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Cabinet approves Financial Sanctions Committee of CRA

The Cabinet has approved a draft decision of the Council of Ministers on the formation of the Financial Sanctions Committee of the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA).
Article 4 of the Telecommunications Law stipulates that the committee shall be responsible for imposing one or more of the financial sanctions that are set out in Schedule 1 herein on any licensee in the event of a violation of the provisions of this Law and its Executive Regulation and the decisions and licenses issued in the implementation of this Law. Such imposition shall be in crimes and penalties other than those provided for in Chapter 16 of this Law.
The Cabinet also approved a draft law regulating the security of marine waters of Qatar. The Ministry of Interior has prepared the draft law in line with its responsibility to secure the country’s water borders and codify the measures to be taken to protect the country from any acts harmful to national security that may occur in or through these borders. (QNA)