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Immigration (Restrictions on Employment) (Code of Practice and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2018. SI 2018/1340

Into force : 28 January 2019 Art.2(6) of this order amends the Immigration (Restrictions on Employment) Order 2007 to set out the circumstances in which an employer is excused from paying a penalty by carrying out a right to work check using the Home Office online right to work checking service. Art.2(7) makes amendments to the 2007 Order to clarify the requirement that employers must carry out a right to work check prior to the commencement of employment in order to be excused from paying a penalty. Art.2(10) amends the 2007 Order to remove the requirement to provide a full birth or adoption certificate, permitting short certificates to be relied upon when evidencing a person's right to work. Art.3(4) amends the Illegal Working Compliance Orders Regulations 2016 to provide that a relevant person can be required to use the Home Office online right to work checking service. Art.3(8) amends the 2016 Regulations to include copies of an online right to work check in the list of documents that can be required to be produced to an Immigration Officer. Art.3(10) amends the 2016 Regulations to remove the requirement to provide a full birth or adoption certificate, permitting short certificates to be relied upon when evidencing a person's right to work. Art.4 brings into force a revised code of practice specifying factors to be considered by the Secretary of State in determining the amount of a penalty.

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/1340/made
Category: Employment » Immigration. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector.

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