Commons:Droit d'auteur par territoire/Biélorussie

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Cette page fournit un aperçu des règles de droit d'auteur de la Biélorussie applicables au téléchargement d'œuvres sur Wikimedia Commons. Notez que toute œuvre originaire de la Biélorussie doit appartenir au domaine public ou être disponible sous licence libre en Biélorussie et aux États-Unis avant de pouvoir être téléchargée sur Wikimedia Commons. En cas de doute sur le statut de droit d'auteur d'une œuvre de la Biélorussie, reportez-vous aux lois applicables pour plus de précisions.


Belarus was annexed by Russia in 1795. It was occupied by Germany during World War I. Towards the end of the war, Belarus declared independence in 1918. In 1919 the country became a republic of the Soviet Union. During the break-up of the Soviet Union, Belarus again declared independence on 27 July 1990.

La Biélorussie est membre de la Convention de Berne depuis le 12 décembre 1997 et du Traité de l'OMPI sur les droits d'auteur depuis le 6 mars 2002.[1]

As of 2018 the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations, listed Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 262-Z of May 17, 2011, on Copyright and Related Rights as the main IP law enacted by the legislature of Belarus.[1] WIPO holds the text of this law in their WIPO Lex database.[2]

Règles générales

According to the Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 262-Z of May 17, 2011,

  • Moral rights to works of science, literature and art are protected without limitation of time.[262-Z/2011 Art.20(1)]
  • The exclusive right to a work is valid during the author’s life and for 50 years after his/her death unless otherwise stipulated below.[262-Z/2011 Art.20(2)]
  • The exclusive right to an anonymous work or work made under a pseudonym is valid for 50 years from the moment of the first rightful disclosure of such work or 50 years from the moment of creation unless it was duly disclosed with the author’s consent within 50 years from its creation.[262-Z/2011 Art.20(3)]
  • The exclusive right to the work created in co-­authorship is valid during the life and for 50 years after death of the author who outlived the other co­authors.[262-Z/2011 Art.20(4)]
  • Calculation of the above durations starts from 1 January of the year following the year of occurrence of the legal fact that is the basis for calculating the duration.[262-Z/2011 Art.20(5)]
  • Termination of the period of validity of exclusive right to a work means transfer of such work to public domain. Works that have never been protected on the territory of the Republic of Belarus are deemed as transferred to public domain.[262-Z/2011 Art.21(1)]
  • Works transferred to public domain can be freely used by any individual or legal entity without payment of royalty. However, moral rights of the authors must be observed.[262-Z/2011 Art.21(2)]

Œuvres non protégées

According to the Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 262-Z of May 17, 2011,

  • The following are not deemed objects of copyright: official documents (legal acts, court decisions, other administrative and court documents, constituent documents of legal entities) and their official translations; State symbols of the Republic of Belarus (State Flag of the Republic of Belarus, State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus, State Anthem of the Republic of Belarus), symbols of state decorations of the Republic of Belarus (orders and medals), state signs (paper currency of the Republic of Belarus, post stamps and other signs), official heraldry symbols (flags, emblems of administration divisions of the Republic of Belarus, heraldry signs, colours, badges, emblems of state authorities etc.); works of folk art which authors are unknown.[262-Z/2011 Art.7(2)]
  • Copyright shall not cover ideas, methods, processes, systems, ways, conceptions, principles, discoveries, facts even if they are expressed, presented, explained or implemented in works.[262-Z/2011 Art.7(2)]

Liberté de panorama

COM:FOP Belarus

Voir aussi : Commons:Liberté de panorama

X mark.svg Pas d'accord According to the Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 262-Z of May 17, 2011,

  • Works of photography, architecture, fine arts can be visualized, broadcasted or cablecasted, and publicly transmitted in any other way if such works continuously remain at the place with free admission. Representation of such works shall not be the main object of visualization, broadcasting or by cablecasting or other public transmission and shall not be used for commercial purposes.[262-Z/2011 Art.32(7)]

Bandeaux de licence

COM:TAG Belarus

Voir aussi : Commons:Bandeaux de licence

  • {{PD-BY-exempt}} – Pour les documents formels (lois, jugements, autres textes légaux et administratifs) et leurs traductions officielles, symboles officiels et signes (drapeau, blason, hymne, décorations, billets de banque et autres signes), œuvres folkloriques dont les auteurs ne sont pas connus.
  • {{PD-Belarus}} – for works 50 years after the author's (or last-surviving co-author) death or 50 years after the first legal publication of the work published under pseudonym or anonymously.


COM:CUR Belarus

Voir aussi : Commons:Monnaie

Symbol OK.svg  Belarusian currency is not copyrighted. Monetary items, together with other state symbols, are explicitly excluded from copyright.[262-Z/2011 Art.7(2)]

Veuillez utiliser {{PD-BY-exempt}} pour les images de monnaie de Biélorussie.

Timbres postaux

Voir aussi : Commons:Timbres postaux/Domaine public

Domaine public : utilisez {{PD-BY-exempt}}

According to the Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 262-Z of May 17, 2011, "state symbols and signs (flag, coat of arms, anthem, awards, banknotes and other signs)" are not copyrightable.[262-Z/2011 Art.7(2)] According to the Postage Law of the Republic of Belarus No. 258-З of December 15, 2003, "postage stamp is an official (state) sign of postage printed on paper and carrying an artwork, and inscriptions "БЕЛАРУСЬ", "BELARUS", year of issue (in Arabic letters) and a par value (in Arabic figures). The par value of postage stamp may be designated in letters."[3]

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