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Security, military banned from election campaigns

Latest News Kuwait City 13 Apr 24
Security, military banned from election campaigns
Kuwait: Security, military banned from election campaigns
Event Location
Kuwait, Kuwait
Kuwait City
Start Time
13 April 2024, 12:00 AM
End Time
30 April 2024, 12:00 AM

Instructions have been issued to ban security personnel in the Ministry of Interior and military personnel in Kuwait Army from participating in the campaign headquarters of candidates for the National Assembly elections, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

According to informed sources, whoever violates these instructions exposes himself to legal accountability, disciplinary actions, and court martial. They explained that Article 13 of Law No. 32/1967 regarding the army and its amendments stipulates, “Military personnel are prohibited from engaging in politics. They are also prohibited from joining any association or union other than those designated for the army, except with written permission from the Chief of Staff of Army.”

The sources added that the Police Force Law also prohibits members of the police force from engaging in politics.

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