Fixed-Term Employment Of Foreigners In The Agriculture And Forestry

Original Language Title: Befristete Beschäftigung von AusländerInnen in der Land- und Forstwirtschaft

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366. Regulation of the Federal Minister for Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection for the temporary employment of foreigners in agriculture and forestry

Due to § 5 paragraph 2 Z 1 of the Foreigners Employment Act-AuslBG, BGBl. No. 218/1975, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I No 72/2013, shall be arranged:

§ 1. For the agricultural and forestry sector, a quota of 2 640 for the temporary employment of foreign workers is established and is divided among the Länder as follows:

Burgenland: ........................................................ 30

Carinthia: .................................................... 220

Lower Austria: .......................................................... 470

Upper Austria: .............................................................. 1 050

Salzburg: ....................................................... 25

Steiermark: .............................................................. 510

Tyrol: ........................................................ 210

Vorarlberg: ................................................................ 67

Vienna: ....................................................... 58

§ 2. (1) In the context of these quotas, the granting of employment permits for a period of up to six months may be granted throughout the period of validity of this Regulation. For foreigners who have been employed for a limited period of time during the previous three years under a quota for the temporary employment of foreign workers in the agricultural and forestry sector, and which have been Transitional provisions on the free movement of workers of the EU (Article 32a of the AuslBG) may be granted to employment permits with a period of validity of up to nine months. The period of validity of the employment permits shall not end after 31 December 2015.

(2) Foreigners who are subject to the transitional provisions on the free movement of EU workers and asylum seekers are to be preferred in the granting of the employment permits.

§ 3. This Regulation shall enter into force on 2 January 2015 and with the expiry of 30 November 2015.

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