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Publication date: 26 January 2023 - 04 Rajab 1444

Article (3)

1- The employment relationship between the domestic worker and their employer shall be regulated by a written contract, and the Arabic version of the contract shall prevail.

2- The contract shall be executed and translated, if any, in three copies, each of the two parties shall keep a copy while the third shall be kept at the National Recruitment Office.

Article (4)

In addition to other conditions agreed upon by the parties, and in a manner that does not contradict with the provisions of these Regulations, the contract shall include the following essential elements:

1- The nature of work that the domestic worker shall perform.

2- The wage that the employer shall pay to the domestic worker.

3- Rights and duties of both parties.

4- The probation period.

5- The term of the contract and renewal thereof.

Article (5)

1- Both parties may agree to keep the domestic worker under probation for a period not exceeding (ninety) days, during which the employer may verify the professionalism of the domestic worker and the integrity of their personal behavior.

2-The employer may terminate the contract at his/her own discretion during the probation period without any liability if it is proved that the domestic worker is incompetent.

3- The domestic worker may not be kept under probation more than once by the same employer, unless the parties agree that the domestic worker shall be employed in a different job than his/her first agreed upon one.

Article (14)

The employment contract shall be terminated upon the death of either the employer or the domestic worker. If the employer’s family wishes such a domestic worker to remain in service, they shall contact and refer to the labor office to correct the name of the employer.

Article (15)

If the employment contract expires or is terminated by the employer for an invalid reason, or by the domestic worker for a valid reason, the employer shall bear the cost of the flight ticket to send the domestic worker back to their home country.

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