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Resolution No. 76 of 2008 with respect to regulating work permits of foreigners other than domestic workers.
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Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
لقرار رقم (76) لسنة 2008 بشأن تنظيم تصاريح عمل الأجانب من غير فئة خدم المنازل.
Provides the conditions that need to be fulfilled in order to issue a work permit to an employer. It is to be filed with the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) by the employer. Gives particulars as to the validity of the permits (in general two years), conditions that the employer has to observe in order to employ a foreign worker as well as the duties of foreign workers and the cancellation of a permit. Repeals the Resolution No. 71 of 2007 concerning work permits for Government employed foreigners.
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Law No. 19 of 2006 Regulating the Labour Market.
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Resolution No. 78 of 2008 with respect to amending certain provisions of resolution No. 76 of 2008 with respect to regulating work permits of foreigners other than domestic workers.
Order No. 4 of 2013 amending some provisions of Order No. 76 of 2008 with respect to regulating work permits of foreigners other than domestic workers.
Decision of the Chairman of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority Board of Directors No. (2) Of 2019 amending certain provisions of Resolution No. (76) Of 2008 regarding the regulation of work permits for foreigners other than the category of domestic servants.
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