Published 6 October 2017
The following OGEL 4 (2016) article is now avalaible:
This paper discusses the correlation between the international law and national legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan. On independence, Kazakhstan signed up to many international legal measures on the use of natural resources and environmental protection, and was the first among the post-Soviet states to design and adopt an Environmental Code, which integrated key provisions of these international legal acts. This article comments on and interprets essential provisions of the environmental legislation of Kazakhstan, analyzes specific rules of international acts, and explains challenges in the application of the legislation. It highlights Kazakhstan’s intent to improve environmental legislation, and its desire to enhance efficiency in regulating environmental relations.
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