The long-awaited legislation for ending road safety violations replaces one from 1967. It imposes progressive fines and stricter punishments for violators. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Lebanon's Shura Council Tuesday annulled a Cabinet decision that had suspended the implementation of a long-awaited traffic law, putting the new rules into effect immediately.The council decision came in response to a petition put forward by the association "Roads for Life" seeking to challenge a government decision dated Feb. 27, 2013, which provided for postponing the implementation of the new traffic law, the National News Agency said. The cancellation of the government decision opens the way for the immediate implementation of the new traffic law.
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