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Name: Ministerial Council Decree No. 25/2009 determining the Amount of social assistance provided by the Government.
Country: United Arab Emirates
Subject(s): Social assistance and services
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2009-06-29
Entry into force:
Published on: Al Jarida Al Rasmiyya, 2009-07-15, No. 495, pp. 486-488
ISN: ARE-2009-R-85831
Bibliography: Al Jarida Al Rasmiyya, 2009-07-15, No. 495, pp. 486-488
Abstract/Citation: The amount of the social security payments provided by the government is set according to the Social Security Law No. 2/2001, on the amount of 4400 Dirham a month. This amount doesn't apply to physically challenged people, minors, single and divorced females below the age of 35 and orphans.
The Decree sets the conditions and amounts of money for each category and also sets out the role of the different Ministries in providing vocational training to unemployed people and helping them find jobs.
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