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Original name: Keeleseadus
Name: Law on Language (RT I, 18.03.2011).
Country: Estonia
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-03-09
Entry into force:
ISN: EST-2011-L-90355
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=90355&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Official Gazette, Riigi Teataja, Estonia PDF in English PDF in English (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2012-07-17)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Official Gazette, Riigi Teataja, Estonia PDF in Estonian PDF in Estonian (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2012-07-17)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter I: General Provisions
Chapter II: Language policy and management of linguistic sphere
Chapter III: Public administration in oral and written form
Chapter IV: Information and servicing in Estonian
Chapter V: Proficiency in Estonian, its assessment and checking
Chapter VI: State Supervision
Chapter VII: Liability
Chapter VIII: Final Provisions

-Repeals the previous Law on Language of 1995.

Introduces minor amendments to the following laws:
- Law on Alcohol (RT I 2002, 3, 7; 2010, 44, 262);
- Law on Private Schools (RT I, 23.12.2010, 37);
- Law on Local Government Organisation (RT I, 17.12.2010, 33);
- Law on Response to Memoranda and Requests for Explanations (RT I 2004, 81, 542; 2007, 12, 66);
- Law on Adult Education (RT I 1993, 74, 1054; 2010, 41, 240).
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