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Original name: Laki (916/2012) julkisesta työvoima- ja yrityspalvelusta.
Name: Act (916/2012) on Public Employment and Corporate Services.
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-12-28
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-2012-L-94474
Bibliography: Act online in Finnish and Swedish Act online in Finnish and Swedish Ministry of Employment and Economy, FINLEX,, Finland, 35 pp. PDF in Finnish PDF in Finnish (consulted on 2014-12-27)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 15 chapters concerning, inter alia:

Chapter 1: General provisions.
Chapter 2: Job seekers.
Chapter 3: Employment services.
Chapter 4: Information and counselling, expert assessments, guidance on career choices and career, as well as training and testing.
Chapter 5: Employment training.
Chapter 6: Job seekers independent study supported by unemployment benefits.
Chapter 7: Wage subsidy.
Chapter 8: Services for the introduction and development of entrepreneurship.
Chapter 9: Payment of expenses.
Chapter 10: Benefits under investigation related to service and expert assessments.
Chapter 11: The employment requirement, the regional warranty and additional aid granted to municipalities.
Chapter 12: Implementation of public employment and business services and the associated collaboration.
Chapter 13: Customer information at the Office of Employment and Economic Development.
Chapter 14: Appeals.
Chapter 15: Entry into force.

Repeals the following acts:
- Public Employment Services Act (1295/2002).
- Act (1058/2002) on the information system for labour administration customer services.
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