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Kazakhstan

Review of the Kazakhstan Commission on Access to Information

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Published on March 06, 2020

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The report assesses the enforcement of the Republic of Kazakhstan's law on access to information with a focus on the practices of the Kazakhstan Commission on Access to Information. It benchmarks the Commission’s mandate and functions against those of similar access-to-information oversight bodies in OECD countries. The report compares the legal nature and the institutional structure of these institutions, focusing on the availability and effectiveness of appeal mechanisms. It proposes ways to align the Commission with similar bodies in OECD countries by adopting good practices or revising current legislation.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Abbreviations and acronyms
Executive Summary
Introduction
Oversight bodies for access to information
The legal nature and composition of CATI
Mandate of the oversight body for access to information
Review mechanisms
Developing the Commission on Access to Information
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