On discharge from active duty, on conscription and recruitment to the reserve force
On 12 February Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 48 “On discharge from active duty, on conscription and recruitment to the reserve force”.
The decree provides for the call up to active duty military service and service in the reserve force of male citizens of the Republic of Belarus who are 18 years old by the day of conscription and who are not entitled to or have forfeited the right to deferment from conscription. The decree also provides for the call up to service in the reserve force of the first year students of agricultural universities who have the right to deferment from military service and who want to get enlisted. The conscription process is due in February – May 2024.
The decree is designed to help the central government bodies, local executive and administrative bodies to recruit conscripts and reservists.
The decree also provides for the discharge from active duty of the military who have completed the established term of military service.