Cabinet Approves Draft Laws on Documentation, Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy

The Cabinet, chaired by HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister, during the regular meeting held yesterday morning at its seat at the Amiri Diwan, approved a draft law on documentation and referred it to the Advisory Council.

The preparation of the draft law to replace the law No 9 of 1979 is part of the modernization of legislation.

The draft law defines documentation as a procedure by a notary public or by those delegated by the minister, by which the will of the concerned parties is documented in an official record and the notary is the official responsible for documentation, validation and the proving of date, in accordance with the provisions of the law.

Under the provisions of the draft, records are documented in Arabic, if a contractor does not know this language, he must use a translator accredited by the ministry to sign the record with the contractors.

The Cabinet also approved draft law on organizing peaceful uses of nuclear energy in Qatar, and a draft resolution of the Minister of Commerce and Industry on determining the fees for licenses of similar commercial, industrial, public stores and street vendors, as well as the Cabinet approved appointing Minister of Commerce and Industry as deputy chairman of the Qatar Financial Center.

Source: Government of Qatar