Relevant codes and laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Goal 15 . Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The present Law determines the legal basis and rules of implementation of land reform in the Azerbaijan Republic.

The present Law governs the relations arising in connection with studying (search, investigation), rational use and protection of subsoil of the territory of the Azerbaijan Republic, including the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea (lake) with safe work, provides when using subsoil protection of interests of the state, subsoil users and citizens when using subsoil.
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.
The purpose of the present Law is to provide consumers with quality and sufficient quantities of water, meeting the requirements of state standards, regulation of waste water discharge.
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 governs the relations connected with safety of hydraulic engineering constructions during their designing, construction, operation, reconstruction, recovery, preservation and liquidation, establishes obligations of public authorities, owners of constructions and operators.
The present Law establishes the legal basis of recovery, increase and protection of fertility of the lands which are in the Azerbaijan Republic in the state-owned, municipal and private property.
The present Law establishes bases of the organization of the land market and regulation of economic and legal relations in the land market in the Azerbaijan Republic.

The present Law determines the legal basis of streamlining of the state land cadastre, monitoring of lands and works on land management in the Azerbaijan Republic.