Major amendments to Bahrain's 40-year-old Penal Code, including harsher punishments for manslaughter and defaming government employees, have been approved by the Shura Council.
The amendments, originally suggested by parliamen
Bahrain's Shura Council has signed a landmark memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Institute of Human Rights to reinforce future co-operation between the two bodies.
Council chairman Ali Sale
Bahrain's Shura Council has completed more than 50 items of business in the past month, its chairman Ali Saleh Al Saleh said yesterday (June 23) in a statement that ended the chamber's four-year term.
A proposal to set up a Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund attracted debate at a meeting of the kingdom's influential Shura council advisory body but failed to yield a result, state media reported.
A report by the council'
Bahrain's Shura Council has rejected a request from the government to modify the terms of a BD5 billion ($13.1 billion) borrowing cap approved earlier this month.
Minister of State for Parliament and Shura
A Royal Decree that allows Bahrain’s government to borrow up to BD5 billion ($13.19 billion) was approved yesterday (May 5) by the Shura Council.
Council members were divided on whether to pass the decree or reject it, on th
A unified Gulf law to protect the ozone layer has been approved by Bahrain's Shura Council.
The new bill, which will be referred to His Majesty King Hamad, states GCC countries must replace harmful substanc
Urgent amendments to the Pension Fund Authority's board set up were approved by the Shura Council in Bahrain.
The General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) will no longer be the only unionist body
Saudi Arabia's Shura Council has rejected a move to change its earlier decision backing a two-day weekend for the private sector in the kingdom, said a report.
The move to amend the earlier decision was brought forward by 16 m
Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council members said the Labour Ministry’s Nitaqat programme has failed to achieve the desired results, according to a report.
“Companies manipulate the system to give the impression that the