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  1. Kuwait - - 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.

  2. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 85, respecting the supervision and inspection of the activities and accounts of co-operative associations.

    Adoption: 1981-07-19 | KWT-1981-R-11285

  3. Kuwait - - 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.

  4. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 8, to amend certain provisions of the Social Security Law, No. 61 of 1976 [and amended by Law No.126 of 1977].

    Adoption: 1981-01-24 | KWT-1981-L-11281

    Amends para. 2 of s. 17, s. 28, and Chs.1 and 2 of Title V.

  5. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Order No. 14, respecting the inclusion of previous periods of activity and service for the purpose of calculating the contribution period referred to in Ch. V of the Social Insurance Law.

    Adoption: 1981 | KWT-1981-L-11282

  6. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 52, to amend certain provisions of Ministerial Order No. 51 of 1981 respecting conciliation in collective labour disputes.

    Adoption: 1981 | KWT-1981-R-11284

  7. Kuwait - - 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.

  8. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 71, to amend certain provisions of the Social Security Law, No. 61 of 1976.

    Adoption: 1980-11-05 | KWT-1980-L-11734

  9. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour to establish a training and preparation centre for Kuwaiti women.

    Adoption: 1980-11-05 | KWT-1980-R-11735

  10. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 30, respecting the masters, deck officers and engineers on board merchant vessels.

    Adoption: 1980-05-18 | KWT-1980-L-11732

  11. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 31, respecting safety, order and discipline on board ship.

    Adoption: 1980-05-18 | KWT-1980-L-11733

  12. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Law No. 28, enacting the law of merchant shipping.

    Adoption: 1980-01-01 | KWT-1980-L-16760

  13. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 46, respecting the powers and duties of the officiels appointed by the Ministry of Public Health to supervise compliance with labour laws, orders and regulations relating to occupational health.

    Adoption: 1980 | KWT-1980-R-12288

  14. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order on regulations and provisions regarding special leave (No. 13 of 1979).

    Adoption: 1979-08-29 | KWT-1979-R-68359

    Makes provision for special leave without pay for public service employees for at least 6 months and not exceeding 3 years, provided that he or she has been in government's service for a continuous period of no less than 15 years and is at least 50 years old. Leave of 6 months to 4 years may be granted to married employee, or widowed or divorced employee with children, provided that she has been in public service for at least one year. Also provides for some related matters.

  15. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 43, respecting the conditions to be observed on worksites and in workplaces to, ensure the protedtion of workers, machines, plant and substances against occupational hazards, helath risks and occupational.

    Adoption: 1979-06-03 | KWT-1979-R-12283

    Disponible en franšais.

  16. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order respecting the establishment and operation of the Public Service Council

    Adoption: 1979-04-22 | KWT-1979-R-12280

  17. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Decree Law No. 15 of 1979 concerning the Civil Service - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 1979-04-04 | Date of entry into force: 1979-07-01 | KWT-1979-L-39896

    Orders the establishment of a public service commission under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister. Specifies the function and the composition of the commission, provides for general rules governing the civil service, and for the rights and obligations of civil servants, and for the modalities relative to termination of employment. A memorandum providing a detailed explanation of the provisions of the Decree Law is attached.

  18. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree on the Regulations concerning the Civil Service.

    Adoption: 1979-04-04 | KWT-1979-R-39897

    Regulates various aspects of the Civil Service, including appointment skill evaluation, wage increases, promotions, transfers, secondment, holidays, disciplinary actions, and the termination of appointment. Also provides for the establishment of a council of staff affairs. A list of grades and corresponding wages is annexed.

  19. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Ministerial Order No. 108, to promulgate regulations made under Legislative Decree No. 24 [of 14 May 1979] respecting co0operative associations.

    Adoption: 1979 | KWT-1979-L-12284

  20. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 24 of 1979 on Cooperative Societies.

    Adoption: 1979 | KWT-1979-R-32567

  21. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 37 of 1979 regulating the issuance of work permits to non-Kuwaiti workers in the private sector.

    Adoption: 1979 | KWT-1979-R-39602

    Provides for the rules and regulations relative to the obtention or cancellation of work permits for migrant workers (including self-employed professionals, business associates, etc); the responsibility of employers for workers who have been permitted to work for them; the cancellation of work permits in the event of a breach of contract or disciplinary dismissal (in both cases the worker is to be banned from getting a new permit for two years); the repatriation of the worker at the expense of the employer upon the termination of contract except when the worker has sought a transfer to another employer, or if the worker's work permit has been cancelled, etc.; the responsibility of the employers to inform the constructors for whom they are carrying out projects of the number of workers they wish to recruit.

  22. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 37 of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, to regulate the grant of work permits in the private sector to non-Kuwaiti workers.

    Adoption: 1979 | KWT-1979-R-12279

  23. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 42, to establish a standing committee to co-ordinate the work of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour and the Ministry of Public Helath in connection with occupational health and safety.

    Adoption: 1979 | KWT-1979-R-12282

  24. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 110, to establish an inspection service dealing work permits in the manpower Protection Directorate and to define its powers and duties.

    Adoption: 1979 | KWT-1979-R-12285

  25. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 119, to promulgate model rules for co-operative associations.

    Adoption: 1979 | KWT-1979-R-12286

  26. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 45, to publish scales, standards and measures for safety at workplaces.

    Adoption: 1979 | KWT-1979-R-12287

    Governs lighting, noise, temperature, harmful substances, dust.

  27. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Legislative Decree No. 65, respecting public meetings.

    Adoption: 1979 | KWT-1979-L-12289

    ss. 1 and 2 define public meetings as those attended by more than 20 persons, but exclude, inter alia, religious meetings and those organised by legally established institutions such as trade unions and employers' organisations, which may meet to discuss questions covered by their rules.

  28. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 5 of 1978 concerning the rules for combining and fixing the minimum share.

    Adoption: 1978 | KWT-1978-R-47029

    Regulations covering combining pension with salary.

  29. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 70 of 1977 concerning the notification provided for by Decree Law No. 117 of 1977 inserting a provision in Law No. 17 of 1959 concerning the stay of foreigners.

    Adoption: 1977-08-10 | KWT-1977-R-39611

    Specifies the procedure for notifying the presence or the departure of foreign tenants

  30. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree No. 4, to issue basic regulations for the Federation of Consumers' Co-operatives.

    Adoption: 1977-01-09 | KWT-1977-R-13382

  31. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 9, respecting the formation and powers of the Committee for Incestment of the Funds of the Public Institution of Social Securities.

    Adoption: 1977-01-01 | KWT-1977-R-16757

  32. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Ministerial order No. 10 (as amended): rules for calculation and payment of subscriptions and other sums accruing under the law of social security.

    Adoption: 1977-01-01 | KWT-1977-L-16758

    Implementing Regulations attached.

  33. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Ministerial Order No. 13: Conditions to be satisfied when determining the original post under the law of social security.

    Adoption: 1977-01-01 | KWT-1977-L-16759

  34. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 131 of 1977 on the control and use of ionizing radiation and protection from hazards. - Decree on-line in English

    Adoption: 1977 | KWT-1977-R-83359

    Provides for protective measures against harmful radiation including licensing of equipment and establishment of the Radiation Protection Commission.

  35. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Social Security Law, No. 61 of 1976. - Legislation on-line in Arabic Kuwait Social Security Guide 2009

    Adoption: 1976-09-02 | KWT-1976-L-13622

    Basic law governing social security in Kuwait.

  36. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution No. 4 (1977), to establish an Advisory Committee on Vocational Training under the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour.

    Adoption: 1976-05-22 | KWT-1976-R-13621

  37. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 28 (1976): Definition of the work "night".

    Adoption: 1976 | KWT-1976-R-13619

  38. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 29 (1976): Women's night work.

    Adoption: 1976 | KWT-1976-R-13620

  39. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Law No. 33 of 1975 concerning the treatment of citizens of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates like Kuwaiti citizens.

    Adoption: 1975-07-08 | KWT-1975-L-39503

    Citizens of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and UAE shall be treated like Kuwaiti citizens in matters relating to industry, business, and other professions.

  40. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 22 of 1975 implementing the regulations of the law on the stay of foreigners

    Adoption: 1975 | KWT-1975-R-39612

    Prohibits foreigners from entry into Kuwait without a valid passport or a laissez-passer and, where applicable, a valid visa issued by a Kuwaiti embassy or consular official. Specifies different types of visas ( for vistors, domestic workers, businessmen, students, etc.), and the conditions for obtaining them. Permits foreigners who have entered into Kuwait legally to obtain a temporary residence permits, and ordinary residence permits the validity of which will depend on the motive of their visit. Requires foreigners to leave Kuwait within a month of the expiry of their residence permit (unless the permit is renewed). Foreigners leaving Kuwait must submit their passport or another travelling document for an exit stamp.

  41. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 75/25, respecting the employment of young persons.

    Adoption: 1975 | KWT-1975-R-14244

  42. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 75/26, respecting the powers and duties of officials responsible for enforcing labour legislation.

    Adoption: 1975 | KWT-1975-R-14245

  43. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease.

    Adoption: 1974 | KWT-1974-R-14922

  44. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 23, respecting the organisation of medical assessment in the event of occupational injury and disease.

    Adoption: 1974 | KWT-1974-R-14923

  45. Kuwait - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Council of Ministers respecting the creation of a High Committee for Vocational Training.

    Adoption: 1973-12-23 | KWT-1973-R-15845

  46. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Law No. 28/1969, pertaining to work in the petroleum industry.

    Adoption: 1969-06-11 | KWT-1969-L-16754

  47. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Implementing Regulations to Law No. 6 enacting the law of industry.

    Adoption: 1965-03-29 | KWT-1965-L-16747

  48. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Law No. 6, enacting the law of industry.

    Adoption: 1965-03-04 | KWT-1965-L-16746

  49. Kuwait - - Law, Act

    Law No. 38 of 1964 concerning Labour in the Private Sector - Law in Arabic

    Adoption: 1964-08-01 | KWT-1964-L-36003

    Consists of 15 Chapters and 98 articles. Chapter I provides for scope of law's implementation. Chapter II concerns migration and work permit. Chapters III and IV deals with employment and contracts. Chapters V and VI regulate employment of juveniles and women. Chapters VII and VIII govern wages and hours of work and leave. Chapter IX concerns working conditions. Chapter X deals with work regulation and penalties. Chapter XI regulates expiry of labour contracts and terminal indemnity. Chapter XII provides for compensation for labour accidents and industrial diseases. Chapters XIII and XIV regulate organisations of labourers and employers, and conciliation and arbitration of collective labour disputes. Chapter XV deals with general matters. This Law supersedes the Private Sector Labour Law of 1959, the Amiri Decree No. 43 of 1960 and Law No. 1 of 1961.

  50. Kuwait - - Constitution

    Constitution of Kuwait. (دستور دولة الكويت، الصادر في 14 جمادى الثاني الموافق 11 نوفمبر 1962) - Constitution on-line Constitution in Arabic

    Adoption: 1962-11-11 | KWT-1962-C-74769

    Includes 5 parts: Part I "The State and the system of Government"; Part II "The fundamental constituents of the Kuwaiti society"; Part III "Public rights and duties"; Part IV "Powers"; Part V "General and transitional provisions". Provides, inter alia, for the obligation of the State to care for public health (art. 15) and social security (art. 11), equality of all people before the law (art. 29), right to education (art. 40) and work (art. 41), prohibition of forced labour and its exceptions (art. 42), freedom of association (art. 43).

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