Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Monday issues law no. 34 for 2014 on amending decree no. 42 for 2012 on regulating the work of medical laboratories.
The amendment stipulates for imposing penalties of jail time of 1 to 3 years and a fine of SYP 300,000 to 500,000 for anyone who practices medical lab work without a proper license.
The amendment also stipulates for shutting down establishments involved in such work and confiscating any equipment related to lab work in it, with this being carried out after a decision is issued by the Health Minister.