Law 18 Of 2014 Passport Law

Original Language Title: القانون 18 لعام 2014 قانون جوازات السفر

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Law 18 of 2014

Passport law




President of the Republic based on the provisions of the Constitution,

And approved by the People's Assembly in its meeting held on 10.26.2014 2-1-1436h.

Issued as follows:
Article 1


Meant the following terms, used in the application of this law, meaning set out next to each of them:

Minister: The Minister of Interior.

Ministry: The Ministry of the Interior.

Passport: official travel document given to the citizens of the Syrian Arab Republic.

Travel document for Palestinian refugees: a travel document given to the Palestinians, the Syrians who are on the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic registered in the General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees records.

Traffic ticket: official travel document issued by the immigration department approval of the Minister granted to persons of unknown nationality, or who do not have citizenship, and refugees who acknowledged them as such.

And persons who reside on the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic, and nationality unknown, who are unable to obtain travel documents from the embassies of their countries, and their wives, and their minor children.

Traffic ticket to return: official travel document issued by the diplomatic or consular missions abroad, granted to Syrian citizens who are outside the country entitle the holder to return to the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic.

Seas book: official travel document issued by the Directorate General of Ports granted to a sailor working on ships that go beyond the sailing in Syrian territorial waters, recorded on the pages of his personal and professional maritime services.

Leave the border: a travel document granted by the governor in the border provinces of citizens who have overlapping properties with neighboring border states.
Article 2


Does not allow for the citizens of the Syrian Arab Republic to leave the territory or return except under divine passports or travel documents in accordance with the provisions of this law.
Article 3


Determined by a decision issued by the minister cases replace the passport or travel document for Palestinian refugees leave the borders card or personal, family or what takes their place.
Article 4


Prescribed by the minister of cases that must be where the citizens of the Syrian Arab Republic to obtain an exit visa.
Article 5


Shall not leave the territory of the Syrian Alribh Republic or accessed only places that prescribed by the minister in coordination with the Minister of Finance.
Article 6


Issued in the name of the Syrian Arab Republic passports and travel documents from the following agencies:

A Foreign and Expatriates Ministry, issued by:

1- diplomatic passport.

2- own passports.

3- passport task.

B diplomatic and consular missions, issued by:

1- ordinary passport.

2- travel document for Palestinian refugees.

3- reminder of the passage of the return.

(C) the immigration office, issued by:

1- ordinary passport.

2- travel document for Palestine refugees.

3- traffic ticket.

D Directorate General of Ports issued by: Sailor book.
Article 7


Passports and travel documents given to each Syrian Arab citizen who has the available conditions obtain.
Article
8


Passports and travel documents give different types of applicants from the Syrian people and citizens who believe the minister is positive to give them passports.
Article 9


Determined by the Minister in coordination with the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry form of passports and travel documents and duration, and method of renewal, and conditions of granting procedures.
Article 10


Determine the value of the passport and travel document for Palestinian refugees and the traffic ticket as follows:

1- four thousand pounds for each passport or travel document for Palestinian refugees or the passage of a ticket issued within the role system.

2- fifteen thousand Syrian pounds for each passport or travel document for Palestinian refugees issued an expedited basis, at the request of the applicant.
Article 11


Anyone who holds a passport or travel document for the Syrian Arab Republic entry of states that were listed on the passport or travel document unless it gets permission from the minister or his authorized representative.
Article 12


Fined who loses his passport, an amount of fifteen thousand Syrian pounds that loss was not due to disasters or what is in the rule.
Article 13


Without prejudice to any more severe penalty provided for by the laws in force.

Shall be punished by imprisonment of three months at the most, or by a fine of twenty-five thousand Syrian pounds to fifty thousand Syrian pounds, anyone who violates the provisions of Article II of the Act.

Shall be punished by imprisonment of three months at most, or by a fine of ten thousand pounds to twenty five thousand Syrian pounds, anyone who violates the provisions of the decisions issued on the basis of Article IV of this Act and eliminates the penalty itself on each of the presented papers forged with the knowledge so to facilitate the obtaining, or get others to give him an exit visa to leave the ground, the Syrian Arab Republic.

(C) shall be punished with imprisonment from six months to two years and a fine of fifty thousand Syrian pounds to a hundred thousand Syrian pounds or either anyone who violates the provisions of Articles fifth or eleventh of this law.
Article 14


Provisions of this Act shall apply to registered Palestinian refugees in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Article 15


Finished work with all legal provisions contrary to the provisions of this law, particularly law No. / 42 / dated 31-12-1975m, as amended.
Article 16


Minister shall issue the executive regulations of this law.
Article 17


This law shall be published in the Official Gazette and one month after the date of issue.

Damascus 9-1-1436hjeri corresponding to 11/02/2014 AD's.

President
Bashar al-Assad