No need for restrictions on appointment of prosecutor general in Azerbaijan: parliamentary committee chairman
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 4 / Trend , K. Zarbaliyeva/
There is no need to keep current restrictions for appointment of a prosecutor general, head of Azerbaijani parliament's committee said.
"Eliminating restrictions for appointment of a prosecutor general will not harm democracy. The candidates will be presented to the parliament and one of them will be approved," parliament's Law Policy and State-Building Committee Chairman Ali Huseynov said.
Earlier last week, Azerbaijani parliament abolished restrictions preventing ombudsman to be elected more than once.
The Law on Prosecutor includes restrictions for prosecutor general, military prosecutor and prosecutor of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. One and the same person can be appointed prosecutor twice with a term of five years each.
Huseynov said the main point is not a person, but to eliminate formality.
The committee has been submitted a bill which calls for eliminating appointment of the prosecutor general.
"If schedule of the spring session permits, the bill will be examined before the session ends," Huseynov said.
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