|Name:||Order No. 4 of 2013 amending some provisions of Order No. 76 of 2008 with respect to regulating work permits of foreigners other than domestic workers.|
|Type of legislation:||Regulation, Decree, Ordinance|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Al-Jarida al-Rasmiya, 2013-08-15, No. 3117, P. 38 - P. 39
|Bibliography:||Al-Jarida al-Rasmiya, 2013-08-15, No. 3117, P. 38 - P. 39
Legislation on-line in Arabic Labour Market Regulatory Authority, Kingdom of Bahrain PDF in Arabic (consulted on 2014-02-18)
|Abstract/Citation:||Article 10 and Article 13(b) of Order No. 76 of 2008 concerning regulating work permits of foreigners other than domestic workers are replaced and amended as follows:
Article 10: "A work permit will be valid for a period of 2 years from the date of arrival of the foreign worker into the Kingdom of Bahrain or date of payment of the fees as the case may be, the work permit may be at the request of the employer limited to a period of one year for half the associated price. The LMRA may renew the work permit if requested by the employer for another 6 months for the associated price at the end of the first year of employment. In all cases the work permit may be renewed for a duration or any other durations as per the requirement of the employer or his authorized person in a format issued by the LMRA for this purpose, manually or online , not exceeding 180 days prior to the expiry of the work permit. The renewal request must include all information and accompanied by the documents in the requested format and should meet the terms and conditions of Article 2 of this Order.".
Article 13(b): "The termination of the work permit as the request of the employer or the desertion of the employee from work in violation of the work permit, the LMRA must inform the employer or his authorized person of the decision and the reason to terminate allowing the employer 2 days time from receipt of the notification to respond . If after scrutinizing the response there is no ground for retaining the work permit the LMRA will proceed to terminate it and inform the employer or the authorized person of its decision immediately.
The concerned person can file a grievance against the LMRA decision at the office of the LMRA Chief Executive Officer in line with article 33 of the decree regulating the LMRA. All notification and responses mentioned afore may be done through the postal service or by electronic means.".