The Criminal Code Of The Russian Federation

Adopted by the State Duma on May 24, 1996
Adopted by the Federation Council on June 5, 1996
Federal Law No. 64-FZ of June 13, 1996 on the Enforcement of the Criminal
Code of the Russian Federation

Part II
Section X
Chapter 29
Crimes Against the Fundamentals of the Constitutional System and StateSecurity
Chapter 30
Crimes Against State Power and the Interests of the Civil Service and theService in Local Self-government Bodies
Chapter 31
Crimes Against the Administration of Justice
Chapter 32
Crime Against Administration Procedure

Chapter 32. Crime Against Administration Procedure

Article 317. Encroachment on the Life of an Officer of a Law-enforcement Agency


Encroachment on the life of an officer of a law-enforcement body, or of a serviceman, and also of their relatives, for the purpose of obstructing the lawful activity of said persons to protect the public order and security, or out of vengeance for such activity,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of twelve to twenty years, or by capital punishment or life imprisonment.

Article 318. Use of Violence Against a Representative of the Authority


1. Use of violence that does not endanger human life or health, or threats to use violence against a representative of the authority, or his relatives, in connection with the discharge by his official duties,
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 200 to 500 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of two to five months, or by arrest for a term of three to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to five years.
2. The use of violence endangering the lives or health of the persons referred to in the first part of this Article
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of five to ten years.
Note: A public officer of a law-enforcement or controlling body, and also other public officials vested in the statutory order with regulatory powers in respect of persons who are not dependent on them by virtue of employment, shall be deemed to be a representative of the authority in this and other Articles of the present code.

Article 319. Insult of a Representative of the Authority


Public insult of a representative of the authority during the discharge by him of his official duties, or in connection with their discharge,
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 50 to 100 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of up to one month, or by compulsory works for a term of 120 to 180 hours, or by corrective labour for a term of six to twelve months.

Article 320. Disclosure of Information About Security measures Protecting a Public Officer of a Law-enforcement or Controlling Agency


1. Disclosure of information about security measures protecting a public officer of a law-enforcement or controlling body, and also protecting his relatives, if this deed has been committed to obstruct his official activity,
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 200 to 400 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of two to four months, or by arrest for a term of up to four months.
2. The same deed, which has involved serious consequences,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term up to five years.

Article 321. Desorganization of the Activity of Institutions Providing the Isolation from Society


1. The application of violence, not dangerous for the convict's life and health, or the threat of the application of violence with respect to him in order to prevent the convict's reformation or by way of revenge for his rendering assistance to the administration of the institution or of the body of the criminal-executive system -
- shall be punished by the deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years.
2. The actions mentioned in the first part of this Article, committed with respect to a worker of the place of the deprivation of freedom or of the place of keeping under arrest in connection with the performance of his official activity, or with respect to his close relatives - shall be punished by the deprivation of freedom for a term of from two to five years.
3. The actions mentioned in the first and the second parts of this Article, committed by an organized group or with the use of violence dangerous for the life or health - shall be punished by the deprivation of freedom for a term of from five to twelve years.

Article 322. Illegal Crossing of the State Border of the Russian Federation


1. Crossing of the protected State Border of the Russian Federation without official documents and a proper permit,
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 200 to 500 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of two to five months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years.
2. Illegal crossing of the protected State Border of the Russian Federation, committed by a group of persons in a preliminary conspiracy, or by an organized group, or with the use of violence or threats of its use,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to five years.
Note: The present Article shall not extend to cases of arrival in the Russian Federation in breach of the rules for crossing the State Border of the Russian Federation by foreign national or stateless persons, for the use of the right of political asylum, in according with the Constitution of Russian Federation, unless the actions of these persons contain a different corpus delicti.

Article 323. Illicit Alteration of the State Border of the Russian Federation


1. Withdrawal, shifting, or destruction of boundaries, for the purpose of illicitly changing the State Border of the Russian Federation,
shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to three years, or by arrest for a term of three to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years.
2. The same acts, committed repeatedly or entailing serious consequences,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to four years.

Article 324. Acquisition or Sale of Official Documents and Government Awards


Illegal acquisition or sale of official documents which grant rights or release from duties, and also of government awards of the Russian Federation, the RSFSR, and the USSR,
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 100 to 200 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of one to two months, or by corrective labour for a term of up to one year, or by arrest for a term of up to three months.

Article 325. Theft or Damage of Documents, Stamps, and Seals or the Stealing of Excise Tax Marks, Special Marks or Marks of Conformance


1. Theft, destruction, damage, or concealment of documents, stamps or seals, committed out of mercenary or any other personal interest,
shall be punishable by a fine the amount of 200 to 500 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of two to five months, or by corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or by arrest for a term of up to four months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to one year.
2. Theft of a passport or any other important personal document from an individual
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 100 to 200 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of a one to two months, or by corrective labour for a term of up to one year, or by arrest for a term of up to three months.
3. The stealing of excise tax marks, special marks or marks of conformance, -
shall be punishable by fine in the amount from 200 up to 500 minimum wages or salaries, or in the amount of salary or any other income of the convicted person earned over the period from two to five months or by the deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years.

Article 326. Forgery or Destruction of the Identification Number-plate of a Motor Vehicle


1. Forgery or destruction of the identification number-plate, the number of the chassis, undercarriage, or engine, and also forgery of the state registration plate of a transport vehicle for the purpose of operating or selling a car, and likewise sale of a transport vehicle with a known forged identification number-plates, the numbers on the chassis, undercarriage, engine, or with knowingly forged state registration plates, or a sale of a hull, chassis, engine with an obviously counterfeit number -
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 100 to 200 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of one to two months, or by corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or by restraint of liberty for a term of up to two years.
2. The same acts, committed repeatedly or by a group of persons in a preliminary conspiracy, or by an organized group,
shall be punishable by corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to four years.

Article 327. Forgery, Manufacture, or Sale of Falsified Documents, Government Awards, Stamps, Seals, and Forms


1. Forgery of an identification card or any other official document which gives the rights and releases from duties, for the purpose of the use or sale of said document, and likewise manufacture for the same purposes or sale of falsified government awards of the Russian Federation, the RSFSR, and the USSR, or of stamps, seals, and forms,
shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to two years.
2. The same deeds, committed repeatedly,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to four years.
3. Use of a knowingly forged document
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 100 to 200 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of one to two months, or by compulsory works for a term of 180 to 240 hours, or by corrective labour for a term of up to two years, or by arrest for a term of three to six months.

Article 327.1. Production, Realization of Forged Marks of Excise Tax, Special Marks or Marks of Conformance or the Use Thereof


1. Production with the purpose to realize or the realization of forged marks of excise tax, special marks or marks of conformance, all above forgery-proof,
shall be punishable by fine in the amount from 300 to 700 minimum wages or salaries, or in the amount of salary or any other income of the convicted person earned over the period from three to seven months or by the deprivation of liberty for a term of up to three years.
2. Knowing utilization of forged marks of excise tax, special marks or marks of conformance, all above forgery-proof,
shall be punishable by fine in the amount from 500 to 1000 minimum wages or salaries, or in the amount of salary or any other income of the convicted person earned over the period from five to one year or by the deprivation of liberty for a term of up to five years.

Article 328. Evasion of Military or Alternative Civil Service


1. Evasion of conscription in the absence of lawful grounds for release from the military service
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 200 to 500 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of two to five months, or by arrest for a term of three to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years.
2. Evasion of performing alternative civil service, by persons released from military service, shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 100 to 200 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of one to two months, or by compulsory works for a term of 180 to 240 hours, or by arrest for a term of three to six months.

Article 329. Outrages upon the National Emblem of the Russian Federation, or the State Flag of the Russian Federation


Outrages upon the National Emblem of the Russian Federation, or State Flag of the Russian Federation,
shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to two years, or by arrest for a termof three to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to one year.

Article 330. Arbitrariness


1. Arbitrariness, that is the unauthorized commission of actions contrary to the order presented by a law or any other normative legal act, actions whose lawfulness is contested by an organization or individual, if such actions have inflicted substantial harm,
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 100 to 200 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of one to two months, or by compulsory works for a term of 180 to 240 hours, or by corrective labour for a term of one to two years, or by arrest for a term of three to six months.
2. The same deed, committed with the use of violence or with the threat if its use,
shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to three years, or by arrest for a term of four to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to five years.

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