Normative legal acts regulating archival affairs

Work with electronic records

  • Law of the Republic of Belarus of 28 December 2009 No. 113-Z “On electronic record and electronic digital signature”, amended by Laws of the Republic of Belarus of 20 May 2013 No. 27-Z, of 23 October 2014 No. 196-Z, of 8 January 2018 No. 96-Z, of 8 November 2018 No. 143-Z.

  • State Standard of the Republic of Belarus STB 1221-2000 “Electronic records. Rules of creation, handling and preservation” (approved and enacted by resolution of the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of Belarus of 22 May 2000 No. 14).
    (RAR RTF, 21 Kb)

  • Order of the State Property Committee of the Republic of Belarus of 2 June 2006 No. 109 “On some questions concerning the issuance of electronic records”.

  • Regulation on the procedure certifying the form of external representation of electronic record on paper medium (approved by resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of 20 July 2010 No. 1086, amended by resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of 15 August 2013 No. 718, of 25 May 2019 No. 324).

  • Rules of work with records in electronic form in the archives of government agencies and other institutions (approved by resolution of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus of 6 February 2019 No. 20).
    (Pdf, 485 Kb)

  • Instruction on the procedure of handling electronic records in government agencies and other institutions (approved by resolution of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus of 6 February 2019 No. 19).
    (Pdf, 368 Кб)

  • Data exchange format for information systems of archives of government agencies and other institutions and the Information System of Electronic Records Archive of the National Archival Fonds of the Republic of Belarus (Version 2.0), approved by Director of the Belarusian Research Centre for Electronic Records on 31 March 2020.
    (ZIP PDF, 2,3 Mb)


  • Reference information

  • Work with electronic records and records in electronic form in government agencies and other institutions in the Republic of Belarus (presentation by O.Yu. Zhuk, Head of Acquisition and Recordkeeping at the Belarusian Research Centre for Electronic Records).
    (ZIP PPTX, 140 Kb)