Legislation of Russian Federation

Russian Legislation

The standard legal act is the written official document, accepted (published) in the certain form by emitters within its competence and directed on an establishment, change or cancellation of precepts of law.

It has the obligatory state prescription constant or a temporality, calculated on repeated application. There is a dependence of the form of the act on its standard maintenance.

Standard legal acts are accepted (are published) in the form of laws, decrees, resolutions, orders, rules, instructions, positions.

The edition of standard legal acts in the form of letters and telegrammes is not supposed.

The constitution of the Russian Federation has the higher legal force, direct action and is applied in all territory of the Russian Federation.

Laws and other legal acts accepted in the Russian Federation, should not contradict the Constitution of the Russian Federation.

The code is the systematised legal act in which rates of any industry of the right (for example, the civil code, the criminal code, the procedural code are contained).

The arrangement of precepts of law in the code is produced in the order reflecting system of granted industry of the right.

In subjects of conducting the Russian Federation federal constitutional laws and the federal acts having direct action in all territory of the Russian Federation are passed.

In subjects of joint conducting the Russian Federation and subjects of the Russian Federation federal acts and laws passed according to them and other standard legal acts of subjects of the Russian Federation are published.

Federal acts cannot contradict federal constitutional laws.

Out of limits of conducting the Russian Federation, joint conducting the Russian Federation and subjects of the Russian Federation of republic of edge, area, a city of federal value, the autonomous region and autonomous regions perform own legal regulation, including accepting of laws and other standard legal acts.

Laws and other standard legal acts of subjects of the Russian Federation cannot contradict the federal acts accepted according to parts of the first and second present article. In case of the contradiction between the federal act and other act published in the Russian Federation, the federal act acts.

In case of the contradiction between the federal act and the standard legal act of the subject of the Russian Federation, published according to a part of the fourth present article, the standard legal act of the subject of the Russian Federation acts.

By the legislation of Russia the law is the standard legal act accepted by the State Duma, approved by the Federation Council, signed by the President of Russia and published when due hereunder.

The basic legislation of Russian Federation

We offer you a selection of the most important documents, selected by our experts.

Constitution

The constitution of the Russian Federation

Codes

The civil code of the Russian Federation (part one)
The tax code of the Russian Federation
The criminal code of the Russian Federation
The code of criminal procedure of the Russian Federation
The labour code of the Russian Federation
All codes of the Russian Federation »

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Capital Moscow
Currency Russian Rouble (RUB)
Time zone UTC+3 to +12 (exc. +5)
Population 144,192,450 (2016)
Languages Russian
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