Decree Law No 16 of 2010 Promulgating the Electronic Transactions
and Commerce Law 16 / 2010
Number of Articles: 77

Table of Content
Issuance Articles (1-4)
Chapter One (1-1)
Definitions (1-1)
Chapter Two (2-3)
Application of the Law (2-3)
Chapter Three (4-19)
Requirements of Electronic Transactions (4-19)
Chapter Four (20-27)
Effects and Authenticity of Electronic Transactions (20-27)
Chapter Five (28-34)
Electronic Signature (28-34)
Chapter Six (35-44)
Certification Service (35-44)
Chapter Seven (45-50)
Transmission and Storage of Information (45-50)
Chapter Eight (51-59)
Consumer Protection (51-59)
Chapter Nine (60-66)
Powers of the Supreme Council (60-66)
Chapter Ten (67-73)
Offences and Penalties (67-73)

We, Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Deputy Emir of the State of Qatar,
Having perused the Constitution,
Law No. 13 of 1990 concerning the Civil and Commercial Procedure Law and amending laws thereof,
The Civil Law No. 22 of 2004
Decree Law No. 36 of 2004 establishing the Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology,;
The Trade Regulation Law No. 27 of 2006 as amended by Law No. 7 of 2010;
The Telecommunications Law promulgated by Decree Law No. 34 of 2006;
Law No. 8 of 2008 concerning Consumer Protection;
The proposal of the Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology, and
The draft Law submitted by the Council of Ministers,
Hereby promulgate the following Law:
Issuance Articles

Article 1 - Introduction
The provisions of the electronic transactions and commerce Law enclosed herewith shall apply.

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