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The activities on court jurisdiction of complaints on violation of election rights started


Large-scale projects on different fields regarding the Municipal Elections appointed to December 23, 2019 are being carried out subsequently and intensively.

For the first time, regional seminar-conferences for five days started regarding the court jurisdiction of the complaints on the violation of the election right basing on the educational program of the Central Election Commission (CEC).

The first event held within the project in Boulevard Hotel of Baku on November 12, 2019 was opened with the introductory speech of Mr. Mazahir Panahov, CEC Chairman. Later, Hikmat Mirzayev, Chairman of the Board of the Supreme Court, Iman Naghiyev, Chair of Baku Court of Appeal and Saadet Bektashi, Chair of Sumgayit Court of Appeal made speech at the seminar-conference.

It is worth noting that the seminar-conference held with the participation of the representatives of the relevant juridical bodies targeted the awareness-raising of Constituency Election Commissions related to the election dispute resolution, increasing the efficiency of the activities implemented in this field and ensuring citizens’ election rights more effectively.

After the introductory speech was made as in accordance with the event agenda, the representatives of CEC, Supreme Court and Baku Court of Appeal presented on "The rules for filing appeals and complaints on the violation of citizens’ election rights and their investigation”, "Application of the legislation by courts regarding the protection of the election right” and "Court execution of the activities on legal remedy of election right” and other speeches on election dispute resolution were heard at the seminar-conference.

At the end of the event attended by CEC members, employees of the relevant structural bodies of the Commission and chairpersons of Con.ECs of the regions many actual discussions on the issues of court jurisdiction of the complaints on the violation of the election right were held and the questions interesting to the participants were replied to.

For your information, the seminar-conferences dedicated to election dispute resolution and implemented as one of the large-scale educational projects to conduct the Municipal Elections freely, fairly and transparently in the country are scheduled to be held in Ganja on November 13, in Shaki on November 14, in Shirvan on November 15 and Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on November 18, 2019, thereby covering all Con.ECs.

Media and Public Relations Department
CEC Secretariat