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  1. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act amending the Act on the Affairs of People with Disabilities, No. 59/1992 and the Act on Working Environment, Health and Safety in Workplaces, No. 46/1980 (Extension of Contracts for Personal Assistance Services and Parliamentary Decree), No. 128/2016. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-22 | ISL-2016-L-104416

  2. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities No. 88/2011. (Lög um réttindagćslu fyrir fatlađ fólk) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-23 | ISL-2011-L-91297

    Chapter I. General Provisions
    Chapter II. Ministry for Monitoring Rights
    Chapter III. Humans Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    Chapter IV. Personal Advocates of Persons with Disabilities
    Chapter V. Measures to Minimize the use of Compulsion/Force in Providing Services to Persons with Disabilities
    Chapter VI. Miscellaneous Provisions

  3. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Labour Market Measures Act, No. 55/2006. (Lög um vinnumarkađsađgerđir nr. 55/2006) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-07-01 | ISL-2006-L-77029

    Section I - Scope and Aim
    Section II - Administration
    Section III - Labour Market Measures
    Section IV - Surveys of the state of the labour market
    Section V - Miscellaneous provisions

  4. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act on temporary-work agencies, No. 139/2005. (Lög um starfsmannaleigur nr. 139/2005) - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2005-12-09 | ISL-2005-L-74514

  5. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law on Temporary Recruitment No. 139/2003. (Lög um tímabundna ráđningu starfsmanna) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-12-19 | ISL-2003-L-91333

    Implements the Council Directive 1999/70/EC of 28 June 1999 concerning the framework agreement on fixed-term work concluded by ETUC, UNICE and CEEP.

  6. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act No. 13 of 1997 on measures concerning the labour market.

    Adoption: 1997-03-13 | Date of entry into force: 1997-07-01 | ISL-1997-L-53067

    The purpose of the measures is to maintain a balance between supply and demand in the labour market. The Act repeals Act No. 18 of 1985 on the public employment exchange and its amendments.

  7. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act No. 161 of 1996 to amend Act No. 59 of 1992 on the affairs of the disabled.

    Adoption: 1996-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-01 | ISL-1996-L-46620

    Amendments concerning the Council for the Disabled.

  8. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules No. 113 of 1996 regarding grants from the Unemployment Insurance Fund to community enterprises.

    Adoption: 1996-02-08 | Date of entry into force: 1996-02-08 | ISL-1996-R-46633

    The authority of these rules arises out of Act No. 93 of 1993 on unemployment benefits. The purpose of the grants is to create new jobs.

  9. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules No. 131 of 1995 regarding grants from the Unemployment Insurance Fund to community enterprises.

    Adoption: 1995-03-01 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-01 | ISL-1995-R-46674

    The purpose with the grants is to create new jobs.

  10. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 150 of 1995 regarding work for the disabled.

    Adoption: 1995-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 1995-02-16 | ISL-1995-R-46675

    The authority of this regulation arises from Act. No. 117 of 1993 on national insurance. It contains provisions regarding work for the disabled. The State Social Security Institution has the authority to make employment contracts with employers in order to provide work for the disabled. The SSSI pays a certain amount of the worker's wages.

  11. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations on Work for Persons with Disabilities No. 159/1995. (Reglugerđ um öryrkjavinnu nr. 159/1995.) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-02-16 | ISL-1995-R-91295

    This regulation provides incentives for employers in the private sector who employ a person with a disability. It provides for the type of employment contract that applies as well as the competent authority to oversee integration of workers with disabilities into the workplace.

  12. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 550 of 1994 on grants to the disabled regarding educational cost.

    Adoption: 1994-09-21 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-21 | ISL-1994-R-46659

    Provisions regarding eligibility.

  13. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 204 of 1994 on the committee for the affairs of the disabled and on the construction fund for the disabled.

    Adoption: 1994-04-15 | Date of entry into force: 1994-04-15 | ISL-1994-R-46653

    Administrative provisions.

  14. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 273 of 1993 on district offices for the affairs of the disabled.

    Adoption: 1993-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-28 | ISL-1993-R-46662

    Administrative provisions.

  15. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 142 of 1993 on district boards for the affairs of the disabled.

    Adoption: 1993-03-30 | Date of entry into force: 1993-03-30 | ISL-1993-R-46661

    Administrative provisions.

  16. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules No. 341 of 1992 regarding grants to the disabled.

    Adoption: 1992-09-09 | Date of entry into force: 1992-09-09 | ISL-1992-R-46666

  17. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act on the Affairs of People with Disabilities, No. 59/1992. - English translation Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992-06-02 | Date of entry into force: 1992-09-01 | ISL-1992-L-35601

    The aim of this Act is to ensure equality and living conditions for disabled persons that are comparable with those of other citizens (choice of residence, employment, access to transport and transport services, etc.). The Minister of Social Affairs is in charge of matters concerning disabled persons.

  18. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 150 of 1992 on financial aid for the providers of handicapped and sick children.

    Adoption: 1992-04-22 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | ISL-1992-R-35916

    The regulation states that the providers of handicapped and sick children from the age of 3 months to 16 years have the right to financial aid in special cases. The State Social Security Institute (SSSI) decides on the benefits and the Regulation provides for different cases in which providers can be granted financial aid. The SSSI must decide the length of the period, which cannot exceed three years. If necessary, the SSSI can decide on another period. Benefits can also be granted retroactive to two years. The Municipal Center for the Handicapped shall receive all necessary information from the SSSI.

  19. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 299 of 1990 as amended through Regulation No. 201 of 1991 on the construction fund for the elderly.

    Adoption: 1990-01-16 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-16 | ISL-1990-R-46668

    Administrative and financial provisions.

  20. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act No. 82 of 1989 on the affairs of the elderly.

    Adoption: 1989-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | ISL-1989-L-36760

    Provides for health care and social service for the elderly. Provisions on administration, financing, service at home, organisation of services in general, etc.

  21. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules No. 59 of 1987 regarding social assistance for the visually disabled.

    Adoption: 1987-02-04 | Date of entry into force: 1987-02-04 | ISL-1987-R-46680

    Provisions regarding auxiliary devices for the visually disabled.

  22. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act No. 58 of 1986 to amend Act No. 18 of 1984 on the Service and Rehabilitation Center for the Visually Disabled.

    Adoption: 1986-05-25 | ISL-1986-L-36448

    Consolidated text.

  23. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act respecting the public employment exchange.

    Adoption: 1985-05-21 | Date of entry into force: 1985-05-21 | ISL-1985-L-35583

    Concerns the organisation, functions and implementation of the exchange (promotion of employment, etc).

  24. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act No. 18 of 1984 on the Service and Rehabilitation Center for the Visually Disabled.

    Adoption: 1984-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 1985-01-01 | ISL-1984-L-36427

    Provides for the establishment of the Center. Its purpose is to provide the visually disabled with all the necessary services.

  25. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act No. 35 of 1980 on the Icelandic Ear Training and Speech Therapy Center.

    Adoption: 1980-05-23 | ISL-1980-L-36749

    Provisions on the establishment of the institution. Its purpose is to provide the aurally disabled for all the necessary services, inter alia, occupational protection regarding noise.

  26. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act No. 70 of 1978 to Amend Act No. 13 of 1962 on the School for the Deaf.

    Adoption: 1978-05-19 | ISL-1978-L-36424

    Minor amendments concerning teachers. Consolidated text.

  27. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act No. 13 of 1962 on a school for the deaf.

    Adoption: 1962-03-31 | ISL-1962-L-36731

    Sets out provisions concerning a school for deaf children.

  28. Iceland - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification No. 20 of 1958 on the Ratification of the ILO Convention concerning Unemployment.

    Adoption: 1958-03-10 | ISL-1958-M-36727


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