1. Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan is a central executive body which carries out state policy in defence sphere, and manages the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
2. The Ministry carries out its activities in accordance with the Constitution and laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, acts of President and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, other normative and legal act as well as this Regulation.
3. The Ministry is an entity in the legal form of a state institution, it has seals with image of the State Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan and stamps with its name in the state language, letterheads of the established form. It also has accounts in banks in compliance with the legislation. The Ministry may enter into civil-law relations on its behalf. The Ministry has a right to act as a party of civil-law relations on behalf of the state, if it is authorized for it in compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
4. The Ministry within its competence in the established order issues acts in form of orders and directions which have a binding force for the whole personnel of the Armed Forces.