LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPLUBIC
PEACE INDEPENDENCE DEMOCRACY UNITY PROSPERITY
Prime Minister No 68/PM
on Exportation of Lao Labor to work overseas
The Prime Minister issues the Decree:
Article 1: This Decree defines regulations and facilitates services in exporting Lao labors to work overseas, focusing on creating employment opportunities and labor skill development for Lao citizens, improving capacity-technical knowledge, and strengthening international cooperation for skill development of Lao labors.
Article 2: The Government shall protect benefits of persons and legal entities that are authorized to export Lao labors to work overseas and all legitimate Lao labors working overseas.
Article 3: Conditions for Lao Labors to work overseas
Article 4: Rights of Lao Labors working overseas
Article 5: Responsibilities of Lao Labors working overseas
Article 6: Conditions for Labor Recruitment Agencies
Article 7: Rights of Labor Recruitment Agencies
Article 8: Responsibilities of Labor Recruitment Agencies
Article 9: Labor Recruitment Agencies shall have following documentations:
government authorities on administration/supervision of Lao labors working overseas
Article 10: Rights and Responsibilities of Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare:
Article 11: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Cooperation Committee and other relevant ministries have rights and responsibilities to coordinate with Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare on issuing regulations and instructions under their purview regarding the exportation of Lao labor to work overseas
Article 12: Fees for the exportation of Lao labors to work overseas shall be paid/collected in accordance with the Law. Other fees and charges which are not defined in the Law shall not be collected. Service fees of Labor Recruitment Agency shall be under administration of Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare.
Article 13: Labor recruitment agencies with outstanding performance in implementing this Decree shall receive appropriate recognition/favor
Article 14: Labors, labor recruitment agencies, persons, legal entities and organizations violating this Decree shall be subject to fine and penalties in accordance with the Law
Article 15: Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, ministries, ministry equivalents and provincial authorities have rights and duties to strictly implement this Decree.
Article 16: This Instruction takes effect from its signature date. Any previous principles, regulations, decisions or resolutions regarding the management and exportation of Lao labors to work oversea which contradict with this Decree are hereby repealed
Vientiane Capital, 28 May 2002
[Sign and Seal]
|Authorization requirement for oversea recruitment enterprises||Enterprises engaged in labor recruitment for working abroad must be a company authorized to conduct the business of exporting Lao laborers to work abroad.||Active|
|Authorization requirement for oversea recruitment enterprises||Enterprises engaged in labor recruitment for working abroad must be a company which has organizational structure, personnel who have knowledge and capacity||Active|
|Authorization requirement for oversea recruitment enterprises||Enterprises engaged in labor recruitment for working abroad must be reliable companies, having capital to secure the export of Lao laborers to work abroad.||Active|