Kazakhstan to redistribute powers between gov’t branches
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 13
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
A working group on the redistribution of powers between the branches of government has been created in Kazakhstan, the press service of the country’s president said Jan. 13.
Head of the Kazakh Presidential Administration Adilbek Dzhaksybekov became the head of the working group.
The group included Kazakh Attorney General Zhakip Asanov, Kazakh Minister of Justice Marat Beketayev, Deputy Chairman of the Senate (upper chamber) of the Kazakh Parliament Sergey Gromov, Deputy Head of Kazakh Presidential Administration Talgat Donakov, as well as Omrali Zhalairi, rector of the Eurasian Law Academy named after D.A. Kunayev, and Gulmira Isinbayeva, deputy chairperson of the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament.
The working group also included Director of the Research Institute of Civil and Legal Studies of the Kazakh Humanitarian and Law University Tolesh Kaudyrov, Chairman of the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan Kairat Mami, Chairman of the Republican Public Association “Kazakhstan Union of Lawyers” Rakhmet Mukhashev, Chairman of the Constitutional Council of Kazakhstan Igor Rogov and Professor of Academy of Public Administration under the Kazakh President Zinaida Fedotova.
According to the message, the first meeting of the working group was held January 13.
"The experience accumulated in the country and abroad, the practice of using the norms of the current legislation and the constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan will be considered and analyzed while working out the proposals for the redistribution of powers," the message said.
The lawyers, scholars, experts and the general public will be also involved in the activity of the working group, the message said.
During the ceremonial meeting in honor of the 25th anniversary of independence of Kazakhstan in December 2016 the country’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev stated the need for redistribution of powers among the president, government and parliament, and did not rule out the possibility of amending the country’s constitution, the message said.
Moreover, the president said that Kazakhstan has been and will be the country with the presidential form of government, the message said.
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