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Article 85
 

Appointment of the elections of the Mazhilis deputies


1. Reasons for the appointment:


1) of regular elections shall be the end of the constitutional term of office of the Mazhilis deputies;


2) early elections – the pre-term termination of the term of office of the Parliament or the Mazhilis of the Parliament;


3) by-elections – the pre-term termination of the term of office of the deputy, the deprivation of his mandate or his/her death.


2. Elections of deputies in the case stipulated by sub-clause 1) clause 1 of this Article shall be appointed by the President of the Republic at least five months before and shall be conducted within two months before the termination of term of office of the Mazhilis deputies.


3. Elections of deputies in case stipulated by sub-clause 2) clause 1 of this Article shall be appointed by the President of the Republic simultaneously with adoption by him of the decision about advance termination of the term of office of the Parliament or the Mazhilis of the Parliament are conducted within two months from the date of the advance termination of the term of office of the Parliament or the Mazhilis of the Parliament.


3-1. The election day of Mazhilis deputies who are elected by the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan can be different from the election day of Mazhilis deputies who are elected on the basis of a party list.


4. In cases stipulated by sub-clause 3) clause 1 of this Article, the by-election shall be appointed by the Central Election Commission within three months from the moment of the early termination, the deprivation of his mandate or his/her death.


5. Elections shall be appointed taking into account the requirements of clause 3 Article 41 of the Constitution.