Department on Legal Regulation of Budgetary, Financial Relations and Taxation

Department on Legal Regulation of Budgetary, Financial Relations and Taxation
Head of: Rogozhkina Tamara
Phone: +375-17 200-46-61

General information

Department on Legal Regulation of Budgetary, Financial Relations and Taxation is a lawmaking unit of the Ministry of Justice and it performs the following tasks:

  • provides Ministry’s participation in legal support of lawmaking activities of the President of the Republic of Belarus, the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus and the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus;
  • prepares proposals for improvement and development of legislation of the Republic of Belarus;
  • provides preparation of draft acts of legislation by the Ministry;
  • provides Ministry’s function of legal expertise of acts of legislation, except for regulations of the National Bank and national governmental bodies, regional (and Minsk city) councils of deputies and regional (and Minsk city) executive committees;
  • participates in the process of codification and systematization of the legislation of the Republic of Belarus;
  • participates in processes of unification and harmonization of legislations of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation, CIS and EurAsEC and preparation of the relevant regulations of the Union State, the CIS and EurAsEC.

The scope of issues of the Department:

  • budgetary legislation;
  • taxation legislation;
  • customs legislation;
  • legislation on pricing;
  • legislation on construction;
  • legislation on transport;
  • legislation on technical regulation and standardization;
  • legislation on conformity assessment, etc.

For the purpose of preparing legal opinions on draft acts of legislation the main criteria for evaluation are the following:

  • compliance with the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus, acts of the President of the Republic of Belarus, laws of the Republic of Belarus and acts of greater legal force with respect to the draft act under examination;
  • compliance with international treaties of the Republic of Belarus;
  • compliance with the harmonization of legislation, carried out within the framework of integration processes of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation;
  • compatibility with the legislation of the Republic of Belarus;
  • compliance with the rules of lawmaking.

For the purpose of preparing legal opinions on draft acts of legislation the following criteria are also taken into account:

  • proper form of the draft act of legislation;
  • entirety, the need and priority of the legal regulation of corresponding social relations.
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