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  1. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 175 of 2018 Regarding Anti-Cyber and Information Technology Crimes. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-08-14 | Date of entry into force: 2018-08-15 | EGY-2018-L-108464

    Part I: Definitions.
    Part II: Provisions and Procedural Rules.
    Part III: Sanctions.
    Part IV: Transitional and Final Provisions.

  2. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No.105 of 2015 amending some provisions of the Environmental Law No.4 of 1994. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-10-19 | Date of entry into force: 2015-10-20 | EGY-2015-L-102490

    This Law consisting of 3 articles aims at replacing the reference to residential areas instead of residential communities (art.1).
    It also specifies: 1. Destination of the Environment Protection Fund, more general in the original Law. It shall finance activities, studies and environmental projects of the State for protecting the environment, natural resources, sustainable development and pollution combat (amendment to art.14); 2. Resources constituting the Fund (art.14 bis).
    The amendment bans import, circulating and use of coal and petroleum coke without permit from the concerned authorities (art. 40 bis) and strengthens penalties for violating the provisions of the Law (art. 86 bis).

  3. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 92 of 2015 Amending some provisions of the Political Rights Law No. 45 of 2014 And the House of Representatives Law No. 46 of 2014 - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-07-29 | Date of entry into force: 2015-07-30 | EGY-2015-L-102539

    The word "decisive" used in Article 2, Clause 2, Item 1 of the Political Rights Law, shall be replaced by the word (final).

    The last two clauses of Article 2, Article 12, and Clause 2 of Article 25 of the same Law shall be replaced by new texts.

    Texts of Articles 1, 3 and 8-1, of the House of Representatives Law No. 46 of 2014, shall be amended and replaced by new paragraphs.

    The phrase "and bodies" shall be added after the phrase "media means" stated in Clause 1 of Article 33 of the aforementioned Political Rights Law.

    The phrase "even before the fifteen days preceding the voting day" stated in Clause 2 of Article 16 of the aforementioned Political Rights Law, shall be deleted.

    The phrase "these means must", stated in Clause 2 of Article 33 of the aforementioned Law, shall be deleted.

    Repeals Clause 2 of Article 6 of the aforementioned House of Representatives Law.

  4. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 50 of 2014 amending Law No. 58 of 1937, promulgating the Penal Code. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2014-06-06 | EGY-2014-L-99319

    Article 306(bis)(a) of Law No. 58 of 1937 on promulgating the Penal Code is amended and replaced with a new paragraph that provides as follows: individuals who carry out sexual or obscene gestures in any manner, including by modern means of communication, will be punished with a term of imprisonment of not less than six months or a fine of EGP 3000. It also states that if the act of sexual harassment is repeated by the same individual, the punishment of imprisonment will be increased to one year and the fine to EGP 5,000-10,000.

    Additional paragraph (b) added to Article 306(bis) of Law No. 58 of 1937 on promulgating the Penal Code that states as follows: if the harassment is done with the intent of receiving sexual gratification from the victim, the punishment will be a term of imprisonment of not less than one year and a fine of EGP 10,000-20,000. Moreover, any individual who uses duress to receive sexual gratification will be punished with a term of imprisonment of between two and five years and a fine of EGP 20,000-50,000.

  5. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 45 of 2014 to regulate the exercise of political rights. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2014-06-06 | EGY-2014-L-99320

    Chapter I: The right to vote.
    Chapter II: The Supreme Committee.
    Chapter III: Voter Database.
    Chapter IV: Regulation of Campaigning in Elections and Referenda.
    Chapter V: Regulation of the Referendum and Election Processes Election dates.
    Chapter VI: Ruling of Delisting a Candidate and the Complaint from Procedures of Voting and Counting.
    Chapter VII: Election Crimes.

    Repeals Law No. 73 of 1956 to regulate the exercise of political rights.

  6. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 22 of 2014 regulating Presidential Elections. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-03-08 | Date of entry into force: 2014-03-09 | EGY-2014-L-99318

    Chapter I: Conditions Regarding Candidacy for the Presidency.
    Chapter II: The Presidential Elections Committee (PEC).
    Chapter III: Nomination Procedures for the post of President of the Republic.
    Chapter IV: Electoral Campaign Rules.
    Chapter V: Voting and Counting Procedures.
    Chapter VI: Penalties.
    Chapter VII: Final Provisions.

    This Law repeals Law No. 174 of 2005 regulating Presidential Elections.

  7. Egypt - General provisions - Constitution

    Egyptian Constitution 2014. - Constitution on-line Constitution on-line

    Adoption: 2014-01-18 | EGY-2014-C-97325

    Part I - The State
    Part II - Basic Components of the Society
    Chapter One: Social Components (Articles 7-26)
    Chapter Two: Economic Components (Articles 27-46)
    Chapter Three: Cultural Components (Articles 47-50)
    Part III - Public Rights, Freedoms & Duties
    Part IV - Rule of Law
    Part V - The System of Government
    Part VI - General & Transitional Provisions

  8. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 166 of 2013 amending some provisions of Law No. 96 of 1996 concerning the reorganization of the press. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-12-26 | Date of entry into force: 2013-12-27 | EGY-2013-L-97313

    The last paragraph of Section 68 of Law No. 96 of 1996 concerning the reorganization of the press which was amended by Law No. 76 of 2013, is amended and replaced by a new paragraph.

  9. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 76 of 2013 amending some provisions of Law No. 96 of 1996 concerning the reorganization of the press. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-08-05 | Date of entry into force: 2013-08-06 | EGY-2013-L-96649

    Section 68 of Law No. 96 of 1996 concerning the reorganization of the press is amended and replaced by a new paragraph.

  10. Egypt - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitutional Declaration of July 8, 2013. - Legislation on-line in Arabic Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2013-07-08 | Date of entry into force: 2013-07-09 | EGY-2013-C-97310

    The Declaration includes thirty-three articles, and sets forth the system of the State during the transitional period and a timeline for amending the 2012 Constitution and conducting elections.

  11. Egypt - General provisions - Constitution

    Egypt's Constitution of 2012. - Legislation on-line in Arabic Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2012-11-30 | EGY-2012-C-91655

    CONSTITUTION PREAMBLE
    PART I: STATE AND SOCIETY
    Chapter I: Political principles
    Chapter II: Social and ethical principles
    Chapter II: Economic Principles
    PART II: RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS
    Chapter I: Personal rights
    Chapter II: Moral and political rights
    Chapter III: Economic and social rights
    Chapter IV: Guarantees for the protection of rights and freedoms
    PART III: PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
    Chapter I: Legislative authority
    Section 1: Common provisions
    Section 2: House of Representatives
    Section 3: Shura Council
    Chapter II: Executive Authority
    Section 1: The President
    Section 2: The Cabinet
    Chapter III: The Judicial Authority
    Section 1: General Provisions
    Section 2: The Judiciary and Public Prosecution
    Section 3: The State Council
    Section 4: The Supreme Constitutional Court
    Section 5: Judicial Bodies
    Section 6: Judicial Officers
    Chapter IV: Local Administration
    Section 1: Local administrative division of the State
    Section 2: Local Councils
    Chapter V: National Security and Defense
    Section 1: The National Security Council
    Section 2: The Armed Forces
    Section 3: The National Defense Council
    Section 4: The Military Judiciary
    Section 5: The Police
    PART IV: INDEPENDENT BODIES AND REGULATORY AGENCIES
    Chapter I: Common provisions
    Chapter II: Regulatory Agencies
    Section 1: The National Anti-Corruption Commission
    Section 2: Central Auditing Organization
    Section 3: The Central Bank
    Chapter III: The Economic and Social Council
    Chapter IV The National Electoral Commission
    Chapter V: Independent bodies
    Section 1: The Supreme Authority for Endowment Affairs
    Section 2: The Supreme Authority for Heritage Conservation
    Section 3: The National Council for Education and Scientific Research
    Section 4: Independent Press and Media Organizations
    PART V: FINAL AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
    Chapter I: Amendments to the Constitution
    Chapter II: General Provisions
    Chapter III: Transitional Provisions

    Article 225:
    This Constitution shall be in force as of the date of announcing the public approval of it in a referendum, based on a majority of valid votes of the referendum participants.

    Article 236:
    Constitutional declarations issued by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and by the President of the Republic from 11 February 2011 to the date of the adoption of this Constitution are hereby repealed, while their consequent effects shall remain valid and in force and may not in any way be appealed against.

  12. Egypt - General provisions - Constitution

    The Constitutional Declaration for the Arab Republic of Egypt, 2011. - Declaration on-line

    Adoption: 2011-03-30 | EGY-2011-C-90064

    The Declaration was made by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces. It contains 63 articles. The Declaration can be divided into eleven parts.
    Articles 1-5 - general provisions
    Articles 6-18 - public freedoms, rights and duties
    Articles 19-24 - rule of law
    Articles 25-31 - contains provisions concerning the Presidency
    Articles 32-45 - People's assembly and Shoura Council
    Articles 46-52 - the judiciary
    Articles 53-55 - armed forces and the police
    Articles 56-58 - powers of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and the Cabinet
    Article 59 - State of emergency
    Article 60 - drafting new Constitution
    Articles 61-63 - transitional provisions.

  13. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 180 of 2008 amending Certain Provisions of the Labour Law No. 12 of 2003.

    Adoption: 2008-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-23 | EGY-2008-L-79477

    Amends articles nos. 70, 71 and 72 concerning dispute resolution. In particular, the phrase "labour court" is to be replaced by the phrase "the committee" wherever it is mentioned in the principal law.

  14. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 180/2008 amending several provisions of the Labour Code (No. 12 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2008-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-22 | EGY-2008-L-81387

    Articles 70, 71 and 72 of Labour Code are replaced with new articles. Article 70 discusses the cases of dispute between the employee and the employer and it sets the committees that deals with such cases. Article 71 provides for the labour court duties in solving work disputes. In addition the expression "Labour Court" is replaced with the word "Committee".

  15. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 90/2005 amending some provisions of the Labour Law (Law No. 12/2003).

    Adoption: 2005-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 2005-06-03 | EGY-2005-L-78590

    Articles: 70, 71, 72, 248 of Law No. 12/2003 are replaced with new articles.

  16. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 94 of 2003 concerning the creation of the National Human Rights Council. - French translation

    Adoption: 2003-06-19 | EGY-2003-L-70329

    Establishes the National Human Rights Council and sets out its membership, functions and administration. The president of the Council is to submit an annual report to the President of the Republic, the President of the People's Assembly and the President of the consultative assembly (Shura council).

  17. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Labour Code (No. 12 of 2003). - English translation Act on-line (In Arabic)

    Adoption: 2003-04-07 | EGY-2003-L-64693

    Preface sets out new features of labour code, including the balance in duties and responsibilities between workers and employers; due consideration to the social dimensions of the economy; new provisions that reflect global and local economic changes; reflection of fundamental principles contained in international labour standards; safeguarding formerly acquired rights; and recognition of workers' right to a periodic annual wage increase of at least 7 per cent.
    The Code consists of six parts:
    Part I : Definitions and general provisions
    Part II: Individual labour relations (chapters and sections on the employment of Egyptians at home and abroad, the employment of foreigners, labour contracts, wages, leave, workers' duties, supervision of workers and accountability, hours of work, employment of women and children and the termination of the labour relationship)
    Part III: Vocational training and guidance (the licensing and exercise of vocational training, skill assessment and trade practice licensing)
    Part IV : Collective labour relations (consultation and cooperation, collective bargaining, collective labour agreements, labour disputes)
    Part V : Occupational safety and health and the work environment (definitions, work sites, structures and permits, safeguarding the work environment, social and health services, occupational safety and health and environment inspection, regulation of occupational safety and health and environment equipment, research bodies and advisory services)
    Part VI : Labour inspection and sanctions (labour inspection, judicial authority and sanctions).

    The new Code excludes from its scope of application the following categories: public servants including those working in local government units and public authorities, domestic servants and members of the employer's family who are also his dependents. Debts due to workers under the provisions of this Code have priority over all other debts. Provisions of the Code apply to foreign workers provided there is reciprocal treatment. Enters into force 90 days after publication.

  18. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Statutes of the Law on Economic Zones of Special Nature (No. 1625 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-09-21 | EGY-2002-R-64403

    Regulates various aspects of special economic zones. Makes provision for powers of Authority and Board of Directors of special economic zones. Establishment of any project within special economic zone requires approval of Board of Directors. All establishments in special economic zones shall comply with procedures prescribed by competent authority concerning fire control and storage operations, and shall respect safety exigencies set forth in the legislation on possession, transport, unloading and handling of dangerous materials.

  19. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 83 on Special Economic Zones.

    Adoption: 2002-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2002-06-06 | EGY-2002-L-62677

    Provides for the establishment of economic zones outside urban areas for the development of agricultural, industrial and service projects. Special ports, airports or drydocks may be incorporated into the zones. Article 28 stipulates that the provisions of the Labour Code "shall govern labour relations " in the zones. Article 51 provides for the establishment of a dispute settlement centre in each zone . Available in English.

  20. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree by the Ministry of Social Affairs (Department of Associations and Institutions).

    Adoption: 2000-09-03 | Date of entry into force: 2000-09-03 | EGY-2000-R-58088

    Establishes the activities to be carried out by the Institute for the Environment: development of local communities; protection and conservation of the environment; family organisation and protection. The Decree is based on Law No. 32 of 1964 which regulates private associations and institutions.

  21. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree by the Ministry of Social Affairs (Department of Associations and Institutions).

    Adoption: 2000-08-26 | Date of entry into force: 2000-08-26 | EGY-2000-R-58087

    Establishes the activities to be carried out by the Al-Arabi Institute for the Development of Society: cultural, scientific and religious services; social allocations; protection of the family and the child. The Decree is based on Law No. 32 of 1964 which regulates private associations and institutions.

  22. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 6 of 2000 in continuity with Law No. 29 of 1972 on the power given to the President of the Republic to issue decisions which carry force of law.

    Adoption: 2000-04-04 | Date of entry into force: 2000-04-05 | EGY-2000-L-56875

    This Law is issued in relation to Law 146 of 1981.

  23. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 17 of 1999 issuing the Trade Law.

    Adoption: 1999-05-17 | Date of entry into force: 1999-10-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2000-10-01 | EGY-1999-L-54063

    This Law repeals the previous Trade Law, which was issued on 13 November 1883. It also repeals Section No. 337 of the Penal Code for matters relating to checks, for a period starting on 1 October 2000.

  24. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Presidential Act No. 14 of 1999 which repeals Chapter 291 of the Penal Code.

    Adoption: 1999-04-22 | Date of entry into force: 1999-04-23 | EGY-1999-L-55316

    Repeals Chapter 291 of the Penal Code (Act No. 58 of 1937).

  25. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 175 of 1998 concerning the amendment of some provisions of Law No. 66 of 1963 regulating customs procedures.

    Adoption: 1998-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 1998-12-24 | EGY-1998-L-53255

    This Law repeals Sections 37, 38, 114, 115, 116, 117, 119, 121(2) and 124 (2,3,4) of the 1963 Law, thus establishing the responsibility of transporters in protecting all merchandises until delivery to destination; the determination of financial penalties in case of violations or omissions perpetrated by customs officers.

  26. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 174 of 1998 of the President of the Republic to amend certain provisions of the Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure.

    Adoption: 1998-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-04 | EGY-1998-L-53060

    This Act outlines new conditions for trial, detention and compensation. Section I repeals Sections 63-4, 208-A, 208-B, 208-G, 233-3, 260-2, 267, 309, 323, 324, 325-1, 401-2 & 3, 402-1 and 412 of the Criminal Code. Section II adds new clauses (18, 18A, 24 and 251) Section III adds a second clause to Section 205 and a final one to Section 328.

  27. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 492 of 1998 of the Ministry of Economy to amend certain provisions of the executive paragraph of Law No. 159 of 1981 regulating joint-stock, shareholding and limited companies.

    Adoption: 1998-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 1998-12-21 | EGY-1998-R-53062

    This Decision amends Section No. 312 of the executive paragraph to require foreign companies to provide the Ministry with extensive financial, accounting and administrative information, within three months after the end of the fiscal year.

  28. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the President of the Egyptian Arab Republic No. 316 of 1998 to accept the first revision made to the Agreement on the grant of a programfor the support of a health policy with technical aid between Egypt and the United States of America (represented by the American Agency for World Development), which was signed on 21 September 1997.

    Adoption: 1998-09-16 | EGY-1998-R-53052

  29. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 47 of 1998 to amend certain provisions of Ministerial Order No. 243 of 1985 concerning the organization of registration, recruitment, and discharge of qualified persons.

    Adoption: 1998-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 1998-08-01 | EGY-1998-R-51212

    Amends the first paragraphs of subsections 1 and 2 of section 3 of the Order of the Minister of Defence No. 234 of 1985.

  30. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the President of the Egyptian Arab Republic No. 61 of 1997 concerning the adoption of the Information Cooperation Agreement between Egypt and India, which was signed on 16 October 1995.

    Adoption: 1998-03-23 | EGY-1998-R-53254

  31. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 691 of 1998 concerning the treatment of prisoners and their living standards.

    Adoption: 1998-03-07 | Date of entry into force: 1998-03-08 | EGY-1998-R-50004

  32. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No. 6 of 1998 to add a new chapter to the third part of the Penal Code.

    Adoption: 1998-02-19 | Date of entry into force: 1998-02-20 | EGY-1998-L-50003

    Adds a new chapter to the third part of the Penal Code. This chapter consists of two sections: 375 bis and 375 bis 1. Section 375 bis provides for penalties imposed in case of harassment or the threat of force. Section 375 bis 1 provides for an increase in the extent of the minimum and maximum penalty for any other offence committed as a result of the commission of a crime provided for in the previous section.

  33. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the President of the Egyptian Arab Republic No. 5 of 1998 to accept the second revision made to the Agreement for the grant of a commodities import program for the private sector between Egypt and the United States of America (represented by the American Agency for World Development), which was signed on 7 July 1997.

    Adoption: 1998-01-01 | EGY-1998-R-53051

  34. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the President of the Egyptian Arab Republic No. 5 of 1998 to accept the second revision made to the Agreement for the grant of a commodities import program for the private sector between Egypt and the United States of America (represented by the American Agency for World Development), which was signed on 7 July 1997.

    Adoption: 1998-01-01 | EGY-1998-R-53251

  35. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No. 156 of 1997 to amend s. 240 of the Penal Code.

    Adoption: 1997-07-08 | Date of entry into force: 1997-07-09 | EGY-1997-L-48341

    Inter alia, adds a final paragraph to article 240 of the Penal Code which reads: "The infliction of the penalties provided for in the previous paragraph shall be subject to the stealthiness of the action."

  36. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No. 155 of 1997 to add a new paragraph to the text of s. 240 of the Penal Code promulgated by Act No. 58 of 1937.

    Adoption: 1997-07-07 | Date of entry into force: 1997-07-09 | EGY-1997-L-48339

    Adds a new paragraph to s. 240 of the Penal Code promulgated by Act No. 58 of 1937, which reads as follows: " Forced labour punishment shall be inflicted for not less five years if the act provided for in the previous paragraph was committed by a doctor with the intention of transplanting an organ or part of an organ from a living person to another living person. This penalty would be inflicted for life if the action resulted in the death of the victim."

  37. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the President of the Egyptian Arab Republic No. 217 of 1198 to accept the third revision made to the Agreement for the enhancement of the Telecommunications sector between Egypt and the United States of America (represented by the American Agency for World Development), which was signed on 30 September 1996.

    Adoption: 1997-07-07 | EGY-1997-R-53250

  38. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No. 8 of 1997 to promulgate the Investment Guarantees and Incentives Law.

    Adoption: 1997-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 1997-05-12 | EGY-1997-L-48338

    Repeals the Investment Act No. 230 of 1989, except its paragraph 3, s. 20. Also repeals s. 5 and 5bis of Act No. 1 of 1973 on hotels and touristic establishments; ss. 21, 24 and 25 of Act No. 59 of 1979 on New Household Groupings; s. 30 of Act No. 5 of 1995 on Renting for Financing Purposes.

  39. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the President of the Egyptian Arab Republic No. 330 of 1996 concerning the adoption of the Security Cooperation Agreement between Egypt and Pakistan which was signed on 9 March 1996.

    Adoption: 1996-10-23 | EGY-1996-R-53253

  40. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Training, No. 166 of 1996.

    Adoption: 1996-09-30 | Date of entry into force: 1996-11-03 | EGY-1996-R-46983

    Amends section 8 of Order No. 27 of 1982 concerning the use of the funds received from penalties imposed by the Court on workers.

  41. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Training, No. 167 of 1996 to amend Ministerial Order No. 32 of 1989 concerning the use of the funds received because of the committment of violations of the provisions of the Labour Code.

    Adoption: 1996-09-30 | Date of entry into force: 1996-11-03 | EGY-1996-R-46984

    Amends section 2 of Ministerial Order No. 139 of 1996 to specify the percentage of funds to be allocated to the various departments of the police.

  42. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration No. 139 of 1996 to amend Ministerial Order No. 32 of 1989 concerning the spending of the amounts of money received as fines for violating provisions of the Labour Code.

    Adoption: 1996-08-01 | Date of entry into force: 1996-08-01 | EGY-1996-R-45687

  43. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No. 95 of 1996 to amend certain provisions of the Penal Code (Act No. 58 of 1937).

    Adoption: 1996-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 1996-07-01 | EGY-1996-L-45682

  44. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law (No. 96 of 1996) concerning the reorganisation of the press. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996-06-30 | EGY-1996-L-56957

    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.

  45. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No.81 of 1996 to amend certain provisions of the Civil and Commercial Proceedings Act, No. 13 of 1968.

    Adoption: 1996-05-22 | Date of entry into force: 1996-05-23 | EGY-1996-L-44602

    Prescribes, inter alia, conditions to be met by parties to a lawsuit, including "direct personal interest" in the case.

  46. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No. 93 of 1995 to amend certain provisions of the Penal Code, the Code of Criminal Procedure and Act No. 76 of 1970 establishing the union of journalists.

    Adoption: 1995-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 1995-05-29 | EGY-1995-L-40994

    Lays down penalties for libel and publication of false information and provocative material that is likely to breach the peace. Prescribes imprisonment of at least five years where such acts are committed with the intention of damaging the national economy.

  47. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Prime Minister No. 338, 1995 to make regulations under the Environment Act. No. 4 of 1994.

    Adoption: 1995-02-18 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-01 | EGY-1995-R-41019

    Regulates deadlines for enterprises' compliance with the Act and other related matters.

  48. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 220 of 1994 of the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt to amend certain provisions of Act No. 73 of 1956 to regulate the exercise of political rights.

    Adoption: 1994-10-27 | Date of entry into force: 1994-10-28 | EGY-1994-L-40018

    Amendments concerning the registration of voters and related requirements.

  49. Egypt - General provisions - Law, Act

    Environment Law (No. 4 of 1994). - Act On-line

    Adoption: 1994-01-27 | EGY-1994-L-79054

    Provides for the protection of the environment.

  50. Egypt - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree (No. 8) of 1992 promulgating regulations on operations and work within free zones.

    Adoption: 1992-11-30 | EGY-1992-R-56948

    Establishes regulations for operations and work within Free Zones. Secs. 16 and 17 address the use and disposal of dangerous wastes.

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