The law on administrative responsibility for violators of quarantine

Citizen, showed the levity, can be fined a maximum of 300 thousand rubles, and the company – a million rubles.

In the current edition of the administrative code already has penalties for violation of sanitary rules and failure to comply with sanitary-hygienic and anti-epidemic measures. The penalty for this is a small, from one hundred to five hundred roubles for citizens. You may even go with a warning. A legal entity can be fined up to 20 thousand rubles.

Photo: iStock the First reading passed a draft of up to seven years for violation of quarantine

the Government has proposed tougher to punish for violation of such rules, if it is during a state of emergency or in the event of the threat of the spread of the disease, as well as for the period of quarantine. Failure to comply with the requirements of sanitary-anti-epidemic (preventive) actions will entail the imposition of an administrative fine. If the quarantine was broken by a citizen, it will be fined in the amount of 15 thousand to 40 thousand rubles. If the violation of sanitary rules and non-compliance with the measures is guilty officer, the penalty will be from 50 thousand to 150 thousand rubles. For legal entities – from 200 thousand to 500 thousand rubles. It is also possible administrative suspension of activity for up to thirty days.

the Penalty is increased if the violations resulted in harm to human health or death. The Cabinet suggested the following punishment: a fine for citizens in the amount from 150 thousand to 300 thousand rubles; for officials – from 300 thousand to 500 thousand rubles. Well as possible disqualification for the term from one year up to three years. For sole traders and legal entities shall impose a fine from five hundred thousand to 1 million rubles. It is also possible administrative suspension of activity for up to ninety days.

As earlier Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, there are people who, unfortunately, exhibiting a rare display of levity in regard to the safety of others and their own health. For them, and sanctions are needed.

If you compare with foreign analogues, the proposed measures are more liberal, told reporters the head of the lower chamber Vyacheslav Volodin. “I don’t want to punish anyone, but citizens should understand that it is important to organize themselves, he said. – If the person has given up, let them at least think about others”.

Photo: Alexei Nikolsky/RIA Novosti the President called criminal negligence violation of quarantine

the head of the 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 further spread of this infection from the carrier to a large number of people, with a very fast pace. “Proposed administrative sanctions must serve for all, first and foremost, a warning against such irresponsible and thoughtless actions in terms of universal danger,” – said the MP.

however, if the violation is a citizen of quarantine or other sanitary-epidemiological rules will have consequences in the form of mass disease people or death of one or more persons, then such offender will have to apply criminal provisions with sanctions up to 7 years in prison, said Pavel Krasheninnikov. From the administrative provisions, this rule will differ by the presence of signs of a crime. There or not, will determine the law enforcement agencies and the court.