Bahrain: Royal Decree on Penalties and Alternative Measures Issued

Bahrain: Royal Decree on Penalties and Alternative Measures Issued News developments

Bahrain: Royal Decree on Penalties and Alternative Measures Issued

Al Watan, 9 September 2021: Bahrain’s King has issued Bahrain Decree-Law No. 24/2021 amending Article 13 of Bahrain Law No. 18/2017.

Under the amendments, the Interior Ministry can request the execution judge to replace the original penalty with another one providing the defendant does not pose a threat to public security.

The defendant should show good conduct and behaviour and should honour the financial obligations of a ruling against them.

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Marlé Van Sandwyk