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Part II: Legislative Authorities: Parliamentary Oversight of the Security Sector

Law No. (7) of 1974 amending a provision in Law No. (40) of 1974 on the service in the Armed People

Law No. (7) of 1375 FDP

Amending a Provision in Law No. (40) of 1974 AD

on Service in the Armed People

The General People’s Congress,


  • In implementation of the resolutions passed by the Basic People’s Congresses in their meetings in 1374 FDP, and
  • Upon review of the Declaration on the Establishment of the Authority of the People;
  • The Great Green Charter of Human Rights in the Jamahiriyan Era;
  • Law No. (20) of 1991 AD on the Promotion of Freedom;
  • Law No. (1) of 1375 FDP on the Work System of People’s Congresses and People’s Committees; and
  • Law No. (40) of 1974 AD on Service in the Armed People,


has formulated the following Law:

Article (1)

Article (71) of Law No. (40) of 1974 AD referenced above shall be amended to read as follows:

(The resignation of military personnel may be accepted prior to the completion of the legal period stipulated in the contract without imposing any financial obligations thereon).



Article (2)

This Law shall enter into force as of the date of its issuance and shall be published in the Legislation Register.

The General People’s Congress

Issued in Sirte

On 3 Al-Muharram

Corresponding to 22 January 1375 FDP






Text Type:Law
Text number:07
Text date:1974-01-22
Institution:General People's Congress

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