Commentary to Decree No. 557 of 16 December 2013
On 16 December President of the Republic of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 557 “Concerning the election to local councils of deputies of the Republic of Belarus of the twenty-seventh convocation”.
The election will take place on 23 March 2014.
The date has been determined taking into consideration the terms of formation of territorial election commissions specified by the legislation, preparation and holding of other election-related events in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus and the Election Code of the Republic of Belarus.
The Central Election Commission of Belarus has been instructed to organize the election to local councils of deputies and supervise the observance of legislation during the election.
State administration bodies and other state-run organizations should guarantee that all events regarding the preparation and holding of the election to local councils of deputies will be completed within the time specified by the Election Code of the Republic of Belarus.The election campaign will be financed by the national budged.