On 23 July 2013 Federal Law No. 207-FZ “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation for the Purpose of Improving Migration Legislation and Administrative Liability for its Violation” (hereinafter – the “Law”) was adopted. The Law introduces some amendments aimed at improving migration legislation, as well as establishing new grounds for administrative liability in this area.
The Law comes into effect on 23 July 2013. Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation comes into effect 9 August 2013.