Advisory Council Approves Draft Law on Combating Smuggling of Petroleum Products

The Advisory Council at its regular weekly meeting under the chairmanship of HE the Council’s Deputy Speaker Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Sulaiti, yesterday, discussed a draft law to repeal Law No 6 of 2016 on combating the smuggling of petroleum products and the illicit transaction in them.

After discussion, the Council approved the mentioned draft law and decided to convey its recommendations to the government.

During the meeting, the General Secretariat of the Council read the text of the memorandum received from the General Secretariat of the Cabinet, informing it that at its fifth ordinary meeting of 2019, held on 6-2-2019, the Cabinet reviewed a bill to repeal Law No. 6 of 2016 on combating the smuggling of petroleum products and the illicit transaction in them and decided to:

– Approval of the said draft law, attached to the letter of HE the Minister of Justice Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs on 10 – 1 – 2019 and his referral to the Advisory Council in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.

– The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers shall submit to the General Secretariat of the Advisory Council a copy of the draft law.

Source: Government of Qatar