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Labour inspection and law enforcement

Title XVI
Labour inspection and law enforcement

Article 177

The civil servants appointed by the Minister for carrying out the inspection works and verifying the implementation of the provisions of this Law and the decisions issued in implementation thereof shall have the power to enter the workplaces, peruse the registers of the workers, and request the data, information and documents necessary for the execution of the inspection works.


Article 178

The employer shall provide the civil servants specified in Article 177 of this Law with the requested registers, data, information and documents necessary for the execution of the inspection works within an appropriate time-limit determined by said civil servants.


Article 179

The employer or his representative must respond to the request of appearance sent by the civil servants entrusted with monitoring the implementation of the provisions of this Law and the decisions issued in implementation thereof on the dates specified by said civil servants.


Article 180

The administrative authorities must provide the civil servants entrusted with monitoring the implementation of the provisions of this Law and the decisions issued in implementation thereof with efficient assistance upon the civil servants’ request.


Article 181

The Minister shall issue a decision organizing the inspection works over establishments subject to the provision of this Law and determining the rules of inspections carried out at night and during non-official working hours.


Article 182

The Ministry’s civil servants authorized by the Minister in charge of judicial affairs in agreement with the Minister shall have the capacity of law enforcement officers with respect to the crimes committed within the scope of their jurisdiction and in relation to the works of their jobs. The minutes related to these crimes shall be referred to the Public Prosecutor’s Office by virtue of a decision issued by the Minister or his delegate.

Last Update: Wednesday 19 August 2015