Executive Power

Article 69
Executive power in the Kyrgyz Republic is carried out by the Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic, by ministries accountable to it, by state committees, administrative departments and local state administration.

                                                   Section One.
                                            THE PRAVITEL'STVO

Article 70
1. The Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic is the highest body of state executive power in the Kyrgyz Republic.

2. The activity of the Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic is headed by the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic. The Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic consists of the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, Vice Prime Ministers, Ministers and Chairmen of State Committees of the Kyrgyz Republic.

3. Entry into office of the newly elected President of the Kyrgyz Republic results in resignation from power of the Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic.

4. The Prime Minister, the Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic or an individual member of it has the right to submit his resignation, which shall be accepted or declined by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic.

5. Acceptance of the resignation of the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic results in the resignation of all members of the Pravitel'stvo. In the event of acceptance of the resignation, the Pravitel'stvo may continue to act upon authorization from the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, until the formation of a new Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Article 71
1. The Prime Minister shall be appointed by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic with the consent of the Assembly of People's Representatives.

2. A nomination of a candidate for Prime Minister is submitted to the Assembly of People's Representatives no later than two weeks after entry into office of the newly elected President of the Kyrgyz Republic, or after resignation of the Prime Minister or Pravitel'stvo, or within one week from the day of rejection of a nominee by the Assembly of People's Representatives.

3. The Assembly of People's Representatives shall make its decision concerning the giving of consent to the appointment of a Prime Minister no later than seven days from the day of submission of the nominee.

4. After three refusals by the Assembly of People's Representatives of nominees for Prime Minister, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic appoints a Prime Minister and dissolves the Assembly of People's Representatives.

5. The Assembly of Peoples' Representatives may express lack of confidence in the Prime Minister. A resolution of no confidence in the Prime Minister is adopted by a majority vote of no fewer than two-thirds of the total number of deputies of the Assembly of People's Representatives. After an expression of no confidence in the Prime Minister by the Assembly of People's Representatives, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic shall have the right either to announce the resignation of the Prime Minister or to reject the decision of the Assembly of People's Representatives. In the event that the Assembly of People's Representatives expresses no confidence in the Prime Minister a second time within three months, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic shall either announce the resignation of the Prime Minister or dissolve the Assembly of People's Representatives.

6. The Prime Minister, in accordance with the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic, laws and decrees of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, determines the fundamental directions of the activities of the Pravitel'stvo, organizes its work, and is personally responsible for its activities.

Article 72
1. The President of the Kyrgyz Republic exercises control over the Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic.

2. The Prime Minister presents a report on the work of the Pravitel'stvo to the Legislative Assembly and the Assembly of People's Representatives annually.

Article 73
1. The Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic shall decide all issues about state administration, excluding the powers relegated by the Constitution to the competency of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic and to the Jogorku Kenesh.

2. The Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic:
prepares the republican budget and submits it to the Assembly of  People's Representatives, and ensures its implementation;
exercises budgetary-financial, tax and price policy; organizes and exercises management over state property; takes measures to secure the defense of the country, state security, and the realization of foreign policy of the Kyrgyz Republic;
carries out measures to guarantee lawful activity, rights and freedoms of citizens, the protection of property and public order, the fighting of crime.

3. The Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic and the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan ensure the provision of a unitary monetary - credit and hard currency policy.

Article 74
The Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic issues decrees and instructions binding throughout the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic for all bodies, organizations, officials and citizens and organizes, supervises and secures their fulfillment.

Article 75
1. The Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic oversees the activity of all ministries, government committees, administrative agencies and state organs of local administration.

2. Ministries, state committees, and administrative departments, within the limits of their competency, issue orders and instructions on the basis of and as part of implementing of the Constitution, laws of the Kyrgyz Republic, resolutions of the chambers of the Jogorku Kenesh, acts of the President, resolutions and instructions of the Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic, and organize, check and ensure their implementation.

3. The Pravitel'stvo of the Kyrgyz Republic hears reports of the heads of the ministries, state committees administrative agencies and also heads of the local state administrations and annuls their acts which contradict the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

                                                Section Two.
                              LOCAL STATE ADMINISTRATION

Article 76
Executive power in oblasts, rayons and cities is carried out by the local state administration.

Article 77
1. Local state administrations act on the basis of this Constitution and the laws of the Kyrgyz Republic.

2. Implementation of decisions of a local state administration adopted within the bounds of its competency is mandatory on the respective territory.

                                                 Section Three.
                           THE PROCURATOR GENERAL'S OFFICE

Article 78
Auditing accurate and uniform implementation of legislative is performed by the Procuracy of the Kyrgyz Republic within the bounds of its competency. Bodies of the procuracy conduct criminal investigations and participate in trials of cases in circumstances and procedures set forth by law.