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the bank, to save time from making settlement transactions, to computerize the archiving of payment documents.

2.4 Licensing A license is a special permit for carrying out a certain activity issued by a licensing body to a legal entity or to a private entrepreneur and assuming obligatory observing requirements and conditions39. A licensed activity is an activity for the execution of which at the territory of Russia a license is required40. Licensed activities include activities the execution of which may result in causing damage to rights, interests and health of people, to defense and security of the state, to the cultural heritage of the Russian Federation when control of such activities is impossible with other methods but licensing41. The activity for which a license was provided can be executed only by the legal entity or private entrepreneur who received the license42. In accordance with Federal Law No. 128-FZ from 08.08.2001 "On Licensing Certain Activities" as amended on 22.07.2008 the following activities require licensing43: 1) private safeguarding activity (licensed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs); 2) private investigation activity (licensed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs); 3) cargo shipment by inner water transport; 4) transportation of passengers by inner water transport; 5) cargo shipment by air; 6) passengers' transportation by air; 7) rail haulage of cargo-luggage; 8) rail haulage of cargoes; 9) cargo shipment by marine transport; 10) transportation of passengers by marine transport; 11) transportation of passengers by motor vehicles equipped for the transportation of more than eight persons (except for the cases when identified activity is conducted by a legal entity or an individual proprietor for their own needs); 12) transportation of passengers and luggage by rail; 13) loading and discharging of hazardous cargoes on and from inner water transport; 14) loading and discharging of hazardous cargoes in sea ports; 15) loading and discharging of hazardous cargoes on and from rail transport; 16) rendering data encryption services; 17) application of industrial explosive materials; 39

According to Art. 2 of the Federal Law of 08.08.2001 No. 128-FZ «About Licensing of Certain Kinds of Activities» (ed. 05.02.2007).

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According to Art. 2 of the Federal Law of 08.08.2001 No. 128-FZ «About Licensing of Certain Kinds of Activities» (ed. 05.02.2007). 41 According to Art. 4 of the Federal Law of 08.08.2001 No. 128-FZ «About Licensing of Certain Kinds of Activities» (ed. 05.02.2007). 42 According to Art. 7 of the Federal Law of 08.08.2001 No. 128-FZ «About Licensing of Certain Kinds of Activities» (ed. 05.02.2007). 43 According to Art. 17 of the Federal Law of 08.08.2001 No. 128-FZ «About Licensing of Certain Kinds of Activities» (ed. 05.02.2007).

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1. STATE AND MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES IN ST. PETERSBURG In St. Petersburg the system of state authorities was formed which has statutory object...

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