Fines to be introduced in Russia for illegal sale of theater tickets
MOSCOW, December 18 (RAPSI) – The State Duma passed a bill on fines for violation of requirements to sale and return of theatrical entertainment events in a final third reading on Wednesday, according to a statement of the lower house of parliament.
Amendments are proposed to the Code on Administrative Offenses.
According to the bill, fines for illegal ticket trade would reach the up to the twofold cost of tickets for individuals, up to the threefold cost for officials, and up to fivefold cost for entrepreneurs and companies.
The Culture Ministry will be authorized to draw up administrative violation protocols, the bill stipulates.
The document is to come into force in 15 days after its official publication.