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Original name: Wet Werk en Bijstand
Name: Work and Assistance Act
Country: Netherlands
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-10-09
Entry into force:
Published on: Staatsblad, 2003-10-10, No. 375, pp. 1-23
ISN: NLD-2003-L-68839
Bibliography: Staatsblad, 2003-10-10, No. 375, pp. 1-23
Consolidated Dutch Text Consolidated Dutch Text Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties, Netherlands (consulted on 2004-12-02)
Abstract/Citation: Contains provisions regulating the general obligation to apply for work and the assistance which may be offered by the state to jobseekers.

Chapter I: General provisions
Chapter II: Rights and obligations
Chapter III: General assistance
Chapter IV: Complementary income support and adjustment of amounts
Chapter V: Implementation
Chapter VI: Competences and facilities of communities
Chapter VII: Financing, supervision and information
Chapter VIII: Final provisions

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