Published: 2020-03-26 16:23
Last Updated: 2020-03-26 17:25
During a press briefing held today, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz has announced the activation of the Defence Order No. (3) for the year 2020.
Following is the full text of Defence Order No. (3) for the year 2020:
"Issued in accordance with the provisions of the Defence Law No. (13) of 1992.
In accordance with the provisions of Articles (3) and (7) of the Defence Law No. (13) of 1992 and following the Defence Order No. (2) issued on March 20, 2020, I decide to issue the following Defence Order:
First: Anyone who violates Defence Order No. (2) for the year 2020 shall be punished by the following penalties:
1. A fine of no less than JD100 dinars and not more than JD500 if the violation is committed for the first time. There will be no prosecution if the violator pays the minimum value of the fine within a week of the date of the violation.
2. Imprisonment for a period not exceeding one year or a fine of not less than JD100 and not exceeding JD500, or both penalties if the violation is repeated.
3. The vehicle used during the curfew shall be seized for a period of 30 days.
Second: Any shop owner, authorized to open his shop, and leaves it open after the permitted hours shall be penalized with a fine of not less than JD1,000 and his shop will be closed for 14 days.
Third: A shop owner who opens his shop without being authorized shall be punished by detention for a period not exceeding 3 months or by a fine of JD3,000 dinars or both penalties.
Dr. Omar Razaz"