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  1. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 28.12.2017, 9 of 6 December 2017 "To Amend the Law "On Labour Market Services and Benefits"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-06 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | EST-2017-L-107083

    Rephrases paras 4), 5), 5.1) of sub-paragraph (5) of Paragraph 6 (Registration as unemployed or as job-seeker); also makes wording changes in sub-paragraph (11) of Paragraph 13 (Labour market training). Supplements Paragraph 19 (Business start-up subsidy) with para 6.1). Rephrases para 3) of sub-paragraph (3) of Paragraph 26 (Right to receive unemployment allowance).

  2. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 of 6 December 2017 "To Amend the "Law on Salaries of Higher State Servants" and other related Acts". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | EST-2017-L-107075

    In the Law No. RT I 2010, 1, 2 of 16 December 2009 "On Salaries of Higher State Servants", rephrases Paragraph 1 (Salary of higher state servants), sub-paragraph (2) of Paragraph 2 (Highest salary rate of higher state servants). Supplements the law with Paragraph 2.1 (Indexation of highest salary rate of higher state servants); also supplements Paragraph 3 (Coefficients applicable to salaries of higher state servants) with new sub-paragraph (8.1). Rephrases Paragraph 4 (Change in salary rate of higher state servants). Repeals Paragraph 17. Introduces new Paragraph 17.1 (Specification of application of highest salary rate resulting from indexation).
    Also amends the Law "On Income Tax": in particular, supplements sub-paragraph 3) of Paragraph 13 (Income from employment) with new parts 4.3-4.6.
    Also amends the Law "On Labour Dispute Resolution": in particular, makes wording changes in sub-paragraph (4) of Paragraph 10 (Participation of lay assessors in the work of Labour Dispute Committee).

  3. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 04.07.2017, 3 of 14 June 2017 "On Labour Dispute Resolution Act" - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | EST-2017-L-105068

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Labor dispute committee
    Chapter III: Procedure in labor dispute committee
    Chapter IV: Closing the procedure
    Chapter V: The decision of the labor dispute committee and its application
    Chapter VI: Implementing provisions.
    Repeals Individual Labor Dispute Resolution Act.
    Amends Employment Contracts Act, namely supplementing it with a new paragraph 31 (Limitation period for claim arising from employment relationship); adds sub-paragraph 9 to paragraph 29 (Amount of wages).
    Makes minor wording changes, inter alia, in article 13 of Income Tax Act; article 2 of the Code of Enforcement Procedure; article 2861 (8) of Aliens Act.

  4. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 29.06.2017, 1 of 14 June 2017 "To Amend the Law "On Work Ability Allowance" and other legal acts. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-09 | EST-2017-L-107080

    In the Law "On Work Ability Allowance", makes wording changes in para 13) of sub-paragraph (1) of Paragraph 13 (Right to receive work ability allowance), also supplementing the same paragraph with new sub-paragraph (3.1); also supplements Paragraph 13 (Amount of work ability allowance) with new sub-paragraphs (3.1), (3.2), (3.3). Introduces new Paragraph 19.1 (Continuation of payment of work ability allowance). Rephrases sub-paragraph (7) of Paragraph 27 (Transitional provisions) supplementing it with new sub-paragraphs (7.1), (7.2), (8.1).
    Also amends the Law "On Social Benefits for Disabled Persons": in particular, makes changes in Paragraph 2.1 (Preparation of rehabilitation plan); supplements Paragraph 2.4 (Term for making decision concerning degree of severity of disability and duration of degree of severity of disability) with new sub-paragraph (2.1); also adds sub-paragraph (1.1) to Paragraph 20 (Changes in payment of social benefits for disabled persons).
    Also amends Law "On Health Insurance": in particular, changes the wording of sub-paragraphs 3, 4 of Paragraph 33.1 (Dental care benefit for insured person of at least 19 years of age).
    Also makes wording changes in sub-paragraph (3) of Paragraph 64 (Rehabilitation waiting list) of Law "On Social Welfare".
    Also amends Law "On Labour Market and Benefits Act": in particular, rephrases sub-paragraph 6) of Paragraph 33 (Premature termination of payment of unemployment allowance).

  5. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Decision of the Constitutional Review Chamber of the Supreme Court No. RT I, 12.05.2017, 8 of 11 May 2017 "On the Constitutional Control on Sub-Paragraph 6 of Paragraph 5 of the Law "On Labour Market Services and Benefits" and Sub-Paragraph 6 (1) 1 of the Law "On Unemployment Insurance". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 2017-05-11 | EST-2017-L-107077

    Declares part 4) of sub-paragraph (5) of Paragraph 6 (Registration as unemployed or as job-seeker) of the "Labor Market Services and Benefits" act and part 1) of sub-paragraph (1) of Paragraph 6 (Right to receive unemployment insurance benefit) of Law "On Unemployment Insurance" to be in conflict with the Constitution and repeals the mentioned clauses to the extent that they exclude the payment of unemployment insurance benefits to insured persons specified in subsection 3 (1) of the "Unemployment Insurance" act, who would have the right to receive unemployment insurance benefits pursuant to Paragraph 6 of the same act, solely on the basis that the person is a member of the management board of a company, a procurator, a partner authorised to represent a general or limited partnership, the director of a branch of a foreign company or manager of another permanent establishment of a non-resident.

  6. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 24.12.2016,1 of 19 December 2016 to Amend the Laws on Income Tax, Social Tax and other Laws. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2016-12-31 | EST-2016-L-105065

    In the Law on Income Tax, repeals sub-paragraphs (2), (3) of paragraph 17 (Interest); makes wording changes in part 4) of sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 17.1 (Income on financial assets); part 12) of sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph 19 (Pensions, scholarships and grants, benefits, awards, gambling winnings and maintenance support); paragraph 23 (Basic exemption) adding sub-paragraphs (2), (3). Also makes changes in paragraph 23.1 (Increased basic exemption upon provision of maintenance to child). Repeals paragraphs 23.2 (Increased basic exemption in event of pension, 23.3 (Increased basic exemption in event of compensation for accident at work or occupational disease), also sub-para (4) of paragraph 25 (Housing loan interest). Also makes changes, inter alia, in paragraphs 28.2 (Restriction on deductions from taxable income) adding sub-para (1.1), 31 (Non-resident’s income not subject to income tax), 40 (Withholding agent for income tax). Makes minor wording changes in paragraphs 41, 42, 44, 46. Supplements the Law on Income Tax, inter alia, with new paragraph 56.4 (Notification of the use of health promotion tax relief).
    In the Law on Social Tax, makes wording changes in paragraphs 3 (Amounts on which social tax is not imposed), 7 (Tax rate).
    In the Law on Labour Market Services and Benefits, repeals sub-para (2.1) of paragraph 1 (Purpose and scope of application of Act), Chapter 4.1 (Annual Refunds to Low-Paid Employees). Makes changes in paragraph 43.2 (Implementation of Chapter 4.1 of this Act).

  7. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 31.12.2016, 3 of 14 December 2016 "On Investment Funds" - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 2016-12-31 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2017-01-01 | EST-2016-L-105066

    Part 1: General
    Part 2: Public fund
    Part 3: Non-governmental fund
    Part 4: Depository
    Part 5: Fund manager
    Part 6: Monitoring and responsibility
    Part 7: Implementing provisions.

    Implements the following Directives of the European Parliament:
    1 Directive 2003/41 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the activities and supervision of employers' pension institutions (OJ L 235, 23.09.2003, p. 10-21), as amended by Directives 2011/61 / EU (OJ L 174, 01.07.2011, p. 1). -73) and 2013/14 / EU (OJ L 145, 31.5.2013, p. 1-3);
    Commission Directive 2007/16 / EC on the implementation of Council Directive 85/611 / EEC on the coordination of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) as regards the clarification of certain terms (OJ L 79, 20.3.2007, p. 11-19);
    Directive 2009/65 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the coordination of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) (OJ L 302, 17.11.2009, p. 32-96), as amended by Directives 2011/61 / EU ( OJ L 174, 01.07.2011, p. 1-73) and 2013/14 / EU (OJ L 145, 31.05.2013, p. 1-3);
    Commission Directive 2010/43 / EU implementing Directive 2009/65 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the content of organizational requirements, conflicts of interest, business conduct, risk management and depositary and management company (OJ L 176, 10.07.2010, p. 42-61) );
    Commission Directive 2010/44 / EU laying down provisions for the implementation of Directive 2009/65 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards provisions on mergers of funds, investor and master UCITS and the notification procedure (OJ L 176, 10.07.2010, pp. 28-41) Corrigendum to Commission Directive 2010/42 / EU implementing Directive 2009/65 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards provisions on mergers of the Funds, investor and master UCITS and the notification procedure (OJ L 176, 10.07.2010) (OJ L 179, July 14, 2010, p. 16).

  8. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 21.12.2016, 2 of 07 December 2016 to Amend the Law on Social Welfare and Related Laws. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-07 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2018-01-01 | EST-2016-L-105067

    In the Law on Social Welfare, supplements the Division 2 of Chapter II with new sub-division 11-"Childcare service" with paragraphs 45 (1)-45 (4); also introduces wording changes into paragraphs 47 (Entitled persons), 50 (Maximum price, limit and contribution), 60 (Right to receive compensation for travel and accommodation expenses), 73 (Own contribution), 74 (Covering deficit of own contribution from state budget). Adds sub-paragraph 11 to paragraph 79 (Reimbursement of expenses to providers of special care services).
    Repeals, inter alia, division 3 of Chapter V (Challenge Proceedings); also paragraphs 142 (Authorized processors of Social Services and Benefits Registry), 143 (Submission of data to Social Services and Benefits Registry and exchange of data), 145 (Access to registry data).
    Rephrases paragraphs 117 (Persons entitled to receive substitute home service), 120 (Financing of substitute home service). Introduces new paragraphs 124 (1) (Family parent contract), 142 (1) (Data in Social Services and Benefits Registry), 156 (Social benefits financed from state budget).
    Makes minor changes in paragraphs 123, 124 144, 151, 157, 160.
    Also introduces minor wording changes into laws "On Child Protection", "On Family Law", "Code of Civil Procedure".

  9. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 30.12.2015, 5 of 9 December 2015 on "Social Welfare". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-12-09 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | EST-2015-L-102034

    Establishes the general principles of coverage of social welfare, child welfare, the local government to organize social assistance; regulates the procedure of evaluation of social conditions of beneficiaries of social assistance, home assistance, social care for adults, asylum service, shelter service, social transportation service, finance, monitoring. Amends, inter alia, the Law on Labour Market Services and Benefits, making wording changes in articles 231 (Occupational rehabilitation), 26 (Right to receive unemployment allowance), 43 (Transitional provisions).
    Repeals the previous law on Social Welfare No. RT I 1995, 21, 323.

  10. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 30.06.2015, 2 of 15 June 2015 to Amend the Labour Market Services and Benefits Act and other Acts. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | EST-2015-L-102033

    Makes, inter alia, wording changes in para (2) of article 1 (Purpose and scope of application of Act) also supplementing it with new para (21); introduces new wording to the title of Chapter 41 which now reads: "Annual Refunds To Low-Paid Employees", article 371, para (3) of article 372, para (4) of article 373, para (4) of 374, para (2) of 375, articles 376, 377; adds new article 432 (Implementation of Chapter 41 of this Act).

  11. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 12.03.2015, 1 of 11 February 2015 on "National Defense". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-02-11 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | EST-2015-L-102031

    Establishes general provisions, particularly setting scope of application of this law, purpose of national defense and its achievement (Chapter I); defense planning, strategic development documents (Chapter II); general and heightened defense readiness, war, mobilization and demobilization (Chapter III); international military cooperation (Chapter IV); labour and employment relations (Chapter V); object of national defense and protection (Chapter VI); public administration and supervision (Chapter VII); responsibility (Chapter VIII); implementing provisions (Chapter IX).
    Makes a number of amendments, inter alia, in the following legal acts:
    Trade Unions Act (Para 4), Public Information Act (section 35), Electronic Communications Act (Section 21), State of Emergency Act (inter alia, section 7, 9, 11, 15) Emergency Act (Para 31), Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Act, The Health Insurance Act, the State Budget Act, The National Defense Duties Act, Amendment of Rescue Act. Repeals Peace-Time National Defense Act; International Military Cooperation Act.

  12. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 13.12.2014, 1 of 19 November 2014 "On Work Ability Allowance", as amended to 24 December 2016 (Töövõimetoetuse seadus) - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 2016-07-01 | EST-2014-L-105040

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Assessment of Work Ability
    Chapter III: Work Ability Allowance
    Chapter IV: Database of Work Ability Assessment and Work Ability Allowance, and Exchange of Information
    Chapter V: Settlement of Disputes
    Chapter VI: Administrative Supervision
    Chapter VII: Implementing Provisions.

  13. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 29.06.2014, 1 of 5 May 2014 to Amend the Act of General Principles of the Code of Economic Activities, also the Law Enforcement Act and the Implementation of the Act. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-05-05 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-01 | EST-2014-L-102029

    Rephrases sections 19 (Occupational health service and provider thereof), 191 (Acting as occupational health service provider); introduces new section 192 (Obligations of occupational health specialist); repeals para 4) of section 201 (Functions of Health Board in field of occupational health).

  14. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 16.04.2014, 3 of 26 March 2014 to Amend Tax Administration Act and other Legal Acts. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-03-26 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-01 | EST-2014-L-102021

    Amends, inter alia, Individual Labour Dispute Resolution Act: namely, makes changes in the wording of para (3) of section 25 (Entry into force of decision) and supplements the Act with new para (251) (Entry of decision into employment register).
    Also amends Health Insurance Act: namely, rephrases section 6 (Duration of insurance cover of officials, active servicemen, members of Riigikogu , President of Republic, members of Government of Republic, judges, Chancellor of Justice, Auditor General, Public Conciliator, members of councils of local authorities, members of city or rural municipality governments, mayors of rural municipalities or city districts), sections 8 (Duration of insurance cover of members of management or controlling bodies of legal persons), 9 (Duration of insurance cover of persons receiving remuneration or service fees on basis of contract under law of obligations), adds new paras to sections 13, 14, 19.
    Also amends State Family Benefits Act: namely, rephrases paras 13, 14 of section 31 (Entry of data concerning family benefits in register).
    Also amends Labour Market Service and Benefits Acts: namely, supplements the act with new section 431 (Specification for granting unemployment allowance) and section 26 (Right to receive unemployment allowance) with new para (31).
    Also amends Unemployment Insurance Act: namely, makes wording changes into paras (1), (2), (4) of section 7 (Unemployment insurance period), para (1) of section 8 (Conditions for payment of unemployment insurance benefit), para (1) of section 9 (Amount of unemployment insurance benefit), also making minor changes in sections 23, 35, adds new section 523 (Specification for calculation of unemployment insurance period).

  15. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 18.04.2013, 2 of 28 March 2013 to Amend the Victim Support Act and Associated Acts. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-03-28 | Date of entry into force: 2013-04-28 | EST-2013-L-102025

    Amends, inter alia, the Social Welfare Act: namely, changes the wording of para 7(1) of section 7 (Duties of county governor in administration of social welfare); adds para 11 to section 152 (Persons entitled to substitute home service); introduces new section 1511 (Provision of substitute home service to unaccompanied minor aliens, minor victims of human trafficking and sexually abused minors); adds sub-paragraphs 6), 7), 8) and para (11) to section 251(Child subject to foster care and his/her rights); also makes minor wording changes into sections 252, 253, 292.

    Also, amends Act on Granting International Protection to Aliens: namely, rephrases section 6 (Unaccompanied minor alien), introduces new sections 61(Representation of applicant for and person enjoying international protection who is unaccompanied minor and adult with restricted active legal capacity), 62(Services offered for the applicant for and person enjoying international protection who is unaccompanied minor); rephrases the title of section 17 (Specifications of asylum application proceedings involving unaccompanied minor applicant and adult applicant with restricted active legal capacity) also repealing paras (1), (4) thereof and adding new paras (10), (11); repeals sections 35, 63, 74, paras 6, 7 of section 54 (Application for residence permit on basis of temporary protection).

    Also, amends, The Aliens Act: namely, changes the wording of sections 203 (Cases of temporary residence permits issued for participation in criminal proceedings), 204 (Notification of alien), 205 (Cooling-off period), 226 (Place of stay of alien and services provided to alien), 227 (Representation of unaccompanied minor and adult alien with a restricted legal capacity).

  16. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on Language (RT I, 18.03.2011). (Keeleseadus) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-03-09 | Date of entry into force: 2011-07-01 | EST-2011-L-90355

    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).

  17. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law amending Law on Labour Market Services and Benefits and Law on Unemployment Insurance (RT I, 21.12.2010, 2). (Tööturuteenuste ja -toetuste seaduse ning töötuskindlustuse seaduse muutmise seadus) - Database of legal acts in Estonia Legislation On-Line in Estonian

    Adoption: 2010-12-08 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | EST-2010-L-88250

    Amends para 2 of article 1 of the Law on Labour Market Services and Benefits giving a new definition of the purpose of the law. According to the this new amendment it regulates the maintenance of records concerning the unemployed and jobseekers, provision of labour market services, payment of labour market benefits, preparation of employment programme based on the needs of the labour market, settlement of disputes arising from the implementation of this Act and liability for the violation of this Act.
    Supplements the Law with new article 4 (1) (Employment Program).
    Amends, inter alia, Para 1 of article of the Law on Unemployment Insurance. Changes concern conditions and procedure of unemployment benefits allowance in the case of lose of employment; gives new edition of article 2 (Insurance from Unemployment).
    Amends and supplements the Law with articles 38(1) and 39 regulating issues related to the financing of special funds to finance the benefits provided by the Law.

  18. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on Debt Restructuring and Debt Protection (No. RT I, 06.12.2010). (Võlgade ümberkujundamise ja võlakaitse seadus) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-11-25 | Date of entry into force: 2011-04-05 | EST-2010-L-90392

    Aims at facilitating the restructuring of the debts of a natural person having solvency problems (debtor), in order to overcome the solvency problems and avoid bankruptcy proceedings. Article 10 of the law provides, inter alia, that a sole proprietor applying for the reorganisation of an enterprise shall explain that the enterprise needs reorganisation and that the sustainable management of the enterprise following the reorganisation is likely. They must also indicate the consequences of reorganisation for the employees of the enterprise.

    Makes consequential amendments to the following laws:
    - Law of Property Act (RT I 1993, 39, 590; 2010, 38, 231);
    - Taxation Act (RT I 2002, 26, 150; 2010, 72, 544);
    - Bankruptcy Act (RT I 2003, 17, 95; RT I, 12.11.2010, 1);
    - State Fees Act (RT I 2010, 21, 107; 2010, 72, 542);
    - Code of Civil Procedure (RT I 2005, 26, 197; 2010, 38, 231);
    - General Part of Civil Code Act (RT I 2002, 35, 216; 2010, 38, 231);
    - Security Act (RT I 2003, 68, 461; 2010, 22, 108);
    - Code of Enforcement Procedure (RT I 2005, 27, 198; 2010, 38, 231);
    - Law of Obligations Act (RT I 2001, 81, 487; 2010, 77, 590);
    - Law of Obligations Act, General Part of the Civil Code Act and Private International Law Act Implementation Act (RT I 2002, 53, 336; 2010, 77, 590).

  19. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I (2010, 38, 232) of 17 June 2010 amending the Social Tax Act. (Sotsiaalmaksuseaduse muutmise seadus) - Database of legal acts in Estonia Legislation On-Line in Estonian

    Adoption: 2010-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-01 | EST-2010-L-88247

    Amends, inter alia, article 2 regulating the mechanism of payment of social tax from monthly wage as well as cases of social tax payment in case of worker employed by multiple employers.

  20. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Family Law Act (Law No. 395). (Perekonnaseadus) - English translations of Estonian Law www.estlex.ee

    Adoption: 2009-11-18 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-01 | EST-2009-L-84956

    Part I: Marriage
    Part II: Rights and Obligations Arising from Blood Relationship
    Part III: Guardianship
    Part IV: Implementing Provisions

  21. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 562 of 3 December 2009 on Conciliation Procedure. (Lepitusseadus) - www.estlex.ee www.estlex.ee

    Adoption: 2009-11-18 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | EST-2009-L-84963

    Regulates the conduct of conciliation procedures for civil law cases.

  22. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law amending the Law on Employment Contracts and Other Related Laws (RTI, 27.06.2009, 36, 234). (Töölepingu seaduse ja sellega seonduvate seaduste muutmise seadus) - www.estlex.ee www.estlex.ee

    Adoption: 2009-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | EST-2009-L-84978

    Introduces an important number of amendments to the Law on Employment Contracts of 2008 which can be found in the consolidated version of the 2008 Act.

    Amends, inter alia, article 4 of the Law regulating cases of validity of employment contracts, rephrases article 40
    regulating issues of compensation of fees incurred while conducting occupational duties; rephrases article 50 and 51 regulating issues of limitation of work for night shifts and rest time during the day; supplements the Law by a new article 137(1) entitled Compensation of Non-used Vacation Accumulated Before Entry Into Force of this Law; and amends Articles 14 (1) and 14 (2) regulating issues of insurance compensation in case of staff reduction.

    Also makes minor amendments to the following laws:
    - Law on Services and Allowances in the Labour Market of 2005
    - Law on Unemployment Insurance of 2001
    - Law on Public Service of 1995
    - Law on Military Service of 2000 (Kaitseväeteenistuse seaduses)
    - Law on Preschool Childcare Institutions of 1999 (Koolieelse lasteasutuse seaduse)
    - Law on Boarder Guards 2007 (Piirivalveteenistuse seaduses)
    - Law on Police Service of 1998 (Politseiteenistuse seaduses)
    - Law on Primary Schools and Upper Secondary Schools of 1993
    - Law on Customs of 2004 (Tolliseaduse)
    - Law on Imprisonment of 2000
    - Law Rescue Service of 2008 (Päästeteenistuse seadust).

  23. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law of 15 June 2009 on Emergency. (Hädaolukorra seadus) - English Translations

    Adoption: 2009-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-15 | EST-2009-L-84962

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Organization and Preparation for Emergencies
    Chapter III: Organization of Responding to Emergencies
    Chapter IV: Organization of Continuous Operation of Vital Services
    Chapter V: Compensation of Expenses and Social Guarantees for Persons
    Chapter VI: Supervision
    Chapter VII: Liability

  24. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 429 of 5 June 2009 to Amend the Law on Labour Market Services and Benefits and other Related Laws. (Tööturuteenuste ja -toetuste seaduse ja sellega seonduvate seaduste muutmise seadus) - www.estlex.ee www.estlex.ee

    Adoption: 2009-01-28 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-01 | EST-2009-L-84979

    Makes a number of amendments to the original Law as well as minor amendments to a number of other laws. These are included in the consolidated version of the Act.

  25. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law of 17 December 2008 on Employment Contracts. (Töölepingu seadus) - English Translation from the Ministry of Social Affairs

    Adoption: 2008-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2010-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2011-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2013-01-01 | Date of partial end of application: 2013-01-01 | EST-2008-L-81840

    Repeals the Labour Code as well as a number of other laws concerning employment and working conditions.

    Chapter 1: General Provisions
    Chapter 2: Entry into Employment Contract
    Chapter 3: Duties of Employees and Employers
    Chapter 4: Limitations of Liability of Employers
    Chapter 5: Termination and Transfer of Employment Contract
    Chapter 6: Resolution of Disputes and State Supervision
    Chapter 7: Liability
    Chapter 8: Implementing Provisions

  26. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Reorganisation Act (Law No. RT I (2008, 53, 296) of 4 December 2008) [consolidation, 17 December 2009]. (Saneerimisseadus Vastu võetud 04.12.2008 RT I 2008, 53, 296) - English Translations of Estonian Law Legislation On-Line in Estonian

    Adoption: 2008-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 2008-12-26 | EST-2008-L-88170

    Regulates the reorganization proceedings of enterprises the aim of which is to take account of the interests and protect the rights of undertakings, obligees and third parties in the course of reorganisation of the enterprises. Article 12 provides for assessment of the enterprise reorganization's impact on the employees.

  27. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. 319 of 1 of July 2008 on the Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications. - www.estlex.ee

    Adoption: 2008-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-01 | EST-2008-L-81842

    Sets up the order and procedure for recognition of foreign professional qualifications for employment in regulated professions. Consolidates the Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications Act (RT1 I 2000, 29, 168).

  28. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on Personal Data Protection (RT1 I 2003, 26, 158). (Isikuandmete kaitse seadus) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-12-06 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | EST-2007-L-90354

    Aims at protecting the fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons upon processing of personal data, above all the right to inviolability of private life. Sets up the conditions and procedure for processing of personal data and defines the procedure for the exercise of state supervision upon processing of personal data.

  29. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    State Legal Aid Act (Law No. RT1 I (2004, 56,403) of 28 June 2004) [consolidation, 16 December 2009]. (Riigi Õigusabi Seadus Vastu võetud 28.06.2004. a seadusega (RT I 2004, 56, 403)) - English Translations of Estonian Law Legislation On-Line in Estonian

    Adoption: 2004-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 2005-03-01 | EST-2004-L-88135

    Aims at ensuring the timely and sufficient availability of competent and reliable legal services to all persons (natural or legal person) at the expense of the State.

  30. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Register of Economic Activities Act (RT1 I 2004, 12, 79)[consolidation, 22 April 2010]. (Majandustegevuse Registri Seadus SEADUS Vastu võetud 11.02.2004. a seadusega (RT I 2004, 12, 79)) - English Translations of Estonian Law Legislation On-Line in Estonian

    Adoption: 2004-02-11 | Date of entry into force: 2004-04-15 | EST-2004-L-88134

    Sets out the composition of data in the register of economic activities and the general bases for the maintenance of the register of economic activities and the exercise of supervision over them.
    The Law provides that the register of economic activities is founded for the purposes of keeping account of, in a manner available to the public, and exercising supervision over undertakings operating in areas of activity subject to special requirements, and bodies, foundations and non-profit associations specified by law.

  31. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Victim Support Law of 17 December 2003. - Legislation On-line

    Adoption: 2003-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2004-02-01 | EST-2003-L-94815

    Defines the legal basis and scope of State assistance to victims of violence and cruel treatment. Article 11 regulates the cases related to loss of working ability.

    Repeals the previous Law on State Compensation of Victims of Criminal Acts (PAE, 1999, 7, 51; 2001, 17, 50; 2002, 3, 648; 17, 375; 18, 350; RT I, 2002, 110, 660).

  32. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Value Added Tax Act (Law No. RT I 2003,82, 554) [Consolidation, 11 November 2009]. (Käibemaksuseadus Vastu võetud 10.12.2003, RT I (2003,82, 554)) - Legislation On-line in English Legislation On-Line in Estonian

    Adoption: 2003-12-10 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | EST-2003-L-88249

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Table Transactions and Acts
    Chapter III: General Principles of Transactions
    Chapter IV: Rights and Responsibilities of Taxable Persons
    Chapter V: Specific Provisions Concerning Taxation
    Chapter VI: Final Provisions

  33. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Code of Criminal Procedure of 12 February 2003 (consolidation). - English translation (as amended up to 2006)

    Adoption: 2003-02-12 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | EST-2003-L-66101

    Chapter 1: General provisions (1-15)
    Chapter 2: Persons subject to criminal proceeding (16-59)
    Chapter 3: Proof (60-126)
    Chapter 4: Securing criminal proceedings (127-143)
    Chapter 5: Procedural documents, Translation, Interpretation and Summoning (144-170)
    Chapter 6: Terms in proceedings (171-172)
    Chapter 7: Expenses relating to criminal proceedings (173-192)
    Chapter 8: Pre-trial procedure (193-232)
    Chapter 9: Simplified proceedings (233-256)
    Chapter 10: Court procedure in County and City Courts (257-316)
    Chapter 11: Appeal proceedings (317-343)
    Chapter 12: Cassation proceedings (344- 364)
    Chapter 13: Review procedure for Court decisions (365-374)
    Chapter 14: Special procedure for preparation of statement of charges and performance of certain procedural acts (375-382)
    Chapter 15: Proceedings for adjudication of appeals against court rulings (383-392)
    Chapter 16: Procedure for administration of coercive psychiatric treatment (393-403)
    Chapter 17: Grant of permission for imposition of sanctions provided for in Juvenile Sanctions Act (404-407)
    Chapter 18: Entry into force and enforcement of Court decisions (408-432)
    Chapter 19: International cooperation in criminal procedure (433-489)
    Chapter 20: Implementing provisions (490)

  34. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Bankruptcy Act of 22 January 2003 (RT I 2003, 17, 95). (Pankrotiseaduse) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-01-22 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-01 | EST-2003-L-66389

  35. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Trademarks Act of 22 May 2002 (consolidation). - English translation (as amended up to March 2004)

    Adoption: 2002-05-22 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | EST-2002-L-66398

  36. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Alcohol Act (Law No. RT I 2002,3,7) [consolidation, 26 November 2009]. (Alkoholiseadus Vastu võetud 19.12.2001. a seadusega (RT I 2002, 3, 7), jõustumise aeg 1.09.2002.) - English Translations of Estonian Law Legislation On-Line in Estonian

    Adoption: 2001-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2002-09-01 | EST-2001-L-88133

    Provides special requirements for the handling of alcohol, restrictions on the consumption of alcohol, the organisation of supervision over compliance with the special requirements and restrictions, and liability for violations of the Law.
    Article 47 provides that "minors shall not be employed for work related to the handling of alcohol, except upon storage or distribution of such alcohol for commercial purposes if it is ensured that in the course of it minors come into contact with alcohol only in unopened packaging."

  37. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on Obligations (RT I 2001, 81, 487). (Võlaõigusseadus) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-09-26 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-01 | EST-2001-L-90391

    Part I: General Provisions
    Part II: Transfer Deeds
    Part III: Contracts for Use
    Part IV: Insurance Contract
    Part V: Support Contracts
    Part VI : Compromise Contract
    Part VII : Contract of Partnership
    Part VIII : Contracts for Provision of Services
    Part IX: Securities
    Part X: Non Contractual Obligations
    Part XI: Implementation of Act

  38. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Penal Code of 6 June 2001 (consolidation). - English translation (as amended up to 2006)

    Adoption: 2001-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2002-09-01 | EST-2001-L-60500

    Provides for types and degrees of offences, applicability of penal law, principle of guilt, types and terms of punishment, imposition of punishment, other sanctions. Also contains provisions on offences relating to occupational health, occupational safety or technical supervision.

  39. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Administrative Procedure Act of 6 June 2001, as amended. - Act in English (as amended up to December 2003)

    Adoption: 2001-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | EST-2001-L-76460

  40. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Competition Act of 5 June 2001 (consolidation). - English Translation (as amended up to 2005)

    Adoption: 2001-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2001-10-01 | EST-2001-L-60527

    Applies for the safeguarding of competition in the interest of free enterprise.

  41. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Public Information Act, 2000. - English translation (as amended up to February 2003)

    Adoption: 2000-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | EST-2000-L-60190

    Provides for conditions of, procedure for and methods of access to public information. Also regulates access to restricted public information to the extent this is not regulated by other Acts, as well as exercise of state supervision over the organisation of access to information. Does not apply to information that is classified as a state secret, as well as to some other type of information. Public information is information which is recorded and documented in any manner and on any medium and which is obtained or created upon performance of public duties provided by law.

  42. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Imprisonment Act of 14 June 2000 [consolidation] (RT I 2000, 58, 376; 2009, 29, 175). (Vangistusseaduse) - English translation (as amended up to November 2003)

    Adoption: 2000-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2000-12-01 | EST-2000-L-60202

    Provides for procedure for, and execution of, imprisonment, detention and administrative detention and custody pending trial. Also makes provision for conditions of prison service. Education and work in prison are regulated by Division 4. Sections 37-44 deal with mandatory work, working conditions in prison, disability pension, work outside prison, release from mandatory work, remuneration of work of prisoners and personal account. Various aspects of work of prison officers are regulated in Sections 112-155, such as admittance to prison service, prison officer career, duties in prison service, social guarantees in prison service, discipline in prison service and release from prison service and reserve of prison officers. In English.

  43. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Defence Forces Service Act (Law No. RT1 I 2000, 28, 167) [Consolidation, 22 July 2011]. (Kaitseväeteenistuse seadus Vastu võetud 14. märtsil 2000.) - Database of legal acts in Estonia Legislation On-Line in Estonian English Translations of Estonian Law

    Adoption: 2000-03-14 | Date of entry into force: 2000-04-04 | EST-2000-L-88251

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Positions of Military Rank
    Chapter III: Military Ranks
    Chapter IV: Grant of Rank, Change of Rank
    Chapter V: Defence Resources Agency, Defence Forces Service Commission, Medical
    Chapter VI: Active Service
    Chapter VII: Reserve Service
    Chapter VIII : Evaluation
    Chapter IX : Guarantees Related to Service
    Chapter X: Duties, Restrictions on Service and Proprietary Liability
    Chapter XI: Length of Service in Defence Forces and Pension Insurance of Members of Defence Forces and Family Members and Dependants thereof
    Chapter XI (1): Provision of Medical Services in Defence Forces
    Chapter XII: Settlement of Disputes
    Chapter XII (I): Liability
    Chapter XIII: Implementing Provisions
    Chapter XIV: Amendment of Legislation Currently in Force

  44. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I 1999, 101, 903 of 15 December 1999 on Income Tax as Amended to 18 February 2015. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 1999-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | EST-1999-L-102036

    Establishes general provisions defining, inter alia, the object of taxation, taxpayer, tax rates, receipt of tax, resident, non-profit associations, foundations and religious associations benefiting from income tax incentives (Chapters I,II); taxation of income of resident natural persons, income from employment, business income, income from rent and royalties, income on financial assets, dividends, taxation of income of legal persons located in low tax rate territories (Chapter III); deductions from income of resident natural persons (Chapter IV); taxation of income of non-residents, particularly non-resident¿s taxable income, non-residents whose income is not subject to income tax (Chapter V); taxation of income of contractual investment funds (Chapter VI); deductions from business income (Chapter VI); rules for calculation of taxable income (Chapter VII); withholding of income tax (Chapter VIII); declaration of income and payment of income tax (Chapter IX); special cases of payment of income tax (Chapter X); notification requirement (Chapter XI); implementing provisions (Chapter XII); amendment of legislation currently in force (Chapter XIII).

  45. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Civil Procedure Code of 22 April 1998 (Text No. 666) (consolidation). - English translation (as amended up to June 2004)

    Adoption: 1998-04-22 | Date of entry into force: 1998-09-01 | EST-1998-L-51312

    Available in English.

  46. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Industrial Design Protection Act of 18 November 1997. - English translation (as amended up to March 2003)

    Adoption: 1997-11-18 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-11 | EST-1997-L-51263

  47. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Environmental Supervision Act of 12 November 1997. - English translation (as amended up to December 2002)

    Adoption: 1997-11-12 | Date of entry into force: 1997-12-20 | EST-1997-L-52409

    Provides, inter alia, for environmental supervision agencies and environmental protection inspectors, procedure for monitoring natural and legal persons engaged in utilisation of natural resources, operations with natural products and compensation for damage to environment.

  48. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act of 30 April 1996 to amend acts relating to the land reform. (Text No. 738)

    Adoption: 1996-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-01 | EST-1996-L-45135

    Ratified by Decree No. 719 of 21 May 1996. Amends clauses inter alia related to the size and limitations of land plots, planification, rights of acquisition, giving of land, and compensation system and privatization.

  49. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Government of the Republic Act of 13 December 1995. - English translation (as amended up to December 2005)

    Adoption: 1995-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | EST-1995-L-43789

    Available in English.

  50. Estonia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Commercial Code of 15 February 1995 (consolidation). - English translation (as amended up to 2006)

    Adoption: 1995-02-15 | EST-1995-L-41248

    Consists of 541 articles and contains, inter alia, clauses on trade register, firm director, different types of firms, organization and branches (limited partnership, limited liability company, joint stock company...).

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