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Name: Ministerial Regulation of 1987 respecting administration and control of expenditure of the Fund to Assist Workers Abroad.
Country: Thailand
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1987-03-02
Entry into force:
ISN: THA-1987-R-39519
Bibliography: Labour Laws (Revised 1994), 1994, International Translations Office, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 52-57
Abstract/Citation: Regulates the sources of income of the Fund, the management of its resources and the allowed disbursements therefrom. The maximum amount per member payable out of the Fund is 30.000 Baht. Money can be disbursed to workers for repatriation from abroad and to agencies as partial compensation for advances made in cases of repatriation. Workers who become unemployed abroad may receive assistance from the Fund pending return or new employment. Assistance from the Fund may be provided pending the outcome of a labour dispute and coverage for legal fees may also be extended. Assistance may be provided to member of the Fund who are injured or disabled and this assistance may include coverage of medical treatement. The Fund shall also be used to cover costs for selection, testing and training job seekers prior to departure.
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