On State regulation of development of agricultural complex and rural territories

The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 8 July 2005 No. 66

      This Law determines legal, organizational, economic and social grounds of carrying out the state regulation of development of agricultural complex and rural territories in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Chapter 1. General provisions

Article 1. Basic definitions used in this Law

      The following basic definitions shall be used in this Law:
      1) agricultural market – set of relations linked with acquisition, sale and other elements of turnover of agricultural products and the products of its high level processing;
      2) agrometeorological monitoring – set of measures oriented to conduct of supervisions of landline agrometeorological network; system of collection, transfer, analysis and processing of information on planning the agronomical works and agricultural meteorology forecasting in behalf of rural economy;
      3) agroindustrial complex – set of branches of economy including production, procurement, storage, transportation, processing and sale of products of rural economy, fish nidustry, as well as food industry, concurrent productions and scopes of activity supplying them by current technology, technological equipment, money, informational and other resources, veterinary and sanitary and phytosanitary safety, scientific support and personnel training;
      4) subjects of agroindustrial complex – individuals and legal entities carrying out the activity in agroindustrial complex;
      5) authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex – the state body carrying out the state regulation in the field of development of agroindustrial complex, with the exception of development of fish industry;
      6) informational marketing system of agroindustrial complex – the unified system of informational, technical, electronic informational resources of central and local executive bodies, as well as specialized organizations oriented to informational marketing and consultative support of the subjects of agroindustrial complex;
      6-1) agronomical (land clearance) melioration measures – complex of technical measures on fundamental improvement of lands that shall include:
      clearance of meliorated lands from woody and grassland vegetation, stones and other subjects;
      deep tillage, sanding, earthing, trench plowing, claying;
      soil protection measures;
      6-2) agrochemicals – manures of chemical or biological nature, chemical ameliorators designed for plant nutrition, regulation of soil fertility (with the exception of top soil, organic manures, natural materials having the properties of ameliorants);
      6-3) state registration of agrochemicals – procedure that completes the process of testing the agrochemicals by the results of which, the registration certificate for the right of applying the agrochemicals in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be issued to individuals and legal entities;
      7) food commodities – agricultural, fish production and the products of their high level processing, as well as drinking water and salt that are designed for eating by human;
      8) physical accessibility of food commodities – existence of food commodities in the whole territory of the republic at each point of time and in the volumes sufficient for satisfying the needs of population;
      9) economic accessibility of food commodities – availability of acquisition of food commodities by the population in accordance with physiological consumption rates upon existing food commodities
      10) regional stabilization fund of food commodities – operative reserve of food commodities with the exception of grain created for regulating influence to agrocultural market and food supply security in the territory of oblasts, cities of republican significance, the capital;
      10-1) freshelizing of regional stabilization fund of food commodities – sale of food commodities at the fixed prices upon expiry of their storage life (no less than one month) with the following or simultaneous fill of equal quantity and similar quality of food commodities;
      10-2) formation of regional stabilization fund of food commodities – purchasing interventions, placement and storage of food commodities in regional stabilization fund of food commodities;
      10-3) use of regional stabilization fund of food commodities – sale of food commodities from the regional stabilization fund of food commodities for the purpose of conduct of commodity interventions and freshelizing of regional stabilization fund of food commodities;
      10-4) fixed prices for food commodities – prices for food commodities established for purchase of food commodities to the regional stabilization fund of food commodities and their sale from the regional stabilization fund of food commodities determined by the commission on management of regional stabilization fund of food commodities;
      11) food independence – state of economy upon which the state may ensure physical accessibility of food commodities at the expense of domestic production in case of termination of their deliveries from other states;
      12) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 26.01.2011 No. 400-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of thirty calendar days after its first official publication);
      12-1) agrochemical service of agricultural production – the activity carried out by the state institution determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan in accordance with this Law;
      13) agricultural products – raw materials and plant and animals products including beekeeping, as well as products received by their primary processing;
      14) high level processing of agricultural products – technological process of processing of agricultural products with change of their physical and mechanical properties;
      15) agricultural census – the national census conducted for the purpose of collection of information on structure and state of rural economy on particular date;
      16) optimal rural resettlement – location of rural inhabited localities based on ensuring of necessary level of living of rural inhabitants in accordance with the specified level of life support services;
      17) rural territories – set of rural inhabited localities and the lands adjoining to them;
      18) authorized body in the field of development of rural territories – the state body carrying out state regulation in the field of development of rural territories;
      19) social and engineering infrastructure of rural territories – system of vital infrastructure objects including the objects of health care service, education, culture, sports, telecommunications, communications, roads, postal saving system, gas, electrical, heating, water supply and water disposal, collection and utilization of the wastes of production and consumption;
      20) socially significant food commodities – food commodities providing the certification of the needs of human body in primary nutrient materials and energy for preservation of active and healthy life, the list of which shall be approved by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      21) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 33 (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012);
      22) space monitoring – set of measures oriented to conduct of supervisions of land use; transfer of information on the basis of data of the remote Earth sensing from the space, its processing for assessment and forecasting of the state and productivity of agricultural plants’ sowings;
      22-1) person engaged in personal subsidiary economy – the individual having the personal subsidiary economy registered in book of households recording in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, or family member of this individual recorded in the book of household recording as the member of personal subsidiary economy;
      22-2) investments – expenses oriented to creation of new or expansion of current production capacities;
      22-3) guaranteed purchase price – the price according to which the purchase of agricultural products is carried out from the agricultural commodity producers established considering the prime cost and profitability;
      22-4) processing enterprises – the subjects of agroindustrial complex carrying out primary and (or) high level processing of agricultural products;
      23) specialized organization – the organization created under decision of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, local executive body of oblast, city of republican significance, the capital or the national management holding in the scope of agroindustrial complex for the purpose of stable development of the branches of agroindustrial complex, provision of separate types of services for the subjects of agroindustrial complex being absent or poorly represented at competitive market or created for assistance of economic development of regions (socially entrepreneurial corporation);
      23-1) meliorated lands – the lands on which the melioration measures are conducted;
      24) state technical inspection – state registration, state technical examination of tractors and driving chassis and mechanisms assembled on their base, trailers to them including the trailers with special assembled equipment, self-mobile agricultural, melioration and road-building machines and mechanisms carried out in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as special machines with cross-country capacity with the issuance of the relevant documents and state registration numbers, acceptance of exams, grading exams and issuance of certificates for the right of their management, supervision of compliance with the rules of their operation;
      24-1) purchase price – the price that the processing enterprises may offer for agricultural products for producing competitive products;
      25) purchasing interventions – measures on purchase of food commodities by the specialized organizations, with the exception of grain at the fixed prices in case of price lowering in the territory of oblasts, cities of republican significance, the capital;
      26) service procurement centre – the object belonging to rural consumers’ cooperative on the basis of the right of ownership or other rights or to legal entity the one of participants of which is one or several rural consumers’ cooperatives, and designed for rendering of services on production, supply, procurement, storage, transportation and sale of products of rural economy and fish industry, on repair and service of agricultural engineering and equipment;
      26-1) subsidization – financing of particular receivers of subsidies on a grant and non-refundable basis carried out at the expense of budget funds;
      26-2) commodity intervention – measures on sale of food commodities at internal market at the fixed prices from the regional stabilization funds of food commodities, with the exception of grain carried out for the purpose of stabilization of internal market in case of price increase;
      27) physiological consumption rates – scientifically substantiated consumption standards of food products approved by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan considering their food and energy value, upon which the physiological need of healthy human is satisfied;
      28) phytosanitary safety – state of protection of the objects of agricultural purpose and plant production from the pests, plant diseases and undesirable plants;
      28-1) chemical melioration measures – the system of methods of chemical effect on soil for properties improvement and increase in productivity of agricultural plants;
      29) domestic food resources – existence of food commodities produced in the territory of the republic in particular period of time.
      Footnote. Article 1 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 11.12.2009 No. 229-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 19.03.2010 No. 258-IV; dated 26.01.2011 No. 400-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of thirty calendar days after its first official publication); dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012); dated 13.06.2013 No. 102-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 28.11.2014 No. 257 (shall be enforced from 01.01.2015); dated 29.12.2014 No. 269-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2015).

Article 2. Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on
state regulation of development of agroindustrial
complex and rural territories

      1. Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on state regulation of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall be based on the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan and consists of this Law and other regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      2. In international treaty ratified by the Republic of Kazakhstan established other rules than those contained in this Law, the rules of international treaty shall be applied.

Article 3. Purposes and principles of state regulation of
development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories

      1. Purposes of state regulation of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories are:
      1) development of social and engineering infrastructure of rural territories and provision of favorable living conditions for rural population;
      2) food supply security of the state;
      3) provision of stable economic and social development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      4) creation of economic conditions for production of competitive agricultural products and products of its processing.
      2. State regulation of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall be carried out in accordance with the following principles:
      1) priority of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories having potential of economic growth;
      2) conformance to requirements of international treaties on rural economy, sanitary and phytosanitary standards;
      3) transparency of measures carried out by the state;
      4) addressness in provision of measures of state support;
      5) development of competitive advantages of domestic agroindustrial production;
      6) protection of internal market from unfair competition;
      7) delineation of powers between the levels of state management;
      8) economic safety of activity of agroindustrial complex and living of the residents in rural inhabited localities;
      9) interaction with public associations, associations (unions) of entrepreneurs;
      10) effectiveness of the measures of state regulation;
      11) provision of necessary annual volume of state support of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      12) development of optimal forms of interaction of the subjects of agroindustrial complex.

Chapter 2. Competence of state bodies and bodies of
local self-government in the field of state regulation
of development of agroindustrial complex and
rural territories

Article 4. Competence of the Parliament of the Republic of
Kazakhstan in the field of state regulation of development of
agroindustrial complex and rural territories

      Competence of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of state regulation of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall include:
      1) adoption of laws on regulation of public relations in the scope of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      2) approval of republican budget, as well as introduction of amendments and supplements into republican budget;
      3) approval of reports of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Accounts Committee on control of republican budget execution on republican budget execution.

Article 5. Competence of the Government of the Republic of
Kazakhstan in the field of state regulation of development of
agroindustrial complex and rural territories

      Competence of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of state regulation of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall include:
      1) development of principal directions of the state policy in the field of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      Note of RCLI!
      Subparagraph 1-1) shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid untill 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257.
      1-1) approval of the rules of physical volume of agricultural products from the personal subsidiary economy;
      2) ensuring of conducting the unified state policy in the field of food supply security;
      3) approval of the procedure for conducting monitoring of the state of food supply security;
      4) organization of international cooperation in the field of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      5) approval of the list of specialized organizations carrying out the purchasing and commodity interventions, as well as amount of their remuneration;
      6) approval of the list of socially significant food commodities;
      7) approval of the rules of formation and use of regional stabilization funds of food commodities;
      8) creation of specialized organizations and determination of the procedure of support of agroindustrial complex with their participation;
      9) approval of the list of hazardous organisms, the struggle with which shall be carried out at the expense of budget funds and procedure for conducting the measures on struggle with hazardous organisms;
      10) approval of the schedule of optimal rural resettlement in accordance with the General Schedule of organizing the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      11) approval of the list of agricultural products according to which the guaranteed purchase price and purchase price shall be established;
      12) approval of the procedure and terms of conducting agricultural census;
      13) regulation of land relations creating in agroindustrial complex and rural territories in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      14) determination of the branches of agroindustrial complex for development of optimal forms of interaction of the subjects of agroindustrial complex;
      15) determination of the size of providing the measures of social assistance provided by paragraph 8 of Article 18 of this Law;
      16) performance of other functions imposed on it by the Constitution, this Law, other Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan and acts of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 5 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 28.11.2014 No. 257 (the order of enforcement see Article 10).

Article 6. Competence of the authorized bodies in the field
of state regulation of development of agroindustrial
complex and rural territories

      1. Competence of the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex shall include:
      1) implementation of the state policy on the issues of agroindustrial complex;
      2) development of principal directions of technical policy in the field of agroindustrial complex;
      3) development and approval of recommended schedule of specialization of the regions on optimal use of agricultural lands for production of particular types of agricultural products;
      4) development of priority directions of interstate economic links in the field of agroindustrial complex, realization of international projects in the field of development of agroindustrial complex within the competence;
      5) organization of state measures on veterinary, protection and plant quarantine in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      6) carrying out of the state veterinary sanitary control and supervision, phytosanitary control in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      7) monitoring of:
      development of agroindustrial complex;
      prices and markets of food commodities;
      state of food supply security;
      8) approval of the forms of accounting of the food commodities reserves by the regions and procedure for representation of reporting;
      9) development of the list of information and services subjected to representation to the subjects of agroindustrial complex on a grant basis;
      10) development and approval of the rules of subsidizing the expenses of processing enterprises for purchasing the agricultural products for production of products of its high level processing;
      11) development of the list of agricultural products on which the guaranteed purchase price and the purchase price shall be established;
      12) making suggestions on the issues of improving the regulatory legal base, price, technical, customs, tax, credit, insurance activity, as well as in the scope of technical regulation and policy of the state in the field of agroindustrial complex;
      13) development of measures on technical equipping of the subjects of agroindustrial complex and development of agricultural machinery industry;
      14) development and approval of the rules of subsidizing within the guaranteeing and insurance of loans of the subjects of agroindustrial complex;
      15) development and approval of the rules of subsidizing on compensation of a part of expenses incurred by the subject of agroindustrial complex in case of investments;
      16) development and approval of the rules of state registration of tractors and driving chassis and mechanisms assembled on their base, trailers to them including the trailers with special assembled equipment, self-mobile agricultural, melioration and road-building machines and mechanisms, special machines with cross-country capacity;
      17) development and approval of the rules of state registration of the tractors’ loan and driving chassis and mechanisms assembled on their base, trailers to them including the trailers with special assembled equipment, self-mobile agricultural, melioration and road-building machines and mechanisms, special machines with cross-country capacity;
      18) development and approval of the rules of annual state technical inspection of tractors and driving chassis and mechanisms assembled on their base, trailers to them including the trailers with special assembled equipment, self-mobile agricultural, melioration and road-building machines and mechanisms, special machines with cross-country capacity;
      19) development and approval of the rules of grading the exams and issuance of certificates for the right of operation of tractors and driving chassis and mechanisms assembled on their base, self-mobile agricultural, melioration and road-building machines, as well as special machines with cross-country capacity;
      20) conduct of control of compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan by local executive bodies in the field of state technical inspection in the field of development of agroindustrial complex including unimpeded visiting of all the objects of control and supervision, issuance of the prescriptions being mandatory for execution on elimination of detected breaches of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of state technical inspection in the field of development of agroindustrial complex;
      21) development and approval of the rules of conducting agrochemical soil survey;
      22) development and approval of natural norms of agrochemical service of agricultural production in concurrence with central authorized body on budget planning;
      23) development and approval of the rules of conducting state registration of agrochemicals;
      24) state registration of agrochemicals;
      25) approval of the rules of creation and maintenance of informational databank on agrochemical state of lands of agricultural purpose;
      26) development and approval of the norms of natural loss, moisture loss, утряска, waste of agricultural products and products of its processing;
      27) organization of informational marketing ensuring of agroindustrial complex;
      28) implementation of state policy in the field of scientific ensuring of agroindustrial complex and personnel training;
      29) development and approval of the list of positions of specialists of agroindustrial complex engaged in rural inhabited localities;
      30) coordination and methodological guideline of local executive bodies in the field of development of agroindustrial complex;
      31) making proposals to the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on issuance of material values from the state reserve for provision of regulating influence on market and according to the list of organizations participated in the issuance of material values from the state reserve, according to volumes and prices of the issued material values;
      32) organization of physical distribution system of agroindustrial complex;
      33) approval of the branch incentive scheme;
      34) development of the rules of holding the competition “The best by profession in agroindustrial complex”;
      35) organization of republican exhibitions, fairs of the products of agroindustrial complex;
      36) approval of the form of obligation of the subsidies’ recipient;
      37) organization of conducting the monitoring and assessment of melioration state of irrigated lands by the specialized state institutions;
      38) development of the list of socially significant food commodities;
      39) development of the rules of formation and use of regional stabilization funds of food commodities;
      40) carrying out of the monitoring of microcredit system development in rural locality;
      41) development and approval of the rules of subsidizing:
      development of seed production;
      increase of productivity and quality of animal products;
      development of livestock breeding;
      increase of productivity and quality of aquaculture products (fish farming);
      increase in productivity and quality of plant products, the cost of fuel and lubrication materials and other commodity and material values required for conduct of spring field and harvesting operations by subsidizing the production of priority crops;
      cost of manures (with the exception of organic);
      cost of herbicides, bioagents (entomophages) and biopreparations designed for processing of agricultural crops for the purpose of protection of plants;
      cost of services on water supply for agricultural commodity producers;
      costs of expenses for establishment and cultivation (as well as restoration) of perennial plantings of fruit and berry crops and grapes;
      costs of expenses for cultivation of agricultural plants in protected ground;
      increase of the share of processing of domestic agricultural products;
      rate of remuneration on credits and leasing of technological equipment;
      costs of expenses for examination of the raw cotton and cleaned cotton quality;
      development of the management system of producing the agricultural products;
      rates of remuneration on leasing of agricultural engineering;
      Note of RCLI!
      Subparagraph 41-1) shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257.
      41-1) development and approval of the rules of accreditation of procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex;
      Note of RCLI!
      Subparagraph 41-2) shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257.
      41-2) development and approval of the rules of subsidizing the amounts of value added tax paid to the budget for procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex within the calculated value added tax;
      Note of RCLI!
      Subparagraph 41-3) shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257.
      41-3) approval of the limit price size (cost) upon purchase of agricultural products from the personal subsidiary economy, peasant or farm enterprise, legal entity carrying out production of agricultural products and their sale by the procurement organization;
      Note of RCLI!
      Subparagraph 41-4) shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257.
      41-4) development and approval of procedure and terms of placing the list of procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex on website of local executive bodies (akimats) of oblasts, cities of republican significance, the capital;
      42) exercise of other powers provided by this Law, other Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, acts of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      2. Competence of the authorized body in the field of development of rural territories shall include:
      1) implementation of the state policy in the field of development of rural territories;
      2) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan from 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      3) coordination of activity of central and local executive bodies on the issues of development of rural territories;
      3-1) determination of the procedure for provision of measures of social assistance provided by paragraph 8 of Article 18 of this Law;
      4) is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 03.07.2013 No. 121-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      5) is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 03.07.2013 No. 121-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      6) is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 03.07.2013 No. 121-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      7) carrying out of methodological management of activity of local executive bodies in the scope of development of rural territories;
      8) 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);
      9) exercise of other powers provided by this Law, other Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 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 26.07.2007 No. 313 (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 11.12.2009 No. 229-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 19.03.2010 No. 258-IV; dated 06.01.2011 No. 378-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 26.01.2011 No. 400-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of thirty calendar days after its first official publication); dated 05.07.2011 No. 452-IV (shall be enforced from 13.10.2011); dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012); dated 13.06.2013 No. 102-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 03.07.2013 NO. 121-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 28.11.2014 No. 257 (the order of enforcement see Article 10).

Article 7. Competence of local representative bodies
(maslikhats) and local executive bodies (akimats) in the field
of state regulations of development of agroindustrial
complex and rural territories

      1. Competence of local representative bodies (maslikhats) of oblasts, cities of republican significance, the capital shall include:
      1) approval of the plans, economic and social programs of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      2) approval of local budget for the relevant financial year with a foresight of necessary volumes of financing the measures in there in the scope of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      3) hearing of reports of the heads of local executive bodies on the issues of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      4) exercise of other powers in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on ensuring of rights and legal interests of citizens.
      2. Competence of local executive bodies (akimats) of oblasts, cities of republican significance, the capital shall include:
      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);
      1-1) implementation of state policy in the field of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      2) development of proposals on state support of the subjects of agroindustrial complex in accordance with this Law and other regulatory legal acts in this scope;
      2-1) carrying out of state technical inspection in the field of development of agroindustrial complex;
      3) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2013 No. 102-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 13.06.2013 No. 102-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      5) carrying out of measures on ensuring the branches of agroindustrial complex by specialists, organization of training, retraining and raising of personnel qualification of agroindustrial complex;
      6) organization of regional deliveries, fairs by assortment of released products;
      6-1) holding the competition “The best by profession in agroindustrial complex”;
      7) organization of wholesale markets for selling the products of agroindustrial complex;
      8) conduct of monitoring of the state of food supply security, prices and markets of the products of agroindustrial complex;
      9) organization of works of commissions on determining the participants of the purchase program of food commodities;
      10) development and realization of measures on distribution and entering of innovative experience in the field of agroindustrial complex of the region;
      10-1) approval of the rules of organizing selection of innovative projects in the field of agroindustrial complex of the region;
      11) ensuring of construction, maintenance and reconstruction of state points of artificial insemination of livestock animals, procurements of animal products and raw materials, slaughter places (places for slaughtering livestock animals), special storage facilities (burial grounds) of pesticides, toxic chemicals and packing for them;
      12) organization of acquisition, maintenance of high quality breeding animals and growth of rearing stock for expanded reproduction;
      12-1) ensuring of price reduction of the seeds of the first, second and third reproduction sold to domestic agricultural commodity producers;
      12-2) ensuring of conducting the measures on a struggle with hazardous organisms in accordance with the list and procedure determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      12-3) maintenance of accounting of the food commodities reserves in the relevant region and representation of reporting to the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex;
      12-4) compensation of a part of commission upon guaranteeing loans and a part of insurance premiums upon insurance of loans of the subjects of agroindustrial complex;
      12-5) compensation of a part of expense incurred by the subject of agroindustrial complex upon investments;
      12-6) approval of the regulation of subsidies of the purchased agricultural products on which the guaranteed purchase price and purchase price shall be established;
      12-7) subsidizing the expenses of processing enterprises for the purchase of agricultural products for production of products of its high level processing;
      13) development of measures on:
      attracting investments and credits of the second tier banks in the branch of agroindustrial complex;
      creation of conditions for establishment and development of competitive productions, their modernization and transfer to the international quality management systems;
      development of pond fish establishment, lake-commodity, fish husbandry and fish processing enterprises;
      creation of conditions for the growth of the specialized livestock animals;
      14) formation of the list of priority local budget investment projects on development of social and engineering infrastructure of rural territories coordinated with the authorized body in the field of development of rural territories and projects on development of agroindustrial complex financed at the expense of budget funds;
      15) creation of conditions for functioning and development of informational marketing system of agroindustrial complex;
      16) examination of the situation at internal and external commodity markets and affording access to the relevant information of the subjects of agroindustrial complex;
      17) provision of information on the state and development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories to the authorized state bodies on the issues of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      17-1) preparation of balance sheet of food supportability of administrative territorial entity;
      17-2) adoption of decision on conduct of purchasing and commodity interventions, freshelizing of regional stabilization fund of food commodities on the basis of recommendation of the commission on managing the regional stabilization fund of food commodities;
      17-3) carrying out of purchasing the services from specialized organizations for formation and use of regional stabilization funds of food commodities;
      17-4) formation of commission on management of regional stabilization fund of food commodities;
      Note of RCLI!
      Subparagraph 17-5) shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257;
      17-5) carrying out of monitoring of activity of procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex;
      Note of RCLI!
      Subparagraph 17-6) shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257;
      17-6) conduct of accreditation of procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex;
      Note of RCLI!
      Subparagraph 17-7) shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257;
      17-7) subsidizing the amounts of value added tax paid to the budget for procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex within the calculated value added tax;
      Note of RCLI!
      Subparagraph 17-8) shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257;
      17-8) placement of the list of procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex on the own website in the manner and terms established by the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex;
      18) exercise of other powers imposed on local executive bodies by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in behalf of local state management.
      3. Competence of local representative bodies (maslikhats) of districts (city of oblast significance) shall include:
      1) approval of plans, economic and social development programs of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      2) approval of local budget for the relevant financial year with provision of necessary volumes of financing the measures in the scope of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      3) hearing of reports of the heads of local executive bodies (akimats) on the issues of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      4) determination of measures of social assistance of the specialists in the field of health care service, education, social security, culture, sports and agroindustrial complex working and residing in rural inhabited localities provided by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as other measures of social assistance for employees of these categories;
      5) exercise of other powers on ensuring the rights and legal interests of citizens in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      4.Competence of local executive bodies (akimats) of districts (city of oblast significance) shall include:
      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) realization of state support of the subjects of agroindustrial complex in accordance with this Law and other regulatory legal acts in this scope;
      2-1) implementation of state technical inspection in the field of development of agroindustrial complex;
      3) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2013 No. 102-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      4) conduct of monitoring of development of rural territories;
      5) development of the rules of maintenance and pasturage of livestock animals in inhabited localities;
      6) organization of conducting identification of livestock animals in the manner established by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, construction, maintenance and reconstruction of animal burial sites (biothermic pits);
      6-1) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication);
      7) conduct of collection of operative information in the field of agroindustrial complex and rural territories and its provision to local executive body (akimat) of oblast;
      7-1) keep of stock accounting of food commodities in the relevant region and representation of reporting to the local executive bodies (akimats) of oblasts, cities of republican significance, the capital;
      8) organization of work on rendering of services of social assistance of the specialists in the field of health care service, education, social security, culture, sports and agroindustrial complex working and residing in rural inhabited localities provided by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      8-1) holding the competition “The best by profession in agroindustrial complex”;
      9) exercise of other powers imposed on local executive bodies by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in behalf of local state management.
      5. Competence of akims of the district in the city of republican significance (the capital), cities of district significance, rural settlements, villages, rural districts shall include:
      1) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2013 No. 102-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).
      2) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2013 No. 102-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).
      3) participation in conducting identification of livestock animals in the manner established by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      4) assistance of functioning of state points of artificial insemination of livestock animals, procurement of animal products and raw materials, slaughter places (places for slaughtering livestock animals), special storage facilities (burial grounds) of pesticides, toxic chemicals and packing for them;
      5) carrying out of collection of operative information in the field of agroindustrial complex and rural territories and its provision to local executive bodies (akimats) of districts (city of oblast significance);
      6) participation in conduct of agricultural census;
      7) detection of persons with low income for participation in programs of microcredit;
      8) organization of work on public services and amenities, lighting, planting of greenery and sanitation of rural inhabited localities;
      8-1) holding the competition “The best by profession in agroindustrial complex”;
      9) exercise of other powers in behalf of local state management related to their jurisdiction by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 7 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 27.03.2007 No. 242 (shall be enforced from the date of its official publication); dated 24.12.2008 No. 111-IV (shall be enforced from 01.01.2009); dated 11.12.2009 No. 229-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 26.01.2011 No. 400-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of thirty calendar days after its first official publication); dated 05.07.2011 No. 452-IV (shall be enforced from 13.10.2011); dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012); dated 13.06.2013 No. 102-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 03.07.2013 No. 121-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 28.11.2014 No. 257 (the order of enforcement see Article 10).

Article 8. Competence of bodies of local self-government
in the field of development of agroindustrial complex
and rural territories

      Competence of bodies of local self-government in the field of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall include ensuring of participation of population in solution of questions of local significance within the powers established by the legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Chapter 3. State regulation of development of
agroindustrial complex and rural territories

Article 9. State regulation of development of agroindustrial
complex and rural territories

      1. State regulation of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories is oriented to ensuring of food supply security, food markets stability of agroindustrial complex, formation of effective system of entrepreneurship, support of competitive advantages of domestic products, as well as raising of living standards of rural population by creation of conditions for development of plant production, animal production, fish industry, processing of agricultural raw materials and food industry, ensuring of veterinary sanitary and phytosanitary security, equipment capability and other concurrent scopes of activity, development of social and engineering infrastructure of rural territories.
      2. State regulation of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall be carried out by:
      1) development of crediting in the scope of agroindustrial complex and rural territories;
      2) subsidizing the agroindustrial complex;
      3) conduct of procurement and commodities;
      3-1) procurement of agricultural products at the guaranteed procurement price;
      4) creation of specialized organizations;
      5) regulation of export and import of commodities of agroindustrial complex;
      6) technical equipment of agroindustrial complex;
      7) informational and marketing support of agroindustrial complex;
      8) scientific, regulatory and methodological support and personnel training for agroindustrial complex;
      9) exercise of investments in development of social and engineering infrastructure of rural territories;
      10) organization of optimal rural resettlement;
      11) ensuring of veterinary sanitary and phytosanitary security;
      11-1) financing of expenses on monitoring and assessment of melioration state of irrigated lands;
      12) application of measures of tax, budget, customs tariff, technical regulation and other measures in accordance with legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      3. Measures on state regulation of agroindustrial complex and rural territories established by paragraph 2 of this Article shall be financed in the directions provided in accordance with:
      1) legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      2) documents of the State Planning System of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Annual volumes of financing of these measures shall be established by the Law on republican budget and decisions of maslikhats on local budget for the relevant financial year.
      Footnote. Article 9 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012); dated 13.06.2013 No. 102-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 10. Development of crediting in the scope of
agroindustrial complex and rural territories

      1. State regulation of development of crediting in the scope of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall be carried out by budget crediting in accordance with budget legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan or participation in formation or increase of charter capital of the specialized organizations.
      2. Development of crediting in the scope of agroindustrial complex and rural territories in the following directions considering the provisions provided by paragraph 3 of Article 9 of this Law:
      1) formation and development of infrastructure of agricultural products;
      2) leasing of agricultural engineering and technological equipment, equipment and fishing gear for fishing industry;
      3) organization and crediting of credit partnerships carrying out crediting in agroindustrial complex;
      4) crediting of non-agricultural types of entrepreneurial activity in rural localities;
      5) procurement, production, processing and sale of agricultural products;
      5-1) artificial fish breeding and processing of fish production;
      6) organization of microcredit of rural population.
      Footnote. Article 10 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 21.01.2010 No. 242-IV (shall be enforced from 01.01.2011).

Article 11. Subsidizing the agroindustrial complex

      1. Subsidizing the agroindustrial complex shall be carried out as economic stimulation of development of the branches of agroindustrial complex upon the following conditions of:
      1) economic effectiveness of subsidizing oriented to development of the branches of agroindustrial complex;
      2) increase of quality and compatibility of produced products.
      2. Subsidizing the agroindustrial complex shall be carried out in the manner determined by the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex in the following directions considering the provisions provided by paragraph 3 of Article 9 of this Law:
      1) cheapening of the rates of remuneration on leasing of agricultural engineering, credits and leasing of technological equipment for the subjects of agroindustrial complex;
      1-1) subsidizing on compensation of the part of expenses incurred by the subject of agroindustrial complex upon investments;
      2) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication);
      3) seed production development;
      4) increase of productivity and quality of animal products;
      4-1) increase of productivity and quality of aquaculture products (fish farming);
      5) increase in productivity and quality of plant products, cheapening of the cost of fuel and lubrication materials and other commodity and material valuables required for conduct of spring field and harvesting operations by subsidizing the production of priority crops;
      5-1) cheapening of the cost of manures (with the exception of organic) for domestic agricultural commodity producers;
      5-2) cheapening of the cost of herbicides, bioagents (entomophages) and biopreparations designed for processing of agricultural crops for the purpose of protection of plants;
      5-3) subsidizing the cost of services on water supply for agricultural commodity producers;
      5-4) subsidizing the costs of expenses for examination of the raw cotton and cleaned cotton quality;
      6) development of management system by production of agricultural products;
      7) development of livestock breeding;
      8) establishment and cultivation ( as well as restoration) of perennial plantings of fruit and berry crops and grapes;
      8-1) support of disadvantaged population upon acquisition of socially important food commodities;
      8-2) cultivation of agricultural plants in protected ground;
      8-3) increase of the share of processing domestic agricultural products;
      8-4) cheapening of the cost of expenses for transportation expenses upon export of agricultural products as well as expenses of the national companies and their branch and related organizations;
      8-5) subsidizing the expenses of processing enterprises for the purchase of agricultural products for production of products of its high level processing;
      8-6) subsidizing within the guarantee and insurance of loans of the subjects of agroindustrial complex;
      Note of RCLI!
      Subparagraph 8-7) shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257.
      8-7) subsidizing the amounts of value added tax paid to the budget for procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex within the calculated value added tax;
      9) other directions of subsidizing of agroindustrial complex provided by the legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      3. 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).
      4. Subsidizing the agroindustrial complex shall be carried out in accordance with the rules of subsidizing the agroindustrial complex upon condition of:
      1) receipt of the obligation by the receiver of subsidies in the form established by the authorized bodies in the field of development of agroindustrial complex and in the field of development of rural territories on provision of trustworthy state statistical reporting on croppage and monthly its expenses to the bodies of state statistics;
      2) performance of the obligation by the receiver of subsidies on formation of state grain resources.
      Note of RCLI!
      Paragraph 5 shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257.
      5. Subsidizing the amounts of value added tax provided in subparagraph 8-7) of paragraph 2 of this Article shall be provided following the results of calendar year for procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex in which the income from selling the following agricultural products for the relevant year is no less than 90 percent of total annual income:
      1) cattle of milking herd, living;
      2) horses and animals of horse family, other, living;
      3) camels and camelids, living;
      4) lambs and goats, living;
      5) pigs, living;
      6) barnyard fowls, living;
      7) hen’s eggshells, fresh;
      8) meat of cattle, pigs, lambs, goats, horses and animals of horse family, fresh or refrigerated;
      9) raw milk of the cattle of milking herd;
      10) meat of barnyard fowls, fresh or refrigerated;
      11) potato;
      12) carrot;
      13) cabbage;
      14) eggplants;
      15) tomatoes;
      16) cucumbers;
      17) garlic;
      18) onion;
      19) sugar beet;
      20) apples;
      21) pears;
      22) quince;
      23) apricots;
      24) cherry;
      25) peaches;
      26) plums;
      27) picked wool, skins, raw leathers of the cattle, animals of horse, lambs, goats family.
      Determination of the types of products for the purpose of applying this paragraph shall be carried out in accordance with the classifier of products by the types of economic activity approved by the authorized state body in the field of technical regulation.
      Procedure and terms of providing subsidies provided in this paragraph, as well as return of received money within such subsidy in case of non-performance of conditions established for provision of the subsidy shall be established by the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex in concurrence with the authorized body on state planning and authorized body carrying out management in the scope of ensuring the receipt of taxes and other compulsory payments to the budget.
      Footnote. Article 11 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 27.03.2007 No. 242 (shall be enforced from the date of its official publication); dated 11.12.2009 No. 229-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 21.01.2010 No. 242-IV (shall be enforced from 01.01.2011); dated 26.01.2011 No. 400-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of thirty calendar days after its first official publication); dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2013); dated 13.06.2013 No. 102-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 28.11.2014 No. 257 (the order of enforcement see Article 10).

Article 12. State regulation of agrocultural markets

      1. State regulation of agricultural markets for the purpose of ensuring the food supply security and support of domestic agricultural commodity producers shall be carried out by:
      1) conduct of procurement and commodity interventions;
      2) protection of internal market by methods of customs tariff, non-tariff regulation in accordance with the legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan and (or) customs legislation of the Customs Union.
      2. For the purpose of stabilization of food market, the state shall carry out procurement and commodity interventions.
      3. Procurement and commodity interventions shall be carried out by the specialized organizations in accordance with the rules of formation and use of regional stabilization funds of food commodities.
      4. Carrying out of commodity interventions on the plant production in the period of harvesting shall not be allowed.
      5. Is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012).
      Footnote. Article 12 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 11.12.2009 No. 229-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 30.06.2010 No. 297-IV (shall be enforced from 01.07.2010); dated 26.01.2011 No. 400-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of thirty calendar days after its first official publication); dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012).

Article 13. Ensuring of veterinary sanitary and
phytosanitary security

      1. Ensuring of veterinary sanitary and phytosanitary security shall be carried out in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      2. For the purpose of conformance of quality and safety to agricultural products to international requirements, the state shall carry out the following measures:
      1) conduct of state veterinary sanitary control and supervision and phytosanitary control in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      2) preventive treatment, diagnostics and liquidation of especially dangerous diseases of animals according to the list approved by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan upon the representation of the authorized body in the field of veterinary;
      3) organization of state points of artificial insemination of livestock animals, procurement of animal products and raw materials, slaughter places (places for slaughtering livestock animals), special storage facilities (burial grounds) of pesticides, toxic chemicals and packing for them;
      4) veterinary measures oriented to protection of the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan and non-admission of spreading diseases common for animals and human;
      5) phytosanitary measures oriented to non-admission of spreading hazardous and especially dangerous hazardous organisms, protection of the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan from quarantine objects, as well as to detection, localization and liquidation of spreading centres;
      6) compensation for damage inflicted by the subjects of agroindustrial complex in the result of seizure and destruction of animals, products and raw materials of animal origin representing danger for health of animals and human.
      Footnote. Article 13 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 13-1. Ensuring of agrochemical service of
agricultural production

      1. Agrochemical service of agricultural production shall be carried out by the state institution determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      2. Functions of the state institution are:
      conduct of agrochemical survey of soils;
      maintenance of monitoring of soil fertility of agricultural purpose;
      maintenance of forecasting and dynamics of the soil fertility level;
      test of agrochemicals;
      creation and maintenance of informational databank on agrochemical state of lands of agricultural purpose;
      qualitative assessment of plant production and products of its processing.
      3. State institution shall have the right to render paid services on:
      conduct of agrochemical survey of soils;
      tests of agrochemicals;
      determination of quantitative and qualitative indices of agrochemicals;
      qualitative assessment of plant production and products of its processing;
      conduct of additional surveys of soils for content of macro-, microelements, heavy metals, water extract upon application of the owners of land plots and land users;
      approbation of devices and laboratory equipment, methods of chemical analysis in the field of agrochemistry with the issuance of conclusions on results of tests;
      rendering of advisory services on methods and rules of conducting chemical analysis of soils, plant production and products of its processing, agrochemicals, drawing up the fertilization programs, use of land plots.
      4. Financing of state institution shall be carried out in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Chapter 3 is supplemented by Article 13-1 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 14. Technical ensuring of agroindustrial complex

      State regulation of technical ensuring of agroindustrial complex shall be carried out by:
      1) organization of updating the machine tractor park and technological equipment;
      2) development of machine technological stations network (service centres) and carrying out of monitoring of their activity;
      3) conduct of tests and compulsory certification of the products of agricultural machinery industry of domestic and foreign manufacture;
      4) carrying out of state technical inspection.

Article 14-1. State registration of agrochemicals

      1. State registration of agrochemicals shall be conducted following the results of their tests.
      2. Agrochemicals that passed the state registration shall be permitted for application and entered into the list of agrochemicals by the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex.
      3. Production, import, storage, transportation, sale and application of agrochemicals that did not pass the state registration shall be prohibited, with the exception of test patterns imported for testing and scientific researches.
      Volume of agrochemicals imported for testing and scientific researches shall be determined by the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex.
      4. Test of agrochemicals shall be conducted at the expense of individuals and legal entities.
      Footnote. Chapter 3 is supplemented by Article 14-1 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 15. Informational marketing ensuring of
agroindustrial complex

      1. Informational marketing ensuring of agroindustrial complex shall be carried out by:
      1) organization of informational marketing system of agroindustrial complex;
      1-1) ensuring of agroindustrial complex by data of agrometeorological and space monitoring;
      2) conduct of agricultural census no less than once every ten years;
      3) publication of informational materials in mass media and publication of specialized compilations, magazines, industrial publications;
      4) assistance for creation and development of modern informational technologies and systems;
      5) organizations of exhibitions-fairs and rendering of advertising support of production of domestic agricultural commodity producers;
      6) organization of educational seminars;
      7) provision of electronic services.
      2. List of information and services subjected to provision to subjects of agroindustrial complex on a grant basis by the specialized organizations shall be determined by the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex.
      Footnote. Article 15 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 27.03.2007 No. 242 (shall be enforced from the date of its official publication); dated 11.12.2009 No. 229-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2).

Article 16. Specialized organizations in the scope of
agroindustrial complex

      Procedure for creation, legal organizational forms and tasks of the specialized organizations shall be determined by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 16 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 26.07.2007 No. 313 (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012).

      Note of RCLI!
      Article 16-1 shall be enforced from 01.01.2015 and be valid until 31.12.2020 by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257.

Article 16-1. Service procurement centres and procurement
organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex

      1. For the purpose of stable development of agroindustrial complex, more effective use of industrial potential of agricultural formations and personal subsidiary economies, establishing direct sustainable relationships with processing enterprises, service procurement centres and procurement organizations may be created.
      2. Procurement organization in the scope of agroindustrial complex is accredited legal entity carrying out procurement, storage, transportation and sale of agricultural products provided by paragraph 5 of Article 11 of this Law that is acquired from:
      1) the person engaged in personal subsidiary economy;
      2) peasant or farm enterprise;
      3) the legal entity carrying out production of agricultural products and its sale.
      3. Procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex shall carry out acquisition of agricultural products from the person engaged in personal subsidiary economy, peasant or farm economy, legal entity carrying out the production of agricultural products and its sale, at the price not exceeding the limit of accounting price (cost) established by the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex.
      4. Accreditation of procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex shall be carried out in local executive bodies (akimats) of oblasts, cities of republican significance, the capital in the manner and terms established by the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex.
      5. Procurement organizations in the scope of agroindustrial complex no later than 10 day of the month next to the quarter shall be obliged to provide details on acquisition of agricultural products and sale of such products to the local executive bodies (akimats) of oblasts, cities of republican significance, the capital.
      Footnote. The Law is supplemented by Article 16-1 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 11.12.2009 No. 229-IV (the order of enforcement see Article2); is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 28.11.2014 No. 257 (the order of enforcement see Article 10).

Article 17. Scientific ensuring and personnel training for
agroindustrial complex

      State support of scientific and staff ensuring of development of agroindustrial complex shall be carried out by organization of:
      1) scientific research and development works;
      2) training and retraining, attestation of personnel on priority directions of development of agroindustrial complex and agrarian science;
      3) distribution and entering of scientific developments to production;
      4) preservation and development of the genofond of high-priced varieties of plants, breeds and types of livestock animals, birds and fishes;
      5) formation of machine tractor park and updating the technological equipment for state organizations of education carrying out personnel training for agroindustrial complex.

Article 18. Development of rural territories

      1. State regulation of development of rural territories is oriented to development of social and engineering infrastructure of rural territories and provision of rural population by favorable living conditions.
      2. The state shall regulate development of rural territories by:
      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) classifying rural inhabited localities at level of social economic development and environmental condition;
      3) development of the standards for provision of rural inhabited localities by the objects of social and engineering infrastructure of rural territories and environmental condition of rural inhabited localities;
      4) carrying out of monitoring of:
      provision of rural population with the services of social and engineering infrastructure of rural territories;
      environmental condition of rural inhabited localities;
      5) creation and development of social and engineering infrastructure of rural territories;
      6) optimal rural resettlement;
      7) stimulation of attracting the employees of health care service, social security, education, culture, sports and agroindustrial complex to the rural inhabited localities.
      3. Citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan residing in rural inhabited localities with unfavourable environmental conditions and low economic potential shall have the right to state support during resettlement with their agreement in accordance with the legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      4. Increased salaries and tariff rates of the specialists in the field of health care service, social security, education, culture, sports and veterinary being civil agents and working in rural inhabited localities, as well as of mentioned specialists working in state organizations financed from local budgets may be established no less than twenty five percent in comparison with the rates of specialists engaged in these types of activity in city conditions under decision of local representative bodies (maslikhats).
      5. Social assistance for acquisition of fuel for the specialists of state organizations of health care service, education, culture, sports and veterinary residing and working in the rural inhabited localities, shall be provided under decision of local representative bodies (maslikhats) at the expense of budget funds.
      6. The Specialists in the field of health care service, social security, education, culture, sports and agroindustrial complex shall be supplied by service housing for the purpose of stimulation of involvement to the rural inhabited localities or in case of absence of the service housing – by the dwelling place leased in a private housing fund under decision of local executive bodies (akimats).
      7. The increased salaries and tariff rates for the specialists in the field of health care service, education, social security culture, sports and veterinary working in state organizations financed from the republican budget and located in rural inhabited localities shall be established no less than twenty five percent in comparison with the salaries and tariff rates of the specialists engaged in these types of activity in city conditions.
      8. Installation allowances and social assistance for acquisition or construction of a dwelling place shall be provided to the specialists in the field of health care service, education, social security, culture, sports and agroindustrial complex arrived for work and residence to the rural inhabited localities under decision of local representative bodies (maslikhats).
      9. Validation of this Article shall be applied to veterinary specialists of veterinary points carrying out the activity in the field of veterinary medicine.
      Footnote. Article 18 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 24.12.2008 No. 111-IV (shall be enforced from 01.01.2009); dated 16.07.2009 No. 186-IV; dated 10.01.2011 NO. 383-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012); dated 03.07.2013 No. 124-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 19. Regulatory methodological support of agroindustrial
complex and rural territories

      1. Regulatory methodological support of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall be carried out for the purpose of applying scientifically substantiated agricultural technology and technology of processing of agricultural products, growth of effectiveness of rural economy and serving infrastructure, release of competitive products, optimization of budget financing, development of social and engineering infrastructure of rural territories, growth of economic potential of rural inhabited localities, ensuring of environmental safety of rural inhabited localities and development of the schedules of optimal rural resettlement.
      2. Regulatory methodological ensuring of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall be carried out by development of standards, regulations, instructions, methods and recommendations by the authorized state body.

Chapter 3-1. State regulation of ensuring food
supply security

      Footnote. The Law is supplemented by chapter 3-1 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 11.12.2009 No. 229-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2).

Article 19-1. Criteria and principal directions of ensuring
food supply security

      1. Criteria of ensuring food supply security are:
      1) physical accessibility of food commodities;
      2) economic accessibility of food commodities;
      3) security safeguard of food products.
      2. Principal directions of ensuring food supply security are:1) creation of necessary conditions for saturation of internal agricultural market, as well as by support of domestic producers of agricultural products and products of its high level processing;
      2) monitoring of food supply security situation in respect of internal food resources;
      3) forecast of supply and demand of food products;
      4) 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);
      5) safety ensuring of food products;
      6) interaction of central executive bodies and local representative and executive bodies with the subjects of agroindustrial complex.
      Footnote. Article 19-1 as amended 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).

Article 19-2. Monitoring of food supply security situation

      1. Monitoring of food supply security situation shall be conducted in respect of:
      1) volume of production of food commodities, their merchandise flow and existence of reserves;
      2) formation, existence and use of regional stabilization funds of food commodities;
      3) formation of state resources of grain;
      4) prices for socially significant food commodities.
      2. Monitoring of food supply security situation shall be conducted by the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex on the basis of data of local executive bodies and the authorized body carrying out management of the state statistics, as well as in the real time regime.
      3. On the basis of monitoring of food supply security situation, the authorized body in the field of development of agroindustrial complex shall form the state informational resources in the field of food supply security.
      Footnote. Article 19-2 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012).

Article 19-3. Organization of ensuring food supply security

      1. Food supply security shall be ensured by:
      1) formation and use of regional stabilization funds of food commodities in accordance with the rules of formation and use of regional stabilization funds of food commodities;
      2) formation of state resources of grain in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on grain;
      3) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012);
      4) monitoring of level of ensuring food supply security;
      5) exclusion of purchase of genetically modified food products, food commodities containing genetically modified organisms to the regional stabilization funds of food commodities.
      2. Local executive bodies of oblasts, cities of republican significance, the capital shall form and use regional stabilization funds of food commodities in accordance with the rules of formation and use of regional stabilization funds of food commodities.
      3. Is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012).
      4. Analysis of the results of monitoring of food supply security situation shall be carried out on the basis of data on production, merchandise flow, on assortment and prices for food commodities represented by the authorized body carrying out the management of state statistics.
      5. Food sovereignty of the Republic of Kazakhstan by the types of food commodities shall be considered as not ensured, if their annual production in the republic is less than eighty percent of annual requirement of population in accordance with physiological consumption rates.
      Footnote. Article 19-3 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012).

Article 19-4. Commission on management of regional
stabilization fund of food commodities

      1. Commission on management of regional stabilization fund of food commodities (hereinafter – commission) shall be created for the purpose of ensuring of timely and quality formation and use of regional stabilization fund of food commodities.
      2. Conduct of procurement and commodity interventions, freshelizing of regional stabilization fund of food commodities shall be carried out under decision of local executive body of oblast, city of republican significance, the capital on the basis of recommendation of commission.
      3. Akim of oblast, city of republican significance, the capital shall create commission and approve its composition. The chairman of commission is a deputy of akim of oblast, city of republican significance, the capital, the members of commission are servants of administration (departments) of entrepreneurship and trade and rural economy, as well as representatives of associations of the subjects of private entrepreneurship and public associations. Commission shall carry out own activity on a permanent basis.
      Quantitative composition of commission shall be odd-numbered and be no less than ten persons. By this, two thirds members of commission shall be representatives of associations of the subjects of private entrepreneurship and public associations. The secretary of commission shall not be its member.
      4. Competence of commission shall include:
      1) development of recommendations on conducting procurement and commodity interventions, freshelizing of regional stabilization fund of food commodities;
      2) determination of the list and volumes of food commodities purchased to the regional stabilization fund of food commodities;
      3) determination of the fixed price for food commodities upon carrying out of procurement and commodity interventions, as well as upon freshelizing of regional stabilization fund of food commodities;
      4) consideration of suggestions of the specialized organization on effective and rational formation and use of regional stabilization fund of food commodities.
      Footnote. Chapter 3-1 is supplemented by Article 19-4 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 33-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2012).

Chapter 4. Final provisions

Article 20. International cooperation in the field of
development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories

      International cooperation in the field of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall be carried out on the basis of international treaties.

Article 20-1. Responsibility for breach of the legislation of
the Republic of Kazakhstan on state regulation of development
of agroindustrial complex and rural territories

      Breach of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on state regulation of development of agroindustrial complex and rural territories shall entail responsibility established by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. The Law is supplemented by Article 20-1 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 11.12.2009 No. 229-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2).

Article 21. Final provisions

      1. This Law enters into force from 1 January 2006.
      2. The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13 February 1991 “On priority of development of aul, village and agroindustrial complex in the Republic of Kazakhstan” (The Bulletin of the Supreme Soviet of Kazakh SSR, 1991, No. 8, Article 93; the Bulletin of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 1992, No. 13-14, Article 327; 1995, No. 20, Article 120; the Bulletin of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 1997, No. 7, Article 79; No. 12, Article 184; 1999, No. 8, Article 247; No. 23, Article 927; 2001, No. 13-14, Article 173; 2004, No. 23, Article 142).

      The President
      of the Republic of Kazakhstan