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Name: Law (No. 96 of 1996) concerning the reorganisation of the press.
Country: Egypt
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-06-30
Entry into force:
ISN: EGY-1996-L-56957
Bibliography: English translation, 1996, The Middle East Library for Economic Services, Cairo, Egypt, pp. 1-31
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Abstract/Citation: Supersedes Law (No. 148 of 1980) concerning the Authority of the press. Provides for freedom of speech and freedom of press, and sets forth requirements concerning the ownership of papers and their licencing. Specifically prohibits controls on the press except in matters connected with public safety or national security.
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