Saudi Arabia

Email and SMS Qualify as Judiciary Notifications: Royal Order

King Salman has issued a royal order to adopt electronic means, including text messages sent by mobile phone, email or a registered account in any of the government’s automated systems, in judiciary notifications.

Walid Al-Samaani, justice minister and president of the Supreme Council of Magistrates, said the order aimed to speed up the completion of cases and achieve the legal guarantees of the parties to cases. It would have a positive effect on judiciary rulings, he said.

M. AMEEN

Mohammed Ameen is the author behind KSAExpats.com. With a decade of experience in Saudi Arabia and a Master's in Business Administration, he shares practical tips and insights on expat life in the Kingdom.
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