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  1. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act to Counter Judicial Corruption and Misconduct, 2559 [2016]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-26 | THA-2016-L-103603

  2. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Civil Service (No. 2) Act, 2015 [B.E. 2558]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-01 | THA-2015-L-100482

  3. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation Concerning Labour Protection in Agricultural Work B.E.2557 (2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-12 | THA-2014-R-103611

  4. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Community Health Professional Act, 2556 [2013].

    Adoption: 2013-11-27 | THA-2013-L-96447

    The objective of the Act to to establish the Community Health Council in order to promote Community Health Professional Practices.

    Chapter I - Community Health Council
    Chapter II - Member
    Chapter III - Commission
    Chapter IV - Commission's Operation
    Chapter V - Control over Community Health Professional Practice
    Chapter VI - Competent Officials
    Chapter VII - Penalty Provisions

  5. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Social Welfare Profession Act, B.E. 2556 [2013].

    Adoption: 2013-01-14 | THA-2013-L-96444

    The objective of the law is to rationalize the numerous laws and regulations which regulated the social welfare workers sector. The Act establishes a Council which is to monitor and control the sector as well as the various laws, regulations and codes of ethics within the sector.

    Chapter I - The Council on Social Welfare Profession
    Chapter II - Members
    Chapter III - The Council on Social Welfare Profession Commission
    Chapter IV - Commission's Implementation of Actions
    Chapter V - Social Welfare Profession Standard and Ethics Control
    Chapter VI - Penalty Provisions

  6. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation (No.14) B.E. 2555 (2012) issued under the Labour Protection Act. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-10-30 | THA-2012-R-93543

    The reason for the promulgation of these Ministerial Regulations are as follows: Since the Ministerial Regulation B.E. 2541 (1998) issued under the Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (1998) prescribing therein that part of the Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (1998) shall not be applied to an employer whose employee is engaged in domestic work without any involvement in business operation; therefore the protection provided to an employee engaged in domestic work without any involvement in business operation does not respond to the changed social and economic conditions. It is reasonably to extend the protection provided to the employee engaged in domestic work for more coverage. Accordingly, this Ministerial Regulation shall be issued.

  7. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 14 on the Protection of Domestic Workers B.E. 2555 (A.D. 2012).

    Adoption: 2012 | THA-2012-R-96394

  8. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Homeworkers Protection Act, B.E. 2553 [2010]. (พระราชบัญญัติ คุ้มครองผู้รับงานไปทำที่บ้าน พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๓) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-09-29 | Date of entry into force: 2011-05 | THA-2010-L-93545

    Extends labour protection to homeworkers. Defines 'Homework' as work that an employer in an industrial business has assigned to a person taking work for production or assembly outside the business establishment of the employer, or other work as set out in regulations. A 'Homeworker' means a person or a group of persons who agrees with an employer to undertake homework. 'Employer' means a business operator who agrees to employ a homeworker, regardless of whether the assignment of the job will be made through him, his representative or by a sub-contract.

    Chapter 1 - General Provisions
    Chapter 2 - Rights and Duties of Hirers and Home Workers
    Chapter 3 - Remuneration
    Chapter 4 - Safety in the Performance of Work
    Chapter 5 - Home Work Protection Committee
    Chapter 6 - Filing and Deliberation of Petitions
    Chapter 7 - Labour Inspector
    Chapter 8 - Penalty Provisions
    Transitory Provisions

  9. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Standards Act, B.E. 2551 (2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-13 | THA-2008-L-82849

    Chapter I - Agricultural Standards Committee
    Chapter II - Establishment of standards
    Chapter III - Producers, exporters or importers of agricultural commodity under mandatory standards
    Chapter IV - Inspection and certification of standards
    Chapter V - Conformity assessment standards
    Chapter VI - Control
    Chapter VII - Standard certification marks
    Chapter VIII - Appeal
    Chapter IX - Penalties

  10. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Civil Service Act B.E. 2551 (2008). (พระราชบัญญัติ แรงงานทางทะเล พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๘) - English Translation Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-01-23 | THA-2008-L-80827

    Repeals the Civil Service Act 1992 and its subsequent revisions. Provides for the regulation of the civil service including the recruitment, appointment, performance appraisal, discipline, ethics, retirement of public servants.

  11. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation Prescribing the Standard for Administration and Management of Occupational Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Work, B.E. 2551 (A.D. 2008).

    Adoption: 2008 | THA-2008-R-96399

  12. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    National Police Act, B.E. 2547

    Adoption: 2004-01-13 | Date of entry into force: 2004-02-15 | THA-2004-L-69390

    Comprehensive legislation governing the national police divided into 7 Parts. Includes provisions concerning hierarchy and salary, conditions of employment, discipline and disciplinary proceedings. Also contains provisions on retirement from the police force.

  13. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation on Labour Protection in Agricultural Sector, B.E. 2547 (A.D. 2004).

    Adoption: 2004 | THA-2004-R-96388

  14. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act on supporting government officials in the event of injury due to public duty, 2003 (B.E. 2546).

    Adoption: 2003-12-22 | THA-2003-L-69640

    Regulates procedure for granting support to government officials who have been injured performing work on duty. Authority for granting such support lies with minister in charge. Provides that government official who reaches retirement age during illness treatment shall have right to receive treatment until it is concluded. Also provides for inheritance of severance pay in the event that injured government official subsequently passes away. Repeals Act on supporting government official in the event of injury due to public duty B.E. 2498.

  15. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    The Teachers and Educational Personnel Council Act, B.E. 2546 (2003). - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2003-04-24 | THA-2003-L-66898

    Comprehensive legislation on Council of Teachers and Educational Personnel. Divided into 4 chapters, each containing several parts. Chapter one deals with Council of Teaches and Educational Personnel. Also provides for establishment of Commission of Teachers' Council, Committee of Professional Standards, proceedings of Teachers' Council, operation of control profession, and members of Teachers Council. Chapter 2 establishes committtee on promotion of well-being and welfare of teachers and educational personnel. Chapter 3 regulates supervision, and Chapter 4 penalties.

  16. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act on Labour Relations, B.E. 2544. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2001-11-09 | THA-2001-L-62435

    Amends Labour Relations Act, B.E. 2518. Establishes that the Act shall not apply to central government sector, provincial government sector, and local government sector, including Bangkok Metropolitan and Pattaya, state enterprise businesses under law governing state enterprise labour relations, and other businesses specified in Royal Decree.

  17. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    State Enterprise Labour Relations Act, B.E. 2543 [2000]. (พระราชบัญญัติแรงงานรัฐวิสาหกิจสัมพันธ์ พ.ศ. 2543) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-03-23 | THA-2000-L-57646

    Repeals and replaces the State Enterprise Labour Relations Act, B.E. 2535 so as to give executives, officials and employees of state enterprises rights and duties for the promotion of economic and social security, including national security.

  18. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare re: Prescription of Safety Standard and Rules for the Work of Loading and Unloading of Goods on Sea Vessels.

    Adoption: 1998-09-14 | THA-1998-M-61126

    Chapter I sets forth general duties of employers concerning provision of appropriate equipment and training, and supervision. Chapter II deals with duties of employers regarding safety in loading and unloading goods in general, and Chapter with employer's duties regarding loading and unloading of dangerous goods. Chapter IV regulates duties of employers concerning safety in the work of loading and unloading of goods in dangerous areas. Finally, Chapter 5 sets forth standards concerning personnal safety protection.

  19. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 11, B.E. 2541 (1998), issued under the Labour Protection Act 1998.

    Adoption: 1998-09-14 | THA-1998-R-61127

    Deals with various aspects of protection of labour in loading and unloading of goods on sea vessels. Issues covered include fixing of normal working period, minimum age (18, with certain exceptions), payment of wages, holidays, provision of nutrition by employer, work outside normal working place, provision of safety measures, labour inspection, medical check-up of employees, and payment of wages.

  20. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 7 issued under the Labour Protection Act.

    Adoption: 1998-08-22 | THA-1998-R-53167

    Sets forth hours of work and weekly and monthly rest for workers employed in the petroleum business, including workers employed in petroleum production sites. S. 4 permits women to work in petroluem production, as long as such work is not harmful to their health.

  21. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 8 issued under the Labour Protection Act.

    Adoption: 1998-08-22 | THA-1998-R-53168

    Exempts persons working as security guards from provisions of the Labour Protection Act providing for overtime and holiday pay.

  22. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 12 issued under the Labour Protection Act.

    Adoption: 1998-08-22 | THA-1998-R-53172

    Sets forth requirements regarding rest periods and overtime remuneration for persons working in the land transportation industry.

  23. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 9 issued under the Labour Protection Act.

    Adoption: 1998-08-19 | THA-1998-R-53169

    Provides that the Labour Protection Act shall not apply to agricultural and home workers.

  24. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Government Pension Fund Act, B.E. 2539 (1996). - Act on-line Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996-09-25 | THA-1996-L-82856

    Establishes the Government Pension Fund to provide pensions for civil servants.

  25. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of Department of Labour Welfare and Protection [regarding] Prescription of Period and Procedure for Payment of Wage, Overtime Pay, Holiday Pay, and Holiday Overtime Pay in the Business of Loading and Unloading Cargos on and from Sea-Going Vessels.

    Adoption: 1996-05-09 | THA-1996-M-45969

  26. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation Governing Payment of Wages to Government Agency Employees (No. 2) B.E. 2539.

    Adoption: 1996-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 1996-05-04 | THA-1996-R-44797

    Amends provisions of the Regulation Governing Payment of Wages to Government Agency Employees (No. 2) B.E. 2536 relating to length of sick leave, maternity leave, and personal leave.

  27. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Salaries and Position Allowances Act, 1995.

    Adoption: 1995 | THA-1995-L-61282

    Provides for establishment of National Compensation Committee whose main function is to make recommendations and provide consultation to the Cabinet with respect to salaries, wages, position allowances, welfare and fringe benefits for civil servant and employees of departments, as well as military officers and cadets under the Ministry of Defense. Annexes contain salary schedules and position allowance schedules for different types of public service positions.

  28. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    State Enterprise Labour Relations Act, B.E. 2534.

    Adoption: 1991-04-15 | THA-1991-L-22099

    Regulates labour relations in "state enterprises", which include both government organisations and companies in which the State owns more than 50 per cent of the share capital. Such enterprises are in effect excluded from the scope of the Labour Relations Act, B.E. 2518 (Legislative Series, 1975-Thai.1). Section 55 stipulates that "the labour unions of state enterprises established under the Labour Relations Act shall cease to exit". Under section 56, the same applies to the Labour Unions Committee and the Employee Committee in state enterprises. Instead, a labour relations committee is to be established in each state enterprise with representatives of the management and "workers' association" of the enterprise. Striking or "any activity in the nature of a strike" is strictly prohibited (sec.19), and although the labour relations committee of an enterprise may examine "complaints", anything involving financial implications must be referred to the State Enterprise Labour Relations Committee, chaired by the Minister of Internal Affairs (see sec.6). Unofficial English translation by the Thai government available.

  29. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Ministerial Regulation (B.E. 2532) No. 9.

    Adoption: 1989-01-20 | THA-1989-M-9015

    This Regulation, issued pursuant to the Registration of Machinery Act (B.E.2514) repeals provisions in clause 5, paragraph 2 of Ministerial Regulation No. 2 (B.E.2522) and repeals and replaces a form.

  30. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Ministerial Regulation B.E. 2532. No. 11.

    Adoption: 1989-01-20 | THA-1989-M-9016

    This Regulation, issued pursuant to the provisions in the Registration of Machinery Act 1971, provides for the format of the identity cards of officials.

  31. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of the Ministry of Interior. 1989.

    Adoption: 1988-12-12 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | THA-1988-M-9012

    This Notification, which does not apply to agricultural work or other work as prescribed by the Ministry of Interior, prescribes the minimum monetary daily wage and maximum daily work hours for certain classes of employment: seven hours per day in respect of work that might be harmful to the health or body of the worker, eight hours per day in respect of industrial or transportation work, and nine hours per day for commercial work.

  32. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree on Welfare Fund in respect of Temporary Cost of Living Increase (No. 3) B.E. 2530.

    Adoption: 1987-03-08 | THA-1987-R-3471

    Amends the definition of "civil servant" and changes the amounts of cost-of-living increases in the Royal Decree (B.E. 2521) governing the Welfare Fund in respect of Temporary Cost of Living Increase, as amended.

  33. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    The Professional Nursing and Midwifery Act, B.E. 2528 (1985). - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1985-08-20 | THA-1985-L-82884

    Chapter I - Nursing and Midwifery Council
    Chapter II - Members
    Chapter III - The Committee
    Chapter IV - The Functioning of the Committee
    Chapter V - Controlling the Practice of the Nursing and Midwifery Sector
    Chapter VI - Penalties

  34. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of the Ministry of Interior concerning occupational safety.

    Adoption: 1985-05-06 | THA-1985-M-1713

    Applies to mining, manufacture, construction, transport, etc.

  35. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Economics Act, B.E. 2522 (1979). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1979-02-25 | THA-1979-L-82847

    Establishes the Committee on Agricultural Development Policy and Planning to classify, examine and solve economic problems in the agricultural sector.

  36. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Agricultural Land Reform Act.

    Adoption: 1975-02-14 | THA-1975-L-14498

  37. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Standard Qualifications of Directors and State Enterprise Employees Act, 1975 [B.E. 2518]. - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975-01-14 | THA-1975-L-100481

  38. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Act respecting the treatment of terms of service as continuous for the purposes of [civil servants'] gratuities and pensions. B.E. 2519.

    Adoption: 1969-01-10 | THA-1969-L-17922

  39. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Medical Profession Act B.E. 2511.

    Adoption: 1968-09-30 | THA-1968-L-18460

  40. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Minerals Act, B.E. 2510 (1967). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1967-12-26 | THA-1967-L-82858

    Regulates the mining industry. Includes provisions on the safety and health of mining workers (art. 17).

  41. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Forest Act, B.E. 2484 (1941). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1941-10-14 | THA-1941-L-82855

    Regulates the exploitation of forestry resources. Includes some regulations with respect to workers (see section 68 septem (1)(c).

  42. Thailand - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Police Disciplines Act, B.E. 2477 (1934). - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1933-01-11 | THA-1933-L-82876

    Regulates complaints and discipline of police personnel.


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