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Criminal Code 

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SECTION X

CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC SAFETY AND SOCIAL ORDER

CHAPTER 25

CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC SAFETY

Article 214. Terrorism – Edited by the law of the Azerbaijan Republic from May 17, 2002.

214.1. Terrorism, that is commitment of explosion, arson or other actions creating danger to destruction of people, causing harm to their health, significant property damage or approaches other socially dangerous consequences committed with a view of infringement of public safety, intimidation of population or rendering of influence to acceptance of decisions by the state authorities or international organizations, and also threat of commitment of a specified actions in a same purposes –

is punished by imprisonment for the term from eight up to twelve years with confiscation of property.

214.2. The same acts:

214.2.1. committed on preliminary arrangement by group of persons, by organized group or criminal community (criminal organization);

214.2.2. committed repeatedly;

214.2.3. committed with application of fire-arms or subjects used as a weapon;

214.2.4. entailed on imprudence of death of a victim or other heavy consequences –

is punished by imprisonment for the term from ten up to fifteen years or life imprisonment with confiscation of property.

NOTE: Person participating in preparation of act of terrorism, shall be released from a criminal liability if he had warned authorities or in different way promoted prevention of implementation of given act and if in his actions there were no attributes of structure of other crime.

 

Article 214-1. Financing of terrorism - Adopted by the law of the Azerbaijan Republic from May 17, 2002

Deliberate full or partial, direct or indirect reference of money resources or other property for commitment of terrorism or accumulation of money resources or other property in the same purposes –

is punished by imprisonment for the term from eight up to twelve years with confiscation of property.

 

Article 277. Attempt on life of the state or public authority (act of terrorism)

Attempt on life of the state or public figure, and also representative of the foreign state, committed with a view of a discontinuance of his service or political activity or from revenge for such activity (act of terrorism) –

is punished by imprisonment for the term from ten up to fifteen years or life imprisonment.

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