Royal Decree

Royal Decree D/34 Approving the Law of the Use of Security Surveillance Cameras



With the help of Allah the Almighty

We, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,

based on article 70 of the Basic Law of Governance issued by Royal Order O/90 dated 27 Sha’ban 1412,

based on article 20 of the Law of the Council of Ministers issued by Royal Order O/13 dated 3 Rabi Al-Awwal 1414,

based on article 18 of the Law of the Shura Council issued by Royal Order O/91 dated 27 Sha’ban 1412,

after perusal of Shura Council Decisions 341/48 dated 20 Dhu Al-Hijja 1443 and 362/50 dated 23 Safar 1444,

and after perusal of Council of Ministers Decision 164 dated 1 Rabi Al-Awwal 1444,

have decreed as follows

First: The Law of the Use of Security Surveillance Cameras is hereby approved in the form attached.

Second: The Ministry of Interior—jointly with the Presidency of State Security, the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence, and other relevant entities—shall set a timetable to specify the deadlines for requiring each category covered by the provisions of the law—referred to in clause First of this decree—to install cameras and security surveillance devices and to comply with the provisions of the law.

Third: His Royal Highness the Prime Minister, the ministers, and the heads of independent concerned authorities—each within their area of competence—shall implement this decree of Ours.

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

Issued on: 1/3/1444
Corresponding to: 27/9/2022

Published in Umm Al-Qura 4951 issued on 7 October 2022.