Members of Azerbaijani Parliament restricted to accept gifts

Wed 19 April 2017 12:07 GMT | 16:07 Local Time

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It doesn't refer to the gifts, presented as a symbol of hospitality.

Azerbaijani MPs are not allowed to require or accept gifts for themselves or other persons, which can affect impartial performance of official duties or create such an impression or presented as an award for performance of their duties or create such an impression.

Report informs that it is stipulated in the newly developed draft law "On ethical conduct rules of deputies of the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan".

The draft states that it doesn't refer to the gifts, presented as a symbol of hospitality and with cost not higher than the amount mentioned in the law "On fight against corruption" (55 AZN).

If an MP cannot determine whether to accept gift or if it was given as a symbol of hospitality, then opinion of the parliament's Disciplinary Commission shall be got and complied with.   

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