Establishment of the Bureau of Experts On the 12th of Rajab, 1373 H, a royal order was issued passing the Law of the Council of Ministers. Article (19) of said Law provided that the Council of Ministers be formed of several departments, including (The Department of Technical Experts). Accordingly, a royal decree was issued approving the Law of Council of Minister’s Departments. Part 3 of the Law was specifically for the Department of Experts; it’s formation and to whom it reports. On the 12th of Safar, 1394 H, Council of Ministers Resolution No. (168) was issued including the formation of the Department of Experts, conduct of business and regulation of its financial affairs and powers. On the 16th of Dhu al-Qa’dah , 1394 H, High Order No. (431) was issued approving the Department Bylaws. On the 18th of Jumada I, 1396 H, High Order No. (3/m/1653) was issued approving financial independence of the Department and to be a constituent of the Council of Ministers, thus becoming an independent body from the General Secretariat of the Council of the Ministers, both financially and administratively. On the 20th of Shawwal, 1402 H, Council of Ministers Resolution No.(166) was issued approving the Regulatory Bylaws for the duties of the General Committee of the Council of Ministers, including the regulation of the General Committee’s relation to the Department of Experts. On the 13th of Rabi’ I, 1414, the current Law of the Council of Ministers was issued, following Royal Order no. (A/13), amending the name of the Department of Experts into the Bureau of Experts.