Issue 24

Volume 6 Rabii 1/ Rabii 2 1440
Issue 4 December 2018
ISSN 24102237
Issue 24

Legal Stability and the Problems of Preparing and Drafting Legislations and Laws

By: Prof. Badria A. Al-Awadi

Recently, there have been an increase in substantive and formal observations regarding the contradiction and inconsistency in the provisions of a number of laws, legislations and regulations, whether issued by the legislature or the executive branch, including the Anti-Corruption Authority Act, the Conflict of Interests Act, and the Competition Protection Act which is currently under amendment. This is in addition to the rejection of other acts, such as the early retirement law, not only because of the government’s objection to some of its clauses, but also because of the conflict between these clauses. This constitutes a real problem in relation to drafting and establishing jurisprudence as well as coordination and cooperation between the relevant parties in this regard.
These flaws and problems represent negative phenomena in the work of legislators and regulators. These problems should be corrected, but they certainly appear more frequently within elected and active parliaments, especially those with high levels of parliamentary coordination or government coordination.

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