Article 125. The procedure for the participation of the Russian Federation, subjects of the Russian Federation, municipalities in relations governed by civil law.

1. On behalf of the Russian Federation and subjects of the Russian Federation, by their actions, they can acquire and exercise property and personal non-property rights and obligations, public authorities act in court within their competence established by acts determining the status of these bodies. 2. On behalf of municipalities, by their actions they can acquire and exercise the rights and obligations specified in paragraph 1 of this article, local governments within their competence, established by acts determining the status of these bodies. 3. In cases and in the manner prescribed by federal laws, decrees of the President of the Russian Federation and decrees of the Government of the Russian Federation, normative acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and municipal formations, by their special instructions, state bodies, local governments, as well as legal entities may act on their behalf individuals and citizens.

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References to other articles of chapter 5. Participation of the Russian Federation, subjects of the Russian Federation, municipal formations in relations regulated by civil legislation:
Article 124. The Russian Federation, subjects of the Russian Federation, municipalities - the subjects of civil law.
Article 126. Responsibility for the obligations of the Russian Federation, the subject of the Russian Federation, the municipality.
Article 127. Features of the responsibility of the Russian Federation and the subjects of the Russian Federation in relations regulated by civil law, with the participation of foreign legal entities, citizens and states.