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    Closing Civic Space for Climate Activists

    June 4, 2020

    This briefer, presented by ICNL and ECNL, outlines some of the common legal and extralegal measures used to target civil society actors working on climate justice. Many of these measures violate international and regional law, and threaten civil society’s ability to function and find solutions to urgent global environmental challenges.

    The Legal Landscape for Philanthropy in the Arab Gulf

    December 1, 2017

    Global Trends in NGO Law, Volume 8, Issue 1 (December 2017) ICNL recently launched the Philanthropy Law Reports, which provide information on national laws and […]

    Qatar Philanthropy Law

    December 1, 2017

    Philanthropy is embedded in Qatari culture and predates the discovery of oil in the twentieth century.

    ICNL Launches Philanthropy Law Reports

    March 27, 2017

    The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to announce the launch of the Philanthropy Law Reports. Reports are currently available for India, China, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and South Africa.

    The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU)

    September 12, 2016

    www.qfiu.gov.qa The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) August 31, 2004 / NC/1/2004 After having perused the Anti-Money Laundering Law No (28) for the year (2002), as […]

    Law no (22) of 2004 Regarding Promulgating the Civil Code

    September 12, 2016

    Law no (22) of 2004 Regarding Promulgating the Civil Code 22 / 2004 Number of Articles: 1188 Table of Content Issuance Articles (1-2) Introductory Part […]

    Law No 18 of 2004 Public Meetings and Demonstrations

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=1203&language=en&lawId=128 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=1203&language=en&lawId=128 1/2 L a w N o 1 8 o f 2 0 0 4 P u b lic M e e tin g […]

    Law No. 3 of 2004 Combating Terrorism

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=2327&language=en&lawId=294 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=2327&language=en&lawId=294 1/3 L a w N o . 3 o f 2 0 0 4 C o m b a tin g T e rro […]

    Law No. 7 of 2007 on the Settlement of Administrative Disputes

    September 12, 2016

    Law No. 7 of 2007 on the Settlement of Administrative Disputes 7 / 2007 Number of Articles: 14 Stars icon indicate that some articles are […]

    Emiri Decree No. (23) of 2014 Concerning the Organizational Structure of the Ministry of Awqaf (Endowments) and Islamic Affairs

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=16252&language=ar&lawId=6171 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=16252&language=ar&lawId=6171 1/5 ﺔﻳﻣﻼ ﺳ ﻹ ﺍ ﻥ ﻭ ﺅ ﺷ ﻟﺍﻭ ﻑ ﺎﻗﻭ ﻷ ﺍ ﺓﺭ ﺍﺯ ﻭ ﻟ ﻲ ﻣﻳﻅ ﻧﺗﻟﺍ ﻝ ﻛﻳﻬﻟﺎﺑ 2 0 1 4 […]

    Law No 4 of 2010 Promulgating the Law of Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing

    September 12, 2016

    Law No 4 of 2010 Promulgating the Law of Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing 4 / 2010 Number of Articles: 86 Table of Content […]

    Emiri Resolution No. 16 of 2014 on the Competencies of Ministries, as amended

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=17191&language=ar&lawId=6891 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=17191&language=ar&lawId=6891 1/2 2 0 1 4 ﺔﻧﺳ ﻟ (1 6 ) ﻡﻗﺭ ﻱ ﺭ ﻳﻣﻷ ﺍ ﺭ ﺍﺭ ﻘﻟﺍ ﻡﺎﻛﺣ ﺃ ﺽ ﻌﺑ ﻝ ﻳﺩﻌﺗﺑ 2 0 1 6 ﺔﻧﺳ […]

    Emiri Decree No. 9 of 2016 on the Organizational Structure of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=17196&language=ar&lawId=6896 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=17196&language=ar&lawId=6896 1/6 ﻲ ﻟﺎﻌﻟﺍ ﻡﻳﻠﻌﺗﻟﺍﻭ ﻡﻳﻠﻌﺗﻟﺍ ﺓﺭ ﺍﺯ ﻭ ﻟ ﻲ ﻣﻳﻅ ﻧﺗﻟﺍ ﻝ ﻛﻳﻬﻟﺎﺑ 2 0 1 6 ﺔﻧﺳ ﻟ (9 ) ﻡﻗﺭ ﻱ ﺭ ﻳﻣﺃ ﺭ ﺍﺭ ﻗ (3 […]

    Emiri Decree No. 7 of 2016 on the Organizational Structure of the Ministry of Culture and Sports

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=17194&language=ar&lawId=6894 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=17194&language=ar&lawId=6894 1/4 ﺔﺿ ﺎﻳﺭ ﻟﺍﻭ ﺔﻓﺎﻘﺛﻟﺍ ﺓﺭ ﺍﺯ ﻭ ﻟ ﻲ ﻣﻳﻅ ﻧﺗﻟﺍ ﻝ ﻛﻳﻬﻟﺎﺑ 2 0 1 6 ﺔﻧﺳ ﻟ (7 ) ﻡﻗﺭ ﻱ ﺭ ﻳﻣﺃ ﺭ ﺍﺭ ﻗ […]

    Emiri Resolution No. 6 of 2016 on the Organizational Structure of the Ministry of Administration Development, Labor and Social Affairs (MADLSA)

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=17193&language=ar&lawId=6893 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=17193&language=ar&lawId=6893 1/7 ﻥ ﻭ ﺅ ﺷ ﻟﺍﻭ ﻝ ﻣﻌﻟﺍﻭ ﺔﻳﺭ ﺍﺩﻹ ﺍ ﺔﻳﻣﻧﺗﻟﺍ ﺓﺭ ﺍﺯ ﻭ ﻟ ﻲ ﻣﻳﻅ ﻧﺗﻟﺍ ﻝ ﻛﻳﻬﻟﺎﺑ 2 0 1 6 ﺔﻧﺳ ﻟ (6 […]

    Law No. 14 of 2004 on the promulgation of Labour Law

    September 12, 2016

    Law No. 14 of 2004 on the promulgation of Labour Law 14 / 2004 Number of Articles: 150 Stars icon indicate that some articles are […]

    Law No. 13 of 2000 Regulation of the Investment of NonQatari Capital in the Economic Activity

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=12628&language=en&lawId=3959 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=12628&language=en&lawId=3959 1/2 L a w N o . 1 3 o f 2 0 0 0 R e g u la tio n o f th […]

    Law No 13 of 2008 on the Contribution by Certain Companies towards Social and Sports Activities

    September 12, 2016

    Law No 13 of 2008 on the Contribution by Certain Companies towards Social and Sports Activities 13 / 2008 Number of Articles: 4 Stars icon […]

    Resolution No 4 of 2011 by the Minister of Social Affairs Regulating Fundraising and Foreign Transfers by Private Associations and Foundations

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 Resolution No 4 of 2011 by the Minister of Social Affairs Regulating Fundraising and Foreign Transfers by Private Associations and Foundations http://www.almeezan.qa/LawView.aspx?opt&LawID=3791&TYPE=PRINT&language=en 1/9 Q atarLegislations R e s o lu tio n N o 4 o f 2 0 1 1 b y th e […]

    Law No. 21 of 2009 The Income Tax Law 21

    September 12, 2016

    Law No. 21 of 2009 The Income Tax Law 21 / 2009 Number of Articles: 64 Table of Content Issuing Articles (1-5) Part 1 (1-1) […]

    Law No. 40 of 2002 promulgating the Customs Law

    September 12, 2016

    Law No. 40 of 2002 promulgating the Customs Law 40 / 2002 Number of Articles: 176 Table of Content Promulgating Articles (1-4) Customs Law Part […]

    Decree Law No. 5 of 1984 Pertaining to the Regulation of Clubs

    September 12, 2016

    1984 / 5 1984 ( 5 ) 62 : ﺩﺍﻭﻣﻟﺍ ﺩﺩﻋ ﺔﻟﺩﻌﻣ ﺩﺍﻭﻣ ﺩﻭﺟﻭ ﻰﻟﺍ ﺯﻣﺭﻳ ﺔﻣﺟﻧﻟﺍ ﺯﻣﺭ ( 13 – 1 ) ﻱﺩﺎﻧﻟﺍ ءﺎﺷﻧﺇ […]

    DecreeLaw No. 21 of 2006 Regarding Private Foundations for the Public Benefit

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=10087&language=en&lawId=2697 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=10087&language=en&lawId=2697 1/2 D e c re e ­L a w N o . 2 1 o f 2 0 0 6 R e g a […]

    Decree No. 37 for year 2002 Pertaining to the approval of the Qatari Olympic Committee’s Articles of Association

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=13321&language=ar&lawId=4017 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=13321&language=ar&lawId=4017 1/1 ﺔﻳﺭ ﻁ ﻘﻟﺍ ﺔﻳﺑﻣﻟﻭ ﻷ ﺍ ﺔﻧﺟ ﻠﻟﺍ ﻡﻳﻅ ﻧﺗﺑ 2 0 0 2 ﺔﻧﺳ ﻟ (3 6 ) ﻡﻗﺭ ﻡﻭ ﺳ ﺭ ﻣ (1 0 ­1 […]

    Law No. 8 of 1992 on the Establishment of the Zakat Fund

    September 12, 2016

    9/12/2016 www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=3153&language=en&lawId=420 http://www.almeezan.qa/PrintArticle_section.aspx?LawTreeSectionID=3153&language=en&lawId=420 1/2 L a w N o . 8 o f 1 9 9 2 o n th e E s ta b lis h […]

    Law No. 8 of 1996 with respect to Endowment (Waqf) 8/1996 8 / 1996

    September 12, 2016

    Law No. 8 of 1996 with respect to Endowment (Waqf) 8/1996 8 / 1996 Number of Articles: 31 Stars icon indicate that some articles are […]

    Emiri Decree No. 41 of 2006 on the Establishment of Qatar Awqaf (Endowment) Authority

    September 12, 2016

    2006 / 41 2006 ( 41 ) 32 : ﺩﺍﻭﻣﻟﺍ ﺩﺩﻋ ( 1 – 1 ) ﻝﻭﻷﺍ ﻝﺻﻔﻟﺍ ( 1 – 1 ) ﻑﻳﺭﺎﻌﺗ ( […]

    Law No. 12 of 2004 on Private Associations and Foundations

    September 12, 2016

    Law No. 12 of 2004 on Private Associations and Foundations 12 / 2004 Number of Articles: 48 Stars icon indicate that some articles are amended […]

    Law No. 12 of 2011 regarding the Establishment and Regulation of Religious Centres 12 / 2011

    September 12, 2016

    Law No. 12 of 2011 regarding the Establishment and Regulation of Religious Centres 12 / 2011 Number of Articles: 12 Table of Content Articles (1-12) […]

    Law No. 15 of 2014 Pertaining to the Regulation of Philanthropic Activities

    September 12, 2016

    2014 / 43 2014 ( 43 ) 31 : ﺩﺍﻭﻣﻟﺍ ﺩﺩﻋ ( 31 – 1 ) ﺩﺍﻭﻣﻟﺍ ٬ ﺭﻁﻗ ﺔﻟﻭﺩ ﺭﻳﻣﺃ ﻲﻧﺎﺛ ﻝﺁ ﺩﻣﺣ ﻥﺑ […]

    Resolution of the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs on the standard documents of establishment or memoranda of establishment of associations and foundations and their articles of association

    September 12, 2016

    2014 / 15 2014 ( 15 ) 54 : ﺩﺍﻭﻣﻟﺍ ﺩﺩﻋ ( 5 – 1 ) ﺔﻣﺎﻋ ﻡﺎﻛﺣﺃﻭ ﻑﻳﺭﺎﻌﺗ : ﻝﻭﻷﺍ ﺏﺎﺑﻟﺍ ﺔﻳﺭﻳﺧﻟﺍ ﺕﺎﻳﻌﻣﺟﻟﺍ : […]

    Law No. 1 of 2016 Pertaining to Sports Clubs

    September 12, 2016

    2016 / 1 2016 ( 1 ) 59 : ﺩﺍﻭﻣﻟﺍ ﺩﺩﻋ ( 1 – 1 ) ﻑﻳﺭﺎﻌﺗ : ﻝﻭﻷﺍ ﻝﺻﻔﻟﺍ ( 17 – 2 ) […]

    The Permanent Constitution of the State of Qatar 0 / 2004

    September 12, 2016

    The Permanent Constitution of the State of Qatar 0 / 2004 Number of Articles: 150 Table of Content Part 1 (1-17) The State and the […]

    Guidelines for a Model Foundations Law in the MENA region

    May 1, 2013

    In recent years, the Arab region has seen a steady increase in the number of foundations and witnessed increased engagement of corporate philanthropy in support of social/economic initiatives.

    Country Summary

    November 5, 2012

    JANUARY 2012 COUNTRY SUMMARY Qatar Qatar has the highest ratio of migrants to citizens in the world, with only 225,000 citizens in a population of […]

    Law 12 on Associations and Private Foundations

    December 1, 2011

    ﺕﺎﺴﺳﺆﻤﻟﺍﻭ ﺕﺎﻴﻌﻤﺠﻟﺍ ﻥﻮﻧﺎﻗ ﻱﺮﻄﻘﻟﺍ ﺔﺻﺎﺨﻟﺍ ﺮﻄﻗ ﺔﺣﻭﺪﻟﺍ – ﺎﻨﻗ : ﺩﻼﺒﻟﺍ ﺮﻴﻣﺃ ﻲﻧﺎﺛ ﻝﺁ ﺔﻔﻴﻠﺧ ﻦﺑ ﺪﻤﺣ ﺦﻴﺸﻟﺍ ﻮﻤﺴﻟﺍ ﺐﺣﺎﺻ ﺓﺮﻀﺣ ﺭﺪﺻﺃ ً ﺎﻧﻮﻧﺎﻗ ﺲﻣﺃ […]

    Law 12 on Associations and Private Foundations

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    The Legal Framework for Volunteering in Emergencies

    June 1, 2011

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies conducted this study on the legal environment for volunteers in emergencies.