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Basic labour law information

Liberia - Basic laws in NATLEX

01) General provisions
     The Executive Law, Liberian Code of Laws Title 12.

01.01) Constitutional law
     Constitution of the Republic of Liberia.

01.02) Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
     Labour Practices Law (Title 18 and 18A).
     Decent Work Act, 2015.

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     Domestic Relations Law.
     Civil Procedure Law (Title 1).

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     New Penal Law of 1976.
     Criminal Procedure Law (Title 2).
     Criminal Procedure Law, 1969.

01.06) Economic and social policy
     Land Rights Act, 2018.

01.07) Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
     Environment Protection Law, 2002.
     Environment Protection Agency Act of Liberia, 2002.

05) Equality of opportunity and treatment
     National Aids Commission, 2010.

11) Cooperatives
     The Cooperative Societies Act.

15) Social security (general standards)
     An Act to Repeal the Decree No. 14 of the People's Redemption Council of the Armed Forces of Liberia and to create a New Chapter 89 of the Executive Law establishing the National Social Security and Welfare Corporation of the Republic of Liberia.

15.01) Medical care and sickness benefit
     Public Health Law (Title 33).

17) Migrant workers
     Aliens and Nationality Law (amended 1974).

18) Seafarers
     The Liberian Maritime Law (Title 21 of Liberian Code of Laws of 1956).
     Liberia Maritime Authority Act, 2010.

21) Indigenous and tribal peoples
     Land Rights Act, 2018.

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Standing Orders for the Civil Service.
     Liberia National Police Act, 2016.

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Last updated: Wednesday - 25th November 2020