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  1. Qatar - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 17 of 2018 Establishing the Workers’ Support and Insurance Fund. (قانون رقم 17 لسنة 2018 بشأن إنشاء صندوق دعم وتأمين العمال) - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-11-19 | QAT-2018-L-107337

    The fund aims to support, ensure and provide care for workers, guarantee their rights and provide a healthy and safe working environment for them. In particular it is tasked with (Art. 5):
    1.Providing the needed and sustainable financial resources for the support and insurance of workers.
    2.Paying the workers' benefits, which are settled by the labor dispute settlement committees, and subsequently reclaiming those amounts from the employer.
    3.Contributing to the provision and establishment of playgrounds, entertainment venues, or workers’ accommodation, in coordination with the relevant authorities.
    The fund shall receive for its annual budget 60% of the fees collected for workers’ permits and their renewal (Art. 4).

  2. Qatar - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 13 of 2017 which amends several provisions of the Labour Law promulgated by Law No. 14 of 2004 and Law No. 13 of 1990 which promulgates the Civil and Commercial Proceedings Law. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-08-16 | QAT-2017-L-104948

    Article 2 of Law No. 14 of 2004 of the Labour Law, is replaced by a new text.

    Article 1 paragraphs (1, 2 &21) and Article 64 of Law No. 14 of 2004 of the Labour Law, are replaced by a new texts.

    A new chapter shall be added to the abovementioned Labour Law, under the name of “Chapter eleven bis “ Settlement of individual workers’ disputes”.

    Article 6 of the abovementioned Law No. 13 of 1990 and article 126/7 of the abovementioned Labour Law shall be revoked as well as any judgment which violates the provisions of this law.

    At date of entry, this Law was awaiting publication in the Official Gazette in order to enter into force.

  3. Qatar - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 1 of 2015 Amending Provisions of the Labour Law Promulgated by Law No. 14 of 2004. - Legislation Online in Arabic Legislation Online in English

    Adoption: 2015-04-02 | Date of entry into force: 2015-04-02 | QAT-2015-L-102774

    The Law amends Article 2, provisions of Articles No. (1.1), (1.2), (1.3),(1.21) and Article 66, and also adds an additional Article 145 (bis) to the Law No. 14 of 2014 concerning the Labour Law.

  4. Qatar - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 1 of 2015 amending certain provisions of the Labour Code promulgated by Act No. 14 of 2004.

    Adoption: 2015 | QAT-2015-L-99861

    Amends sections 1(1), (2), (3), and (21), 2, 66 (payment of wages), and 145 (penalties for violations of section 66) of the Labour Code.

  5. Qatar - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Law No. 3 of 2014 amending some provisions of Law No. 14 of 2004 concerning the Labour Law. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 2014-02-16 | QAT-2014-L-100223

    Amends Section 3(1) (Entities and persons that the Labour Law does not apply), and Section 37 (that imposes fees) of the Labour Law.

  6. Qatar - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Qatar Labour Law 2004 (Law No. 4 of 2014). (قانون رقم (14) لسنة 2004 بإصدار قانون العمل) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-05 | QAT-2004-L-67387

    Chapter 1: Definitions and general rules
    Chapter 2: Vocational training
    Chapter 3: Employment of workers
    Chapter 4: Individual labour relations
    Chapter 5: Authority of employer
    Chapter 6: Wages
    Chapter 7: Hours of work and leave
    Chapter 8: Employment of minors
    Chapter 9: Employment of women
    Chapter 10: Occupational safety and health, social security
    Chapter 11: Occupational injuries and compensation
    Chapter 12: Workers' associations
    Chapter 13: Joint committees, collective bargaining and collective agreements
    Chapter 14: Collective labour disputes
    Chapter 15: Labour inspection
    Chapter 16: Penalties

  7. Qatar - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 2 of 1978 to define the remote areas and locations referred to in the Labour Code.

    Adoption: 1978-10-15 | Date of entry into force: 1978-10-15 | QAT-1978-R-50007

    Defines the remote areas and locations referred to in the Labour Code.

  8. Qatar - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Code [Act No.3 of 1962 as amended and Orders made thereunder]. Repealed.

    Adoption: 1962-03-19 | Date of entry into force: 1962-03-19 | QAT-1962-L-49369

    Defines parties to a labour contract, and provides for work permits, employment contracts, severance pay, wages, hours of work and overtime work, employment of young persons, paid leave and sick leave, occupational safety and health, old age and death benefit, labour disputes, strikes and work stoppage, disciplinary measures and labour inspection. Attached to the text are subsequent amendments, regulations, and related laws.


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