Muharraq Municipal Council Chairman Ghazi Al-Mirbati said that both the owners of the joint housing (workers housing) and the Ministry of Works, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning should deal immediately with the spread of the Corona pandemic among the residents of these housing in light of the absence of the legal legal regulation of direct deterrent measures for those who fail to implement the law .
Pointing to the President of the Council to Resolution No. (35) for the year 2015 regarding adding a new article number (34) bis to the executive regulations of the Municipalities Law issued by Decree No. (35) for the year 2001 issued by Resolution No. (16) for the year 2002, which reads: First Article: Owner The real estate shall notify the competent municipality in which the real estate is located in the event that it rents it as a shared or collective housing by providing health and safety and security requirements in accordance with the laws, decisions and regulations in force, within thirty days from the date of signing the contract, and an area of not less than (40) feet must be allocated Square for each individual, provided that the height of the room is not less than ten feet Or not to use a single room for the sleep of more than eight people, and housing is considered joint or group when occupied by a group of individuals who are not related to a relationship until the fourth degree and are not less than five individuals, and it is equal that their occupation is to live directly or from the subcontractor, and the competent municipality must It records all joint or collective housing with its database. ”
With the second article of the decision stating that "all real estate owners must, upon the issuance of this decision, submit to the competent municipality to reconcile their conditions in accordance with the provisions of this decision within a period not exceeding six months from the date of its implementation." Calling on the official authorities to reconsider the decision to find deterrent penalties for those who have failed to implement the laws, especially in this exceptional stage where some owners without responsibility rent out the dilapidated buildings to powerless workers, who do not have any room to follow the instructions for social divergence when there are 8 People crammed into a cramped room.
Pointing out that the great efforts of the state in besieging this epidemic and chasing the violating shared dwellings, and the owners should not waste the efforts of the state in vain, at this sensitive stage, the whole owners must show their patriotic spirit through the application of laws in their entirety in fear for their country and their families and protection for all the people of the country.