RUSSIAN FEDERATION federal law on subsoil plots, right of use which can be granted on conditions of production (Jalamo-Samurskom and Central looking sites) adopted by the State Duma June 27, 2002 year approved by the Federation Council of the year July 10, 2002 Article 1. Include Jalamo-Samur prospective subsoil and seabed of the Caspian Sea to the objects, the right of use which can be granted on conditions of production.
Article 2. The objects referred to in article 1 hereof, refer to the list of sites of mineral resources, including mineral deposits in respect of which, starting from the date of entry into force of this federal law, can be negotiated and be looking for agreement, the exploration for and exploitation of mineral resources under the conditions of production.
Article 3. In order to safeguard the interests of the Russian Federation in the subsoil areas allow Caspian Sea exceptionally enter into agreements on search, exploration and exploitation of mineral resources under the conditions of production of the subsoil user, having at the date of the entry into force of this federal law license for geological study of subsoil areas referred to in article 1 hereof, subject to the fulfilment of the subsoil user until January 1, 2006 year geological exploration in accordance with the requirements of these licenses.
Article 4. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
The President of the Russian Federation v. Putin Kremlin, Moscow July 25, 2002 N 118-FZ