Article 6 - Establishment of the Employment Standards Office

(1) An Employment Standards Office shall be established by the QFC Authority pursuant to Article 6 of the QFC Law.
(2) The Employment Standards Office shall administer these Regulations and all aspects of employment within the QFC.
(3) The Employment Standards Office shall be managed by the QFC Employment Standards Officer who shall determine its procedures and management.
(4) The Employment Standards Office shall be subject to the supervision of the QFC Authority which shall have the power and function to:
(A) ensure that the Employment Standards Office exercises its statutory powers and performs its statutory functions;
(B) review the performance of the Employment Standards Office and the use of its resources; and
(C) give the Employment Standards Office written directions as to the furtherance of any of its objectives or the performance of its functions.
(5) The QFC Authority may make rules to the extent set out in the QFC Law, these Regulations and any other Regulations conferring powers, duties or functions on the QFC Authority as it deems necessary or appropriate to enable it, the Employment Standards Office and the Employment Standards Officer to implement, carry out or enforce their duties, functions and powers under the QFC Law, these Regulations and any other Regulations.
(6) The Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Interior and all other relevant Ministries and State authorities and bodies shall cooperate with the QFCEmployment Standards Office and provide all necessary assistance to achieve the objectives of these Regulations.
Amended by QFC Reg 2012-1 (as from 11th April 2012)