Cabinet approves amended civil service bylaw

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AMMAN — A Thursday Cabinet session, headed by Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh, approved an amended Civil Service Bylaw for 2022, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان
 Under the amendments, the new bylaw enables Jordan's Judicial Council (JJC) and its affiliated bodies to carry out their tasks, in accordance with the legislation regulating their work, by providing a sufficient number of employees to join those entities from the Ministry of Justice's staff.
 In addition, all worker rights will be preserved, in addition to job incentives, bonuses, and privileges allocated to the Ministry of Justice's employees, including their continued subscriptions under the ministry's Social Solidarity Fund (SSF), under provisions of the civil service bylaw and other related legislation in force.
 In a related context, the Council of Ministers approved amended bylaws of JJC General Secretariat, Judicial Institute of Jordan ( JIJ ), technical offices of the Court of Cassation, Supreme Administrative Court, and Courts of Appeal, and Directorate of Inspection of Regular Courts.
 The Cabinet also okayed an amended bylaw unifying salaries and allowances for Public Security Directorate (PSD) personnel for 2022, intending to standardize allowances granted to all PSD officers and service members.
 The Council also approved the mandating reasons for the project of 2022 Housing Fund Bylaw for Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) employees and referred it to the Legislation and Opinion Bureau (LOB) to follow the fundamental procedures for approval.
 On the other hand, the Cabinet approved a reconciliation agreement between Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) and Orange and Umniah companies to support and stimulate the mobile telecom sector and license the fifth generation frequencies.
 The Council also decided to approve the issuance of the unified Arab stamp 2022, which will be released by Arab postal authorities and bears logo of the upcoming Arab summit to be held in Algeria.
 Intending to continue to support families and individuals affected by the COCID-19 pandemic, PM Khasawneh decided to extend the "Estidama: Sustainability" program, which was launched under Defense Order No. (24) for 2020 and the circulars issued according to it until the end of October 2022.
 An official communiqué will be issued in the Official Gazette explaining details related to the extension decision.

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