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  1. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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.

  2. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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.

  3. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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.

  4. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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.

  5. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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.

  6. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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.

  7. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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.

  8. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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

  9. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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

  10. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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

  11. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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

  12. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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.

  13. Egypt - Economic and social policy - 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.

  14. Egypt - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the President of the Egyptian Arab Republic No. 474 of 1991 to adopt the Technological and Scientific Cooperation Agreement between Egypt and Algeria.

    Adoption: 1991-12-05 | EGY-1991-R-49138

    Defines the fields of scientific and technological cooperation between the two countries, and the means to achieve such cooperation.

  15. Egypt - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 60, 1991, of the General Body of the Financial Market to authorize the Egyptian Bank for Workers to receive subscriptions.

    Adoption: 1991-11-06 | EGY-1991-R-27651

  16. Egypt - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law No. 230 of 1989 promulgating the Instrument Law.

    Adoption: 1989-07-20 | EGY-1989-L-9233

  17. Egypt - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree on Public Sector Organisations and Companies, 1985 (No. 90).

    Adoption: 1985-03-07 | EGY-1985-R-56771

    Sets out the purposes and competencies of public sector authorities. Establishes provisions for the creation, administration and financial management of public enterprises, including the provision of manpower, its remuneration and training programmes.

  18. Egypt - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law on Public Sector Organizations and Companies, 1985 (No. 90), as amended by Law No 109, 1987.

    Adoption: 1983-07-30 | EGY-1983-L-56772

    Repeals laws nos. 60 (1970) and 111 (1975) relating to public sector companies, and sets forth new provisions for their creation, financial organisation and management.


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