Daily Archives: Wednesday February 1st, 2017

The amount of fines imposed on pedestrians for jaywalking, which is currently 20 manat, will be increased to 100 manat. A draft law submitted to Milli Meclis (Parliament) as a proposal stipulates a 100-AZN fine for pedestrians knowingly stepping onto the roadway by crossing concrete or metal barriers. According to the chief of the Public Relations Department of the State Traffic Police Department Kamran Aliyev, the amount of fine will remain 20 manat
Staff of the shut-down ANS Television and Media Company has appealed to President of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev. The appeal starts with the following lines: “The reasons we are taking up your time with an open letter are severe. Despite all our efforts and our searches for justice from door to door, ANS’ activities have been stopped for nearly seven months. We, as a television and radio station and an internet portal, have been deprived
Fees for Nationwide TV Broadcasting and TV Broadcasting in Baku to Cost Respectively 50,000 AZN and 22,000 AZN State license fees increased in several areas in Azerbaijan. The National Parliament made relevant amendments to the Law on State Fees during its plenary meeting on 1 February. The upper limit of state charges, which did not exceed 22,000 AZN earlier, has been increased to 1 million AZN. For example, a 1,000,000-AZN state fee has been set
The issue of legal regulation of online media has yet again been brought up in Azerbaijan. Such a proposal was put forward by Press Council Chairman MP Aflatun Amashov during the first meeting of the spring session of Milli Meclis (Parliament) held on 1 February. During the discussion of the legislative work plan of the spring session, Amashov took the floor and stressed the importance of determining the status of online media. (more…)
On 1 February, Milli Meclis made a change in the Law on Grant. According to the modification, public legal entities will also be able to be a recipient. In their relations with donors, recipients are those who receive grants. Note that, the Law of Azerbaijan Republic on Public Legal Entities came into force in February 2016. Under a decree signed by President Ilham Aliyev on 24 November 2016, ‘public legal entities’ were created by some agencies
On 1 February, ‘prisoners of statue’ Giyas Ibrahimov and Bayram Mammadov’s lawyers Elchin Sadigov and Zibeyda Sadigova appealed to international organisations via Facebook with regarding the consideration of the youth activists’ case in the European Court of Human Rights. The petition notes that the cases of the young people, each of whom has been sentenced to 10 years in jail, have been registered by the European Court. “Giyas Ibrahimov’s
Summary: Hearing #19 Ø Witness Emil Ibrahimov confirmed his investigation statement and said 35 percent of the funds allocated for construction had been returned to the Ministry in cash; Ø Mirbaba Babayev’s investigation statement, which he confirmed in court, reads that the requests for quotations had been conducted pro forma and the construction companies belonging to defendant Beytulla Huseynov and his acquaintance defendant Bayram Valiyev