Law by Decree No. 16 of 2020 Concerning the Continued Enforcement of the Laws by Decrees, Decisions and Measures Relating to the State of Emergency

Law by Decree No. 16 of 2020

Concerning the Continued Enforcement of the Laws by Decrees, Decisions and Measures Relating to the State of Emergency

 

The President of the State of Palestine

The Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation

In reference of the Bylaw of the Palestine Liberation Organisation,

The Amended Basic Law of 2003, as amended,

Having reviewed the Presidential Decree No. 4 of 2020 Concerning the Declaration of the State of Emergency,

The Law by Decree No. 7 of 2020 Concerning the State of Emergency,

The Law by Decree No. 10 of 2020 Concerning the Suspension of the Limitation Periods, Legal Deadlines and Statutory Time Limits during the State of Emergency,

The Law by Decree No. 11 of 2020 Concerning the Deferment of Confinement in Judgement Enforcement Actions during the State of Emergency,

Based upon the powers vested in me, and 

In pursuance of the public interest,

 

I hereby promulgate the following Law by Decree:

Article 1

1. The enforcement of the laws by decrees relating to the state of emergency and addressing its consequences, which have promulgated during the state of emergency extending from March 5 towards May 4, 2020, shall continue in order to counter the risks arising from the coronavirus (COVID-19), protect public health and achieve security and stability during the period of the state of emergency.

2. The enforcement of the decisions and measures taken by various competent authorities during the state of emergency extending from March 5 towards May 4, 2020, shall continue in order to counter the risks arising from COVID-19, protect public health and achieve security and stability during the period of the state of emergency.

Article 2

All the competent authorities, each one within its sphere of jurisdiction, shall implement the provisions of this Law by Decree, which shall enter into force as of the date of its promulgation and shall be published in the Official Gazette.

 

Promulgated in the city of Ramallah on May 5th, 2020 Anno Domini,

Corresponding to Ramadan 12th, 1441 Anno Hegira.

 

Mahmoud Abbas

President of the State of Palestine

Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation

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