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    National Counter Terrorism Committee
    Drafts policies, plans and programmes relevant to the fight against terrorism..
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    Continual action by the State of Qatar to enrich global cooperation in counter terrorism ..
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    Worldwide cooperation with all countries and organizations to realize global peace and security ..
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    Comprehensive national strategy to counter terrorism and violent extremism ..
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    Qatar, U.S joint cooperation to counter terrorism and its financing ..

About the Committee

The National Counter Terrorism Committee was established on March 26,2007..

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Chairman's Message

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  • Enacted Laws and Legislations on Combating Terrorism and its Financing

    Special Anti-Terrorism Law

    On 16/2/2004, Law No.3 of 2004 on Combating Terrorism was promulgated. The different articles of the law tackle the definition of terrorist crimes and their punishments.

  • Enacted Laws and Legislations on Combating Terrorism and its Financing

    Special Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Law

    On 18/3/2010, Law No. 4 of 2010 was promulgated on Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing

  • Enacted Laws and Legislations on Combating Terrorism and its Financing

    Emiri Decree No.43 of 2014 establishing the Regulatory Authority for Charitable

    Activities (RACA) which supervises and monitors the charitable and humanitarian work of private charitable organisations and foundations, individuals and other entities.

  • Enacted Laws and Legislations on Combating Terrorism and its Financing

    Law No. 14 of 2014 on Combating Cyber Crimes

    which criminalizes and penalizes with a sentence of no more than 3 years in prison and a fine of no more than 500 thousand Qatari Riyals any person which through an information network or any information technology technique establishes or runs any terrorist organization, facilitates communication with leaders or members of such organization, promotes or disseminates its ideas, secures its finance or publishes instructions for manufacturing of explosives or incendiary devices.

  • Enacted Laws and Legislations on Combating Terrorism and its Financing

    Law No. 15 of 2014 regulating Charitable Activities

    which subjected to the monitoring and supervision of RACA (all charitable organisations and foundations existing on the date of enforcement of the Law or registered under its provisions, other entities authorised to undertake charitable or humanitarian activities or individuals authorized to raise funds or make money transfers for charitable or humanitarian purposes).

  • Enacted Laws and Legislations on Combating Terrorism and its Financing

    Law No. 22 of 2015 amending some of the provisions of the Penal Code as promulgated by Law No. 11 of 2004

    which penalises any person which raises funds in person or through individuals, newspapers, companies or any other means not authorised by the Law and penalises any newspaper or institution publicising or facilitating the aforementioned crimes.

  • Enacted Laws and Legislations on Combating Terrorism and its Financing

    Decree-Law No. 11 of 2017 amending some of the provisions of Law No.3 of 2004 on Combating Terrorism

    which Articles 1 and 2 have been replaced. Article 1 of the amending law included definitions of the following expressions and phrases (terrorist crimes, terrorist act, a terrorist, terrorist entities, funds, freezing, financing of terrorism). Article 2 of the amending law stipulates the penalties of terrorist crimes as (death penalty, life-time imprisonment, imprisonment for no less than fifteen years, the maximum term of the imprisonment penalty for the crime, if punishable with imprisonment, is a period less than ten years).

  • Enacted Laws and Legislations on Combating Terrorism and its Financing

    The Decree-Law introduced a number of articles (21 bis, 21 bis/1, 21 bis/2, 21 bis/21 and 3 bis/4)

    which stipulated respectively: initiation of two lists of terrorists and terrorist entities, definitions of the entities and individuals designated on the two lists by the Prosecutor General, designation term and cases for delisting, appealing designation before the Court of Appeal within sixty days and consequences of designation on individuals and entities.

The Committee comprises two representatives from the Ministry of the Interior, one being the President of the Committee, and a representative from each of the following 10 authorities:

nctc@moi.gov.qa +974 2366723