21-11-2019
This text regulates rental contracts signed for residential properties before February 2001 and for commercial properties before February 2006. For rental contracts signed after these dates, it is Law No. 6 of 2001 that applies. Law No. 20 of 2015 Rental Law The President of the Republic, In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution […]
21-11-2019
This text regulates rental contracts signed for residential properties after February 2001 and for commercial properties after February 2006. For rental contracts signed before these dates, it is Law No. 20 of 2015 that now applies. Law No. 6 of 2001 Rental Law with its Amendments The President of the Republic, In accordance with the […]
21-11-2019
This text amends the Conscription Law of 2007. The full text of the Law that you can read here has been corrected accordingly. Legislative Decree No. 12 of 2019 Amending the Conscription Law   The President of the Republic, In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Promulgates the following: Article 1 Articles 10, 95, […]
21-11-2019
This text determines the territorial waters of Syria and their use, including its exclusive economic zone. It is particularly relevant given the country’s potential offshore oil and gas resources. This text is translated with its latest amendment. Law No. 28 of 2003 Maritime Borders   The President of the Republic, In accordance with the provisions […]
08-07-2019
This text, enacted at the beginning of 2018, establishes a protected area around the Fijeh Springs, which involves the expropriation of real estate within the immediate surrounding of the water canals that transport water from the springs to Damascus. Law No. 1 of 2018 Establishment of a Reserve Around Fijeh Springs The President of the Republic […]
08-07-2019
The following decision and its implementation instructions regulate investment in Syria’s tourism sector. Decision No. 186 of 1985 Exemptions and Facilities Extended to the Tourism Sector The Prime Minister, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Tourism, In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Promulgates the following: Chapter One Investment in the Sector of Tourism […]
08-07-2019
This text, published more than a decade ago, regulates private sector investment projects licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency. Legislative Decree No. 8 of 2007 Regulation of Investments Licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency The President of the Republic In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Promulgates the following: Article 1 In the course […]
18-02-2019
This decree passed in 2012 regulates the reclamation of agricultural land and its redistribution to new beneficiaries. Legislative Decree No. 29 of 2012 Agricultural Land Reclamation The President of the Republic In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Promulgates the following: Chapter One Agricultural Land Reclamation Article 1 For the purposes of this Legislative […]
18-02-2019
This law is a key part of the legal corpus dedicated to the real estate sector that the Syrian government has been developing in the past few years. Law No. 15 of 2012 Establishment of Real Estate Finance Companies The President of the Republic In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Pursuant to what […]
30-11-2018
This text enables the government to seize the assets, including real estate property, of individuals accused of crimes gainst the state’s security, i.e. who fall under the Counterterrorism Law of 2012. Legislative Decree No. 63 of 2012 Powers of Judicial Authorities The President of the Republic Based on the provisions of the Constitution, Promulgates the […]
20-11-2018
This law amends Law No. 10 of 2018 on the establishment of development zones in administrative units. Law No. 42 of 2018 Amendment of Law No. 10 of 2018 The President of the Republic, Based on the provisions of the Constitution, And what was approved by the People’s Council in its session held on28-2-1440 Hijri […]
18-10-2018
Law No. 3 of 2018 The removal of the rubble of buildings subject to laws requiring their demolition The President of the Republic In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Promulgates the following: Article 1 The following expressions and words, wherever they appear in this law, have the following meanings: Private Possessions: All moveable […]
18-10-2018
This law considers null the registration of property rights in areas outside regime control. Legislative Decree No. 11 of 2016 Halting registration of personal real-estate rights within property departments closed due to emergency security conditions The President of the Republic In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Promulgates the following: Article 1 Procedures of […]
18-10-2018
This law is supposed to answer to the challenge posed by the large number of land and real estate property documents that were lost or damaged during the conflict. Law No. 33 of 2017 Restoration of Lost or Damaged Property Documents The President of the Republic In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, And […]
17-10-2018
This legislative decree was initially part of a set of legal texts that contributed to the liberalization of the banking sector.   Legislative Decree No. 33 of 2005 Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing The President of the Republic In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Promulgates the following: Article 1 For the purposes […]
17-10-2018
This law, which establishes a counter-terrorism court, dates back to around a year after the beginning of the Syrian uprising. Law No. 22 of 2012 Establishing a Counter-Terrorism Court in Damascus The President of the Republic In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Pursuant to what has been approved by the People’s Council in […]
06-06-2018
The Media Law issued in 2011, a few months after the beginning of the uprising, is the main legal framework for the licensing and operations of all forms of media in Syria. Legislative Decree No. 108 of 2011 Media Law   The President of the Republic Based on the provisions of the Constitution, Promulgates the […]
06-06-2018
This law regulations the promotion of, and subscription in, real estate projects licensed under the Real Estate Development and Investment Law (Law No. 15 of 2008). Law No. 25 of 2011 Real Estate Projects Law The President of the Republic, In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Pursuant to what has been approved by the […]
06-06-2018
The text of the law regulating military conscription including its amendments. Legislative Decree No. 30 of 2007 Conscription Law   The President of the Republic, In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Promulgates the following: Part One General Article 1 The provisions of this Law contain the rules and regulations pertaining to Compulsory and […]