Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus

(Unofficial translation)

 

Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus

No. 1522 of November 21, 2003

[Amended as of September 19, 2016]

 

On Some Measures for Implementing the Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 460 of October 22, 2003

In accordance with the Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 460 of October 22, 2003 “On the International Technical Assistance to be Rendered to the Republic of Belarus”, the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus has decided:

1. To stipulate that:

1.1.  The National Programme of International Technical Assistance and projects (programmes) of international technical assistance, recommended for approval by the Commission for the Issues of International Technical Cooperation at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, are approved by resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus;

1.2.  by decisions of the Commission for the Issues of International Technical Cooperation at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus are approved:

projects (programmes)  of the international technical assistance being implemented by the national implementation method;

mini-projects of the international technical assistance;

lists of the goods (property, including monetary means), works, services, being provided for the implementation of the project (programme);

1.3.  The implementation of the international technical assistance projects (programmes) on the territory of the Republic of Belarus is only allowed after registering them with the Ministry of Economy;

1.4.  The Ministry of Economy shall:

register the international technical assistance projects (programmes), perform the general coordination of the management of the international technical assistance projects (programmes) as well as control of the progress of their implementation;

ensure the coordination of preparing the National Programme of the International Technical Cooperation and control of its implementation;

on the basis of the decisions of the Commission for the Issues of the International Technical Cooperation at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus provides the Ministry on Taxes and Dues and the State Customs Committee with confirmations for the List of the goods (property including monetary means), works and services to be provided for implementing the international technical assistance projects (programmes);

ensure the coordination of preparing the annual reports on the progress of implementing the international technical assistance projects (programmes) and their efficiency as well as submit them to the Commission for the Issues of the International Technical Cooperation at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus for consideration;

register the information about the organization and/or holding of workshops, conferences and other public discussions within the framework of the international technical assistance;

explain issues concerning preparation, approval and implementation of the project (programme) of the international technical assistance in the Republic of Belarus;

submit the information about the completion of the international technical assistance projects (programmes) to the State Customs Committee;

1.5.  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall:

carry out the activities for attracting the international technical assistance in the priority directions determined by the National Programme of the International Technical Cooperation;

coordinate the activities of the republican state and public bodies, legal persons of the Republic of Belarus in the part of ensuring the unified policy of the Republic of Belarus as regards rendering the international technical assistance by the foreign states and their administrative and territorial units;

ensure the preparation of the conclusions on compliance of the international technical assistance projects (programmes) prepared by the foreign states or their administrative and territorial units with the national interests of the Republic of Belarus;

ensure the confirmation of the effect of the norms of the treaties, to which the Republic of Belarus is a party if they establish the rules different from those contained in the Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 460 of October 22, 2003 “On the International Technical Assistance to Be Rendered  to the Republic of Belarus” (National Register of Legal Acts of the Republic of Belarus, 2003, No. 119, 1/5020);

coordinate the possibility of a lease of capital constructions (buildings, structures), isolated premises or parts thereof by donors of the international technical assistance for implementation of the international technical assistance projects (programmes);

1.6.  The Ministry of Finances shall:

consider the proposals of the republican state and public bodies and coordinate the possibility of co-financing of the international technical assistance projects (programmes);

on the basis of the applications from the republican state and public bodies, provide for allocating the funds in the state budget for co-financing the international technical assistance projects (programmes) approved in accordance with the legislation;

determine the order of accounting by the state bodies of monetary means of the international technical assistance;

1.7. The republican bodies of state administration as well as other state organizations subordinated to the Government of the Republic of Belarus determined as the head ones for cooperation of the Republic of Belarus with the international organizations shall:

develop the directions of attracting the international technical assistance, long-tern projects (programmes) of the international technical assistance and submit them to the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

ensure the preparation of the conclusion on the compliance of the international technical assistance projects (programmes) with the national interests of the Republic of Belarus;

1.8.  The republican bodies of state administration as well as other state organizations subordinated to the Government of the Republic of Belarus mentioned in subclauses 1.5-1.7 of this clause shall provide the Ministry of Economy with the information about attracting the international technical assistance, co-financing of the international technical assistance projects (programmes) as well as about the effectiveness of such assistance for the Republic of Belarus by the 1st of February of the year following the reporting one.

2. Approve the following documents enclosed:

Regulations on the Commission for the Issues of International Technical Cooperation at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus [translation is not provided];

Regulations on the procedure of preparing, considering and approving international technical assistance projects (programmes) as well as lists of goods (property including monetary means), works and services to be provided for implementing these projects (programmes) [translation is not provided];

Regulations on co-financing the international technical assistance projects (programmes) to be implemented in the Republic of Belarus [translation is not provided].

4. Recognize the decisions of the Government of the Republic of Belarus according to the List enclosed [translation is not provided] to become invalid.

5. Charge the Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry for Taxes and Dues and the State Customs Committee with bringing their decisions in line with this decision.

6. This Resolution enters into force from the date of its official publishing.

 

 

Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus –

Minister of Economy of the Republic of Belarus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A.Kobyakov

 

 

* unofficial translation *