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Azerbaijan/ 5.1 General legislation  

5.1.2 Division of jurisdiction

The legal division of cultural competence between central and local authorities is provided in the Constitution of Republic of the Azerbaijan, Article 124 of which, on Local Executive Power, declares that "Local Executive power shall be implemented by the Heads of Executive Power. Heads of Executive Power shall be appointed and removed from holding positions by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The authority of the Local Executive Power shall be determined by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan".

Principles of division of cultural competence between central and local authorities, also worded in the new Law on Culture, the Statute of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Statute of Local Executive Powers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, are affirmed by relevant Decrees of the President.


Chapter published: 02-11-2016

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