Kazakhstan

Code No. 235-V of July 5, 2014, on Administrative Offences (as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 504-V of April 21, 2016)

Year of Version:2016
Date of Last Amendment:May 7, 2016
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 2015
Date of Text (Enacted):July 5, 2014
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Other, Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Code incorporates amendments up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 504-V of April 21, 2016, which came into force on May 7, 2016 (see Section 2, Chapter 24, Articles 415 & 425; Section 3, Chapter 36, Articles 701, 715 & 715-1; and Section 4, Chapter 41, Article 804 of the consolidated Code for the amendments).

The notification by Kazakhstan to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'[The consolidated Code] provides administrative liability for illegal use of trademarks, service marks and appellations of origin [see Section 2, Chapter 14, Article 158].'
It also contains provisions relating to the protection of commercial secrets and imposes administrative sanctions for the disclosure thereof (Section 1, Chapter 2, Article 16; Section 2, Chapter 14, Articles 175(1)(7), 185, and Chapter 15, Article 240).

The Russian and Kazakh versions of the consolidated Code are 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/rus/docs/K1400000235 (Retrieved on May 30, 2016).
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Kazakh

Әкімшілік құқық бұзушылық туралы (Қазақстан Республикасының Кодексі 2014 жылғы 5 шілдедегі № 235-V) Әкімшілік құқық бұзушылық туралы (Қазақстан Республикасының Кодексі 2014 жылғы 5 шілдедегі № 235-V), Complete document (pdf) [2471 KB]

Russian

Кодекс Республики Казахстан № 235-V от 05.07.2014 г. «Об административных правонарушениях» (с изменениями, внесенными Законом Республики Казахстан № 504-V от 21.04.2016 г.) Кодекс Республики Казахстан № 235-V от 05.07.2014 г. «Об административных правонарушениях» (с изменениями, внесенными Законом Республики Казахстан № 504-V от 21.04.2016 г.), Complete document (pdf) [2597 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:KZ072

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