A new comprehensive law to organise all aspects of the fishing industry will be drawn up by the Bahrain government.
MPs yesterday (June 30) made more than 50 recommendations for the law, which would officially recognise the indust
Kuwait’s parliament has unanimously passed the first-ever legislation to regulate the status of thousands of mainly Asian domestic helpers.
The new law grants the 600,000 domestic helpers in Kuwait a 12-hour working day, a d
The implementation of a 12-year-old law on fruit and vegetable imports that has never been properly enforced has been delayed until after Ramadan.
Under the law, which was enacted in 2003, importers are obliged to provide the auth
Bahraini MPs are studying a proposal to introduce tougher punishments against rapists, including life sentences.
Members of parliament's legislative and legal affairs committee met yesterday (May 27) to discuss the amendment t
Many businesses and high net worth individuals in Bahrain choose to set up branches or invest in nearby Qatar, taking advantage of the wealth of opportunities that the high GDP country has to offer.
Qatar has streamlined its regul
A new government-drafted law on arbitration by Bahrain's parliament is the latest in a series of positive indicators that show the growth in the popularity of arbitration as a means of resolving commercial disputes in the GCC, an expert has
New governmental real estate laws are vital in ensuring a sustainable property market in Abu Dhabi, say 61 per cent of industry experts at the Cityscape Abu Dhabi.
With property expert JLL revealing in its latest quarterly report
Qatar has passed a new law that will enable a business licence to be issues the same day it is applied on, helping to attract more foreign investment, according to a report.
The law, which will be implemented after being published
Bahrain’s Premier has ordered a crackdown on drivers who are still flouting the new traffic law.
This came as His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa chaired the weekly Cabinet session at Gudai
A campaign to defend the rights of women in Bahrain was launched yesterday (March 2) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Spearheaded by the Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society (BHRWS), the 'Yes for Jaafari Family Law' drive aims to of