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Departments and divisions

1. Investigation department

Being the structural unit of the Baku city Prosecutor's Office, the Investigation Department of Baku City Prosecutor's Office is guided with the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Prosecutor's Office," Criminal and Criminal Procedure Code, and other legislative acts, orders, directives and instructions of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and Baku city Prosecutor. It also works with other departments and divisions of the prosecutor's office, scientific, expert and other organizations.

The Department carries out criminal prosecution in accordance with the law, strictly observing human rights and freedoms enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, as well as conducts a full, comprehensive and objective investigation.

Based on Guidance’s decision the Department takes and conducts investigation on cases against peace and humanity, state power, including cases of serious crimes committed in the economic and other spheres.

The Department is headed by the Director. The Department’s structure includes the senior prosecutor, senior prosecutor-criminalist, prosecutor-criminalist, investigators and senior investigators on important matters.

2. Division for supervision over investigation in prosecutor’s office of Baku city Prosecutor’s Office

The Division carries out regular supervision over the correct application and enforcement of the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan during the pre-trial proceedings in a criminal case, as well as over the compliance of laws during the reception, recording and reviewing of statements and other information received with respect to offenses committed or planned in Baku city district prosecutor’s offices. Also examines applications and other documents on offences which have been committed or are planned, begins the criminal case if there are sufficient reasons and grounds for doing so; ensures a thorough, full and timely preliminary investigation.

The Division gives the investigator a written order to review the information on offences which have been committed or are planned; including information on choosing, changing or canceling a measure of restraint, qualifying actions, tracing the offender, as well as information relating to content of the indictment, taking decisions, conducting investigation or other legal proceedings. It draws conclusions on the legality and validity of decisions taken, cancels illegal and unreasonable decisions, appoints additional investigation or raises a question for taking a decision on instituting criminal proceedings, and performs other duties as well.

The Division is headed by the chief. The structure of the division includes a senior prosecutor and prosecutors.

3. Department for supervision over execution of laws in investigation, inquiry and operational-search activities in internal affairs authorities of Baku city Prosecutor’s Office

The Department supervises over the equal, proper application and enforcement of laws in investigation, inquiry and operational-search activities in internal affairs authorities of Baku city; timely detects violations in this area and takes measures to eliminate them; supervises over compliance with the law during the reception, registration, review of applications, information and documents on offences which have been committed or are planned received by internal affairs authorities.

Supervises over the legality of inspections, investigations carried out in investigation, inquiry and operational-search activities in internal affairs authorities, as well as legality of decisions taken; summarizes the state of the prosecutor's supervision over the implementation and enforcement of laws, implements measures to improve public prosecutor's supervision and prevention of offenses.

It also supervises over the activities of subordinate prosecutor's offices in connection with the execution of laws in investigation, inquiry and operational-search activities in internal affairs authorities, carries out inspections, take measures to eliminate detected violations, provides technical and practical assistance, ensures the implementation of orders, instructions and regulations of issued by the Prosecutor General and the Baku city Prosecutor in this field.

The Department is headed by the Director. The Department’s structure includes the prosecutor-methodologist, senior prosecutor and prosecutors.


4. Division for the consideration of applications of Baku city Prosecutor’s Office

The Division provides registration, recording, examination, sending applications, complaints and suggestions, criminal cases, and other documents received by Baku city Prosecutor's Office to the competent authorities, as well as the improvement of the work in this area, considers citizens' applications, provides reception of citizens in Baku city Prosecutor's Office.

Division provides registration of control cards on applications and complaints to Baku city Prosecutor's Office, creation and maintenance of the local network, placing applications and complaints to the computer base.

The division ensures the distribution of the official secret, secret paperwork and archiving in accordance with the legislation.

The division is headed by the chief. The structure of the division includes senior prosecutor and prosecutors.

5. Organizational and Analytical division of Baku city Prosecutor’s Office

Organizational and analytical division organizationally ensures the implementation of obligations under the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Law "On Prosecutor's Office" and "On service in the prosecutor’s office" referred by the guidance of Baku city Prosecutor's Office to prosecution bodies. Prepares and submits to the city prosecutor proposals on total number of staff units of the city prosecutor's office, organizes operational meetings.

For the purpose of discussion at meetings, operational conferences of Baku city Prosecutor's Office, the division summarizes the semiannual and annual activity of the Prosecutor's Office, prepares and provides the city prosecutor proposals to improve public prosecutor's supervision and strengthen the rule of law.

According to the instructions of the Prosecutor General and Baku city Prosecutor, it organizes an audit and carries out service investigation in relation to the activity of prosecutors.

Organizational and analytical division makes drafts semiannual and annual work plans, supervises over their timely and qualitative implementation, organizes the activity upon the statistical account and report in prosecution authorities, as well as prepares measures on improvement of prosecutor’s supervision.

Together with the departments and division of Baku city Prosecutor's Office analyzes the state of executive and official discipline in prosecution bodies, implements measures to strengthen it.

The Division is headed by the chief. The division’s structure includes senior prosecutor and prosecutors.