Article 23. Entrepreneurial activity of a citizen.

1. A citizen shall have the right to engage in entrepreneurial activity without forming a legal entity from the moment of state registration as an individual entrepreneur. 2. The head of a peasant (farm) economy, operating without a legal entity (Article 257), shall be recognized as an entrepreneur from the moment of state registration of the peasant (farm) economy. 3. For business activities of citizens, carried out without forming a legal entity, the rules of this Code, which regulate the activities of legal entities that are business entities, are applicable, unless otherwise provided by law, other legal acts or the essence of the legal relationship. 4. A citizen engaged in entrepreneurial activity without forming a legal entity in violation of the requirements of paragraph 1 of this article shall not have the right to refer, in respect of transactions concluded by him, that he is not an entrepreneur. The court may apply to such transactions the rules of this Code on obligations related to the conduct of business activities.

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Links to other articles of chapter 3. Citizens (individuals):
Article 17. Legal capacity of a citizen.
Article 18. The content of the legal capacity of citizens.
Article 19. Name of the citizen.
Article 20. Place of residence of a citizen.
Article 21. Capacity of a citizen.
Article 22. Inadmissibility of deprivation and restriction of the legal capacity and capacity of a citizen.
Article 24. Property responsibility of a citizen.
Article 25. Insolvency (bankruptcy) of an individual entrepreneur.
Article 26. The legal capacity of minors aged fourteen to eighteen years.
Article 27. Emancipation.
Article 28. The capacity of minors.
Article 29. Recognition of a citizen as incapable.
Article 30. Restricting the capacity of a citizen.
Article 31. Guardianship and trusteeship.
Article 32. Guardianship.
Article 33. Custody.
Article 34. Guardianship and Trusteeship.
Article 35. Trustees and trustees.
Article 36. Execution by guardians and trustees of their duties.
Article 37. Disposal of property of the ward.
Article 38. Trust management of the property of the ward.
Article 39. Release and removal of guardians and trustees from the performance of their duties.
Article 40. Termination of custody and guardianship.
Article 41. Patronage of capable citizens.
Article 42. Recognition of a citizen as missing.
Article 43. Consequences of recognizing a citizen as missing.
Article 44. Cancellation of the decision on recognition of a citizen as missing.
Article 45. Declaring a citizen dead.
Article 46. Consequences of the appearance of a citizen declared dead.
Article 47. Registration of acts of civil status.