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Original name: Lög um atvinnuréttindi útlendinga nr. 97/2002
Name: Act on Foreign Nationals' Right to Work, No. 97/2002.
Country: Iceland
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2002
Entry into force:
ISN: ISL-2002-L-64015
Bibliography: English translation English translation Laws and Regulations, Ministry of Social Affairs, Iceland PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 26/2014 PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 26/2014 (consulted on 2010-02-12)
Abstract/Citation: Regulates granting of work permits to foreign nationals applying to work in Iceland. Divided into 7 parts. Part 1 contains general provisions. Part 2 provides for different types of work permit: temporary, specialist, unlimited, student and au-pair. Part 3 contains exemption provisions. Part 4 regulates revocation of work permit and penalties. Part 5 provides for consulation between directorate of labour and immigration office. Part 6 regulates procedural matters, and Part 7 contains miscellaneous provisions.
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