The Ministry of Finance has prepared amendments to the rules for the sale of goods by remote method. The draft of the relevant government regulations published on the Single Portal.
Clause 5 of the rules of sale by remote means prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages, as well as goods, the free sale of which is prohibited or restricted by the laws of the Russian Federation. Accordingly, this prohibition applies to precious jewelry.
The new amendment to this provision establishes that in Russia it is allowed to sell jewelry made of precious metals or precious stones, as well as certified faceted gemstones, remotely, taking into account features established by the legislation of the Russian Federation. These features are in the mandatory stamping of jewelry.
The document may enter into force in 2019.