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  1. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act on measures to assist individuals, households, and businesses due to extraordinary circumstances in the financial market, No. 107/2009. - Act on-line in English

    Adoption: 2009 | Date of end of application: 2011-12-31 | ISL-2009-L-82802

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Monitoring of Special Measures
    Chapter III - Amendments to the Act on Smoothing of Mortgage Loans to Individuals, no. 63/1985
    Chapter IV - Amendments to the Housing Act, no. 44/1998
    Chapter V - Entry into force

  2. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 33/1999 respecting foundations engaging in business operations. - English translation

    Adoption: 1999-03-19 | Date of entry into force: 1999-11-01 | ISL-1999-L-67136

  3. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 769 of 1997 on the New Business Venture Fund.

    Adoption: 1997-12-30 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-01 | ISL-1997-R-53096

    Made under Act No 61 of 1997 on the New Business Venture Fund. Contains detailed provisions regarding financial management, administration and marketing research.

  4. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 61 of 1997 on the New Business Venture Fund.

    Adoption: 1997-05-27 | ISL-1997-L-53095

  5. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 60 of 1997 on the establishment of the Icelandic Investment Bank.

    Adoption: 1997-05-26 | Date of entry into force: 1997-05-26 | ISL-1997-L-53094

    Supersedes former Acts regarding loan funds, such as the Industrial Loan Fund and the Industrial Development Fund. The purpose of the Act is to provide for financial service for enterprises.

  6. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 152 of 1996 to amend Act No. 92 of 1994 on the Development Fund for the Fishing Industry.

    Adoption: 1996-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-01 | ISL-1996-L-46340

    Amendments concerning financial affairs.

  7. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 156 of 1996 to amend Act No. 113 of 1990 on payroll tax.

    Adoption: 1996-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-27 | ISL-1996-L-46341

    Amendments concerning taxation.

  8. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 109 of 1996 to amend Act No. 92 of 1994 on the Development Fund for the Fishing Industry.

    Adoption: 1996-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-19 | ISL-1996-L-46619

    Amendments concerning grants to owners of small fishing boats.

  9. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 63 of 1996 to amend Act No. 9 of 1970 on the Industrial Development Fund with amendments.

    Adoption: 1996-06-03 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-03 | ISL-1996-L-46333

    Amendments concerning financial matters.

  10. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 46 of 1996 to amend Act No. 34 of 1991 on foreign investment within the employment sector with amendments.

    Adoption: 1996-05-22 | Date of entry into force: 1996-05-22 | ISL-1996-L-46342

    Amendments concerning investment within the fishing industry and regarding hydroelectric and geothermal power stations.

  11. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 157 of 1995 to amend Act No. 92 of 1994 on the Development Fund for the Fishing Industry as amended through Act No. 89 of 1995.

    Adoption: 1995-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-31 | ISL-1995-L-46331

    Minor amendments.

  12. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 135 of 1995 to amend Act No. 76 of 1987 on the Industrial Loan Fund.

    Adoption: 1995-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-22 | ISL-1995-L-46327

    Minor amendments regarding insurance.

  13. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act. No. 141 of 1995 to amend Act No. 113 of 1990 on payroll tax.

    Adoption: 1995-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-19 | ISL-1995-L-46328

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  14. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 89 of 1995 to amend Act No. 92 of 1994 on the Development Fund for the Fishing Industry.

    Adoption: 1995-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-21 | ISL-1995-L-46325

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  15. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 92 of 1994 on the Development Fund for the Fishing Industry.

    Adoption: 1994-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 1994-05-24 | ISL-1994-L-46319

    Act respecting economic and financial measures within the fishing industry. Repeals Act No. 65 of 1992 on the Rationalization Fund for the Fishing Industry.

  16. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 134 of 1993 on industrial tax.

    Adoption: 1993-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-31 | ISL-1993-L-46318

    Levies a tax on nearly all industrial enterprises for the purpose of using the revenue to promote the development of industry in general. Repeals Act No. 48 of 1975 with the same title.

  17. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 112 of 1993 on economic measures in virtue of collective agreements.

    Adoption: 1993-11-11 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-01 | ISL-1993-L-46316

    Permits the reimbursement of payroll tax in certain cases.

  18. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 34 of 1991 on foreign investment within the employment sector.

    Adoption: 1991-03-25 | Date of entry into force: 1991-03-25 | ISL-1991-L-46310

    The main restrictions of foreign investment are regarding fishing and fishing industry as well as hydroelectric and geothermal power stations.

  19. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 21 of 1988 to amend Act No. 42 of 1978 on industrial trade.

    Adoption: 1988-04-26 | ISL-1988-L-36751

    Amendment concerning joint-stock companies. Consolidated text.

  20. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 76 of 1987 on the Industrial Loan Fund.

    Adoption: 1987-08-19 | ISL-1987-L-36755

    The aim of the Fund is to increase productivity by granting loans to industrial companies.

  21. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 77 of 1986 to amend Act No. 41 of 1978 on the Technical Institute of Iceland.

    Adoption: 1986-12-31 | ISL-1986-L-36432

    Consolidated text.

  22. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 59 of 1985 to Amend Act No. 9 of 1970 on the Industrial Development Fund.

    Adoption: 1985-06-19 | ISL-1985-L-36428

    Consolidated text.

  23. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 50 of 1985 to amend Act No. 41 of 1968 on commercial trade.

    Adoption: 1985-06-12 | ISL-1985-L-36415

    Consolidated text.

  24. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 64/1985 on the Institute for Regional Development.

    Adoption: 1985 | ISL-1985-L-35600

    Contains some provisions concerning its organisation (board of directors) and functions.

  25. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 43 of 1980 to Amend Act No. 9 of 1970 on the Fund for Industrial Development.

    Adoption: 1980-05-23 | ISL-1980-L-36423

    Consolidated text.

  26. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 118 of 1978 to Amend Act No. 41 of 1978 on the Technological Institute of Iceland.

    Adoption: 1978-12-30 | ISL-1978-L-36431

    Amendments concerning financing. Consolidated text.

  27. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 41 of 1978 on the Technological Institute of Iceland.

    Adoption: 1978-05-18 | ISL-1978-L-36430

    Provides for the establishment of the Institute in order to promote technological development and increased productivity.

  28. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 42 of 1978 on industrial trade. - English translation (as amended up to 2000)

    Adoption: 1978 | ISL-1978-L-36750

    Act respecting permission to operate in industrial trade. (Handicraft is not included.) Provisions regarding granting of certificates for mastercraftmen. Apprentices may only work under the supervision of a mastercraftman.

  29. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 24 of 1974 to permit communities to establish and run companies with limited liability.

    Adoption: 1972-05-20 | ISL-1972-L-36399

  30. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 27 of 1972 to amend Act No. 41 of 1968 on commercial trade.

    Adoption: 1972-05-03 | ISL-1972-L-36396

    Minor amendments. Consolidated text

  31. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 7 of 1970 to amend Act No. 41 of 1968 on commercial trade.

    Adoption: 1970-02-13 | ISL-1970-L-36395

    Minor amendments. Consolidated text.

  32. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 9 of 1970 on the Fund for Industrial Development.

    Adoption: 1970-02-13 | ISL-1970-L-36397

    Act permitting the Government to ratify the Nordic Agreement for the Foundation of a Nordic Industrial Development Fund for Iceland. Entry into force is concurrent with entry into force of the EFTA Convention in Iceland. Appendix: The Convention.

  33. Iceland - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Act No. 41 of 1968 on commercial trade.

    Adoption: 1968-05-02 | ISL-1968-L-36394

    Provisions concerning the establishment of private commercial enterprises.


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