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Status of the Constitution

Saudi Arabia, Arabic

ﻻ ﻴﺨل ﺘﻁﺒﻴﻕ ﻫﺫﺍ ﺍﻟﻨﻅﺎﻡ ﺒﻤﺎ ﺍﺭﺘﺒﻁﺕ ﺒﻪ ﺍﻟﻤﻤﻠﻜﺔ ﺍﻟﻌﺭﺒﻴﺔ ﺍﻟﺴـﻌﻭﺩﻴﺔ ﻤـﻊ ﺍﻟـﺩﻭل ﻭﺍﻟﻬﻴﺌـﺎﺕ ﻭﺍﻟﻤﻨﻅﻤﺎﺕ ﺍﻟﺩﻭﻟﻴﺔ ﻤﻥ ﻤﻌﺎﻫﺩﺍﺕ ﻭﺍﺘﻔﺎﻗﻴﺎﺕ. (النظام الأساسي، المادة 81)

Saudi Arabia, English

The implementation of this law shall not violate the treaties and agreements the Kingdom has signed with other countries or with international organizations and institutions. (Basic Law, Art. 81)

Status of the Constitution

Saudi Arabia, Arabic

ﻴﺴﺘﻤﺩ ﺍﻟﺤﻜﻡ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻟﻤﻤﻠﻜﺔ ﺍﻟﻌﺭﺒﻴﺔ ﺍﻟﺴﻌﻭﺩﻴﺔ ﺴﻠﻁﺘﻪ ﻤﻥ ﻜﺘﺎﺏ ﺍﷲ ﺘﻌﺎﻟﻰ ﻭﺴـﻨﺔ ﺭﺴـﻭﻟﻪ ﻭﻫﻤـﺎ ﺍﻟﺤﺎﻜﻤﺎﻥ ﻋﻠﻰ ﻫﺫﺍ ﺍﻟﻨﻅﺎﻡ ﻭﺠﻤﻴﻊ ﺃﻨﻅﻤﺔ ﺍﻟﺩﻭﻟﺔ. (النظام الأساسي، المادة 7)

Saudi Arabia, English

The regime derives its power from the Holy Qur'an and the Prophet's Sunnah which rule over this and all other State Laws. (Basic Law, Art. 7)

Marriage and Family Life

Saudi Arabia, Arabic

ﺘﺤﺭﺹ ﺍﻟﺩﻭﻟﺔ ﻋﻠﻰ ﺘﻭﺜﻴﻕ ﺃﻭﺍﺼﺭ ﺍﻷﺴﺭﺓ ﻭﺍﻟﺤﻔﺎﻅ ﻋﻠﻰ ﻗﻴﻤﻬﺎ ﺍﻟﻌﺭﺒﻴﺔ ﻭﺍﻹﺴـﻼﻤﻴﺔ ﻭﺭﻋﺎﻴـﺔ ﺠﻤﻴﻊ ﺃﻓﺭﺍﺩﻫﺎ ﻭﺘﻭﻓﻴﺭ ﺍﻟﻅﺭﻭﻑ ﺍﻟﻤﻨﺎﺴﺒﺔ ﻟﺘﻨﻤﻴﺔ ﻤﻠﻜﺎﺘﻬﻡ ﻭﻗﺩﺭﺍﺘﻬﻡ. (النظام الأاساسي، المادة 10)

Saudi Arabia, English

The State shall take great pains to strengthen the bonds which hold the family together and to preserve its Arab and Islamic values. Likewise it is keen on taking good care of all family members and creating proper conditions to help them cultivate their skill and capabilities. (Basic Law, Art. 10)

Marriage and Family Life

Saudi Arabia, Arabic

ﺍﻷﺴﺭﺓ ﻫﻲ ﻨﻭﺍﺓ ﺍﻟﻤﺠﺘﻤﻊ ﺍﻟﺴﻌﻭﺩﻱ. ﻭﻴﺭﺒﻰ ﺃﻓﺭﺍﺩﻫﺎ ﻋﻠﻰ ﺃﺴﺎﺱ ﺍﻟﻌﻘﻴﺩﺓ ﺍﻹﺴﻼﻤﻴﺔ ﻭﻤﺎ ﺘﻘﺘﻀـﻴﻪ ﻤﻥ ﺍﻟﻭﻻﺀ ﻭﺍﻟﻁﺎﻋﺔ لله ﻭﻟﺭﺴﻭﻟﻪ ﻭﻷﻭﻟﻲ ﺍﻷﻤﺭ.. ﻭﺍﺤﺘـﺭﺍﻡ ﺍﻟﻨﻅـﺎﻡ ﻭﺘﻨﻔﻴـﺫﻩ ﻭﺤـﺏ ﺍﻟـﻭﻁﻥ ﻭﺍﻻﻋﺘﺯﺍﺯ ﺒﻪ ﻭﺒﺘﺎﺭﻴﺨﻪ ﺍﻟﻤﺠﻴﺩ. (النظام الأساسي، المادة 9)

Saudi Arabia, English

The family is the nucleus of Saudi society. Its members shall be brought up imbued with the Islamic Creed which calls for obedience to God, His Messenger and those of the nation who are charged with authority; for the respect and enforcement of law and order; and for love of the motherland and taking pride in its glorious history. (Basic Law, Art. 9)

Marriage and Family Life

Saudi Arabia, Arabic

ﺘﻜﻔل ﺍﻟﺩﻭﻟﺔ ﺤﻕ ﺍﻟﻤﻭﺍﻁﻥ ﻭﺃﺴﺭﺘﻪ ﻓﻲ ﺤﺎﻟﺔ ﺍﻟﻁﻭﺍﺭﺉ ﻭﺍﻟﻤﺭﺽ ﻭﺍﻟﻌﺠﺯ ﻭﺍﻟﺸـﻴﺨﻭﺨﺔ. ... (النظام الأساسي، المادة 27)

Saudi Arabia, English

The State shall guarantee the right of its citizens and their families in an emergency of in case of disease, disability and old age. … (Basic Law, Art. 27)

Education

Saudi Arabia, Arabic

توفر الدولة التعليم العام وتلتزم بمكافحة الأمية. (النظام الأساسي، المادة، 30)

Saudi Arabia, English

The State shall provide public education and shall commit itself to the eradication of illiteracy. (Basic Law, Art. 30)

Status of International Law

Saudi Arabia, Arabic

ﻻ ﻴﺨل ﺘﻁﺒﻴﻕ ﻫﺫﺍ ﺍﻟﻨﻅﺎﻡ ﺒﻤﺎ ﺍﺭﺘﺒﻁﺕ ﺒﻪ ﺍﻟﻤﻤﻠﻜﺔ ﺍﻟﻌﺭﺒﻴﺔ ﺍﻟﺴـﻌﻭﺩﻴﺔ ﻤـﻊ ﺍﻟـﺩﻭل ﻭﺍﻟﻬﻴﺌـﺎﺕ ﻭﺍﻟﻤﻨﻅﻤﺎﺕ ﺍﻟﺩﻭﻟﻴﺔ ﻤﻥ ﻤﻌﺎﻫﺩﺍﺕ ﻭﺍﺘﻔﺎﻗﻴﺎﺕ. (النظام الأساسي، المادة 81)

Saudi Arabia, English

The implementation of this law shall not violate the treaties and agreements the Kingdom has signed with other countries or with international organizations and institutions. (Basic Law, Art. 81)

Religious Law

Saudi Arabia, Arabic

ﺍﻟﻤﻠﻜﻴﺔ ﻭﺭﺃﺱ ﺍﻟﻤﺎل ﻭﺍﻟﻌﻤل ﻤﻘﻭﻤﺎﺕ ﺃﺴﺎﺴﻴﺔ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻟﻜﻴﺎﻥ ﺍﻻﻗﺘﺼﺎﺩﻱ ﻭﺍﻻﺠﺘﻤﺎﻋﻲ ﻟﻠﻤﻤﻠﻜﺔ ﻭﻫﻲ ﺤﻘﻭﻕ ﺨﺎﺼﺔ ﺘﺅﺩﻱ ﻭﻅﻴﻔﺔ ﺍﺠﺘﻤﺎﻋﻴﺔ ﻭﻓﻕ ﺍﻟﺸﺭﻴﻌﺔ ﺍﻹﺴﻼﻤﻴﺔ. (النظام الأساسي، المادّة 17)

Saudi Arabia, English

Ownership, capital and labour are the fundamentals of the Kingdom's economic and social life. They are private rights that serve a social function in conformity with Islamic Shari'ah. (Basic Law, Art. 17)

Religious Law

Saudi Arabia, Arabic

تحمى الدولة حقوق الإنسان وفق الشريعة الإسلامية. (النظام الأساسي، المادة 26)

Saudi Arabia, English

The State shall protect human rights in accordance with Islamic Shari'ah. (Basic Law, Art. 26)

Religious Law

Saudi Arabia, Arabic

المملكة العربية السعودية، دولة إسلامية، ذات سيادة تامة، دينها الإسلام، ودستورها كتاب الله تعالى وسنة رسوله صلى الله عليه وسلم. ... (النظام الأساسي، المادة 1)

Saudi Arabia, English

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a sovereign Arab Islamic State.
Religion: Islam
Constitution: The Holy Qur'an and the Prophet's Sunnah (traditions) … (Basic Law, Art. 1)