Prescribed rules of conduct for citizens in emergency situations

a Few days ago came into force a law that gives the government authority to declare a special mode of increased readiness or emergency situation – both nationwide and in individual territories, where there was a threat. High alert suggests that the trouble has not yet happened, but the situation is extremely dangerous and therefore it is necessary to take special measures.

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Rules in General are simple and reasonable: citizens must comply with public order and law, to fulfill legal requirements of officials in charge of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations. To find victims, you must call the authorized officials and render first aid. Must be in possession of documents and present them upon request of authorized persons.

it is Forbidden to create any obstacles to the actions of the authorized officers and of public transport, to go over the fence with the designation of the emergency or threat area, spread false information about the threat or occurrence of emergency situation. Etc.

For violation of such rules is punishable under the administrative code and criminal code, depending on the consequences. For example, in Cao recently introduced a special article 20.6.1 “Failure to comply with rules of conduct in case of an emergency or threat arise.” If the violation is published today, the rules did not result in serious consequences, the penalty for citizens will be from 1 to 30 thousand rubles.

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In the case of repeated offences or when the violation caused the injury browcentury, or property, the penalties increase. Citizens face a fine from 15 to 50 thousand rubles. For legal entities and individual entrepreneurs in this case the penalty from 500 thousand to 1 million rubles or administrative suspension of activity for up to 90 days. To consider cases are district courts.

the Chairman of the Duma Committee on state construction and legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov said that in a pandemic coronavirus infection such violations are a great danger for the population because they increase the risk of getting a virus and the offender, and further spread of the contagion to a large number of people, and very rapidly. According to him, imposed administrative sanctions must serve for all, first and foremost, a warning against the irresponsible and thoughtless actions in terms of universal danger.