Dear readers,

On July 10, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the law on amendments and additions to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Online Platforms and online advertising.

According to the amendments, among others, the specifics of regulating online advertising are established by the law on online platforms and online advertising of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The law generally regulates public relations related to online platforms operating on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as public relations arising in the process of production, placement, distribution and storage of online advertising on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 

Also, the law reinforces the importance of the national language. In this regard, social networks and online platforms are required to make it possible to use the interface and moderate it in the Kazakh language.

The law comes into force on September 10, 2023.