Royal Jordanian Geographic Centre

Law of RJGC

Royal Jordanian Geographic Center operates under Law No. 18 of 1986. The following are the most important articles of this law:

Article 3 – A center called (Jordanian Geographical Center) is established under this law, it has a legal personality, and enjoys the rights specified by this law,   and the following are tasks and duties of the center which will be prohibited from any other party to carry on:

  • Establishing and maintaining geodetic networks up to 3rd order, the Department of Land and Survey shall be entrusted with the 4th networks and below for the purposes of making cadastral maps.
  • Providing the necessary information to the Department of Land and Survey to assist it in the preparation of cadastral maps.
  • Making and producing topographic maps of various scales to be used for defense and development requirements.
  • produce specialized and specified maps for all ministries and government departments and institutions
  • Maintain and review various maps
  • Provide the necessary survey information to ministries, departments and institutions to carry out their own projects
  • Carry out a standard aerial photography as required by governmental needs.
  • Providing advice to ministries and institutions regarding the training of technicians, supplying and utilization of machinery, equipments related to surveying and producing maps.
  • Develop the surveying techniques for mapping purposes
  • Establish a special library for the geographical information maps, which needed by official authorities.
  • Training a required number of technicians to whoever needs
  • Preserve the information security.

 

Article 4:

Article 4 – On its own behalf and on behalf of the officials, the center undertakes contracting with any local or foreign agency to carry out any work related to the production of maps and aerial photography, and these tasks are prohibited to any institution.

Article 9:

The Centre has the right to do business and private projects properly, including direct contracting with the consulting offices, local and foreign companies and contractors, despite the provisions of any other law or legislation.

Article 4:

The Centre on his own behalf and on behalf of the Ministries, Governmental Departments and Institutions shall contract with any local or foreign agency to perform any work related to map production and aerial photography, none of these Ministries, Departments and Institutions has the right to do such work or contract with others (third parties) directly to carry out this work.

Article 9:

The Centre has the right to do business and private projects properly, including direct contracting with the consulting offices, local and foreign companies and contractors, despite the provisions of any other law or legislation.