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  1. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Code No. 414-V ZRK of 23 November 2015, as amended to 6 April 2016. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | KAZ-2015-L-102038

    Section I: General provisions
    Chapter I: General provisions, establishing, inter alia, the goal and objectives, principles of labour legislation, freedom of labour, prohibition of discrimination in labour, compulsory labour; as well as the minimum social standards in the sphere of labour.
    Chapter II: State regulation in the sphere of labour relations.
    Chapter III: Subjects of labour relationships. Grounds for origin of labour relationships.
    Section II: Labour relationships.
    Chapter IV: Employment contract
    Chapter V: Work schedule. Work discipline.
    Chapter VI: Work time.
    Chapter VII: Rest time.
    Chapter VIII: Measurement and remuneration.
    Chapter IX: Professional training, retraining and improvement of qualification.
    Chapter X: Financial liability of parties of employment contract.
    Chapter XI: Guarantees and compensation payments.
    Chapter XII: Peculiarities of regulation of employment of certain categories of workers.
    Section III: Social partnership and collective relationships in the labor sphere.
    Chapter XIII: Social partnership in the labor sphere.
    Chapter XIV: Collective contract.
    Chapter XV: Consideration of individual labour disputes.
    Chapter XVI: Consideration of collective labour disputes.
    Section IV: Safety and protection of labour.
    Chapter XVII: State regulation in the sphere of safety and protection of labour.
    Chapter XVIII: Rights and duties of employee and employer in the sphere of safety and protection of labour.
    Chapter XIX: Organization of safety and protection of labour.
    Chapter XX: Investigation and registration of occupational accidents.
    Section V: Control over compliance with the labour legislation.
    Chapter XXI: State control over compliance with the labour legislation.
    Chapter XXII: Internal control.
    Chapter XXIII: Final provisions.
    Repeals the previous Labour Code of 15 May 2007 (Vedomosti Parlamenta Respubliki Kazakhstan, 2007, No.9, page 65).

  2. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No.416-V ZRK of 23 November 2015 "On Public Service", as amended to 6 April 2016. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | KAZ-2015-L-102039

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Legal status of public servants
    Chapter III: Admission to public service
    Chapter IV: Peculiarities of admission to administrative public service of corpse "A", as well as of the service
    Chapter V: Peculiarities of taking administrative public position of corpse "B"
    Chapter VI: Public service
    Chapter VII: Service discipline
    Chapter VIII: Service ethics of public servants
    Chapter IX: Social guarantees for public servants, their family members
    Chapter X: Termination of public service by public servants
    Chapter XI: Other questions
    Chapter XII: Final provisions.
    Repeals the previous law "On Public Service" of 23 July 1999 (Vedomosti Parlamenta Respubliki Kazakhstan, 1999, No.21, page 773).

  3. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No.415-V ZRK of 23 November 2015 to Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts on the Issues of Labour Regulation. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | KAZ-2015-L-102045

    Amends, inter alia, the Law on Trade Unions:namely, makes wording changes in para 1 of article 16 (Rights of trade unions); supplements article 17 (Duties of trade unions) with new sub-paragraph 8); rephrases sub-paragraph 2 of para 1 of article 18 (Protection of labour, social-economic rights and interests of trade union members), also para 4 of article 20 (Realization of public control over observance of rights of trade union members), paras 2, 3 of article 26 (Guarantees for persons elected in trade union bodies and not exempt from principal work).

    Amends the Law on Employment. Rephrases para 1 of article 5 (State guarantees in the sphere of employment of population), supplements article 9 (Participation of employers in the provision of employment of population) with sub-paragraphs 1-1, 2-2.

  4. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No.95-V ZRK of 21 May 2013 to Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the Issues of Protection of Personal Data. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-05-21 | Date of entry into force: 2013-11-25 | KAZ-2013-L-96695

    Amends, inter alia, Labour Code rephrasing the title of Chapter V which now reads: "Collection, processing and protection of personal data of employee", changing the wording of article 65 including its title which now reads: "Duties of employer for collection, processing and protection of personal data of employee", of article 68 (rights of employee to ensure the protection of personal data stored by the employer), also repealing articles 64, 66, 67.

  5. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 31-V of 10 July 2012 to Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts on Issues of Technical Regulation and Metrology. - Legislation On-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-10 | Date of entry into force: 2012-08-12 | KAZ-2012-L-94663

    Amends, inter alia, the Labour Code by introducing minor wording changes to para 1 of article 311, namely replacing the words "State standards" to "National standards".

  6. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 30-V of 5 July 2012 to Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts on the Issues Related to Organization of Activities of National Bank, Regulation of Financial Markets and Financial Organizations. - Legislation On-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2013-07-31 | KAZ-2012-L-94662

    Introduces, inter alia, changes to Labour Code, namely modifying the title of Chapter 28 regulating the work of several categories of civil servants as well as supplements Chapter 28 with an article 257-1 regulating specifically the work of employees of the National Bank.

  7. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 566-IV of 17 February 2012 to Amend and Supplement the Labour Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2012-02-17 | Date of entry into force: 2012-02-27 | KAZ-2012-L-94753

  8. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 452-IV of 5 July 2011 to Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts on Question of Revision of Competences of Dedicated Public Bodies and the Government of Kazakhstan Regarding the Adoption of Normative Legal Acts Establishing Requirements Towards Entities that Are Supervised. - Legislation On-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2011-10-14 | KAZ-2011-L-90203

    Introduces, inter alia, changes in wording of the Labour Code, namely in articles 15 on terms of reference of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the sphere of regulation of labour relations; 17 on terms of reference of territorial subdivisions of the state labour authority in the sphere of regulation of labour relations; 18 on Terms of reference of local executive bodies
    in the sphere of regulation of labour relations; 319 on adoption of regulatory and legal acts in the sphere of labour protection and labour safety; 320 on Requirements on labour protection and labour safety during design, construction and operation of production facilities and means of production. 330 on rights of state labour inspectors.
    The law cancels para 2 of article 339 (Mechanism for exercise of internal control over labour protection and labour safety)

  9. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 452-IV of 5 July 2011 Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts on Issues of Reconsidering of Competences of State Bodies and Government of Kazakhstan on Adopting Normative Legal Acts Establishing Requirements for Auditing Entities. - Legislation On-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2011-10-14 | KAZ-2011-L-90205

    Makes amendments to 139 Laws with respect to the establishment of Auditing bodies. These laws include the following:
    1. Code of Administrative Offences of 30 January 2001;
    2. Land Code of 20 June 2003;
    3. Forest Code of 8 July 2003;
    4. Water Code of 9 July 2003;
    5. Environmental Code of 9 January 2007;
    6. Labour Code of 15 May 2007:
    Introduces, inter alia, minor wording changes in articles 15 on terms of reference in the sphere of regulation of labour legislation, article 16 on terms of reference of the State labour authority in the sphere of regulation of labour relations, article 17 on terms of reference of territorial subdivisions of the State labour authority in the sphere of regulation of labour relations, article 18 on terms of reference on local executive bodies in the sphere of regulation of labour relations, article 159 on payments to employees of social allowances at the expense of the employer, article 205 on provision of healthy and safe working conditions, 317 on obligations of the employer in the sphere of labour protection and labour safety, 320 on requirements on labour protection and labour safety during design, construction and operation of production facilities and means of production, article 330 on rights of State labour inspectors.
    Repeals para 2 of article 35 (Work Book), para 3 of article 179 (Work Prohibited for Employees under the Age of 18 Years) and 186 (Work for Which it is Prohibited to Engage Women), para 3 of article 313 (Training and Instruction in and Testing of Employees on Labour Protection and Labour Safety), para 2 of article 339 (Mechanisms for Exercise of Internal Control Over Labour Protection and Labour Safety). Reformulates the working of article 319 (Adoption of Regulatory and Legal Acts in the Sphere of Labour Protection and Safety)
    7. Budget Code of 4 December 2008;
    8. Tax Code of December 10 2008;
    9. Law No. 193 of 18 September 2009 on the protection of the population's health and the health care system;
    10. Law of 30 June 2010 on Customs Affairs;

  10. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 159-IV of 5 May 2009 to amend and supplement several legal acts on the questions of employment and compulsory social insurance. (кодекс o внесении изменений и дополнений в некоторые законодательные акты Республики Казахстан по вопросам занятости и обязательного социального страхования) - Parliament's website

    Adoption: 2009-05-05 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-05 | KAZ-2009-L-83981

    Amends and supplements article 145 of the Labour Code introducing changes in provisions related to vocational training, as well as article 147 amending the rights and obligations of the employer with respect to job placement and article 159 regulating the issues on payment to employees of social allowances.

    Introduces changes in wording to articles 5, 8, 9, 14, 19 and 20 of the Act on employment of the population and to articles 19, 23 and 24 of Act on Compulsory Social Insurance.

  11. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 154 of 29 April 2009 to amend and supplement several legal acts on issues of their compliance with the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan. (кодекс o внесении изменений и дополнений в некоторые законодательные акты Республики Казахстан по вопросам их приведения в соответствие с нормами Конституции Республики Казахстан) - Parliament's website

    Adoption: 2009-04-29 | Date of entry into force: 2009-04-29 | KAZ-2009-L-83989

    Amends, inter alia, the article 8 of the Labour Code by changing the word "emergency situations" by the word "emergency".

  12. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 311-p of 22 December 2008 to approve the methodological recommendation for control, certification, revision and change of labour standards. - Legislation from CIS Countries (in Russian)

    Adoption: 2008-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2008-12-23 | KAZ-2008-R-81152

    Defines the procedure to follow and principles for control, certification and revision and change of labour standards.

  13. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 251 of 15 May 2007. - Labour Code in Russian

    Adoption: 2007-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 2007-06-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2008-01-01 | KAZ-2007-L-76433

    Part 1: General Provisions (Chap. 1 to 3)
    Part 2: Labour Relationships (Chap. 4 to 15)
    Part 3: Specificities of Labour Regulation for Several Categories of Workers (Chap. 16 to 28)
    Part 4: Social Partnership and Collective Relationships in the Field of Labour (Chap. 29 to 32)
    Part 5: Occupational Safety and Health (Chap. 33 to 37)
    Part 6: Control of the Respect of Labour Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Chap. 38 to 40)

  14. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 252 of 15 May 2007 on the entry into force of the Labour Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan. (О введении в действие Трудового кодекса Республики Казахстан) - Act in Russian

    Adoption: 2007-05-15 | KAZ-2007-L-76435

    Implements the Labour Code and provides for its entry into force.

  15. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 20 of 23 December 2004 to amend and supplement the Labour Law. - Act (in Russian)

    Adoption: 2004-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 2004-12-28 | KAZ-2004-L-72405

    Introduces modifications on rights and duties of workers and employers, individual labour contracts, collective agreements, overtime, additional guarantees for women with
    - children, holidays, and wages.

  16. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Law of 10 December 1999.

    Adoption: 1999-12-10 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | KAZ-1999-L-55770

    Chapter 1: General provisions. Provides for prohibition of discrimination and forced labour, and for freedom of association
    Chapter 2: Individual contract of employment. Section 11 sets minimum age for work at 16 years
    Chapter 3: Collective agreements
    Chapter 4: Regulation of labour relations of some categories of workers
    Chapter 5: Hours of work
    Chapter 6: Rest periods
    Chapter 7: Wages and rating of labour
    Chapter 8: Guarantees and compensation to workers
    Chapter 9: Financial liability and parties to individual contracts of employment
    Chapter 10: Incentives and punishments applicable to workers
    Chapter 11: Labour disputes
    Chapter 12: Supervision of observance of the Law

  17. Kazakhstan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Code of the Kazakh SSR of 21 July 1972, as amended to 6 September 1995.

    Adoption: 1995-09-06 | Date of entry into force: 1973-01-01 | KAZ-1972-L-49041

    Comprehensive legislation covering matters related to collective agreements, labour contracts, conditions of employment (hours of work, rest, wages, piece work, discipline), and liability of workers for damage caused to an enterprise. Specific subjects covered include: labour of women (Chapter 12); labour of young persons (Chap. 13); labour disputes (Chap. 15); and trade unions and workers' participation (Chap. 16). Chapter 17 provides for state social insurance.


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