Government is the supreme executive body of Kazakhstan. Prime-Minister, head of the Government, is appointed by the President
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Категория: ПолитикаПолитика

Political System of Kazakhstan


Faculty of International
Relations Al-Farabi
Political System of Kazakhstan
Student: Arabova Balzhan, 2 course,
IR specialist
Checked by: Baitukayeva A.SH.


Political System of Kazakhstan
Executive branch
Legislative branch
Judicial branch


According to the Constitution, adopted at the national referendum on
August 30, 1995, the Republic of Kazakhstan is a unitary state with a
presidential form of government, which has three independent branches:
executive, legislative and judicial. President is a head of state. On May 21,
2007 President of Kazakhstan signed a Law amending the Constitution.
These changes enlarge the power of the Parliament, enhance the role of
political parties, thus transforming Kazakhstan from presidential into
presidential-parliamentary republic


Head of State: President Nursultan A. Nazarbayev.The President of the Republic of
Kazakhstan determines the main directions of the domestic and foreign policy of the state
and represents Kazakhstan within the country and in international relations. The President
of the Republic is the guarantor of the unity of the people and the state power, inviolability
of the Constitution, rights and freedoms of an individual and citizen. Legislative Branch:
Kazakhstan has a bicameral Parliament, which consists of the Senate (the upper house) and
Majilis (House of Representative).


The 47-member Senate is made up of two elected representatives from
each of Kazakhstan's 14 regions, cities of Astana and Almaty.
Representatives serve terms of two, four or six years. Several members of
the Senate represent the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan. The
Senate is empowered to adopt laws in the period of temporal absence of
the Majilis or due to termination of its tenure.


98 members of the Majilis are
elected in accordance with the
proportional electoral system
(party lists), 9 – by the
Assembly of the People of
Kazakhstan in order to take into
account the interests of the
major ethnic groups. Deputies
of Majilis serve a term of six

7. Government is the supreme executive body of Kazakhstan. Prime-Minister, head of the Government, is appointed by the President

after consultations with
political fractions of the
Parliament and upon
approval by the majority of
the members of the Mazhilis.
The Prime-Minister shall
represent the political party
having majority in the


Executive branch
Executive power is
exercised by the
Government of the Republic
of Kazakhstan. Composition
of the Government is formed
by the President of the
Republic of Kazakhstan in
accordance with the


Legislative branch
Legislative power is vested in the bicameral
parliament. Parliament has two chambers: the
Senate and the Majilis. The Senate consists of
deputies: two persons from each province, city of
national importance and the capital. The Majilis
consists of 107 members. Member of the
Parliament cannot be simultaneously a member of
both chambers. The term of office of the Senate
members is six years; the term of office of the
Majilis members is five years.


Judicial branch
Judicial power is vested in the
Constitutional Court and a system
of local courts. Courts of the
Republic are the Supreme Court of
the Republic, local courts and other
courts of the Republic, established
by the legislation.

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