Who is Responsible for Deceit?
In the fulfillment of the order of the President of the Russian Federation the Ministry of Justice is developing drafts of law to establish administrative and criminal liability for deliberately false expert conclusion in the field of purchase of goods, works, services to cover public and municipal needs. The issue concerns projects of federal laws “On Amendments into the Code of the Russian Federation on Administrative Violations” and “On Making Amendments into the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation and the Criminal Procedure Code of the Russian Federation.
According to amendments to be suggested for inclusion into the Criminal and Criminal Procedure Codes, and into the Administrative Violation Code , deliberately false expert conclusion entails criminal responsibility in case of infliction of damage, and will be placed under jurisdiction of Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation. The action, not constituting a criminal offence, involves administrative responsibility.