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FEDERAL LAW OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

of January 2, 2000 No. 37-FZ

About jurymen of federal courts of the general jurisdiction in the Russian Federation

(as amended on 14-11-2002)

Accepted by the State Duma on November 17, 1999

Approved by the Federation Council on December 23, 1999

Article 1. The right of citizens of the Russian Federation to participate in justice implementation

1. Citizens of the Russian Federation (further - citizens) have the right to participate in implementation of justice as jurymen of federal courts of the general jurisdiction (further - jurymen).

2. Jurymen are persons allocated according to the procedure, established by this Federal Law and the Federal procedural Laws, powers on implementation of justice on civil and criminal cases as a part of court and the acting as judges on nonprofessional basis.

3. Restriction of the right of citizens to participate in implementation of justice as jurymen depending on floor, race, nationality, origin, property status, the relation to religion, beliefs, belongings to public associations is not allowed. Restriction of this right is set only by this Federal Law.

4. Participation of citizens in implementation of justice as jurymen is their civic duty.

Article 2. Procedure for forming of lists of jurymen

1. The general list of jurymen of district court (further also - the general list) is created by the relevant representative body of local self-government on the basis of the electoral register of the area to which territory jurisdiction of this district court extends. At the same time the number of jurymen is determined at the rate of 156 jurymen on one judge of district court.

2. The general list affirms legislative (representative) body of the subject of the Russian Federation and is brought by it into the relevant district court not later than month before the expiration of powers of the jurymen included in the previous general list.

3. Term of office of the jurymen included in the general list, five years.

4. In case of need the additional list of jurymen of district court according to the procedure, provided by this Article can be created.

5. Powers of the jurymen included in the additional list of jurymen of district court stop along with powers of the jurymen included in the general list.

Article 3. Requirements imposed to jurymen

1. The citizens who reached age of 25 years can be jurymen.

2. Cannot be jurymen:

1) the faces having not removed or the criminal record which is not extinguished in the procedure established by the law;

2) persons recognized by court incapacitated or limited by court in capacity to act;

3) persons, replacement state positions of category "A" which are provided by the Federal Law "About Bases of Public Service of the Russian Federation", and also persons, replacement elective offices in local government bodies;

4) prosecutors, investigators, investigators;

5) persons staying on the registry in narcological or psychoneurological dispensaries.

Article 4. Obligation of federal executive bodies, executive bodies of subjects of the Russian Federation, executive bodies of local self-government and their officials to provide information for forming of lists of jurymen

Federal executive bodies, executive bodies of subjects of the Russian Federation, executive bodies of local self-government and their officials shall provide to representative body of local self-government information necessary for forming of lists of jurymen.

Article 5. Selection of jurymen for participation in hearing of cases in district court, garrison military court

1. Selection of jurymen for participation in hearing of cases in district court is performed on the basis of the general list of jurymen of this district court.

2. Selection of jurymen is made for participation in hearing of cases in district court by random check from the general list of jurymen of the relevant district court by the chairman of this court according to the procedure, established by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. At the same time for each judge of district court the number of jurymen three times exceeding the number established by the relevant Federal procedural Law is determined.

3. Selection of jurymen on specific case in district court is made by the judge considering this case by draw from among jurymen for fulfillment of duties of judges, stipulated in Item 2 these Articles.

4. Selection of jurymen is made for participation in hearing of cases in garrison military court at the request of the judge of the relevant garrison military court according to the procedure, stipulated in Item 2 these Articles, on the basis of general lists of jurymen of those areas in which territories case is considered.

5. Selection of jurymen on specific case in garrison military court is made by the judge considering this case by draw from among jurymen for fulfillment of duties of judges, stipulated in Item 2 these Articles.

Article 6. Selection of jurymen for participation in hearing of cases in the Supreme Court of the republic, regional, regional court, court of the federal city, court of the autonomous region, court of the autonomous area, district (naval) military court

1. Selection of jurymen is made for participation in hearing of cases in the Supreme Court of the republic, regional, regional court, court of the federal city, court of the autonomous region, court of the autonomous area by the chairman of the relevant court according to the procedure, stipulated in Item 2 articles 5 of this Federal Law, on the basis of general lists of jurymen of the district courts located in the territory of appropriate subject of the Russian Federation.

2. Selection of jurymen on specific case in the courts specified in Item 1 of this Article is made for fulfillment of duties of judges by the judge considering this case, according to the procedure, stipulated in Item 3 articles 5 of this Federal Law.

3. Selection of jurymen is made for participation in hearing of cases in district (naval) military court according to the procedure, stipulated in Item 4 articles 5 of this Federal Law.

4. Selection of jurymen on specific case in district (naval) military court is made for fulfillment of duties of judges by the judge of the relevant district (naval) military court according to the procedure, stipulated in Item the 5th article 5 of this Federal Law.

Article 7. Selection of jurymen of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation

1. Lists of jurymen of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation affirm legislative (representative) bodies of subjects of the Russian Federation on the basis of lists of jurymen of the district courts located in the territory of appropriate subject of the Russian Federation. The number of jurymen of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation is determined by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.

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