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Original name: قانون رقم 13 لسنة 2018 بتعديل بعض احكام القانون رقم 21 لسنة 2015 بتنظيم دخول وخروج الوافدين واقامتهم
Name: Law No. 13 of 2018 amending certain provisions of Law No. 21 of 2015 in relation to organizing the entry and exit of expatriates and their residence.
Country: Qatar
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2018-10-23
Entry into force:
ISN: QAT-2018-L-107340
Bibliography: Unofficial English Translation, 2018-10 Printed Separately Printed Separately
Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in Arabic Ministry of Justice, Qatar, P. 3 - P. 4 PDF in Arabic PDF in Arabic (consulted on 2018-10-30)
Abstract/Citation: This Law replaces and amends Article 7 of Law No. 21 of 2015 in relation to organizing the entry and exit of expatriates and their residence.

According to this amendment an expatriate worker shall have the right to leave the country temporarily, or to depart definitely from the country during the validity of the labour contract.

The applicant may submit an application to the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs with the names of those workers who must receive a NoC prior to exiting the country due to the nature of their work. These workers must not exceed (5%) of the company employees. Relevant authorities will be notified when the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs approves this request.

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