This month the Federal Law №372-FZ of July, 3, 2016, amending the Urban Development Code of the Russian Federation and certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation takes legal effect
The Federal Law is focused on perfection of self-regulating apparatus in the area of construction industry.
It specifies requirements for non-commercial organizations necessary to acquire self-regulatory organisation (SRO) status, requirement for its standards and internal documents, affiliation and disaffiliation with the organization, as well as special aspects of monitoring by SRO of its associates’ activity and taking disciplinary actions. The cases defined when the affiliation with SRO of legal entities and self-employed entrepreneurs handling jobs in the area of engineering surveys, architectural design, building, reconstruction, capital repair of capital structures is compulsory.
In addition to that, the Federal Law imposes requirements for specialists in the area of engineering survey organization, architectural design and construction. It also introduces the new order of compensation of damage done in consequence of nonfullfillment or inadequate fullfillment by SRO associate of commitments under engineering survey contract, front-end engineering and design, construction contract settled with the use of competitive methods of formation of a contract.