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Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation from June 9, 2010 N 417, Moscow "On the Rules permit the laying of submarine cables and pipelines on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation and the Regulation permits for drilling operations for purposes not related to regional geological study, prospecting, exploration and mining of mineral resources of the continental shelf of the Russian Federation "
Posted June 29, 2010

In accordance with Federal Law "On Continental Shelf of the Russian Federation Government of the Russian Federation decrees:

1. To approve the attached:

The rules permit the laying of submarine cables and pipelines on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation;

Rules permitting for drilling operations for purposes not related to regional geological study, geological study, exploration and mining of mineral resources on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation.

2. Implementation of the powers conferred by this Resolution shall be in limits set by the Government of the Russian Federation, limiting the number of employees of federal executive bodies, as well as the budgetary provisions of the federal budget for administration and management in the sphere of statutory functions.

Prime
Russian
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Rules for issuing permits for the installation of submarine cables and pipelines on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation

1. These Regulations determine the procedure for issuing permits for the laying of submarine cables and pipelines on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as - submarine cables and pipelines, permission) if they are used for purposes not related to the exploration of the continental shelf of the Russian Federation and the development of its mineral resources (in including the use of artificial islands, installations, structures), or out on the territory of the Russian Federation.

2. The laying of submarine cables and pipelines can be carried out for purposes not inconsistent with the Russian legislation and international treaties of the Russian Federation.

3. To lay submarine cables and pipelines can be: the federal executive authorities and executive authorities of subjects of the Russian Federation, the physical and legal entities of the Russian Federation (hereinafter - the Russian claimants);

foreign countries, their natural and legal persons, the competent international organizations (hereinafter - foreign applicants).

4. Laying of submarine cables and pipelines on the basis of a permit issued by Federal Service for Supervision in the sphere of nature.

5. For permission Russian and foreign applicants referred to the Federal Service for Supervision of Nature request for laying submarine cables and pipelines (hereinafter - application). The foreign applicant must submit a request through diplomatic channels.

6. Shall specify:

a) information about the applicant:

organizational-legal form, name, location, information about state registration, name, patronymic of the head, telephone, fax, data on the management bodies, owners, shareholders, information on staffing and skills that will be involved in work on laying of submarine cables and pipelines - for a legal person;

surname, first name, place of residence, data of identity document (type, number, issue date, the authority which issued the document), details of qualifications - for the individual;

b) The purpose of laying of submarine cables and pipelines and their purpose;

c) laying depth, geographic coordinates of the area of the continental shelf of the Russian Federation and alleged routing of submarine cables and pipelines (geographic coordinates of the initial and final points and turning points of the route);

g) the terms of laying of submarine cables and pipelines:

type and specifications of vessels and other means and facilities to be used;

match materials used in the laying of submarine cables and pipelines, the requirements in the field of environmental protection;

measures to prevent environmental pollution, as well as reduction and compensation for environmental damage, including water biological resources;

measures for the prevention and elimination of emergencies and ensure the safety of navigation and transportation security at laying of submarine cables and pipelines;

e) the dates of the beginning and end of the work of laying submarine cables and pipelines;

e) information on measures taken to meteorological, chemical, and hydrological observations on the rapid transfer of information on the results of these observations in radiometeorological Center, Russian Federation, in the zone of activity which will lay submarine cables and pipelines;

g) information on persons who are to be claimant to the work of laying submarine cables and pipelines:

organizational-legal form, name and location, information about state registration, name, patronymic of the head, telephone, fax, data management bodies, owners, shareholders, information on staffing and training of specialists, who will participate in the work on laying of submarine cables and pipelines - for a legal person;

surname, first name, place of residence, data of identity document (form number, date of issuance, the authority which issued the document), details of qualifications - for the individual.

7. The application shall be accompanied by the following documents:

a) Project documentation for laying submarine cables and pipelines and the positive conclusion of state ecological expertise;

b) copies of licenses for activities associated with the laying of submarine cables and pipelines if the existence of such licenses by the Russian legislation.

8. Require claimants to provide information and documents not covered by these Rules shall not be permitted.

9. Federal Service for Supervision of Nature:

within 3 days after receiving the application and attached documents send to the applicant notification of receipt;

within 10 days of receipt of application and annexed documents shall examine them for compliance with the requirements of these Regulations, assessing the completeness and accuracy of information within them and by the non-specified requirements shall send the applicant a motivated refusal to consider the application;

within 30 days of receipt of the application and attached documents checks and calculation conditions and the proposed routing of submarine cables and pipelines;

within 4 months from the date of receipt of the application and annexed documents shall agree upon the terms and the track laying of submarine cables and pipelines with the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency for Fisheries, the Federal Agency for Subsoil Use, the Federal Service for Supervision in transport sector, the Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision, the Federal Customs Service, Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport, Federal Service for Supervision in the sphere of communications, information technology and mass communications, the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation, and if the submarine cables and pipelines shown on the territory of the Russian Federation - also with the executive authorities of the Russian Federation, and submit to the Government of the Russian Federation on the possibility of authorization and the conditions for issuance of this permit, prepares and sends the applicant a permit.

10. Upon receipt of the agreement concerning the conditions and track laying of submarine cables and pipelines negative opinions of interested federal executive bodies Federal Service for Supervision of Nature sends within the period specified in the fifth paragraph of paragraph 9 of this Regulation, the Government of the Russian Federation and the applicant notified of refusal a permit on the grounds provided by paragraph 13 of this Regulation.

Foreign applicants be notified of the receipt of the application and attached documents, permission or notification of refusal to issue through diplomatic channels.

11. Permit contains provisions laying of submarine cables and pipelines, as well as the information specified in subparagraphs "a" - "in", "e" and "e" of paragraph 6 of this Regulation.

By resolution of material can be attached in a graphical form (layout of ships and other means and structures, which will be used when laying submarine cables and pipelines, and other documents) and the explanatory note thereto.

12. Transfer of a permit to another person, not the applicant is not allowed.

13. A permit shall be refused if laying of submarine cables and pipelines:

a) prevents the regional geological survey, geological survey, prospecting and mining of mineral resources of continental shelf of the Russian Federation, the implementation of the fisheries service and repair the previously laid submarine cables, pipelines and implement measures to protect and conserve the marine environment, natural resources of the Continental Shelf of the Russian Federation;

b) contrary to the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of environmental protection, including the marine environment and natural resources;

c) will be carried out within the boundaries of protected areas.

14. Federal Service for Supervision of Nature keeps a register of permits issued.

Rules for issuing permits for drilling operations for purposes not related to regional geological study, geological study, exploration and mining of mineral resources on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation

1. These Regulations determine the procedure for issuing permits for drilling on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to - drilling work permit) for purposes not related to regional geological study, geological study, exploration and mining of mineral resources of the continental shelf of the Russian Federation.

2. Drilling operations may be conducted for purposes not inconsistent with the Russian legislation and international treaties of the Russian Federation.

3. Drilling operations may be:

individuals and legal entities of the Russian Federation, as well as associations of Russian legal entities, unincorporated legal entity (hereinafter - the Russian claimants);

foreign natural and legal persons, as well as associations of foreign entities that do not have the status of legal persons (hereinafter - foreign applicants).

4. Drilling operations are conducted under a permit issued by the Federal Service for Supervision in the sphere of nature.

5. For permission Russian and foreign applicants referred to the Federal Service for Supervision of Nature application for drilling operations (hereinafter - application),. The foreign applicant must submit a request through diplomatic channels.

6. Shall specify:

a) information about the applicant:

organizational-legal form, name, location, information about state registration, name, patronymic of the head, telephone, fax, data management bodies, owners, shareholders, information on staffing and training of specialists, who will participate in drilling works - for the legal person;

surname, first name, place of residence, data of identity document (type, number, issue date, the authority which issued the document), details of qualifications - for the individual;

b) the objectives and purpose of drilling operations, the coordinates of the area of drilling operations;

c) the conditions of drilling:

types and specifications of drilling platforms and other used for the drilling equipment;

information about the line of drilling and cement requirements in the field of environmental protection;

set of measures to prevent environmental pollution, as well as to reduce and redress the damage caused to the environment, including aquatic biological resources;

Data on measures to ensure safety of navigation, traffic safety during drilling operations and in the proceedings;

d) information on persons who will be involved in the applicant to conduct drilling operations:

the organizational-legal form, name and location, information about state registration, name, name of director, telephone and fax information about the government, owners, shareholders, information on staffing and the qualifications of specialists who will be involved in the conduct of drilling works - for the legal person;

surname, first name, place of residence, data of identity document (type, number, issue date, the authority which issued the document), details of qualifications - for the individual;

e) the dates of the beginning and end of the drilling;

e) information on means of communication (radio, power, frequency, international call sign), which will be used during drilling operations;

g) information about the conduct of meteorological, chemical, hydrological observations and the rapid transfer of information on the results of these observations in radiometeorological Center of the Russian Federation in the area of operations which will produce drilling.

7. The application shall be accompanied by the following documents:

a) Project documentation for drilling operations and the positive conclusion of state ecological expertise;

b) copies of licenses for activities associated with the drilling, if such licenses by the Russian legislation.

8. Require claimants to provide information and documents not covered by these Rules shall not be permitted.

9. Federal Service for Supervision of Nature:

within 3 days after receiving the application and attached documents send to the applicant notification of receipt;

within 10 days of receipt of application and annexed documents shall examine them for compliance with the requirements of these Regulations, assessing the completeness and accuracy of information within them and by the non-specified requirements shall send the applicant a motivated refusal to consider the application;

within 30 days of receipt of the application and attached documents checks and calculation of the conditions of drilling operations;

within 3 months from the date of receipt of the application and annexed documents shall agree upon the conditions of drilling with the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency for Fisheries, the Federal Service for Transport Supervision, Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision, the Federal Customs Service, Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport, Federal Service for Supervision in the sphere of communications, information technology and mass communications and the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation, prepares and sends the applicant a permit.

10. Upon receipt of the agreement concerning the conditions of the drilling of negative opinions of interested federal executive bodies Federal Service for Supervision of Nature sends within the period specified in the fifth paragraph of paragraph 9 of these Regulations, the applicant notice of the refusal to grant permission on the grounds provided by paragraph 13 these Regulations.

Foreign applicants be notified of the receipt of the application and attached documents, permission or notification of refusal to issue through diplomatic channels.

11. Permission to contain the information specified in subparagraphs "a" - "in" and "e" - "g", paragraph 6 of this Regulation.

By resolution can be attached material in graphic form (layout drilling platforms, ships and other means and structures which will be used for drilling, and other documents) and the explanatory note to him.

12. Transfer of a permit to another person, not the applicant is not allowed.

13. A permit shall be refused if drilling operations:

a) poses a threat to national defense and national security;

b) contrary to the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of maritime safety, transport safety, environmental protection, including the marine environment and natural resources of the continental shelf of the Russian Federation;

c) planned to be within protected areas of the continental shelf of the Russian Federation;

d) does not comply with the purposes specified in the application and attached documents;

e) will be carried out by applicants, to the Russian Federation have the outstanding obligations arising from their previous drilling.

14. Federal Service for Supervision of Nature keeps a register of permits issued.