Draft decree “On providing remote access to virtual gaming establishments” was submitted for public discussion and published on the website of the Ministry of Taxes and Duties. According to the document access should be provided to the Tax Service via the Internet using a public key certificate or account and password with encryption of the communication channel.
Remote access should be provided by all online gambling operators. To protect connection channels, it is proposed to use a certificate of conformity issued in the National Conformity Assessment System of the Republic of Belarus and compatible with information security tools established in the Ministry of Taxes and Duties.
According to the decree, Access, is necessary to control the activities in the gambling business, check compliance with the law, when considering complaints, conducting the administrative procedures in appropriate cases, and so on. The full version of the project is published on on the website of the Ministry of Taxes and Duties.
It is worth noting that news about Balerus’ plans to regulate online gambling appeared on July 5, when the Belarusian Tax and Duties Ministry has informed about its draft decree. It is expected that the first legal online casinos in Belarus will start operation in April this year.