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THE CODE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

ON ADMINISTRATIVE INFRINGEMENT

(excerpts)

ARTICLE 169. ILLEGAL ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTIVITIES

Involvement in illegal entrepreneurial activities, i.e. without state registration or license, or illegal engagement in activities recognized as monopoly of the state, shall be punished by penalty of 15-30 times of the defined minimum salary.

ARTICLE 177. FORCING ADOLESCENTS TO ALCOHOLISM

Forcing adolescents to alcoholism by parents or other persons, shall be punished by penalty of 50-100% of the defined minimum salary (edition 02.09.93).

ARTICLE 178. FAILING TO CARRY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF UPBRINGING AND EDUCATING A CHILD BY PARENTS OR PERSONS REPLACING THEM

Parents ill-intentionally failing to take responsibility for their adolescent child’s upbringing and education, resulting in drug using by adolescents without doctor’s permission, or other violations, committed by them (excluding the legal violations, mentioned in paragraph two and three of this article), shall be sentenced to a penalty of 10-30% of the defined minimum salary.

In case of minor hooliganism or hooliganism, committed by adolescents aged 14-16, shall result in penalty of 30-80% of the defined minimum salary to be imposed on parents or persons replacing them.

Appearance of drunken adolescents in public places, or usage of alcohol by adolescents, shall result in penalty of 50-100% of the defined minimum salary, to be imposed on the parents or persons replacing them.

ARTICLE 179.1. PROSTITUTION

Involvement in prostitution shall result in penalty of 50-100% of the defined minimum salary.

Recurrence of the same actions within 1 year after administrative infringement, shall result in penalty of 100% up to doubled amount of the defined minimum salary (according to 30.09.87, 02.09.93 edition).