The Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed on 25 October 2005 a decree on immediate measures, related to preparations and holding the parliamentary elections, Trend reports.
According to the document, the Milli Mejlis is recommended to discuss the issue of removal the ban on participation in the elections of the non-governmental organizations as observers, in the authorized capital of which the share of the foreign physical and legal entities constitute over 30%. The Central Election Committee (CEC) is recommended to prepare the instruction in the shortest possible time on the use of the finger inking during the voting and put it on the discussion. It is also needed to prepare and approve in the shortest possible time the instruction in regard to violation of the electoral rights. CEC is instructed to voice a resolute position in regard to violations of law, admitted by the candidates during the pre-election campaign, as well as ensure conditions for revising the list of voters at the polling stations by all parties concerned.
The Interior Ministry is commissioned to provide all citizens with the Identity Cards prior to the Election Day. The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies and Azerenerji JSC are to take all relevant measures for supply of communication and electrical power to the relevant buildings and facilities on the Election Day. The Interior Ministry and the local executive bodies are to create all necessary conditions for pre-election campaigning by the candidates, as well as to ensure holding mass actions by political parties and election blocks in line with the law вЂњOn freedom of assembliesвЂќ.
The Prosecutor GeneralвЂ™s office is recommended to investigate in the shortest possible time the reports coming to CEC on supposed violations of law and hold the guilty responsible. The relevant state bodies, noted at the PresidentвЂ™s decree dated 11May 2005 В"On improvement of the election practiceвЂќ are instructed to submit relevant reports during 5 days.