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Name: Decree No. 136 of 2003 concerning the conditions and procedures of granting work permits to foreigners
Country: Egypt
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2003-07-21
Entry into force:
ISN: EGY-2003-R-69754
Bibliography: The Executive Decrees of the Labour Law (in English), 2004-03, The Middle East Library for Economic Services, Egypt, L.E. 2004, pp. 115-121
Abstract/Citation: Provides, inter alia, that foreigners may only work once they have obtained a work permit and sets forth the conditions for granting work permits. Establishes a list of those persons who shall not be granted a work permit and sets forth that the number of foreign workers in an establishment may not exceed 10% of the total number of workers.
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