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Name: Order No. 23/1981 With Respect to Social Assistance Scheme
Country: Bahrain
Subject(s): Social assistance and services
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1981-11-28
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial English translation, 7 p.
ISN: BHR-1981-R-57197
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation, 7 p.
Abstract/Citation: Establishes the eligibility for social assistance for Bahraini citizens or residents who fall under the categories of children with no maintenance providers, widows, divorcees, deserted wives, prisoner's families, unmarried females, orphans, totally or partially incapacitated persons, sick persons and elderly persons. Regulates the payment of benefits. Excludes payments to certain persons covered under the Civil Servants' Pension and Retirement Benefits Law, the Labour Law for the Private Sector, the Bahrain Defence Force and Public Security Members' Pension and Retirement Benefit Law. Sets the procedures for claiming social benefits.

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