Moscow. May 30. INTERFAX.RU They will not affect citizens who do not want to be vaccinated according to the national schedule.

the draft of the new Code of administrative offences (administrative code) establishes for citizens at risk of a fine of up to 7 thousand rubles for a waiver of statutory medical examinations and vaccinations. The corresponding norm contains in the project of the new Cao, hosted by the Ministry of justice on the portal of projects of normative legal acts.

According to the draft, violation of the legislation on sanitary-epidemiological welfare of the population, including “implementation of measures against patients with infectious diseases, conducting medical examinations, preventive vaccinations, health education and training of citizens — shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount from 5 thousand to 7 thousand rubles.”

Commenting on this rule, the Deputy Minister of justice Denis Novak has declared “to Interfax” that “sanctions will not affect the majority of citizens who for whatever reason are not vaccinated according to the national schedule of vaccination”.

“Administrative liability will only arise in cases where there is an obligation to carry out these measures (vaccination — if) in accordance with the law on sanitary-epidemiological control,” said Novak.

currently, the administrative code does not provide penalties for vaccine refusal.