The right for personal immunity is a personal safety guaranteed by the state which consists in prevention, suppression and punishment of infringement on life, health and body inviolability. This right is natural and belongs to a person since his birth. The article studies Administrative and legal measures and practice of their use in preventing domestic violence in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The notion of 'violence in the family' is analyzed, employing the statistics of practical activities of law enforcement units in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The problem of domestic violence is discussed. To prevent domestic violence the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan supervise consistent work of legislative-legal and organization-practical measures to prevent domestic violence. Creation of units organizing the work of law enforcement in defending women from violence has become one of the practical measures taken in the structure of the Ministry of Internal affairs. Today any woman turned to the above mentioned units will receive all the necessary qualified help and assignment to the crisis centre. The laws specified the grounds and the order of using measures for individual prevention which vary from a preventive talk to compulsory medical measures, deprivation of parental rights, putting limitations and administrative arrest in case of its violation enforced by the court. The author believes that despite positive results of fighting against domestic violence in Kazakhstan the work on developing new and improving existing legislative acts regulating the matters of family politics should be activated. The spreading of information should be intensified, elaborated fliers should be placed in all the public places. All these measures require united effort not only of all the state and public organizations but the society itself.
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