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Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Oil

Date: 3 Khordad 1362 [24 May 1983]

Number: 1198




In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful

Decision number: 1198 Date: 3 Khordad 1362 [24 May 1983]

Investigating Authority: Number One Preliminary Commission for the Restructuring of Human Resources of the Ministry of Oil

Type of Charges: Membership in the Perverse Baha’i Sect

Procedural Synopsis: The file of allegations against Mr. Kiomars, surname: Soleimani Ardakani; born in the year: [redacted], birth certificate number: [redacted]; issued at: [redacted]; position in organization: acting director of Language and Social Sciences Unit; years of service: 17 years; location of service: [redacted] unit; personnel number of the employee: [redacted]; education: master’s degree; married; was reviewed.  Considering the documents presented, the Commission announces its decision, made at the meeting of 7 Khordad 1362 [28 May 1983], as follows:


The Decision of the Commission:

Considering the content of the file and the report of the investigatory group --x--, and considering the last sections of Article 39 of the Restructuring Act, and considering the other existing conditions and circumstances in the file, in the Commission’s view, the allegations against the accused are proven and confirmed.


The offence of the aforementioned is:

Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect, subject of paragraph 8 of Article 29 of the Restructuring of Human Resources Act of Government Ministries and Affiliated Organizations, ratified on 5 Mehr 13[?] [27 September 19{?}], and based on paragraph 11 of Article 20 of the said Act. [The accused] is convicted and sentenced to permanent dismissal from service to the government and affiliated organizations.  According to Article 46 of the said Act, this decision is appealable to the Review Board within 15 days of the date it was communicated to the accused (both real and legal).


The Preliminary Commission: considering the instructions of the Supreme Supervisory Commission to the Restructuring of Human Resources, this decision was issued [according to the] subject matter of the letter number 100331/N Ayn, dated 27 Khordad 1361 [17 June 1982].  Also, in enforcing the order, the issues below should be kept in mind.


  1. The decision to be communicated to the above-mentioned through the Retirement Affairs.
  2. Settlement and keeping the records in the file.
  3. The decision is enforceable as of the date of issue.


[Official stamp]

Preliminary Commission for the Restructuring of Human Resources

On behalf of the Preliminary Commission number One of Tehran



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