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Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 112-IV of December 25, 2008, on Competition (as amended up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 380-V of October 31, 2015)

Year of Version:2015
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 2009
Date of Text (Enacted):December 25, 2008
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Other, Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Law incorporates amendments up to Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 380-V of October 31, 2015, which came into force on November 23, 2015 (see Section 2, Chapter 2, Article 10 of the consolidated version for the amendments made by the said Law No. 380-V).

The consolidated Law contains provisions, which (i) refer to agreements on granting and (or) on alienation of the exclusive rights on use of results of intellectual activities or the means of individualization of legal entities, goods, works, and services, which are exempted from the prohibition on anti-competitive agreements (Section 2, Chapter 2, Article 10(6)); (ii) enumerates acts of unfair competition relating, among others, to intellectual property rights (Section 2, Chapter 3, Articles 16 to 19, and 28); and (iii) obliges the Anti-monopoly body to keep the confidentially of a commercial secret and to pay the damages caused by its disclosure (Section 3, Chapter 6, Article 43).

The Russian and Kazakh versions of the consolidated Law are reproduced with the permission of the Republican Center of Legal Information of the Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan from the URLs http://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/Z080000112_ and http://adilet.zan.kz/kaz/docs/Z080000112_ (Retrieved on July 7, 2016).
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Kazakh

Бәсекелестік туралы (Қазақстан Республикасының 2008 жылғы 25 желтоқсандағы № 112-IV Заңы) Бәсекелестік туралы (Қазақстан Республикасының 2008 жылғы 25 желтоқсандағы № 112-IV Заңы), Complete document (pdf) [430 KB]

Russian

Закон Республики Казахстан № 112-IV от 25.12.2008 г. «О конкуренции» (с изменениями, внесенными Законом Республики Казахстан № 380-V от 31.10.2015 г.) Закон Республики Казахстан № 112-IV от 25.12.2008 г. «О конкуренции» (с изменениями, внесенными Законом Республики Казахстан № 380-V от 31.10.2015 г.), Complete document (pdf) [446 KB]

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Historical Versions:
WIPO Lex No.:KZ095

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