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Laws and Regulations

FATF Extends Iran’s Deadline despite US Opposition

An international group that sets standards on fighting money laundering and financing of terrorism announced it once again extends the deadline for Iran to complete reforms to meet conditions for getting out of the body’s black list, despite opposition by the US and a number of its allies.

Hiring Relatives Banned in Tehran Municipality

The members of the Islamic City Council of Tehran have voted in favour of a law that prohibits hiring of the relatives of managers in Tehran municipality.

Iran to Annul Imprisonment Penalty over Failure to Pay Mahr

Iranian lawmakers are to revoke the imprisonment penalty for husbands unable to pay Mahr, the money that husbands undertake to pay their wives on demand based on Islamic law.

Iran Wins another Legal Battle against US

An Italian appeal court has rejected a lawsuit by the US that called for the seizure of $5 billion worth of Iranian assets in Italy, in a second win for Tehran in its legal battle against the US this month.

Iran’s Guardian Council Won’t Be Intimidated by CFT Opponents

The spokesman for Iran’s legislative watchdog says the body will not be intimidated by opponents of Iran’s joining a UN convention against the financing of terrorism, who have in recent days been pressuring the parliament not to approve the plan.

Iran Releases English, Arabic Versions of Law on Free Access to Information

The English and Arabic renditions of the Islamic Republic’s Law on Dissemination of and Free Access to Information have been officially released as part of the government’s efforts to promote Freedom of Information (FOI).

ICJ Holds First Hearing on Iran’s New Lawsuit against US

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague has begun looking into a lawsuit filed by Iran against the United States back in 2016.

“Iran Should Take Advantage of ICJ’s Verdict against US”

Iran should capitalize on the International Court of Justice’s ruling against the US, urging Washington to implement it as a precondition for beginning of any bilateral talks.

ICJ’s Rulings Must Be Enforced: Iran VP

Iran’s vice president for legal affairs dismissed the notion that there is no guarantee that the International Court of Justice’s ruling on the country’s lawsuit against the US for breaching the 1955 Treaty of Amity and re-imposing sanctions would be enforced.

Iran Blasts US’ Decision to Quit Amity of Treaty

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed the “outlaw regime” in Washington for quitting another treaty, the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights between Iran and the US.

ICJ Ruling Proves US Sanctions against Iran Cruel: Statement

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has hailed the ruling issued by the International Court of Justice in the lawsuit filed by Iran against the United States.

ICJ Orders US Not to Hamper Investment in Iran

The International Court of Justice issued an interim order asking the US to stop anti-Iran measures that hamper foreign investment in Iran.

All Retired Officials Still Working in Iran Must Resign

Iran’s parliament speaker sent a letter to President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, asking the government to implement a parliamentary amendment to a law that urges all retired officials to leave their offices in two months.

US’ Threats against ICC Reveal Its Double Standards on War Crime

The US officials’ remarks against the International Court of Justice (ICC) over its decision to probe into Washington’s war crimes in Afghanistan reveal the country’s double-standard policies towards war crime, a political commentator says.

World Must Force US to Act Like Normal State: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has blasted the rogue US officials for their latest threats against the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying that it is time for the world to force Washington to act like a normal state.

Iranian MPs to Review Bill on Iran’s CFT Accession

The Iranian parliament is to review a bill on Iran’s accession to Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), which was earlier proposed by the government as part of measures to adopt the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FTAF).

US Trying to Mislead ICJ on Iran’s Lawsuit: Official

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi says the US has given non-technical and non-relevant answers to The Hague in an attempt to mislead the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Iran Parliament Adopts Motions to Support Women, Children

Iranian lawmakers have adopted a number of motions to further support and protect the rights of women and children in the Islamic Republic.

“Women Removing Headscarves in Iran Encouraged from Abroad”

Iran’s Prosecutor-General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri says those who are removing their hijab as part of the so-called “Girls of Revolution Street” movement are being encouraged from elements in other countries.

Iranian Journalist Sentenced to Make Educational Documentary!

An Iranian reporter who was found guilty in a traffic collision has been sentenced to make an educational documentary film about car crashes and traffic rules in Iran.

MP Backs Granting Nationality to Children with Foreign Fathers

An Iranian lawmaker says granting Iranian nationality to the children born to an Iranian mother and a non-Iranian father not only is a must for population management, but can also decrease insecurity in the country.

Iranians Can Keep up to 10,000 Euros

Iranian people are authorized to keep up to 10,000 euros or its equivalent in other currencies, according to the country’s central bank.

Iranian MP Calls for Revision of Laws to Reduce Number of Prisoners

An Iranian MP has criticised the country’s laws that authorise judges to easily issue arrest warrants at will and under any conditions, calling for the restriction of such a privilege which has led to a significant increase in the number of detainees.

Is Tattooing a Crime in Iran?

Many Iranians consider tattooing a disagreeable act; however, the country’s laws and religious rules don’t forbid it except in particular conditions.

Iran Introduces More Severe Driving Laws and Penalties

Iranian Police has intensified previous driving laws and regulations, and introduced more severe restrictions for newbies.

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