Article 19.1. Features of the regulation of activities in the field of professional sportsGo to document structure

Article 19.1. Features of the regulation of activities in the field of professional sportsGo to document structure

1. The main subjects of professional sports include all-Russian sports federations, professional sports clubs, professional sports leagues, sports judges, sports agents, athletes and coaches participating in professional sports competitions.

2. The activities of subjects of professional sports are aimed at participating in the development of professional sports, youth sports, including the preparation of a sports reserve, as well as at promoting the development of high-performance sports, including preparing athletes for participation in international sports competitions, including as part of sports teams teams of the Russian Federation.

3. The activities of athletes and coaches in professional sports are regulated by labor legislation, this Federal Law, as well as the norms adopted by international sports organizations, all-Russian sports federations, professional sports leagues, regulations (regulations) of professional sports competitions. At the same time, in the cases established by labor legislation, these norms are adopted by all-Russian sports federations, professional sports leagues, taking into account the opinion of all-Russian trade unions (associations of trade unions) of athletes and coaches working in the relevant sports (if there are such professional unions).

4. Professional sports clubs have the right to participate in professional sports competitions under the conditions established by the organizers of such competitions, to join the participants, members, founders of a professional sports league, and also to join as members of the all-Russian sports federations in accordance with their statutes.

5. If, in accordance with the budgetary legislation of the Russian Federation, budgetary appropriations are provided to professional sports clubs in the form of subsidies, such subsidies may not be spent on paying for the services of sports agents, providing compensation or similar payments in connection with the early termination of employment contracts with professional athletes and coaches exercising activities in the field of professional sports, as well as for payments to other professional sports clubs related to the transfer of athletes. When making a decision to provide a professional sports club with budgetary appropriations in the form of subsidies, the conditions and procedure for their spending by a professional sports club for the purpose of remuneration of athletes, coaches, and other specialists must be determined,

6. Organizations engaged in sports training, by decision of their authorized body and on conditions determined by the organizers of professional sports competitions, may be participants in professional sports competitions, as well as be part of the corresponding professional sports league, if this is allowed by its charter.

7. The Charter of the All-Russian Sports Federation for Team Playing Sports and the Charter of a Professional Sports League, specified in Part 8 of Article 19.2 of this Federal Law, must establish the obligation to approve by them the provisions defining the conditions and procedure for the transfer of athletes to other sports clubs or other sports – sports organizations, and the amount of monetary payments associated with such a transition must also be established, if the obligation to approve these provisions is given to the all-Russian sports federations and (or) professional sports leagues by the norms of the corresponding international sports federation.

8. Subjects of professional sports, namely the all-Russian sports federations, professional sports leagues, have no right to refuse the organizers of gambling in bookmakers to conclude agreements provided for in Article 6.2 of the Federal Law of December 29, 2006 N 244-FZ “On state regulation of the organization and the conduct of gambling and on amendments to some legislative acts of the Russian Federation. ”

9. Funds received by the organizers of sports competitions in accordance with the agreements specified in Part 1 of Article 6.2 of the Federal Law of December 29, 2006 N 244-FZ”On state regulation of activities for the organization and conduct of gambling and on amendments to some legislative acts of the Russian Federation”, in the form of targeted deductions from gambling, are directed to finance activities for the development of professional sports and children and youth sports. Twenty percent of the total targeted deductions from gambling are allocated to the development of youth sports. The procedure for the distribution of these funds is established by the federal executive body in the field of physical culture and sports. Eighty percent of the total targeted deductions from gambling are allocated to the development of professional sports. The procedure for the distribution of these funds is established by the All-Russian Sports Federation or the Professional Sports League.

9.1. Funds received by subjects of professional sports, namely, all-Russian sports federations, professional sports leagues, in accordance with the agreements specified in part 1.1 of article 6.2 of the Federal Law of December 29, 2006 N 244-FZ “On state regulation of activities for the organization and conduct of gambling and on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation “, in the form of earmarked deductions from gambling, are directed to finance activities for the development of youth sports. The procedure for the distribution of these funds is established by the federal executive body in the field of physical culture and sports.

10. The subjects of professional sports specified in part 8 of this article and concluded agreements provided for by article 6.2 of the Federal Law of December 29, 2006 N 244-FZ “On state regulation of activities for the organization and conduct of gambling and on amendments to some legislative acts of the Russian Federations “are obliged to post on their official websites on the Internet a list of such concluded agreements, as well as annually no later than March 31 of the year following the reporting calendar year, information on the total amount of funds received by them in the form of targeted deductions from gambling in the reporting calendar year, and information on their distribution in accordance with parts 9 and 9.1 of this article.

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