Russia | New administrative liability for violation of mandatory marking of goods

13/07/2021

On 26.05.2021 the State Duma adopted the Law “On Amendments to the Code of the Russian Federation on Administrative Offences (as regards introduction of administrative liability for violation of requirements for mandatory marking of goods (including medicinal products for medical use) with identification means and requirements for circulation of goods subject to mandatory marking with identification means) and Article 1 of the Federal Law “On Amendments to the Code of the Russian Federation on Administrative Offences”. (hereinafter – the “Law“).

On 02.06.2021, the text of the Law was approved by the Federation Council and signed by the President on 11.06.2021.

The law unifies liability for all types of goods for violation of the requirements for their marking established by the legislation on technical regulation, and introduces special liability for violations related to the marking of goods by means of identification.

In addition, special regulations are introduced for the marking of medicinal products.

The law introduces the following administrative offences:

  • Failure to provide information, violation of procedures and deadlines for providing information, provision of incomplete and/or inaccurate information to the monitoring system operator.

Liability:

– A warning or a fine of up to RUB 100,000 – for legal entities,

– A fine of up to RUB 10,000 – for officials.

The following administrative offences are additionally introduced in relation to medicinal products:

  • Production and sale of medicinal products without identification means or with violation of the marking procedure.

Liability:

– A fine of up to RUB 10,000 – for officials,

– A fine of up to RUB 100,000 with confiscation of the items of the administrative offence – for legal entities.

  • Failure to enter data into the monitoring system in a timely manner or entering inaccurate data.

Liability:

– A fine of up to RUB 10,000 – for officials,

– A fine of up to RUB 100,000 – for legal entities.

In addition, the Law provides for the extension of the rules on liability for violations in the area of marking to the putting of goods into circulation. The norms of the Law will enter into force from 01.12.2021.

How SCHNEIDER GROUP can help

SCHNEIDER GROUP specialists are on hand to answer any questions you may have and to provide you with practical support with regard to marking of goods, as well as to give you a detailed explanation of the legislative changes which have occurred

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