LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS
Article 501. Transit
501.1. At the request of the competent authority of a foreign state, the prosecuting authority of the Azerbaijan Republic to which the request is addressed shall give permission for persons extradited by a third state to transit through its territory.
501.2. The application for permission for such transit shall be examined by the prosecuting authority of the Azerbaijan Republic according to the rules established for the examination of official requests for extradition.
501.3. The prosecuting authority of the Azerbaijan Republic to which the request is addressed shall give permission for the transit to be effected by the means that it considers most appropriate.
(a) A State Party shall authorize, in accordance with its national procedural law, transportation through its territory of a person being surrendered to the Court by another State, except where transit through that State would impede or delay the surrender.
(b) A request by the Court for transit shall be transmitted in accordance with article 87. The request for transit shall contain:
(i) A description of the person being transported;
(ii) A brief statement of the facts of the case and their legal characterization; and
(iii) The warrant for arrest and surrender;
(c) A person being transported shall be detained in custody during the period of transit;
(d) No authorization is required if the person is transported by air and no landing is scheduled on the territory of the transit State;
(e) If an unscheduled landing occurs on the territory of the transit State, that State may require a request for transit from the Court as provided for in subparagraph (b). The transit State shall detain the person being transported until the request for transit is received and the transit is effected, provided that detention for purposes of this subparagraph may not be extended beyond 96 hours from the unscheduled landing unless the request is received within that time.