LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN On Introducing Amendments to the Labor Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Guided by paragraph 16 of Part I of Article 94 of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and with an eye to harmonize the Labor Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Amending the Law on Combating Corruption” of October 14, 2016, No. 334-VQD, Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan decrees:

 

To introduce the following changes to the Labor Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan (Collected Legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan, 1999, No. 4, Article 213, 2001, No. 3, Article 143, No. 6, Article 362, No. 11,

Articles 672, 679, No. 12, Article 731; 2002 year, No. 1, Article 2, No. 5, Article 241, No. 6, Article 328, 2003, No. 1, Articles 9, 23, 2004, No. 1, Article 10, No. 2, Article 57, No. 3, Article 133, No. 6, Article 413, No. 7, Article 505, No. 9, Article 672, No. 12, Article 981, 2005, No. 3, Article 151, No. 4, Article 278, No. 7, Article 560, No. 10, Article 874, No. 11, Article 1001, No. 12, Article 1094, 2006, No. 3, Articles 220, 222, No. 5, Article 385, No. 11, Article 923, No. 12, Articles 1004, 1025, 1030; , No. 5, Articles 401, 437, No. 6, Article 560, No. 8, Article 756, No. 11, Articles 1049, 1053, 2008, No. 3, Article 156, No. 7, Articles 600, 602, No. 10, Article 887, No. 11, Article 960; 2009, No. 2, Article 48, No. 5, Article 294, No. 6, Article 399, No. 12, Articles 949, 969, 2010, No. 2, Articles 70, 75, No. 4, Article 275, 2011, No. 1, Article 11, No. 2 , Articles 70, 71, No. 6, Article 464, No. 7, Article 598, 2012, No. 11, Article 1054; 2013, No. 2, Articles 89, 101, No. 11, Article 1268; 2014, No. 2, Article 92, No. 10, Article 1162, No. 11, Article 1339, No. 12, Article 1527; 2015, No. 2, Article 97, No. 3, Article 250, No. 6, Article 680; 2016, No. 2 (Book I), Articles 190, 201, No. 5, Article 847, No. 11, Article 1767):

 

1. In relation to the Article 65:

1.1. Add part 5-1 as follows:

"5-1 When conducting an attestation of an employee who provided information in connection with corruption offenses, a relevant official or representative of the structural unit of an institution, enterprise or organization appointed to provide information in connection with corruption offenses should be present at the meeting of the attestation commission.";

 

1.2. Add a "Special remark” section with the following content:

"Special remark: in part 5-1 of Article 65 and in Part 4 of Article 187 of this Code, an" institution, enterprise or organization "means state and municipal bodies, legal entities that are in state or municipal ownership or a controlling part of shares of which belongs to the state or municipality, and budgetary organizations. "

 

2. Article 187 is to be supplemented with part 4 of the following content:

"4. When applying a disciplinary sanction against an employee of an institution, enterprise or organization that has provided information in connection with corruption offenses, the institution, enterprise or organization must justify that disciplinary action follows from the circumstances established by law and is not related to information in connection with corruption offenses. ".

 

Ilham ALIYEV,

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

 

Baku, April 25, 2017