This law shall supersede the Labor and Workmen Law promulgated by Royal Decree No.M/21, dated 6 Ramadan 1389 (15 November 1969) and shall repeal all provisions that are inconsistent with it. The rules and laws issued prior to the effective date hereof shall continue in effect until they are amended.
This law shall be published in the official gazette and shall enter into effect 180 days after the date of publication.
We convey our heartfelt gratitude to TRANSLATION SERVICES DIVISION, DHAHRAN, Saudi Aramco for their laudable effort in the translation of the New Saudi Labor Law to English language.
Also our thanks to my long time colleague and friend Mr. Francis Oca in providing me the copy of the above New Saudi Labor Law (English Translation) in PDF File, in which the undersigned converted it to a Word File for easy reference to all our fellow OFWs in the Kingdom. – Bong Amora