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Decree of the President of the RF of May 13, 2000
 
 
 

Extract from the DECREE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION ON PLENIPOTENTIARY REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION TO THE FEDERAL DISTRICT (of May 13, 2000)

With a view to provide for realization by the President of the Russian Federation of his constitutional powers, to increase the efficiency of federal bodies of the government and to improve the system of control over the execution of their decisions, I decree:

1. To transform the institution of plenipotentiary representatives of the President of the Russian Federation in regions of the Russian Federation to the institution of plenipotentiary representatives of the President of the Russian Federation in federal districts.

Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Regulations on the plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the federal district (of May 13, 2000).

I. General provisions

1. The plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation in federal district (hereinafter referred to as the plenipotentiary) shall be the official, representing the President of the Russian Federation within the respective federal district.

The plenipotentiary provides for realization of the constitutional powers of the head of state within the respective federal district.

2. The plenipotentiary shall be the federal civil servant and part of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation.

The plenipotentiary is appointed and dismissed by the President of the Russian Federation upon the representation of the Head of Administration of the President of the Russian Federation.

The plenipotentiary shall be immediately subordinate to the President of the Russian Federation and accountable to him.

The plenipotentiary shall be appointed for the term determined by the President of the Russian Federation, but not exceeding the term of office of the President of the Russian Federation.

3. The plenipotentiary shall be guided in his activity by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws, decrees and orders of the President of the Russian Federation as well as the present Regulations.

II. Fundamental tasks of the plenipotentiary

5. Fundamental tasks of the plenipotentiary shall be: to organize in the respective federal district the realization by bodies of the government of the basic directions of internal and foreign state policy determined by the President of the Russian Federation;

to organize control over the execution in the federal district of the decisions of federal bodies of the government;

to provide for realization in the federal district of the staff policy of the President of the Russian Federation;

to report regularly to the President of the Russian Federation on maintenance of national safety in the federal district as well as political, social and economic situation in federal district, to make respective suggestions to the President of the Russian Federation.

III. Functions of the plenipotentiary

6. The plenipotentiary with a view to perform the tasks assigned to him shall carry out the following functions:

provide coordination of activities of the federal executive bodies in the respective federal district;

analyze efficiency of law enforcement bodies in the federal district as well as staff security of the mentioned bodies, make respective suggestions to the President of the Russian Federation;

organize interaction of the federal executive bodies with the bodies of the government of subjects of the Russian Federation, institutions of local self-government, political parties, other public and religious associations;

develop jointly with inter-regional associations of economic interaction of the subjects of the Russian Federation the programs for social and economic development of territories within the federal district;

coordinate nominees to be appointed as federal civil servants and nominees for other positions within the federal district if the appointment is carried out by the President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation or federal executive bodies;

organize control over the execution of federal laws, decrees and orders of the President of the Russian Federation, decrees and orders of the Government of the Russian Federation, over the realization of federal programs in the federal district;

coordinate draft decisions of the federal bodies of the government, infringing upon the interests of the federal district or the subject of the Russian Federation located within this district;

coordinate representations on granting the state awards of the Russian Federation, on announcement of the gratitude of the President of the Russian Federation as well as conferring the honorary titles of the Russian Federation, higher military and special ranks presented to the federal executive bodies of the government of subjects of the Russian Federation located within the federal district;

deliver in the federal district on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation the state awards of the Russian Federation and declare the gratitude of the President of the Russian Federation;

take part in the work of the bodies of the government of subjects of the Russian Federation as well as the bodies of local self-government located within the federal district;

organize on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation realization of conciliatory procedures for resolution of disagreements between the federal bodies of the government and bodies of the government of subjects of the Russian Federation located within the federal district;

make suggestions to the President of the Russian Federation on suspension of acts of the executive bodies of subjects of the Russian Federation located within the federal district in case these acts contradict to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws, international obligations of the Russian Federation or violate human and citizen rights and freedoms;

cooperate with the Chief control board of the President of the Russian Federation and bodies of Public Prosecutor Office of the Russian Federation while organizing control over the execution in the federal district of federal laws, decrees and orders of the President of the Russian Federation, decrees and orders of the Government of the Russian Federation.

IV. Rights of the plenipotentiary

7. The plenipotentiary shall have the right:

to request and receive in accordance with established procedure necessary materials from independent divisions of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation, from federal bodies of the government, and also from bodies of the government of subjects of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government, organizations located within the respective federal district and from officials;

to direct his assistants and members of his staff to participate in the work of bodies of the government of subjects of the Russian Federation and bodies of the local self-government located within the federal district;

to use in accordance with established procedure the databanks of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation and federal bodies of the government;

to use state, including governmental systems of communication and links;

to organize within his competence control over the execution of decrees and orders of the President of the Russian Federation as well as the course of realization of federal programs, use of federal property and means of the federal budget in the federal district;

to introduce complaints and appeals of citizens for consideration of the federal bodies of the government as well as bodies of the government of subjects of the Russian Federation, bodies of the local self-government, heads of organizations located within the federal district and officials;

to make suggestions to the respective federal executive bodies on encouragement of heads of their territorial bodies located within the federal district and application of measures of disciplinary punishment;

to involve employees of the Chief control board of the President of the Russian Federation and if necessary employees of the federal executive bodies and their territorial bodies to realization of control, analysis of state of affairs in organizations located within the federal district;

to form consultative and advisory bodies.

8. The plenipotentiary in duty status shall have the right of unimpeded access to any organizations located within the federal district.


 
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