Shura Council Approves Draft Law on the Unified Economic Registry

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

At the beginning of the meeting, the Council discussed the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee’s report on a draft law on the unified economic registry.

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry prepared the draft law in the context of establishing an accurate database at the national level for all economic establishments in the country.

The Council also discussed the report of the Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee on a draft law amending some provisions of the Penal Code issued by Law No 11 of 2004, and a draft law amending some provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code issued by Law No 23 of 2004.

The Council approved the draft laws and submitted its recommendations to the Cabinet.

Source: Government of Qatar