Relevant codes and laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan



Goal 13 . Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
The purpose of the present Law consists in establishment of the legal basis for protection of life and health of the person, society, its material and moral values, the environment, including atmospheric air, space, water objects, subsoil of the earth, the earth, natural landscape, plant and animal life against the danger resulting from impact of natural and anthropogenous factors.
The present Law determines the legal basis of conducting observations, researches and works of active impact on atmospheric processes, developments, uses and protection of data by hydrometeorology and monitoring of the environment in the Azerbaijan Republic.
Atmospheric air is the integral component of the environment influencing health, working ability of people, flora and fauna. The present Law, establishing the legal basis of protection of atmospheric air, it is directed to implementation of the rights of the population to accommodation in the favorable environment and receipt of exact information on the environment.
The present Law determines legal, economic and social basis of environmental protection. The purpose of the Law consists in providing ecological safety in the field of protection of ecological equilibrium of the environment, elimination of harmful effects of economic and other activity on natural ecological systems, preserving biological diversity and the rational organization of environmental management. The present Law regulates interrelation of society and the nature for the purpose of strengthening of legality and legal rules of improvement of quality of the environment, rational use and recovery of natural resources, environmental protection.