Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus

(Unofficial translation)

 

Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus
No 458 of August 4, 1999
[Amended as of December 30, 2016]

On Creation of Free Economic Zone “Vitebsk

With the aim to attract national and foreign investments for organization and development of production facilities based on new and high technologies, to ensure favourable conditions for economic development of the regions of the Republic, I decree:

1. To create the  Free Economic Zone “Vitebsk” for the term until December 31, 2014 of the total area of 2417.139 ha within the boundaries according to Annex.

2. To establish that:

2.1. The Free Economic Zone “Vitebsk” (hereinafter – the FEZ "Vitebsk") is a complex zone;

2.2. financing of the development of the FEZ "Vitebsk", including industrial, engineering, transport and other infrastructure along with maintenance of the Administration of the FEZ "Vitebsk" and other expenses stipulated by the legislations for ensuring functioning of the zone, is carried out at the account of the means of the republic budget and the development fund of the FEZ "Vitebsk";

2.3. The development fund of the FEZ "Vitebsk" is formed at the account of rent payments for the land and property, which are in operative administration of the Administration of the FEZ "Vitebsk», as well as from receipts in accordance with the contracts on activity conditions of economic entities in the territory of the zone.

Specific sources of forming the development fund of the FEZ "Vitebsk"  and directions of spending of its means are determined by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.

3. The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus shall:

3.1. approve, within a two month period, the regulations:

on the Free Economic Zone "Vitebsk", wherein to reflect the peculiarities of its legal regime, the list, structure, and competence of the management and control bodies of the zone, the methods of their interaction with other state bodies and economic entities operating in this zone;

on the Administration of the Free Economic Zone “Vitebsk”;

3.2. resolve, under the established procedure, the issue of transfer into operative administration of the administration of the Free Economic Zone "Vitebsk" of the property being in the republican and communal ownership;

3.3. take other measure for implementation of the provisions of this Edict.

4. The local executive and administrative bodies operating in the territory of the Free Economic Zone "Vitebsk" shall delegate to the Administration of the said zone the powers to seize, under the established procedure, and give into lease to residents of this zone of land plots located within the boundaries of the zone.

5. This Edict enters into force from the day of its publication.

 

President of the Republic of Belarus

A. Lukashenko

 

 

Annex

to the Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 458 of August 4, 1999
(as edited by the Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 481 of October 22, 2012

Boundaries of the Free Economic Zone "Vitebsk"

Sector 1 having the area of 872.7 ha, located in the northeast part of the city of Vitebsk, is bounded in the north by lands of the State Forestry Institution “Vitebsk Forestry Husbandry”, and the Agricultural Production Cooperative “Olgovskoye”; in the east – by lands of the State Forestry Institution “Vitebsk Forestry Husbandry”, the Transport Republican Unitary Enterprise "Vitebsk Branch of the Belarusian Railway", the Open Joint-Stock Company “Vitebskburbod” and lands of the city of Vitebsk; in the south – by lands of the city of Vitebsk; in the west – by lands of the Agricultural Production Cooperative “Olgovskoye” and the Babinichi Rural Soviet of the Vitebsk district.

Sector 2 having the area of 121.501 ha, located in the south part of the industrial area of the city of Vitebsk, is bounded in the north by lands of the city of Vitebsk (avenue  Stroitelei, lands of urban development), of the Garage-Building Consumer Cooperative No. 5 of the Pervomaiskiy district of the city of Vitebsk, in the east – by lands of the city of Vitebsk , in the south – by lands of the city of Vitebsk (Voinov-Internatsionalistov Street, lands of urban development), in the west – by lands of the city of Vitebsk (P. Brovki Street, lands of urban development).

Sector 3 having the area of 11.96 ha, located in the west part of the industrial district of Vitebsk, includes:

plot No 1 having the area of 10.81 ha is bounded in the north, the east, and the south by lands of the city of Vitebsk, in the west – by Naberezhnaia Street;

plot No 2 having the area of 1.15 ha is bounded in the north by lands of the city of Vitebsk, in the east by lands of the Transport Republican Unitary Enterprise "Vitebsk Branch of the Belarusian Railway", in the south and the west – by lands of the city of Vitebsk.

Sector 4 having the area of 246.9332 ha, located in the east part of the industrial area of the city of Vitebsk, is bounded in the north by Frunze Avenue and lands of the Transport Republican Unitary Enterprise "Vitebsk Branch of the Belarusian Railway"; in the east – by lands of the Joint Bounded Liability Company “Marko”, the Science-and-Design Republican Unitary Enterprise “BELTEI”, lands of the city of Vitebsk and the Vitebsk District; in the south – by lands of the city of Vitebsk, lands of citizens and the Transport Republican Unitary Enterprise "Vitebsk Branch of the Belarusian Railway", in the west – by Tereshkova Street.

Sector 5 having the area of 139.9208 ha, located in the west part of the industrial area of the city of Vitebsk, includes:

plot No 1 having the area of 128.1522 ha, is bounded in the north by lands of the city of Vitebsk (M.Gorkiy Street), the Transport Republican Unitary Enterprise "Vitebsk Branch of the Belarusian Railway"; in the east - by lands of the city of Vitebsk (of common use, under development), the Republican Unitary Enterprise of Telecommunications “Beltelecom, the Administration of the Pervomaiskiy District of the city of Vitebsk, the Affiliated Communal Unitary Housing Repair-and-Maintenance Enterprise "ZhRET of the Pervomaiskiy District", the Private Industrial Unitary Enterprise "Kvant", the Transport Republican Unitary Enterprise "Vitebsk Branch of the Belarusian Railway"; in the south – by lands of the city of Vitebsk (of common use); in the west – by lands of the city of Vitebsk (of common use), the Transport Republican Unitary Enterprise "Vitebsk Branch of the Belarusian Railway";

plot No 2 having the area of 11.7686 ha, is bounded in the northwest by lands of the city of Vitebsk (M.Gorkiy Street), the Bounded Liability Company "Science-and-Production Center "Evropribor", the Closed Joint-Stock Company “Sovremennik”, in the northeast – by lands of the city of Vitebsk, the Open Joint-Stock Company “Belarusian Bank for Development and Reconstruction “Belinvestbank”, the Vitebsk Republican Electroenergetics Unitary Enterprise “Vitebskenergo”, in the southwest – by the river of Zapadnaya Dvina, lands of the Open Joint-Stock Company “Vitebskoblavtotrans”, in the west – by lands of the Open Joint-Stock Company “Vitebskoblavtotrans”, Institution “Vitebsk Region Administration of the Ministry on Emergencies of the Republic of Belarus”.

Sector 6 having the area of 11.6 ha, located in the northwest part of the city of Postavy, is bounded in the north by lands of the Postavy District Department on Emergency Situations, in the northeast – by lands of the city of Postavy, in the east – by lands of the Unitary Enterpise “Housing and Municipal Economy” of the Postavy district and the Open Joint-Stock Company “Postavymebel”, in the south-east, the south, the south-west, and the west – by lands of city of Postavy.

Sector 7 having the area of 2.5963 ha, located in the north part of the city of Vitebsk, is bounded in the west, the northwest, the north, the northeast, the southeast, and the south by lands of the city of Vitebsk, in the southwest – by lands of the Private Trading Unitary Enterprise “WestOptCenter”, the Bounded Liability Company “Factory “Vasilina”.

Sector 8 having the area of 50.0481 ha, located in the north part of the city of Vitebsk, is bounded in the north and the northeast by lands of the city of Vitebsk and lands of citizens, in the southeast – by lands of lands of the Affiliated Municipal Unitary Agricultural Hothouse Enterprise “Zelenhoz” and lands of the city of Vitebsk, in the south west – by lands of the city of Vitebsk (Ludnikova Avenue), the Construction Republican Unitary Enterprise “Vitebsk House Building Factory”, the Bounded Liability Company “StroiDomInvest”, the Institution “Pretrial Detention Centre No 2” of the Directorate of Punishment Execution of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus for the Vitebsk Region.

Sector 9 having the area of 166.218 ha, located in the city of Orsha, includes:

plot No 1 having the area of 141.8195 ha, located in the northeast part of the city of Orsha, is bounded in the north by lands of the city of Orsha and the the Garage-Building Cooperative of the Factory PAK, in the southeast – by lands of the Education Institution “Orsha State Vocational School No 110 for builders”, the Education Institution “Orsha State Medical College” and lands of the city of Orsha, in the south – by lands of the city of Orsha (Selitskogo Street and Belinskogo Street) and lands of the Open Joint-Stock Company “Orshastroimaterialy”, in the west – by lands of the city of Orsha, in the northwest – by lands of the Education Department of the Orsha City Executive Committee, the Communal Trading-and-Production Unitary Enterprise "Orsha-Service" of the Orsha City Executive Committee, the Tourism-and-Rehabilitation Private Affiliated Unitary Enterprise "Orsha" and the Horticultural Partnership “Orshitsa”;

plot No 2 having the area of 24.3985 ha, located in the central part of the city of Orsha, is bounded in the north by lands of the city of Orsha, Unitary Private Prodaction-and-Trading Enterprise “Vikrompak”, Education Department and Department on physical training, sports and tourism of the Orsha City Executive Committee, Vitebsk Republican Electroenergetics Unitary Enterprise “Vitebskenergo”, in the east – by lands of the city of Orsha, the Open Joint-Stock Company “ZavodLegmash”, in the south – by lands of the city of Orsha, Vitebsk Republican Electroenergetics Unitary Enterprise “Vitebskenergo”.

Sector 10 having the area of 53.8846 ha, located in the east part of the city of Baran, is bounded in the north by the river of Adrov and lands of the city of Baran (Zarechnaia Street), in the east and the southeast – by lands of the Institution "Olympic Reserve Center for Equestrian Sport and Horse Breeding of the city of Baran”, in the west – by lands of the city of Baran.

Sector 11 having the area of 593.6028 ha, located in the north part of the urban settlement of Bolbasovo, is bounded in the north by lands of the Republic's Production Unitary Enterprise "Ustie" of the NAS Belarus; in the north-east – by lands of the Republic's Unitary Enterprise of Highways "Vitebskavtodor"; in the east – by lands of the urban settlement of Bolbasovo,  of the Republic's Unitary Enterprise of Highways "Vitebskavtodor", of the Transport Republic's Unitary Enterprise "MINSK BRANCH OF THE BELARUSIAN RAILWAYS"; in the south-east by lands of and the village Barsuki of the Ustenski Rural Soviet of the Orsha District; in the south, west, north-west – by lands of the urban settlement of Bolbasovo.

Sector 12 having the area of 100 ha, located in the vicinity of the village of  Kosachi of the Shapechinski Rural Soviet and the village of  Kopti of the Oktiabrski Rural Soviet of the Vitebsk District, is bounded in the north, the west, and the east by lands of the State Forestry Institution “Vitebsk Forestry Husbandry”, in the south – by lands of the Open Joint-Stock Company “Lipovtsy” and the State Forestry Institution “Vitebsk Forestry Husbandry”.

Sector 13 having the area of 46.1742 ha, located in the south part of the city of Orsha, includes:

plot No 1 having the area of 41.064 ha is bounded in the northeast by lands of the Transport Republican Unitary Enterprise “Minsk Branch of the Belarusian Railway”, the Communal Unitary Enterprise Water supply and Sewage Husbandry “Orshavodokanal” of the sha City Executive Committee, the Garage-Consumer Cooperative “Zaval”, lands of the city of Orsha, lands of the Education Institution “Orsha State Vocational Lyceum for textile workers named after G.V.Semenov”, in the southeast – by lands of Vitebsk Republican Electroenergetics Unitary Enterprise “Vitebskenergo”, lands of the city of Orsha, in the southwest, west and northwest – by lands of the Transport Republican Unitary Enterprise “Minsk Branch of the Belarusian Railway”, lands of the city of Orsha.

plot No 2 having the area of 4.9517 ha is bounded in the north by lands of citizens of the city of Orsha, the Republican Unitary Production-and-Trading Enterprise “Orsha Linen Mill”, the State Institution “Vitebsk Region Center for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring”, in the east – by lands of the Closed Joint-Stock Company “Ranitsa”, the Communal Unitary Enterprise for maintenance of Communal Husbandry “Orshacomhoz”, citizen Shesura Andrey Anatolievich, the Education Department of the Orsha City Executive Committee, in the south – by the citizens of the city of Orsha, in the west – by lands of city of Orsha.

plot No 3 having the area of 0.1585 ha is bounded in the north by lands of Republican Unitary Production-and-Trading Enterprise “Orsha Linen Mill”, lands of city of Orsha, in the east, south and west – by lands of city of Orsha.

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