Craft activities

THE DECREE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

9 Oct 2017 No. 364

On the implementation of the individuals craft activities

In order to create favorable conditions for the implementation of the individuals craft activities:

1. To establish that:

1.1. for the craft activity is non-business activities of individuals for the production and sale of goods, performance of works, rendering of services with use of manual labor and tools* carried out independently, without the involvement of other physical persons on labor and (or) civil law contracts, unless otherwise provided in this decree, and directed on satisfaction of household needs of citizens;

* For the purposes of this Decree under the tool refers to a device, mechanism, machine, other equipment, including electric, designed for the production of goods (performance of works, rendering of services), without the use of which is to carry out under this Ordinance and the types of craft activities is not possible.

1.2. a physical person (except physical persons by the legislative acts it is prohibited to engage in other activities, as well as foreign citizens and persons without citizenship, temporarily staying and temporarily residing in the Republic of Belarus) have the right to carry out on application principle without state registration as individual entrepreneurs, the following types of craft activities:

  • manufacture and repair of:

  • saddlery;

  • horse-drawn carts, sleds and children's sleds;

  • fishing tackle and fishing gear;

  • manufacture and repair of objects and their parts for personal (household) needs of citizens, wire, twine, synthetic strip, sheet, clay, plant materials of local origin, including wood;

  • manufacture, installation and repair of structures, equipment and facilities for keeping birds, animals, bees;

  • blacksmithing;

  • manufacturer of hand-knitting;

  • manufacture of products of hand-weaving, as well as products made in the patchwork technique;

  • lace making, macrame;

  • manufacture of yarn;

  • manufacturing of products with hand embroidery;

  • weaving beads;

  • art treatment and painting of wood, stone, bone, horn, metal, sheet metal, glass, ceramics, plywood;

  • manufacturer of handmade products (kitchen utensils, toys, interior doll, decorative panels, caskets, cigarette cases, snuff boxes, ashtrays, piggy banks, candlesticks, door handles, parts, and decorative pieces of furniture, trinkets, housekeepers, wallets, gloves, mittens, belts, jewelry, bracelets, hair ornaments, combs, combs, decorative additions to clothing, figurines, vases, pots and planters for flowers, turning of shaped articles, Easter eggs, Easter eggs, Souvenirs (including magnetic base), Christmas decorations, picture frames, picture frames, decorative strips, covers, cases for phone, tablet and glasses, wedding accessories);

  • manufacturing of products from felted wool;

  • cover pages provided by the consumer*;

  • the manufacture of candles;

  • manufacturer colors and compositions, including plant material of local origin (with the exception of compositions of flowers);

  • manufacturer of small glass products, natural and polymer clay, wood, natural resins and their use for creating jewelry, decorating clothing;

  • fabrication of the national Belarusian costume (details) with the traditional cut and embroidery;

  • manufacturer of greeting cards, photo albums, folders without the use of printing and printing equipment;

  • manufacturer of agricultural and garden tools, or parts, sharpening and repair of Cutlery and tools;

  • the production of artistic articles of paper and papier-mache;

  • the manufacture of national musical instruments in neobicnim conditions;

  • the production of stained glass;

  • the decoration items provided by the consumer;

  • manufacturer of glazed and unglazed stove tiles, decorative tiles and panels-inserts, tiled eaves from the natural clay by manual packing or pouring into a plaster mold, pressing, hand mandrel, decoration, glazurovki;

  • the manufacture of soap;

  • guilloche;

  • other activities to create art items, as well as activities carried out with the use of manual labor, except for activities that are not related to entrepreneurial activities, implementation of which is subject to unified tax from individual entrepreneurs and other physical persons;

* For the purposes of this Decree the term "consumer" is used as defined in the second indent of paragraph 2 of article 294 of the Tax code of the Republic of Belarus.

1.3. the implementation of the individuals craft activities without registration with the tax body and payment of the fee for implementing craft activities are prohibited.

Individuals engaged in handicraft activities, ensure the safety of manufactured products, performed works, rendered services. Manufactured products, performed work, rendered services are not subject to mandatory conformity confirmation;

1.4. use in exercising individuals craft activities tusks or tusks of elephant, hippopotamus, walrus, narwhal and wild boar, horns of rhinoceros, teeth of all animals, as well as precious stones and metals is not allowed;

1.5. individuals engaged in handicraft activities, may:

  • made to sell their goods at the trading places in the markets, fairs and (or) other established by local Executive and administrative bodies, in the premises used for their production, the use of advertising in the global computer network Internet, by sending by mail (including international), delivery at the specified user address by any means of transport, and also on the basis of civil law contracts concluded with legal entities and individual entrepreneurs;

  • on a Pro Bono basis to provide training for craft activities* on the basis of the contract on training of craft activities, executed in writing (hereinafter – the agreement).

In this case, the parties to the contract are natural persons engaged in a craft activity, and a disciple of a craftsman.

The contract must contain:

  • surname, name, patronymic (if any), data of identity document (series (if any), number, when and by whom issued, the registration at place of residence) of each party;

  • place and date of conclusion of the contract;

  • the subject of the contract;

  • the rights and obligations of the parties;

  • the liability of the parties for breach of contract;

  • the term of the agreement and termination procedure.

At the discretion of the parties to the contract can be included other additionaling conditions.

The contract is for a time of learning craft activities.

Training period craft activities should not exceed two years. This person is engaged in handicraft activities are not allowed at the same time to teach the craft activities more than three students.

Raw materials, the tools necessary for teaching craft activities, stand out (sold) at the expense of own funds of natural persons carrying out craft activities, unless otherwise stipulated in the contract.

Made when teaching craft activities student artisan goods (and their parts) are the property of individuals engaged in handicraft activities, unless otherwise stipulated in the contract.

* For the purposes of this Decree under handicraft activities training refers to the transfer of a physical person engaged in craft activities, the students of the artisan knowledge, skills and abilities of a certain (specific) type (s) of craft activities.

2. To recognize as invalid presidential decrees of the Republic of Belarus according to Appendix.

3. The Council Of Ministers Of The Republic Of Belarus:

  • in the three months to take measures to implement this Decree;

  • to clarify issues of compliance of the implementation of craft activities specified in this Decree.

4. This Decree shall enter into force in the following order:

  • item 3 – after official publication of this Decree;

  • other provisions of this Decree – three months after its official publication.

The President Of The Republic Of Belarus A. Lukashenko

Annex to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus 09.10.2017 No. 364

The list of become invalid for decrees of the President of the Republic of Belarus

1. The decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 16 may 2005 no 225 "On some issues of the implementation of the individuals craft activities".

2. The decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus from August 24, 2006 n 522 "About modification and additions in the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 16 may 2005 no 225".

3. Paragraph 35 of the Annex to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus from March 1, 2007 n 116 "About some questions of legal regulation of administrative responsibility".

4. The decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of January 21, 2008 of No. 28 "About entering of additions into the decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 16 may 2005 no 225".

5. The decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus from April 2, 2009 n 170 "About modification and additions in the decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 16 may 2005 no 225".

6. Paragraph 24 of the Annex to the decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of March 9, 2010 № 143 "On certain issues of taxation".

7. The decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus from November 5, 2010 No. 570 "About modification and additions in the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 16 may 2005 no 225".

8. The decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 8 September 2011 № 401 "About modification and additions in the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 16 may 2005 no 225".

9. The decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus from September 27, 2012 № 432 "On amendments and additions to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 16 may 2005 no 225".

10. The decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus from December 2, 2014 No. 560 "About entering of additions and changes into the presidential Decree of the Republic of Belarus of 16 may 2005 no 225".

11. Subparagraph 1.2 of paragraph 1 of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 25 August 2016. № 319 "About introduction of additions and amendments to decrees of the President of the Republic of Belarus".