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General Labor Law of Angola
Chapter I - General Principles
Chapter II - Constitution of the Juridical and Labor Relation
Chapter III - Content of the Juridical and Labor Relation
Chapter IV - Change of the Juridical and Labor Relation
Chapter V - Conditions of Work Provision
Chapter VI - Duration and Temporal Organization of the Work
Chapter VII - Suspension of Work Provision
Chapter VIII - Remuneration for Labor and Other Rights
Chapter IX - Suspension of the Juridical and Labor Relation
Chapter X - Extinction of the Juridical and Labor Relation
Chapter XI - Conditions Applicable to Specific Groups of Workers
Chapter XII - Social and Cultural Promotion of Workers
Chapter XIII - Guarantee of Rights Arising from the Juridical and Labor Relation
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This Law approves the General Labor Law, having the same entered into force on February 11, 2000 and applies to all workers and foreign residents who provide services paid by an employer within the organization and under the authority and direction, as well as apprentices and trainees under the authority of an employer and also the work done abroad by foreign nationals or residents employed in the country to serve employers without prejudice to national provisions more favorable to the worker and the provisions of public order applicable in the workplace.

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The General Labor Law of 1981, took on characteristics that set a historical context, socio-economic and political misfits show that today, given the postulates legal - constitutional force, most notably:

• The intervening role of unions in all areas of development of the legal - employment;
• The adoption of legal solutions - labor, inadequate to the socio-economic and labor reality;
• The excessive penchant for basic law, defining the principles of the legal sector and labor, but inapplicable in the legal relations of daily living - for lack of labor regulation.

Whereas this law is to overcome the negative features highlighted in order to become immediately applicable in most cases.

Whereas this law applies to work performed in public companies, mixed, private, cooperative and social organizations not incorporated in the structure of public administration.

As laid down in point b) of Article 88 of the Constitutional Law, the National Assembly approves as follow:



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