On April 12, 2014 Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed the decree on the activities of the Ministry of Energy and amending the decree No 404 of May 15, 2006 “On approval of the status, structure and number of employees of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Industry and Energy.”
According to the decree, the structure of the Ministry of Energy includes the Ministry’s department and divisions, the State Energy Inspection Department and its local branches and the State Gas Control Department and its local branches.
Number of the Ministry’s employees has been established at 140, the State Energy Inspection Department – 150 employees, including 112 employees at its local branches and the State Gas Control Department – 80 employees, including 50 employees at its local branches.
The Cabinet of Ministers has been instructed to work out and submit to President the proposals on bringing President’s documents into accord with the decree within three months; to bring into accord the acts of the Cabinet of Ministers and inform President about that; to control bringing the documents of the central executive authorities’ agencies into accord with the decree and inform president about the execution within five months as well as solve other issues arising from the decree.
The Justice Ministry has been instructed to bring the documents of the central executive power’ agencies into accord with the decree and inform the Cabinet of Ministers about that.