March 31 Constitutional Court of Belarus hold the expertise of the Polish Law "On the Pole's Card" for compliance with the generally recognized principles and norms of international law.
The reason for this was an appeal to the court of the House of Representatives on February 23.
The right to express the idea of normative legal acts, including and other states, if they affect the interests of the Republic of Belarus, for their compliance with international standards, given the Constitutional Court by presidential decree number 14 of 2008.
During the discussion on the "Pole's Card" in the House of Representatives was made that such a map has more than 14.5 thousand people and in Belarus lives 400,000 ethnic Poles.
Polish Card — a document confirming the identity of the Polish people. Owner Polish Card allowed, fixed by the law "On the Pole's Card", which was adopted Seimas of the Republic of Poland September 7, 2007.
"Pole's Card" has the right to get the person who does not have Polish citizenship or permanent residence in the territory of the Republic of Poland and, moreover, said to belong to the Polish nation and fulfill the obligations arising from the Act.
To get the card you need to have the Polish language at a basic level, the Poles have relatives or those who have Polish citizenship (father, mother, grandmother, grandfather, grandmother, great-grandfather). The card is valid for 10 years from the date of issuance and receipt of an application is extended for the next 10 years.
The card holder is entitled to receive long-term multiple-entry visa for a stay in the territory of Poland and legally work there without a work permit, entrepreneurs along with Polish citizens, followed by rail with a 37-percent discount.