21.12.2015

Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Informatization Issues

In keeping with GRATA Internationals practice of informing clients regarding important legal developments that might influence their business, we draw your attention to the important legal aspects in legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

 

On 24 November 2015, the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 419-V 'On the Introduction of Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan regarding Informatisation Issues' was enacted (hereinafter – the 'Amendment Law'). Changes in the legislation introduced by the Amendment Law affect various aspects of informatisation, including the terms of collection, accumulation, storage, transfer and protection of personal data.  Amendments described herein come into force from 1 January 2016. Please find below a brief comparative analysis of the legislation being effective before the Amendment Law’s enactment (hereinafter – the 'old version') and after thereof (hereinafter – the 'new version'). 

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Saule Akhmetova

Partner, Branch Director

Leila Makhmetova

Counsel, Director of Environmental Law Department