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The federal law of the Russian Federation from April, 22nd, 2010 N 64 - FZ About modification of article 6 of the Federal law About activity state regulation on the organisation and carrying out of gamblings and about modification of some acts of the Russian Federation

It is accepted by the State Duma on April, 7th, 2010

It is approved by the Federation Council on April, 14th, 2010

Article 1

to Bring in article 6 of the Federal law from December, 29th, 2006 N 244 - FZ About activity state regulation on the organisation and carrying out of gamblings and about modification of some acts of the Russian Federation (Meeting of the legislation of the Russian Federation, 2007, N 1, item 7) following changes:

1) a part 2 to add with words And also the persons having not removed or outstanding previous conviction for crimes in sphere of economy or for deliberate crimes of average weight, grave crimes, especially grave crimes ;

2) in point 2 of a part of 6 words 100 million roubles to replace with words 1 billion roubles ;

3) a part 8 to recognise as become invalid;

4) to add with parts 9 - 15 following maintenances:

9. The minimum size of an authorised capital stock of the organizer of gamblings in bookmaker office or a tote is established in the sum of 100 million roubles. Money resources can be brought in payment of such authorised capital stock only. For formation of such authorised capital stock extra money resources cannot be used. The order of acknowledgement of sources of an origin of the money resources brought in payment of such authorised capital stock, is established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

10. With a view of protection of the rights and legitimate interests of participants of gamblings activity realisation on the organisation and carrying out of gamblings in bookmaker office or a tote is supposed only at presence at the organizer of gamblings in bookmaker office or a tote of a bank guarantee of execution of obligations to participants of the gamblings which period of validity is equal to period of validity available for the organizer of gamblings in bookmaker office or a tote of the licence for realisation of the specified activity. The bank having the licence of the Central bank of the Russian Federation on realisation of bank operations can be the guarantor who has given a bank guarantee, only. The given bank guarantee cannot be withdrawn. The size of the given bank guarantee is defined in the corresponding contract and there can not be less than 500 million roubles.

11. The organizer of gamblings is obliged to give annually authorised by the Government of the Russian Federation to federal enforcement authority of data on persons which have voting actions or a share in an authorised capital stock of this organizer of gamblings at a rate of not less than 10 percent and accordingly directly and (or) essential impact on the decision of the questions carried to the competence of general meeting of founders (participants) of this organizer of gamblings, and also the documents confirming specified data can indirectly make. The structure and an order of granting of the specified data and documents are established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

12. The accounting (financial) reporting of the organizer of gamblings is subject to obligatory annual auditor check.

13. Data and the documents specified regarding 11 present articles, the conclusion of the auditor by results of annual auditor check are obligatory appendices to the accounting (financial) reporting of the organizer of gamblings.

14. Check of reliability of the data, which granting 9 and 11 present articles are provided by parts 3, spends authorised by the Government of the Russian Federation federal enforcement authority. The organizer of gamblings bears responsibility for completeness and reliability of the specified data according to the legislation of the Russian Federation.

15. The government of the Russian Federation additional requirements to organizers of gamblings, and also to the reporting of organizers of gamblings, its structure and a representation order can be established. .

article 2

1. The present Federal law comes into force from the date of its official publication.

2. From the date of coming into force of the present Federal law point 2 of a part 6, parts of 9 and 10 articles 6 of the Federal law from December, 29th, 2006 N 244 - FZ About activity state regulation on the organisation and carrying out of gamblings and about modification of some acts of the Russian Federation (in edition of the present Federal law) are not applied concerning organizers of gamblings in bookmaker offices or the totes which have obtained the licences for realisation of activity on the organisation and carrying out of gamblings in bookmaker offices and totes about one day of coming into force of the present Federal law, before the expiry of the term of action of such licences.

the President of the Russian Federation

D.Medvedev