Emiri Resolution No. 80 of 2011 on Sports Day 80 / 2011
Number of Articles: 5
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We, Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Deputy Emir of the State of Qatar,
Having perused the Constitution;
Law No. 14 of 2004 promulgating the Labour Law and the amending legislation thereof; and
Law No. 8 of 2009 promulgating the Law of Human Resources Management;
Hereby resolve the following:


Article 1

The second Tuesday of February of each year shall be a Sports Day for the State.


Article 2

The Ministries, other governmental organs, authorities, public corporations and affiliated bodies, institutions and entities, and all bodies working in the State, including the private sector, shall organise sports and kinetic events on the Sports Day for employees and other stakeholders. Such events shall be commensurate with the status and age of the employees and stakeholders and shall be aimed at raising awareness of the importance of sport and its role in the lives of individuals and communities.


Article 3

The bodies stipulated in the previous Article shall provide the participants with all necessary materials and equipment in order to participate in the Sports Day events.


Article 4

The Sports Day shall be a paid official holiday.


Article 5

All competent authorities, each within its jurisdiction, shall enforce this Resolution which shall come into force from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.


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