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  1. Eswatini - General provisions - Law, Act

    Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Act, 2018 (Act No. 15 of 2018).

    Adoption: 2018-06-28 | SWZ-2018-L-108709

    Makes provisions concerning sexual offences and domestic violence. Includes provisions for commercial sexual activities, pornography and protection of victims with special measures to protect children. Also contains provisions on the offence of sexual harassment. Sets up a national register for sexual offenders.
    Provisions concerning the offences related to domestic violence include procedures for protection orders and the protection of victims of domestic violence.

  2. Rwanda - General provisions - Law, Act

    Loi n° 66/2018 du 30 août 2018 portant réglementation du travail au Rwanda. (Law regulating Labour in Rwanda.)

    Adoption: 2018-08-30 | RWA-2018-L-108704

    CHAPTER I: General Provisions and Fundamental Rights
    CHAPTER II: Employment Contracts, Apprenticeship and Internship Contracts.
    CHAPTER III: General Working Conditions
    CHAPTER IV: Salary
    CHAPTER V: Occupational Safety and Health
    CHAPTER VI: Association of Employees and Association of Employers
    CHAPTER VII: Collective Agreements and Rules of Procedure of Enterprises
    CHAPTER VIII: Labour Dispute Settlement
    CHAPTER IX: Right to Strike and Lockout
    CHAPTER X: Labour Organs
    CHAPTER XI: Enterprise Declarations
    CHAPTER XII: Offences and their Penalties, Administrative Misconducts, and Related Sanctions
    CHAPTER XIII: Miscellaneous, Transitional and Final Provisions

  3. Zambia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Code Act, 2019 (Act No. 3 of 2019). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-04-11 | ZMB-2019-L-108714

    An Act to regulate the employment of persons; prohibit discrimination at an undertaking; constitute the Skills and Labour Advisory Committees and provide for their functions; provide for the engagement of persons on contracts of employment and provide for the form and enforcement of the contracts of employment; provide for employment entitlements and other benefits; provide for the protection of wages of employees; provide for the registration of employment agencies; regulate the employment of children and young persons; provide for the welfare of employees at an undertaking; provide for employment policies, procedures and codes in an undertaking; repeal and replace the Employment Act,1965, the Employment (Special Provisions) Act,1966, the Employment of Young Persons and Children Act, 1933 and the Minimum Wages and Conditions of Employment Act, 1982; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

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