The State Duma adopted several bills aimed at tightening the rules for conscription into the Russian army.
This is reported by the Russian media.
So, immediately in the second and third readings, a bill was adopted on toughening responsibility for violating the requirements of military registration. This document was submitted to the House of Parliament on February 1, 2019 and adopted in the first reading on March 17, 2021.
In the second reading, parliamentarians significantly revised the bill. Thus, a new article will appear in the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation, according to which fines are introduced for failure to fulfill the obligation to ensure timely notification and appearance of citizens subject to conscription for military service for mobilization, to assembly points or military units, failure to assist in the organization of such notification and appearance. For officials, fines will range from 60,000 to 80,000 rubles, for legal entities – from 400,000 to 500,000 rubles. Similar fines in the new article are also provided for failure to fulfill the obligation to organize or ensure the supply of equipment to assembly points or military units in accordance with mobilization plans.
Article 21.1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation proposes to prescribe new amounts of fines for failure to submit lists of citizens subject to initial military registration to the military registration and enlistment office. For officials, a punishment of 40,000 to 50,000 rubles is envisaged, for legal entities – from 350,000 to 400,000 rubles. Now, for such a violation, the fine ranges from 1,000 to 3,000 rubles.
Similar fines are introduced in Article 21.2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation for failure to notify citizens of a summons (summon) of a military commissariat or other body conducting military registration, when such calls (summons) are received from military commissariats (including in electronic form), as well as for failure to provide citizens with the opportunity to timely appear on a call (summon) of a military commissariat or other body carrying out military registration. Now this article provides for liability for failure to notify the head or other official of the organization, as well as the official of the local self-government body responsible for military registration work, citizens about their summons on the agenda of the military commissariat or other body that carries out military registration, as well as the failure to provide citizens with the opportunity to appear on time when summoned on the agenda of the military commissariat or other body that carries out military registration. The fine for such a violation ranges from 1,000 to 3,000 rubles.
The amendments changed the wording of Article 21.4. Code of Administrative Offenses. Now it provides for sanctions for failure to provide information about citizens who are or are required to be registered with the military. According to the adopted amendments, fines from 40,000 to 50,000 rubles are established for non-submission or untimely submission by officials of state bodies or organizations of information necessary for maintaining military records.
Also, fines under Article 21.5 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation (failure by citizens to fulfill military registration obligations) are increasing many times over. Thus, a fine for non-appearance of citizens without a good reason at the time and place specified in the agenda of the military commissariat, or at the call of another body that carries out military registration, will be from 10 thousand to 30 thousand rubles (now from 500 to 3 thousand rubles).
A fine for a citizen’s failure to report in the prescribed manner to the military commissariat or the body that carries out primary military registration about a change in marital status, education, place of work (study) or position, information about moving to a new place of residence, not confirmed by registration, will be from 1 thousand to 5 thousand rubles.
For failure by a citizen to report to the military commissariat or to the body that carries out primary military registration, information about leaving Russia for a period of more than six months or entering the country, as well as for failure to appear at the military commissariat within the period established by federal law, a fine in the amount of 5 thousand to 15 thousand rubles is provided.
A fine of 10,000 to 20,000 rubles is provided for failure to report to the military commissariat or to the body that carries out primary military registration by a citizen subject to conscription for military service, information about leaving during the period of conscription for a period of more than three months from the place of residence or place of stay, including those not confirmed by registration at the place of residence and (or) place of stay.
Fines are also changed in Article 21.6 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation (avoidance of a medical examination). Now, for evading a medical examination or examination by the commission for registering citizens for military registration, as well as from a medical examination by the direction of the draft commission, a warning or an administrative fine in the amount of 500 to 3 thousand rubles is provided. The adopted amendments set the fine at the rate of 15,000 to 25,000 rubles.
Article 21.7 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation increases the fine for deliberate damage or loss of military registration documents. It will be from 3,000 to 5,000 rubles (now from 500 to 3,000 rubles).
In addition, the State Duma adopted in the third, final reading a bill to increase the upper limit of the draft age for military service from 27 to 30 years and maintain the lower limit at 18 years. The upper limit is raised from January 1, 2024.
The State Duma also adopted in the third, final reading a bill establishing a ban on leaving the Russian Federation for citizens subject to conscription for military service from the moment they are sent a summons, including at the place of work or study.
In June, the Russian State Duma passed a law allowing people with a criminal record to do military service under a contract .
Also, a bill was submitted to the Duma, which exempts from liability those mobilized who have committed crimes of small and medium gravity during martial law or in wartime.
Source : CTPAHA.UA