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Basic labour law information

Kyrgyzstan - Basic laws in NATLEX

01.01) Constitutional law
     Constitution of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan (adopted by referendum the 27 June 2010).

01.02) Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
     Labour Code of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan of 4 August 2004 (Text No. 106).

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     Civil Code (Part II) of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan of 5 January 1998, as amended.
     Family Code of Kyrgyzstan of 30 August 2003 (No. 201).
     Civil Code (Part I) of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan of 8 May 1996, as amended.
     Law of the Kyrgyz Republic on Citizenship, 2007.

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Penal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic of 1 October 1997.

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Act No. 164 of 21 August 2004 on collective agreements (Text No. 43).
     Act No. 66 of 22 May 2004 on employers' associations (Text No. 406).
     Trade Unions Act of the Kyrgyz Republic of 16 October 1998.
     Act No. 120 of 23 July 2002 on citizens' right to gather peacefully without weapons, to freely organize meetings and demonstrations (Text No. 408).
     Act No. 154 of 25 July 2003 on social partnership in the field of labour relations (Text No. 496).

03) Elimination of forced labour
     Law No. 55 of 17 March 2005 on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings (Text No. 496).

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     Code of 10 July 2012 of the Kyrgyz Republic on Children (No. 100).
     Law No.185 of 21 July 2015 "On Preventive Measures against Harm to Health of Children, their Physical, Intellectual, Psychological, Spiritual and Ethical Development in Kyrgyzstan".
     Act No. 46 of 26 February 2000 on basic principles of State youth policy (Text No. 291).

04.01) Hazardous child labour
     Decree No. 314 of 2 July 2001 of the Government of Kyrgyzstan on the list of productions, professions and tasks with difficult and harmful working conditions, to which it is forbidden to employ persons under 18 years of age (Consolidation up to 17 June 2005).

05) Equality of opportunity and treatment
     Act No. 60 of 12 March 2003 on the basis of State guarantees to ensure gender equality (Text No. 236).

05.03) HIV/AIDS
     Act No. 149 of 13 August 2005 on HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan (Text No. 900).

07.01) Labour inspection
     Government Decree No. 390 of 22 June 2008 on State Labour Inspection within the Ministry of Labour and Social Development.
     Law of the Kyrgyz Republic on Procedure for Conducting Inspections of Businesses (Text No.72).

08) Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
     Law No. 440-XII of 20 April 1991 on the Employment of the Population.
     Law No.214 of 3 August 2015 "On Promotion of Employment of Population".
     Law on the Promotion of Employment (No. 113 of 1998).

08.01) Disabled workers
     Law No. 421-XII of 17 April 1991 on Social Protection of the Disabled in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan.

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     Act No. 92 of 30 April 2003 on Education (Text No. 323).

11) Cooperatives
     Act No. 70 of 11 June 2004 on Cooperatives (Text No. 436).

12.02) Wages
     Act of 15 October 1997 on Bankruptcy.

14) Occupational safety and health
     Act No. 167 of 1 August 2003 on Labour Protection (Occupational Safety and Health) (Text No. 508).

14.01) Protection against particular hazards
     Law No. 58 of 17 June 1999 on Radiation Safety of the Population.
     Law No. 224 of 29 November 2011 on Technical Regulations concerning Radiation Safety.

14.02) Protection in certain sectors of economic activity
     Law No. 202 of 16 November 2013 providing the Technical Regulations for Industrial Safety.

15.01) Medical care and sickness benefit
     Act No. 6 of 9 January 2005 on health protection for citizens (Text No. 187).

15.02) Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
     Law No. 57 of 21 July 1997 on State Social Pension Insurance.

15.05) Social assistance and services
     Act No. 111 of 19 December 2001 on the basic principles of social service for the population (Text No. 1).

17) Migrant workers
     Act No. 44 of 25 March 2002 on Refugees (Text No. 203).
     Act No. 61 of 17 July 2000 on external migration (Text No. 371).
     Act No. 133 of 30 June 2002 on internal migration (Text No. 434).
     Act of 14 December 1993 on the legal status of aliens.

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Act No. 114 of 11 August 2004 on Public Service.

22.11) Nursing personnel
     Law of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan No.81 of 28 May 2013 on the Status of Health Care Workers.

22.12) Teachers
     Law No. 9 of 14 January 2001 on the Status of Teachers (Text No. 683).

Other texts not in NATLEX

Act on State pension social insurance of 1997

Act on State social insurance of 1996

Employment Promotion Act of 1998

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Last updated: Tuesday - 27th July 2021