Sanitary and Epidemiological surveillance


REGULATION

ON THE FEDERAL STATE

SANITARY AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SURRVEILLANCE

1. This regulation establishes the procedure of implementation of the federal state sanitary and epidemiological surveillance (hereinafter referred to as state surveillance).

2. State surveillance implemented by authorized federal executive bodies (hereinafter referred to as State Surveillance Bodies) is aimed at prevention, detection and suppression of violation of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the area of provision of sanitary and epidemiological well-being of population and environment.

3. The following State Surveillance Bodies perform state surveillance:

a) Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being and its regional offices, except state surveillance performed by State Surveillance Bodies mentioned in subparagraphs b and c of this paragraph.

b) The Federal Medical-Biological Agency and its regional offices in organizations for particular branches of industry with especially dangerous conditions of labor and for particular territories of the Russian Federations according to the list approved by the Government of the Russian Federation;

c) structural subdivisions of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Interior Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation, the Federal Protective Service of the Russian Federation, the Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation, the Federal Penal Service, the Chief Directorate for Special Programs of the President of the Russian Federation and the Directorate of the President of the Russian Federation correspondingly in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, other troops, military formations and bodies, at objects of defense and defense industry, security, interior affairs and other special assignments within their competence.

4. State Surveillance Bodies mentioned in paragraph 3 of this Regulation, and also lower federal state institutions and federal state unitary enterprises which perform their activities in order to ensure state surveillance, including carrying out sanitary and epidemiological examinations, inspections, inquiries, trials and other kinds of assessment, form the unified federal centralized system of state surveillance.

5. Organization of state surveillance is performed by:

a) head of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being Chief state sanitary physician of the Russian Federation, heads of regional offices of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being chief state sanitary physicians of cities, districts and transport industry;

b) deputy head of the Federal Medical-Biological Agency whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance chief sanitary physician of the Federal Medical-Biological Agency;

c) head of the structural subdivision of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance chief state sanitary physician of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation;

d) head of the structural subdivision of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance chief state sanitary physician of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation;

e) head of the structural subdivision of the Federal Penal Service whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance chief state sanitary physician of the Federal Penal Service;

f) head of the structural subdivision of the Chief Directorate for Special Programs of the President of the Russian Federation whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance chief state sanitary physician of the Chief Directorate for Special Programs of the President of the Russian Federation;

g) head of the structural subdivision of the Directorate of the President of the Russian Federation whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation surveillance chief state sanitary physician of the Directorate of the President of the Russian Federation;

h) head of the structural subdivision of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance chief state sanitary physician of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation;

i) head of the structural subdivision of the Federal Protective Service of the Russian Federation whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance chief state sanitary physician of the Federal Protective Service of the Russian Federation;

j) head of the structural subdivision of the Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance chief state sanitary physician of the Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation.

6. Chief state sanitary physician of the Russian Federation coordinates the activities of the chief state sanitary physicians of the federal executive bodies mentioned in subparagraphs b j of paragraph 5 of this Regulation who according to their functional duties are the deputies of the Chief sanitary physician of the Russian Federation.

7. Legal acts concerning issues of state surveillance organization and ensuring sanitary and epidemiological well-being of population issued by the Chief sanitary physician of the Russian Federation are obligatory for fulfillment by the bodies of state surveillance and by the organizations mentioned in paragraphs 3 and 4 of this Regulation.

8. The officials authorized to perform state surveillance, except the persons mentioned in paragraph 5 of this Regulation, are:

a) deputies of the head of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance Deputy chief state sanitary physicians of the Russian Federation;

b) heads of structural subdivisions, their deputies, specialists of the headquarters of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance;

c) deputies of heads of the regional offices of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance deputies of the chief state sanitary physicians of regions of the Russian Federation;

d) deputies of heads of the structural subdivisions of the regional offices of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance deputies of the chief state sanitary physicians of cities, districts and transport industry;

e) heads of structural subdivisions and their deputies, specialists of the regional offices of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance;

f) heads of structural subdivisions, specialists of the headquarters of the Federal Medical-Biological Agency and its regional offices whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance;

g) deputies of heads, specialists of structural subdivisions of the federal executive bodies mentioned in subparagraphs c j of paragraph 5 of this Regulation whose functionary regulations include authorities for implementation of state surveillance.

9. Officials implementing state surveillance in the process of carrying out inspections enjoy the rights specified in Articles 50 51 of the Federal Law On Sanitary and Epidemiological Well-being of the Population, observe the limitations and fulfil the duties established by Articles 15 18 of the Federal Law On the Protection of the Rights of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs in the Exercise of State Control (Surveillance) and Municipal Control and by Article 52 of the Federal Law On Sanitary and Epidemiological Well-being of the Population, and are also responsible for non-fulfilment or improper fulfilment of their duties and for concealment of facts and circumstances that form threat to sanitary and epidemiological well-being of population, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

10. State surveillance includes:

a) organization and carrying out inspections of fulfilment of the requirements of the sanitary legislation, sanitary and anti-epidemical (preventive) measures, orders of officials implementing state surveillance, bodies of local self-government, and also by legal entities, their heads and other officials, individual entrepreneurs, their authorized representatives (hereinafter referred to as legal entities, individual entrepreneurs) by the state authorities and by the citizens;

b) organization and carrying out inspections of observation of the requirements of technical regulations by legal entities and individual entrepreneurs, their authorized representatives, state control (surveillance) on the observation of which is entrusted to the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being;

c) organization and carrying out sanitary and quarantine control in the points of entry of the state border of the Russian Federation in accordance with the international agreements of the Russian Federation and the legislation of the Russian Federation on the state border of the Russian Federation;

d) implementation of the measures of suppression of detected violations of the requirements of the sanitary legislation, technical regulations and (or) elimination of consequences of such violation and also issuance of orders on elimination of detected violations of the requirements of the sanitary legislation, technical regulations and making persons who committed such violations answerable in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation;

e) issuance of orders on carrying out sanitary and anti-epidemic (preventive) measures;

f) regular observation of implementation of the requirements of the sanitary legislation, analysis and forecasting of the state of implementation of the requirements of the sanitary legislation, technical regulations by the bodies of local self-government, legal entities, individual entrepreneurs and citizens in the process of performance of their activities;

g) federal statistic observation in the area of ensuring sanitary and epidemiological well-being of population in the established order, including observation of the morbidity rate of infectious and mass non-infectious diseases (poisonings) due to harmful influence of environmental factors on people, including collection of data about the cases of illness (poisoning) connected with the use of production that does not meet the sanitary and epidemiological requirements and also formation of open and publicly available state information resources in the area of sanitary and epidemiologic well-being of population;

h) performing annual analysis and estimation of efficiency of the state surveillance;

i) preparation of annual state reports on the state of sanitary and epidemiological well-being in the Russian Federation in the order prescribed by the Government of the Russian Federation, on the basis of the results of activities provided by the subparagraphs a h of this paragraph.

11. To the relationships connected with implementation of state surveillance, organization and carrying out inspections of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs the regulations of the Federal Laws On the Protection of the Rights of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs in the Exercise of State Control (Surveillance) and Municipal Control and On Sanitary and Epidemiological Well-being of Population taking into account the peculiarities of organization and carrying out inspections established by the Federal Law On Radiation Safety of Population are applied.

12. The object of inspections in the process of implementation of the state surveillance is the fulfillment by the state authorities, bodies of self-governance, individual entrepreneurs and citizens in the process of performing their activities of the requirements of sanitary legislation, sanitary and anti-epidemical (preventive) measures, observation of requirements of technical regulations, observation of instructions of officials who implement state surveillance, and also correspondence of information contained in notifications on commencement of particular types of business activities to the obligatory requirements.

13. In the process of implementation of state surveillance the authorized officials of the State Surveillance Bodies can carry out sanitary and epidemiological expert examinations, inquires, inspections, researches, trials and other kinds of estimations of sanitary and epidemiological and hygienic requirements, and also to involve in their implementation experts and expert organizations accredited in the established order.

14. Terms and sequence of administrative procedures in the process of implementation of federal state surveillance in the area of consumers rights protection are established by administrative regulations elaborated and approved in accordance with the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation of May 16, 2011 N 373.

15. Decisions and activities (inactivity) of officials performing the inspections may be appealed in administrative and (or) judicial order in correspondence with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

16. Information about the results of performed inspections is published on official websites of the State Surveillance Bodies in the information and telecommunication network Internet in the order established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.