Law 11 Of The 2008 Arab And Foreign Ownership Laws In Syria

Original Language Title: القانون 11 لعام 2008 قانون تملك العرب والأجانب في سورية

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Read the untranslated law here: http://parliament.gov.sy/arabic/index.php?node=201&nid=4804&RID=-1&Last=10058&First=0&CurrentPage=8&Vld=-1&Mode=&Service=-1&Loc1=&Key1=&SDate=&EDate=&Year=&Country=&Num=&Dep=-1&

The 2008 11 law provisions create, modify, or transfer of rights in rem for the name or for the benefit of someone other than Suri (Arab and foreign ownership laws in Syria) the President of the Republic based on the Constitution and approved by the Assembly in its meeting dated 13-6-1429 h 17/6/2008 issued: article (1) subject to the provisions of Legislative Decree No 41 14-5-1972 history and law No 41 26-10-2004 history and Legislative Decree No 8 27-1-2007 history and law No 32 14-12-2007 date Cannot create or modify or transfer any right in rem Syrian Arabic Republic land mortgage in the name or for the benefit of someone who is not a natural or legal person Surrey except



A family has to live in independence and personal property one regular license formed under construction residential unit officer integrated at least minimum area of 200 m 2 and does not accept the request of this storey secretion in case its excretion is by prior authorization issued by a decision of the Minister of the Interior and family means in the application of this law is contained in article 1 of Legislative Decree No 12-4-2007 date to be set up in the Syrian Arabic Republic establish legitimate and permanent.

B-have the diplomatic and consular missions and bodies and regional and international organizations and Arabic its headquarters or residences of chairpersons and members within the organizational charts of administrative units or municipalities according to the need.



To not own property without the prior approval of the Prime Minister upon proposal of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the condition of reciprocity for the diplomatic and consular missions.

Article (2) prohibits non-Syrian who gained ownership of property in accordance with the provisions of this law that acts by bye facet of acting carrier for five years before acquiring property.

Article (3) if non-Syrian moved way of inheritance or move or probate real estate reality inside or outside the organizational charts of administrative units and municipalities falling right into it and transfer it to a Syrian citizen within one year from the date of its transmission mechanism or moves to State property management fee estimated value according to the law of eminent domain.

Article (4) may by decree upon proposal of the Cabinet if necessary to allow the person to a natural or legal person without Syrian compliance with the provisions of articles 1 and 3 of this Act.

Article (5) subject to the provisions of Legislative Decree No 41 14-5-1972 history and 26-10-2004 history 41 number law Legislative Decree No 8 27-1-2007 history and law No 32 14-12-2007 date may be real estate leases built within the organizational charts of administrative units and municipalities for the name or for the benefit of persons other than natural or legal persons Syrians for promotes fifteen years without extension or renewal lease prevents otherwise.

Article (6) in the border areas subject to property and rent and investment provided for in this law, the requirement of a distance away from that determined by decision of the Minister of defence.

Article (7) a decision on the license applications required under this law within 60 days of arrival of the request to the Ministry of the Interior and the Minister of the Interior decision not to approve the route excluded categorically license appeals or review.

B-license application may be renewed after the expiration of one year from the date of the resolution of disapproval.

Article (8) _ the lessor in a lease provided for in article 5 of this law to make notification to the police unit at the site of the property to which the contract within one week of the date of the contract.

The information must be provided either in the event of extension or renewal of the contract within one week from the date of extension or renewal to a maximum of fifteen years.

B-information model defines a decision of the Minister of the Interior.

C-gives real estate letters intended for housing for non-Syrians under lease contracts still in force date of this law out of fifteen days for information about the contracts.

Article (9) on real estate salesman in the cases provided for in items a and b of article 1 of this law to notify police unit in real estate sales site attached to license Interior Minister's decision or with the approval of the Prime Minister, as the case may be within a week of the date of the contract.

Article (10) n-real estate and services departments shall refrain from the provisional register and other relevant actors real estate transfer as refrains on notaries documented sales of properties covered by the provisions of this law, unless the licence or decisions highlight the required approvals.

B-the proceedings are contained thereon without highlighting the decisions and approvals either existing proceedings before the effective date of this Act, applies the provisions of Legislative Decree # 189 1-4-1952 history and its amendments are contained in the absence of the required licensing decisions highlight.

Article (11) _ considered void every contract or agreement or action or being contrary to the provisions of this law as well as all being held in the name of someone who borrowed in order to evade its provisions and void all subsidiary conditions intended to ensure the implementation of contracts.

B-on prosecution proceedings to revoke contracts are documented or registered contrary to the provisions of this law to the competent courts and to follow up the implementation of judgments.

Article (12) shall be sentenced to imprisonment of one to three years and a fine equivalent to the value of the funds and rights addressed by each decade from the present to undertake a contract for the benefit of someone other than Suri, contrary to the provisions of this law or mediated by adding to the confiscation of the funds and rights.

Article 13 the Minister of Interior to implement the provisions of this law.

Article (14) to finish the job by Legislative Decree No 189 1-4-1952 date, as amended and its provisions remain in force on conduct which was in force.

Article 15 of this law shall be published in the Official Gazette.

Damascus in 21-6-1429 h in 25-6-2008.

President Bashar Al-Assad, Egyptian lawyer other operational instructions for law/11/2008 (law have Arabs and foreigners) decision No 588/m/n under decision No 588/m/n 10-7-2008 date article 1 when the Syrian-based drugs works ways acquisitions or rent, notify the competent police unit at the location of the property.

Article 2 a lessor who allowed the non-Syrian property works to advance to the COP that falls the drug notification form (form attached) sticker on it, the tenant's image within a week from the date of the contract.


B apply the procedures defined in the previous paragraph a stomach real estate lessors of housing for non-Syrians under lease contracts still in force in the history of law No 11/2008 the media during 15 days from the date of entry into force of the Act.

Article 3 the lessor notifies the competent police unit when ml extension or renewal of the lease.

Article 4 on the real estate salesman who provided non-Syrian own the property in accordance with the provisions of law No 11/2008 can apply to the COP that falls Realty buyer picture sticker notification form and that within a week from the date of the contract, together with a decision or approval for acquisitions.

Decision No 589/m/n under decision No 589/m/n 10-7-2008 date section 1 a REM means mentioned in this law (law/11/2008), the following rights: first rights in rem are rights which are themselves without the need for other: "title right to dispose of surface usufruct right easements the leases long leasing moratorium right preference over permissible option empty land Resulting from the promise of sale II rights in rem dependency: were the rights established on certain things to guarantee performance of an obligation, "possessory pledge mortgages franchising" b "means (not) any person an Arab or foreign, whether natural or legal, and this law does not include Palestinians who are in Syrian rule in accordance with the provisions of applicable law.

Article 2 shall apply the provisions of this law, all of the Legislative Decree number/41/14-5-1972 date on events Tourism Ministry and the Supreme Council of tourism, law No 41/date 26-10-2004 on ownership limits, and Legislative Decree No 8/ 27 -1-2-2007 date on investment projects and law No 32/4-14-2007 date on own and non-rental properties in Syrian industrial cities.

Article 3 a family means and the article/1/of Legislative Decree No 26/2007 combination of father and mother and the boys b integrated housing unit means, apartment or separate House that forms an integrated housing for one family (living bedroom services) taking a sign on the property sheet when recorded in the land records that unreadable storey excretion.

Article 4 specifies the date of acquisition of other property from the date of registration of real estate records and refrain from him by bye form of ownership transfer five years ago on this property.

Article 5 shall make new leases for properties built within the organizational charts of administrative units and municipalities so that excess with a previous contracts for 15 years, and every contract otherwise is considered void.

Article 6 request for license acquisition to the Town Hall estate is located within the administrative borders enclosing the following documents: 1. under mortgage of the property issued by the Directorate of real estate interests in conservative and fundamentalist space enclosed by a circle surface.

2. statement of the competent municipal shows the location of the property and is inside or outside the chart area of the property, and it's currently 3 storey excretion future-a copy of civil limitation to the owner.

4. a certified copy of the statement of the applicant.

5. the instrument between the owner and the applicant.

6. the instrument between the owner and the applicant.

By raising purses license application to the Ministry of the Interior, together with his opinion in the light of the investigations in question and the Ministry will request regarding ownership stipulated in paragraph a of article 1 of the law and return it to the Governor within 60 days of registration in the Ministry of Interior Court Civil Affairs, agreeing to license or disagreement.

Article 7 holds the Interior Ministry names and index real estate ownership areas of Syrians.

Article 8 on conditional unit flags property lessors at the location of the property within a week from the date of the contract.

Article 9 licensing decisions issued prior to the entry into force of this law is valid.