The Criminal Code Of The Russian Federation

Adopted by the State Duma on May 24, 1996
Adopted by the Federation Council on June 5, 1996
Federal Law No. 64-FZ of June 13, 1996 on the Enforcement of the Criminal
Code of the Russian Federation

Part II
Section IX
Chapter 24
Crimes Against Public Security
Chapter 25
Crimes Against Human Health and Public Morality
Chapter 26
Ecological Crimes
Chapter 27
Crimes Against Traffic Safety and Operation of Transport Vehicles
Chapter 28
Crimes in the Sphere of Computer Information

Chapter 27. Crimes Against Traffic Safety and Operation of Transport Vehicles

Article 263. Violation of the Rules for Traffic Safety and Operation of the Railway, Air, or Water Transportation Systems


1. Violation of the rules for traffic safety and operation of railway, air, sea, or river transport by a person, who by virtue of the work he performs or the post he holds is duty-bound to observe these rules, if this deed has involved, by negligence, the infliction of grave injury or injury of average gravity to human health, or the infliction of a large-scale damage,
shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to five years, or by arrest for a term of three to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years, with disqualification to hold specified offices or to engage in specified activities for a term of up to three years or without such disqualification.
2. The same deed, which has involved by negligence the death of a person
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to five years.
3. A deed, provided for in the first part of this Article and entailing by negligence the death of two or more persons,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of four to ten years.

Article 264. Violation of the Rules for Traffic Safety and Operation of Transport Vehicles


1. Violation of the rules for traffic safety and operation of transport vehicles by a person driving a car or a train, or any other mechanical transport vehicle, which has involved by negligence the infliction of grave injury or injury of average gravity to human health,
shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to five years, or by arrest for a term of three to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years, with disqualification to operate a transport vehicle for a term of up to three years, or without such disqualification.
2. The same act, which has involved by negligence the death of a person,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to five years, with disqualification to operate a transport vehicle for a term of up to three years.
3. The act provided for in the first part of this Article, and entailing by negligence the death of two or more persons,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of four to ten years, with disqualification to operate a transport vehicle for a term of up to three years.
Note: In this Article, trolley-buses, tractors, and other self-propelled vehicles, motorcycles, and other mechanical transportation vehicles mean other mechanical transport vehicles.

Article 265. Leaving the Place of a Road Accident


Abandonment of the place of a road accident by a person operating a transport vehicle and violating the rules for traffic and operation of transport vehicles in case of the onset of consequences provided for by Article 264 of this Code,
shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to three years, or by arrest for a term of up to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years, with disqualification to hold specified offices or to engage in specified activities for a term of up to three years, or without such disqualification.

Article 266. Incompetent Repair of Transport Vehicles, and Putting Them into Service with Technical Defects


1. Competent repair of transport vehicles, communications, warning devices, or communication facilities, or any other transport equipment, and likewise the commissioning of technically defective transport vehicles by a person responsible for the technical condition of transport vehicles, if these acts have entailed, by negligence, the infliction of grave injury or injury of average gravity to human health, or the infliction of large-scale damage,
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 400 to 700 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of four to seven months, or by restraint of liberty for a term of up to three years, or by arrest for a term of up to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years, with disqualification to hold specified offices or to engage in specified activities for a term of up to three years, or without such disqualification.
2. The same acts, which have involved by negligence the death of a person,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to five years.
3. Acts provided for in the first part of this Article, and entailing by negligence the death of two or more persons,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of four to ten years.

Article 267. Putting out of Commission Transport Vehicles or Communications


1. Destruction, damage, or putting out of commission transport vehicles, warning devices, communications or communications facilities, or any other transport equipment, and likewise blocking transport communications, if these acts have involved, by negligence, the infliction of grave injury or injury of average gravity to human health, or the infliction of large-scale damage,
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 400 to 700 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of four to seven months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to four years.
2. The same acts, which have caused by negligence the death of a person,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of three to eight years.
3. The acts provided for in the first part of this Article, and entailing by negligence the death of two or more persons,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of six to ten years.

Article 268. Violation of the Rules for the Safe Work of Transport


1. Violation by a passenger, pedestrian, or any other traffic participant (except for a person referred to in Articles 263 and 264 of this Code) of the rules for traffic safety and operation of transport vehicles, if this deed has involved by negligence the infliction of grave injury or injury of average gravity to human health,
shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to three years, or by arrest for a term of two or four months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years.
2. The same deed, which has involved by negligence the death of a person,
shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to five years, or by deprivation of liberty for the same term.
3. The deed provided for in the first part of this Article, and entailing by negligence the death of two or more persons,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of four to eight years.

Article 269. Violation of Safety Rules During the Construction, Operation, or Repair of Trunk Pipelines


1. Violation of safety rules during the construction, operation, or repair of trunk pipelines, if this act has involved by negligence the infliction of grave injury or injury of average gravity to human health, or the infliction of large-scale damage,
shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term of up to four years, or by arrest for a term of three to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years, with disqualification to hold specified offices or to engage in specified activities for a term of up to three years, or without such disqualification.
2. The same act, which has entailed by negligence the death of a person,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to five years.
3. The act provided for in the first part of this Article, and entailing by negligence the death of two or more persons,
shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of four to ten years.

Article 270. Failure of a Ship Master to Render Assistance to People in Distress


Failure of a ship master to render assistance to people in distress at sea or in any other water route, if this assistance could be rendered without a serious threat to his ship, its crew, and passengers,
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 200 to 500 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of two to five months, or by restraint of liberty for a term of up to three years, or by deprivation of liberty for a term of up to two years, with disqualification to hold specified offices or to engage in specified activities for a term of up to three years, or without such disqualification.

Article 271. Violation of the Rules for International Flights


Non-observance of routes, landing places, air gate-ways, flight altitudes, or any other violation of the rules of international flights,
shall be punishable by a fine in the amount of 200 to 500 minimum wages, or in the amount of the wage or salary, or any other income of the convicted person for a period of two to five months, or by restraint of liberty for a term of up to two years, or by arrest for a term of up to six months, with disqualification to hold specified offices or to engage in specified activities for a term of up to three years, or without such disqualification.

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