Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions:

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What is the main goal of the "Systematic Regulatory Review" in the Kyrgyz Republic?

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The main goal of the regulatory reform is to improve the economic competitiveness of the country and 

enhance the business environment through:

- reducing regulation of economic activities and eliminating administrative and regulatory bariers,

- eliminating and minimizing corruption,

- using effective methods of regulation. 

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What methodology is used in conducting regulatory reform?

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Implementation of the regulatory reform consists of several stages:

1. Inventory of legal acts – at this stage all public bodies under the scope of the reform will conduct 

ant inventory of legal acts in their areas..

2. Self-assessment by public bodies– public bodies will conduct assessments of legal acts in their areas 

by filling in a special questionnaire related to:

- legality of legal act

- need of legal act

- business friendliness

- corruptogenicity.

Filled in questionnaires will be made public through “EGuillotine”. 

3. Review of legal acts by businesses – entrepreneurs and their associations will review of the legal 

acts and will provide their feedback.

4. Development of recommendations – at this stage experts of the Regulatory Reform Unit will assess 

the feedback received from the business community and the self-assessments conducted by public agencies 

and will prepare recommendations to the Regulatory Reform Council.

5. Decision of the Regulatory Reform Council –all proposed recommendations, including those aimed 

at eliminating unreasonable and non-market-oriented legal acts, will be submitted to the Council. These will 

be considered during the meeting of the Council and will be adopted or rejected by vote of Council’s 

members.The Council will recommend all public agencies to prepare and submit draft legal acts 

implementing approved recommendations to the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Implementation of adopted recommendations – the Government will adopt legal aimed at the 

implementation of recommendations approved by the Regulatory Reform Council.

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Who are the members of the Regulatory Reform Council?

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The Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic istheChairman of the Council. The Vice Prime Minister and the 

Minister of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic are Deputy Chairmen. Secretary of the Council - Head of the 

Department for Licensing and Permitting Activities Regulation and Regulatory Impact Analysis of the 

Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The Council consists of:

- Head of the Department for Financial and Economic Analysis and Development Monitoring in the rank of 

Deputy Chief of the President’s Office of the Kyrgyz Republic (as agreed);

- Minister of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic

- Minister of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic

- Head of the Legal Support Department under the Government Office of the Kyrgyz Republic

- Head of the Economy and Investment Department under the Government Office of the Kyrgyz Republic

-Head of the Secretariat of the Council for Business Development and Investment under the Government of 

the Kyrgyz Republic(as agreed).

Council meetings shall beattended by representatives of all relevant state agencies.

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What is the role of the Regulatory Reform Council?

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The Council is established to prepare recommendations for improvement of legal acts affecting the 

business, consistent with the principles of the market economy and contributing to improving the business 

environment and investment climate.

The Council is will make recommendations to the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on abolishing or 

ammending the legal acts of the Kyrgyz Republic regulating business activities and non-complying with the 

reform principles.

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Which state bodies are involved in the implementation of the regulatory reform?

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34 state bodies are involved in the implementation of regulatory reform project "Systematic Regulatory 

Review" in accordance with the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic No. 4 dated 12 

January 2015.

The list of state bodies can be found on the official website of the State Registry of Legal Acts of the Ministry 

of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic http://cbd.minjust.gov.kg/act/view/ru-ru/97249?cl=ru-ru#p3

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Who will implement this reform?

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The main entities involved in the implementation of the reform are:

1 – RegulatoryReformCouncil

2 – Secretariat of the Council (Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic)

3 – Ministerial Reform Units/Working Groups (MRU/WG)

4 – Regulatory Reform Unit

5 – Business entities 

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What is purpose of the regulatory reform?

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Regulatoryr eform is carried out to:

- build a system of regulatory management and control;

- improve the quality of existing legislation;

- create conditions for improving the quality of adopted legal acts 

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What are the problems the regulatory reform is aiming to solve?

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-  Legal acts governing busines activities have been adopted without taking into account the views of 

entrepreneurs. In Kyrgyzstan there are several thousands of legal acts governing business activities, most of 

which have been adopted without due consultation.

- Negative attitude of entrepreneurs to public administration and it’s emplyees, and vice versa.

- Shortcommings of business legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic

- High level of corruption.

- The lack of accurate information on how the existing business legislation contributes to the development 

of private business, attraction of private investments.

- The need to strengthen public-private dialogue between the State and business.

- Implementation of the reform will make it possible to reduce costs to Government by simplifying the 

public administration system, improving and optimizing the legal framework and overlaps, and by 

strengthening public-private dialogue.