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Sergey Stepashin does not want to forbid to own to officials foreign real estate and an abacus

the Chairman of Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation, the co-chairman of Association of lawyers of Russia Sergey Stepashin has scarified the bill forbidding to officials to own abroad by real estate and an abacus. He does not consider such restrictions of constitutional laws "fair, proportional, necessary" and assumes that the bill can call disputes in the European court under human rights.
2DAY at session of presidium of Association of lawyers of Russia the co-chairman of the organisation Sergey Stepashin has acted W criticism of the bill forbidding to officials to own abroad by real estate, and also to open bills in foreign banks. Earlier the speaker of the State Duma Sergey Naryshkin (acts W project criticism) asked association to prepare the expert judgement on this bill.

we Will remind that in the summer two alternative bills have been brought in the State Duma - ABT foreign real estate and ABT a foreign abacus of officials. Authors of the first became spravoross Ilya Ponomarev and vitse - the speaker United Russia party member Sergey Zheleznjak which suggested officials to declare the information on the property available for them and an abacus abroad. More rigid variant was prepared by group of deputies of all fractions led by Vyacheslav Lysakovym. They have suggested to forbid to officials to have the foreign property if it is not caused by office necessity, and bills abroad if it is not connected with treatment or education.

"at me and my family is not present abroad either real estate, or foreign bills so I can be impartial", - present mister Stepashin at once has warned. Thus it has reminded that the principle of equality of citizens of the Russian Federation is fixed in article 19 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation. According to the head of Audit Chamber, NE restrictions of constitutional laws and freedom according to opinion of the Constitutional court "should meet the requirements of justice, be adequate, proportional and necessary". Such, according to mister Stepashin, in the bill forbidding to officials to own abroad by real estate and an abacus, no. He considers that disputes round the bill I can arise in the European court under human rights. "What for to us one more Pussy Riot? Though, maybe, not absolutely successful comparison", - was noted by mister Stepashin.

concerning the bill of deputies of Ponomareva and Iron ore in which it is SPK about necessity of declaring by officials of the information on foreign real estate and an abacus, the position of mister Stepashin was less critical." It is necessary to declare, questions are not present. But also under this bill there are questions ", - he has noted. Within a week the Association of lawyers of Russia intends to direct the conclusion on bills to the State Duma.