1- The administrative (functional) formations of any governmental body are approved according to the general budget of the state and shall not be modified, except in accordance with the regular procedures.
2- It is not permissible during the fiscal year to create or raise jobs, ranks, or grades other than what was specified by the general budget of the state, with the exception of appointing ministers, or senior officials appointed in the rank of minister, or the excellent rank and the equivalent, as well as jobs that occur according to the conditions included in the system of temporary jobs.
3- By decision of the Minister of Civil Service, it is permissible to reduce the ranks, or convert job titles according to the requirements of job classification rules, based on the recommendation of a committee composed of delegates of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Civil Service and the relevant authority, allowing the Minister of Civil Service to grant the powers of reduction and modification to the competent minister, in accordance with the regulations set for this purpose in agreement with the Minister of Finance.
4- By a decision of the Minister of Finance, it is permissible to transfer the approved jobs within the budget chapters and branches as well as transfer the jobs within the same administrative formation for the rank (Eleventh) and above, based on the recommendation of a committee consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Civil Service and the relevant authority, and the competent minister or the head of the independent body transferring jobs from item (Tenth) and below within the same administrative formation, according to the controls and criteria specified by Supreme Order No. (63336) dated 12/12/1439 AH.
The competent supervisory bodies should continue to follow up the implementation of the provisions of royal decrees, orders, laws, regulations, decisions and instructions related to the implementation of the state's general budget.
The Minister of Finance shall issue the following:
1- Decisions and instructions necessary to implement this budget within the limits stipulated in this decree, other royal decrees, orders, laws, regulations, decisions and relevant instructions.
2- What relates to identifying the entities that are not subject to the regulatory provisions mentioned in this decree or some of them.
Law shall enforced against those who violate the provisions, procedures and arrangements mentioned in this decree, royal orders, laws, regulations, decisions and instructions based on that.
His Royal Highness the Deputy Prime Minister, ministers and heads of agencies with independent budgets attached to the state's general budget, each within his jurisdiction, must implement this decree.
Source: Saudi Press Agency