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  1. Iceland - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act amending the Act on Foreigners, No. 80/2016 (deferral of legal effect etc.), Law No. 17/2017. (Lög um breytingu á lögum um útlendinga, nr. 80/2016 (frestun réttaráhrifa o.fl.)., Lög nr. 17/2017) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-04-06 | ISL-2017-L-104413

    The Law amends articles 35 (postponement of legal effect legal effect of decisions of the Ministry of Immigration) and 70 (entry of spouse).

  2. Iceland - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act amending the Act on Foreigners, No. 80/2016 (suspension of legal effect), Law No. 124/2016. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | ISL-2016-L-104418

    Concerns coming into effect of Section 35(2) and (3) which come into force on the 01/04/2017.

  3. Iceland - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act on Foreigners, No. 80/2016. (Lög um útlendinga, nr. 80/2016) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-02 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | ISL-2016-L-104412

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Entry and Exit
    Chapter III - Procedures in Matters of International Protection
    Chapter IV - Refugees and Protection from Prosecution
    Chapter V - Residency
    Chapter VI - Resident Permit for Work
    Chapter VII - Resident Permit for Educational and Cultural Purposes
    Chapter VIII - Resident Permit for Family Reunification
    Chapter IX - Resident permit for International Protection, Humanitarian Considerations and Human Trafficking
    Chapter X - Other Residency
    Chapter XI - Special rules for Foreigners Subject to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and European Free Trade Association.
    Chapter XII - Expulsion and Deportation
    Chapter XIII - Compulsory and Investigative Measures
    Chapter XIV - State Security. Reporting Requirements
    Chapter XV - Regulations, Entry into Force etc.

  4. Iceland - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act on Freedom of Employment and Residence within the European Economic Area, No. 105/2014. (Lög um frjálsan atvinnu- og búseturétt launafólks innan Evrópska efnahagssvćđisins) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-30 | ISL-2014-L-104421

  5. Iceland - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act on Immigration Issues, No. 116/2012. (Lög um málefni innflytjenda) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-11-23 | ISL-2012-L-95343

    Articles:
    1. Purpose
    2. Multicultural Information Centre
    3. Role of Multicultural Information Centre
    5. Immigration
    6. Immigrants' Council
    7. Development of Immigration
    8. Parliamentary Resolution on Immigration
    9. Assessing the status and trends in immigration
    10. Regulations
    11. Entry into Force

  6. Iceland - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations on Icelandic language tests for persons applying for Icelandic citizenship, No. 1129/2008. (REGLUGERĐ um próf í íslensku fyrir umsćkjendur um íslenskan ríkisborgararétt) - Regulation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2008-12-12 | ISL-2008-R-82804

    Provides for language tests for persons wishing to obtain Icelandic citizenship.

  7. Iceland - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act on the rights and obligations of foreign undertakings that post workers temporarily in Iceland and on their workers' terms and condition of employment, No. 45/2007. (Lög um réttindi og skyldur erlendra fyrirtćkja sem senda starfsmenn tímabundiđ til Íslands og starfskjör starfsmanna ţeirra) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | ISL-2007-L-77028

    Provides that an employment relationship must at all times exist between the undertaking and the worker during the period in which he works in Iceland. Provides for the terms and conditions of employment that shall apply to these undertakings.

  8. Iceland - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on foreign nationals' right to work, No. 339/2005. (Reglugerđ um atvinnuréttindi útlendinga nr. 339/2005) - English Translation

    Adoption: 2005 | ISL-2005-R-77031

    Section I - General provisions
    Section II - Application for, and granting of, a work permit
    Section III - A temporary work permit
    Section IV - A permanent work permit
    Section V - Work permits in connection with residence for study purposes
    Section VI - Au pair work permits
    Section VII - Revocation of a work permit. Penalties
    Section VIII - Procedure
    Section IX - Miscellaneous provisions

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

    Regulation on Foreigners No. 53/2003. (Reglugerđ um útlendinga nr. 53/2003) - Regulation on-line in English [as amended]

    Adoption: 2003-01-23 | ISL-2003-R-82806

    Regulates the entry and stay of foreigners in Iceland including the right to work.

  10. Iceland - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act on Foreign Nationals' Right to Work, No. 97/2002. (Lög um atvinnuréttindi útlendinga nr. 97/2002) - English translation

    Adoption: 2002 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | ISL-2002-L-64015

    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.

  11. Iceland - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act on the Free Right to Employment and Residence within the European Economic Area, No. 47/1993. (Lög um frjálsan atvinnu- og búseturétt launafólks innan Evrópska efnahagssvćđisins) - Act on-line in English [as amended]

    Adoption: 1993-06-22 | ISL-1993-L-82810

    Implements the Council Regulation No. 1612/68/EEC, on freedom of movement for workers within the European Economic Area, [cf. Council Regulation No. 312/76/EEC and Council Regulation No. 2434/92/EEC] 1) [and Directive 2004/38/EC],2) as amended by the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Provides that these shall have force of law in Iceland.


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