Wednesday , September 26 2018

Legal Clinic

Designation & Driving License

Thank you for your valuable advice in the Legal Clinic of the Arab Times. Today I need to ask a question about my driving license and that of my colleague. Both of us have joined a new company, we are on engineer visas with an engineering degree. I have a …

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Change in visa status from Project visa to Private company visa

In 2012, I entered Kuwait on a farm visa. Later I got a job in a private company and the farm visa was changed to a private company visa as “Labour supervisor”. After two years, I have now got another offer and have joined a three-year project. My current sponsor …

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Driving License validity after transfer to dependent from work visa

My parents are here in Kuwait … dad is retiring from his work in April, mom is a house wife and I am the only son and would like to transfer my dad’s residency to my sponsorship. In case I succeed to transfer his residence please advise whether my dad’s …

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Notice period/leave

I want to ask about an employee who has been working for a company for 4 years before his company terminates him on 31-10- 2015. So, his last working day was 31-01-2016. So can you please tell me whether this employee is also eligible for his vacation salary for the …

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Indemnity & Transfer

First of all I would like to thank the Arab Times for giving free legal advice to its readers. Secondly, I am grateful to the Legal Clinic for answering my earlier question. Now I am re-sending the same question with some changes / updates so that I can act on …

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Dogs in parks

I have a question about dogs. Is there a law in Kuwait that prohibits dogs in parks? In other words, can I walk my dog in a park? Name withheld Answer: While there is no law in Kuwait which forbids dog owners from taking their pets to parks, most green …

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Visit Visa for Aunt

I am from the Philippines and am planning to get a visit visa for my aunt, my mother’s sister but I don’t know what I should do in order to get this visit visa. Please note that I have only a KD 275 salary. I want to know if it …

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Dogs problems

I stay in Salmiya, near the garden where there are many Indians. In my building, there are about 4 flats which are home to about 6 dogs. Those dogs dirty the lift very often. Despite the fact we have requested the owners to keep the lifts clean, they take dogs …

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I am a regular reader of the Legal Clinic column, which helps us a lot. Would you please clarify the below issue. I joined a company on June 1, 2004 and after three years they transferred to one of its own division and they also transferred my visa to that …

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Indemnity calculation for 6 yrs service ( Salary + Allowance + Food )

My inquiry is as follows: I am working as a secretary in a Kuwaiti company for the past 6 years (Joining date: 23-01-2010). My salary on the last work permit was KD 260, and all the transactions in this regard have been made by the company through the bank. But …

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