Extract from the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Article 38. Right for social protection

I. Everyone has the right for social protection.
II. Most vulnerable persons must get support, in the first place, from members of their families.
III. Everyone has the right for social protection on reaching specific age according to legislation, in case of illness, disability, loss of bread-winner in the family, due to unemployment and in other cases envisaged by legislation.
IV. Minimum sum of pensions and social allowances is specified by law.
V. The state creates possibilities for development of charitable activity, voluntary social insurance and other forms of social protection.