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Article 77
 

Relieving of the Candidate for the Position of the President of the Republic of Belarus and for Deputy of Production or Office Duties for Participation in Election Campaign and Guarantees of their Activities

 

After registration, candidates for the position of the President of the Republic of Belarus (except for the President of the Republic of Belarus who runs for the second term of office) and for deputies of the Chamber of Representatives (except for the Chairman of the Chamber of representatives) shall be relieved, on their personal request, from production or office duties from the day of registration till the day of elections without preservation of the salary. The ground for such relief shall be decision of the respective commission on registration of the proxy and the application of the proxy on granting to him a leave without retention of the salary for taking part in election actions.

 

Candidates for deputies of local Councils of Deputies, after their registration, when required and on their personal application, may be relieved from exercise of production or official duties without preservation of the salary.

 

Candidates for the position of the President of the Republic of Belarus and for deputies may be given, on their personal application and for the same period of time, the regular leave.

 

A candidate for the position of the President of the Republic of Belarus and for deputy may not be sent for a long-term business trip or called for military service or muster from the day of registration till the day of elections.