Commentary to Decree No. 572 of 27 December 2013 

    On 27 December President of the Republic of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 572 “Concerning the plan of working out draft laws in 2014”.

    The plan of working out draft laws envisages the development of 35 draft laws, including a number of new bills. These include a draft law “Concerning the external intelligence service” and two draft laws which concepts have been approved by the head of state, namely a draft law “Concerning public-private partnership” and the Belarusian-language Culture Code of the Republic of Belarus. In 2014 there are also plans to prepare and submit to the President draft laws “Concerning investment funds” and “Concerning patents on animal species”.