Approved by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of December 21, 2010 N 365
 

REGULATIONS
on the National Commission on the State Language under the President of the Kyrgyz Republic

(As amended by the Decrees of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of May 24, 2017 UP No. 98, March 7, 2019 UP No. 35)

I. General provisions

1. The National Commission on the State Language under the President of the Kyrgyz Republic (hereinafter - the National Commission) is an authorized state body that controls the unified policy in the field of the development of the state language and improvement of the language policy of the Kyrgyz Republic.

(As amended by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of May 24, 2017, UP No. 98)

2. The National Commission in its activities is guided by the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic "On the State Language" and other laws of the Kyrgyz Republic, decrees and orders of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, decisions and orders of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, international treaties and agreements entered into in the manner prescribed by law by virtue of which the Kyrgyz Republic is a party, as well as these Regulations.

3. The National Commission carries out its activities in cooperation with central and other state authorities, local government bodies, international organizations, institutions, public organizations and other legal entities and individuals.

4. The National Commission is a legal entity, in the form of a state institution, has a seal, stamp and letterheads with the State Emblem of the Kyrgyz Republic, with the name in the state and official languages, an independent balance sheet, settlement and other accounts in the Treasury system of the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic.

5. Legal address of the National Commission: 720017, Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek city, Bokonbaeva street, 182.

(As amended by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of May 24, 2017, UP No. 98)

II. Main tasks of the National Commission

6. The main tasks of the National Commission are:

- development of the state language and improvement of language policy, ensuring its comprehensive and full-fledged application in all spheres of public administration and local self-government;

- determination of a strategy for the further development of the state language and improvement of language policy;

- ensuring the stage-by-stage implementation of the functioning of the state language in state and local authorities, organizations and institutions, as well as in the media, book publishing of the Kyrgyz Republic;

- increasing the role of the state language in the revival and development of the spiritual values of the Kyrgyz people;

- creation of the necessary organizational and other conditions for the free mastery of the state language by all citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic;

- creation of opportunities and conditions for mastering the culture of written and oral speech in the state language of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic.

(As amended by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of May 24, 2017, UP No. 98)

III. Functions of the National Commission

7. The National Commission, in accordance with the tasks assigned to it, carries out the following functions:

- implements state policy in the field of development of the state language and improvement of language policy in the Kyrgyz Republic;

- develops the main directions and programs for the development of the state language and improvement of the language policy in the Kyrgyz Republic with the subsequent submission of proposals to the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, and also ensures control over their implementation;

- coordinates the activities of state organizations to develop the state language and improve language policy;

- organizes work on the study of the state language and the development of possible ways and means of optimizing this process;

- organizes the development of specific measures for the development of the state language and the improvement of language policy, approves and controls their implementation;

- takes measures to improve the efficiency of scientific research in the field of the state language and the implementation of their results into practice;

- issues permission for the publication of teaching aids, certificates and certificates of knowledge of the state language in accordance with the law;

- determines the degree of proficiency in the state language by officials who are required, in accordance with the law, to be fluent in the state language;

- assists in translating the achievements of world and national culture into the state language;

- assists in the translation into the state language of advertising texts, signboards, labels (labels, price tags, etc.), announcements and other visual information;

- assists in the development and improvement of methods of teaching the state language in preschool, school, secondary and higher educational institutions;

- approves and monitors the implementation of thematic plans for the publication of textbooks, anthologies, dictionaries and other literature aimed at developing the state language, promoting the spiritual heritage of the Kyrgyz people and developing the skill of the artistic word;

- assists in the training of personnel in higher educational institutions in the field of the development of the state language and the improvement of language policy and improvement of their qualifications;

- organizes work in the development of terminology, the development of terminological (industry) dictionaries by public authorities and local governments and other organizations and institutions;

- takes measures to improve the quality of translation materials, prepare translators;

- ensures the timely consideration of oral and written applications, complaints and inquiries of citizens and legal entities;

- provides guidance and control over the activities of structural units created under the National Commission;

- organizes the development and publication of books, audio and video materials, holds conferences, seminars, round tables, debates, competitions, festivals, anniversaries, public and other scientific, scientific and practical events in the field of the development of the state language, as well as their financing.

(As amended by the Decrees of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of May 24, 2017 UP No. 98, March 7, 2019 UP No. 35)

By the decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of March 7, 2019, UP No. 35, changes were made to paragraph 7 of the text in the state language.

IV. Rights of the National Commission

8. The National Commission has the right:

- to conclude agreements with state authorities, local self-government bodies, organizations, enterprises, institutions, legal entities, individuals in the field of the development of the state language within the powers determined by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic;

- to request and receive from executive authorities, local self-government bodies, public organizations, documents, information and materials on the issues of determining the priority directions for the development of the state language and improving the language policy;

- receive financial and technical assistance from international and other organizations in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic, and in the prescribed manner attracts funds from international organizations for the implementation of state policy in the areas of activity attributed to the competence of the National Commission;

- create coordination and advisory bodies (councils, commissions, groups), including interdepartmental bodies, in the established field of activity;

- to exercise other rights in accordance with the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

(As amended by the Decrees of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of May 24, 2017 UP No. 98, March 7, 2019 UP No. 35)

By the decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of March 7, 2019, UP No. 35, amendments were made to paragraph 8 of the text in the state language.

V. Organization of activities of the National Commission

9. The general management of the activities of the National Commission is carried out by the chairman, appointed and dismissed by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic.

10. The Chairman of the National Commission has a Deputy Chairman appointed and dismissed by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic upon the proposal of the Chairman of the National Commission;

- in the absence of the chairman of the National Commission, the deputy chairman performs his duties.

11. Chairman of the National Commission:

- carries out general management of the activities of the National Commission and bears personal responsibility for the implementation of tasks assigned to the National Commission;

- issues orders and orders within the limits of its authority;

- in accordance with the procedure established by law, appoints and dismisses employees of the central office of the National Commission and the heads of subordinate institutions, imposes disciplinary sanctions and encourages them, also nominates them for state awards of the Kyrgyz Republic;

- takes part in the development of draft regulatory legal acts of the Kyrgyz Republic, touching upon issues within the competence of the National Commission;

- represents the interests of the National Commission in state bodies, courts and other organizations;

- hears reports of state bodies and institutions on the implementation of legislative acts on the state language, implementation of programs for its development and gives conclusions and recommendations for implementation;

- distributes the duties of the deputy chairman, heads of structural divisions and subordinate institutions of the National Commission;

- approves cost estimates, disposes in the prescribed manner of financial resources allocated from the republican budget for the maintenance of the National Commission, and other sources of funding provided for by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic;

- controls the spending by subordinate institutions of funds for the development of the state language;

- the chairman of the National Commission is at the same time the chairman of the advisory body under the National Commission;

- approves regulations on subordinate organizations of the National Commission and their structure;

- within the established staffing and wage fund, approves the structure and staffing of the National Commission;

- performs other functions and powers in accordance with the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic and these Regulations.

(As amended by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of March 7, 2019 UP No. 35)

By the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of March 7, 2019, UP No. 35, changes were made to paragraph 11 of the text in the state language.

12. Under the National Commission, an advisory body is formed in the amount of 15 people, the composition of which is approved by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic on the proposal of the Chairman of the National Commission. The composition of the advisory body is determined from among the representatives of state and public organizations, education, science and culture and acts on a voluntary basis.

Advisory body under the National Commission:

- assists in the implementation of state policy in the areas within the competence of the National Commission;

- takes part in the organization of work on the study of the state language and the development of possible ways and means of optimizing this process;

- renders assistance in the development of terminology, the development of terminological dictionaries by state bodies and local authorities and other organizations and institutions;

- assists in the development of measures to improve the quality of translation materials, training of translators;

- interacts with government agencies in order to develop and implement all the necessary measures to ensure a gradual transition to an active record keeping in the state language;

- develops conclusions, proposals and recommendations in the form of solutions, analytical and informational materials, as well as projects and other documents corresponding to the activities of the National Commission;

- conducts forums, public hearings, with an invitation to meetings of the National Commission of representatives of state and other bodies, regardless of the form of ownership, public, scientific circles, mass media and other representatives to discuss the development of the state language and improve language policy.

Meetings of the advisory body are convened by its chairman or, in his absence, by the deputy chairman, if necessary, but at least once a quarter.

A meeting of a deliberative body is competent in the presence of at least 2/3 of the total number of its members.

The decisions of the advisory body are taken by a majority vote of those present.

In case of equality of votes, the decision for which the chairman voted is considered adopted.

The meetings of the deliberative body are recorded and signed by the presiding and executive secretary of the meeting.

The organizational support of the activities of the advisory body is assigned to the National Commission.

(As amended by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of May 24, 2017, UP No. 98)

13. Under the National Commission there is a Training and Information Center and the editorial office of the Kyrgyz Tili newspaper, which carry out their activities on the basis of the right of operational management.

(As amended by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic of March 7, 2019 UP No. 35)

Vi. Property of the National Commission

14. The National Commission, in the manner prescribed by law, carries out the operational management of the property assigned to it.

The budget of the National Commission is formed from the state budget, at the expense of receipts from the sale of printed materials and rendered services, funds allocated by public organizations, business entities, individuals, for the functioning and development of the state language, as well as its structures and other activities aimed at implementation of the state language development program.

Vii. Final provisions

15. Reorganization and termination of the activities of the National Commission are carried out in accordance with the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.