Committee for Home Affairs - P.2017/100
Amendment 1 - Amendments to Population Management Law - Dep P Roffey & Dep E Yerby [308kb]
Amendment 2 - Amendments to Population Management Law - Dep G A St Pier and L S Trott [389kb]
Amendment 3 - Amendments to Population Management Law - Dep G A St Pier & Dep L Trott [392kb]
The States are asked to decide:-
Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter of the Committee for Home Affairs entitled "Amendments to Population Management Law", dated 23rd October 2017, they are of the opinion:-
1. To approve the removal of the requirement in the population management legislation that the Administrator of Population Management be satisfied, when granting an Open Market Employment Permit (Part B) or an Open Market Employment Permit (Part C) to a person who has previously been resident that -
(a) The applicant took a recognised break in residence following the cessation of validity of the last Permit previously granted to him (if any), or in any other case,
(b)The Permit will not permit the applicant to be resident for a continuous period (including residence before the grant of the Permit) exceeding five years.
2. To approve the giving of rights to holders of Short-Term Employment Permits (STEPs) under the population management legislation, who had an established 9 month on/three month off residence pattern as at 3rd April, 2017, to continue that pattern of residence as set out in paragraphs 1.6 and 4.17 of the policy letter.
3. To direct the preparation of such legislation as is necessary to give effect to their above decisions.
The above Propositions have been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.