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Jordanian Business Laws is the leading source of information on Jordanian business laws and regulations in English. It contains more than (200) two hundred laws on every aspect of business covering inter alia intellectual property, commercial, investment, transport, dispute resolution matters. Many of these laws are now available in English for the first time. Said laws have been updated to include all known amendments as of the date of the release of this website.

The files containing the text of the laws are in an accessible format for reading and printing purposes.

The laws included in this website were selected based on their relevance and usefulness to businesses and potential investors. The database will be updated and expanded regularly to include latest developments and amendments which might affect the relevant laws.

In an effort of this magnitude, errors and omissions are likely to occur. Please help us to improve this website by contacting us with your suggestions and comments. For more information click here


This website and the English language translation of these laws were created by Jordanian Center for Dispute Resolution (JCDR) and Computer Networking Services (CNS) with a grant from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded AMIR Program.

The ultimate goal of the website is to eventually accommodate all key Jordanian legislation, building an indispensable source of legal information in Jordan.


  • The availability of high-quality, reliable English language translations of Jordanian business laws and regulations would facilitate communications in international transactions and prevent many problems from developing.

  • It saves money, effort, and time.

  • The availability of translations will allow for the use of Jordanian laws in international disputes resolution, helping to facilitate stable operations for Jordanian firms.

  • Preparing outstanding foreign English translation of Jordanian laws and regulations would enhance the transparency of Jordanian legal system and promote greater understanding overseas not only of Jordanian laws and regulations, but of Jordanian society as well.

  • This initiative promotes increased foreign investment in Jordan: in addition to making Jordan more hospitable to foreign firms and individuals already located here, it would also attract more capital and first-rate talent to our country.

  • The existence of foreign language translations of Jordanian laws and regulations would provide Jordan with a valuable tool for helping other countries to develop their legislative corpus, for among other things, it would bring about quantum leap in mutual understanding.

  • An active effort to translate Jordan laws and regulations into the English language would place Jordan in a better position to contribute within the international community given that international harmonization of laws is advancing.

In short, Jordanian Business Laws is an indispensable tool for professionals involved in cross-border commercial transactions to the formation of global standards.