The state Duma adopted the law on the extension of age of stay on civil service in the regions

© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in photobacteria of the State Duma on Okhotny Ryad street in Moscow. Archival photoThe state Duma adopted the law on the extension of age of stay on civil service in the regions© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable the image Bank

The state Duma at plenary session on Friday has approved in the third final reading the law on the possibility of extending to 70 years of age limit of stay in public service for regional officials.

Corresponding changes are proposed in the article 25-1 of the law «On state civil service of the Russian Federation». Now the legislation provides for the possibility of extension to 70 years the age limit of stay on civil service only to Federal officials.

«The Federal civil service and civil service entities are one form of public service, to ensure successful operation of activities of state bodies the bill proposes to grant the right to extend the term of stay on civil service subjects up to 70 years of the state civil servants of constituent entities of the Russian Federation occupying positions of the civil service of a category «heads» concerning higher group of posts, appointing them to the position of public authority or the concerned official,» — said in the explanatory note to the bill.

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