In Compliance with Azerbaijani Constitution Court’s Decision Municipalities to Certify Wills in the Absence of Permanent Notary
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. К.Zarbaliyeva / The Azerbaijani Constitutional Court has reported that the case on interpretation of Articles 15 and 18.1 of the Law on 'Notary' was considered at a plenary session of the Azerbaijani Constitutional Court.
The plenary session of the Court made a decision after hearing and discussing the report by the judge, Rafael Gvaladzeh.
The resolution saying that the absence of rules on rights of ratifying municipalities in Articles 15 and 18.1on 'Notary' does not mean excluding local municipalities' rights, envisaged in Article 1179.2 of the Civil Code, to certify wills of the public, who are residents of municipalities, in the case of the absence of a permanent notary in the municipality.
The Azerbaijani Parliament recommended defining the term of implementation powers of municipalities, envisaged in Article 1179.2 of the Civil Code, to certify will in case of absence of permanent notary.