Agreement on Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities

Annex I
Protocol Concerning Preparatory Transfer of
Powers and Responsibilities in the Sphere of
Education and Culture


  1. The powers and responsibilities of the military government and its Civil Administration in the sphere of education and culture will be transferred to and will be assumed by the Palestinian Authority.

  2. The sphere of education and culture shall include all matters dealt with in the laws, regulations and military orders listed in Appendix A, as well as the responsibility over higher education, special education, cultural and educational training activities, cultural and educational institutions and programs, and private, public, non-governmental or other educational or cultural activities or institutions.



Appendix A

Laws, Regulations and Military Orders in the Sphere of Education and Culture

  1. Education Law, No. 16, 1964
  2. Regulations regarding the Structure of the Ministry of Education and Culture, No. 21, 1965
  3. Regulations regarding the Collection of Contributions in Schools, No. 22, 1965
  4. Regulations regarding the Structure of Managers' Offices in the Districts and Regions, No. 24, 1965
  5. Regulations regarding Licensing of Teaching, No. 23, 1965
  6. Regulations regarding Scientific Delegations, No. 155, 1966
  7. Regulations regarding Grants for Educational Programs and Textbooks, No. 1, 1965
  8. Regulations regarding the Appointment of Women Teachers, No. 2, 1965
  9. Regulations regarding Needy Heirs of Education and Culture Employees, No. 57, 1960
  10. Regulations regarding the Jordanian Committee for Arabization, Translation and Publishing, No. 11, 1967
  11. Regulations regarding Private Educational Institutions, No. 27, 1966
  12. Regulations regarding Adult Education and the Elimination of Illiteracy, No. 120, 1965
  13. Regulations regarding Cultural Centers, No. 28, 1966
  14. Regulations regarding the Jordanian Scientific Research Council, No. 53, 1964
  15. Regulations regarding the Nationalization of Textbooks, No. 4, 1956
  16. Regulations regarding the Education Tax, No. 1, 1956
  17. Regulations regarding the Financing of Examinations and Certificates of High Schools and Secondary Education, No. 39, 1967
  18. Order regarding the Education Law No. 16 of 1964 (Amendment No. 2) (Judea and Samaria), No. 1076, 1983
  19. Order regarding the Use of Textbooks (Judea and Samaria) (Amendment), No. 183, 1967
  20. Regulations regarding General Examination Fees in the Teachers' Colleges, 1991
  21. Directives regarding Success, Completion and Failure in Schools, No. 1, 1965
  22. Directives regarding General Matriculation Examinations, No. 2, 1965
  23. Order regarding Education Tax (Judea and Samaria), No. 501, 1972
  24. Civil Service Regulations, No. 23, 1966, including Amendments Nos. 14, 28, 61 and 92
  25. Regulations for Dispatch of Scientific Delegations, No. 115, 1966, including Amendments Nos. 16 and 43
  26. Regulations regaxding Employee Pensions and Social Insurance, No. 6, 1966, including Amendments Nos. 116 and 183
  27. Financial Regulations, No. 1, 1951
  28. Requisition Regulations, No. 87, 1965
  29. Regulations regarding Employees Commuting to and from Work, No. 18, 1967, including Amendment No. 73
  30. Regulations regarding the Provision of Honors for Employees, No. 9, 1966.
  31. Regulations regarding Issuing Certificates and Diplomas, No. 15, 1966
  32. Regulations regarding Graduation Examinations, No. 17, 1966, including Amendment No. 71
  33. Regulations regarding Placement of Administrative employees, No. 1, 1966
  34. Regulations regarding the Provision of Student Services, No. 58, 1964
  35. Regulation regarding the Provision of Assistance to Students, No. 5, 1960, including Amendment No. 25
  36. Regulations regarding the Scouts Youth Movement, No. 1, 1957
  37. Regulations regarding Summer Seminars, No. 34, 1960
  38. Regulations regarding the Leasing of Properties for Government Service, No. 16, 1961, including Amendment No. 153
  39. Regulations regarding the Acquisition of Books for School and College Libraries, No. 11, 1966, including amendment No. 153
  40. Regulations regarding Health Insurance for Employees, No. 104, 1965
  41. Regulations regarding Colleges, No. 151, 1966
  42. Regulations regarding the Evaluation of Certificates, No. 110, 1966, including Amendment No. 74
  43. Law regarding Student Transfer, No. 7, 1967
  44. Regulations regarding Room and Board, No. 36, 1967