Law No. (9) of 2014 on amending Law No. (29) of 2013 on transitional justice

Law No. (9) of 2014 AD

on amending a provision of Law No. (29) of 2013 AD

on transitional justice


The General National Congress,


Upon review of:


  • The interim Constitutional Declaration issued on 03 August 2011 AD and amendments thereto;
  • The rules of procedure of the General National Congress;
  • Law No. (29) of 2013 AD on transitional justice;
  • The conclusions of the General National Congress in its ordinary meeting No. (178) held on Sunday, 22 Jumada al-Awwal 1435 AH, corresponding to 23 March 2014 AD;


issued the following amendment:


Article (1)

Article (26) of Law No. (29) of 2013 AD on transitional justice shall be amended to read as follows:

The Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of the Interior, and the Ministry of Defence, or those authorized thereby, each within their own purview, shall adopt the necessary procedures to end the detention of persons accused of crimes by the former regime no later than one hundred twenty days from the issue date of this Law, by referring them to the competent public prosecution, without deeming the detention invalid if there is sufficient evidence that they have committed acts deemed crimes under the law, or by releasing them.


Article (2)

This Law shall enter into force from the date of its issue and shall be published in the Official Gazette and the available media. Any provision contrary thereto shall be repealed.


The General National Congress – Libya

Issued in Tripoli

23 Jumada al-Akher 1435 AH

Corresponding to: 24 March 2014 AD

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