Qatar: Ministerial Decision No. 16 of 2007 determining the working hours in exposed work places during the Summer

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Title

 

 

Qatar: Ministerial Decision No. 16 of 2007 determining the working hours in exposed work places during the Summer
 

 

Date of adoption

 

 

13 June 2007

 

Entry into force

 

 

12 August 2007

 

Text versions

 

Arabic

 

Source:

 

Official Journal Issue No. 7 (12 August 2007) p. 3250. Retrieved from: Al-Meezan Qatar Legal Portal, accessed: 23 May 2013.

http://www.almeezan.qa/LawView.aspx?opt&LawID=2679&TYPE=PRINT&language=ar

 

 

Abstract

 

 

Art. 1 sets the working hours during the Summer period (June 15 – August 31) for work that is done in exposed work places or under the sun to be no more than five hours during the morning shift and ending by 11:30. The evening shift must not start before 3:00 pm.

 

Art. 3 gives the Minister the authority to shut down violating workplaces for up to one month.

 

Art. 4 excludes oil and gas projects from this decision.