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Civil Code provisions concerning entrepreneurial activity definition modified

The Law of the Republic of Belarus of 29 October 2015 amended some provisions of Article 1 of the Civil Code of the Republic of Belarus concerning the definition of entrepreneurial activity.

Amendments provide in particular that the trade of works of art, items of artisanship, products of plant-growing and apiculture, carried out for not longer than five calendar days a month at trading places in markets or other specially determined places by foreign citizens and stateless persons temporarily staying or residing in the Republic of Belarus is not considered as entrepreneurial activity.

The Law was officially published in Russian on the National Legal Internet Portal of the Republic of Belarus on 3 November 2015 and enters into force in ten days after its official publication.