The Ministry of Health proposed to fine for advertisements for the sale of fake certificates

The ministry proposes to empower Roszdravnadzor with the authority to make a decision on the extrajudicial blocking of such Internet resources. Another bill of the Ministry of Health provides for fines for data on the sale of fake certificates

The Ministry of Health has proposed to fine for advertisements for the sale of fake medical documents

The Ministry of Health has developed a bill to block websites with offers to sell fake medical documents. The corresponding document was published on the portal of draft regulatory legal acts.

'Project & lt; … & gt; developed in fulfillment of orders & lt; & hellip; & gt; on the issue of establishing criteria that are grounds for blocking Internet resources containing offers to trade counterfeit medical documents, including remotely, '', & mdash; the document says.

The ministry proposed to empower Roszdravnadzor to make a decision on the extrajudicial blocking of these resources.

Internet resources can be blocked if they provide medical documents without a license to carry out medical activities or without medical research or medical examination, is specified in the explanatory note.

Also the Ministry of Health proposed to introduce administrative liability for the dissemination of information in the media containing offers to sell fake medical documents.

So, Art. 13.15 of the Administrative Code of Russia 'Abuse of Freedom of the Mass Media' it is proposed to supplement with part 10.3, which provides for a fine for citizens from 100 thousand to 200 thousand rubles, officials & mdash; from 200 thousand to 500 thousand rubles, legal entities & mdash; from 500 thousand to 1 million rubles.

The project also implies administrative liability for repeated violation: for citizens & mdash; a fine in the amount of 200 thousand to 300 thousand rubles, for officials & mdash; & lrm; from 500 thousand to 700 thousand rubles, for legal entities & mdash; from 1 million to 5 million rubles.

If adopted, the laws will enter into force on March 1, 2022.

Formerly Kaspersky Lab reported that scammers sell European COVID certificates on the darknet. The announcements suggest choosing the country of vaccination and one of the vaccines approved in the EU.

The EU Delegation in Russia told RBC that they expect Moscow to investigate cases of falsification of European vaccination certificates, expressing hope that the Russian authorities will take the necessary measures.

Earlier, the presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the fight against counterfeit certificates in the country “ is a matter of special concern for our law enforcement agencies. '' In Russia, holders of counterfeit certificates are subject to criminal prosecution in accordance with Article 327 of the Criminal Code (forgery, production or circulation of counterfeit documents, state awards, stamps, seals or letterheads). For the purchase and storage of a fake certificate, they face up to one year in prison.

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