Interaction of the Duma with the bodies of state power
Within its powers the Moscow City Duma interacts with the federal bodies of state power.
As stated in the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation includes a representative of the legislative body of state power from the subject of the Russian Federation.
Within its powers the Moscow City Duma interacts with the bodies of executive power and the bodies of judicial power of the city to maintain the interests of the Moscow inhabitants.
Great many draft laws are lodged to the Moscow City Duma by the Mayor of Moscow. To improve the interaction among the legislative and executive powers of the city the institute of the authorized representative of the Mayor of Moscow in the Moscow City Duma is operating that represents the Mayor of Moscow at the meetings of the Duma, commissions and working groups.
The Moscow Parliament hears the annual reports of the Mayor of Moscow about the results of the Government of Moscow activities, including on the issues submitted by the Moscow City Duma.
The representatives of the bodies of executive power of the city of Moscow attend the meetings of the Duma commissions, answer the questions of deputies, provide the statistics and other information, make public the stand of a represented body of executive power on the considered issue.
The Moscow City Duma takes part in the state financial control. The organ specially established by the Duma – the Chamber of Control and Accounts of Moscow controls execution of the city budget and efficiency of property management in the city of Moscow.
The powers of the Moscow City Duma in cooperation with the judicial power of the city of Moscow include the appointment of magistrates in the city of Moscow. The candidates to the positions of magistrates shall pass interviews at the commission for legislation, procedures and rules.