Government established new amount of the base unit
Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of 28 November 2016 No. 974 established that from 1 January 2017 the base unit shall be equal to 23 rubles.
In Belarusian law the base unit is used for computing pecuniary penalties for criminal and administrative offences, as well as for determining amounts of financial obligations and benefits.
The Resolution was officially published in Russian on the National Legal Internet Portal of the Republic of Belarus on 28 November 2016 and enters into force from 1 January 2017.