Manama, September 17 (BNA) The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women, Hala Al-Ansari, praised the issuance by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Decree Law No. 22 of 2021 promulgating Law No. Law No. of implementation in civil and commercial affairs.
She stressed that the decree-law reflects His Majesty’s keenness to develop the justice system in the Kingdom, noting that it is an important step towards modernizing the Kingdom’s legislation, in line with best practices in various fields, including family stability.
Al-Ansari praised the efforts of the Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments, Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, and the Equal Opportunities Unit in the ministry, to implement the recommendations of the Supreme Council for Women in preserving the entity of the Bahraini family. Taking into account her humanitarian conditions, and allowing her to enjoy her rights that preserve her dignity within the framework of the goals of the government, whose work plan gives the highest priority to the affairs of the Bahraini family.
The Secretary-General indicated that part of this Decree-Law included provisions prohibiting seizure of government support amounts and social benefits such as social insurance, disability allowance, cost of living allowance, meat subsidy and housing allowance, among others, which guarantee Bahraini citizens. Families enjoy these advantages to provide the basic requirements for a decent living.
She pointed out that the decree-law will work to develop the procedural system for the execution process, as it will enable the convict to fulfill his obligations before the start of the sentence execution process, and cancel his imprisonment or arrest, and the execution is limited to his money.
She said that this decree-law aims not to increase the family debts of the person subject to the execution of the judgment, in the event that he is the head and breadwinner of the family, thus maintaining its stability.
She added that the decree-law also stipulated the speedy implementation of the provisions if they were related to temporary or mandatory alimony, alimony, custody, breastfeeding, housing, or the delivery of a young child to their mothers, which would secure that for them. Basic family needs without waiting for the judgment to complete the appeal procedures.
The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women stressed that the decree-law reflects a royal vision based on preserving the elements of social security in the Kingdom to enable the Bahraini family to easily access highly efficient social and judicial services, and support roles. For Bahraini women in strengthening the stability of the family and society.