In Russia, starting from 2022, they will begin to seize foreign passports from non-payers. They write about it “News”…
It is reported that this measure may supplement the restriction on leaving the Russian Federation in the presence of debts of 30 thousand rubles or more or alimony debt of 10 thousand rubles. Also, a ban on the departure of defendants and defendants in criminal cases pending a court verdict.
According to the publication, the government bill on amendments to the Federal Law “On the procedure for leaving the Russian Federation …” The State Duma will consider in the autumn session. It is noted that according to the amendments, the authorities that have made a decision to ban a Russian citizen from traveling abroad must notify him of this. A citizen must find out about the decision taken against signature or notification “no later than the day following the day the decision is made,” the Izvestia report says. It is assumed that within five days, the citizen must hand over the passport to the migration service.
Earlier, the State Duma assessed the bill of the Cabinet of Ministers on the withdrawal of passports from debtors. Vyacheslav Lysakov, a member of the State Duma Committee on State Construction and Legislation, said that the concept of the proposed draft project is not entirely clear, while the proposed innovations increase the state’s costs and make debtors sleepy.