Document from CIS Legislation database © 2003-2022 SojuzPravoInform LLC

LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

of January 4, 2014 No. 122-Z

About bases of activities for prevention of offenses

(as amended on 06-01-2022)

Accepted by the House of Representatives on December 16, 2013

Approved by Council of the Republic on December 19, 2013

Chapter 1 General provisions

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

In this Law the following main terms and their determinations are applied:

close relatives are parents, children, adoptive parents (adopters) adopted (adopted), brothers and sisters, the grandfather, the grandma, grandsons, and also the spouse (spouse);

actions of psychological nature - impact on mentality of the citizen of the Republic of Belarus, the foreign citizen and stateless person (further if other is not determined, - the citizen) by means of threat, humiliation of honor and advantage, making of other immoral actions which objectively give the grounds to the citizen to be afraid for the safety or safety of persons close to it;

actions of sexual nature - infringement of sexual freedom or sexual integrity;

actions of physical nature - causing bodily harm, pain, tortures, drawing beating;

domestic violence - intentional illegal or immoral actions of physical, psychological or sexual nature of close relatives, former spouses, the citizens having general child(children), or other citizens who live (lived) jointly and conduct (conducted) general economy, on the relation to each other, the inflicting physical and (or) mental suffering;

individual prevention of offenses - the activities of subjects of prevention of offenses for rendering the adjusting impact on the citizen for the purpose of non-admission of making of offenses performed according to this Law and other acts of the legislation;

general prevention of offenses - the activities of subjects of prevention of offenses for identification of the reasons of the offenses and conditions promoting their making, and taking measures to their elimination, impact on social processes and the phenomena for the purpose of non-admission of delinquent behavior of citizens, performed according to this Law and other acts of the legislation;

the victim of domestic violence - the citizen on whom as a result of making of domestic violence physical and (or) mental suffering is inflicted;

offense - illegal guilty action (failure to act) for which making the criminal or administrative responsibility is provided;

prevention of offenses - activities for application of measures of general and (or) individual prevention of offenses by subjects of prevention of offenses according to this Law and other acts of the legislation;

preventive action - set of the actions of the subject of prevention of the offenses organized and which are carried out by him within general and (or) individual prevention of offenses.

Determinations of other terms contain in individual clauses of this Law.

Article 2. Coverage of this Law

This Law governs the public relations arising when implementing prevention of offenses if other is not provided by part two of this Article.

Prevention of offenses during the conducting criminal and administrative processes, execution of the punishment and other measures of criminal liability is performed according to other legal acts.

Prevention of the offenses made by minors is performed according to the Law of the Republic of Belarus of May 31, 2003 No. 200-Z "About bases of system of prevention of neglect and offenses of minors".

Citizens take part in activities for prevention of offenses according to the Law of the Republic of Belarus of June 26, 2003 No. 214-Z "About participation of citizens in protection of law and order", this Law and other acts of the legislation.

Article 3. Legal regulation of the relations in the field of prevention of offenses 

The relations in the field of prevention of offenses are governed by the legislation in the field of prevention of offenses, and also international treaties of the Republic of Belarus.

The legislation in the field of prevention of offenses is based on the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus and consists of this Law and other acts of the legislation.

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.

Article 4. The basic principles of activities of subjects of prevention of offenses in the field of prevention of offenses

Activities of subjects of prevention of offenses in the field of prevention of offenses are based on the principles:

legality;

humanity;

planned character and systemacity;

implementation of individual prevention of offenses taking into account the identity of the citizen;

protection and observance of the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of citizens, rights and legitimate interests of the organizations;

coordination of actions and operational interaction of subjects of prevention of offenses;

responsibility of officials of subjects of prevention of offenses for violation of the law in the field of prevention of offenses;

preserving traditional family values;

respect of private life;

inadmissibility of consideration of customs, beliefs, traditions as justifications of offenses;

priority of preventive measures over responsibility measures.

Article 5. Subjects of prevention of offenses

Subjects of prevention of offenses are:

law-enforcement bodies;

bodies of prosecutor's office;

state security agencies;

bodies of the border service;

customs authorities;

body of the state protection;

bodies of the State Control Committee;

bodies and divisions for emergency situations;

Armed forces of the Republic of Belarus (further – Armed Forces), internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (further – internal troops), other state military forming and paramilitary organizations;

local executive and administrative organs;

The Ministry of Health, structural divisions of regional executive committees, the Minsk city executive committee performing state powers of authority in the field of health care, governing bodies of health care of other republican state bodies, other state organizations subordinated to the Government of the Republic of Belarus, and subordinated to them the state organizations of health care (further – governing bodies of health care);

state organizations of health care;

The Ministry of Education, structural divisions of regional executive committees, the Minsk city executive committee, city, district executive committees, local administrations of areas in the cities performing state powers of authority in the field of education (further – governing bodies of education);

organizations of education;

The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, structural divisions of regional executive committees, the Minsk city executive committee, city, district executive committees performing state powers of authority in the field of work, employment and social protection, the structural divisions of local administrations of areas in the cities performing state powers of authority in the field of social protection (further – bodies for work, employment and social protection);

organizations of social servicing;

The Ministry of Justice, structural divisions of regional executive committees, the Minsk city executive committee performing state powers of authority in the field of justice;

The state inspection of protection of animal and flora in case of the President of the Republic of Belarus;

legal entities to which functions of editorial offices of the state media are assigned;

councils of public Items of protection of law and order;

voluntary teams;

public associations and other organizations (further – other organizations).

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 SojuzPravoInform LLC. UI/UX design by Intelliants.