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of June 30, 1998 No. 513-IQ

About gas supply

(as amended on 30-05-2023)

Chapter I. General provisions

Article 1. Basic concepts

The basic concepts used in this Law express the following values:

activities in the field of gas supply - gas production, conversion, storage, transportation, distribution, sales, liquefaction and use, and also construction, use, control, testing and certification, installation of gas installations;

gas - natural gases, including propane, butane, ethylene, propylene, butylene, butadiene, coke gas, gas of biological weight, types of gases in gaseous and liquefied state, including the gases received in engineering procedures;

gas transportation services - distribution of gas by means of gas-pipelines between producers, distributors, consumers and gas storages, and also its transfer on long distance in the import and export and transit purposes;

gas distribution - activities of the distributor of gas for distribution and sale of gas to consumers by means of gas distribution network;

the expert in gas - the physical persons and legal entities accredited according to the procedure, established by the Law of the Azerbaijan Republic "About accreditation in the field of assessment of conformity", on carrying out test works in the field of gas supply;

the agreement on power - the written agreement signed between relevant organ executive власт or the structure created by relevant organ of the executive authority and the contractor, approved with monitoring body, determining conditions and granting to the contractor the rights to assembling and use of gas transportation systems, distributive systems, underground gas storages or in other cases on execution of other types of activity which implementation is provided by the state; monitoring body - legislatively authorized relevant organ of the executive authority exercising control of activities for gas supply and directing these activities;

the gas distributor - the body (structure) determined by relevant organ of the executive authority which on the basis of the purchase and sale agreement, by means of gas distribution network performs distribution, gas sale to consumers and provides services in connection with these activities;

gas distribution network - the economic complex (pipelines and lines in point of connection, security system and control and measuring systems, the gas equipment) created for supply of consumers with gas and interconnected from organizational, technological and technical aspect;

the gas device - the household and industrial gas device (devices) which meets the requirements of state standards and has the certificate of conformity, is used in the course of gas consumption in fuel quality and as raw materials for production of different types of products;

the household gas appliance - the gas device (devices) with general consumption of gas to 10 cubic meters an hour which meets the requirements of state standards and has the certificate of conformity, is used for domestic needs;

the industrial gas device - the gas device (devices) with general consumption of gas over 10 cubic meters an hour which meets the requirements of state standards and has the certificate of conformity or is used for not domestic needs;

the consumer - legal entity or physical person which buys gas on the basis of the purchase and sale agreement and uses it in fuel quality or raw materials;

specifications - the technical document which is the basis for designing of construction objects with gas supply and reflecting in itself technical parameters in connection with gas supply;

construction objects - the buildings or constructions created or created in the course of construction activities;

connection point - the place of physical accession of the gas line of construction object to gas distribution network;

service fee on accession - the amount determined by body (organization) determined by relevant organ of the executive authority for (physical or technological) accession of construction objects to gas distribution network;

the border of balance sheet accessory - point undressed, determining balance sheet accessory of gas distribution network by the contract between the distributor of gas and the consumer in gas delivery point to the consumer from the gas distributor;

inspection - the activities performed for the purpose of establishment of the working condition of gas installations and gas lines, flues, and also ventilating and airexchange lines of the consumer and condition of observance of requirements of safe engineering including identification of shortcomings and (or) violations;

maintenance - the repair and other connected service work which is carried out with the purpose of remedial action and (or) the violations revealed by the act of inspection for the purpose of ensuring safe and reliable operation of the gas installations and gas lines located on border of balance sheet accessory (further - gas installations and gas lines), flues, and also ventilating and airexchange lines of the consumer;

flue - the pipe providing suction from gas devices and emission in the atmosphere of products of combustion (combustion gases);

the household subscriber - the physical person using gas for domestic needs in apartment houses and apartments, including in premises of special purpose, the stipulated in Article 91 Housing code of the Azerbaijan Republic;

the specialized contractor - the legal entity performing maintenance whose workers in the procedure established by this Law received the competence certificate, or the physical person who is engaged in business activity without formation of legal entity;

technological accession - rendering service of preparation of the construction project (laying) gas pipelines from construction object to point of accession to gas distribution network or acquisition of additional amount of gas according to the Treaty of Accession signed with the gas-distributor and the set specifications, accomplishment of installation and construction works, physical accession of construction objects to gas distribution network and creation of the act of accession;

physical accession - connection of the gas pipeline laid for gas supply to gas supply facilities of the customer, to the point of accession specified by the gas-distributor;


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