work permit
a document, issued by the Department of Employment, allowing visitors to the UK for a limited period (not exceeding 12 months) to work while in the UK. The permit controls the place and duration of the work, which must be with a specific employer.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


work permit
Category: Immigration

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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