Part 15: Part 15: Interpretation and Definitions
Article 139 - Interpretation(1) In these
Regulations, a reference to:(A) a provision of any law or regulation includes a reference to that provision as amended or re-enacted from time to time;(B) an obligation to publish or cause to be published a particular document shall, unless expressly provided otherwise in these Regulations, include publishing or causing to be published in printed or electronic form;(C) a calendar year shall mean a year of the Gregorian calendar;(D) a month shall mean a month of the Gregorian calendar;(E) the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter; and(F) writing includes any form of representing or reproducing words in legible form.(2) The headings in these Regulationsshall not affect their interpretation.(3) A reference in these Regulationsto a Schedule, an Article or a Part using the short form description of such Schedule, Article or Part in parenthesis are for convenience only and the short form description shall not affect the construction of the Article or Part to which it relates.(4) A reference in these Regulationsto a Part, Article or Schedule by number only, and without further identification, is a reference to a Part, Article or Schedule of that number in these Regulations.(5) A reference in an Article or other division of these Regulationsto a paragraph, subparagraph or Article by number or letter only, and without further identification, is a reference to a paragraph, sub-paragraph or Article of that number or letter contained in the Article or other division of these Regulationsin which that reference occurs.(6) Any reference in these Regulationsto "include", "including", "in particular", "for example", "such as" or similar expressions shall be considered as being by way of illustration or emphasis only and are not to be construed so as to limit the generality of any words replacing them.
Article 140 - Definitions
The following words and phrases shall where the context permits have the meanings shown against each of them:
Agent has the meaning given to that term in Article 61 Assignee has the meaning given to that term in Article in 116 Assignor has the meaning given to that term in Article in 116 Beneficiary has the meaning given to that term in Article 135 Council of Ministers the Council of Ministers of the State CRO the Companies Registration Office established pursuant to Article 7 of the QFC Law Force Majeure has the meaning given to that term in Article 94 Minister the Minister of Economy and Commerce of the State New Obligor has the meaning given to that term in Article 131 Obligee a person who is entitled to receive performance of an obligation Obligor a party who is to perform an obligation Person includes a natural or juridical person, body corporate, or body unincorporate, including a branch, company, partnership, unincorporated association or other undertaking, government or state Principal has the meaning given to that term in Article 61 in these Regulations QFC the Qatar Financial Centre QFC Authority the Qatar Financial Centre Authority established pursuant to Article 3 of the QFC Law QFC Institutions the CRO, the Tribunaland any other institution or body created under Article 6 or Article 9 of the QFC Law QFC Law Law No. (7) of 2005 of the State Regulations Regulations enacted by the Ministerin accordance with Article 9 of the QFC Law Regulatory Authority the Regulatory Authority of the QFCestablished pursuant to Article 8 of the QFC Law State the State of Qatar TDR Regulations Regulations enacted or to be enacted by the Council of Ministerspursuant to the QFC Lawrelating to the Tribunaland the resolution of disputes Tribunal the tribunal established by the TDR Regulations2005