ON LIVESTOCK BREADING

THE LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN dated 9 July, 1998 No. 278

      This Law determined the legal, organizational and economic basis of carrying out activity in the field of livestock breading, directed to preservation and augmentation of gene pool of breading animals, as well as reproduction and improving their productive qualities, regulates activity of the state bodies, individuals and legal entities, engaged in the field of livestock breading.
      Footnote. Preamble is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.12.2001 No. 269.

Chapter 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 1. Basic definitions used in this Law

      The following basic definitions shall be used in this Law:
      1) breeding uterus of bees - breading fertilized female, providing reproduction of the breeding bee-family;
      2) breeding bee-family - highly productive family of thoroughbred, high-grade bees, steadfastly transfer of their breed features to offspring;
      3) breading farm – a legal entity, notified the authorized body in the field of livestock breading on commencement of activity on breading, improvement and sale of high-value animals of proven factory and intrabreed, zone types, factory line of a certain breed, except for the breeding cattle;
      4) pedigree certificate – a document, approving the pedigree, productive and other qualities of breading products (material), issued by breeding farm, breed livestock farm, breeding center, distributional center on implementation of the seed of breeding animals, pedigree reproducer and republican chamber on cattle breeds, carrying out activity in the field of livestock breeding, in the manner approved by the authorized body;
      5) studbook – a set of data on the most valuable in origin, productivity and other quality of breeding animals of a certain breed;
      6) breeding value – a level of genetic potential of breeding animal, affecting on economically useful traits of offspring;
      7) breading animal - thoroughbred, high quality, highly productive animals, corresponding to the type, direction and level of productiveness of breed, having a card of breeding animal or pedigree certificate;
      8) a card of breeding animal – a form of accounting of breeding animal, approving the origin, productive and its other qualities, formed in the manner approved by the authorized body;
      9) state register of breeding animals – a set of data on quantitative, qualitative and species composition of breeding animals;
      10) distribution center on implementation of the seed of breeding animals (hereinafter distribution center) – a legal entity, notified an authorized body in the field of livestock breeding on commencement of activity on acquisition, storage and sale of seed estimated breeding animals producers;
      11) livestock breeding – a branch of livestock breeding, covered by the system of stock breeding, directed to the sale of animals with high genetic potential, their storage and breeding;
      11-1) register of subjects in the field of livestock breeding – a list of individuals and legal entities, notified the authorized body in the field of livestock breeding on commencement of activity in the field of livestock breeding, formed and posted on the web-site of the authorized body;
      12) an authorized body in the field of livestock breeding (hereinafter – an authorized body) – the state body, carrying out management and implementation of state policy in the field of livestock breeding;
      13) breeding center – a legal entity, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity on management of breeding animals-producers, engaged in obtainment, accumulation, storage and sale of their seed, embryos;
      14) breeding reproducer – individual and legal entity, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity on breeding, improvement and sale of the grandparent or parental herd of breeds and crosses of poultry;
      15) breeding products (material) - breeding and selective animals and seed, embryos, hatching eggs, day-old chicks, eggs, caviar, larvae and young fish, breeding uterus of bees, breeding bee-family and bee packages received from breeding animals;
      16) breeding animal-producer - male parent of breeding animal, used for reproduction of breeding animals;
      17) breed livestock farm – individual or legal entity, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity on breeding and sale of breeding animal of certain species, breed, lines and types, except for the breeding cattle;
      18) Is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 36-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      19) Is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 36-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      20) farm animals (hereinafter – animals) – cultivated by person all species of animals, birds, fish and bees, directly related to agricultural production;
      21) evaluation – an assessment of animals on a set of features (breed, productive quality, exterior-constitutional features) with assignment of relevant class or index;
      22) classificator (classifier) – individual, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity on rendering of services on evaluation of animals;
      23) bee package – an offshoot, separated from breeding bee-family, having in its composition a breeding fertilized uterus, brood (in the honeycomb package), live bees and bees feed required for transportation;
      23-1) breeding cattle of first category – thoroughbred cattle, corresponding to the standards of breed, having a pedigree certificate, containing reliable data on the pedigree for at least three generations of thoroughbred ancestors of the animal;
      23-2) breeding cattle of second category - thoroughbred cattle, corresponding to the standards of breed, having a pedigree certificate;
      24) labeling (marking) - a designation breeding animal by applying a number (tattoos, brands, labels and fixing the chip), which allows you to exactly identify the appropriate animal;
      25) a line - group of breeding animals in a breed, originated from prominent ancestor, breeding and productive qualities of which are maintained and improved by corresponding system of selection and recruitment;
      26) breed type – a group of animals, being a part of breed, having except for the properties general for this breed, and some distinctive features in terms of productivity, character of body build and constitution, better adaptation to the conditions of breeding areas, resistance to disease;
      27) index evaluation - a method of determining of relative measures of breeding values ??of an animal on a complex of the most important selection features, determined in the manner approved by the authorized body;
      28) cross – a group of animals, originating from crossing a line with another line of animals;
      29) hand breeding - pairing of individually selected animals under the supervision of a specialist;
      30) grandparent herd of breeds and crosses of birds – male and female population of birds used for reproduction of parental herd of breeds and crosses of birds;
      31) parental herd of breeds and crosses of birds - male and female population of birds, hybrid offspring of which is used for production of hatching eggs or meat;
      32) pedigree – details on origin of breeding animal;
      33) selection and stock breeding – a set of sequential actions to achieve the best results in terms of productivity in breeding animals;
      34) information base of selection and stock breeding - an automated system for collection, storage and processing of data on breeding animals in the subjects of livestock breeding and animal, involved in the selection process, used to improve the stock and increase the genetic potential of the animals, followed by the operator, determined by the authorized body;
      35) selection card - a form of accounting animal breeding;
      36) animal breeding - an animal that corresponds to the standard of breed;
      37) thoroughbred breeding - breeding of breeding animals of the same breed for the purposes of consolidation and typing of features inherent in this breed, using of animals of related species in the selection and stock breeding;
      38) breed with a limited gene pool - a group of rare occurrence and have no analogues in the wild world of domestic breed, needed for using in the breeding purposes and endangered;
      39) artificial breeding technician – an individual, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity on rendering of services on artificial insemination of farm animals;
      40) breed - a group of animal of one species of common origin, formed under the influence of human creativity in certain economic and natural conditions, quantitatively sufficient for breeding "in itself" and having the economic and breeding value, supported by the selection, recruitment, establishment of technological conditions, appropriate to their genotype, as well as certain specificity in the morphological, physiological and economically useful properties that distinguish it from other breeds of one species;
      41) breed standard - minimum requirements for breeding and selection animals of relevant breed on productivity, constitutional type, approved by the authorized body;
      42) embryo – an embryo develops from a fertilized egg;
      43) transfer of (transplant) embryos - a biotechnological method of obtaining a larger number of offspring from breeding animals;
      44) specialist of transfer (transplant) of embryos – an individual, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity on rendering of services on receiving, cryopreservation and embryo transfer of highly productive breeding animals.
      Footnote. Article 1 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 36-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 its first official publication).

Article 2. Basic principles of organization of activity in the
field of livestock breeding

      An activity in the field of livestock breeding shall be based on the principles:
      improvement of the effectiveness and competitive ability;
      ensuring preservation of the breed;
      ensuring of proper accounting of data in the field of livestock breeding;
      operational information processing in the field of livestock breeding and its transfer to individuals and legal entities, carrying out breeding, use of breeding animals.
      Footnote. Article 2 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 3. The legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan
on livestock breeding

      The legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on livestock breeding shall be based on the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan and shall consist of this Law and other regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      If by the international treaty, ratified by the Republic of Kazakhstan, made other rules than those that contained in this Law, the Rules of the international treaty shall be applied.
      Footnote. Article 3 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14 December, 2001 No. 269.

Article 4. Breeding product (material) as an object
of civil rights

      Breeding products (material) in the property and personal non-property relations, connected with them may be an object of civil rights.
      The general rules on property, provided by the civil legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be applied to the breeding products (material).
      Footnote. Article 4 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 5. Right of property and use of breeding
products (material)

      Footnote. The title as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

      Right of property and use of breeding products (material) by the individuals and legal entities shall be regulated by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 5 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 6. Tradability of breeding products (materials)

      Sale of breeding products (material) shall be carried out by the individuals and legal entities in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Alienation or transfer of rights of property to the breeding products (material) shall be permitted in existence of pedigree certificate, issued in accordance with provisions of this Law.
      Footnote. Article 6 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.12.2001 No. 269; dated 05.07.2008 No. 62-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 7. Peculiarities of economic activity of subjects
in the field of livestock breeding

      The subjects in the field of livestock breeding shall be created and functioned in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Reprofiling of activity of subjects in the field of livestock breeding shall be accepted in the cases, provided by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 7 is in the wording of the Law of the republic of Kazakhstan dated 14 December, 2001 No. 269.

Article 8. Use of lands and water objects for the needs
of livestock breeding

      Land plots and water reservoir s shall be provided to individuals and legal entities for breeding of animal breeding from the land of agricultural purposes.
      Procedure of provision and regime of use of land plots and water reservoirs shall be determined by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 8 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 9. Export and import of breeding products (material)

      Export and import of breeding products (material) shall be carried out in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on livestock breeding and in the field of veterinary.
      Export of breeding products (material) shall be carried out in existence of pedigree certificate and veterinary health certificate, issued by the authorized body.
      Import of breeding products (material) shall be carried out in existence of veterinary health certificate and pedigree certificate, recognized in the established manner or document, equivalent to it, issued by the component bodies of exporting country.
      Import of seed shall be carried out by the breeding and distribution centers for the purposes of further sale.
      Footnote. Article 9 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); 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 its first official publication).

Chapter 2. STATE REGULATION IN THE FIELD
OF LIVESTOCK BREEDING

      Footnote. Chapter 2 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2).

Article 10. The system of livestock breeding of
the Republic of Kazakhstan

      The system of livestock breeding of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall include:
      1) The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      2) an authorized body;
      3) local executive bodies of regions, cities of republican significance, the capital, districts, cities of regional significance;
      4) subjects in the field of livestock breeding.

Article 11. The competence of the Government of
the Republic of Kazakhstan

      The competence of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall include:
      1) presentation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the international relations in the field of livestock breeding;
      2) exercise other functions, imposed on it by the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan and acts of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 11 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 its first official publication).

Article 12. Bodies of the state management in the field
of livestock breeding

      1. Bodies of the state management in the field of livestock breeding shall include the authorized body, including its departments with territorial subdivisions, carrying out the state control in the field of livestock breeding.
      2. The head of the authorized body shall have a right to assign a special name “Chief inspector on livestock breeding of the Republic of Kazakhstan” to the head of department.
      The head of department shall have a right to assign a special name “assistant of Chief state inspector on livestock breeding of the republic of Kazakhstan”, and to the relevant positions of administrative state servants of territorial subdivisions of department – special names “Chief state inspector on livestock breeding” and “assistant of Chief state inspector on livestock breeding”.
      Other civil servants of department and its territorial subdivisions, immediately carrying out the state control in the field of livestock breeding shall be the state inspectors on livestock breeding.

Article 13. The competence of the authorized body

      An authorized body shall exercise the following powers:
      1) form and realize the basic directions of the state policy in the field of livestock breeding;
      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 13.06.2013 No. 102-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).
      3-1) carry out coordination and methodological management of local executive bodies in the field of livestock breeding;
      4) approve instruction on evaluation, evaluation of breeding values and reproduction of animals;
      5) approve the standards of breed;
      6) 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 its first official publication);
      7) develop and approve the method of performance of tests and approbation of selection achievements in the field of livestock breeding;
      7-1) develop and approve the rules of maintenance of the state register of selection achievements in the field of livestock breeding, allowed to use in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      8) 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 its first official publication);
      9) 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 its first official publication);
      10) develop and approve provision on Chief state inspector on livestock breeding of the Republic of Kazakhstan and state inspectors on livestock breeding;
      11) develop and approve the forms of acts of the state inspector on livestock breeding, procedure of their preparation and issuance;
      12) develop and approve the rules of maintenance of studbook;
      13) develop and approve the rules of maintenance of the state register of breeding animals;
      13-1) carry out acceptance of notification from individuals and legal entities on commencement of activity in the field of livestock breeding in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On permissions and notifications”;
      13-2) maintain a register of individuals and legal entities, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity in the field of livestock breeding, and make amendments and additions;
      14) develop and approve provision on procedure of recognition of pedigree certificate or document, equivalent to it, issued to imported breeding products (material) by the competent bodies of exporting countries;
      14-1) carry out recognition of pedigree certificate or document, equivalent to it, issued to imported breeding products (material) by the competent bodies of exporting countries, except for the pedigree certificate or document, equivalent to it, issued to imported breeding products (material) by the competent bodies of exporting countries of cattle, recognition of which is carried out by the republican chamber on cattle breeds;
      15) 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 its first official publication);
      16) develop and approve the list of breeds of animals, subject to subsidization in the priority procedure, in order to ensure accessibility of breeding products (material) for domestic agricultural goods producers;
      17) determine the breed, qualitative and quantitative composition of breeding animals - producers in the breeding centers, jointly with scientific organizations;
      18) make departmental statistical observations and provide formation of statistical information in the field of livestock breeding in accordance with statistical methodology, approved by the authorized body in the field of the state statistics;
      19) conduct monitoring of data on evaluation and inform the interested persons on its results;
      20) conduct monitoring of data of the state register of breeding animals and inform the interested persons on its results;
      21) maintain and issue the state register of selection achievements in the field of livestock breeding, allowed to use in the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      22) perform the tests and approbation of selection achievements in the field of livestock breeding;
      23) carry out control of reliability of data of pedigree certificates for sold breeding products (material);
      24) 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 its first official publication);
      25) develop and approve procedure of maintenance of information base of selection and stock breeding;
      25-1) determine directions of the state support in the field of livestock breeding;
      26) development and approval of:
      standards of subsidy for each type of breeding products (material);
      procedure of subsidy of development of livestock breeding;
      minimum performance measures of breeding farms, breed livestock farms and breeding reproducers;
      procedure of use of breeding animals, acquired at the expense of budget funds by individuals and legal entities;
      accounting forms of breeding products (material) on branches of livestock breeding;
      forms of pedigree certificates for all types of breeding products (material) and procedure of its issuance;
      procedure of award of status of breeding animal;
      27) 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 its first official publication);
      28) Is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 36-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      29) Is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 29.12.2014 No. 269-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2015);
      30) carry out control of execution of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on livestock breeding;
      31) represent the Republic of Kazakhstan in the international relations in the field of livestock breeding;
      31-1) acceptance of regulatory legal acts in the field of livestock breading;
      32) exercise 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 13 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 36-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); 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 its first official publication); dated 16.05.2014 No. 203-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of six months after its first official publication); dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 29.12.2014 No. 269-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2015).

Article 14. The competence of local executive bodies of
regions, cities of republican significance, the capital

      Local executive bodies of regions, cities of republican significance, the capital 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);
      1-1) realize the state policy in the field of livestock breeding;
      2) maintain and issue the state register of breeding animals;
      3) distribute the subsidy to breeding products (material) within the budget funds, provided to the specified purposes considering suggestions of republican chambers, on breeds of cattle and other public associations, carrying out activity in the field of livestock breeding;
      4) maintain a record of data in the field of livestock breeding on approved forms;
      5) 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 its first official publication);
      6) summarize the data on evaluation and inform the interested persons on its results in order to promote efficient use of high-value breeding animals;
      7) carry out subsidization of measures, directed to preservation and restoration of the gene pool of breeding animals, as well as breeds with a limited gene pool;
      8) exercise other powers, imposed on local executive bodies by the Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the interests of local state management.
      Footnote. Article 14 as amended by the Laws 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); 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).

Article 15. The competence of local executive bodies of
districts, cities of regional significance

      Local executive bodies of districts, cities of regional significance shall:
      1) carry out the data collection on breeding animals from subjects in the field of livestock breeding;
      2) carry out the data collection for the maintenance of state register of breeding animals in the relevant administrative – territorial entity;
      3) receive the reports from the subjects in the field of livestock breeding, individuals and legal entities, having the breeding animals on approved forms;
      4) receive and summarize the data on evaluation and inform he interested persons on its results on the relevant administrative – territorial entity;
      5) carry out receipt of applications to the volumes of annual sale of breeding products (material) by the subjects in the field of livestock breeding;
      6) maintain a record of pedigree certificates, issued by the stud farm, breed livestock farm, breeding center,, distribution center, pedigree reproducer and republican chamber on the cattle breeds;
      7) exercise other powers, imposed on local executive bodies by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the interests of local state management.

      Note of RCLI!
      Article 16 is provided to be amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 16.05.2014 No. 203-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of six months after its first official publication).

Article 16. The state control in the field
of livestock breeding

      1. The state control in the field of livestock control – a set of actions of civil servants of the authorized body, directed to ensuring compliance with the requirements of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan by individuals and legal entities.
      2. The state control in the field of livestock breeding shall be carried out in the form of verification and other forms.
      Verification shall be carried out in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the state control and supervision in the Republic of Kazakhstan”. Other forms of the state control shall be carried out in accordance with this Law.
      3. The state inspectors on livestock breeding shall have a right to:
      1) carry out the state control of the state of selection and stock breeding, its record and accounting of the subjects in the field of livestock breeding, individuals and legal entities, received the budgetary subsidy;
      2) carry out the state control of compliance with the requirements of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan of conditions of management, animal nutrition, as well as storage of breeding products (material) by the subjects in the field of livestock breeding;
      3) carry out the state control of quality of services on evaluation and reproduction of breeding animals, rendered by the subjects in the field of livestock breeding;
      4) carry out the state control of procedure of use of breeding animals, acquired at the expense of budget funds by individuals and legal entities;
      5) check the reliability of data, specified in the pedigree certificates, issued by the stud farms, breed livestock farm, breeding center, distribution center, pedigree reproducer and republican chamber on the cattle breeds to the sold breeding products (material);
      5-1) carry out control of observance of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of livestock breeding by local executive bodies, including unimpeded visit the all objects of control and supervision, issuance of orders, compulsory for execution on rectifying of discovered violations of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of livestock breeding;
      6) consider the cases on administrative infractions in the field of livestock breeding and impose administrative penalties in the manner provided by the code of the Republic of Kazakhstan on administrative infractions;
      6-1) issue and control execution of orders;
      7) accept the notifications on commencement of activity in the field of livestock breeding by the individuals and legal entities in the manner, established by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On permissions and notifications”.
      4. The acts of the state inspectors on livestock breeding within their competence are compulsory for execution by the subjects in the field of livestock breeding, individuals and legal entities, received the budgetary subsidy.
      5. Actions (omission) of the state inspectors on livestock breeding may be appealed to the superior bodies and (or) in a court.
      Footnote. Article 16 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 36-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 16.05.2014 No. 203-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of six months after its first official publication); dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 16-1. The state regulation in the field
of livestock breeding

      The state regulation in the field of livestock breeding shall be carried out:
      1) Is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 36-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication);
      2) conducting of the state control in the field of livestock breeding;
      3) conducting of scientific researches of fundamental and applied nature in the field of livestock breeding and selection on preservation, development and use of gene pool of animals in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
      4) subsidization of measures, directed to preservation and restoration of the gene pool of breeding animals, as well as breeds with limited gene pool;
      5) subsidization of measures, directed to ensuring of accessibility of breeding products (material) for domestic agricultural producers;
      6) subsidization of measures on conducting of selection and stock breeding by domestic agricultural producers;
      7) performance of tests and approbation of selection achievements in the field of livestock breeding;
      8) maintenance of the state register of breeding animals;
      9) maintenance of the state register of selection achievements in the field of livestock breeding, allowed to use in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 16-1 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 36-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).

Article 16-2. Notification on commencement of activity in the
field of livestock breeding

      1. Individuals and legal entities shall be obliged to notify the authorized body before the commencement of activity in the field of livestock breeding in the manner established by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On permissions and notifications”.
      2. Individuals and legal entities, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity as stud farm, breed livestock farm or pedigree reproducer shall be obliged to:
      1) possess material and technical basis on the right of property or long term rent (not less than five years) or lease;
      2) correspond to the minimum performance measures of the stud farm, breed livestock farm or pedigree reproducer;
      3) assess the animals on their own productivity and quality of offspring (for stud farms);
      4) conduct the evaluation of breeding animals;
      5) have employees in the staff on the relevant specialists.
      3. Individuals and legal entities, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity as stud farm, breed livestock farm or pedigree reproducers shall annex to notification:
      1) copy of identity card (for individual);
      2) certificate on the state registration (reregistration) of legal entity (for legal entity);
      3) a copy of the plan of selection and stock breeding with animals of proven or created breeds, types, crosses, developed by scientists of scientific organizations with participation of specialists of individual or legal entity (for stud farm and breed livestock farm);
      4) copies of documents of entitlement, approving the availability of material and technical basis on the right of property or long-term rent agreement (not less than five years) or the lease agreement, which allows to provide:
      management and use of breeding animals of proven breeds, intrabreed and breed types, factory lines and crosses of certain breeds (for stud farms);
      directional growing of young breeder of proven breeds, intrabreed and breed types, factory lines and crosses of certain breeds (for stud farms);
      functioning of control and test yards and points on assessment of animals on their own productivity and quality of offspring (for stud farms);
      growing and sale of certain species, breed, lines and types of breeding animals (for breed livestock farms);
      breeding, improvement and sale of the lines and (or) grandparent herd of breeds and crosses of poultry (for pedigree reproducers of first order);
      breeding, improvement and sale of the parental herd of breeds and crosses of poultry (for pedigree reproducers of second order);
      5) copies of the veterinary and sanitary conclusion on the object and approval of assignment of the account number
      6) a copy of the veterinary certificate of the epizootic situation in the territory of relevant administrative-territorial entity for infectious diseases (tuberculosis, brucellosis, leukemia, leptospirosis, campylobacteriosis, trichomoniasis, Ovine epididymitis, chlamydia, equine syphilis, epizootic lymphangitis), as well as a list of diseases of International Office of Epizootics, issued by the veterinarian division of the executive body of the administrative-territorial entity.
      4. Legal entity, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity as the stud farm shall be obliged to:
      1) possess material and technical basis on the right of property or long term rent (not less than five years) or lease;
      2) assess the animals on their own productivity and quality of offspring (for stud farms);
      3) conduct the evaluation of breeding animals;
      4) have employees in the staff on the relevant specialists.
      The notification shall be accompanied by the documents, provided by subparagraphs 2), 3), 5) and 6) of paragraph 3 of this Article, as well as the copies of:
      1) pedigree certificates, approving the existence of highly productive breeding animals - producers;
      2) documents of entitlement, approving the existence of complex of industrial premises (premises for management of producers of farm animals, laboratories for low-temperature freezing and storage of the seed of producers, veterinary and sanitary inspection room, quarantine premises, isolations, laboratory and cryogenic equipment) on the right of property or long-term rent agreement (not less than five years) or a lease agreement;
      3) veterinary passports, approving conducting of identification;
      4) certificates of local executive bodies, approving existence of information base of selection and stock breeding.
      5. A legal entity, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity as distribution center shall be obliged to:
      1) possess material and technical basis on the right of property or long term rent (not less than five years) or lease;
      2) have employees in the staff on the relevant specialists.
      The notification shall be accompanied by the documents, provided by subparagraphs 2), 3), 5) and 6) of paragraph 3 of this Article, as well as the copies of documents of entitlement, approving existence of material and technical basis, including industrial premises with stationary biological product storage vessels, laboratory and cryogenic equipment on the right of property or long-term rent agreement (not less than five years) or lease agreement.
      6. Individual, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity as classificator (classifier) on the certain species and direction of productivity of animals, the notification shall be accompanied by the copies of:
      1) identification card;
      2) diploma of education on the relevant specialties “animal science” or “technology of production of livestock products” or “biological technology”;
      3) document on participation in the courses of classifiers on the relevant species of farm animals.
      7. Legal entity, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity as artificial breeding technician, the notification shall be accompanied by:
      1) identification card;
      2) diploma of education on the relevant specialties “animal science” or “technology of production of livestock products” or “biological technology” or “veterinary” or document, approving the work experience on this profile not less than three years;
      3) document on participation in the courses on artificial insemination of farm animals;
      4) documents of entitlement, approving the existence of material and technical basis (laboratory premise, control and measuring instruments, instrumentation, cryogenic equipment) on the right of property or long-term rent agreement (not less than five years) or lease agreement.
      8. Individual, notified the authorized body on commencement of activity as the specialist of embryo transfer (transplant), the notification shall be accompanied by:
      1) identification card;
      2) diploma of education on the relevant specialties “animal science” or “technology of production of livestock products” or “biological technology” or “veterinary”;
      3) document on participation in the courses on embryo transfer (transplant) of farm animals;
      4) documents of entitlement, approving the existence of material and technical basis (laboratory premise, control and measuring instruments, instrumentation, cryogenic equipment) on the right of property or long-term rent agreement (not less than five years) or lease agreement.
      9. Republican chambers on cattle breeds shall carry out activity in the field of livestock breeding without notification of the authorized body.
      10. Presentation of documents, provided by this Article shall not be required upon availability of possibility of obtaining the information contained in them from the state information systems and (or) form of details.
      Upon submission of documents through the web-portal of “electronic government” or center of public service, the documents shall be presented in the electronic form.
      Footnote. Article 16-2 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.07.2012 No. 36-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 24.12.2012 No. 60-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 16.05.2014 No. 203-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of six months after its first official publication); dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 16-3. State accounting of breeding products (material)

      Breeding products (material), belonging to the subjects in the field of livestock breeding, individuals and legal entities, received the budget subsidies shall be subject to the state accounting. Data of subjects in the field of livestock breeding on number, quality and productivity of breeding animals shall be entered to the state register of breeding animals on species and breeds of animals.
      Data of subjects in the field of livestock breeding on most valuable in origin, productivity and other quality of breeding animals shall be entered to the studbook.
      Individuals and legal entities, having the breeding animals and not being the subjects in the field of livestock breeding shall have a right to maintain accounting of breeding products (material) and present a report to the local executive body of district, city of regional significance for the purposes of inclusion of existing breeding animals to the state register of breeding animals.
      Individuals and legal entities in the case of acquisition of breeding animals at the expense of budget funds shall present report to the local executive body of district, city of regional significance for inclusion of existing breeding animals to the state register of breeding animals.
      Data, entered to the studbook and state register of breeding animals shall be available for the interested persons.
      Selection card and card of breeding animal shall be formed by individuals and legal entities in the manner and form, approved by the authorized body for the purposes of approval of origin, productive and other quality of animal.
      Footnote. Article 16-3 as amended by the Laws 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); dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 16-4. The state support of livestock breeding

      1. The state support of livestock breeding shall be carried out at the expense of budget funds.
      The basic form of the state support shall be subsidization of measures, directed to:
      1) preservation, development and restoration of gene pool of breeding animals, as well as the breeds with a limited gene pool;
      2) ensuring of accessibility of breeding products (material) for domestic agricultural producers;
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      Subparagraph 3) shall be enforced from 01.01.2012.
      3) conducting of selection and stock breeding by domestic agricultural producers.
      2. Directions of the state support of livestock breeding, regulations of subsidies for each type of breeding products (material) for measures on preservation and restoration of the gene pool of breeding animals, as well as breeds with limited gene pool, carried out at the expense of budget funds shall be determined by the authorized body.
      3. Financing of programs of scientific researches in the field of livestock breeding shall be carried out at the expense of budget funds in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and other sources, not prohibited by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 16-4 as amended by the Laws 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); dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 16-5. Scientific researches in the field
of livestock breeding

      Research organizations of the Republic of Kazakhstan of agricultural profile shall carry out the scientific researches in the field of livestock breeding. The specified organizations jointly with the authorized body shall carry out development of:
      1) state scientific and technical programs in the field of livestock breeding;
      2) instructions on evaluation, assessment of breeding value and reproduction of animals;
      3) methods and technical means for assessment and genetic control of breeding products (material);
      4) systems of information support in the field of livestock breeding.

Chapter 3. THE STATE REGULATION OF LIVESTOCK BREEDING

      Footnote. Chapter 3 is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Chapter 4. RECOGNITION AND USE OF BREEDING
PRODUCTS (MATERIAL) AND ITS EVALUATION

      Footnote. The title as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 17. Recognition of breeding products (material)

      1. Products (material) shall be recognized as breeding in the cases if:
      1) the animal has selection card, a card of breeding animal or pedigree certificate;
      2) the seed is received and processed in the breeding centers of breeding animal-producer and has a pedigree certificate;
      3) embryos obtained from breeding animal and has a pedigree certificate;
      4) has a veterinary certificate of welfare of disease and bacterial content;
      5) hatching egg and day-old chicks obtained in the pedigree reproducer and has the pedigree certificates;
      6) caviar, larvae and young fish, obtained in the breed livestock farms and has the pedigree certificates;
      7) breeding bee-families, breeding uterus of bees and bee packages obtained in the breed livestock farms and has the pedigree certificates.
      2. Imported breeding products (material) shall be recognized as breeding in accordance with international standards in the manner, approved by the authorized body.
      Footnote. Article 17 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 18. Use of breeding products (material)

      The seed and embryos of breeding animals shall be used in the cases, if:
      1) obtained from the subjects in the field of livestock breeding;
      2) obtained from breeding animals, registered in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on livestock breeding;
      3) have individual marking, allowing to identify them;
      4) have pedigree certificate.
      Sale of the seed and embryos, not having individual marking shall not be allowed.
      Breeding and selection animals, acquired by individuals and legal entities at the expense of budget funds shall be used in the manner approved by the authorized body.
      Only the animals-producers, past the evaluation and assessment in the manner, approved by the authorized body shall be used for reproduction of breed.
      Footnote. Article 18 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); as amended by the Laws 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); dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 19. Evaluation

      Breeding and selection animals, belonging to the subjects in the field of livestock breeding shall subject to evaluation in in a mandatory manner.
      Evaluation shall be conducted by classificator (classifiers).
      The subjects in the field of livestock breeding shall not have a right to sale the breeding and selection animals, not passed the evaluation for reproduction of breed.
      Footnote. Article 19 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 20. Verification and assessment of breeding
animals-producers

      Breeding animals-producers, selected for reproduction of breed shall subject to verification and assessment.
      Verification and assessment of breeding animals-producers shall be conducted in the manner approved by the authorized body.
      Footnote. Article 20 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 21. Availability of data on evaluation

      Footnote. Article 21 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14 December, 2001 No. 269; is excluded – dated 10 January, 2006 No. 116 (the order of enforcement see Article 2 of the Law No. 116).

Chapter 5. ORGANIZATION OF ACTIVITY OF SUBJECTS
IN THE FIELD OF LIVESTOCK BREEDING

      Footnote. The title of chapter 5 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14 December, 2001 No. 269.

Article 22. The subjects in the field of livestock breeding

      An activity in the field of livestock breeding shall be carried out by individuals and legal entities.
      Provisions of this Law, which regulates activity of subjects in the field of livestock breeding shall be respectively applied to individuals, carrying out activity in the field of livestock breeding without formation of legal entity.
      The subjects in the field of livestock breeding shall maintain accounting of data and present the report to the local executive bodies of regions, cities of republican significance, the capital, districts, and cities of regional significance on forms, approved by the authorized body.
      Individuals and legal entities, having breeding animals shall register them in the information base of selection and stock breeding in the manner, approved by the authorized body.
      Footnote. Article 22 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.12.2001 No. 269; dated 20.12.2004 No. 13 (shall be enforced from 01.01.2005); dated 10.01.2006 No. 116 (the order of enforcement see Article 2 of the Law No. 116); dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 23. Types of subjects in the field of
livestock breeding

      The subjects in the field of livestock breeding shall include:
      1) stud farm;
      2) breed livestock farm;
      3) breeding centers;
      4) distribution centers;
      5) classificator (classifiers);
      6) artificial breeding technician;
      7) specialist on transfer (transplant) of embryos;
      8) breeding reproducers;
      9) republican chambers on cattle breeds;
      Footnote. Article 23 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 24. Basic directions of activity of stud farms

      Basic directions of activity of stud farms shall be:
      breading, improvement and sale of high-value animals of proven factory and intrabreed, zone types, factory line of a certain breed, except for the breeding cattle;
      improvement of genetic potential of breeding animals, as well as the breeds with limited gene pool in accordance with achievements of science;
      breeding of new breeds and factory, intrabreed and zone types, factory lines of animals;
      issuance of breeding certificates.
      Footnote. Article 24 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.12.2001 No. 269; as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 05.07.2008 No. 62-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (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).

Article 25. Basic directions of activity of breed
livestock farms

      Basic directions of activity of breed livestock farms shall be:
      breeding and sale of certain types, breed, lines and species of breeding animals, as well as with limited gene pool, their reproduction, growing, as well as sale of produced breeding products (material), except for the breeding cattle;
      improvement of genetic potential of breeding animals in accordance with achievements of science;
      issuance of breeding certificates.
      Footnote. Article 25 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.12.2001 No. 269; as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 05.07.2008 No. 62-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (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).

Article 26. Basic directions of activity of breeding centers

      1. Basic directions of activity of breeding centers shall be:
      1) obtainment, accumulation, storage of the seed of breeding animals-producers and their registration in the information base of selection and stock breeding;
      2) determination of breeding value of breeding animals-producers in the manner, established by the authorized body;
      3) sale of the seed of estimated breeding animals - producers;
      4) obtainment, acquisition, storage and sale of embryos;
      5) accounting of results of the use of the seed and embryos, maintaining a data bank on them;
      6) carrying out exchange of gene pool;
      7) issuance of pedigree certificates.
      2. Breed, quality and quantitative composition of producers in the breeding centers shall be determined by the authorized body jointly with scientific organizations depending on regional specialization, breed zoning and considering the needs of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the seed for conducting of artificial insemination of farm animals.
      Footnote. Article 26 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.12.2001 No. 269; as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 05.07.2008 No. 62-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (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).

Article 27. Basic directions of activity of
distribution centers

      Basic directions of activity of distribution centers shall be acquisition, storage and sale of the seed of estimated breeding animals - producers, their registration in the information base of selection and stock breeding, as well as issuance of pedigree certificates.
      Footnote. Article 27 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 28. Basic directions of activity of classificator
(classifiers), artificial breeding technician and specialist on
transfer (transplant) of embryos

      1. Basic directions of activity of classificator (classifiers) shall be conducting of evaluation of animals.
      2. Basic directions of activity of artificial breeding technician shall be conducting of artificial insemination of farm animals.
      3. Basic directions of activity of specialist on transfer (transplant) of embryos shall be obtainment and transfer (transplant) of embryos of breeding animals.
      Footnote. Article 28 is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); 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 its first official publication).

Article 28-1. Basic directions of activity of breeding
reproducers

      Basic directions of activity of breeding reproducers shall be:
      1) breeding, improvement and sale of the lines and (or) grandparent herd of breeds and crosses of poultry;
      2) breeding, improvement and sale of the parental herd of breeds and crosses of poultry;
      3) improvement of genetic potential of breeding animals in accordance with achievements of science;
      4) issuance of pedigree certificates.
      Footnote. Chapter 5 is supplemented by Article 28-1 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 14.12.2001 No. 269; is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); 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 28-2. Republican chamber on the cattle breeds

      1. Republican chamber on the cattle breeds shall be uncommercial, self-financing organization, created and acting for realization and protection of the interests of individuals and legal entities, carrying out breeding of breeding cattle of first and second categories of one or several breeds.
      2. Republican chamber on the cattle breeds shall be legal entity and registered in the judicial bodies in the manner provided by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      3. One republican chamber on the cattle breeds shall be formed and acted in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan on each cattle breeds and shall have a right to create its structural subdivisions (branches and governments) in the territory of regions, cities of republican significance, the capital.
      4. In the case if the interests of individuals and legal entities, carrying out breeding of breeding cattle of first and second categories of one breed are presented in any of the republican chambers on cattle breeds of one or several breeds, creation of separate republican chamber on this breed shall not be allowed, except for the cases of reorganization or liquidation of republican chamber on the cattle breeds.
      5. Activity of republican chamber on cattle breeds shall be regulated by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan and charter.
      Footnote. Chapter 5 is supplemented by Article 28-2 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 28-3. Powers of republican chamber on cattle breeds

      Republican chamber on cattle breeds shall:
      1) organize accounting of cattle breed of first and second categories by its registration in the information base of selection and stock breeding;
      2) coordinate selection and stock breeding in the herd;
      3) assigns the status to the cattle breed of first and second categories;
      4) carry out issuance of pedigree certificates to the cattle breed of first and second categories and selection cards to the selection animals;
      5) carry out recognition of pedigree certificate or document, equivalent to it, issued by the competent bodies of exporting countries to the imported breeding products (material) of cattle;
      6) make suggestions on distribution of subsidies for breeding products (material) within the budget funds provided for these purposes;
      7) maintain and publish the studbook on the breeds of cattle breeds;
      8) exercise other powers, not contradicted to the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Chapter 5 is supplemented by Article 28-3 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); is in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 17.01.2014 No. 165-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Chapter 6. ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION OF FARM ANIMALS AND
EMBRYO TRANSFER

      Footnote. Chapter 6 is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated РК dated 14 December, 2001 No. 269.

Chapter 7. RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES AND RESPONSIBILITY UPON
CARRYING OUT OF ACTIVITY IN THE FIELD OF
LIVESTOCK BREEDING

Article 30. Resolution of disputes upon carrying out of
activity in the field of livestock breeding

      The disputes, arising upon carrying out of activity in the field of livestock breeding shall be resolved in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Article 31. Responsibility for violation of the legislation of
the Republic of Kazakhstan on livestock breeding

      Footnote. The title as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

      Violation of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on livestock breeding shall entail responsibility in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 31 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 05.07.2008 No. 62-IV (the order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Chapter 8. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION OF THE
REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN IN THE FIELD OF LIVESTOCK BREEDING

Article 32. International cooperation of the Republic of
Kazakhstan in the field of livestock breeding

      The Republic of Kazakhstan shall contribute to development of international cooperation in the field of livestock breeding.

Article 33. The right to cooperation with foreign participation
in the field of livestock breeding

      Individuals and legal entities of the Republic of Kazakhstan, participating in implementation of projects in the field of livestock breeding shall conclude agreements with the foreigners and (or) foreign legal entities in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Footnote. Article 33 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.01.2012 No. 540-IV (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

      The President
      of the Republic of Kazakhstan