Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Some Questions of Improvement of Electoral Legislation in the Republic of Kazakhstan

Author(s): Marzhan Bilyalova, Saule Amandykova, Karlygash Musilimova, Gulzhazira Ilyassova, Aigul Nukusheva

In this article, topical issues of improving the election legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan are considered. The main attention is paid to the issues of improving the procedure of citizens' complaints in connection with the implementation of their electoral rights. The authors analyzed the norms of the electoral legislation regulating the procedure for considering citizens' complaints; the procedure for considering appeals of citizens under the current legislation; shortcomings in the legal regulation of the procedure for receiving and examining citizens' complaints to electoral bodies; developed and proposed measures to improve legislation and law enforcement practices regarding the procedure for considering citizens' complaints to electoral bodies. The novelty of the article is that, by examining the current legislation, a comprehensive analysis of the procedure for examining citizens' complaints has been conducted and measures have been defined to improve the procedure for their adoption and consideration in electoral bodies. The practical significance of the article is that the recommendations proposed in it, provided they are consolidated in the legislation, will facilitate the implementation of the electoral rights of citizens. The contribution to the world science is that the analysis of the state and dynamics of the development of the electoral legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan presented in the article contains scientific and practical material for improving the electoral law and the electoral process in terms of improving the procedure for examining and resolving citizens' appeals for violations of electoral rights.