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Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus on exchange of legal information

of February 17, 1995

The government of the Russian Federation and the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus which are hereinafter referred to as - the Parties,

being guided by the Agreement on information support of accomplishment of multilateral agreements of September 24, 1993, the Agreement on exchange of economic information of June 26, 1992 and other documents accepted by the State Parties of the CIS

agreed as follows:

Article 1

The parties recognize need of bilateral information exchange of legal acts on the questions designated in the Thematic list of the regulatory legal acts which are subject to interstate exchange (is applied) opened to the publication.

The above-stated list can be changed or added according to the mutual arrangement of the Parties.

Article 2

Each of the Parties shall provide to other party required information on legal acts.

Information obtained by one of the Parties during cooperation can be transferred to the third party only on condition of the consent of the Party which provided this information.

Article 3

The parties for exchange of legal information create own reference databases, using national information resource.

Article 4

The parties, performing agreed measures on creation of system of exchange of legal information, independently determine:

authority (the ministry, the committee, department) performing coordination of works on creation of national reference databases and to development of means of communications for interstate exchange of legal information;

the list of subjects - users information;

legal regime of information - normative statutory rules determining openness degree, procedure for documentation, access, storage, distribution and information security.

Article 5

The parties provide access to national resource of the legal information determined for joint use (reference databases), support them in urgent (control) condition and bear responsibility for completeness, reliability and timeliness of provision of details.

Article 6

The parties, according to the mutual arrangement, exchange legal information by electronic transfer of documents, observing the methods of switching of messages and packets established by international standards for open systems, or by provision to the subject user of legal acts on papers in state language of the Party directing information or in Russian.

Article 7

The parties are considered necessary:

provide each other in case of exchange of databases qualifiers of the Parties and their institutes;

carry out exchange of legal information, using the operating information and communication resources of systems of confidential communication.

Article 8

Exchange of legal information is performed according to the national legal system of the Parties.

Article 9

This agreement does not affect the rights and obligations of the Parties according to other international treaties.

Article 10

This agreement is open for accession of the government of any other state to it interested in exchange of legal information with the consent of the Parties.

Article 11

This agreement becomes effective from the moment of its signing.

The agreement remains in force before the expiration of six months from date when one of the Parties in writing notifies other Party on the intention to terminate this agreement.

The agreement can be changed or added according to the mutual arrangement. All changes and amendments are drawn up by the Protocol which is integral part of this agreement.

This agreement is made on February 17, 1995 in Moscow in two authentic copies, everyone in the Russian and Belarusian languages. Both texts of the Agreement have identical legal force.


For the Government of the Russian Federation

For the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus


to the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus on exchange of legal information

The thematic list of the regulatory legal acts which are subject to interstate exchange

1. Bases of the political system.

2. Civil law.

3. Scrap and family.

4. Civil and procedural legislation.

5. Arbitral procedure.

6. Employment and employment of the population.

7. Work.

8. Social insurance and social security.

9. Finance and credit.

10. National economy (in general).

11. Companies and business activity.

12. Industry.

13. Capital construction and capital repairs.

14. Town planning and architectural complexes.

15. Agricultural industry and agro-industrial complexes.

16. Trade.

17. Housing and communal services and consumer services of the population.

18. Transport and communication.

19. Education.

20. Science.

21. Culture.

22. Protection of public health.

23. Physical training of the population.

24. Protection of the surrounding environment and rational use of natural resources (in general).

25. Legislation on the earth.

26. Legislation on subsoil.

27. Protection and use of the woods.

28. Protection and use of waters.

29. Protection and use of fauna.

30. Protection of atmospheric air.

31. Geodesy and cartography.

32. Hydrometeorology.

33. Public service.

34. Defense.

35. State security.

36. Customs affairs.

37. Protection of public order.

38. Court. Justice. Prosecutor's office.

39. Penal legislation.

40. Criminal procedure legislation.

41. Criminal and executive legislation.

42. Administrative responsibility.

43. Foreign policy and international relations.

44. Private international law and process. External economic relations.

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