Employment Law · 29. December 2019
The law provides that where a cyclone warning class III or IV is in force in the Republic of Mauritius, a worker may absent himself from work and the employer shall pay remuneration to the worker at the normal rate in respect of the period of absence.

Employment Law · 24. October 2019
As at today, The Workers' Rights Act 2019 has replaced the Employment Rights Act 2008 and will be governing the relationship between employees, employer and the State. However Part VIII of the Workers' Rights Act 2019 will come into operation on the 1st January 2020.

Employment Law · 20. August 2019
We all have at least once heard about " A bad settlement is better than a good lawsuit" but however in an employment dispute if both the employer and the employee agree, the best way is to enter into a settlement agreement.

General Information · 15. July 2019
Custody of a child is usually a concern when a couple decides to petition for a divorce or that they are no more living together. Before the divorce, both parents will have full parental rights and responsibilities if nothing has been decided yet by the court pending the divorce procedures. The parents will still be equal guardians after the divorce even f they live apart. For the determination of the custody it is the Supreme Court(Family Division) that will adjudicate upon who will be the...

General Information · 15. April 2019
It is therefore vital to draw a clear demarcation line between regulating the misuse of social media/networks and allowing every citizen to express oneself freely without any fear on such platforms as this is going to pave the way for our new digitised model of democracy.

Corporate Law · 16. March 2019
In its latest 2019 Doing Business report, the World Bank ranks Mauritius in the Top 20 countries out of 190 countries in terms of ease of doing business with a score of 94.34 out of 100.While it is not necessary to use a company to carry on a business or trade, companies remain a very popular commercial vehicle in Mauritius.

Employment Law · 12. March 2019
Mauritian law has had an attempt at promoting employment opportunities and career advancement for persons with disabilities in the labour market through the passing of the Training and Employment of Disabled Persons Act 1996.

General Information · 10. January 2019
As Benjamin Franklin said "there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes". However although he said that taxes are inevitable there are some exemptions that each and every Mauritian citizen can benefit from.

Employment Law · 11. December 2018
Concerning the timing for the payment of the end of year bonus, the Employment Rights Act 2008 provides that 75% of the expected bonus becomes payable to the worker not later than five clear working days before 25 December of that year, and the remaining balance shall be paid to the worker not later than on the last working day of the same year.

General Information · 12. November 2018
Having a pre-nuptial agreement is not a tool only for the HNWIs (High Net Worth Individuals) or is in a way an indication of a lack of trust but instead a long term estate planning. This regime will most commonly apply where there are business interests involved, a large estate to administer or an investment portfolio and income is generated.

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