Yamal will share legislative experience on the international arctic legal forum
11:37 12 ноября 2014
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The second International Arctic Legal Forum «Sustainable Development of the Arctic: Legal Aspects» was opened in Saint Petersburg. It is being conducted at support of the State Duma of the Russian Federation and the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
Representatives of federal and regional bodies of the power, foreign guests, specialists of enterprises of fuel and energy complex, private business and public society are participating in it.
The delegation of Yamal includes deputies of the Legislative Assembly headed by the speaker Sergey Kharyuchi.
During 4 days the participants of the forum will share experience of legislative initiatives, will discuss legal regulation of economic activity of northern territories, legal regime of natural resources, re-distribution of authorities, juridical aspects of use of the Northern Sea Route. Besides, it is planned to work on issues touching upon northern reindeer husbandry and guarantees on traditional way of life of indigenous ethnic minorities of the Far North. Projects of normative acts of the federal and regional levels will be the result of the forum. In future they will provide sustainable socioeconomic development of arctic territories, as it is told to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» in the press-service of the regional parliament.
As we should note, the first international arctic legal forum took place in 2011 in Yamal. Amendments to the federal law were brought in, and the issue about registration of persons conducting nomadic or half-nomadic way of life was solved at that time owing to a legislative initiative of deputies of Yamal.