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  1. Kuwait - Workers with family responsibilities - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 7 of 2011 granting a special leave for working mother who accompanies her sick child to the hospital. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2011-04-10 | Date of entry into force: 2011-04-10 | KWT-2011-R-89503

    Section 1: Kuwaiti or non-Kuwaiti working mothers are entitled to a special leave with full pay when they accompany a sick child to hospital.

    Section 2: Child's age is not required in this condition, however, it shall be determined in the light of the child's situation and the necessity of his/her mother's presence, which must be proven by medical report certified by the Ministry of Health.

    Section 3: This Order enters into force once it has been published in the official Gazette. Paragraph (c) of the Civil Service Council Order No. 1 of 1993 is repealed.

  2. Kuwait - Workers with family responsibilities - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No. 78 of 1998 concerning regulations and conditions of granting four-month special maternity leave on half pay following delivery leave by virtue of Order No. 1 of 1993 of Civil Service Council.

    Adoption: 1998-10-20 | KWT-1998-M-68361

    Establishes that same conditions and regulations stated in Circular No. 73 of 1998 are applicable to granting 4 months special maternity leave with half pay following delivery, as provided for in Order No. 1 of 1993 of Civil Service Council.

  3. Kuwait - Workers with family responsibilities - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No. 73 of 1998 concerning regulations and conditions of granting special parental, maternity or child-care leave without pay.

    Adoption: 1998-10-14 | KWT-1998-M-68362

    Regulates procedure of granting ministry employees special parental, maternity or child-care leave without pay, as stipulated in Order No. 13 of 1979 of the Civil Service Council. To be eligible for special maternity or child-care leave, employee must have at least 3 years of service. Employee is entitled to maternity leave after maximum of 1 year after termination of delivery leave. Employee must not have undergone disciplinary sanctions during preceding year. Also sets forth some additional requirements.

  4. Kuwait - Workers with family responsibilities - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular conerning necessary regulations for implementation of Order No. 1 of Civil Service Council

    Adoption: 1993-07-25 | KWT-1993-M-68360

    Provides for parental leave with full pay for mothers or wives of prisoners and missing persons, provided they are Kuwaiti citizens (or their mother or wife is Kuwaiti), which must be proven. Also makes provision for maternity leave with half pay to be granted to Kuwaiti employee, or non-Kuwaiti employee married to Kuwaiti, for a period of 4 months upon delivery leave. Finally, provides for child-care leave with full pay for Kuwaiti or non-Kuwaiti mother to attend her sick child in hospital.

  5. Kuwait - Workers with family responsibilities - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Civil Service Council Order concerning the granting of special leave on full or half pay (No. 1 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993 | KWT-1993-R-68358

    Makes provision for special parental leave, maternity or child-care leave in the following cases: (a) parental leave with full pay for mothers and wives of prisoners or missing persons for one renewable year or for 15 days prior to return of prisoner or missing person; (b) maternity leave with half pay for 4 months upon delivery leave; (c) child-care leave with full pay for mother who attends to her sick child in hospital and whose situation necessitates her presence.

  6. Kuwait - Workers with family responsibilities - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Ministerial Order No. 419 of 1981.

    Adoption: 1981-12-17 | KWT-1981-M-68364

    Establishes that special parental, maternity or child-care leave under Ministerial Order No. 30 of 1981 may be granted only if it is not proceded or followed by summer vacation, school vacation, any special vacation on full or reduced pay, leasure leave or study mission, three months before commencement or three months following termination of special leave, unless requested and approved leave is at least for one full year.

  7. Kuwait - Workers with family responsibilities - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 30 of 1981.

    Adoption: 1981-02-11 | KWT-1981-R-68357

    Establishes that married civil service employee with no children may be granted parental leave in case her husband suffers total health disability. Also establishes that married or widowed employee with children may be granted maternity or child-care leave provided that her children are less than 6 years old.

  8. Kuwait - Workers with family responsibilities - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 10 of 1981 amending Order No. 13 of 1979 concerning regulations and provisions on special leave.

    Adoption: 1981 | KWT-1981-R-68363

    Amends Article 1 of Order No. 13 of 1979. Establishes that employee may be granted special leave without pay for 6 months to 3 years, during entire service period, provided that he or she is Kuwaiti citizen and has been in government's service for a continous period of no less than 10 years and is at least 50 years old. Leave may be granted for 6 months to 4 years to: (a) Kuwaiti married employee or non-Kuwaiti emplyee who is married to a Kuwaiti; or (b) Kuwaiti widowed or divorced employee with children, or non-Kuwaiti widowed or divorced employee with Kuwaiti children, provided that she has been in government's service for non less than 1 year. Married employee may be granted this leave to accompany her husband abroad even if in government's service for less than one year, if her husband is Kuwaiti.


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