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View the latest legislations  in the Kingdom of Bahrain published by the Legislation and Legal Opinion Commission during the last 90 days.

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National Action Charter

The National Action Charter  is a political document issued in December 2000; comprising general principals and basic concepts in an aim to determine the current and future courses of action. A public survey was conducted in 14th February 2001 which revealed the approval of the people of Bahrain with a rate of 98.4% as the national charter was considered the peak of the democratic development in Bahrain. His Majesty described it as the ‘The new breakthrough in the history of Bahrain’ seeing that it encompasses many political and economic principles that affirm the openness democratic direction of Bahrain.

The Kingdom of Bahrain celebrates, on the 14th February of every year, the anniversary of the National Action Charter. Such occasion is important to the Bahraini people as it paves the way towards the start of a democratic path in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Constitution of the Kingdom of Bahrain

The Kingdom’s issued Constitution , amended on 14th February 2002, on the basis of the National Action Charter  which has been collectively agreed upon by the people of Bahrain within the survey conducted on the same date the previous year and the Emiri Decree No. 17 of 2001 – ratified by the National Charter and based on the Committee Chairman’s proposal of amending certain Constitution provisions formed by Decree No. 5 of 2001. 

Selected Legislations

Information & eGovernment Authority

Personal data protection

Digital identity

Digital certification/signature


Publishing Government Expenditures

Data interoperability

Access to information


Statistics & Census


Security and Protection



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