Representatives of Yamal prepared suggestions to the federal draft law about the Arctic zone
14:34 20 ноября 2015
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The delegation of Yamal being headed by the governor Dmitriy Kobylkin is participating in the joint sitting of the presidium of the expert council on the Arctic and the Antarctic at the Federation Council of the Russian Federation and the state commission on the Arctic development.
The event is dedicated to issues of legislative support of socioeconomic development of the Russian Arctic zone, elaboration of the federal draft law about the Arctic zone and participation of administrative-territorial units of circumpolar regions in international arctic forums.
The deputy chairperson of the Legislative Assembly of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Sergey Kharyuchi notes that issues being discussed within the sitting are significant for Yamal. Programs of complex development of extractive fields are being fulfilled in the region, centers for production of liquefied natural gas are being created, the interregional Northern Latitudinal Railway and the multifunctional port of Sabetta in the Gulf of Ob are being built.
Therefore, as he notes, the specialists suppose that the law strengthening legal status of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation and regulating public legal relations on this territory should be a complex document. In one row with general regulations, it should unite branch specifics and peculiarities of normative legal regulation of regions of the arctic territory. A through principle of maximum use of infrastructural and personnel potentials of already available settlements and villages should become the basis of state regional management in the Arctic. Populated areas and elements of infrastructure should be scrutinized as a result of state investments made before and, correspondingly, as potential of available resources for further development and exploration of arctic territories. It will allow providing a complex approach to development of regions of the North, will assist to considerable increase in economic and social activity and, as it means, will improve quality of life of northerners, as he says.
In the opinion of deputies of Yamal, in the federal draft law it is necessary to foresee regulations about the system of social obligations and guarantees for population residing in the Arctic zone of Russia, to strengthen measures on providing of ecological security. Besides, for support of scientific accompanying of projects being fulfilled in the Arctic it needs to foresee measures stimulating creation and development of scientific and innovative platforms on this territory and support of scientific researches, as the press-service of the regional parliament informs.
Sergey Kharyuchi is sure that elaboration and adoption of the working law will become the result of the joint sitting. Fulfillment of the law will allow providing conditions for effective industrial development of the Arctic, comfortable life activity of population of the region, careful and reasonable use of riches of this unique territory.