Two Presidential Decrees on Establishing Financial Prosecution Office, Provision Courts
Jan 16, 2013
DAMASCUS, (SANA) – President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday issued Decree No. 9 for 2013 on establishing trial and appellate courts in each of the provinces to look into supplies- and provision-related issues.
President al-Assad also issued Decree No. 10 for 2013 on the establishment of a financial prosecution office tasked with crimes related to public funds.
Minister of Justice: Decrees No 9 and 10 for 2013 Speed up Disposition in Financial Lawsuits
Minister of Justice, Dr. Najm al-Ahmad, stressed that the legislative decree no 9 on establishing trial and appellate courts is based on the relationship between the supplies-related issues with the daily life of citizens and economic security of the state.
In a statement to SANA, Minister al-Ahmad pointed out that these courts will contribute to achieving economic and social stability and speeding up disposition of provision-related disputes.
The Minister said the legislative decree no. 10 stipulating for establishing financial prosecution office tasked with crimes related to public funds will help cut down on financial crimes and preserve public funds.