Legal Reform in Action In Line with State Policy Priorities

26 June 2021

In June this year, the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan adopted a package of laws and regulations. The laws were adopted in accordance with the new procedure after the formation of the bicameral parliament – Milli Gengesh.

In accordance with the priorities of the policy of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the comprehensive programme of the modernisation of the regulatory and legal framework of the country, the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh developed and discussed the new laws at its 14th meeting on May 22 that was held via videoconference. In accordance with Article 18 of the Law “On the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan”, the laws developed and adopted by the Mejlis were submitted for approval by the Halk Maslahaty. On June 5, the Halk Maslahaty of the Milli Gengesh held its first meeting. Speaking at the meeting, the Deputy Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of the Milli Gengesh and the heads of the Committees provided comments on each of the legislative documents. The laws were approved unanimously and enshrined in the Resolutions.