First of all, under article will get those who set the drones camera. The view from the top, it is a known law. However, as told “RG” the honourable lawyer of Russia Nikita Filippov’s fine in this case, even if the drone did not take off.
Citizens launch drones with different purposes. For example, according to the FSIN, using quadcopters in prison often convey mobile phones, alcohol and drugs. Recently, the city of Ukhta in the Komi Republic the citizen of the duct-taped cell phones to the body of the drone and tried to transfer the stuff to the prisoners. The offender was arrested.
last year, a law was passed that allowed the security forces to shoot down drones flying where it is impossible. Law enforcers can stop flying drones to help suppress control signal, and if a drone poses a threat to life and health of citizens, it can damage or even destroy. But this does not mean that law enforcement will shoot down any drone that flew where it should not.
Now the Ministry of justice is finalizing a new draft of the administrative code, which inter alia, stipulated penalties for flying drones in the wrong place. Citizens will face a fine of up to 10 thousand rubles.
“the Event giving rise to the imposition of administrative punishment, is the unauthorized flight over the said territories”, – says Nikita Filippov.
According to him, irrespective of the territory on which was carried out unauthorized flight, protocols can only be the police.
“Other authorities, including those on objects which are unauthorized flight, will be entitled only to notify the police authority about the fact of the offense and to take measures for detention of offenders prior to arrival of officers of the police,” – says Nikita Filippov.
the Expert drew attention: if the police made the report, it does not mean attraction to administrative responsibility.
“It’s only fixation event, which, in the opinion of the policeman on duty, contains elements of an administrative offense. The task of the police – to stop illegal flying of a drone, to detain the offender, to make the Protocol, which describe the circumstances of the illegal actions, to familiarize them with the person against whom the Protocol, and transmit the Protocol to the court of General jurisdiction at the place of the offense,” – said the expert.
a decision on whether to punish or not will take the court.