11/28/2011

HM King Hamad Reforms National Security Agency


Manama-Nov28 (BNA)His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa today issued decree 115 for 2011 amending articles of decree 14 for 2002 on establishing the National Security Agency. Under the amendments, the National Security Agency is charged with collecting intelligence information, detecting and uncovering detrimental activities relating to spying, collaboration with foreign countries and terror in order to protect Bahrain's national security, institutions and systems.
The National Security Agency shall refer to the Interior Ministry cases requiring arrests, for legal action to be taken without contravening the provisions of the law on penal procedures, promulgated by law decree 46 for 2002.