Court Canceled Registration of Election Monitoring Centre in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, 14 May / Trend corr. K.Zarbaliyeva / The Khatai District Court has cancelled the registration of the Election Monitoring Centre (EMC).
Anar Mammadli, Executive Director of EMC, stated to Trend that the Court has approved the lawsuit by the Central Registration Department and Notary Office of Justice Ministry to cancel the EMC registration.
EMC, for the first time, submitted its documents to the Justice Ministry on 14 March 2006. The corresponding bodies from the Ministry refused to register EMC for five times. In February 2008, Centre received the registration.
Ministry explained that EMC registration was cancelled because the organization gave no detailed information about the founders, as well as Ministry was not informed about the new address of the organization and submitted documents did not include the information about representatives of EMC- located in Azerbaijani eight regions.
Anar Mammadli stated that nobody could cancel EMC registration on the ground of reasons stated by the Justice Ministry. Mammadli stated he would make a court appeal against this decision.
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