How strongly does the government control the company’s use of agents and intermediaries in the procurement cycle?
Qatar score: 50/100
The government imposes no restrictions on the use of agents and intermediaries, nor has it publicly committed to doing so.
There are no controls over the use of agents and intermediaries, but the government has clearly indicated that it intends to rectify this issue.
There are some controls over the use of agents and intermediaries, but no clear policy.
The use of agents and intermediaries is regulated by a strict and clear policy, but this policy does not include all the requirements laid out in score 4.
The use of agents and intermediaries is either prohibited by law or regulated by a strict and clear policy which requires as a minimum that anti-corruption clauses are included in contracts with agents, companies register agents and declare all forms of remuneration, agents receive payments into local accounts and company contracts outline the right to audit agent financial accounts by government agencies.
There is a law that manages and restricts the work of agents and intermediaries. Law No. 8 (2002) on Organization of Business of Commercial Agents, also applies to the MoD.  However, there are no clear policies in many aspects of the law that concern the armed forces and MoD. 
(1)”Law no. 8 (2002) on the use of agents”, accessed 18 May 2019, http://www.aldosariauditing.com/Qatar%20Laws%20and%20Regulations/law%20No.%20(8)%20of%20the%20Year%202002%20on%20Organization%20of%20Business%20of%20Commercial%20Agents.pdf
(2)Interview, Financial Officer, Qatari MoD, Doha, May 15-16, 2019.
Qatar score: 100/100
Sanctions are not generally applied when policies and laws on the use of agents are violated.
Sanctions are sometimes applied when policies and laws on the use of agents are violated.
Sanctions are usually applied when policies and laws on the use of agents are violated.
Sanctions apply whenever agents are misused. But this has happened very few times in the last five years. 
 Interview, Financial Officer, Qatari MoD, Doha, May 15-16, 2019.
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|Country||73a. Policies||73b. Enforcement|
|Algeria||0 / 100||NA|
|Angola||50 / 100||0 / 100|
|Burkina Faso||25 / 100||NA|
|Cameroon||0 / 100||NA|
|Cote d'Ivoire||50 / 100||25 / 100|
|Egypt||50 / 100||0 / 100|
|Ghana||0 / 100||NA|
|Jordan||0 / 100||NA|
|Kuwait||0 / 100||NA|
|Lebanon||50 / 100||NEI|
|Mali||50 / 100||0 / 100|
|Morocco||75 / 100||50 / 100|
|Niger||0 / 100||NA|
|Nigeria||0 / 100||0 / 100|
|Oman||50 / 100||100 / 100|
|Palestine||0 / 100||NA|
|Qatar||50 / 100||100 / 100|
|Saudi Arabia||0 / 100||NA|
|Tunisia||100 / 100||100 / 100|
|United Arab Emirates||0 / 100||NA|