On October 25, the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic submitted for public discussion a draft Government Resolution “On Amending the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic “On Approving the Regulations and the Procedure for the Tax Administration” dated April 7, 2011 No. 144.
The draft resolution aims to update the databases of the State Tax Service of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Social Fund of the Kyrgyz Republic and the formation of a single database of taxpayers and payers of insurance premiums.
On October 24, the State Intellectual Property and Innovation Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic submitted for public discussion a draft Law of the Kyrgyz Republic on amendments to some legislative acts of the Kyrgyz Republic (the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Criminal Procedure Code of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Code of the Kyrgyz Republic on Misconduct, the Code of Violations of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Law "On Copyright and Related Rights", the Law "On Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin", the Patent Act, and others.)
In article 199 of the current Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic, punishments for violations of copyright and industrial property were combined in one disposition. In connection with the difference in the damage caused, it is proposed to separate these two compositions and add article on the exclusive rights of the patent holder.
Article 199 of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic proposes to reduce the punishment for violation of copyright, related rights from a fine of category five to a fine of category one in order to comply with the principles of judicial reform.
Due to the fact that crimes in the field of intellectual property are crimes of an economic nature, it is proposed in the Code of Criminal Procedure to transfer the jurisdiction of article 199 to the bodies for combating economic crimes.
Also, due to the fact that the copyright holder and the violator have the possibility of reconciliation, and also in order to exclude corruption risks, it is proposed that crimes provided for in articles 199, 218 of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic shall be attributed to cases of public-private prosecution.
On October 24, the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic submitted for public discussion the draft Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of the Kyrgyz Republic (the Tax Code, the Law “On Bankruptcy (Insolvency)” and the Draft Government Resolution “On the draft Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of the Kyrgyz Republic (the Tax Code and the Law "On Bankruptcy (Insolvency)".
The Jogorku Kenesh passed a number of bills in the first, second and third readings
On October 24, the Parliament deputies adopted the following bills:
In the first reading:
- “On ratification of the Agreement on Cooperation between the Member States of the Commonwealth of Independent States in the fight against crimes in the field of information technologies, signed on September 28, 2018 in the city of Dushanbe.” The initiator is the Government, Resolution No. 374 of 07/30/19.
In the third reading:
- “On ratification of the Grant Agreement on the Program for the Promotion of Economic Diversification - Subprogram 1 between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Asian Development Bank, signed on October 8, 2019 in Bishkek.” The initiator is the Government, Resolution No. 547 of 10/15/19.