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FEDERAL LAW ON SANITARY-AND-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PUBLIC WELL-BEING


March 30, 1999 No. 52-

THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

FEDERAL LAW

ON SANITARY-AND-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PUBLIC WELL-BEING

Is passed

by the State Duma

on March 12,1999

Is approved

by the Council of the Federation

on March 17,1999

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 30.12.2001 No. 196-,

of 10.01.2003 No. 15-, of 30.06.2003 No. 86-,

of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 09.05.2005 No. 45-,

of 31.12.2005 No. 199-, of 18.12.2006 No. 232-,

of 29.12.2006 No. 258-, of 30.12.2006 No. 266-,

of 26.06.2007 No. 118-, of 08.11.2007 No. 258-,

of 01.12.2007 No. 309-, of 14.07.2008 No. 118-,

of 23.07.2008 No. 160-, of 30.12.2008 No. 309-,

of 28.09.2010 No. 243-, of 28.12.2010 No. 394-,

of 18.07.2011 No. 215-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-,

of 18.07.2011 No. 243-, of 19.07.2011 No. 248-,

of 07.12.2011 No. 417-, of 05.06.2012 No. 52-,

of 25.06.2012 No. 93-, of 02.07.2013 No. 185-,

of 23.07.2013 No. 246-, of 25.11.2013 No. 317-,

with amendments made by the Federal laws of 12.06.2008 No. 88-,

of 27.10.2008 No. 178-, of 22.12.2008 No. 268-)

The present Federal law is directed to sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing as one of the main conditions of citizens' constitutional rights to health protection and favourable environment implementation.

Chapter I. MAIN PROVISIONS

Article 1. Main terms

For purposes of the present Federal law the following main terms are used:

sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being is a level of health of population, environment at which deleterious effect of environmental factors on human being is absent and favourable conditions of his vital activity are provided;

human environment (further - the environment) is an aggregate of objects, events and factors of environment (natural and artificial) determining human conditions of vital activity;

environmental factors are biological (viral, bacterial, parasitic and other), chemical, physical (noise, vibration, ultrasound, infrasound, thermal, ionizing, nonionizing and other radiations), social (nutrition, water supply, living, working, rest conditions) and other factors of environment which influence or can influence a human being and (or) future generations' level of health;

deleterious effect on a human being is an influence of environmental factors creating a threat to human life or health or threat to future generations' life or health;

favourable conditions of human vital activity is a state of environment at which deleterious effect of its factors on a human being (harmless conditions) is absent and there are possibilities for recovery of disturbed functions of a human organism;

harmless conditions for a human being is a state of environment at which danger of deleterious effect of its factors on a human being is absent;

sanitary-and-epidemiological conditions is a state of health of population and environment at a certain territory at a specified time;

hygienic regulation is a determined by investigations permissible maximum or minimum quantitative and (or) qualitative value of a characteristic describing one or another environmental factor from a perspective of its safety and (or) harmlessness for a human being;

sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements are obligatory requirements to guaranteeing safety and (or) harmlessness for a human being of environmental factors, conditions of activity of legal entities and citizens including individual entrepreneurs, territories, buildings, structures, constructions, premises, equipment, means of transport used by them, non-observance of which creates a threat to human life or health, a threat of arising and expanding of diseases , and which are established by state sanitary-and-epidemiological rules and hygienic regulations (further - the sanitary regulations), and also in respect of safety of products and connected to requirements to products production, storage, transportation, realization, exploitation, application (using) and utilization processes which are established by the documents accepted in accordance with international contracts of the Russian Federation and by technical regulations;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

social-hygienic monitoring is a state system of supervisions of population and environment state of health, their analysis, assessment and forecast, and also of determination of cause-and-effect relations between public state of health and influence of environmental factors;

federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance is an activity on prevention, detection, suppression of infringement of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of guaranteeing of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being for purposes of community and environment health protection;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

sanitary-and-epidemiological decision is a document issued at stated by the present Federal law cases by federal executive authorities authorized to federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance implementation, and certifying either conformity or contradiction to sanitary regulations of environmental factors, conditions of activity of legal entities, citizens including individual entrepreneurs, and also territories, buildings, structures, constructions, premises, equipment, means of transport used by them;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) activities are organizational, administrative, engineering and technical, medicosanitary, veterinary and other measures directed to elimination or reduction of deleterious influence on a human being of environmental factors, prevention of arising and expanding of infectious diseases and mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning) and their liquidation;

restrictive measures (quarantine) are administrative, medicosanitary, veterinary and other measures directed to prevention of expanding of infectious diseases and providing for a particular procedure of economical and other activity, population, means of transport, cargos, goods and animals movement restriction;

infectious diseases are human infectious diseases which arising and expanding are determined by influence on a human being of biological factors of environment (infectious diseases pathogens) and possibility of infecting a disease from a sick human being, an animal to a healthy human being;

infectious diseases posing hazard to surroundings are human infectious diseases characterizing with difficult clinical course, high death and disablement rate, fast extension among population (epidemic);

mass infectious diseases (poisoning) are human diseases which arising is determined by influence of physical, and (or) chemical, and (or) social environmental factors;

Article 2. Sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being guaranteeing

1. Sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being is guaranteed by:

diseases prophylactic in accordance with sanitary-and-epidemiological conditions and prediction of their changing;

the paragraph became invalid. - The Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-;

sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures implementation and obligatory observing by citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities sanitary regulations as a component part of activity performing by them;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

the paragraph became invalid since August 01, 2011. - The Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-;

state sanitary-and-epidemiological normalization;

federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

obligatory confirmation of product compliance with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation on technical regulation;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

licensing of activity categories posing potential hazard to a human being;

state registration of potentially dangerous for a human being chemical and biological substances, separate product kinds, radioactive substances, production and consumption waste, and also importable for the first time to the territory of the Russian Federation separate product kinds;

social-hygienic monitoring implementation;

scientific researches in the sphere of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

forming and conducting of opened and public federal information resources directed to proper informing of public authorities, institutions of local governing, legal entities, individual entrepreneurs and citizens about arising of infectious diseases , mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning), state of environment and realizing sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

measures on public hygienic education and training and propaganda of healthy life-style;

measures on bringing to account for infraction of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the sphere of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing.

2. Taking measures on sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing is an expenditure commitment of the Russian Federation.

Taking measures on preventing epidemics and liquidation of their consequences, and also on environmental protection is an expenditure commitment of the subjects of the Russian Federation.

Public authorities and institutions of local governing, organizations of all patterns of ownership, individual entrepreneurs, citizens provide observation of the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the sphere of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing at the expense of internal funds.

(clause 2 in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

3. Characteristics of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing at the territory of the innovative center "Skolkovo" including characteristics of approval and application of sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements are assigned by the Federal law "On innovative center "Skolkovo".

(clause 3 is entered by the Federal law of 28.09.2010 No. 243-)

Article 3. The legislation in the sphere of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing

(in redaction of the Federal law of 31.12.2005 No. 199-)

The legislation in the sphere of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing (further - the sanitary legislation) is based on the Constitution of the Russian Federation and consists of the present Federal law, other federal laws, and also approved in accordance with them other legal acts of the Russian Federation, laws and other legal acts of the subjects of the Russian Federation.

Article 4. Relations regulated by the present Federal law

The present Federal law regulates the relations arising within sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing as one of the main conditions of realization of provided by the Constitution of the Russian Federation citizens' rights to health protection and favourable environment.

Relations arising within environmental protection, to the extent necessary for sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing, are regulated by the legislation of the Russian Federation on environmental protection and by the present Federal law.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 30.12.2008 No. 309-)

Article 5. Authorities of the Russian Federation in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing

The following relates to the authorities of the Russian Federation in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing:

determination of main orientations of public policy in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

passing federal laws and other legal acts of the Russian Federation in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

the paragraph became invalid. - The Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-;

coordination of activity of federal executive authorities, executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

the paragraph became invalid. - The Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-;

federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

state sanitary-and-epidemiological normalization;

social-hygienic monitoring;

uniform system of state registration and accounting establishment in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

conduct of state registers of potentially dangerous for a human being chemical, biological substances and separate product kinds, radioactive substances, production and consumption waste, and also importable for the first time to the territory of the Russian Federation separate product kinds;

sanitary protection of the territory of the Russian Federation providing;

introduction and cancellation on the territory of the Russian Federation of restrictive measures (quarantine);

introduction and cancellation of sanitary-quarantine control at national boundary of the Russian Federation checkpoints;

preparing and publication of annual state reports on sanitary-and-epidemiological situation in the Russian Federation;

coordination of scientific researches in sphere of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

international co-operation of the Russian Federation and international treaty-making of the Russian Federation in sphere of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

realization of measures on public hygienic education and training, on propaganda of healthy life-style;

the paragraph is entered by the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

control over the sanitary-and-epidemiological situation;

the paragraph is entered by the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

proper and absolute informing of public authorities, institutions of local governing, legal entities, individual entrepreneurs and citizens about the sanitary-and-epidemiological situation, about realizing and (or) planned sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures including restrictive ones, about arising or threat to arising of infectious diseases and about mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning).

the paragraph is entered by the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Article 6. Authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing

(in redaction of the Federal law of 31.12.2005 No. 199-)

The following relates to the authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing:

passing in accordance with the federal laws of laws and other legal acts of a subject of the Russian Federation, control over their observation;

right to development, approval and realization of regional programs of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing, complied with a territorial agency of a federal executive authority performing the functions on control and supervision in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

introduction and cancellation on the territory of the subject of the Russian Federation of restrictive measures (quarantine) under offers, prescriptions of head state sanitary inspectors and their deputies;

right to take measures on public hygienic education and training, on propaganda of healthy life-style;

guaranteeing of proper informing of population of a subject of the Russian Federation about arising or threat to arising of infectious diseases and about mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning), about a state of environment and realizing sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures;

right to participate in implementation of social-hygienic monitoring of a subject of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 29.12.2006 No. 258-)

Article 7. Became invalid. - The Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-.

Chapter II. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF CITIZENS, INDIVIDUAL

ENTREPRENEURS AND LEGAL ENTITIES IN

SANITARY-AND-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PUBLIC WELL-BEING GUARANTEEING

Article 8. Citizens' rights

Citizens have the right:

to favourable environment which factors do not have deleterious influence on a human being;

to receive in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation information about a sanitary-and-antiepidemic situation, state of environment, quality and safety of products of production and technical destination, foodstuffs, goods for personal and household needs, potential danger for human health of work performed and services provided, from public authorities, institutions of local governing, agencies performing federal state sanitary-and-edemiological supervision and from legal entities;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

to apply to agencies authorized to federal state sanitary-and-antiepidemic supervision performance in connection with infractions of requirements of the sanitary legislation, creating a threat to infliction of hazard to lives, health of human beings, hazard to environment and a threat to sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

to make proposals of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing to public authorities, institutions of local governing, agencies performing federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

to complete indemnification of hazard injured to their health or property owing to infraction by other citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities of the sanitary legislation, and also while sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

Article 9. Rights of individual entrepreneurs and legal entities

Individual entrepreneurs and legal entities have the right:

to receive in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation information about a sanitary-and-epidemiological situation, state of environment, sanitary regulations, from public authorities, institutions of local governing, agencies performing federal state sanitary-and-edemiological supervision;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

to participate in development by federal executive authorities, executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation, institutions of local governing of measures on sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

to complete indemnification of hazard injured to their property owing to infraction by citizens, other individual entrepreneurs and legal entities of the sanitary legislation, and also while sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

Article 10. Obligations of citizens

Citizens are obliged:

to observe requirements of the sanitary legislation and also decisions, provisions of implementing federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision officials;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 18.07.2011 No. 242-, of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

to take care of health, hygienic education and training of their children;

not to perform actions begetting infringement on rights of other citizens to health protection and favourable environment.

Article 11. Obligations of individual entrepreneurs and legal entities

Individual entrepreneurs and legal entities in accordance with activity performing by them are obliged:

to observe requirements of the sanitary legislation and also decisions, provisions of implementing federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision officials;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 18.07.2011 No. 242-, of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

to develop and implement sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures;

to provide safety for human health of works performed and services provided and also of products of production and technical destination, foodstuffs and goods for personal and household needs while their producing, transportation, storage, realization to population;

to exercise production control, including by means of laboratory examinations and tests realization, over sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements observation and sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures implementing while works performing and services rendering and also while producing, transportation, storage and realization of products;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

to perform works on substantiation of safety for a human being of new kings of products and their production techniques, criteria of safety and (or) harmlessness of environmental factors, and to develop methods of control over environmental factors;

to properly inform population, institutions of local governing, agencies performing federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision about emergency situations, suspensions of production, breakdowns in engineering processes creating a threat to sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

the paragraph became invalid since August 01, 2011. - The Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-;

to implement hygienic training of workers.

Chapter III. SANITARY-AND-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL

REQUIREMENTS OF PROVIDING SAFETY

OF ENVIRONMENT FOR HUMAN HEALTH

Article 12. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to urban and rural settlement planning and building

1. When urban and rural settlement planning and building creation of favourable conditions for population life and health by complex urban and rural settlement finished grade and realization of other measures on preventing and elimination of deleterious influence on a human being of environmental factor.

2. While development of regulations of urban planning, territorial planning schemes, general urban and rural settlement planning schemes, social centers planning projects, residential areas, city highways, while deciding issues of allocation of objects of civil, industrial and agricultural destination and ascertainment of their sanitary-hygienic zones, while choosing of ground areas for building, and also while planning, building, reconstruction, technical reequipment, laying-up and liquidation of industrial, transport objects, buildings and construction of cultural and household destination, dwelling houses, objects of engineering infrastructure and accomplishment and other objects (further - the objects) sanitary regulations must be observed.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 18.12.2006 No. 232-, of 18.07.2011 No. 215-)

3. Became invalid. - The Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-.

4. Citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities responsible for works performing on planning and building of the objects, their financing and (or) crediting in case of revealing of sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements violation or their accomplishment impossibility are obliged to suspend or completely lay off the stated works performing and their financing and (or) crediting.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

Article 13. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to products of production and technical destination, goods for personal and household needs and their production techniques

1. Products of production and technical destination while which production, transportation, storage, application (usage) and utilization the direct human participation is required, and also goods for personal and household needs of citizens (further - the products) must not have deleterious influence on a human being and environment.

The products according to their features and characteristics must comply with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

2. Production, application (usage) and realization to population of new kinds of products (developed or introduced for the first time) are implemented on the assumption of their compliance with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

3. Citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities implementing development, transportation, purchase, storage and realization of the products in case of revealing of its contradiction to sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements are obliged to suspend such activity, withdraw the products from circulation and take measures on application (usage) of the products for purposes excluding injuring a human being, or eliminate them.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

ConsultantPlus: explanatory note.

Since April 29, 2009 the requirements of the article 14 are not applied in relation to juice products from fruits and (or) vegetables (the article 28 of the Federal law of 27.10.2008 No. 178-).

Article 14. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to potentially dangerous to a human being chemical, biological substance and several kinds of products

Potentially dangerous to a human being chemical, biological substance and several kinds of products are not admitted to production, transportation, purchase, storage, realization and application (usage) after their state registration in accordance with the article 43 of the present Federal law.

Article 15. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to foodstuffs, food additives, food supply, and also to contacting with them materials and goods and their production techniques

1. Foodstuffs must comply with human physiological needs and must not have deleterious influence on him.

2. Foodstuffs, food additives, food supply, and also contacting with them materials and goods while their production, storage, transportation and realization to population must comply with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

3. Contacting with foodstuffs materials and goods, food additives, sanctioned in accordance with procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation, can be used while their producing.

4. Production, application (usage) and realization to population of new kinds of (developed or introduced for the first time) foodstuffs, food additives, food supply, and also contacting with them materials and goods, introduction of new engineering processes of their production and new manufacturing equipment are implemented on the assumption of their compliance with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

5. Citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities implementing production, purchase, storage, transportation and realization of foodstuffs, food additives, food supply, and also contacting with them materials and goods are obliged to observe sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

6. Unconformable to sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements and posing hazard for a human being foodstuffs, food additives, food supply, and also contacting with them materials and goods are immediately laid off.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

ConsultantPlus: explanatory note.

On the issue concerning state supervision and control in foodstuffs quality and safety guaranteeing see the Governmental Regulation of the RF of 21.12.2000 No. 987.

Laid off foodstuffs, food additives, food supply, and also contacting with them materials and goods must be used by their owners for purposes excluding injuring a human being, or eliminated.

7. To relations concerned with guaranteeing of safety of foodstuffs and also materials and goods contacting with foodstuffs regulations of the legislation of the Russian Federation on technical regulation are applied.

(clause 7 is entered by the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

Article 16. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to products imported to the territory of the Russian Federation

1. Products imported to the territory of the Russian Federation by citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities and assigned for realization to population and also for application (usage) in industry, agriculture, civil engineering, transport in which process the direct human participation is required must not have deleterious influence on a human being and environment.

2. Products stated in the clause 1 of the present article must comply with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements. Several kinds of products which are for the first time imported to the territory of the Russian Federation and the list of which is established by the Government of the Russian Federation before their import to the territory of the Russian Federation are subject to state registration in accordance with the article 43 of the present Federal law.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

3. Obligations on fulfillment of sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to the products imported to the territory of the Russian Federation, guaranties of stated requirements observation at delivery of each consignment of such products are essential terms of such products supply agreements (contracts).

(clause 3 in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

Article 17. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to public meals organization

1. While public meals organization at specially appointed places (canteens, restaurants, cafes, bars and other ones) including cooking and drinks preparing, their storage and realization to population sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements must be observed to preventing of arising and expanding of infectious diseases and mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning).

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

2. While meals organization at preschool and other educational organizations, medical organizations, health-improving institutions and social protection institutions, while setting standards of food allowance for military personnel, and also while setting nutrition standards for persons in investigatory isolation ward or serving sentence in correctional institutions observation of scientifically grounded human physiological nutrition standards is obligatory.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 02.07.2013 No. 185-, of 25.11.2013 No. 317-)

ConsultantPlus: explanatory note.

By the Order of the Ministry of public health and social development of the RF of 02.08.2010 No. 593 the Recommendations on rational standards of foodstuff consumption, meeting modern requirements of healthy nutrition, are affirmed.

3. While setting of minimal social standards of population standard of living guaranteed by the state human physiological nutrition standards must be considered.

Article 18. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to water objects

1. Water objects used for purposes of drinking and household water supply and also for medical, health-improving and recreation purposes including water objects located within urban and rural settlements boarders (further - the water objects) must not be sources of biological, chemical and physical factors of deleterious influence on a human being.

(clause 1 in redaction of the Federal law of 14.07.2008 No. 118-)

2. Criteria of safety and (or) harmlessness for a human being of the water objects including maximum permissible concentrations in water of chemical, biological substances, microorganisms, radioactive background level are determined by sanitary regulations.

3. Using a water object for specifically stated purposes is permitted in the presence of sanitary-and-epidemiological decision about compliance of a water object with sanitary regulations and conditions of safe for health of population usage of a water object.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 14.07.2008 No. 118-)

4. For the water objects protection, preventing of their pollution and clogging the agreed with authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision standards of maximum permissible deleterious influence on water objects, standards of maximum permissible chemical, biological substances and microorganisms dumping to water objects are set in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Projects of districts and water object sanitary protection zones used for drinking, household water supply and for medical purposes are affirmed by executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation in the presence of sanitary-and-epidemiological decision about their compliance with sanitary regulations.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

5. Executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation, institutions of local governing, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities in case if water objects pose hazard to health of population are obliged in accordance with their authorities to take measures on restriction, suspension or prohibition of usage of stated water objects.

Boarders and procedure of drinking and household water supply sources sanitary protection zones are determined by executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation in the presence of sanitary-and-epidemiological decision on their compliance with sanitary regulations.

(the paragraph is entered by the Federal law of 14.07.2008 No. 118-)

Article 19. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to drinking water and also to drinking and household water supply

(in redaction of the Federal law of 14.07.2008 No. 118-)

1. Drinking water must be safe in relation to epidemiology and radiation, harmless in chemical composition and must have favorable organoleptic features.

2. Organizations providing hot-water supply, cold-water supply with the use of centralized hot-water supply, cold-water supply systems are obliged to provide compliance quality of hot and drinking water of stated systems with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements.

(clause 2 in redaction of the Federal law of 07.12.2011 No. 417-)

3. Urban and rural settlements population must be supplied with drinking water in priority order in quantity enough for physiological and household needs satisfaction.

Article 20. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to atmospheric air in urban and rural settlements, on territories of industrial enterprises, to air in working areas of industrial premises, in living and other quarters

1. Atmospheric air in urban and rural settlements, on territories of industrial enterprises, and also air in working areas of industrial premises, in living and other quarters (further - permanent or temporary human residence) must not have deleterious influence on a human being.

2. Criteria of safety and (or) harmlessness for a human being of atmospheric air in urban and rural settlements, on territories of industrial enterprises, of air at permanent or temporary human residence including maximum permissible concentrations (levels) of chemical, biological substances and microorganisms in the air are determined by sanitary regulations.

3. Standards of maximum permissible emissions of chemical, biological substances and microorganisms in the air, sanitary-hygienic zones projects are affirmed in the presence of sanitary-and-epidemiological decision on compliance of stated standards and projects with sanitary regulations.

4. Public authorities of the Russian Federation, public authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation, institutions of local governing, citizens, individual entrepreneurs, legal entities in accordance with their authorities are obliged to take measures on preventing and reducing of pollution of atmospheric air in urban and rural settlements, of air at permanent or temporary human residence, on providing compliance of atmospheric air in urban and rural settlements, of air at permanent or temporary human residence with sanitary regulations.

Article 21. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to soil, maintenance of urban and rural settlement territories, of industrial sites

1. Content of potentially dangerous for a human being chemical and biological substances, biological and microbiological organisms, and also radioactive background level in urban and rural settlements' and agricultural lands' soil must not exceed maximum permissible concentrations (levels) determined by sanitary regulations.

2. Maintenance of urban and rural settlement territories, of industrial sites must meet sanitary regulations.

The paragraph became invalid. - The Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-.

Article 22. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to collection, utilization, neutralization, transportation, storage and burial of production and consumption waste

1. Production and consumption waste are subject to collection, utilization, neutralization, transportation, storage and burial which conditions and means must be safe for health of population and environment and which must be realized in accordance with sanitary regulations and other legal acts of the Russian Federation.

2. Became invalid. - The Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-.

3. Radiation control must be implemented at places of centralized utilization, neutralization, storage and burial of production and consumption waste.

Production and consumption waste, while radiation control implementation of which exceeding of determined by sanitary regulations radioactive background level is revealed, are subject to utilization, neutralization, storage and burial in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation in radiation safety providing.

Article 23. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to living quarters

1. Living quarters concerning space, planning, illumination, isolation, microclimate, ventilation, levels of noise, vibration, ionizing and nonionizing radiation must comply with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements for purposes of safe and harmless accommodation providing regardless of its term.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

2. Occupancy of living quarters admitted in accordance with the sanitary legislation of the Russian Federation as uninhabitable as well as providing citizens with nonresidential premises for permanent or temporary residence are not permitted.

3. Maintenance of living quarters must meet sanitary regulations.

Article 24. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to exploitation of industrial, public premises, buildings, constructions, equipment and transport

1. Sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures must be implemented and safe for a human being working, household and rest conditions must be provided while exploitation of industrial, public premises, buildings, constructions, equipment and transport in accordance with sanitary regulations and other legal acts of the Russian Federation.

2. Individual entrepreneurs and legal entities are obliged to suspend or lay off their activity or work of certain workshops, sectors, exploitation of buildings, constructions, equipment, transport, certain kinds of work performance and services rendering in cases if sanitary regulations are broken while stated activity, work and services implementing.

Article 25. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to working conditions

1. Working conditions, work place and working process must not have deleterious influence on a human being. Requirements to safe for a human being working conditions providing are determined by sanitary regulations and other legal acts of the Russian Federation.

2. Individual entrepreneurs and legal entities are obliged to implement sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures on safe for a human being working conditions providing and on fulfilling requirements of sanitary regulation and other legal acts of the Russian Federation to production processes and manufacturing equipment, work place organization, collective and individual security facilities of workers, labour, rest procedure and domestic service of workers for purposes of prevention of traumas, professional diseases, infectious diseases and diseases (poisoning) connected with working conditions.

Article 26. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to conditions of working with biological substances, biological and microbiological organisms and their toxins

1. Conditions of working with biological substances, biological and microbiological organisms and their toxins including conditions of working in genetic engineering and with infectious diseases pathogens must not have deleterious influence on a human being.

2. Requirements, stated in the clause 1 of the present article, to safety of working conditions providing for a human being and environment are determined by sanitary regulations and other legal acts of the Russian Federation.

3. Performance of works with biological substances, biological and microbiological organisms and their toxins is permitted in the presence of sanitary-and-epidemiological decisions on compliance of conditions of such works performance with sanitary regulations.

Article 27. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to conditions of working with sources of physical factors of influence on a human being

1. Conditions of work with machines, mechanisms, plants, apparatus which are sources of physical factors of influence on a human being (noise, vibration, ultrasonic, infrasound exposures, thermal, ionizing, nonionizing and other radiation) must not have deleterious influence on a human being.

2. Criteria of safety and (or) harmlessness of conditions of work with sources of physical factors of influence on a human being including maximum permissible levels of influence are determined by sanitary regulations.

3. Using of machines, mechanisms, plants and apparatus and also production, utilization (usage), transportation, storage and burial of radioactive, substances, materials and waste being sources of physical factors of influence on a human being stated in the clause 1 of the present article are permitted in the presence of sanitary-and-epidemiological decisions on compliance of conditions of work with sources of physical factors of influence on a human being with sanitary regulations.

4. Relations arising in providing of population radiation safety and safety of works with sources of ionizing radiation are determined by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

Article 28. Sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to conditions of children rest and invigoration, their upbringing and education

(in redaction of the Federal law of 05.06.2012 No. 52-)

1. At organization of children rest and invigoration, in preschool and other educational organizations regardless of organizational-legal forms measures on prophylaxis of diseases, on preservation and promotion of health of learners and foster children including measures on their meals organization must be implemented and sanitary legislation requirements must be observed.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 05.06.2012 No. 52-, of 02.07.2013 No. 185-)

2. Programs, methods and procedures of children upbringing and teaching are permitted to application in the presence of sanitary-and-epidemiological decisions. Using of technical, audiovisual and other means of upbringing and teaching, school furniture, training and other published projects for children is implemented in the presence of their compliance with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements.

(clause 2 in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

Chapter IV. SANITARY-AND-ANTIEPIDEMIC

(PROPHYLACTIC) MEASURES

Article 29. Organization and realization of sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures

1. For purposes of preventing of arising and expanding of infectious diseases and mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning) provided by sanitary regulations and other legal acts of the Russian Federation sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures including measures on accomplishing of sanitary control of the territory of the Russian Federation, on introducing of restrictive measures (quarantine), on realizing of production control, measures concerning infectious diseases patients, medical examinations, prophylactic vaccinations accomplishing, hygienic education of citizens must be properly and completely implemented.

2. Sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures are subject to including in developing federal target programs of protection and strengthening of health of population, of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

3. Sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures are obligatory implemented by citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities in accordance with activity performed by them and also in cases provided by the clause 2 of the article 50 of the present Federal law.

Article 30. Sanitary control of the territory of the Russian Federation

1. Sanitary control of the territory of the Russian Federation is directed to preventing of bringing to the territory of the Russian Federation and expansion on the territory of the Russian Federation of infectious diseases posing threat to population and also to preventing of import to the territory of the Russian Federation and realization on the territory of the Russian Federation of goods, chemical, biological and radioactive substances, waste and other cargos posing threat to a human being (further - the dangerous cargos and goods). Import to the territory of the Russian Federation of the dangerous cargos and goods is realized at specially equipped and meant for such purposes checkpoints at the National boundary of the Russian Federation (further - the specialized checkpoints). The list of such checkpoints is determined in accordance with procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 30.12.2006 No. 266-, of 28.12.2010 No. 394-)

2. The list of infectious diseases demanding measures on sanitary control of the territory of the Russian Federation implementing is determined by the federal executive authority exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 28.12.2010 No. 394-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

3. The dangerous cargos and goods, which import to the territory of the Russian Federation is forbidden by the legislation of the Russian Federation, and also cargos and goods, in case of which while sanitary-quarantine control exercising it is ascertained that their import to the territory of the Russian Federation would create a threat of arising and expanding of infectious diseases or mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning), are not admitted to import to the territory of the Russian Federation.

4. Sanitary-quarantine control at checkpoints at the National boundary of the Russian Federation is exercised by the federal executive authority exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision and also by custom authorities with regard to documents inspection implementing in the specialized checkpoints.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

While sanitary-quarantine control exercising in the specialized checkpoints custom authority officials implement inspection of documents, produced by a carrier or a person acting on behalf of him, at goods and cargos arrival to the territory of the Russian Federation.

By results of documents inspection by custom authority officials the decision on import of goods and cargos to the territory of the Russian Federation for purposes of their further transportation in accordance with procedure of customs of customs transit, or on their immediate removal from the territory of the Russian Federation, or on their sending to specially equipped and appointed places at specialized checkpoints for goods and cargos examination implementing by officials of federal executive authority exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision is made.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

The procedure of sanitary-quarantine control exercising at checkpoints at the National boundary of the Russian Federation (including procedure of decision making by custom authorities by results of documents inspection at specialized checkpoints and procedure of determination of kinds of goods in accordance with unified Product nomenclature of foreign-economic activity of Customs union and of cases when is goods and cargos examination realized) is determined by the Government of the Russian Federation.

(clause 4 in redaction of the Federal law of 28.12.2010 No. 394-)

5. Procedure and conditions of sanitary control of the territory of the Russian Federation implementing and also measures on sanitary control of the territory of the Russian Federation are determined by federal laws, sanitary regulations and other legal acts of the Russian Federation.

Article 31. Restrictive measures (quarantine)

1. Restrictive measures (quarantine) are introduced at checkpoints at the National boundary of the Russian Federation, on the territory of the Russian Federation, territory of a corresponding subject of the Russian Federation, municipal formation, in organizations and at objects of economical and other activity in case of hazard of arising and expanding of infectious diseases.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

2. Restrictive measures (quarantine) are introduced (countermanded) under proposals, prescriptions of head state sanitary inspectors and their deputies by decision of the Government of the Russian Federation or an executive authority of a subject of the Russian Federation, an institution of local governing, and also by decision of authorized officers of a federal executive authority or its territorial authorities, organization departments under which jurisdiction there are objects of defense and other special-purpose objects.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

3. Procedure of restrictive measures (quarantine) implementing and the list of infectious diseases, at a threat of which arising and expanding restrictive measures (quarantine) are introduced, are determined by sanitary regulations and other legal acts of the Russian Federation.

Article 32. Production control

1. Production control, including laboratory researches and tests implementing, over sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements observation and sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures implementing at the process of production, storage, transportation and realization of products, works performance and services rendering, and also over working conditions is exercised by individual entrepreneurs and legal entities for purposes of providing of safety and (or) harmlessness for a human being and environment of such products, works and services.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 19.07.2011 No. 248-, of 25.06.2012 No. 93-)

2. Production control is exercised in accordance with procedure established by technical regulations or sanitary regulations applied before the day of coming into effect of corresponding technical regulations, and also industrial safety standards except as otherwise provided by a federal law.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 19.07.2011 No. 248-, of 07.12.2011 No. 417-, of 25.06.2012 No. 93-)

3. Persons exercising production control account for timeliness, completeness and reliability of its exercising.

Article 33. Measures concerning infectious diseases patients

1. Infectious diseases patients, persons with suspicion on such diseases and persons contacted with infectious diseases patients, and also persons being carriers of infectious diseases pathogens are subject to laboratory examination and medical investigation or treatment in case if they pose a threat to surroundings, subject to obligatory hospitalization or isolation in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

2. Persons being carriers if infectious diseases pathogens, if they can become sources of infectious diseases expanding in connection with peculiarities of production they are engaged in or with work performed by them, in the presence of their consent are temporary swapped to another work, not connected with risk of infectious diseases expanding. At impossibility of moving under prescriptions of head state sanitary inspectors and their deputies they are temporary removed with social insurance benefits payment.

3. All cases of infectious diseases and mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning) are subjects to registration by medical organizations at places of detection of such diseases (poisoning), to state registration and accounting of them by authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-, of 25.11.2013 No. 317-)

Procedure of state registration of stated cases of diseases (poisoning) and also procedure of accounting of them is determined by a federal executive authority exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 28.12.2010 No. 394-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Article 34. Obligatory medical examinations

1. For purposes of preventing of arising and expanding of infectious diseases , mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning) and professional diseases workers of certain professions, productions and organizations while their duties implementing are obliged to be examined previously at getting a job and periodically at preventive medical examinations (further - the medical examinations).

2. In case of need under proposals of authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision by decisions of public authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation or institutions of local governing in certain organizations (workshops, laboratories and other organization departments) additional indications for the medical examinations of workers realizing can be introduced.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

3. Individual entrepreneurs and legal entities are obliged to provide conditions necessary for proper the medical examinations of workers realizing.

4. Workers refusing the medical examinations are not admitted to work.

5. Data on medical examinations realizing is subject to entering into personal medical cards and to accounting by medical organizations of state and municipal systems of public health and also authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-, of 25.11.2013 No. 317-)

6. Procedure of obligatory medical examinations, recording, accounting and issuing to workers personal medical cards is determined by a federal executive authority implementing legal regulation in public health sphere.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 28.12.2010 No. 394-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Article 35. Prophylactic vaccinations

Prophylactic vaccinations are carried out to citizens in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation for preventing of arising and expanding of infectious diseases.

Article 36. Hygienic education

1. Hygienic education of citizens is obligatory, directed to increase in their sanitary culture, to diseases prophylaxis and propagation of knowledge about healthy life-style.

2. Hygienic education of citizens is implemented:

in process of upbringing and education in preschool and other educational organizations;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 02.07.2013 No. 185-)

while receiving professional education or additional professional education by means of including in educational programs of parts about hygienic knowledge;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 02.07.2013 No. 185-)

while vocational hygienic training and certification of officials and workers of organizations which activity is connected with production, storage, transportation and realization of foodstuffs and drinking water, with upbringing and education of children, with public and domestic service of population.

Chapter V. STATE REGULATION IN

SANITARY-AND-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PUBLIC

WELL-BEING PROVIDING

Article 37. State sanitary-and-epidemiological normalization

1. State sanitary-and-epidemiological normalization includes:

development of unified requirements to implementing of research works on sanitary regulations substantiation;

control over implementing of research works on state sanitary-and-epidemiological normalization;

development of projects of sanitary regulations, examination, public discussion, approval and publishing of sanitary regulations, and also alteration in sanitary regulations and declaring them as stale;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 25.06.2012 No. 93-)

control over introduction of sanitary regulations, analysis and generalization of practice of their application;

registration and systematization of sanitary regulations, forming and conducting of unified federal data base in state sanitary-and-epidemiological normalization.

2. State sanitary-and-epidemiological normalization is realized in accordance with the regulations affirmed by the Government of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

Article 38. Sanitary regulations development

1. Sanitary regulations development is implemented by a federal executive authority, exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision, in connection with ascertained necessity of sanitary-and-epidemiological normalization of environmental factors and conditions of human vital activity in accordance with procedure established by the regulations on state sanitary-and-epidemiological normalization.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 25.06.2012 No. 93-, of 23.07.2013 No. 246-)

2. Sanitary regulations development must consider:

implementing of complex investigations on detection and assessment of influence of environmental factors on health of population;

determination of sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements of preventing of deleterious influence of environmental factors on health of population;

setting of safety and (or) harmlessness criteria, hygienic and other environmental factors' standards;

analysis of international experience in sanitary-and-epidemiological normalization;

identifying the ground for reconsideration of hygienic and other standards;

prediction of social and economic consequences of sanitary regulations application;

substantiation of terms and conditions of implementing of sanitary regulations.

Article 39. Sanitary regulations affirming

(in redaction of the Federal law of 23.07.2013 No. 246-)

1. On the territory of the Russian Federation federal sanitary regulations, affirmed by a federal executive authority exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision, work in accordance with procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

(clause 1 in redaction of the Federal law of 23.07.2013 No. 246-)

1.1. Federal sanitary regulations, setting sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements to conditions of upbringing and education, are affirmed in agreement with a federal executive authority performing functions on state policy elaborating and legal regulating in education sphere.

(clause 1.1 is entered by the Federal law of 02.07.2013 No. 185-)

ConsultantPlus: explanatory note.

On issue concerning the procedure of publishing and coming into effect of orders of Rospotrebnadzor and prescriptions of a Head state sanitary inspector of the RF recognized by the Ministry of justice of the RF as not being in need of state registration see The order of Rospotrebnadzor of 16.12.2005 No. 797.

2. Sanitary regulations are subjects to registration and official publishing in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

3. Observation of sanitary regulations is obligatory to citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities.

4. Legal acts concerning issues on sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing, accepted by federal executive authorities, executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation, institutions of local governing, decisions of legal entities on stated issues, construction standards and regulations, labour protection regulations, veterinary and phytosanitary regulations must not contradict sanitary regulations.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

Article 40. Peculiarities of licensing of certain activity categories posing potential hazard to a human being

(in redaction of the Federal law of 10.01.2003 No. 15-)

1. Certain activity categories posing potential hazard to a human being are subjects to licensing in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 10.01.2003 No. 15-)

2. Producing by an applicant for a licensing of sanitary-and-epidemiological decision on compliance with sanitary regulations of buildings, structures, constructions, premises, equipment and other property, which are thought by an applicant for a licensing to be used for the following activity categories performance is the compulsory condition for decision making on licensing issue:

(in redaction of the Federal law of 08.11.2007 No. 258-)

the paragraph became invalid. - The Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-;

the paragraph became invalid. - The Federal law of 08.11.2007 No. 258-;

the paragraph became invalid. - The Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-;

the paragraph became invalid. - The Federal law of 08.11.2007 No. 258-;

medical and pharmaceutical activity;

the seventh - eighth paragraphs became invalid. - The Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-;

activity in sphere of handling with nuclear materials and radioactive substances;

activity on collection, neutralization, transportation, disposal of waste of I -IV hazard class;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 08.11.2007 No. 258-, of 30.12.2008 No. 309-)

educational activity.

(clause 2 in redaction of the Federal law of 10.01.2003 No. 15-)

Article 41. Compulsory confirmation of compliance of certain kinds of products

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

Certain kinds of products posing potential hazard to a human being are subjects to compulsory confirmation of compliance with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation on technical regulating.

Article 42. Sanitary-and-epidemiological examinations, investigations, inspections, researches, trials and other kinds of assessments

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

1. Sanitary-and-epidemiological examinations, investigations, inspections, researches, trials and other kinds of assessments of sanitary-and-epidemiological and hygienic requirements observation can be implemented by officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision and also by experts and expert organizations accredited in accordance with procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation for the purposes of:

1) detection and prevention of deleterious influence of environmental factors on a human being;

2) determination of reasons and conditions of arising and expanding of infectious diseases and mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning) and assessment of consequences of arising and expanding of such diseases (poisoning);

3) establishing a correspondence (contradiction) to requirements of the present Federal law of documents, buildings, constructions, premises, equipment, transport facilities and other objects used by legal entities, individual entrepreneurs for their activity performance, and of results of such activity.

(clause 1 in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

2. Under results of sanitary-and-epidemiological examinations, investigations, inspections, researches, trials and other kinds of assessments of sanitary-and-epidemiological and hygienic requirements observation sanitary-and-epidemiological decisions provided by the articles 18, 20, 26 - 28 and 40 of the present Federal law are issued by head state sanitary inspectors and (or) their deputies.

(clause 2 in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

3. Procedure of conducting of sanitary-and-epidemiological examinations, investigations, inspections, researches, trials and other kinds of assessments of sanitary-and-epidemiological and hygienic requirements observation is determined by a federal executive authority performing functions on legal regulating in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being.

(clause 3 in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

4. Experts and expert organizations, which conduct sanitary-and-epidemiological examinations, investigations, inspections, researches, trials and other kinds of assessments, bear responsibility for their quality and objectivity in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

ConsultantPlus: explanatory note.

Since April 29, 2009 the requirements of the article 43 are not applied in relation to juice products from fruits and (or) vegetables (the article 28 of the Federal law of 27.10.2008 No. 178-).

Article 43. State registration of substances and products

1. The following is subject to state registration:

for the first time introduced in production and not applied before chemical, biological substances and produced on their base preparations (following - the substances) potentially dangerous for a human being;

certain kinds of products, posing potential hazard for a human being;

certain kinds of products, including foodstuffs imported to the territory of the Russian Federation for the first time.

2. State registration of stated in the clause 1 of the present article substances and certain kinds of products is implemented under:

assessment of hazard of substances and certain kinds of products for a human being and environment;

setting of hygienic and other regulations of content of substances, certain product components in environment;

development of protective measures, including conditions of utilization and elimination of substances and certain kinds of products, on preventing of their deleterious influence on a human being and environment.

3. Assessment of safety of substances and certain kinds of products for a human being and environment, setting of hygienic and other regulations of content of substances and certain product components in environment, development of protective measures are implemented by organizations accredited in accordance with established procedure.

4. The list of substances and certain product stated in the clause 1 of the present article and the procedure of their state registration realized by authorized federal executive authorities are determined by the Government of the Russian Federation except as otherwise assigned by international agreements of the Russian Federation.

(clause 4 in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

Article 44. Federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

1. Federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision includes:

1) organization and conducting of checks of fulfilling by public authorities, institutions of local governing, and also by legal entities, their managers and other officials, individual entrepreneurs, their authorized representatives (further - legal entities, individual entrepreneurs) and citizens of requirements of sanitary legislation, sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures, instructions of officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision;

2) organization and conducting of checks of compliance of products realized by legal entities, individual entrepreneurs with requirements of technical regulations, state supervision over which observation is assigned to a federal executive authority exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision;

3) organization and conducting in accordance with procedure established according to international agreements of the Russian Federation and the legislation of the Russian Federation on the National boarder of the Russian Federation of sanitary-quarantine control at checkpoints at the National boarder of the Russian Federation;

4) appliance in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation of measures on suppression of revealed violations of requirements of sanitary legislation, technical regulations and (or) on removing of consequences of such violations, issue of instructions on removing of revealed violations of requirements of sanitary legislation, technical regulations and bringing to account of persons committed such violations;

5) issue of instructions on sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures implementing;

6) systematic observation of sanitary legislation requirements fulfilling, analysis and prediction of condition of fulfilling of sanitary legislation requirements, technical regulations while performing by public authorities, institutions of local governing, legal entities, individual entrepreneurs and citizens of their activity;

7) federal statistic observation in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing in accordance with procedure established by a federal executive authority, exercising legal regulating in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being sphere, including observation of level of morbidity of infectious and mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning) in connection with deleterious influence of environmental factors on a human being including collection of data on cases of diseases (poisoning) in connection with using of goods, not complying with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements, and also forming of open and public state information resources in sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being sphere;

8) conducting of annual analysis and assessment of effectiveness of federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision;

9) preparing on the ground of results of activity, provided by subclauses 1 - 8 of the present clause, of annual state reports on level of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being in the Russian Federation in accordance with procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

2. If while construction, reconstruction, complete overhaul of objects of capital construction state construction supervision exercising is provided, state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision is exercised within the framework of state construction supervision by authorized to state construction supervision exercising federal executive authority, executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on town-planning activity.

Article 45. Social-hygienic monitoring

1. Foe assessment, detection of changes and prediction of level of health of population and environment, detection and elimination of deleterious influence on a human being of environmental factors social-hygienic monitoring is implemented.

2. Social-hygienic monitoring is implemented by authorities authorized to exercise federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision in accordance with procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

(clause 2 in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

3. Became invalid. - The Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-.

Chapter VI. ORGANIZATION OF FEDERAL STATE

SANITARY-AND-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SUPERVISION

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Article 46. Organization of federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

(in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

1. Federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance is exercised by authorities and institutions representing unified federal centralized system.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

2. The system of federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision includes:

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

a federal executive authority exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 18.07.2011 No. 242-, of 23.07.2013 No. 246-)

an authorized federal executive authority exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance in organizations of certain industries with specially dangerous working conditions and on certain territories of the Russian Federation by the list affirmed by the Government of the Russian Federation;

(the paragraph is entered by the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-, in redaction of the Federal law of 25.06.2012 No. 93-)

territorial authorities of stated federal executive authorities founded in accordance with established by the legislation of the Russian Federation procedure for exercising of federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance in the subjects of the Russian Federation, municipal formations, on transport, and also in organizations of certain industries with specially dangerous working conditions and on certain territories of the Russian Federation by the list affirmed by the Government of the Russian Federation;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

organization departments of federal executive authorities on defence, interior, safety, justice, control over turnover of narcotics and psychotropic agents exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance correspondingly in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, other forces, military units, on objects of defence and defense production, safety and other special purpose (further - objects of defence and other special purpose);

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

federal public institutions and federal state unitary enterprises within the jurisdiction of federal executive authorities, exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance, and performing their activity for purposes of providing of stated surveillance.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

3. Organization of federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance is realized by the head of a federal executive authority exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance - Head state sanitary inspector of the Russian Federation, and also by heads of its territorial authorities - head state sanitary inspectors in the subjects of the Russian Federation, cities, regions and on transport, head state sanitary inspectors of federal executive authorities stated in the fourth paragraph of the clause 2 of the present article.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 28.12.2010 No. 394-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

4. Head state sanitary inspectors of federal executive authorities stated in the fourth paragraph of the clause 2 of the present article by their functional duties are deputies of the Head state sanitary inspector of the Russian Federation on issues covered by their terms of reference.

5. Structure, authorities, functions of federal executive authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance and procedure of exercising of stated surveillance are determined by the Government of the Russian Federation.

(clause 5 in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

6. Structure, authorities, functions and procedure of activity of federal public institutions, federal state unitary enterprises, founded in accordance with established by the legislation of the Russian Federation procedure, for the purposes of federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance providing are determined by authorized federal executive authorities, under which jurisdiction stated institutions and enterprises are.

(clause 6 in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

7. Regulations of the Federal law of December 26, 2008 No. 294- "On protection of rights of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs while exercising of state control (surveillance) and municipal control" are applied to relations connected with exercising of federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance, organization and conducting of checks of legal entities, individual entrepreneurs.

(clause 7 is entered by the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Article 47. Financial provision of authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

(in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

Financial provision of authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance is an expenditure commitment of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Article 47.1. Financial provision of federal public institutions providing activity of authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

(is entered by the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

Financial provision of federal public institutions providing activity of authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance is an expenditure commitment of the Russian Federation and is realized at the expense of federal budget and also at the expense of:

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

funds coming for works performance and services rendering under the contracts with citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities;

funds received from citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities in order of compensation of additionally incurred expenses on sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures realizing;

funds received from publishing activities;

optional contributions and donations of citizens and legal entities;

other not permitted by the legislation of the Russian Federation sources.

Article 48. The right of authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance and institutions providing their activity on use of property and ground areas

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

1. Premises, buildings, constructions, equipment, transport facilities and other property used by authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance and institutions providing their activity for implementing of tasks assigned to them are in federal ownership and transferred to the use of stated authorities and institutions on the right of economic management or operating control in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

2. Ground lands, at which buildings and constructions of authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance and institutions providing their activity are located, are rendered to them in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 26.06.2007 No. 118-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Article 49. Officials authorized to exercise federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

1. Head state sanitary inspectors and their deputies, heads of organization departments and their deputies, specialists of authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance are officials authorized in accordance with the present Federal law to exercise federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance (further - officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance).

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

The list of specialists authorized to exercise federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance is determined by the regulations affirmed by the Government of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

(clause 1 in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

2. Impact on officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance in any form with the purpose to influence on decisions made by them or hindering in any form their activity is not permitted and entails determined by the legislation of the Russian Federation responsibility.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

3. Officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance are under the special protection of the state in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

4. Officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance have the right to wearing firm clothes of a standard pattern.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

5. Citizens of the Russian Federation received higher medical education and having certificates in specialty of "medico preventive science" have the right to deputizing of head state sanitary inspectors and their deputies.

Article 50. Rights of officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

1. Officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance while their duties implementing and upon presentation of a certificate of employment in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation have the right:

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

to receive from federal executive authorities, executive authorities of the Russian Federation, institutions of local governing, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities under written reasoned requests the documentary information on issues of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

to conduct sanitary-and-epidemiological examinations, investigations, inspections, researches, trials and other kinds of assessments;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

to visit and inspect territories, buildings, structures, constructions, premises, equipment and other objects without hindrance for purposes of checking of observing by individual entrepreneurs, persons performing management functions in commercial or other organizations, and by officials of sanitary legislation and realization at stated objects of sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

to visit by approbation of citizens their living quarters for purposes of inspection of their housing conditions;

to conduct sampling for investigations of assays and samples of products including provisions and foodstuffs;

to implement examination of transport facilities and cargos carried by them including provisions and foodstuffs for purposes of establishing a compliance of transport facilities and cargos carried by them with sanitary regulations;

to conduct sampling for investigations of samples of air, water and soil;

to implement measurement of environmental factors for purposes of establishing a compliance of such factors with sanitary regulations;

to draw up a report on sanitary legislation violation.

2. At revelation of sanitary legislation violation and also at a threat of arising and expanding of infectious diseases and mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning) officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance have the right to give citizens and legal entities instructions obligatory to implement by them at a stated time:

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

on elimination of reveled sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements violations;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

on suspension of realization of not complying with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements products including provisions and foodstuffs;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

on implementation of additional sanitary-and-antiepidemic (prophylactic) measures;

on conducting of laboratory examination of citizens contacted with infectious diseases patients and of medical observation of such citizens;

on performance of works on disinfection, disinfection and disinfestation in hotbed of infectious diseases and also on territories and in premises where conditions for arising or expanding of infectious diseases exist and remain.

Article 51. Authorities of head state sanitary inspectors and their deputies

1. Head state sanitary inspectors and their deputies, while having the rights provided by the article 50 of the present Federal law, are vested with the following authorities:

1) to consider materials and cases on sanitary legislation violation;

2) to advance claims in court and arbitration court in case of sanitary legislation violation;

3) to issue to citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities sanitary-and-epidemiological decisions provided by the article 42 of the present Federal law;

4) to give citizens, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities instructions, obligatory to implement at a stated by an instruction time, on:

call in authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance of citizens, individual entrepreneurs, officials for considering of materials and cases on sanitary legislation violation;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

conducting in accordance with activity performed by them of sanitary-and-epidemiological examinations, investigations, inspections, trials and toxicological, hygienic and other kinds of assessments provided by the article 42 of the present Federal law;

5) at sanitary legislation violation revelation which creates a threat of arising and expanding of infectious diseases and mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning) to take in accordance with established by law procedure measures on suspension:

(in redaction of the Federal law of 09.05.2005 No. 45-)

of designing, construction, reconstruction, technical reequipment of objects and their going into operation;

of exploitation of objects, production departments and lands, premises, buildings, constructions, equipment, transport facilities, of certain kinds of works performance and of services rendering;

of development, production, realization and appliance (usage) of products;

of production, storage, transportation and realization of provisions, food additives, foodstuffs, drinking water and contacting with then materials and goods;

of using of water objects for the purposes of drinking water and household supply and also in medical, health-improving and recreation purposes;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 14.07.2008 No. 118-)

of import to the territory of the Russian Federation of products, not complying with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements, or not registered in accordance with established by the legislation of the Russian Federation procedure potentially dangerous for a human being chemical, biological, radioactive substances, certain kinds of products, waste, goods, cargos;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

6) at a threat of arising and expanding of infectious diseases posing hazard to surroundings to decern on:

hospitalization for examination or on isolation of infectious diseases patients posing hazard to surroundings and persons with suspicion to such diseases ;

implementing of compulsory medical examination, hospitalization or on isolation of citizens having been in contact with infectious diseases patients posing hazard to surroundings;

temporary removal from work of persons who are infectious diseases pathogens carriers and can be sources of expanding of infectious diseases in connection with particularities of performed by them works or production;

prophylactic vaccinations realization to citizens or certain groups of citizens under epidemic indications;

introduction (countermand) of restrictive measures (quarantine) in organizations and on objects;

7) for sanitary legislation violation to decern on:

imposition of disciplinary actions in the form of notifications or fines;

sending in law machinery of materials on sanitary legislation violation for deciding the issues on criminal cases institution;

8) to make suggestions:

to federal executive authorities, executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation, institutions of local governing on realizations of measures on sanitary-and-epidemiological situation improvement and sanitary legislation requirements observation, and also suggestions concerning development of territories, sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing, health of population protection and promotion, environmental protection;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

to executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation and institutions of local governing on introduction (countermand) of restrictive measures (quarantine);

to executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation and institutions of local governing on adjusting in accordance with sanitary legislation of adopted by them legal acts in part concerning the issues of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

to organizations on adjusting in accordance with sanitary legislation of decisions, orders, directions and instructions made by them in part concerning the issues of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

the paragraph became invalid. - The Federal law of 09.05.2005 No. 45-;

to authorities on certification on suspension or determination of issued to them certificates of conformance on the products not complying with sanitary-and-epidemiological requirements;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

the paragraph is excluded. - The Federal law of 10.01.2003 No. 15-;

to employers on appliance of disciplinary penalties to workers committed sanitary regulations violation;

to individual entrepreneurs and legal entities on indemnification of hazard injured to a citizen owing to committed by them sanitary legislation violation and also on indemnification of expenses additionally incurred by federal public institutions, providing activities of authorities exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance, on realizing of measures on liquidation of infectious diseases and mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning) connected with stated sanitary regulations violation.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

2. The Head state sanitary inspector of the Russian Federation, while having the rights and authorities provided by the article 50 of the present Federal law and the clause 1 of the present article, is vested with the following authorities:

to issue sanitary-and-epidemiological decisions on compliance of affirmed by federal executive authorities projects of labour protection regulations, environmental protection regulations, projects of federal state educational standards and federal state requirements, projects of other legal acts and federal target programs containing measures on sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing (further - the documents) with sanitary regulations;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 01.12.2007 No. 309-, of 30.12.2008 No. 309-, of 19.07.2011 No. 248-)

to adopt regulations, to issue directions and instructions, to affirm methodical, directory and other documents on issues of federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological supervision organization and sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 23.07.2013 No. 246-)

to make in federal executive authorities proposals on adjusting in accordance with sanitary legislation of affirmed by stated authorities documents provided by the second paragraph of the present clause;

to make in the Government of the Russian Federation proposals on introduction (countermand) of restrictive measures (quarantine) on the territory of the Russian Federation.

3. Head state sanitary inspectors stated in the clause 4 of the article 46 of the present Federal law, while having the rights and authorities provided by the article 50 of the present Federal law and the subclauses 1 - 7 of the clause 1 of the present article, are vested with the following authorities:

to make in a federal executive authority exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance proposals on development, on affirming of sanitary regulations on issues referred to terms of reference of stated officials, on make changes in them and declaring as stale of such sanitary regulations;

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 25.06.2012 No. 93-, of 23.07.2013 No. 246-)

to affirm instructions and other documents regulating the procedure of exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance on objects of defence and other special purposes.

(in redaction of the Federal laws of 22.08.2004 No. 122-, of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Article 52. Obligations of officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance are obliged:

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

properly and completely implement provided by the articles 50, 51 of the present Federal law authorities on preventing, detection and suppression of sanitary legislation violation, sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

to determine reasons and reveal conditions of arising and expanding of infectious diseases and mass noninfectious diseases (poisoning);

to consider applications of citizens and legal entities on issues of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being and to take corresponding measures;

to inform public authorities of the Russian Federation, public authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation, institutions of local governing and population about sanitary-and-epidemiological situation and about taken measures on sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing;

(in redaction of the Federal law of 22.08.2004 No. 122-)

to perform their activity on sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing in cooperation with federal executive authorities, executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation, institutions of local governing and public associations;

to keep state, medical and other secured by law secret concerning the information became known to them at their official duties implementing;

to render public associations assistance on issues of sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being providing and sanitary legislation fulfillment;

to observe the legislation of the Russian Federation, rights and legitimate interests of citizens, legal entities, individual entrepreneurs at realizing in relation to them of inspections and measures on control.

(the paragraph is entered by the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Article 53. Responsibilities of officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance for improper fulfillment of their official duties and also for suppression of facts and conditions creating a threat to sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being bear responsibility in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

Article 54. Appeal of actions (inaction) of officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

1. Actions (inaction) of officials exercising federal state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance can be appealed in a superior body of state sanitary-and-epidemiological surveillance, to the head state sanitary inspector or court.

(in redaction of the Federal law of 18.07.2011 No. 242-)

2. A complaint is considered in accordance with procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

3. Lodging a complaint does not suspend appealed actions if appealed actions implementing is not suspended by decision of the court.

Chapter VII. RESPONSIBILITY FOR SANITARY

LEGISLATION VIOLATION

Article 55. Responsibility for sanitary legislation violation

(in redaction of the Federal law of 30.12.2001 No. 196-)

For sanitary legislation violation disciplinary, administrative and criminal liability is formed in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

Article 56. Became invalid. - The Federal law of 30.12.2001 No. 196-.

Article 57. Civil responsibility for tresspass owing to sanitary legislation violation

Injury caused to a personality or property of a citizen and also injury caused to legal entity's property owing to sanitary legislation violation is subject to complete compensation by a citizen or a legal entity caused an injury in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

Chapter VIII. FINAL REGULATIONS

Article 58. Effectiveness of the present Federal law

The present Federal law comes into effect from the day of its official publishing.

Article 59. On declaring as stale of certain legal acts owing to passing of the present Federal law

Owing to passing of the present Federal law declare as stale:

The Law of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic "On sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being" (Gazette of the Congress of national deputies of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and Supreme Soviet of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, 1991, No. 20, article 641);

the article 2 of the Law of the Russian Federation "On alterations and amendments in the Law of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic "On sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being", the Law of the Russian Federation "On consumer rights protection", the Law of the Russian Federation "On environmental protection" (Gazette of the Congress of national deputies of the Russian Federation and Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation, 1993, No. 29, article 1111);

the article 2 of the Federal law "On alterations and amendments in legislative acts of the Russian Federation owing to passing of the Laws of the Russian Federation "On standardization", "On providing of unity of measuring", "On certification of products and services" (Legislative Assembly of the Russian Federation, 1995, No. 26, article 2397);

the article 14 of the Federal law "On alterations and amendments in legislative acts of the Russian Federation owing to reformation of the criminal-executive system" (Legislative Assembly of the Russian Federation, 1998, No. 30, article 3613);

The Regulation of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic of April 19, 1991. No. 1035-1 "On procedure of implementation of the Law of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic "On sanitary-and-epidemiological public well-being" (Gazette of the Congress of national deputies of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and Supreme Soviet of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, 1991, No. 20, article 642).

Article 60. On adjusting of legal acts in accordance with the present Federal law

Suggest to the President of the Russian Federation and entrust with the Government of the Russian Federation to adjust their legal acts in accordance with the present Federal law.

The President

of the Russian Federation

B. YELTSIN

Moscow, the Kremlin

March 30, 1999

No. 52-