Related Rule
Azerbaijan
Practice Relating to Rule 108. Mercenaries
Azerbaijan’s Criminal Code (1999) defines a mercenary as “a person not being a citizen of a State party to an armed conflict or hostilities, not having permanent residence on the territory of the State, as well as not being sent to carry out official duties, who acts with a view to private gain”. 
Azerbaijan, Criminal Code, 1999, Article 114, Note.
Azerbaijan’s Criminal Code (1999) provides: “Participation of a mercenary in the armed conflict or in the hostilities, -is punished by deprivation of liberty for a period of 3 to 8 years.” 
Azerbaijan, Criminal Code, 1999, Article 114(3).