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Seychelles


Basic labour law information

Seychelles - Basic laws in NATLEX

01.01) Constitutional law
     Constitution of Seychelles (S.I. 38 of 1993) (Cap. 42).

01.02) Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
     Employment Act, 1995 (No. 2 of 1995) (Cap. 69).

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     Citizenship Act, 1994 (No. 18 of 1994).

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 54).
     Penal Code (Act 12 of 1952) (Cap. 158).

01.05) Human rights
     National Council for the Elderly Act, 2018 (Act 2 of 2018).
     Seychelles Human Rights Commission Act, 2018 (Act No. 7 of 2018).
     Data Protection Act, 2003 (No. 9 of 2003).

01.06) Economic and social policy
     International Trade Zone Act, 1995.

01.07) Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
     Environment Protection Act 1994 (Act No. 9 of 1994).

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Industrial Relations Act, 1993 (Act No. 7 of 1993)

03) Elimination of forced labour
     Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons Act (Act 9 of 2014).

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     Children's Act(Cap. 28).

05) Equality of opportunity and treatment
     National Council for the Elderly Act, 2018 (Act 2 of 2018).

07.02) Labour statistics
     National Statistics Bureau Act, 2010 (No. 14 of 2010).

08) Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
     Employment Act, 1995 (No. 2 of 1995) (Cap. 69).
     Agency for National Human Resource Development Act (Act 14 of 2013).

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     Tertiary Education Act, 2011 (Act 12 of 2011).
     Education Act, 2004 (Act 13 of 2004)

11) Cooperatives
     Co-operatives Act 1987. No. 15.

13.01) Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
     Public Holidays Act 1976 (Act No. 19 of 1976).

14) Occupational safety and health
     Occupational Safety and Health Decree 1978. No. 54.

14.01) Protection against particular hazards
     Radiation Safety and Security Act, 2014 (Act 17 of 2014).

14.02) Protection in certain sectors of economic activity
     Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work) Regulations, 2012 (S.I. 7 of 2012).

15) Social security (general standards)
     Social Security Act, 2010 (Act No. 11 of 2010).

15.01) Medical care and sickness benefit
     Public Health Act (Cap. 189).

15.02) Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
     Seychelles Pension Fund Act, 2005 (No. 8 of 2005).
     Pensions Act, Cap. 159 (Act No. 3 of 1933).

15.04) Unemployment benefit
     Unemployment Relief Scheme Act, 1995 (No. 3 of 1995)

15.06) Administration and financing
     Agency for Social Protection Act, 2011 (Act No. 25 of 2011).

17) Migrant workers
     Immigration Decree (Chapter 93) (Decree No. 18 of 1979).

18) Seafarers
     Merchant Shipping Act, 1992 (No. 13 of 1992)

19) Fishers
     Fisheries Act, 2014 (Act 20 of 2014).

20) Dock workers
     Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work) Regulations, 2012 (S.I. 7 of 2012).
  
 

  
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Last updated: Saturday - 11th July 2020