On March 15-16 in Almaty city took place the R ound table on theme of “Reform of Kazakhstan’s Criminal Procedure Law in accordance with the principles of a rule of law state” with participation of State Secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr.Marat Tazh in , and organized by the Prosecutor General 's Office and the Constitutional Council, together with international partners. The forum was attended by the heads of the Presidential Administration, the Supreme Court, members of Parliament, law enforcement agencies, the academician community, international and non-g overnmental organizations and foreign experts.
As noted at the meeting, the problem of pre-trial proceedings is one of the pressing issues of improving the criminal procedure law. The current model doesn’t comply with the modern requirements and ha s a negative impact on its effectiveness, and on comply ing with the constitutional rights of citizens.
During the round table was held a comprehensive discussion of major ways to improve the Criminal Procedure Code in the framework of draft law , developed by the Prosecutor General's Office. The proposed novel s designed to simplify and expedite the work of investigating authorities, to bring criminal procedure law to the accepted international standards, and to strengthen the guarantees of rights and freedoms of citizens involved in criminal proceedings.
As part of discussion took place an exchange of views on the main aspects of the efficiency of criminal procedure, the introduction of new provisions in the fundamental practice of the criminal process, the development of non-judicial mechanisms for settling criminal conflicts.
Press service of the Prosecutor General's office