FOREIGNERS AND PEOPLE WITHOUT CITIZENSHIP WILL BE ABLE TO ESTABLISH NGO

fevral 15th, 2010
The Milli Mejlis (Parliament) made changes and amendments to the Law “On legal situation of foreigners and people with no citizenship.”

According to these changes, foreigners with permanent residency in Azerbaijan and people without citizenship will be able to establish non-governmental organizations (NGOs). It is said in the changes that foreigners who have the right to live permanently in the country and people without citizenship can be founders of non-governmental organizations in Azerbaijan.

According to “AzerTAc” information agency, relevant changes and amendments were also made to the Civilian Code of Azerbaijan regarding this. It is noted in the changes that it is not permitted for non-governmental organizations in their charter to usurp the powers of state and local self-regulation agencies, to interfere in these powers, or to envisage state oversight and control functions.