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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 (DOC.NORMES) (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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