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Law Relating to Overseas Employment (1999)

Section 3: The objectives of this Law are as follows:

(a) to enable the beneficial and systematic utilization of human resources of the State for building a modern and developed State;

(b) to enable those seeking overseas employment to get employment opportunities and to secure such employment systematically;

(c) to ensure that there is no loss of the rights and privileges of workers and that they receive the rights they are entitled to;

(d) to enable the systematic utilization within the country of the knowledge experience and skills gained abroad, according to the type of overseas employment undertaken,