Chapter Two The Capital Market Authority - Article Four

a. An Authority to be named "The Capital Market Authority" is hereby established in the Kingdom and shall directly report to the President of the Council of Ministers. It shall have a legal personality and financial and administrative autonomy. It shall be vested with all authorities as may be necessary to discharge its responsibilities and functions under this Law. The Authority shall enjoy exemptions and facilities enjoyed by public organisations. Its personnel shall be subject to the Labour Law.

b. The Authority shall not have the right to engage in any commercial activities, to have a special interest in any project intended for profit, to borrow or lend any funds, or to acquire, own or issue any Securities.