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Basic labour law information

Somalia - Basic laws in NATLEX

01) General provisions
     Environmental Management Law (Law No. 79/2018).

01.01) Constitutional law
     The Federal Republic of Somalia Provisional Constitution of 2012.

01.02) Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
     Law No. 65 of 18 October 1972 to promulgate the Labour Code.

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     Civil Code (Law No: 37 of 2 June 1973).

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Penal Code.
     Criminal Procedure Code (Legislative Decree No: 1 of 1 June 1963).

11) Cooperatives
     Law No. 40 of 4 October 1973 on Cooperative Development in the Somali Democratic Republic.

15.03) Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
     Law No. 72 on compulsory scheme for occupational accident and disease.

17) Migrant workers
     Presidential Decree No. 25 of 2 June 1984, on Determination of Refugee Status.

18) Seafarers
     Maritime Code.
     Somali Maritime Law (Law No. 5/1989).

19) Fishers
     Somali Fishery Law (No. 23 of 30 November 1985).

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Decree No. 4 of 1973 on Local Government Regulations.

Somaliland - Basic laws in NATLEX

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     Somaliland Companies Law (Law No. 80/2018).

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Juvenile Justice Law (Law No. 36/2007).
     Rape and Sexual Offences Law (Law No. 78/2018).

01.05) Human rights
     Somaliland National Human Rights Commission Law (Law No. 39/2010) (Presidential Decree No. 0100/2010).

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     Juvenile Justice Law (Law No. 36/2007).

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     National Education Law (Law No. 77/2018).

14.01) Protection against particular hazards
     National Commission on HIV/AIDs Control Law (Law No. 67/2014).

17) Migrant workers
     Somaliland Immigration Law (Law No. 72/1995).

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Civil Service Law (Law No. 7/96).

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Last updated: Wednesday - 8th July 2020