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Government reviews the implementation of the law on the National budget and measures to humanize legislation

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The Government meeting chaired by Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev covered issues of the implementation of the law on updating the National budget for 20182020 and the draft of the Government’s conclusion on amendments to the draft law on the activities of law enforcement bodies.

Minister of Finance Bakhyt Sultanov reported on the implementation of the Law On Amendments and Additions to the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On the National Budget for 20182020.

The draft was developed to implement the law on introducing changes to this year’s National budget, signed by the Head of State on April 27, to financially support the Five Social Initiatives.

As the Minister of Finance noted, in total, after the update the budget expenditures were increased by 417 billion tenge. Thus, the distribution of targeted current transfers to the regions is increased by 99.7 billion tenge and is 293.6 billion tenge and the distribution of targeted development transfers by 98.4 billion tenge and is 449.3 billion tenge.

National budget investments, including replenishment of authorized capital and loans by 18.3 billion tenge, are decreasing; as a result, the total amount is 424.8 billion tenge.

The list of priority investment projects aimed at implementing particularly important tasks and implemented with a suspensive condition has been increased by 14.4 billion tenge and amounted to 19.9 billion tenge, � B. Sultanov said.

Following the consideration of the issue, Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed the Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Finance to prepare a draft resolution for signing.

Deputy Prosecutor General Marat Akhmetzhanov reported on the draft of the Government’s conclusion on the amendments to the bill On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Improving the Activity of Internal Affairs Bodies.

As the speaker noted, the proposed amendments are aimed at reducing the repressiveness of the criminal process and its humanization, as well as further improving the level of protection of citizens in the criminal process.

The deputies initiated 275 amendments to the Criminal Code, the Criminal Procedure Code and the Penal Enforcement Code. In general, according to the results of the meeting, the deputies’ amendments were supported within the Draft Conclusion.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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