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Name: Labour Code (Law No. 91).
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1959-04-05
Entry into force:
ISN: SYR-1959-L-69861
Bibliography: Legislative Series, U.A.R. 1, 1959, International Labour Office, 56 pages
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive labour legislation divided into seven books and fourteen chapters as follows:

Book I. Preliminary provisions concerning, inter alia, vocational rehabilitation and placement of disabled persons, placement of unemployed workers and employment of aliens;
Book II. Apprenticeship, vocational training and labour contracts;
Book III. Organisation of work including hours of work, employment of young persons, employment of women, employment of workers in mines and quarries, and the fixing of wages;
Book IV. Trade unions;
Book V. Conciliation and arbitration in labour disputes;
Book VI. Labour inspection and judicial police;
Book VII. Penalties.
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