The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) announced the suspension of the sessions of the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance, Labour Disputes Settlement Committee and Rental Disputes Settlements Committee as of Sunday (15 March, 2020), for two weeks.

In a press release, the Council confirmed judges continue to look in time-related and other urgent matters, in addition to setting new dates for postponed sessions. The Court of Cassation will continue to consider its hearings on the pre-scheduled dates.

This action comes within the framework of the preventive efforts and measures taken by the State of Qatar to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid 19), for everyone's safety, and after coordination with the relevant authorities in the country.

Related Story