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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494. 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 2 750 for the temporary employment of foreign workers is fixed and is divided among the Länder as follows:

Burgenland: .........................................................

35

Carinthia: .....................................................

225

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

480

Upper Austria: ..............................................................

1 050

Salzburg: ....................................................

30

Steiermark: ..............................................................

560

Tyrol: ........................................................

240

Vorarlberg: .................................................................

70

Vienna: ........................................................

60

§ 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 2014.

(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 3. January 2014 in force and with expiry of the 30th of November 2014.

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