The Shura Council held its regular weekly meeting Monday under the chairmanship of HE the Deputy Speaker Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Sulaiti.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Council discussed a draft law on railways.
The draft law includes 36 articles according to which the functions and terms of reference of the Ministry of Transport and Communications and Qatar Rail are defined, regarding the technical and administrative aspects of the country's railways.
The draft law also includes issues related to the operation and safety of railways.
The Council decided to refer the draft law to the Internal and External Affairs Committee for further study and a report.
The Council also discussed the report of the Internal and External Affairs Committee on a draft law amending some provisions of Law No 15 of 2011 on combating human trafficking.
The Council decided to approve the aforementioned draft law and refer its recommendations thereon to the Cabinet.
The Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee of the Shura Council held a meeting today, chaired by its Rapporteur HE Nasser bin Rashid bin Saree al-Kaabi.
During the meeting, the committee discussed a draft law amending some provisions of the Penal Code promulgated 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 committee approved the aforementioned draft laws and submitted its recommendations regarding them to the Shura Council.
The Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the Shura Council held a meeting today, chaired by its Rapporteur HE Ali bin Abdullatif al-Misnad al-Mohannadi.
During the meeting, the committee discussed a draft law on the unified economic registry, and decided to approve the said draft law and submit its recommendations thereon to the Shura Council.