Belarus - Central Authority & practical information

Central Authority(ies):

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus

Contact details:
Address:

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus
ul. Kollektornaya, 10
220048 Minsk
Belarus

Telephone: +375.17.2110.185 and/or +375.17.2110.201
Fax: +375.17.2208.829 and/or +375.17.2209.755
E-mail: iuliat@minjust.belpak.minsk.by
General website: http://www.minjust.by/ 
Contact person:  
Languages spoken by staff:  Russian / English

Practical Information:
(The following information was provided by the relevant State authorities or was obtained from the replies to the 2003 Service Convention Questionnaire)

Forwarding authorities
(Art. 3(1)):
 the courts
Methods of service
(Art. 5(1)(2)):
Documents are entrusted to courts in conformity with Art. 5(1)(a) and (2) of the Convention.
Translation requirements
(Art. 5(3)):
A full translation of the document subject to delivery is necessary. Agreements concerning language requirements according to Art. 20(b) of the Convention had not been made.
Costs relating to execution of the request for service
(Art. 12):
 Not available.
Time for execution of request: On average, the time for execution of a Request for service is one month.
Oppositions and declarations
(Art. 21(2)):
 
Art. 8(2): No opposition
Art. 10(a): No opposition
Art. 10(b): No opposition
Art. 10(c): No opposition
Art. 15(2): No declaration of applicability
Art. 16(3): No declaration of applicability

Derogatory channels (bilateral or multilateral agreements or internal law permitting other transmission channels)
(Arts. 11, 19, 24 and 25)

Disclaimer:
Information may not be complete or fully updated – please contact the relevant authorities to verify this information.

Bilateral conventions on judicial co-operation: China, Cuba, Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, and Vietnam.

The Republic of Belarus is a State party to the CIS [Commonwealth of Independent States] Convention of January 22, 1993 on Legal Aid and Legal Relations on Civil, Family and Criminal Matters.
http://www.cis.minsk.by/main.aspx?uid=74

Useful links:  

(This page was last updated on 21 March 2006)

Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)