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  1. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 20 of 2017 on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2017-06-01 | JOR-2017-L-108108


    Article 3 For the purpose of implementing the provisions of this Law:

    a.person with a disability is defined as a person who has long-term physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, psychological or neurological impairment, which, as a result of interaction with other physical and behavioral barriers, may hinder performance by such person of one of the major life activities or hinder the exercise by such person of any right or basic freedom independently.

    b. An impairment will be considered of a long-term nature according to Clause (a) of this Article if the impairment is not expected to disappear in at least (24) months from the date of commencement of treatment or of rehabilitation.

    c. Physical obstacles and behavioral barriers mentioned in Clause (a) of this Article include lack or absence of reasonable accommodation or accessible formats or accessibility, and also include individual behaviors and discriminative institutional practices on the basis of disability.

    d. Major life activities mentioned in Clause (a) of this Article include the following: 1. Eating, drinking, administering, self- care, reading and writing. 2. Movement and mobility. 3. Interaction and concentration, expression and verbal, visual and written communication. 4. Learning, rehabilitation and training. 5. Work.

  2. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 11 of 2017 concerning the Public Health Law. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-05-01 | Date of entry into force: 2017-05-01 | JOR-2017-L-108107

    This Law amends Articles Law No. 52, 57, 58 and 63 of Law No. 11 of 2017 concerning the Public Health Law.

  3. Jordan - - International agreement

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Republic of Uganda Agreement on Employing Ugandans Workers in Jordan. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-12-15 | JOR-2016-IA-105544

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Republic of Uganda Signs an Agreement on Employing Ugandans Workers in Jordan.

  4. Jordan - - International agreement

    Undertaking Between Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and Jordan Maritime Commission of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Concerning The Mutual Recognition of Certificates Under Regulation 1/10 of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended by the 2010 of Manila Amendment. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 2016-12-15 | JOR-2016-IA-105545

  5. Jordan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instructions of 2016, for the licensing of Employees working in the Installation, Operation, Maintenance, Inspection, Designing and Supplying of Renewable Energy Systems. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-09-01 | Date of entry into force: 2016-09-01 | JOR-2016-M-105621

    Instructions for the licensing of Employees working in the Installation, Operation, Maintenance, Inspection, Designing and Supplying of Renewable Energy Systems.

  6. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 112 of 2016 Regarding Dispute Settlement Related to Juvenile Cases. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-09-01 | Date of entry into force: 2016-09-01 | JOR-2016-R-105622

    Regulates Juvenile Dispute Settlement Mechanisms.

  7. Jordan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instructions of 2016, on Implementing Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage of 1969. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-09-01 | Date of entry into force: 2016-09-01 | JOR-2016-M-105625

  8. Jordan - - Law, Act

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Constitution Amendment of 2016. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-05-05 | Date of entry into force: 2016-05-05 | JOR-2016-L-105493

    Amends Sections 40, 42, 50, 69(1), 75(1), 127(3) of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Constitution.

  9. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 32 of 2016 Regulates the Transportation of Radioactive Materials. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 2016-03-16 | JOR-2016-R-105628

    Regulates the Transportation of Radioactive Materials.

  10. Jordan - - International agreement

    Joint Action Plan Between Jordan and the United States on Combating Smuggling of Nuclear and Radioactive Material. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-03-01 | INT-2016-IA-105629

    The plan lays out a general framework with clear-cut goals to institutionalize cooperation between concerned Jordanian bodies and similar authorities in the U.S. with the aim of devising a Jordanian response designed to combat the smuggling of nuclear and radioactive materials.

    The plan sets the ground for closer mutual technical cooperation and will contribute to providing the Kingdom with the latest technological equipment. It also aims at building a robust nuclear safety system as the Kingdom has an ambitious program to harness nuclear energy.

  11. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 5 of 2016 Establishing the National Commission for the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 2016-02-01 | JOR-2016-L-105627

    The National Commission for the Implementation of International Humanitarian Lawو is established in Jordan, It possesses legal personality and administrative independence.
    The commission determines the general policy and national strategy approving plans and programmes for raising awareness of the principles of IHL at national level. Moreover, the Commission is tasked with exchanging information and expertise with national, Arab, regional and international organizations and commissions concerned with IHL and strengthening ties with them.
    The Law reads that the Commission is composed by representatives of the Prime minister, the Ministries of Defense, Justice, Foreign Affairs, Interior, Education, Health, the House of representative, the Senate, the President of the Jordanian Red Crescent, as well as 4 experts appointed by the chairman.

  12. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 50 of 2016 amending Agriculture Law. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 2015-12-31 | JOR-2015-L-102863

    Additional Article 63 (bis) added to Law No. 13 of 2015.

  13. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 132 of 2015 amending Regulation No. 82 of 2013 concerning the Civil Service. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | JOR-2015-R-102864

    This Regulation amends Articles 17(a), 122(a)(1), 172, 175(a)(1), 181(d), 187 of Regulation No. 82 of 2013 concerning the Civil Service.

  14. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 132 of 2015 amending Regulation No. 82 of 2013 concerning the Civil Service. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | JOR-2015-R-103046

    Articles: 17(a),122(a)(1), 172, 175(a)(1), 181(d), 187 of Regulation No. 82 of 2013 concerning the Civil Service are amended.

  15. Jordan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instructions on Domestic Worker's Insurance Policies. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2015-12-01 | JOR-2015-M-102862

    Launches new insurance policies covering non Jordanian domestic workers. These policies aim to both protect employers and provide comprehensive healthcare for domestic workers.
    Provides clients of this new service with the option of medical insurance for their workers across all hospitals, in addition to life and personal accident insurance. Furthermore, clients of these new policies can insure themselves against financial losses resulting from runaway domestic workers or those who refuse employment in their homes.

  16. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 108 of 2015 on Radiation Protection. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-11-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-11-16 | JOR-2015-R-102865

    Regulates Radiation and Radioactive Material Radiation doses to workers.

  17. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 112 of 2015 amending the Regulations on Municipal Employees. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-11-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-11-16 | JOR-2015-R-102866

    This Regulation amends Articles 6, 7, 11, 12, 15, 21, 34, 39 and 45 of Regulation No. 108 of 2007 on Municipal Employees.

  18. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 45 of 2015 Ratifying Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-11-01 | Date of entry into force: 2015-11-01 | JOR-2015-L-103045

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ratifies Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage.

  19. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amending Regulation No. 12 of 2015 Regulating of Organizing the Private Offices of Recruiting Non-Jordanian Domestic Workers. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-10-18 | Date of entry into force: 2015-10-18 | JOR-2015-R-103044

    Amends Section 12(a)(4) of Regulation No. 12 of 2015 Regulating of Organizing the Private Offices of Recruiting Non-Jordanian Domestic Workers.

  20. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree M/75 Dated 24/11/1436H. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-09-25 | Date of entry into force: 2015-09-25 | SAU-2015-R-101849

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of labour between the Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

  21. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 39 of 2015 concerning Political Parties Law. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-09-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-09-16 | JOR-2015-L-103043

    Every political organization consisting of a group of Jordanians shall be considered a party when established in compliance with the provisions of the Constitution and this Law with the purpose of participating in political life as well as achieving specific objectives related to political, economic, and social affairs and is operating through legitimate and peaceful means.

  22. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 70 of 2015 amending Regulation No. 82 of 2013 concerning the Civil Service. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-08-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-08-16 | JOR-2015-R-103028

    Article 19(c), Article 31(e)(2), Article 36(c), Article 40(b), Article 61(b), Article 94(a), Article 108, Article 149(b) and Article 167(c) of Regulation No. 82 of 2013 concerning the Civil Service are amended.

  23. Jordan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instructions No. 1 of 2015 Implementing the Appendixes of the MARPOL - International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships of 1973. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2015-07-01 | JOR-2015-M-103026

    Provides Instructions on Implementing the Appendixes of the MARPOL - International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships of 1973.

  24. Jordan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instructions on ensuring general radiation protection and nuclear safety and security. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2015-07-01 | JOR-2015-M-103027

    Provides instructions to Ensure general radiation protection and nuclear safety and security.

  25. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 15 of 2015 concerning Electronic Transactions. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-05-17 | Date of entry into force: 2015-05-17 | JOR-2015-L-103025

    The new law aims to enhance e-commerce by clarifying the legal framework for doing business online or for making contracts via electronic means of communication. Moreover, the law affords to electronic records the same legal value as documents made in writing. As such, ledgers and other book-keeping obligations can be satisfied by electronic records, provided such records meet certain security and technical requirements.

    Repeals Law No. 85 of 2001 concerning Electronic Transactions.

  26. Jordan - - International agreement

    Accord du 7 mai 2015 de reconnaissance de la formation et des brevets des marins aux fins du travail à bord de navires enregistrés en Jordanie. - Accord (version bulgare)

    Adoption: 2015-05-07 | Date of entry into force: 2015-05-07 | INT-2015-IA-103100

    Approuvé par la Bulgarie par la décision n° 618 du Conseil des ministres du 17 octobre 2013.

  27. Jordan - - International agreement

    Accord du 7 mai 2015 de reconnaissance de la formation et des brevets des marins aux fins du travail à bord de navires enregistrés en République de Bulgarie, entre le Ministère des transports, des technologies de l’information et des communications de la République de Bulgarie et le Ministère des transports du Royaume hachémite de Jordanie – « Administration maritime ». - Accord (version bulgare)

    Adoption: 2015-05-07 | Date of entry into force: 2015-05-07 | INT-2015-IA-103494

    Approuvé par la Bulgarie, par la décision n° 618 du Conseil des ministres du 17 octobre 2013.

  28. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 13 of 2015 concerning Agriculture Law. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-04-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-05-16 | JOR-2015-L-102861

    This Law consisting of 73 articles divided in XIV Sections aims at reorganizing agriculture sector in the Kingdom of Jordan. The Ministry of Agriculture shall regulate, organize and develop the agriculture field in order to: increase the production of food and foodstuffs; use of natural and agricultural resources without damaging the environment; create of suitable conditions for investing in agricultural sectors and rural development; increase the production capacity; increase farmer’s incomes and improve their lifestyle; protect animals; improve the use of irrigation waters; face animal and plant diseases and epidemics; carry out scientific research and desertification control; and encourage agricultural cooperative work and agricultural cooperative associations. Public health measures and sanitary plant measures are discussed in articles 5-8. The Ministry of Agriculture shall: issue importation and exportation licences for agricultural products; in cooperation with other authorities, contribute in defining the National Standardization and Metrology standards for agricultural products; issue the directives required to organize plant production in a manner that secures efficiency of production and conservation of the agricultural resources and the environment. The Law establishes that licences are required for: establishing olive presses; producing, propagating, trading in seeds, fertilizers, plant growth regulators, the veterinary medicines, bio-veterinary preparations or animal growth regulators; producing or preparing pesticides; investing private forests through pruning or replacement of forest trees with fruit trees; grazing in the governmental forests; processing, investing or transport forest materials; cutting forest trees or bushes or wild plants; processing coal from governmental or private forests; establishing farms or hatcheries; producing or preparing materials of raw feed of animal origin, manufactured feed or feed additives; operating in slaughterhouses of poultry and livestock; fishing for commercial purposes; hunting wild birds or wild animals.
    The Law also regulates: fishing, wildlife protection, hunting season, protected species, management of waste materials (i.e. plastic or containers of insecticide or seeds that have been used for agricultural purposes); inspections.
    The XIV Sections are entitled as follows: Definitions; Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures; Plant Production; Seeds; Fertilizers and Plant Growth Regulators; Pesticides; Control of Plant Pests and Plant Quarantine; Forests and Ranges; Animal Production; Animal Health and Veterinary Quarantine; Slaughter of Poultry and Livestock; Fishing; Bees; Protection of Wild Birds and Wild Animals; and General Provisions.

    This Law Repeals Law No. 20 of 1973 concerning Agriculture.

  29. Jordan - - International agreement

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Labour between the Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-03-16 | JOR-2015-IA-102860

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of labour between the Saudi Arabia Kingdom and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

  30. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 3 of 2015 amending Law No.33 of 1992 concerning Development and Employment Fund Law. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-03-01 | Date of entry into force: 2015-03-01 | JOR-2015-L-103023

    The Law amends Section 7 and Section 8 of Law No.33 of 1992 concerning Development and Employment Fund Law.

  31. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 7 of 2015 ratifying an International Agreement on the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-03-01 | Date of entry into force: 2015-03-01 | JOR-2015-L-103024

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan ratifies the International Agreement on the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism.

  32. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 12 of 2015 regulating the organisation of Private Recruitment Agencies for the Recruitment of Non-Jordanian Domestic Workers. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-02-16 | JOR-2015-R-102856

    Regulates the private offices of recruiting Non-Jordanian Domestic Workers.
    Requires employers to purchase insurance from any legally licensed company that will cover the householder (employer) for financial losses resulting from the worker leaving or ‘refusing to work’. In addition, recruiters are bound to replace domestic workers for employers in three circumstances. Firstly, recruiters must replace those who ‘refuse to work’ for their new employer during the first 30 days at no further cost to the householder and on condition that the original recruit is ‘transferred outside of the country’. Secondly, where a migrant worker fails to arrive in Jordan whether by choice or not, recruiters must provide their employer with a replacement domestic worker at no additional cost. Thirdly, the responsible recruiter must also replace a domestic worker if the employer finds her to be pregnant or are otherwise certified as unfit by the Ministry of Health. However, recruiters are not legally responsible for replacing a domestic worker if employers have caused her to leave their employment, such as in cases where they have assaulted the worker.

    Repeals Regulation No. 89 of 2009 Regulating of Organizing the Private Offices of Recruiting Non Jordanian Domestic Workers. .

  33. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Decision No. 6439 of 09/11/2014 approves the accession of The Hashemite kingdom of Jordan to the Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage of 1969. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-31 | JOR-2014-R-100352

    Approves the accession of The Hashemite kingdom of Jordan to the Protocol of 1992 to amend the International International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage of 1969.

  34. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Decision No. 6376 of 05/11/2014 Approves the accession of the Hashemite kingdom of Jordan to the ILO - Maritime Labour Convention, 2006. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-16 | JOR-2014-R-100353

    Approves the accession of the Hashemite kingdom of Jordan to the ILO - Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

  35. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 31 of 2014 concerning Public-Private Partnership. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-11-02 | Date of entry into force: 2014-11-02 | JOR-2014-L-100337

    The Law aims to encourage the participation of the private sector in the Kingdom's economic development and provide a legislative environment for joint projects between the two sectors. The Law focuses on identifying infrastructure sectors open to private participation, designating the agencies responsible for approving private projects or contracts, clarifying rules regarding contract amendments and termination, ensuring competitive bidding and other procurement related provisions and defining the availability of dispute settlement, namely international arbitration. The Law also aims to rehabilitate, construct, operate and maintain the public infrastructure, as well as encouraging the private sector to invest with the government and extending funding for feasible public projects.

  36. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 32 of 2014 concerning Juvenile Law. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-11-02 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-01 | JOR-2014-L-100351

    The new law raises the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 7 to 12 in accordance with international standards. It also prioritises alternatives to detention and diversion from the legal system, ultimately adopting a rehabilitative approach to juvenile justice versus a penal one. The new law will further facilitate the work of Juvenile Police Department (JPD) and programs for children in conflict with the law.

    Repeals Law No. 24 of 1968 concerning Juvenile Law.

  37. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 96 of 2014 amending Regulation No. 82 of 2013 concerning the Civil Service. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-10-16 | Date of entry into force: 2014-10-16 | JOR-2014-R-99155

    This Regulation amends the following Articles of Regulation No. 82 of 2013 concerning the Civil Service:

    Articles: 2, 17(b), 21(b), 22, 25(b), 26(b), 28, 30(a), 31(a), 32(c), 45, 49, 67(b), 68, 71(b), 76(b), 78(a)(1), 82, 84(a)(6), 89, 92, 94, 99, 102, 106(c), 111(b), 116, 127(a), 142(b)(1), 143, 169, 175(f)(1), 185.

  38. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 1 of 2014 on Social Security Law. (قانون رقم 1 لسنة 2014 بشأن قانون الضمان الاجتماعي) - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2014-01-29 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-29 | JOR-2014-L-108105

    Chapter I: Definitions and Scope of Application.
    Chapter II: Administrative Organization of the Corporation.
    Chapter III: Financial Resources of the Corporation.
    Chapter IV: Work Injury Insurance.
    Chapter V: Maternity Insurance.
    Chapter VI: Unemployment Insurance.
    Chapter VII: Old Age, Disability and Death Insurance.
    Chapter VIII: Public Sector Insurance.
    Chapter IX: General Provisions.
    Tables

  39. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 82 of 2013 concerning the Civil Service. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-01 | JOR-2013-R-95849

    Chapter I - Definitions.
    Chapter II - General Principles.
    Chapter III - Roles and Duties.
    Chapter IV - Human Resources Planning.
    Chapter V - Job Classes and Offices Categories and Degrees.
    Chapter VI - Salaries and Allowances.
    Chapter VII - Overtime, Incentives and Rewards.
    Chapter VIII - Human Resources Committees.
    Chapter IX - Appointments.
    Chapter X - Professional Rules of Conduct and Duties and Ethics of Public Service.
    Chapter XI - Performance Management and Evaluation.
    Chapter XII - Promotions, Situations Improvements and Occupying Supervisory Jobs.
    Chapter XIII - Transference, Charge, Deputation, Authorization and Secondment.
    Chapter XIV - Official Working Hours and Leaves.
    Chapter XV - Training and Scholarship.
    Chapter XVI - Disciplinary Procedures and Penalties.
    Chapter XVII - Grievances.
    Chapter XVIII - Dismissal from Duty.
    Chapter XIX - General Provisions.

  40. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 77 of 2013 amending Regulation No. 5 of 2011 on establishing the Doctors Social Solidarity Fund. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-10-31 | Date of entry into force: 2013-10-31 | JOR-2013-R-95860

    Section 2 of Regulation No. 77 of 2013 amends Section 4 paragraph (b) of Regulation No. 5 of 2011 on establishing the Doctors Social Solidarity Fund as follows: "Doctors who want to become a member in the Fund must be under the age of 55 years old".

  41. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 37 of 2013 on the ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding on Labour Cooperation, Signed between the Government of Qatar and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Government. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-09-25 | Date of entry into force: 2013-08-28 | QAT-2013-R-96784

    Provides for the ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Qatar and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Government on cooperation in the Labour field.

  42. Jordan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instructions of 2013 on Legal Guardianship. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-04-01 | Date of entry into force: 2013-04-01 | JOR-2013-M-95873

    Regulates the functioning of guardianship arrangements with children. Parents for legal guardianship must be Muslim, married for five or more years, and medically certified as infertile. Provides that the father must be between 35-55 years old, and the mother 30-50 years old.
    The prospective family for legal guardianship may have up to two children total, including the child(ren) for the legal guardianship. If the prospective guardians already have one child, then the Jordanian child placed in their care must be of the same sex as that child. Prospective guardian parents who have previously obtained legal guardianship in Jordan must wait a minimum of two years before seeking legal guardianship of another child of the same gender.

  43. Jordan - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instructions of 2013 concerning the Use, Import, and Export of Ozone Depleting Substances. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 2013-03-17 | JOR-2013-M-95892

    This Regulation provides for the protection of the environment and the ozone layer by giving the instructions for the use, import, and export of substances depleting the ozone layer.
    It is composed of 35 articles. Article 2: deals with some terms and definitions. Article 3: establishes a national committee of representatives of all ministries to be located in the Ministry of Environment and it will be concerned with the protection of the ozone layer. The objectives of this Committee are to : oversee the implementation of the national strategy to ensure the safety of the ozone layer, and establishing qualified training centers . Article 4: provides for the establishment of the Ozone Unit at the Ministry of Environment and for its competencies and duties. Article 5: prohibits the establishment of new industrial facilities or expansion of existing industries that use substances depleting the Ozone Layer (Annex 1). Article 6: prohibits the import or re-export of CFCS (Annex 2). The import of such substances should be only according to specific conditions mentioned in Articles 6 and 7. Any violation to the provisions of this Regulation will be penalized .

    Repeals: Instruction of 2003 controlling the use of materials depleting the ozone layer.

  44. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 11 of 2013 amending Regulation No. 11 of 2009 concerning Domestic Workers, Cooks, Gardeners and Similar Categories. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 2013-02-14 | JOR-2013-R-95847

    Section 2 of Regulation No. 11 of 2013 amends Section 6 paragraph (a) of Regulation No. 11 of 2009 concerning Domestic Workers, Cooks, Gardeners and Similar Categories as follows: "The total actual hours of domestic work shall be eight hours per day, excluding idle time and rest or meal breaks".

  45. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 8 of 2013 concerning the Basis and Conditions for Granting Licenses and Permits for the Radiation Facilities and Workers. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 2013-02-14 | JOR-2013-R-95893

    This Regulation provides 24 Articles concerning the basis and conditions for applying and granting licenses and permits for the Radiation Facilities and Workers.

    It repeals Regulation No. 33 of 2003 concerning the Basis and Conditions for Granting Licenses and Permits for the Radiation Facilities and Workers.

  46. Jordan - - International agreement

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan/ The Ministry of Labour and the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia/ The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, concerning Employing Ethiopian Workers in Jordan. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2012-10-01 | Date of entry into force: 2012-08-15 | JOR-2012-IA-93869

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan/ The Ministry of Labour and The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia/ The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of human power in Addis Ababa, 15/08/2012.
    The MoU will help to jointly review and agree on standard employment contract for Ethiopian workers employed in Jordan.
    The MoU is significant to study emerging employment opportunities and suggest measures of technical cooperation, training skill enhancement and to provide all the sectors with technically skilled personnel for the benefit of both parties.
    Moreover, it will serve as instrument to combat human trafficking and it will help to protect the rights and well-being of Ethiopians working in Jordan through curbing problems between employees and employers.

  47. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 15 of 2012 concerning establishing the Constitutional Court. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2012-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 2012-10-07 | JOR-2012-L-94600

    This Law establishes the Constitutional Court Law, it is financially and administratively independent. The Constitutional Court will monitor the constitutionality of laws and regulations in force, interpret provisions of the Constitution when requested, and issue its judgements in the name of the King. The Court will carry out these tasks when requested, either by a decision of the Council of Ministers or by a resolution taken by the Senate or the Chamber of Deputies, passed by an absolute majority.

  48. Jordan - - Law, Act

    Law No. 13 Of 2012 concerning Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Law. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2012-04-16 | Date of entry into force: 2012-04-16 | JOR-2012-L-94599

    For achieving the objectives of this Law, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources is to work on the following in cooperation and coordination with the competent bodies:
    a. Exploiting Renewable Energy Sources for increasing the
    percentage of their contribution to the total energy mix,achieving safe supply thereof and promoting investment thereto.
    b. Contributing to environmental protection and achieving sustainable development.
    c. Rationalizing the exploitation of energy and improving its efficiency in various sectors.

    In cases not prescribed in this Law, the provisions of the
    Electricity Law shall apply.

  49. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Instructions of 2012 on Licensing Homework Positions. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2012-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 2012-02-01 | JOR-2012-R-94598

    These Instructions regulate the terms and conditions and applications for licensing jobs that are performed at home (homework).

    Section 1: These Instructions enter into force as from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
    Section 2: Definitions.
    Section 3:List of homework professions.
    Section 4: Determines the conditions and requirements for performing homework, the home worker shouldn't use any equipments or provide any service that may cause noise, vibration, smoke, dust, odours, cause negative electrical or magnetic impact, or cause negative impact on the neighbourhood. Moreover, they shouldn't use or produce hazardous materials that may impact on the health and safety of the public.
    Section 5: homework licensing applications and obtaining a license.
    Section 6: General Provisions.
    Section 7: Space requirements for home workers.
    Section 8: General standards for home workers.
    Section 9: Special standards for home workers.
    Section 10: Inspection procedures.
    Section 11: Sanctions.
    Section 12: Revoking the license.
    Section 13: Delegation of powers.
    Section 14: Repeals Instructions of 2011 on Licensing Homework Positions.
    Schedule: Homework Professions List.

  50. Jordan - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 1 of 2012 amending the Regulations on Municipal Employees. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2012-01-25 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | JOR-2012-R-94597

    Section No. 6 of Regulation No. 108 of 2007 on Municipal Employees is repealed and amended, this Section provides schedules that sets out the wages, annual increase and allowances to municipal employees according to their rates and categories.

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