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Part VI: Organisation and Status of Core Security and Justice Providers

Resolution No. (2) of 2013 on the formation of a committee and determining its functions

Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan Army

Decree No. (3) of 2016

on forming a special operations room for the leadership of military operations

in the area of the “Oil Crescent” (Ajdabiya and Sirte) against the Islamic State

The Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan Army

Upon review of:

  • The Constitutional Declaration issued on 03/August/2011 and the amendments thereof;
  • The Libyan Political Agreement of 17 December/2015;
  • Military Penal Code No. (37) of 1974 and the amendments thereof;
  • Law No. (40) of 1974 on military service and the amendments thereof;
  • Law No. (43) of 1974 on military retirement and the amendments thereof;
  • Law No. (35) of 1977 on reorganising the Libyan army;
  • Code of Military Procedure No. (1) of 1999;
  • The requirements of the public interest and the demands of the current period;

has decided:

Article (1)

A special operations room for the leadership of the military operations against what is known as the Islamic State shall be formed in the area located between Ajdabiya and Sirte. It shall be directly subordinate to the Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan Army.

Article (2)

All military or paramilitary formations shall be prohibited from executing any combat operations within the boundaries of this area unless they submit to the orders and instructions of the room formed by virtue of the provisions of this decree, with the exception of self-defense cases.

Article (3)

The leadership of the room shall be as follows:

  1. 5432 Colonel Youssef Rateb Khalifa Aqliya Head
  2. 9871 Colonel Abu Bakr al-Saker Abdel Ali al-Saker al-Maghribi Member
  3. 15142 Colonel Abdel Hamid al-Senoussi al-Zarouq Milad al-Zawawi Member
  4. 17128 Colonel Salah Abdel Rahim al-Shafa’i al-Sharifi Member
  5. 29911 Lieutenant Colonel Abhiry Khatb Mahmoud al-Shafi’i al-Zwai Member
  6. 30529 Lieutenant Colonel Juma’a Faraj Hussein al-Madham al-Maghribi Member
  7. 37268 First Lieutenant Ismail Salah Faraj Assouiker Member

Article (4)

This decree shall enter into force from its date of issuance. Any provision contrary thereto shall be repealed and the competent authorities shall implement it.

The Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord – Libya

Issued on: 24/Shaaban/1437 AH

Corresponding to: 31/05/2016 AD

Text Type:Resolution
Text number:02
Text date:2013-01-07
Institution:General National Congress (GNC)

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