Senate passes law on transferring certain Presidential powers to the Government
The plenary session of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan passed the Constitutional Law “On Amendments and Additions to Certain Constitutional Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Redistribution of Powers between the Branches of State Power”.
The bill proposes amendments to the Constitutional Laws On the President and On the Judicial System and Status of Judges. In particular, it is proposed to transfer the following Presidential powers to the Government: the power to form the National Budget Commission, to define the procedure for drawing up and submitting an annual budget performance report, to define the state planning system in coordination with the President. In turn, according to the amendments to the Constitutional Law On the Judicial System and the Status of Judges, the Supreme Judicial Council will be responsible for establishing the procedure for issuing certificates to judges, � Minister of Justice Marat Beketayev said presenting the bill.
According to him, it is proposed to consolidate the right of the Head of State to approve strategic plans of state bodies directly subordinate and accountable to the President.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan