On Amendments And Additions To The Federal Law On The Exclusive Economic Zone Of The Russian Federation "for Marine Resource Studies And Marine Scientific Research

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений и дополнений в Федеральный закон "Об исключительной экономической зоне Российской Федерации" в части морских ресурсных исследований и морских научных исследований

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FEDERAL LAW On introducing amendments and additions to the Federal Law "On the exclusive economic zone of the Russian Federation" and marine scientific research adopted by the State Duma on 21 March 2003 approved by the Federation Council on 9 April 2003 Article 1. Federal Law of 17 December 1998 "On the exclusive economic zone of the Russian Federation" (Legislative Assembly Russian Federation, 1998, 6273) the following changes and additions: 1. In paragraph 1 of Article 4, paragraph 1, replace the word "objectives" with the word "research". 2. Article 7, subparagraph 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. The title of Chapter III should read: " CHAPTER III. STUDY AND USE OF LIVING RESOURCES ". 4. In article 16: , amend the title to read: " Article 16. Research, prospecting, exploration and exploitation of the non-living resources "; , in paragraph 1, the words" Exploration for and exploitation of non-living resources "should be replaced with the words" Resource research of non-living resources (hereinafter referred to as research on non-living resources), their search, intelligence and development, after the words "on the basis of a licence to" add the words "research, search,". 5. The title of chapter IV should read: " CHAPTER IV. STUDIES OF LIVING AND MARINE STUDIES. 6. In article 18: , amend the title to read: " Article 18. Plans for research on living resources "; paragraph 1 after" resource research "to be supplemented by the words" living resources (hereinafter referred to as the study of living resources) ", after the words" by the federal executive authority " "supplementing the words" by the Federal Executive in the field of counteracting technical intelligence and technical protection of information, "; paragraph 2, delete; , paragraph 3, read paragraph 2 and the words "resource and marine scientific research" to be replaced by "research of the living" resources ". 7. In article 19: , amend the title to read: Article 19. Principles of Living Resources Research, View and Contents of a Request For Living Resources ; paragraphs 1 and 2, amend to read: " 1. Research on living resources should be exclusively peaceful, and should not pose a threat to the defence and security of the Russian Federation. Living resources research may be conducted by: federal executive authorities and the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, citizens of the Russian Federation and Russian legal entities (hereinafter referred to as the Russian Claimants); foreign nationals and foreign legal entities, foreign States and competent international organizations (hereinafter referred to as foreign applicants). 2. The procedure for the submission and consideration of requests for studies of living resources (hereafter referred to as the request), the evaluation of requests and the decisions thereon shall be determined by the Government of the Russian Federation in accordance with international standards. of the Russian Federation and by this Federal Law. "; , in paragraph 3, the words" resource or marine scientific research shall "shall be replaced by the words" research of living resources ", the words" or in a special representative " the Federal Executive Office for Science and Technology " and the "appropriate" delete, replace "annual plans" with "draft annual plan"; , in paragraph 4, replace "resource or marine scientific research" with the words "research on living resources", the words " or The authorized federal executive body for science and technology "delete; in paragraph 5: the first paragraph should read: " 5. The request (for foreign applicants-in Russian and the language of the applicant) must contain: "; , in the second and third paragraphs of" resource or marine scientific research ", replace the words" research on living resources "; In paragraph 4, replace "resource or marine scientific research" with the words "research of living resources", the words "other technical means" should be replaced by the words "technical characteristics of the technical research tools"; Paragraph 5, paragraph 5, delete; in paragraphs 6 and 6 The seventh word "resource or marine scientific research" should be replaced with the words "research on living resources"; paragraph 8 should read as follows: " The name of the organization under which guidance is given Living Resources Exploration; "; in paragraph 9 of the word" resource or marine scientific research ", replace the words" research on living resources "; with the following paragraph: " Obligation to comply with the conditions set out in the authorization for the study of living resources, and ensure that the technical equipment (including their technical characteristics) used in such studies is in conformity (including their technical specifications) as specified in the request. "; in paragraphs 6 and 7 of the word "resource or marine scientific research" shall be replaced by the words "research of living resources"; , in paragraph 8, replace the words "on resource or marine scientific research" with the words "research on living resources", the words "from the day" with the words "from the date". 8. In article 20: paragraph 1: in the first paragraph of the paragraph "or a specially authorized federal executive authority for science and technology" delete; paragraph 2, delete; in paragraph 3 replace the words "resource or marine scientific research" with the words "research on living resources"; , in paragraph 5: , replace the words "resource or marine scientific research" with the words " research on living resources; and the requirements of article 19, paragraph 5, of this Federal Law "; Paragraphs 2 and 3 of the word "resource or marine scientific research" should be replaced with the words "research of living resources"; , in paragraph 4, the words "resource research" should be replaced with the words "research on living resources", after the words " by the federal authority "To supplement the words of the federal executive branch in the field of counteracting technical intelligence and technical protection of information,"; 9. Article 21 should read as follows: " Article 21. Grounds for denial of permission to conduct live resource studies 1. Russian and foreign applicants may be denied permission to conduct research on living resources if the exclusively peaceful nature of these studies is called into question, and if these studies: 1) are incompatible with requirements for the protection of the marine environment, living or non-living resources; (2) include the introduction of harmful substances into the marine environment; 3) include the construction, operation or use of artificial islands, installations and structures; 4) cause undue interference with activities carried out by The Russian Federation in the exercise of its sovereign rights and jurisdiction in the exclusive economic zone. 2. A Russian or a foreign applicant may be denied permission to conduct research on living resources if his information about the nature or purpose of the studies is inaccurate. 3. A Russian or a foreign applicant may be refused permission to conduct research on living resources if it has unfulfilled obligations to the Russian Federation arising from previous studies of living resources. " 10. Article 22 should be deleted. 11. Articles 23 and 24 should read as follows: " Article 23. The responsibilities of Russian and foreign claimants, conductive living resources 1. Russian and foreign applicants who have been granted permission to conduct research on living resources are obliged: to implement the international treaties of the Russian Federation and this Federal Law; The executive authority specified in the study of living resources, the preliminary reports of such studies as soon as practicable, and final reports on the completion of studies; represent as soon as practical possible copies of meteorological, hydrological, hydrochemical, hydrobiological observations, observations of the state of the environment, its contamination, as well as other observations of the Living Resources Research Programme, State data collections of the Russian Federation, where the locations of which are specified in the permit for research of living resources; regularly communicate with the coastal services of the Russian Federation; inform the federal executive immediately, in the study of living resources, about any, including supposed, changes in the implementation of the Living Resources Research Programme; when there are research vessels, aircraft, Installations and installations of the required equipment shall be transferred, in accordance with the standard procedures of the World Meteorological Organization, to the main international synoptic time through the coastal radio estimator (shore radio) at the nearest Russian Hydrometeorological Centre of the Russian Federation Meteorological, hydrological and airborne observations, if such observations are authorized for research on living resources, as well as reported cases of contamination of the marine environment by oil, toxic substances, garbage and sewage; do not cause undue interference by the Russian Federation in the exercise of its sovereign rights and jurisdiction in the exclusive economic zone; devices for completing the study of living resources, unless otherwise is authorized to carry out research on living resources. 2. In addition, the Russian applicant, if foreign nationals or foreign legal entities participate in their research of living resources, and the foreign applicant is required to ensure participation in these studies OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION aircraft, installations and structures on an equal footing with one's own to provide the Russian Federation with access to all data and samples collected during the study of living resources and to transmit data from which copies can be made and samples, that can be divided without prejudice to their scientific value. 3. Data from research on living resources from which copies can be made and samples that can be shared without prejudice to their scientific value, after treatment and analysis, including final results and conclusions The completion of these studies, Russian and foreign applicants must be transferred to State scientific organizations of the Russian Federation, whose places of residence are specified in the study of living resources. The Russian and foreign applicants are notified of this transfer to the federal executive authority specified in the study of living resources. Article 24. Transfer and publication of research results Living Resources Foreign applicants who conducted research on living resources can publish the results of these studies or transfer them to others only with their consent OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION This consent by the foreign applicant is sought through diplomatic channels. ". 12. In article 25: , amend the title to read: Article 25. Modification of the Living Resources Research Programme "; , in paragraph 1, replace the words" resource research "with the words" research on living resources ", after the words" the federal executive authority for the border service ", in addition to the words" "by the federal executive branch in the field of counteracting technical intelligence and technical protection of information,"; paragraph 2, delete; paragraph 3 read as paragraph 2 and replace the words "from the day" with the words "from the date". 13. In article 26: , amend the title to read: " Article 26. Suspension or termination of research living resources "; , in paragraph 1, replace" Resource research "with" Research on living resources ", after the words" the federal executive authority for border control ". "to be supplemented by the words", the federal executive authority for defence, "the word" or "to be supplemented by the words" as well as specially authorized representatives of the Russian Federation referred to in article 23, paragraph 2, of this Federal Act "; paragraph 2, delete; paragraph 3 should read Paragraph 2 and the words "resource or marine scientific research" should be replaced by the words "research into living resources", after the word "body" with the words "referred to in article 23, paragraph 2, of this Federal Act by the Commissioner of Human Rights" The representative of the Russian Federation ", the word" which has been "replaced by the word" giving "; paragraph 4 read as paragraph 3 and in it: in the first paragraph of the words" Resource or marine scientific research "should be replaced with the words" Studies of the living resources "; in paragraph 3," project resource or marine scientific research " Replace the words "with the word"; , paragraph 4 should be supplemented with the words "in connection with the previous studies of living resources". 14. Chapter IV is supplemented by article 26-1 as follows: " Article 26-1. Marine scientific research 1. Marine scientific research on the basis of permits may be conducted by Russian applicants, foreign States and competent international organizations, as well as by foreign nationals and foreign legal entities, by authorized foreign States or competent international organizations. 2. Marine scientific research should be exclusively peaceful, including should not pose a threat to the defence and security of the Russian Federation. 3. The conditions and procedure for issuing permits for marine scientific research, as well as the procedure for carrying out these studies, are established by the Federal Law dated 30 November 1995 N 187-FZ "On the continental shelf of the Russian Federation" and international treaties of the Russian Federation. 4. Marine scientific research, at least partially located in the domestic seawater or in the territorial sea of the Russian Federation, is carried out in accordance with the procedure provided for by Federal Law N 155-FZ" On internal seawater Russian Federation ". 5. Placement and use in the exclusive economic zone of research installations and equipment of any type other than those expressly designated for research on living or non-living resources, as well as OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 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. ". Article 2. This Federal Law shall enter into force on the date of its official of publication. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin Moscow, Kremlin 22 April 2003 N 48-FZ