Day of Customs Belarus

geographical position of Belarus is the lack of access to the sea and the border with five countries since ancient times contributed to the development and strengthening of the country's customs rules and regulations.

logical that in 1996, shortly after the declaration of independence of Belarus, the Republic was established by the professional holiday customs. Day of Customs is celebrated every year in the country September 20.

September 20, 1991 according to the Decree of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Belarus "On Customs Service of the Republic of Belarus" Belarus Office of the State Customs Control USSR was transformed into the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Belarus.

Speaking at a press conference at the National Press Center Chairman of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Shpileuski: "... Having established in 1996, this holiday State emphasized the importance of the profession of a customs officer and the contribution of the customs service in the socio-economic development of the country┬╗.

Since then a new stage in the development of the Belarusian customs service, characterized by the emergence of it as a law enforcement officer standing in the protection of the economic interests of the country .

During the existence of the new structure were developed and adopted important documents that formed the legal basis for the customs service. In 1992, the Law of the Republic of Belarus "On the basis of the organization of the Customs Service of the Republic of Belarus", which defined the legal and organizational aspects of customs business in the Republic, and the main task of the customs service.

Flag BelarusDalee customs authorities of the Republic, in 1993, was introduced in the Customs Code and the Law " On Customs Tariff ". In 1997 the government adopted a new edition of the Law "On Customs Tariff", and 17 July in 1998 was put into effect a new Customs Code of the Republic of Belarus. February 2 in 2000 approved the new Statute of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Belarus.

One of the last documents is a new edition of the Customs Code of the Republic of Belarus, which entered into force on { day-7-one} July 1 {/ day} 2007. The new Customs Code into account the principles of regulation of foreign trade relations of the World Customs Organization and the mechanisms of customs regulation.

The Customs Code sets out the basic functions of the customs bodies of the Republic of Belarus.

In March 2001 Decree of the President of Belarus, "in order to preserve and develop the historical traditions of the customs authorities," were established heraldic symbol — the emblem and flag of the customs authorities of the Republic.