Information Sheet: Immigration Act 2016 (3) Illegal working UPDATED 01 November 2016

The Immigration Act 2016 introduced a new criminal offence of illegal working, aimed at individuals as workers, that came into force on 12 July 2016.  The Act introduces other illegal working provisions for employers and the issue of certain licences for businesses.

The information sheet has been updated on 01 November 2016 to take account of the second commencement order issued by the government, on 31 October 2016, bringing further provisions into force.

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1 November 2016

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