It is important to plan legislative activities and to correlate it with a subordinate regulation to the implementation of the constitutional amendments turned into a formality, said the Director of the Institute of legislation and comparative law under the government of the Russian Federation, co-chair of the working group on amendments to the Constitution, taliya khabrieva.
At the meeting of the Presidium of the Council of legislators of the Russian Federation on the theme "Topical issues of improvement of legislation in connection with the adoption of the amendments to the Constitution," she noted that after the adoption of the amendments to the Constitution the changes will affect the legislation of subjects of Federation and municipal legal acts.
With the adoption of the amendments appear new format the impact of the Constitution on legislation, in some cases, constitutional the novels form the strategy of development of entire areas of law, which has not happened since 1993, said the Director of the Institute of legislation and comparative law under the government of the Russian Federation, co-chair of the working group on amendments taliya khabrieva.
According to her, the new constitutional cycle defines the parameters not only the Russian legislation and its modernization, but also the entire legal system as a whole.
Amendments to the Constitution, which were discussed by the Russians and the expert community for the last six months, come into force on 4 July. They were supported by 77,92% voted Russians.
Mention of God, marriage and historical memory are reflected in the basic law along with other social, cultural and political amendments, which promise to strengthen the country's sovereignty and to contribute to its further development. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov told journalists that the Kremlin is not prepared to take into account the statements of the West about the concerns over amendments to the Constitution, and Russia is committed to its sovereignty.
Working group on Constitution is ready to continue working in the new format, the first meeting will be held in the near future, told RIA Novosti co-Chairman of the group taliya khabrieva.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to the working group on amendments to the Constitution to continue: in his opinion, it can do the monitoring of the implementation of the provisions of the basic law.
The position of the Venice Commission on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation on international relations should be taken as a recommendation and not a drama, said to RIA Novosti, the co-chair of the working group on the amendment of the basic law taliya khabrieva.
The Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, expressing his opinion on the amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation according to decisions of the ECHR, recommended to remove the proposed addition to article 79 of the Constitution (on international relations), or change its wording. The Commission pointed out that Russia made a political decision to join the Council of Europe and to remain a member of this organization. By ratifying the ECHR, and recognizing the jurisdiction of the Strasbourg court, it assumed the obligation to comply with court orders, the report said. Co-chair of the working group to discuss amendments Andrei Klishas, in turn, told RIA Novosti that the Russian Federation took note of the position of the Venice Commission, but will not amend a constitutional amendment.
The working group for preparation of amendments to the Constitution of resumes, the first after a long break, the meeting will be held on Saturday in part-time format on the basis of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation, invited sociologists and representatives of the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation.
Of the meeting, told RIA Novosti member of the group, the head of the Duma Committee on labour and social policy Yaroslav Nilov. According to him, some of the participants will be performing via video link, and someone will be in the building OP of the Russian Federation. In turn, co-chair of the working group taliya khabrieva said that the meeting will discuss the efforts to promote constitutional amendments, to raise public awareness about them.
Co-chair of the working group on preparation of amendments to the Constitution taliya khabrieva stated RIA Novosti that he sees no need to delay the process of determining the date of voting.
"I think it (the definition of the date of the vote. — Approx. ed.) will depend on what the situation with the pandemic. Since the output (quarantine — Approx. ed.) has already begun, and there is an understanding that all things are moving to normal activities," she said.