Inspection and judicial arrest
INSPECTION AND JUDICIAL ARREST
A- The Authority’s inspectors appointed by the Chief Executive to carry out inspections and checks with regard to the execution of the provisions of this Act, orders, regulations and decisions issued in implementation thereof, shall have the following powers:
- To enter the work premises, branches and offices of employers, Recruitment (Manpower) agencies, employment offices and other related sites.
- To peruse records relating to foreign workers.
- To check work permits and the identity of foreign workers.
- To request data, documents and information required from employers, Recruitment (Manpower) agencies and employment offices, their representatives, or officials responsible for their actual administration.
B- Employers, Recruitment agencies and employment offices, their representatives, or officials responsible for their actual administration must not obstruct the Authority’s inspectors in the performance of their duties, and must provide them with the correct documents, data and information required for the performance of their duties, within a reasonable period, as specified by the inspectors.
C- Officers authorized by the Minister of Justice - in agreement with the relevant minister - shall have arresting powers with regards to the crimes provided for, under this Act which come within their jurisdiction and are related to their duties. Reports drawn up in connection to such crimes shall be referred to the attorney general pursuant to a decision issued by the Chief Executive.
Last Update: Monday 28 April 2014