Laws

The Syria Report publishes a selection of texts of law that are of importance for doing business in Syria. Subscribers can purchase them at a discount.

18 August 2014
The Arabic text of the Law regulating the profession of Notary Public issued in 2014. Subscribers of The Syria Report can request a free copy from our sales department.

19 October 2011
This set of instructions provides the requirements and rules for the licensing and development of real estate projects in Syria. This 35-page document is a translation by the Syrian Government.

19 October 2011
This document is the reference piece of legislation on investment in real estate development projects. The Law also establishes a regulatory and licensing body to oversee projects in the sector. A 20...

18 October 2011
This annex to the Syrian-Turkis Free Trade Agreement lists a series of products referred to in the agreement in Articles 3 and 11. A 713-page document translated by the Turkish Government.

18 October 2011
This annex to the Syrian-Turkis Free Trade Agreement lists a series of products referred to in the agreement in Articles 2 and 6. A 2-page document translated by the Turkish Government.

18 October 2011
This set of instructions issued in 1998 provides the requirements and rules for the licensing, registration, transfer of ownership and transfer of location of industrial projects established in Syria...

18 October 2011
Legislative Decree 47 of 1952 provides the broad rules regulating to this day the licensing of manufacturing companbnies by the Syrian Government. A 3-page document. Translation is by the Government.

18 October 2011
Law 21/1958 regulates to this day the organisation and development of the Syrian manufacturing sector. A 5-page document. Translation is by the Syrian Government.

25 April 2011
The text of the decree issued by the Syrian President regulating the organization of demonstrations in Syria. A 2-page document. Translation is by the SANA, the State’s news agency.

14 April 2011
Law 51/2004 regulates all supply and services contracts signed with Government institutions and companies in Syria. A 28-page document. Translation is by the Syrian Government.

14 April 2011
The Telecommunications Law of 2010 regulates the telecommunication sector in Syria. It establishes a new regulatory authority and creates a new state-owned company to take over all the operations and...

22 March 2011
Law 61 passed in 2007 giving any corporation or sole proprietorship the right to reassess its fixed assets, including real estate. A 10-page document. Translation is by The Syria Report.

22 March 2011
Law 4 issued in 2008 deals with Arbitration in Civil, Economic, and Commercial Disputes. A 20-page document. Translation is by The Syria Report.

28 March 2010