RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on amendments and additions to article 18 of the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to vote of citizens of the Russian Federation "adopted by the State Duma on June 11, 2003 the year approved by the Federation Council June 25, 2003 year Article 1. Amend paragraph 4 of article 18 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" (collection of laws of the Russian Federation, 2002, N 24, art. 2253) the following amendments and supplements: in sub-paragraph (a), the words "not more than 15 per cent" replaced by "not more than 30 per cent After the words "remote localities-15 per cent" shall be supplemented with the words "from the average voter representation", after the words "in the territory of each constituent entity of the Russian Federation." Supplement suggestions as follows: "the provisions contained in the first sentence of this subparagraph may not be applied in the formation on the territory of the autonomous region, which is part of another subject of the Russian Federation, one encompassing the entire territory of the specified Autonomous Okrug odnomandatnogo constituency for elections of the deputies of the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. If the application of the provisions contained in the first sentence of this subparagraph, entails the formation of electoral district, which includes parts of more than one municipality or the education constituency, which includes the territory of one or several municipalities, and part of the territory of another municipality, separate single member constituencies for the elections of the deputies of the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation can be formed with an allowable deviation from the average representation of voters by not more than 20 per cent. ";
in subparagraph "b", the words "30 per cent" should be replaced by "40%".
Article 2. 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 4, 2003 N 102-ФЗ