Milli Mejlis of Azerbaijan Republic Increased Penalties for Non-Compliance with Anti-Epidemic Regime
29 June 2020
Members of the Milli Mejlis of the Azerbaijan Republic voted for increasing penalties for violating anti-epidemic, sanitary, hygienic and quarantine regimes.
Speaker of the Milli Mejlis of the Azerbaijan Republic Sahiba Gafarova noted that the number of people infected with COVID-19 had recently increased in the country, due to non-compliance with the requirements of anti-epidemic, sanitary, hygienic and quarantine regimes. In that regard, the Committee of the Milli Mejlis on Legal Policy and State Building prepared a draft law on amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses.
Breaches of the requirements for the use of personal protective equipment during the quarantine regime may be fined up to 100, 200 and 400 manat.