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MOSCOW, November 2 (Itar-Tass) — Russia’s State Duma has drafted a bill on the presidential ombudsman to protect rights of entrepreneurs, Head of the parliament’s faction of United Russia Andrei Vorobyov told a briefing on Friday.
“Very soon, today-tomorrow, the bill will be presented for discussion of all the factions,” he said. the State Duma may adopt the law before the yearend, he added.
According to the initiative, an ombudsman will be appointed and released by the president. An ombudsman should be at least 30 years old.
The new state institution will consider issues of protecting entrepreneurship, and of supporting establishment of core structures. A business ombudsman will also consider claims, will work with Russia’s territories, will be a guarantor of avoiding judicial mistakes.
The ombudsman will have an office and representatives in Russia’s regions, Vorobyov said.