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  1. Estonia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - 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).

  2. Estonia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. 532 of 2 October 2009 amending the Law on Gender Equality and the Law on Equal Treatment. - www.estlex.ee

    Adoption: 2009-09-24 | Date of entry into force: 2009-09-24 | EST-2009-L-84977

    Rephrases and introduces changes in the wording of several articles. Adds, inter alia, para 4 and 5 to article 6 of the Law on Gender Equality extending the cases of discrimination towards persons based on their adherence to trade or employer's unions. Adds article 7(1) in the law with the following title: "Obligations of the persons providing goods and services to provide explanations". The article provides that the above mentioned persons, within 15 days shall provide written explanation to the person which estimates to have been discriminated. Article 11 provides for measures against gender based discrimination at recruitment.
    In the Law on Equal Treatment amends, inter alia, article 8 introducing some procedural changes when filling a labour dispute complaint.

  3. Estonia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. 315 of 11 December 2008 on Equal Treatment. (Vőrdse kohtlemise seadus) - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2008-12-11 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | EST-2008-L-81854

    Provides for a set of measures to prevent discrimination based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion and beliefs, physical and mental disability or sexual orientation. Article 2 regulates the application of these principles when signing an employment contract.

  4. Estonia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law on Gender Equality of 7 April 2004. (Soolise vőrdőiguslikkuse seadus) - English translation Act in English

    Adoption: 2004-04-07 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | EST-2004-L-68591

    Chapter 1: General provisions (purpose, scope, definitions, burden of proof)
    Chapter 2: Prohibition of discrimination based on sex
    Chapter 3: Promotion of gender equality
    Chapter 4: Resolution of disputes concerning discrimination based on sex
    Chapter 5: Gender Equality Commissioner
    Chapter 6: Duties of Ministry of Social Affairs as regards implementation of this act
    Chapter 7: Gender Equality Council
    Chapter 8: Implementing provisions

  5. Estonia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Parental Benefit Act of 10 December 2003. - English translation (as amended up to 2006)

    Adoption: 2003-12-10 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-01 | EST-2003-L-66388

  6. Estonia - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    State Family Benefits Act of 14 November 2001 (consolidation). - English translation (as amended up to December 2003)

    Adoption: 2001-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | EST-2001-L-66386


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