Kazakhstan: High Court Decree explains how environmental legislation is to be applied by the court system

Regulatory Decree issued by the High Court of Kazakhstan explains how the courts should interpret the current environmental legislation. It also explains the main principles of evaluating environmental damage. The Decree also stresses which circumstances must be taken into consideration by the courts in order for them to issue judgements on environmental law issues.

The Decree is a comprehensive overview of the environmental law principles and of the procedures that are to be used for the enforcement of environmental law. Although primarily intended for courts, the document is a very useful reference for those who wish to understand how the current environmental legislation is to be interpreted and implemented by the courts.

Law: Decree of the High Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Issues Related to the Implementation of Environmental Legislation by the Courts of Kazakhstan