Amman, June 4 (Petra)- A Cabinet session held Sunday, headed by Prime Minister, Dr. Bishr Khasawneh, approved the mandating reasons for a draft Public Security Law of 2023, to complete the procedures for issuing it in accordance with rules in force.
The bill comes in line with the provisions of Paragraph (2) of Article (40) of Jordan’s Constitution, which is related to the mechanism of appointing Director of Public Security Directorate (PSD).
The draft also comes to amend some provisions related to public security personnel and ensure their compliance with similar legislation, aimed to guarantee equality and justice for all military staff within the PSD, or with other military departments, and regulate some provisions, primarily articles related to study leave without pay, secondment, and assignment procedures.
In addition, the Council of Ministers approved the mandating reasons for the draft bylaw of non-functional aircrafts for 2023, in preparation for sending the regulation to the Legislation and Opinion Bureau (LOB) to proceed with the procedures for issuing it in accordance with rules.
The system aims to regulating aircraft grounded at Jordan’s airports, and seeks to preserving the security and safety of civil aviation, air navigation, environment, and maintaining “civilized” shape of airports.
The Cabinet also approved the validating reasons for a draft amended bylaw for the administrative organization of Jordanian Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (JIACC) for 2023, aimed to implementing the legislative amendments issued under amended JIACC Law No. (5) of 2022.
Under the new system, crimes of money laundering and influence peddling are added to acts of corruption, and JIACC Board of the Commission is granted the authority to make recommendations to conclude settlements in accordance with Economic Crimes Law No. (11) of 1993.
The bylaw also aims to implement multiple requirements and address various administrative and technical issues related to JIACC’s work.