To Amend Article 146 Of The Criminal Code Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: О внесении изменения в статью 146 Уголовного кодекса Российской Федерации

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW amending Article 146 of the Criminal Code Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma on March 7, 2003 Approved by the Federation Council on March 26, 2003(In the wording of the Federal Law 08.12.2003 N 162-FZ Article 1. Article 146 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. 2954), as amended to read: " Article 146. copyright infringement 1. Attribution of authorship (plagiarism), if the act caused major damage to the author or other rights holder- is punishable by a fine of two hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage or in the amount of wages or intuition The income of the convicted person from two to four months or compulsory work for a period from one hundred eighty to two hundred forty hours, or arrest for a period of three to six months. 2. The illegal use of copyright or neighbouring rights, as well as the acquisition, possession, transportation of counterfeit copies of works or phonograms for purposes of sale, committed in large amounts,- shall be punished by a fine in the case of The amount of the minimum wage from two hundred to four hundred times the minimum wage or the wage or other income of the convicted person for a period of two to four months, or compulsory work for a period from one hundred eighty to two hundred forty hours, or shall be punished by imprisonment for the term of up to five years. 3. The acts provided for in the second part of this article, if they are committed: a) (Spil-off-Federal Act of 08.12.2003). N 162-FZ) b) by a group of persons by prior agreement or by an organized group; in a particularly large size; g) by a person using his or her official position-shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of imprisonment. 2 to 5 years with or without confiscation of property. Note. The acts referred to in this article shall be deemed to have been committed on a large scale if the value of copies of the works or of the Phonograms, or the cost of the rights to the use of copyright and neighbouring rights exceeds a hundred minimum dimensions pay, and in a particularly large amount, five hundred minimum wages. ". Article 2. This Federal Law shall enter into force on the date of its official publication. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin Moscow, Kremlin 8 April 2003 N 45-FZ