Licensing System

The building complex of the country has moved from a licensing system for self-regulation. Since the transition to self-regulation was implemented in a short time, and the legislative framework were many shortcomings, the participants construction market in the near future to face with many surprises. Phase of the self-regulatory system in the construction industry in Russia is recognized to be passed successfully. As of December 24, 2009, in the country 222 registered self-regulatory organizations (SROs), including 121 SROs in construction, 92 – sro in designing and 9 – in the field of exploration. In the sro take 28-30 thousand companies. Judging from the number of licenses issued in Russia (268 thousand), it is 10% stroyorganizatsy country, and judging by the statistics on the number of operating companies (130 thousand), then more than 21%. Earlier ideologues translation industry to self-organization have repeatedly stated that the successful functioning of the building complex of Russia in the first stage is enough to create not more than 80 – 100 SROs in the building that would unite the order of 10% of construction companies in the country.

This means that regulatory reform in the industry become irreversible. Return to licensing will be no more. From 1 January 2010 for construction, design, engineering and surveying organizations operating under expired licenses provides for liability, including criminal, including imprisonment – aggravated by up to five years (Article 171 of Professional Code). From 1 January 2010 all contracts entered into by persons not having a certificate of admission to works, may be invalidated in the manner prescribed art. 173 Civil Code, and confiscation received under the contract money and results in revenue.

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