The problem of local self-government in regions of The Far North
V.M. Tarasyuk, First Deputy Chairman of the Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on energy industry
The author considers the problems of implementation of powers of local self-government bodies in the regions of the Far North. It is necessary to improve legislation to establish the principles of territorial organization of local self-government, to determine the procedure of creation and activity of the bodies of local self-government, to create the foundations of the financial and material support for the realization of their powers in the regions of the Far North and equated to them localities.
Key Words: local self-government bodies, the regions of the Far North, material and financial resources, low population density, the nomadic way of life.