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  1. Yemen - Public and civil servants - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prime Minister Decree No. 149, 2007 on the Recruitment System in the Public Sector.

    Adoption: 2007-06-09 | Date of entry into force: 2007-06-09 | YEM-2007-R-81097

    The Decree describes and clarifies the procedure for the appointment to positions in the general structure of the civil service including:
    1. Senior management posts
    2. Supervisory management posts
    3. New appointments
    4. General provisions

  2. Yemen - Public and civil servants - Law, Act

    Law No. 1, 2004, on establishment of the Civil Service Fund.

    Adoption: 2004-01-27 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-27 | YEM-2004-L-76241

    Part 1 - Title, Definitions and Objectives
    Title I: Title and Definitions
    Part 2 - Resources and Expenditure
    Title I: Resources
    Title II: Expenditure
    Part 3 - Conditions and Procedures for Dismissing Redundant Staff
    Title I: Procedures for Administrative Organs and Public Enterprises
    Title II: Ministerial Procedures
    Title III: Benefits for Redundant Staff
    Part 4 - Management and Terms of Reference of the Fund
    Title I: Formation of the Administration Council and Organizing Meetings
    Title II: Terms of Reference of the Board Chairperson
    Title III: Executive Management
    Part 5 - General and Final Provisions

  3. Yemen - Public and civil servants - Law, Act

    Civil Service Act (No. 19 of 1991).

    Adoption: 1991-03-21 | Date of entry into force: 1991-03-21 | YEM-1991-L-43296

    Provides comprehensive legislation concerning the employment of civil servants. Chapter 1 outlines bodies responsible for administering the civil service; s. 6 establishes a Higher Council of the Civil Service with the function of training and developing human resources. Chapter 2 sets forth obligations of employees. No civil servant may hold more than one post at a time (s. 14). Chapter 3 establishes the wage structure and classification of posts. Chapter 4 contains provisions relating to appointment, promotion and upgrading. Inter alia, every administrative unit shall appoint a specific number of disabled persons (s. 24). Chapter 5 relates to hours of work, leave, and overtime; s. 48 stipulates that pregnant or breast-feeding women shall not work more than 4 or 5 hours a day, respectively. Chapter 6 relates to employee mobility, including secondment. Chapter 11 contains provisions concerning labour relations. Employees have the right to organize and enjoy protection for participation in trade union activities (ss. 126-129). Other provisions relate to social security, training and disciplinary measures. Available in French.

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