Procedure How to request an exemption from the principle of Sunday rest

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Principle and conditions

In accordance with the stipulations of Article 1 of the Act no. 822 of 23 June 1967 concerning the weekly rest period "Employees must be granted, except for exemptions hereinafter, a weekly rest period of at least one full day. This rest period is given on Sundays.".

There are three exemptions from the principle of Sunday rest:

  • The exemption from the principle of Sunday rest provided for in Article 2 of the Act no. 822 of 23 June 1967 concerning the weekly rest period 
  • The exemption from the principle of Sunday rest in retail establishments provided for in Article 3-1 of the Act no. 822 of 23 June 1967 concerning the weekly rest period 
  • The suspension of weekly rest periods provided for in Articles 4 and 5 of the Act no. 822 of 23 June 1967, concerning the weekly rest period

 

The conditions for requesting and reviewing the above-mentioned exemptions are set out in Act no. 822 of 23 June 1967 concerning the weekly rest period, amended.

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Collating the documents

Depending on the exemption requested, you will need to provide certain supporting documents.

The supporting documents to be provided are:

  • With regard to the exemption provided for in Article 2 of the Act no. 822 of 23 June 1967, the opinion of the staff representatives or, if not available that of the trade union concerned
  • With regard to the exemption provided for in Article 3-1 of the Act no. 822 of 23 June 1967, the information provided to the employee(s) and, where applicable, to the staff representatives, on the general arrangements for undertaking the work envisaged, including the factors that make it possible to assess compliance with the provisions of the aforementioned act
  • With regard to the suspension of weekly rest periods provided for in Articles 4 and 5 of the Act no. 822 of 23 June 1967, the list of the relevant Sundays and the employees concerned, by completing the following file :  Download file Annexe à la demande de dérogation au repos dominical (368-0009_01-2020) Annexe à la demande de dérogation au repos dominical (368-0009_01-2020)

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Requesting an exemption

Follow the link to the online service to request one of the exemptions from the principle of Sunday restcal .

You will received a confirmation of receipt by email.

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Obtaining and completing the form

To obtain the form and its annex, you can:

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Submitting the application

The form and its annex must be sent to the Labour Inspectorate by email to inspectiondutravail@gouv.mc or by post, 7 days before the first Sunday worked at the latest.

You will be sent confirmation of receipt.

Any changes to your request must be made on an updated form and annex.

Last update: 18/05/2020

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