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APPROVED

by Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

No. 1135 of 30 November 2016.

 

Regulations of giving and financing orders by the state bodies to

the Centre for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communication

 

1. General provisions

 

This Regulation has been prepared in accordance with the “Charter of the Centre for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communication” approved by the Decree No. 879 dated April 20, 2016 by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and regulates relations on giving and financing orders by the state bodies to the Centre for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communication (hereinafter referred to as "the Centre").

 

2. Services provided by the Centre based on the order of state bodies

 

2.0. The Centre provides the following services (hereinafter referred to as "the Services") based on the order of state bodies, according to the purposes of this Regulation:

2.0.1. conducting Feasibility and Risk Analysis (RA) of economically-oriented state programs and economic incentive projects, conducting surveys among stakeholders related to these projects;

2.0.2. monitoring and evaluation of activities carried out in industrial parks, neighborhoods, and agro-parks, as well as economic-oriented state programs;

2.0.3. evaluation of the economic efficiency of expired economically-oriented state programs and state investment projects.

 

3. Giving orders by state bodies

 

3.1. To render the services provided for in Part 2 of this Regulation, state bodies and state-funded organizations shall annually submit their orders for the next year to the Centre until May 1 of the current year, and other state bodies when necessary.

3.2. According to Paragraph 3.1 of this Regulation, the accompanying letter, the rationale for rendering the Services, as well as other documents shall be attached to the order.

3.3. The Centre shall provide the applicant with information on the duration of the work to be done within 10 (ten) working days, financial and economic rationale, as well as service fees upon receipt of the order.

3.4. According to Article 11.8 of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On the Budget System”, state bodies and state-funded organizations shall submit their proposals on Financing Forecasting for the financing of the Services to the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan until July 1 of the current year.

3.5. The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall take measures to forecast the required funds in the relevant functional section of the state budget upon receipt of the order stipulated in Paragraph 3.1 of this Regulation by the Centre.

3.6. Budget Indicators approved for the next year in accordance with the requirements of the applicable legislation shall be submitted to the Centre no later than 10 (ten) working days upon receipt by the state bodies and state-funded organizations, and those bodies and organizations shall submit to the Centre information on the funds stipulated for the Services specified in Part 2 of this Regulation.

3.7. State bodies and state-funded organizations shall conclude a contract with the Centre in accordance with the requirements of the Civil Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan within the limits of the funds stipulated in the state budget for the provision of the Services.

3.8. With the exception of state bodies and state-funded organizations, other state bodies may conclude a contract with the Centre in accordance with the requirements of the Civil Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan within 6 (six) months upon receipt of the information provided for in Paragraph 3.3 of this Regulation.

 

4. Financing of the Services provided by the Centre

 

4.1. Payment for the Services specified in Part 2 of this Regulation on state bodies and state-funded organizations shall be carried out within the limits of the funds stipulated for these purposes in the state budget.

4.2. State bodies and state-funded organizations shall submit to the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan relevant orders, withdrawal schedules, and financing documents on the economic and functional classification of the budget according to the contract concluded with the Centre.

4.3. The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall carry out financing within the limits of the budget allocations approved in accordance with the relevant budget classification upon checking applications, withdrawal schedules, and financing documents from state bodies and state-funded organizations.

4.4. State bodies and state-funded organizations shall ensure the transfer of funds allocated from the state budget to the Centre for the services provided for in Paragraph 3.7 of this Regulation.

4.5. Except for state bodies and state-funded organizations, upon conclusion of the contract between other state bodies and the Centre stipulated in Paragraph 3.8 of this Regulation, the transfer of the funds envisaged in the contract and required in accordance with Paragraph 3.3 of this Regulation shall be provided by those state bodies to the Centre.