Qatar - Time Bars

Date: 31/01/2017
Author: Meena Mathews
Source: Gulf Agency Co.

As far as we are aware Qatar has neither ratified the 1976 Convention of Liability for Maritime Claims. The State of Qatar has however enacted Law No.15 which is the Qatar Maritime Code.
 
Qatar Maritime Code 1980

Nature of ClaimTime Bar
Cargo claims1 year from the date cargo should have been delivered
Collision2 years from the date of collision
Any claim arising out of a contract of insurance/ any claim for recovery of sums paid under the contract of insurance2 years from the date upon which the insurance premium becomes due or from the date upon which the right of recovery arose

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