Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: National security http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: South Africa: Proposal to Tighten Rules on Private Security Industry http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403267_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403267_text Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: President Extends the State of Emergency http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403133_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 08 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403133_text Global Legal Monitor: Malaysia: New Security Law Being Considered http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403095_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16;... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403095_text Global Legal Monitor: Canada; Mexico; United States: Nuclear Security Agreement http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403066_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403066_text Global Legal Monitor: Malaysia: Proposed Repeal of Security Laws http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402843_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 07 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402843_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union; Serbia: Agreement on Security Procedures in Exchanging Classified Information http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402789_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 30 Aug 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402789_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Government Takes Measures Against Extremism http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402777_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 16 Aug 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402777_text Global Legal Monitor: Saudi Arabia: The Regime Invokes Sharia Law to Prevent Public Protest http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402565_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 10 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402565_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Legislation to Enhance Cooperation Between National Security Agencies Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402561_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 09 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402561_text Global Legal Monitor: Pakistan: Clearance Needed for Artists and Students to Go Abroad http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402542_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402542_text Global Legal Monitor: Italy: Urgent Measures on Security Matters http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402517_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 15 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402517_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Government Invests in Enhanced Surveillance http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402502_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 03 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402502_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Ban on Soviet Symbols Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402411_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 08 Dec 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402411_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union; United States: Agreement to Cooperate on Security Research http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402399_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 29 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402399_text Global Legal Monitor: Canada; Mexico; United States: Nuclear Security Cooperation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402132_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 30 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402132_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico; United States: Arrangements on Aviation and Border Security http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402131_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 29 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402131_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Law on Foreign and Domestic Policy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402036_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 10 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402036_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Bill Establishing Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401882_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 24 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401882_text Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: Emergency Laws Extended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401867_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on On March 9, 2010, Sri Lanka's Parliament, which had been dissolved, met for a short session to approve a one-month extension for the nation's emergency laws. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had signed a proclamation to that effect... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 12 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401867_text Global Legal Monitor: Guam (USA): Master Plan for Modernization of Commercial Port Approved http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401607_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on On March 9, 2010, Sri Lanka's Parliament, which had been dissolved, met for a short session to approve a one-month extension for the nation's emergency laws. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had signed a proclamation to that effect On September 11, 2009, an act to conditionally approve the Port of Guam Master Plan was approved by the legislature of Guam and signed into law by the Governor. (An Act to Approve Phase I of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 07 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401607_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Review of Internment of Unlawful Combatant http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401559_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on On March 9, 2010, Sri Lanka's Parliament, which had been dissolved, met for a short session to approve a one-month extension for the nation's emergency laws. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had signed a proclamation to that effect On September 11, 2009, an act to conditionally approve the Port of Guam Master Plan was approved by the legislature of Guam and signed into law by the Governor. (An Act to Approve Phase I of On August 30, 2009, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal by a Gaza resident of a decree issued against him for continued detention following the completion of his term of imprisonment for committing the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 10 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401559_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: State Comptroller Report Says U.S. Deprived Convicted Spy of Due Process http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401552_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on On March 9, 2010, Sri Lanka's Parliament, which had been dissolved, met for a short session to approve a one-month extension for the nation's emergency laws. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had signed a proclamation to that effect On September 11, 2009, an act to conditionally approve the Port of Guam Master Plan was approved by the legislature of Guam and signed into law by the Governor. (An Act to Approve Phase I of On August 30, 2009, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal by a Gaza resident of a decree issued against him for continued detention following the completion of his term of imprisonment for committing the On September 2, 2009, a report was issued by Israel's State Comptroller, Micha Lindenstrauss, on the Israeli government's actions to obtain the release of Jonathan Pollard, who has been incarcerated in the United States since 1985... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401552_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Flags with Depiction of Cross Outlawed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401513_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on On March 9, 2010, Sri Lanka's Parliament, which had been dissolved, met for a short session to approve a one-month extension for the nation's emergency laws. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had signed a proclamation to that effect On September 11, 2009, an act to conditionally approve the Port of Guam Master Plan was approved by the legislature of Guam and signed into law by the Governor. (An Act to Approve Phase I of On August 30, 2009, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal by a Gaza resident of a decree issued against him for continued detention following the completion of his term of imprisonment for committing the On September 2, 2009, a report was issued by Israel's State Comptroller, Micha Lindenstrauss, on the Israeli government's actions to obtain the release of Jonathan Pollard, who has been incarcerated in the United States since 1985 On August 14, 2009, the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation updated the federal list of prohibited extremist materials to include all flags with an image of a cross. Inclusion on the list entails a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401513_text Global Legal Monitor: Bangladesh: Law to Protect Family Members of the Founding Father http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401499_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on On March 9, 2010, Sri Lanka's Parliament, which had been dissolved, met for a short session to approve a one-month extension for the nation's emergency laws. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had signed a proclamation to that effect On September 11, 2009, an act to conditionally approve the Port of Guam Master Plan was approved by the legislature of Guam and signed into law by the Governor. (An Act to Approve Phase I of On August 30, 2009, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal by a Gaza resident of a decree issued against him for continued detention following the completion of his term of imprisonment for committing the On September 2, 2009, a report was issued by Israel's State Comptroller, Micha Lindenstrauss, on the Israeli government's actions to obtain the release of Jonathan Pollard, who has been incarcerated in the United States since 1985 On August 14, 2009, the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation updated the federal list of prohibited extremist materials to include all flags with an image of a cross. Inclusion on the list entails a On July 27, the Government of Bangladesh approved the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Family Members Security Act of 2009. Under this act, immediate family members of the founding father of the country... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 19 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401499_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: European Court of Justice Declares Illegal a Secret List of Items Prohibited Aboard Aircraft http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401157_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on On March 9, 2010, Sri Lanka's Parliament, which had been dissolved, met for a short session to approve a one-month extension for the nation's emergency laws. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had signed a proclamation to that effect On September 11, 2009, an act to conditionally approve the Port of Guam Master Plan was approved by the legislature of Guam and signed into law by the Governor. (An Act to Approve Phase I of On August 30, 2009, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal by a Gaza resident of a decree issued against him for continued detention following the completion of his term of imprisonment for committing the On September 2, 2009, a report was issued by Israel's State Comptroller, Micha Lindenstrauss, on the Israeli government's actions to obtain the release of Jonathan Pollard, who has been incarcerated in the United States since 1985 On August 14, 2009, the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation updated the federal list of prohibited extremist materials to include all flags with an image of a cross. Inclusion on the list entails a On July 27, the Government of Bangladesh approved the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Family Members Security Act of 2009. Under this act, immediate family members of the founding father of the country The European Commission has a list of standard items that airline passengers may not carry in their hand-held luggage inside an aircraft. The list, based on a regulation adopted in 2002 on aviation safety, includes items... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 23 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401157_text Global Legal Monitor: Macau: National Security Bill Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401096_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on On March 9, 2010, Sri Lanka's Parliament, which had been dissolved, met for a short session to approve a one-month extension for the nation's emergency laws. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had signed a proclamation to that effect On September 11, 2009, an act to conditionally approve the Port of Guam Master Plan was approved by the legislature of Guam and signed into law by the Governor. (An Act to Approve Phase I of On August 30, 2009, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal by a Gaza resident of a decree issued against him for continued detention following the completion of his term of imprisonment for committing the On September 2, 2009, a report was issued by Israel's State Comptroller, Micha Lindenstrauss, on the Israeli government's actions to obtain the release of Jonathan Pollard, who has been incarcerated in the United States since 1985 On August 14, 2009, the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation updated the federal list of prohibited extremist materials to include all flags with an image of a cross. Inclusion on the list entails a On July 27, the Government of Bangladesh approved the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Family Members Security Act of 2009. Under this act, immediate family members of the founding father of the country The European Commission has a list of standard items that airline passengers may not carry in their hand-held luggage inside an aircraft. The list, based on a regulation adopted in 2002 on aviation safety, includes items On February 25, 2009, the legislature of the Macao Special Administrative Region of China passed the National Security Bill; it was promulgated March 2 and effective the next day. It covers acts of sedition, secession, subversion,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 10 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401096_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Chagos Islanders Prohibited from Returning Home amid Diego Garcia Security Concerns http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540739_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on On March 9, 2010, Sri Lanka's Parliament, which had been dissolved, met for a short session to approve a one-month extension for the nation's emergency laws. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had signed a proclamation to that effect On September 11, 2009, an act to conditionally approve the Port of Guam Master Plan was approved by the legislature of Guam and signed into law by the Governor. (An Act to Approve Phase I of On August 30, 2009, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal by a Gaza resident of a decree issued against him for continued detention following the completion of his term of imprisonment for committing the On September 2, 2009, a report was issued by Israel's State Comptroller, Micha Lindenstrauss, on the Israeli government's actions to obtain the release of Jonathan Pollard, who has been incarcerated in the United States since 1985 On August 14, 2009, the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation updated the federal list of prohibited extremist materials to include all flags with an image of a cross. Inclusion on the list entails a On July 27, the Government of Bangladesh approved the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Family Members Security Act of 2009. Under this act, immediate family members of the founding father of the country The European Commission has a list of standard items that airline passengers may not carry in their hand-held luggage inside an aircraft. The list, based on a regulation adopted in 2002 on aviation safety, includes items On February 25, 2009, the legislature of the Macao Special Administrative Region of China passed the National Security Bill; it was promulgated March 2 and effective the next day. It covers acts of sedition, secession, subversion, The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 24 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540739_text Global Legal Monitor: Nepal: Term of U.N. Mission Extended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540101_text National security - It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed at, among other objectives, restricting foreign ownership of private security firms in South Africa, has come under heavy criticism from On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks On April 10, 2012, a bill for a new law on national security was introduced in the Malaysian Parliament. It will be debated in the lower house of the Parliament during the week of April 16; On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed the implementation of an agreement whereby these countries, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), collaborated on the conversion On October 3, 2011, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, initiated in the Parliament a proposal to repeal the country's strict security laws, the Internal Security Act of 1960, Act 82 (ISA), and the In May 2011, an agreement was signed between the European Union and Serbia in an effort to strengthen security cooperation between the two partners. The agreement is designed to establish security procedures for exchanging classified information On July 29, 2011, President Dmitri Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed a decree ordering the creation of an interagency governmental commission on counteracting extremist activities in the country. The commission, which will include the heads In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned against "deviant intellectual and partisan connections and anything that leads to disunity and fragmentation of On March 2, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed a bill aimed at enabling Australian national security agencies, including the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIO), the Defence Signals Directorate, and the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, "to On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists and students leaving the country with scholarships to study abroad. All such persons will be required to obtain government clearance, Italy's Decree-Law No. 187 of November 12, 2010, adopted Misure urgenti in materia di sicurezza (Urgent Measures on Security Matters). The new measures deal with security for sports events; strengthen actions to be taken against organized On January 28, 2011, Russian media outlets reported that on January 11, 2011, the government had issued a resolution approving a two-year program of investing in high technology in the field of security. The program, which As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of On November 18, 2010, the European Union and the United States concluded the Implementing Arrangement for Cooperative Activities in the Field of Homeland/Civil Security Research. The plan was signed by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano During a recent Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington, D.C., the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to cooperate, in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on the conversion of fuel in a Mexican The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and Mexico's Secretaries of Interior and Public Safety recently signed two arrangements aimed at strengthening border and aviation security between the two countries. According to a press On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010 was passed by the Australian Parliament on March 18, 2010. The bill establishes a new position of National Security Legislation Monitor, with responsibility for reviewing and reporting on On March 9, 2010, Sri Lanka's Parliament, which had been dissolved, met for a short session to approve a one-month extension for the nation's emergency laws. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had signed a proclamation to that effect On September 11, 2009, an act to conditionally approve the Port of Guam Master Plan was approved by the legislature of Guam and signed into law by the Governor. (An Act to Approve Phase I of On August 30, 2009, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal by a Gaza resident of a decree issued against him for continued detention following the completion of his term of imprisonment for committing the On September 2, 2009, a report was issued by Israel's State Comptroller, Micha Lindenstrauss, on the Israeli government's actions to obtain the release of Jonathan Pollard, who has been incarcerated in the United States since 1985 On August 14, 2009, the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation updated the federal list of prohibited extremist materials to include all flags with an image of a cross. Inclusion on the list entails a On July 27, the Government of Bangladesh approved the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Family Members Security Act of 2009. Under this act, immediate family members of the founding father of the country The European Commission has a list of standard items that airline passengers may not carry in their hand-held luggage inside an aircraft. The list, based on a regulation adopted in 2002 on aviation safety, includes items On February 25, 2009, the legislature of the Macao Special Administrative Region of China passed the National Security Bill; it was promulgated March 2 and effective the next day. It covers acts of sedition, secession, subversion, The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The Cabinet of the interim government of Nepal agreed on November 20, 2007, to extend the term of the U.N. mission in Nepal by six months. The government must formally notify U.N. headquarters at least one... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540101_text