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Original name: Laki (980/2012) ikääntyneen väestön toimintakyvyn tukemisesta sekä iäkkäiden sosiaali- ja terveyspalveluista.
Name: Act (980/2012) on supporting the Functional Ability of the older population and on Social and Health Services for older persons.
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-12-28
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-2012-L-94475
Bibliography: Act online in Finnish and Swedish Act online in Finnish and Swedish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, FINLEX,, Finland, 9 pp. PDF in Finnish PDF in Finnish (consulted on 2013-11-01)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 26 sections and 5 chapters concerning, inter alia:

Chapter 1: General provisions.
Chapter 2: The municipality's general obligations.
Chapter 3: Older people support needs and responding to support needs.
Chapter 4: Ensuring quality of service.
Chapter 5: Specific rules.

The council of older persons as described in section 11 shall be established by 1 January 2014.
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