Relevant codes and laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Goal 6 . Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

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.

Public health care consists of complex of the political, economic, legal, scientific, medical, sanitary and hygienic measures directed to protection of physical and mental health of each person, increase in his active longevity, providing with medical care.The present Law regulates the relations arising between citizens and state bodies, and also subjects of the state and non-state health care systems.

The sanitary legislation of the Azerbaijan Republic governs the public relations in the field of sanitary and epidemiologic wellbeing of the population as necessary sales term in the territory of the Azerbaijan Republic of the rights and interests of citizens and society in preservation and promotion of health, physical and spiritual development, active longevity of people.

The present Law determines state policy of the Azerbaijan Republic and legal relations in the field of prevention of harmful effects on human health and the environment of production and household waste (further - "waste"), except for harmful gases, the contaminated waters and radioactive waste, reduction of their dangerous impact, ensuring ecological equilibrium in the nature, and also waste managements for the purpose of attraction of such waste in economic circulation as sources of secondary raw materials.

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 establishes the legal basis of the relations of municipalities with relevant organs of the executive authority, legal entities and physical persons on use and protection of the objects of water economy which are in the territory of municipalities in the Azerbaijan Republic.

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 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.