New rules for treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction approved


November 19, Fineko/ Azerbaijan has endorsed the Procedure of control by an executive official over the fulfillment of the requirements of a court decision on mandatory treatment in a specialized medical institution of persons in respect to whom, along with a conviction to a punishment not related to imprisonment, compulsory medical measures have been established for the treatment of alcoholism or drug addiction, as well as in respect to persons who have committed an administrative offense involving administrative arrest, who need treatment for drug addiction."

ABC.AZ reports that the decision on this was signed by Prime Minister Ali Asadov.
Changes to this Procedure may be made in accordance with the “Regulation on the procedure for the development and adoption of regulatory legal acts of executive authorities”.