UFAS predicts growth of number of infringements of the advertising legislation
In the first half of the year 2012 management FAS across the Nizhniy Novgorod region has raised 25 administrative affairs on the facts of infringement of the advertising legislation, the total sum of penalties of infringers has exceeded 1 million rbl. About it yesterday on a press - conferences UFAS were informed by chief of the department Michael Teodorovich. Concerning distributors of advertising of alcohol supervising department considers annually an order of five - six affairs, in the basic connected with illegal placing of outdoor advertising near to nurseries, educational or medical institutions. Under the forecast of the chief of department of control of the financial markets, advertising and an unfair competition regional UFAS Olga Shvetsovoj, now, in connection with change of the federal legislation, such trials becomes more. So, the come into force new edition of the law “ About state regulation of manufacture and a turn of ethyl spirit, alcoholic and spirtosoderzhashchej production and about restriction of consumption of alcoholic production “ to alcohol carries all drinks with the maintenance of ethyl spirit more than 0,5 %, that is beer and drinks on its basis also are considered as alcohol, and on them since January, 1st, 2013 all restrictions connected with advertising will extend. Besides, since July, 23rd, 2012 amendments to the law " will come into force; About advertising “: advertising of alcoholic production will be possible only in printing editions, stationary retail trading objects and on the Internet. Earlier beer advertising was resolved in a night teleether (with 22. 00 to 7. 00), and on the TV channels broadcast on a paid basis, similar restrictions were absent at all. Besides, alcohol advertising is forbidden “ at cinema - and video service, on radio, on objects of outdoor advertising “ On transport, in buildings of a transport infrastructure (at stations, at the airports), except places in which alcohol is on sale. At last, additional demands will be made to alcohol advertising. G - zha Shvetsova has reminded that for legislation infringements penal sanctions are provided: from 4 thousand to 20 thousand rbl. concerning officials and from 100 to 500 thousand rbl. for legal bodies.