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Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 144-II of January 19, 2001, on Competition and Restriction of Monopoly Activities, Kazakhstan


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Year of Version 2001 Dates Adopted: January 19, 2001 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Competition, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Other Notes The Law defines the legal framework for prevention, limitation and suppression of monopolistic activities and unfair competition.
Among others, Article 6(2) provides that the Anti-monopoly body is entrusted to take measures to suppress acts of unfair competition.
Article 10(4) allows the employees of the Anti-monopoly body to access a commercial secret in the course of their duties and prevents them from disclosing it to others.

The Russian and Kazakh versions of 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/archive/docs/Z010000144_/19.01.2001 and http://adilet.zan.kz/kaz/archive/docs/Z010000144_/19.01.2001 (Retrieved on July 4, 2016).

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Russian Закон Республики Казахстан № 144-II от 19.01.2001 г. «О конкуренции и ограничении монополистической деятельности» PDF HTML Kazakh Бәсеке және монополистік қызметті шектеу туралы (Қазақстан Республикасының Заңы. 2001 жылғы 19 қаңтар № 144-II) PDF HTML English Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 144-II of January 19, 2001, on Competition and Restriction of Monopoly Activities PDF HTML
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