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Aeronautics:

– Presidential Decree No 18-171 of 2nd July 2018 ratifying the Agreement on air transport services between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the Italian Republic, signed in Algiers on 22 January 2013 .

(OJ No 40 of 8 July 2018)

Agriculture:

– Presidential Decree No 18-58 of 5 February 2018 ratifying the Headquarters Agreement between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development, concerning the housing of the Regional Office of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development in the Arab Maghreb Region, signed in Algiers, on 26 October 2016.

(OJ No 10 of 14 February 2018)

– Executive Decree No 18-88 of 13 March 2018 amending and supplementing the Executive Decree No 97-482 of 15 December 1997 on the support of prices for energy products used in agriculture.

(OJ No 16 of 14 March 2018)

Alimentary:

– Executive Decree No 18-04 of 15 January 2018 supplementing the Executive Decree No 12-98 of 1st March 2012, establishing the Technical Center for Agro-Alimentary Industries (CTIAA).

(OJ No 2 of 21 January 2018)

– Order of 9 December 2017 making mandatory the method of calcium and magnesium determination in water by atomic absorption spectrometry.

(OJ No 2 of 21 January 2018)

– Order of 31 December 2017 making mandatory the method of sample preparation, of the main suspension and the decimal dilutions for microbiological examination of meat and meat products.

(OJ No 11 of 21 February 2018)

– Inter-ministerial Order of 19 October 2017 setting the terms and conditions applicable to nutritional labeling of foodstuffs.

(OJ No 25 of 2 May 2018)

– Order of 21 February 2018 making mandatory the method of determination of phosphorus in water by ammonium molybdate spectrometry.

(OJ No 32 of 3 June 2018)

Bank of Algeria:

– Regulation No 17-03 of 6 December 2017 amending and supplementing the Regulation No 09-02 of 26 May 2009, on the operations, instruments and procedures of monetary policy.

(OJ No 3 of 24 January 2018)

– Decision No 18-01 of 2 January 2018 publishing the list of banks and approved financial institutions in Algeria.

(OJ No 4 of 28 January 2018)

– Regulation No 18-01 of 30 April 2018 amending and supplementing the Regulation No 04-03 of 4 March 2004 relating to the bank deposit guarantee system.

(OJ No 42 of 15 July 2018)

Constitutional Council:

– Presidential Decree No. 18-180 of 3rd July 2018 appointing two members of the Constitutional Council.

(OJ No 39 of 4th July 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-181 of 3rd July 2018 on the publication of the nominative composition of the Constitutional Council.

(OJ No 39 of 4th July 2018)

Consumer Protection:

Presidential Decree No 18-72 of 25 February 2018 ratifying of the Memorandum of Understanding in the field of consumer protection, control of products and services between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, signed in Ryad on 15 November 2016.

(OJ No 12 of 25 February 2018)

Customs:

– Presidential Decree No 18-70 of 25 February 2018 ratifying the agreement between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the United States of America on mutual assistance between their customs administrations, signed in Algiers, on 2 December 2010.

(OJ No 12 of 25 February 2018)

Executive Decree No 18-165 of 14 June 2018 setting the procedures for the granting by the customs administration of advance rulings.

(OJ No 38 of 24 June 2018)

Economy:

– Presidential Decree No 18-96 of 20 March 2018 establishing an exclusive economic zone off the Algerian coast.

(OJ No 18 of 21 March 2018)

Education:

– Executive Decree No 18-131 of 2nd May 2018 amending and supplementing the Executive Decree No 90-11 of 1st January 1990, establishing the National Office for School Publications (O.N.P.S).

(OJ No 26 of 6 May 2018)

Electronic certification:

– Order of 4 March 2018 setting the composition of the orientation council of the electronic certification governmental authority.

(OJ No 26 of 6 May 2018)

Energy:

– Presidential Decree No 18-172 of 2nd July 2018, ratifying the Cooperation Agreement in the Oil and Gas Field, between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the Republic of Mali, signed in Bamako on 3rd November 2016.

(OJ No 41 of 11 July 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-173 of 2nd July 2018 on the ratification of the Energy Cooperation Agreement between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the Republic of Mali, signed in Bamako on 3rd  November 2016.

(OJ No 41 of 11 July 2018)

Environment:

– Executive Decree No 18-154 of 4 June 2018 setting the conditions and procedures for drawing up, approving and implementing plans for the restoration and protection of the water quality in the surface water reservoirs, and lakes and ponds threatened with eutrophication.

(OJ No 33 of 6 June 2018)

Finance:

– Law No 18-13 of 11 July 2018 on the supplementary finance law for 2018.

(OJ No 42 of 15 July 2018)

Fishing:

Order of 9 April 2018 amending and supplementing the Order of 19 April 2010, establishing the quotas for Bluefin tuna fishing by vessels flying the national flag and operating in waters under national jurisdiction, and setting the procedures for their allocation and implementation.

(OJ No 30 of 27 May 2018)

Government:

– Presidential Decree No 18-108 of 4 April 2018 amending the Presidential Decree No 17-243 of 17 August 2017, appointing members of the Government.

(OJ No 20 of 4 April 2018)

Health:

– Presidential Decree No 18-59 of 5 February 2018 ratifying the cooperation agreement between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the Republic of Mali in the field of health, signed in Bamako, on 3 November 2016.

(OJ No 10 of 14 February 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-114 of 17 April 2018 defining the standard status of the mixed hospital.

(OJ No 22 of 18 April 2018)

Housing:

– Executive Decree No 18-01 of 4th January 2018 amending the Executive Decree No 16-310 of 30 November 2016, setting the terms and conditions for the transfer of the right to lease of a public rental housing under the management of the OPGI.

(OJ No 1 of 7 January 2018)

– Order of 30 January 2018 defining the technical specifications applicable to the realization of promotional assisted housing.

(OJ No 13 of 28 February 2018)

– Inter-ministerial Order of 14 March 2018 defining the financial terms and conditions and the financing mechanisms for the realization of assisted promotional housing.

(OJ No 23 of 22 April 2018)

Hydrocarbons:

– Presidential Decree No 18-07 of 21 January 2018 approving the contract for the research and exploitation of hydrocarbons on the perimeter called “Bourarhat Sud II” (Blocks: 230 a, 231 a and 242 b), concluded in Algiers , on 28 November 2016 between the national agency for the valorization of hydrocarbon resources (ALNAFT) and the national company SONATRACH-Spa.

(OJ No 4 of 28 January 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-08 of 21 January 2018 approving the amendment No 4 to the contract of 6 April 2000, for research and exploitation of hydrocarbons on the perimeter called “Rhourde El Rouni” (Block 401 c) concluded in Algiers, on 24 July 2017 between the national company “SONATRACH-Spa” and the companies “Petronas Carigali Overseas SDN, BHD” and “Cepsa (Rhourde El Rouni) Limited”.

(OJ No 4 of 28 January 2018)

– Executive Decree No 18-52 of 30 January 2018 granting the national agency for the development of hydrocarbon resources “ALNAFT” mining titles for the research and / or exploitation of hydrocarbons activities.

(OJ No 6 of 1st February 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-98 of 28 March 2018 approving the amendment No 10 to the contract of 24 November 1992 for the research and exploitation of hydrocarbons on the perimeters called “Oulad-N’Sir” and ” Menzel-Lejmat “(blocks: 215 and 405), concluded in Algiers, on 4 December 2017 between the national company SONATRACH SPA and the companies” PT Pertamina Algeria Eksplorasi Produksi “and” Talisman (Algeria) BV “.

(OJ No 19 of 29 March 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-99 of 28 March 2018 approving the amendment No 3 to the contract of 10 July 2002 for the research, appraisal and exploitation of hydrocarbons on the perimeter called “Touat” (blocks: 352a and 353), concluded in Algiers, on 11 December 2017 between the national company SONATRACH-SPA and the company “GDF SUEZ E & P Touat BV”.

(OJ No 19 of 29 March 2018)

 – Presidential Decree No 18-100 of 28 March 2018 approving the amendment No 5 to the production sharing contract of 29 June 1998 for the development and exploitation of natural gas deposits, located in the region of In Amenas, concluded in Algiers, on 20 December 2017 between the national company “SONATRACH-Spa” and the companies “BP Amoco Exploration (In Amenas) Limited” and “Statoil North Africa Oil AS”.

(OJ No 19 of 29 March 2018)

 – Presidential Decree No 18-101 of 28 March 2018 approving the amendment No 1 to the contract of 29 October 2014 for the research and exploitation of hydrocarbons on the perimeter called “M’Sari-Akabli” (blocks: 332a, 339a1 and 341a3) concluded in Algiers, on 16 January 2018 between the national agency for the valorization of hydrocarbon resources (ALNAFT), the national company SONATRACH-Spa and the companies “Enel Trade SPA” and Dragon Oil (Algeria Alpha) Limited “.

(OJ No 19 of 29 March 2018)

– Inter-ministerial Order of 31 March 2018 setting the determining methods of the coefficients R1 and R2 for determining the rate of the Petroleum Income Tax (TRP).

(OJ No 24 of 25 April 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-152 of 4 June 2018 amending the Presidential Decree No 98-48 of 11 February 1998 on the statutes of the National Society for the Research, Production, Transport, transformation and Marketing of Hydrocarbons “SONATRACH “.

(OJ No 33 of 6 June 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-176 of 2nd July 2018 approving the amendment No 7 to the contract of 25 May 1992 for the research and exploitation of liquid hydrocarbons on the perimeter called “Rhourde Yacoub” (block: 406 a ) concluded in Algiers on 27 November 2017 between the national company “SONATRACH-SPA” and the company “COMPANIA ESPANOLA DE PETROLEOS, SAU (CEPSA)”

(OJ No 40 of 8 July 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-177 of 2nd July 2018 approving the amendment No 1 to the contract of 29 October 2014 for research and exploitation of hydrocarbons on the perimeter called “Tinrhert Nord” (blocks: 235 b, 244 b and 223 b) concluded in Algiers, on 16 January 2018, between the national agency for the valorization of hydrocarbon resources (ALNAFT), the national company SONATRACH-SPA and the companies “Dragon Oil (Algeria Alpha) Limited” and “Enel Trade SPA”.

(OJ No 40 of 8 July 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-178 of 2 July 2018 approving the contract for the exploitation of hydrocarbons on the perimeter called “Timimoun” (Blocks: 325 a and 329) concluded in Algiers on 13 December 2017 between the national agency for the development of hydrocarbon resources (ALNAFT), the national company “SONATRACH S.P.A ” and the companies ” TOTAL E & P ALGERIE ” and ” CEPSA ALGERIE S.L”.

(OJ No 40 of 8 July 2018)

Import Export:

– Executive Decree No 18-51 of 30 January 2018 amending and supplementing the Executive Decree No 05-458 of 30 November 2005, setting the procedures for the exercise of activities for the import of raw materials, products and merchandise intended for the resale in the same condition.

(OJ No 6 of 1st February 2018)

– Interministerial Order of 8 January 2018 approving the standard specifications setting the terms and conditions to access the quota or its tranches.

(OJ No 9 of 11 February 2018)

– Executive Decree No 18-139 of 21 May 2018 amending and supplementing the Executive Decree No 18-02 of 7 January 2018 on the designation of merchandises subject to the import restrictions regime.

(OJ No 29 of 23 May 2018)

Insurance:

– Order of 12 December 2017 approving the authorization to exercise in the Algerian insurance market, issued to foreign reinsurance brokers.

(OJ No 9 of 11 February 2018)

Internal security:

– Executive Decree No 18-50 of 30 January 2018 amending and supplementing the Executive Decree No 98-410 of 7 December 1998, establishing, attributing and organizing the ministerial offices of the internal security of establishment.

(OJ No 6 of 1st February 2018)

International cooperation:

– Presidential Decree No 18-174 of 2nd July 2018 ratifying the Agreement between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the Republic of Poland on the Establishment of a Joint economic, commercial, scientific and technical cooperation commission, signed in Algiers on 25 November 2017.

(OJ No 41 of 11 July 2018)

Investment:

– Order of 19 December 2017 appointing the Board of Directors members of the National Agency for Investment Development (ANDI).

(OJ No 14 of 4 March 2018)

– Order of 19 February 2018 amending the Order of 25 January 2017 appointing the members of the national committee for upgrading SMEs.

(OJ No 14 of 4 March 2018)

– Order of 9 April 2018 setting the standard form of easements applicable to the investments located in the perimeter of the new city of Hassi Messaoud.

(OJ No 24 of 25 April 2018)

– Inter-ministerial Order of 8 March 2018 on the exemption of customs taxes and value added tax for components and raw materials imported or acquired locally by approved subcontractors, as part of their production activities of assemblies and subassemblies for the products and equipment of the mechanical, electronic and electrical industries.

(OJ No 25 of 2 May 2018)

– Order of 14 February 2018 amending the Order of 19 December 2017, appointing the Board of Directors members of the National Agency for Investment Development (ANDI).

(OJ No 31 of 30 May 2018)

– Executive Decree No 18-170 of 26 June 2018 setting the missions, the organization and the functioning of the SME development and the promotion of innovation agency.

(OJ No 39 of 4th July 2018)

Judicial cooperation:

– Presidential Decree No 18-55 of 5 February 2018 on the ratification of the Convention on judicial assistance in civil and commercial matters between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the Republic of Chad, signed in Algiers, on 7 March 2016.

(OJ No 9 of 11 February 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-73 of 25 February 2018 ratifying the convention on judicial assistance in criminal matters between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the French Republic, signed in Paris, on 5 October 2016 .

(OJ No 13 of 28 February 2018)

Justice:

– Order of 7 March 2018 setting the list of specialties in which specialized assistants are appointed and the courts concerned.

(OJ No 22 of 18 April 2018)

Labor:

– Presidential Decree No 18-49 of 24 January 2018 ratifying the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the Republic of Mali in the areas of labor, employment and of social security, signed in Bamako on 3 November 2016.

(OJ No 6 of 1st February 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-54 of 5 February 2018 ratifying the agreement between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the French Republic, on the exchange of young workers, signed in Paris, on 26 October 2015.

(OJ No 8 of 7 February 2018)

Legal professions:

– Executive Decree No 18-84 of 5 March 2018 amending and supplementing the Executive Decree No 08-242 of 3 August 2008, setting the conditions of access, exercise and the discipline of the notary profession and the rules of its organization.

(OJ No 15 of 7 March 2018)

– Executive Decree No 18-85 of 5 March 2018 amending and supplementing the Executive Decree No 09-77 of 11 February 2009, setting the conditions of access, exercise and the discipline of the bailiff profession and the rules of its organization.

(OJ No 15 of 7 March 2018)

– Order of 22 March 2018 on the opening of the national competition for access to the profession of notary and setting the terms for its organization and conduct.

(JO n ° 20 of 4 April 2018)

– Order of 22 March 2018 on the opening of the national competition for access to the profession of bailiff and setting the terms of its organization and conduct.

(JO n ° 20 of 4 April 2018)

Maritime Transport:

– Presidential Decree No 18-53 of 5 February 2018 ratifying the Cooperation Agreement in the Field of Maritime Transport between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the Italian Republic, signed in Algiers, on 14 November 2012.

(OJ No 8 of 7 February 2018)

National Defense:

– Presidential Decree No 18-97 of 28 March 2018 amending and supplementing the Presidential Decree No 08-134 of 6 May 2008, setting the conditions for the recruitment of career officers of the National People’s Army.

(OJ No 19 of 29 March 2018)

– Presidential Decree No 18-145 of 27 May 2018 setting the status of civilian personnel of the establishments belonging to the economic sector of the National People’s Army.

(OJ No 31 of 30 May 2018)

Penal:

– Law No 18-06 of 10 June 2018 amending and supplementing the Ordinance No 66-155 of 8 June 1966 on the Code of Penal Procedure.

(OJ No 34 of 10 June 2018)

Personal data:

Law No 18-07 of 10 June 2018 on the protection of persons in the processing of personal data.

(OJ No 34 of 10 June 2018)

Plants:

Presidential Decree No 18-71 of 25 February 2018 ratifying the Cooperation Agreement between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Government of the Republic of Mali in the fields of Plant Protection and Plant Quarantine, signed in Bamako, on 3rd November 2016.

(OJ No 12 of 25 February 2018)

Police:

Presidential Decree No 18-140 of 21 May 2018 ratifying the Agreement between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Commission of the African Union on the Headquarters of the African Union Police Cooperation Mechanism (AFRIPOL), done in Algiers on 14 May 2017.

(OJ No 30 of 27 May 2018)

Professional training:

– Order of 12 December 2017 setting the issuing conditions and modalities for diplomas of initial professional training.

(OJ No 9 of 11 February 2018)

– Law No 18-10 of 10 June 2018 setting the rules applicable to training.

(OJ No 35 of 13 June 2018)

– Executive Decree No 18-162 of 14 June 2018 setting the conditions of creation, opening and control of the private training or vocational education establishment.

(OJ No 36 of 17 June 2018)

Public procurements:

– Order of 24 October 2017 approving the salary indices and materials for the 2nd quarter of 2017, used in the formulas for updating and reviewing the prices of works contracts in the sector of construction, public works and hydraulics (BTPH).

(OJ No 5 of 30 January 2018)

– Order of 28 January 2018 approving the salary indices and materials for the 3rd term of 2017, used in the formulas for updating and reviewing the prices of works contracts in the sector of construction, public works and hydraulics (BTPH).

(OJ No 10 of 14 February 2018)

Real estate:

– Executive Decree No 18-153 of 4 June 2018 setting the transfer terms and the conditions of the State-owned real estate and property managed by Real estate promotion and management offices (OPGI).

(OJ No 33 of 6 June 2018)

Social Security:

Order of 17 May 2018 on the revaluation of pensions, allowances and annuities of social security.

(OJ No 30 of 27 May 2018)

– Order of 14 May 2018 amending the Order of 6 March 2008, setting the list of reimbursable medicines by the social security.

(OJ 31 of 3 June 2018)

– Order of 14 May 2018 amending the Order of 6 March 2008 setting the reference rates used as a basis for the reimbursement of medicines and their implementation modalities.

(OJ 31 of 3 June 2018)

Standardization:

– Order of 16 January 2018 amending the Order of 10 November 2015 appointing the Board of Directors members of the Algerian Institute of Standardization.

(OJ No 31 of 30 May 2018)

State:

– Presidential Decree No 18-166 of 20 June 2018 on the non-transferability of structures belonging to the public establishment of the Sahel State residence.

(OJ No 37 of 20 June 2018)

Telecommunications:

– Presidential Decree No 18-74 of 25 February 2018 ratifying the Constitution and Convention of the African Telecommunication Union (Cape Town, December 1999, Harare 2014 revision).

(OJ No 14 of 4 March 2018)

– Inter-ministerial Order of 17 December 2017 setting the internal organization of the structures of the national body for the prevention and fight against offenses relating to information and communication technologies.

(OJ No 14 of 4 March 2018)

– Order of 5 February 2018 amending the Order of 5 November 2015 setting the list of the board of directors members of “Algerie – poste”.

(OJ No 22 of 18 April 2018)

– Order of 7 February 2018 amending the Order of 15 June 2016 appointing the guidance council members of the National Institute of Telecommunications and Information and Communication Technologies.

(OJ No 22 of 18 April 2018)

– Law No 18-04 of 10 May 2018 setting the general rules relating to postal and electronic communications.

(OJ No 27 of 13 May 2018)

Tourism:

– Inter-ministerial Order of 26 March 2018 setting the organization of the central administration of the Ministry of tourism and crafts in offices.

(OJ No 22 of 18 April 2018)

Trade:

– Executive Decree No 18-112 of 5 April 2018 setting the model of the commercial register extract issued in electronic format.

(OJ No 21 of 11 April 2018)

– Order of 11 January 2018 amending the Order of 16 March 2016 setting the list of names of the board of directors members of the national center of the commercial register.

(OJ No 22 of 18 April 2018)

– Law No 18-05 of 10 May 2018 on electronic trade.

(OJ No 28 of 16 May 2018)

– Law No 18-08 of 10 June 2018 amending and supplementing the Law No 04-08 of 14 August 2004, on the conditions for the exercise of commercial activities.

(OJ No 35 of 13 June 2018)

– Law No 18-09 of 10 June 2018 amending and supplementing the Law No 09-03 of 25 February 2009 on the consumer protection and fraud repression.

(OJ No 35 of 13 June 2018)

Vehicles:

– Executive Decree No 18-05 of 15 January 2018 setting the organization of vehicle conformity inspection and the modalities for its exercise.

(OJ No 3 of 24 January 2018)

– Order of 15 March 2018 setting the terms and conditions of approval for the exercise of the conformity assessment of vehicles and vehicle bodywork.

(OJ No 23 of 22 April 2018)

– Order of 20 March 2018 setting the composition and functioning of the files instruction commission for the exercise of conformity assessment of vehicles and vehicle bodywork.

(OJ No 23 of 22 April 2018)

Water resources:

– Order of 8 April 2018 empowering the directors of wilayas water resources to represent the minister of water resources in legal proceedings.

(OJ No 26 of 6 May 2018)

– Executive Decree No 18-163 of 14 June 2018 repealing the Executive Decree No 08-303 of 27 September 2008, setting the attributions and the rules of organization and functioning of the regulatory authority of water public services.

(OJ No 36 of 17 June 2018)

 

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