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Legal implications for procedural acts during the state of emergency

Legal implications for procedural acts during the state of emergency

By Presidential Decree no. 11/2020, of 30 March, the President of the Republic of Mozambique decreed the State of Emergency, on grounds of public calamity, throughout the country, with a duration of 30 days, effective as from 0.00 a.m. on 01 April 2020 and ending at 24.00 a.m. on 30 April 2020.

Publication of the New Labour Law

The new Labour Law, Law no. 13/2023, of 25 August, has been published in the Official Gazette on 25 August 2023, but it can only be applied as of 21 February 2024.

Approval of the Proposal for a Resolution of the ILO Convention on Harassment

The ratification of this instrument aims to strengthen the action of the competent authorities, including labour inspectors, in the elimination of harassment and violence at workplace, as well as reinforce the obligation of the State to bring a legal regime appropriate to the factual reality of this phenomenon.

Approval of the Proposal for the Revision of the Labor Law

The revision of the Law No. 23/2007 of 1st of August, was reasoned by its nonconformity taking into consideration, among various aspects, the increase of foreign direct investment in the extractive industry sector of activity in the national territory...