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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

of November 9, 2009 No. 54-Z

About the state environmental assessment

(as amended of the Law of the Republic of Belarus of 14.07.2011 No. 293-Z)

Accepted by the House of Representatives on October 8, 2009

Approved by Council of the Republic on October 22, 2009

This Law governs the relations in the field of conducting the state environmental assessment and is aimed at providing ecological safety in case of implementation of the project decisions provided by project or other documentation on the planned economic and other activity.

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:

impact on the environment - any direct or indirect impact on the environment of economic and other activity which effects are changes of the environment;

the state environmental assessment - establishment of compliance or discrepancy of project or other documentation on the planned economic and other activity (further - project or other documentation) to requirements of the legislation on environmental protection and rational use of natural resources;

customers - state bodies, legal entities of the Republic of Belarus, the foreign and international legal entities, the organizations who are not legal entities (further - legal entities), the individual entrepreneurs planning implementation of economic and other activity in the territory of the Republic of Belarus;

the conclusion of the state environmental assessment - the document containing data on results of conducting the state environmental assessment;

the mentioned party - foreign state on which environment cross-border impact of the economic and other activity planned for the territories of the Republic of Belarus can be made;

changes of the environment - reversible or irreversible changes in state of environment which can result from impact on it in case of implementation of the project decisions provided by project or other documentation (further - project decisions);

the valuation report of impact on the environment - the component of the project documentation on the planned economic and other activity (further, unless otherwise specified, - the project documentation) containing data on results of the carried-out environmental impact assessment and necessary actions for reduction and (or) prevention of the predicted changes of the environment;

environmental impact assessment - determination in case of development of the project documentation of possible impact on the environment in case of implementation of project decisions, expected changes of the environment, and also forecasting of its condition in the future for the purpose of decision making about opportunity or impossibility of implementation of project decisions;

the planned economic and other activity - activities for construction, reconstruction of objects, their operation, other activities which is connected with use of natural resources and (or) can make impact on the environment;

the project organizations - the legal entities and individual entrepreneurs performing development of project or other documentation;

cross-border impact - impact on the environment of the mentioned party which can be caused by the economic and other activity planned for the territories of the Republic of Belarus.

Article 2. Legislation on the state environmental assessment

The legislation on the state environmental assessment is based on the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus and consists of this Law, acts of the President of the Republic of Belarus and other acts of the legislation on the state environmental assessment adopted according to them.

If the international treaty of the Republic of Belarus establishes other rules, than those which contain in this Law then are applied rules of the international treaty of the Republic of Belarus.

Article 3. Basic principles of the state environmental assessment

The state environmental assessment is carried out with respect for the following basic principles:

prevention of harmful effects on the environment;

obligation of conducting the state environmental assessment before approval of project or other documentation on objects of the state environmental assessment;

total accounting of harmful effects on the environment of the performed and planned economic and other activity;

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