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                                                                                                                                                                                          Business Laws of Kuwait/ translated from Arabic into English by Nicola H. Karam

 Call Number: REF KMN 97 .A27 K892

Description: Business Laws of Kuwait is a looseleaf reference work published in three volumes which provides first class translations from Arabic into English of the main laws relating to business in Kuwait. The work is the longest established publication presenting high quality translation of Kuwaiti business laws, as well as being the most comprehensive, presenting the text of well over 100 laws relating to business, some of them dating back over 40 years.

Contents

Volume 1

  • Commercial Companies Law of 1960, as amended, with subsequent Decrees & Ministerial Orders
  • Register of Commerce Law 1959
  • Law Regulating Commercial Agencies 1964
  • Income Tax Decree 1955, as amended by Law no 2 of 2008 *
  • Further Income Tax Laws of 1961, 1967, & 1970 with subsequent Decrees & Ministerial Orders
  • Law no 56 of 1996 concerning the Enactment of the Industry Law, & Implementing Regulations
  • Law no 37 of 1964 concerning Public Tenders, as amended by Law no 13 of 1970, & Law no 31 of 1977
  • Law no 28 of 1069 concerning Work in the Petroleum Industry
  • Law no 43 of 1964, & Ministerial Orders, concerning Documents for Imported Goods
  • Law no 32 of 1969, Regulation of Licences for Business Premises
  • Order no 5 of 1979 concerning Regulation of Tenders from Oil Companies
  • Ministerial Order no 42 of 1979 concerning Occupational Health & Safety
  • Ministerial Order no 43 of 1979 concerning Protection of Workers
  • Social Security Laws, Resolutions, Decrees and Ministerial Orders
  • Law no 24 of 1961 concerning Insurance Companies & Insurance Agents
  • Ministerial Order no 27 concerning Insurance Companies' Property
  • Law no 28, the Merchant Shipping Law
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    Volume 2

  • Decree no 74, 1979, Regulations for Appropriation of Real Property by Non Kuwaitis, as amended
  • Decree no 10, 1979, Commodities Trading, as amended
  • Decree no 17, Residence of Foreigners Law, 1959, as amended
  • Decree no 15, the Practice of Auditing
  • Ministerial Order no 282, regarding Shipping Agents,
  • Law no 35 of 1984, Regulation of Shipping Movements
  • Regulation of Public Ports
  • Law no 68, 1980, The Law of Commerce (Commercial Code) as amended by Law no 1, 2001
  • Law no 32, 1982, Regulation of Civic Information
  • Law no 47, 1982, Creation of the Public Works Body
  • Decree Law no 57, 1982, Forward Rate Dealing in Shares of Companies
  • Agreement for the Creation of the Arab Organisation for Industrial Development
  • Agreement to Develop Commercial Exchange among Arab States
  • The Kuwait Stock Exchange Market - Decrees, Ministerial Resolutions, & Orders
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    Volume 3

  • The Arab Agreement for the Protection of Copyright, 1981
  • Ports - Orders & Regulations
  • Decree Law no 67, 1980, the Civil Code
  • Law no 31, 1987, concerning the Regulation of the Airline Market in Kuwait
  • Law no 4, 1962, concerning Patents, Inventions & Industrial Designs, as amended by Law no 3 of 2001 regarding Patents
  • Decree Law no 15, 1989, concerning Cooperation Agreement between the EU & the GCC
  • Law no 20, 1976, concerning Combat of Fraud in Commercial Transactions
  • Law no 21, 1984, concerning the Boycott of Israel
  • Decree no 23, 1980, concerning Supervision of Precious Metals & Valuable Stones
  • Foreign Investment Law no 10, 1999 *
  • Law no 19, 2000, concerning support of national manpower in the Private Sector
  • Resolution 904, 2002, concerning Employment of Kuwaiti Nationals *
  • Law no 26, 1999 regarding Free Zones *
  • Law no 64, 1999, concerning Intellectual Property Rights /Copyright, as amended 2006/7 *
  • Law no 11, 1995, regarding Judicial Arbitration in Civil & Commercial Matters *