According to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On the implementation of investment projects related to construction and infrastructure facilities on the basis of special funding", The Ministry of Economy or consumers pay a service fee to the investor in accordance with the contract in exchange for goods and services produced as a result of the investment in accordance with the "Build-Operate-Transfer" (BOT) model.

At the same time, in cases where it is not possible for consumers to fully or partially reimburse the costs incurred by the investor in the form of service fees, cooperation assistance is determined by agreement of the parties, taking into account the service fees paid by the investor.

The cost of goods and services produced as a result of investments made under the "Build-Operate-Transfer" (BOT) model is determined by agreement of the parties, taking into account their types, quantity or consumption, quality, safety and other criteria (prices are regulated by the state and services). By agreement of the parties, the Ministry of Economy may assume a guarantee obligation in accordance with the Civil Code for the purchase of goods and services produced by the investor to a certain extent. These provisions also apply to cooperation assistance.

The state guarantees the fulfillment of obligations to investors under the contract concluded in accordance with the "Build-Operate-Transfer" (BOT)  model. In addition, an investor implementing investment projects under the "Build-Operate-Transfer" (BOT) model is exempt from relevant government duties and fees.

According to the laws "On public debt" and "On the implementation of investment projects related to construction and infrastructure facilities on the basis of special financing", the Ministry of Economy and the investor in connection with the implementation of investment projects is regulated by an agreement concluded between.

In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Budget System", the state budget provides for the relevant funds for the Ministry of Economy each year to finance cooperation assistance and guarantee obligations under concluded contracts.

In order to calculate the amount of these funds, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economy jointly developed and approved the "Regulations on the methodology for calculating the amount of cooperation assistance and guarantee obligations under contracts concluded under the" Build-Operate-Transfer” (BOT) model.

"Terms of implementation of investment projects related to construction and infrastructure facilities by investors within the" Build-manage-hand over "model, requirements to investors in accordance with the types of construction and infrastructure facilities, characteristics and terms of contracts, goods to be obtained as a result of investment and in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On approval of the" Rules for determining the cost of services ",  the subject of activity of the legal entity established for the implementation of the investment project should be only the implementation of the investment project. 

This legal entity may engage in other entrepreneurial activities only with the permission of the Ministry of Economy. At least 20% of the funds to be involved in the investment project must be allocated by the investor. At the same time, the conditions for determining the service fee to be paid for goods or services to be obtained as a result of investment, the conditions for the implementation of investment projects by investors under the "Build-Operate-Transfer" model, construction and infrastructure Requirements to investors in accordance with the types of facilities, the characteristics and terms of contracts, are determined in the Part 4 of the "Rules for determining the value of goods and services to be obtained as a result of investment."

The Ministry of Economy has such powers to implement the "build-operate-transfer" (BOT) model - i) take measures to develop the BOT model; ii) monitor and evaluate the implementation of contracts; iii) to coordinate the activities of investors with state and local self-government bodies, legal entities and individuals.