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  1. Bhutan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour and Employment Act of Bhutan, 2007. - Laws in English and Dzongkha

    Adoption: 2007-02-20 | BTN-2007-L-80218

    Chapter I - Preliminary
    Chapter II - Prohibitions [includes forced or compulsory labour, the worst forms of child labour, discrimination of employees and job seekers and sexual harassment]
    Chapter III - Labour Administration
    Chapter IV - Notices
    Chapter V - Contracts of Employment
    Chapter VI - Compensation and Benefits
    Chapter VII - Hours of Work and Leave
    Chapter VIII - Wages
    Chapter IX - Occupational Health and Safety
    Chapter X - Minimum age for Admission to Employment
    Chapter XI - Workers' Associations
    Chapter XII - Resolution of Labour Disputes
    Chapter XIII - Employment Agents
    Chapter XIV - Employment of Foreigners
    Chapter XV - Miscellaneous Provisions

    Repeals the following:
    1. Rules and Regulations for Employment of Bhutanese Nationals in the Private Sector (1998).
    2. Recruitment Agencies and Workmen's Compensation (1994), Chapters 1,2,4 and 5 and paragraphs 1,2,3,4,5,and 7 on the procedure for recruitment of Foreign Workforce of the Chathrim for Wage rate.

  2. Bhutan - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Rules and Regulations on Employment of Bhutanese Nationals in the Private Sector. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2002-01-01 | BTN-2002-L-76988

    Chapter I - Preliminary
    Chapter II - General Principles
    Chapter III - [not included in on-line text]
    Chapter IV - Recruitment and Appointment
    Chapter V - Pay and Allowances and Hours of Work
    Chapter VI - Training
    Chapter VII - [not included in on-line text]
    Chapter VIII - Leave, Medical Facilities, Insurance and Provident Fund
    Chapter X - [not included in on-line text]
    Chapter X - Penalties
    Chapter XIII - Filing of Information to the Department of Employment and Labour


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