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section 1 of this Act contains provisions on the responsibility of the municipality to
offer social studies for some newly arrived immigrants.
The law does not apply to newly arrived covered by the Act (2010:197)
If the provisioning efforts for some newly arrived immigrants. The
There are special provisions in the Act on a municipal
obligation to provide social studies for these people.
section 2 of the Act applies for newly arrived immigrants who are over 18
but not 65 years, are registered in a municipality and has
1. a residence permit on the grounds of affiliation according to Chapter 5. paragraph 3 of the
first subparagraph, the Aliens Act (2005:716),
2. residence permits on the grounds of affiliation according to Chapter 5.
3 a of the first subparagraph, 1-3, second or third subparagraph
the Aliens Act,
3. residence card after application under 3 (a). 10 §
the Aliens Act,
4. residence permits because of strong ties under 5
Cape. 15 (a) in paragraph 2 the aliens,
5. a residence permit as a family member or relative according to
regulations issued on the basis of Chapter 5. section 23 of the
third, fourth, or, in the case of a family member of a
an alien who has been granted a residence permit for work,
the sixth subparagraph of the Aliens Act, or
6. a residence permit as a family member under 6 a kap. 10 §
the Aliens Act.
The law does not, however, new arrivals who are in secondary school
or is a national of a country that is connected to the
The European economic area or Switzerland.
section 3 of Each municipality shall offer the community orientation of the
newly arrived immigrants who are registered in the municipality and which
covered by this law.
section 4 of the Social orientation should be started as soon as possible
After the participant has case in the municipality.
The municipality's obligation to provide civic orientation ceases
three years after the participant for the first time were registered
in a municipality.
§ 5 the municipality must actively work to reach the new arrivals in
the municipality has the right to social studies and motivate them
to participate in societal orientation.
section 6 of the Government or the authority that the Government may
provide for the national orienteering, content and
This law shall enter into force on May 1, 2013 and applied to
newly arrived immigrants who registered for the first time in a commune
After the end of June 2013.
This law shall enter into force on August 1, 2014 and are applied to
new arrivals who registered for the first time in a commune after
end of July 2014.
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