Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Kuwait http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Kuwait: Supreme Constitutional Court Dissolves Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403220_text Legislative power - On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403220_text Global Legal Monitor: Kuwait: Blasphemy Against Islam http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403199_text Church and state relations - On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in On May 3, 2012, the Kuwait National Assembly (the country's parliament) passed a law amending the Penal Code that had been issued by Law No. 16 of 1960. The new amendments allow the imposition of severe... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403199_text Global Legal Monitor: Kuwait: New Sentences Handed Down in Case Against Alleged Spies for Iran http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403171_text Crime and law enforcement - On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in On May 3, 2012, the Kuwait National Assembly (the country's parliament) passed a law amending the Penal Code that had been issued by Law No. 16 of 1960. The new amendments allow the imposition of severe A Kuwait appellate court recently issued its decision in a case involving seven people accused of spying for Iran. The court reduced the sentences of three convicts, two Iranians and one Kuwaiti, from capital punishment to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 31 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403171_text Global Legal Monitor: Kuwait: Council of Ministers Approves Draft Law on Combating Corruption and Money Laundering http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402831_text Government ethics and transparency - On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in On May 3, 2012, the Kuwait National Assembly (the country's parliament) passed a law amending the Penal Code that had been issued by Law No. 16 of 1960. The new amendments allow the imposition of severe A Kuwait appellate court recently issued its decision in a case involving seven people accused of spying for Iran. The court reduced the sentences of three convicts, two Iranians and one Kuwaiti, from capital punishment to On September 26, 2011, the Kuwaiti Council of Ministers approved a draft anti-corruption law. The provisions of this legislation impose sanctions of up to seven years of imprisonment for the crimes of money laundering, fraud in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 04 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402831_text Global Legal Monitor: Kuwait: Ministry of Justice Provides Marriage Certificate to Stateless Woman http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401242_text Citizenship and nationality - On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in On May 3, 2012, the Kuwait National Assembly (the country's parliament) passed a law amending the Penal Code that had been issued by Law No. 16 of 1960. The new amendments allow the imposition of severe A Kuwait appellate court recently issued its decision in a case involving seven people accused of spying for Iran. The court reduced the sentences of three convicts, two Iranians and one Kuwaiti, from capital punishment to On September 26, 2011, the Kuwaiti Council of Ministers approved a draft anti-corruption law. The provisions of this legislation impose sanctions of up to seven years of imprisonment for the crimes of money laundering, fraud in On March 25, 2009, for the first time in Kuwait, a personal status court issued a decision compelling the Ministry of Justice to provide a marriage certificate to a woman considered to be "stateless" (bidun jinsiya).... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401242_text Global Legal Monitor: Kuwait: Cabinet Condemns Mourning of Mughniyah http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540320_text Terrorism - On June 25, 2012, the Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned after the Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the current parliament and reinstated the previous one. (The Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns After the Decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court [in On May 3, 2012, the Kuwait National Assembly (the country's parliament) passed a law amending the Penal Code that had been issued by Law No. 16 of 1960. The new amendments allow the imposition of severe A Kuwait appellate court recently issued its decision in a case involving seven people accused of spying for Iran. The court reduced the sentences of three convicts, two Iranians and one Kuwaiti, from capital punishment to On September 26, 2011, the Kuwaiti Council of Ministers approved a draft anti-corruption law. The provisions of this legislation impose sanctions of up to seven years of imprisonment for the crimes of money laundering, fraud in On March 25, 2009, for the first time in Kuwait, a personal status court issued a decision compelling the Ministry of Justice to provide a marriage certificate to a woman considered to be "stateless" (bidun jinsiya). In its meeting on February 18, 2008, the Kuwaiti Council of Ministers condemned the eulogizing in one of the local Shiite religious places of gathering (Husseiniya) of Imad Mughniyah, a military leader of Hizbullah, in a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540320_text