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Amendments to the Law on Foreigners and to the Law on the Employment of Foreigners

Amendments to the Law on Foreigners and to the Law on the Employment of Foreigners

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National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Law on amendments to the Law on foreigners and the Law on amendments to the Law on the employment of foreigners.

On 25 April 2019 the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Law on amendments to the Law on foreigners (“Official Gazette of RS”, no. 31/2019) and the Law on amendments to the Law on the employment of foreigners (“Official Gazette of RS”, no. 31/2019) which entered into force on 7 May 2019, whereby certain provisions shall become applicable from a later date.

Amendments of the above mentioned laws are adopted in order to speed up and facilitate the procedure for issuing work permits to foreigners in the Republic of Serbia.

By Anja Sakan, Senior Associate JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic

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