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Kazakh lower house of parliament passes draft law on minimum social standards.

The lower house of the parliament of Kazakhstan has approved the second reading of the draft law "on minimum social standards and guarantees."

The bill, initiated by the deputies of the Mazhilis and the Senate, was developed to legislative recognition of new principles of social policy defined by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in his address to the people "Kazakhstan-2050 Strategy" and "Nurly Zhol - The path to the future," Mazhilis deputy Svetlana Ferkho told Kazinform.

According to her words the bill aims at legislative consolidation of the principles which provide guaranteed minimum social standards (minimum amount of social services and cash benefits).

In addition, the MPs approved the second reading of the consequential amendments to the law.

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Date:Apr 15, 2015
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