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  1. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree No. M/65, Dated 04/07/1439 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-04-20 | SAU-2018-R-106530

    Approves the accession of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the International Convention on Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships of 2001.

  2. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/55, Dated 10/05/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-09-15 | SAU-2017-R-106590

    This Royal Decree amends Article 62 of Royal Decree M/33, concerning the social insurance law.

  3. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/124, Dated 23/11/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-09-01 | SAU-2017-R-106589

    This Royal Decree approves the agreement in the field of recruitment of domestic workers, between the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

  4. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/119, Dated 17/11/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-08-25 | SAU-2017-R-106591

    Agreement on Labour Cooperation for Recruitment of General Category Workers, between Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India Republic.

  5. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/104, Dated 17/10/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-08-11 | SAU-2017-R-106592

    This Royal Decree approves the agreement in the field of recruitment of domestic workers, between the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training of Kingdom of Cambodia Government.

  6. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 633, Dated 23/10/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-08-11 | SAU-2017-R-106597

    Memorandum of Understanding on Labour and Human Resources Cooperation, between The Government of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Government of Malaysia Kingdom.

  7. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/97, Dated 25/09/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-07-14 | SAU-2017-R-106593

    This Royal Decree approves Labour Cooperation agreement between the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of Turkey Republic.

  8. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/98, Dated 25/09/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-07-14 | SAU-2017-R-106594

    Memorandum of Understanding on Labour Cooperation, between The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of United Mexican States.

  9. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 541, Dated 26/08/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-07-09 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-09 | SAU-2017-R-106660

    This Order Approves the Arbitration Executive Regulation.

  10. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/76, Dated 21/07/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-05-05 | SAU-2017-R-106595

    Memorandum of Understanding on Labour Cooperation, between the Government of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Government of Arab Republic of Egypt.

  11. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/68, Dated 07/07/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-04-28 | SAU-2017-R-106596

    Memorandum of Understanding on Labour Cooperation, between The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs of Morocco Kingdom.

  12. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 20-380, Dated 26/05/1438 Hijri. Regarding the Executive Regulation for Consumer's Rights. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-03-10 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-10 | SAU-2017-R-106581

    This Executive Regulation protects consumer's in the air transport industry. Which aim to regulate the relationship between air carriers and passengers.

    The Regulations apply to:
    -National and foreign airlines departing from airports within Saudi Arabia (domestic and international).

    -National airlines arriving into Saudi Arabia (unless the passenger is compensated according to the regulations of the country of departure).

    The regulations includes provisions to exercise care and provide compensation for consumers (passengers). It stresses on the protection of customer's rights especially those with special needs.

  13. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree No. M/57, Dated 24/05/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-03-10 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-10 | SAU-2017-R-106582

    This Decree amends Articles 6, 7, 14, 18, 29, 35, and adds an additional Article 37(bis), of Royal Decree No. 49 of 1977 concerning the Civil Service Regulations.

  14. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decision No. 605, dated 15/5/1438 H.

    Adoption: 2017-02-12 | SAU-2017-R-106434

    This Decision provides which cases the Male or female domestic workers can be transferred from one employer to another through a decision by the Minister, or any other person authorized by him.

  15. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree No. 36/M, Dated 19/04/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-02-03 | Date of entry into force: 2017-04-03 | SAU-2017-R-106583

    This Royal Decree approves regulation for practicing engineering professions.

  16. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 1781/700 Regulating Sick Leave Reports, Dated 19/04/1438, Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-01-18 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-29 | SAU-2017-R-106645

    A doctor at a health center or a health unit can only issue a sick leave for an employee for one day only with the possibility to extend it for another day. The sick leave must be stamped by the head of the center.

    Doctors at a private complex of clinics may issue a sick leave for one day only, seven times a year for a single employee. The sick leave must be stamped by head of the complex. Doctors working in hospitals can issue a sick leave for three days with the extension of three more days if needed. The sick leave must be stamped by the doctor himself. A consultant and a doctor at a hospital may issue a sick leave for four days with the extension of four more days if needed. The sick leave must be stamped by head of the hospital.

    Three doctors, one of which is a consultant, may issue a sick leave of eight days with the extension to 30 days if needed. The sick leave must be stamped by the head of the hospital. Issuing a sick leave of more than 30 days is at the capacity of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and the Military Medical Committees.

  17. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Minister's Decision No. 190, Dated 20/03/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-01-07 | SAU-2017-R-106554

    This Decision amends paragraph (1) of Article (1), of Social Insurance Law (Royal Decree M/33), the Organization's Board of Directors shall be composed of thirteen members.
    Moreover it amends and replaces the phrase " the Chairman and the Vice Chairman" in paragraph (2) of Article (1), of the above-mentioned Law, by a new phrase as follows: " the Chairman and the Vice Chairman and the Governor of the General Organization for Retirement".

    This Decision amends also, Article (5) of Council of Minister's Decision No. 3, Dated 03/01/1425 Hijri, concerning the General Retirement Organization.

  18. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/14, Dated 25/02/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-12-23 | SAU-2016-R-106584

    This Royal Decree approves the agreement in the field of recruitment of domestic workers, between the Ministry of Labour of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Ministry of Expatriate Welfare's' and Overseas Employment of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

  19. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/16, Dated 22/02/1438 Hijri. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-12-09 | SAU-2016-R-106586

    This Royal Decree approves the agreement in the field of recruitment of domestic workers, between Saudi Arabia Kingdom Government and the Republic of Chad Government.

  20. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Regulation for Electronic Publishing. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-12-02 | Date of entry into force: 2016-12-02 | SAU-2016-R-106588

    Article 1 Definitions.
    Article 2: Forms of Electronic Publishing.
    Article 3: Objectives of the Regulations.
    Article 4: Electronic Licenses.
    Article 5: Conditions of License.
    Article 6: Registration.
    Article 7: Updating the License or Registration Data.
    Article 8: Waiver of License or Registration.
    Article 9: The Death of the Owner of the License or Registration.
    Article 10: Cancellation of the License or Registration.
    Article 11: Responsibility for the Content in Electronic Publishing.
    Article 12: General Provisions.
    Article 13: Publication of the Regulations.

  21. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Service Extensions Rules and Regulating Pensioners Contracts. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-10-03 | SAU-2016-R-106646

    Part I: Service Extensions Rules.
    Part II: Pensioners Contracts Regulation.

  22. Saudi Arabia - - International agreement

    Convention de coopération entre le Gouvernement de la République algérienne démocratique et populaire et le Gouvernement du Royaume d'Arabie Saoudite dans le domaine du transport maritime, signée à Riad, le 9 décembre 2015. - Convention

    Adoption: 2015-12-09 | INT-2015-IA-105013

    Contient notamment des dispositions relatives aux documents d'identité ainsi qu'à la reconnaissance des titres et diplômes.

  23. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree No. M/3 dated 28/01/1437 H. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2015-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 2016-05-02 | SAU-2015-R-101841

    Provides Companies Regulation.
    Repeals Saudi Arabia Royal Decree No. M/6 Dated 22/03/1385H and its corresponding Cabinet Decision.

  24. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 535 Dated 29/12/1436H. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-11-06 | Date of entry into force: 2015-11-06 | SAU-2015-R-101843

    Regulates the Commission for Employment Generation and Combatting Unemployment.

  25. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 4786 Dated 28/12/1436H. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-10-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-10-18 | SAU-2015-R-101844

    Amends the Labour Law by introduction of new fines.
    The main fines introduced in the Ministerial Order are in the following cases:
    - Failure to issue employment documentation in Arabic.
    - Failure to comply with workforce nationalization obligations.
    - Breaching regulations regarding employment of women.
    - Failure to comply with health and safety obligations.
    - Failure to comply with certain employee entitlements.
    - Doubling of Fines.

  26. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/75 Dated 24/11/1436H. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-09-25 | Date of entry into force: 2015-09-25 | SAU-2015-R-101849

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of labour between the Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

  27. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 1-1935 of 1/12/2014. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-08-21 | SAU-2015-R-101838

    This Order provides 15% cost of living allowance for non-Saudis employees working public sector healthcare jobs.

  28. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Regulation on Child Protection. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-08-14 | SAU-2015-R-101839

    This Excutive Regulation aims to:
    1. Emphasize on the decisions taken by Islamic law and regulations and international agreements to which the Kingdom is a party to and that preserve the rights of the child and protect him from all forms of abuse and neglect.
    2. Protect the child from all forms of abuse and neglect and manifestations which he/she might be exposed to in the environment surrounding it (school- home-neighbourhood- public places), both signed that a person who had jurisdiction over the child or the authority or responsibility or his relationship with him in any way.
    3. Guaranteeing the Rights of the children who were subjected to abuse and neglect by providing specialist care facilities.
    4. Raise awareness of children's rights, and educating the children about their rights to reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect.

  29. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree No. M/56 OF 28/07/1436H. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-19 | SAU-2015-R-101840

    Provides regulations combatting tobacco and smoking.

  30. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree No. M/55 Dated 23/07/1436H. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-06-12 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-12 | SAU-2015-R-101842

    Approves the accession of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of life at Sea, 1974 (SOLAS).

  31. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 353 Dated 25/12/1432H. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-05-22 | Date of entry into force: 2015-05-22 | SAU-2015-R-101846

    Regulates Jobseeker's Allowance.

  32. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/73 Dated 17/11/1436H. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 2015-04-24 | SAU-2015-R-101847

    Regulates contemporary and seasonal works visas.

  33. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree No. M/46 Dated 05/06/1436H. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 2015-10-24 | SAU-2015-R-101848

    Articles: 5,7,11,12,13,14,35,43,48,52,53,54,55,58,64,73,74,75,76,77,78,80,83,90,101,113,137,149,151,160,164,196,197,203,229,230,231,232,233,234,235,236,237,238,239,241,240,242,233, of Royal Decree No. M/51 concerning the Labour Law are amended.

  34. Saudi Arabia - - International agreement

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Labour between the Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-03-16 | JOR-2015-IA-102860

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of labour between the Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

  35. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 1-1917 of 10/11/2014. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-01-30 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-30 | SAU-2015-R-101837

    Regulates the official holidays.

  36. Saudi Arabia - - International agreement

    Council of Ministers Resolution No. 68 of 24/11/2014. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-12-26 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-26 | INT-2014-IA-98785

    Approves the cooperation relations between the Ministry of Labour of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and Sri Lanka's Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Ministry in the field of recruitment of domestic workers.

  37. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Resolution No. 50 of 24/11/2014 on approving the child protection regulation. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-12-26 | Date of entry into force: 2014-03-26 | SAU-2014-R-98812

    Chapter I: Definitions, Objectives and Preventing Child abuse and Neglect.
    Chapter II: Child Rights and Protection.
    Chapter III: Child Protection Prohibition.
    Chapter IV: Right to child care and responsibilities towards them.
    Chapter V: Penalties.

  38. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minister of Health Order No. 371352 of 29/11/2014. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-12-12 | Date of entry into force: 2015-03-12 | SAU-2014-R-98813

    Approves the Executive Regulation concerning Private Health Institutions.

  39. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Resolution No. 19 of 03/11/2014 - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-12-05 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-05 | SAU-2014-R-98814

    Approves the cooperation relation between the Ministry of Labour of Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Department of Labour and Employment of Philippines Republic, in the field of recruitment of domestic workers.

  40. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 81 of 2014 on Unemployment Insurance. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 2014-09-01 | SAU-2014-R-99713

    Those who have lost their jobs will be entitled to up to 12 months of compensation, set at a rate of 60 % of the employee's average salary earned over the previous three years for the first three months and then 50 % for the following nine months.
    All Saudi workers in both the private and public sectors will be charged 1% of their monthly salary as a compulsory contribution and their employer will pay the same amount.

  41. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Resolution No. 332 of November 1, 2013. Regulation on Protection Against Abuse. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-11-01 | Date of entry into force: 2014-02-01 | SAU-2013-R-97291

    Under article 1 of this Regulation, abuse is defined as any act of bodily, psychological, or sexual mistreatment committed by a person against another person over whom he or she has guardianship or another type of legal authority. The definition includes any failure to provide another person with legally required necessities.

    Article 13 sets a criminal penalty of between one month and one year of imprisonment and/or a fine of between 5,000 and 50,000 Saudi Riyals (about US$1,333-13,330) for anyone who commits an act of abuse as defined in article 1, unless a higher penalty is provided for under Sharia' law or other regulations in force.

    However, article 11 implies that not all acts of abuse as defined under article 1 will constitute criminal offenses. Article 11 gives an undefined "competent authority" within the Saudi legal system the power to determine which acts of abuse constitute criminal offenses by stipulating "if the competent authority determines that the act of abuse constitutes a crime, it shall refer the matter to the competent law enforcement authority to take the necessary measures."

  42. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree No. M/34, Dated 24/05/1433, on approving the Law of Arbitration. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2012-04-16 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-08 | SAU-2012-R-106647

    Chapter I: General Provision.
    Chapter II: Arbitration Agreement.
    Chapter III: Arbitration Tribunal.
    Chapter IV: Arbitration Proceedings.
    Chapter V: Proceedings for Deciding Arbitration Cases.
    Chapter VI: Nullification of Arbitration Award.
    Chapter VII: Authority and Enforcement of Arbitration Awards.
    Chapter VIII: Concluding Provisions.

  43. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Rules and Procedures regulating vocational training in the private sector.

    Adoption: 2011-03-11 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-11 | SAU-2011-R-89813

    Rule 1: Definitions.
    Rule 2: Licensing requirements and applications.
    Rule 3: Obtaining a license.
    Rule 4: Training programs.
    Rule 5: Standards regarding locations and equipments.
    Rule 6: The Private Training Directorate and employing qualified instructors.
    Rule 7: Adding an additional training program.
    Rule 8: Deleting certain training program.
    Rule 9: Training outside the facility location.
    Rule 10: Transferring the property.
    Rule 11: Changing the facility location.
    Rule 12: Changing the facility name.
    Rule 13: Renewing the license.
    Rule 14: Revoking the license.
    Rule 15: Death of the facility owner.
    Rule 16: Admission, evaluation and testing.
    Rule 17: Offences and penalties.
    Rules 18, 19 and 20: General provisions.

  44. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Resolution No. 247 of June 28, 2010.

    Adoption: 2010-08-13 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-18 | SAU-2010-R-89446

    Approves the accession of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly Resolution A/RES/54/263 of 25 May 2000.

  45. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Order No. 295 of 01/8/2010 concerning Social Insurance Law.

    Adoption: 2010-08-01 | Date of entry into force: 2010-08-27 | SAU-2010-R-89814

    Section 37 of the Social Insurance Law (Royal Decree M/33) is amended concerning the expenses of preparation and repatriation of the contributor's body or self to their homeland, in the case of death from an occupational accident or if the person has been permanently and totally disabled from a work accident and is in need of his family's care.

    Section (2): Paragraph (1/c) of Section 38 of the Social Insurance Law (Royal Decree M/33) is amended as follows: female beneficiaries are entitled to pension payments at 55 years of age if they have contributed to the social insurance fund for a period of at least 120 months.

    Section (3): paragraph (2) of Section 38 of the Social Insurance Law (Royal Decree M/33) is amended as follows: upon turning 60 years old, a beneficiary whose has contributed for a period of at least 5 years but has not completed the number of months necessary to entitle them to the pension payment, may add a certain period to the allowed period not to exceed more than 5 years.

    Section (4): Paragraph 4 of Section 43 of the Social Insurance Law (Royal Decree M/33) is amended, excludes voluntary contributors from sub-paragraph (3/c) of Section 38.

  46. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Resolution No. 248 of June 28, 2010.

    Adoption: 2010-07-23 | SAU-2010-R-89447

    Decision No. 248 of June 28, 2010 adopted by the Council of Ministers approving the accession of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly Resolution A/RES/54/263 of 25 May 2000.

  47. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Civil Service Council Decree No. 1/1751 on

    Adoption: 2009-10-11 | Date of entry into force: 2009-10-11 | SAU-2009-R-85826

    A new paragraph is added to article 8 of the holiday's list regarding:
    1. The periods of academic research abroad or in the country or training courses that exceeds 6 months.
    2. The periods of academic research abroad or in the country or training courses that includes a holiday should not be less than 1 months.
    Amending article 24 of the holiday's list to allow:
    1. an employee to be fully paid even when absent for specific approved sports, cultural or social activities.
    2. Organizing the participation of employees in national events in the country or abroad will be according to the arrangements set in the ministerial decree No. 310 on 28/10/2008

  48. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Council Decision No. 244 in 20/7/1430 hijri on Prevention of Human Trafficking.

    Adoption: 2009-07-12 | Date of entry into force: 2009-11-07 | SAU-2009-R-82977

    Establishes a system for combating human trafficking. Criminalized the trafficking of human beings, sets penalties for this crime which include imprisonment of up to 15 years and heavy fines. Also defines the cases of human trafficking such as holding a person under control for sexual abuse, forced labour, involuntary begging, slavery or slavery-like practices, and enforced organ removal or medical experimentation.. Also establishes a committee to deal with cases of trafficking, and creates health facilities for treating victims.

  49. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minister of Health Decree No. 6131/30/1/D of 8/6/1430 [hijri], amending the the Executive Chart of the cooperative health insurance system and its Annexes and the Cooperative Health Insurance chart issued with a Royal Decree No. M/10 on 1/5/1420 hijri (12 august 1999).

    Adoption: 2009-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-01 | SAU-2009-R-82972

    The Ministry of Health Amended the Executive Chart of the cooperative health insurance system, and the new one is as follows:
    Chapter one: Definitions
    Chapter Two: Beneficiaries
    Chapter Three: Insurance coverage according to the system.
    Chapter Four: Benefits
    Chapter Five: Restrictions of the financial commitments
    Chapter six: Working in health insurance
    Chapter Seven: Monitoring the parties
    Chapter Eight: The relationship between the parties of the insurance system
    Chapter Nine: Quality assurance
    Chapter Ten: Penalties (settlement dispute)
    Chapter Eleven: General provisions
    Chapter Twelve: Annexes

  50. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Council Decree No. 178 of 2009 (1/06/1430 Hijri).

    Adoption: 2009-05-25 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-25 | SAU-2009-R-82916

    This Decree regulates the wages of Saudi employees in government health facilities and hospitals. It provides a chart classifying the positions and their respective wages, as well as bonuses, the differences between the specialists, positions in hospitals and academic positions for medical personnel.

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