Practice Relating to Rule 117. Accounting for Missing Persons
Section B. Provision of information on missing persons
Azerbaijan’s Law concerning the Protection of Civilian Persons and the Rights of Prisoners of War (1995) provides:
In order to further trace such persons [considered to be missing by the adverse party], information concerning them shall be given to the adverse party directly through the Protecting Power or their substitute – the ICRC …
The appropriate authorities and governmental bodies of the Azerbaijan Republic shall ensure that the necessary measures be taken that:
2) correct information concerning the missing and requests about them are given to the adverse party directly through the Protecting Power or their substitute – the International Committee of the Red Cross.