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Roundtable to discuss preliminary results of the inventory of KR laws on healthcare and social development

A roundtable to discuss the preliminary results of inventorying KR laws on healthcare and social development is taking place in Bishkek. The event is held with the technical support of the UN System in the Kyrgyz Republic and attended by Ministry representatives and independent experts.

“As you know, in February of this year, the President issued a Decree “On the inventory of legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic”, followed by the Regulation of the Government and a special order of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the KR that tasked the Ministry with carrying out an inventory of legislation and making amendments to normative and legal acts in the field of healthcare and social development. A working group was formed and has conducted an enormous scope of work on inventorying and activating laws. At the present moment, we are holding final meetings to introduce amendments to several laws and normative and legal acts in the field of healthcare,” said Jalalidin Rahmatullaev, Deputy Minister of Health and Social Development of the KR.

We note that with a view to optimizing and improving the entire legislative framework and carrying out its large-scale and quality transformation based on the revision of current values, principles, and new benchmarks focused on protecting the rights and interests of citizens and legal entities, the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic “On the inventory of legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic” №26 of 8 February 2021, instructed the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to create an interdepartmental expert group, comprising representatives of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Kyrgyz Republic, executive state and local governance bodies, businesses, non-governmental organizations, and independent experts, and in the period until 31 December 2021 conduct a full inventory – by branches of the law – of all concepts, strategies, programs and acts, adopted in the Kyrgyz Republic, to inspect their compliance with the Constitution, principles of social justice and partnership, to eliminate internal contradictions and conflict of laws, gaps in legislation, and based on the outcomes of the inspection, make proposals for eliminating the identified discrepancies.

Based on the work of the inventory expert group, 54 laws in the field of healthcare, labor, and social development were checked against their correspondence to the criteria of the Methodology approved by the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic; based on the final scores, these laws were recommended for further revision, and the final scores were submitted to the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic for consideration.


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