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  1. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Government No. 469 of 11 May 2014 on Establishment of Terms on which Foreigners and Persons without Citizenship Can be Included in the Staff of the Ship Sailing under the State Flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 2014-06-09 | KAZ-2014-R-97830

    In accordance with the legislation on enrollment of foreign workforce in employment in the Republic of Kazakhstan, establishes the terms of admission of foreigners and of persons without citizenship to work on ship, namely stipulating the terms of appointment to certain positions, the level of professional training and work experience, and the required documents for admission to work.

  2. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No.153-V ZRK of 10 December 2013 to Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the issues concerning Labour Migration. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-12-10 | Date of entry into force: 2013-12-25 | KAZ-2013-L-96700

    Amends a number of legislative texts including the Labour Code introducing new wording to para 1 of article 26 (restrictions of concluding employment contract) and supplementing it with para 1-1 prohibiting the conclusion of employment contract by an employer with more than five labor migrants at the same time for works at home; also rephrasing para 1 of article 29 (duration of employment contract) and supplementing it with subparagraph 6 concerning the official permission to use foreign labor force, changing the wording of articles 31 (documents needed to conclude employment contract), 214 (peculiarities of conclusion and termination of employment contract with workers at home).

  3. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 478-IV of 22 July 2011 amending Several Legal Acts concerning issues relating to Migration. - Legislation On-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-22 | Date of entry into force: 2011-08-08 | KAZ-2011-L-90204

    This Act amends several Acts following the adoption of the Migration Law of 22 July 2011.
    1. Civil Procedure Code of July 13 1999;
    2. Code of Administrative Offences of 30 January 2001;
    3. Labour Code of 15 May 2007
    Introduces, inter alia, changes in the 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; 18 on terms of reference of local executive bodies in the sphere of regulation of labour relations; 26 on Restrictions on conclusion of an employment contract, 28 on content of the employment contract; 31 on documents required for signing an employment contract. Supplements article 147 with para 3 providing for informing by the employer the competent authorities on Migration on recruitment or termination of employment contract with a person who is not a local resident.
    4. Tax Code of December 10 2008;
    5. Law of December 20 1991 on Citizenship;
    6. Law of 19 June 1995 on the Legal Status of Foreigners;
    7. Law of December 21 1995 on the Prosecutor's Office;
    8. Law of April 16 1997 on Housing;
    9. Law of December 7 2000 on the Construction of Housing;
    10. Law No. 149 of 23 January 2001 on Employment of the Population;
    11. Law of July 17 2001 on State Targeted Social Assistance;
    12. Law of July 27 2007 on Education.

    The Law also makes some minor amendments to the wording in the Migration Law.

  4. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 477-IV of 22 July 2011 on Migration. - Legislation On-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-22 | Date of entry into force: 2011-08-17 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2015-01-01 | KAZ-2011-L-90208

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: State System for the Management of Migration Processes in the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Chapter III: Immigration for the Purpose of Returning to Country of Origin
    Chapter IV: Immigration for the Purpose of Family Reunification
    Chapter V: Immigration for Educational Purposes
    Chapter VI: Labour Immigration
    Chapter VII : Immigration on Humanitarian or Political Grounds
    Chapter VIII: General Grounds for Refusal of Immigrant for Entry to the Republic of Kazakhstan and Obtaining Permit for Permanent Residency
    Chapter IX: Internal Migrants in the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Chapter X: Provision of Assistance to Internal Migrants
    Chapter XI: Conditions and Procedures of Leaving Kazakhstan for Kazakh Citizens; Prevention of Illegal Migration
    Chapter XII: Responsibility for Violation of Kazakh Legislation in the Sphere of Population's Migration. Dispute Resolution
    Chapter XIII: Final Provisions

    Repeals the previous Law on Population's Migration of December 13 1997.

  5. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 496 of 29 November 2010 of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Approving Rules for Registration and Consideration of Demands for Granting of Status of Refugee. (ПРИКАЗ МИНИСТЕРСТВА ВНУТРЕННИХ ДЕЛ РЕСПУБЛИКИ КАЗАХСТАН от 29 ноября 2010 года №496 Об утверждении Правил регистрации и рассмотрения ходатайства о присвоении статуса беженца) - Legislation from CIS Countries in Russian

    Adoption: 2010-11-29 | Date of entry into force: 2010-11-29 | KAZ-2010-R-87761

    In accordance with the Law on Refugees of 2009 establishes and regulates the procedural steps to undergo while applying for recognition of status of refugee.

  6. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 216 of 4 December 2009 on Refugees. (Настоящий Закон определяет правовое положение лиц, ищущих убежище, и беженцев на территории Республики Казахстан.) - Law on-line in Russian

    Adoption: 2009-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | KAZ-2009-L-83920

    Defines the legal status of refugees in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Article 8 provides for freedom to work and undertake entrepreneurial activities for refugees.

  7. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 217-IV of 4 December 2009 to amend and supplement several legal Acts on the issues of refugees. (О внесении изменений и дополнения в некоторые законодательные акты Республики Казахстан по вопросам беженцев) - Parliament's website

    Adoption: 2009-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | KAZ-2009-L-83984

    Introduces, inter alia, minor changes in wording regulating the status of refugee in article 34 of the Law on Refugees.

  8. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Law No. 235-IV of 7 June 2010 to ratify the Commonwealth of Independent States' Convention on the legal status of the migrant workers and members of their family. - Convention on-line in Russian

    Adoption: 2009-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-17 | KAZ-2009-IA-83982

    Regulates human rights as well as labour rights and obligations for migrant workers from the CIS.

  9. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 1255 of 23 December 2006 to establish quotas for foreign workforce to realize labour activity in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2007 (Text No. 520).

    Adoption: 2006-12-23 | KAZ-2006-R-75736

  10. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Protocol of 25 November 2005 to amend and supplement the Agreement of 15 April 1994 between the Members of the Community of Independent States on cooperation in the field of labour migration and social protection of migrant workers.

    Adoption: 2005-11-25 | INT-2005-IA-76087

  11. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 241 of 13 March 2003 on several measures to increase migration control (Text No. 119).

    Adoption: 2003-03-13 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-14 | KAZ-2003-L-64071

    Provides, inter alia, for the delivery to foreign citizens older than 16 of a migration card and lists the categories of persons exempted. Also deals with conditions of registration of foreigners.

  12. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 11 of 14 January 2003 to establish quotas for foreign manpower in order to realize the labour activity in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2003 (Text No. 7).

    Adoption: 2003-01-14 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-14 | KAZ-2003-R-63636

  13. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 312 of 28 February 2000 on priority measures for the employment of the population (Text No. 114).

    Adoption: 2000-02-28 | KAZ-2000-R-56472

    Fixes priority tasks of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection (inter alia, elaboration of employment plans by economic sector) and of other ministries and State organizations for migration.

  14. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 136 of 28 January 2000 on various questions of legal regulation for the stay of foreign citizens in the Republic of Kazakhstan (Text No. 55).

    Adoption: 2000-01-28 | Date of entry into force: 2000-04-01 | KAZ-2000-R-56087

    Provides for rules of entry, stay and exit of foreigners. Also contains provisions on migrant workers.

  15. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 3419 of 19 March 1997 on fundamental orientations of migration policy up to the year 2000 (Text No. 78).

    Adoption: 1997-03-19 | KAZ-1997-R-48611

    Provides, inter alia, for priorities of migration policy: effective regulation of migration flows into the Republic, assistance for repatriation of Kazakh citizens, their settling and adaptation, elaboration and adoption of national legislation in the field of migration, improvement and strengthening of State bodies in charge of migration problems.

  16. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 3057 of 15 June 1996 on the procedure to grant political asylum to foreign citizens and persons without citizenship (Text No. 326).

    Adoption: 1996-06-15 | KAZ-1996-R-46481

  17. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - 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.

  18. Kazakhstan - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 19 June 1995 on Legal Status of Foreigners.

    Adoption: 1995-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-24 | KAZ-1995-R-43053

    Foreign citizens may engage in labour activity on the basis and under the procedures established by legislation and international treaties of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In matters of labour relations, health care and social security, they shall have the same rights and bear the same obligations as citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan.


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