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Kazakhstan, Constitutional Act of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Elections in the Republic of Kazakhstan, (1999, last amended in 2019), accessed 29 January 2021

Article 10.   Election bodies, their system and term of office

1. Election commissions shall be the state election bodies organizing preparation for and conduct of elections in the Republic.

2. A unified system of election commissions shall be comprised of:

             1) Central Election Commission of the Republic;

             2) territorial election commissions;

3)  the sub-clause is excluded by the Constitutional Act of RK of 29.06.2018 No. 162-VI (enters into force upon expiry of ten calendar days after the day of its first official publication);

             4) precinct election commissions.

5. Decisions of election commissions taken within their competency shall be mandatory for implementation by all state bodies, organizations, local self-government bodies and officials in the corresponding territory.

6. Interference with the work of election commissions during the exercise of their authorities shall be prohibited.

Electoral Management Bodies

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Name of EMB Number of EMB members Term of office EMB members selected by Chair appointed/elected by Party or expert based membership
Central Election Commission (Центральная избирательная комиссия) 7 5 years President, Legislature President Expert
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