Industry - Regulation No 940/1999 respecting Authorized Branches of Industry -
[Translated from the Icelandic]
respecting Authorized Branches of Industry
Authorized branches of industry are classified as follows:-
Building and constructions branches:-
Vehicles and transport branches:-
automotive painting (spraying)
Design, art, handicraft:-
glass cutting and mirror making
gold and silver trade
musical industry trade (instrument makers)
Food and catering branches
Metal, machinery technique and production branches:-
ship and boat building
-metal welding, special branch
cooling and refrigeration mechanics, special branch
Utilization of nature
flower gardening (landscape gardening)
Electrical industry branches
electric power plant engineering
electric machinery engineering
Information and mass media branches:-
- general photography
- personal photography
In case it enter the question that a branch of industry not listed in Art. 1 of the present Regulation will become an authorized branch of industry the parties concerned engaging in the branch of industry shall send to the Minister of Industry a request therefor and also submit to him proposals concerning a name for the branch of industry, its sphere of action, study term and requirement of know-how and examination.
In case it enter the question to authorize a new branch of industry there shall upon dealing with it be consultation with the Minister of Culture and Education and the federations of Masters and Journeymen in the pertaining field.
In case the Ministry agree to authorize the branch this will amend the present Regulation in conformity therewith. The Ministry may lay down special rules relating to the granting of professional rights within the new branch of industry.
Corresponding modes of work shall be applied when older branches of industry are divided up or when these are combined and also when special branches are established, i.e. when a special branch of industry is approved.
The present Regulation, being laid down in accordance with para. 1, Art. 8 of the Industrial Act No. 42/1978 as amended by Act No. 133/1999, enter into force simultaneously with that Amendment.
Ministry of Industry 29 December 1999