks of the Northern sea route carried out by the Federal Executive Body in the field of transport. ".
Article 2. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
The President of the Russian Federation v. Putin in Moscow, the Kremlin May 26, 2001 N 59-FZ