The Republic of Kazakhstan proclaims itself a democratic, secular, legal and social state whose highest values are an individual, his life, rights and freedoms (Article 1). Human rights and freedoms in the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be recognized and guaranteed in accordance with this Constitution (Article 11). The Republic of Kazakhstan shall recognize and by the same token protect state and private property. The land and underground resources, waters, flora and fauna, other natural resources shall be owned by the state. The land may also be privately owned on terms, conditions and within the limits established by legislation (Article 6). Citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan may privately own any legally acquired property. Property, including the right of inheritance, shall be guaranteed by law Article 26). The Constitution consists of 98 Articles divided into IX Sections: General Provisions (I); The Individual and Citizen (II); The President (III); Parliament (IV); The Government (V); The Constitutional Council (VI); Court and Justice (VII); Local public administration and self-administration (VIII); and Concluding and transitional provisions (IX). Citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan shall have the right to protection of health (Article 29). The state shall set an objective to protect the environment favourable for the life and health of the person. Officials shall be held accountable for the concealment of facts and circumstances endangering the life and health of the people in accordance with law (Article 31). Parliament shall have the right to issue laws that regulate the most important public relations, establish fundamental principles and standards dealing with: 1) civil freedoms and rights; 2) conditions of ownership and other rights of property; 3) healthcare and social provision; and 4) environmental protection (Article 61).