Weapons are a liability: fines for loss of weapons and shooting in violation of the rules
It is necessary to carefully observe the rules for the circulation of weapons, which are defined by the Federal Law of the Russian Federation “on weapons” and “Rules for the circulation of civil and service weapons and ammunition in the territory of the Russian Federation”.
Failure to comply with the established rules entails both administrative and criminal liability, as well as the seizure of weapons and the revocation of permits for their storage and use.
Employees Of the Department of Rosgvardiya for the Republic of Mari El, together with employees of the Ministry of natural resources, ecology and environmental protection of the Republic of Mari El, will conduct joint RAID activities during the hunt to prevent illegal extraction of wildlife objects and established rules for arms trafficking.
According to the Russian legislation (Decree Of the government of the Russian Federation of 21.07.1998 No. 814), a hunter must have an identity document, a hunting ticket, a permit or a license for hunting animals, a valid permit for storing and carrying firearms, and documents for it.
A hunting rifle must be transported in disassembled condition, if its design features allow. When entering a hunting area, the weapon must be covered. In case of non-compliance with the rules, the violator is involved under article 20.12 part 2 of the administrative Code of the Russian Federation, which threatens to impose an administrative fine in the amount of 1000 to 1500 rubles.
Firing weapons in localities or in other places not designated for this purpose is punishable by an administrative fine in the amount of 40,000 to 50,000 rubles with confiscation of weapons and ammunition, or by deprivation of the right to purchase and store or keep and carry weapons for a period of 1.5 to 3 years with confiscation of weapons and ammunition (article 20.13. part 2. Administrative code of the Russian Federation).
The same action, committed by a group of persons or a person who is intoxicated, shall entail an administrative fine in the amount of 50,000 to 100,000 rubles with the confiscation of weapons and ammunition, or deprivation of the right to purchase and store or store and carry weapons for a period of 3 years with the confiscation of weapons and ammunition.
According to article 20.13. parts 1. The administrative code of the Russian Federation shooting weapons in designated areas in violation of the established rules entails the imposition of an administrative fine in the amount of 3000 to 5000 rubles with or without confiscation of weapons and ammunition.
Special attention should be paid to compliance with safety regulations, weapons should be kept so that the barrels of the gun are always directed away from people, Pets or buildings. It is forbidden to move with weapons in places of mass congestion of people, leave weapons and ammunition unattended, transfer weapons to other persons. And, of course, the use of alcoholic beverages should be excluded from hunting. alcohol is the cause of many accidents. According to article 20.8 of part 4.1. Administrative code of the Russian Federation carrying firearms by a person who is intoxicated, entails the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of 2000 to 5000 rubles with the confiscation of weapons and ammunition to it or without it, or deprivation of the right to purchase and store or store and carry weapons for a period of 1 year to 2 years with the confiscation of weapons and ammunition to it or without it.
According to article 20.8 of part 4. 2. The administrative code of the Russian Federation, failure by a person carrying a firearm to comply with the legal requirement of a law enforcement officer to pass a medical examination for a state of intoxication entails deprivation of the right to purchase and store or store and carry weapons for a period of one to two years with or without confiscation of weapons and ammunition.
According to article 20.8 of part 6. Administrative code, illegal acquisition, sale, transfer, storage, transportation or carrying of civilian smooth-bore firearms and firearms limited destruction shall entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount from 3000 to 5000 rubles with confiscation of weapons and ammunition or administrative arrest for a period from 5 to 15 days with confiscation of weapons and ammunition; on officials – from 10 000 to 50 000 thousand rubles with confiscation of weapons and ammunition or disqualification for the term from one year to three years with confiscation of weapons and ammunition; on legal entities – from 100 000 to 500 000 rubles with confiscation of weapons and ammunition or administrative suspension of their activities for a period of from 10 to 60 days.
There are frequent cases of loss of weapons on the hunt. Violation of article 224 of the criminal code Negligent storage of a firearm shall be punished by a fine of up to 40,000 rubles or the salary or other income of the convicted person for a period up to 3 months, or by compulsory works for a term of up to 360 hours, or correctional labor for a term up to 1 year, or by restriction of liberty for a term up to 1 year, or with arrest for the term up to 6 months.
The hunter should always remember that the gun is fraught with serious danger to others, as well as to the shooter. Therefore, a number of techniques for handling a gun have been developed, the implementation of which minimizes the possibility of accidents.
Based on the requirements of the hunting Rules in order to ensure safety when hunting, it is prohibited:
– shoot and be with a loaded weapon in populated areas, as well as in the immediate vicinity;
– to carry out the extraction of hunting animals with the use of hunting firearms and (or) pneumatic weapons closer than 200 meters from the housing;
– shoot “the noise”, “whisper”, for unclear visible target, at dusk, against the sun and in other conditions of poor visibility.;
– shoot at feathered game sitting on wires and poles (poles) of power lines;
– shoot along the line of shooters (when the projectile can pass closer than 15 meters from the neighboring shooter);
– organize a corral of hunting animals, in which hunters move inside the corral, surrounding the animals trapped in the corral.
– shoot at information signs, including road signs, traffic signs, boundary signs, advertising structures (stands, billboards), as well as special information signs (full houses) and other information signs and their supports, residential and non-residential premises.