Monday , January 22 2018

Legal Clinic

Freedom of speech no licence to defame

Insulting, offending or mocking other people are acts that do not go unpunished. The Criminal Law fights against people who degrade others verbally or in written form, especially those who think that the law will not be applied on them as they are merely “expressing their opinions freely;” while their …

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Documents required to bring family to Kuwait

I am working in Kuwait with profession of general observer. I have a engineering certificate. I would like to bring my family (wife and kids, aged 2-1/2 and 5 years). Could you please guide me through the documents and the stamping/attestations required. Name withheld Answer: In answering this question we …

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Name-change does not absolve a co. from its obligations

Many individuals and companies face challenges when collecting judgments from the losing party. Many defendants attempt to avoid their legal obligations by changing their name but this does not affect a company’s obligations and the legal actions taken against such company. Furthermore, it is illegal and unethical to change a …

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Doctors having problem in verification of certificates

I want to bring a very important issue to your kind notice. I am a General Physician from India, working since 2006 in a Private Clinic in Kuwait. I got my MBBS degree way back in 1996. I have a long experience in Medical Practice in my home town — …

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Company says “Family visa to company visa not transferable”

My friends wife came to Kuwait from India on family visa nearly ten years ago. Now she has joined a reputed company and wants to transfer her visa to Article 18. The company is saying that it is not possible to transfer her visa and are willing to provide her …

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Transferring from visit visa to dependent visa

I am working in a private organization in the IT sector; on my work permit designation is computer engineer with salary of KD 450. My wife and daughter already have valid residence on my sponsorship. Currently my family is in India and I want to apply for my son’s visa; …

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Company refusing to give release although completed 4 yrs

I am a engineer. My company terminated me from my services today (23-12-2017) and the last working day will be on 22-03-2018. But my residence is valid up to 02-02-2018 only. I already got the other job offer. I asked for a local release but my company refused to give …

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