Meetings, Rallies, Demonstrations, Marches And Picketing

Original Language Title: О собраниях, митингах, демонстрациях, шествиях и пикетированиях

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL law on gatherings, meetings, demonstrations, processions and picketing the State Duma Adopted June 4, 2004 year approved by the Federation Council June 9, 2004 year (as amended by the federal laws on 08.12.2010 N 344-FZ;
from Sept. 2, N 4-fl; from 08 N 424-FZ;
from 08 N 65-FZ; from 21.07.2014 N 258-FZ;
from 04.10.2014 N 292-FZ; from 02.05.2015 N 114-FZ;
from 09.03.2016 N 61-FL) this federal law aimed at ensuring the implementation of the constitutional rights of citizens of the Russian Federation the Russian Federation to assemble peacefully, without weapons, and to hold meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches and pickets.
Chapter 1. General provisions Article 1. The legislation of the Russian Federation on assemblies, meetings, demonstrations, processions and picketing 1. The legislation of the Russian Federation on assemblies, meetings, demonstrations, processions and picketing is based on the provisions of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the universally recognized principles and norms of international law, international treaties of the Russian Federation and includes this federal law and other legislative acts of the Russian Federation related to the realization of the right to hold meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches and pickets. In cases stipulated by this federal law, regulations relating to the conditions for holding meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches and pickets, the President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation shall adopt and publish the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
2. The holding of meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches and pickets to electioneering, campaigning on referendum is governed by this federal law and the laws of the Russian Federation on elections and referenda. The holding of religious rites and ceremonies is governed by federal law from September 26, 1997 N 125-FZ "on freedom of conscience and religious associations".
Article 2. Basic concepts for the purposes of this federal law uses the following concepts: 1) public event is an open, peaceful, affordable each carried out in the form of assemblies, meetings, demonstrations, processions or picketing or in various combinations of these forms of action carried out at the initiative of citizens of the Russian Federation, political parties, other public associations and religious organizations, including the use of vehicles. The purpose of a public event is the freedom of expression and opinion, as well as raising claims on various issues of political, economic, social and cultural life of the country and foreign policy; (As amended by federal law from 08.12.2010 N 344-FZ) 2) meeting-the combined presence of citizens in designated or adapted for this spot to discuss any important social issues;
3) rally-the massive presence of people in a specific location for the public expression of public opinion about the urgent problems of the predominantly political nature;
4) demonstration-organized public expression of public sentiment by a group of citizens using during movement, including on vehicles, posters, banners and other means of Visual agitation; (As amended by the Federal law of 09.03.2016 N 61-FZ) 5) procession-massive passage of citizens along specified routes to draw attention to any problems;
6) picketing is a form of public expression, implemented without movement and use of zvukousilivaûŝih technical means by hosting piketiruemogo object of one or more citizens using posters, banners and other Visual agitation, as well as prefabricated collapsible design; (As amended by the Federal law of 09.03.2016 N 61-FZ) 7) notice of conducting a public event-a document by which the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local self-governing body in the manner prescribed by this federal law, reported information about the conduct of a public event in order to ensure the security and the rule of law;
8) rules of conduct of a public event-a document containing timephased schedule (hourly) main stages of conduct of a public event with an indication of the persons responsible for each stage and, in the case of a public event will be held on the use of vehicles, information on the use of vehicles; (As amended by federal law from 08.12.2010 N 344-FZ) 9) territory, directly adjacent to buildings and other facilities,-land, whose boundaries are defined by the decisions of the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation or the bodies of local self-government in accordance with normative legal acts, regulating relations in the field of land management, land use and urban development.
Article 3. Guidelines for the conduct of a public event Holding a public event is based on the following principles: 1) legality-observance of the provisions of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other legislative acts of the Russian Federation;
2) voluntary participation in a public event.
Chapter 2. The procedure for the Organization and conduct of a public event, article 4. Organization of a public event to organize public events include: 1) warning of possible participants of a public event and submission of notification of conduct of a public event to the relevant executive authority of the Russian Federation or a body of local self-government;
2) preliminary agitation;
3) manufacture and distribution of Visual agitation;
4) other actions do not contradict the legislation of the Russian Federation, committed with a view to the preparation and conduct of a public event.
Article 5. Public event organizer 1. The organizer of a public event may be one or more citizens of the Russian Federation (organizer of the demonstrations, marches and pickets-a Russian citizen who has reached the age of 18 years, rallies and meetings-16 years), political parties, other public associations and religious organizations, their regional offices and other subdivisions that have a commitment to the Organization and conduct of a public event.
2. May not be the organizer of a public event: 1) person found to be incompetent or of limited dispositive capacity, as well as persons detained in places of deprivation of liberty by a court sentence;
1-1), a person having or removed from the outstanding convictions for intentional offences against the foundations of the constitutional system and the security of the State or of crimes against public security and public order or two and more times privlekavšeesâ to administrative liability for administrative offences, prescribed by articles 5.38, 12.0, 12.5-12.6, 20.18, 20.29 code of the Russian Federation on administrative offences, the period during which a person shall be considered to be subjected to administrative penalties; (Para supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ) 2) political party, other public association and religious association, their regional offices and other subdivisions, whose activities were suspended or prohibited or eliminated in accordance with the law.
3. the organizer of a public event has the right to: 1) hold rallies, demonstrations, marches and pickets in the field and at the time specified in the notification of conduct of a public event or changed as a result of the harmonization with the body of the Executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation or a body of local self-government, the Assembly-in the space provided or adapted for this spot, allowing to ensure the security of citizens in conducting meetings;
2) Provisional agitation in support of the objectives of the public activities through the media, through the dissemination of leaflets, making posters, banners, slogans and other forms which are not contrary to the legislation of the Russian Federation;
3) empowering individual participants of a public event to fulfil organisational tasks in his organization and conduct;
4) organize the collection of donations, signatures under resolutions, requirements and other citizens;
5) use when holding meetings, rallies, demonstrations and processions zvukousilivaûŝie technical means (audio, video and other devices) to the level of sound, relevant standards and norms established in the Russian Federation;
6) demand from the authorized representative of the Department of Interior to remove from the venue of the public event of persons not complying with the legal requirements of the organizer of a public event. (Para supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ)

4. the organizer of a public event shall: 1) submit to the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority notice of conducting a public event in accordance with article 7 of this federal law;
2) not later than three days before the day of holding a public event (except for meetings and pickets held a party to) inform the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or the local self-government body in writing of acceptance (rejection) his proposals to change venue and (or) time of conduct of a public event, specified in the notification about the conduct of a public event;
3) enforce terms of conduct of a public event, specified in the notification about the conduct of a public event or changed as a result of the harmonization with the body of the Executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation or a body of local self-government;
4) require from participants of a public event to respect for public order and rules of conduct of a public event, the termination of violations of the law; (As amended by the Federal law dated 08 N 65-FZ) 5) to provide, within its competence, public order and the security of citizens in the conduct of a public event, and in cases stipulated by this federal law, to carry out this responsibility together with an authorized representative of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority and authorized representative of the Department of Interior, while all their legal requirements;
6) suspend a public event or stop it in case of parties illegal actions;
7) ensure compliance with the established body of the Executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation or the local self-government body rules limiting occupancy of the territory (premises) at the venue of the public event;
7-1) to take measures to prevent exceeding the specified in the notification on holding a public event the number of participants of a public event, if the excess number of such parties pose a threat to public order and (or) public security, participants in this public event or other persons or damage to property; (Para supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ) 8) to preserve green space, premises, buildings, structures, equipment, furniture, equipment and other property at the venue of the public event;
9) bring to the attention of the participants of a public event requirement authorized representative body of the Executive power of the Russian Federation or local authority on the suspension or termination of a public event;
10) have the cachet of the organizer of a public event. A person authorized by him is obliged to also have a distinctive sign;
11) require from participants of a public event not to hide their face, including not to use masks and masking tools, and other items specifically designed to impede identification. Persons who do not surrender to the legitimate demands of the organizer of a public event may be removed from the venue of the public event. (Para supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ)
5. the organizer of a public event may not take it, if notice of the conduct of a public event has not been filed within the time limit or if the body of the Executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation or a body of local self-government had not been agreed to change their reasoned proposal place and (or) time of conduct of a public event.
6. the organizer of a public event in case of non-fulfillment of his duties as provided by paragraph 4 of this article, shall bear civil liability for harm caused to participants of a public event. Compensation is carried out in civil proceedings. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ), Article 6. Participants of a public event 1. Participants of a public event recognized by citizens, members of political parties, members and parties and other public associations and religious organizations voluntarily participating in it.
2. the participants of a public event shall have the right to: 1), to participate in the discussion and decision-making, other collective actions in accordance with the objectives of a public event;
2) use when conducting a public event different symbols and other means of public expression of collective or individual opinions, as well as means of propaganda not prohibited by legislation of the Russian Federation;
3) to receive and to send the resolution requirements and other appeals of citizens to bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government, public and religious associations, international and other bodies and organizations.
3. During the conduct of a public event, participants must: 1) comply with any legal requirements of the organizer of a public event, authorized persons, authorized representative of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority and staff of the internal affairs agencies;
2) to observe public order and rules of conduct of a public event;
3) comply with the requirements for transport security and road safety envisaged by federal laws and other regulatory legal acts, if a public event is carried out using vehicles. (Para supplemented by federal law from 08.12.2010 N 344-FZ)
4. Participants of the public events may not: 1) hide your face, including the use of masks, disguise, tools other articles specially designed for the difficulties of identification;
2) be in possession of weapons, ammunition, stabbing or cutting items, other items that could be used as weapons, explosives, explosive, poisonous, toxic, bitterly smelling, inflammable substances, flammable and explosive substances or articles (except for matches and lighters in Pocket), objects (chemicals) that can be used for the manufacture of pyrotechnic articles or fumes, flammable materials and substances, other substances, items, products , including homemade manufacture, the use of which may lead to smoke, fire, carry and (or) drink alcohol and spirtosoderžaŝuû products, beer and beverages, manufactured on the basis thereof; (As amended by the Federal law of 21.07.2014 N 258-FZ) 3) located at the venue of the public event intoxicated.
(Part is supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ)
5. Basis for the activities of journalists at a public event is editorial identity or other document proving the identity and credentials of a journalist. The journalist, who was present at the public event, must have clearly visible distinguishing sign of representative media. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 21.07.2014 N 258-FZ) Article 7. Notification on holding a public event 1. Notification on holding a public event (except for meetings and pickets held by one party without the use of pre-fabricated buildings collapsible design) is its Organizer in writing to the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or the local self-government body in time not earlier than 15 and no later than 10 days before the conduct of a public event. When the pickets by a group of persons or picketing undertaken by one party with the use of pre-fabricated buildings collapsible design that creates obstacles for the movement of pedestrians and vehicles, notice of the conduct of a public event may be made not later than three days before the vote, and if these days coincide with Sunday and (or) non-working holiday (non-working holidays), no later than four days before the vote. If the deadline for notification of conduct of a public event coincides fully with non-working holidays, notification may be made on the last working day preceding the non-working holidays. (As amended by the Federal law of 09.03.2016 N 61-FZ)

1-1. notification of picketing, exercised by one party is not required, except if the participant expects to use bystrovozvodimuû pre-fab construction. The minimum allowable distance between persons engaged in specified picketing, determined by the law of the Russian Federation. Specified minimum distance can not be more than fifty meters. The totality of the acts carried out by picketing one party, United by a common concept or overall organization may be recognized by a court decision on a specific civil, administrative or criminal proceedings a public event. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ) (As amended by the Federal law of 09.03.2016 N 61-FZ)
2. the procedure for filing a notice of the conduct of a public event in the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local self-government body are governed by the applicable law of the Russian Federation.
3. In the conduct of a public event notification shall specify: 1) the purpose of a public event;
2) the form of a public event;
3) seat (s) of conduct of a public event, traffic routes, participants and, in the case of a public event will be held on the use of vehicles, information on the use of vehicles;
4) date, start and end time of a public event;
5) expected number of participants of a public event;
6) forms and methods to ensure public order, the organizer of a public event, organization of medical care, the intention to use technical means to zvukousilivaûŝie with the conduct of a public event;
7) name, surname or name of the organizer of a public event, information about his place of residence or stay, or about the location and phone number;
8) surnames, names and patronymics of persons authorized by the organizer of a public event to perform administrative functions for the Organization and conduct of a public event;
9) date of filing of the notice of the conduct of a public event.
4. notice of the conduct of a public event in accordance with the principles set out in article 3 of this federal law, shall be signed by the organizer of a public event and by persons authorized by the organizer of a public event to fulfil organisational tasks in his organization and holding.
Article 8. The venue of the public event 1. Public event may be held in any suitable for the purposes of this activity field if it does not create the threat of collapse of buildings and structures or other threats to the security of the participants in this public event. Terms of the prohibition or restriction of conduct of a public event in certain places may be specified by federal laws. 1-1. the executive authorities of the Russian Federation defines the common special or adapted for collective discussion of public questions and expressions of public sentiment, as well as the massive presence of citizens for public expression of public opinion about the urgent problems of the predominantly political nature places (hereinafter referred to as the specially designated places). How to use specially designated places, limiting occupancy standards and limit the number of persons participating in public events, notice of which is not required, shall be prescribed by the law of the Russian Federation, with the specified number of authorized posts cannot be less than 100 people. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ) 1-2. In determining the designated places and establishing the order of their use should be possible to achieve the objectives of public transport accessibility activities specially designated places, organizers and participants of public events infrastructure, compliance with sanitary norms and rules, security organizers and participants of public events, other individuals. In the case of the organizers of several public events notifications on holding public activities in designated areas at the same time order the designated seats is determined on the basis of the time of receipt of the relevant notification body of the Executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation or a body of local self-government. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ)

2. To places where a public event is prohibited include: 1) territory, directly adjacent to the dangerous production objects and other objects, which require compliance with specific safety rules;
2) overpasses, railway lines and the disqualification of railroads, oil, gas and product pipelines, high-voltage power lines;
3) territory, directly adjacent to the residences of the President of the Russian Federation, to the buildings occupied by the courts in the territories and buildings of institutions enforcing penalties of deprivation of liberty;
4) border area, unless there is special permission authorized border authorities. 2-1. After identifying the body of the Executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with part 1-1 this article specially designated places of public events are usually held in these locations. Holding a public event outside specially designated places is only permitted after consultation with the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or a body of local self-government. The Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority refuses to harmonize conduct of a public event only when there are grounds for part 3 of article 12 hereof. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ) 2-2. In order to protect human and civil rights and freedoms, the rule of law, the rule of law, public safety act the subject of the Russian Federation further identifies the places where it is forbidden to hold meetings, rallies, processions, demonstrations, including if the holding of public events in these locations may result in disruption of the functioning of vital facilities, transport and social infrastructure, communications, interfere with the movement of pedestrians and/or vehicles or citizens gain access to accommodation or transport or social infrastructure objects. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ)

3. The procedure for holding public events on the territories of monuments of history and culture, is determined by the Executive authority of the relevant constituent entity of the Russian Federation, taking into account the particularities of such objects and the requirements of this federal law.
3-1. The procedure for holding public events on transport infrastructure used for public transport and places where public events are prohibited in accordance with part 2 of this article shall be determined by the law of the Russian Federation with regard to the requirements of this federal law, as well as requirements to ensure traffic safety and road safety, provided by federal laws and other regulatory legal acts. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08.12.2010 N 344-FZ)
4. The procedure for holding public events on the territory of the State historical and cultural Museum-preserve the Moscow Kremlin ", including red square and Alexandrovsky garden, shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 9. The time of conduct of a public event a public event may not start earlier and end later than 7:00 the current day 10:00 pm local time, excluding public events devoted to the memorable dates of Russia, public events of cultural contents. (As amended by the Federal law of 04.10.2014 N 292-FZ), Article 10. Provisional agitation 1. The organizer of a public event and other citizens since alignment with the body of the Executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation or the local self-government body in place and (or) time of conduct of a public event have the right to carry out preliminary agitation among the citizens, giving them information about the site (field), time to conduct public events and other information related to the preparation and conduct of a public event, as well as to encourage citizens and their associations to take part in the forthcoming public event. (As amended by the Federal law dated 08 N 65-FZ)
2. To conduct a preliminary agitation can be used by the media, slogans, distributed leaflets, posters and advertisements, use other not prohibited by legislation of the Russian Federation form of canvassing.

3. the preliminary canvass forms, insulting and degrading the dignity of man and the citizen.
4. Provisional agitation cannot be held in the form of a public event, if the procedure of organization and conduct does not meet the requirements of this federal law.
5. In case of refusal, the organiser of a public event on his conduct, he is obliged to take steps to end the provisional agitation and informing citizens and executive authority of the Russian Federation or a body of local self-government, which filed notice of the public event, of the decision.
Article 11. Logistical and organizational support for the conduct of a public event 1. The logistics of holding a public event is the organizer and the participants at their own expense, as well as through funds and assets collected and/or transmitted to the public event, if federal laws, regulatory acts of the Government of the Russian Federation, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation provides otherwise.
2. the powers of a public event, participants engaged in logistical support for the conduct of a public event shall be certified in writing its Organizer.
Article 12. Responsibilities of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority 1. The Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local self-government body after receiving notice of the conduct of a public event shall: 1) confirm receipt of the notification on holding a public event, indicating the date and time of receipt.
2) bring to the attention of the public event organizer within three days of receiving notice of the conduct of a public event (and when submitting notifications of pickets by a group of persons in less than five days before the vote on the day of receipt) a reasoned proposal to change the place and (or) time of conduct of a public event, as well as suggestions about how the organizer of a public event discrepancies in notification purposes , forms, and other conditions for conduct of a public event with the requirements of this federal law;
3) depending on the form of a public event and the number of parties to appoint their authorised representative to assist the organizer of a public event for this public event in accordance with the requirements of this federal law. The appointment of an authorized representative is issued a written order which shall be sent to the Organizer in advance of a public event and an internal affairs agency for organization of interaction on good public security of participants of a public event and other persons; (As amended by the Federal law dated 08 N 65-FZ) 4) bring to the attention of the organizer of a public event information on the established norm occupancy limit territory (premises) at the venue of the public event;
5) ensure, within the limits of their competence, together with the organizer of a public event and the authorized representative of the Department of Interior social order and safety of citizens in the conduct of a public event, as well as providing them with the necessary medical assistance;
6) inform on matters which were the reasons for holding a public event, bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government, in which these issues are addressed;
7) upon receipt of information about the conduct of a public event on the slopes and in places of permanent or temporary residence of State protection, the Federal law of May 27, 1996 N 57-FZ "on State protection", promptly inform the appropriate authorities of the State guard. (As amended by the Federal law dated 08 N 424-FZ)
2. In case the information contained in the text of the notification of conduct of a public event, and other data suggest that the objectives of the planned public event and the forms of its conduct not in conformity with the provisions of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and (or) violate the prohibitions provided for by the legislation of the Russian Federation on administrative offences or criminal legislation of the Russian Federation, the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local self-government body shall immediately notify the organizer of a public event a written reasoned warning that that the Organizer, as well as other participants of a public event in the case of these discrepancies and/or irregularities in the conduct of such activities can be prosecuted in accordance with the established procedure.
3. The Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority refuses to harmonize conduct of a public event only if the notification filed by a person who in accordance with this federal law shall not have the right to be the organizer of a public event, or if the notification as the venue of the public event, the position in which, in accordance with this federal law or the law of the Russian Federation holding a public event is prohibited. (Part is supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ) Article 13. The rights and obligations of the authorized representative of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority 1. Authorized representative of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority has the right to: 1) require from the organizer of the public order activities of his organization and conduct;
2) to decide on the suspension or termination of a public event in the manner and in accordance with this federal law.
2. The authorized representative of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority must: 1) attend the public event;
2) provide the organizer with a public event in its operations;
3) provide, together with the organizer of a public event and the authorized representative of the Department of Interior social order and safety of citizens, as well as respect for the rule of law in its conduct.
Article 14. The rights and obligations of the authorized representative of the Department of Interior 1. On the proposal of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority Chief, Department of Interior, which is the service territory (premises), where (in which) it is planned to hold a public event, shall appoint an authorized representative of the Department of Interior in order to assist the organizer of a public event to promote public order and safety of citizens. The appointment of that representative shall be issued by Decree of the Chief of the Department of Interior.
2. The authorized representative of the Department of Interior has the right to: 1) require from the organizer of the public event, the announcement of the admission of citizens at a public event and self admission of citizens to stop it in case of violation of rules limit occupancy of the territory (premises);
2) require from the organizer and participants of a public event order his organization and conduct;
3) at the request of the organizer of a public event deleted from its venue citizens who disobey lawful demands of the organizer of a public event.
3. The authorized representative of the Department of Interior is obliged to: 1) to assist in the conduct of a public event within its competence;
2) provide, together with the organizer of a public event and an authorized representative of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority public order and safety of citizens, as well as respect for the rule of law in its conduct.
Article 15. The grounds and procedure for suspension of a public event 1. If during the conduct of a public event at the fault of the participants there has been a breach of the rule of law, not entailing danger to life and health of its participants, the authorized representative of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority may require from the organizer of a public event, alone or together with an authorized representative of the Department of Interior to eliminate that violation.

2. In the event of failure to comply with the requirement of removing the violations specified in part 1 of this article, authorized representative of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority may suspend a public event at the time, assigned them to correct violations. When addressing the violations of a public event as agreed between the organizer and its authorised representative may be allowed to continue.
3. If the breach has not been remedied after the time established by the authorized representative of the Executive authority of the Russian Federation or local authority, a public event shall be terminated in the manner provided for in article 17 of this federal law.
Article 16. Grounds for termination of public event Grounds of termination of public events are: 1) the creation of a genuine threat to the life and health of citizens, as well as for the property of physical and legal persons;
2) committing the participants of a public event of wrongful acts and deliberate violation of the organizer of a public event requirements of this federal law concerning the procedure for conduct of a public event;
3) failure of a public event organizer responsibilities under part 4 of article 5 hereof. (Para supplemented by federal law from 08 N 65-FZ) Article 17. Order termination public event 1. In the case of adoption of the decision to terminate the public event authorized representative body of the Executive power of the Russian Federation or local authority: 1) gives an indication of the organizer of a public event to terminate the public event, stating the reason for his termination, and for 12:00 am prepares this in writing with the awarding of the organizer of a public event;
2) sets time for guidance on the termination of a public event;
3) in the event of failure of the organizer of a public event indicate its termination appeals directly to the participants of a public event and sets the additional time to comply with guidance on the termination of a public event.
2. In case of failure to comply with guidance on the termination of a public event, police officers shall take the necessary measures to put an end to a public event, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law dated 07 N 4-FZ)
3. Order the termination of a public event, under part 1 of this article shall not apply in case of mass riots, pogroms, arsons and other cases requiring urgent action. In these cases, the cessation of public activities are carried out in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
4. Failure to comply with the legitimate demands of police or disobedience (resistance) of individual participants of a public event entails the responsibility of these participants, under the legislation of the Russian Federation. (As amended by the Federal law dated 07 N 4-FZ), Chapter 3. The guarantees of realization by citizens of their right to a public event, Article 18. Providing conditions for the conduct of a public event 1. The organizer of a public event, officials and other citizens is not entitled to prevent the participants of a public event to express their opinions in a way that does not violate public order and rules of conduct of a public event.
2. the public authorities or bodies of local self-government, which addressed issues as reasons for the conduct of a public event, must consider these issues essentially, take the necessary decisions in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, and to report on the decisions of the organizer of a public event.
3. The maintenance of public order, traffic, health and medical care in order to ensure that public activities are carried out on a non-reimbursable basis.
Article 19. Appeals against decisions and actions (inaction), violate the right of citizens to hold a public event decisions and actions (inactivity) of State bodies, local government bodies, public associations, officials, violating the right of citizens to hold a public event may be appealed to the Court in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
The President of the Russian Federation v. Putin Kremlin, Moscow June 19, 2004 N 54-FL

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