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Employment Permits Act 2006

The Employment Permits Act 2006 sets out an enabling structure for the reformed labour migration policy. The Act provides for the application, granting, renewal, refusal, and revocation of employment permits. It provides that employment permits are granted to the employee and that the permit will state certain rights and entitlements of the worker concerned. The Act prohibits recruitment-related deductions from remuneration and the retention by the employer of the employee’s personal documents.

Date: 23 June 2006
Legislation Type:Act (IE)
Geographical Focus:Ireland
In Force:Yes
Opt In:Not applicable
Categories:Employment
Keywords:Employee; Employer; Employment; Employment of LEGALLY resident third-country national (Illegal); Immigration;

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Key legislation

Irish Nationality and Citizenship Acts 1956-2004

citizenship - naturalisation


Immigration Act 2004

immigration - entry into Ireland (legal and illegal) - visa - residence - detention - carrier liability

Immigration Act 2003

immigration - carrier liability - border controls - deportation - detention

Immigration Act 1999

immigration - deportation - detention - exclusion


Refugee Act 1996

refugee status - non-refoulement - asylum - family reunification - Dublin Convention


Employment Permits Act 2006

employment permits - employment of legally resident third country national - labour migration

Employment Permits Act 2003

free movement - EU citizens - EU accession 2004 - labour migration - employment permits


European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003

human rights - freedom of movement (right to) - non-refoulement - explusion

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