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The Mejlis of Turkmenistan adopts number of new laws
16 Mar
The Mejlis of Turkmenistan adopts number of new laws

On the 14th of March, 2020, was the ninth session of the Mejlis of the sixth convocation, at which number of new laws and regulatory and legal acts have been adopted, took place. Heads of some ministries and departments, representatives of mass media have been invited to participate in the session, reports the State News Agency of Turkmenistan.

According to the agenda, Draft Law of Turkmenistan on Electronic documents, electronic document management system and digital services has been brought up for review by parliamentarians.

Electronic document management system is a combination of automated processes of development, sending, transmitting, receiving, storage, use, protection, update, search, collection, distribution, blocking and deletion of electronic documents using information technologies and systems of telecommunication.

Electronic document may be used for entering into contracts, settlement of payments, official and unofficial correspondence and transfer of other information.

Further, the Draft Law of Turkmenistan on Ecological Information has been presented for discussion. The deputies have focused on the key objectives in environment protection sphere, the main of which is to protect the resources and beauty of the Motherland, to increase and bring this priceless heritage to future generations.

In addition, Draft Law of Turkmenistan on Institution of Anniversary Medal of Turkmenistan “Türkmenistanyň Bitaraplygynyň 25 ýyllygyna” has been reviewed. This medal will be awarded to the citizens who made big personal contribution to political, social, economic, cultural and spiritual development of Turkmen state on occasion of remarkable date – the 25th anniversary of legal status of permanent neutrality.

The deputies have also discussed Draft Laws on Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Court, Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Adalat Authorities of Turkmenistan, Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Legal Acts, on Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Enforcement Proceedings and Status of Judicial Officers, on Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Fight against Legalization of Illegal Income and Financing of Terrorism, on Amendment and Addendums of the certain Legal Acts of Turkmenistan, on Amendment and Addendums of the Customs Code of Turkmenistan, on Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Standardization, on Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Establishments, on Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Hydrocarbon Resources, on Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Currency Regulation and Currency Control in Foreign Economic Relations, on Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Guarantee of Work for Youth, on Amendment and Addendums of the Law of Turkmenistan on Livestock Breeding.

In addition, Draft Resolution of the Mejlis on Ratification of the Agreement between the Government of Turkmenistan and the Government of the Republic of Singapore on Avoidance of Double Taxation on Incomes and Prevention of Tax Evasion has been reviewed at the session. The plan of law-making activity of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan in 2020 and number of other subjects have also been discussed.

Draft legal acts, which have been brought out for review at regular session, of the Mejlis of the sixth convocation, have been unanimously approved and adopted.