MANDATES OF PARLIAMENTARIANS IN BELARUS AND IN SOME STATES OF EUROPEAN UNION: COMPARATIVE ASPECT
In European legal science a traditional division of the parliamentarian’s representative mandate into two types currently prevails: a free and imperative mandate. The type of a mandate determines the character of coop-eration of an elected representative with his electorate. The author of the article analyzed the key points of those concepts in Republic of Belarus and in some states of EU in comparative feature. The conclusion is made that the gradual transition to the normative regulation of the Chamber of representatives’ deputy status, the member of Republic Council, promoting the establishment of mixed type of parliamentarian’s mandate in Republic of Belarus is preferable. A number of progressive characteristics of the mixed type of mandate the parliamentarians are stated.