Extradition Lawyer in Azerbaijan (Interpol)

16 February 2024by info@acon.az0

In recent years, the landscape of international law enforcement has seen a surge in extradition cases, particularly in Azerbaijan, where the role of Interpol warrants significant attention. This article explores the complexity of extradition law in Azerbaijan and the important role that expert legal assistance, such as that offered by ACON Law Firm, plays in managing these complex proceedings.

For individuals entangled in extradition proceedings or seeking preventive measures against potential extradition requests in Azerbaijan, this blog post aims to explain on the legal considerations and procedural steps involved. Furthermore, if you require to get benefit legal representation in extradition cases, ACON Law Firm stands ready to provide professional legal services tailored to your needs.

Extradition Laws in Azerbaijan:

Extradition, the legal process of surrendering an individual to another jurisdiction for trial or punishment, is governed by a comprehensive legal framework in Azerbaijan. The country’s legislation, in alignment with international treaties and conventions, outlines the conditions and procedures for both requesting and executing extradition orders.

Key Legal Provisions:

  • Azerbaijani Criminal Procedure Code: The Code regulates the procedural aspects of extradition, including the requisite documentation, judicial oversight, and grounds for refusal.
  • European Convention on Extradition: European Convention on Extradition: it regulates the terms and procedures of extradition taking into account the international obligations of states.
  • Bilateral and Multilateral Agreements: Azerbaijan has entered into extradition treaties with numerous countries, facilitating the exchange of fugitives and suspects.
  • Interpol Notices: Interpol Red Notices, although not equivalent to international arrest warrants, serve as requests for provisional arrest or extradition based on valid national arrest warrants.

What we offer for extradition cases

Extradition lawyers in Azerbaijan play a crucial role in safeguarding the legal rights and interests of individuals who are facing extradition proceedings. Our services:

  • Case Evaluation: Thorough assessment of the extradition request, ensuring compliance with legal standards and identifying potential grounds for defense.
  • Legal Representation: Providing competent representation before national authorities and extradition courts, advocating for the client’s rights and interests.
  • Negotiation and Mitigation: Engaging in diplomatic negotiations and legal arguments to mitigate extradition risks or secure favorable outcomes.
  • Appeal and Judicial Review: Pursuing appellate remedies and judicial review mechanisms to challenge adverse extradition decisions and safeguard fundamental rights.

A person is not extradited in the following cases

  1. When the person is a citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan when the issue of its issuance is being resolved;
  2. When a person is granted political asylum in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan in accordance with the legislation;
  3. When the act committed by the person and which is the basis for the transfer is considered a crime of a political nature by the Republic of Azerbaijan;
  4. When the crime is committed on the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
  5. In the case of a judgment on the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan for a crime or a decision on the termination of criminal prosecution
  6. According to the criminal legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan, when the terms of criminal liability have passed;
  7. When the crime is defined as a crime against military service in the law of the requesting foreign country
  8. When the principle of mutual assistance is not observed by the requesting foreign state

Conclusion:

ACON Law Firm offers expertise in extradition law and international legal matters. Our experienced team of extradition lawyers is committed to defending the rights and interests of clients in extradition proceedings.

If you require professional legal support and representation in extradition matters in Azerbaijan, look no further than ACON Law Firm. Contact us today to get comprehensive legal support to secure your rights and liberties.

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