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  1. Jordan - Agriculture workers - 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.

  2. Jordan - Agriculture workers - 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 farmerís 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.

  3. Jordan - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 12 of 2011 amending Regulation No. 3 of 2001 concerning Pension and Benefits Scheme for Agricultural Engineers. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2011-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-31 | JOR-2011-R-91261

    Section 2: Section 14 paragraph (b) of Regulation No. 3 of 2001 is amended by repealing the phrase "reached the 60 years of age" and replacing it with the phrase "completed 60 years of age"

    Section 3: Section 19 of the Regulation No. 3 of 2001 is amended as follows:

    1)Repeals the phrase "his portion shall be distributed equally among all dependents" and replacing it by the phrase "his portion shall be returned to the Fund".
    2)Section 19 paragraph (a) is repealed and replaced as follows: "The total portion of the wife/husband of the deceased contributor and his/her sons and daughters or the only dependent shall not be less than half of the pension payment that the deceased contributor was entitled to."

    Section 4: Section 21 of the Regulation No. 3 of 2001 is amended by repealing the number "3000 JD" and replacing it with the number " 5000 JD".

  4. Jordan - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of Agricultural Workers Categories who are subject to the Provisions of the Labour Law, Regulation No. (4) Of the Year 2003. Issued by virtue of the Provisions of Paragraph (D) of Article (3) of the Labour Code, No. 8 of 1996 and its Amendments. - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-01-16 | JOR-2003-R-79111

    Regulates application of the Labour Law to certain categories of agricultural workers.

  5. Jordan - Agriculture workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Agricultural Engineers Pension and Benefits Scheme Regulations No. 3 of 2001.

    Adoption: 2001-01-31 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-31 | JOR-2001-R-59593

    Establishes a pension and benefits scheme for agricultural engineers in Jordan and spells out the rules by which it should be governed.

  6. Jordan - Agriculture workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 19 of 1997 concerning the General Federation of Jordanian Agricultural Workers.

    Adoption: 1997-04-15 | Date of entry into force: 1997-05-15 | JOR-1997-L-46976

    Defines inter alia the competent Minister, the Federation, the Board of Directors of the Federation, the President of the Board of Directors, the Director of the Federation, the Branch of the Federation, and the Council of the Federation. Sets forth the aims of the Federation, its members, the conditions of membership, and the duties of the President and the Director referred to above.


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