Kazakhstan

Constitution of Kazakhstan

Year of Version:2007
Date of Entry into Force:September 5, 1995
Date of Text (Adopted):August 30, 1995
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:
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 of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 254-III of May 21, 2007, which came into force on May 22, 2007.
For the amendments introduced by the said Law No. 254-III, see the following provisions of the consolidated Constitution:
- Section I, Articles 2, 5;
- Section II, Articles 15, 16;
- Section III, Articles 41-44, 46, 47;
- Section IV, Articles 50-59, 61-63;
- Section V, Article 64, 67, 68, 70;
- Section VI, Article 71, 72, 74;
- Section VII, Article 75, 81, 82, 84;
- Section VIII, Article 86, 87, 89;
- Section IX, Article 91, and 94-1.

The Kazakh and Russian versions of the consolidated Constitution 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/kaz/archive/docs/K950001000_/21.05.2007 & http://adilet.zan.kz/rus/archive/docs/K950001000_/21.05.2007 (Retrieved on June 30, 2016).

The English version of the consolidated Constitution is reproduced with the permission of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) from the URL http://www.track.unodc.org/LegalLibrary/pages/LegalResources.aspx?country=Kazakhstan (Retrieved on June 30, 2016).
Available Texts: 
English

Constitution of Kazakhstan Constitution of Kazakhstan, Complete document (pdf) [137 KB]

Kazakh

Қазақстан Республикасының Конституциясы Қазақстан Республикасының Конституциясы, Complete document (pdf) [329 KB]

Russian

Конституция Республики Казахстан Конституция Республики Казахстан, Complete document (pdf) [359 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:KZ005

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