Decree on Implementation of the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence (2010)

Unofficial translation
OSCE Office in Baku

DECREE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW “ON PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE" OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

In order to ensure implementation of the Law No. 1058 - IIIQ, "On Prevention of Domestic Violence" of the Republic of Azerbaijan, 22 June 2010, in view of enforcement of the same law, I hereby decide: 

1. Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall be tasked to, within four month(s):

1.1. Develop proposals on adapting of valid legislative acts to the Law "On Prevention of Domestic Violence" of the Republic of Azerbaijan and submit them to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan; 

1.2. Ensure to adapt normative-legal acts of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan and relevant central executive authorities, to the same Law and report to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan about it;

1.3 Define the guidelines of reviewing the complaints about the domestic violence envisaged in the second sentence of Article 5.1 of the same Law, with the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, in case such complaints do not contain criminal elements.

1.4. Define the guidelines of registration with preventive purposes of persons who have committed domestic violence, and conduct educational and deterrent works with them, envisaged in Article 16.3 of the same Law and shall report to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan about it; 

1.5. Define the guidelines for arrangement and performance of the databank related with domestic violence, envisaged in Article 18.3 of the same Law and report to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan about it;

1.6. Define the guidelines for activities of support centers and accreditation procedures for non-governmental support centers, envisaged in Article 19.6 of the same Law and report to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan about it;

1.7. Develop and submit proposals to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, on the executive authorities implementing the competencies of “relevant executive authorities” envisaged in the first sentence of Article 5.2, in Article 6.2, the competencies of “relevant executive authorities” envisaged in Articles 7.0.1, 7.0.8, 11.2, in the first sentence of Article 11.3, in Article 12.1, in the first sentence of Article 17.3, in Articles 18.1, 18.4, 18.5, in the first sentence of Article 19.1, Article 19.5 and the duties envisaged in Article 8 of the same Law;

1.8. Develop and submit the draft of legislative act to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on defining the forms of responsibilities due to violation of the same Law;

1.9. Resolve, within its competences the issues set forth in the Law "On Prevention of Domestic Violence" of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

2. It shall be determined that: 2.1. The competencies of the “relevant executive authorities” envisaged in Article 13.2 of the Law "On Prevention of Domestic Violence" of the Republic of Azerbaijan are implemented by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan; 

2.2. The competencies of the “relevant executive authorities” envisaged in n the second sentence of Article 5.2, in the Articles 16.3, 18.3 and 19.6 of the same Law are implemented by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan,

Ilham Aliyev
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Baku city,  1 October 2010