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  1. Belarus - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Law No. 108-3 of 4 January 2010 on Local Government in the Republic of Belarus. (Закон от 4 января 2010 года №108-З o местном управлении и самоуправлении в Республике Беларусь) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-01-04 | Date of entry into force: 2010-06-04 | BLR-2010-L-86988

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Councils
    Chapter III: Public Territorial Self-Governance
    Chapter IV: Local Assemble, Local Referendum and Other Forms of Local Governance
    Chapter V: Executive and Administrative Bodies
    Chapter VI: Economic Basis of Local Governance and Self-Governance
    Chapter VII: Guarantees, Monitoring and Responsibilities in the Sphere of Local Governance and Self-Governance
    Chapter VIII: Final Provisions
    Cancels the previous Law on Local Government and Self-Government of 1991

  2. Belarus - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of Belarus of 1994 [consolidated version]. - Constitution (in Russian) Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1994-03-15 | Date of entry into force: 1996-11-27 | BLR-1996-C-47034

    The amended text replaces the Supreme Soviet with a bicameral National Assembly composed of the Council of the Republic and the Chamber of Representatives. The President is provided the power to legislate by decree (s. 101). The President is also conferred the authority to call national referenda, dissolve chambers of the National Assembly, and to appoint the Procurator General. The President shall enjoy immunity. As in the previous version of the Constitution, basic rights and freedoms, including freedom of association, religion, and expression, are guaranteed in Parts I and II. All citizens shall have the right to vote, except those in detention in accordance with a court decision. Elections shall not be held during a State of emergency.

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