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Azerbaijan to limit functions of institution of legal representatives in courts

01 November 2017 [11:45] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

The functions of the institution of legal representatives in court proceedings will be limited in Azerbaijan.

This issue was included in the amendments to the law "On lawyers and lawyers' activity" passed at the plenary session of the Azerbaijani parliament on October 31.

According to the bill submitted to the Azerbaijani parliament by the Supreme Court, individuals are allowed to act as legal representatives only at court hearings of close relatives.

The amendments were put to the vote and adopted by a majority vote.


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