Simplified norms of assignment of punishment of Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code, new order of enrollment to the foreign educational institutions and houses purchase, ban of online casino and about other planned amends in legislation you will find on the www.egov.kz web-portal.
Currently every citizen can make suggestions concerning the bills related to the issues of criminal law, gambling business, consumers rights protection, education, financial pyramids, housing relations. Bills are posted on the www.egov.kz web-portal in the heading “Projects discussion”, section “Citizens and government”.
For instance, the new edition of the Criminal Code crimes with the prescribed punishment of 1 year sentence suggests transferring them to the category of violations and provide alternative punitive measures such as community service or disqualification to carry out certain activities. The new Criminal Procedure Code suggests exclusion of the pre-investigation check and introduce the norms of conclusion admission of guilt deal and reduce the time of adjudgement.
In the law on the Protection of Consumer Rights innovations reinforce the norms of uniform tariffs in case of standard from contracts. New procedures of obtaining of housing, contracts with athletes are reflected in the bills of the Law on sport. The draft of the Law on gambling presupposes the strengthening of measures of regarding gambling, bookmaker’ offices, betting terminals and similar establishments online.
Comments to the bills accepts working group of the state agency – developer. Important suggestions of Kazakhstani citizens are taken into consideration and the project is amended during the short period of time. The term of preparation of the answer is 2 days. The value of the process lies in the fact that it is corrected not only by the state agencies and public associations but also gives opportunity to any citizen to participate in law making. So Kazakhstani people can express their opinion concerning legal regulatory acts and which norms they should include.
The section “Citizens and the government” on www.egov.kz was created in 2012. Following the link the user may take part in internet-conference with participation of executives of different levels, make appointment to the minister, send electronic address, write to the blog of the executives, visit their social network profiles and participate in e-services discussion. These opportunities affected the UN rate on electronic governments development which was published in 2012. Kazakhstan possesses the second place among 190 countries in the rate of e-participation. According to the index of electronic government development our state takes 38th place and by e-services – 14th.