21:38 / 13.10.2021
Uzbekistan establishes responsibility for entrepreneurship without permits

The law “On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan in connection with the adoption of the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On licensing and notification procedures” was adopted.

Accordingly, changes have been made to the Civil Code, the Administrative Responsibility Code and the Criminal Code, Norma reports.

In paragraph 3 of part 2 of Article 53 of the Civil, it is established that a legal entity can be liquidated by a court decision in the case of carrying out activities without a license, activities (actions) without permission or without notifying the authorized body.

In Article 289-1 of the Civil Code, it is determined that the acceptance of movable property intended for personal consumption from citizens as collateral, as security for short-term loans, can be carried out as a business activity by specialized organizations – pawnshops operating in a notification procedure.

Article 165 of the Administrative Responsibility Code establishes liability for violation of legislation on licensing and notification procedures. 

The Administrative Responsibility Code has also been supplemented by Article 245-9, according to which the authorized bodies in the field of licensing and notification procedures, as well as the heads and deputies of their territorial divisions, upon revealing the above offenses, draw up a protocol on an administrative offense and send it for consideration to the court.

Article 190 of the Criminal Code, along with the responsibility for engaging in activities without a license, establishes responsibility for engaging in activities without notification and authorization. 

A person who has committed a crime for the first time is still released from liability if he, within 30 days from the date of crime detection, eliminates the consequences of carrying out activities without a license, without a permitting document or without sending a notification and compensates for the material damage caused.