Law of the Republic of Belarus

(Unofficial translation)

Law of the Republic of Belarus

No. 326-Z of November 25, 1999

[Amended as of July 18, 2016]

On Tourism

CHAPTER 1

GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

Article 1. Basic Terms Used in the Present Law and Their Definitions

In this Law the following basic terms and their definitions are used:

guide-interpreter – a natural person, having appropriate qualification to carry out excursions in a foreign language;

route of a tourist journey – a planned way of tourist’s, excursionist’s  journey, including the list of main localities and places, consistently visited by a tourist, excursionist  during a tourist journey;

non-residents of the Republic of Belarus – natural persons, permanently residing outside the territory of the Republic of Belarus, as well as legal persons and organizations not being legal persons, with their location  outside the Republic of Belarus, established in accordance with the legislation of foreign states;

subjects of tourist activity – tour operators, tour agents;

subjects of tourist industry – subjects of tourist activity, as well as other legal persons, natural persons including individual entrepreneurs, exercising activity connected with satisfaction of tourists’, excursionists’ needs arising during  a tourist journey and/or in connection with  this tourist journey;

tour – a complex of tourist services, formed by a tour operator for realization, that includes at least two of the following three types of services: transportation, accommodation and other tourist services (on nutrition, organization of a tourist journey, excursions and other services), not being concomitant with services on carriage or accommodation, permitting to carry out a tourist journey;  

tour agency activity – a commercial activity of legal persons or individual entrepreneurs (tour agents) on promotion, realization of tours, formed by the tour operators – residents of the Republic of Belarus, to members of tourist activity as well as on rendering of separate services connected with organization of  a tourist journey;

tourism – a tourist journey, as well as activity of legal persons, natural persons including individual entrepreneurs, on its realization;

tourist – a natural person making a tourist journey during a period of 24 hours to one year or carrying out not less than one night stay in a country (place) of a temporary stay; 

tourist activity – tourist operator  and tourist agent activities;

tourist zone – a part of the territory of the Republic of Belarus with a definitely determined boundaries, where are located one or several tourist resources included into the State cadastre of tourist resources of the Republic of Belarus, and which is created to develop incoming and internal tourism, tourist industry, protection and rational usage of tourist resources;

tourist industry – a set of objects for accommodation of tourists, transportation facilities, places of public nourishment, objects and means of entertainment, objects of educational, health-improving, business and other destination, used to satisfy tourists’, excursionists’ needs arising during a tourist journey and/or in connection with a tourist journey;

tourist resources – natural, social-cultural objects, including immovable material historic-cultural valuables, satisfying spiritual needs of tourists, excursionists and/or contributing to restoration and improvement of their health;

tourist services – services on transportation, accommodation, as well as other services (on nutrition, organization of a tourist journey, excursions and other services), not being concomitant to services on carriage or accommodation, realization of which in the complex of services included into a tour enables to carry out a tourist journey in accordance with its objectives and needs of a tourist, excursionist;

tourist journey – a journey (travel, movement, stay) of natural persons outside the limits of their place of residence (place of staying) with a tourism purpose, organized independently or with assistance of subjects of tourist activity;

tour operator activity – an entrepreneurial activity of legal persons (tour operators) on formation, promotion,  realization of tours including those formed by other tour operators, including non-residents of the Republic of Belarus as well as on rendering separate services, connected with organization of a tourist journey ;

participants of tourist activity – tourists, excursionists, as well as other legal and natural persons, including entrepreneurs, having intentions to order, ordering or who have ordered tourist services for the purposes not connected with exercising of entrepreneur activity, legal persons, natural persons, including individual entrepreneurs;

excursionist – a natural person making an excursion without a night stay in a country (place) of a temporary stay;

excursion service – activity of the subjects of tourist activity, as well as other legal persons, natural persons, including individual entrepreneurs, on preparation, organization and performance of excursions;

excursion – a tourist journey of natural persons for a period of less than 24 hours, visiting by natural persons, including tourists, in cognitive purposes of touristic resources, other objects having artistic, historic or other significance, being guided by a guide, guide-interpreter, other person authorized to conduct tours;

guide – a natural person having appropriate qualification to carry out excursions.

 

Article 2. Legislation on tourism

The legislation on tourism is based on the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus and consists of the Civil Code of the Republic of Belarus, the present Law, and other acts of legislation.

If a treaty of the Republic of Belarus establishes other rules than those provided by the present Law, the rules of the treaty of the Republic of Belarus shall apply.

 

Article 21. Scope of the present Law.

The present Law regulates the public relations, arising at:

carrying out a tourist activity by legal persons, individual entrepreneurs;

making tourist journeys by natural persons;

excursion services;

organization and ensuring security in the field of tourism.

This Law does not apply to public relations connected with the activity of non-commercial organizations and legal persons created by them, on which the legislation imposed the functions on the organization and conduct in the Republic of Belarus and foreign states of economy days, exhibitions, fairs, presentations, symposiums, conferences, business trips (missions), events aimed at receiving education by heads and specialists of legal persons and individual entrepreneurs.

 

Article 3. Organizational Forms of Tourism. Kinds of Tourism. Tourism purposes

International and internal tourism are organizational forms of tourism.

The international tourism includes:

exit tourism – a tourist journey  of citizens of the Republic of Belarus, as well as foreign citizens and stateless persons, permanently residing in the Republic of Belarus, outside the territory of the Republic of Belarus;

entrance tourism -  a tourist journey of foreign citizens and stateless persons, except for permanently residing in the Republic of Belarus, within the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

Internal tourism -  a tourist journey of citizens of the Republic of Belarus, as well as foreign citizens and stateless persons, permanently residing in the Republic of Belarus, within the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

The features of organization of separate kinds of tourism (agro ecotourism, amateur, social, ecological and other kinds) are regulated by the legislation.

Tourism purposes are rest, rehabilitation, cognitive, educative, pilgrim, business, other purposes without engagment in labour, entrepreneurial, another income-bringing activity, payable and/or bringing profit (income) from a source in the country (place) being visited.

 

Article 4. State Regulation in the Sphere of Tourism

State regulation in the sphere of tourism is carried out by the President of the Republic of Belarus, Parliament of the Republic of Belarus, Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus, local Councils of Deputies, executive and administrative bodies and other state bodies within their powers according to the legislation.

The President of the Republic of Belarus determines the uniform state policy in the sphere of tourism.

The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus provides carrying out the uniform state policy in the sphere of tourism.

The Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus carries out the state policy in the sphere of tourism, exercises coordination of activity of other republican bodies in the sphere of tourism.

Local Councils of Deputies, executive and administrative bodies within their competence solve local problems in the sphere of tourism.

 

Article 5. Main Principles of State Regulation in the Sphere of Tourism

The main principles of state regulation in the sphere of tourism are:

protection of the rights and legitimate interests of natural persons, including providing their safety in the sphere of tourism;

development of tourism and  foreign trade of tourist services;

support of small business in sphere of tourism;

development of competition, prevention, restriction and suppression of monopolistic activity at the market of tourist services;

publicity and openness of development, acceptance and application of measures of state regulation in the sphere of tourism.

 

Article 6. Main Purposes and Priority Directions of State Regulation in the Sphere of Tourism

The main purposes of state regulation in the sphere of tourism are:

provision of the rights of physical persons on rest, freedom of movement and other rights realized in sphere of tourism;

formation of the image on the Republic of Belarus as on the country attractive for tourists, excursionists;

provision of availability of tourism;

rational use of tourist resources;

creation of necessary conditions for goods, works and services exchange in the sphere of tourism according to the international treaties of the Republic of Belarus taking into account the interests of participants of tourist activity and subjects of the tourist industry of the Republic of Belarus;

development of tourist zones;

development of the international contacts.

The priority directions of state regulation in the sphere of tourism are the support and development of the tourist industry, the international entrance and internal tourism.

 

Article 61. Foreign trade of tourist services.

Foreign trade of tourist services includes export and import of tourist services.

Export of tourist services includes foreign trade of tourist services by means of their performance by Belarusian performers to foreign ordering customers of such services.

Import of tourist services includes foreign trade of tourist services by means of their performance by foreign performers to Belarusian ordering customers of such services.

Foreign trade of tourist services shall be carried out in accordance with the legislation.

 

Article 7. Interdepartmental Expert-Coordination Council on Tourism at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus

The Interdepartmental Expert-Coordination Council on Tourism at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus is created with a view of perfection of interaction of state bodies, public associations, participants of tourist activity and subjects of tourist industry on the questions of creation of favorable conditions for steady development of tourism in the Republic of Belarus, increase of its economic efficiency, formation of competitive environment, protection of home market of tourist services, as well as for elaboration of recommendations on:

carrying out the state policy in the sphere of tourism and development of competition by attraction and an effective utilization of financial resources for realization of corresponding special purpose programs, projects, actions;

realization of the international treaties of the Republic of Belarus and the international programs on problems of support and development of tourism;

provision and protection of interests of participants of tourist activity and subjects of tourist industry in the sphere of tourism.

The regulations on Interdepartmental Expert-Coordination Council on Tourism at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, as well as its structure are approved by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

 

Article 8. State Programs in the Sphere of Tourism

State programs in the sphere of tourism are developed and approved in accordance with the legislative acts and resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

 

Article 81. Tourist information centers

In order to promote the development of the international and internal tourism, form and disseminate information about the Republic of Belarus and its touristic potential, tourist information centers shall be established, including ones outside the Republic of Belarus.

Tourist information centers shall be established by local executive and administrative bodies, other legal and natural persons in any organizational and legal form, except for the consumer, productive cooperatives, peasant (farmer's) households, in accordance with the legislation.

Tourist information centers may be established in the form of a structural unit of a legal person, including separate one.

Tourist information centers shall collect, store, process, analyze and disseminate the information on attractions, monuments of art, history and architecture of the Republic of Belarus, specially protected areas, rural tourism sites of agroecotourism, offered excursions, cultural events, exhibitions, festivals, transport timetables, other information necessary for the subjects of tourism activities, the participants  of tourist activities.

Tourist information centers must be designated by the information sign, which on a green background has the letter «i» of a white color, and which is posted on a sign, an information booth (display) at the location of the Tourist Information Center.

The order and conditions for creation and functioning of tourist information centers are determined by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

 

CHAPTER 2

STATE CADASTRE OF TOURIST RESOURCES OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS. TOURIST ZONES

 

Article 9. State Cadastre of Tourist Resources of the Republic of Belarus

The State Cadastre of Tourist Resources of the Republic of Belarus, containing data on the status of these resources, its geographical position and borders, nature users, scientific, economic, ecological and cultural value, as well as regime of its protection, is conducted in the Republic of Belarus.

The republican body of state administration responsible for conducting the State Cadastre of Tourist Resources of the Republic of Belarus, the order of its conducting, as well as for the order of referring the resources to tourist ones are determined by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

The regime of tourist resources protection and the procedure of their use in a view of specifications of allowable anthropogenesis loading on environment are determined in accordance with the legislation.

 

Article 10. Creation of Tourist Zones

The tourist zones are created under offers of the state bodies, legal persons, individual entrepreneurs.

The decision on creation of a tourist zone is taken by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus on agreement with the President of the Republic of Belarus on the basis of conclusions of the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus, local executive and administrative bodies on expediency and efficiency of its creation.

The procedure of creation of tourist zones is determined by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

 

Article 11. Priority Directions, Conditions and Features of Carrying out the Activity in Tourist Zones

The priority directions of activity in tourist zones, conditions and features of its realization are determined by the President of the Republic of Belarus.

The tourist and other activity, not forbidden by the legislation, carried out in tourist zones, should not interfere with the purposes of creation of tourist zones.

 

CHAPTER 3

TOURIST ACTIVITY

Article 12. [Excluded]

 

Article 13. Rights and Duties of Participants of Tourist Activity

Participants of tourist activity have the right to:

necessary and a trustworthy information on the program of  a tourist journey, other information provided by the legislation on protection of the rights of consumers, and at the international tourism - the information determined by the part four of the clause 14 of  this Law;

freedom of movement, free access to tourist resources in view of the restrictive measures adopted in the country (place) of temporary stay;

protection of own rights as of consumers of tourist services;

nondisclosure of data on somebody, received by the executor of the contract on rendering tourist services, contract on performance of excursion services, and the country (place) of temporary stay of the tourist, excursionist unless otherwise provided by legislative acts or if the participant of tourist activity has not expressed the consent to disclosure of such data;

provision of safety of rendered tourist services by the subject of tourist activity;

compensation by the subject of tourist activity of the caused losses (harm) in cases and the order, established by the legislation.

The participants of tourist activity are obliged:

to observe the legislation of the country (place) of temporary stay, to respect its political and social organization, customs, traditions, religions of population;

to carefully treat an environment, material historical and cultural values;

to observe the rules of entrance and departure of the country (place) of temporary stay (the countries of transit travel);

to obey the rules of personal safety;

to execute contract provisions of rendering of tourist services.

The participants of tourist activity can have other rights and perform other duties according to the legislation.

 

Article 14. Rights and Duties of Subjects of Tourist Activity

The subjects of tourist activity have the right:

to promotion and realization of tours according to the present Law and other acts of legislation;

to receiving in the state bodies, other organizations in the order established by the legislation of the information necessary for realization of their activity;

to take part in working out the programs in the sphere of tourism;

to render separate services connected with the organization of a tourist journey.

The tour operators in addition to the rights determined by the part one of the present clause, have the right:

to formation of tour at own discretion, under the order of participants or subjects of tourist activity;

to determine the minimum number of tourists, excursionists, necessary to carry out a  tourist journey.

The subjects of tourist activity are obliged:

to take necessary measures on observance of the rights and legitimate interests of participants of tourist activity;

to give participants of tourist activity necessary and trustworthy information on the program of  a touristic journey, as well as other information foreseen by the legislation on protection of the rights of consumers;

to provide safety of tourist services, as well to instruct in the order established by the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus, about observance of rules of personal safety of the tourist, excursionist;

to compensate in cases and the order, established by the legislation, the losses (harm) caused to the participant of tourist activity;

to execute treaty provisions on rendering of tourist services.

While organizing the international tourism the subjects of tourist activity are also obliged at the conclusion of the contract of rendering of tourist services to give to the participants of tourist activity the following information:

on the main rules of entrance and departure of the country (place) of temporary stay (the countries of transit travel), dues paid by the tourist, excursionist during the realization  of a touristic journey, including at the check points and arrivals (the airports, ports, etc.);

on necessity of submission of medical aid rendering guarantees for entrance to the country (place) of temporary stay in the case if the legislation of the country (place) of temporary stay establishes such requirements;

on customs, traditions of the population of the country (place) of temporary stay, on religious practices, relics, material historical and cultural values, condition of environment, sanitary-epidemiologic conditions;

on phones and addresses of diplomatic representatives or consular establishments of the state of citizenship or usual place of residence of a tourist, excursionist in the country (place) of temporary stay or on other organizations in which it is possible to address for protection of the rights and legitimate interests of tourists, excursionists in the country (place) of temporary stay.

The subjects of tourist activity can have other rights and perform other duties according to the legislation.

 

Article 141. Registry of Subjects of Tourist Activity

The registry of subjects of tourist activity (hereinafter – the registry) is formed in the Republic of Belarus for purposes of recording and systematization of the information about the subjects of tourist activity.

The registry shall include data about the subjects of tourist activity carrying out their activity in the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

The registry shall include the following data about a subject of tourist activity:

name of the subject of tourist activity;

registration number in the Unified State Register of Legal Persons and Individual Entrepreneurs, accounting number of the payer (for subjects of tourist activity registered in the Republic of Belarus);

separate divisions (affiliates, representative offices) of the legal person;

organizational forms of tourism;

address of the official site in the global computer network Internet, email address (if available), the number of the contact phone;

data about suspension of the tourist activity, period of such suspension;

availability of a voluntary certification of tourist services.

Formation and maintenance of the registry shall be carried out by the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus in the order determined by that Ministry.

Inclusion of the date in the registry, introduction of changes and/or additions in the data contained in the registry and exclusion of such data therefrom shall be carried out on the basis of the information of the subject of tourist activity, which must be submitted by him to the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus according to forms established by the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus.

Submission of information by a subject of tourist activity to the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus shall be carried out in a written form or in the form of an electronic document.

Data about subjects of tourist activity contained in the registry shall be placed by the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus on its official site in the global computer network Internet.

The ground for exclusion of the data about a subject of tourist activity from the registry shall be exclusion of the subject of tourist activity from the Unified State Register of Legal Persons and Individual Entrepreneurs or termination of tourist activity by him.

 

Article 15. Formation and promotion of a tour

The formation of a tour includes a creation of a tourist journey program and formation of a complex of tourist services allowing to carry out a tourist journey. The formation of a tour as well includes the acquiring of the right to realize a tour or a complex of tourist services, formed by a non-resident of the Republic of Belarus.

The program of a tour shall include the information:

on the route of  a tourist journey, date and time of the beginning and ending of a tourist journey ;

on the order of meeting and guiding, conducting of  a tourist, excursionist;

on the characteristic of the vehicles carrying out the carriage of a tourist, excursionist, terms of connections (joining) of flights;

on the characteristic of objects for accommodation of tourists, including their location, classification under the legislation of the country (place) of temporary stay, rules of temporary residing, as well as other obligatory information established by the legislation of  a country (place) of temporary stay;

on the order of maintenance of   nutrition of  a tourist, excursionist during realization of a tourist journey;

on the list and the characteristic of other rendered tourist services.

The complex of tourist services includes the services provided by tour operator independently, and/or the rights to which the tour operator acquires on the basis of agreements with third parties.

The promotion of a tour includes a complex of measures directed at the formation of a demand for tourist services, including by means of advertising, participation in specialized exhibitions, fairs, creation of web-portals, publishing of catalogues and brochures.

Article 16. Tour Realization

The realization of the tour to the subject of tourist activity is carried out on the basis of the contract of the commission or other contracts, being not forbidden by the legislation.

The realization of the tour to the participant (participants) of tourist activity is carried out on the basis of the contract of rendering tourist services.

 

Article 17. Contract of Rendering Tourist Services

Under the contract of rendering tourist services the executor (the subject of tourist activity) undertakes under the orders of the customer (the participant of tourist activity) to render tourist services, and the customer undertakes to pay for them. The rules established by the legislation for the contract of paid rendering services are applied to the contract of rendering tourist services.

By the contract of rendering tourist services may be foreseen the performance of all or parts of obligations of the executor under the contract by the third parties. The execution of obligations by the third parties does not release the executor under the contract from responsibility before the customer for default or inadequate execution by the third parties of obligations under the contract of rendering tourist services.

The contract on rendering tourist services shall be concluded in a written from and beside essential provisions established by the legislation shall contain the following essential conditions:

costs of tourist services, terms and the order of payment for them;

data on the executor, its location (residence of the individual entrepreneur) and bank details;

data about the ordering customer and also about third persons, if a contract stipulates rendering tourist services for them, in amount necessary for rendering tourist services;

program of a touristic journey;

rights, duties and the responsibilities of the parties;

conditions of change and cancellation of the contract of rendering tourist services, the order of settlement of the arisen disputes and compensation of the caused losses (harm);

other conditions, in respect of which under the application of one of the parties (sides) the agreement should be achieved.

Each of the parties is entitled to demand changes or cancellation of the contract on rendering tourist services due to the significant changes of circumstances from which the parties proceeded at its conclusion, in accordance with the Civil Code of the Republic of Belarus.

A standard form of a contract on rendering tourist services shall be approved by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

 

Article 18 Rules of Rendering Tourist Services

Rendering tourist services shall be carried out in accordance with Rules or rendering tourist services approved by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

 

Article 19. Quality of Tourist Services

The quality of tourist services should correspond to the provisions of the contract of rendering tourist services, obligatory requirements for observance of technical normative legal acts in the sphere of technical normalization and standardization, and if absent or incomplete - to the requirements usually specified for the services of corresponding kind.

If the legislation of the country (place) of temporary stay provides the obligatory requirements to quality of tourist services, such services should be rendered with observance of these requirements.

The requirements connected with the lacks of quality of tourist services, are asserted by the customer to the executor of the contract of rendering tourist services according to the legislation.

 

Article 20. Unilateral Refusal to Execute Obligations under the Contract of Rendering of Tourist Services

The customer has the right to refuse to execute the obligations under the contract of rendering tourist services under the condition of payment to the executor of charges actually bore by him.

The executor has the right to refuse to execute the obligations under the contract of rendering tourist services only under condition of the full indemnification to the customer of losses. Thus if the executor of the contract on rendering of tourist services refuses to execute the obligations under the contract during realization of a tourist journey, he/she is obliged upon the request of a tourist, excursionist to organize his returning to the place of the beginning (ending) of the tourist journey on the conditions not worse than those provided by the contract on rendering of tourist services.

 

CHAPTER 4

SOME MATTERS OF EXCURSION SERVICE ORGANIZATION

 

Article 21. Excursion Service

The excursion service is carried out on the basis of:

contracts of rendering tourist services when it is a part of complex tourist services rendered during  committing of a tourist journey or in connection with it;

contracts of rendering excursion services when it is carried out by means of rendering only services of guides, guides - interpreters, other persons empowered to carry out excursions, including with the use of vehicles.

Several cases can be established by the legislation when excursion service is carried out on the basis of the contracts, not foreseen by the first part of the present clause.

Unless the contract of rendering excursion services stipulates otherwise, the contract of rendering excursion services is deemed to be concluded in a proper form from the moment of issuance to the excursionist of a document being formed by cashier equipment and/or payment terminal and confirming the payment for services being rendered regardless of the forms of settlement, or of a receipt or from the moment of making payment for excursion services by means of the automated information system for a single settlement and information space of the Republic of Belarus. The form of the receipt shall be established by the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus.

 

Article 22. Carrying out Excursions in the Territory of the Republic of Belarus

 

While exercising excursion service in the territory of the Republic of Belarus the guides and guides-interpreters, who have passed professional certification confirming their qualification, as well as other persons according to the legislative acts working in the organizations carrying out excursions, conduct the excursions.

The procedure and conditions of passing professional certification confirming qualification of guides, guides-interpreters, are determined by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

 

Article 23. National Register of Guides and Guides-Interpreters of the Republic of Belarus

The National Register of Guides and Guides-Interpreters of the Republic of Belarus, in which the data on guides and the guides-interpreters who have passed professional certification, confirming their qualification are included, is conducted in the Republic of Belarus.

The republican state body responsible for conducting the National Register of Guides and Guides - Interpreters of the Republic of Belarus, and the order of conducting the National Register of Guides and Guides - Interpreters of the Republic of Belarus are determined by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

 

CHAPTER 5

SAFETY IN THE SPHERE OF TOURISM. LIABILITY FOR VIOLATION OF THE LEGISLATION ON TOURISM

 

Article 24. General Safety Issues in the Sphere of Tourism

Safety in the sphere of tourism is understood as safety of life, health, property of tourists, excursionists not doing harm to an environment while traveling.

The Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus informs the subjects and participants of tourist activity on the countries (places) visiting of which at present represents threat of safety of tourists, by means of placing corresponding data in republican mass media.

 

Article 25. Provision of Tourists’ Safety in Case of Extreme Situations Occurrence

In case of occurrence of extreme situations within the territory of the Republic of Belarus the state takes measures on protection of life, health and property of tourists, excursionists.

In case of occurrence of extreme situations out of the territory of the Republic of Belarus at the international exit tourism the state takes measures on protection of life, health and property of tourists, including measures on their evacuation from the country (place) of temporary stay.

 

Article 26. Provision of Guarantees of Payment for Rendering Medical Aid to the Tourists

The subject of tourist activity upon the request of the participant of tourist activity is obliged to provide guarantees of payment for rendering medical aid to the tourists, excursionists for entrance to the country (place) of temporary stay if the legislation of the country (place) of temporary stay establishes such requirements.

The basic form of provision of guarantees of payment for rendering medical aid to the tourists is life and health insurance.

Article 27. Liability for Violation of the Legislation of the Republic of Belarus on Tourism

Violation of the legislation on the privatization of state property entails the liability in accordance with legislative acts.

 

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