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Basic labour law information

Yemen - Basic laws in NATLEX

01.01) Constitutional law
     The Constitution of the Republic of Yemen [consolidated version].

01.02) Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
     Labour Code (Act No. 5 of 1995).

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     Civil Code (Law No. 14 of 2002).

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Republican Decree, By Law No. 12, 1994 concerning Crimes and Penalties.

01.05) Human rights
     Law No. 25 of 1990 regarding Press and Publications.
     Law No. 66 of 1991 on Parties and Political Organizations.

01.06) Economic and social policy
     Law No. 4 of 1993 concerning the Free Zones.

01.07) Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
     Law No. 26 of 1995 on the environment protection.

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Law No. 35 of 2002 on the organisation of Workers' Trade Unions

03) Elimination of forced labour
     Law No. 1 of 2018 on Combating Human Trafficking

04.01) Hazardous child labour
     Ministerial Order No. 11 of 2013 Regulating the prohibited hazardous work and the authorized works for children under 18 years old.

11) Cooperatives
     Law No. 39 of 1998 on cooperatives.

17) Migrant workers
     Republican Decree No. 47, 1994 concerning the entry and adobe of foreigners.

18) Seafarers
     Shipping Law No. 15 of 1994.

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Civil Service Act (No. 19 of 1991).

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Last updated: Tuesday - 9th March 2021