This CLIENT UPDATE includes amendments to the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and main appointments of September 2011.
Most of the regulatory legal acts concern a public sector, but among them there are some which may attract your attention and effect your business in Kazakhstan in a certain way.
We would like to draw your attention to the following regulatory legal acts:
Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On approval of Standard of state service «Apostil of official documents issued by the judicial authorities” No. 153 dated 26 September 2011.
Apostilization of documents is conducted by Department of maintenance of an activity of the courts of Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan (by Supreme Court Administration).
The Decree establishes the procedure of apostilization of official issued document for a legal entity or an individual issued by the judicial authorities in hard copy or substantiated response on refusal in provision of state service.
It establishes the terms of consideration of the documents, issuance of ready documents, as well as waiting period and maximum prolongation term in the case of necessity of provision of additional documents.
Also it establishes the procedure of appeal in the case of objection with the results of provided state service.
The Decree came into force on 9 October 2011.
Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On approval of Regulation establishing relationship between custom authorities and owners of free warehouse” No. 1086 dated 22 September 2011.
The purpose of this Resolution is regulation of the process of establishment of relationship between custom authorities and owners of free warehouse, as well as procedure of including in and excluding from this register, including the suspension, resumption of the activity of legal entities being owners of free warehouse.
The Resolution came into force on 22 September 2011.
Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On provision of land plots for defense purposes and introduction of amendments to the Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On certain issues on further expansion of Aktau seaport to the north” No. 152 dated 27 February 2007” No. 1021 dated 6 September 2011
In accordance with this Resolution, the land plot with total area of 34,2 ha was granted for temporary land use for a period of 49 (forty nine) years from water fund lands for construction of naval base and servicing ships to the Republic State Enterprise “Aktau International Commercial Seaport”.
The Resolution came into force on 6 September 2011.
The Order of Deputy Prime Minister – the Minister of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On creation of Management Committee for realization of Program on development of Kazakh content in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2010-2014” No 312 dated 7 September 2011
This Committee is an advisory body of Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the purpose is to establish direct dialogue between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and investors, Kazakhstan manufactures of goods, work and services.
The purpose of the Committee is realization of Program on development of Kazakh content in the Republic of Kazakhstan on 2010-2014 by coordination of activity of state authorities and national holdings and companies, domestic enterprises of various forms of ownership, subsurface use companies for providing with competitive goods, work and services, skilled staff on the republican level, as well as formation of system of monitoring, management, support and development of Kazakh content on the basis of mutually profitable technological cooperation between Kazakhstan manufactures and consumers of goods, work and services.
The Order came into force on 7 September 2011.
Information contained in this Client Update is of general nature and cannot be used as legal advice or recommendation. Please seek for a specific advice in relation to any questions. Please note that Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan are emerging economies and their legislation and legal systems are in constant development. Should you have any questions or would like to discuss subjects addressed in this Client Update please contact us.