4. Is there a ban on corporate donations to candidates? - Azerbaijan

Country: 
Azerbaijan
Question: 
4. Is there a ban on corporate donations to candidates?
Answer: 
No
Comments: 

Election Code describes two exceptions: First, legal entities of the Republic of Azerbaijan, of which less than 30% of the charter (property) capital belongs to foreign countries and foreign legal entities, foreign citizens or stateless persons. Second, legal entities, of which less than 30% of the charter capital belongs to the state or a municipality. 

Source: 

Article 90.2. The following shall be prohibited from rendering voluntary donations and assistance in kind or services to election funds of candidates, registered candidates, […] :
90.2.1. Foreign countries and foreign legal entities;

[…]
90.2.5. Legal entities of the Republic of Azerbaijan, ofwhich more than 30% of the charter (property) capitalbelongs to persons mentioned in Articles 90.2.1, 90.2.2
and 90.2.3 of this Code on the day of officialpublication of the decision to hold elections;

90.2.6. International organizations and international social movements;

90.2.7. State bodies and municipalities;

90.2.8. State and municipal organizationa and offices;

90.2.9. Legal entities, of which more than 30% of the charter (property) capital belongs to the state or municipality on the day of official publication of the decision to hold elections;

[…]

90.2.11. Charitable organizations, religious associations, institutions and organizations […]

Source: Article 90.2, Election Code of the Republic ofAzerbaijan, 2018.