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History of the system of state out of departmental projects expertise

Republican unified state system of out of departmental project expertise was founded by the Decree of the Government of Kazakh SSR as of 26 August 1987, # 400 "On the Implementation of the Decree of the Government of the USSR as of 23 July 1987, # 841 "On the Improvement of Expertise and Cost Estimates of Projects for the Construction of Enterprises, Buildings and Facilities Subordinate to Republican and Local Authorities".

In accordance with the specified governmental decision, this unified state system included:

Main division of state out of departmental examination under Gosstroy of Kazakh SSR (since 1991 - Gosarchstroy of the Republic of Kazakhstan); Divisions of State out of departmental examination under oblast executive committees, Alma-Atinsky and Leninsky municipal executive committees simultaneously subordinate to the respective executive committee of the local Council of national delegates and Main division of state out of departmental examination under Gosstroy of Kazakh SSR.

According to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of 6 September 1993, No. 1344 "On New Housing Policy" on the basis of the abolished Gosarchstroy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Construction, Housing and Development of Territories (Minstroy) of the Republic of Kazakhstan. This Decree determined the structure of Minstroy, which stipulated, apart from the central administration of the ministry, for its subdivisions in oblast centres and cities of republican significance that conduct licensing, control functions, as well as the state expertise of projects.

For the implementation of this Presidential Decree, the Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of 23 March 1994, No. 289 "On the architectural and urban planning control agencies under the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Development of Territories of the Republic of Kazakhstan" on the basis of the Main division of state out of departmental examination and local state expertise agencies, Department of state non-departmental project expertise (State Expertise) was created with its territorial subdivisions in oblast centres and the cities of Almaty and Leninsk.

Later, within the implemented administrative reform, the Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan was adopted as of 24 January 1996, No. 88 "On Improvement of Architectural and Urban Planning Control in the Republic of Kazakhstan". In accordance with this Resolution, on the basis of the abolished Department of state out of departmental examination under Minstroy, Republican state enterprise was created and called "State non-departmental project expertise" with its daughter state enterprises in oblast centres and the cities of Akmola and Almaty (hereinafter - RSE "Gosexpertiza"). The created enterprise was determined as the successor of the abolished Department of state out of departmental examination and the enterprise was subject to previously adopted normative acts.

In this regard, the specified Resolution of the Government about the creation of the state enterprise specially assigned for conducting state expertise of projects confirms the respective authorities of RSE "Gosexpertiza". The status of RSE "Gosexpertiza" is additionally confirmed by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On State Enterprise" with regard to the fact that the basic activity of the state enterprises is the solution of social and economic issues determined by the requirements of the society and the state by means of conducting activities related to the state monopoly or which are the function of the state, except for control and supervision functions.

RSE "Gosexpertiza" during the period of its existence as a separate entity made a certain contribution into the development of the constructional sector of the republic. This contribution infers that along with the prevention of damages, explosions, fire and other catastrophes it saves many billions of budgetary and non-budgetary funds every year.