The Arab American University participated in the Makkah Al-Mukarramah Conference for Legal Studies. The conference was held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was organized by the Knowledge Enrichment Centre for Conferences, Research, and Scientific Publishing, in cooperation with a group of specialized agencies, the most important of which is the Scientific Research Complex in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The university was represented by Dr. Mohammed Ziyad Jaraddat, Head of the Department of Public Law. He presented a research paper entitled (Enforcement of the Electronic Administrative Decision in Palestine: An Analytical Study).
The study aimed to discuss and clarify the emerging nature of the electronic administrative decision by explaining the specificity of its enforcement in the modern form. It also aimed at clarifying the nature of electronic publishing, clarifying its legal support, identifying the concept of electronic advertising, and the electronic certainty of the electronic administrative decision.
The study recommended issuing a law specialized in regulating electronic issues, specifically those related to electronic administrative decisions from the moment of their issuance until their entry into force and implementation using electronic means because of their legal effects. They shall contain clear texts without judgment that enable the judiciary to adjudicate administrative disputes that arise in the electronic environment. The government shall spread the culture of electronic dealing. The individuals shall understand and accept the idea of electronic government. The level of technical awareness of individuals shall be raised to exploit electronic means. The administration shall expand the scope of the legal protection of public funds. It shall include the technical and software properties of the administration in order to protect its computer systems from penetration and to counter any actions targeting electronic documents.