The state Duma adopted the law on penalties for involving children in uncoordinated actions
MOSCOW, 18 Jul — RIA Novosti. The state Duma adopted the law on liability for involvement of minors in an unsanctioned rally.
The initiative was submitted to the lower house in may, authors were deputies from “United Russia”.
They proposed amendments to the Code of administrative offences. For involving children in the unauthorized action provided for fines of from 30 to 50 thousand roubles, compulsory work for up to 100 hours or administrative arrest up to 15 days.
For officials the penalty is greater — from 50 to 100 thousand rubles, for legal entities — from 250 to 500 thousand rubles.
The explanatory Memorandum States that such cases are within the exclusive competence of judges, and the protocols will be the police.
The amendment is designed to protect the lives and health of children, the document says.