The Constitution of the Republic of Belarus forms the basis for the country’s legislative system
The current Constitution was drafted in 1994 and amended in 1996 and 2004. It is also known as the Fundamental Law of the State and is the 5th Constitution in Belarusian history.
The Belarus Constitution centresaround 3 key elements:
The Belarus Constitution guarantees the following rights to the people of Belarus:
The Constitution plays a key role in modern Belarus government and democracy.
It guarantees free elections, including national and local elections and referenda.
According to the Constitution of Belarus, the following bodies and individuals are elected on the basis of free, direct votes by secret ballot: