Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 9
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
Kazakhstan’s Constitutional Council has ruled that the law on constitutional amendments is in line with the Constitution itself.
“The Constitutional Council of Kazakhstan has ruled that the ‘Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Amendments and Additions to the Constitution’ corresponds to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, constitutional values, fundamental principles and form of government of the Republic,” press service of the Council reported.
The constitutional reform envisages transferring some of powers from president to parliament and government. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev put forward the initiative to redistribute powers in December 2016.
Kazakhstan’s Parliament passed the “Law on Amendments and Additions to the Constitution” on March 6.