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FOREING TRADE :

Governmental Decree n°2017-1367 dated December 25nd, 2017 establishing the Higher Export Council and determining its attributions, its composition and the modalities of its operation.

FOREING TRADE :

Governmental Decree n°2017-1367 dated December 25nd, 2017 establishing the Higher Export Council and determining its attributions, its composition and the modalities of its operation.

FOREING TRADE :

Governmental Decree n°2017-1367 dated December 25nd, 2017 establishing the Higher Export Council and determining its attributions, its composition and the modalities of its operation.

BANKING :

Governmental Decree n°2017-1366 dated December 25nd, 2017 fixing the minimum threshold of the bank guarantee and the eligibility conditions for the exercise of manual exchange activity by the creation of an exchange office.

Circular of Central Bank of Tunisia n° 2017-12 dated December 29nd, 2017 related to the regulation of banking conditions.

COLLECTIVE PROCEDURES :

Governmental Decree n°2017-1356 dated December 13 th, 2017 fixing the composition, the functioning of the commission monitoring economic enterprises, and determining its supervisory authority.

TAX :

Law n° 2017-66 dated December 18 th,2017 relating to the appropriations law for the year 2018.

SOCIAL :

Governmental Decree n°2017-1343 dated December 6 th,2017amending the decree n° 2014-2861 dated July 15 th, 2014 fixing the particular status for the members of the General Labor Inspection and the Labor Disputes Administration Committee of the Ministry of Social Affairs.

ISLAMIC FINANCE :

Decree n°2017-1332 dated December 6 th,2017: fixing the conditions of approval for the constitution or early liquidation of sukuk common fund. 
Decree n°2017-1333 dated December 6 th,2017 Fixing the conditions of approval for the exercise of management activity of sukuk common fund.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS :

Governmental decree n°2017-1307 dated November 27nd, 2017 concluding an agreement between the Government of the Republic of Tunisia and the International Telecommunication Union, concerning the organization of the fifteenth edition of the symposium on telecommunication indicators / ICT in the world. Order of the Minister of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy dated December 21, 2017 amending the order dated February 11th, 2002 setting the radio frequency allocation.

RENEWABLE ENERGY :

Order of the Minister of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies dated December 8th, 2017 approving electricity generation projects from renewable energies for self-consumption connected to the national high and medium voltage network.

REAL ESTATE :
Decree n° 2017-1253 dated November 17th 2017 amending the decree n°2013-664 dated January 28th 2013 setting the conditions and procedures for granting The authorization to set up large stores and shopping malls.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS :
Order dated November 14th 2017 licensing for installation and exploitation of an access network for the provision of an Internet of service Things.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS :
Order dated 14 th November,2017 licensing for installation and exploitation of an access network for the provision of an Internet of Things service.
CURRENCY :
Circular n°2017-10 dated November 30th 2017 amending the circular n° 94-13 dated September 7th 1994 related to the import, transfer, conversion and physical re-export of foreign currency by non-resident travelers.  

Notice from the Minister of finances published on the Official Gazette n°94- dated November 24th 2017 amending the notice n°5 related to the non-resident accounts. 

Notice from the Minister of finances published on the Official Gazette n°94- dated November 24th 2017 amending the notice (published on the official gazette n°10 dated February rd 2017 fixing the conditions for re-exportation by non-resident travelers of foreign currency in imported banknotes.
SECURITY :
Order dated November 17th 2017 fixing the list of production sites and sensitive and vital installations of the prohibited military zones and the determination of their indications.
TAX :
Governmental Decree n°2017-1281 dated november 23rd 2017 amending the decree n°2017-419 dated April 10th 2017 fixing the list of equipments and the conditions to benefit from the advantages provided by articles 3, 4 and 5 of the law n ° 2017-8 dated February 14th 2017, related to the recasting of fiscal advantages system. 

 Law n°2017-63 dated November 16th relating to the supplementary finance law of 2017.
International Conventions :

Presidential Decree n°2017-132 dated  September 22nd 2017,related to signification and notification of the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters

- Presidential Decree n°2017-133 dated  September 22nd 2017, publing the Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

- Presidential Decree n°2017-134 dated  September 22nd 2017,related to the publication of the Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents.
REAL ESTATE :

Gouvernmental Decree n°2017-1069 dated 5 th  October 2017, amending the decree n° 94-1935 dated 19th Septempber 2017, approving the book of specifications for the development and maintenance of industrial zones and buildings. 

BANKING LAW : Order dated 6 th  October 2017, publishing the average effective interest rates and the thresholds of corresponding excessive interest rates.
Administratives Services : Order dated 16 th  October 2017, completing the order dated 1June 2017, fixing the services’ tariffs of the topography and land registry office.
Conciliation in the administrative field : Law n° 2017-62 dated 24 nd October 2017, related to conciliation in the administrative field
TAX : Order dated 16th October 2017, fixing the operating procedures of the conciliation boards.
TRANSPORT : Order dated 24 nd October 2017 fixing the minimum and maximum ratesfor the transport of merchandise to third parties.
FOREIGN TRADE : Circular n° 2017-09 dated 27 nd October  related to the financing conditions for the importation of non essential products
TRANSPORT : Governmental decree n°2017-523 dated April 25, 2017 amending decree n°2009-3333 dated November 2nd 2009, setting out the intervention plans and means to assist distressed aircraft. Governmental decree n°2017-705 dated May 26, 2017 setting out the conditions of professional competence required for registration in the ship-owner or maritime shipping’s register, the ship and handling contractor classification society.
EDUCATION : Law n° 2017-38 dated May, 2nd 2017 amending law n° 2008-19 dated February 25, 2008 related to higher education.
NARCOTICS : Law n°2017-39 dated May 8, 2017 amending law n° 92-52 dated May 18, 1992 relating to narcotics.
CONVENTION : Presidential decree n°2017-63 dated May 2nd 2017, authorizing the ratification of the accession of the Republic of Tunisia to the Convention of October 5, 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents.
ENVIRONMENT : Governmental decree n°2017-603 dated May 16, 2017 amending decree n°2005-2317 dated August 22, 2005 establishing a national waste management agency and setting out its missions, its administrative and financial organization, and its operating methods.
HYDROCARBONS : Law n°2017-41 dated May 30, 2017, amending certain provisions of the hydrocarbon code.
SOCIAL LAW : Presidential decree n° 2017-68 dated May 15,2017 publishing the Agreement of social security between the Republic of Tunisia and the Kingdom of Belgium concluded at Tunis on 28/03/2013.  

Governmental decree n°2017-668 dated June 05, 2017 fixing the transport allowance for the salaried receiving minimum guaranteed inter-professional wage in the non-agricultural sectors rules by the labor code. 

Governmental decree n° 2017-669 dated June 05,2017, fixing the minimum guaranteed agricultural wage.  

Decree n° 2017-670 dated June 05, 2017, increasing the wages in the nonagricultural sectors governed by the labor code and non-covered by sectoral collective agreements or status.
PUBLIC FUNCTION : Governmental decree n° 2017-647 dated May 26, 2017 related to the Control of the use of service vehicles during traffic.
TOURISME : Decree n° 2017-663 dated May 26, 2017, completing decree n° 94-822 dated April 11, 1994 fixing the list of municipal tourism areas.
PERSONAL DATA : Presidential decree n°2017-75 dated May 30, 2017, authorizing the ratification of the accession of the Republic of Tunisia to the Convention of council of Europe n°108 for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, and the additional protocol n°181 regarding supervisory authorities and trans-border data flows.
Personal data : Presidential decree n°2017-75 dated May 30, 2017, authorizing the ratification of the accession of the Republic of Tunisia to the Convention of council of Europe n°108 for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, and the additional protocol n°181 regarding supervisory authorities and trans-border data flows.
Foreign Exchange : Decree n°2017-393 dated March 28, 2017 amending and completing decree n° 77-608 dated 27 July 1977 fixing the implementation conditions of law n° 76-18 dated 21 January 1976 revising the codification of the change and foreign trade legislation governing the relations between Tunisia and foreign countries.
Real Estate : Decree n°2017-395 dated March 28,2017 determining the tax amount by reference square meter for each category of immovable for industrial, commercial or professional use. Governmental Decree n° 2017-396 dated March 28, 2017 determining the tax amount by square meter of the unbuilt site. Decree n°2017-397 dated March 28, 2017 determining the minimum and maximum of the reference price for the covered square meter for each categories of immovable liable for the built immovable tax Order dated March 13, 2017 fixing the documents constituting the expropriation file for reasons of public utility.
Investment : Gouvernmental Decree n°2017-338 dated March 9 th , 2017 fixing the composition and the modalities of organization of the Higher Investment Council, the administrative and financial organization of the Tunisian Investment Authority and the Tunisian Investment Fund as well as the rules of its functioning. Decree n°2017-389 dated March 9th ,2017 related to financial incentives made for investments made under the investment Law. Decree n° 2017-390 dated March 9th ,2017 establishing, organizing and operating methods of a management unit by goals for the realization of a project to revise the authorizations to carry out economic activities and the setting of the Tunisian nomenclature of these activities.
Corruption : Loi organique n° 2017-10 du 07/03/2017 relative à la dénonciation de la corruption et la protection des dénonciateurs.
Banking Law : Governmental Decree n°2017-190 dated February 1 st , 2017 fixing the internal regulation of the banks and financial institutions in difficulty rescue commission Order Of the Ministry of Finance dated January 17th, 2017 publishing the effective interest rates and corresponding excessive interest rate thresholds.
Micro Finance : Governmental Decree n°2017-936 dated January 19 th, 2017 related to the extension of the deadline granted to the micro finance associations to comply with the Decree n°2011-117 dated November 5th , 2011 related to the organization of the activities of micro finance institutions as modified by the Law n° 2014-46 dated July 24th , 2014. Order dated December 23rd , 2017: fixing the management and transparency rules and standards of micro finance institutions
Financial Market : Order dated March 25th, 2017 bearing visa of the financial market regulation related to the fight against market failures. Order dated January 19th, 2017 bearing visa of the financial market regulation related to the practical measures for the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
State Public Domain : Law n°2017-20 dated April 12, 2017 amending the Law n°1986-17 dated March 7th, 2017 revising the legislation related to the state public road domain.
Magistracy : Loi organique n° 2017-19 du 18/04/2017, portant modification de la loi organique n° 2016-34 du 28 avril 2016, relative au conseil supérieur de la magistrature.
Social Security : Order dated April 10, 2016 fixing the scale of wages updating taken into account in the calculation of old-age, disability and survivor pensions.
Tax : Law n°2017-08 dated February 2nd 2017, related to the tax incentives system

Governmental Decree n°2017-418 dated April 10th, 2017 fixing the list of services directly related to the production concerned by the definition of the exporting operations and the list of support activities provided by articles 68 and 70 of the Tax Code.  

Governmental Decree n°2017-419 dated April 10th, 2017 fixing the list of equipments and the advantages provided by the articles 3,4 and 5 of the law n° 2017-8 dated February 14th ,2017 revising the tax incentive system
INVESTMENT : Law No. 2016-71 dated September 30 th, 2016, Investment Law.

Law No. 2015-49 dated November 27 th, 2015, relating to partnership contracts between the public and the private sector.

Order of the Minister of industry dated July 29,2015 , concerning the establishment, organization membership and working methods of the technical commission to study the files before submission to the higher commission investment.

BANKING : Law No. 2016-48 dated July 11 th, 2016, relating to banks and financial institutions.

Law No. 2016-35 dated April 25, 2016, determining the general status of the Central Bank of Tunisia.

Decree No. 2016-1098 dated August 15 th, 2016, on the organization and operating procedures of the Tunisian Commission for Financial Analysis.

COMPANIES IN ECONOMIC HARDSHIP : Law No. 2016-36 dated April 29 th, 2016, on collective procedures.
REAL ESTATE LAW : Law No. 2016-67 dated August 15 Th, 2016, amending the Law No. 83-87 of 11 November 1983 on the protection of agricultural land.
Law No. 2016-53 dated July 11 th, 2016 relating to expropriation because of public utility considerations

COMPETITION AND PRICES : Law No. 2015-36, dated September 15 th, 2015, reorganizing competition and prices.

Governmental Decree n° 2016-1148 dated August 19 th, 2016 fixing the procedures and modalities of the mandatory consultation of the Competition Council on legislative and regulation drafts.

Decree n° 2016-780 dated June 13th, 2016 fixing the threshold of the global turnover for the submission of proposed concentration to prior authorization.

Governmental Decree n° 2016-1204 dated October 18th, 2016 fixing the procedures for the presentation of requests for exemption and its duration in application of the dispositions of law n° 2016-36 dated September 15th, 2016 reorganizing competition and prices.
ENERGY : Decree No. 2016-1123 dated 24 th August 2016, specifying the conditions and procedures for achieving the production and sale of electricity projects based on renewable energy.
COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES : Order dated June 14 th, 2016 amending the Order 09/14/61 on the merchant card and approval procedures for the exercise of certain commercial activities.
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