HRH Crown Prince Announces 4 New Laws to Reform the Kingdom’s Judicial Institutions

SourceSaudi Press Agency
CountrySaudi Arabia

Riyadh, Feb 8, 2021, SPA -- HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud stated that in the past few years, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken serious steps towards developing its legislative environment. These steps include adopting new laws and reforming existing ones. They are meant to preserve rights, entrench the principles of justice, transparency, protect human rights and achieve comprehensive and sustainable development, which reinforces the global competitiveness of the Kingdom based on procedural and institutional references that are objective and clearly identified. HRH the Crown Prince emphasized that the draft Personal Status Law, which is being finalized, is one of four draft laws that the relevant entities are preparing. HRH clarified that these draft laws will then be submitted to the Council of Ministers and its bodies for review and consideration, in accordance with the legislative process, and in preparation for submission to the Shura Council, pursuant to its law. These laws will more...