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General legal newsletter for August 2021

The most notable legal developments of August 2021 include the adoption of the Laws “On Transport” and “On Precious Metals and Stones” as well as the introduction of changes to the land legislation in continuation of the land reforms initiated by the Presidential Decree No. 6243. There were also changes…

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General legal newsletter for July 2021

In July 2021, the most notable legal developments were the adoption of the Law “On Licensing, Permits Issuance, and Notification Procedures” and of a new edition of the Law “On Courts”; new measures to improve the efficiency of public procurements procedures and the provision of state services; the establishment of…

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General legal newsletter for June 2021

The most notable legal development of June 2021 is the adoption of a Presidential Decree announcing a large-scale land law reform: local municipalities have lost the authority to allocate land plots with electronic auctions becoming a universal allotment mechanism in almost all cases. Other notable developments of the month include…

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General legal newsletter for May 2021

In May 2021, the Uzbek government adopted legal acts in the spheres of the use of state assets, support of the service industry and young entrepreneurs; transformation of the civil aviation industry, digital labelling, and some others.In May 2021, the Uzbek government adopted legal acts in the spheres of the…

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General legal newsletter for April 2021

In April 2021, new editions of the Law “On Public Procurement” and of the Law “On the Constitutional Court” were adopted. Another notable development of the month is the adoption of two presidential decisions on reforms and strategies for the development of the national capital market; according to them, the…

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General legal newsletter for March 2021

In March 2021, the Uzbek government revealed its further plans to liberalize the national economy. Hence, it adopted a strategy for reducing state participation in the economy envisaging, among other things, the substantial reduction of the number of state-controlled entities. Resolutions were also passed to introduce the system of antimonopoly…

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General legal newsletter for February 2021

The adoption of a Presidential Decree on measures for accelerating privatization as well as the adoption of the new Law on International Commercial Arbitration are amongst the most notable developments of February 2021. A number of sectoral regulatory acts were also adopted, including a Presidential Resolution on measures to reform…

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General legal newsletter for January 2021

In January 2021, a number of very important changes were introduced in Uzbek legislation. Hence, based on the plans outlined in the Presidential Decree of 24 July 2020, the country’s judicial system was reformed. Further, a Law notably changing the PPP legislation and paving the way for implementing more PPP…

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General legal newsletter for December 2020

In December 2020, the Uzbek government was focused on summing up the results of 2020 and planning for 2021. Hence, the Law on the State Budget for 2021 and a relevant Presidential Decree on its implementation were adopted as well as the State Investment Program for 2021 – 2023 was…

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General legal newsletter for November 2020

Some of the most notable legal developments of November 2020 in Uzbekistan are the adoption of a strategy for the development of the construction industry and the expansion of the mandatory digital labeling. Being keen to develop full-fledged trade relations with Afghanistan, the Uzbek government also took a number of…

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