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ANGOLA | SIGNIFICANT AMENDMENTS TO REGULATIONS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF A PROFESSIONAL

October 2017 - Employment. Legal Developments by VdA- Vieira de Almeida.

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Please be aware that a new Presidential Decree has been published on 24th of April (Presidential Decree 79/17 of 24 April) which, among others, introduces the following significant amendments to former Presidential decree 43/17 of 6 March (regulations on the performance of a professional activity by nonresident foreign employees ):

  • Companies are no longer required to pay expats’ remuneration in kwanzas, being free to determine the payment currency;
  • Maximum duration of employment agreements can now be freely agreed between the parties