Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus
The Council of Ministers is a collegiate central government agency of the Republic of Belarus, which exercises executive authority in the country in line with the Constitution and runs a system of central government agencies accountable to the Council of Ministers and other state organizations as well as municipal executive authorities.
- to run a system of government agencies accountable to the Council of Ministers and other executive branch agencies;
- to develop the main directions of the domestic policy and the foreign policy and to take measures to implement them;
- to draft the central state budget and forward it to the Head of State for submission to the parliament as well as the report on executing the budget;
- to ensure the pursuance of a unified economic, financial, credit, and monetary policy, a state policy in the area of science, culture, education, healthcare, ecology, social security, and labor remuneration;
- to take measures to ensure rights and freedoms of citizens, protect interests of the state, ensure national security and defensive capability, protect property and public order, fight crime;
- to act on behalf of the owner with regard to property owned by the Republic of Belarus, to organize the management of state-owned property;
- to ensure the execution of the Constitution, laws, decrees, ordinances, and executive orders of the President;
- to abrogate regulations of ministries and other central government agencies;
- to exercise other powers the Council of Ministers is entrusted with in accordance with the Constitution, laws, and enactments of the President.
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