Employment Permits (Amendment) Act 2014


Amendment of section 24 of Act of 2006

26. Section 24 of the Act of 2006 is amended—

(a) in subsection (1), by deleting “(other than a permit granted on foot of an application by a foreign national)”,

(b) by inserting the following subsection after subsection (1):

“(1A) In the case of an employment permit granted for the purpose referred to in section 3A(2)(d), if—

(a) the employment of the foreign national is terminated by the foreign employer or the holder of the permit, or

(b) the foreign national ceases, for whatever reason, to carry out duties for, or participate in a training programme provided by, the connected person,

there shall be surrendered to the Minister within 4 weeks from the date of termination or cessation—

(i) by the holder — the original of the permit, and

(ii) by the connected person — the copy of the permit.”,


(c) in subsection (2), by inserting “or (1A)” after “fails to comply with subsection (1) ”.