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Tuesday, 28 June 2022 12:57 GMT

GCC to update convention on execution of judgments, judicial notifications

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Acting Undersecretary of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Justice Bader Al-Zamanan has underlined the necessity of updating the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Convention for the Execution of Judgments, Delegations and Judicial Notifications.
The move goes in line with a decision taken by the GCC Ministers of Justice during their 26th meeting in Kuwait earlier this year, Al-Zamanan told KUNA after he led the Kuwaiti delegation to the 19th GCC Justice Undersecretaries meeting in Qatar today.
He explained that the convention was issued in 1995 and since then several new laws and legal measures have been introduced in the member states. It has to keep pace with them.
Technical committees will discuss the issue in 2016, based on remarks and views to be delivered by the member states.
Meanwhile, Al-Zamanan said that today's meeting had approved a proposal submitted by the GCC Secretariat legal affairs department that the member states could act as one group in legal and judiciary agreements with other countries or international blocs.
On giving priority to the GCC citizens in the members states, after nationals, he said that Kuwait had already appointed 33 Saudis, four Omanis, one from Bahrain and another from UAE.

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