Bahrain: Decision No. 4 of 2014 Regulating the Permits of Domestic Workers and Similar Positions
|Decision No. 4 of 2014 Regulating the Permits of Domestic Workers and Similar Positions
| Date of adoption
|16 April 2014|
| Entry into force
|25 April 2014|
– Official Journal Issue No. 3153 (24 April 2014), pp. 9 -13, Legislation & Legal Opinion Commission, Kingdom of Bahrain, accessed: 26 June 2014, http://www.legalaffairs.gov.bh/LegislationSearchDetails.aspx?id=70767#.U6vdEy-EBpE
|Keywords: Bahrain, Laws & Regulations, Domestic WorkersArt. 2 defines the term domestic workers which encompasses gardeners, security guards, nannies, drivers, and chefs.
Art. 3 lists the conditions that must be met for obtaining a work permit for a domestic worker:
Art. 7 lists the commitments of the employer and Art. 8 lists the commitments of the domestic worker.
In accordance with Art. 9, the work permit shall be cancelled within 5 days upon the request of the employer or upon receiving a notification from him of the departure of the worker in violation of the conditions of the work permit.
The validity of the domestic worker’s work permit shall be for two years from the date of arrival, which may be renewed for a similar period of time.