Saudi Crown Prince announces 4 new laws to reform Kingdom’s judicial institutions

SourceAl Arabiya
CountrySaudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced on Monday four new laws to reform the Kingdom’s judicial institutions and efforts toward improving the “legislative environment” in the Kingdom, according to an official announcement. The four new laws include the Personal Status Law, the Civil Transactions Law, the Penal Code for Discretionary Sentences, and the Law of Evidence. For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app. “The lack of clear legislation previously has led to a variation in legal provisions,” Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince said as he announced steps toward reforming the Kingdom’s legislative environment. The Crown Prince said that in the past few years, the Kingdom of 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 more...