To ensure the application of this Law with the entry into force of Law No. 274-IVQ dated December 23, 2011 of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On military position and military service" and to improve the management structure in the relevant field in order to meet its modern requirements the Military Commissariat of the Republic of Azerbaijan, subordinated to the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Military Commissariat of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, military commissariats of the regions, cities, city districts are to be abolished and the State Service for Mobilization and Conscription has been established on their basis.
The State Service for Mobilization and Conscription of the Republic of Azerbaijan is the central executive authority exercising the state policy and regulation in the fields of military-patriotic education of the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan, training prior to conscripting to active military service, call for active military service, reserve service, mobilization preparation and call for mobilization, preparation for special military specialties, provision of the Armed Forces of the Azerbaijan Republic with conscripts at peace time, with the military personnel and military vehicles of the armed forces and other armed units, as well as of the special units during the mobilization and during the war, as well as with civil staff for working in the civilian positions.
The Service is guided by the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, international treaties to which the Republic of Azerbaijan is a party, laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan, decrees and orders of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, decisions and resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, "Statute on the State Service for Mobilization and Conscription of the Republic of Azerbaijan" and regulatory legal acts of the Service.
The Service operates in interaction with other executive authorities, local self-governing bodies and non-governmental organizations while performing its duties and exercising its rights.
The Service builds its activity on the principles of respect for human and civil rights and freedoms, the rule of law, humanism and the organization of the Armed Forces.