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Controls to Improve the Contractual Relationship of Domestic Workers and their Equivalents

Publication date: 20 May 2024 - 12 Dhu al-Qi'dah 1445

The following words and phrases, wherever mentioned in these controls, are meant by the meanings shown beside each of them unless otherwise required by the context:

The Ministry: Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.

The Competent Sector: The executive general supervision of domestic workers in the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.

Domestic Employer: Any person of a normal nature who has recruited the domestic worker themself, or through a licensed recruitment office or contracted them, directly or indirectly, to perform a domestic service.

Domestic Worker: Any person of a normal nature performing a direct or indirect domestic service to the employer, or any of their family members, being under the supervision and instruction of the employer or those in their place, such as a female/male domestic worker, private driver, gardener, or a housekeeper and their equivalents. The phrase ‘domestic service worker’ means the domestic worker and their equivalent when used in this regulation.

The Company: A company licensed to practice the activities governed by the provisions of “the rules of practicing the recruitment activity and providing labor services”

Both Parties: Employer (person, institution), domestic worker.

Committee: The committee provided for in the regulation of domestic workers and their equivalents.

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