26.01.2014

The Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On regulation of inspections in the field of entrepreneurship and protection of interests of entrepreneurs”

The Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On regulation of inspections in the field of entrepreneurship and protection of interests of entrepreneurs” entered into force on 2 January 2014.

By this Law the concept of “inspection of entrepreneurship” includes all types of on-site inspections, investigations, monitoring, surveys, surveillance, raids, audits, inspections, and similar actions of controlling (checking) bodies, (exception: tax audits and activities of representatives of state legal entities - monopolists of the services). By Law the entrepreneurial activity is grouped by risks, envisages a planned inspections, the duties of the inspectors to inform (counsel) the entrepreneurs, the requirements towards the inspectors are regulated (qualification, trainings), the order of the inspection performance, their time period, selection of samples for researching, limited actions regarding the entrepreneurial activity, the order of decision making, the rights of entrepreneurs, the order of appeal by the actions of the inspectors, prohibition on the duplication of inspectors functions of controlling bodies, etc.