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  1. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 437-V of 12 September 2016 to Amend and Supplement the Law "On Migration". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-12 | Date of entry into force: 2016-09-19 | TKM-2016-L-105758

    Supplements Article 1 (General concepts) with new paragraphs. Rephrases Article 12, which now reads: "Registry and withdrawal from registry of foreign citizens, persons without citizenship in the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan". Also rephrases part 4 of Article 13 (Registration of foreign citizens, persons without citizenship in other competent state bodies of Turkmenistan), supplementing it with new part 4-1. Makes wording changes in Article 14 (Granting residence permit), supplementing it with a new paragraph; also adds new paragraphs to Article 16 (Replacement of residence permit), Article 17 (Annulment of residence permit), Article 30 (Reasons for temporary restriction of exit from Turkmenistan for the citizens of Turkmenistan). Makes wording changes, inter alia, in Article 29 (Procedure of issuing a passport of a citizen of Turkmenistan for exit from and entry into Turkmenistan), Article 42 (Registration of citizens of Turkmenistan due to residence place and place of stay within the territory of Turkmenistan).

  2. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law of 28 February 2015 to Amend and Supplement the Law "On Migration". - Legislation On-Line in Russian

    Adoption: 2015-02-28 | Date of entry into force: 2015-03-12 | TKM-2015-L-102412

    Supplements article 1 (General concepts) with new paras 9-2, 9-3, 12, also adds part 4 to article 7 (Entry and exit of foreign citizens into and from Turkmenistan). Also makes wording changes in article 10 (Granting of visas and extension of their validity) supplementing it with new paragraph. Rephrases part 1 of article 12 (Registration of foreign citizens, persons without citizenship in State Migration Service of Turkmenistan). Supplements article 13 (Registration of foreign citizens, persons without citizenship in other competent state bodies) with part 4; also article 22 (Procedure of carrying out labour activity on the territory of Turkmenistan by foreign citizens, persons without citizenship) with part 4; also article 26 (Exit of minor citizens from Turkmenistan) with new part 3. Changes the wording of part 5 of article 14 (Granting of temporary living form), part 1 of article 17 (Annulment of temporary living form); rephrases article 29 (Procedure of development of passport of a citizen for exit from and entry into Turkmenistan).

  3. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law of Turkmenistan of 9 November 2013 to Amend and Supplement the Law on Migration - Legislation On-Line in Russian

    Adoption: 2013-11-09 | Date of entry into force: 2013-11-19 | TKM-2013-L-96240

    Supplements Article 1 (Main categories) with para 9-1 that regulates the question of employment of foreign citizens, supplements Article 6 (Permission for entry for foreign citizens and persons without citizenship) with part 2 enlisting persons who are not required to have the permission for labour activity in Turkmenistan.

  4. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 4 August 2012 on Refugees. - Legislation On-Line in Russian

    Adoption: 2012-08-04 | TKM-2012-L-93913

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Acquisition, Losing and Withdrawal of Refugee Status.
    Chapter III: Legal Status of the Refugee
    Chapter IV: Final Provisions

    Repeals the previous Law on Refugees [Vedomosti Mejlisa, 1997 ., 2,.18]

  5. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 290-IV of 31 March 2012 on Migration (as amended to 5 May 2013). - Legislation On-Line in Russian

    Adoption: 2012-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 2012-03-31 | TKM-2012-L-93916

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Entry into Turkmenistan, Stay on its Territory and Departure from Turkmenistan of Foreign Citizens and Persons Without Citizenship
    Chapter III: Residence Permit in Turkmenistan
    Chapter IV: Control Over Migration Processes in Turkmenistan
    Chapter V: Departure from and Entry in Turkmenistan of Citizens of Turkmenistan
    Chapter VI: Internal Migration
    Chapter VII: Responsibility for Violation of Migration Legislation of Turkmenistan
    Chapter VIII: Final Provisions

    Repeals the previous Law on Migration [Vedomosti Mejlisa, 2005, No. 3,4, pp.29 ]

  6. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 169 of 26 March 2011 on the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in Turkmenistan. - Information on-line in Russian and English

    Adoption: 2011-03-26 | TKM-2011-L-89871

    Regulates the legal status of foreign citizens in Turkmenistan as well as questions relating to their employment and entrepreneurial rights. Article 7 regulates the labour rights of foreign workers in Turkmenistan, provides the equal labour rights between foreigners and Turkmenistan citizens while also providing for some limitations in terms of positions that foreigners cannot occupy.

    Repeals the previous Law on Legal status of foreign citizens of 1993.

  7. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 76-IV of 21 November 2009 on Migration Services. - Information on-line in Russian and English

    Adoption: 2009-11-21 | Date of entry into force: 2009-11-21 | TKM-2009-L-89898

    Sets up legal basis and principles of operational activities of Turkmenistan's Migration Service. Defines its tasks, competences, rights and duties. Chapter IV regulates questions related to recruitment and service within the Migration Service.

  8. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law on Migration. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2005-12-07 | TKM-2005-L-82173

    This Law establishes procedures for entry into Turkmenistan, stay in its territory and departure from Turkmenistan of citizens of Turkmenistan, foreign citizens, stateless persons, determine legal relations in the sphere of migration processes in Turkmenistan, and competence of government bodies of Turkmenistan in the field of regulation of migration processes in Turkmenistan.

  9. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations on the Order of Entry, Exit and Stay of Foreign Citizens (2003) (No. 6135). - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2003-02-21 | TKM-2003-R-82176

    I. General Provisions
    II. Entry into Turkmenistan and exit from Turkmenistan of foreign citizens
    III. Registration of foreign citizens temporary staying in Turkmenistan
    IV. Travel of foreign citizens over the territory of Turkmenistan and their choice of place of residence in Turkmenistan
    V. Transit of foreign citizens through Turkmenistan
    VI. Responsibility for violation of these Regulations. Reduction of stay and expulsion of foreign citizens from Turkmenistan

  10. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law on Refugees. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1997-06-12 | TKM-1997-L-82175

    The present Law determines the procedure and the condition of the recognition of the persons as refugees, their legal status, establishes the legal, economic and social guarantees for the protection of refugees' rights.

  11. Turkmenistan - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act of 15 June 1995 on the procedure for exit from Turkmenistan and entry into Turkmenistan of citizens of Turkmenistan.

    Adoption: 1995-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-15 | TKM-1995-L-55611


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