President Nazarbayev signs law on religion 13 октября 2011, 14:31
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Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the newly adopted law on religion, Tengrinews.kz reports, citing the Press Service of the President.
According to the official website of the President, “the new law seeks to renew the national legislation on religious organizations through clear regulation of their status and operations. The law sets legislation limits as well as streamlines work of public bodies in charge of regulating interfaith relations with due consideration of today’s trends”.
Besides, the President signed an adjacent decree on amendments to some legislative acts related to religion organizations. The new law adopted by the national Parliament September 29 introduces obligatory re-registration of all religion organizations and prohibits administering any religion rites without due state registration.