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General provisions

I. General Provisions 
Regulations on Federal Customs Service
May 11, 2006

Directive on "Federal Customs Service Issues"

With the purpose of improving the management structure of federal executive authorities pursuant to Article 112 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and based on Article 12 of the Federal Constitutional Law dated December, 17 1997 No.2-FKZ "On the Government of the Russian Federation" it is hereby enacted as follows:
1. Determine that the Federal Customs Service shall henceforth be managed and directed by the Government of the Russian Federation.
2. Transfer functions initially carried out by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation as regards the development of state policy and regulatory and legal control over the customs issues, to the Federal Customs Service.
3. Determine that the Head of the Federal Customs Service and the Deputies shall be appointed to the respective positions and removed from office by the Government of the Russian Federation.
Heads of regional Customs Administrations and Customs Offices as well as other officials and employees of customs authorities of the Russian Federation shall be appointed to the position and dismissed in accordance with the procedure established by the Head of the Federal Customs Service.
4. Make amendments to the management structure of federal executive authorities approved by the Resolution of the President of the Russian Federation of May 20, 2004 No. 649 "Management Structure of Federal Executive Authorities" (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation, 2004, No.21, Article 2023; №31, Article 3234; No.38, Article 3775; No.42, Article 4107; No.47, Article 4635; No.49, Article 4889; 2005, No.30, Article 3136; No. 41, Article 4119) as follows:
a) Delete from Section II "Federal Ministries Directed and Managed by the Government of the Russian Federation, Federal Services and the Federal Agencies under the General Jurisdiction of Such Federal Ministries" the phrase "Federal Customs Service";
b) Introduce to Section III "Federal Services and Federal Agencies Managed and Directed by the Government of the Russian Federation" after "Federal Service on Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision" the following phrase "Federal Customs Service".
5. The Government of the Russian Federation shall proceed as follows:a) Split functions and powers of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Federal Customs Service in conformance with this Directive;
b) Bring its Acts in compliance with this Directive;
c) Submit proposals as to bringing the Acts by the President of the Russian Federation in compliance with this Directive;
d) Within one month period introduce to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation the draft federal law on the amendments to legislative instruments of the Russian Federation in connection with the implementation of this Directive.
6. This Directive shall be effective from the date of its official publication.

The Government of the Russian Federation

 

DIRECTIVE

of 26 July 2006 N 459

REGULATIONS ON FEDERAL CUSTOMS SERVICE

Based on Article 12 of the Federal Constitutional Law "On the Government of the Russian Federation" and in pursuance of the Resolution of the President of the Russian Federation dated 11, 2006 No. 473 “On Federal Customs Service Issues” (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation, 2006, No.20, Article 2162) the Government of the Russian Federation hereby shall enact as follows:

1. Approve the enclosed Regulations on Federal Customs.
2. Approve the enclosed amendments to be introduced into regulatory instruments of the Government of the Russian Federation.


3. Render null and void the Directive by the Government of the Russian Federation dated September 28, 2005 No. 585 “On the Procedure of Customs Authorities Oversight and Control of Compliance with Regulatory Instruments with Regard to Charging and Collecting Customs Payments and Determining Customs Value of Goods” (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation, 2005, No. 40, Article 4038).

Mikhail Fradkov

Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation

 

Ratified by

Directive of the Government

of the Russian Federation

July 26, 2006   No. 459

REGULATIONS ON FEDERAL CUSTOMS SERVICE

I. General Provisions

1. The Federal Customs Service is an authorized federal executive authority, which is carrying out its duties and functions in accordance with the Law of the Russian Federation with regard to the development of state policy and legal regulations, oversight and control over the customs issues, as well as the functions of currency control agency, functions of the transport control in the stations of passing over the state border of the Russian Federation and sanitary-quarantine, quarantine phyto-sanitary and veterinary control, document check in specially equipped and provided for these purposes border checkpoints on the state border of the Russian Federation (special-purpose checkpoints) and special functions of dealing with and other crimes and administrative violations.

 2.    The Federal Customs Service is being managed and directed by the Government of the Russian Federation.

3. In conducting its activity the Federal Customs Service shall be guided by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, federal acts, directives and resolutions by the President of the Russian Federation, directives and orders of the Government of the Russian Federation, international treaties of the Russian Federation, regulatory documents of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and this Regulation.

4. The Federal Customs Service shall carry out its activities directly and through customs authorities and foreign representative offices of the Service in cooperation with other federal executive bodies, executive authorities of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local governments, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, public associations and other organizations.

 

II. Authority

 

5. The Federal Customs Service shall exercise the following powers in the specified area of activity:

5.1. Introduce to the Government of the Russian Federation the drafts of federal laws, regulatory acts by the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation and other documents, requiring that the decision be taken by the Government of the Russian Federation concerning the issues related to the activity scope of the Service as established by Paragraph 1 of this Regulation, as well as draft annual work plan and anticipated indices of the Service activity;


5.2. Based on and in pursuance of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, federal laws, resolutions by the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation, shall approve the following regulatory instruments in the specified scope of activity:

5.2.1. Procedure of keeping registers of entities authorized to carry out Customs-related activities;

5.2.2. Procedure for keeping register of banks, other credit establishments and the insurance companies, who provide bank guarantees acceptable by customs authorities as a security of customs charges payment;

5.2.3. Void and null. – RF Government Directive dated 20.02.2010 No. 75;


5.2.4. Procedure for keeping the customs register of intellectual property items;


5.2.5. Form of certificate certifying the entry into the register of entities who are authorized to carry out customs-related activities and the form of such revocation certificate;


5.2.6. Form and the procedure of using the customs receipt issued to confirm monetary deposit issued for the person who made such deposit in cash or transferred money on the bank account of the customs authority in coordination with the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation;

5.2.7. Procedure of determining customs value of goods in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation;

5.2.8. Form and procedure of taking preliminary decisions according to the classification of the goods in accordance with Foreign Trade Goods Nomenclature regarding particular types of goods and the country of origin of goods;

5.2.9. Procedure and technology of customs clearance depending on types of goods transported across the customs border, the type of transport used for such transportation, categories of entities, transporting the goods and vehicles;

5.2.10. Form and procedure of issuing authorizations by customs authorities on the performance of customs operations;

5.2.11. Lists of documents and data, as well as requirements to the data which is necessary for customs clearance applicable to specific customs procedures and customs regimes, and the terms of submitting such documents and information;

5.2.12. Form and procedure of filling in a customs entries and transit declarations;

5.2.13. Form and the procedure of issuing the certificate authorizing the vehicle, container or demountable body to be used for transportation of customs-sealed goods;

5.2.14. Mandatory requirements applicable to the arrangement, equipment and location of temporary storage warehouses used to ensure customs control;

5.2.15. Qualification requirements applicable to customs clearance specialists, certification procedure of the customs personnel, the list of documents to be submitted together with the application for certification access, the programme of qualifying tests and the examinations procedure;

5.2.16. Procedure of issuing qualification certificates for the Customs personnel and the form of such qualification certificate;

5.2.17. Mandatory requirements applicable to the arrangement of duty-free warehouses, if such warehouses are located outside the area of the Russian Federation cross-border check points;

5.2.18. Procedure for customs clearance of the goods to be dispatched by international mail, in respect of which, a separate Customs declaration is to be submitted, subject to coordination with the Ministry of Mass Communication of the Russian Federation;
5.2.19. Procedure of application of domestic customs transit regime to international mail - subject to coordination with the Ministry of Mass Communication of the Russian Federation

5.2.20. Procedure of establishment and marking of customs control zones, requirements thereto, with exception of customs control zones established along the customs border;
5.2.21. Forms of Customs Check Certificates and Certificates of Customs Inspection of Goods and Vehicles;
5.2.22. Form of Act of personal customs inspection of an entity;

5.2.23. Forms of Customs Audit Certificate and inspection of the premises;

5.2.24. Procedure of taking probes or samples of goods, and also procedure of testing such probes or samples during Customs Check;
5.2.25. Form of Certificate of change, removal, destruction or replacement by a customs authority of any means of identification of goods and vehicles;

5.2.26. Procedure and conditions of use for Customs control purposes of any information systems, information technologies and means of its ensuring;
5.2.27. Procedure of generation and usage procedure of information sources of Customs and the requirements to the documentation of the information, as well as procedure of obtaining information from the information sources, of the scope of Customs authorities;

5.2.28. Procedure of license issue for setting up a vacant warehouse and its expiration date;
5.2.29. Procedure of identification of the goods imported to territory of a Special Economic Zone;
5.2.30. Requirements to arrangement, construction and a layout of a Special Economic Zone, and also conditions of accessing the Special Economic Zone to ensure effective customs control;

5.2.31. Form of application of a resident of a special economic zone, and requirements to information supposed to be used in it, for prospective import of goods to the territory of the special economic zone, in compliance with Customs regime of a free customs zone;
5.2.32. Forms of records and accounts, as well as the procedure and time limits, for submitting the accounts to customs authorities by the entities, conducting any activity on the territory of a special economic zone - subject to Russian Finance Ministry's approval;

5.2.33. Form of Statement of Obligation to be completed by any organization importing  to the customs territory of the Russian Federation any alcoholic production, in respect of the use of excise stamps purchased by such organization in accordance with the purpose of the excise stamps;


5.2.34. Rules of purchasing excise stamps for import of alcoholic production and control over their use;

5.2.35. Certificates determining amounts, which are to serve as security for due performance by an organization importing to customs territory of the Russian Federation any alcoholic production of its obligations regarding the use of excise stamps purchased by it in accordance with their intended purpose;


5.2.36. Format of laying on the information to be applied on excise marks, which contain details of the alcoholic production that can be read with the use of technical means of the Unified State Automatic Information System of registration of the ethyl spirit production and turnover volume, alcohol production and alcohol-containing production,  and also rules for providing a confirmation that records have been made in the Unified State Automatic Information System or a notice that such recording has been refused;

5.2.37. Legal instruments regarding other matters concerning relevant scope of activity, if such power is provided for in Russian Federal Constitutional Acts, Federal Acts, Resolutions by the President of the Russian Federation  and Russian Government's Directives, and also on the basis of legal instruments issued by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation;

5.2.38. Form and procedure of Customs credit tickets use;

5.2.39. Form of Certificate of the results of mutual verification of cash assets expense of the payer, paid to the account of Federal Treasury;

5.2.40. Form of Claim for customs fees payment;

5.2.41. Form of Decision for cash assets exaction on the irrevocable basis;

5.2.42.  Form of Decision of the Customs body about Claim for Decision, action (non-action) of the Customs authority or its official;

5.2.43. Form of Certificate for the review of a complaint following the simplified procedure;

5.2.44. Procedure of special simplified procedures establishment for Customs clearance;

5.2.45. procedure of submitting documents in the electronic  document form at the delivery of goods or means  of transport to the Customs territory.

5.2.46. forms of Certificate of the inner customs transit completion and written confirmation of vehicle arrival;

5.2.47. Form of Receipt, certifying the goods acceptance for temporary storage in storehouses of the customs authority;

5.2.48.  Form of Permission of goods recycling on the Customs territory and the form of revocation of Permission on goods recycling;

5.2.49.   Form of Application for the use of Customs regime of recycling on the Customs territory and the form of the information presentation, that contains this Application;

5.2.50.  Form of Application for goods recycling designated for domestic consumption;

5.2.51. Form of Application for the use of Customs recycling regime for domestic consumption and the form of the information presentation, that contains this Application;

5.2.52.  Form of Permission for the goods recycling outside the Customs territory and the form of revocation of such a permission;

5.2.53.  Form of Application for the use of Customs recycling regime outside the Customs territory and the form of the information presentation, that contains this Application;

5.2.54.    Mandatory requirements to arrangement, equipment and location  of the premises  and (or) open areas, designed for the use as Customs warehouses;

5.2.55. Form of Receipt, certifying the goods acceptance by the Customs authorities for the storage on the Customs warehouse;

5.2.56.     Forms of reporting about the stored, transported, sold, recycled and (or) used goods by Customs brokers (representatives), the owners of temporary storage warehouses’, customs storehouses’ owners and customs carriers, entities, using special simplified procedures, as well as entities, using and (or) owning the conditionally released goods;

5.2.57.  Simplified procedure of the goods Customs registration, imported illegally to the Customs territory of the Russian Federation;

5.2.58.  procedure of submitting Application for taking actions, relating to temporary suspension of goods release, and requirements to the submitted information, depending on the type of the intellectual property item;

5.2.59.  Form of Certificate of the Customs Authority, recording the fact of temporary storage expiration or the expiration of storage in the Customs warehouse;

5.2.60.  Form of Certificate of the Customs Authority, recording the fact of expiration of the period of demand of the goods and vehicles, that are material evidence of the case on an administrative violation;

5.2.61. Form and procedure of taking Formal Note of the Customs authority about the detection of the fact of non-payment of customs fees;

5.2.62. Form of Decision on the suspension of actions on accounts (on an account) of the customs duty payer, taxes (enterprises or individual entrepreneur) in a bank, a hardcopy of the form of Decision of cancellation of the suspension of actions on accounts (on an account) of the customs duty payer, taxes (enterprises or individual entrepreneur) in a bank and the procedure of submitting the indicated Decisions to the bank by Customs authority.

5.2.63.   Forms of Permission for occupancy and use of the  property of the customs duty payer and taxes, which is fully arrested, and the Permission for occupancy and use of the  property of the customs duty payer and taxes, which is partially arrested.

5.2.64.  Form of Ordinance for full or partial arrest of the  property of the customs duty payer and taxes;

5.2.65. Form of Record of proceedings on full or partial arrest of the  property of the customs duty payer and taxes;

5.2.66. Form of Ordinance for cancellation of the property arrest of the customs duty payer and taxes;

5.3. On the basis of Federal Acts, Resolutions and Decrees of the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation, and in accordance with the procedures, provided for therein, shall exercise the following powers for control and supervision concerning relevant activities:

5.3.1. Collection of customs duties, taxes, anti-dumping, special and countervailing duties, preliminary anti-dumping, preliminary special and preliminary countervailing duties, customs duties; it also supervises accuracy of assessment and timelimits of payment of the specified duties, taxes and charges, and takes measures for enforcement and compulsory collection or return thereof;

5.3.2. Ensure observance of the restrictions and limitations imposed in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on Government's regulation of foreign trade activities, and in accordance with  international treaties ratified by the Russian Federation, concerning the goods being moved across the customs border of the Russian Federation;

5.3.3. Ensure and maintain uniform application by customs authorities of the Customs legislation of the Russian Federation;

5.3.4. Perform customs clearance and customs checks;

5.3.5. According to established procedure, make decisions on classification of goods according to the Goods Nomenclature for foreign trade activities of the Russian Federation, and ensure publication of such decisions;

5.3.6. Provide, within the limits of its competence, protection of intellectual property rights;

5.3.7. Make, according to established procedure, preliminary decisions on classification of goods according to the Goods Nomenclature of foreign trade activities on origin of any specific goods from any specific country (Country of Origin);

5.3.8. Keep registers of entities engaged in customs operations;

5.3.9. Keep Register of banks and other credit organizations having the right of issuing bank guarantees for payment of customs fees;

5.3.10. Void and null. – RF Government Directive dated 20.02.2010 No. 75;

5.3.11. Keep Customs Register of items covered by intellectual property rights;

5.3.12. Issue qualification certificates to Customs Clearance Officers;

5.3.13. Withdraw qualification certificates issued to Customs Clearance Officers; 

5.3.14. Issue licenses for establishment of a vacant warehouse;

5.3.15. Within the limits of its competence, exercise control over currency transactions of residents and the non-residents, which involve movement any goods and vehicles across the customs border, in accordance with the Currency Control legislation of the Russian Federation and the legal instruments issued by Currency Control authorities on the basis thereof;

5.3.16. Take administrative proceedings in respect of any administrative violations, and review such cases in accordance with the Administrative legislation of the Russian Federation;

5.3.17. Perform inquests and urgent investigation actions in accordance with the Criminal Process legislation of the Russian Federation;

5.3.18. Carries out the operational investigations according to the Russian Federation legislation;

5.3.19. Carry out transport control in the stations of passing over the state border of the Russian Federation;

5.3.20.  Execute sanitary-quarantine, quarantine phyto-sanitary and veterinary control, in the scope of documentation check in specially equipped for these purposes stations for passing over the state border of the Russian Federation (special-purpose screening stations);

5.4. Keep Customs statistics of foreign trade and special Customs statistics ;

5.5. Inform and advise free of charge to the participants of foreign-economic activity on the questions of Customs activity;

5.6. Keep Foreign Trade Goods Nomenclatureы in accordance with the established procedure;

5.7. Develop and create the information systems, information technologies and means for their provision used by the Customs authorities in accordance with the established procedure;

5.8. Sum up the experience of application of the Russian Federation legislation in the stated scope of activity;

5.9. Function as the chief distributor and recipient of the Federal Budget funds, provided for maintenance of the Service and fulfilment of all the functions, entrusted to it;

5.10. Protect the state secrete data within the limits of its competence;

5.11. Consider complaints of Decisions, activity (non-activity) of the Customs authorities and officials;

5.12. Arrange the reception of citizens, provide punctual and full review of the citizens’ addresses, make decisions on them and direct replies to the applicants in the determined by the Russia Federation legislation time limit;

5.13. Provide preparedness activity of the Service as well as the control and coordination of the establishments’ activity of its scope, which are responsible for the preparedness activity.

5.13(1). Carry out organisation and operation of civil defence in the Service;

5.14. organizes professional training of Customs officials, their retraining, advanced training and on-the-job training;

5.15. Carry out the work on acquisition, storage, registration and the use of archive documents, accumulated during the functioning of the Service, according to the Russian Federation legislation;

5.16.  Collaborate with the State authorities of foreign countries and international organizations in accordance with the established procedure in the stated activity scope, including representation of the interests of the Russian Federation by order of the Russian Federation Government in the World Customs Organization (Customs Cooperation Council) and other international establishments;

5.17. Place orders  and conclude state contracts, as well as other commercial contracts for the goods delivery, execution of work, rendering of services for the benefit of the Service, as well as research work accomplishment for the State needs in the stated scope of activity in accordance with the procedure established by the Russian Federation Government;

5.18. Exercise functions of the State customer on construction of the Customs offices and other objects, necessary for the customs infrastructure development;

5.19. Exercise functions of the State customer on excise stamps production for labelling of alcohol production,  tobacco and tobacco goods, imported to the Customs territory of the Russian Federation;

5.20. Implement programmes for the development of the Customs affairs of the Russian Federation;

5.21.  Provide the metrological support for Customs authorities

5.22.  Arrange the security of the Customs infrastructure objects;

5.23. Exercise other powers in the stated scope of activity, if such power is

foreseen by the federal laws, normative legal acts of the President of the Russian Federation and the Russian Federation Government;

5.24. Provide publication of legal instruments, accepted by the Service, as well as the acts of the Customs legislation of the Russian Federation and other legal acts of the Russian Federation in the sphere of Customs affairs in its official editions;

6. To exercise the power in the stated scope of activity The Federal Customs Service has the right to:

6.1. Set up, reorganize and liquidate regional Customs Departments, Offices and Customs Stations, including special customs units who will have limited competence in performing some specific functions assigned to customs authorities, or to fulfil customs operations with regard to particular types of goods;

6.2. Determine the region of customs authorities' operation;

6.3. Approve the general or individual regulations of the regional Customs Departments, Customs Offices and Customs Stations;
6.4. Make arrangements for the conduct of necessary investigations, tests, inspections, analyses and estimations, and scientific inquiries within the established area of operations;
6.5. Request for the information required for decision-making with respect to the issues within the established scope of activity;
6.6. Provide legal entities and individuals with explanations and comments with regard to the issues within the established area of operations;

6.7. Exercise monitoring, including financial control of operations performed by foreign offices and departments of the Customs Service of the Russian Federation;
6.8. Involve under the established procedure, scientific and and/or other establishments, as well as individual scientists and experts to study and/or develop issues within the authorized area of operations;
6.9. Apply measures of the restrictive, precautionary and preventive nature provided by the Law of the Russian Federation to prevent and/or suppress violations by legal entities and/or citizens, of mandatory requirements existing within the established area of operations, and to take measures to liquidate complications, consequences and aftereffects of such infringements;

6.10. Set up advisory and expert units (councils, committees, groups, boards) within the established area of operations;

6.11. Develop and approve specimen of Identification Cards and Certificates, and the uniform wearing policy;

6.12. Issue individual legal acts concerning the established scope of activity.

7. The Federal Customs Service shall not be authorized to perform functions relating to the management of the state-owned property within the established area of operations and shall render no paid services, except for the cases established by Resolutions by the President of the Russian Federation and Directives by the Government of the Russian Federation.

The limitations, stated in the first paragraph of the present article do not expand to the power of the Head of Property Department of the Service,  that is assigned to the Service on the rights of operational control.

 

III.Activity arrangement

8. Federal Customs Service shall be headed by the Head shall be appointed to and discharged from the post by the Government of the Russian Federation.

Head of Federal Customs Service shall be personally responsible for exercising powers assigned to FCS within the established scope of activities.

Head of Federal Customs Service has Deputies, the number of which shall be determined by the Government of the Russian Federation.

Deputy Heads of Federal Customs Service shall be appointed to and discharged from the post by the Government of the Russian Federation as recommended by the Head of Federal Customs Service.

Deputy Head of Federal Customs Service supervising investigation activities led by customs authorities shall report to the Head of Federal Customs Service in finance and economic activity issues, while in field operations issues, shall be authorized to take independent decisions.

 

9. Head of Federal Customs Service shall be authorized as follows:

9.1. Assign responsibilities among his Deputies;

9.2. Bring to the Government of the Russian Federation the following:
9.2.1. Draft Regulation on Federal Customs Service;
9.2.2. Proposals on the limiting number payroll of officials and employees of the FCS Central Office and customs authorities;

9.2.3. Propose appointments to and/or discharges from Deputy Head of FCS posts;

9.2.4. Draft annual activity plan, forecast performance, and performance report of FCS;

9.2.5.  Proposals for awarding with the title of honour and recommendation for the Russian Federation state award, Honorary Certificate of the Russian Federation President, for encouragement by expression of gratitude of the Russian Federation President for officials and employees of the Central Office of FCS, its territorial office, officials and employees of the Service abroad, as well as the clerks of the establishments, within the jurisdiction of the Service;

9.3. Bring to the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation proposals on setting draft federal budget as regards financing of FCS activities;

9.4. Appoint to and discharge from posts officials of FCS Central Office, Heads of Regional Customs Directorates and Custom Office Administrators, and other officials and employees of customs authorities of the Russian Federation, including officials and employees of FCS Representative Offices abroad;

9.5. Resolve, in accordance with the RF law on government service, issues associated with doing federal government service in Federal Customs Service;

9.6. Approve structure and manning table of FCS Central Office within the limit of officials and employee number approved by the Government of the Russian Federation, revenue/expenditure estimate on FCS maintenance within the limits of approved budget allocations for certain periods;

9.7. Approve staffing numbers and payroll of postholders and employees of Regional Customs Directorates, Customs Offices and agencies reporting to FCS, and FCS Representative Offices in foreign states within the limits established by the Government of the Russian Federation;

9.8. Approve Regulations of FCS Central Office Divisions;

9.9. Define procedure of spending of funds allocated for measures related to operational and investigation activities by customs authorities;

9.10. Organize, to the established procedure, turnover of and other weapons, ammunition, and cold steel arms held by customs authorities

9.11. Approve Regulations on FCS Badges and Medals and Regulation on Certificate of Honor of Federal Customs Service;
9.12. has gift and award funds (as well as fire and cold arms) for awarding the staff, federal state public officers and the clerks of the Customs authorities and organizations under the jurisdiction of the Service, as well as other people, assisting in dealing with the responsibilities, entrusted to the Customs authorities, applies other award types, foreseen in the legislative acts;

9.13. Determine competences of customs authorities and officials thereof to resolve organizational, HR, finance and other issues;

9.14. Issue orders within FCS competence;

9.15. Bring to the Government of the Russian Federation proposals as per established procedure on establishment, reorganization and liquidation of federal enterprises and agencies reporting to FCS.

9.16. Define the referential form of the contract for FCS in the Customs authorities and the procedure of its conclusion;

9.17. Define the award procedure of the first special title to the Customs  officer, assigned to the post of intermediate or  senior commanding officers and sequential special titles from the major to the colonel of the Customs Service.

10. Financing of Federal Customs Service maintenance costs is covered by federal budgetary funds and other sources according to the Law of the Russian Federation;

11. Federal Customs Service is an entity, has a seal featuring the National Emblem of the Russian Federation and its name, and other standard seals, stamps and forms, and maintains bank accounts established according to the Law of the Russian Federation, as well as from the other funds, defined by the Russian Federation legislation.

12. Federal Customs Service has its duly approved emblem as a heraldic symbol, a flag and a challenge pennon.

13. The Head Office of Federal Customs Service is located in Moscow.

 

 

 

Approved by

Directive of

the Russian Federation Government

of 26 July 2006 N 459

 

AMMENDMENTS 

TO BE INCORPORATED INTO REGULATORY AND LEGAL INSTRUMENTS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

1.In the Rules of the turnover of non-military and service weapons and cartridges to them on the territory of the Russian Federation, defined by the Directive of the Russian Federation Government of 21 July 1998 No. 814 “About the measures for regulation of the turnover of non-military and service weapons and cartridges to them on the territory of the Russian Federation” (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation, 1998, No. 32, Article 3878; 2006, No. 3, Article 297):

a) exclude the last sentence of Paragraph 35;

b) in Paragraphs 56, 76, 81, 84, 87 and 90 change the words “ by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation” to the words “by the Federal Customs Service”.

2. In Paragraph 10 of Procedure of rendering humanitarian aid (assistance) to the Russian Federation, defined by Directive of the Russian Federation Government of 4 December 1999 г. No. 1335 (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation, 1999, No. 50, Article 6221; 2005, No. 52, Article 5752), change the words “by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation” to the words “by the Federal Customs Service”.

3. In Paragraph 4 of the Directive of the Russian Federation Government dated 21 May 2001 No. 416 “About supplementary payment to the officers of the Internal Affairs Authorities of the Russian Federation, the State Fire-fighting service of the Ministry of Civil Defence, Emergencies and Liquidation of the Consequences of Natural Catastrophes, the authorities and establishments of the Penal System, the Customs authorities of the Russian Federation, the Bodies for Control Over the Circulation of Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances, doing their service in the areas of the Far North and other areas with unfavourable climatic and ecological conditions, including the distant areas, equated to them” (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation, 2001, No. 23, Article 2371; 2002, No. 37, Article 3530; 2003, No. 33, Article 3269; 2004, No. 8, Article 663; No. 47, Article 4666; 2006, No. 3, Article  297) change the words “by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation” to the words “by the Federal Customs Service”.

4. In the title and in Paragraph "а" of the Directive of the Russian Federation Government of 26 July 2002 No. 566 “About the local offices of the State Customs Committee of the Russian Federation and Federal Service of the Russian Federation for Control Over the Circulation of Narcotics ” (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation, 2002, No. 31, Article 3115; 2004, No. 8, Article 663; No. 47, Article 4666) change the words “of the State Customs Committee” to the words “of the Federal Customs Service”.

5. Void and null– Directive of the Russian Federation Government of 05.06.2008 No. 437.

6. In the Regulations of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, confirmed by Directive of the Russian Federation Government of 30 June 2004 No. 329 “About the Ministry of  Finance of the Russian Federation” (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation, 2004, No. 31, Article 3258; No. 49, Article 4908; 2005, No. 52, Article 5755):

а) in Paragraph 2 the words “by Federal Customs Service” change to the words “by Customs authorities”;

b) Subparagraph 5.2.12 to be stated in the following version:

”5.2.12. procedure of control of the customs commodity cost together with the Federal Customs Service”;

7. In Directive of the Russian Federation Government of 21 August 2004 N 429 “About Federal Customs Service” (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation 2004, No. 35, Article 3637; 2005, No. 25, Article 2504):

а) put the title in the following version:

”Issues of the Federal Customs Service”;

b) Paragraphs 1 and 2 are to be admitted as void

c) in Paragraph 7:

change the words “of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation” to the words “of the Federal Customs Service”.

the words ” 59, Keramichesky passage” are to be excluded

8. Void. - Directive of the Russian Federation Government of 05.06.2008 No. 437.

9. Paragraph 2 of Directive of the Russian Federation Government of 10 June 2005 No. 367 “About keeping of Commodity Classifications of foreign economic activity” (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation, 2005, No. 25, Article 2504) to be admitted as void.

10. In Directive of the Russian Federation Government of 31 December 2005 No. 866 “About labelling of alcohol production with excise stamps” (Corpus of Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation, 2006, No. 3, Article 300):

а) In Paragraphs 3 and 4 change the words “of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation” to the words “of the Federal Customs Service”.

b) In subparagraph "c" of Paragraph 2 of the Rules of laying on the data on the excise stamps about the labelled alcohol production, confirmed by the indicated Directive change the words “by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation” to the words “by the Federal Customs Service”.