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  1. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law No. 19 of 2016 on a unified system for extending insurance protection to military personnel who are citizens of the GCC working in any of the member states other than their home countries. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-02-12 | Date of entry into force: 2017-02-12 | QAT-2017-L-105412

    The law regulates and provides unified system for extending insurance protection to military personnel who are citizens of the GCC working in any of the member states other than their home countries.

  2. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law No. 16 of 2016 on Rights of Patients with Mental Illness. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-01 | QAT-2016-L-105416

    The law defines the rights of patients with mental disorders and regulates their care and treatment.

  3. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law No. 14 of 2016 amending some provisions of Law No. 24 of 2002 on Retirement and Pensions. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 2016-11-24 | QAT-2016-L-105428

    This Law Repeals Section 23(bis) of Law No. 24 of 2002 on Retirement and Pensions.

  4. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 18 of 2014 Determining the Requirements and Specifications of Adequate Housing for Workers. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-11-20 | Date of entry into force: 2014-11-21 | QAT-2014-R-100252

    Determines the requirements and specifications of adequate housing for workers.

  5. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Decision No. 46 of 2014 on fixing pension value to some categories that are set in Law No. 38 of 1995 on social security and its granting rules. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-09-15 | Date of entry into force: 2014-09-16 | QAT-2014-R-100241

    The Decision provides that there are 12 categories that shall receive a pension, they must present a report on their social and financial status each year to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, when renewing their pension ID. If a citizen fails to present the report, their pension would be stopped.
    Moreover, those who receive a pension because they are not fit for work must present a medical report every two year, so long as the medical entity is undecided on whether the citizen can be healed from his injury.
    The elderly, those with disability and not fit for work, shall receive a bonus of QR 1,500 for hiring a servant. The bonus is included if there is a medical report stating the need of a servant.
    The General Retirement and Social Insurance Authority is responsible for ensuring the data delivered are accurate. The administration has the right to provide the pension to a guardian if they find that the person deserving of the pension is under age or is not fit to spend the pension for health or mental reasons.

    Repeals Cabinet Decision No. 8 of 1997 on fixing pension value to some categories that are set in Law No. 38 of 1995 on social security and its granting rules.

  6. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law No. 7 of 2013 on the Social Health Insurance System. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2013-06-16 | QAT-2013-L-96769

    Chapter One: Definitions.
    Chapter Two: Health Insurance System.
    Chapter Three: Basic and Additional Health Service.
    Chapter Four: Health Insurance Premiums.
    Chapter Five: National Company for Health Insurance.
    Chapter Six: Penalties and Final Provisions.

  7. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Emiri Order No. 50 of 2011 with respect to increasing the salaries, social allowances and pensions for civil servants, retired persons and military personnel. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2011-09-06 | Date of entry into force: 2011-09-01 | QAT-2011-R-91337

    The Order provides 60% increase in the basic salaries and social allowances for civilian servants, and 60% increase in the pension of the civilian retirees.
    The basic salaries and social allowances of the military personnel serving officer ranks is raised 120%, and those serving other ranks increased 50%. The pension for the military personnel retirees serving officer ranks increased 120% and retirees serving other ranks increased 50%.

    Mentions the following texts in the preamble:
    - Decree Law No. 10 of 1974 concerning the Establishment of Qatar Petroleum and its amendments;
    - Law No. 4 of 1995 concerning the State Audit Bureau and its amending laws thereof;
    - Law No. 10 of 2002 concerning Law No. 10 of 2002 concerning the Public Prosecution as amended by Law No. 4 of 2005;
    - Law No. 24 of 2002 concerning retirement and pensions and its amending laws thereof;
    - Law of the Judicial Authority issued under Law number (10) of 2003, amended by Decree Law No. 21 of 2010;
    - Decree Law No. 34 of 2004 regulating Qatar University;
    - Law No. 13 of 2006 concerning retirement and pensions of military personnel;
    - Decree Law No. 31 of 2006 establishing the military service law as amended by Law No. 9 of 2010;
    - Law No. 8 of 2009 promulgating the Human Resources Management Law; and
    - Emiri Decree No. 17 of 2009 promulgating the Human Resources Management regulation.

  8. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minister of Civil Service Affairs and Housing Decree No. 17/2005 on Setting the Conditions and Description of Appropriate Housing for Employees.

    Adoption: 2005-09-25 | Date of entry into force: 2005-09-25 | QAT-2005-R-78606

    Sets out the description of the conditions of housing that should be provided to workers, including size, condition, area, quality, basic furniture provided and rent.

  9. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law No. 24 of 2002 on Retirement and Pensions. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2002 | QAT-2002-L-91462

    The Law is applicable to Qataris on permanent employment under the authority of the civil service law and Qataris working in public establishments, stock companies and other organizations. The law organizes the procedures whereby the lawful hirers of the deceased pensioner can receive their assigned benefits, and specifies the conditions according to which a pension is disbursed.

    Article 55 repeals Law No. 7 of 1984 concerning civil servants retirement.

  10. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 16 of 1996 to amend certain provisions of Act No. 7 of 1996 concerning the Organization of Medical Care and Health Services inside the country.

    Adoption: 1996-10-08 | Date of entry into force: 1996-10-08 | QAT-1996-L-45689

    To amend article 8 of Act No. 7 of 1996.

  11. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Emir No. 7 of 1996 concerning Social Security.

    Adoption: 1996-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-26 | QAT-1996-R-45670

    Increases in pension benefits.

  12. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 7 of 1996 to regulate medical care and health services inside the country.

    Adoption: 1996-05-08 | Date of partial entry into force: 1996-05-08 | QAT-1996-L-45671

  13. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Act No. 38 of 1995 on Social Security

    Adoption: 1995-10-07 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-15 | QAT-1995-L-42979

    Provides that eligible Qatari nationals permanently residing in Qatar (widows, divorced women, needy families, orphans, disabled persons unable to work, etc) may apply for a pension in accordance with specified procedures. Under Part V (education and vocational training), the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs undertakes to try and make beneficiaries self-reliant notably by enrolling them in vocational training centres, organizing training courses, encouraging them to pursue their education and providing them with assistance in the establishment of small enterprises.

  14. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Emir No. 12 of 1981, amending the fixed pension in Law No. 9 of 1963 relating to social security.

    Adoption: 1981-02-22 | QAT-1981-R-41714

    Replaces articles 14, 15 and 16 of Law No. 9 on Social Security, which set the pension benefits for widows, orphans, and spouses. Translation to French.

  15. Qatar - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law No. 9 of 1963 on Social Security.

    Adoption: 1963-05-27 | QAT-1963-L-41715

    Provides for social security for widows with children, divorced women, the disabled, and persons over 60 years of age. Translation to French.


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