The court rejected the FCO’s claim against Abyzov on the abolition of the “law of Spring”
The applicants complained of the inaction of the Minister for Open government, which refused to consider their initiative.
Moscow. May 12. INTERFAX.RU Tushino court of Moscow dismissed the claim of the Fund of struggle against corruption (FBK) on the inaction of the Minister for Open government Mikhail Abyzov in connection with the refusal to consider them the initiative to abolish anti-terrorism “law of Spring”, reported “Interfax” on Friday the lawyer of FBK Ivan Zhdanov.
“Indeed, the court refused satisfaction of the statement. This was to be expected,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, the FCO has not yet made a decision about the appeal. “We have not yet decided whether we are going to appeal or not. However, the fact that consideration in court shows that we have achieved our goal,” — said Zhdanov.
Earlier he told the news Agency that the FCO appealed to the court to Abyzov due to the failure to consider them the initiative to abolish the “Spring package”. The lawyer said that the defendant in the suit was claimed to Abyzov and experts of the working group.
In a press-service Open government said earlier that a petition for the abolition of the “Spring package” have not been considered in time because of changes in the composition of the state Duma. However, on January 19 expert working group at the Federal level, headed by the Minister Mikhail Abyzov, considered the initiative to abolish the “law of Spring”. The initiative was rejected, as the experts came to the conclusion that the implementation law does not entail the consequences stated by the authors, and the law complies with the Constitution.
July 7, 2016, Russian President signed amendments to anti-terrorism legislation proposed by Deputy Irina Yarovaya and Senator Viktor Ozerov. Along with this package signed a list of instructions to the government.
“Anti-terrorism amendments”, in particular, require operators and Internet companies to store text messages, voice information, images, sounds, video, and other electronic messages of users up to six months. Operators will also need to store information about the facts of reception, transmission, delivery calls and messages (so-called metadata) within three years, Internet companies — during the year.