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Name: Law of 13 March 1996 on the Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons.
Country: Azerbaijan
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-03-13
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial English translation, 6 p.
ISN: AZE-1996-L-63668
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation, 6 p.
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Legislationline PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-05-24)
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation International Organization for Migration (IOM), Azerbaijan PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-05-24)
Abstract/Citation: Regulates public relations with respect to legal status of foreigners and stateless persons. Divided into 4 parts. Part 1 contains general provisions, including provisions regarding legal status of foreigners and stateless persons. Foreigners and stateless persons are entitled to the same rights and freedoms as citizens of Azerbaijan, unless different treatment is provided for by the Constitution, this act or other acts, or international treaties. Part 2 provides for rights, freedoms and duties of foreigners and statless persons. Contains provisions regarding: right to personal integrity, right to move freely and select residence, right to work, right to investment and entrepreneur activity, right to marriage, right to rest, right to health protection, right to social security, right to lodging, freedom of conscience, right to education, right to take part in public unions, participation in elections and referenda, military service, and tax and customs levy. Part 3 makes provision for responsibility of foreigners and stateless persons. Part 4 contains final provisions.

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