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Islamic Law Adopted (May 06, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On April 30, 2014, the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, announced that Sharia (Islamic) penal law ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Islamic law; Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Brunei

Sharia Law Imposed in North (August 14, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Mali

Controversial Law Stayed After UN Official Expressed Concerns (May 01, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Papua New Guinea

Cabinet Submits 53 Priority Draft Proposals to the Legislature (February 27, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Judicial Authority Warns Parliament (February 17, 2012) by Issam Saliba

On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Bill to Improve Ability to Understand Legislation Introduced (May 20, 2011) by Kelly Buchanan

On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Australia

Consolidated LAWS OF THE GAMBIA Through 2009 Issued (February 17, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Adherence to Rule of Law in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa Measured (October 20, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Africa

Namibian Laws Soon to Be Available Online (July 23, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Namibia

New Coalition Government Publishes Policy Plans (May 25, 2010) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Seven Laws Approved in Principle (April 07, 2010) by Constance Johnson

At the Lao Government's last monthly meeting, held March 29-31, 2010, seven legal documents were approved ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Laos

Reports on Legal System Progress (March 31, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

The European Commission (the executive body of the European Union) released on March 23, 2010, the ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Bulgaria; European Union; Romania

Lisbon Treaty and European Citizens' Initiative (November 19, 2009) by Theresa Papademetriou

On November 11, 2009, the European Commission launched a public consultation process by adopting a Green ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: European Union

Possible Switch of Legal Tradition (June 04, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

Rwanda/Burundi: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition

It was reported on June 2, 2009, that ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Burundi; Rwanda

Sharia Law Declared Law of Land (April 27, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on April 18, 2009, that the Somali Parliament had unanimously voted to make ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Shenzhen Document on Building Government Ruled by Law (April 14, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

On January 7, 2009, Shenzhen, in China's Guangdong Province, became the first city in China to ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: China

Sharia Law (March 19, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

On March 10, 2009, members of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet) of Somalia approved a proposal ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Further Democratizaton of Political Process (September 25, 2008) by Peter Roudik

On September 16, 2008, the President of Georgia delivered his "State of the Nation" address to ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Georgia

White Paper on Rule of Law (March 02, 2008) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 28, 2008, the State Council of the People's Republic of China (PRC) issued the ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: China

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Last updated: May 06, 2014