Regulation 13 on a System to Identify the Relevant Ministry of Societies

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Regulation No.  13  of 2009  
Regarding  Defining  the  Ministry  Responsible  for  Societies  
Issued  by  virtue  of paragraph  (A),  article  (5),  societies  law  no.  51  of  2008  
ARTICLE  (1):   
This  regulation  is  cited  as “the  Regulation  Defining  the  Ministry  Responsible  for  Societies  2009”  and  is  
applicable  as  of the  date  of  publication  in  the  Official  Gazette.   
ARTICLE  (2):   
The  Registry  Controller,  upon  studying  the  application  of  a  society,  shall  define  the  competent  ministry  
according  to  the  purposes  and  objectives  of  the  society  to be  registered  as  follows:  
a. Ministry  of  Social  Development  if  the  purposes  of  the  society  are  charitable,  developmental,  
family  welfare,  childhood,  orphans,  juveniles,  elderly  people,  disabled  people,  poverty  reduction  
or  productivity  enhancement,   
b. Ministry  of  Culture  if the  purposes  of  the  society  are  literary,  artistic, performance,  etc.  or  
working  in  the  field  of  heritage,  museums  and  the  spread  of  culture  and artistic  innovation.   
c. Ministry  of  Environment  if  the  purposes  of  the  society  are to  protect  environment,  conserve  its  
elements  and  reduce  pollution  to  safe  limits.   
d. Ministry  of  Health  if  the  purposes  of  the  society  are in  the  health  field  to protect  public  health,  
provide  preventive  or  curatives  services,  or spread  health  awareness.   
ARTICLE  (3):   
For  cases  not  mentioned  in  article  (2)  of  this  regulation,  the  Minister,  based  on  a  recommendation  from  
the  Register  Controller,  shall  define  the  competent  Ministry  according  to  the  purposes  and  objectives  of  
the  society.  
ARTICLE  (4):   
The  Minister,  in  coordination  with  competent  ministers,  shall  issue necessary  instructions  to  implement  
provisions  of  this  regulation.