16 November 2018 01:23 AM

The State Council’s General Assembly of Legal Opinion and Legislation Departments

Monday، 04 January 2016 - 12:00 AM

The State Council’s General Assembly of Legal Opinion and Legislation Departments comprises three legal opinion committees and includes the best and most seasoned of legal experts. It consists of the first deputy president of the State Council as Chair and the heads of opinion departments and committees as members.


The General Assembly provides legal opinion on:
  • Matters of international, constitutional and legislative nature referred to the Assembly by the President, the Prime Minister, the Speaker of Parliament or cabinet-ministers and on matters referred by opinion departments or committees of the Assembly.
  • Disputes regarding the jurisdiction of governorate-level local councils.
  • Laws or decisions by the President and referred by the Department of Legislation to the General Assembly.

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