A Law Reform Commission for Kuwait?

Prof. David Gwynn Morgan
Distinguished Professor of Law at KILAW


This paper sets out the view that it is timely and appropriate to establish a specialized Law Reform Commission for Kuwait. Part 1 considers how the existing arrangements for law reform would be improved by the addition of a specialized independent law reform agency. Part 2 considers what such an agency might look like, including such topics as : membership, staffing, including exchange of personnel with law schools; consulting the informed public and stake holders; and the practical problems of converting a good recommendation into law. Part 3 widens the focus and considers how our laws might be made more user- friendly and accessible.

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