Section V. Government
1. The Government exercises the executive power of the Republic of Kazakhstan, heads the system of executive bodies and manages their activities.
2. The Government is a collegial body and within its activities is accountable to the President of the Republic and Parliament.
3. The members of the Government are accountable to the Chambers of Parliament in the case provided for in subparagraph 6) of Article 57 of the Constitution.
4. The competence, organization and activities of the Government are determined by constitutional law.
1. The Government is formed by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the manner prescribed by the Constitution.
2. Proposals on the structure and composition of the Government shall be made to the President of the Republic by the Prime Minister of the Republic within ten days of the appointment of the Prime Minister.
3. Government members take an oath to the people and the President of Kazakhstan.
The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan:
1) develops the main directions of social and economic policy of the state, its defense, security and public order, and organizes their implementation; approves the state programmes in coordination with the President of the Republic, and also ensures their implementation;
2) submits to Parliament the republican budget along with a report on its execution, and ensures execution of the budget;
3) submits draft laws to the Mazhilis and ensures implementation of laws;
4) organizes the management of state property;
5) develops measures for the conduct of the foreign policy of the Republic;
6) manages the activities of ministries, state committees, and other central and local executive bodies;
7) has the power to cancel or suspend, either in whole or in part, the actions of ministries, state committees, or other central and local executive bodies of the Republic;
8) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 10.03.2017 No. 51-VI (shall be enforced from the date of its first official publication);
9) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 07.10.1998 No. 284;
9-1) by an agreement with the President of the Republic, approves a unified system of financing and remunerating employees for all bodies maintained at the expense of the state budget;
10) performs other functions assigned to it by the Constitution, laws and acts of the President.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan:
1) organizes and manages the activities of the Government, and is personally responsible for its work;
2) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 21.05.2007 No. 254 (shall be enforced from the date of its official publication);
3) signs orders of the Government;
4) reports to the President and Parliament on the main activities of the Government and on all its major decisions;
5) performs other functions related to the organization and management of the Government.
1. Government members are independent in making decisions within their competence and are personally accountable to the Prime Minister of the Republic for the work of state bodies subordinate to them. A member of the Government who does not agree with the policy pursued by the Government or does not implement it should resigns or will be dismissed.
2. Government members may not be deputies of a representative body, occupy other paid positions, except for teaching, scientific or other creative activities carry out entrepreneurial activities, or be part of the governing body or supervisory board of a commercial organization, except when it is their job in accordance with the law.
1. The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, within matters of its competence, issues decrees that are binding throughout the territory of the Republic.
2. The Prime Minister of the Republic shall issue binding orders on the entire territory of the Republic.
3. Government decrees and orders of the Prime Minister should not contradict the Constitution, legislative acts, or decrees and orders of the President of the Republic.
1. The Government shall resign its powers to the newly elected Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic.
2. The Government and any member thereof shall have the right to declare to the President of the Republic that they will resign if they consider it impossible to continue to perform the functions assigned to them.
3. The Government shall declare its resignation to the President of the Republic if the Mazhilis of the Parliament or the Parliament expresses a vote of no confidence in the Government.
4. The President of the Republic shall, within ten days, consider accepting or rejecting the resignation.
5. Acceptance of a resignation means termination of the authority of the Government or its respective member. Accepting the resignation of the Prime Minister means the termination of powers of the entire Government.
6. If the resignation of the Government or its member is rejected, the President will entrust it or its member with the further implementation of its duties.
7. The President of the Republic has the right, on his own initiative, to decide on the termination of the powers of the Government and to release any member from their position. The release of the Prime Minister from office means the termination of powers of the entire Government.