Document from CIS Legislation database © 2003-2024 SojuzPravoInform LLC

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

of August 31, 2023 No. 275

About support of the separate state organizations of culture

For the purpose of creation of conditions for effective development national musical, choreographic, circus, theater, cinematography and ensuring cultural leisure of the population:

1. Determine that support at the expense of means is given:

1.1. republican or local budgets to the state organizations of culture on:

carrying out running repair of capital structures (buildings, constructions), the isolated rooms, their parts;

acquisition of the equipment and other fixed assets, and also on carrying out capital repairs, reconstruction of capital structures (buildings, constructions), the isolated rooms, their parts included in the corresponding cost budget;

1.2. the republican budget to the state organizations of cinematography performing production of movies on acquisition of the equipment, other fixed assets;

1.3. republican or local budgets in the form of provision of subsidies:

to the state organizations of culture (except for theaters) on financing of the current expenses connected with cultural activities according to standard rates of ensuring cultural activities;

to theaters on financing of the expenses connected with implementation of the current activities, not specified in subitem 1.1 of this Item, according to the standard rate of ensuring the current activities of theaters in the amount of no more 1, the 5-fold size of actually gained income of theaters. The sizes of subsidy cannot be less than the size (taking into account actually gained income of theaters) providing to workers minimum wage (including fees on the national social insurance) taking into account guarantees, stipulated by the legislation about work;

to the state theatrical and spectacular organizations (except for theaters) on creation and updating of concert programs, circus representations and holding tours;

to the state organizations of cinematography performing display and (or) distribution of movies on acquisition of copies of movies and the rights to use movies.

Types of standard rates of ensuring cultural activities of the state organizations of culture (except for theaters) and procedure for their determination, the standard rate of ensuring the current activities of theaters and procedure for provision to theaters of subsidies for financing of the expenses specified in paragraph three of part one of this subitem are established by Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

2. Grant the right to the state organizations of culture to perform at the expense of the money received from sales of products, goods (works, services), the stimulating payments to employees of these organizations on condition of availability of net profit in the amount at least 10 percent from settlement size. These payments are performed by theaters after providing in full the expenses connected with their activities.

Funds in the amount of net profit are allocated by the state organizations of culture for acquisition of fixed assets, their reconstruction, restoration, carrying out other similar works.

3. Legal entities and physical persons, including individual entrepreneurs, members of the board of trustees of the state organizations of culture have the right to give free (sponsor's) aid (to do donations) on payment of remunerations to physical persons from number of persons employed of the state organizations of culture. These remunerations are paid according to the procedure, determined by the Ministry of Culture.

4. For the purposes of this Decree terms in the values determined in appendix 1 are used.

5. Recognize invalid presidential decrees of the Republic of Belarus (appendix 2).

6. To Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus:

6.1. till January 1, 2024:

establish the standard rate of ensuring the current activities of theaters and procedure for provision to theaters of subsidies;

provide reduction of acts of the legislation in compliance with this Decree and take other measures for its realization;

6.2. annually when forming the republican budget for the next financial year to provide funds for the purposes determined in Item 1 of this Decree.

7. To local executive and administrative organs annually when forming local budgets for the next financial year to provide funds for the purposes determined in subitems 1.1 and 1.3 of Item 1 of this Decree.

8. To impose control over the implementation of this Decree on the State Control Committee.

9. This Decree becomes effective in the following procedure:

Items 1-5 - since January 1, 2024;

other provisions of this Decree - after its official publication.

President of the Republic of Belarus

A. Lukashenko

Appendix 1

to the Presidential decree of the Republic of Belarus of August 31, 2023 No. 275

List of terms and their determinations

1. The state organizations of culture - the state theatrical and spectacular organizations, the state recreation parks, zoos, the state organizations of cinematography performing display and (or) distribution of movies, and also the state organizations of culture of the mixed type regarding their structural divisions performing cultural activities by means of ensuring creation of execution of works of theatrics and their public performance.

2. Theaters - the state theaters and the state organizations of culture of the mixed type regarding their structural divisions performing cultural activities by means of ensuring creation of execution of works of theatrics and their public performance.

3. The income of theater - the amount of money received by theater from the current, investing and financial activities (except for income gained by the isolated structural divisions of theaters which core activity does not belong to cultural activities), the free (sponsor's) aid.

The concepts "current activities", "investing activities" and "financial activities" are used in the values determined by the legislation on financial accounting and the reporting.

4. Net profit - the profit remaining after tax payment, other obligatory payments in republican and local budgets, including the state trust budget funds, budgets of state non-budgetary funds.

5. Settlement size - the profit on sales of products, goods (works, services) increased by expense amount, made at the expense of the money received from sales of products, goods (works, services), on implementation of the stimulating payments to employees of the organizations of culture.

Appendix 2

to the Presidential decree of the Republic of Belarus of August 31, 2023 No. 275

List of invalid presidential decrees of the Republic of Belarus

Warning!!!

This is not a full text of document! Document shown in Demo mode!

If you have active License, please Login, or get License for Full Access.

With Full access you can get: full text of document, original text of document in Russian, attachments (if exist) and see History and Statistics of your work.

Get License for Full Access Now

Disclaimer! This text was translated by AI translator and is not a valid juridical document. No warranty. No claim. More info

Effectively work with search system

Database include more 50000 documents. You can find needed documents using search system. For effective work you can mix any on documents parameters: country, documents type, date range, teams or tags.
More about search system

Get help

If you cannot find the required document, or you do not know where to begin, go to Help section.

In this section, we’ve tried to describe in detail the features and capabilities of the system, as well as the most effective techniques for working with the database.

You also may open the section Frequently asked questions. This section provides answers to questions set by users.

Search engine created by SoyuzPravoInform LLC.