MINSK, 8 November (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko instructed to carefully study the role and place of decisions of the Belarusian People's Congress in the legal system of the state, Director of the National Center for Legislation and Legal Research Vadim Ipatov told reporters, BelTA has learned.
The bill "On normative legal acts" was considered at a meeting with the head of state. This document is a kind of Constitution in norm-setting, Vadim Ipatov explained.
"Following the adoption of the updated Constitution, it is necessary to carefully work out the current law ‘On normative legal acts' and ensure its compliance with the Constitution,” Vadim Ipatov noted. “The bill brings the law in line with other legislative acts, the decisions of the Constitutional Court. Most importantly, it builds a legal system in the field of norm-setting in a transparent, comprehensive and systemic way.”
According to him, the bill stipulates the role and place of normative legal acts of various levels. The president instructed to carefully work out the role and place of the decisions of the Belarusian People's Congress in the legal system of the state. To this end, we worked out the provisions of the bill and we have reported on this work. The head of state instructed to revisit these issues, taking into account the fact that the decisions of the Belarusian People's Congress are unique normative legal acts. There is a need to make sure that there are no conflicts or collisions in norm-setting in advance,” Vadim Ipatov noted.