Article 139



Labour inspection

Article 139 requires employers to facilitate the duties of work inspectors.


Under Article 144 whoever violates this provision shall be liable to pay a fine of between 2,000 and 5,000 Qatari Riyals.

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Article 139. The Employer, or his/her representative, shall facilitate the task of the work inspectors and present to them the correct data about all that is related to their mission, and shall positively respond to attendance requests whenever requested to do so.

Law /Qatar / Labour Law No. 14 of 2004

Qatar Labour Law 2004 governs the terms of employment of the majority of workers working in Qatar. The Labour Law sets out the minimum entitlements of workers employed in Qatar, and as such, it contains a number of important protections for workers, prohibits child labour, prohibits recruiting foreign workers by or through unlicensed recruiters or agencies,bans recruitment agencies from charging recruitment fees, and provides for mechanisms to enforce its provisions.

Any stipulations contrary to the provisions of the Labour Law are void unless more advantageous to the employee.