Transparency in Public Procurement Rules and Processes in the State of Qatar (A Comparative Study with the UNCITRAL Procurement Model Law)
Procurement Model Law, which was adopted by the United Nations Committee on InternationalTrade Law (UNCITRAL). The study aims to draw a comparison between the UNCITRAL Procurement Model Law and the Qatari Public Procurement Law (Tenders Law). The study raises a number of pertinent questions and issues such as the question of whether the Qatarilawgives sufficient consideration to the transparency principles in procurement processes or not. Does the Qatarilawmeet the standards of transparency adopted by the UNCITRAL Model Law? Finally, does the Qatari Law include well-built provisions that prevent corruption, protect public assets and promote confidence in procurement processes?
To answer all of abovementioned questions, the study is divided into two main sections: the first deals with the definition and significance of transparency in public procurements in general while the second section examines the applications of the transparency principles in procurement methods and processes under both the Qatari and the UCITRAL Model Law. The author concluded that Qatari law is still far from adhering and applying all transparency principles; it lacks precision and attention to details. The study finally suggests the amendment of the current Qatari Public Procurement Law (Tenders Law) to be in line with international standards as reflected by the UNCITRAL Model Law
Al-Sayyid, Hasan Abdul-Raheem
"Transparency in Public Procurement Rules and Processes in the State of Qatar (A Comparative Study with the UNCITRAL Procurement Model Law),"
UAEU Law Journal: Vol. 2009:
39, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uaeu.ac.ae/sharia_and_law/vol2009/iss39/2