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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

of December 13, 1999 No. 340-Z

About the state protection

(as amended on 17-05-2021)

Accepted by the House of Representatives on November 10, 1999

Approved by Council of the Republic on November 30, 1999

This Law installs system of measures of the state protection of life, health and property of judges, officials of the law-enforcement and controlling (supervising) bodies, the military personnel and faces of civil personnel of body of the state protection, Operational analytical center in case of the President of the Republic of Belarus, their relatives, other persons who are subject to the state protection in connection with infringement of their safety and also is directed to creation of proper conditions for administration of law, fight against crimes and other offenses, execution of court decrees and other executive documents.

Chapter 1. General provisions

Article 1. The main terms used in this Law and their determinations 

For the purposes of this Law the following main terms and their determinations are used:

1) relatives are parents, children, adoptive parents (adopters) adopted (adopted), brothers and sisters, the grandfather, the grandma, grandsons, the spouse (spouse) or the same relatives of the spouse (spouse) judge, the official of the law-enforcement and controlling (supervising) bodies, the serviceman or face of civil personnel of body of the state protection, Operational analytical center in case of the President of the Republic of Belarus, and also other relatives, disabled dependents and other persons living jointly and conducting general economy with the judge, the official of the law-enforcement and controlling (supervising) bodies, the serviceman or face of civil personnel of body of the state protection, Operational analytical center in case of the President of the Republic of Belarus or other persons whom they reasonably recognize as the relatives;

2) officials of the controlling (supervising) bodies are officials of tax and customs authorities, control and auditing divisions of the Ministry of Finance, the bodies exercising the state supervision of observance of rules of hunting, bodies of fish conservation, forestry, and also the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection and its territorial authorities, the State inspection of protection of animal and flora in case of the President of the Republic of Belarus exercising the state control (supervision) of observance of acts of the legislation by legal entities and physical persons and authorized to constitute protocols on administrative offenses or to consider cases on administrative offenses, officials of the State Control Committee and its territorial authorities;

3) officials of law enforcement agencies:

prosecutors, other officials of prosecutor's office;

employees and faces of civil personnel of law-enforcement bodies, military personnel and faces of civil personnel of internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs;

military personnel and faces of civil personnel of the state security agencies;

employees and faces of civil personnel of the Investigative Committee;

officials of bodies of financial investigations of the State Control Committee, border service, customs authorities;

other officials performing within the competence according to the Code of penal procedure of the Republic of Belarus pre-judicial production;

the officials given according to the legislation the right to perform operational search activities;

employees and faces of civil personnel of the State committee of judicial examinations;

legal executives;

military personnel of Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus, other troops and military forming in cases when provisions of the legislation on internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs extend to them according to requirements of article 17 of the Law of the Republic of Belarus of June 24, 2002 No. 117-Z "About emergency state";

4) protected persons - judges, officials of the law-enforcement and controlling (supervising) bodies, the military personnel and faces of civil personnel of body of the state protection, Operational analytical center in case of the President of the Republic of Belarus, the other persons who are subject to the state protection in connection with infringement of their safety;

5) the other persons who are subject to the state protection in connection with infringement of their safety - citizens of the Republic of Belarus, foreign citizens and stateless persons concerning whom in the Ministry of Internal Affairs the address of the head of state body about availability of threat of infringement of their life, health or property and according to the procedure arrived the stipulated in Article 17 these Laws, the decision on application of security measures is made;

6) the bodies ensuring safety - the law-enforcement bodies, other state bodies performing operational search activities according to the legislation and authorized according to this Law to apply security measures;

7) judges are judges of all courts, jurymen.

Article 2. Ensuring the state protection

Ensuring the state protection of judges, officials of the law-enforcement and controlling (supervising) bodies, the military personnel and faces of civil personnel of body of the state protection, Operational analytical center in case of the President of the Republic of Belarus, the other persons who are subject to the state protection in connection with infringement of their safety consists in implementation by representatives on that according to this Law state bodies of the measures of the state protection provided by this Law applied in the presence of threat of infringement of life, health and property of specified persons in connection with their office activities (work), other activities and also in the absence of such threat in the cases provided by this Law.

Measures of the state protection can be also applied to relatives in the presence of threat of infringement of their life, health and property with the purpose to prevent legal activities of judges, officials of the law-enforcement and controlling (supervising) bodies, the military personnel and faces of civil personnel of body of the state protection, Operational analytical center in case of the President of the Republic of Belarus or to force them to change of its nature or from revenge for the specified activities.

Article 3. Persons which are subject to the state protection

Are subject to the state protection according to this Law:

1) judges;

2) officials of law enforcement agencies;

3) officials of the controlling (supervising) bodies;

3-1) servicemen and faces of civil personnel of body of the state protection;

3-2) servicemen and faces of civil personnel of Operational analytical center in case of the President of the Republic of Belarus;

4) relatives;

5) the other persons who are subject to the state protection in connection with infringement of their safety.

Article 4. Types of measures of the state protection

According to this Law and other acts of the legislation are provided to protected persons and their relatives:

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