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On Military Service and Status of Military Servants

Updated Unofficial translation

The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 16 February 2012 No. 561-IV.

      Unofficial translation
      Footnote. Through the whole text, the words “auls (villages)” are substituted respectively by the words “villages” by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 03.07.2013 No. 121-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

      This Law regulates public relations in the scope of performance of military service by citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan and determines the basis of state policy on social security of military servants.

Chapter 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 1. Basic definitions used in this Law

      The following basic definitions are used in this Law:

      1) the graduated in a military academy – the serviceman of lists of officers and sergeants (foremen) studying in the foreign military educational institution implementing educational programs of postgraduate education;

      2) variable structure – category of the military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan (further – Armed Forces) studying in the military educational institutions which are not entering the number of staff of Armed Forces;

      3) military servants, performing military service upon call – citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan called to military service in Armed Forces, other forces and military formations of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter – Armed Forces) for the term, determined by this Law;

      4) deferral – transfer of the period of the citizens’ calling to military service on the grounds, provided by this Law;

      5) prospective conscripts – citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan of male sex, undergoing training for military service before military registration;

      6) conscripts – citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan of male sex, assigned to draft offices of local bodies of military administration of districts (cities of oblast significance) and being subject to call to Armed Forces;

      7) military rank – a rank of military differences, awarded to a military servant and draftee;

      8) military card – single unlimited personal accounting military document of a citizen, determining his (her) accessory to military service and regard to military obligation;

      9) military unit manning document – the document determining the structure, organizational and staff structure, personnel strength and quantity of consolidated primary armament and military equipment in accordance with the cadastre of armament;

      10) military registration – recording and analysis system of quantitative and qualitative data on conscripts, military servants and mobilization resources;

      11) military trainings – measures, conducted by bodies of military administration on military education, acquisition and improvement of military knowledge of draftees with their calling to their military units for the purpose of increase of military battle and mobilization readiness of Armed Forces.

      Military trainings are divided into:

      active duty trainings – type of military trainings, conducted for the purpose of training and retraining of draftees, conscripts upon entering into military educational institutes (on military faculties) and students of senior divisions of higher educational institutes;

      verifying trainings – type of military trainings, conducted for the purpose of verifying the readiness of military units, intended for performance of tasks in organizational and staff structure of wartime;

      special trainings – type of military trainings, conducted for the purpose of performing measures on liquidation of emergency situations and their consequences and in other cases, determined by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      12) the military intern – the serviceman studying in a military internship;

      13) a military internship – the form of training of the military personnel on clinical specialties within basic higher medical education for receiving admission to clinical practice which is carried out by structural division of the highest military educational institution;

      14) military department – the department at a higher educational institution of the Republic of Kazakhstan which is carrying out military training of citizens according to the program of reserve officers;

      15) military uniform – official uniform with badges of ranks (issue clothing) and equipment, approved by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, determining accessory of military servants to Armed Forces;

      16) military service – special type of state service of military servants of Armed Forces, oriented to immediate ensuring of military security, linked with armed protection of sovereignty, territorial integrity and inviolability of borders of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      17) dismissal from military service – exclusion of a military servant from the lists of military unit (institution) with admission to stock or resignation on the grounds, provided by this Law;

      18) contract on performance of military service – the agreement between the authorized body and a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan on performance of military service in voluntary basis, establishing the rights, obligations and responsibility of parties for the period of performing the military service by a citizen;

      19) dismissal from military service – the serviceman's exception of lists of military unit with transfer in a stock or resignation on the bases provided by the present Law;

      20) military servants – citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan being at military service in Armed Forces;

      21) military position – staff member of the state institution of Armed Forces that is imposed by official powers and official duties for performing the functions of military service;

      22) draftees – citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, being on military registration and in stock until the age of retirement to be on military registration;

      23) stock of draftees (stock) – draftees of the age established by this Law being on military registration in local bodies of military administration of districts (cities of oblast significance), used for the purpose of roundout, mobilizational deployment and reinstatement of Armed Forces and other state bodies of war time;

      24) military obligation – constitutional obligation of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan on protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      25) military educational institution – the organization of education subordinated to the Ministry of Defence, the Border service of Committee of national security and National guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan and implementing educational programs of various levels;

      25-1) higher-education teaching personnel of military educational institutions - military servants and members of civilian staff of the Armed Forces engaged in educational, scientific, methodological activities;

      26) basic military training – mandatory subject of study (educational subject) on military fundamentals to robotics and IT technologies in the organizations of secondary, technical and professional education determined by authorized body in the field of education;

      27) a field day – classes in programs of combat, mobilization and expeditious training in field conditions and also performance of special field works for the benefit of Armed Forces, other troops and military formations;

      28) the doctoral candidate – the serviceman studying in doctoral studies;

      29) years of service – duration of the military servant’s being at military service, to service in special public and law enforcement agencies, courier service and also in other cases provided by laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, calculated as both in calendar and concessional calculation;

      30) general military education – compulsory education of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan of military education for the period of imposing martial law;

      31) personnel – military servants and persons of civilian personnel of Armed Forces;

      32) cadets – military servants, not having a military rank of officer studying in educational centres, military faculties of educational institutes (hereinafter - military faculties), military educational institutions implementing the programs of secondary technical and professional, post-secondary and higher education;

      33) military servants performing military service under the contract – citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, voluntarily entered into military service in Armed Forces for the term, determined by this Law;

      34) the cadet – the serviceman studying in the military educational institution implementing educational programs of the higher education or in foreign military educational institution after which termination the first military rank of officers is given;

      35) course training – the form of professional education of military servants, including increase of professional level, qualification and retraining, oriented to improvement of their military ranks, practical skills;

      35-1) Presidential Reserve of the High Command of the Armed Forces - a list of military servants of the Armed Forces underwent a special selection procedure, defined by the Rules of Military Service in the Armed Forces, other troops and military formations approved by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter referred to as - the Rules of performing the military service), promotion to the posts of High Command of the Armed Forces;

      36) active reserve – military servants, performing imposed operating tasks within intelligence activity;

      37) the specialized organization of the Ministry of Defence – the organization which is carrying out preparation, retraining of citizens on military and technical and other specialties for training of recruits, persons liable for call-up at gratuitous, paid bases and also in control of vehicles on the basis of economic activity and according to educational programs of technical and professional education;

      38) the undergraduate – the serviceman studying in a magistracy;

      39) compulsory military service – military service of citizens of male sex, based on their calling to Armed Forces to military positions of private and non-commissioned personnel in the manner, determined by this Law;

      40) resignation – status of persons, dismissed from military service or excluded from military registration, attained the age of retirement of being in stock, or persons, condemned as unserviceable for military service with the exclusion from military registration;

      41) officers – military servants awarded by the relevant military ranks of officer personnel;

      42) psychophysiological and polygraphological researches – the set of test measures, oriented to overall assessment of individual and psychological and psychophysiological qualities of military servants and citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, carrying out upon selection for performing military service in military intelligence bodies of the Ministry of Defence, as well as on positions, which is approved by the head of authorized body;

      43) rotation – transfer of military servants on equal and other positions in Armed Forces;

      44) soldiers (seamen) – military servants awarded by military ranks of soldiers (seamen);

      45) sergeants (petty officers) – military servants of command personnel;

      46) educates – citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, studied in organizations of general secondary, post-secondary education with additional educational programs on military education;

      47) a day in the sea – an exit of crews of the ships and vessels, the military personnel to the high sea for performance of tasks;

      48) authorized official – an official provided by the right to conclude the contract of performing the military service in the manner, determined by the Rules of performing the military service;

      49) the authorized body – state body, in structure of which the performance of military service is provided;

      50) organizational and regular actions are the events held in Armed Forces, other troops and military formations on creation, elimination, reorganization, a re-deployment, resubmission, change of states of public institutions and their structural divisions and also for change of structure and number of staff of Armed Forces, other troops and military formations;

      51) the uhlan – the person studying at the first or second year in the military educational institution implementing educational programs of technical and professional education on the basis of the main secondary education.

      Footnote. The article 1 n the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 02.07.2018 No. 165-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 04.07.2018 № 171-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication)..

Article 2. Legal basis of military service in Armed Forces

      1. Legal basis of military service in Armed Forces are the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Labour Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan with special aspects, provided by this Law, Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, regulating the activity of law enforcement bodies and other regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      2. If an international treaty, ratified by the Republic of Kazakhstan establishes other rules, than those provided in this Law, the rules of international treaty shall be applied.

      Footnote. The article 2 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 3. Principles of military service and status of military servants

      Principles of military service and status of military servants are:

      1) legality;

      2) complete, sufficient and well-timed ensuring of military servants in recognition of conditions of performing the military service for performance of the assigned task;

      3) protection of rights and freedom of military servant from criminal and other illegal infringements, its inviolability upon fulfillment of obligations of military service;

      4) individual responsibility and succession;

      5) independence from the activity of political parties and other public associations.

Article 4. Scope of application of this Law

      Force of this Law shall apply to all military servants of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as to military servants of the Republic of Kazakhstan performing the military service in the structure of joint (allied) armed forces, as well as peace-keeping forces in accordance with international treaties, ratified by the Republic of Kazakhstan and draftees, called to military trainings.

      Force of this Law shall apply to political state employees in the part, not contradicting to the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on state service.

      Separate provisions and regulations of this Law on social security of military servants shall apply to their family members, persons dismissed from military service, as well as family members of military servants who died, deceased, missed in the period of performing the military service or became disabled persons in the result of fulfilling the duties of military service.

      Status of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan dismissed from military service from Armed Forces and moved to other states for permanent residence shall be determined by international treaties of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the states, elected for permanent residence.

      Footnote. The article 4 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 5. Status of a military servant

      1. Status of a military servant includes general rights, freedoms and obligations of a military servant as a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan with withdrawals and restrictions, established by the Law, as well as his (her) rights, obligations and responsibility, conditioned by special aspects of military service.

      Withdrawal and restrictions of rights and freedoms, special obligations and responsibility of military servants shall be compensated by additional rights and privileges, established by this Law.

      Status of a military servant shall be acquired by citizens:

      called to military service (trainings) – from the date of issuance of order of the relevant head on departure from local body of military administration to the place of performing the military service (trainings);

      entered into military service under the contract – from the date of issuance of order of a command officer (head) of military unit (institution) on enrollment to the lists of the unit’s personnel;

      entered into military educational institutions (on military faculties), if they are not military servants before – from the date of issuance of order of a head of educational institution on enrollment to the lists of educational institute’s (military faculty) personnel, and upon entering into foreign military educational institution – from the date of issuance of order of a head of the authorized body on referral to study;

      the uhlans who finished the second year of training in the military educational institutions implementing educational programs of technical and professional education on the basis of the main secondary education – from the date of the publication of the order of the chief of military educational institution on training continuation, transfer to a third year and appointment to a military position of variable list of the cadet.

      The citizen loses the status of the serviceman from the date of an exception of lists of military unit in connection with dismissal from military service (the end of military collecting) and also in case of transfer to special public and law enforcement agencies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      2. Upon fulfilling the duties of military service, the military servants are under protection of the state. They shall be subordinated only to persons who are their heads in accordance with general military charters, and no one else shall have the right to interfere in their service activity, with the exception of cases, provided by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      3. Military servant shall be upon fulfilling the duties of military service in cases of:

      1) fulfillment of official duties;

      2) participating in combat actions, performance of tasks in conditions of emergency or military situation as well as in conditions of armed conflicts;

      3) participating in peace-keeping operations on maintenance of peace and safety;

      4) participating in anti-terrorist operations;

      5) participating in liquidation of emergency situations;

      6) field days (days in the sea) participating in training exercises or campaigns of ships;

      7) being in the territory of military unit within official time established by day plan or in other time, if it is caused by needs of the service;

      8) being in official trip;

      9) movement to the place of service and back;

      10) being under treatment, movement to the place of treatment and back;

      11) performance of military trainings;

      12) being in captivity, hostageship or being interned;

      13) rendering of assistance to law enforcement bodies on protection of rights and freedoms of a human and a citizen, protection of legal order and ensuring of public security;

      14) being in active reserve;

      15) stays on professional development, retraining, retraining, study, an army training;

      16) carrying out researches, stays on army and other tests.

      Status of military servants upon call of officer personnel shall be determined by the status of military servants under the contract.

      Military servant of compulsory military service shall be upon fulfilling the obligations of military service within the whole period of performance of compulsory military service, and a draftee – within the whole period of performance of military trainings.

      4. Command officers (heads) shall be prohibited to give the orders (commands) and mandates that do not have regard to fulfillment of obligations of military service or oriented to violation of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      5. Military servants shall be issued by identity certificates of a military servant (military cards) and tags with personal numbers for satisfying their status in the manner, established by the authorized body.

      6. In confirmation of their personality and powers official IDs of bodies of military investigation of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan are given by the serviceman of officers of bodies of military investigation of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan authorized to carry out operational search and intelligence activities.

      The order of delivery, use and the description of the official ID are defined by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      The official ID of the serviceman of body of military investigation of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan confirms its right for carrying and storage of weapons, special means, other powers conferred according to laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      7. To the military personnel and staff of bodies of military police, military prosecutor's office and military investigating authorities for performance of legislatively fixed tasks in confirmation of their personality and powers official IDs and counters are issued.

      The order of delivery, use and the description of the official ID and counter are defined by the head of authorized body.

      The official ID of the military personnel and staff of bodies of military police, military prosecutor's office and military investigating authorities confirms their right for carrying and storage of weapons, special means, other powers conferred to military personnel and employees according to laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Footnote. Article 5 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 11.04.2014 No. 189-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.11.2015 № 398-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 6. Rights of military servants

      1. Military servants shall enjoy all the rights and freedoms, provided by the Constitution and legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in recognition of restrictions, determined by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Military servants shall have the rights to:

      1) security at the expense of the state by monetary allowance on the basis of unified labour payment system of workers of the bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, maintained at the expense of state budget, approved by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the manner, provided by the chief executive officers of the authorized bodies;

      2) on providing at the expense of the state ware and other types of property on the norms approved by the first heads of authorized public authorities in coordination with the central authorized body on budget planning;

      3) career advancement in recognition of qualification, abilities, fair fulfillment of own official duties;

      3-1) on the appeal of the decisions and actions made on them to higher officials and (or) in court no later than three months from the date of when they learned about violation of the rights;

      4) in coordination with the authorized official to come to military educational institutions, to have course training, vocational training, retraining and professional development and also to come not on military specialties (except military personnel of conscription service, cadets and cadets) to the organizations of education implementing training programs of technical and professional, postsecondary, higher and postgraduate education in the order established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      5) protection of health and conditions of service, answering requirements of the safety technique and hygiene;

      6) compensation for harm, inflicted to life and health or personal property upon fulfilling the obligations of military service in the manner, determined by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      7) provision of housing during the period of performing the military service in accordance with this Law;

      8) keeping, bearing and application of weapon upon fulfilling the obligations of military service.

      2. Rules of bearing the weapon by military servants shall be determined by general military charters. In the measure of last resort, military servants shall have the right to apply weapon in person or being composed of subdivisions in cases of:

      1) holding off the armed attack to protected military and civilian objects, guards, premises and constructions of military units;

      2) suppression of an attempt of forcible acquisition of weapon and military equipment;

      3) protection of military servants and civil persons from attack, threatening their life or health, as well as from the attack of animals, if it is impossible to protect them by other methods and facilities;

      4) detention of a person, committed the crime, rendering armed resistance or caught during commission of a serious crime, as well as armed person, refusing to perform legal requirements on surrender of weapon, if it is impossible to overcome resistance, detain a criminal or take out the weapon by other methods and facilities;

      5) release of hostages, taken protected objects, constructions and special (military) cargos;

      6) suppression of the persons’ escape from custody in respect of which the measure of restraint is the arrest; convicted to deprivation of freedom, as well as for suppression of attempts of their forcible release;

      7) raise of alarm signal or call for help;

      8) necessary defence and extreme necessity.

      Application of weapon shall provide prevention on intention to apply it, with the exception of sudden armed attack, attack with the use of military equipment, transport facilities, marine and river vessels, as well as escape from custody with the weapon.

      Upon application and use of weapon, the military servant shall be obliged to take all possible measures for ensuring safety of surrounding citizens, and in case of necessity to render emergency medical care to injured persons.

      It shall be prohibited to apply weapon in respect of women and minor children, with the exception of their committing the act of terrorism, armed attack, rendering armed resistance by them or commission of grouped attack by them, constituting a threat to life of a military servant or other persons, if it is impossible to hold off the attack by other methods and facilities.

      On each case of applying or use of weapon, the military servant shall report to command officer (head).

      3. The Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the acts of the President of Kazakhstan may provide the other rights to military servants.

      Footnote. The article 6 with the amendments made by the of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 04.07.2017 № 233-V(shall be enforced dated 01.01.2015); dated 29.09.2014 № 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication);

Article 7. General obligations of military servants

      1. A military servant shall be obliged to:

      1) comply with the Constitution and other regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as comply with requirements of the general military charters;

      2) take a military oath in established manner;

      3) carry out orders of command officers (heads) precisely and within the term;

      3-1) to execute the decision of the head of authorized body on its rotation as it should be and the terms determined by Rules of passing of military service;

      4) participate in the structure of military units and subdivisions of the Armed Forces, joint (allied) armed forces in accordance with international treaties in armed conflicts;

      5) be disciplined, watchful and not to allow disclosure of state secrets;

      6) comply with conditions of the contract on performance of military service;

      7) wear military uniform upon fulfilling the obligations of military service in compliance with the rules of its wearing;

      8) comply with requirements and perform normative standards on physical training, approved by heads of the authorized bodies;

      9) be able to apply a weapon entrusted to him (her), armament and military equipment, ensure its safety and proper operation.

      2. Obligations of civil servants of Armed Forces shall be determined by the general military charters.

      3. Military servant under the contract shall be obliged to place the shares of stock (participatory shares in charter capital) of commercial organizations being in ownership of a military servant and other property, the use of which entails receipt of income into trust within one month after entering into military service for the period of performing the military service, with the exception of money, debenture bonds, units of opened and interval mutual investment funds, legally belonged to him (her), as well as other property, transferred in property lease. Property trust agreement shall be subject to notarial certification.

      4. The Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the acts of the President of Kazakhstan may provide the other rights to military servants.

      Footnote. The article 7 with the amendments made by the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 8. Restrictions of rights of military servants, linked with performance of military service

      Military servant shall not have the right to:

      1) be a deputy of representative bodies and member of local self-government bodies, be in political parties, trade unions, religious associations, speak in favour of any political party;

      2) engage in other paid activity, except educational, scientific and other creative activity, not impeding the fulfillment of the obligations of military service;

      3) engage in entrepreneurial activity, as well as participate in management of commercial organization independently from its legal organizational form;

      4) be a representative on affairs of third parties, with the exception of cases, provided by the Laws;

      5) use military property and other means of ensuring his (her) official activity, other state property and service information in non-service purposes;

      6) organize and participate in strikes, picketings and other protest actions;

      7) use his (her) official position with a mercenary motives, as well as by conspiracy with civil servants and other persons;

      8) hold position, being in immediate subordinance to the position, held by his (her) close relatives (parents, children, adopters, adoptees, brothers and sisters of fool and half blood, grandfathers, grandmothers, grandchildren) or husband (wife);

      9) to refuse or evade from passing in the direction of the authorized head of medical examination in specialized medical institutions (narcological clinics) regarding the use of the substances causing a condition of alcoholic, drug or other intoxication.

      The refusal or evasion of passing of survey attracts dismissal from military service.

      Footnote. The article 8 with the amendments made by the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Chapter 2. TRAINING OF CITIZENS TO MILITARY SERVICE

Article 9. Training of citizens to military service

      1. Training of citizens to military service – the set of compulsory measures, conducted by the state bodies with citizens of preinduction and conscriptional ages for the purpose of their learning the basics of military service, as well as with draftees for the purpose of training and retraining on military technical and other military specialties for performance of military service.

      2. Training of citizens to military service shall include:

      1) basic military training;

      2) military training on additional educational programs;

      3) training on military technical and other specialties

      4) military training through the program of retired officers.

      3. Training of citizens to military service shall be organized and ensured by state bodies in accordance with the Rules of training the citizens to military service, approved by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      4. Heads of organizations shall be obliged to ensure possibility of performing the training to military service by prospective conscripts and conscripts.

      Footnote. The article 9 with the amendments made by the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 29.09.2014 № 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 10. Basic military training

      1. Basic military training shall be conducted with citizens in educational organizations, implementing general education training programs of general secondary education and education training programs of technical and professional, post-secondary education.

      2. Citizens being subject to call and not undergone basic military training shall conduct it before call to compulsory military service in accordance with the Rules of training the citizens to military service.

      3. Procedure for organizing and conducting, as well as forming educational and material resources of basic military training shall be determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Footnote. The article 10 with the amendments made by the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 29.09.2014 № 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.11.2015 № 398-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 11. Military training of citizens on additional educational programs in educational organizations

      1. Military training of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan on additional educational programs shall be performed in educational organizations, implementing general education training programs of general secondary education and education training programs of technical and professional, post-secondary education.

      2. Procedure for performance of military training and ensuring of educates by all types of allowances shall be determined by the Rules of training the citizens to military service.

      Footnote. Article 11 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.11.2015 No. 398-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 12. Training of citizens on military and technical and other military specialties

      Footnote. The article 12in the wording of the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

      1. Training on military and technical and other military specialties shall be conducted in specialized organizations of the Ministry of Defence on a non-repayable basis in accordance with requirement of Armed Forces and on a remuneration basis with full or partial compensation of expenses for education.

      Upon partial compensation of expenses for education at the expense of the Ministry of Defence, the conduct of instructional firings and ensuring of fuel and lubrication materials.

      2. On a non-repayable basis, the citizens able-bodied for military service on health condition, at the age from seventeen years and six months up to twenty six years, subject to call to compulsory military service after graduation or enrolled to mobilization reserve shall be engaged in training on military technical and other military specialties. Allotment to training of junior specialists shall be formed by the authorized body.

      3. On a remuneration basis, they shall be engaged in training on military technical and other military specialties:

      draftees able-bodied to military service on health condition, for performing the military service under the contract;

      citizens at the age from twenty two and up to twenty seven years, able-bodied or partially able-bodied to military service on health condition, as well as those having an deferment from calling to military service, for study through the training programs of trained reserve.

      4. Adjustment and direction of citizens for study through the training programs of trained reserve in specialized organizations of the Ministry of Defence shall be carried out by local bodies of military administration.

      5. Mobilization body of the Ministry of Defence shall bring the state order on training of trained reserve on the base of specialized organizations of the Ministry of Defence on training of trained reserve to local bodies of military administration on the basis of applications, represented by the administration of specialized organization of the Ministry of Defence.

      6. Beginning of study of a citizen through the training program of trained reserve is the date of order’s issuance of a head of specialized organization of the Ministry of Defence on training of trained reserve on his (her) enrollment.

      The citizens who are trained in the specialized organizations of the Ministry of Defence during training do not acquire the status of the serviceman.

      7. excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication);
      8. excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication);
      9. excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication);
      10. excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication);

      11. For the period of undergoing the lessons in specialized organization of the Ministry of Defence, the employers shall be obliged to provide educational leaves to workers undergoing education in mentioned organizations.

      12. Work place (position) shall be preserved for citizens during the period of study through the training program of trained reserve. In this period they may not be dismissed at the initiative of an employer, with the exception of cases of liquidating a legal entity, as well as may not be expelled from educational organization at the initiative of a head of educational organization.

      Footnote. The article 12 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 13. Military training of citizens through the program of retired officers in higher education organizations

      1. Military training of citizens through the program of retired officers shall be conducted in accordance with allotment of the Ministry of Defence, proceeding from mobilization requirement of Armed Forces.

      2. Citizens graduated full course of military training through the program of retired officers shall be awarded by military rank “retired lieutenant” in the manner, determined by the Rules of performing the military service.

      3. Procedure for undergoing the military training through the program of retired officers shall be determined by the Rules of training of citizens to military service.

      Footnote. The article 13 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 14. General military training of citizens

      1. For the purpose of attracting a population to measures of civil defence and training of required contingent for bringing up to strength of Armed Forces in war time, the general military training shall be conducted as follows:

      1) men – at the age from sixteen up to sixty yeas included;

      2) women not having children or having children over ten years, - at the age from eighteen up to forty five years included.

      eneral military training of citizens shall be carried out by local bodies of military administration at the place of work, education and residence of citizens.

      2. Program of general military training shall be approved by the Defence Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      3. Ministry of Defence shall develop the program and carry out control of measures on general military training of citizens.

      Footnote. The article 14 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 29.09.2014 № 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Chapter 3. MILITARY REGISTRATION. ASSIGNMENT OF CITIZENS TO DRAFT OFFICES

Article 15. Military registration

      1. Draftees and conscripts shall be subject to military registration, with the exception of:

      1) women not having military occupational specialty;

      2) persons released from fulfilling military obligation in accordance with this Law;

      3) persons serving the sentence in the type of deprivation of freedom;

      4) those permanently residing beyond the boundaries of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      2. Military registration of draftees and conscripts shall be carried out at the place of their residence by local bodies of military administration, and in inhabited localities where there are no them, the military registration shall be ensured by akims of rural settlements, villages, rural districts.

      3. Rules of military registration of draftees and conscripts shall be approved by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      4. Military servants, performing the military service in Armed Forces shall be subject to registration in the relevant bodies of military administration (managing bodies), military units (units) and institutions in the manner, established by the authorized body.

      Footnote. The article 15 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 29.09.2014 № 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 16. Assignment of citizens to draft offices

      1. Assignment of citizens to draft offices – the measures of military registration, conducted by the relevant local executive bodies together with local bodies of military administration for military registering of prospective conscripts.

      2. Citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan of male sex that attained seventeen years in the year of assignment shall be subject to assignment to draft offices.

      3. Assignment of citizens to draft offices and medical certification shall be organized and ensured by akims of oblasts (cities of republican significance and the capital), districts (cities of oblast significance) in the manner, determined by the Rules of military registration of draftees and conscripts and Rules of conducting military physician expertise, approved by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      4. For establishing the degree of fitness for military service, upon assignment to draft offices, the citizens shall undergo medical examining board in the manner, determined by the Rules of conducting military physician expertise.

      Citizens underwent medical examining board shall be accepted to military registration of conscripts by decision of the assignment commission.

      Citizens, recognized ineligible for military service with exclusion from military registration by military physician board shall not be accepted to military registration.

      5. Citizens shall be released from work (training) for the period, required for performance of obligations, linked with military registration of prospective conscripts with preservation of work place (study) for them, held position and average salary.

      6. For conducting assignment of citizens to draft offices in districts (cities of oblast significance) by decision of local executive bodies (akimats) of a district (city of oblast significance), the assignment commissions shall be established in composition of:

      1) a chairman of commission – a deputy of a head of local executive body (akim) of district (city of oblast significance);

      2)members of commission:

      representative of local body of military management of the area, city of regional value;

      representative of the relevant territorial division of law-enforcement bodies;

      a deputy of a head of the relevant local body of the state health administration – a chairman of medical examining board;

      a secretary.

      Personnel composition of district (city) commission on assignment, procedure for conduct and ensuring of this work on an annual basis shall be approved by decision of a head of local executive body (akim) of district (city of oblast significance).

      The schedule of an addition of citizens to recruiting stations (sites) is approved by the head of local executive body.

      Footnote. The article 16 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 29.09.2014 № 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 17. Obligations of civil servants, state bodies, organizations, draftees and conscripts on performing the Rules of military registration of draftees and conscripts

      1. Akims of regions, village, rural district, as well as heads of organizations, in which draftees and conscripts work within their competence shall:

      1) notify draftees and conscripts on their call to local bodies of military administration;

      2) is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 08.01.2013 No. 64-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2013);

      3) represent the documents, confirming quantitative and qualitative composition of draftees, conscripts and prospective conscripts to the relevant local bodies of military administration of districts (cities of oblast significance);

      4) ensure transportation of citizens from other localities to local bodies of military administration of districts (cities of oblast significance) upon conducting assignment of prospective conscripts and calling the citizens to military service.

      2. Local bodies of military administration shall be obliged to carry out control of compliance with the Rules of military administration of draftees and conscripts by state institutions, organizations, draftees and conscripts within their competence.

      3. Internal affairs bodies shall be obliged to carry out detection of persons within their competence, evading from performance of military obligation.

      4. Bodies of register for acts of civil status shall be obliged to inform local bodies of military administration of districts (cities of oblast significance) on change of last name, first name and patronymic (in its existence), date and place of birth by draftees and conscripts within seven business days, as well as on cases of registering of death of a draftee or conscript.

      5. Inquiry and preliminary investigation bodies shall be obliged to inform local bodies of military administration of districts (cities of oblast significance) on draftees and conscripts in respect of whom the inquiry and preliminary investigation are carried out, and courts – on draftees and conscripts in respect of which the court considers the criminal cases, as well as verdicts entered into force in their regard within seven business days.

      6. Social security bodies of population shall be obliged to inform local bodies of military administration of districts (cities of oblast significance) on all draftees and conscripts recognized disabled within seven business days.

      7. Upon requests of local bodies of military administration, public health organizations shall be obliged to inform details on draftees and conscripts being under hospital treatment and dispensary recording before beginning of conducting the call.

      8. Details on registration and deregistration of citizens at the place of residence shall be transferred to local bodies of military administration of district (cities of oblast significance) by ensuring cooperation of state information systems of state bodies.

      9. Is excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 08.01.2013 No. 63-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2013).

      10. The authorized body in the field of legal statistics and special accounts is obliged to represent by inquiries of local bodies of military management within seven working days of the certificate of existence or lack of data on commission by the person of criminal offense.

      Footnote. Article 17 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 08.01.2013 No. 64-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2013); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Chapter 4. PERFORMANCE OF MILITARY SERVICE

Article 18. Content of military service

      1. Military service shall include:

      1) military service upon call;

      2) military service under the contract.

      Military service upon call shall include:

      1) compulsory military service of compositions of soldiers (seamen);

      2) military service of officers called in accordance with Article 32 of this Law;

      3) military service upon mobilization, military situation, war time and upon performance of military trainings.

      Military service under contract shall include:

      1) military service of military servants performing military service under contract in positions of compositions of soldiers (seamen), sergeants (petty officers) and officers;

      2) military service and training of cadets, cadets, graduateds in a military academy, undergraduates and doctoral candidates, military interns of military educational institutions.

      2. Citizens called for military trainings shall fulfill obligations of military service.

      3. Training time of citizens on full-time departments of educational organizations of law enforcement and special state bodies shall be equated to performance of compulsory service, as well as time for performance of military education in specialized organizations of the Ministry of Defence through the training program of the trained reserve.

      4. Military servants shall take the military oath of fealty to people of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Military servants previously taken military oath shall take it upon call to military trainings and upon mobilization.

      5. Citizens shall be provided by deferral or be released from military service in cases and manner determined by this Law.

      Footnote. The article 18 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 19. Composition of military servants and military servants. Military ranks

      1. Military servants and draftees shall be divided into compositions:

      1) soldiers (seamen);

      2) sergeants (petty officers);

      3) officers.

      2. The following military ranks shall be established in Armed Forces:

      troops ship-borne

      1) composition of soldiers (seamen)

      private seaman

      private first class senior seaman

      2) composition of sergeants (petty officers)

      junior non-commissioned personnel

      junior sergeant petty officer II class

      sergeant petty officer I class

      senior sergeant chief petty officer

      senior non-commissioned personnel

      sergeant III class petty officer III class

      sergeant II class petty officer II class

      sergeant I class petty officer I class

      supreme non-commissioned personnel

      staff sergeant staff petty officer

      master sergeant master petty officer

      3) officer personnel

      junior officer personnel

      lieutenant lieutenant

      senior lieutenant senior lieutenant

      captain captain-lieutenant

      senior officer personnel

      major captain III rank

      half colonel captain II rank

      colonel captain I rank

      supreme officer personnel

      general-major real admiral

      general-lieutenant vice admiral

      general-colonel admiral

      general of the army

      3. Military ranks of officers having medical or legal specialties shall be added by the words “of medical service”, “of justice” respectively.

      4. Military ranks of supreme officer aviation personnel (flying engineering, having engineering and aviation training) shall be added by the word “of aviation”.

      5. Military ranks of citizens being in stock shall be added by the word “retired”, and those being resigned – “resigned”.

      Footnote. The article 19 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 11.07.2017 № 91-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication);

Article 20. Procedure for awarding, reduction, deprivation of military rank and restoration in military rank

      Awarding, including accelerated awarding, deprivation of military ranks of military servants and draftees shall be carried out in accordance with the Rules of performing the military service.

      Military rank of a person deprived of military rank, with the exception of supreme officer personnel shall be restored exclusively in cases of rendering of acquitting judgement by court or adoption of decision on termination of criminal act on rehabilitating grounds. Military rank of a person, deprived of military rank of supreme officer personnel shall be restored under decision of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Military rank of a military servant, reduced in military rank shall be awarded in accordance with the Rules of performing the military service.

      Terms for length of service in military ranks shall be established:

      1) for composition of sergeants (petty officers):

      junior sergeants – one year;

      sergeants – two years;

      senior sergeants and sergeants III class – four years;

      sergeants II class – five years,

      sergeants I class – six years;

      2) officer personnel:

      lieutenants – two years;

      senior lieutenants – three years;

      captains (captain-lieutenants) – four years;

      majors (captains III rank) – seven years;

      half colonels (captains II rank) – seven years.

      Terms for length of service in military ranks shall not be established for composition of soldiers (seamen), master-sergeants and colonels.

      Military rank of employees of law enforcement and special state bodies, entered into military service in Armed Forces in the manner of transfer shall be awarded in the manner of re-attestation determined by a chief executive officer of authorized body, no lower than available special rank.

      Footnote. The article 20 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 21. Military positions

      1. Military position shall be determined proceeding from main tasks and functions assigned to the Armed Forces.

      2. List of military positions and military ranks relevant to them in Armed Forces shall be approved by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      3. Military offices shall be divided into the positions:

      1) private personnel;

      2) non-commissioned personnel;

      3) officer personnel;

      4) supreme officer personnel.

      4. Recruiting, appointment to military positions, transfer, release from military positions and dismissal of military servants shall be carried out in accordance with the Rules of performing the military service.

      Concerning the military personnel and the faces of civil personnel of the Armed Forces, other troops and military formations appointed to positions which list is approved by the head of authorized body an inspection with application of psychophysiological and polygraphological researches in the order determined by the head of authorized body is carried out.

      4-1. The citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the serviceman enlisted in the military educational institution implementing educational programs of technical and professional, higher education (military faculty) is appointed to a military position of the cadet and cadet respectively.

      The contract serviceman enlisted in military educational institution according to the educational program of postgraduate education is exempted from earlier held military position and appointed to a military position of the undergraduate, doctoral candidate or graduated in a military academy.

      4-2. The uhlan transferred to a third year of training and also the citizen on the basis of the general secondary education or the serviceman enlisted in the military educational institutions implementing educational programs of technical and professional, higher education are appointed to a military position of variable list of the cadet or cadet or military intern of Armed Forces respectively.

      The contract serviceman enlisted in the military educational institution implementing educational programs of postgraduate education is exempted from earlier held military position and appointed to a military position of variable list of the undergraduate or doctoral candidate or graduated in a military academy of Armed Forces, except for the remote educational technologies studying with use.

      5. Military servant shall perform military service not in military positions in cases of:

      1) being at the disposal of commander (head) upon his (her) appointment to other position – no more than two months;

      2) being at the disposal of commander (head) due to conducting staffing measures – no more than three months;

      3) being at the disposal of commander (head) due to initiation of criminal case in respect of a military servant – until rendering of decision on criminal case;

      4) attachment to state bodies, international and other organizations for the purpose of performing the works in the interests of defence and security of the state in accordance with the Rules of performing the military service;

      5) being at the disposal of commander (head) due to appointment to position in Defense Attache Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan – until receipt of permitting documents for leaving beyond the boundaries of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      6) being of military servants-women without preservation of monetary allowance at the disposal of head of authorized body upon arrival together with a spouse-military servant, referred at service, study abroad.

      7) excluded by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 No. 69-VI (shall be enforced upon the expiry of ten calendar days after day of its first official publication);

      8) stays at the disposal of the first head of authorized body of the military personnel who gave the first military rank of officers "lieutenant" in connection with the termination of the highest military educational institution of the foreign state which program of training according to the legislation of the country of training provides an army training, – before the end of an army training;

      9) stays at the disposal of the commander (chief) of the military personnel directed and who came to the organizations of education implementing educational programs of postgraduate education for full-time courses – for the period of training;

      10) stays at the disposal of the first head of authorized body during military collecting – for the period of passing of collecting.

      6. Stay terms at military positions are defined by Rules of passing of military service.

      7. In time states on hand are not set off the periods of finding of the serviceman in annual main vacations, on treatment in military-medical (medical) institutions.

      Footnote. The article 21 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 04.07.2014 № 233-V (shall be enforced dated 01.01.2015) dated 13.11.2015 № 398-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 22. Rotation

      1. Rotation of military servants shall be carried out for the purpose of needs of the service or ensuing of more effective use of their professional potential.

      2. Rotation of military servants shall be carried out under decision of a head of authorized body in the manner and terms, determined by the Rules of performing the military service.

      3. The persons having the spouse (spouse) – the disabled person, having (being trustees) the disabled children including adopted (adopted) or dependent on which there are aged parents are not subject to the rotation connected with moving to other area. The specified circumstances have to be confirmed with the act in the order determined by Rules of passing of military service.

      Footnote. The article 22 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 22-1. Attestation of military servants

      1.Attestation of military servants of Armed Forces under contract shall be determined by the Rules of performing the military service.

      Military personnel of bodies of military prosecutor's office passes a polygraphological research at certification for the decision of the head of authorized body as it should be and the terms determined by Rules of passing of military service.

      2. Unscheduled attestation of military servants of Armed Forces under contract shall be conducted under decision of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan determining its procedure, terms and categories of attested military servants.

      Following the results of unscheduled attestation, the attestation commission shall adopt one of the following decisions:

      1) conforms to held position and recommended for nomination to superior position;

      2) conforms to held position;

      3) not conforms to held position and recommended to reduction in position;

      4) not conforms to held position and recommended to rotation;

      5) not conforms to held position and recommended to dismissal.

      In case of passing normative standards on determining professional suitability and receiving the grade upon testing lower than threshold value, attestation commission shall take one of the following decisions provided by subparagraphs 3), 4) and 5) of this paragraph.

      Military servants that didn’t attend the meeting of attestation commission for two times without reasonable excuse shall be recommended to dismissal in the manner established by this Law.

      Military servants that didn’t undergo unscheduled attestation and (or) refused to continue military service in other, as well as inferior positions shall be subject to dismissal in the manner established by this Law.

      Footnote. Chapter 4 is supplemented by Article 22-1 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 16.01.2013 No. 71-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2013); with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 23. Military uniform and rank badges of military servants

      1. Military uniform and rank badges of Armed Forces shall be approved by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      Military servant shall be ensured by parade, ordinary dress, battle, special uniform and special equipment items.
      Rules of wearing military uniform and rank badges of Armed Forces shall be established by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and special aspects of wearing separate items of military uniform and rank badges shall be established by the chief executive officers of authorized bodies.

      Or in resignation wearing a military uniform of clothes, except the persons dismissed on the bases provided by Subparagraphs 13) and 14) of Paragraph 1 of Article 26 of the present Law is allowed to the citizens who faultlessly served in Armed Forces, other troops and military formations twenty five years and more in calendar calculation at transfer to the reserve.

      2. Wearing of military uniform by persons that do not have the right to it shall be prohibited and shall entail responsibility established by the Law.

      Footnote. The article 23 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 24. Terms of military service. Years of service

      1. Terms of military service in chronological order shall be established:

      1) for military servants of compulsory service – twelve months;

      2) for officers performing military service upon call – twenty four months;

      3) military servants performing military service under contract – for the terms mentioned in contract on performance of military service.

      2. Years of service shall be calculated in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the purposes of calculating the length of military service having the right for pension. Calculation of years of service of military servants shall be performed in the manner determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Time for performing military service not in military positions shall be counted to years of service. Years of service shall be counted to general labour experience and public service period.

      Military-servants women left abroad due to following performance of military service (entering to study) of husband-military servant, the stay period abroad shall be counted to years of service.

      Before entering into military service in Armed Forces, the years of service of military servants being at service in law enforcement and special state bodies shall be counted in recognition of their work time in law enforcement and special state bodies in positions providing awarding of military or special ranks, class ranks.

      In an experience of public service, including law-enforcement service, time in the period of which the public servant, the employee of law enforcement agency were temporarily appointed to a military position in public authority in which structure passing of military service and also time of their translation from one public authority is provided in other public authority is set off.

      For the persons which arrived on public service, time of passing of military service and the period of appointment to a military position are set off in an experience of public service.

      Footnote. The article 24 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 11.07.2017 № 91-VI(shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 25. Ages of retirement of military servants at military service

      1. Ages of retirement of military servants at military service shall be established:

      1) for military servants of soldier and junior non-commissioned personnel – forty five years;

      2) military servants of senior non-commissioned personnel and officer personnel up to half colonel (captain II rank) included – forty seven years;

      2-1) to lieutenant colonels – forty eight years;

      3) military servants of superior non-commissioned personnel and colonels (captains I rank) – fifty five years;

      4) general-majors (real admirals), general-lieutenants (vice admirals) – sixty years;

      5) general-colonel, admirals and generals of the army – sixty three years.

      2. Military servants attained the age of retirement shall be subject to dismissal in stock or resignation in the manner established by the Rules of performing the military service.

      To the serviceman who reached age limit according to its official report the term of military service the head of authorized body by the conclusion with it the new contract for a period of up to five years in cases lasts:

      1) existence of an academic degree, an academic status, degree of the master or the doctor and implementation of teaching or scientific activity by it in military educational institutions, at military departments;

      2) passings of military service at a position of the medical personnel which are carrying out medical activity or at a position of flight personnel in the state aircraft or at a position of the officers of bodies of military prosecutor's office having high vocational training, experience on a post, suitable for health reasons for passing of military service.

      Footnote. The article 25 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 26. Dismissal from military service

      1. Grounds for dismissal of military servants from military service are:

      1) attainment of the age of retirement of being at military service;

      2) expiration of period of military service upon call;

      3) expiration of the contract term;

      4) on health condition due to opinion of military physician board on recognition as ineligible or partially able-bodied for military service;

      5) reduction of strength or staffs upon impossibility of appointment to other equal positions and refusal of military servant to appointment to the lowest position;

      6) transfer to state service in state bodies (institutions);

      7) essential and (or) systematic violation in respect of conditions of a contract;

      8) on family circumstances upon:

      impossibility of residing of family member of a military servant upon medical indications in location in which the military servant performs military service, and upon absence of opportunity of his (her) transfer to new place of military service;

      change of location of military service of a husband-military servant (wife-military servant) linked with necessity of moving the family in other inhabited locality;

      necessity of permanent care of a wife (husband), close relatives, being in need of permanent care on health condition in accordance with opinion of medical organization according to place of residence or being disabled of groups I or II, or being the persons attained generally established age of retirement, or not attained the age of eighteen years, in the absence of other persons obliged to maintain mentioned citizens according to the Law;

      necessity of care of a child not attained the age of eighteen years that is nurtured by a military servant without mother (father);

      9) election (appointment) in representative bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      10) appointment to position of a judge;

      11) loss of citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      12) refusal in special verification;

      13) on negative motives in cases of:

      entering into force of court verdict on assignment of criminal punishment for a military servant, as well as conditional punishment, with the exception of punishments in the form of restrictions on military service and arrest;

      release from criminal responsibility in non-rehabilitating grounds;

      deprivation of military rank in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      abuse of substances causing alcohol, drug and other intoxication upon fulfillment of obligations of military service;

      expel from military educational institution (military faculty) with the exception of cases of expelling due to health condition and family circumstances;

      systematical violation of the conditions of contract by a military servant;

      engagement in any types of paid activity except for educational, scientific and other creative activity;

      violation of security measures by a military servant, as well as fire safety measures or traffic safety on company vehicle that entailed heavy consequences;

      absence of a military servant at service without reasonable excuse within three and more hours in a row;

      commission of guilty actions by a military servant, immediately ensuring funds or military property, if these actions give the grounds for loss of confidence to him (her) from the side of commander (head);

      violation of established requirements on ensuring the secrecy order entailed disclosure or loss of details, being the state secrets, their carriers;

      determined by labour and anti-corruption legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On anticorruption”;

      not transfers to trust management of the shares belonging on the property right, actions (action) in authorized capital of the commercial organizations and other property which use attracts income generation, except for the money which is lawfully belonging to this person and also the property transferred to property hiring;

      14) incompetency became apparent in the results of attestation;

      15) expel from military educational institution, except for cases of expel from the highest military educational institutions of graduates of the military educational institutions implementing programs of technical and professional education and also military interns, undergraduates, doctoral candidates and graduateds in a military academy.

      Military personnel at the call of leaves from military service on the bases provided by Subparagraphs 2), 4), 9), 10) and 11), paragraphs the second and third Subparagraph 13) of part one of Paragraph 1 of the present article, and the military personnel at the call of officers – also on the bases provided by Subparagraph 12) and the paragraph the second Subparagraph 13) of part one of Paragraph 1 of the present article.

      2. Military servant of compulsory service shall have the right to early dismissal in cases of:

      1) creation of the right to deferral due to change of family status, with the exception of persons filed the application on refusal from deferral in accordance with paragraph 9 of Article 35 of this Law or for draft exemption;

      2) leaving abroad to permanent place of residence in family composition or for reunification with family permanently residing beyond the boundaries of the Republic of Kazakhstan in existence of confirming documents, giving the right to leave in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      3. Military servant upon call of officer personnel shall have the right to early dismissal from military service in existence of circumstances provided by subparagraphs 1) and 2) of paragraph 2 of Article 35 of this Law.

      4. Deceased (died) military servant shall be excluded from the lists of personnel of military unit from the following date after document supported date of death (death incident), and military servant recognized as missed or announced as decedent – from the date of entering into force of court decision.

      5. Dismissal from military service of persons that served established terms shall be suspended in case of imposing emergency or military martial for the period of its operation.

      6. To military servants under contract in amount:

      being at military service less than 10 calendar years and dismissed upon attainment of the age of retirement of being at military service, on health condition or due to personnel reduction – three month financial allowance;

      Less than 10 calendar years- three month financial allowance;

      from 10 to 15 calendar years – four month financial allowance;

      from 15 to 20 calendar years five months financial allowance;

      from 20 to 25 calendar years – six months allowance;

      from 25 to 30 calendar years – seven month allowance;

      more than 30 calendar years – eight months financial allowance;

      At repeated revenues to military service under the contract the amount of a severance pay is defined with earlier paid severance pay, except for cases when this severance pay at dismissal was not paid earlier.

      For military servants of officer personnel dismissed from office upon attainment of the age of retirement of being at military service, on health condition or personnel reduction without the right to pension pay for years of service together with payment of retirement pays within one year from the date of dismissal from service, the payment of salary according to military rank shall be preserved.

      7. The military servants of personnel of soldiers (sailors), sergeants (foremen) who arrived on military service under the contract according to Paragraph 6 of Article 37 of this Law the attendees and cadets of military educational institutions who did not serve an established period of conscription service, did not reach twenty-six-year age, but shall not be younger than eighteen years, the served or studied less than one year and dismissed from military service under the contract or expelled from military educational institutions in accordance with the established procedure goes to military units for passing of the remained term of conscription service but not less than three months.

      The attendees and cadets of military educational institutions who were earlier not undergoing conscription service, did not reach eighteen-year age, studied less than one year and expelled goes to local authorities of military administration at the place of residence for statement to military accounting of recruits for an appeal an established order to military service for passing of the remained term of conscription service but not less than three months.

      Training time in military educational institutions in the status of the military servants for the attendees and cadets expelled from military educational institution shall be counted towards for a term of the conscription service.

      The military servant expelled from military educational institution for poor progress, indiscipline, on the own initiative, as a result of dismissal from military service for negative motives and also refused to conclude a contract on passing of military service shall be obliged to compensate to the state the budgetary funds corresponding to the cost of providing food, payment of scholarships and travel of attendees and cadets of military schools during their training in military educational institutions in the status of a military servant, except for the costs of the first year of training in the status of a military servant.

      The specified obligations shall not apply to attendees and cadets who were dismissed during the first year of training in military educational institution in the status of a military servant and not transferred to the next course, sent in the established manner to military units for passing of the remained term of conscription service.

      Enforcement proceedings instituted on judicial acts, which entered into force before January 1, 2018, on issues of collecting funds from the expelled attendees and cadets to the state income shall be terminated in the manner established by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On Enforcement Proceedings and the Status of Bailiffs".

      Recovery suits of the funds provided by part four of this Paragraph to the state income shall be submitted to attendees and cadets expelled after January 1, 2018.

      Restoration in military educational institution or call for military service under the contract shall be the basis for suspension of collecting the budgetary funds spent for the period of training and (or) passing of military service under the contract. After ten years of military service under the contract in calendar terms, excluding the period of training in military educational institution, the collection of budgetary funds spent on his training shall be stopped.

      The serviceman who graduated from military educational institution in case of dismissal from military service for negative motives shall be obliged to compensate the funds to the state corresponding to the cost of providing food, payment of scholarships and travel of attendees and cadets of military schools during their training in military educational institutions in the status of a military servant, except for the costs of the first year of training in the status of a military servant, proportional for each full not served month prior to the termination of term of the contract.

      A graduate of military educational institution implementing the programs of technical and professional education (based on basic secondary education), in the event of non-enrollment in a military educational institution that implementing higher education programs and refusal to continue military service shall be sent to military units for passing of the remained term of conscription service, but not less than three months, without compensation of the budgetary funds spent on his training.

      Compensation order to the state of the budgetary funds spent for training of the military servants in military educational institutions shall be defined by the first head of the authorized agency.

      8. The persons dismissed from military service, having the right to appeal against the decision on dismissal no later than three months from the date of acquaintance with an extract from the relevant order to higher command or in court in the order established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Footnote. Article 26 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 16.01.2013 No. 71-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2013); dated 23.04.2014 No. 200-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 04.07.2014 № 233-V (shall be enforced dated 01.01.2015); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 12.12.2017 № 114-VI (shall be enforced dated 01.01.2018) ; dated 04.07.2018 № 171-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 26-1. Presidential Reserve of the High Command of the Armed Forces

      1. The Presidential Reserve of the High Command of the Armed Forces shall be formed for the purpose of the qualitative selection of military servants for holding the posts of the High Command of the Armed Forces.

      2. The order for formation of the Presidential Reserve of the High Command of the Armed Forces shall be determined by the Rules of Military Service.

      Footnote. Chapter 4 is supplemented by Article 26-1 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 02.07.2018 № 165-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Chapter 5. MILITARY SERVICE UPON CALL

Article 27. Call of citizens to military service

      1.Call of citizens to military service – a set of measures conducted by state bodies oriented to recruiting by personnel of Armed Forces on the basis of military obligation.

      2. Call of citizens to military service shall include:

      1) call of citizens to compulsory military service;

      2) call of retired officers to military service;

      3) call to military trainings;

      4) call upon mobilization, upon military situation and in war time.

      3. Call of citizens to military service shall be organized and ensured by local executive bodies.

      Local executive bodies shall ensure bodies of military administration by equipped conscription (assemble) offices, their maintenance, supply by medication, tools, fire-fighting, medical and economic property, automobile transport, as well as means of communication and protection.

      For conducting a call of citizens to military service, draft committeeы shall be created in the manner established by this Law.

      Procedure for organizing and conducting call of citizens to military service shall be determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      4. Heads of organizations shall be obliged to revoke citizens subject to call from business trips, organize notification and well-timed arrival to conscription office for conduct of medical certification of citizens upon their call to military service.

      5. Call to military service of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, temporary residing abroad shall be carried out in the manner established by this Law upon arrival to permanent place of residence in the Republic of Kazakhstan in the absence of the right to deferral or release from call.

      6. A citizen shall be recognized as called to military service from the moment of issuing the order of a head of local body of military administration of oblast (city of republican significance or the capital) on his (her) call to military service.

      7. To the citizens who are subject to an appeal on conscription military service during passing of medical commission the place of work (position), the salary in the place of work in the presence of the agenda about a call in local bodies of military management, and for passing of conscription military service – the place of work (position) remain.

      Footnote. The article 27 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 28. Draft committees

      1. The draft commissions of areas, cities of regional value, areas, cities of republican value, the capital are formed for carrying out an appeal according to the decision of local executive bodies in structure:

      1) the chairman of the commission – the deputy head of local executive body (akim) of the area, the city of regional value, the area, the city of republican value, the capital;

      2) members of the commission:

      chief of local body of military management of the area, city of regional value, area, city of republican value, capital;

      representative of the relevant territorial division of law-enforcement bodies;

      the deputy chief of the relevant local governing body of health care (chief physician) of the area, the city of regional value, the area, the city of republican value, the capital – the chairman of medical commission;

      secretary.

      Also other representatives of public authorities and public associations can be a part of the draft commissions. The numerical structure of the draft commission has to be odd.

      The structure regional, the cities of republican value, the capital of the draft commission joins the deputy head of territorial authority of Committee of national security of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      The schedule of carrying out an appeal of citizens on military service is approved by local executive body.

      Members of the draft commission on conscription military service bear responsibility according to laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan for an illegal appeal of citizens.

      2. Oblast (city of republican significance or the capital) draft committee shall:

      1) carry out management and control of the activity of district (city of oblast significance) draft committees;

      2) verify accuracy of representing deferrals and releases from call to military service to citizens;

      3) excluded by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication);
      4) excluded dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication);

      5) consider complaints and applications of citizens for decision of district (cities of oblast significance) draft committees;

      6) cancel decisions of district (cities of oblast significance) draft committees.

      3. By results of medical examination regional (the cities of regional value) the draft commission concerning the recruit accepts one of the following decisions:

      1) is subject to an appeal on military service;

      2) to grant a draft deferment on military service;

      3) to exempt from an appeal on military service;

      4) to exempt from execution of a conscription.

      The decision of the draft commission within one day appears to the citizen who is subject to an appeal on military service which copy at his desire is handed out.

      The decision of the draft commission can be appealed by the citizen in a judicial proceeding or in regional (the cities of republican value or the capital) the draft commission. The preliminary address in regional (the cities of republican value or the capital) the draft commission is not an indispensable condition for appeal to the court.

      At simultaneous consideration of the applications in regional (the cities of republican value or the capital) the draft commission and court regional (the cities of republican value or the capital) the draft commission stops consideration of the application to the introduction in validity of the judgment.

      The judgment which took legal effect is obligatory for execution by the relevant draft commissions.

      4. Heads of authorized bodies shall recall decision of draft committee on call in respect of persons ineligible for military service according to health condition, and shall return them to draft committees with representation of substitution before taking military oath by them.

      Footnote. Article 28 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 16.01.2013 No. 71-V (shall be enforced from 01.01.2013); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 29. Medical examining board

      1. For definition of degree of the validity of citizens to military service on a constant basis in areas, the cities of republican value, the capital, the cities and areas the decision of local executive bodies creates medical commissions which carry out medical examination:

      1) youths of premilitary age;

      2) recruits;

      3) the persons liable for call-up called on military collecting;

      4) the citizens arriving on military service under the contract in military educational institutions, on military departments, in the specialized organizations Ministries of Defence.

      2. excluded dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

      3. Procedure for medical certification and composition of medical examining boards shall be determined by the Rules of military physician expertise.

      Footnote. The article 29 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 30. Obligation of citizens subject to call to military service

      Citizens subject to call to military service shall be obliged to appear upon notice of local body of military administration in draft committee. Notice shall be handed to a citizen in person by civil servants of local bodies of military administration or at the place of work (study) by a head of organization against signature.

      In case of impossibility to hand a notice to a citizen in person, ensuring of his (her) arrival shall be imposed on the relevant internal affairs body.

Article 31. Call of citizens to compulsory military service

      Call of citizens to compulsory military service shall be performed twice a year on the basis of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and regulation of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      The citizens aged from eighteen up to twenty seven years who do not have the right for a delay or release from an appeal in the quantity necessary for completing of Armed Forces, other troops and military formations are subject to an appeal on conscription military service.

      Footnote. The article 31 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 32. Call to military service of retired officers

      Retired officers at the age from twenty nine years able-bodied for military service shall be called in time of peace on the basis of regulation of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan for performing the military service in positions of officer personnel upon applications of the authorized bodies.

Article 33. An appeal of persons liable for call-up on military collecting

      Persons liable for call-up are called on military collecting:

      1) within the republican events for mobilization preparation held by the central executive bodies – on the basis of the order of the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      2) within the actions for mobilization preparation, preparation of territorial defense held by local executive bodies of areas, cities of republican value, the capital – on the basis of the resolution of akimat of area, the city of republican value, the capital in coordination with the General Staff of Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Footnote. The article 33 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 34. Call of citizens on mobilizing in military situation and in war time

      1. Call of citizens to military service on mobilizing in military situation and in war time shall be conducted on the basis of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and in the manner established by this Law.

      2. With draftees and conscripts called to military service upon mobilizing in military situation and in war time, full calculation shall be conducted at the place of work (service), salary for actual worked period, retirement pay and compensation payments for unutilized leave shall be paid. Citizens called upon mobilizing in military situation and in war time shall be preserved by dwelling place held by them. Social security (benefits, pensions) of families of citizens called to military service upon mobilizing in military situation and in war time shall be conducted in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      3. Upon conduct of mobilizing, upon imposing military situation and in war time local executive bodies, organizations shall be obliged to ensure well-timed notification and delivery of draftees and conscripts to conscription offices or military units.

Article 35. Deferral from call to military service

      1. Deferral from call to military service shall be provided to citizens under decision of district (city of oblast significance) draft committee.

      Deferral shall be provided on the following grounds:

      1) on family circumstances;

      2) for continuation of education;

      3) on health condition;

      4) on other reasons.

      2. Deferral from call to military service on family circumstances shall be provided to:

      1) citizens engaged in care of family members being in need of exterior aid and not being in full social security, in the absence of close relatives or other persons residing in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan together with them or separately, obliged to maintain mentioned family members according to the Law.

      Family members being in exterior aid and care are:

      father, mother, wife, as well as grandfather and grandmother in the absence of parents of conscript, if they are on his (her) dependence attained the pension age or being disabled persons of group I or II;

      brothers and sisters being disabled persons of group I or II or not attained the age of eighteen years, in the absence of parents;

      mother (father) that have one and more children beside the conscript, being disabled persons of group I or II or not attained the age of eighteen years, and that nurture them without a husband (wife);

      mother (father) that have one and more sole relatives (father, mother, brother, sister) to keep, being incapable for work by age or disabled persons of group I or II and maintain them without a husband (wife);

      one of the parents that maintain the second parent to keep, being disabled person of group I or II and nurture one and more children besides the conscript until eighteen years;

      one of family members having disability and in which the recruit is the only male child;

      2) citizens that have dependents:

      a child (children) nurtured without mother;

      persons where they were in nurturing and maintenance no less than two years due to death of own parents or deprivation of their parental rights, or conviction to deprivation of freedom by court;

      3) citizens being married and having one and more children.

      3. Deferral from call to military service for continuation of education shall be provided to:

      1) citizens receiving general secondary education in educational organizations for the period of study;

      2) citizens receiving technical and professional, post-secondary or higher education of full time course of study in the relevant educational organizations, the full time education in faith (religious) educational organizations, as well as in higher educational institutes of other states, until graduation of one higher education upon representing confirmation documents on education;

      3) citizens receiving post-graduate professional education for the period of study.

      4. Referral from call to military service on health condition shall be provided to citizens by decision of draft committee for the term up to one year.

      5. Referral from call to military service on other reasons shall be provided to:

      1) teachers of educational organizations located in rural area having post-secondary or higher pedagogical education and working on specialty for the whole working period;

      2) doctors having the relevant education, working permanently on specialty in rural area for the whole working period in public health organizations;

      3) deputies of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan or local representative bodies for the term of their deputative powers;

      4) persons in respect of which inquiry, preliminary investigation are carried out or criminal cases are considered by courts, respectively until the end of inquiry, investigation or entering into force of court verdict;

      4-1) to the members of flight crews of civil aircrafts, engineers, mechanics and technicians of civil aviation having the corresponding education for the entire period of work in the organizations of civil aviation;

      5) ship crew members having the relevant education for the whole working term in organizations of water transport.

      6. Citizens admitted to stock with awarding of military rank of officer personnel shall be provided by deferral from call to military service upon family circumstances, on health condition for continuation of post-graduate professional organization and on other reasons.

      7. Deferral from call to military trainings shall not be provided.

      8. Deferral of citizens upon call to military service on mobilizing in military situation and in war time shall be suspended with the exception of deferral on health condition.

      9. Citizens shall have the right to refuse from deferral, with the exception of deferral on condition of health and may be called to military service upon representing personal application and the relevant notarized document from interested persons and bodies of social protection of population.

      10. Citizens that lost the grounds for deferral provided by this Law shall not be subject to call in the manner established by this Law.

      Footnote. Article 35 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 04.07.2013 No. 132-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 27.10.2015 № 363-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 03.12.2015 № 433-V (shall be enforced dated 01.01.2016).

Article 36. Release from call to military service and military trainings

      1. The following citizens shall be released from call to military service in time of peace:

      1) recognized ineligible for military service on health condition;

      2) not called to compulsory military service on a legal basis upon attainment of twenty seven years;

      3) one of relatives of which (father, mother, brother or sister) is died, deceased or became disabled person of group I or II upon fulfilling employment duties during performance of military service;

      4) performed military (alternative) service in other state;

      4-1) serving in special public authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan, except for the cases provided by Paragraph 9 of Article 51 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "About Special Public Authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan";

      5) having academic degree;

      6) ministers of religion of registered religious associations.

      2. The following persons shall be released from call to military trainings:

      1) persons working in state bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan in positions linked with ensuring of defence, security and legal order;

      2) aviation personnel of state, civil and experimental aviation;

      3) persons working in farm economy and in organizations on repair of agricultural equipment for the period of sowing and harvesting operations;

      4) pedagogical workers of educational organizations of full time of course for the period of academic year;

      5) those studied in educational organizations of full time of course;

      6) women-draftees;

      7) draftees within two years after dismissal in stock;

      8) persons having three and more children at the age up to eighteen years;

      9) persons in respect of whom the inquiry, preliminary investigation are carried out or criminal case is considered by court;

      10) draftees, elected (appointed) by deputies of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan or local representative bodies.

      3. Draftees mentioned in subparagraph 7) of paragraph 2 of this Article shall not be released from performance of special trainings.

      4. Citizens recognized ineligible for military service on health condition shall be released from call to military service on mobilizing in military situation and in war time.

      5. Citizens having the right to release from call to military service may be called to military service at their will upon representation of the relevant notarized documents from interested persons and applications, except for citizens mentioned in subparagraph 1) of paragraph 1 of this Article.

      6. Citizens having records of conviction shall not be subject to call to military service in time of peace.

      7. Citizens that lost the grounds for release from call provided by subparagraph 1) of paragraph 1 of this Article shall be subject to call in the manner established by this Law.

      Footnote. The article 36 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Chapter 6. MILITARY SERVICE UNDER CONTRACT

Article 37. Contract on performance of military service

      1. The contract on passing of military service is signed by the citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the authorized official of Armed Forces, other troops and military formations.

      2. Contract shall be concluded in written between two parties in voluntary basis in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and shall be terminated:

      1) upon expiry of term;

      2) due to voluntary dismissal of a military servant;

      3) from the date of conclusion of other contract on performance of military service by a military servant;

      4) in other cases established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      3. Contract on performance of military service shall be stated by voluntariness of citizen’s entering into military service, term within which a citizen shall be obliged to perform military service and other conditions of contract.

      4. Terms of the contract about passing of military service include a duty of the citizen to pass military service in Armed Forces, other troops and military formations during the term established by the contract. Terms of the contract contain the right of the citizen for observance of its rights and the rights of members of his family, including receiving the privileges, guarantees and compensations established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      5. Military servants appointed to position by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall perform military service in the relevant position without conclusion of contract on performance of military service. Requirements of this Law in respect of military servants under contract shall be applied to these military servants.

      After release of mentioned military servants from position, they shall conclude new contract on performance of military service or shall be dismissed from military service in the manner determined by the Rules of performing the military service.

      6. The military personnel of conscription military service having technical and professional, higher education and who served six months having the right to arrive on military service under the contract in the order determined by Rules of passing of military service.

      The uhlan at transfer to a third year of training signs the contract on passing of military service.

      7. The military personnel at the call of officers after the expiration of military service has the right to arrive on military service under the contract in the order determined by Rules of passing of military service.

      Footnote. The article 37 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 38. Requirements submitted to persons entering into military service under contract

      1. The persons arriving on military service under the contract have to meet the following requirements:

      1) to have citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      2) to have necessary personal, moral and professional qualities, education level, suitable for health reasons to military service;

      3) not to be younger than eighteen years, except for cadets, cadets, and no later than achievement of age limit of a state by them on military service:

      For the first time arriving on military service under the contract or appointments to positions of list of soldiers (sailors) and younger non-commissioned officer's structure – fifteen years;

      for appointment to positions younger officer and senior non-commissioned officer's structures – ten years;

      at a position of the senior officer or highest non-commissioned officer's structure – five years;

      4) to serve conscription military service or to be trained at military department or military preparation in the specialized organizations of the Ministry of Defence for training of military technical specialists on a paid basis, except for women.

      The persons arriving on military service under the contract assume the restrictions set by laws connected with passing of military service and the anti-corruption restrictions set by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "About Anti-corruption" which are fixed in writing.

      2. On military service under the contract the person is not accepted:

      1) recognized as court incapacitated or it is limited by capable;

      2) the having disease interfering fulfillment of duties of military service according to the conclusion of the military-medical commission;

      3) deprived by court of the right to hold the state positions during a certain term;

      4) the restrictions set by laws, connected with stay of the serviceman on military service and the anti-corruption restrictions set by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "About Anti-corruption" which refused to assume;

      5) having the criminal record which is not extinguished or not removed in the order established by the law;

      6) previously convicted or exempted from criminal liability for commission of crime on the basis of Paragraphs 3), 4), 9), 10) and 12) of part one of Article 35 or Article 36 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      7) on which within three years before revenues to military service the administrative penalty for commission of corruption offense was imposed in a judicial proceeding;

      8) the committed corruption crime;

      9) not last psychophysiological or polygraphological research for positions which list is approved by the head of authorized body, or medical examination;

      10) concerning which within three years before revenues to service for commission of criminal offense the conviction of court or which within three years before revenues to service is exempted from criminal liability for commission of criminal offense on the basis of Paragraphs 3), 4), 9), 10) and 12) of part one of Article 35 or Article 36 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Republic of Kazakhstan is pronounced;

      11) dismissed for negative motives from the public or military service, from special public authorities, law enforcement agencies, vessels and judicial authorities;

      12) not undergone special testing and (or) reported obviously false data on himself or on the close relatives (the parents, children, adoptive parents adopted full and not full brothers and sisters, grandfathers, grandmothers, grandsons) or about the spouse and her (his) close relatives;

      13) not executed the standards for physical training approved by the head of authorized body;

      14) the committed crime as a part of criminal group;

      15) against which criminal case about crime as a part of criminal group is dismissed by criminal prosecution authority or court on the basis of Paragraphs 3), 4), 9), 10) and 12) of part one of Article 35 or Article 36 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Republic of Kazakhstan before the expiration of the lower limit of the imprisonment prescribed by the relevant article of the Special part of the Criminal Code of Kazakhstan.

      Concerning the person arriving on military service a special inspection is carried out.

      Concerning the persons arriving on military service under the contract for positions which list is approved by the head of authorized body an inspection with application of psychophysiological and polygraphological researches in the order determined by the head of authorized body is carried out.

      3. Medical certification shall be conducted for determination of conformity of a person to established requirements in accordance with the Rules of military physician expertise.

      4. The grounds for refuse to person entering into military service under contract are as well:

      1) non-presentation or distortion of the data specified in Paragraph 2 of the present article;

      2) absence of vacant positions on military occupational specialty of a candidate;

      3) negative results of psychophysiological and polygraphological researches.

      5. At revenues to military service under the contract the citizen and his spouse (spouse) are obliged to submit data on delivery of the financial disclosure statement according to the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "About Anti-corruption".

      Footnote. The article 38 with the amendments made by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 04.07.2014 № 233-V (shall be enforced dated 01.01.2015); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 39. Arrival of citizens in military educational institutions and also assignment and restoration. Signing of the contracts about passing of military service with the citizens studying in military educational institutions

      1. In the military educational institutions implementing educational programs of the higher, technical and professional education on the basis of the general secondary education have the right to arrive:

      1) the citizens who were not passing military service, reached in a year of receipt of age of seventeen years, but are not more senior than twenty two years;

      2) the citizens who passed military service and the military personnel undergoing conscription military service before achievement by them in a year of receipt of age of twenty four years;

      3) the military personnel passing military service under the contract before achievement of age of twenty five years by them.

      Arrival of citizens in military educational institutions is carried out on a competitive basis according to the Regulations of Admission in military educational institutions approved by authorized body.

      In case of identical indicators when holding a competition to transfer in the list of cadets, cadets privilege is had:

      orphan children and children without parental support;

      graduates of the organizations of education with additional programs for military preparation;

      children of the military personnel, the dead, missing persons during service or become disabled during passing of military service;

      the persons awarded with the sign "Altyn Belgy";

      the winners of the international Olympic Games and competitions of scientific projects (scientific competitions) in general education objects, republican and international competitions of performers and sports competitions of the last three years awarded with diplomas of the first – the third degrees which list is defined by authorized body in the field of education, winners presidential, the republican Olympic Games and competitions of scientific projects in general education objects of the current year, awarded with diplomas of the first – the third degrees on condition of compliance to the specialty chosen by them to a subject of the Olympic Games or competition.

      The military personnel sent for training to foreign military educational institutions studies according to international treaties of the Republic of Kazakhstan and contracts and also the invitation to training.

      2. In the military educational institutions implementing programs of technical and professional education on the basis of the main secondary education have the right to arrive the citizens who reached in a year of receipt of age of fifteen years, but is not more senior than seventeen years.

      3. The person can be allowed to restoration in military educational institution if from the date of its assignment did not pass one year, except for the faces restored on the basis of the positive conclusion of the military-medical commission.

      4. In military educational institution the person dismissed from military service for negative motives cannot be restored.

      5. To graduates of the military educational institutions implementing educational programs of the higher education the military rank "lieutenant" is given.

      The serviceman upon termination of the military educational institutions implementing educational programs of technical and professional education gives the military rank "lance sergeant".

      The military rank "lieutenant of health service" is appropriated to cadets of military-medical faculty after the end of training in the program of a bachelor degree.

      The military personnel continuing training in programs of a military internship passes military service at a military position of variable list of the military intern

      Footnote. The article 39 in the wording of the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 39-1. The national university of defense of a named after the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbassy

      Footnote. The heading of the article 39-1 in the wording by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 11.07.2017 № 91 (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

      1. The national university of defense of a name of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasa (further – the National university of defense) is the organization of education implementing educational programs of postgraduate education.

      2. To the National university of defense shall have the right to go military servants, employees of officers of special public authorities on the direction of their personnel authorities and also the persons of civil personnel of Armed Forces, state authorities in the presence of admission to the state secrets. At the same time the persons of civil personnel of Armed Forces and state authorities shall study only with use of remote educational technologies.

      3. The persons enlisted in the National university of defense are appointed to positions of the undergraduate or doctoral candidate with maintaining the status of the serviceman or employee.

      4. The military personnel, the staff of special public authorities appointed to a position of the undergraduate or doctoral candidate are provided with a monetary allowance according to the uniform system of compensation of employees of the bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan which are contained at the expense of the state budget, the Republic of Kazakhstan approved by the Government in coordination with the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      5. The higher-education teaching personnel of military educational institutions must undergo advanced training at least once every three years.

      Footnote. The chapter 6 is supplemented by the 39-1 in accordance of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.11.2015 № 398-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 11.07.2017 № 91-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication) ; dated 04.07.2018 No. 171-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 40. Term of a contract and procedure for its conclusion

      1. Contract on performance of military service shall be concluded:

      1) for three years – for the persons for the first time arriving on military service under the contract;

      2) for five years;

      3) for ten years;

      4) until attainment of the age of retirement of being at military service;

      5) for cadets, cadets and military interns – for the term of training in military educational institution and for ten years of military service after its termination (for cadets of flight personnel – for fifteen years of military service after its termination);

      6) for listeners, undergraduates, doctoral candidates, graduateds in a military academy – for the term of training and for five years of military service after the termination of military educational institution or before achievement of age limit of a state on military service.

      2. Procedure for selecting the candidates and their entering into military service under contract shall be determined by the Rules of performing the military service.

      Footnote. The article 40 with the amendments made by the Law of Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Chapter 7. STAYING IN STOCK

Article 41. Admission to stock

      1. Persons admitted to stock are:

      1) dismissed from military service and from Service of the state protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan with transfer in a stock;

      1-1) the staff of special public authorities dismissed from service:

      from among ordinary and non-commissioned officer's structures;

      from Service of the state protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

      for negative motives;

      in connection with non-performance of terms of the contract;

      2) not performed military service due to release from call to military service;

      3) not performed military service due to provision of deferrals from call upon attainment of the age of twenty seven years;

      4) women having military occupational specialty;

      5) performed training on program of retired officers on senior divisions of higher educational institutions;

      6) Ministries of Defence which were trained on military and technical and other specialties on a paid basis in the specialized organizations.

      2. Persons being in stock shall undergo medical certification for determination of fitness for military service in accordance with the Rules of military physician expertise.

      3. The persons exempted from an appeal on conscription military service and which did not pass military service in connection with granting draft deferments on reaching age of twenty seven years and also the citizens who were trained on military and technical and other specialties in the specialized organizations of the Ministry of Defence on a paid basis are enlisted in a stock by local bodies of military management of the area, city of regional value with assignment of a military rank of a stock "ordinary" ("sailor").

      4. Military occupational specialty of persons upon admission to stock shall be determined by local bodies of military administration of district (city of oblast significance).

      5. Stock of draftees for bodies of national security and authorized body in the scope of foreign intelligence shall be created in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      5-1. The employees dismissed from Service of the state protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan go for account in local bodies of military management with transfer in a stock with assignment of a military rank of a stock equal to the special rank which is available for them.

      6. Being in stock shall be consisted in performance of military trainings, performance of rules of call to military service and in compliance with obligations according to military registration.

      7. Stay in the operating reserve of the military personnel of bodies of military investigation of the Ministry of Defence consists in passing of military service when performing of the assigned operational tasks within intelligence activities. The order of stay in the operating reserve of the military personnel of bodies of military investigation of the Ministry of Defence is defined by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      8. Upon performance of military trainings or military service under contract by draftees admitted to stock, they shall be transferred to the category of draftees admitted to reserve.

      Footnote. The article 41 with the amendments made by the Law of Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 42. Age of retirement of being in stock

      1. Age of retirement of being in stock of draftees is:

      1) composition of soldiers (seamen), sergeants (petty officers) – up to fifty years included;

      2) for officer personnel – up to sixty years included.

      2. Age of retirement of being in stock of women-draftees is:

      1) for compositions of soldiers (seamen), sergeants )petty officers) – up to thirty five years included;

      2) for persons of officer personnel – until forty five years included.

      3. Draftees attained the age of retirement of being in stock, or persons recognized ineligible for military service on health condition with exclusion from military registration shall be transferred in resignation.

      4. In war time the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan may increase the age of retirement of being in stock up to five years.

Article 43. Performance of military trainings

      1. Draftees shall be called to active duty, verifying and special military trainings, as well as shall be involved in classes on military training.

      2. Draftees shall be called to active duty trainings lasting up to two months once every five years.

      3. Draftees may be involved in verifying trainings for the term up to fifteen days for the period between active duty trainings.

      4. General term of trainings for the time of being in stock may not exceed eighteen months for draftees. By this, time of being in verifying trainings shall be counted to the general term of being in active duty trainings.

      5. Special trainings shall be conducted lasting up to three months.

      6. Place of work and held position shall be preserved for draftees for the period of military trainings, they shall be paid by average salary, and unemployed persons – by minimal salary at the expense of the state.

      Period of being of a draftee beyond the area of place of trainings without reasonable excuses shall not be counted to the term of performing the military trainings.

Chapter 8. SOCIAL SECURITY OF MILITARY SERVANTS

Article 44. Social security of military servants

      1. The military personnel, except for persons liable for service during cantonment, is provided with the monetary allowance established on the basis of the single system of compensation of employees of the bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan which are contained at the expense of the state budget approved by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan in with the coordination of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      The monetary allowance of the military personnel, except for military personnel of conscription service, cadets and cadets of military educational institutions, includes monetary pay (an official salary and a salary on a military rank), extra charges for the special conditions of service and other extra charges and surcharges provided by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      The monetary allowance (stipend) of the military personnel of conscription service, cadets and cadets of military educational institutions includes only an official salary.

      For a service experience of official salary calculation shall be included:

      1) length of service;

      2) stay time in public service;

      3) job experience in the last state organization before revenues to military service on senior positions or at positions on identical specialties.

      The sizes of official salaries and salaries on military ranks of contract servicemen shall be established not lower than the sizes of official salaries of public servants at the corresponding positions and the amount of surcharges for the corresponding special ranks and high ranks.

      The monetary allowance shall not be paid to the military personnel for the periods:

      1) absence on military service without valid excuse;

      2) passings of military service not at military positions in the cases provided by Subparagraphs 6), 8) and 9) of Paragraph 5 of Article 21 of the present Law;

      3) in detention;

      4) in the cases provided by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      The order of payment of a monetary allowance, stipends and other payments shall be established by authorized bodies.

      2. Upon accomplishment of battle missions on searching, transferring, disposal and destruction of explosive ordnances and other explosive devices, military servants shall be paid by compensation in amount of one monthly calculation index per day in the manner determined by authorized body.

      3. Military servants performing the service in positions linked with operation, storage of radioactive materials, ionizing radiation sources, extremely high frequencies and (or) components of rocket fuel, involved to these works and works on liquidation of accident consequences on objects linked with operation, storage of radioactive materials, ionizing radiation sources, extremely high frequencies and (or) components of rocket fuel, shall be provided by additional leave lasting up to twelve days a year proportionally to actually worked time.

      4. Military servants under contract shall be paid by pecuniary compensation in amount established by the Law on republican budget for the relevant financial year for paying expenses for public services, with the exception of those residing in closed or separate military garrisons, on frontier posts and in commandant's offices in the manner, determined by chief executive officers of authorized bodies.

      Note of RCLI!
      Paragraph 5 shall be provided in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 30.06.2017 No. 80-VI (shall be enforced from 01.01.2020).

      5. Medical maintenance of military servants in military health care institutions (organizations) shall be carried out at the expense of the state.

      In the absence of military health care institutions at the place of service or residence of military servants or absence of the relevant departments in there or special equipment, medical aid shall be provided upon medical indications within guaranteed volume of gratuitous medical aid in state health care organizations independently from departmental subordination, in health care organizations based on the right of private property, and individuals engaged in private medical practice.

      Compensation of expenses to the organizations of health care founded on the right of a private property, and the natural persons practising private medicine on delivery of health care within the guaranteed volume of free medical service to the militaries shall be carried out at the expense of budgetary funds in the order determined by authorized body in the field of health service.

      The means spent for treatment shall be compensated to the militaries within the guaranteed volume of free medical service by authorized body in which structure they pass military service, except for the medical services rendered according to order and conditions of rendering commercial services in the organizations of health care.

      The military personnel received wounds, contusion, injuries, mutilations or diseases at fulfillment of military service, goes to sanatoria at the expense of means of Armed Forces, other troops and military formations where they do their military service.

      Military servants of compulsory military service and cadets of military educational institutes shall be ensured by sanatorium-resort therapy at the expense of the state in existence of medical indications.

      Note of RCLI!
      Article 44 shall be provided to supplement by Paragraph 5-1 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 30.06.2017 No. 80-VI (shall be enforced from 01.01.2020).

      6. The military personnel is provided at the expense of the state with cloth property on the norms approved by the first heads of authorized public authorities in coordination with the central authorized body on budget planning and in the order determined by the first head of authorized body.

      7. The military personnel is provided with food on the norms established by the first heads of authorized public authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan in coordination with the central authorized body on budget planning, in cases:

      1) pulling combat duty;

      2) duty on guard;

      3) incurring daily details;

      4) participation in field extrications (access to sea);

      5) carrying out of measures upon storm readiness in basing places;

      6) keeping the watch in lighthouses;

      7) performance of underwater tasks (works);

      8) parachute jumping;

      9) followings as a part of a military echelon, guard on protection and maintenances of military freight to the place of reception and back;

      10) being under hospital treatment in military health care institutions (organizations);

      11) settlements on a guardroom;

      12) participation in peacekeeping operation and also at arrival to a zone (area) of carrying out peacekeeping operation and back.

      Military servants of flight personnel shall be ensured by food for the time of performing the military service.

      Engineering and technical personnel admitted to maintenance of aviation equipment and flight servicing, shall be ensured by food for the period of preparation and flights operation.

      In the absence of the possibility of providing food according to the established basic food rations to the military personnel under the contract shall be paid monetary compensation in the amount of the general troop ration in the order determined by the head of the authorized body.

      Students of military departments during training sessions, recruits at receipt in military educational institutions and also the candidates who arrived for taking entrance examinations and being in barracks in republican schools “Zhas Uhlan” are provided with food on the relevant standards.

      The order of nutrition service shall be defined by the head of authorized body.

      Military personnel of Armed Forces in military units of constant combat readiness at officers positions in divisions of a platoon (groups, calculation) and companies (batteries, a separate platoon, the ship of 4 ranks) and also at positions of ordinary and non-commissioned officer's structures is provided by food (lunch) at the expense of the state in the working days established by regulations of working hours.

      The list of the military units specified in the present point is defined by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      8. The military personnel in the order determined by authorized body has the right for trip at the expense of the state on the railway, motor and inland water transport in cases:

      1) an appeal on military service, military cantonment;

      2) the transfer to the new duty station to other area, including as a part of military unit or division;

      3) the directions authorized body on training in the military educational institutions, other organizations of education implementing programs of postgraduate education, including foreign educational institutions and also upon termination of training, except for assignment cases on poor progress, indiscipline, for other negative motives or on the initiative;

      4) the directions military-medical divisions to the place of hospital treatment and back within the Republic of Kazakhstan, including for taking of the military-medical (flight) commission;

      5) travel to an official journey and back;

      6) travel on exercises, field exits (exits in the sea), parades of troops and back;

      7) participation in emergency response and back;

      8) participation in fighting, performance of tasks in the conditions of extraordinary or martial law and also in the conditions of armed conflicts;

      9) participation in peacekeeping operations and safety;

      10) participation in anti-terrorist operations;

      11) followings as a part of guard on protection and maintenance of military freights, including the documents, products and military freights containing the data making the state secrets to places of reception (delivery) and back;

      12) maintenances:

      teams with recruits,militaries;

      arrested, the detained military personnel, persons liable for call-up;

      coffin with a body of the dead (died) serviceman to the place of burial and back.

      Military servants and members of their families shall have the right for the travel on air transport in the order determined by the head of authorized agency.

      Military servants, except for attendees, cadets and the military servants of conscription service, while transferring to a new duty station to other area, money shall be paid for the transportation of own property within the Republic of Kazakhstan in the amount of one monthly calculation indicator for every 20 kilometers of the highway in the order determined by the head of authorized agency.

      While transferring the military personnel, except for cadets, cadets and the military personnel at the call of, to the new service place to other area at a distance of more than 100 kilometers (including as a part of military unit or division) the lifting stipend in the amount of two-month monetary pay to the serviceman and half of monthly monetary pay on each family member is paid.

      Footnote. Article 44 with the amendments made by Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 29.09.2014 No. 239-V (shall be enforced upon the expiry of ten calendar days after day of its first official publication); dated 15.06.2015 No. 321-V (shall be enforced upon the expiry of ten calendar days after day of its first official publication); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (an order of enforcement see Article 2) ; dated 02.07.2018 № 165-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication).

Article 45. Providing with the accommodation of military personnel and members of their families

      1. The military personnel and members of their families defined according to Chapter 13-1 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the Housing Relationships" provided with the accommodation for the service period at the expense of the state.

      2. Providing with the accommodation of the military personnel and members of their families shall be made in the order established by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “ On the Housing Relationships”.

      Footnote. The article 45 in the wording of the Law of Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.12.2017 № 114-VI (shall be enforced 01.01.2018).

Article 46. Leaves for military servants

      1. The contract serviceman is annually granted with main leave with payment of a grant for improvement at a rate of two official salaries which duration is established depending on a length of service in calendar calculation:

      1) less than ten years – 30 days;

      2) from ten to fifteen years – 35 days;

      3) from fifteen to twenty years – 40 days;

      4) twenty and more years – 45 days.

      10 days of a holiday are provided to the military personnel who is at flight work, ship service, keeping the watch, active service, serving in areas according to the list established by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan in addition to annual main leave.

      Duration of annual main leave is estimated in calendar days without the holidays falling on days of a holiday irrespective of a daily routine and the regulations of working hours.

      With providing of annual main leave to contract servicemen (military interns, undergraduates, doctoral candidates, graduateds in a military academy) and with providing of a summer vacation holiday payment of a grant is made for improvement at a rate of two official salaries.

      The set of a summer and winter vacation holiday of military interns, undergraduates, doctoral candidates, graduates in a military academy shall be equated to annual main vacation.

      In case of dismissal of the contract serviceman from military service for negative motives he or she is obliged to compensate the stipend sum for improvement in proportion to not served time.

      2. Besides annual main leave the military personnel shall be granted the additional leaves provided by acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      The serviceman, except military personnel of conscription service, cadets and cadets, according to his official report is granted a child care leave before achievement of age of three years by it in the order determined by the Labor code of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      The general duration of annual main and additional leaves cannot exceed 60 days for the corresponding year, at the same time the additional time is provided which is necessary for the travel to the place of a holiday and back . The order of granting time needed for the travel to the place of a holiday and back, is established by Rules of passing of military service.

      The holiday of the contract serviceman can be divided into parts taking into account the interests of service.

      3. Military servants of compulsory service shall be provided by short-time leave in the form of incentive in the manner determined by general military charters.

      4. Military servants shall be provided by sick leaves, short time leaves on family circumstances, and those studying in military educational institutes (on military faculties) – by canicular leave.

      The military personnel (except military personnel of conscription service, cadets and cadets) are granted educational leaves for preparation and taking entrance examinations, during training in the organizations of education implementing educational programs of the higher and postgraduate education for the term determined by the curriculum, and the military personnel who is applicants of academic degrees of the candidate, the doctor of science, degrees of the doctor of philosophy (PhD) and the doctor on a profile are granted with leaves in the order established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      5. Annual basic leave shall be discontinued in case of notifying mobilizing, military or emergency situation, in war time and in case of official necessity in the manner determined by the chief executive officer of the authorized body. By this the unused part of the leave shall be provided in current year or following year.

      If unused part of the leave is ten calendar days and more, military servants shall be provided additionally by time required for travel to the place of leave and back.

      The part of a leave which is not used in previous year is granted to the serviceman according to his official report separately in the current year or joined to the paid annual main leave.

      6. Military servants directed beyond the boundaries of the Republic of Kazakhstan for carrying out of obligations imposed on them or to study shall enjoy the same rights for leave as those performing the service in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      7. Annual vacations can be granted to the working wives (husbands) of the military personnel along with another holiday of their husbands (wives) under the agreement with the employer. At the same time duration of a holiday can be equal to duration of a holiday of the husband (wife) due to granting an additional holiday non-paid under the agreement with the employer.

      Footnote. The article 46 with the amendments made by the Law of Republic of Kazakhstan dated 29.09.2014 № 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.11.2015 № 298-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 47. Special aspects of social security of military servants under contract of private and non-commissioned personnel

      Military servants performing the military service under contract in positions of soldiers (seamen), sergeants (petty officers), served no less than eight years in calendar calculation shall have the right to compensation of expenses for study in higher educational institutes of the Republic of Kazakhstan on a paid basis in amount of fifty percent of the cost for study at the expense of budget funds. A military servant may exercise this right only once.

      Compensation for mentioned expenses to military servant shall be carried out by authorized body in the structure of which the military servant performs military service.

      Upon transfer of a military servant to other educational organization, the amount of compensation for expenses for study in higher educational institutes of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be subject to adjustment.

      Upon provision of academic leave to military servant, he (she) shall preserve the right to compensation for expenses for study in higher educational institutes of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Military servant having the right to compensation for expenses for study in higher educational institutes of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be guaranteed by compensation for expenses for study in other higher educational institutes in cases of liquidation and reorganization of educational organization, suspension of validity, deprivation of educational organization in which he (she) studied (studies).

Article 48. Features of social security of the military personnel of conscription service, pupils, uhlans, cadets and cadets of military educational institutions

      Footnote. The heading of the article 48 in the wording made by the Law of Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

      Military personnel of conscription service, cadets, cadets, pupils and uhlans of military educational institutions are provided with nutrition property, food on the norms approved by the first heads of authorized bodies in coordination with the central authorized body on budget planning.

      At departure for the leave, the food ration is given for the period of getting the leave or vacation destination.

      The military personnel of conscription service while going for a short-term holiday and back, to cadets, cadets of military educational institutions while following in a vacation holiday and on a training and also is back granted the right for journey at the expense of the state on the railway, motor and inland water transport. The cadets studying in foreign military educational institutions are granted also the right of journey at the expense of the state on air transport at the direction on training and following in a vacation holiday and back.

      Compensation on mailings in a size determined by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan in coordination with the first heads of the appropriate authorized public authorities and the central authorized body by budget planning is also paid to military personnel of conscription service, cadets of the first and second years of military educational institutions.

      For accommodation for the period of passing of conscription military service and training in military educational institution the military personnel accommodates in barracks. Hostels for the period of training in military educational institution can be also provided to cadets, cadets and uhlans.

      Footnote. Article 48 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 04.02.2013 No. 75-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 29..09.2014 № 239-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 49. Additional social security of separate categories of military servants

      Military servants participating (engaged) in combat actions, anti-terrorist and peace-keeping operations, and military servants of the bodies of military intelligence of the Ministry of Defence, participated in performance of imposed operative tasks within intelligence activities, shall be provided by additional leave lasting for two weeks that shall be added to annual leave.

      For military servants participating (engaged) in combat actions and anti-terrorist operations, the period of combat actions and anti-terrorist operations shall be counted in years of service on a preferential basis as one month of service for three months.

      For military servants participated (engaged) in peace-keeping operations, the period of participating in peace-keeping operations shall be counted for a military servant on a preferential basis as one month for one and a half month.

      Upon return from peacekeeping operation the military personnel goes for sanatorium treatment at the expense of means of Armed Forces, other troops and military formations of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the structure where they take military service, for the term of not less than seven calendar days, but no more than twenty one day.

      Footnote. The article 49 with the amendments made by the Law of Republic of Kazakhstan dated 15.06.2015 № 321-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 50. Social security of citizens dismissed from military service

      1. Medical support in military-medical institutions (organizations), and having a period of service twenty five and more years – sanatorium treatment in the presence of indications according to the list of the diseases determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan is provided to the persons dismissed from military service on reaching age limit of a state on military service, for health reasons, who got a disease in connection with fulfillment of duties of military service and also having a period of service twenty and more years at the expense of the state.

      Note of RCLI!
      Part two of Paragraph 1 shall be provided to exclude by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 30.06.2017 No. 80-VI (shall be enforced from 01.01.2020).

      In the absence of relevant departments or special equipment in military health care institutions (organizations), medical aid shall be provided upon medical indications to persons within guaranteed volume of gratuitous medical aid:

      1) in state health care organizations independently from departmental subordination;

      2) in health care organizations based on the right to private property;

      3) by individuals engaged in private medical practice.

      Note of RCLI!
      Part three of Paragraph 1 shall be provided to exclude by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 30.06.2017 No. 80-VI (shall be enforced from 01.01.2020).

      The funds expensed for treatment within amount of guaranteed volume of gratuitous medical aid shall be compensated to mentioned persons by the authorized body, in the structure of which they performed military service, in the manner determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Note of RCLI!
      Article 50 shall be provided to supplement by Paragraph 1-1 in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 30.06.2017 No. 80-VI (shall be enforced from 01.01.2020).

      2. Persons mentioned in paragraph 1 of this Article shall be ensured by social adaptation upon dismissal from Armed Forces as well as for the purpose of acquiring civil specialties during performance of military service.

      3. Persons dismissed from military service (with the exception of dismissed due to the termination of the citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in case of refusal of a special examination, for negative reasons, due to official inconsistencies identified as a result of certification) shall have the right to travel at the expense of the state on the railway, automobile and inland water transport to the place of military registration or the chosen place of residence within the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      For persons dismissed from military service (with the exception of dismissed from conscription military service due to the termination of the citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in case of refusal of a special examination, for negative reasons, due to official inconsistencies identified as a result of certification) shall be paid money at the expense of the state for the transportation of own property within the Republic of Kazakhstan in the amount of one monthly calculation indicator for every 20 kilometers of the highway.

      This paragraph shall apply to the persons dismissed from military service after June 13, 2017.

      Footnote. The article 50 with the amendments made by the Law of Republic of Kazakhstan dated 02.08.2015 № 342-V (shall be enforced dated 01.01.2016) ; dated 02.07.2018 No. 165-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication)..

Article 51. Compensations for military servants in case of death incidence (death) or receiving maim

      1. In case of death incident (death) of a military servant during his (her) performance of military service or a draftee called to military trainings, upon establishment his (her) disability or in case of receiving main by him (her) linked with fulfillment of obligations of military service, the payment of lump sum compensation shall be made in the manner determined by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      2. In case of loss (death) of the serviceman during taking of military service or after dismissal from service as a result of a mutilation (wound, a trauma, a contusion) or the disease got during taking of military service, to successors of the serviceman payment of single monetary compensation in the amount of five-year monetary pay on the last post on the date of loss (death), and to successors of the serviceman of conscription service, the cadet of military educational institution, the person liable for call-up called on military collecting - at a rate of 500 monthly settlement indicators is made.

      3. Lump sum compensation upon establishing disability to military servant under contract during his (her) performance of military service or occurred in the result of maim (wound, injury, contusion), disease received in the result of fulfilling the obligations of military service shall be paid in the following amounts before expiration of one year from the date of dismissal from military service:

      1) disabled person of group I – three month financial allowance;

      2) disabled person of group II – eighteen month financial allowance;

      3) disabled person of group III – six month financial allowance.

      In case of receiving serious maim (wound, injury, contusion) by military servants under contract upon fulfilling the obligations of military service not entailed disability, they shall be paid by lump sum compensation in amount of one and a half month financial allowance; minor maim – half of monthly financial allowance.

      Military servants of compulsory service, cadets of military educational institutes (military faculties) receiving scholarship, draftees called to military trainings shall be paid by lump sum compensations in the cases provided by this paragraph in the following amounts:

      1) disabled person of group I – 250 monthly calculation indices;

      2) disabled person of group II – 150 monthly calculation indices;

      3) disabled person of group III – 50 monthly calculation indices;

      4) for serious maim – 12 monthly calculation indices;

      5) for minor maim – 4 monthly calculation indices.

      4. Lump sum compensation shall not be paid, if in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan it is proved that death incident (death) of a military servant or maim received by them occurred:

      1) in the result of self-murder with the exception of carrying to self-murder in existence of court decision entered into force;

      2) at commission of criminal or administrative offenses;

      3) as a result of the use of the substances causing a state alcoholic, narcotic, psychotropic, toxic intoxication (their analogues);

      4) in the result of intended infliction of bodily damage to himself (herself) (self-injury) or other harm to own health for the purpose of receiving lump sum compensation or evading from military service;

      5) in the result of actions of a military servant violating the conditions of contract on performance of military service.

      5. Burial of military servants, draftees called to military trainings, died upon performance of military service or died in the result of maim (wound, injury, contusion), disease received in the result of fulfilling the obligations of military service shall be performed at the place of military service (trainings) or on other place at the will of their relatives. All expenses linked with preparation to transportation of a body, transportation of a body, burial, producing and installing gravestone shall be carried out at the expense of the authorized body in which military servants, draftees called to military trainings performed military service (trainings) in amounts established by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Provisions mentioned in this paragraph shall be applied to citizens dismissed from military service upon attainment of the age of retirement of being at military service, on health condition or due to personnel reduction having general length of military service of twenty five years and more, as well as to participants of combat actions and anti-terrorist operations independently from general length of military service.

      6. In case of death of receiver of pension payments for years of service from among military servants, his (her) family or person carried out burial shall be paid by lump sum payment for burial in amount of three pension payment for the moment of death of a receiver.

      Family members of died receivers of pension payments for years of service from among military servants independently from appointment of benefit on account of loss of breadwinner shall be paid by lump sum benefits: to wife (husband) – in amount of three month pension of breadwinner and for each incapable family member – in amount of monthly pension of the breadwinner, paid to him (her) till the date of death.

      Upon determination of amount of lump sum of benefit provided by this paragraph, the number of family members having the right to benefit includes: a wife (husband) independently from age and capacity to work; children not attained eighteen years or older this age, if they became disabled persons until attainment of the age of eighteen years or they were students of full time educational institutions and not attained the age of twenty three years; parents being in dependence of died person, attained the age of retirement established by the legislation or being disabled.

      Footnote. Article 51 as amended by the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 04.02.2013 No. 75-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication); dated 23.04.2014 No. 200-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 04.07.2014 № 233-V (shall be enforced dated 01.01.2015); dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 12.12.2017 № 114-VI (shall be enforced dated 01.01.2018).

Article 52. Social security of military servants’ family members

      Note of RCLI!
      Paragraph 1 shall be provided in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 30.06.2017 No. 80-VI (shall be enforced from 01.01.2020).

      1. Medical maintenance of family members of military servants under contract in military health care institutions shall be carried out at the expense of the state.

      In the absence of military health care institutions at the place of service or residence or absence of the relevant departments in there or special equipment, medical aid shall be provided within the guaranteed volume of gratuitous medical aid on medical indications in state health care organizations independently from departmental subordination, in health care organizations based on the right of private property and individuals engaged in private medical practice.

      2. To members of families of the military personnel, except for members of families of attendees, cadets and the military personnel at the call of, constantly in common living with them, the right for travel at the expense of the state on the railway, motor and inland water transport in cases is granted:

      transfer of the serviceman to other area, including as a part of military unit or division;

      the directions of the serviceman authorized body on training with an exception of lists of military unit in the military educational institutions, other organizations of education implementing programs of postgraduate education, including foreign educational institutions and also upon termination of training, except for assignment cases on poor progress, indiscipline, for other negative motives or on the initiative;

      dismissals of the serviceman from military service, except for dismissal in connection with loss of citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan, at refusal in special check, for negative motives, on the office discrepancy which came to light following the results of certification.

      3. Children of military servants as well as of those died, deceased or missed during performance of service shall be provided by the places in childcare centres out of turn at the place of residence by local executive bodies.

      Children of military servants, died or received disability upon fulfilling the obligations of military service, missed during performance of service shall enjoy the right of non-competitive admission to military residential schools, Republic school “Zhas Ulan”.

      Footnote. The article 52 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Chapter 9. RESPONSIBILITY OF MILITARY SERVANTS

Article 53. Responsibility of military servants

      1. For violation of military discipline, a commander (head) shall apply the following types of disciplinary sanctions to a military servant:

      1) admonition;

      2) reprimand;

      3) severe reprimand;

      4) prevention on incomplete official competence;

      5) reduction in position for one stage;

      6) reduction in military rank for one stage;

      7) dismissal from military service on negative motives.

      2. In relation of military servants of compulsory service and cadets of military educational institutes (military faculties) except for those mentioned in paragraph 1 of this Article, the following types of disciplinary sanctions shall be applied:

      1) deprivation of regular dismissal from location of military unit or from a ship to bank;

      2) deprivation of the identification badge of Armed Forces, other troops and military structures.

      3. In relation of officers upon call, reduction in military rank shall be performed until military rank “junior sergeant” (“petty officer II class”). By this, this military servant shall be transferred to composition of sergeants (petty officers) and shall serve upon expiry of established term of compulsory service.

      4. Dismissal from military service on negative motives shall not be applied in relation of military servants performing military service upon call.

      5. Bringing of military servants to disciplinary responsibility shall be performed in the manner established by the general military charters.

      Footnote. The article 53 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Article 54. Responsibility of military servants for crimes, offences and other infractions

      For crimes, offences and other infractions military servants shall bear criminal, administrative, civil and disciplinary responsibility in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Actions (inaction) of the military personnel can be appealed to higher officials and (or) in court in the order established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Footnote. The article 54 with the amendments made by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13.06.2017 № 69-VI (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication).

Chapter 10. TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

Article 55. Transitional provisions

      1. This Law enters into force upon expiry of ten calendar days after its first official publication, with the exception of paragraphs 2, 4 and 7 of Article 44 and Article 45 that shall enter into force from 1 January 2013.

      2. Military servants awarded by military ranks before enforcement of this Law, the terms of service in these military ranks shall be calculated in accordance with the legislation being in force before entering into force of this Law.

      Military servants as well as citizens being in stock or being in resignation having the military ranks “petty officer”, “master chief petty officer”, “warrant officer”, ‘midshipman”, “senior warrant officer”, “senior midshipman” awarded to them before entering into force of this Law, shall preserve these military ranks.

      3. Military servants for which the ages of retirement of being at military service are changed by this Law shall have the right to dismiss or hand in resignation upon attainment of the following ages of retirement:

      1) to half colonel (captain II rank) – forty five years;

      2) colonels (captains I rank) – fifty three years;

      3) colonels (captain I rank) being awarded by the military rank before 21 July 2005 – fifty years;

      4) general-majors (real admirals) and general-lieutenants (vice admirals) being awarded by the military rank before entering into force of this Law – fifty eight years;

      5) general-majors (real admirals) and general-lieutenants (vice admirals) being awarded by the military rank before 21 July 2005 – fifty five years;

      6) general-colonels (admirals) being awarded by the military rank before entering into force of this Law – sixty years.

      In case if such militaries were appointed to the next commissions after enforcement of the present Law, then limit ages of a state on military service are established according to Article 25 of the present Law.

      3-1. Military servants performing military service with military ranks “petty officer”, “master chief petty officer”, “warrant officer”, ‘midshipman”, “senior warrant officer”, “senior midshipman”, shall perform military service in the manner determined by the Rules of performing the military service. For the mentioned category of military servants, the age of retirement of being at military service is the age established y subparagraph 2) of paragraph 1 of Article 25 of this Law.

      3-2. The military personnel to whom the military rank "lieutenant colonel" is appointed from the date of enforcement of the present Law and till the January 1, 2018 hav the right to leave or resign on reaching them age limit – forty seven years.

      4. Contracts on performance of military service concluded before entering into force of this Law shall be terminated upon expiry in accordance with the legislation being in effect before entering into force of this Law.

      The contracts on taking military service signed before enforcement of the present Law for a period of up to achievement of age limit of a state on military service extend before achievement by the military personnel of the limit age established by Paragraph 1 of Article 25 of the present Law.

      5. Housing payments are made by the contract militaries (except for military personnel of Service of the state protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan, attendees and cadets of the military educational institutions, persons liable for call-up called on military collecting) needing the dwelling according to their official report according to the Rules of providing the military personnel with the office dwelling, calculations of the size, appointment, recalculation, implementation, the termination, stay and renewal of housing payments approved by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. At the militaries of the State Protection Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan (except for militaries of urgent service) housing payments are made in accordance with the rules of calculation of size, appointment, recalculation, implementation, termination, suspension and resumption of housing payments to employees of special State bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan established by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      Note of RCLI!
      Paragraph 6 shall be provided in the wording of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 12.12.2017 No. 114-VI (shall be enforced from 01.01.2020).

      6. The militaries who have been in military service for ten years or more in calendar terms on the 1st January 2013 shall be provided with a service accommodation from the state housing stock, which they have the right to privatize (except for accommodation, located in closed and separate military towns, at the frontier outposts and in Commandant's offices) on conditions and in the manner stipulated by the accomodation legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      6-1. For persons who have been in military service for ten years or more, but less than twenty years in a calendar, and living in an official accommodation, which is not subject to privatization, including its presence in the territory of closed and separate military towns, frontier outposts and other closed objects, and dismissed from military service until the 1st of January 2018 upon reaching the age limit of the state in military service, for health reasons or in connection with the staffing reduction, the procedure of Accommodation Exchange from the state housing stock, established by the Article 96 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “on housing matters”.

      7. Persons who have been in military service for twenty or more years in calendar terms, not provided with the dismissal of the service accommodation and previously failed to realize the right of privatization of the accommodation, dismissed from military services during the period from January 1st, 2013 to January 1st, 2018 upon reaching the age limit of the state in the military service, for health reasons or in connection with the staffing reduction, have the right to receive monetary compensation in accordance with the rules of monetary compensation.

      8. Of the militaries under the contract, the term of military service on January 1st, 2013 was ten years or more, on dismissal from military service after reaching the limit age in military service, for health reasons or in connection with the staffing reduction the severance pay is given in the amount of:

      Those who have a service from 10 to 15 calendar years, – four-month supplies;

      From 15 to 20 years old – five-month supplies;

      From 20 to 25 years – six months supplies;

      From 25 to 30 years old – seven-month supplies;

      More than 30 years – eight-month supplies.

      In the case of re-entry into the military service under the contract, the amount of severance pay is determined with consideration of the previously paid severance payment, except for cases when the severance payment was not previously paid.

      The amount of the severance pay is increased by two salary allowances for the millitaries who were awarded the Order (orders) during the period of military service.

      9. Citizens that entered into military service under contract for the first time in position of soldiers (seamen), sergeants (petty officers) before 1 January 2013, shall be paid by lump sum pecuniary recompense depending on the term of concluded contract in the following amounts:

      for 3 years – in amount of 1 official salary;

      for 5 years – in amount of 10 official salaries;

      for 10 years – in amount of 20 official salaries.

      Payment of mentioned pecuniary recompenses shall be made no later than three months from the date of conclusion of the contract.

      Received lump sum pecuniary recompense shall be subject to refund:

      1) upon dismissal from military service upon expiration of the term of contract in the cases provided by subparagraphs 11), 12) and 13) of paragraph 1 of Article 26 of this Law;

      2) if in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, it is proved that the wound, contusion, injury, maim or disease unsuited with the further performance of military service occurred upon commission of illegal actions by military servants or on the reason of alcohol, drug, toxic intoxication or infliction of any bodily damage (self-injury) to themselves or other harm to own health for the purpose of evading from military service.

      Refund of paid lump sum of pecuniary recompense shall be performed to the state body in which a military servant performed military service in monthly term from the date of his (her) dismissal from military service.

      In case of death incident (death), receipt of wound, contusion, injury, maim or disease unsuited with the further performance of military service, refund of lump sum pecuniary recompense shall not be made to military servants during the period of performing the military service.

      10. Shall be deemed to have lost force from the date of entering into force of this Law:

      1) the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 20 January 1993 “On status and social protection of military servants and their family members” (The Bulletins of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 1993, No. 2, Article 32; No. 18, Article 429; 1995, No. 20, Article 120; No. 22, Article 133; the Bulletin of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 1997, No. 7, Article 79; 1999, No. 8, Article 247; No. 23, Article 920; 2001 No. 20, Article 257; 2003 No. 15, Article 135; 2004 No. 23, Article 142; 2007, No. 9, Article 67; No. 10, Article 69; No. 20, Article 152; 2009, No. 2-3, Article 8; 2011, No. 1, Article 7; No. 16, Article 129);

      2) the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 8 July 2005 “On military obligation and military service” (The Bulletin of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 2005, No. 14, Article 60; 2007, No. 9, Article 67; No. 20, Article 152; 2008, No. 6-7, Article 27; 2010, No. 10, Article 48; No. 24, Article 151; 2011, No. 1, Article 7; No. 17, Article136; the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 9 November 2011 “On amendments and supplements in several legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the issues of improvement of law enforcement activity and further humanization of criminal legislation” published in newspapers “Yegemen Kazakhstan” 15, 16 November 2011 and “Kazakhstanskaya Pravda” 15, 16 and 19 November 2011).

      Footnote. Article 55 as amended by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 23.04.2014 No. 200-V (shall be enforced upon expiry of ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication); dated 13.06.2017 No. 69-VI (an order of enforcement see Article 2); dated 12.12.2017 № 114-VI (shall be enforced dated 01.01.2018).

The President


of the Republic of Kazakhstan

N. Nazarbayev


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