Cabinet issues bill amending civil procedure code

Cabinet issues bill amending civil procedure code
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AMMAN — The Cabinet has recently approved several draft laws for the year 2023, including amendments to the Civil Procedure Code and the Sharia Trial Procedures Law to streamline litigation procedures and introduce online applications, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

The Cabinet approved a draft law amending the Sharia Trial Procedures Law for 2023. Under this law, parties to a case would be able to litigate without attending Sharia courts in person.

This amendment will enable Sharia courts, the Sharia Public Prosecution, and offices of reform, mediation and family reconciliation to document and enter data electronically.

The Cabinet has also approved a draft law amending the law for the formation of Sharia courts for 2023. This amendment goes in tandem with constitutional reforms that include special provisions for appointing the president of the Sharia Supreme Court and regulating judicial inspection.

Promoting disability inclusionThe Cabinet has approved the De-Institutionalization for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities law for 2023. This law aims to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities in their communities and encourage independent living for disabled people.

Additionally, the Cabinet approved an amended law for the provisions of the basic regulations of societies for 2023. The amendments ensure that societies abide by the conditions and procedures for collecting donations.

The Council also approved an amended bylaw for the National Center for Curriculum Development for 2023. Under this law, the chairman of the Higher Council of the National Centre for Curriculum Development would be granted the authority to supervise the center’s work.

Addressing entitlement casesFinally, the Cabinet approved an amendment to the Social Security Fund bylaw for workers in the Ministry of Education for 2023.

This amendment will address cases of entitlement to the end-of-service reward in the event of resignation.

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