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 Tribunal and 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 Minister in accordance with Article 9 of the QFC Law
Regulatory Authority the Regulatory Authority of the QFC established 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 Ministers pursuant to the QFC Law relating to the Tribunal and the resolution of disputes
Tribunal the tribunal established by the TDR Regulations 2005