Kazakh President signs National Security Law (Update)
(Details added. First version was published at 15:30)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 6 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Law on "National Security of Kazakhstan" aimed at improving the system (mechanism) to ensure national security, the press-service of the President reported on Friday.
This law has been developed on the President's order.
The law revises directions of the national security. Thus, political security was separated as special sphere. It envisages protection of the constitutional system, the system of state bodies and public administration procedure.
Moreover, the law defines threats to information security.
According to the law, information impact on social and individual consciousness, connected with the deliberate distortion and spread of false information which can detriment national security is classified as threats to the national security.
The law also increased the importance of economic security issues. In particular, such a threat as decrease in stability of the financial system is determined.