of February 13, 2007 No. 1963
About approval of the State program on creation of system of biometric identification in the Azerbaijan Republic for 2007-2012
(as of April 14, 2009)
The end of the last century and the beginning of the new millennium accompanied with rapid scientific and technical development, wide circulation of information and communication technologies led to creation of the global information circle, sufficient elimination of the existing borders and obstacles, free international traffic of goods, free movement of people. At the same time such globalization pushes together the modern world with new threats which are generated by the international terrorism, transnational organized crime, and also arms trafficking and drugs, illegal migration, and sets for each state task on enhancement of system of homeland security which is necessary for prevention of dangerous manifestations.
This level of development of the international communications requires new approaches in question of ensuring national interests of our country. It, in turn, does necessary studying of technologies of biometric identification, more effective in comparison with traditional methods, the international standards accepted for different systems of biometric identification and providing their application, preparation of national standards on the basis of data application of technologies, production organization and applications of biometric documents of new generation by the choice of acceptable technologies and systems according to these standards, creation and enhancement of the corresponding infrastructure, legislation adaptation, in particular regulatory framework in the field of information support and safety to international standards, strengthening of international cooperation in this area. And ensuring effective activities of new systems of biometric identification causes forming of the single national information circle providing creation and enhancement of network of exchange of information of systems of biometric identification, the organization of exchange with the appropriate international information resources.
For the purpose of providing normative and legal, organizational, technical, economic basis of creation of system of biometric identification with respect for the principle of preserving balance between interests of people, societies and the states and enhancements of system of homeland security in the Azerbaijan Republic, providing the organization of the coordinated work of different information resources in the direction of forming of the single national information circle according to modern requirements, regulations of exchange of biometric data with relevant organs of other countries in the field of fight against illegal migration and crime I decide:
1. Approve the State program on creation of system of biometric identification in the Azerbaijan Republic for 2007-2012.
2. Charge to the Cabinet of Ministers control over accomplishment of the State program on creation of system of biometric identification in the Azerbaijan Republic for 2007-2012.
3. To the Cabinet of Ministers of the Azerbaijan Republic:
3.1. organize works on approval of the State program on creation of system of biometric identification in the Azerbaijan Republic for 2007-2012, resolve the issues following from the program and take necessary measures for its financing;
3.2. analyze condition of the works performed in connection with accomplishment of the State program on creation of system of biometric identification in the Azerbaijan Republic for 2007-2012 and inform on it the President of the Azerbaijan Republic every six months.
4. This Order becomes effective from the date of signing.
Azerbaijan Republic Ilham ALIYEV
Approved by the Order of the President of the Azerbaijan Republic of February 13, 2007 No. 1963
During the modern period for the purpose of enhancement of system of homeland security, including strengthening of information support of fight against terrorism, illegal migration, human trafficking and other threats generated by crime develop and applied new methods and means. Biometric information resources using new technologies for identification based on photos, fingerprints, voices and other personal biometric features of persons are created, infrastructure of their integration develops, by means of special telecommunication networks within appropriate authority operational execution of works on request and the analysis of the separate information resources collected in different structures and the international organizations is provided. The policy of information support and safety is constantly enhanced according to the increasing requirements and possible threats. The special attention is paid to development of the best practices, works on standardization and certification, continuous advanced training of personnel.
In a number of the countries according to the new standards accepted by International Civil Aviation Organization, International Maritime Organization, the International Labour Organization, the International Organization for Standardization and other structures, recommendations of International Organization For Migration production and application of the electronic passports providing biometric technologies, use of systems of biometric identification in case of boundary gate check and implementation of operational search activities, protection of public order was organized. Interdepartmental and interstate information systems were created, the certain experience is accumulated, skills of producers of the corresponding program technical means were improved and the competition between them increased. Execution of specific projects in this area, production of the corresponding forms and program technical means was begun.
Use of biometric technologies provides strengthening of level of protection of passports visas and other documents and control confirming the personality over receipt of the document by person on other personal data, enhancement of the mode of protection of critical infrastructure and other objects, accuracy of identification works and complex approval of personal data about person in different information resources.
Considering the existing requirements and modern experience, in the Azerbaijan Republic on the basis of the principle of preserving balance between interests of people, societies and the states the legislation on homeland security and informatization was created, processes of creation of information society and electronic government are accelerated, works on forming of the national information circle and its segments on the population and migration, biometric information resources are begun. These works serve enhancement of information support of the special services and law enforcement agencies ensuring homeland security, the structures participating in ensuring national security in the field of transport, communication, health cares, rescuing and other spheres and also regulation of migratory processes, flexibility of statistics and census in the field of demography, optimality of the made decisions.
The Vjezd-vyezd Automated Information Retrieval System (AIRS) created in 2001 according to the Law of the Azerbaijan Republic "About departure from the country, entry into the country and passports" and the Provision "About application of the Law of the Azerbaijan Republic "About departure from the country, entry into the country and passports" is used by the Ministries of homeland security, defense, internal affairs, foreign affairs, justices, taxes of the Azerbaijan Republic, the State Border Service, Special service of the state protection, Public sea administration and other involved state bodies within the powers established by the legislation for providing with information on the population and migration and forming of the information resources connected with the following questions, including biometric data for work on request and the analysis of the separate resources which are in this or that interrelation:
* issue to citizens of the country of passports, identity certificates, other documents confirming the personality and stipulated by the legislation for crossing of frontier;
* issue of the relevant documents to the foreigners and stateless persons who are constantly living or temporarily being in the country
* data collection according to the visas issued to the foreigners driving to the country;
* conducting registration of persons at the place of residence or stay;
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