The Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, King Fahd Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud issued a Royal Decree embodying the Basic Government Law. The following is the text of the Decree.
In the name of God, the most compassionate, the most Merciful,
Dated 27th Shaban 1412 H
With the help of God, we, Fahd Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Monarch of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, having taken into consideration the public interest, and in view of the progress of the State in various fields and out of the desire to achieve the objectives we are pursuing, have decreed the following:
- The promulgation of the Basic Law of Government as the attached text,
- That all regulations, orders and decrees in force shall remain valid when this Basic Law comes into force, until they are amended to conform with it,
- That this decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and shall come into force on the date of its publication.
In the name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful,
The Basic Law Of Government