Friday , October 20 2017

Legal Clinic

Supervisor a nuisance

I am writing on behalf of many co-workers who seek your advice. Thank you for your guidance in advance. We are working for a reputed Korean management company, whose administration supervisor is harassing us to impress his boss plus for self satisfaction. Even we don’t have permission to meet the …

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Indemnity calculation for 3 yrs and 1 month of service (Resigned)

I resigned on June 18, 2016 (with a 3-month notice). By the end of my notice period I will have completed 37 months service. So I would like to know what will be my indemnity. My salary is KD 440. Name withheld Answer: We see that you will have completed …

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Dependent visa for Parents

I am from India and working in a reputed organization here in Kuwait from June 2015 and earning well. But last year, after I reached Kuwait and completed my residency process, a new law pertaining to parents visas was enforced and this law stopped the issuance of dependent visas for …

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You cannot transfer residence if company files are closed

I have been working as an engineer in a very big and reputed company in Kuwait since January 2004 on a government project visa after being recruited from abroad (India). Our company is passing through tremendous financial problems for the last few years. Due to this financial problems, I, (I …

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Can I marry in Kuwait for second time to a non-Muslim?

I would like to seek your valuable opinion on the procedure of a second marriage in Kuwait. I’m an Indian Muslim, staying in Kuwait for the last 13 years and already married once in India. I was staying with my wife here until 2013 before serious medical reasons (related to …

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Sponsor does not want to renew visa

My wife still holds an Article 18 visa which expired this July 16. However, due to disagreements between the business owner and sponsor, the sponsor does not want to renew my wife’s visa or even just to extend it because according to him, the owner of the company needs to …

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Obtaining Birth certificate

I just want to know if it is possible to get a child’s birth certificate in Kuwait, if the parents are both Filipinos working in the country. I am waiting for your reply as I have no one else to ask. Name withheld Answer: Yes, you should have no problems …

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Company files closed, I am on temporary residence. Will I be able to transfer residence?

I have been working as an engineer in a very big and reputed company in Kuwait since January 2004 on a government project visa after being recruited from abroad (India). Our company is passing through tremendous financial problems for the last few years. Due to this financial problems, I, (I …

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Residence for New Born, Father on temporary visa

I have newborn baby and I’m in a difficult situation now. My current visa is temporary visa (for 1 month) because of some issue relating to my company. I don’t know when they will finish transferring my visa and getting a new visa for me. I went to the Births …

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Mother sponsoring visit visa for son

I am a regular reader of your legal clinic column which is very helpful. My son is studying out of Kuwait. Earlier, he was on a Kuwait residence visa but now he is 22 years old. Since there will be university vacations we want him to come to Kuwait for …

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