Senate adopts law alleviating requirements to political parties

Date: 16:15, 21-05-2020.

Astana. May 21. KazTAG - The Senate has adopted the law reducing the requirement on the party members from 40 thousand to 20 thousand
Senate deputies at the plenary session approved the bill "On amendments in the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On Political Parties ".
“The requirement for registration of a political party to have at least 40 thousand party members has been reduced to 20 thousand,” said Vladimir Volkov, Senate deputy.
He also noted that the chapter regulating the activities of a political party is supplemented by a new article “Peculiarities for nomination of candidates for deputies in Majilis and Maslikhat from a political party”.
"A political party, when approving the party lists of candidates includes women and persons under the age of 29 in an amount of at least 30% of the total number of candidates. This norm will implement the draft constitutional law on elections, ” Volkov added.

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