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LAW OF THE AZERBAIJAN REPUBLIC

of December 11, 1998 No. 586-IQ

About the state protection of employees of judicial and law enforcement agencies

(The last edition from 13-02-2015)

Chapter I. General provisions

Article 1. Purpose of the Law

For the purpose of ensuring the state protection of employees of the judicial and law enforcement agencies performing functions which can become the reason of attempt at their safety, and also implementation of justice and creation of necessary conditions for fight against crimes this Law determines system of measures of the state protection of life, health, the dwelling and property of specified persons or their close relatives.

Article 2. Legislation on providing employees of judicial and law enforcement agencies with the state protection

The legislation on providing employees of judicial and law enforcement agencies with the state protection consists of the Constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic, this Law and other legal acts of the Azerbaijan Republic.

Article 3. Providing employees of judicial and law enforcement agencies with the state protection

Providing employees of judicial and law enforcement agencies with the state protection, being connected with accomplishment of service duties by them, consists in application and implementation of security measures by competent state bodies for the purpose of protection of life and health, the dwelling, property of specified persons or their relatives.

Article 4. Persons protected by the state

Under protection of the state (further - protected persons) there are following persons:

1) judges of all courts;

2) prosecutors;

3) investigators;

4) persons conducting inquiry;

5) persons performing operational search activities;

6) the staff of relevant organs of the executive authority providing the protection of public order and homeland security exercising customs control, management in the sphere of migration the sentences providing elimination of consequences of emergency situations, and also carrying out, decisions and determinations of courts, or resolutions of investigating bodies and prosecutors on criminal cases;

7) close relatives of persons provided by Items 1 - the 6th this Article;

under close relatives the parents, children who adopted, adopted brothers and sisters, grandfathers, grandmothers, grandsons, and also the husband and the wife mean.

Security measures in case of their dismissal about the works or job change connected with execution of former service duties are applied to employees of judicial and law enforcement agencies in case of threat of their life and to health, the dwelling, property.

Chapter II. Security measures

Article 5. The forms of security measures taken concerning protected persons

The following security measures can be applied to protected persons:

1) protection of the protected person, its dwelling and property;

2) issue to the protected person of individual remedies, its warning of the existing danger;

3) the temporary settlement of the protected person in the safe place;

4) respect for privacy of information on the protected person;

5) transfer of the protected person to other work, change of the place of its work or study, its resettlement to other residence;

6) change of documents of the protected person and its appearance;

Besides, for the purpose of safety of the military personnel of military prosecutor's office implementation of the following measures is allowed in addition:

1) business trip in other military unit or military department;

2) transfer to the new duty station.

Rules of application of security measures are determined by this Law and other legal acts of the Azerbaijan Republic.

Article 6. Protection of the protected person, its dwelling and property

In case of establishment of the real bases of threat of attempt at life, health, the dwelling and property of protected persons from their consent by the bodies ensuring safety security measures on their bodyguard, on protection of their dwelling and property are taken.

In necessary cases the dwelling and property of protected persons can be equipped with means of fire safety and the security alarm system, numbers of phones belonging to them, and also the state registration signs of their vehicles are changed.

Article 7. Issue to the protected person of special individual protection equipment, its warning of the existing danger

Depending on nature of danger to life and health of protected persons, according to the legislation of the Azerbaijan Republic special individual protection equipment can be issued to them, they shall be warned about danger.

Article 8. The temporary settlement of the protected person in the safe place

In necessary cases the protected persons which reached age of majority, from their consent, but not reached - with the consent of parents or their legal representatives, can be temporarily lodged in the safe place.

Article 9. Respect for privacy of information on the protected person

The decision of the bodies ensuring safety, service desk of automatic telephone communication, to passport and visa service and other relevant directory services it can be temporary or it is constantly forbidden to issue information on the residence of protected persons or any other information on them.

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