The New Law "About Libraries and Library Science"

On July 11, 2019, at the meeting of the State Council of Law of the Republic of Tatarstan the law, " About Libraries and Library Science," was passed, which together with federal laws, regulates single queries in the field of library science in the Republic of Tatarstan, and is carried over to powers of public authority to subjects of the Russian Federation.

The law defines the priority objectives and concerns of the development of library science in Tatarstan, the powers of public authorities and local governments in the RT in the field of library science, and the rights and responsibilities of patrons of the libraries.

Separate articles of the law are devoted to trustee (public) councils of the libraries, the RT National Library, the Republican Special Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired, a backup stock of the RT library, and the state information system, "The National Electronic Library of the  RT."

The law "About Libraries and Library Science," #1818, from October 21, 1998, became invalid.