The Advisory Council Discusses Three Draft Laws

The Advisory Council held yesterday its weekly regular meeting under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud.

At the outset of the meeting, the Council discussed a draft law amending some provisions of Law No 21 of 2004 on ministers, and decided to refer it to the Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee for further study and a report.

The council also discussed a draft law regulating the acquisition of dangerous animals and organisms.

Under the draft law, it is prohibited to acquire, import, export or trade in any dangerous animals and organisms without a license from the competent department. It is also prohibited to bring, walk or hike with any of the dangerous animals and organisms in public places. The draft law sets penalties for violators of its provisions.

The council also discussed a draft law on reconciliation of the crimes stipulated in some provisions of the laws relating to the municipality and the environment.

The council then decided to refer the two draft laws to the Services and Public Utilities Committee for discussion and a report.

Source: Government of Qatar