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  1. Kazakhstan - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Law No. 102-V ZRK of 13 June 2013 amending Several Legal Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the subject of the division of power between State Bodies. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-06-13 | Date of entry into force: 2013-06-25 | KAZ-2013-L-96696

    Amends, inter alia, Labor Code rephrasing article 17 and its title which now reads: "Competencies of local body of labor inspection", article 12 (procedure of taking into consideration of opinion or consent of the representatives of the employees at the publication of acts of the employer), article 16 (competencies of authorized state labor body in the field of regulation of labor relations) supplementing it with new subparagraphs, supplementing article 18 (competencies of local executive bodies in the field of labor relations), rephrasing article 147 (rights and duties of employer at the time of job placement), 282 (procedure for holding collective bargaining negotiations, processing and concluding collective bargaining agreement), 307 (state management control and supervision in the sphere of labor protection and labor safety), 309 (Monitoring and assessment of risks in the sphere of labor protection and labor safety), also introducing minor wording changes in articles 314, 317, 322, 323, 325, 328, 335.
    Amends Law on Employment of the Population rephrasing article 6 (central executive body) and supplementing with a new subparagraph, also supplementing article 7 (local executive bodies) with subparagraphs 5-8), 5-9), changing the wording of articles 8 (authorized body), 20 (public works), 22 (bodies carrying out state control in the sphere of employment).

  2. Kazakhstan - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Law No. 254-III of 21 May 2007 to amend and supplement the Constitution (Text No. 68).

    Adoption: 2007-05-21 | KAZ-2007-C-76645

    Abolishes the death penalty in all cases save for acts of terrorism entailing loss of life and for especially grave crimes committed in wartime (see article 15 of the amended Constitution).

  3. Kazakhstan - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Law No.148-II of 23 January 2001 on Local State Government and Self-Government in the Republic of Kazakhstan. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2001-01-23 | Date of entry into force: 2001-02-10 | KAZ-2001-L-96705

    Chapter I: Main provisions
    Chapter II: Formation, competence and organization of activity of maslihats
    Chapter II-1: Creation and organization of activity of revising committees of regions, of cities of republican significance, of capitals
    Chapter III: Akims and akimats. Formation, competence and organization of activity
    Chapter III-1: Participation of citizens in local self-government
    Chapter IV: Final and transitional provisions.

  4. Kazakhstan - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Law of 25 December 2000 on the Judicial System and Status of Judges.

    Adoption: 2000-12-25 | KAZ-2000-L-71144

    Establishes the system of administration of justice in Kazakhstan, including the organization of courts and the legal definition of the status of judges.

  5. Kazakhstan - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of 30 August 1995 [consolidated version]. - Constitution (in English) Constitution in Russian

    Adoption: 1995-08-30 | Date of entry into force: 1995-08-30 | KAZ-1995-C-44019

    Kazakhstan is a secular state (Art. 1). Article 5 prohibits the merging of public and state institutions; public associations are equal before law. Activities of foreign political parties and trade unions are prohibited. Section II covers citizenship and fundamental rights, including equality before law, the right to life except in cases of the death penalty, the right to dignity, privacy, and the freedom of religion, speech and thought. Article 24 prohibits forced labour and provides the right to freedom of labour, safe working conditions, collective bargaining as well as the right to strike. Articles 28-31 provide the right to minimum wage, pension and social security, health care and education. Sections III-VIII cover the branches of government, including the President, Parliament, Constitutional Council, Supreme Court, and local government.

  6. Kazakhstan - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan of 28 January 1993.

    Adoption: 1993-01-28 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-28 | KAZ-1993-C-39130

    Establishes a basic state structure of three branches, with a strong executive, based on the principles of democracy, rule of law and separation of powers. Section 1 addresses the rights, freedoms and duties of citizens. Citizens are guaranteed equal rights, and protected against internationally recognized prohibited discriminations. Echoing the broadly framed rights found in the two UN Convenants on Civil and Political Rights and on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, these include the right to life and freedom of speech, religion and residence. Rights of a political nature (e.g., right to vote, to assemble, to associate), economic (e.g., right to work, to good working conditions, to strike) and social (right to rest, to housing, to health protection, and to education) are found in Articles 14 to 27. Trade unions are permitted under Article 57.


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