Document from CIS Legislation database © 2003-2021 SojuzPravoInform LLC

LAW OF THE AZERBAIJAN REPUBLIC

of December 4, 2015 No. 27-VQ

About fight against religious extremism

This Law determines legal and organizational basis of fight against religious extremism, affirms the rights and obligations of the state bodies and citizens performing fight against religious extremism.

Chapter I. General provisions

Article 1. Basic concepts

1.0. For the purposes of this Law the following basic concepts are used:

1.0.1. religious extremism (religious extremist activities) - because of religious strife, religious radicalism or religionism:

1.0.1.1. the actions directed to violent change of the constitutional system of the Azerbaijan Republic, including to change of its secular nature, and also to violation of territorial integrity of the state or to the forcible seizure of power;

1.0.1.2. creation of illegal armed groups or groups and participation in them;

1.0.1.3. implementation of terrorist activities;

1.0.1.4. participation in armed conflicts outside the Azerbaijan Republic;

1.0.1.5. the actions directed to incitement of national, social or religious hatred, humiliation of national advantage, restriction of the rights or determination of superiority of citizens on national, racial, social or religious feature;

1.0.1.6. compulsion of person to shriving of religion (religious trend), including to implementation of religious practices and rituals or participation in such ceremonies and rituals, and also coercion to receipt of religious education;

1.0.1.7. open appeals to the actions specified in Articles 1.0.1.1 - 1.0.1.5 these Laws;

1.0.1.8. preparation, storage or distribution of the religious and extremist materials the, that is the materials calling for implementation of religious and extremist activities either proving, or justifying such activities;

1.0.1.9. financing of religious extremism;

1.0.2. religious radicalism - religious radicalism is the behavior expressing commitment to extreme religious views within any religion, showing hard line in approval of exclusiveness of these religious views and which is characterized by use of aggressive methods and means in distribution of these views;

1.0.3. the religionism - religionism is the extreme degree of religious belief excluding any critical approach and which is followed by blind subordination to religious regulations. The religionism acts as one of ideological fundamentals of religious extremism;

1.0.4. the religious extremist - person who in any form is taking part in implementation of religious and extremist activities;

1.0.5. the religious extremist organization - the organization created for the purpose of implementation of religious and extremist activities or performing such activities for achievement of the purposes. If one of structural divisions of the organization is engaged in extremist activities with the consent of any governing body of the organization, then such organization is considered religious and extremist;

1.0.6. fight against religious extremism - the activities connected with identification, prevention of religious and extremist activities, and also minimizing of damage which can be caused as a result of religious and extremist activities;

1.0.7. the special operations performed against religious extremism - the special events performed for the purpose of prevention of religious extremist activities, safety of people, neutralization of religious extremists and also minimizing of damage which can be caused as a result of religious and extremist activities;

1.0.8. zone of carrying out special transaction against religious extremism - certain sites of the area or the water area, the vehicle, the building, structure, construction, premises and the territories adjoining to them within which the specified operation is performed.

Article 2. Legislation on fight against religious extremism

The legislation on fight against religious extremism consists of the Constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic, international treaties which party is the Azerbaijan Republic, this Law and other legal acts of the Azerbaijan Republic.

Article 3. Purpose of fight against religious extremism

3.0. Fight against religious extremism in the Azerbaijan Republic is performed in the following purposes:

3.0.1. providing bases of the constitutional system, and also territorial integrity and safety of the Azerbaijan Republic;

3.0.2. protection of human rights and freedoms, and also civil laws and freedoms;

3.0.3. identification of religious and extremist activities, and minimizing of damage which can be caused as a result of religious extremism;

3.0.4. identification and elimination of the reasons and conditions of emergence of religious extremism and implementation religious экстремисткой activities, financing of religious extremism.

Article 4. The basic principles of fight against religious extremism

4.0. In the Azerbaijan Republic fight against religious extremism is based on the following principles:

4.0.1. law enforcement;

4.0.2. inevitability of punishment for religious extremism;

4.0.3. coordination of the explicit and hidden methods during fight against religious extremism;

4.0.4. complex use of legal, political, ideological, social and economic and organizational and preventive measures;

4.0.5. priority of protection of the rights of persons which underwent to threat as a result of religious extremism;

4.0.6. minimum disclosure of the staff participating in implementation of the transactions against religious extremism including used for this purpose of technical methods and tactics.

Chapter II. Carrying out special transactions against religious extremism

Article 5. The bodies performing special transactions against religious extremism

Special transactions against religious extremism are performed by relevant organs of the executive authority.

Article 6. Providing with force and means of the special operations performed against religious extremism

For carrying out special transactions against religious extremism the necessary forces and means subordinated to the relevant organs of the executive authority participating in fight against religious extremism are used.

Article 7. Legal regime of zone of carrying out special transaction against religious extremism

7.1. Borders of zone of carrying out special transaction against religious extremism are established by the body performing operation.

7.2. In zone of carrying out special transaction against religious extremism of person, performing such operation, are given the following rights:

7.2.1. application of measures for temporary restriction or prohibition of movement of vehicles and pedestrians, non-admission of vehicles and pedestrians on certain sites of the area and objects in zone of carrying out special transaction against religious extremism;

7.2.2. will lock at the scheduled time days to be on streets and in other public places without identity documents of physical persons;

Warning!!!

This is not a full text of document! Document shown in Demo mode!

If you have active License, please Login, or get License for Full Access.

With Full access you can get: full text of document, original text of document in Russian, attachments (if exist) and see History and Statistics of your work.

Get License for Full Access Now

Disclaimer! This text was translated by AI translator and is not a valid juridical document. No warranty. No claim. More info

Effectively work with search system

Database include more 50000 documents. You can find needed documents using search system. For effective work you can mix any on documents parameters: country, documents type, date range, teams or tags.
More about search system

Get help

If you cannot find the required document, or you do not know where to begin, go to Help section.

In this section, we’ve tried to describe in detail the features and capabilities of the system, as well as the most effective techniques for working with the database.

You also may open the section Frequently asked questions. This section provides answers to questions set by users.

Search engine created by SojuzPravoInform LLC. UI/UX design by Intelliants.