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Tag Archives: Law

Flaw in citizenship law

MP Khaled Al-Shatti has presented a bill on abolishing Article Five of the Nationality Law, which states the Kuwaiti nationality applicant must be a Muslim. In his statement one year ago, Al-Shatti pointed out the condition of being a Muslim contradicts the legal concept of nationality and limiting nationality to …

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Discriminative embarrassing law

ONE of many amendments to the Kuwaiti Citizenship Law was issued during the term of one of our Parliaments which went and will never be missed. According to that embarrassing uncivilized amendment, it is not allowed to grant Kuwaiti citizenship to anyone except a ‘Muslim’. This amendment, which was promoted …

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Laws are same for all

‘Facing your own music’ During a parliamentary session held in the late 1980s, an argument among MPs had escalated while they were discussing the punishments to be enforced on those who violate a law that was under discussion. The lawmakers were split into two groups with one insisting on the …

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‘Guilty must face law’

Violations unmasked In spite of my ‘historical’ relationship with the Al-Rbetah Transport Company, which is mainly engaged in handling port affairs, for more than thirty years ago, when I was a bank official and helped the company with banking facilities worth millions of dinars and later buying some shares in …

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Not farfetched to say some Kuwaiti laws are sexist

This May, Kuwait completes 55 years of United Nations (UN) membership as one of the leading countries that supports human rights activities worldwide and help other countries fi ghting for the rights of their citizens by providing fi nancial and moral assistance and standing by their side. It is a …

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No to dualism … yes to ‘respect’ for laws

LAWS were not enacted vainly. They were sanctioned, either unilaterally in some cases by the Executive Authority or in partnership with the Legislative Authority when considering national representation; hence, the operative law should be enforced, otherwise, it should be abolished. This is due to the fact that if a valid …

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Proposal to amend P&P Law among several bills okayed – Queries forwarded on road maintenance works

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21: The parliamentary Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee on Tuesday approved several bills including the proposal to amend the Press and Publication Law (P&P Law). Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Committee Chairman MP Mohammed Al-Dalal disclosed the amendment bill stipulates that photos of the accused should …

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MP critizes govt inability to solve issues – Assembly keen on following up implementation of laws

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: The National Assembly is keen on following up the government’s efforts in implementing laws passed, says Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Priorities Committee MP Ahmed Lari. According to Lari, the legislature had earlier passed numerous laws and the executive regulations have been issued yet there is no …

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Amend laws on financial waste

THE question that pops into the mind of every Kuwaiti during talks on reducing expenditures is: How many people in this country live below the poverty line for efforts to remedy the national deficit or reduce subsidies to be considered hindrances to development? Is this the first time that the …

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Legal awareness a protective barrier – Everyone equal in the eyes of law

THE field of law has always been a subject of debate. A lot of people think it is an honorary field, while others believe it is a field where sooner or later one will eventually unveil the bad side. The truth is, the profession started on an honorable note, but …

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