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Name: Sultani Decree No. 63/2008 Promulgating the Law on the Care and Rehabilitation of the Disabled.
Country: Oman
Subject(s): Disabled workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2008-04-22
Entry into force:
ISN: OMN-2008-R-86171
Bibliography: Al Jarida Al Rasmiyya Al Jarida Al Rasmiyya The Sultan of Oman, Ministry of Social Development, Oman 03 May 2008 PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-03-18)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter One: Definitions and General Provisions [Articles 1-4]
Chapter Two: Rights of the Disabled [Articles 5-12. Article 8 provides that the Ministry is to provide appropriate opportunities for professional qualifications and certificates for disabled persons. Article 9 provides that enterprises of over 50 employees are to allocate a certain percentage of places for disabled persons]
Chapter Three: The National Committee for Welfare of the Disabled Persons [Articles 13-15]
Chapter Four: Rehabilitation Centres for Disabled Persons [Articles 16-18]
Chapter Five: Penalties and Compensation [Articles 19-22. Articles 19 and 20 contain provisions for penalties for employers who do not respect the legal requirements for the payment of wages for disabled workers and compensation for disabled persons].
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