inspect domestic and international situations which may arise from the emergency situation in order to advise the Prime
Minister in the case where it is necessary to declare an emergency situation under section 5 or in the case of a serious situation
under section 11 and for the implementation of appropriate measures under this Emergency Decree in order to prevent ,
remedy and withhold such emergency situation.
The provisions of this section shall not prejudice the exercise powers of the Prime Minister under Section 5 in the declaration
of emergency situation when there is a necessary and urgent situation which may endanger the country or the people.
Section 7. In an area or locality prescribed in a Declaration of Emergency Situation under section 5, powers and duties of a
Minister, Ministry or several Ministries or having charge and control of the execution of any law or is empowered under any
law, only in relation to the provisions on the issue of a permission, approval, order, command or aid in the prevention, remedy,
suppression or withholding in an emergency situation or rehabilitation or provision of assistance to the people, shall be
temporarily transferred as powers and duties of the Prime Minister in order that instructions and remedies during the situation
can achieve in an integral, expedient and efficient manner.
The prescription of all or part of powers and duties of Ministers under paragraph one as powers and duties of the Prime
Minister shall be in accordance with a Notification issued by the Council of Ministers.
The Prime Minister shall have the power to appoint competent officials to perform duties under this Emergency Decree and to
carry out functions under laws which have been transferred to the powers and duties of the Prime Minister under paragraph
one. A person appointed as a competent official shall be deemed to have the powers under such law. In this regard, the Prime
Minister may authorize any governmental agency or competent official under such law to continue to exercise existing
functions, provided that the exercise of functions shall be in accordance with the rules laid down by the Prime Minister.
In a case where the Prime Minister appoints a civil servant, a police officer or a military officer holding a position not lower
than Director-General, Police Commander in Chief, Commander General or the equivalent thereof as a competent official and
prescribed as a Chief Official responsible for remedying the emergency situation in an area and to have charge and control
over other officials and competent officials inn this regard, the exercise of functions by relevant governmental agencies and
officials, including competent official, shall comply with instructions of the Chief Official, except for the exercise of military
functions, which must be in accordance with by-laws, rules and Regulations concerning the use of military force, provided that
this must be consistent with guidelines stipulated by the Chief Official.
In the case of necessity, the Council of Ministers may set up an ad-hoc Special Task Force to provisionally exercise functions
under this Emergency Decree until the Declaration of Emergency Situation has been annulled.
The Prime Minister may authorise a Deputy Prime Minister or one or more Ministers to exercise powers under paragraph one,
paragraph three or paragraph four on his/her behalf or may entrust such persons as supervisors for the exercise of functions by
the relevant governmental agencies, competent official under paragraph three, Chief Official under paragraph four and the
agency under paragraph five and shall be deemed to be the superior official of the Chief Official, government officials and
relevant competent officials.
Section 8. For the benefit of coordinating the exercise of functions in an appropriate manner and consistent with the
circumstances of the situation and well-being of the people in the area which an Emergency Situation has been declared, the
Prime Minister or the designated Minister may issue an order appointing a group of persons or a person as an advisor for the
exercise of functions of the competent official or as an assistant to the competent official in the exercise of functions under this
Emergency Decree.
A person appointed under paragraph one shall acquire protection to the same extent as in the exercise of functions by a
competent official within the scope of the appointed functions.
Section 9. In the case of necessity in order to remedy and promptly resolve an emergency situation or to prevent the worsening
of such situation, the Prime Minister shall have the power to issue the following Regulations:
(1) to prohibit any person from departing from a dwelling place during the prescribed period, except with the permission of a
competent official or being an exempted person;
(2) to prohibit the assembly or gathering of persons at any place or the commission of any act which may cause unrest;
(3) to prohibit the press release, distribution or dissemination of letters, publications or any means of communication
containing texts which may instigate fear amongst the people or is intended to distort information which misleads
understanding of the emergency situation to the extent of affecting the security of state or public order or good moral of the
people both in the area or locality where an emergency situation has been declared or the entire Kingdom;
(4) to prohibit the use of routes or vehicles or prescribe conditions on the use of routes or vehicle;
(5) to prohibit the use of buildings or enter into or stay in any place;
(6) to evacuate people out of a designated area for the safety of such people or to prohibit any person from entering a
designated area.

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