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  1. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 2840/1 of 2006 concerning the occupations and jobs that may endanger the minors morals, health and safety. (قرار وزير العمل رقم 2840/1 لسنة 2006 بشأن نوعية المهن والاعمال التي يحتمل ان تعرض صحة وسلامة الاحداث واخلاقهم للخطر) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2006-12-08 | Date of entry into force: 2006-12-08 | SAU-2006-R-106498

    This Ministerial Order provides that minors under the age of 17 years are prohibited to engage in the following works:

    1. Work in mines, quarries and extracting mineral materials from the underground.
    2. Industries that involves health hazards .
    3. Hard Works.
    4. Life-threatening racing.
    5. Any work may expose the child to psychological and moral problems.

  2. Saudi Arabia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 2839/1 of 2006. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2006-12-08 | Date of entry into force: 2006-12-08 | SAU-2006-R-106499

    Minors may not work during a period of night the duration of which is not less than twelve consecutive hours, except in the following cases:

    1. Work in family enterprise.
    2. Work in vocational schools and training centers.
    3. Work in bakery, except the time period from 9 pm to 4 am.
    4. Cases of force majeure and emergencies.


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