Promoting jobs, protecting people
NATLEX
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Iceland (377) > Social security (general standards) (82)

Original name: Lög um félagslega ađstođ nr. 99/2007
Name: Act on Social Assistance, No. 99/2007.
Country: Iceland
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007
Entry into force:
ISN: ISL-2007-L-82812
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Welfare, Iceland PDF of Act in English as amended to Act No. 96/2017 PDF of Act in English as amended to Act No. 96/2017 (consulted on 2016-05-10)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Parliament of Iceland - Althingi, Iceland PDF of Act in Icelandic as amended to Act No. 126/2016 PDF of Act in Icelandic as amended to Act No. 126/2016 (consulted on 2017-05-29)
Abstract/Citation: Social assistance benefits consist of: single parent's allowance, child pension in connection with school studies or vocational training of young people aged 18-20, home-care allowance, spouse's benefit, home-care benefit, death benefit, rehabilitation pension, household supplement, automobile purchase supplements, automobile operation supplements and reimbursements of substantial expenses in connection with medical assistance and medications. Social assistance benefits are paid only to persons who are legally domiciled in Iceland.
Repealed text(s):
Amending text(s):
Implementing text(s):
Related text(s):

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer