People’s Assembly approves bill allowing transfer of cases between courts

Damascus, SANA – The People’s Assembly, chaired by Speaker Hammoudeh Sabbagh, approved with the majority of votes a bill extending Legislative Decree no. 28 for 2013 on allowing the High Judicial Council to transfer cases from one court to another.

According to Article 1 of the Decree, the Higher Judicial Council can, upon a request from the Minister of Justice, transfer cases from one court to another within the same province or between the provinces.

The Assembly also approved a draft law on ratifying Syria’s accession to the Paris Climate Agreement.

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