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Law & Legal Issues


The lower house of the Tajik parliament during its regular meeting held on Wednesday, November 25, approved a number of amendments to the country's law "On Combating Terrorism". According to them, the authorities were given the right to block access to mobile communications and the Internet at the time when anti-terrorist operations are carried out.


Turkmen parliament during its regular meeting adopted a new draft law "On Space Activities", which defines the organizational, legal and economic framework of this type of activity. This is stated in the announcement of the government of the republic, which also states that the use of modern communication systems, including those based on space technologies, opens up new opportunities for innovative development of economy, education, science, health care and other areas.


Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has used its veto in relation to the law "On civil service in Kazakhstan." According to him, this was done in order to introduce some amendments to it, which are vital in terms of normal functioning of the state structures of the country. "Today, I vetoed the new law on public service, return it back to Parliament to consider the amendments proposed by me.


The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the law "On introduction amendments and additions to some legislative acts relating to the issues of declaration of assets and income of individuals" that had been previously approved by the parliament.


The legislative (lower) chamber of the parliament of Uzbekistan on Thursday, November 19 adopted a new law "On e-government", as it was stated in the message of the press service of the supreme legislative body of the republic. The purpose of this law is to increase the efficiency of the state bodies on the basis of the widest possible use of modern information and communication technologies, optimization of procedures for electronic public services, increasing their accessibility and quality.


The lower house of the Kazakh parliament (Mazhilis) approved in the second reading the draft law "On the use of atomic energy." This was reported by the media representatives, who were present at the plenary meeting of the supreme legislative authority. In accordance with the conclusion of the Committee on Environment and Ecology, the aim of the bill is to establish the basic requirements and principles of security during the placement, construction, operation and subsequent decommissioning of nuclear, radiation and electro installations.



State officials of Tajikistan have lost the right to open bank accounts outside the country, as well as keep jewelry and money on them. The corresponding amendments to the existing law «On civil service» were adopted on Wednesday, November 18 by the lower house of parliament. In addition, in accordance with the new version of the law, civil servants are also prohibited to purchase any types of real estate in the territory of foreign countries.



On Thursday, November 12, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the previously adopted by the Parliament of the Republic Law "On amendments and additions to some legislative acts concerning the issues of the local police service." In accordance with this document, the local police, who will be accountable to the executive bodies of local authorities, is established in the country. The news was reported by the press service of the head of state.



In the framework of the meeting of the lower (legislative) Chamber of the Uzbek parliament held on Wednesday, November 11 the deputies discussed in the first reading the draft law entitled "e-government".


During the regular meeting of the Legislative Chamber of Uzbekistan in the second reading the deputies reviewed the draft of the new Customs Code of the Republic. The bill had previously been discussed in detail in the parliamentary factions of political parties whose representatives worked out a series of recommendations and proposals aimed at further improvement of the document. The news was reported in the information service of the Parliament, which stated that the draft of the Code referred to the most massive legal acts, where the norms of direct action were reflected.