The Accession of Croatia (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CitationSI 2014/530

2014No. 530

IMMIGRATION

The Accession of Croatia (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

4thMarch2014

13thMarch2014

6thApril2014

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 4(1), (2), (3) and (9) of the European Union (Croatian Accession and Irish Protocol) Act 2013( 1).

Citation and commencement

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Accession of Croatia (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

(2) These Regulations come into force on 6th April 2014.

Amendment of the Accession of Croatia (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) Regulations 2013

2. (1) The Accession of Croatia (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) Regulations 2013( 2) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 1(2) (interpretation), for the definition of "relevant statement" substitute-

""relevant statement" means the statement entitled "the Statement of relevant requirements" dated April 2014 and published by the Secretary of State( 3);".

(3) In regulation 2 (meaning of accession State national subject to worker authorisation), in paragraph (2), after "employment" insert "(other than a condition restricting his employment as a doctor in training or as a dentist in training or as a professional sportsperson (including as a sports coach))".

(4) For regulation 5 (right of residence of accession State national subject to worker authorisation), substitute-

"5. During the accession period, an accession State national subject to worker authorisation who is seeking employment in the United Kingdom shall not be treated as a jobseeker and shall be treated as a worker only in so far as it gives him a right to reside and only during a period in which he holds an accession worker authorisation document and is working in accordance with the conditions set out in that document.".

(5) In regulation 7 (issuing EEA registration certificates and residence cards)-

(a) in paragraph (1), for paragraph (1B) substitute-"(1B) In regulation 14(2), regulation 16(3) and (5) and regulation 17(1) and (4) a "qualified person" includes an accession State national subject to worker authorisation within the meaning of regulation 2 of the Croatian Regulations where that accession State national subject to worker authorisation has a right to reside.";(b) in paragraph (6), after "Croatian national extended family member" insert ", with the exception of an extended...

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