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Enactment of the Law "On the State Border of the Republic of Kazakhstan"

Enactment of the Law "On the State Border of the Republic of Kazakhstan"

President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Law "On the State Border of the Republic of Kazakhstan" aimed at regulating relations in the field of protection of the state border.

  The main aim of the law is to improve the legislation on the state border, as well as to separate the powers and functions of public authorities in this area.

  This document combined the laws “On State Border of the Republic of Kazakhstan” and "On the Border Service of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan" into a single law.

  Created a glossary that provides definitions of such concepts as "border security", "border incident", "categorization of the state border".

  The law determines the conditions and limits of application by the competent authorities of Kazakhstan of weapons and military equipment, special equipment for tasks to protect and conserve the state border.

  In addition, it was decided to establish the State Border Commission as a part of the Government in order to develop the proposals for the formation of border policy. It is expected to form a coordinating council as a part of the Akimats of border regions in order to promptly address the issues of border security.

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