On Amendments To Certain Legislative Acts Of The Russian Federation In Terms Of Improving The Legal Regulation Of The Relations Connected With The Limitation Of Liability For Maritime Claims, As Well As With The Use Of Foreign Ships ...

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Российской Федерации в части совершенствования правового регулирования отношений, связанных с ограничением ответственности по морским требованиям, а также с использованием иностранных судов...

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW

On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation
in terms of improving the legal regulation of relations
of
limited Liability for Maritime Claims, as well as using
foreign vessels in internal sea
waters and territorial sea of ​​the Russian Federation State Duma adopted
22 June 2016
Federation Council approved June 29, 2016 Article 1

amend Article 16 of the Law of the Russian Federation April 1, 1993 № 4730-I "On the State border of the Russian Federation" (Gazette of the Congress of People's deputies of the Russian Federation and the Russian Federation Supreme Council, 1993, № 17, Article 594;. Assembly of the Russian Federation, 1994, № 16, Article 1861. ; in 1996, number 50, Article 5610;. in 1999, number 23, Article 2808;. in 2002, number 52, Article 5134;. in 2003, number 27, Article 2700;. in 2004, number 35, Article 3607;. in 2005, number 10 ..., Article 763, 2008, № 29, item 3418, 2014, number 52, item 7557) the following changes:
1) to add a new part of the following content:
"border regime rules do not apply to a vessel under foreign flag, carrying tourists for passengers of visits according to schedule one or more ports, and (or) items not in charge of the embarkation or disembarkation of other passengers, unloading (loading) of goods, with the exception of supplies, and having the approval to operate in the tourism sector to passengers and crew members of the vessel in the event of entry into the ports and (or) points located in areas of the internal sea waters and territorial sea of ​​the Russian Federation adjacent to the territories of the Russian Federation within the Russian Arctic zone and (or) Far East federal District, according to the list approved by the RF Government in accordance with the legislation on the internal sea waters, territorial sea and contiguous zone of the Russian Federation. ";
2) of the second - eighth be considered as parts of the third - the ninth.

Article 2 of the Federal Law of July 31, 1998 № 155-FZ "On the internal sea waters, territorial sea and contiguous zone of the Russian Federation" (Collected Legislation of the Russian Federation, 1998, № 31, Article 3833;. 2003 number 27, Article 2700;. № 46, item 4444. 2004, № 35, Article 3607,. 2007, № 46, Article 5557,. 2008, № 30, Article 3616;. № 49, item 5748;. 2009 number 52, item 6440,. 2011, № 15, Article 2021;. № 30, item 4594,. 2012, № 31, Article 4321;. № 53, item 7612,. 2013, № 19, Article 2314;. number 23 , item 2868, 2014, number 52, item 7557, 2015, number 29, item 4339) to add Article 14-2 as follows:..
"Article 14-2 Swimming vessels flying the flag of a foreign state in
..
internal sea waters and territorial sea
1. Vessels flying the flag of a foreign country, carrying passengers-tourists for visits according to schedule one or more ports, and (or) items not embark or disembark carrying other passengers, unloading or loading cargoes, except for supplies (hereinafter - the foreign tourist ship), after passing the border, customs and other controls at checkpoints across the state border of Russian Federation may only navigate in the internal sea waters and territorial sea of ​​the Russian Federation, between the ports that are open for entry vessels flying the flag of a foreign state, except for the no-swimming and temporarily dangerous for navigation areas.
2. Foreign tourist ships after passing the border, customs and other controls at checkpoints across the state border of Russian Federation may only navigate between ports and (or) items, except for the no-swimming and temporarily dangerous for navigation areas, with a permit to operate in the in tourism related to the use of foreign tourist ships, issued by the federal executive authority responsible for providing public services in the field of tourism, in the manner prescribed by the government of the Russian Federation in accordance with international treaties and the Russian Federation. 3
. The procedure for obtaining a permit to operate in the tourism sector, related to the use of foreign tourist ships, contains rules for presentation and consideration of the request and make a decision, the grounds for refusal of permission, changing the conditions of the activities in the field of tourism related to the use of foreign tourist courts, and the termination of the authorization.

4. Sunset foreign tourist ships in the areas of internal sea waters and territorial sea of ​​the Russian Federation adjacent to the territories of the Russian Federation within the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation and (or) the Far Eastern Federal District, with the resolution referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, available exclusively in ports and (or) the items on the list approved by the Russian Government, indicating the following routes between these ports and (or) points. ".

Article 3 of that paragraph 1 of Article 359 of the merchant Shipping Code of the Russian Federation (Collected legislation .. the Russian Federation, 1999, number 18, item 2207, 2011, № 25, Article 3534) the following changes:
1) in subparagraph 1:
a) in the second paragraph the words "2 million" replaced by "3 02 million ";
b) in the fourth paragraph the number" 800 "to replace the numbers" 1208 ";
c) in the fifth paragraph, the number" 600 "to replace the numbers" 906 ";
d) in the sixth paragraph, the words "400 units of account" by "604 units of account";
2) in paragraph 2:
a) in the second paragraph the words "one million" replaced by "1.51 million";
B) in the fourth paragraph the word "400 units of account" by "604 units of account";
C) in the fifth paragraph, the words "300 units of account" by "453 units of account";
D) in the sixth paragraph, the words "200 units of account" by "302 units of account".
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Kremlin, Moscow
3 July 2016
number 253-FZ

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