• Rulemaking Instruments (By year)

    • QFCRA

      • 2021

        • QFCRA RM/2021-1 CTRL Repeal, ISFI Partial Repeal and Consequential Amendments Rules 2021

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      • 2020

        • QFCRA RM/2020-1 Minor and Technical Amendments Rules 2020

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        • QFCRA RM/2020-2 Banking Business Prudential (Operational Risk) Amendments Rules 2020

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        • QFCRA RM/2020-3 Islamic Banking Business Prudential (Operational Risk) Amendments Rules 2020

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        • QFCRA RM/2020-4 Governance and Controlled Functions Rules 2020

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        • QFCRA RM/2020-5 Representative Office Rules 2020

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        • QFCRA RM/2020-6 Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2020

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      • 2019

        • QFCRA RM/2019-1 Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2019

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        • QFCRA RM/2019-2 Customer and Investor Protection Rules 2019

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        • QFCRA RM/2019-3 Customer Dispute Resolution Scheme Rules 2019

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        • QFCRA RM/2019-4 COND Repeal and Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2019

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        • QFCRA RM/2019-5 Collective Investments Amendments Rules 2019

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        • QFCRA RM/2019-6 Banking Business Prudential (Leverage Ratio) Amendments Rules 2019

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        • QFCRA RM/2019-7 Islamic Banking Business Prudential (Leverage Ratio) Amendments Rules 2019

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        • QFCRA RM2019/8 Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Rules 2019

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        • QFCRA RM2019/9 Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (General Insurance) Rules 2019

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      • 2018 2018

        • QFCRA RM/2018-1 Banking Business Prudential (Liquidity Risk and Miscellaneous) Amendments Rules 2018

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        • QFCRA RM/2018-2 Islamic Banking Business Prudential (Liquidity Risk and Miscellaneous) Amendments Rules 2018

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        • QFCRA RM/2018-3 General (Protected Reporting) Amendments Rules 2018

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        • QFCRA RM/2018-4 General (Controllers and Miscellaneous) Amendments Rules 2018

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      • 2017

        • QFCRA RM/2017-1 Islamic Banking Business Prudential (Securitisation) Amendments Rules 2017

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        • QFCRA RM/2017-2 Banking Business Prudential (Securitisation) Amendments Rules 2017

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        • QFCRA RM/2017-3 Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2017

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      • 2016

        • QFCRA RM/2016-1 Collective Investment Schemes (Property Funds and Miscellaneous) Amendments Rules 2016

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      • 2015 2015

        • QFCRA RM/2015-1 Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2015

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        • QFCRA RM/2015-2 Islamic Banking Business Prudential Rules 2015

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        • QFCRA RM/2015-3 Islamic Banking Business (Consequential) and Miscellaneous Amdts Rules 2015

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        • QFCRA RM/2015-4 Conduct of Business Amdts Rules 2015

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      • 2014

        • QFCRA RM/2014-1 General (Controller and Miscellaneous) Amendments Rules 2014

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        • QFCRA RM/2014-2 Banking Business Prudential Rules 2014

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        • QFCRA RM/2014-3 PIIB, PRIN and ASET Repeal and Consequential Amendments Rules 2014

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        • QFCRA RM/2014-4 Investment Management and Advisory Rules 2014 (INMA)

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        • QFCRA RM/2014-5 Individuals (Assessment, Training and Competency) Rules 2014

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        • QFCRA RM/2014-6 Individuals (Assessment, Training and Competency) (Consequential) and Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2014

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      • 2013

        • QFCRA RM/2013-1 Insurance Business (Risk Management, Capital Adequacy and Miscellaneous) Amendments Rules 2013

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      • 2012

        • QFCRA RM/2012-1 Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing (General Insurance) Rules 2012

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        • QFCRA RM/2012-2 Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing (General Insurance) Consequential and Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2012

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        • QFCRA RM/2012-3 Islamic Finance Amendments Rules 2012

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        • QFCRA RM/2012-4 Governance and Controlled Functions Rules 2012

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        • QFCRA RM/2012-5 Governance and Controlled Functions (Consequential and Miscellaneous) Amendments Rules 2012

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      • 2011

        • QFCRA RM/2011-1 Captive Insurance Business Rules 2011

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        • QFCRA RM/2011-2 Captive Insurance Business (Consequential Amendments) Rules 2011

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        • QFCRA RM/2011-3 Insurance Mediation Business Rules 2011

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        • QFCRA RM/2011-4 Insurance Mediation Business (Consequential Amendments) Rules 2011

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        • QFCRA RM/2011-5 Training, Competency and Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2011

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      • 2010

        • QFCRA RM/2010-01 Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2010-01

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        • QFCRA RM/2010-02 Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing Rules 2010

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        • QFCRA RM/2010-03 Anti-Money Laundering (Repeal and Amendment) Rules 2010

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        • QFCRA RM/2010-04 Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2010 (No 2)

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        • QFCRA RM/2010-05 Collective Investment Schemes Rules 2010

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        • QFCRA RM/2010-06 Private Placement Schemes Rules 2010

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        • QFCRA RM/2010-07 Asset Management (Repeal and Amendment) Rules 2010

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      • 2009

        • QFCRA RM/2009-01 Interim Prudential — Investment, Insurance, Mediation and Banking Amendment Rules 2009

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        • QFCRA RM/2009-02 Miscellaneous Amendments Rules 2009

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      • 2008 2008

        • QFCRA RM/2008-01 Rulebooks (Miscellaneous Amendments) Rules 2008

          The Board of the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority makes the following rules, and gives the following guidance, under the Financial Services Regulations.

          Dated 30 March 2008.

          1 Name of rules

          These rules are the Rulebooks (Miscellaneous Amendments) Rules 2008.

          2 Commencement

          These rules commence on 7 April 2008.

          3 Anti Money Laundering Rulebook

          (1) The Anti Money Laundering Rulebook (AMLR) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.1 and schedule 2, part 2.1.
          (2) The version of AMLR as so amended may be referred to as AMLR-VER2-Feb08.

          4 Assets Rulebook

          (1) The Assets Rulebook (ASET) is amended in accordance with schedule 2, part 2.2.
          (2) The version of ASET as so amended may be referred to as ASET-VER4-Feb08.

          5 Collective Investment Funds Rulebook

          (1) The Collective Investment Funds Rulebook (COLL) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.2 and schedule 2, part 2.3.
          (2) The version of COLL as so amended may be referred to as COLL-VER2-Feb08.

          6 Conduct of Business Rulebook

          (1) The Conduct of Business Rulebook (COND) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.3 and schedule 2, part 2.4.
          (2) The version of COND as so amended may be referred to as COND-VER2-Feb08.

          7 Controls Rulebook

          (1) The Controls Rulebook (CTRL) is amended in accordance with schedule 2, part 2.5.
          (2) The version of CTRL as so amended may be referred to as CTRL-VER4-Feb08.

          8 General Rulebook

          (1) The General Rulebook (GENE) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.4 and schedule 2, part 2.6.
          (2) The version of GENE as so amended may be referred to as GENE-VER5-Feb08.

          9 Individuals Rulebook

          (1) The Individuals Rulebook (INDI) is amended in accordance with schedule 2, part 2.7.
          (2) The version of INDI as so amended may be referred to as INDI-VER4-Feb08.

          10 Interpretation and Application Rulebook

          (1) The Interpretation and Application Rulebook (INAP) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.5 and schedule 2, part 2.8.
          (2) The version of INAP as so amended may be referred to as INAP-VER5-Feb08.

          11 Interim Prudential — Investment, Insurance Mediation and Banking Business Rulebook

          (1) The Interim Prudential — Investment, Insurance Mediation and Banking Business Rulebook (PIIB) is amended in accordance with schedule 2, part 2.9.
          (2) The version of PIIB as so amended may be referred to as PIIB-VER3-Feb08.

          12 Prudential — Insurance Rulebook

          (1) The Prudential — Insurance Rulebook (PINS) is amended in accordance with schedule 2, part 2.10.
          (2) The version of PINS as so amended may be referred to as PINS-VER3-Feb08.

          13 Explanatory notes

          An explanatory note included in these rules is not part of these rules.


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          Click here to view the PDF version of amendments to COND.
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          Click here to view the PDF version of amendments to CTRL.
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          Click here to view the PDF version of amendments to GENE.
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          Click here to view the PDF version of amendments to INAP.
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          Click here to view the PDF version of amendments to INDI.
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          Click here to view the PDF version of amendments to PINS.
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        • QFCRA RMI/2008-2 Rulebooks (Miscellaneous Amendments) Rules 2008 (No 2)

          The Board of the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority makes the following rules, and gives the following guidance, under the Financial Services Regulations.

          Dated 21 September 2008.

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

          1 Name of rules

          These rules are the Rulebooks (Miscellaneous Amendments) Rules 2008 (No 2).

          2 Commencement

          These rules commence on 1 October 2008.

          3 Anti Money Laundering Rulebook

          (1) The Anti Money Laundering Rulebook (AMLR) is amended in accordance with schedule 2, part 2.1.
          (2) The version of AMLR as so amended may be referred to as AMLR-VER3-Oct08.

          4 Assets Rulebook

          (1) The Assets Rulebook (ASET) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.1.
          (2) The version of ASET as so amended may be referred to as ASET-VER5-Oct08.

          5 Conduct of Business Rulebook

          (1) The Conduct of Business Rulebook (COND) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.2 and schedule 2, part 2.2.
          (2) The version of COND as so amended may be referred to as COND-VER3-Oct08.

          6 General Rulebook

          (1) The General Rulebook (GENE) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.3 and schedule 2, part 2.3.
          (2) The version of GENE as so amended may be referred to as GENE-VER6-Oct08.

          7 Interim Prudential-Investment, Insurance Mediation and Banking Business Rulebook

          (1) The Interim Prudential-Investment, Insurance Mediation and Banking Business Rulebook (PIIB) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.4 and schedule 2, part 2.4.
          (2) The version of PIIB as so amended may be referred to as PIIB-VER4-Oct08.

          8 Interpretation and Application Rulebook

          (1) The Interpretation and Application Rulebook (INAP) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.5 and schedule 2, part 2.5.
          (2) The version of INAP as so amended may be referred to as INAP-VER6-Oct08.

          9 Prudential-Insurance Rulebook

          (1) The Prudential-Insurance Rulebook (PINS) is amended in accordance with schedule 1, part 1.6.
          (2) The version of PINS as so amended may be referred to as PINS-VER4-Oct08.

          10 Explanatory notes

          An explanatory note included in these rules is not part of these rules.

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      • 2007

        • QFCRA RM/2007-01 – Conduct of Business Rulebook

          The Board of the Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority makes the following rules, and gives the following guidance, under Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations.

          Dated 28 June 2007.

          PHILLIP THORPE
          Chairman

          Conduct of Business Rulebook
          Rule Making Instrument 2007

          QFCRA RM/2007-01

          made under Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations

          1 Name of instrument

          This instrument is the Conduct of Business Rulebook Rule Making Instrument 2007.

          2 Commencement

          This instrument commences on 1 July 2007.

          3 Conduct of Business Rulebook

          (1) The Conduct of Business Rulebook is set out in attachment A.
          (2) The version of the rulebook set out in attachment A may be referred to as COND-VER1-July07.

          4 Amendments of Assets Rulebook

          (1) The Assets Rulebook (ASET) is amended in accordance with attachment B.
          (2) The version of ASET as so amended may be referred to as ASET-VER2-June07.

          5 Amendments of Controls Rulebook

          (1) The Controls Rulebook (CTRL) is amended in accordance with attachment C.
          (2) The version of CTRL as so amended may be referred to as CTRL-VER3-July07.

          6 Amendments of General Rulebook

          (1) The General Rulebook (GENE) is amended in accordance with attachment D.
          (2) The version of GENE as so amended may be referred to as GENE-VER2-June07.

          7 Amendment of Individuals Rulebook

          (1) The Individuals Rulebook (INDI) is amended in accordance with attachment E.
          (2) The version of INDI as so amended may be referred to as INDI-VER3-July07.

          8 Amendments of Interpretation and Application Rulebook

          (1) The Interpretation and Application Rulebook (INAP) is amended in accordance with attachment F.
          (2) The version of INAP as so amended may be referred to as INAP-VER3-June07.

          9 Amendment of Islamic Finance Rulebook

          (1) The Islamic Finance Rulebook (ISFI) is amended in accordance with attachment G.
          (2) The version of ISFI as so amended may be referred to as ISFI-VER2-July07.

          10 Amendments of Prudential — Insurance Rulebook

          (1) The Prudential — Insurance Rulebook (PINS) is amended in accordance with attachment H.
          (2) The version of PINS as so amended may be referred to as PINS-VER2-July07.

          11 Repeal of existing Conduct of Business Rulebook

          The Conduct of Business Rulebook (COND) (also referred to as COND-VER1-Nov 05) is repealed.


          Click here to view Attachment A, COND Rulebook.

          Click here to view Attachment B, Amendments to ASET.

          Click here to view Attachment C, Amendments to CTRL.

          Click here to view Attachment D, Amendments to GENE.

          Click here to view Attachment E, Amendments to INDI.

          Click here to view Attachment F, Amendments to INAP.

          Click here to view Attachment G, Amendments to ISFI.

          Click here to view Attachment H, Amendments to PINS.

        • QFCRA RM/2007-02 – Collective Investment Funds Rulebook

          The Board of the Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority makes the following rules, and gives the following guidance, under Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations.

          Dated 28 June 2007.

          PHILLIP THORPE
          Chairman

          Collective Investment Funds Rulebook
          Rule Making Instrument 2007

          QFCRA RM/2007–02

          made under Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations

          1 Name of instrument

          This instrument is the Collective Investment Funds Rulebook Rule Making Instrument 2007.

          2 Commencement

          This instrument commences on 15 July 2007.

          3 Collective Investment Funds Rulebook

          (1) The Collective Investment Funds Rulebook is set out in attachment A.
          (2) The version of the rulebook set out in attachment A may be referred to as COLL-VER1-July07.

          4 Amendment of Assets Rulebook

          (1) The Assets Rulebook (ASET) is amended in accordance with attachment B.
          (2) The version of ASET as so amended may be referred to as ASET-VER3-July07.

          5 Amendment of General Rulebook

          (1) The General Rulebook (GENE) is amended in accordance with attachment C.
          (2) The version of GENE as so amended may be referred to as GENE-VER3-July07.

          6 Amendments of Interim Prudential—Investment, Insurance Mediation and Banking Rulebook

          (1) The Interim Prudential—Investment, Insurance Mediation and Banking Business Rulebook (PIIB) is amended in accordance with attachment D.
          (2) The version of PIIB as so amended may be referred to as PIIB-VER2–July07.

          7 Amendments of Interpretation and Application Rulebook

          (1) The Interpretation and Application Rulebook (INAP) is amended in accordance with attachment E.
          (2) The version of INAP as so amended may be referred to as INAP–VER4–July07.

          Click here to view Attachment A, COLL Rulebook.

          Click here to view Attachment B, Amendments to ASET.

          Click here to view Attachment C, Amendments to GENE.

          Click here to view Attachment D, Amendments to PIIB.

          Click here to view Attachment E, Amendments to INAP.

        • QFCRA RM/2007-03 – General (Fees) Amendment Rules 2007

          The Board of the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority makes the following rules under the Financial Services Regulations.

          Dated 5 September 2007.

          PHILLIP THORPE
          Chairman

          General (Fees) Amendment Rules 2007
          QFCRA RM/2007–03

          made under the

          Financial Services Regulations

          1 Name of rules

          These rules are the General (Fees) Amendment Rules 2007.

          2 Commencement

          These rules commence on 1 October 2007.

          3 Amendment of General Rulebook

          (1) The General Rulebook (GENE) is amended in accordance with attachment A.
          (2) The version of GENE as so amended may be referred to as GENE-VER4-Oct 07.

          Click here to view Attachment A, Amendments to GENE.

      • 2006

        • QFCRA RM01/2006 – Prudential – Insurance Rulebook

          The Board of the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority, in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby makes the rules and issues the guidances set in the Annexes to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 1 October 2006.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the Prudential – Insurance Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 2006/01.

          Prudential – Insurance Rulebook

          (3) Annex A to this instrument may be cited as the Prudential – Insurance Rulebook, or PINS.
          (4) The version of the rulebook in Annex A to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: PINS-VER1-Sep06.

          Amendments to other Rulebooks

          (5) The Controls Rulebook (CTRL) referred to as CTRL-VER1-Oct05 is amended in accordance with Annex B to this instrument and the Rulebook as amended by this instrument may be identified by the following reference: CTRL-VER2-Sep06.
          (6) The Individuals Rulebook (INDI) referred to as INDI-VER1-Oct05 is amended in accordance with Annex C to this instrument and the Rulebook as amended by this instrument may be identified by the following reference: INDI-VER2-Sep06.
          (7) The Interpretation and Application Rulebook (INAP) referred to as INAP-VER1-Oct05 is amended in accordance with Annex D to this instrument and the Rulebook as amended by this instrument may be identified by the following reference: INAP-VER2-Sep06.

          Made and issued on 5th September 2006 by the Board of the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority.

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman


          Click here to download Annex A in PDF Format

          Click here to download Annex B in PDF Format

          Click here to download Annex C in PDF Format

          Click here to download Annex D in PDF Format

      • 2005

        • QFCRA RM01/2005 – Principles Rulebook

          The Regulatory Authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby make the rules and issue the guidance in the Annex to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 13 October 2005.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the Principles Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 1, 2005.
          (3) The Annex to this instrument may be cited as the Principles Rulebook or PRIN.
          (4) This version of rulebook in the Annex to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: PRIN-VER1-Oct05

          Issued on 13th October 2005 by the QFC Regulatory Authority at the Qatar Financial Centre, Doha, State of Qatar

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

        • QFCRA RM02/2005 – Controls Rulebook

          The Regulatory Authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby make the rules and issue the guidance in the Annex to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 13 October 2005.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the Controls Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 2, 2005.
          (3) The Annex to this instrument may be cited as the Controls Rulebook or CTRL.
          (4) This version of rulebook in the Annex to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: CTRL-VER1-Oct05

          Issued on 13th October 2005 by the QFC Regulatory Authority at the Qatar Financial Centre, Doha, State of Qatar

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

        • QFCRA RM03/2005 – Individuals Rulebook

          The Regulatory Authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby make the rules and issue the guidance in the Annex to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 13 October 2005.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the Individuals Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 3, 2005.
          (3) The Annex to this instrument may be cited as the Individuals Rulebook or INDI.
          (4) This version of rulebook in the Annex to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: INDI-VER1-Oct05

          Issued on 13th October 2005 by the QFC Regulatory Authority at the Qatar Financial Centre, Doha, State of Qatar

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

        • QFCRA RM04/2005 – Anti Money Laundering Rulebook

          The Regulatory Authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby make the rules and issue the guidance in the Annex to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 13 October 2005.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the Anti Money Laundering Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 4, 2005.
          (3) The Annex to this instrument may be cited as the Anti Money Laundering Rulebook or AMLR.
          (4) This version of rulebook in the Annex to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: AMLR-VER1-Oct05

          Issued on 13th October 2005 by the QFC Regulatory Authority at the Qatar Financial Centre, Doha, State of Qatar

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

        • QFCRA RM05/2005 – Islamic Finance Rulebook

          The Regulatory Authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby make the rules and issue the guidance in the Annex to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 13 October 2005.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the Islamic Finance Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 5, 2005.
          (3) The Annex to this instrument may be cited as the Islamic Finance Rulebook or ISFI.
          (4) This version of rulebook in the Annex to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: ISFI-VER1-Oct05

          Issued on 13th October 2005 by the QFC Regulatory Authority at the Qatar Financial Centre, Doha, State of Qatar

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

        • QFCRA RM06/2005 – Interim Prudential – Investment, Insurance Mediation and Banking Rulebook

          The Regulatory Authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby make the rules and issue the guidance in the Annex to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 13 October 2005.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the Interim Prudential - Investment, Insurance Mediation and Banking Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 6, 2005.
          (3) The Annex to this instrument may be cited as the Interim Prudential - Investment, Insurance Mediation and Banking Rulebook or PIIB.
          (4) This version of rulebook in the Annex to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: PIIB-VER1-Oct05

          Issued on 13th October 2005 by the QFC Regulatory Authority at the Qatar Financial Centre, Doha, State of Qatar

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

        • QFCRA RM07/2005 – Interpretation and Application Rulebook

          The Regulatory Authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby make the rules and issue the guidance in the Annex to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 13 October 2005.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the Interpretation and Application Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 7, 2005.
          (3) The Annex to this instrument may be cited as the Interpretation and Application Rulebook or INAP.
          (4) This version of rulebook in the Annex to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: INAP-VER1-Oct05

          Issued on 13th October 2005 by the QFC Regulatory Authority at the Qatar Financial Centre, Doha, State of Qatar

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

        • QFCRA RM08/2005 – General Rulebook

          The Regulatory Authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby make the rules and issue the guidance in the Annex to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 5 December 2005.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the General Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 8, 2005.
          (3) The Annex to this instrument may be cited as General Rulebook or GENE.
          (4) This version of rulebook in the Annex to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: GENE-VER1-Nov05

          Issued on 5 December 2005 by the QFC Regulatory Authority at the Qatar Financial Centre, Doha, State of Qatar

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

        • QFCRA RM09/2005 – Conduct of Business Rulebook

          The Regulatory Authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby make the rules and issue the guidance in the Annex to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 5 December 2005.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the Conduct of Business Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 9, 2005.
          (3) The Annex to this instrument may be cited as the Conduct of Business Rulebook or COND.
          (4) This version of rulebook in the Annex to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: COND-VER1-Nov05

          Issued on 5 December 2005 by the QFC Regulatory Authority at the Qatar Financial Centre, Doha, State of Qatar

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

        • QFCRA RM10/2005 – Assets Rulebook

          The Regulatory Authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 15 of the Financial Services Regulations, hereby make the rules and issue the guidance in the Annex to this instrument.

          Commencement

          (1) This instrument shall come into force on 5 December 2005.

          Citation

          (2) This instrument may be cited as the Assets Rulebook Rule Making Instrument No. 10, 2005.
          (3) The Annex to this instrument may be cited as the Assets Rulebook or ASET.
          (4) This version of rulebook in the Annex to this instrument may be identified by the following reference: ASET-VER1-Nov05

          Issued on 5 December 2005 by the QFC Regulatory Authority at the Qatar Financial Centre, Doha, State of Qatar

          Phillip Thorpe
          Chairman

    • QFCA

      • 2020 2020

        • Amendment to the Employment Regulations dated 16 June 2020

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        • Amendment to the Tax Regulations dated 16 June 2020

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        • Amendment to the QFC Authority Regulations dated 02 November 2020

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        • Amendment to the QFC Tax Regulations dated 21 December 2020

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      • 2019 2019

        • Amendment to the Employment Regulations dated 18 July 2019

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        • Amendment to the Immigration Regulations dated 18 July 2019

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        • Amendment to the QFC Tax Regulations dated 18 July 2019

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      • 2017 2017

        • Amendment to the QFC Tax Regulations dated 12 June 2017

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        • Amendment of the Special Company Regulations dated 19 Oct 2017

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        • Enactment of the Netting Regulations dated 19 Oct 2017

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        • Amendment of the Trust Regulations dated 24 Dec 2017

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      • 2016 2016

        • Amendment to the Employment Regulations dated 12 May 2016

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        • Amendment to the Immigration Regulations dated 12 May 2016

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        • Enactment of the Foundation Regulations dated 22 Sept 2016

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        • Enactment of the Investment Clubs Regulations dated 20 Dec 2016

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      • 2015 2015

        • Amendment to the Companies Regulations dated 05 April 2015

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      • 2014 2014

        • Amendment to the QFC Tax Regulations dated 18 June 2014

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      • 2013 2013

        • Amendment of the Special Company Regulations dated 22 Dec 2013

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        • Amendment to the Insolvency Regulations dated 22 Dec 2013

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        • Amendment to the Single Family Office Regulations dated 22 Dec 2013

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      • 2012 2012

        • Amendment to the Employment Regulations dated 11 Apr 2012

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        • Amendment to the LLP Regulations dated 11 Apr 2012

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        • Enactment of the Single Family Office Regulations dated 27 Sept 2012

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        • Enactment of the Special Company Regulations dated 27 Sept 2012

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      • 2011 2011

        • Amendment to the Employment Regulations dated 1 Nov 2011

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        • Enactment of the Security Regulations dated 31 Dec 2011

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      • 2008 2008

        • Amendment to the Employment Regulations dated 29 Jan 2008

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        • Enactment of the Partnership Regulations dated 29 Jan 2008

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      • 2007 2007

        • Enactment of the Trust Regulations dated 26 Feb 2007

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      • 2006 2006

        • Enactment of the Employment Regulations dated 14 May 2006

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        • Enactment of the QFC Authority Regulations dated 14 May 2006

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        • Enactment of the Immigration Regulations dated 20 Dec 2006

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      • 2005 2005

        • Enactment of the Financial Services Regulations dated 17 May 2005

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