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08.08.2016

Alexander Lukashenko signed the Culture Code of the Republic of Belarus

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the Culture Code of the Republic of Belarus which had been passed by the House of Representatives and approved by the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus.

The Culture Code has been prepared for the first time and does not have analogues in the post-Soviet space. It relies on the norms of such Belarusian laws as “Concerning culture in the Republic of Belarus”, “Concerning library science in the Republic of Belarus”, “Concerning arts and crafts in the Republic of Belarus”, “Concerning creative unions and creative workers”, “Concerning film making in the Republic of Belarus”, “Concerning museums and the museum fund of the Republic of Belarus”, “Concerning the protection of the Belarusian historical and cultural legacy”.

The Code of 20 July 2016 was officially published in Russian on the National Legal Internet Portal of the Republic of Belarus on 2 August 2016, and it enters into force in six months after its official publication.