Sunday , November 19 2017

Legal Clinic

Bachelor accommodation

I am facing a problem. I have been staying in a flat in Abu Halifa for about 18 years. The haris (watchman) came and told me to vacate the flat as I have been staying without family. Immediately, I told him that my family would come soon. After some negotiation, …

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Lost Learners driving license

After my driving test I had the original Istimara (learner’s driving license) and the certificate issued by the Kuwait Traffic Department (KTD) confirming that I had been successful in my driving test. Unfortunately, however, I have lost the original set of documents which were initially presented to the KTD. Fortunately, …

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Annual leave & Payment

Could you please help me calculate my annual leave and also payment for the same according to the following details: Last rejoining date (from leave): 01-10-2014 As per the yearly vacation calculation, the due date for my next month vacation (after 11 months – 30 days) is 01-09-2015. So, is …

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Release

I came to Kuwait in March 2013 on a family visit visa and then in the month of April I got a job in a travel company and the company promised to transfer my visa to an Article 18 residence (work permit). So I had to work for this company …

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Rude taxi driver

I am an expatriate in Kuwait and have been here for almost 9 years. Most of the time when I am going somewhere I ride a taxi to safely reach my destination, especially when I am going to work. I am staying in Salmiya and my job site is in …

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‘Daughter kidnapped’

I lived in Kuwait for eight years and left the country last year in July. My wife and daughter lived with me but when I returned to Pakistan in July 2014 my family came with me then my wife left for Kuwait with my daughter without informing me. I am …

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Release for Article 18 visa

I have been working as a physiotherapist in a home care center since 17- 07-2012. From 17-07-2012 to 09-11-2014 I was on an Article 20 visa for domestics (2.4 years). From 11-11-2014 onwards my visa was changed to an Article 18 visa — work permit (6 months). I am also …

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Govt project… release

I’m a Filipino hired from abroad and have a university degree in business management. I have been working in a private sector company for exactly 3 years now (since 2012, April) on a salary of KD 250. I was able to sponsor my daughters and put them in school in …

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Calculation of Indemnity and leave salary

Kindly calculate my indemnity and leave salary. Joining date 01-05-2006 Resign from 01-06-2015 Salary basic KD 225 per month Allowance KD 15 per month Every year the company gives me commission and incentive This time the company paid KD 500 for the fiscal year ending June 2014. Leave: 1 month …

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Driver’s license for Mandoub

I have a query because a new law states that a company which has less than 25 workers cannot have a mandoub (company representative). So now if my mandoub changes his position to coordinator or receptionist or any other title, will he loose his driving license? Please note that he …

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