Update on Sanctions for illegal work – 31/01/2013

The Laws of June 16th, 2011 and December 31st, 2012 transpose the dispositions contained in the “Return” and “Sanctions” EU directives into national law applicable in the event of illegal work or illegal stay. The enforcement plan against illegal work that was adopted at the end of 2012 provides the enforcement guidelines, whereas the circular of November 28th, 2012 states how the new administrative sanctions may be implemented.