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Local Government in Azerbaijan

This is a chapter from the book "Developing New Rules i n the Old Environment" (2001) edited by Igor Munteanu and Victor Popa. This particular contribution is written by authors Meriban Mamedova, Hasanov Hafiz Bashir, Bairamov Abil Nazir & Huseinov Mirali Asad that make a detailed description of structures for local government in Azerbaijan. The subchapters include the following topics:

*Overview of Local Government Reform
*Legal and Constitutional BasisLocal Politics, Decision MakingFunctional Structure of Local *Government
*Public Service Provision
*Local Finance, Local Property
*Relationship between the State Administration and Local Governments
*Local Government EmployeesLegal Guarantees for Local Autonomy
*Next Steps in the Transition Process

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Printed in Budapest, Hungary, February 2002. Design & Layout by Createch Ltd.