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  1. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law No. 228-V ZRK of 3 July 2014 on Physical Culture and Sports. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-07-03 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-21 | KAZ-2014-L-97826

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: State regulation in the field of physical culture and sports
    Chapter III: System of physical culture and sports
    Chapter IV: Development of national sports
    Chapter V: Sports reserve and sports of high achievements
    Chapter VI: Professional sports
    Chapter VII: Normative requirements in the field of physical culture and sports
    Chapter VIII: Staff, scientific, medical provision and doping control in the field of physical culture and sports
    Chapter IX: System of state social guarantees in the field of physical culture and sports
    Chapter X: Financial and infrastructural provision of physical culture and sports
    Chapter XI: International activity in the field of physical culture and sports
    Chapter XII: Final provisions.

    Repeals the Law of 2 December 1999 "On physical culture and sports" (Vedomosti Parlamenta Respubliki Kazakhstan, 1999, No. 24, p.1065).

  2. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law No. 130-V ZRK of 4 July 2013 to Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the Issues of National Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Kazakhstan. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-07-04 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-22 | KAZ-2013-L-96698

    Amends, inter alia, Labour Code rephrasing para 3 of article 138-4 (branch framework of qualifications), paras 1,2 of article 138-5 (professional standards), para 4 of article 263 (organization of social partnership on republican level), para 4 of article 264 (organization of social partnership on branch level), para 4 of article 265 (organization of social partnership on regional level), also supplementing article 140 with para 4 stating that employer supports educational organizations in training and developing qualification of employees.

  3. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law No. 112-IV ZRK of 25 December 2008 on Competition. - Legislation from CIS Countries in Russian

    Adoption: 2008-12-25 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | KAZ-2008-L-81136

    Defines the governing principles of the economic competition in Kazakhstan.

  4. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 310 of 6 April 2007 on supplementary measures for the realization of the Strategy for the development of Kazakhstan until 2030 (Text No. 115).

    Adoption: 2007-04-06 | Date of entry into force: 2007-04-06 | KAZ-2007-R-76646

    Contains measures on support to entrepreneurship, development of the educational system, social protection, labour relations and migration.

  5. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 450 of 12 May 2005 to approve the Programme of urgent measures for the development of small and medium enterprises in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the years 2005-2007 (Text No. 243).

    Adoption: 2005-05-12 | Date of entry into force: 2005-05-12 | KAZ-2005-R-71371

    Provides for the support of entrepreneurship, elaboration of effective mechanisms for "debureaucratization" of the economy and suppression of administrative barriers, and creation of viable infrastructures.

  6. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 1165 of 15 August 2003 on additional measures for the implementation of the Kazakhstan Development Strategy until 2030 (Text No. 318).

    Adoption: 2003-08-15 | Date of entry into force: 2003-08-15 | KAZ-2003-R-65222

    Contains, inter alia, provisions on social policy: education, health, employment, social protection of the population, culture, sport and tourism, demography and migration.

  7. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 296 of 26 March 2003 to approve the Programme for the reduction of poverty in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the years 2003-2005 (Text No. 143).

    Adoption: 2003-03-26 | Date of entry into force: 2003-03-26 | KAZ-2003-R-64156

    Provides for an analysis of the situation and presents an overview of poverty in Kazakhstan. Also gives an evaluation of the level of poverty through unemployment, small business, vocational training, migration, medical assistance, access to education and social assistance. Presents a plan of measures to be taken.

  8. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 202 of 25 February 2003 on the creation of a Council for economic policy (Text No. 101).

    Adoption: 2003-02-25 | Date of entry into force: 2003-02-25 | KAZ-2003-R-64073

    Provides for the composition of the Council, its tasks and functions, its rights and organisation.

  9. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 647 of 14 June 2002 to approve the Rules of elaboration of indicative plans for social and economic development (Text No. 190).

    Adoption: 2002-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2002-06-14 | KAZ-2002-R-61990

  10. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 7 December 2001 on the Fundamentals of regional policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the years 2002-2006 (Text No. 542).

    Adoption: 2001-12-07 | Date of entry into force: 2001-12-07 | KAZ-2001-R-61052

    Presents an analysis of the present social and economic situation in the regions (inter alia, territorial distribution of labour, development of the infrastructure, investment, employment and unemployment) amd defines the main objectives and priorities of regional policy.

  11. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 735 of 4 December 2001 on additional measures for the implementation of the Kazakhstan Development Strategy until 2030 (Text No. 532).

    Adoption: 2001-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 2001-12-04 | KAZ-2001-R-61054

    Provides for an employment strategy, social protection strategy, and for measures relating to reform in the fields of education and health.

  12. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree on the State programme for the development and support of small enterprises in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2001-2002 (Text No. 218).

    Adoption: 2001-05-07 | KAZ-2001-R-59280

    Presents an analysis of the situation and problems of small enterprises and establishes the fundamental elements of the programme and means of its implementation.

  13. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 432 of 21 March 2000 to approve the Rules of elaboration of indicative plans for social and economic development of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Text No. 170).

    Adoption: 2000-03-21 | KAZ-2000-R-56473

    Provides for a system of indicative planification, structure of indicative plans, procedure and deadlines of elaboration, means of examination and adoption, financing and control of implementation.

  14. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 344 of 17 February 2000 on additional measures for the realization of the Development Strategy of Kazakhstan until 2030 (Text No. 95).

    Adoption: 2000-02-17 | Date of entry into force: 2000-02-17 | KAZ-2000-R-56101

    Contains measures on industry, small enterpreneurship, social development, social protection and the fight against poverty, employment policy, education and health.

  15. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 26 April 1999 on the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for investments.

    Adoption: 1999-04-26 | KAZ-1999-R-54289

  16. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 26 April 1999 on the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the support of small business.

    Adoption: 1999-04-26 | KAZ-1999-R-54290

  17. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 1389 of 31 December 1998 to approve the Rules for the elaboration and implementation of the programme of State investments (Text No. 476).

    Adoption: 1998-12-31 | KAZ-1998-R-52712

  18. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law of 10 July 1998 on joint-stock companies.

    Adoption: 1998-07-10 | KAZ-1998-L-55650

  19. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law of 22 April 1998 on limited liability companies and additional liability companies.

    Adoption: 1998-04-22 | KAZ-1998-L-55651

  20. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Presidential Decree No. 3834 of 28 January 1998 on measures for the implementation of the Development Strategy of Kazakhstan until 2030 (Text No. 10).

    Adoption: 1998-01-28 | KAZ-1998-L-50519

    Annexed is the general strategy of development for Kazakhstan in several fields: economy (investment, industrial policy, entrepreneurship), health, education and prosperity of Kazakh citizens (employment policy, social protection and fight against poverty, migration), energy resources, infrastructure, transport and communications. Also annexed is the programme of action of the Government until the year 2000 which includes a strategy for social development and employment.

  21. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law of 16 July 1997 on Environmental Protection.

    Adoption: 1997-07-16 | KAZ-1997-L-50860

    Enunciates the basic principles of environmental protection in Kazakhstan and formulates the rights and duties of Kazakh citizens and their associations with regard to natural environment. Delineates the competence of State agencies and local governments in protecting natural environment.

  22. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 3398 of 6 March 1997 on measures to strengthen State support and development of small enterprise (Text No. 77).

    Adoption: 1997-03-06 | KAZ-1997-R-48610

    Inter alia, creates the Agency for the support of small enterprise within the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, and organizes its activities.

  23. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law of 6 March 1997 on investment funds in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

    Adoption: 1997-03-06 | KAZ-1997-L-51293

  24. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law of 28 February 1997 on State support for direct investment.

    Adoption: 1997-02-28 | KAZ-1997-L-51292

  25. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law of 21 January 1997 on bankruptcy, as amended to July 1998.

    Adoption: 1997-01-21 | KAZ-1997-L-55639

  26. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 596 of 14 May 1996 to approve the Ordinance on the elaboration and realization of indicative plans of social and economic development (Text No. 183).

    Adoption: 1996-05-14 | KAZ-1996-R-46480

    Provides, inter alia, for the system of indicative planning, the content of indicative plans, the procedure and the deadlines for their elaboration, and the control of their achievement.

  27. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 298 of 12 March 1996 on procedure for export and import of goods (labour and services). (Text No. 83)

    Adoption: 1996-03-12 | KAZ-1996-R-45138

    Concerns, inter alia, export and import of services in the fields of weapons and war techniques, nuclear materials and technology.

  28. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 246 of 27 February 1996 on the Programme of privatization and restructuration of the State property in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 1996-1998. (Text No. 70)

    Adoption: 1996-02-27 | KAZ-1996-R-45136

    Inter alia deals with individual projects, sectorial programmes, reorganization of public property and post-privatization support to enterprises.

  29. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 23 December 1995 on Privatization.

    Adoption: 1995-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | KAZ-1995-R-50863

    Privatization is defined as the sale of State property by its owner, the State, to private owners who may include Kazakh and foreign individuals and companies. In order to prevent renationalization of privatized State property, the decree prohibits companies in which the State owns more than 20 percent of the shares from participating in the process of privatization. Transparency and competition are the basic principles of the privatization process. The principal privatization methods include auction, tender and direct sale. Disputes arising from the privatization process are subject to the jurisdiction of the Kazakh courts.

  30. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 2 May 1995 on Economic Partnerships.

    Adoption: 1995-05-02 | KAZ-1995-R-71145

    Regulates the establishment, legal status and operation of economic partnerships.

  31. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law of 27 December 1994 on foreign investments.

    Adoption: 1994-12-27 | KAZ-1994-L-45184

    Chapter V governs types and conditions of activity of enterprises with foreign participation. Section 24 provides that labour relations, conditions of work and conditions of employment shall be regulated both by collective agreements and by individual labour contracts and the activity of trade unions shall be effectuated on the basis of legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Section 25 governs the enlistment of foreign workers. Social insurance and security are provided for in Section 26. Payments of foreign workers' pensions shall be credited to the respective funds of the countries of their permanent place of residence.

  32. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Presidential Decree on privatization investment funds.

    Adoption: 1993-06-23 | KAZ-1993-L-34268

    Creates the necessary conditions for circulation of investment coupons and for encouraging a broad cross-section of the population to participate in a well-organized fashion in the process of mass privatization of state enterprises. Sets out procedures regarding the State Privatization Fund of the Republic of Kazakhstan, licensing of activities of privatization investment funds and the governing of these funds, and suspending and revoking licences. The procedure is conducted by an interdepartmental commission formed by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Provides for obligations of the State Committee for State Property such as confirming the temporary instruction on the procedure for evaluating the pure assets of the privatization investments funds, including the procedure for determining the expenses, the compilation of the financial results of investment funds, and the estimation of privatization investment coupons. Provides that the Cabinet of Ministers and National Bank should have reserves of centralized credit resources to be made available to give financial aid to privatized investment funds.

  33. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law of 11 December 1990 on freedom of economic activity and development of private enterprise.

    Adoption: 1990-12-11 | KAZ-1990-L-43955

    Defines who may engage in entrepreneurial activity and requirements to be met by entrepreneurs (registration of enterprise). Provides that private entrepreneurs and public enterprises be guaranteed equal rights, inter alia in terms of access to financial and labour markets. Chapter III governs labour relations and employment conditions. Collective agreement shall not contradict national legislation. Workers shall be guaranteed a minimum wage as well as social security.

  34. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law of 7 December 1990 on foreign investments.

    Adoption: 1990-12-07 | KAZ-1990-L-43954

    Chapter II, dealing with activities of foreign owned enterprises, provides for rules to be followed with regard to conditions of work and employment, and labour relations. States that conditions of work and employment shall not be less favourable than in national enterprise. Labour relations shall be regulated by collective agreement and individual labour contracts. Labour disputes relating to hiring or dismissal shall be dealt with at the enterprise level.

  35. Kazakhstan - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law of 30 November 1990 on free economic zones.

    Adoption: 1990-11-30 | KAZ-1990-L-43953

    Chapter VII governs labour relations.


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