2001 News Story

Shura Council endorses penal regulations

The Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) today concluded its extensive discussions on the 225-article draft bill on regulations governing penal procedures, paving the way for its submission to the Prime Minister, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz, and the Council of Ministers for final endorsement. The bill covers directives to be followed by justice enforcement authorities at all stages of arrest, investigation, trial and enforcement of penalties.