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Law No. 15 of 2004 on E-signature and Establishment of the Information Technology Industry Development Authority (ITIDA)

In the name of the people, The President of the Republic: The People Assembly has decreed the following law and I have passed it: Article I Under this law, the following terms and definitions shall apply: A. Electronic Writing: All letters, digits, symbols or any other signs on an electronic, digital, photographic support or any […]

Law No. 17 of 1999 on Commerce

In the Name of the People; The President of the Republic; The People’s Assembly passed the following bill, and we promulgated it jut law: Article: 1- The trade law as promulgated by royal edict dated 13 November 1883,with the exception of chapter-I of part-2 thereof concerning partnerships the remaining ports shall be superseded and substituted […]

Law No. 27 of 1994 Concerning Arbitration in Civil and Commercial Matters (as amended by Law No. 9 of 1997)

In the name of the People The President of the Republic The People’s Assembly has adopted and we have promulgated the Law of which the provisions are as follows: Article (1) The provisions of the annexed Law shall apply to any arbitration pending at the time it enters into force or which commence thereafter, even […]

Law No. 3 of 2005 on the Protection of Competition and the Prohibition of Monopolistic Practices

In the name of the People The President of the Republic, The People’s Assembly has decided the following law and we hereby promulgated it: (Article One) This Law shall apply with regards to the protection of competition and the prohibition of monopolistic practices. (Article Two) The Prime Minister is the minister competent to give effect […]

Law No. 66 of 1963 on Customs Law (as amended up to Law No. 95 of 2005)

Preface It is no fact for the keen objective observer that Egypt currently witnesses a great transitional period as well as a serious approach towards development and modernization in order to catch up with the modern societies and progress. This stage requires intensifying the efforts to provide the necessary investments to make this development happen. […]

Law No. 67 of 2006 on the Consumer Protection

In the name of the People The President of the Republic The People’s Assembly passed the following law and it is hereby enacted. Article 1 The appended law shall apply for consumer protection (the Law). Article 2 The minister concerned with trade and industry shall be the competent minister (the Competent Minister) to implement the […]

Law No. 82 of 2002 on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

The People’s Assembly has passed the following law, and it is hereby promulgated: Article One The protection of intellectual property rights shall be governed by the attached law. Article Two The following laws shall hereby be repealed A) Law # 57 of 1939 pertaining to Trademarks and Commercial Data. B) Law # 132 of 1949 […]