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Name: Council's decision No. 166 of 12 July 2000 on Regulations concerning the relationship between employers and foreign workers.
Country: Saudi Arabia
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2000-07-12
Entry into force:
ISN: SAU-2000-R-59275
Bibliography: Unofficial translation, 2 p.
Abstract/Citation: Establishes that the relationship between employers and foreign workers shall be governed by the contract of employment concluded between them and not by the rules of sponsorship. Stipulates also that foreign workers shall be responsible for ensuring that an application is made to the Passports Department for the issue of residence permits for them and their families.

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