ORDINANCE-01 13.11.2015

The Coordinating Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Transit Freight

Ordinance № 01

 

Baku, 13 November, 2015

 

On some issues related to the activity of the Coordinating Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Transit Freight

 

In order to ensure implementation issues arising from Azerbaijani Presidential Decree No. 655 dated October 21, 2015 “On the establishment of the Coordinating Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Transit Freight”, in accordance with Article 4.6 of the Charter of the Coordinating Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Transit Freight approved by the same Decree, the Coordinating Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Transit Freight (hereinafter referred to as “Coordinating Council”) hereby DECIDES:

  1. The members of the Coordinating Council shall conduct the following issues accordingly:

1.1. to prepare proposals within 5 days for the transit cargo transportation with the country’s railways, marine transport, ports and marine terminals in order to implement the common tariff policy, the regulation of tariffs for the operation of port facilities related to transit cargo, port handling services, freight forwarding services and other services provided by the sea port and submit them to the Secretariat of the Tariff (price) Council of the Azerbaijan Republic;

1.2. to prepare proposals for reducing the duration of the transit cargo transportation with the country’s railways, marine transport, ports and marine terminals, making transparent, simplification the cargo transportation rules, conditions and procedures within one month and submit them to the Secretariat of the Tariff (price) Council of the Azerbaijan Republic.

 

1.3. to ensure the necessary administrative and organizational measures for the registration of all contracts signed in the field of transit cargo transportation via the railways, maritime transport, ports and marine terminals;

1.4. in connection with the establishment electronic portal on the transit cargo transportation with the country’s railways, marine transport, ports and marine terminals, to prepare the information on border crossing procedures, terms and conditions for the carriage of cargo as well as other important issues related to transportation processes to be placed in that portal and submit them to the Secretariat of the Tariff (price) Council of the Azerbaijan Republic.

1.5. to prepare proposals on the directions of cooperation with the relevant bodies of the foreign states and transit cargo transportation companies for attracting the transit cargo into the transport corridors passing through the country, creating opportunities for new transit cargo, and removing the obstacles to the development of the transit cargo transportation within 1 month and submit them to the Secretariat of the Tariff (price) Council of the Azerbaijan Republic;

1.6. to ensure the implementation of the measures with the purpose of implementing the "single window" principle in the area of making contracts of the transit cargo transportation with the country’s railways, marine transport, ports and marine terminals;

  1. Secretariat of the Tariff (price) Council of the Azerbaijan Republic:

2.1. ensure reviewing of the received proposals regarding implementation of the 1st part of this ordinance and provide their inclusion to agenda of the meetings of the Coordinating Council for further adoption of the relevant decisions.

2.2. organize receiving of applications from transportation enterprises, carriers, as well as legal entities and individuals who use the transportation services on transit freight carried out via railways, shipping transport, seaports and sea terminals, ensure conducting relevant measures on examination of such applications and their coordination with transport entities.

 

Chairman of the Coordinating

Council of the Republic of

Azerbaijan on Transit Freight                                                                                                       Shahin Mustafayev

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