The CPS explained the possible penalties for possession of “thepresence”

The CPS will not penalize citizens for import sanctions products for personal use. On Wednesday, February 1, Rambler News Service said the Minister Sergey Walkers responsible for the development of the bill.

“In order for personal needs is used, this will not work. This applies to industrial revolutions economic entities, if customs missed something, across the border slipped forbidden products, but the CPS here already in circulation will be identified,” explained Walker.

In his words, to identify prohibited products the Agency will in the course of inspections that will be carried out after the complaints of citizens. The representative of the Ministry also added that under the prohibited import products are not only food, but also industrial goods.

“It is important to consider the aspect that administrative liability for citizens comes only in the case of transportation and storage of such products with a sales objective,” — said in an interview with TV channel “360,” a representative of the press service of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Brycheva. She recalled that “customs authorities allowed to import up to five kilograms of such products for personal use”.

Before 1 February, the CPS announced its intention to fine for storage and transportation of goods prohibited for import to Russia. According to prepared by the office of the bill, citizens proposed to be punished for the sum from 3 thousand to 5 thousand rubles, and legal entities — from 70 thousand to 100 thousand. Also the goods can be confiscated.

In the summer of 2014 was a ban on the import into Russia of products from countries supporting anti-Russian sanctions. The list includes USA, Canada, Australia, member countries of the European Union, Norway, Albania, Montenegro, Iceland, Liechtenstein. The food embargo was a response to anti-Russian sanctions, which were imposed in the spring of 2014 due to the annexation of the Crimea and the situation in the East of Ukraine. From August 2015 according to the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin banned the importation of products subject to destruction.