Written Answers - Work Permits

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 730 No. 2

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  66.  Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy  Information on Marcella MarcellaCorcoran Kennedy  Zoom on Marcella MarcellaCorcoran Kennedy   asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Inno[310]vation  Information on Richard Bruton  Zoom on Richard Bruton   if he will review an application for an employment permit in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Offaly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8104/11]

Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation (Deputy Richard Bruton): Information on Richard Bruton  Zoom on Richard Bruton  My Department processes applications in respect of the different types of employment permits (Green Cards Permits, Work Permits, Spousal/Dependant Permits and Intra-company Transfer Permits). All applications are processed in line with the Employment Permits Act 2006.

I wish to advise the Deputy that this particular application was refused on the 15th March 2011 on the grounds that it is current Government policy to issue new employment permits only in respect of:

Furthermore, it appeared from the information submitted that the proposed employee was currently resident in the State without immigration permission.

An appeal in respect of this decision was received in my Department on the 30th March 2011. A decision is expected on this appeal in the next 1-2 weeks.


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