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Name: Law No. 31 of 2005 with respect to social insurance for Bahrainis working abroad and similar persons.
Country: Bahrain
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-08-15
Entry into force:
Published on: English Translation of the Official Gazette, 2005-08-17, Issue No. 2700, pp. 13-16
ISN: BHR-2005-L-73045
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=73045&p_lang=en
Bibliography: English Translation of the Official Gazette, 2005-08-17, Issue No. 2700, pp. 13-16
Abstract/Citation: Provides that Bahraini workers working abroad with an employer not subject to the Social Insurance Law have the right to request to benefit from the provisions of this law if they fulfil the conditions set out in this Law (art. 2 and 4). It covers insurance against old age, disability and death (art. 3). A special fund is to be kept for this purpose with the Social Insurance Fund (art. 5). The Law also sets out the modalities for contributions and payment of benefits.
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