Introduction to the Law of Kazakhstan
Introduction to the Laws.....Series Volume 14
Kazakhstan finds itself at the crossroads of political, economic, social and cultural relations between the East and West. Constituting a bridge between Europe and Asia, uniting more than 100 different ethnic and religious groups and possessing huge territory with abundant natural resources, it is a unique country with enormous potential to grow in stature on the world’s stage. This book is the first-ever comprehensive overview of the legal system of Kazakhstan in English. It offers a compact, coherent, systematic and reliable overview of the major legal concepts, principles and developments of the legal system of Kazakhstan.
Sixteen chapters, each written by an expert in the respective field, cover the following specific areas of the Kazakhstani legal system:
- History of Kazakhstan;
- Basic Features of the Legal System (Comparative Perspective and Sources of Law);
- Legal Education and Science in Kazakhstan;
- Constitutional Law;
- Administrative Law;
- Law of Persons;
- Property Law;
- Law of Obligations;
- Family and Inheritance Law;
- Labor Law;
- Private International Law;
- Civil Procedure;
- Criminal Law;
- Criminal Procedure;
- Investment and Energy Law;
- Tax Law.
The unmatched breadth and depth of the book’s content will serve the needs of all interested readers, be they academics, government officials, practitioners or students.
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List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
List of Abbreviations.
Preface of the General Editors .
Preface and Acknowledgements.
Chapter 1 Legal History of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kembayev
Chapter 2 Basic Features of the Legal System. Zhenis Kembayev
Chapter 3 Legal Education and Science in Kazakhstan . Sergey Udartsev
Chapter 4 Constitutional Law. Zhenis Kembayev
Chapter 5 Administrative Law. Roman Podoprigora
Chapter 6 Law of Persons. Maidan Suleimenov & Zhenis Kembayev
Chapter 7 Property Law. Aigoul Kenjebayeva
Chapter 8 Law of Obligations. Zhenis Kembayev & John J.A. Burke
Chapter 9 Family and Inheritance Law . Zhenis Kembayev & Maria Baideldinova Dalpane
Chapter 10 Labor Law. Irina Mezhibovskaya
Chapter 11 Private International Law. Maidan Suleimenov
Chapter 12 Civil Procedure. Roman Nurpeissov
Chapter 13 Criminal Law. Igor Rogov
Chapter 14 Criminal Procedure. Daniyar Kanafin
Chapter 15 Investment and Energy Law. Gani Bitenov
Chapter 16 Tax Law. Yevgeniy Porokhov