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Original name: Lov (Nr 18 av 2011) om endringer i arbeidsmiljøloven og folketrygdloven mv. (raskere oppfølging og sanksjonering av brudd på regelverket ved arbeidstakers sykdom).
Name: Act (No. 18 of 2011) amending the National Insurance Act (No. 19 of 1997), the Act (No. 76 of 2004) respecting Labour Market Initiatives (Labour Market Act), and the Act (No. 62 of 2005) respecting Working Environment, Working Hours and Employment Protection, etc. (Working Environment Act).
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-06-24
Entry into force:
ISN: NOR-2011-L-89864
Bibliography: Act online in Norwegian Act online in Norwegian Ministry of Labour, Norsk Lovtidend, www.lovdata.no, Norway, 5 pp. PDF in Norwegian PDF in Norwegian (consulted on 2012-05-03)
Abstract/Citation: National Insurance Act (No. 19 of 1997):

Amends article 8 (4) ss.2 (right to sickness benefit), article 8 (6) (classified sick leave), article 8 (8) ss.1, 2 (members obligation to provide information to the employer and the Labour and Welfare Agency, whereas the present p.6-15 are becoming new ss.7-16), article 25 (2) ss.2-5 (employer obligation to prepare and implement follow-up meetings to discuss the Working Environment Act and Insurance Act), article 25 (3) ss.5 (deadline and decisions regarding fees).

Introduces a new ss.7 to article 8 (7) (mandate of the Ministry to issue regulations on mandatory training in sickness notification for persons responsible for sickness notification), a new p.a to article 8 (7) (follow-up, etc. under the auspices of the Labour and Welfare Agency), a new p.6 to the introduction of chapter 25 (sanctions for persons on sick leave violating the obligation to participate in dialogue meetings), a new article 25 (5a) (sanctions for persons on sick leave violating the obligation to participate in dialogue meetings).

Repeals article 8 (6) ss.1, 3, 4, 5, article 8 (7) ss.6, 7, 8 (whereas the present ss.9 is becoming a new ss.6), article 25 (5) ss.1.

Act (No. 76 of 2004) respecting Labour Market Initiatives (Labour Market Act):

Amends the title in chapter 5 (labour market initiatives, etc.), the title in article 13 (benefits for the implementation of labour market initiatives, etc.), article 13 ss.1 (regulations concerning Ministry responsibility, size of the grant to organizers of labour market initiatives and payment of wages from employers to participants).

Act (No. 62 of 2005) respecting Working Environment, Working Hours and Employment Protection, etc. (Working Environment Act):

Article 4 (6) ss.3 (follow-up plan for return to work in connection with accident, sickness, fatigue, etc.) and ss.4 (dialogue meeting on the contents of the follow-up plan).
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