Order of quarantine and sanitary control at checkpoints
Since January 1, 2014 the functions of documentary quarantine and sanitary control of goods have been delegated to the customs authorities in checkpoints on the State border of the Republic of Belarus; the functions of quarantine and sanitary control of individuals – to the border service agencies.
In order to ensure the transmission of mentioned above functions to the customs authority the following documents have been adopted:
Resolution of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus, the State Customs Committee and State Border Committee of December, 30 2013 № 135/34/16 «About approval the Instruction on the order of action (interaction) of customs authorities of the Republic of Belarus, the border service of the Republic of Belarus, organs and institutions exercising state sanitary inspection, during quarantine and sanitary control at checkpoints across the state border of the Republic of Belarus ".
To the customs authorities were delegated just the functions which are really necessary for exercising at checkpoints, minimizing the checking operations on the state border by transmitting control to the territory of the Republic of Belarus.