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  1. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 81-VI ZRK of 30 June 2017 "On Prosecutorís Office", as amended to 21 December 2017. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-17 | KAZ-2017-L-106710

    Chapter 1. General provisions
    Chapter 2. Scope of Prosecutorís supervision
    Chapter 3. Representation of the interests of the state in the Court and prosecution
    Chapter 4. Other directions of the activity of the Prosecutorís Office
    Chapter 5. Legal acts of the Prosecutorís Office
    Chapter 6. System of the Prosecutorís bodies
    Chapter 7. Status, competencies and guarantees for the activity of the Prosecutor
    Chapter 8. Final provisions.
    Repeals the previous Law of 21 December 1995 "On the Prosecutorís Office" (Vedomosti Verkhovnogo Soveta Respubliki Kasakhstan, 1995, N. 24, p. 156).

  2. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 44-VI ZRK of 10 February 2017 "On Forensic Expert Activity", as amended to 18 April 2017. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-02-10 | Date of entry into force: 2017-02-25 | KAZ-2017-L-106724

    Chapter 1. General provisions
    Chapter 2. State regulation in the sphere of forensic-expert activity
    Chapter 3. Governor of the forensic-expert body. Forensic expert
    Chapter 4. Forensic-Expert Palace
    Chapter 5. Proceedings of forensic expertise
    Chapter 6. Peculiarities of the proceeding of forensic expertise of living people
    Chapter 7. Ensuring forensic-expert activity
    Chapter 8. International cooperation in the field of forensic-expert activity
    Chapter 9. Final provisions.

  3. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 38-VI ZRK of 30 December 2016 "On Probation". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-30 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-17 | KAZ-2016-L-105420

    Chapter I establishes the concept, aim and objectives of probation, introduces the category of persons towards whom probation should be applied, also their rights; also the forms of application of probations. Chapter II sets the subjects who implement probation and their competencies, also the participation of citizens and public associations in probation application. Chapter III defines the types of probation and particularities of its application. Chapter IV sets the final provisions.

  4. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 488-V ZRK of 8 April 2016 "On Arbitration", as amended to 27 February, 2017 - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-04-08 | Date of entry into force: 2016-04-20 | KAZ-2016-L-105425

    Chapter I: General provisions, establishing, inter alia, the sphere of implementation; general concepts used in the law; types of arbitration; principles of arbitrary proceedings.
    Chapter II: Arbitrary Palace of Kazakhstan; formation, reorganization, liquidation and competencies thereof.
    Chapter III: Composition of arbitration; arbitraries, registry of arbitraries; terms of operation of permanent arbitration; functions, competencies of arbitrary.
    Chapter IV: Conduct of arbitration proceedings
    Chapter V: Costs related to the resolution of a dispute in arbitration
    Chapter VI: Arbitration award and termination of proceedings. Cancellation of the award.
    Chapter VII: Recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards
    Chapter VIII: Final and transitional provisions.

  5. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No.233-V ZRK of 4 July 2014 to Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the Issues of Perfection of Criminal-Procedural legislature. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-07-04 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-01 | KAZ-2014-L-97825

    Amends, inter alia, Labor Code rephrasing para 1 of article 256 (Serving members of the armed forces and law enforcement officers); also amends Law on Citizenship introducing new wording to article 17 (Reasons for refusal to grant citizenship), article 20 (Leaving citizenship), article 34 (Conclusions for applications on the issues of citizenship).
    Repeals Law of 5 December 1995 Republican Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Vedomosti Verkhovnogo Soveta Respubliki Kazakhstan, 1995, No.22, p. 139).

  6. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. No. 226-V of 3 July 2014 Penal Code. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-07-03 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-01 | KAZ-2014-L-108187

  7. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 574-IV of 18 January 2012 to Amend and Supplement Certain Legal Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the Issues Related to Penal System. - Legislation On-line

    Adoption: 2012-01-18 | Date of entry into force: 2012-02-18 | KAZ-2012-L-94391

    Introduces, inter alia, minor wording changes to para 2 of article 256 of the Labour Code related to the definition of collaborator of law enforcement bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
    Amends the Law of 1999 on Procedure and Conditions of Detention of Persons in Special Establishments Providing Temporary Isolation from the Society. Changes, regulate, inter alia, the question of detention and treatment of prisoners during the emergency situations.

  8. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 271-IV ZRK of 29 April 2010 on Crime Prevention. (ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ КАЗАХСТАН от 29 апреля 2010 года №271-IV ЗРК О профилактике правонарушений) - Legislation On-line

    Adoption: 2010-04-29 | Date of entry into force: 2010-05-08 | KAZ-2010-L-87763

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Subjects of criminal law prevention
    Chapter III: Measures for criminal law prevetion
    Chapter IV: Final Provisions

  9. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law NO. 240-IV of 20 January 2010 on Forensic Examination Activities. (Закон Республики Казахстан от 20 января 2010 года № 240-IV ęО судебно-экспертной деятельности в Республике КазахстанĽ) - Legislation On-line

    Adoption: 2010-01-20 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-30 | KAZ-2010-L-87779

    Regulates the procedure and conduct of forensic examination in administrative, civil and penal cases. Repelas the previous Law on Forensic Examination of 1997.

  10. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 214 of 4 December 2009 on prevention of domestic violence. - Law on-line in Russian

    Adoption: 2009-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 2009-12-14 | KAZ-2009-L-83916

    Defines legal, economic, social and organizational basis for the work of State institutions and agencies in preventing domestic violence.

  11. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 1251 of 17 December 2003 to introduce in the Republic of Kazakhstan a moratorium on the death penalty (Text No. 555). - Decree No. 1251 (in Russian)

    Adoption: 2003-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-26 | KAZ-2003-R-66632

    Introduces a moratorium on the death penalty and requires the government to draft a law for the realization of such measures.

  12. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law of 10 July 2003 to amend the Criminal Code. - English translation (excerpts)

    Adoption: 2003-07-10 | KAZ-2003-L-65052

    Inter alia, introduces the words "trafficking and transit" in section 128. Unofficial English translation (excerpts).

  13. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 295-II of 19 February 2002 to amend and supplement several legislative acts on matters relating to fight against terrorism. - Text in Russian

    Adoption: 2002-02-19 | KAZ-2002-L-64916

    Amends the Penal Code and the Penal Procedure Code.

  14. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 353-I of 30 March 1999 on Procedure and Conditions of Detention of Persons in Special Establishments Providing Temporary Isolation from the Society. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 1999-03-20 | Date of entry into force: 1999-04-02 | KAZ-1999-L-94649

    Establishes legal basis for functioning of special penal establishments. Defines rights and duties of persons being detained in these type of establishments.

  15. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Procedure Code of 13 December 1997.

    Adoption: 1997-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-01 | KAZ-1997-L-69966

  16. Kazakhstan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 167 of 16 July 1997 to adopt the Criminal Code (as amended). - English translation (as amended up to 2004)

    Adoption: 1997-07-16 | KAZ-1997-L-65070

    Unofficial English translation. Prohibits the incitement of social, national, tribal, racial or religious enmity (section 164). Contains specific provisions on crimes commited against families and juveniles and, in particular, a section on trading in juveniles (article 133). Makes provision for sanctions in case of violation of occupational safety rules (including in mining and construction work) (sections 152, 245 and 246).


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