The court rejected the appeal against the refusal of registration of a candidate Babariko
The Supreme court of Belarus dismissed the appeal on the refusal to register the presidential candidate of the former head of Belgazprombank Victor Babariko, who is in jail for alleged economic crimes since the complaint was filed not by him personally, is spoken in court definition.
The lawyer of a staff of Babariko Maxim Sign filed in the Supreme court against the decision of the CEC refusal to register the policy as a candidate in the presidential elections scheduled for 9 August.
"The right to challenge in court the refusal to register a candidate for the presidency of the Republic of Belarus granted by law only to the person who is nominated as a candidate for the President of the Republic of Belarus", - stated in the court ruling, posted on its website.
Meanwhile, it is emphasized that on behalf of Babariko appealed to the court of his representative power of attorney Sign a complaint against the CEC refusal to register a candidate in Babariko. In the complaint he requested that the decision of the Central Commission to cancel and be required to register Babariko as a candidate for the presidency of Belarus.
"To Institute civil proceedings on the complaint filed and signed on behalf of Babariko his representative Sign, refuse. Determination comes into force immediately appealed against in an appeal order not to be", - the document says.
In Belarus, the campaign for the presidential election, primary election day scheduled for 9 August. CEC registered candidates for the presidency five people, denying two. Incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko is running for a sixth term. Passing the campaign was accompanied by arrests of supporters of candidates for President, alternative Lukashenko, as well as unauthorized protests.