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Original name: Sosiaalihuoltolaki (1301/2014).
Name: Social Welfare Act (1301/2014).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Social assistance and services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2014-12-30
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-2014-L-101111
Bibliography: Act online in Finnish and Swedish Act online in Finnish and Swedish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, FINLEX,, Finland, 16 pp. PDF in Finnish PDF in Finnish (consulted on 2016-01-25)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 62 sections and 7 chapters concerning, inter alia:

Chapter 1: General provisions.
Chapter 2: Promotion of welfare.
Chapter 3: Social service.
Chapter 4: Provision of social services.
Chapter 5: Ensuring quality of service.
Chapter 6: Appeal procedure.
Chapter 7: Special provisions.

Repeals the Social Welfare Act (710/1982). However, chapter 2 section 25, 26, 26a, 27d, 27e och 40, chapter 5 and 8 are still applicable.
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