Shura reviews draft law on DNA database Jan 08, 2019 0 4071 12345 QNADohaThe Shura Council on Monday discussed a draft law on DNA database and decided to refer it to the Internal and External Affairs Committee to study it and submit a report thereon to the council.The draft law provides for the establishment of a DNA database at the Ministry of Interior and for it to be attached to the competent authority at the ministry. The database is to be used to store genetic information obtained from DNA samples as per the law. The genetic information shall be stored for 30 years and shall be removed after the expiry of this period.The data stored in the DNA database shall be confidential and cannot be viewed without the permission of the Minister of Interior, the Public Prosecutor or a competent court. The use of biological samples taken for purposes other than those provided for in the draft law, which specifies the penalties to be applied to those who violate it, is prohibited.Shura Council’s weekly meeting on Monday was chaired by its Speaker HE Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al Mahmoud. page 2 RELATED ARTICLES 29,089 raids at food outlets in 2018: Doha Municipality Jan 08, 2019 0 5264 Deputy Prime Minister meets Tunisian FM Jan 08, 2019 0 3046 Mohannadi appointed as GTA Chairman Jan 08, 2019 0 4358 Baker appointed as National Tourism Council Secretary-General DOHA The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Monday issued Amiri Decision No. 2 of 2019, appointing Akbar al Baker as Secretary-General of the National Tourism Council and Hassan Abdulrahman al Ibrahim as Assistant .. Marmi International Festival a big hit The ongoing Marmi International Festival at the Sealine area continues to draw large number of people. The fourth day competition of the Hadad Al Tahadi championship will be held on Tuesday. On Monday, there was an .. Saudi woman ‘under the care’ of UN agency: Thai official The Saudi woman who made a desperate plea for asylum after landing at Bangkok airport has been placed "under the care" of the United Nations refugee agency, a Thai official said on Monday. Rahaf Mohammed al Qunun told AFP .. New 3-track system for high school students from next academic year Tribune News Network Doha Fawzia al Khater, Assistant Undersecretary for Educational Affairs at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, has called on the academic and administrative officials in state .. Al Wakra Hospital Emergency Depts treat 30,000 patients every month Al Wakra Hospital’s three emergency departments treated more than 30,000 patients, while the hospital’s various outpatient departments provided care to 20,000 patients each month. Each day, approximately 600 adult .. Law on supporting competitiveness of national products issued DOHA The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Monday issued Law No 2 of 2019 on supporting the competitiveness of national products and combating harmful practices to them in international trade. The law is effective .. Law regulating investment of non-Qatari capital issued DOHA The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Monday issued Law No. 1 of 2019 regulating the investment of the non-Qatari capital in economic activity. The law is effective and shall be published in the Official .. Amendment to Civil and Commercial Procedure Law DOHA The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Monday issued Law No 3 of 2019, amending some of the provisions of the Civil and Commercial Procedure Law, enacted by Law No 13 of 1990. The law is effective and shall be ..