On Amendments And Additions To The Federal Law On The Continental Shelf Of The Russian Federation "for Marine Scientific Research

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений и дополнений в Федеральный закон "О континентальном шельфе Российской Федерации" в части морских научных исследований

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW On introducing amendments and additions to the Federal Law "On the continental shelf of the Russian Federation" in part of marine scientific research Adopted by the State Duma on 21 March 2003 Approved by the Federation Council on 9 April 2003 Article 1. The Law Assembly of the Russian Federation on the Russian Federation's continental shelf, dated 30 November 1995, entitled "On the continental shelf of the Russian Federation". Federation, 1995, N 49, sect. 4694; 2001, N 33, 3429) the following changes and additions: 1. Paragraph 4 of article 4 should read as follows: " Marine scientific research on the continental shelf (hereinafter referred to as marine scientific research)-fundamental or applied research and ongoing research Experimentes aimed at acquiring knowledge of all aspects of natural processes occurring on the seabed and in the subsoil thereof; ". 2. Article 6, paragraph 18, should read: " (18) Regulating the establishment, operation and use of artificial islands, installations and structures for the purpose of research, prospecting, exploration and exploitation of non-living resources; Exploration, exploration and exploitation of living resources, marine scientific research and other purposes; ". 3. In article 23: Amend the title to read: " Article 23. The principles of marine scientific research, view and content of the request for the marine scientific research "; to supplement the new part one reading: Sea Scientific research should be exclusively peaceful, including should not pose a threat to the defence and security of the Russian Federation. "; " Foreign States and competent international organizations by foreign nationals and legal entities authorized by foreign States or competent international organizations (hereinafter referred to as foreign claimants). "; Part Two consider Part Three as follows: " Rules for the conduct of marine scientific research, including the procedure for the submission of requests for marine scientific research (hereinafter referred to as the request) and the adoption of OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION of the international treaties of the Russian Federation and this Federal Law. "; part three is considered to be part four and the words" before the expected date of commencement "should be replaced by the words" before the beginning of the year "; The fourth is considered part five; parts of the fifth-eighth should read as parts of the sixth and ninth parts respectively, and amend it to read: "Request (for foreign applicants-in Russian and the language of the applicant)" Contain: information on the nature and purpose of marine scientific research; The marine scientific research programme, which includes a description of the methods and means of these studies and the technical characteristics of such means, as well as the names, tonnage, types, classes of vessels, submarine habitable and uninhabited machines, of aircraft, other vehicles to be used in marine scientific research; geographical coordinates of areas where marine scientific research is planned, itineraries to or from the specified areas; estimated date of the first Arrival in the area of marine scientific research and the date of final withdrawal from the said area and, in cases of the autonomous placement of scientific equipment, the date of its placement and disposal; name of the organization, under the direction of of marine scientific research; information on the person responsible for conducting marine scientific research (chief of the expedition); information on the possible impact of planned marine scientific research to the marine environment, natural resources; comply with the conditions set out in the authorization for marine scientific research and ensure that the technical means (including their technical specifications) are consistent with the technical means (including their technical specifications) technical characteristics) specified in the request. Russian Claimants provide notarized copies of licences to carry out activities under the marine scientific research programme and subject to licensing under the law. The legislation of the Russian Federation, as well as in case of participation in the above-mentioned studies of foreign nationals, foreign legal entities or international organizations, shall make information on all forms and the extent of such participation. Foreign claimants provide information on all forms and the degree of participation of Russian Federation citizens and Russian legal entities in marine scientific research conducted by foreign applicants. Additional information may be requested from Russian and foreign applicants for marine scientific research for which authorization is sought. In this case, the period of consideration of the request shall be calculated from the date of submission by the Russian or foreign applicant of the additional information. "; to supplement the tenth and eleventh parts, as follows: " Location and use on the continental shelf of any type of research installations and equipment, with the exception of those directly intended for research of non-living or living resources, as well as for defence and OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION A true federal law for marine scientific research. In doing so, the installation data and equipment shall bear identification marks indicating the State of registration or the competent international organization to which they belong, and the appropriate internationally agreed means. Warnings to ensure the safety of maritime and air navigation, taking into account the norms and standards established by competent international organizations. Marine scientific research, the area of which is at least partially located in the domestic seawater or in the territorial sea of the Russian Federation, is conducted in accordance with the procedure provided for by the Federal Law N 155-FZ" On the Inland Waters, Territorial Sea and Contiguent Zone of the Russian Federation. " 4. In article 24: , in Part One: the first paragraph should be supplemented by the words " no later than four months from the date of receipt of the request to the Russian or foreign applicant for permission to conduct marine scientific research or notice "; paragraphs 2 and 3 delete; subparagraphs (a) to read: " (a) Denial of the planned marine scientific research; b) inconsistencies in the information provided in the request, nature, purpose and methods of marine scientific research; in) the need for additional information on planned marine scientific research in accordance with article 23 of this Federal Law. "; Part Two The following wording: "Authorization for marine scientific research and the notification referred to in the first part of this article shall be sent to the foreign applicant through diplomatic channels."; New Part Three: " Permission The conduct of marine scientific research is given to the Russian applicant either on the basis of the inclusion of the marine scientific research it has declared into an annual marine scientific research plan or exceptionally. The form, content and procedure for the consideration of the plan as well as the exceptional procedure for granting permission to the Russian applicant for the conduct of marine scientific research shall be determined by the rules set forth in article 23 of this Federal Law. " Part three is considered part four and after the words "the federal body for hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring," to be supplemented with the words " by the federal authority in the field of technical intelligence and technical protection information, "; part four is considered part of the fifth and in it Replace the words "from the day" with the words "from the date". 5. Article 25 should read as follows: " Article 25. Grounds for denial of permission to conduct marine scientific research Russian and foreign applicants may be denied permission to conduct marine scientific research, if the exception is questionable The peaceful nature of these studies, and if these studies: 1) are of direct relevance to research, prospecting, exploration and exploitation of non-living resources or study, exploration and exploitation of living resources; 2) are incompatible Requirements for the protection of the marine environment, living or non-living resources; 3) include drilling operations on the continental shelf, the use of explosives, pneumodevices or the introduction of harmful substances into the marine environment; 4) include the construction, operation or use of artificial islands; installations and structures; 5) create undue interference by the Russian Federation in the exercise of its sovereign rights and jurisdiction on the continental shelf. A Russian or foreign applicant may be denied permission to conduct marine scientific research also in cases where its information on the nature or purpose of the studies is inaccurate. A Russian or foreign applicant may be denied permission to conduct marine scientific research, if it has unfulfilled obligations to the Russian Federation arising from previously conducted marine scientific research. research. Russian or foreign applicant may not be denied permission to conduct marine scientific research, which is to be carried out on the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which The breadth of the territorial sea is measured, with reference to the grounds referred to in paragraph 1 of part one of this article, with the exception of areas where the declaration of the Government of the Russian Federation is either maintained or regional geological Exploration of the continental shelf, prospecting, exploration for, or exploitation of, non-living resources or study, exploration or exploitation of living resources. Information on such areas is published in the "Notice of seafarers". ". 6. In article 26, the word "request" in the appropriate pudees shall be replaced by the word "notification" in the appropriate paedages. 7. Article 27 should read as follows: " Article 27. Obligations of Russian and foreign applicants conducting marine scientific research Russian and foreign applicants who have obtained permission to conduct marine scientific research are obliged: OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION studies as soon as practicable, and final completion reports; represent, as soon as practicable, copies of data from meteorological, hydrological, hydrochemical, hydrobiological observations, observation of the state environmental pollution, as well as other observations envisaged in the authorization of marine scientific research, into the State data collections of the Russian Federation, whose locations are indicated in the permit; maintain regular contact with the shore services of the Russian Federation Federation; immediately inform the federal executive authority specified in the authorization of marine scientific research of any, including supposed, change in the course of the marine scientific research programme. studies; , when available on research vessels, aircraft, installations and installations, to transfer the necessary equipment in accordance with the standard procedures of the World Meteorological Organization International synoptic deadlines via the Coast Radio Estimator In the near future hydrometeorological centre of the Russian Federation, operational data for meteorological, hydrological and airborne observations, if such observations are authorized for marine scientific research, and Also report on detected contamination of the marine environment by oil, toxic substances, garbage and sewage; does not cause undue interference by the Russian Federation in the exercise of its sovereign rights and jurisdiction on the continental shelf; delete Installations, facilities and devices upon completion of marine scientific research, unless otherwise authorized by marine scientific research. Russian and foreign applicants are obliged to ensure participation in marine scientific research by specially authorized representatives of the Russian Federation, namely their placement and full security on board research vessels, of aircraft, on installations and constructions, on an equal basis with their own command (management) composition, as well as to provide the Russian Federation with access to all data and samples from marine scientific research, and pass them the data that you can make copies of, and the samples that can be divided without prejudice to their scientific value. The procedure for sending specially authorized representatives of the Russian Federation to participate in marine scientific research is determined by the rules for marine scientific research referred to in article 23, paragraph 3, of the Convention. Federal Act. ". 8. In article 28: Part One, as follows: , " obtained from marine scientific research, data from which copies can be made and samples that can be shared without prejudice to their scientific value, After processing and analysis, including the final results and conclusions of these studies, Russian and foreign applicants are obliged to submit to state scientific organizations of the Russian Federation whose locations are are specified in the permit for marine scientific research. Notice of such transfer shall be sent by the Russian and foreign applicants to the federal executive authority specified in the authorization of marine scientific research. "; , second word, in paragraph 2, shall be replaced by the words" in Paragraph 1 ". 9. In article 29, the words "within 45 days of notification of objections" shall be replaced by the words "of their objections within 60 days from the date of receipt of the notification". 10. Article 30 should read as follows: " Article 30. Suspension or termination of marine scientific research studies Marine scientific research conducted with violations of international treaties of the Russian Federation and this Federal Law may be suspended Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION A representative of the federal executive authority who has given permission to carry out these studies. Marine scientific research may be suspended if they are conducted: , with the modified marine scientific research project departing from the information submitted in the request under Article 23 or in the notification under article 26 of this Federal Law; without the applicant's compliance with its obligations to the Russian Federation. Resumption of suspended marine scientific research shall only be permitted once the violations have been resolved within the established time frame and given to the relevant federal authority or referred to in article 27, paragraph 2 of this Federal Law, specially authorized representative of the Russian Federation who has decided to suspend marine scientific research, guarantees that such violations will not be tolerated in the future. Marine scientific research shall be immediately terminated if: These studies are carried out without authorization (except as provided for in articles 24 and 26 of this Federal Law); Russian or foreign applicant has resumed suspended marine scientific research without removing the violations that have been suspended. ". Article 2. The federal law shall enter into force on the date of its official approval. of publication. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin Moscow, Kremlin 22 April 2003 N 50-FZ