Section X. Responsibility for violation of the regime of specially protected natural territories

Article 36. Responsibility for violation of the regime of specially protected natural territories

1. Effective from July 1, 2002

2. The legislation of the Russian Federation establishes criminal liability for violation of the regime of specially protected natural territories.

3. Harm caused to natural objects and complexes within the boundaries of specially protected natural territories shall be reimbursed in accordance with the rates and methods for calculating the amount of damage approved in the prescribed manner, and, if they are not, by the actual costs of their restoration.