Stiffer fines proposed for disobedience to orders of Russian police
MOSCOW, November 23 (RAPSI) – Lawmaker from the United Russia party Dmitry Vyatkin has submitted a bill on stiffer administrative fines for insubordination to law enforcement officers to the State Duma.
The initiative stipulates fines from 2,000 to 4,000 ($26 - 50) rubles for disobedience to the police orders. Repeated offences would result in fines from 10,000 to 20,000 rubles ($130 - 260). Moreover, community service is envisaged as an alternative punishment for such violations, an explanatory note to the draft law reads.
Amendments are proposed to the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation.