Decrees and Laws

January, 2015

  • 5 January

    President al-Assad issues decree on establishing Tartous University

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Monday issued legislative decree no. 2 for 2015 on establishing Tartous University based in the city of Tartous. The University will consist of ...

December, 2014

  • 28 December

    President al-Assad issues law on settling status of undeclared gold

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad issued on Sunday Law no. 35 for 2014 stipulating that persons who own undeclared gold bullions and haven’t paid import fees for it to settle ...

  • 24 December

    President al-Assad refers a law to people’s Assembly allocating 50% of state job vacancies to martyrs’ families

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday referred a law to the People’s Assembly allocating 50% of job vacancies in state establishments to the families of martyrs. Tests and ...

  • 14 December

    New penalties imposed for unlicensed medical advertising

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad issued on Sunday Law no. 32 amending Article 8 of Law no. 7 for 2005 that is related to the system of the scientific ...

  • 4 December

    Date set for holding legislative elections to fill vacant Aleppo seat

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad issued on Thursday Decree no. 387 for 2014 setting January 17, 2015, as a date for holding legislative elections to fill a vacant seat ...

November, 2014

  • 26 November

    Decree allowing repeating university students to move to next year

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad issued on Wednesday a decree no. 375 for 2014 allowing repeating university students who exhausted all opportunities to take exams for the first time ...

  • 5 November

    President al-Assad issues laws on establishing banking courts and exempting taxpayers from fines

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday issued law no. 21 for 2014 on establishing banking courts of first instance and appeals in all provinces for taking up lawsuits ...

September, 2014

  • 22 September

    Decree on naming Azzam Riyad al-Kurdi as rector of Hama University

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad issued decree no. 291 on naming Dr. Azzam Riyad al-Kurdi as rector of Hama University which has been established by legislative decree no. 19 ...

  • 21 September

    President al-Assad issues decree naming new Rector of Damascus University

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad issued decree no. 290 on naming the new rector of Damascus University. As per the decree, Mohammad Hassan Muwaffaq al-Kurdi, member of the Faculty ...

  • 14 September

    President al-Assad issues two decrees defining tasks of Administrative Development Ministry and cooperative farmers associations

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad issued Decree no. 281 for 2014 defining the goals, tasks and units of the Ministry of Administrative Development. Based on the decree, the Ministry’s ...