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  1. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Decree of the Council of the Ministry of the Republic of Belarus No. 803 of 25 September 2015 "To Approve the Concept of Social Rehabilitation of Persons Suffering from Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Substance Abuse, with Obligatory Enrollment into Labour". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-09-25 | Date of entry into force: 2015-09-30 | BLR-2015-L-102015

    Approves the Concept of Social Rehabilitation of Persons Suffering from Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Substance Abuse, with Obligatory Enrollment into Labour, which sets the general provisions (Chapter I); regulates the procedure of social rehabilitation (adaptation) (Chapter II); sets the goals and objectives of social rehabilitation (adaptation) with obligatory enrollment into labour (Chapter IV); deals with the measures of this conception (Chapter V); regulates the scientific, staff and financial provision of the realization of this conception (Chapter VI); final provisions (Chapter VII).

  2. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 305-Z of 15 July 2015 "On Combatting Corruption". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-24 | BLR-2015-L-102012

    Introduces, inter alia, general concepts, the principles of combatting corruption, the system of measures for combating corruption (Chapter I); also state bodies who carry out combat against corruption, other organizations participating in the combatting (Chapter II); prevention of corruption (Chapter III); declaration of earnings and property (Chapter IV); corruption violations and elimination of consequences thereof (Chapters V, VI); control and supervision over battling corruption (Chapter VII).
    Also amends, inter alia, the Labour Code, particularly changing the wording of the first part and the title of article 27 which now reads: "Restriction of joint employment of close relatives or persons who are in adoption relations"; supplementing article 47 (Complementary reasons for termination of employment contract with certain categories of workers in certain conditions) with new para 5-1; also makes a minor change in article 198 (Measures for disciplinary penalty).
    Repeals the Law of 20 July 2006 "On Combatting Corruption" (Nationalnij reestr pravovikh aktov Respubliki Belarus, 2006, No.122, 2/1262).

  3. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No.276-Z of 4 June 2015 "On Alternative Service". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-06-04 | Date of entry into force: 2016-07-01 | BLR-2015-L-102014

    Introduces the concept of the alternative service as a socially useful activity carried out by the citizens of Belarus instead of military service, also the category of citizens who can be directed to carry out alternative service and organizations appropriate for that (Chapter I). Further, sets the state regulation of alternative service (Chapter II); replacement of military service with alternative service (Chapter III); carrying out alternative service (Chapter IV); social rights and guarantees for citizens carrying out alternative service (Chapter V); final provisions (Chapter VI).

  4. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No.349-Z of 7 January 2012 "On Psychiatric Aid", as amended to 1 January, 2015. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2012-01-07 | Date of entry into force: 2012-07-25 | BLR-2012-L-102016

    Sets the general provisions concerning, inter alia, the sphere of effect of this law, organizations and individual entrepreneurs providing psychiatric aid, the presumption of absence of psychiatric disorder (diseases), protection of rights and legal interests of patient (Chapter I); state regulation and state policy in the sphere of providing psychiatric aid, also state guarantees for persons suffering from psychiatric disorders (Chapter II); organization of psychiatric aid, rights and duties of patients when providing them psychiatric aid (Chapter III); rights and duties of medical workers who provide psychiatric aid (Chapter IV); psychiatric certification, forensic psychiatric examination (Chapter V); organization of psychiatric aid in ambulatory and stationary conditions (Chapters VI, VII); final provisions (Chapter VIII).
    Repeals the Law of 1 July 1999 "On Psychiatric Aid and Guarantees for Rights of Citizens when Providing Psychiatric Aid" (Nacionalnij Reestr pravovikh actov Respubliki Belarus, 1999, No.52, 2/49).

  5. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No.197-Z of 30 November 2010 "On Donation of Blood and Its Components", as amended to 8 January, 2015. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2010-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 2011-06-09 | BLR-2010-L-102011

    Establishes, inter alia, the general provisions, state regulation in the sphere of donation; regulates the propagation, organization and development of donation, terms and procedure of donor function, terms of blood transfusion, auto-donation, importing and exporting of blood and its components into from the Republic of Belarus, rights and duties of donor, guarantees granted to donor, liability for the violation of the legislation of donation.

  6. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 233 of 7 August 2003 to amend and supplement the Act on gatherings, meetings, street processions, demonstrations and picketing [Consolidation] (Text No. 2/982). - English translation

    Adoption: 2003-08-07 | Date of entry into force: 2003-08-31 | BLR-2003-L-65227

    Provides for the procedure of organisation and carrying out of mass gatherings.

  7. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 200-Z of 31 May 2003 "On the Basis of the System of Prevention of Neglect and Juvenile Delinquency", as amended to 9 January 2017. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-05-31 | Date of entry into force: 2003-09-12 | BLR-2003-L-106684

    Chapter I sets, inter alia, the general principles and objectives of the activity of prevention of neglect and juvenile delinquency; state bodies, institutions, other organizations carrying out the prevention; the categories of the minors, who are the target of the individual preventive work; the reasons for application for prevention, also the time frames and reasons for the interruption of preventive measures. Introduces the rights of the minors who are in the institutions which carry out preventive work. Chapter II establishes the general directions of the activity of state bodies, institutions and other organizations who carry out the prevention of neglect and juvenile delinquency. Chapter III regulates the procedure of locating minors in special educational institutions and special health care-educational institutions. Chapter IV deals with the final provisions.

  8. Belarus - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 224 to approve the Instruction on assistance for placement and domestic organization of persons released from prison (Text No. 7640).

    Adoption: 2001-11-30 | BLR-2001-R-60546

    Provides for preparation for liberation and liberation of persons having served a prison sentence, and role of bodies in charge of assisting those persons for job placement and domestic organization.

  9. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 13 January 1995 on the press and other mass media, as last amended by Act No. 337-3 of 13 December 1999. -

    Adoption: 1995-01-13 | BLR-1995-L-55877

    Available in English.

  10. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act No. 3266-XII of 5 October 1994 on political parties, as amended. - Unofficial English Translation [as amended to 2010] Unofficial English translation [as amended to 2005]

    Adoption: 1994-10-05 | BLR-1994-L-63626

    Defines the term "political party", provides for the procedure of establishment of political parties, registration, reorganization and liquidation of political parties, rights and conditions of their activity. Available in English.

  11. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 17 December 1992 on freedom of religion and religious organisations, as amended up to 31 October 2002 (by Act No. 137-Z). -

    Adoption: 1992-12-17 | BLR-1992-L-62758

    Contains provisions relating to the right to religious freedom, State and religion, education and religion, religious organisations in Belarus and their registration, their rights and conditions of activity, and regulation of labour relations within religious organisations. Unofficial English translation (as amended up to November 1999).

  12. Belarus - Human rights - Law, Act

    Act of 11 November 1992 on national minorities. -

    Adoption: 1992-11-11 | Date of entry into force: 1992-11-11 | BLR-1992-L-55589

    Unofficial English translation available.

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