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Name: Law on the Allegiance Council, 2006.
Country: Saudi Arabia
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 2006-10-20
Entry into force:
ISN: SAU-2006-C-90066
Bibliography: Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 2011-06, Oxford University Press, New York
Abstract/Citation: Establishes the Allegiance Council which comprises of:

1) the sons of King Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia;
2) Grandsons of King Abdulaziz whose fathers are deceased, incapacitated (as determined by a medical report) or otherwise unwilling to assume the throne. Members appointed by the King must be capable and known for their integrity.
3) a son of the King and a son of the Crown Prince, both to be appointed by the King. They should be capable and known for their integrity.

Sets out the duties of the Council as well as its functions.

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