10.02.2004

On prevention of Iodine Deficiency Disorders

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      Footnote. Through the whole text, the words “standardization, metrology and certifying” are substituted respectively by the words “technical regulation and metrology” by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 5 February, 2007 No. 228.

      This Law regulates public relations in the scope of prevention of Iodine Deficiency Disorders among the population of the Republic of Kazakhstan, producing, importation, exportation and selling, provision of quality and safety of the iodized salt and the other enriched iodine compounds, food products.

Chapter 1. General provisions

Article 1. Basic definitions used in this Law

      The following basic definitions are used in this Law:
      1) white salt – the salt meant for food purposes;
      2) the authorized body in the scope of healthcare – the central executive body is carrying out the state regulation in the scope of health protection of citizens, medical and pharmaceutic science, medical and pharmaceutic education, sanitary and epidemiological well-being of the population, circulation of medicinal products, quality control of the medical services;
      3) an adulterate salt – salt, designedly and intentional changed (fabricated) and (or) having latent capabilities and qualities, information on which shall be designedly corrupt and incomplete;
      4) a cattle salt – the salt is used in as mineral supplement in nourishment for animals;
      5) the Iodine Deficiency Disorders - pathological state of organism is conditional by thyroid function abnormality is linked with insufficient admission of iodine in the organism;
      6) a prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders – a system of measures are directed on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      7) a non-iodized salt – the salt is not enriched by the iodine compounds;
      8) an iodation of salt – the production process of enrichment of salt by the iodine compounds.
      Footnote. Article 1 is in wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 5 February, 2007 No. 228.

Article 2. The legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

      1. The legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders shall base on the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan and consist of this Law and the other regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      2. If international treaty, ratified by the Republic of Kazakhstan establishes other rules, than those contained in this Law, the rules of international treaty shall be applied.

Article 3. Purposes and objectives of this Law

      Purposes and objectives of this Law are:
      1) protection of the population health;
      2) performance of coordinated measures on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      3) the state regulation on the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      4) development of production and selling of the food products are enriched by the iodine compounds.

Chapter 2. State regulation in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

Article 4. State control in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

      The state control in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders shall be carried out by the authorized body and local executive bodies of oblasts (city of republican significance, capital).
      Footnote. Article 4 is in wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10 January, 2006 No. 116 (order of enforcement see Article 2).

Article 5. Competence of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

      The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall:
      1) elaborate basic direction of the state policy in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      2) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      3) carry out the administration of the central and local executive bodies on questions of the iodation of salt and prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      4) carry out the other functions in accordance with the Laws and acts of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the scope of prevention of Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      Footnote. Article 5 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 05.02.2007 No. 228; dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 6. Competence of the authorized body in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

      The authorized body within its competence shall:
      1) perform the unified state policy in the scope of prevention of Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      2) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      3) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.01.2014 No. 159-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      4) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.01.2014 No. 159-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      5) carry out the state control and supervision for performance of requirements of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      6) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.01.2014 No. 159-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      7) approve the list of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      7-1) approve the list of particular types of the food production in production of which the non-iodized salt is used;
      8) establish the sanitary and epidemiological requirements on iodation of salt and the other enriched iodine compounds, food products;
      9) – 11) are excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.01.2014 No. 159-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      12) participate in the work of international organizations on realization of the international projects and programmes on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      13) carry out the other powers are provided by this Law, the other Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the acts of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 6 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 05.02.2007 No. 228; dated 05.07.2011 No. 452-IV (shall be enforced from 13.10.2011); dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 13.01.2014 No. 159-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 7. Competence of the authorized state body on technical regulation and metrology in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

      The authorized state body on technical regulation and metrology shall:
      1) carry out the registration, approval of the national standards on production and processing of the iodized white salt and the other enriched iodine compounds, food products;
      2) carry out the other powers are provided by this Law, the other Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the acts of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 7 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 05.07.2011 No. 452-IV (shall be enforced from 13.10.2011); dated 10.07.2012 No. 31-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 8. Competence of the local representative and executive bodies of oblasts (city of republican significance, capital) in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

      1. The local representative bodies of oblasts (city of republican significance, capital) within its competence shall:
      1) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      Approve expenses on performance of measures on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders in structure of the local budgets;
      3) hear the information of chiefs of the local executive bodies of oblasts (city of republican significance, capital) and organizations on status of work on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      4) carry out the other powers on provision of rights and legal interests of citizens in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      2. The local executive bodies of oblasts (city of republican significance, capital) within its competence shall:
      1) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      2) carry out the state control in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders, for quality and safety of the iodized white salt and the other enriched by iodine compounds, food products upon their production and selling;
      3) carry out of measures on prohibition of selling of the non-iodized salt with exception of cases are determined by the authorized body;
      4) organize the provision of childlike organization of the nursery nurturing and education, organizations of educational, healthcare and the social protection of population by the iodized white salt and the other enriched by iodine compounds, food products;
      5) carry out the selection of trials of the iodized salt and the other food products are enriched by the iodine compounds in accordance with requirements of regulatory documents;
      6) carry out the other powers are imposed on the local executive bodies by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in interests of the local state administration.
      Footnote. Article 8 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.01.2006 No. 116 (order of enforcement see Article 2 of the Law No. 116); dated 05.07.2011 No. 452-IV (shall be enforced from 13.10.2011); dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 9. Powers of the civil servants of the authorized body, the state bodies of the sanitary and epidemiological service and the authorized body of the state body of technical regulation and metrology in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

      The civil servants of the authorized body, the state bodies of the sanitary and epidemiological service and the authorized body of the state body of technical regulation and metrology within its competence shall carry out of:
      1) the state control and supervision for quality and safety of the iodized white salt and other enriched by iodine compounds, food products;
      2) selection of trials of the iodized salt and the other enriched by iodine compounds, food products in accordance with the requirements of the regulatory documents;
      3) cooperation with public unions on consumer rights protection in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      4) the other functions in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Chapter 3. Measures on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

Article 10. Measures on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

      1. The measures on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders in the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be performed on base and in manner are established by this Law and the other regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      2. The measures on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders shall be carried out on principles of:
      1) the responsibility of the state bodies, individuals and legal entities for provision and observation of requirements to production, importation, exportation, selling of iodized white and cattle salt in the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      2) accessibility of receiving of the medical assistance in organizations of healthcare for persons are suffered by the Iodine Deficiency Disorders;
      3) protection of rights of citizens in case of health loss in result of harmful influence of the iodized white salt and the other enriched by iodine compounds, food products in manner is established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Article 11. Requirements to production, rotation and safety of salt

      1. White and cattle salt is imported, produced and (or) sold on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be iodized with exception of:
      1) salts are destined for persons are having the counter indication to appliance of the iodized salt;
      2) salts are destined for producing of particular types of food production in production of which the non-iodized salt is used.
      Order of importation, production and selling of non-iodized white salt shall be approved by the authorized body.
      2. Regulations of iodine content in salt, its quality, safety, methods of iodation, process of the repeated iodation upon lowering of the iodine content shall be correspond to sanitary and epidemiological rules and regulations as well as the other regulatory requirements.
      3. Production, importation as well as selling on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan of non-iodized salt shall be prohibited with exception of cases are provided by subparagraphs 1) and 2) of paragraph 1 of this Article.
      4. Production, importation, exportation and (or) selling of fabricated salt shall be prohibited.
      Footnote. Article 11 is in wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 5 February, 2007 No. 228.

Article 12. Requirements on certification of iodized white salt

      1. The iodized white salt is destined for selling on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be obligated certification in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on certification.
      2. Importation of iodized white salt without provision of certificates of conformity (copies of certificates of conformity) and (or) conformance marks or declarations of compliance (copies of declarations of compliance).

Article 13. Requirements to food products are enriched by iodine compounds.

      Production of food products are enriched by iodine compounds as well as condition of their storage, transfer and realization shall be correspond to requirements are established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Article 14. Requirements to packing, marking and terms of storage of iodized salt and the other food products are enriched by iodine compounds.

      1. Packing, marking of iodized salt and the other food products are enriched by iodine compounds shall be carried out in accordance with the requirements are established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      2. Packing of iodized salt and the other food products are enriched by iodine compounds shall provide the preserving of content in them of iodine in quantity is provided by the regulatory documents.
      3. On packing of the iodized salt and the other food products are enriched by iodine compounds besides of information is determined by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be stated on the state and Russian languages the following details:
      1) nutrition and energy value;
      2) content of the iodine compounds;
      3) designation and conditions of appliance;
      4) conditions and terms of storage.
      4. The iodized salt and the other food products are enriched by iodine compounds shall be correspond to information is stated in the packing.
      5. The iodized salt and the other food products are enriched by iodine compounds on expiry of established term of storage shall be subject to utilization, industrial processing or repeated iodation.
      Selling of iodized salt and the other food products are enriched by iodine compounds with the expired of term of storage shall be prohibited.

Article 15. Warrant of quality and safety of the food products are enriched by iodine compounds

      1. Individuals and the legal entities are carrying out the production and selling of the food products are enriched by iodine compounds shall warrant their quality and safety for customers, correspondence to the sanitary and epidemiological rules and regulations, the other regulatory documents.
      2. Form and order of provision of information on certification of the food products are enriched by iodine compounds for customer shall be determined by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Chapter 4. Final provisions

Article 16. Conflicts resolution in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

      Conflicts are arising in the scope of prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders shall be solved in manner is established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Article 17. Responsibility for infraction of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders

      Persons are broke the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on prevention of the Iodine Deficiency Disorder shall entail the responsibility in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Article 18. On manner of enforcement of this Law

      This Law enters into force from the date of official publication with exception of paragraph 4 of Article 11 which enters into force upon expiry of six months from the date of enforcement of this Law.

      The President
      of the Republic of Kazakhstan


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