Doing Business in Greenland - Book - Page 8
It is a condition that the project is a
“large-scale” project as defined
under the Act, i.e.
the project’s capital costs
exceed DKK 1 billion; and
the project’s need for labour
construction activities exceeds
the qualified and available
workforce in Greenland, or
the project’s requirements for
technical and financial capacity
Greenlandic enterprises in a
technical or financial sense.
The project company must ensure
that a foreign worker has terms of
remuneration and employment and
acceptable, objectively and fairly
justified and in accordance with
this Act - also workers employed
contracting parties and their
contracting parties etc.
The scope of the project must be
i) exploitation of mineral resources
pursuant to the Mineral Resources
ii) industrial activities based on the
use of electricity produced by one
or more hydropower facilities in
accordance with the Hydropower
iii) exploitation of hydropower for
the production of electricity in
accordance with a licence granted
pursuant to the Hydropower Act.
regulation of the intake of foreign
labour is not applicable to foreign
labour employed in accordance
with this Act.
The Act prescribes minimum
employment conditions, and holiday
Iris Ohms Jørgensen