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Amiri Decree Law No. 23 of 1976 to promulgate the Labour Law for the private sector.
General provisions; Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
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Implementing Text region
Order No. 6 of 1979 (Employment of Juveniles)
Order concerning the regulation of certain conditions of apprenticeship in establishments in the private sector
Order No. 19 of 1976, respecting the limitation of instances and occupations in which work may continue without rest break
Order No. 20 of 1976 limiting days of feasts, seasons, other occasions and seasonal work on which workers may be required to work overtime
Order No. 11 of 1977, with respect to the hours of work during the holy month of Ramadhan for non-Muslim workers
Order No. 29 of 1977 respecting the organization of industrial safety bodies in establishments
Order No. 27 of 1977: The organisation and precautionary measures for the protection of workers from the hazards of woodworking machinery
Order No. 28 of 1976: The Organisation of Labour Inspection
Order No. 10 of 1981 respecting the General Committee for Bahrain Workers
Resolution No. (29) of 2010 restructuring Special Council for Vocational Training in the Industrial Sector.
Law No. 74 of 2006 on the welfare, rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities.
Amending Text region
Legislative Decree (No. 14 of 1993) with respect to amending the Labour Law for the Private Sector promulgated by Legislative Decree No. 23 of 1976.
Amiri Decree Law No. 3 of 1983 concerning the treatment to be afforded Gulf Cooperation Council Member States nationals in respect of economic activities in Bahrain.
Amiri Decree Law No. 20 of 1982 amending the Labour Law for the private sector.
Amiri Decree Law No. 8 of 1981 amending the Labour Law for the private sector.
Law No. 30 of 2005 with respect to amending certain provisions of the Law No. 23 of 1976 to promulgate the Labour Law for the private sector.
Legislative Decree No. 33 with respect to promulgating the Workers Trade Union Law.
Law No. 19 of 2006 Regulating the Labour Market.
Repealing Text region
Law No. 36 of 2012 Promulgating the Labour Law in the Private Sector.
Related Text region
Ministerial Order No. 8 of 2005 with respect to a Model form of employment contract for domestic help and similar persons.
Legislative Decree No. 78 of 2006 with respect to Insurance Against Unemployment.
Law No. 37 of 2012 Promulgating the Child Law.
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