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  1. Saudi Arabia - Conditions of work - 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.

  2. Saudi Arabia - Conditions of work - 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.

  3. Saudi Arabia - Conditions of work - 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


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