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Legal regulation of the fight against corruption in the Republic of Belarus


The legal basis for anti-corruption activities is contained in the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus, which regulates the most important public relations. In addition, the Republic of Belarus is an active participant in a number of UN and Council of Europe conventions in the field of combating corruption and organized crime.

The Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 305-Z of 15 July 2015 "on combating corruption" (hereinafter-the law on combating corruption) is aimed at implementing the norms of the Constitution and international legal acts.

The Law on the fight against corruption:

- anti-corruption restrictions and prohibitions for public officials and persons equated to them are established;

- contains legal regulation of Declaration of income and property, elimination of consequences of corruption offenses, control (including public) and supervision of anti-corruption activities.

- the procedure of conflict of interest settlement is regulated.

Reference

Conflict of interest – a situation in which the personal interests of a public official, his / her spouse, close relatives or relatives affect or may affect the proper performance by a public official of his / her official (labor) duties when making a decision or participating in making a decision or performing other actions in the service (work).

The normative legal acts constituting the anti-corruption legislation of the Republic of Belarus also include:

 

Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 204-Z of 14.06.2003 "on public service»;

Law of the Republic of Belarus of 08.05.2007 No. 220-Z " on the Prosecutor's office of the Republic of Belarus»;

Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 419-Z of 13.07.2012 "on state procurement of goods (works, services)»;

Law of the Republic of Belarus of 04.01.2014 No. 122-Z " on the basics of crime prevention»;

Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 5 of 15.12.2014

"About strengthening of requirements to the leading personnel and employees of the organizations»;

Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 3 of 10.05.2019 " on additional measures to combat corruption»;

Directive of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 11.03.2004 No. 1 " on measures to strengthen public safety and discipline»;

Directive of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 4 of 31.12.2010

"On development of entrepreneurial initiative and stimulation of business activity in the Republic of Belarus»;

Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus dated 16.07.2007 No. 330

"On special units to combat corruption and organized crime»;

Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 644 of 17.12.2007

"On approval of the Regulations on the activities of the coordination meeting on combating crime and corruption»;

other acts of legislation.