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Theory and practice of criminal law combating corruption in the Republic of Kazakhstan

Nursulu Zh. Siubayeva (Department of Legal Disciplines, Bolashaq Academy, Karaganda, Kazakhstan)
Aigul M. Kalguzhinova (Department of Criminal Law, Process and Criminalistics, Academician E.A. Buketov Karagandа University, Karaganda, Kazakhstan)
Darkhan O. Ozbekov (Department of Criminal Law, Process and Criminalistics, Academician E.A. Buketov Karagandа University, Karaganda, Kazakhstan)
Saule S. Serikbayeva (Department of Theory and History of State and Law, Academician E.A. Buketov Karagandа University, Karaganda, Kazakhstan)
Kamshat S. Amirbek (Department of Constitutional and International Law, Academician E.A. Buketov Karagandа University, Karaganda, Kazakhstan)

Journal of Financial Crime

ISSN: 1359-0790

Article publication date: 30 December 2021

Issue publication date: 2 January 2023

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Abstract

Purpose

In accordance with the country’s programme documents, the fight against corruption, defined as the most important strategic priority of the national policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, acquires consistent political and legal support. The purpose of this paper is to study the criminal law combating corruption in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Design/methodology/approach

In this paper, the methods of historical analysis of the current legal provisions, analysis of the compositions of malfeasances and synthesis were used.

Findings

This study considered the main historical stages and aspects of the development of modern legislation of criminal liability for corruption offences. The authors of this study provided sound proposals for improving the current legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Originality/value

This paper argues the need to develop corruptology as an independent interdisciplinary scientific area, the subject of which would be corruption as a political, sociological, economic, legal and criminological phenomenon; features of corruption and combating it throughout the history of state–legal relations.

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Citation

Siubayeva, N.Z., Kalguzhinova, A.M., Ozbekov, D.O., Serikbayeva, S.S. and Amirbek, K.S. (2023), "Theory and practice of criminal law combating corruption in the Republic of Kazakhstan", Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 30 No. 1, pp. 238-253. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFC-11-2021-0250

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