The present makes more and more new demands for knowledge and abilities, not allowing to stop in professional growth and improvement, demanding to be ready for solving complex and large-scale tasks. In July 2016 the Federal Law “On Appraisal Activities in the Russian Federation” was amended providing for introduction from July 2017 of a qualification exam for appraisers, whose qualifications and experience affect both private and public interests. The Russian Ministry of Economic Development in the nearest future will approve the procedure for passing such an exam. Introduction of the exam and procedure for its implementation are being actively discussed in the assessment environment. Nikolay Podguzov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, told about peculiarities of the compulsory examination for appraisers.
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Currently there isn’t actually any responsible for conducted cadastral and market appraisal — the appraiser and selfregulatory organization put the blame on lack of information, and the region — on appraisers; everybody is right, there isn’t any guilty, but taxpayers do not understand why, in this situation, they are responsible for the system shortcomings.
The RF Ministry of Economic Development has prepared a draft bill that would change the proceedings to contest the cadastral appraisal results. The Deputy Minister of Economic Development Nikolay Radievich Podguzov in his interview told the “ES” magazine what key changes should be expected.