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United Republic of Tanzania


Basic labour law information

United Republic of Tanzania - Basic laws in NATLEX

01.01) Constitutional law
     The Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania.

01.02) Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
     Employment and Labour Relations Act, 2004 (No. 6 of 2004) (Cap. 366).

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     The Companies Act, 2002 (Act. No 12/2002)

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Penal Code, 1945 (Cap. 16).
     Criminal Procedure Code Act, 1985 (No. 9 of 1985).
     Community Service Act, 2002 (No. 6 of 2002).
     Prisons Act, 1967 (No. 34 of 1967).

01.05) Human rights
     Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance Act, 2001 (No. 7).
     Sexual Offences Special Provisions Act, 1998.
     Political Parties Act 1992 (No. 5 of 1992).

01.06) Economic and social policy
     Export Processing Zone Act, 2002 (No. 11).

01.07) Environmental, Climate and Sustainable Development Laws
     Oil and Gas Revenues Management Act, 2015 (No. 22 of 2015).

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Employment and Labour Relations Act, 2004 (No. 6 of 2004) (Cap. 366).
     Labour Institutions Act (No. 7 of 2004) (Cap. 300).

03) Elimination of forced labour
     The Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act, 2008 (Act No. 6/08).

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     National Action Plan for the Elimination of Child Labour, 2009.
     Law of the Child (Child Employment) Regulations (G.N. No. 196 of 2012).
     Law of the Child Act, 2009 (Act No. 21 of 2009) (Cap. 13).

04.01) Hazardous child labour
     Law of the Child (Child Employment) Regulations (G.N. No. 196 of 2012).

05.03) HIV/AIDS
     HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Act, 2008 (Act No. 28/08).
     Tanzania Commission for AIDS Act, 2001 (No. 22 of 2001) (Cap. 379).

07) Labour administration
     Labour Institutions Act (No. 7 of 2004) (Cap. 300).

08) Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
     National Employment Promotion Service Act, 1999 (No. 9 of 1999).
     National Employment Policy, 2008.

08.01) Disabled workers
     The Persons with Disabilities Act, 2010 (Act No. 9 of 2010).

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     Vocation Education and Training Act, 1994 (Act No. 1994).
     Education Fund Act, 2001 (No. 9 of 2001).
     Vocational Education and Training Act (Act No. 1 of 1994) (Cap. 82).
     The National Education Act, 1978 (No. 25 of 1978).

11) Cooperatives
     The Cooperative Societies Act, 2003 (Act No. 20 of 2003).

12.02) Wages
     Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment Order, 2010 (GN 172 of 2010).

14) Occupational safety and health
     Occupational Health and Safety Act, 2003 (No. 5 of 2003) (Cap. 297).

15) Social security (general standards)
     National Social Security Fund Act, 1997 (Act No. 28/97).
     Public Service Social Security Fund (Act No. 2 of 2018).

15.03) Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
     Workers Compensation Act 2008 (No. 20 of 2008) (Cap. 263).

15.06) Administration and financing
     The Social Security (Regulatory Authority) Act, 2008 (Act No. 8/08).

17) Migrant workers
     Immigration Act, 1995 (No. 7 of 1995).
     Refugees Act, 1998 (No. 2 of 1999).
     Non-Citizens (Employment Regulations) Act 2015 (No. 1 of 2015).

18) Seafarers
     Merchant Shipping Act, 2003 (No. 21/2003) (Cap. 165).
     Shipping Agency Act, 2002 (No. 13).

19) Fishers
     The Fisheries Act, 2003 (Act No. 22/2003).

20) Dock workers
     Ports Act, 2004 (Act No. 17/04).

22.02) Mining and quarrying workers
     The Mining Act, 2010 (Act No. 14/10).

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Public Service Act, 2002 (No. 8).
     Public Service Retirement Benefits Act, 1999 (No. 2/1999).
     Public Service Social Security Fund (Act No. 2 of 2018).
     Public Service (Negotiating Machinery) Act 2003 (No. 19 of 2003).

Zanzibar - Basic laws in NATLEX

01.06) Economic and social policy
     Zanzibar Free Economic Zones Act, 1992 (No. 16 of 1992).

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Trade Unions Act, 2001 (No. 4 of 2001).
     Zanzibar Industrial Court Act, 1994 (No. 2 of 1994).

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     Zanzibar Youth Council Act, 2013 (Act No.16 of 2013).
     Children's Act, 2011 (Act No. 6 of 2011).

05.03) HIV/AIDS
     Zanzibar HIV and AIDS Prevention and Management Act, 2013 (Act No. 18 of 2013).

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     Education Act (No. 6 of 1982).

15.06) Administration and financing
     Zanziabr Social Security Fund Act, 2005 (Act No. 2 of 2005).

19) Fishers
     Fisheries Act, 2010 (Act No. 7 of 2010).

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Public Service Act, 2011 (Act No. 2 of 2011).
     Civil Service Code, 1988.

22.11) Nursing personnel
     Zanzibar Nurses and Midwives Council Act, 2014 (Act No. 5 of 2014).
  
 

  
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