Privacy rights in Jordan

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Privacy rights in Jordan are guaranteed by the constitution from 1952 with a revision in 2014.

Right to Privacy in Jordan


1. Personal freedom shall be guaranteed.

2. Every infringement on rights and public freedoms or the inviolability of the private life of Jordanians is a crime punishable by law.


Dwelling houses shall be inviolable and may not be entered except in the circumstances prescribed by law, and in the manner provided for therein.


All postal and telegraphic correspondence, telephonic communications, and the other communications means shall be regarded as secret and shall not be subject to censorship, viewing, suspension or confiscation except by a judicial order in accordance with the provisions of the law.