Uzbekistan will initiate a new procedure for the review of legislation against corruption
Uzbekistan is pursuing a phased and targeted anti-corruption policy. The new provision was the next step in improving measures to prevent corruption. The Minister of Justice approved a new Regulation on the procedure for conducting anti-corruption reviews of legal acts and their drafts.
In Uzbekistan A number of amendments were introduced into the legal acts governing the activity of NGOs
On March 3, 2021, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed a Resolution “On additional measures for state support of non-governmental non-profit organizations, ensuring the freedom of their activities, protection of their rights and legitimate interests” No.PP-5012 (hereinafter – the “Resolution No.PP-5012”).
Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan approved the Law “On Public Procurement” in a new edition
On March 12, 2021, the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan held its ordinary plenary session, in which it approved a new edition of the Law “On Public Procurement” (hereinafter – the “Law”).
One of Russia’s leading media outlets, Kommersant, has released its national rating of best legal practices. Russian offices of GRATA International have been featured in federal and regional tables of leading law firm across several practice areas.
A leading Russian law firms rating directory Pravo-300 released the results of its first ever research of legal markets of CIS countries. The main goal of Pravo-300 International is to provide an overview of the regional legal market, identify main players and help Russia law firms find reliable partners for projects in the local jurisdictions.
In Uzbekistan the right to lease forest lands shall be granted through auction
In accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers “On Amendments and Additions to the Regulation on the Procedure of Granting of Land Leases of the State Forest Fund” No.50 dated February 3, 2021 (hereinafter – the “Resolution No.50”), the right to lease a land plot of the Forest Fund shall be sold through auction.
Under the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On measures for the creation of the industrial technical park “Yangihayot” in Tashkent” No.PP-4979 dated February 4, 2021, a new industrial technology park with a land plot of 210 hectares will be built in the district of Yangihayot of Tashkent (hereinafter – the “Resolution No.PP-4979”).
The President of Uzbekistan approved the Government Program for 2021
On February 4, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan approved the Government Program for 2021 (hereinafter – the “Program”). The Program provides for the implementation of projects for the total amount of UZS 29,5 trillion, USD 2,6 billion and EUR 57,3 million.
Moldova extended until June 30 the deadline in which companies from Transnistria can import goods
Moldova extended until June 30 the deadline in which companies from Transnistria can import goods through the checkpoints Pervomaisk-Cuciurgan, Goianul Nou-Platonovo and Novosavitskoe-Cuciurgan in a preferential mode, without collecting import or export duties from them.
Over the last month, a number of amendments were introduced to the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In particular, amendments were made to the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan and to the Law “On Public-Private Partnership”. In addition, the Senate approved the Urban Planning Code in new edition and the Cabinet of Ministers adopted a new Resolution in the field of taxation.
Azerbaijani Tariff Council changes retail prices for some goods, services
The Tariff Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan held its regular meeting on January 4, 2021.The State Oil Company (SOCAR) has approached the Council with a proposal to raise retail prices for natural gas, AI-92 gasoline and diesel fuel.
The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed a Decree on the establishment of the “Karabakh Revival Fund” public legal entity (January 4, 2021).