The state Duma has approved in the first reading the increase in the retirement age of officials
MOSCOW, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. The state Duma at plenary session on Wednesday approved in the first reading the bill on the possibility of renewal up to 70 years of age limit of stay in public service for regional officials.
The relevant amendments are proposed to article 25-1 of the law “On state civil service of the Russian Federation”. Now the legislation provides for the possibility of extension to 70 years the age limit of stay on civil service only to Federal officials.
“The Federal civil service and civil service entities are one form of public service, to ensure successful operation of activities of state bodies the bill proposes to grant the right to extend the term of stay on civil service subjects up to 70 years of the state civil servants of constituent entities of the Russian Federation occupying positions of the civil service of a category “heads” concerning higher group of posts, appointing them to the position of public authority or the concerned official,” — said in the explanatory note to the bill.