(СТАРАЯ РЕДАКЦИЯ) THE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN
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The Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan
On elections in the Republic of Kazakhstan
As of September 28, 1995 № 2464
Contents

I. The general part

Chapter 1. General provisions

Article 1. The relations regulated by the present Constitutional Law

Article 2. Freedom of elections

Article 3. Principles of the election franchise

Article 4. The universal election franchise (suffrage)

Article 5. The equal franchise (suffrage)

Article 6. The direct suffrage (election franchise)

Article 7. The electoral choice (indirect election franchise)

Article 8. Secret voting

Article 9. Electoral systems

Chapter 2. Election bodies

Article 10. Election bodies, their system and the term of office

Article 11. The Central election committee of the Republic

Article 12. The authorities of the Central election committee of the Republic

Article 13. The territorial election committees

Article 14. Authorities of the territorial election committee

Article 15. The district election committees

Article 16. The authorities of the district election committee

Article 17. The divisional election committees (local election committees)

Article 18. Authorities of divisional election committees (local election committees)

Article 19. The status of the member of the election committee

Article 20. Organization of the activity of the election committees and lodging an appeal against their actions

Article 20-1. Publicity in the activity of the election committees

Chapter 3. Election districts and their polling place/stations

Article 21. Election districts and their system

Article 22. Formation and revision of borders of electoral districts (county constituencies)

Article 23. Formation of polling stations

Chapter 4. Electoral registers (of electors)

Article 24. Electoral registers (of electors) and the order of their compilation

Article 25. Inclusion in the electoral registers (of electors)

Article 26. Familiarization with the electoral registers (of electors)

Chapter 5. Pre-election campaign

Article 27. Pre-election campaign

Article 28. The right to conduct pre-election campaigns

Article 29. The pre-election program of the candidate, the political party

Article 30. Is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545

Article 31. Proxies

Article 32. Termination of the pre-election campaign

Chapter 6. Financing of elections

Article 33. The state financing of elections

Article 34. Non-state financing of elections

Article 35. Financing of the election actions by the election committees

Article 36. Control over expenditure of the funds allocated on conducting of the election campaign

Chapter 7. The procedure of voting

Article 37. The ballot paper

Article 38. Time and place of voting

Article 39. The premises for voting

Article 40. Opening of the voting

Article 41. Organization of voting

Article 42. Conducting of voting

Chapter 8. Determination of the results of voting

Article 43. Counting of votes in the polling station (place/station of voting)

Article 44. Determination and publication of the results of elections

Article 45. Registration of the President, deputies of the Parliament, Maslikhats and members of the bodies of local governing

Article 46. The certificate and a breastplate of the President, the deputy of the Parliament, Maslikhats and the member of the local government bodies

Chapter 9. Warranties of freedom of elections

Article 47. Warranties of activity of candidates during the election campaign

Article 48. The activity of the state bodies on ensuring freedom of elections

Article 49. The appeal and cancellation of decisions and actions during the election campaign

Article 50. The responsibility for infringement of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Elections

Chapter 9-1. Specific features of holding elections with the use of the electronic electoral system

Article 50-1. The electronic electoral system

Article 50-2. The requirements to the electronic electoral system

Article 50-3. Premises for voting with the use of the electronic electoral system

Article 50-4. The electronic ballot paper

Article 50-5. Organization of the electronic voting

Article 50-6. Counting of votes at use of the electronic electoral system

Article 50-7. Determination of the results of elections using the electronic electoral system

Article 50-8. Appeal against the election returns with the use of the electronic electoral system

Article 50-9. Storage of devices for data recording on voting

II. The special part

Chapter 10. Presidential elections in the Republic of Kazakhstan

Article 51. Regular elections of the President of the Republic

Article 52. Is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of November 6, 1998 № 285

Article 53. The announcement and calling the elections of the President of the Republic

Article 54. The requirements to the presidential contender of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Article 55. Nomination of candidates for the Presidency in the Republic of Kazakhstan

Article 56. Collection of signatures in support of the presidential contender of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Article 57. Is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545.

Article 58. The size of the election fund of the presidential contender of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Article 59. Registration of presidential contender of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Article 60. Withdrawing of a candidature, cancellation of the decision on nomination for candidacy

Article 61. Nomination of presidential contenders of the Republic instead of the retired members after the end of the term of registration

Article 62. Counting of votes on the presidential elections of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Article 63. Repeated voting

Article 64. Repeated elections

Article 65. Establishment and publication of the results of presidential elections of the Republic of Kazakhstan Article 66. Registration of the elected President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Article 67. Is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of November 6, 1998 № 285

Article 68. Consideration by the Constitutional Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the issue of accuracy of the RK President elections' holding

Chapter 11. Elections of the Senate deputies of the RK Parliament

Article 69. Calling an election of the Senate deputies

Article 70. The requirements to the candidates in deputies of the Senate

Article 71. Nomination of candidates in deputies of the Senate

Article 72. Collection of signatures in support of the candidate to the Senate

Article 73. Registration of candidates in deputies of the Senate

Article 74. Withdrawing of the candidature, cancellation of the decision on nomination of the candidate in deputies of the Senate

Article 75. The size of the election fund of the candidate in deputies of the Senate

Article 76. Nomination of candidates in deputies of the Senate instead of the retired members after termination of the term of registration

Article 77. The order of conducting of the joint session of electors on elections of the deputies of the Senate

Article 78. Counting of votes at elections of the deputy of the Senate

Article 79. Repeated voting at elections of deputies of the Senate

Article 80. Repeated elections of the deputies of the Senate

Article 81. Establishment and publication of the results of elections of deputies of the Senate

Article 82. Registration of the deputies of the Senate

Article 83. Conducting of the extraordinary elections of deputies of the Senate and elections of deputies instead of the retired members

Article 84. Consideration by the Constitutional Council of the issue of correctness of holding the elections of deputies of the Senate

Chapter 12. Elections of deputies to Mazhilis of the RK Parliament

Article 85. Calling the elections of deputies of Mazhilis

Article 86. The requirements to the candidates in deputies of Mazhilis

Article 87. Nomination of candidates in deputies of Mazhilis

Article 88. The election contribution (deposit)

Article 89. Registration of candidates in deputies of Mazhilis

Article 90. Withdrawing of the candidature, cancellation of the decision on nomination of a candidate in deputies

of Mazhilis

Article 91. Is excluded - by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545.

Article 92. The size of the election fund of the candidate in deputies of Mazhilis

Article 92-1. The size of the election fund of the political party

Article 93. Nomination of candidates in deputies of Mazhilis instead of the retired candidates after termination of the term of registration

Article 94. Counting of votes at elections of deputies of Mazhilis

Article 95. Repeated voting at elections of deputies of Mazhilis

Article 96. Repeated elections of deputies of Mazhilis

Article 97. Establishment and publication of the results of elections of deputies to Mazhilis

Article 97-1. Distribution of deputy mandates based on the ballots under party lists

Article 98. Registration of deputies of Mazhilis

Article 99. Conducting of extraordinary elections of deputies of Mazhilis and elections of deputies instead of the retired deputies

Article 100. Consideration by the Constitutional Council of the issue of correctness of holding elections of the Mazhilis deputies

Chapter 13. Elections of Maslikhat deputies of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Article 101. Calling an election of Maslikhat deputies

Article 102. The requirements to the deputies of Maslikhats

Article 103. Nomination of candidates in deputies of Maslikhats

Article 104. Registration of candidates in deputies of Maslikhats

Article 105. Withdraw of the candidature, cancellation of the decision on nomination of the candidate in deputies of Maslikhat

Article 106. The size of the election fund of the candidate in deputies of Maslikhat

Article 107. Nomination of candidates in deputies of Maslikhats instead of the retired deputies after termination of the term of registration

Article 108. Counting of votes at elections of the Maslikhat deputy

Article 109. Is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545.

Article 110. Repeated elections of Maslikhat deputies

Article 111. Establishment and publication of the results of elections of Maslikhat deputies

Article 112. Registration of Maslikhat deputies

Article 113. Conducting of extraordinary elections of deputies of Maslikhats and elections of deputies instead of the retired deputies

Chapter 14. Elections to the bodies of local governments of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Article 114. Calling an election to the bodies of local governments

Article 115. The eligibility requirements to members of the local government bodies

Article 116. Election districts and election committees at elections of members of local government bodies

Article 117. Nomination of candidates in members of local government bodies

Article 118. Registration of candidates in members of the local government bodies

Article 119. Withdrawing of the candidature, cancellation of the decision on nomination as a candidate in members of the bodies of local government

Article 120. Is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545.

Article 121. Nomination of candidates in members of the local government bodies instead of the retired members after termination of the term of registration

Article 122. Counting of votes at elections of the member of the local government body

Article 123. By-elections of members of the local government bodies

Article 124. Repeated elections of members of the local government bodies

Article 125. Establishment and publication of the election returns of the local government body members

Article 126. Registration of members of the local government bodies

Article 127. Holding of an election of members of local government bodies instead of the retired members

Chapter 15. Conclusive and transitory provisions

Article 128. Is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545.

Article 129. The order of the Senate of the Parliament deputies' election of new convocation at conducting of

extraordinary elections

Article 130. Is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545. 93

Article 131. Terms of election of the local government body members

Article 132. Is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545.

Article 133. Entry into force and action of the present Constitutional Law

The Constitutional Law

of the Republic of Kazakhstan

On elections in

the Republic of Kazakhstan

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The heading in the edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan is as of May 6, 1999 № 375

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The preamble is excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on May 6, 1999 № 375

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I. The general part

Chapter 1. General provisions

Article 1. The relations regulated by the present Constitutional Law

The present Constitutional Law regulates the relations arising at preparation and holding of the Presidential elections, elections of the Senate and Mazhilis deputies of the Parliament, maslikhats and members of the local government bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as stipulates the guaranties ensuring freedom of declaration of their will by the citizens of the Republic.

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Article 1 with the changes introduced by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on May 6, 1999 № 375.

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Article 2. Freedom of elections

The elections in the Republic of Kazakhstan are based on the principle of a free implementation by the citizen of the Republic of his/her right to vote and to be elected.

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Article 3. Principles of the election franchise

1. The elections of the President, deputies of Mazhilis of the Parliament and maslikhats, members of the local government bodies of the Republic are conducted on the basis of the universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot.

2. The elections of the Senate deputies for the Parliament of the Republic are conducted on the basis of the indirect suffrage by secret ballot.

3. Participation of the citizens of the Republic in elections is voluntary. Nobody has the right to force the citizen of the Republic to participate or not to participate in elections, and as well as to limit his/her declaration of will.

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Article 3 in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of May 6, 1999 № 375.

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Article 4. The universal election franchise (suffrage)

1. The universal election franchise - the right of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan to participate in voting at elections on attainment of majority at the age of eighteen years by the citizen of the country irrespective of his/her birth origin, social, official capacity and property status, sex, race, nationality, language, relation to religion, belief and faith, place of residence or any other circumstances.

2. The eligibility - the right of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan to be elected the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, deputy of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, of maslikhat or a member of the local government body.

3. The citizens recognized by the court as legally incapable, and also kept in the places of confinement under the sentence of the court do not participate in elections.

4. A person with a prior conviction not cancelled or withdrawn in the statutory order by the time of registration is not subject to be registered as the presidential contender of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in deputies of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, under party lists, maslikhats and also as a candidate in members of bodies of local governments.

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Article 4 items 2, 4 in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of May 8, 1998 № 222; item 4 with the addendum introduced by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of May, 6, 1999 № 375; item 4 in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545.

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Article 5. The equal franchise (suffrage)

1. Voters participate in presidential elections, in elections of deputies of Mazhilis of the Parliament and maslikhats of the Republic on equal basis and each of them enjoys one vote per one ballot.

2. Voters participate in elections of members of the local government bodies of the Republic on equal basis and each of them enjoys an equal number of votes.

3. The candidates are guaranteed equal rights and conditions for participation in elections.

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Article 5, items 1, 3 with a change and an addendum introduced by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of May, 6, 1999 № 375; item 3 in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545.

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Article 6. The direct suffrage (election franchise)

The President, deputies of Mazhilis of the Parliament and maslikhats, members of the local government bodies of the Republic are elected by citizens directly.

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Article 7. The electoral choice (indirect election franchise)

1. Electors - the citizens of the Republic who are deputies of maslikhats shall participate in elections of the Senate deputies of the Parliament.

2. Electors participate in elections of the Senate deputies on equal basis and each of them has enjoys one vote at elections of the Senate deputy.

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Article 7 in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of May 8, 1998, № 222.

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Article 8. Secret voting

Voting during the presidential elections, elections of the deputies of the Parliament and maslikhats, members of the local government bodies of the Republic is secret and, hence, excludes any possibility of exercising any control over declaration of voters will.

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Article 9. Electoral systems

1. The following system for counting of votes shall be applied at presidential elections and elections of the deputies of the Parliament:

1) Excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of November 6, 1998, № 285;

2) The candidate is considered to be elected if:

- The candidate has collected more than fifty percent of votes of the voters (electors) who have taken part in voting;

- The candidate who at a repeated voting in comparison with the other candidate has collected the greater poll of the voters (electors) who have taken part in voting.

2. At elections of deputies of the maslikhats, the candidate is considered to be elected if in comparison with the other candidates he/she has collected the greater poll of the voters who have taken part in voting.

3. The following system of votes counting is applied at elections of members of the local government bodies:

1) Excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of May 6, 1999, № 375;

2) The candidates are considered to be elected if the majority of the voters who have taken part in voting (voters) have voted for them in comparison with other candidates.

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Article 9, item 1, subitem 2) in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of November 6, 1998 № 285; item 1, subitem 2), item 2, subitems 1), 2), item 3, subitem 1) with the changes and the supplement, introduced by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of May 6, 1999 № 375; item 1, subitem 2) with the change introduced by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545; item 2 in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545.

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Chapter 2. Election bodies

Article 10. Election bodies, their system and the term of office

1. The state election bodies organizing preparation and holding of elections in the Republic shall act as the election committees.

2. The single system of election committees is formed of:

1) The Central election committee of the Republic;

2) Territorial election committees;

3) District election committees;

4) Divisional election committee.

3. The term of office of election committees constitutes five years. Territorial, district and divisional election committees are elected by the corresponding maslikhats on the basis of proposals of political parties.

Each political party has the right to propose one candidature to the membership of the corresponding election committee. The political party has the right to propose to the membership of the election committee the candidatures who are not members of the given political party.

If the political parties do not submit any proposals within the term specified by the maslikhat - not less than one month prior to the term of formation of election committees - the maslikhats shall elect the election committee based on the proposals of other public associations and the higher election committees.

The persons suggested in members of the election committee are to submit an application with expression of their consent to participate in the work of the given committee. The chairman, vice-chairman and the secretary of the election committee shall be elected on the first meeting of the election committee.

Formation of the new membership of the election committees begins not later than two months before and ends not later than three days prior to termination of the term of office of the election committees.

The bodies forming the election committees have the right to introduce changes in their membership within the term of office of the election committees.

4. Decisions on formation of election committees, their membership and location are announced in mass media.

5. The decisions of the election committees accepted within the limits of their competency are obligatory for execution by all state bodies, organizations, bodies of local government, and also their officials on the corresponding territory.

6. It is impermissible to intervene in the activities of the election committees while they accomplish the authorities granted to them.

7. The activity of the election committee can be terminated by decision of the body forming the election committee or by court decision based on an application of the higher election committee.

8. The member of the election committee cannot be discredited of his/her authorities, except for the cases indicated in items 6 and 7 of article 19 of the present Constitutional Law.

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Article 10 in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545.

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Article 11. The Central election committee of the Republic

1. The Central election committee heads the single (uniform) system of the election committees of the Republic and acts as a permanent body.

2. The Central election committee consists of the Chairman, vice-president, secretary and members of the committee elected and released from the position by Mazhilis of the Parliament based on the presentation of the President of the Republic.

3. The chairman and the secretary of the Central election committee must have the higher legal educational background.

4. The Central election committee shall have its own personnel.

5. Expenses on maintenance of the Central election committee and its personnel are covered from the Republican budget.

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Article 12. The authorities of the Central election committee of the Republic

The Central election committee:

1) Implements on the territory of the Republic control over execution of the Law on Elections; provides for its uniform application; makes decisions within the limits of its competency boundary for execution across the territory of the Republic;

2) Will organize preparation and holding of elections of the President and deputies of Mazhilis of the Parliament; supervises over organization and holding of elections of the Senate deputies of the Parliament;

2-1) Considers the issue of admission of political parties to participation in elections of a part of deputies of Mazhilis of the Parliament who are elected under party lists;

3) Forms election districts on elections of deputies of Mazhilis of the Parliament, determines their uniform numbering and publishes the given information in mass media;

3-1) Excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545;

4) Makes up and submits to the Government of the Republic an estimate of expenditures on conducting of an election campaign;

5) Exercises management over election committees on elections of the President, deputies of the Parliament; cancels and suspends their decisions; distributes among them the funds from the Republican budget allocated for conducting of election campaigns; controls creation of the required material and technical conditions for the activities of election committees; considers applications and petitions related to decisions and actions (inactivity) of the territorial and district election committees; conducts workshops with representatives of political parties on organization and holding of elections; implements international cooperation in the area of electoral systems;

6) Establishes the form and text of the ballots for presidential elections, the form of the ballots for elections of deputies to the Parliament, maslikhats and members of the local government bodies, the order of their production, and also the degree of security, the forms of voter's lists (electors), a subscription sheet for collection of electors signatures in support of candidates in Presidents and collection of electors signatures in support of candidates in deputies of the Senate, other election documents, the form of urns for voting made of transparent material and samples of seals of the election committees, the order of storage of election documents; provides production of ballots for presidential elections and election of deputies to the Parliament and maslikhats;

7) Has the right to hear to the reports of the state bodies and organizations on the issues related to preparation and holding of elections and also to the information of the bodies of public associations on the issues of observance of the Law on Elections;

8) Registers presidential contenders of the Republic, their proxies, issues for them the corresponding certificates, publishes in mass media accounts on registration of candidates;

9) Informs voters on the course of the election campaign on presidential elections and election of the deputies to the Parliament, periodically issues the information bulletins;

10) Sums up the results of the presidential elections and the elections of the deputies of the Parliament across the Republic, registers the elected President and deputies of the Parliament, publishes the press accounts in mass media;

11) Sets and organizes conducting of the repeated voting and repeated elections at presidential elections;

12) Sets repeated elections of the deputies of the Parliament;

13) Sets elections of the deputies of the Parliament to replace the retired members;

14) Sets the regular and extraordinary elections of maslikhats;

15) At organization and holding of elections of Maslikhats and of local government bodies, the Central election committee shall exercise the methodological management of the territorial election committees and control over eligibility of their activities to the provisions and requirements of the present Constitutional Law. At revealing of infringements of the present Constitutional Law, the Central election committee will resort to the body that forms the election committee or to the court with an application to cease the activity of the corresponding election committee;

16) The Central election committee depending on the number of the population of the administrative and territorial areas shall determine the number of the deputies of Mazhilis of the Parliament and maslikhats to be elected on behalf of them;

16-1) Places on the official web-site of the Central election committee the normative legal acts on the election legislation, information on timing and holding of elections and also on the results of votes counting at the last elections;

16-2) Conducts the uniform electronic Registration register of citizens - voters of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

16-3) At holding of the elections using the electronic electoral system, the Central election committee shall conduct trainings for the members of the corresponding election committees on application of the named system;

16-4) Through mass media shall organize trainings for the population on use of the electronic electoral system at elections;

17) Shall implement other authorities in compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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Article 12 in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of May 6, 1999, № 375; subitem 3) in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004, № 545; subitems 5), 6), 8), 9), 15), 17) in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan from April 14, 2004 № 545; subitems 16-1), 16-2), 16-3), 16-4) are introduced by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on April 14, 2004 № 545.

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Article 13. The territorial election committees

1. The territorial election committees are oblast (the city of the Republican significance and the capital of the Republic), rayon, urban and city district election committees.

2. The territorial election committees:

1) Ensure organization and holding of elections of the President, deputies of the Parliament and Maslikhats, members of the local government bodies;

2) Include seven members.

3. Excluded by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on April 14, 2004, № 545.

4. Information on the membership of the territorial election committees on presidential elections, elections of the deputies of the Parliament and Maslikhats is published in mass media not later than in ten days, and of the territorial committees on elections of the members of the local government bodies - not later than in seven days after calling or announcement of such elections.

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Article 13 in edition of Constitutional Law of the РК as of May 6, 1999 № 375; the heading with a change introduced by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on April 14, 2004 № 545;

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Article 14. Authorities of the territorial election committee

The corresponding territorial election committee:

1) Ensures control over execution of the Law on Elections on the territory of an administrative and territorial area;

2) Ensures preparation and holding of Presidential elections, elections of the deputies of the Parliament and Maslikhats, members of the local government bodies;

3) Supervises over activity of the subordinated territorial, district and divisional election committees; cancels and suspends their decisions; distributes among them the funds of the Republican budget allocated for conducting of election campaigns; controls creation of the required material and technical conditions for activities of district and divisional election committees; considers applications and petitions related to decisions and actions (inactivity) of district and divisional election committees; organizes execution of decisions of the Central election committee by all election committees formed within the boundary of the corresponding administrative and territorial area, resorts to the body forming the election committee or to the court with an application to cease the activity of the election committees that have committed infringements of the present Constitutional Law;

4) Enjoys the right to hear to the reports of the election committees, of the state bodies and organizations on the issues related to preparation and holding of elections and also to the reports of the public association bodies in respect to the issue of observation of the Law on Elections;

5) Ensures holding of elections of the Senate deputies; registers the candidates in deputies of the Senate, their proxies, issues for them the corresponding certificates; publishes in mass media information on registration of the candidates; prepares polling places/points for voting, provides manufacturing of polling booths and urns for voting; sums up the results of voting at elections of the Senate deputies and submits the minutes with the summary of the results of voting to the Central election committee for registration of the deputies of the Senate;

6) Forms election districts on elections of deputies for the Maslikhats and publishes their list, notifies voters on the locations of their election committees;

6-1) Establishes a uniform numbering of the polling stations for voting;

7) Ensures production of ballots on elections of the members of the local government bodies;

8) Receives from district election committees the minutes on registration of candidates in deputies of the corresponding Maslikhats and provides for publication by the district election committees of the lists of the registered candidates;

9) Sums up the results of elections of the deputies to the Maslikhats, registers the elected deputies and publishes announcements about it in mass media, submits to the Central election committee the minutes on counting of votes by the corresponding election districts and polling stations for publication on an official web-site of the Central election committee;

10) Will organize a repeated voting, repeated elections and elections to replace the retired deputies of the Senate and Maslikhats (dropouts);

11) Calls and organizes elections of the members of the local government bodies, repeated elections and elections of members to replace the retired members; fulfills the functions of the district election committee on elections of members for the bodies of local governments located on the territory of the corresponding administrative and territorial area; registers the candidates in members of the bodies of local governing, their proxies, issues the corresponding certificates for them; publishes in local mass media information on registration of the candidates; sums up the results of elections of the members of the local government bodies and publishes in local mass media information on the results of elections;

12) Executes other authorities in compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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Article 14 subitem 7) in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of May 6, 1999 № 375; subitems 3), 5), 7), 9), 11), 12) in edition of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 14, 2004 № 545; subitem 6-1) is introduced by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April, 14, 2004 № 545.

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