Promoting jobs, protecting people
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Egypt >

Name: Decree (No. 16 of 1982) excepting certain shops and quarters from general rules on shop opening hours.
Country: Egypt
Subject(s): Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1982-02-06
Entry into force:
ISN: EGY-1982-R-56967
Bibliography: English translation, 1999-01, The Middle East Library for Economic Services, Cairo, Egypt, 2p.
Abstract/Citation: Establishes a listing of establishments that are to be exempted from provisions of the Law (No. 137 of 1981) on Labour requirying weekly closings. Stipulates that establishments are generally to be closed at 22:00 during the summer and 21:30 in winter. Provides that groceries and butchery shops may stay open until 23:00 in summer and 22:30 in winter.
Basic text(s):

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer