News On Legislation
New Legislative Term Begins With Old Script At the tail-end of a tumultuous year scarred by a global pandemic, Kuwait went to the polls on 5 December. Amid calls resonating for reforms, and voters determined to express their angst against persi... December 19, 2020 239 Category: Information
American Citizens Abroad In A Drive For Residency-based Taxation Legislation American Citizens Abroad, Inc (ACA) launches Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad: An Idea Worth Fighting For! campaign to support residency-based taxation legislation. ACA, a section 501(c)(4) tax-exemp... September 06, 2019 328 Category: International
Strict Deterrent Legislation Needed To Protect Doctors From Abuse The series of repeated verbal and physical attacks on doctors and medical staff in hospitals and clinics call for serious efforts by all those concerned to put in place a strict legislation to deter s... August 04, 2019 278 Category: Kuwait
Sad Story – Goodbye Justice The Fatwa and Legislation Department was established sixty years ago. The objective was to create a body entrusted with defending the state’s internal and external issues, providing legal opinio... April 17, 2019 683 Category: Opinion
Over 400 Lawyers To Be Appointed In Fatwa And Legislation Department More than 400 Kuwaiti lawyers will soon be appointed in Fatwa and Legislation Department, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed sources.   They indicated that the department submitted a l... April 05, 2019 268 Category: Kuwait
Malicious Lawsuit MPs Jeopardizing Legislation WHEN the current National Assembly members were elected, we almost believed that these lawmakers would hit the ground running to revise laws while transforming Kuwait to become better than its present... March 21, 2019 845 Category: article
Resignations, Legislation To Pardon Eyed The local political scene is abuzz with talks after the Cassation Court announced Sunday its verdict on the National Assembly building storming case. Gearing towards protesting against the verdict, MP... July 10, 2018 416 Category: Kuwait
Fake Certificates Obtained By Eight Lecturers Concerning the issue of fake certificates obtained by eight lecturers of the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET), the Fatwa and Legislation Department has issued a report with ... April 16, 2018 904 Category: Kuwait
Gvt Rejected Proposal To Make Last 10 Days Of Ramadan As Holidays The government blocked all parliamentary attempts to make the last 10 days of the holy month of Ramadan an official annual holiday after both the CSC and the fatwa and legislation department rejected ... April 09, 2018 1376 Category: Holidays in Kuwait
Issue Of Remittance Tax Has Led To A Tug-of-war In Parliament The issue of remittance tax has led to a state of tug-of-war currently in the parliamentary arena between supporters and opposers of this tax, with each side having their own arguments and evidences, ... April 09, 2018 2868 Category: Kuwait
KHSR Indicates That Kuwait Is Signatory To International Conventions Against All Forms Of Discrimination Legal advisor at Kuwait Human Rights Society Abdul-Rahman Al-Ghanim indicated that Kuwait is a signatory to international conventions against all forms of discrimination. He wondered how the Parliamen... March 27, 2018 471 Category: Kuwait
Fatwa And Legislation Department Has Become The First Government Institution To Adhere To Full Kuwaitization The Fatwa and Legislation Department has become the first government institution to adhere to full Kuwaitization of government with a 100 percent rate, reports Al-Qabas daily. The Head of the Depar... January 16, 2018 1314 Category: Kuwait
Draft On Medical Error Insurance Referred To Fatwa Dept - MoH Minister of Health Dr. Jamal Al-Harbi said Friday his ministry referred the draft legislation on insurance against medical errors to the Fatwa (Legal Advice) and Legislation Department of the cabinet.... November 25, 2017 1216 Category: Kuwait
Health Minister Supports Stricter Punitive Measures For Assaults Minister of Health Dr. Jamal Al-Harbi asserted on Monday that he fully supports a proposal submitted by the Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) to reinforce punitive actions against anyone who assault me... August 28, 2017 515 Category: Kuwait
India's Supreme Court Says Triple Talaq Practice Void And Unconstitutional In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court by a majority of 3:2 today ruled that the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims is "void", "illegal" and "unconstitut... August 22, 2017 591 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait And Other GCC Countries Confirmed The Introduction Of VAT Kuwait and other GCC countries have confirmed the introduction of the unified Value Added Tax (VAT) framework and selective tax policy with adoption of the domestic legislation, reports Al- Shahed dai... May 28, 2017 523 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait Set To Ratify Delayed Insolvency Law- Deputy PM Kuwait’s long awaited insolvency law is expected to be passed “in the coming weeks”, the country’s minister of finance has revealed. In an exclusive interview, Anas Khaled A... May 02, 2017 704 Category: Kuwait
MP Presented Bill For Establishment Of Laboratories At All Ports Showing concern for the health of the citizens and people living in the country, MP Waleed Al- Tabtabaei has presented a bill in the National Assembly which calls for the establishment of laboratories... March 23, 2017 513 Category: Kuwait
Kuwaiti Expert Warns Against Tax On Remittances A financial expert in Kuwait has urged lawmakers to avoid making economy-related statements without valid information to back them up. “Lawmakers should be cautious when they comment on financia... March 19, 2017 4436 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait Is Racing Against United Kingdom Extradition Treaty Minister of Justice and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Faleh Al-Azab said the government of Kuwait is racing against time to sign the extradition treaty with the United Kingdom, repor... March 19, 2017 764 Category: Kuwait
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