The works fulfilled by the State Expertise Office in 2015
In 2015 State Expertise Office received 3713 appeals, 905 appeals were registered in the ministry, and a total number of appeals were 4618. During the year, the number of applications was 4527. Most of appeals were connected with important areas of the economy such as industry, energy, oil and gas, road-building, urban economy, as well as entrepreneurial activity which were reviewed and answered. During the reporting period 3145 appeals were reviewed and responded appropriately. All the necessary registered appeals in the apparatus of the ministry were answered timely. The construction works carried out mainly by foreign, state budget and individual entrepreneurs with the purpose to determine the level of environmental impacts during construction were reviewed and given appropriate references to 1195 technical and project document, 92 appeals were returned across the country. There were reviewed projects and recommended to make relevant amendments. In 5 cases were provided reviews on the base of relevant court opinions. For obtaining the examination opinion of each project, were presented the reviews on draft conclusions the territorial divisions of the Ecology and Natural Resources and provided the estimation of environmental view taking into account the technological opportunities. Since January of 2015, in connection with the construction and reconstruction, the projects were accepted and carried out with the principle of “one window” under the Ministry of Emergency Situations. At the same time, Architecture and Urban Planning Department of Baku City Executive Power with the purpose of allocation of land for placing of objects 109 documents were reviewed and gave a positive feedback, 4 appeals for changing of land plots on the basis of the instructions of the instruction of the Cabinet of Ministers. During the reporting period in connection with project documents of geological exploration and search works were reviewed 30 projects and recommended to make relevant amendments. 40 individuals and legal entities were given 112“Mining allocation act” for the purpose of creation of a quarry activity. At present, in order to organize more effectively for the separation of areas in the ministry's legislative documents in order to provide better opportunities for the improvement of the performance of the institutional changes is planned. The more efficient use of resources and coordinated from one center to this area in the future, according to preliminary approvals by the Ministry of subsurface lease is expected to be used by individuals and legal entities. At the same time in the republic in 2015, on the base of state orders in connection with geological exploration and search works were provided relevant expertise of 19 projects by the National Geological Survey. During the reporting period on Environmental Impact Assessment of Projects (EIA) were connected with oil and gas, petrochemical, new technologies, water supply and sewerage services. During the year, on Environmental Impact Assessment of Projects were considered 16 projects and agreed 15 projects defining appropriate requirements, 1 project were returned because of lack of project coordination. During the discussion of the above-mentioned projects there were invited customers and executors by the Expertise Department, if necessary, experts have been invited the free-lances. During the reporting period, in accordance with the relevant legislation, 227 appeals from 235 were reviewed on import and export of goods and materials within the competence of the ministry, 8 cases had been rejected.
"On measures for the provision of electronic government services," by the Presidential Decree No. 429 dated 23.05.2011 in accordance with the "specific areas of the central executive authorities rendered by the rules" on approval of the Cabinet of Ministers from 24.11.2011 in connection with the execution of the decision No. 191 of 106 applications were received during the year were implemented. 71 appeals on permission of import of goods and materials entered via e-service under the competence of the MENR, 15 appeals on limit of harmful substances into the atmosphere, 11 appeals for coordination of environmental and regulatory documents and 9 appeals for other services. In accordance with the requirements of Cabinet of Ministers Decision No. 173 dated 19.09.2005 throughout the country, the use of the trees and bushes not included to forest fund, conservation and protection were entered 1883 appeals (777 via "hotline",1106 direct). 1250 appeals were submitted in connection with greenery from Baku and Sumgayit. 1 appeal was received for the grant of special permission (license) to the gathering of medicinal plants raw materials and the utilization and neutralization of toxic industrial wastes. In accordance with Presidential Decree No. 650 dated 19.10.2015", the Ministry of Economy and Industry began to issue special permits (licenses) at the ASAN service centers. During the reporting period, in accordance with "Air Protection Law" and "Water Code" on limit of harmful substances into the atmosphere were given documents to 93 people, “special permission” for use of groundwater and surface water sources to 29 individuals and legal entities. 28 environmental-normative regulations were reviewed and coordinated by the project institutes. In addition, a number of legal documents, changing land allocations and current issues were examined and given relevant comments and suggestions. During of 2016 in accordance with State Expertise Office regulations is to perform the duties under its authority, use of modern technologies, to reduce contact with citizens and officials and to benefit of international experience in this field.