Today at the Government meeting chaired by Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev, Minister of Justice Marat Beketayev reported on the Plan for legislative work for 2019.

The Ministry of Justice, together with the members of the Interdepartmental Commission on Legislative Activities, has developed a draft Government Work Plan for 2019. The tasks identified by the President of the country and outlined in the state strategic documents were taken as the basis.

Marat Beketayev noted that in the coming year it is planned to develop new draft codes “On people's health and the health care system”, “Environmental Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, as well as draft laws “On the status of teachers”, “On state courier communication”. In addition, government agencies plan to develop a number of bills based on the results of legal monitoring.

In general, the draft Plan provides for the development of 29 bills. M. Beketayev reported that when forming the draft Plan, the need to systematically submit bills during the year to the Parliament was taken into account. Thus, in the first half of 2019, it is planned to submit to Parliament 16 bills, and in the second - 13.

“The development of the largest number of bills falls on the Ministry of Energy - 5. The Ministries of National Economy, Finance will work out three bills. The Ministries of Internal Affairs, Healthcare, Agriculture, Culture and Sport, Education and Science, Labor and Social Protection of Population have two bills,” – M. Beketayev said.

The Ministries of Defence, Social Development, Defense and Aerospace Industry, Investments and Development, as well as the General Prosecutor’s Office, the Agency for Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption will develop a single draft law.

“The draft Plan was discussed at a meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission on Legislative Activities. The proposals of non-governmental organizations were taken into account. According to the bills stipulated in the Plan, public authorities will conduct outreach work after its adoption,” – the Minister reported.

Published: 30 October 2018



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