Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News

Qatar

27 July 1999

Reuters

DOHA — The Gulf Arab state of Qatar is introducing a law making possession of firearms without a licence punishable by a jail sentence of up to 14 years, an official said on Tuesday. Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani issued a decree on Monday prohibiting the possession of and trade in firearms, ammunitions and explosives without a licence after October 26. People who buy guns without a licence can be sentenced to between seven and 14 years in jail under the new... (GunPolicy.org)

Read More: Reuters

12159