Constitution of Kazakhstan

Year of Version:2011
Date of Last Amendment:February 3, 2011
Date of Entry into Force:September 5, 1995
Date of Text (Adopted):August 30, 1995
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
The notification by Kazakhstan to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'[The Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan] provides basic rights and freedoms, including freedom of speech and creativity.'
The Constitution recognizes the rights of citizens to private property (Articles 6 & 26); guarantees the freedom of creative activities (Articles 19(2) & 20(1)), and protects historical and cultural heritage (Article 37).

This consolidated version of the Constitution takes into account amendments up to Law No. 403-IV of February 2, 2011, which came into force on February 3, 2011 (see Article 41 for the amendments).

The English translation of the consolidated version is reproduced with the permission of the Republican Center of Legal Information of the Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan from the URL http://adilet.zan.kz/eng/docs/K950001000_ . (Retrieved on April 26, 2016).
Available Texts: 

Constitution of Kazakhstan Constitution of Kazakhstan, Complete document (pdf) [299 KB]


Қазақстан Республикасының Конституциясы Қазақстан Республикасының Конституциясы, Complete document (pdf) [648 KB] Қазақстан Республикасының Конституциясы, Complete document (htm) [431 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)


Конституция Республики Казахстан Конституция Республики Казахстан, Complete document (pdf) [393 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:KZ019