Putin signed a law banning the Mat in the literature and the media
Yesterday, Vladimir Putin signed a law banning any colloquial expressions in film, TV, theatrical productions, literary works and other art forms and media.
The law enters immediately, and on 1 July 2014 5 may he was published on the official Internet portal for information. Violating the law is punishable by a fine.
Now books containing colloquial expressions should be marked with a special warning on the cover, otherwise the publisher could face a fine. Any printed materials with obscene expressions must be Packed in a special cover and is accompanied by all the required details that tells the buyer about suspicious content. The same applies to movies, games, theatrical productions and other arts — they should all be marked with warning labels about the presence of the Mat. All the swearing is prohibited in public speeches, cultural or entertainment events. To determine the presence of obscene language will be a special Commission.
For civil penalties for swearing will be from 2000 to 2500 rubles, Officials will have to pay from 4000 to 5000 rubles for Legal persons suffer the most — they will have to pay from 40 000 to 50 000 RUB These penalties apply to the Mat in the media. Upon repeated offence the amount of the fine will increase. In some cases, provides for the suspension of business activity for three months.
The norms of this law do not apply to products issued prior to the adoption of this law.