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  1. Libya - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law (No. 5 of 1991) on the application of the principles of the Great Green Charter of Human Rights in the Jamahiriyan Era. - Law on-line

    Adoption: 1991-07-20 | LBY-1991-L-57642

    Implements the principles of the Great Green Charter of Human Rights in the Jamahiriyan Era, reiterating their priority over all other laws and orders.

  2. Libya - Human rights - Law, Act

    Promotion of Liberty Law (No. 20 of 1991) - Law on-line

    Adoption: 1991-01-01 | LBY-1991-L-55306

    Establishes the freedoms and rights of the people of Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Grants equal rights to both men and women. Grants freedom of religion, speech and association so long as the moral health of society is not endangered. Establishes the right to defend the country. Grants citizens the right to choose forms of employment and earn wages. Establishes the right of citizens to own private property. Provides for social security to protect the needy, aged, disabled, orphaned and those otherwise incapable of working. Prohibits the employment of children in work hazardous to their health, morals or physical development.

  3. Libya - Human rights - Law, Act

    The Great Green Charter of Human Rights in the Jamahiriyan Era (188). - Chater on-line

    Adoption: 1988-06-12 | LBY-1988-L-57641

    Establishes principles to promulgate the Great Green Charter of Human Rights of the Jamahiriyan Era, addressing, inter alia, political representation (s. 1), criminal punishment (s. 2), freedom of movement (s. 3), citizenship (s. 4), freedom of association (s. 6), the right to work (s.11) and equality of treatment between men and women (s. 21).

  4. Libya - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision on prohibition of trafficking in labour.

    Adoption: 1969 | LBY-1969-R-64414

    Establishes that any contract will be deemed null and void if one of the two contracting parties confines himself to only supplying the other party with workers to work for him against a compensation which the latter undertakes to pay to the former for this service, while he undertakes to pay the wages of the workers. In general, any contract which deals with supplying an employer with workers through a contractor is invalid. Also provides for some related matters.


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