Kuwait City, Nov 12: The Kuwaiti judiciary won victory for the 60-year-old residents, and canceled the {Manpower} Resolution No. 27 of 2021 regarding the issuance of a list of rules and procedures for granting work permits issued by the Public Authority for Manpower.

The court ruling came after Abdullah Al-Ajmi, a member of the Entrepreneurs Association, filed a case against the Director General of the Public Authority for Manpower in his capacity to cancel the work permit of registered employers on Chapter Five, and workers in the private sector who are citizens registered on Chapter Three, which came formally under the name “Notice.” National Labor Registration. The decision, which was canceled by the judiciary, contained many articles that caused an uproar in the labor market, including the issue of non-renewal of work permits for those who have reached the age of 60 with a high school diploma or less. [Also Read: Characteristics of the tourist and family visas are still suspended]

Officials in the “Manpower” said that the authority is awaiting the merits of the ruling of the High Court, which decided to accept a lawsuit against an aggrieved citizen from the list of rules for granting the new work permit. And the procedures for granting permission to work with the ensuing effects and obligating the defendant in his capacity to pay expenses.”

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The implementation of the according to the authority, labor departments will return to implementing the labor regulations issued in 2018, which do not contain a ban on renewing a work permit for those who have reached 60 years of age and other decisions.

Source Al-Qabas

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