On the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Leader of the Nation

Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated July 20, 2000 N 83-II

Unofficial translation

      Footnote. The title, as amended by the Constitutional Act of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.06.2010 ? 289-IV (the procedure for entry into force see Art. 2).
      This Constitutional Law in order to ensure the continuity of the main directions of domestic and foreign policy of Kazakhstan, further socio-economic and democratic reforms in the country determines the political and legal status of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan as the founder of the newly independent state of Kazakhstan, the Leader of the Nation, who provided its unity, the protection of the Constitution, rights and freedoms of man and citizen.
      Footnote. Preamble, as amended by the Constitutional Act of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.06.2010 ? 289-IV (the procedure for entry into force see Art. 2).
      Footnote. Throughout the text, the words "First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan" should be supplemented by the words "- Leader of the Nation", "- leader of the Nation", "- leader of the Nation "," - the leader of the Nation " by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.06.2010 ? 289-IV (the procedure for entry into force see Art. 2).

Article 1. Status and powers of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The Leader of the Nation

      In the present Constitutional Law, together with the powers of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan stipulated by the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Constitutional Law "On the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan" and other laws of the Republic are determined by political and legal status of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation, the prerogatives and guarantees of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Leader of the Nation after the termination of their exercise of the powers of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      The first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the person who stands at the cradle of Kazakh statehood, who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of Kazakhstan as a sovereign democratic, secular, legal and social state is the Leader of the Nation.
      The restrictions of the right to be elected as the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall not apply for the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation.
      The first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The Leader of the Nation because of his historical mission has the right for term of life term:
      1) to refer to the people of Kazakhstan, state bodies and officials of the initiatives on major issues of state construction, domestic and foreign policy and national security, which are subject to mandatory review by the relevant government agencies and officials;
      2) to address the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan and its Chambers, the meetings of the Government of the discussion of important issues for the country, led by the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan, a member of the Constitutional Council, the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Emerging initiatives in key areas of domestic and foreign policies shall be coordinated with the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation.
      Impeding the lawful activities of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation, an affront or other violation of the honor and dignity of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation, as well as the desecration of images of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation is not allowed and will be prosecuted.
      Footnote. Article 1 as amended by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.06.2010 ? 289-IV (the procedure for entry into force see Art. 2).

Article 2. The establishment of the Order and the annual Peace Prize and the progress of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation

      The parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan in commemoration of special merits of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation before the Fatherland establishes:
      1) the state award - the Order of "Kazakhstan Respublikasynyn Tunghysh Presidenti - Yelbassy Nursultan Nazarbayev", which shall be rewarded for special services of the citizens of the state and community activities;
      2) The annual State Prize for peace and progress of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation, which is awarded by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the development of democracy and social progress for the consolidation of peace and friendship between people. U010691, P020396
      Footnote. Article 2 as amended by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.06.2010 ? 289-IV (the procedure for entry into force see Art. 2).

Article 3. Immunity of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation

      The first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation has immunity. He cannot be held liable for acts committed in performance of office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and after their termination - related to the implementation of its status as the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation. He cannot be subjected to detention, arrest, search, interrogation, or a personal search.
      Immunity extends to all property as a private property of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation and co-residing with his family, as well as the use of residential and office space, business transportation, communications, correspondence, documents belonging to them.
      On property owned as a private property of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation and co-residing with his family cannot be imposed by limitations.
      The bank secret and inviolability of bank accounts of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation and members of his family in common living with him are guaranteed.
      Footnote. Article 3 as amended by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.06.2010 ? 289-IV (the procedure for entry into force see Art. 2).

Article 4. Ensuring of the activities

      For ensuring activity of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation who has stopped execution of the powers, and realization of his status, the office shall be allocated, the Office of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation who bears responsibility for execution of the duties only before him.
      The structure and staffing of the Office of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation, contained by the national budget, shall be set by the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation. The total monthly wage bill of employees of the Office of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be not less than two times from the monthly salary of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The Leader of the Nation. On the staff of the Office of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - The leader of the Nation shall be covered by the legislation on public service.
      To accommodate the Office of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - a separate office equipped with office equipment (including personal computers, both connected to a common network, and to all available legal databases and public information systems, copiers, facsimile machines), communications equipment, including government communications, as well as necessary office furniture shall be given to the leader of the Nation.
      Footnote. Article 4 as amended by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.06.2010 ? 289-IV (the procedure for entry into force see Art. 2).

Article 5. Ensuring communication

      The first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation has the right to use governmental and others of communication with local executive bodies, state authorities and the organizations, and also the right to extraordinary receiving communication services free of charge in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Alls of post and cable departures of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation who has stopped execution of the powers, are sent (are transferred), processed and delivered in the category governmental.

Article 6. Protection of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation

      Protection of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation is assigned to Security service of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      To the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - to the Leader of the Nation, the state protection in places of his continuous or temporary stay shall be provided during his life.
      The state protection shall be provided also to members of the family of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation who has stopped execution of the powers, living together with him or those who are accompanying him.

Article 7. Housing

      To the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation who has stopped execution of the powers, the office apartment and the state giving shall be transferred to the possession with necessary state service.

Article 8. Providing with transport

      To the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation who has stopped execution of the powers, the personal car with drivers, and to members of his family in common living with him a right for use of office motor transport shall be provided for term of life.
      The first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation has the right of free journey about the country and using halls for officials and delegations for term of life.

Article 9. Fund, museums, busts, personal archive and personal library

      In execution by the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation of powers of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a fund is created and formed by him, a private library and personal archive of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation. U941502, P940298, N990052
      After the termination of powers of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the private library and personal archive carry over the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation.
      In the homeland of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation and in the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan, there shall be created the museums and the busts of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be established - the Leader of the Nation.
      Footnote. Article 9 as amended by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.06.2010 ? 289-IV (the procedure for entry into force see Art. 2).

Article 10. Medical and sanatorium providing

      To the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation who has stopped execution of the powers, and members of his family living together with him shall remain the right for free medical care and sanatorium treatment in that volume and in thoses which were provided to them at date of the termination by the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation of execution of powers of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan for term of life.
      Footnote. Article 10 as amended by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.06.2010 ? 289-IV (the procedure for entry into force see Art. 2).

Article 11. Provision of pensions and insurance

      The first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation, terminating execution of his powers, irrespective of age, shall have the right to receive monthly pension at a rate of 80 percent of a monthly official salary of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Thus, the pension of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation shall raise according to the growth of an official salary of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Life and health of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation who has terminated execution of his powers, shall be a subject to obligatory state insurance at the expense of funds of the republican budget for the sum equal to an annual official salary of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      A monthly allowance equal to the 10-fold minimum size of an old-age pension, established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on their death-day, shall be granted for each member of the family of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation.
      Along with the guarantees specified by the present Constitutional Law, the legislation of the Republic may pursue other guarantees to the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation who has stopped execution of the powers, and members of his family.

Article 12. Sources of financing and other questions of support of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation

      Financing of the expenses, specified by the present Constitutional law, including the expenses for replenishment and maintenance of fund and protection of its rooms, storage of a private library and personal archive of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation shall be carried out at the expense of means of the republican budget.
      Housing, medical, sanatorium, transport and other care of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation and the members of his family, living together with him, shall be provided with authorized state authorities.
      Footnote. Article 12 as amended by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.06.2010 ? 289-IV (the procedure for entry into force see Art. 2).

Article 13. The procedure for entry into force of the present Constitutional Law

      The present Constitutional law shall be enforced from the date of its official publication, except for standards of articles 2 and 9 which shall be installed since January 1, 2001.

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