§ 42 Authorisation to issue regulations and instructions

(1) The Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs may determine the following by means of statutory instruments, with the approval of the Bundesrat:

1. Types of employment for which no approval is necessary from the Federal Employment Agency (Section 17, sentence 1, Section 18 (2), sentence 1, Section 19 (1) Section 19a (1) point 2),

2. occupational groups for which the employment of foreign labour can be approved in accordance with Section 18 and, where necessary, further conditions pertaining to the admission of such employees to the German labour market,