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who is most at risk of dying: Coronavirus?

who is most at risk of dying: Coronavirus?

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Employer not renewing visa?

I have been working in an LLC company in Doha for the past two years. My ID expired two months ago and the management is not renewing my visa even after many requests. How can I get the visa renewed to avoid troubles connected with expired ID?

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Borrower fails to repay money?

I lent money to a person and an agreement was made as a proof for the transaction. The borrower failed to repay the money as agreed. I have fi led a case before the court for recovery of money. Now the borrower submitted a document to prove that he had repaid the full amount. The document submitted was a forged one. What action can I take in such a situation? 

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Stay of execution after court’s judgment?

I have filed a complaint against one of my colleagues and the police transferred the case to the public prosecution and then to the court. I have attended some hearings of the case when the police requested to give a statement. The court has pronounced the judgment and the colleague was punished for the offence. At the same time, the court has suspended the punishment against him. Now he is free from all punishments and was released from custody. What is this procedure? How the punishment gets stopped?

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Gambling in company accommodation?

We have noticed gambling activities in the accommodation and we have issued warning letters to the staff who are involved in it. Again, some issues connected with gambling have been reported from the company accommodation. Being a country that follows Shariah Law, is gambling allowed in Qatar in any case? In Qatar, under which law is it punishable?

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Working for a firm not recruited by it?

I am working for a construction company for the past few years. The company is ready to grant NOC. I have got an offer from another company but they could not issue me visa. Can I work with the new company without changing my visa? 

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Worker damages company property?

Can the management withhold the salary of the employee for damaging company property? We have apology letter from the employee for the damage to the property. Please advise, how can we recover the loss? 

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Compensation claim for defective goods?

We have purchased some materials from a company and due to delay from the client our works got delayed. When we started using the materials we found them defective. When we notified the company regarding the defect, the supplier rejected our claim. Is there any provision in law that supports the supplier’s defence? Can we claim for compensation for defects in goods as per the law?

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Seeking imprisonment of the judgment debtor?

My friend borrowed money from me for personal purpose and he refused to pay me back. I have filed a civil case against him and I received favourable judgment. Still he is not willing to pay. I have imposed a travel ban on him but he travels by providing guarantee. Is there any way to put him in jail to get my payment? 

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Contractor refuses to accept the works?

Our company has completed a construction project in Doha. As we are new in the construction fi eld and due to the inexperience of the employees, there were some defects in the work. After total completion of the project, the contractor is refusing to accept the work done pointing out the defects in it. In what circumstances under the Qatar law can an employer or contractor refuse to accept the works? 

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Employee wishes to move to a new job?

As per the new system, how can I transfer my visa without authorisation of the current employer and without exiting the country? I have better offers from other companies. How do I go about this? 

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Claiming compensation for termination of contract?

Is it possible to claim compensation from the main contractor for termination of contract for reasons beyond our control? The main contractor engaged us for some MEP works in a project and due to mismanagement, the main contractor company suff ered a huge loss and they could not complete the project on time. The client terminated the contract. We have completed 50% of our work within the agreed time. Now due to this termination, we are suff ering loss and the employees did not have work. In such a case, can we ask for compensation? Please advise under which provision can we claim such damages? 

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Correcting mistakes in judgement?

I have received a judgment in my favour from the criminal court discharging me from the charges. I have checked with the execution department and in their records the recent judgment did not get updated. Later I found that there are clerical errors in the judgment. So, in such case, for correcting the judgment, do I need to file a new case and will it take much time as the fi rst case?

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Defect in leased property?

We are in a leased premises from the beginning of this year and our lease contract is signed for a period of two years. Recently, I have noticed a defect in the roofing of the building through which water is leaking. As I am occupying the premises for last four months, am I responsible for repairing such major defects? 

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Issuing special power of attorney?

I am holding shares in a trading company in Qatar. A few months back I resigned my job and I left Qatar because of some personal issues. Now I could not travel back to Qatar. In my company, there are some issues and they need my authorisation to sign on my behalf for meetings. In such case, how can we give authorisation to someone for attending the meetings? What is the provision as per the company law in Qatar? 

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