MOSCOW, July 17 (RAPSI) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered ministers to draft proposals that would ease some administrative penalties for violations committed by businessmen for the first time with no monetary loss.

The relevant statement has been published on the government’s website following the All-Russian teleconference on realization of the priority program called “Reform of oversight and supervisory activities”.

Medvedev also demanded to draft amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences limiting initiation of administrative cases and conduct of administrative investigations without preliminary check.

The orders were given to Russia’s Justice Ministry, Economy Ministry, and Minister for Open Government Mikhail Abyzov. They are to draft bills in cooperation with the Prosecutor General’s Office and business associations until August 7.