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Original name: Sootaga Va Lelei o Leipa ma Galuega
Name: Labour and Employment Relations Act, 2013 (2013, No. 7).
Country: Samoa
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2013-04-05
Entry into force:
ISN: WSM-2013-L-93575
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Parliament of Samoa, www.parliament.gov.ws PDF of Act in English PDF of Act in English (consulted on 2013-07-18)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Parliament of Samoa, www.parliament.gov.ws, Samoa PDF of Act in Samoan PDF of Act in Samoan (consulted on 2013-07-18)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII) PDF of Act as at 31/12/2015 PDF of Act as at 31/12/2015 (consulted on 2016-09-22)
Abstract/Citation: AN ACT to:
(a) provide new provisions relating to labour and employment relations to ensure compliance with International Labour Organization requirements; and
(b) improve provisions relating to conditions of employment for national and foreign employees, including wage protection, contracts of service, holidays, leave, hours of work, overtime, conciliation procedures; and
(c) repeal the Labour and Employment Act 1972 and amend other relevant Acts; and
(d) provide for related matters.

Part I - Preliminary
Part II - National Tripartite Forum
Part III - Administration
Part IV - Principles of Employment
Part V - Protection of Wages
Part VI - Contract of Service
Part VII - Terms and Conditions of Employment
Part VIII - Termination of Contract of Service
Part IX - Foreign Employees' Employment Permit
Part X - Conciliation of Employment Disputes
Part XI - Miscellaneous

Also repeals the Labour and Employment Regulations 1973 and Part VIII of the Immigration Act 2004.
Repealed text(s):
Amended text(s):

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