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                                                                           Law 

                                                     of the Republic of Kazakhstan,

                                                          On Anticorruption Efforts

                       (as amended in accordance with Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan 

                                                             dated 06 April 2016)

Chapter 1. General Provisions
Article 1. Purposes of the Law
1. This Law is intended for protection of rights and freedoms of citizens, assuring national security
of the Republic of Kazakhstan against any threats emerging from corrupt practices, guaranteeing of
effective operation of state agencies, officers and other persons that perform state functions, and
also persons having equivalent status, by means of preventing, revealing, suppressing and detecting
of corruption-related offences, remediation of consequences thereof and holding guilty persons
liable; it also determines core principles of anticorruption efforts, sets categories of corruptionrelated
offences, and the conditions, upon which liability shall arise.
2. This Law is also intended for expansion of democratic principles, publicity and control over
government of the state, strengthening of public credit towards the state and state structures,
encouraging of qualified specialists to enter the state service, and creation of the environment that
would promote probity of the persons exercising public functions.
Article 2. Basic Concepts
1. In this Law, the corruption is understood as extralegal taking, either personally or via
intermediaries, of property benefits and advantages by the persons who perform state functions and
also persons having equivalent status, where these persons use their official powers and
opportunities associated with such powers, or other use by them of their powers for gaining
property benefits, as well as tampering of these persons by way of unlawful provision of the above
benefits and advantages by individuals and legal entities to them.
2. The corruption-related offences (corruption offences) are the actions, as stipulated by this Law
and other laws, which are conjugated with corruption or create conditions for corruption, and which
entail disciplinary, administrative and criminal liability as prescribed by legislation.
3. State functions are the items of competence, which, in accordance with the Constitution and laws
of the Republic of Kazakhstan, are referred to the powers of the state, its agencies and persons
holding public posts.
3-1. Controlling and supervisory functions of state agencies are the functions carried out by the state
agencies authorised under the legislation, aimed at ensuring the compliance with laws, detection
and elimination of reasons and conditions of breaches of legislation, restoration of violated rights of
citizens and legal entities, verification of accurate and unified application of regulatory and legal
acts and fulfilment of mandatory requirements of regulatory acts in accordance with legislative acts
of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
4. Officers are the persons who permanently, temporarily or under a special power exercise the
functions of a representative of state or perform organisational and management, or administrative
and operational functions at state agencies, agencies of local self-government, or Military Forces
of the Republic of Kazakhstan, or other forces or military formations of the Republic of
Kazakhstan.
5. Persons holding major state posts are the persons, who hold the posts set forth by the Constitution
of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and/or constitutional and other laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan
for direct performance of functions of the state and powers of state agencies.
Article 3. Corruption-related Offenders
1. By virtue of this Law, the persons authorised to perform public functions and persons having
equivalent status shall be liable for the corruption-related offences.
2. The persons authorised to perform public functions, include:
1) all officers, deputies of the Parliament and maslikhats, and judges;
2) all state servants in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the state
service.
3. The following persons shall have equivalent status to those persons who are authorised to
perform public functions:
1) the persons elected to the agencies of local self-government;
2) the citizens registered, in the manner prescribed by law, as candidates for the posts of the
President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, deputies of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan
and maslikhats, and also members of elective agencies of local self-government;
3) the servants who work, either on permanent or temporary basis, in agencies of local selfgovernment
and are paid for work from the proceeds of the state budget of the Republic of
Kazakhstan;
4) the persons performing management functions in the state organisations and in the organisations,
whose charter capital contains a state-owned share of at least thirty five percent.
4. Corrupt offenders include also individuals and legal entities that tamper officers and other
persons authorised to perform state functions or persons having equivalent status, as well as those
providing unlawful property benefits and advantages to them.
Article 4. Application of the Law
1. This Law shall apply over the entire territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, to all individuals
and legal entities. Outside the Republic of Kazakhstan, this Law shall apply to the citizens of the
Republic of Kazakhstan and legal entities registered in the Republic of Kazakhstan, unless
otherwise provided by an international treaty.
Refer to Letter No. YuD-2-1-13/3147 of the Ministry for Public Revenue of the Republic of
Kazakhstan "Regarding the Issues of Submitting a Declaration", dated 4 April 2002.
2. The legislation on the procedure for performance of certain public functions (governing the status
of deputies of maslikhats and judges, the service of certain categories of state servants, and other
potential corruption-related offenders) may set other rules of law providing for restrictions and
prohibitions aimed at prevention of corruption.
Refer to, e.g.: Order No. 304 of the Ministry for Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On
the Measures for Preventing of Corruption in the Traffic Police Units of the Ministry for Internal
Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan", dated 2 September 1998.
3. Judges and deputies of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be liable for
committed corruption offences on the grounds and in the manner provided for by the Constitution
and laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
4. Criminal liability and punishment, administrative liability and sanction for corruption-related
crimes and administrative offences are contemplated by, respectively, the Criminal Code of the
Republic of Kazakhstan and the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Administrative Violation.
Article 5. Core Principles of Anticorruption Efforts
Anticorruption efforts shall be based on the following principles:
1) equality of everybody before the law and the court;
2) ensuring the clear legal regulation of activity of state agencies, lawfulness and publicity of such
activity, and state and public control over it;
3) enhancement of the state machinery structure, personnel management and procedure for deciding
upon the matters concerning rights and lawful interests of individuals and legal entities;
4) priority of the protection of rights and lawful interests of individuals and legal entities, and also
social and economic, political and legal, organisational and management systems of the state;
5) acknowledging that it is admissible to restrict rights and freedoms of officers and other persons
authorised to perform public functions and also persons having equivalent status, in accordance
with Article 39.1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
6) restitution of violated rights and lawful interests of individuals and legal entities, remediation and
prevention of harmful consequences of corruption offences;
7) guaranteeing personal security of citizens who render assistance in efforts against corruption
offences;
8) protection by the state of the rights and lawful interests of the persons authorised to perform state
functions and persons having equivalent status, fixing of salary (remuneration) and allowances for
these persons at the level providing for a fitting level of life for these persons and their families;
9) inadmissibility of delegating the powers for state regulation of entrepreneurship activity to
individuals and legal entities that engage in such activity or in control over it;
10) conducting criminal investigation activities and other activities with a view to revealing,
detecting, suppressing and preventing of crimes related to corruption, and also applying, in the
manner prescribed by law, of special financial control measures with a view to admitting no
legalisation of unlawfully gained money and other property;
11) setting of a prohibition for the persons specified in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Article 3 of this
Law to engage in entrepreneurship activity, including a prohibition to hold remunerated positions
with management bodies of business entities, unless the holding of such a position is provided for
by statutorily established official duties.
Refer to Edict No. 534 of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On the State Programme for
Anticorruption Efforts for 2001-2005", dated 5 January 2001.
Article 6. Agencies Performing Anticorruption Efforts
1. All state agencies and officers are obliged to carry on anticorruption efforts within the limits of
their competence. Managers of state agencies, organisations and agencies of local self-government
shall, within the limits of their powers, ensure that the requirements of this Law are complied with
and that the disciplinary measures contemplated hereby are effected, by involving of personnel,
controlling, legal and other services in this task.
Refer to Letter No. 11-2-7/2022 of the of the Committee of Registration Service of the Ministry of
Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan, dated 20 June 2002.
2. Revealing, suppressing and prevention of corruption offences and holding liable those who are
guilty of such offences shall be carried out, within the limits of their competence, by the agencies of
the prosecutor’s office, national security, internal affairs, tax, customs and frontier service,
finance and military police.
3. The agencies referred to in paragraph 2 of this Article shall be obliged to take measures arising
from their powers and immediately forward data on all cases of revealing of corruption-related
crimes committed by persons holding major state posts, to the law statistics and information
agencies.
The officers and agencies specified in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article are obliged to notify in
writing, within the period prescribed by legislation, the person or agency that forwarded the case,
information, protocol, representation on corruption-related crime or administrative offence, on the
results of their review.
Refer to Order No. 48 of the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 27
March 2001.
4. The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall have the right to form a state agency on
anticorruption efforts and to determine its status and powers.
Refer also to the Rules on the Procedure for Conducting Inspections of Activity of State Agencies of
the Republic of Kazakhstan in Terms of Compliance with the Public Service and Anticorruption
Legislation, Standard Regulations governing Disciplinary Council of an Oblast, and Astana and
Almaty Cities.
Article 7. Safe Conduct for the Persons
Rendering Assistance in Anticorruption Efforts
1. A person who reported a fact of corruption offence or who otherwise renders assistance in
anticorruption efforts, shall be under protection by the state.
2. Information about a person who renders assistance in anticorruption efforts shall be state secret
and may only be furnished upon requests of the agencies listed in paragraphs 2 and 4 of Article 6
of this Law, or a court in the manner prescribed by law. Disclosure of this information shall entail
liability prescribed by law.
3. Where necessary, the agencies performing anticorruption efforts shall provide for personal
security of the persons who render assistance in anticorruption efforts.
4. The rules of this Article do not apply to the persons giving knowingly false information, who
shall be subject to liability in accordance with this Law.
Chapter 2. Preventing Corruption,
Corruption Offences and Liability for Committing such Offences
Article 8. Special Requirement to the Persons Intending to Exercise Public Functions
1. The persons intending to exercise public functions or hold state posts with agencies and entities
that are authorised to perform such functions, shall take upon themselves all restrictions established
by this Law and other laws for the purpose of prevention of any actions, which may cause their
status and personal renown based on such status to be used for personal, sectional and other
unofficial interests, at which point the said persons shall be made aware of legal consequences of
such actions.
2. Consent of the above persons to accept the restrictions shall be recorded by human resources
services of the relevant agencies in writing. Where a person fails to accept the restrictions, this
leads either to rejection in engaging that person for the performance of public functions or functions
having equivalent status, or dismissal or another release of the performance of the specified
functions in the manner prescribed by law.
Refer also to Resolution No. 157-r of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On the
Measures for Formation of Databank on Subjects of Corruption Offences", dated 19 August 1998,
Instruction on the Keeping of Record of the Persons who Committed Corruption Offences and
were held Administratively Liable.
Article 9. Financial Control Arrangements
1. The persons nominated for public offices or positions associated with the performance of public
functions or functions having equivalent status, shall submit to a tax authority at the place of their
residence:
- income declaration;
- declaration of property that is subject to taxation, including property located outside the
Republic of Kazakhstan, specifying estimated value and location of such property;
- information on:
- deposits in banks and securities, including also those outside the Republic of
Kazakhstan, specifying the banking institution, and information on financial proceeds,
which these persons are entitled to dispose of, either personally or jointly with other
persons;
- their direct or indirect interest as shareholders or founders (participants) of legal
entities specifying the amount of participating interest in the charter capital and full
bank details or other details of such organisations;
- trusts and countries, in which they are registered, specifying numbers of the relevant
bank accounts, if a person or his/her spouse is a beneficiary of such trusts;
- names and details of other organisations, which have contractual relations, agreements
or undertakings (including oral arrangements) with the persons for the maintenance or
temporary safekeeping of material and financial means owned by that person or his/her
spouse, in the amount exceeding one thousand times a monthly calculation index.
Refer to Letter No. NK-UMМ-07-1-18/2315 of the Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the
Republic of Kazakhstan, dated 26 March 2003, Letter No. NK-UM-07-3-18/2036 of the Tax
Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Regarding the Submission of
Individual Income Tax Declaration ", dated 17 March 2003, Letter No. NK-UM-07-3-18/2014 of
the Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan, dated 15 March 2003
on lecturers of senior divisions, Letter No. YuD-2-12/2611 of the Ministry for Public Revenue
stating that employees of health-care, educational institutions and State Centre for Payment of
Pensions shall not submit declarations, dated 23 March 2000.
2. The persons who hold state posts shall, annually during the term of their office, and the persons
who were dismissed from state service on negative grounds, shall, during three years following their
dismissal, submit declarations in the manner prescribed by tax legislation to the tax agency at the
place of their residence.
Refer to Letter No. NK-YuU-18-3-18/2937 of the Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the
Republic of Kazakhstan dated 21 April 2003.
3. A spouse of the person specified in the first part of paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article shall
submit declarations on income and property being subject to taxation and located both within and
outside the Republic of Kazakhstan to a tax agency at the place of his/her residence.
Refer to Letter No. 7-21-6-10-2001 of the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of
Kazakhstan "On Holding Administratively Liable the Spouses of Public Servants for Failure to
Submit or Untimely Submission of Tax Declarations on Aggregate Annual Income", dated 19
March 2001.
4. The persons specified in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article shall submit, respectively, to the
agency at which they claim to take a post, or to the current place of work, a certificate issued by a
tax agency confirming that it has received declarations and information listed in paragraphs 1-3 of
this Article.
5. Failure to submit or submission of incomplete and/or inaccurate declarations and information, as
listed in this Article, by the persons specified in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article (except for the
persons dismissed from state service on negative grounds), where the committed act does not
contain features of criminally prosecuted action, shall serve the basis for rejection to bestow the
person with the relevant powers or entail dismissal or another release of him/her of the performance
of public functions or functions having equivalent status, in the manner prescribed by law.
Refer to administrative liability.
6. Act as is mentioned in paragraph 5 of this Article committed for the first time during three years
following the release of persons from the performance of public functions or functions having
equivalent status, shall be punished by a fine in the amount from fifty to one hundred monthly
calculation indices, to be imposed by court in administrative manner upon presentation (protocols)
of the agencies specified in paragraph 2 of Article 6 of this Law. Repeated commission of such
acts during the said period shall be punished by a fine in the amount from one hundred to two
hundred monthly calculation indices, to be imposed in the same manner.
7. In the manner prescribed by legislation, information on amounts and sources of income of
officers holding major state posts and also information on income of candidates for elective state
posts, when they are nominated, may be made open for public.
8. The persons authorised to perform state functions and persons having equivalent status shall be
prohibited from entering into civil law transactions not under his/her own name, under front
parties, anonymously, pseudonymously or otherwise. These transactions shall be invalidated in the
manner prescribed by law.
9. Individuals and legal entities that participate in the performance of functions of state property
management, shall submit reports on all transactions of property nature and all financial activities
related to the state property, in the manner and on the dates set by the Government of the Republic
of Kazakhstan, to a state agency that exercises legal powers of owner of the state property.
10. Information received by the tax agencies as stipulated in this Article constitutes official secret.
Disclosure of such information, where the committed act does not contain features of a criminally
prosecuted act, shall be punished by dismissal of the guilty person. This information shall only be
provided upon requests of the agencies referred to in paragraphs 2 and 4 of Article 6 of this Law
and in judicial procedure, as prescribed by law.
Refer to Letter No. YuD-2-13/4877 of the Ministry for Public Revenue of the Republic of
Kazakhstan "On the Submission of State Servants’ Declarations upon Request of Law Enforcement
Agencies ", dated 30 May 2000.
11. Financial control arrangements stipulated in this Article shall not apply to legal relations
pertaining to acquisition of ownership of dwellings and construction materials for construction of
dwellings in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Financial control at the point of acquisition of housing
and construction materials for construction thereof shall be carried out in accordance with the
legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Article 10. Activity Incompatible with Performance of Public Functions
1. Officers and other persons authorised to perform state functions and persons having equivalent
status (except for deputies of maslikhats who carry on their activity not on a permanent or exempted
basis, and also persons referred to in subparagraphs 2) and 4) of paragraph 3 of Article 3 of this
Law) are prohibited from engaging in any other remunerated activity, other than pedagogical,
scientific and other creative activity.
2. The persons specified in paragraph 1 of this Article shall be prohibited from engaging in
entrepreneurship activity or participating in management of a business entity where management
or participation in the management of a business entity does not fall within their official duties in
accordance with legislation, and shall also be prohibited from promoting the satisfaction of material
interests of entities or individuals through unlawful use of their powers for the purpose of gaining
any material benefits.
3. The persons specified in paragraph 1 of this Article shall be obliged to transfer, within one month
following the assumption of office, the property, which is owned by them and the use of which
implies gaining of profit, except for money lawfully owned by these persons and other property
transferred for property lease, to trust management for the period of performance of these official
functions in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
4. The persons referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article engaging in activity that is incompatible
with the performance of these functions shall be dismissed or released otherwise from performance
of the relevant functions in the manner prescribed by law. A person authorised to perform public
functions or a person having equivalent status, released from the performance of the said functions
on the grounds of engaging in activity incompatible with the performance of such functions may not
be authorised to perform such functions again, until he/she ceases to be engaged in the activity
specified in this Article.
Article 11. Inadmissibility of Joint Service of Close Relatives
1. Officers and other persons authorised to perform public functions and persons having equivalent
status (except for the persons specified in subparagraph 4) of paragraph 3 of Article 3 of this Law),
may not hold the positions, which are directly subordinated to the positions held by their close
relatives (parents, children, adopted parents, adoptees, brothers and sisters of the whole and half
blood, grandfathers, grandfathers, grandchildren) or spouses, unless otherwise provided by the
legislation.
2. The persons who violate the requirements of paragraph 1 of this Article, if they fail to eliminate
such violation voluntarily within three months following the time when such violation was found,
shall be subject to transfer to the positions, which exclude such subordination. Where it is
impossible to arrange for such a transfer, one of the servants shall be dismissed from his/her post or
released otherwise of the said functions.
3. The persons dismissed on the grounds specified in paragraph 1 of this Article shall have the right
to enter the public service or other service conjugated with the performance of public functions or
functions having equivalent status, at other agencies or organisations.
Refer to Order No. 68 of the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan On
Arranging of Prosecutor’s Office Supervision over the Application of the Law "On Anticorruption
Efforts", dated 24 April 2001.
Article 12. Corruption Contributing Offences and Liability for Committing such Offences
1. The corruption contributing offences shall include the following acts of persons authorised to
perform public functions or persons having equivalent status:
1) unlawful interference in activity of other state agencies and/or organisations;
2) using their official powers when settling issues associated with satisfaction of material interests
of the said persons or their close relatives and relatives in-law or by marriage;
3) provision of extralegal advantages (protectionism, nepotism) when entering and advancing at
public service or service having equivalent status;
4) giving unlawful preference to legal entities and individuals when preparing and making
decisions;
5) rendering any extralegal assistance to whomsoever in the carrying on of entrepreneurship activity
or other business associated with gaining of profit;
6) use for personal or sectional interests of any information obtained in the course of performing the
state functions, if such information is not subject to official distribution;
7) unreasonably withheld provision of information to individuals and legal entities, which
information is required to be provided to them in accordance with legislation; delaying, transferring
incomplete or inaccurate information;
8) requesting that individuals or legal entities submit information, which is not required to be
submitted by these persons in accordance with legislation;
9) transfer of state financial and material resources to elective funds of certain candidates or public
associations;
10) recurring violation of the procedure set by law for consideration of applications filed by
individuals and legal entities and for making decisions on the issues falling within their
competence;
11) giving presents and rendering unofficial services to senior officers, except for symbolic
courtesies and symbolic souvenirs given in accordance with generally accepted norms of comity
and hospitability, and also in the course of protocol and other official arrangements;
12) express hindering individuals or legal entities in exercising their rights and lawful interests;
13) delegation of powers for state regulation of entrepreneurship activity to individuals or legal
entities that engage in such activity or in control over it; and
13-1) transfer of the state controlling and supervisory functions to entities, which have no status of a
state agency;
Refer to Decree No. 1225 of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Certain Issues of State
Regulation and Control over Entrepreneurship Activity in the Republic of Kazakhstan", dated 23
August 1999.
14) participation in gambling of monetary or other property nature with senior, junior officers or
officers being in any other dependence with them in terms of work or service.
2. Committing by persons authorised to exercise public functions or persons having equivalent
status, of any of the offences specified in paragraph 1 of this Article, where the committed act
does not contain features of a criminally prosecuted act, shall entail demotion, dismissal or another
release of the performance of public functions or imposition, in the manner prescribed by law, of
another disciplinary sanction.
Repeated commission of any of the specified offences during a year after the disciplinary sanction
had been applied for the first offence shall entail dismissal or other release of the performance of
the public functions in the manner prescribed by law.
3. In the event that deputies of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan or persons specified in
subparagraph 2) paragraph 3 of Article 3 of this Law, commit any of the offences as is mentioned
in paragraph 1 of this Article, the anticorruption agencies shall notify the relevant election
commission to this effect, and the election commission shall be obliged to make the Parliament
aware of this within five days following the receipt by it of such information.
Article 13. Corruption Offences Involving Unlawful Receipt of Benefits and Advantages
1. The following acts of persons authorised to exercise public functions, or persons having
equivalent status, shall be regarded as corruption offences involving unlawful receipt of benefits
and advantages:
1) accepting any remuneration in the form of money, services and in any other forms from entities,
in which that person performs no relevant functions, as well as from physical persons for
performance of their public duties or similar functions, unless otherwise provided for by legislation.
Money received into an account of a person authorised to exercise public functions, or persons
having equivalent status, without such person’s knowledge, as well as money received by such
person in connection with performance by him/her of certain functions in violation of the first part
of this subparagraph shall be transferred to the republican budget within at least two weeks after
they have been discovered, and explanations shall be made to the relevant tax authorities as to
circumstances under which such money were received;
2) accepting gifts or services in connection with performance of the public duties, or similar
functions, from subordinates, except for accepting little small gifts or souvenirs as a token of
attention or appreciation in accordance with the generally acceptable rules of courtesy and
hospitality, or during protocol and other official events.
Gifts received without knowledge of such person as well as gifts received by such person in
connection with the performance of relevant functions in violation of the first part of this
subparagraph, shall be handed over, without compensation, within seven days of their receipt, to a
special state fund, and the services rendered under the same circumstances to a person must be
paid for by such person by wire transfer of money to the republican budget. A person that received
a gift shall have the right to obtain consent of the higher official person to purchase such gift from
the special state fund at the market retail price applicable in the relevant area. The special state
fund shall transfer all money that it received from selling gifts to the republican budget.
Refer to Letter No. 04-01-01-14/110I from the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Matters
relating to the Public Service, dated 21 March 2003.
3) acceptance of invitations to travel abroad for tourist or medical and recreation or other purposes
at the expenses of physical persons and legal entities, either foreign or national, except for the
following trips:
if invited by a spouse or relatives at their expense;
if invited by other physical persons (with the consent of the higher officer or body) where relations
with them do not affect the official activities of the invitees;
if a trip is organized in accordance with international treaties of the Republic of Kazakhstan or by a
mutual agreement between the state agencies of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the state bodies of
foreign states at the expense of the relevant state agencies and/or international organisations;
if a trip is made with the consent of the higher public officer or agency for the purpose of
participating in scientific, sport, creative, professional, humanitarian events at the expense of funds
of the organizations, including if a trip is conducted pursuant to the charter of such organisations;
4) enjoying extralegal advantages when receiving loans, credits, purchasing securities, immovable
or any other property.
2. Family members of a person who is authorised to perform public functions, or persons having
equivalent status, shall not accept gifts and services, invitations to travel with tourist, medical,
recreation and other purposes at the expense of physical persons and legal entities, either foreign or
national, with which such person is linked in the office. A person authorised to perform public
functions, or persons having equivalent status, shall, within seven days, hand over, free of charge,
all gifts unlawfully received by his/her family members, to the special state fund, and compensate
the value of the services of which his family members made use unlawfully, by wire transfer of
money to the republican budget.
3. Committing by persons authorised to exercise public functions or persons having equivalent
status, of any of the offences as is mentioned in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article, where the
committed act does not contain features of a criminally prosecuted act, shall entail demotion,
dismissal or another release from the performance of public functions or imposition, in the manner
prescribed by law, of another disciplinary sanction.
Repeated commission of any of the specified offences during a year after the disciplinary sanction
had been applied for the first offence shall entail dismissal or other release of the performance of
the public functions in the manner prescribed by law.
4. In the event that deputies of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan or persons referred to
in subparagraph 2) paragraph 3 of Article 3 of this Law, commit any of the offences mentioned in
paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article, the anticorruption agencies shall notify the relevant election
commission to this effect, and the election commission shall be obliged to make the Parliament
aware of this within five days following the receipt by it of such information.
Refer to Order No. 68 issued by the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan
“On Organisation of Prosecutor’s Supervision over the Application of the Law “On Anticorruption
Efforts”, dated 24 April 2001.
Article 13-1. Time-Frame for Application of Disciplinary Sanctions for Committed Corruption
Offences and Corruption Contributing Offences
1. In the event that person authorised to perform public functions, or by a person having equivalent
status has committed any corruption offence or a corruption contributing offence, a disciplinary
sanction shall be imposed within no later than three months of the date on which such offence has
been detected and it cannot be imposed later than one year after the date of such offence.
2. Should a criminal case have not been instituted or have been dismissed, but where the acts of a
person contain any features of a corrupt administrative offence or a disciplinary misdeed, a sanction
may be applied within no later than three months of the date of the decision not to institute or to
dismiss a criminal case.
Articles 14, 15 and 16 were deleted pursuant to Law No. 484-II of the Republic of Kazakhstan
dated 25 September 2003 (see the previous version).
Article 14.
Article 15.
Article 16.
Article 17. Liability of Persons Who Communicated Knowingly False Information as to the Fact
of a Corruption Offence
1. A public servant, or an employee of the law enforcement agency who has communicated to the
anticorruption agency knowingly false information in relation to a corruption offence committed by
another public servant, or employee of the law enforcement agency, shall be punished by
application of disciplinary sanctions, including by dismissal from the office or release otherwise
from the performance of relevant functions pursuant to the proposal of the anticorruption agency.
2. Deleted.
Refer to administrative liability.
Chapter 3. Elimination of Effect of Corruption Offences
Article 18. Collecting Unlawfully Received Property or Value of Unlawfully Received Services
1. In all cases of unlawful enrichment by persons authorised to perform public functions or persons
having equivalent status, as a result of corruption offences, the property and the value of services
unlawfully received by such persons shall be collected to the state benefit.
2. If a person refuses to voluntarily hand over the unlawfully received property or to pay to the state
its value or the value of unlawfully received services, the same shall be collected to the state benefit
by court order issued pursuant to an action entered by the prosecutor, tax authorities and other state
agencies or officers competent to do the same under the law. The said agencies shall arrest the
property which belongs to the offender pending the court decision.
3. If, after dismissal or other release from the office for a committed corruption offence, a person
who performs public functions or a person having equivalent status refuses to comply with the
requirements as referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article, the official person or the agency which
took a decision to dismiss or release such a person shall give a notice to the tax authorities at the
place of residence of the guilty person as to him/her unlawfully receiving income.
Article 19. Invalidation of Transactions and Voidance of Deeds and Act, which were made as a
Result of Corruption Offences
Transactions entered into in connection with the committed corruption offences shall be invalidated
by a court in the manner prescribed by law. Deeds and acts made as a result of corruption offences
may be voided by an agency or an officer authorised to adopt or cancel the relevant deeds, or by a
court pursuant to an action lodged by individuals or legal entities concerned or by a prosecutor.
Chapter 4. Final Provisions
Article 20. Application of Applicable Legislation
The legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan as in force at the effective date of this Law shall
apply to the extent it does not contradict this Law and must be brought in compliance with this Law
within three months following the effective date hereof.


President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbaev



Action Plan to combat corruption in Gorky Theatre 2017

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Action

completion 

form

a responsibility for execution

     Period of             execution


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1.     

As part of legal education to ensure the study of normative legal acts aimed at combating corruption.


Lectures, seminars


Kustovskaya A. Semenikhina A.  

Mubarakova J.

Quarterly
2.      Participation in ongoing Astana branch of the party " Nur Otan" public hearings , promotions and campaigns on the theme of anti-corruption .
Events
Theatre Administration Constantly
3.      The organization and holding of meetings with employees of the theater , the law enforcement agencies of Astana city , on prevention of corruption . Seminars , lectures Kustovskaya A. 
Mubarakova J.
Plan of the law enforcement agencies
4.      Coverage of events in the media , aimed at the prevention of violations of the Republic of Kazakhstan legislation , including corruption , as well as providing publications , media interviews on the subject .
Adoption of the Media Plan
Abdilov A.
1 times in halfyear
5.      Provide briefing with employees , including clarifying the legislation on anti-corruption and Ethics Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Memo - instruction Mubarakova J.
Constantly
6.      Carrying out preventive and educational and preventive activities aimed at strengthening the rule of law and service discipline , contributing to the maintenance of a team of healthy moral and psychological atmosphere
Information
Apakanov A. Constantly
7.     
Provide quarterly monitoring of the completeness and quality of accommodation on the internet resource Gorky Theatre information materials in Kazakh and Russian languages.

Information
Abdilov A.

Quarterly