Amendments to the Law on Non-Governmental Organizations and Political Parties are prepared

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09.01.2017

The draft law “On making amendments and addenda in certain laws of the republic of Belarus related to activities of political parties and other non-governmental organizations” was introduced for consideration to the House of Representatives on July 31. The Law provides for entering amendments in the Law on Non-Governmental Organizations, in particular:

-            the notion of a non-governmental organization will be changed through replacement the purpose of creation thereof from “common implementation of civil, social, cultural and other rights” to “achieving common purposes mentioned in the statute”;

-            probability of transformation of an NGO into a political party is provided;

-            the number of documents required for the state registration will be reduced; requirements to the availability of residents of the administrative-territorial units, among the founders of any local and republican NGOs will be changed;

-            procedure of registration, in Belarfus, of structural units of international NGOs created outside Belarus will me more detailed;

-            an additional ground for liquidation of an NGO (non-submission of accounts within three successive years) and a simplified procedure of liquidation of NGOs are proposed. 

The draft law (in Russian) is available at: http://pravo.by/main.aspx?guid=3941&p0=2012085001 

Analysis of the draft law made by the Center of Legal Transformation is available at: http://lawtrend.org/ru/content/about/news/analiz-projekta-zakona-po-voprosam-dejatelnosti-politicheskih-partii-i-drugih-objestvennih-objedineni/ 

According to mailing by belngo.info
 
12.10.2012

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