Insurance of the Registered Candidate’s Activity.
70.1. The management bodies of the state body (institution, organization) or municipal body (organization), where the candidate is studying, working, serving or commander of military unit where candidate is serving should release the candidate on the basis of unpaid vacation, for the period mentioned in their report, effective from the day of registration of candidate until the day of official announcement of results of elections. The relevant election commission should pay to candidates the average wage in amount of salary that is no more than 20 times of minimum salary determined by legislation, from the budget allocated for the preparation and conduction of election, during his release from employment, study or service. Money compensation shall be paid to registered candidates on the basis of statement which proves the unpaid leave from their working (studying) or servicing place for the period of release from employment.
70.2. Transport expenses shall be paid to registered candidates from the day of registration of candidature until the day of official announcement of results of elections determined by this Code. Expenses spent for taxi and ordered transport services shall not be reimbursed. Expenditures for travels in cities and inter cities shall be reimbursed on the basis of submitted travel tickets.
70.3. A registered candidate cannot be dismissed from his/her job, service, educational institution upon initiative of the state body (institution, organization) or municipal body (organization), or its high-ranking official, cannot be transferred to another job (to study or to serve) in other place without his agreement or cannot be sent on business trip and cannot be conscripted to military service, military courses of instruction within the period of time mentioned in Article 70.1 of this Code. The participation time of a registered candidate in elections shall be included in his/her professional service years from the day of registration.
70.4. Within the period of time mentioned in Article 70.1. of this Code, the registered candidate cannot be indicted for a crime, detained or be subject to administrative penalties as may be determined in a court procedure, without the permission of the relevant prosecutor, after he/ she has been registered. The registered candidate can be arrested only if he/she is caught in the act of crime. Shall the relevant prosecutor or court give such kind of permission or make decision, they have immediately to inform the election commission where the candidate has been registered.
70.5. The registered candidate, the political party, the authorized representatives of block of political parties can obtain the list of Precinct Election Commissions, the addresses of voting stations and an information about the territory, address and phone numbers of electoral precincts from the relevant Constituency Election Commission.
70.6 In accordance with the Civil Code of the Azerbaijan Republic, the registered candidate can apply to the court for indemnification of damages incurred him due to actions (lack of actions) of the election commission of either the state body (institution, organization) or municipal body (organization).