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Egypt


Basic labour law information

Egypt - Basic laws in NATLEX

01) General provisions
     Law No. 45 of 2014 to regulate the exercise of political rights.

01.01) Constitutional law
     Egyptian Constitution 2014.
     The Constitutional Declaration for the Arab Republic of Egypt, 2011.

01.02) Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
     Labour Code (No. 12 of 2003).

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     The Civil Code (No. 131, 1948).

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Act No. 58 of 1937, promulgating the Penal Code.

01.05) Human rights
     Law No. 94 of 2003 concerning the creation of the National Human Rights Council.
     Law (No. 96 of 1996) concerning the reorganisation of the press.

01.06) Economic and social policy
     Law No. 17 of 1999 issuing the Trade Law.
     Law No. 83 on Special Economic Zones.

01.07) Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
     Environment Law (No. 4 of 1994).

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Ministerial Order No. 117 of 2014 promulgating the Trade Union Organizations Statute Model and Regulation.
     Act No. 100 of 1993 to provide Democratic Safeguards for Professional Associations.
     Trade Union Act. No. 35.

03) Elimination of forced labour
     Law No. 64 of 2010 regarding Combating Human trafficking.

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     Act No. 12 of 1996 to promulgate the Child Act.
     Decree of the Ministry of Manpower dermining system of employing children, and conditions, terms and cases in which they are employed, as well as works, vocations and industries in which it is prohibited to employ children (No. 118 of 2003).

04.01) Hazardous child labour
     Decree of the Ministry of Manpower dermining system of employing children, and conditions, terms and cases in which they are employed, as well as works, vocations and industries in which it is prohibited to employ children (No. 118 of 2003).

06) Tripartite consultations
     Decree No. 970 of 2003 concerning the formation and system of work in the Consultative Council for Work

08) Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
     Decree No. 213 of 2003 promulgating the Regulation on employment in the informal sector.

08.01) Disabled workers
     Law No. 10 of 2018 Promulgating the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     Decree No. 151 of 2003 concerning the rules and procedures regulating the exercise of vocational training operations.
     Decree No.150 of 2003 concerning rules and procedures of granting the license for exercise of vocational training operations.
     Decree No. 175 of 2003 concerning the rules and procedures regulating vocational apprenticeship.

15) Social security (general standards)
     Social Insurance Law No. 79 of 1975.

15.02) Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
     Law No. 112 of 1975 on the National Social Security System.

15.04) Unemployment benefit
     Law No. 156 of 2002 establishing a Workers' Emergency Benefits Fund.

17) Migrant workers
     Emigration and Sponsoring Egyptians Abroad Law No. 111 of 1983

18) Seafarers
     Law No. 8 of 1990 promulgating the Commercial Shipping Code

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Law No. 18 of 2015 concerning the Civil Service.
     Act No. 48 of 1978 concerning civil service employees
  
 

  
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