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Original name: Employment of Foreign Workers Act 1990 (No. 21 of 1990)
Name: Employment of Foreign Manpower Act 1990 (No. 21 of 1990).
Country: Singapore
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1990-11-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, Acts Supplement, 1990-11-16, No. 26, pp. 247-261 (INFORM - P60703/1)
ISN: SGP-1990-L-26509
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=26509&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Government Gazette, Acts Supplement, 1990-11-16, No. 26, pp. 247-261 (INFORM - P60703/1)
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Abstract/Citation: The Act repeals and re-enacts with amendments the Regulation of Employment Act (Chapter 272 of the 1985 Revised Edition). Prohibits the employment of foreign workers without valid work permits and creates penalties for employers who do so (s. 5); establishes under the jurisdiction of the Controller of Work Permits procedures for the granting (s. 7) and termination (s. 9) of work permits; provides for the possibility of a levy on employers who employ certain classes of foreign workers (s. 11); enumerates the powers of employment inspectors (s. 16); and lists penalties and the jurisdiction of the courts to impose them.
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