Act 34 Of The 2008 Act Branches, Offices And Agencies Of Foreign Companies And Institutions And Bodies

Original Language Title: القانون 34 لعام 2008 قانون فروع ومكاتب ووكالات الشركات والمؤسسات والهيئات الأجنبية

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Law 34 of 2008

Branches, offices and agencies, companies, institutions and foreign bodies
Law


President of the Republic based on the provisions of the Constitution

And approved by the People's Assembly in its meeting held on 20/12/1429 AH corresponding to 18/12/2008 AD.

Issued the following:

First door

Definitions:



Article 1:

Meant the following definitions in the field of application of the provisions of this Act the meanings set forth as follows ..

Law: branches, offices and agencies, companies, institutions and foreign bodies law.

Ministry: The Ministry of Economy and Trade.

Minister: The Minister of Economy and Trade.

Directorate: Directorate competent registration of branches, offices and agencies, enterprises, institutions and bodies that

Main centers located outside the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic.

Register: branches and offices of foreign agencies in the ministry.

Registrar: factor responsible for the record.

Foreign legal person: the company or organization or entity headquartered outside the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic.

Company or organization: money and people for individual companies and institutions of any activity.

Commission: The institution or organization of an administrative nature, or registered service outside the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic, which does not exercise commercial or industrial activity, whether profit or non-profit.

Branch: special status caused by foreign legal person in Syria to operate under the trade title or trade name.

Interim Office: Office of the company or foreign organization that registers for the implementation of a single contract in Syria and ends with the end of the registration of the contract or one year, whichever is shorter.

Division: Branch of the Division.

Regional Office: special status caused by foreign legal person in Syria, which is based in which the management of its business and activities outside Syrian territory.

Representative Office: Office of the company, institution or foreign body that registers for representation in Syria without having the right to exercise any major activity in Syrian territory.

General Manager: General Manager of the branch or office.

Director: Director of the Division of the branch.

Commercial agency: agency contract between the organizer of the company or institution and the natural person or legal entity and is registered in the commercial register in Syria and deposited a copy of it at the Directorate.

Principal: foreign legal person or the product manufacturer or exporter or commercial service provider, which take a commercial agent in Syria.

Commercial agent: Authorized Person of the principal to be an agent or his representative in Syria or distributor of its products in both an agent commission agent or any other consideration or was working for his own account to sell items imported products from the principal or the principal account.

Commercial mediation: a person mediate between two parties to make contracts or facilitate business transactions and fork held her for a fee without incurring followed.

Commercial Broker: A person who carries on commercial mediation between two parties, one product or supplier or a recorded source outside Syria to meet in return for the conclusion of a contract entered into or facilitating the commercial transactions without being a party to this contract or for any follower of the terminal.

Part II:

Registration of legal persons of foreigners:

Article 2:


Companies or institutions or foreign bodies may request registration according to one of the following formats:

1- branch.

2- temporary office.

3- representative office.

4- regional office.

First chapter:

(Recording Branch):

Article 3:

1- No foreign legal person may practice the main activity or exercise any business in Syria or branches or establish an office unless registered under the provisions of this law and after obtaining a work permit under the applicable laws and regulations.

2- determines the registration form juristic person licensed Bmzawelth in Syria and activity.

3- As for companies or institutions that governments of the countries have a contribution or participate in government bodies shall be registered after obtaining the approval of the Prime Minister on the proposal of the Minister.

Article 4:

Offers foreign legal person application for registration of a branch or office to the ministry, including the following information:

1- trade name and address.

2- nationality and place of establishment.

3- legal form.

4- head office and his home.

5. Type Date.

6- goals to be carried out in Syria.

Capital 7. If a company or organization with the exception of bodies and non-profit companies.

8- center section, office or their home chosen interim.

9- people, if any, and their habitat.

10. manager's name and nationality of the year and chosen domicile in Syria.

11. Name the person authorized to pursue the registration procedures in the Directorate.

12- address foreign legal person.

13. Detailed data on the partners in firms of persons or members of the board of directors in corporate funds.

14- foreign legal person auditor's name.

15-inspector accounts in the name of Syria.

Sign a registration application to the officer in the Directorate or in front of the writer concerned with justice by the person authorized to register foreign legal person.

Article 5:

The request for registration of the branch or office documents and supporting documents certified by the competent authorities in the country where the registered foreign legal person in addition to the ratification of the Syrian Embassy and the Foreign Ministry in Syria and translated into Arabic by a sworn translator:

1- copy of the Memorandum of Association of the company, institution or founding instrument and its basic body or its substitute duly certified.

2- Board of Directors decision, institution or body making a branch or office with a statement of its connection point.

3- certificate of registration of foreign legal person in the commercial register or the like.

4- copy of the agency that assigns foreign legal person under which a person resident in Syria as general manager of the branch or office and reported his authorized representative on his behalf.

5. document proving that the capital of the company or institution paid at least fifty million Syrian pounds, or the equivalent in other currencies, signed by the authorized signatory and duly certified and the Minister may adjust the amount of capital.

6- excluded from the requirement mentioned in the fifth paragraph of the above bodies and institutions and foreign non-profit organizations. 7. financial statements for the last fiscal year, the legal person at its head office certified by an auditor.

8. Book delegated to the person assigned by the foreign legal person to follow up the registration procedures.

Article 6:


1- The following or some of the business as the establishment of a permanent institution and practice of business or service in Syria and so on, but not limited.

- The appointment of employees paid salary or wages of foreign legal person.

- Direct implementation of the contracts require the services or supplies and services mixed in Syria, with the exception of contracts for implementation of not more than six months and Procurement or services that lead outside Syria.

- Send experts to work in Syria for more than six months.

- Buy real estate or invest on behalf of the foreign legal person.

- Registration of foreign legal person in the phone book.

- Take a mailbox or telegraphic title on behalf of the foreign legal person.

2- not for public and private entities may complete the contracted operations with any legal person foreign Contrary to the provisions of the first paragraph of Article III of the Act that can be both public and private entities to obtain a pledge from foreign legal person within a period of one month from the submission of the pledge and commitment to history the provisions of Article III of the Act.

Chapter II:

(Recording temporary office):

Article 7:

1- to companies or foreign institutions that are anchored by fixed-term contracts with public or private entities that you sign a temporary office in Syria, after obtaining the approval of the Minister may.

2- The deregistration office and close the end of the entire company's business or organization and implementation of the liquidation of their rights and obligations.

3- of the company or institution may apply for transfer registration of temporary office to a branch in the case of awarding new contracts on them.

Article 8:

The Directorate shall issue a certificate of registration for temporary office for two years, renewable once.

Article 9:

Company or foreign organization is responsible for all obligations are considered temporary office does not affect the deregistration of rights arising from public or private entities in Syria, which have been gained by an exhibition of the contract.

Article 10:

Company may hire or foreign institution necessary for its real estate in accordance with the laws and regulations in force for a period not exceeding the duration of the temporary registration of the office.

Article 11:

Is a branch or a foreign legal person home office to him in relation to his activities inside Syria.

Chapter III:

(Registered representative office):

Article 12:

1- may be legal person of foreign application for registration of a representative office in Syria.

2- define very representative office is doing to promote the activity of foreign legal person, public relations and contacts with others from institutions and companies Syria for information of interest to the main activity survey.

3-representative office may provide technical support for the products and contracts for the company or the parent company.

4- not representative office may carry out any commercial activity under penalty of cancellation registered.

Article 13:

May not be representative office to exercise any business in Syria before receiving a license from the competent authorities in accordance with the laws and regulations in force at these parties that are assigned director of the office in accordance with the provisions of this law.

Article 14:

1- may be for companies and foreign financial and banking institutions have application for registration of the representation office in Syria, after obtaining the approval of the competent bodies and authorities.


2- subject to the registration and operation of foreign financial companies and banking institutions, the terms and conditions specified by the authorities and bodies concerned and operate under its supervision and control.

3- The representative office take care of the interests of the company or financial institution or foreign bank without than have to make a profit and in order so that the Bmayle:

A transfer of business information are allowed to see it or posted from Syria to the party represented by the office.

B strengthen the link between the deal and represented by the Office and local banks and financial companies. (C) provide advice to the party represented by the office and customers abroad on investment opportunities available in Syria.

D do and procedures for mediation between any point in the Syrian foreign destinations to facilitate the banking business.

E - pursue business interests who represented relating to any loans or advances or assistance to be provided by that body or any other financial or banking foreign to any other legal or natural person in Syria.

4- (a) not to representative offices of foreign companies and financial and banking institutions may do work or engage in any activity that would harm the economy or security Economic Syrian or any interest of the State, subject to criminal and civil liability and back to eliminate estimating compensation for the damage caused as well for deregistration representative office and close the decision of the minister at the suggestion of the Directorate, in coordination with the relevant regulatory body or upon request.

The Minister asked the general to move the lawsuit against the annexes damage to the national economy.
Chapter IV


(Recording Regional Office)

Article 15:

1- to foreign legal persons may be registered regional office in Syria's request.

2- must be a regional office directly linked to the main center.

3- not to regional offices may engage in any activity or business within Syria, including the work of agents and brokers trading under penalty of cancellation and blaming them for compensation for damage or loss caused to third parties.

4- Regional Office is home to a chosen foreign legal person is valid for the communication of all decisions and securities and warnings and memorandums suits.

Article 16:

March if the regional office of any business in Syria or violates the provisions of this law and the laws and regulations in force are entitled to the minister at the suggestion of the Directorate cancel its registration.

Chapter V:

(General Manager):

Article 17:

1- The Director General, either a natural person and Punishment of the Syrian Arab nationality or legal person represented by a natural institution in Syria to be where all the partners of the Syrian Arab nationality and could be general manager of a natural person is the Syrian Arab nationality requirement for The minister's approval.

2- must be a Director General elected domicile in Syria and is considered the seat of the branch or office selected domicile to him upon completion of registration.

Article 18:

1- Director General and appointed as soon as the power to arrest and sanitation, contracting and signature on any instrument on the work being abused by foreign legal person under the registration as well as the right of representation of the public authorities or private courts in Syria.


2- The Director General, representatives of foreign legal person and its branches abroad to all parties in Syria and is fully responsible for all actions and the actions of the branch or office.

3- considered any work done by the Director General or the Report has been to as a branch or office legally binding conduct foreign legal person.

4- Director-General appoint someone else some of his powers if authorized his foreign legal person provided that is available in the proxy all the conditions required the Director-General under the provisions of this law.

5. foreign legal person shall be responsible for the work of the branch or office and all of its obligations under.

Article 19:

In the event of vacancy of Director General of the center of death or any other reason must be the foreign legal person:

1- communicated to the registrar within thirty days from the date of vacancy center.

2- successor is appointed within sixty days at most.

3- minister to prevent the branch or office of the follow-up work in case of violation of these conditions a decision taken by him to be set back.

Article 20:

1- the Director-General to submit a statement to the registrar when making any affiliated Division showing the full address and accompanied by an instrument appointing a director has to be a natural person of the Syrian Arab nationality or represented by a natural institution in Syria and have a center or a commercial company branch in the Division Center area to have all the partners or shareholders and Punishment of the Syrian Arab nationality.

2- codifies Secretary authorization record in the recording branch newspaper and delivers the Director-General of the registration certificate within seven days from the date of the statement and its annexes.

3- certificate is placed in a conspicuous place at the headquarters of the Division.

4- The Director-General must submit a statement to the registrar each modification in the headquarters of the branch or divisions of him or office within seven days from the date of the amendment.

5. costing the registrar from registering under the closed branch newspaper division.

6- publishes write-off certificate in the Official Gazette and at the expense of the branch.

7. codifies the registrar of the new headquarters address in the registration of the branch newspaper.

Chapter VI:

(Registration of foreign legal person):

Article 21:

1- registered branch or foreign legal person office after confirmation of complete supporting documents and legal proceedings in the special register within thirty days from the date of filing the registration application is granted in exchange for the selected graphic testimony to that.

2- If the period of time specified in the preceding paragraph without giving the registration certificate for reasons due appreciation for the ministry are entitled legal person to file an objection to the foreign minister that separates it within thirty days from the date of submission and a foreign legal person in writing of the outcome of his objection.

3- registration certificate or branch office for publication in the Official Gazette subject and at the expense of foreign legal person.

4- must be mentioned branch or office in all publications and correspondence issued them the title.

5. You must put the registration certificate or a certified copy of it in a visible place in the branch or foreign legal person office in Syria.


6- on the branch, the people and its offices must be put to the panel on behalf of the legal person of foreign Arab and foreign languages ​​in a visible place outside the buildings in which its offices there and on the doors.

Article 22:

1- enjoys foreign legal person through a branch or registered office in accordance with the provisions of this law in Syria juridical personality of the date of registration.

2- or not the branch office may represent other companies or foreign institutions.

Article 23:

1- to foreign legal person to send to the ministry statement, for any modification in its statute and every increase or decrease in capital and every switch in the person of Director General in Syria.

2- attached to the declaration certified copy of the decision of the General Authority legal person of foreign amendment or the retainer containing the appointment of a new general manager and a copy of the commercial registration or equivalents that these documents are all signed by the Chairman or his representative and duly certified .

3- subject to permits and supporting documents attached to the Terms and Conditions governing the supporting documents submitted at registration of the branch or office.

4- puts the registrar signal modifications in the registration of the branch or office paper.

Article 24:

Should foreign legal person registered to submit a statement in writing to the Directorate includes the position title in Syria and addresses of people registered in accordance with the provisions of this Act and any changes to these addresses and published in the Official Gazette after the payment of the prescribed fee.

Chapter VII:

(Duties of the branches and offices of foreign legal persons):

Article 25:

1- branches of foreign companies and institutions operating in Syria keeping separate accounts to its work in Syria, including the budget and profit and loss account and the odometer in accordance with international accounting standards and the organization of business notebooks compulsory according to the provisions of the Trade Act.

2- for branches of foreign companies accounts of offices and audit firms accredited in Syria Checker set.

3- to branches of foreign companies and institutions registered to submit to the Directorate within ninety days from the end of each fiscal year, annual budgets and profit and loss account for their actions in the Syrian Arab Republic certified by the office or audit firm.

4- branches and temporary offices of foreign companies and institutions to provide their financial statements to the relevant financial departments within the legal deadlines in accordance with the laws and regulations in force. 5. The company's branch or foreign institution to publish its budgets and profit and loss account for its actions in Syria in two daily newspapers.

6- maintains branches of foreign companies and institutions trade books for five years after the cancellation of registration.

The company can choose to keep these books have the legal agent.

Article 26:

May not be the foreign company to offer its shares or its own loan to the public in the Syrian Arab Republic bonds without the approval of the Minister and the Securities and markets.

Article 27:


1- is not permissible for a branch office or the foreign company employing anyone not carrying Syrian Arab nationality only after obtaining a work from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor card.

2- workers is the Syrians who have entered into employment contracts outside Syria to register for social insurance is not subject.

Article 28:

1- The Director-General if the branch or office stopped its final solution or if the foreign legal person for any one of the reasons for the legal dissolution or bankrupt or closed to provide a statement to the registrar of the incident with a request to write off the branch or office within thirty days of the of the incident.

2- In case the merger foreign legal person with another company or event of any change in the legal form of his general manager must provide permission to do so within sixty days from the date of the merger to reconcile branch or office situation with the provisions of this law.

Article 29:

Amendments made by foreign legal person established on the instrument or statute or any amendments to the branch and division or office or other changes for contractors with him in Syria only after publication in the Official Gazette shall not apply.

Article 30:

On the branches and offices of legal persons of foreigners to remember the correspondence and bills and other publications issued by the name of the foreign legal person legal form and capital of the State of registration and the address of the position taken in Syria and addresses of the people, if any, and registration number at the Directorate.

Article 31:

Everyone has the right to see the restrictions listed in the Register and documents maintained by the Department of the Odhaberha and get certified copies of these documents and data to meet the prescribed fee.

Article 32:

Is a center section or office legally valid home to notify all the documents and warnings in relation to every disagreement or transaction relating to the legal person or a foreign branch or office or his own people and remains the headquarters of the Special Division home is valid for reporting with respect to its work.

Article 33:

1-on general manager at the branch stopped or office for his final submission of clearance certificates to the registrar of the public entities that had contracted with them.

2- The Director-General should place your ad in two newspapers published in the capital and in the center section, if any, and at least twice during the thirty days following the submission of the statement and request delisting states where that branch or office has stopped its work and that it will be delisted from the record legal persons and foreign calls for rights holders to review the section in connection with these rights.

3- costing the registrar or the registration of a branch office of the company or foreign institution upon the expiry of ninety days on the date of submission of the statement and request for delisting.

4- delivers the registrar to the Commissioner of the company or institution closely write off the branch or office.

5. publishes write-off certificate in the Official Gazette at the expense of the branch or office.

6- The deregistration branch or office does not mean a clearance company or organization to any party whatsoever.

7. Each representative of the Director-General and Director of the foreign legal person sentenced in everything related to the liquidation of business or branch office or division run by a foreign legal person is not appointed, adding another resident in Syria.

Part III:

(Agents and brokers trading):


Article 34:

1- No person exercising the Agency's work or mediation in Syria may only if registered in the agents and brokers registered with the ministry.

2- must be the agent and the broker is a natural person Syria, an Arab resident of the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic or represented by a natural person in Syria, a corporation organized and have all shareholders or partners of the Syrian Arabs.

Article 35:

1- The application for registration of the agency contract or mediation to the registrar within sixty days from the date of the contract in accordance with the model approved by the Ministry.

2- must include a registration application the following data:

A foreign institution or company name and commercial address.

B nationality and place of incorporation.

C. headquarters and full address.

D purpose.

E commercial registration number.

(F) the subject of the agency contract or mediation, money and services covered by the agency or brokerage.

G statement the amount of remuneration or commission.

H type and duration of the agency and the agent work and assets of renewed or canceled.

I name of the agent or broker and business address.

J center agent or broker and address.

K commercial registration number to the agent or broker and place of registration.

L tax number to the agent or broker.

M- any other useful data related to the agent or agency or brokerage.

3- The request for registration of the agency contract or mediation:

A certified copy of the contract assets and translated into Arabic by a sworn translator in Syria.

(B) a copy of the commercial register of the company or the institution entrusted.

Article 36:

Required in the proxy or intermediary applicant to be directly linked to the company or foreign institution or its branch based on that of the ministry may be approved agent or intermediary agent linked to the year of the company or institution registered his agency include several countries.

Article 37:

1- recorded the registrar agency contract or mediation after confirming the completion of the application and supporting documents in the record agencies and brokerage firms and foreign institutions in order to meet the prescribed fee.

2- certificate issued by the registrar agency registration or mediation and pass it to the agent or broker within seven days of filing the registration application and supporting documents to complete the history.

3- If the term specified without granting the registration certificate for reasons due appreciation to the Ministry for the applicant to submit an objection to the minister has to approve the registration or reject it within thirty days from the date of submission of this appeal.
Article
38:

1- The agent or broker, or his legal representative or his heirs in the event of his death it may apply for the registration of every modification or alteration of the data contained in the application for registration or holding power of attorney, within thirty days from the date of the amendment.

2- agent who ceased to exercise his or contract ends his agency to inform the registrar within a period not exceeding thirty days from the date of disconnection or the end of the agency contract write-off students registered or registering agency of record is committed.

3- abide by the mediator who ceased to exercise his work to inform the registrar within a period not exceeding thirty days from the date of disconnection students cancel its registration.

4- amendment codifies the Secretary of the emergency record certificate amendment agency registration or mediation after it fulfills the drawing.


5. may not be the agent or broker prosecutors emergency amendments to the agency or mediation if he does not register with the ministry.

Article 39:

1- The agent or on behalf of a law or his heirs in the event of his death upon the dissolution of the agency contract, or termination for any reason should be had to apply to the ministry accompanied by supporting documents to write off under the Agency agents and brokers recorded within sixty days from the date of termination or death or expiration.

2- to the ministry if it is proved have a cause of cancellation Agency to carry out such write-offs after notifying stakeholders registered letter to attend the maximum period of sixty days to hear the opposition to the reason for the positive for the write-off, the left behind to attend been notified again in the same way to come in a maximum deadline sixty other days if they have failed to attend the Jazz Ministry reiterates that the removal of restriction on their own.

3- continue the agency contract with the heirs if the text on it.

Article 40:

To others may obtain a code information and data relating to the register and the name of the agent or broker or agency or brokerage, registration number and date of registration of the agency or canceled after paid the prescribed fee.

Article 41:

Regarded agency contract or mediation to hold the interest of the joint contractors.
Article
42:

1- does not enjoy any of the parties to the contract and the agency is registered in accordance with the provisions of this law, any law granting advantages to the principal or the agent, but it may not establish a claim based on the agency is registered if its existence is proved realistic hand.

2- do not hear a suit person who acts mediation against any of the parties to the contract was a mediator Babramh only if registered in the register.

Article 43:

Trade agent ..

1- provision of spare parts, tools, materials and accessories necessary and maintenance centers for products and durable goods imported or services provided by commercial agency which disciples.

2- secure the necessary product maintenance and ensure the quality of manufacture and the conditions set by the producers on an ongoing basis for the duration of his agency.

3- respect the terms and conditions of warranty documents provided by the client regarding the products and services the subject of the agency contract.

4- retain invoices and purchase all the documents relating to shipping, transportation, insurance and customs duties for a period of at least five years from the date set by domestic consumption costs.

Article 44:

1- not any natural or legal person may claim to be an agent or broker to one of the companies or institutions, or to take advantage of this status in its dealings and correspondence with the public authorities or before the courts or with businesses unless registered under the provisions of this law.

2- The agent must be mentioned No. agency registration in all correspondence and invoices issued by him as such.

Article 45:

1- is holding power of attorney timekeeper of the relationship between the company or institution entrusted agent and that its dissolution by the client without the fault of the agent authorizing the agent's agreement to the contrary, despite all claim before the competent court for the damage it has suffered and the death of the profit.

2- enjoys agent or broker registered in accordance with the provisions of this law protection and care offered by the laws in force in Syria.

Article 46:


Pursuant to the provisions of Article forty-fourth of this Act shall be entrusted to the new agent both jointly and severally and jointly purchased have a former agent of the goods covered by the agency at a price of cost or price of the domestic market, whichever is less, and the fulfillment of all obligations arising from the previous agency agreement, especially what is stated in Article IV forty of this law.

Part IV:

(Sanctions):

Article 47:

1- If proceeded foreign legal person or office or branch of his or started its activity in Syria before the completion of the registration procedure, the persons who started this activity officials with him personally and interdependence and solidarity.

2- is a public entity or private contract with a foreign legal person or facilitate the exercise of its basic activities or any commercial activity in Syria is contrary to the provisions of Article III of the Act jointly and severally liable for its actions.

Article 48:

Of the Ministry of Public Prosecutors claim by moving the public proceedings before the competent courts the right of every company, institution or agent of the respondent them in this law when violating its provisions and the Court may stop the company's business or organization in Syria or stop the agent business is not to adjust its settings with the provisions of this is the law.

Article 49:

Subject to the provisions contained in the Penal Code, punishable by a cash fine of not less than one hundred thousand Syrian pounds and not more than two hundred thousand Syrian anyone who violates the provisions of Articles 13 and 23-1o 2 and 02/01/28 and 02/01/33 and 39-1 from this law.

Article 50:

Fined fifty thousand Syrian branch or office who violates the third and fourth paragraphs of Article XXI of the Act.

Article 51:

Fine branch or office who violates the provisions of the first paragraph of Article XXVII of this law three times the annual fee for the card to work and demand from the competent authorities to end the establishment of the offending person.

Article 52:

Fine Bmita thousand Syrian pounds each director of a branch or office or agent of a decision to stop the work of foreign legal person or agency in Syria, according to the provisions of this Act and continued the business.

Article 53:

Subject to the provisions contained in the Penal Code, be fined one hundred thousand Syrian pounds each gave a statement from the data set forth in this contrary to the reality of the law.

Article 54:

Addition to the penalties prescribed in this Act, the Minister may order Petrqan under foreign legal persons who have branches or agencies in Syria, a decision taken by him in one of the following cases:

1- If violated the laws and regulations relating to public order or violates the foreign legal or Director General Statutes person.

2- If refrained from enforcing a sentence unearned become final by the Syrian courts.

3- If ruled that the imperatives of public security or national interests of the country.

Article 55:


Without prejudice to any other penalty provided for by any other law punishable by a fine of not less than three hundred thousand Syrian pounds and not more than six hundred thousand Syrian pounds Whoever violates the provisions of Articles XVI and the second paragraph of Article XXII of this law and that does not remove the violation is entitled the Minister at the suggestion of the Directorate cancel its registration.

Article 56:

1- to write-off recorded by the registrar agent or broker in the following cases:

(A) if it is found that the registration was based on incorrect data.

(B) If the agency canceled or mediation for any reason.

2- The agent or broker dangers of registered mail to any of the write-off decisions mentioned in paragraph one of this article within a period not to exceed fifteen days from the date of issuance of the decision to cancel.

Article 57:

Without prejudice to any other penalty provided for by any other law punishable by a fine of not less than one hundred thousand Syrian pounds and not more than three hundred thousand Syrian pounds each:

1- feet to the Directorate or any official body incorrect data relating to the registration agency or modified or changed.

2- claimed correspondence or publications related to his work or business announced by any means currently that agent or broker without being registered.

3- fails to record his agency under the provisions of this law.

4- violates the provisions of articles 34-38 of this law.

Article 58:

Each agreement or contract backdoor is designed to evade the application of the provisions of this law in whole or in part is absolutely null and void and without any effect to him towards the contractors not to third parties and shall be punished by a fine Moukaoh cash of two hundred thousand Syrian pounds.

Part V:

(General Provisions):

Article 59:

Syrian courts have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute arising from the application of this law.

Article 60:

1- back to the Court of First Instance to decide on disputes between the branch or office and those contracted in Syria is whether natural or legal persons.

2- In the event of any disagreement between the company's branch or office or a foreign institution and one of the public entities contracted attributable to decide in this dispute to the administrative court.

Article 61:

1- to the ministry the right to monitor the work of branches and offices registered in accordance with the provisions of this law to check their implementation of the provisions stipulated The Minister may order to inform staff of the Directorate having the capacity of the judicial police on the branch or office accounts and asked what they see to achieve their mission of data and records and documents of the branch or The office with professional confidentiality in mind.

2- Ministry may request deregistration if the branch or office was created or began operations in violation of the provisions of this law is due competent civil court chapter in this application.

3- authorized workers who minister in the ministry designated by the decision from the authority of the judicial police organized Alillot irregularities taking place contrary to the provisions of this law.

4- workers referred leads to in paragraph (3) of this Article, the following oath: "I swear by Almighty God to do my job honestly."

5. The right mentioned performance before the President of the Civil Court of First Instance.

Article 62:


1- registered offices and branches and agencies of foreign companies and institutions and bodies with the purpose of non-commercial in the record after obtaining the necessary permits and approvals from the competent authorities and in accordance with the provisions of the laws and regulations in force.

2- competent authorities the right to monitor the work of branches, offices and agencies of foreign companies and institutions and bodies, and in accordance with the laws and decisions of the window to these entities.

Article 63:

1- finished work by Legislative Decree No. 151 of 1952, as amended.

2-all branches and agencies registered before the issuance of this law, adjust their positions in accordance with the provisions within ninety days from the date of entry into force.

Article 64:

1- working schedule of fees attached to this law to meet the registration fees and modify each of the branches and agencies of foreign legal persons and all other fees that the law enjoined met.

2- decision of the Council of Ministers to revise the fees, if necessary, may be.

Article 65:

This law shall be published in the Official Gazette and shall come into force thirty days after the date of publication.

Damascus 26-12-1429hjerih corresponding 24-12-2008 AD's.



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