Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on amendments to the legislation, involving the formation of a unified register of persons liable for military service and introducing electronic agendas. The corresponding document is published on the official portal of legal information.
Recall that we are talking about the adoption of amendments to certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation regarding the notification of citizens about their appearance at events related to conscription for military service. The register of military registration will be formed by military commissariats in an automated mode based on information from the state information resource.
According to the law, summons to those liable for military service will be sent in writing and duplicated in electronic form. In this case, the summons will be considered served after seven days from the date of its placement in the register of summonses, if the summons is not considered served by other means.
So, for the non-appearance of persons liable for military service at the military registration and enlistment office without a good reason, 20 days from the date of delivery of the summons, temporary restrictions will be introduced. Deviators, in particular, will not be able to leave Russia until they appear in the draft board. In addition, restrictions on the right of a citizen to drive a vehicle are established, restrictions are possible on real estate transactions and obtaining loans, registration of individual entrepreneurs.
Recall that on April 11, the State Duma immediately adopted the law on electronic subpoenas and a unified register of military records in the second and third readings. The law was also approved by the Federation Council. However, during the discussion, Senator Lyudmila Narusova said that the restrictive measures envisaged “do not fit in any way” with existing laws. She also asked why the Russian Ombudsman’s opinion was not included in the appendix to the law.
However, Andrey Klishas, head of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building, objected to her. He said that such a conclusion “is not provided for by the regulations” of the Federation Council, and the chairman of the upper chamber, Valentina Matvienko, added that military registration is “not a right, but a duty” of a citizen.
Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov explained that the law on electronic subpoenas and the register of persons liable for military service should eliminate the “mess” that was observed in some places after the start of the SVO. When asked why the law was adopted so quickly, Peskov explained that at present all such documents are “extremely important,” so the State Duma treats them as “top-priority urgent documents.”
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