LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS
Article 489. General provisions governing legal assistance in criminal matters in the territory of the Azerbaijan Republic
489.3. Unless otherwise provided for in an agreement signed by the requesting competent authority of the foreign state, all expenses connected with the provision of legal assistance by mutual agreement in the territory of the Azerbaijan Republic shall be paid by the prosecuting authorities of the Azerbaijan Republic.
1. The ordinary costs for execution of requests in the territory of the requested State shall be borne by that State, except for the following, which shall be borne by the Court:
(a) Costs associated with the travel and security of witnesses and experts or the transfer under article 93 of persons in custody;
(b) Costs of translation, interpretation and transcription;
(c) Travel and subsistence costs of the judges, the Prosecutor, the Deputy Prosecutors, the Registrar, the Deputy Registrar and staff of any organ of the Court;
(d) Costs of any expert opinion or report requested by the Court;
(e) Costs associated with the transport of a person being surrendered to the Court by a custodial State; and
(f) Following consultations, any extraordinary costs that may result from the execution of a request.
2. The provisions of paragraph 1 shall, as appropriate, apply to requests from States Parties to the Court. In that case, the Court shall bear the ordinary costs of execution.