Cabinet approves various regulatory changes for 2023

Cabinet reviews progress in Jordan's digital transformation programs PETRA
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AMMAN — In a cabinet session presided over by Prime MinisterBisher Al-Khasawneh on Wednesday, here are the approved regulatory changes for 2023.

  1. Approval of the reasons for the draft bylaw for practicing academic work in public universities and colleges for 2023.

  2. Approval of the reasons for the draft Nursery Bylaw for 2023, with the aim of promoting the establishment of nurseries in remote areas, launching inclusive nurseries for children with disabilities, supporting women in home-based work, and ensuring a safe environment for working women and their children.

  3. Introduction of a system to streamline procedures for licensing nurseries in private workplaces, aligning with Labor Law provisions, automating these processes, and enhancing legal oversight to ensure proper childcare conditions.

  4. Approval of the rationale for a draft Customs Services Fees Bylaw on Imported Goods for 2023, which seeks to support national industries by reducing tariffs on raw materials for nuts from 5 to 3 percent, making them more affordable and competitive.

  5. Approval of the mandating reasons for a draft bylaw for licensing publishing and advertising institutions for 2023, as well as a draft system for setting fees for licensing printing presses, publishing and distribution houses, research and translation establishments, public opinion survey centers, advertising offices, and periodical publications for 2023.

اضافة اعلان

These regulations intend to replace the library license issued by the Media Commission (MC) of Jordan with a simplified registration process, eliminating the need for licensing. This change aims to reduce the administrative burden on parties seeking a license from library owners and streamline procedures by allowing transactions to be completed at the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Supply, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

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