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Law review for November 30 – December 4, 2020

December 6, 2020

Draft law on economic amnesty issues developed

On December 4, 2020, the draft Law of the Kyrgyz Republic "On Amendments to Legislative Acts on Economic Amnesty" was submitted for public discussion.

The bill was developed in order to establish additional state guarantees for business entities, in relation to persons participating in the process of voluntary declaration of property and income during the period of the national budget deficit, as well as a manifestation of humanism towards persons held in prisons and pre-trial detention centers in the context of the spread of COVID-19.


The draft law "On the appointment of a referendum to determine the state structure of the Kyrgyz Republic (nationwide voting)" considered

On December 3, at a meeting of the Jogorku Kenesh, the deputies considered the first reading of the draft law "On the appointment of a referendum on the determination of the state structure of the Kyrgyz Republic (popular vote)".

The draft law proposes to appoint a referendum (popular vote) throughout the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic on January 10, 2021 on the issue of determining the state structure of the Kyrgyz Republic.


The Economy Ministry developed a regulation on the procedure for refunding VAT to diplomatic missions

The purpose and objective of this draft resolution is to bring in line with the legislation the Regulation on the procedure for refunding value added tax to diplomatic missions, consular offices of foreign states and equivalent representative offices of international organizations accredited in the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as their employees, including their family members.

Such a norm will improve budgetary discipline and streamline work with diplomatic institutions of foreign states.