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  1. Afghanistan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on the Prohibition of Torture (1396/02/02) [2017]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-04-22 | AFG-2017-L-105005

  2. Azerbaijan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 622-VQD of 25 April 2017 to Amend the Labour Code. - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2017-04-25 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-18 | AZE-2017-L-106739

    In accordance with Article 94 of the Constitution, with the aim of harmonizing the Labour Code with the Law "On Corruption", supplements Article 65 (Attestation of employees, procedure and terms of its conduct) of the Labour Code with part 5-1 and a new part titled ''Notification''; also supplements Article 187 (Procedure of imposing disciplinary penalty) with new part 4.

  3. Botswana - General provisions - Law, Act

    Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act (Act 25, 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-06-29 | BWA-2018-L-108625

    An Act to re-enact with amendments, the Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act and to provide for the prohibition of the development, production, acquisition, stockpiling, retention, transfer and use of chemical weapons, the co-ordination of the management of chemical weapons, nuclear weapons and the management of biological and toxin weapons, and other matters incidental thereto.

  4. Botswana - General provisions - Law, Act

    Special Economic Zones Act (Act 13, 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-02 | BWA-2016-L-108627

    An Act to make provision for the establishment, development and management of special economic zones; for creating a conducive environment for local and foreign investment; to facilitate expansion of employment opportunities, attainment of economic growth targets and to provide for matters related therewith and incidental thereto.

  5. France - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret n° 2019-136 du 27 février 2019 relatif aux conditions d'acquisition de la nationalité française à raison de la naissance et de la résidence en France des enfants nés à Mayotte de parents étrangers. - Décret

    Adoption: 2019-02-27 | Date of entry into force: 2019-03-01 | FRA-2019-R-108535

    Prévoit notamment que le parent peut faire consigner en marge de l'acte de naissance de son enfant la preuve de la régularité de son séjour et de sa résidence ininterrompue en France depuis plus de trois mois à la date de la naissance, preuve requise pour permettre à un enfant né à Mayotte de parents étrangers d'acquérir la nationalité française par naissance et résidence en France.

  6. Kazakhstan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 44-VI ZRK of 10 February 2017 "On Forensic Expert Activity", as amended to 18 April 2017. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-02-10 | Date of entry into force: 2017-02-25 | KAZ-2017-L-106724

    Chapter 1. General provisions
    Chapter 2. State regulation in the sphere of forensic-expert activity
    Chapter 3. Governor of the forensic-expert body. Forensic expert
    Chapter 4. Forensic-Expert Palace
    Chapter 5. Proceedings of forensic expertise
    Chapter 6. Peculiarities of the proceeding of forensic expertise of living people
    Chapter 7. Ensuring forensic-expert activity
    Chapter 8. International cooperation in the field of forensic-expert activity
    Chapter 9. Final provisions.

  7. Kyrgyzstan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 178 of 20 October 2017 to Amend the Law "On Promotion of Employment". - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2017-10-20 | Date of entry into force: 2017-11-06 | KGZ-2017-L-106954

    Introduces wording changes in para 6 of Article 2 (General concepts used in this law), paras 3, 4 of Article 4 (State guarantees in the sphere of employment), parts 1, 2, 3 of Article 5 (Registration as an unemployed or a job seeker), part 1 of Article 6 (Reasons for refuse to recognize citizens as official unemployed), part 1, 4 of Article 8 (Conditions, procedure and terms of payment of unemployment benefit). Also makes wording changes in Article 9 (Termination, suspension of payment of unemployment benefit), Article 10 (Rights of citizens in the sphere of promotion of employment), also supplementing it with new part 5. Rephrases Article 12 (Procedure of providing financial support by competent public authorities to the officially registered unemployed, who are willing to undertake entrepreneurial activity), Article 15 (Procedure of appellation against activities of competent public authority). Also makes changes in Article 13 (Withdrawal of the officially registered unemployed from registry), Article 16 (Organization of paid public works), Article 17 (Support to employers in providing employment), Article 18 (Rights of employers).

  8. Kyrgyzstan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 98 of 6 June 2017 to Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts on Issues of Protection of Entrepreneurial Activity. - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2017-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-23 | KGZ-2017-L-106952

    Amends, inter alia, the Labour Code: in particular, supplements Article 83 (Termination of employment contract by the initiative of employer) with new part 3.

  9. Kyrgyzstan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 76 of 30 May 2016 "To Amend the Labour Code". - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2016-05-30 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-13 | KGZ-2016-L-105677

    Introduces wording changes into part 5 of Article 6 (Effects of the laws and other normative legal acts which contain norms of labour right), part 6 of Article 62 (Probation when admitting to work). Rephrases Article 67 (Procedure of appointing to positions, carrying service and release form positions of state civil service and municipal service). Also rephrases part 3 of Article 69 (Transfer to other work). Makes a minor wording change in part 1 of Article 152 (Remuneration for work of employees).

  10. Kyrgyzstan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 75 of 30 May 2016 "On State Civil Service and Municipal Service", as amended to 28 July 2017. - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2016-05-30 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-07 | KGZ-2016-L-105720

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Government of state civil service and municipal service
    Chapter III: Organization of state civil service and municipal service
    Chapter IV: Legal status of state civil servants and municipal servants
    Chapter V: Procedure of caring out state civil service and municipal service
    Chapter VI: Motivation of activity of state civil servants and municipal servants, disciplinary responsibility
    Chapter VII: Social guarantees for state civil servants and municipal servants
    Chapter VIII: Ethics and anti-corruption mechanisms for state civil service and municipal service
    Chapter IX: Suspension of state civil service and municipal service
    Chapter X: Enforcement of this law.
    Repeals the law No. 114 of 11 August 2004 "On Public Service"(Vedomosti Jogorku Kenesha Kirgizskoj Respubliki, 2004, No.12, p. 529); also repeals the law No. 165 of 21 August 2004 "On Municipal Service" (Vedomosti Jogorku Kenesha Kirgizskoj Respubliki, 2005, No. 12, p. 91).

  11. Kyrgyzstan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 34 of 6 April 2016 to Amend Several Legal Acts of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan (Labour Code, the Law on the Day of National April Revolution-7th of April). - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2016-04-06 | Date of entry into force: 2016-04-06 | KGZ-2016-L-105663

    Supplements part 1 of Article 113 (Non-working holidays) with new paragraph 7. Also makes minor wording changes in the title of the Law on the Day of National April Revolution-7th of April and in Article 1.

  12. Latvia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law of 26 October 2017 "On the 2014 Protocol, which Complements the International Labor Organization's 1930 Convention on Forced Labor". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-10-26 | Date of entry into force: 2017-11-09 | LVA-2017-L-107061

    Implements and approves the 2014 Protocol, which complements the International Labor Organization's 1930 Convention on Forced Labor. Establishes, that the fulfilment of the obligations provided for in the Protocol must be coordinated by the Ministry of Welfare of Latvia.
    Introduces the text of the Protocol in English and in Latvian languages as follows: "Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (Entry into force: 09 Nov 2016). Adoption: Geneva, 103rd ILC session (11 Jun 2014).

  13. Latvia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law of 12 October 2017 "On Social Business". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-10-12 | Date of entry into force: 2018-04-01 | LVA-2017-L-107062

    Article 1. Purpose of the law
    Article 2. The concept of a social enterprise
    Article 3. Target groups determination
    Article 4. Competence of the Ministry of Welfare in regulation of social businesses
    Article 5. Status of social business
    Article 6. Social Business Commission
    Article 7. Social Business Register
    Article 8. Promotion of social business
    Article 9. Terms and restrictions of social business
    Article 10. Supervision of the activities of a social business
    Article 11. Loss of the status of social business
    Article 12. Consequences of the loss of social business
    Article 13. Renewal of the status of social business
    Transitional provisions.

  14. Latvia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law of 27 July 2017 "To Amend the Labour Law". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-07-27 | Date of entry into force: 2017-08-16 | LVA-2017-L-107060

    Replaces the words "disabled child" with the words "child with disabilities" and the words "disabled person" with the words "person with disabilities" throughout the whole text of the law. Rephrases Article 18, which now reads "Collective agreement". Supplements Article 58 (Suspension from work) with new paragraph 7. Also supplements Chapter 19 with new Article 75.3 (Calculation of the hourly wage rate). Makes changes in Article 84 (Restrictions on competition after termination of employment legal relationships). Rephrases paragraph 1 of Article 85 (Unilateral withdrawal from an agreement to restrict competition). Also makes wording changes in Article 91 (Supplementary work), Article 92 (Restrictions on the performance of supplementary work), Article 96 (Occupational training or raising of qualifications), Article 103 (Time period for a notice of termination by employer), Article 117 (Concept of transfer of an undertaking). Supplements Article 136 (Overtime work) with new paragraphs 9, 10, 11. Makes wording changes and supplementations in Article 145 (Breaks in work). Supplements Article 151 (Additional leave) with new paragraphs 4, 5.
    Supplements the Informative Reference to the European Union directives with new paragraphs:
    28) (Directive 2015/1794 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 October 2015 amending Directives 2008/94 / EC, 2009/38 / EC and 2002/14 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Directives 98 / 59 / EC and 2001/23 / EC;);
    29) (Directive 2014/54 / EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on measures to promote the application of the rights of workers in the field of freedom of movement of workers);
    30) (Directive 2016/801 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of studies, internships, voluntary work, student exchange programs or educational projects and business trip of a visiting committee).

  15. Latvia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law of 12 May 2016 to Amend the Labour law. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-12 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-09 | LVA-2016-L-105180

    Rephrases article 14 (Transfer of an employee). Supplements Chapter 3 (International labour law) with new articles 14.1 (Obligations of the employer when sending an employee to work in Latvia) and 14.2 (The employer's obligations when sending an employee to work outside of Latvia); also supplements Chapter 19 (Payment of Work Remuneration) with new article 75.2 (Specific liability rules for payment of wages in case of the transfer of a staff member).
    Supplements the Informative Reference to the European Union directives with new paragraphs 25, 26 and 27 in the following wording:
    25) Directive 2014/36 / EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of employment as seasonal workers;
    26) Directive 2014/66 / EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals regarding transfer within a company;
    27) Directive 2014/67 / EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the implementation of Directive 96/71 / EC concerning the transfer of workers in the framework of the provision of services and amending Regulation (EU) No. 1024/2012 on administrative cooperation through the Internal Market Information System ("IMI Regulation").

  16. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-946 of 21 December 2017 "To Amend Article 63 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2018-10-01 | LTU-2017-L-107095

    Rephrases and supplements paragraphs 4 and 5 of Article 63 (Group redundancy) about the procedure of termination of employment contract with a group of employees and the obligations of informing Employment Service of the Ministry of Social Security and Labour.

  17. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-941 of 21 December 2017 "To Amend Articles 13, 16, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35, 37, 38, 39, 39.1, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 47, 48 and 49 of the Law No. XII-2470 "On Employment"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2018-10-01 | LTU-2017-L-107101

    Makes wording changes in Article 13 (Entities responsible for the making, organizing, managing, supervising and implementing the employment support policy), changes the title of Article 16, which now reads: "Employment services, other institutions and organizations", also rephrasing the content of the same article. Also makes wording changes in articles 20 (Persons to whom labour market services and employment support measures provided for in this law are applied), 22 (Unemployed persons and job seekers), 23 (Groups of unemployed persons), 24 (Grounds for suspending, restoring and revoking the status of unemployed), 25 (Persons receiving additional support in the labour market), 26 (Job vacancies and job seekers registration services), 27 (Information services), 28 (Consulting services), 29 (Employment opportunity assessment services), 31 (Services of planning individual employment activities), 32 (Registration of jobseekers and job vacancies, assessment of the situation in the labor market and forecasting its changes), 35 (Active labour market policy measures), 37 (Vocational training), 38 (Employment under an apprenticeship employment contract), 39 (Advanced training), 39.1 (Recognition of competences acquired through non-formal and informal learning), 40 (Mobility support), 41 (Supported employment), 42 (Subsidised employment), 44 (Support for job creation), 45 (Subsidised job creation), 47 (Support for self-employment), 48 (Programmes on increasing employment), 49 (Organising and controlling the implementation of the employment support measures and the provision of labour market services).

  18. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-890 of 14 December 2017 "To Amend the Title of Section I and Articles 12, 12.1, 20, 36, 37 of the Law "On Employment"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 2018-02-01 | LTU-2017-L-107102

    Changes the title of Section I, which now reads: "Employment assistance and monitoring system". Also changes the title and content of Article 12, which now reads: "Labor market services and employment support measures". Supplements the law with new Article 12.1 (Employment and labor market monitoring). Also makes changes in Article 20 (Persons covered by labor market services and employment support measures provided for in this Law), Article 36 (Support for learning). Rephrases Article 37 and changes the title, which now reads: "Vocational training".

  19. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-700 of 19 October 2017 "On Strengthening Family". - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-10-19 | Date of entry into force: 2018-03-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2018-09-01 | LTU-2017-L-107097

    Preamble
    Chapter I: General provisions
    Article 1. Objective of the Law
    Article 2. Definitions
    Article 3. Principles of implementation of the strengthening of the family
    Article 4. General provisions of the strengthening of the family
    Chapter II: Areas of and measures for strengthening the family
    Article 5. Areas of strengthening the family
    Article 6. Measures for strengthening the family
    Chapter III: Shaping and implementation of family policy
    Article 7. Institutions, bodies and organisations shaping and implementing family policy
    Article 8. Remit of the Seimas in the field of family policy
    Article 9. National Family Council
    Article 10. Remit of the Government in the field of family policy
    Article 11. Family Policy Commission
    Article 12. Remit of the Ministry of Social Security and Labour in the field of family policy
    Article 13. General remit of ministries and other state institutions in the field of family policy
    Article 14. Remit of municipalities in the field of family policy
    Article 15. Municipal family councils
    Chapter IV: Final provisions
    Article 16. Entry into force and implementation of the Law.

  20. Lithuania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Resolution No. 496 of 21 June 2017 "On the Implementation of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-01 | LTU-2017-R-107096

    Approves, inter alia, a description of the working time regime for state and municipal enterprises, institutions and organizations; a description of the procedure for calculating the average wage of an employee, civil servant and intelligence officer; a description of the conclusion, amendment and termination of the seasonal employment contract, as well as the characteristics of the hours of work and rest time and the payment of wages; a description of the procedures for organizing and conducting competitions in state and municipal enterprises, municipal and state social insurance foundations and other state-funded foundations financed by state and municipal institutions and public institutions owned by the state or municipality; seasonal work list; a list of posts for which competition; a description of the duration of special breaks during the working day (shift) and the terms of their establishment; a list of certain categories of workers entitled to extended leave and a description of the duration of these leave; a description of the duration of the additional leave, the terms and conditions for granting them and the procedure.

    Repeals, inter alia, the Government Resolution No. 154 of 7 March 1994 "On Seasonal Work"; the Government Resolution No. 160 of 3 February 2003 "To Approve the Procedure of Additional and Special Interruptions in Working Time"; the Government Resolution No. 497 of 22 April 2003 "On the Duration of the Annual Additional Leave, Terms for Granting and the Procedure for Approval"; the Government Resolution No. 650 of 27 May 2003 "To Approve the Description of the Procedure of Calculation of the Average Wage of an Employee, Public Servant and Intelligence Officer".

  21. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-414 of 6 June 2017 "To Amend Articles 2 and 6 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-15 | LTU-2017-L-107098

    Rephrases Article 2 (Entry into force of this law), also paragraphs 1, 8, 10 of Article 6 (Implementation and application of the law), supplementing it with new paragraph 12, also establishes to consider paragraphs 12 and 13 respectively 13 and 14.

  22. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-413 of 6 June 2017 "To Amend Articles 21, 23, 31, 32, 38, 40, 41, 43, 48, 52, 53, 57, 63, 65, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 79, 112, 114, 115, 117, 120, 127, 144, 147, 168, 169, 171, 179, 181, 185, 195, 197, 204, 209, 217, 221, 237, 240, 241, 242 and 250 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-01 | LTU-2017-L-107099

    Rephrases para 2, 3 of Article 21 (Parties to the contract), para 2 of Article 23 (Providing information on the status of an employment relationship), para 1 of Article 31 (Protection of property and non-property interests), para 1 of Article 32 (Concept of employment contract). Also rephrases Article 38, which now reads: "Non-nompetition agreement". Makes wording changes in articles 40 (Part-time contract), 41 (Pre-contractual relations between the parties to the employment contract), 43 (Form of employment contract), 48 (Partial work), 52 (Remote work), 53 (Reasons for termination of employment contract), 57 (Termination of employment on the employer's initiative without employee's fault), 63 (Group redundancy), 65 (Employment contract termination), 71 (Recruitment under an open-ended contract), 72 (The concept and types of temporary employment contract), 73 (Content of the temporary employment contract), 75 (Application of the principle of non-discrimination), 76 (Periods between transfer jobs), 79 (Temporary employment), 112 (Working time duration), 114 (Maximum working time requirements), 115 (Working time mode using a total working time), 117 (Peculiarities of the working time regime during night work), 120 (Calculation of working time), 127 (Right to full-time or part-time annual leave), 144 (Payment for work during rest and holidays, overtime work), 147 (Late payment of wages and other benefits related to employment relationships), 168 (Guarantees for employee representation at the employer level and protection against discrimination), 169 (Preconditions for the establishment of the work council and the electoral initiative), 171 (Election of Labor Council), 179 (Trade unions), 181 (Representation of employers in the social partnership at branch, territorial or national level), 185 (Tripartite Council of the Republic of Lithuania), 195 (Procedure for the formation and registration of collective agreements), 197 (Application of collective agreements), 204 (Concepts and principles of information and counseling), 209 (Responsibility for failure to comply with information and consultation obligations), 217 (Labor disputes over the competence of legal bodies), 221 (Composition of the Labor Dispute Commission), 237 (Intermediaries and their selection), 240 (Labor arbitration), 241 (Initiation and examination of collective labor dispute resolution proceedings in arbitration procedure), 242 (Employment arbitration decision), 250 (Legal status of strikers and guarantees thereof).

  23. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-416 of 6 June 2017 "To Amend Articles 12, 13, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, 32, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 56, 57, 58, 60 the Law "On Employment" and to Supplement the Law with new Article 39.1". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-15 | LTU-2017-L-107103

    Repeals sub-paragraph 3 of paragraph 2 of Article 12 (Labor market services and employment support measures). Rephrases paragraph 4 of Article 13 (Entities responsible for the making, organising, managing, supervising and implementing the employment support policy). Repeals paragraph 3 of Article 20 (Persons covered by labor market services and employment support measures provided for in this Law). Makes wording changes in articles 22 (Unemployed persons and job seekers), 23 (Groups of jobseekers), 24 (Grounds for suspending, restoring and revoking the status of the unemployed), 25 (Persons receiving additional support in the labour market), 26 (Job vacancies and job seekers registration services), 29 (Employment opportunity assessment services), 31 (Services of planning individual employment activities), 32 (Registration of jobseekers and job vacancies, assessment of the situation in the labor market and forecasting its changes), 35 (Active labour market policy measures), 36 (Support for learning), 37 (Vocational training), 39 (Advanced training), 40 (Mobility support), 41 (Supported employment), 42 (Subsidised employment), 46 (Implementation of local employment initiative projects), 48 (Programmes on increasing employment), 56 (Illegal work and liability for it), 57 (Violation of foreigner‘s employment procedures and liability), 58 (Undeclared work and liability), 60 (Imposition of fines). Supplements the law with new Article 39.1 (Recognition of competences acquired through non-formal and informal learning).

  24. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-243 of 30 March 2017 "To Amend Articles 133 and 134 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-03-30 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | LTU-2017-L-107100

    Supplements Article 133 (Parental leave) with new paragraph 2. Stipulates paragraph 2 of Article 133 to be considered as paragraph 3, which deals with the period of leave and the benefit for sickness and maternity. Also rephrases paragraph 2 of Article 134 (Leave for child care).

  25. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-2362 of 19 May 2016 to Amend the Law No. I-446 of 26 April 1994 "On Land". - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-03 | LTU-2016-L-104728

    Rephrases paragraph 8 of article 23 (Land easements) which deals with the right of land owner or trustee of the state-owned land to apply for reimbursement for the losses incurred due to an easement. Namely regulates the procedure of applying for reimbursement and the reimbursement itself, establishing that the amount of the incurred losses and the time limit for reimbursement thereof shall be settled by agreement between the owners of the dominant and servient objects or the trustees of the state-owned land.

  26. Nigeria - General provisions - Law, Act

    Anti-Torture Act, 2017. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-11-14 | NGA-2017-L-108562

    The Act establishes torture as a criminal act and provides penalties for cruel and inhumane treatment.

  27. Nigeria - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Fourth Alteration, No. 4) Act, 2017. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-10-03 | Date of entry into force: 2018-05-07 | NGA-2017-L-108558

    Amends article 21 of the Constitution.

  28. Nigeria - General provisions - Law, Act

    Prevention of Crimes Act (Cap. P27). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1922-11-16 | NGA-1922-L-108559

  29. Panama - General provisions - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 70, de 31 de enero de 2019, que modifica el Código Penal y dicta otras disposiciones - Asamblea Nacional

    Adoption: 2019-01-31 | Date of entry into force: 2019-02-03 | PAN-2019-L-108555

    La ley en cuestión adiciona al Código Penal los artículos 254-A y 288-G al 288-J, que tratan de Delitos Contra el Tesoro Nacional. Asimismo, modifica los artículos 29 y 54 de la Ley 23 de 2015, que se ocupan de la obligación de los sujetos obligados financieros, los sujetos no obligados financieros y actividades realizadas por profesionales sujetas a supervisión de mantener actualizados todos los registros de la información y documentación; de resguardar, por un periodo mínimo de cinco años contados a partir de la terminación de la relación profesional, la información, documentación de la debida diligencia del cliente y beneficiario, así como los registros de las operaciones realizadas; y de comunicar directamente a la Unidad de Análisis Financiero para la Prevención del Delito de Blanqueo de Capitales y Financiamiento de Terrorismo cualquier hecho, transacción u operación que se haya realizado, u operación tentativas, en las que se sospeche pudieran estar relacionadas con los delitos de blanqueo de capitales, financiamiento de terrorismo y el financiamiento de la proliferación de armas de destrucción masiva.

  30. Russian Federation - General provisions - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 502-FZ of 31 December 2017 to Amend Article 360 of the Labour Code. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-11 | RUS-2017-L-106599

    Amends Article 360 (Procedure of organization and conduct of inspection of employers): in particular, supplements part 7 with new paragraph 5, which deals with the reasons for the conduct of unplanned inspection adding also applications of citizens including individual entrepreneurs, legal entities, also information from state bodies, local self-government bodies, trade unions, mass media on the facts of escape from conclusion of employment contracts. Also introduces wording changes in parts 8, 9.

  31. Russian Federation - General provisions - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 461-FZ of 29 December 2017 to Amend the Labour Code. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-09 | RUS-2017-L-106598

    Rephrases part 4 of Article 348.2 (Peculiarities of the conclusion of employment contracts with sportsmen, trainers). Also supplements the Code with new Article 348.11-1 (Additional reasons for the termination of employment contract with trainer).

  32. Russian Federation - General provisions - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 476-FZ of 29 December 2017 to Amend the Law "On the Employment of the Population". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2019-01-01 | RUS-2017-L-106601

    Supplements para 3 of Article 7 (Competencies of federal state bodies in the sphere of employment) with sub-para 17.1; supplements sub-paras 3, 8 of para 1 of Article 7.1-1 (Competencies of the state bodies of the RF subjects in the sphere of promotion of employment of the population) with new words; also supplements para 1 of Article 7.2 (Participation of self-government bodies in promoting the employment of the population). Introduces new Article 13.1 (Accompaniment while promoting employment of the disabled) into Chapter III. Also introduces wording supplements into para 7 of Article 15 (State Employment Service) and new para 2.1 into Article 16.1 (Registries of the recipients of state services in the sphere of employment). Adds new words to Article 16.2 (Informative-analytical system of "Work in Russia"-General Database of Vacancies in Russia), also to Article 22 (Sources for financing activities to promote employment). Also supplements Chapter IV with new Article 24.1 (Peculiarities of the organization of promotion of employment of the disabled).

  33. Russian Federation - General provisions - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 255-FZ of 29 July 2017 to Amend Article 5 of the Labour Code with aim of Specifying the Procedure of Amending the Labour Code. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-07-29 | Date of entry into force: 2017-09-01 | RUS-2017-L-106571

    Supplements Article 5 (Labour legislation and other acts containing norms of labour legislations) with new part 6 which states, that the provisions amending or repealing provisions of the Labour Code cannot be included in the texts of legal acts which amend other legal acts or repeal them.

  34. Russian Federation - General provisions - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 256-FZ of 29 July 2017 to Amend Article 350 of the Labour Code. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-07-29 | Date of entry into force: 2017-10-01 | RUS-2017-L-106572

    Amends Article 350 (Several peculiarities of the regulation of the work of medical workers): in particular, supplements it with new parts 8-11, establishing the terms and the age of retirement and termination of employment contract of administrative medical workers, who are employed in medical organizations subjected to federal executive state bodies, executive bodies of subjects of the Federation or local self-government bodies.

  35. Russian Federation - General provisions - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 235-FZ of 29 July 2017 to Amend the Law "On Employment of the Population". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-07-29 | Date of entry into force: 2017-08-10 | RUS-2017-L-106603

    Makes wording changes in Article 18.1 (Carrying out activity of providing work to employees (of the staff)); also adds new paragraph 3 to para 1 of Article 29 (Amounts of the stipends granted to citizens during vocational training and additional vocational education started by the initiative of the employment service agencies); makes wording changes in Article 30 (Procedure of the definition of the sizes of the allowances of unemployment) also supplementing it with new para 1.1. Rephrases paragraph 1 of para 4 of Article 31 (Conditions and terms of payment of the allowance of unemployment). Makes wording changes in para 1 of Article 33 (Sizes of the allowance of unemployment) also supplementing it with para 1.1.

  36. Russian Federation - General provisions - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 132-FZ of 1 July 2017 to Amend Certain Legal Acts with Regard to Putting in the Informational State System in the Field of the State Service of Information on Application of Penalties in form of Dismissal As a result of Loss of Trust because of Corruption Violations. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | RUS-2017-L-106569

    Amends, inter alia, the Federal Law No. 53-FZ of 28 March 1998 "On Military Obligation and Military Servic": in particular, supplements Article 51 (Reasons for the dismissal from military service) with para 1.1.
    Also amends Article 81 (Termination of employment contract by the initiative of employer) Labour Code, supplementing it with new part 7.
    Also amends Article 59.2 (Dismissal because of loss of trust) of the Federal Law No. 79-FZ of 27 July 2004 "On State Civil Service".
    Also amends Federal Law No. 273-FZ of 25 December 2008 "On the Fight Against Corruption": in particular, supplements Article 13.1 (Dismissal (Release from post) of persons, who hold public positions of the Russian Federation, public positions in the administrative subjects of the Russian Federation, municipal positions, in regard with the loss of trust) with new part 3; also makes minor wording changes in Article 13.2 and supplements with new part 2. Also introduces new Article 15 (Registry of persons who have been dismissed because of loss of trust).
    Also amends Article 27.1 (Penalties for non-compliance with restrictions and prohibitions, requirements of prevention or regulation of conflict or interest and non-realization of obligations, set with the aim of fighting against corruption) of Federal Law No. 25-FZ of 2 March 2007 "On Municipal Service", supplementing with new part 7.

  37. Russian Federation - General provisions - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 139-FZ of 1 July 2017 to Amend the Labour Code. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-12 | RUS-2017-L-106570

    Rephrases parts 2 and 3 of Article 63 (Age eligible for the conclusion of employment contract), also part 4 of Article 92 (Restricted duration of working time), also paragraphs 2, 3 of part 1 of Article 94 (Duration of daily work (shift)).

  38. Russian Federation - General provisions - Law, Act

    Federal law No. 125-FZ of 18 June 2017 to Amend the Labour Code. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-29 | RUS-2017-L-106568

    Rephrases part 1 of Article 93 (Part time work), also supplements it with new part 2; supplements Article 101 (Irregular working hours) with new part 2, also supplements Article 108 (Breaks for rest and meal) with a new sentence; also supplements Article 152 (Remuneration for overtime work) with new part 3; also supplements Article 153 (Remuneration for work on week-ends and non-working holidays) with new part 3; also makes wording changes in Article 279 (Guarantees for the Head of organization in case of termination of employment contract).

  39. Russian Federation - General provisions - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 84-FZ of 1 May 2017 to Amend Certain Legal Acts of the Russian Federation. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-05-01 | Date of entry into force: 2017-05-01 | RUS-2017-L-106567

    Amends, inter alia, Article 349.4 (Particularities of the regulation of employment of certain categories of workers of credit organizations) of the Labour Code: in particular, introduces wording changes in parts 1, 2, supplements with new part 4, which regulates labour relations in case if Bank of Russia participates in the realization of the measures to prevent bankruptcy.

  40. South Sudan, Republic of - General provisions - Law, Act

    Labour Act, 2017 (Act No. 64 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-10-24 | SSD-2017-L-108606

    The purpose of this Act is to establish a legal framework for the minimum conditions of employment, labour relations, labour institutions, dispute resolution and provision for health and safety at the workplace, in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan, 2011, and in conformity with the international and regional obligations of South Sudan.

  41. Tajikistan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 1448 of 18 July 2017 "On Evaluation of Impact on the Environment". - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2017-07-18 | TJK-2017-L-106756

    Establishes the general provisions, including the principles of evaluation of the impact on the environment; the competencies and powers of state authorities in this field; the procedure of conduct of evaluation of the impact on the environment, including the mandatory nature of the evaluation, the subjects, the phases of conduct thereof, and the criteria of the evaluation. Also defines the role, rights and duties of public associations in the sphere of evaluation of impact on the environment, also access to information on evaluation for citizens.

  42. Tajikistan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Labour Code No. 1329 of 23 July 2016. - Legislation from CIS Countries legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-07-23 | TJK-2016-L-106793

    Section I. General provisions
    Chapter 1. Main provisions
    Section II. Labour relations
    Chapter 2. Parties to labor relations. Principles of labor relations
    Chapter 3. Labour contract
    Chapter 4. Collection, processing and protection of employee’s personal information
    Chapter 5. Labour procedures. Labour discipline
    Chapter 6. Working time
    Chapter 7. Rest time
    Chapter 8. Professional training, re-training, professional development and internship of employees
    Chapter 9. Employment
    Chapter 10. Labour norming
    Chapter 11. Salary
    Chapter 12. Guarantees and compensations
    Chapter 13. Pecuniary liability of parties to labor contract
    Chapter 14. Individual labour dispute settlement
    Section III. Regulation of labour of selected group of employees
    Chapter 15. Regulation of labour of employees under age 18
    Chapter 16. Regulation of labour of women and other individuals with family commitments
    Chapter 17. Regulation of labour of individuals with two (multiple) jobs
    Chapter 18. Regulation of labour of employee engaged in heavy, underground and hazardous works
    Chapter 19. Regulation of labour of seasonal workers
    Chapter 20. Regulation of labour of shift workers
    Chapter 21. Regulation of labour of in-house workers
    Chapter 22. Regulation of labour of home workers
    Chapter 23. Regulation of labour of distance workers
    Chapter 24. Regulation of labour of persons with disabilities
    Chapter 25. Regulation of labor of technical and service personnel of public agencies
    Chapter 26. Regulation of labor of individual entrepreneurs
    Chapter 27. Regulation of labor of manager and members of executive board of legal entity and employees appointed (selected) by legal entity’s owner, its authorized person (entity), or legal entity’s authorized entity
    Chapter 28. Regulation of labor of the Tajik parliament lower chamber members, judges, public (civil) servants, military servants, law enforcement officers, diplomatic staff and other staff of governmental and nongovernmental organizations
    Section IV. Social partnership and collective relations in the labour sphere
    Chapter 29. Staff and social partnership in the labour sphere
    Chapter 30. Procedures of signing agreement between parties to social partnership
    Chapter 31. Collective contract
    Chapter 32. Monitoring and registration of collective agreement and contracts
    Chapter 33. Collective labour dispute consideration
    Section V. Labour safety and protection
    Chapter 34. Public management of labour safety
    Chapter 35. Labour safety
    Chapter 36. Guaranteeing the right of employee and employer to labor safety
    Chapter 37. Rights and obligations of employee and employer on labor safety
    Chapter 38. Ensuring labour protection
    Section VI. Final provisions
    Chapter 39. Social insurance
    Chapter 40. Supervision in the labour sphere
    Chapter 41. Final provisions.
    Repeals the previous Labour Code No. 417 of 15 May 1997 (Akhbor of Majlisi Oli (Parliament) of the Republic of Tajikistan, 1997, №9, Art. 112, Art. 113), the Law No. 517 of 19 May 2009 "On Labor Protection" (Akhbor of Majlisi Oli of the Republic of Tajikistan, 2009, No.5, Art. 324) and the Law No. 202 of 28 June 2006 "On Social Partnership, Collective Agreements and Contracts" (Akhbor of Majlisi Oli of the Republic of Tajikistan, 2006, No.7, Art. 350).

  43. Tajikistan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 720 of 28 June 2011 "On Procedure and Conditions of Detention of Suspects, Accused and Defendants", as amended to 14 May 2016. - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2011-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 2011-07-04 | TJK-2011-L-105727

    Chapter 1 introduces general concepts, in particular, the aims, principles, reasons of detention of suspects, accused and defendants, also the legal status of suspects, accused and defendants, the places of detention, the staff working in the detention places, regime, time terms of detention.
    Chapter 2 sets the rights and duties of suspects, accused and defendants, also the measures to ensure them, including inter alia, the right to personal safety, correspondence, provision with free of charge meal, material, medical-sanitary provisions, additional paid services, engaging suspects, accused and defendants into labour activity, their participation in civil, legal dealings.
    Chapter 3 provides for the particularities of detention of women and minors.
    Chapter 4 deals with providing isolation and prevention of law violations in places of detention. Regulates, inter alia, the procedures of protection of suspects, accused and defendants, sets measures for encouragement and procedure of their application, also material liability of suspects, accused and defendants, use of physical force, gas weapon or firearms.
    Chapter 5 sets the final provisions: in particular, the reasons for and the procedure of release of suspects, accused and defendants, prosecutor’s supervision, liability for the violation of this law.

  44. Togo - General provisions - Law, Act

    Loi n° 2019-003 du 15 mai 2019 portant modification des dispositions des articles 13, 52, 54, 55, 59, 60, 65, 75, 94, 100, 101, 104, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 115, 116, 117, 120, 125, 127, 128, 141, 145, 155 et 158 de la Constitution du 14 octobre 1992. - Journal officiel de la République togolaise: Lois et règlements

    Adoption: 2019-05-15 | TGO-2019-L-108642

  45. Turkmenistan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 655-V of 25 November 2017 "On the Status of Military Servicemen". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-11-25 | Date of entry into force: 2017-12-07 | TKM-2017-L-107019

    Chapter I. General provisions
    Chapter II. State guarantees for the protection of the rights of military servants, citizens released from military service and their family members
    Chapter III. Duties of military servicemen
    Chapter IV. Liability of servicemen
    Chapter V. Final provisions.
    Repeals the law of 30 August 2009 "On the Status and Social Protection of Servicemen and their Family Members" (Vedomosti Mejlisa Turkmenistana, 2009, No. 3, P. 63).

  46. Turkmenistan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 636-V of 4 November 2017 "To Amend and Supplement Several Legal Acts of Turkmenistan". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 2017-11-04 | TKM-2017-L-107018

    Amends, inter alia, the Labour Code: in particular, rephrases part 2 of Article 30 (Work book), also makes wording changes in paragraph 2 of part 3 of the same article.

  47. Turkmenistan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law of 9 October 2017 "To Amend the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-10-09 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | TKM-2017-L-107017

    Rephrases part 1 of Article 81 (Holidays and memory days), which specifies the holidays and memory days on which work activity must not be performed in companies, organizations and institutions.

  48. Turkmenistan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 620-V of 9 October 2017 "On Free Economic Zones". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-10-09 | Date of entry into force: 2017-10-11 | TKM-2017-L-107022

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Creation and liquidation of free economic zones
    Chapter III: Government of free economic zone
    Chapter IV: Contract
    Chapter V: Special legal regime of free economic zone
    Chapter VI: Guarantees provided to participants of free economic zone
    Chapter VII: Final provisions.
    Repeals the previous law of 8 October 1993 "On Economic Zone of Free Entrepreneurship" (Vedomosti Verkhovnogo Soveta Turkmenistana, 1993, No. 9-10, P. 90).

  49. Turkmenistan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law of 26 August 2017 "To Amend and Supplement the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-08-26 | Date of entry into force: 2017-09-08 | TKM-2017-L-107016

    Rephrases paragraph 2 of part 3 of Article 30 (Work book), part 6 of Article 33 (Moving to other permanent work and relocation). Makes wording changes in Article 34 (Temporary transfer to other work related to production necessity), also in Article 37 (Labour relations in case of change of owner of company, its administrative subjectivity, reorganization, rent of company), Article 89 (Transfer and expansion of annual basic leave), Article 103 (Procedure and terms of providing leave without pay), Article 110 (General concepts and definitions), Article 120 (Payment for work performed in overtime), Article 131 (Calculation of average wage), Article 241 (Guarantees for pregnant women and women with children when admitting to work and termination of employment contract), Article 293 (Documents verifying employment by employers who are physical entities), Article 296 (Termination of employment contract with domestic workers), Article 404 (State agencies of supervision and control over observance of labour legislation).
    Also supplements parts and paragraphs to Article 39 (General reasons for the termination (annulment) of employment contract), Article 48 (Termination of a fixed-term employment contract), Article 87 (Procedure of providing annual basic leave).

  50. Turkmenistan - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law of 26 August 2017 "On Material Liability of Military Servicemen". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-08-26 | Date of entry into force: 2017-09-04 | TKM-2017-L-107023

    Chapter I: General
    Chapter II: Material liability of military servicemen for causing harm
    Chapter III: Calculation of the size of harm and the procedure of its compensation
    Chapter IV: Final provisions.

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