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of June 29, 2018 No. 171-FZ

About features of reorganization of the federal state unitary enterprise "Russian Post", bases of activities of Russian Post joint-stock company and about modification of separate legal acts of the Russian Federation

(as amended on 25-12-2023)

Accepted by the State Duma on June 21, 2018

Approved by the Federation Council on June 27, 2018

Chapter 1. Basic provisions

Article 1. Purposes and scope of this Federal Law

1. The Russian Post joint-stock company (further - Society) is created for the purpose of providing the rights of citizens to freely receive, transfer and distribute information on condition of providing mystery of correspondence, mail, cable and other messages, realization of identical opportunities of use of high-quality services of mail service of all categories of citizens irrespective of their location, creation and maintenance in priority procedure for conditions of satisfaction of social interests of citizens, including the right to delivery and issue of pensions, benefits, other payments, and also for the purpose of providing necessary conditions of access to wide range of trade, transport, financial and other services, forming of conditions for effective functioning of objects of mail service and network of mail service, improvement of quality of rendering services of mail service, free movement of goods and the most operational rendering services, development of electronic interaction of citizens, legal entities, public authorities and local government bodies, maintenance of freedom of subjects of economic activity and ensuring unity of economic space of the Russian Federation.

2. This Federal Law determines features of legal regulation of the relations in the field of the organization, creations of bases of activities of Society, establishes features of procedure for its reorganization and liquidation, implementation of the activities by Society.

Article 2. Basic principles of activities of Society

Activities of Society are performed on the basis of the following principles:

1) respecting the rule of law;

2) ensuring availability to all citizens and legal entities of services of mail service as one of means of receipt of information and exchange of it;

3) observance of the rights of users of services of mail service;

4) ensuring transit of mailings in all territory of the Russian Federation;

5) equal rights of citizens and legal entities on use of results of activities in the field of mail service public;

6) providing right of everyone to the mystery of communication;

7) ensuring stability of network of mail service and controllability it;

8) observance of rules, standards, requirements and regulations of mail service;

9) ensuring sustainable development of mail service.

Article 3. Legal status of Society

1. Society is non-public joint-stock company which 100 percent of shares belong to the Russian Federation.

2. The location of Society is the city of Moscow.

3. Full trade name of Society in Russian - Russian Post joint-stock company. The reduced trade name of Society in Russian - JSC Russian Post. The charter of Society may contain the complete and reduced trade names of Society in languages of the people of the Russian Federation and (or) foreign languages.

4. Society is the organization of federal mail service, and also the appointed operator of mail service for the purpose of the ensuring the international mail exchange and obligation fulfillment provided by acts of Universal Postal Union.

Article 4. Legal regulation of activities of Society

1. Legal status and activities of Society, including feature of procedure for education and competence of governing bodies of Society, are regulated by this Federal Law, other Federal Laws and regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation adopted on their basis, and also the charter of Society. The charter of Society affirms based on the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation. Modification and amendments in the charter of Society or approval of the charter of Society is in the new edition performed based on the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation.

2. The civil code of the Russian Federation, the Federal Law of December 26, 1995 No. 208-FZ "About joint-stock companies" (further - the Federal Law "About Joint-stock Companies"), other Federal Laws concerning activities of Society extend to activities of Society in the part which is not contradicting this Federal Law.

3. On the affiliated economic societies created by Society, and also the restrictions set by the paragraph the second Item 6 of Article 98 of the Civil code of the Russian Federation and Items 2 and 3 of article 10 of the Federal law "About Joint-stock Companies" do not extend to their affiliated economic societies.

3.1. In case of calculation of the term established by subitems 1 and 2 of Item 1 of article 27.5-7 of the Federal Law of April 22, 1996 No. 39-FZ "About the security market" the period before reorganization (transformation) of the federal state unitary enterprise "Russian Post" to Society is considered.

4. To the reorganization of the rule of the paragraph of the third item 4 of Article 57 of the Civil code of the Russian Federation, Article 29 and Item 1 of article 34 of the Federal Law provided by this Federal Law of November 14, 2002 No. 161-FZ "About state and municipal unitary enterprises", the Federal Law of December 21, 2001 No. 178-FZ "About privatization of the state-owned and municipal property", Items 1 and 2 of article 13.1 of the Federal Law of August 8, 2001 No. 129-FZ "About state registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs", Item 5 of Article 27 of the Land code of the Russian Federation are not applied.

5. Purchases of goods, works and services for ensuring needs of Society are performed according to the Federal Law of July 18, 2011 No. 223-FZ "About purchases of goods, works, services as separate types of legal entities", except as specified, if the Federal Law provides that the specified procurements are conducted according to the Federal Law of April 5, 2013 No. 44-FZ "About contractual system in the field of purchases of goods, works, services for ensuring the state and municipal needs".


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