Law

Iran Working on Bill that Limits Husband’s Right to Divorce

The Iranian Presidential Office's Department for Women and Family Affairs has put forward a revised bill aimed at supporting women’s rights by limiting the husband's right to divorce his wife.

Iran Hails Luxembourg Court’s Decision on US’ Seizure of Iranian Assets

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has hailed a Luxembourg court’s decision to reject the US government’s request to seize Iranian assets over 9/11 attacks, saying the “success” was achieved thanks to extensive efforts by various Iranian bodies.

Iran to Sue US over Sanctions: President Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani says the government will sue US officials behind draconian sanctions on the country in Iranian courts before taking the case to international courts of justice.

‘Iran’s Trade with World to Get More Difficult without FATF’

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says adoption of the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is not expected to remove all economic problems of Iran but failing to adopt them will hamper the country’s trade exchange with the outside world.

Iran Must Enjoy Benefits of Implementing Palermo Convention: VP

Iranian Vice President for Legal Affairs, Laya Joneydi, says when Iran, in accordance with its domestic law, implements the provisions of the Palermo Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, it must also benefit from the convention’s advantages.
FATF

FATF Accession Key to Surviving US Sanctions: Iran

If the Islamic Republic is to continue its trade exchanges with the outside world amid the harsh sanctions imposed on the country, it needs some specific work tools, one of which is the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), says Hossein Gharibi, an assistant to Iran’s foreign minister.
Parliament

Iran Bars MPs from Running for More than 3 Consecutive Terms

Iranian lawmakers have passed a new election bill that bans members of the parliament from running for the position again after serving for three consecutive terms.
FATF

Guardian Council Says Not Worried about Plebiscite on FATF Accession

Iran's Guardian Council Spokesman Abbas Kadkhodaei says the council is not afraid of any referendum on Iran’s adoption of Palermo Convention and the Convention against Financing of Terrorism (CFT).

Cabinet to Discuss Bill Equalizing Blood Money for Women, Men: VP

Iran’s Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has submitted a bill to the Cabinet which calls for equal blood money for both genders, Vice President Massoumeh Ebtekar said.
FATF

FATF Extends Iran’s Deadline by June

The global anti-money laundering body, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), on Friday gave Iran until June to come into compliance with anti-terror financial measures or said it will face tougher financial oversight.

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