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Part III: Executive Authorities: Control of the Security Sector

Law No. (100) of 1970 on adding a new article to Law No. (3) of 1970 on illicit acquisition


Law No. (100) of 1970 AD

To Add a New Article to Law No. (3) of 1970 AD

On Illicit Gain


In the Name of the People,

The Revolutionary Command Council,

Upon review of the Constitutional Declaration issued on 2 Shawwal 1389 AH,

Corresponding to 11 December 1969 AD; and

● Revolutionary Command Council Decree issued on 14 Sha’ban1389 AH, corresponding to

26 October 1969 AD, to prosecute those responsible for political and administrative corruption; and

● Law No. (3) of 1970 AD on Illicit Gain, and

● Based on the submission of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice, and the approval of the

said council,


Issued the following law


Article (1)

A new article numbered “7 bis” shall be added to Law No. (3) of 1970 AD on Illicit Gain, and shall provide as follows:

If a person with strong suspicions that the increase in his financial liability is deemed to be illicit gain was referred to the People’s Court, then this court shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear the case in respect of the illicit gain. The committee stipulated in the previous article shall file the case before the aforementioned court, and the Prosecution Office shall serve notice to the accused and initiate the case. When hearing this case, the court shall apply the provisions of the Revolutionary Command Council Decree to Prosecute those Responsible for Political and Administrative Corruption, and the provisions of Articles 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 19 of this law, in so far as these are not in conflict with the provisions of the aforementioned Revolutionary Command Council Decree.


Article (2)

This law shall be published in the Official Gazette and shall come into force as of the issuance date thereof.


The Revolutionary Command Council

Muhammad Ali al-Jady                                                     Colonel / Muammar Gaddafi

Minister of Justice                                                                     Prime Minister

Issued on 24 Jumada al Thani 1390 AH

Corresponding to 26 August 1970 AD



Text Type:Law
Text number:100
Text date:1970-08-26
Institution:Revolutionary Command Council

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