Back to the complete issue
Wednesday, 25 December 2019

House passes amendments to law regulating Egypt’s terrorist watch list

LEGISLATION WATCH- House passes amendments to law regulating who should be on the nation’s terrorist watchlist: The House of Representatives passed yesterday amendments to the Terrorist Entities Act, which regulates the country’s terror watchlist, according to Egypt Today. Under the amendments, the general prosecution will be required to announce any new additions or removals of groups or individuals from the terror watchlist in the Official Gazette.

Parliament also approved a bill to protect architectural heritage by preventing the unlicensed razing of dilapidated, but historic buildings, according to Masrawy. The amendments included protecting buildings of special architectural nature or linked to national history or to a historic figure, as well as buildings that are considered a tourist attraction.

Enterprise is a daily publication of Enterprise Ventures LLC, an Egyptian limited liability company (commercial register 83594), and a subsidiary of Inktank Communications. Summaries are intended for guidance only and are provided on an as-is basis; kindly refer to the source article in its original language prior to undertaking any action. Neither Enterprise Ventures nor its staff assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information contained in this publication, whether in the form of summaries or analysis. © 2021 Enterprise Ventures LLC.

Enterprise is available without charge thanks to the generous support of Commercial International Bank (tax ID: 204-891-949), the largest private-sector bank in Egypt; EFG Hermes (tax ID: 200-178-385), the leading financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets; SODIC (tax ID: 212-168-002), a leading Egyptian real estate developer; SomaBay (tax ID: 204-903-300), our Red Sea holiday partner; Infinity (tax ID: 474-939-359), the ultimate way to power cities, industries, and homes directly from nature right here in Egypt; CIRA (tax ID: 200-069-608), the leading providers of K-12 and higher level education in Egypt; Orascom Construction (tax ID: 229-988-806), the leading construction and engineering company building infrastructure in Egypt and abroad; and Act Financial (tax ID: 493-924-612), the leading activist investor in Egypt; and Abu Auf (tax ID: 584-628-846), the leading health foodmaker in Egypt and the region.