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of July 3, 2016 No. 236-FZ

About the public companies in the Russian Federation and about modification of separate legal acts of the Russian Federation

(as amended on 30-12-2021)

Accepted by the State Duma on June 22, 2016

Approved by the Federation Council on June 29, 2016

Chapter 1. General provisions

Article 1. The relations regulated by this Federal Law

This Federal Law determines legal status of the public companies, procedure for their creation, activities, reorganization and liquidation according to the Civil code of the Russian Federation.

Article 2. Concept of the public company

1. The public company is the unitary non-profit organization created by the Russian Federation according to the procedure, established by this Federal Law, equipped with functions and powers of public nature and performing the activities for the benefit of the state and society.

2. The public company can be created based on the Federal Law or the presidential decree of the Russian Federation (further also - the decision on creation of the public company) and acts on the basis of the decisions on creation of the public company and the charter approved by the Government of the Russian Federation.

3. The public company can be created by reorganization of the state corporation (except for the state corporations specified in part 4 of this Article), state-owned company, joint-stock company which single member is the Russian Federation, federal state institutions according to the Federal Law "About the Public Company "The Single Customer in the Sphere of Construction" and about Modification of Separate Legal Acts of the Russian Federation", the Federal Law "About the public company "Roskadastr", and also the non-profit organization authorized by the Government of the Russian Federation on implementation of functions on forming of compensation fund of shared-equity construction based on the Federal Law determining procedure for such reorganization.

4. The public company cannot be created by reorganization in the form of transformation of the state corporation of development "ВЭБ.РФ", the "Deposit Insurance Agency" state corporation, the State corporation on assistance to development, production and export of high-technology industrial output Rostec, State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom", the State corporation on space activities Roskosmos.

5. The public company can be created for the purpose of carrying out state policy, provision of the state services, management of state-owned property, ensuring upgrade and innovative development of economy, implementation of control, managerial and other socially useful functions and powers in certain spheres and industries of economy, implementation of especially important projects and state programs, including on social and economic development of regions, and also for the purpose of accomplishment of other functions and powers of public nature.

Article 3. Decision on creation of the public company

Shall be determined by the decision on creation of the public company, including in the part which is not settled by this Federal Law:

1) its name, activities purposes;

2) functions and powers of public nature which implementation is assigned to the public company, procedure for their implementation;

3) place of its stay;

4) types of activity which she has the right to perform;

5) sources, procedure, methods and terms of forming of property of the public company;

6) procedure for the order property of the public company;

7) the directions of expenditure of the means of the public company received including as a result of revenue-producing activities;

8) procedure on behalf of the Russian Federation of functions and powers of the founder of the public company;

9) procedure for forming and competence of bodies of the public company;

10) other provisions provided by this Federal Law.

Article 4. Charter of the public company

The charter of the public company shall contain data on the name, the location, procedure for management of activities of the public company, and also other data provided by this Federal Law and the decision on creation of the public company.

Article 5. Legal status of the public company

1. Founder of the public company is the Russian Federation.

2. The public company has seal with the image of the State Emblem of the Russian Federation and with the full name.

3. The public company has the account in the Central bank of the Russian Federation and (or) personal accounts in bodies of the Federal Treasury, and also has the right to open accounts in credit institutions in the territory of the Russian Federation and beyond its limits if other is not provided by the decision on creation of the public company.


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