Based on Royal Decree 88/2020 Merging the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Legal Affairs into One Ministry Named the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs, Determining Its Competences, and Adopting Its Organisational Structure,
and in pursuance of public interest,
it is hereby decided
The provisions of the attached regulation shall apply in regard to the supervision of lawyers, law offices, and civil law firms regarding anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing.
Law offices and civil law firms shall rectify their status in accordance with the provisions of the attached regulation within a period not exceeding 3 (three) months from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
The aforementioned decision 25/2021 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to the attached regulation or in conflict with its provisions.
This decision shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.
Issued on: 28 Jumada Al-Awwal 1444
Corresponding to: 22 December 2022
Dr Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Said Al-Saidi
Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs
Published in Official Gazette 1473 issued on 25 December 2022.
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